Archive | August, 2015

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 9/1/2015

Some weeks come around and there’s so much good gaming compressed into such a small space of time, panic attacks are induced. This is one such week. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Mad Max, Grow Home, Super Time Force Ultra, and much more all launch on PlayStation this week. Bid farewell to your […]

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This Week in PlayStation

This Week’s Top 10 Posts Xeodrifter Launches on PS4, PS Vita September 1st Mega Man Legacy Collection Out Today on PS4 Street Fighter V: Rainbow Mika Enters the Ring! Yakuza 5: Open World Action Across 5 Cities in Japan One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Out Next Week on PS4, PS3, PS Vita The Insane Combos […]

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Intel Pledges Support for FreeSync, Where Does That Leave G-Sync?

Whose ship will sync? Looking for something to ponder over the weekend? Try this on for size: With Intel vowing support for the VESA-backed Adaptive-Sync standard, which is what AMD’s FreeSync technology utilizes, where does that leave Nvidia’s competing (and proprietary) G-Sync technology? Before you answer that question, let’s back up a moment. Intel Fellow […]

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Chrome to Kill Automatic Flash Playback

Earlier this year, Google added a setting in Chrome that allowed users to switch off specific plugin content, such as Flash-based ads, to help speed up page loads and reduce power consumption. Chrome users could access this setting by clicking the menu button, choosing “Settings,” “Show Advanced Settings,” and then the “Content Settings” button within […]

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NVIDIA Shield Set-Top Box on Google Play

Nvidia’s Chris Daniel updated the company’s blog with news that the Shield Android TV set-top-box can now be purchased on Google Play in North America. The device is one of three Shield gadgets that Nvidia has released over the years, starting with the Shield handheld (2013) followed by the Shield tablet (2014) and the Shield […]

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Asus Rolls Out TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 Motherboard

One TUF cookie If Mad Max were to build a system around Skylake, we have no doubt he’d opt for the new Asus TUF Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1. True to its name, this “TUF” board is littered with features designed for durability, such as port-protecting Dust Defenders, military-grade components, ESD guards, and so forth. Let’s […]

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Don't Expect to See Chrome Notifications in Windows 10's Action Center

Valid explanation or bogus excuse? You would think that adding support in Chrome for notifications to appear in the Action Center for Windows 10 would be an easy “Yes” for Google, but you’d also be wrong. As it turns out, Google has no intention of using the Action Center, at least not anytime soon. The […]

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Valve and HTC's Vive VR Headset to See "Limited" Launch in 2015

Drats! Swap out your mechanical keyboard for a crappy membrane plank before reading any further. It’s just a precaution, should you decide to Hulk-smash your keyboard in frustration at what we’re about to tell you. Remember the Vive VR system being developed by Valve and HTC we told you about earlier this year? It’s the […]

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The Unusual Origin of Knock Knock on PS4

Hi! We’re called Ice-Pick Lodge, and we’re happy to announce that September 10th will mark the PS4 launch of Knock Knock — a creepy horror game with a rather unusual backstory. What do you, a small-to-mid-sized indie studio, do when an e-mail pops up full of mysterious scribbles, notes, and audio files — coupled with […]

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