Monthly Archives: July 2012

Star Wars: The Old Republic adding free to play option, microtransactions this fall [UPDATED]

BioWare has announced a free to play option for Star Wars: The Old Republic coming some time this fall. A subscription option will remain available, while the F2P option will allow players to take any class all the way to … Read the rest of this entry

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The Stanley Parable: Attack Of The Narrator

Once upon a time, and not very far away, there was an excellent Source mod called The Stanley Parable. The Stanley Parable did not seek much from life. It merely hoped to entertain with a little meta-commentary on the nature … Read the rest of this entry

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Orcs Must Die 2 review

Orcs must be shot, burnt, stabbed, crushed, impaled, frozen, catapaulted, dissolved in acid, turned into chickens, or forced to murder each other. They must die, and specifically they must die between leaving a large set of double doors and reaching … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung Galaxy S Duos details make the rounds, bring Galaxy S III vibe to the dual-SIM world

Fans of Samsung’s Duos phones wanting 2012 updates have had to make do with last year’s looks so far. From what’s surfacing through multiple Indian sites, though, Samsung must want to spread some of the Galaxy S III’s modern, nature-influenced … Read the rest of this entry

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The Walking Dead – Episode 2 review

Finishing an episode of The Walking Dead is the same feeling I get flipping the final page of a novel. It’s a confluence of resolution and reflection, a slow-developing brain Polaroid that’s handed to you after a flash of gameplay. … Read the rest of this entry

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Thermaltake cures clamminess with $80 Cyclone Edition gaming mouse

Just when we needed a modern-day equivalent of sailing down the Nile while being fanned by Assyrian slaves, Thermaltake gives us this: the Black Element Cyclone Edition gaming mouse, which has a 6,000 rpm rotor directed right at the point … Read the rest of this entry

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Hangouts come to Gmail, let you launch virtual meetings from your inbox

Google’s been adding a lot of features lately to get us to Hangout, from providing digital moustaches to scheduling virtual soirees. Now, the company’s aiming to get folks video conferencing from their inbox. That’s right, you can now start a … Read the rest of this entry

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HTC shuts Seoul office, leaves Korea to the Koreans

Having already pulled out of Brazil and shut down a research building in North Carolina, HTC has now closed its office in the South Korean capital of Seoul. The move is part of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s efforts to “streamline operations” … Read the rest of this entry

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How would you change the Droid RAZR Maxx?

A common topic of discussion at Engadget towers is our editors love-hate relationship with Motorola’s Droid RAZR Maxx. The 8.9mm smartphone is beautifully slender, but it’s seriously hampered by a lackluster display, weak camera and the company’s gaudy skinning of … Read the rest of this entry

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You have 3 days left to vote in the PC Gamer Poll!

Which PC franchises are getting worse, and which are getting better? We have almost 15,000 unique responses already, but we want more! You can vote right here on this page after the jump. We’ll be publishing the results this coming … Read the rest of this entry

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