Monthly Archives: September 2012

B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight’s $20 price drop official

The Nook’s $ 20 price drop is more than the whim of a few major retailers — it’s Barnes & Noble’s new MSRP. Following Walmart and Target’s recent discounts, the company’s own website is now listing the glowing e-reader at … Read the rest of this entry

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Google retires more services, consolidates others in continued efficiency bid

When you run as many services as Google does, every once in a while you’re going to have to do some pruning. Evidently Mountain View’s got the secateurs out, having just announced the next batch of its projects that will … Read the rest of this entry

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PC Gamer US Podcast #331 – Osbornderlands

Logan, Evan, Omri, and T.J. join forces with special guest and PC Gamer Podcast veteran Chuck Osborn to spray and pray their way through the gaming news of the day. Is Mists of Pandaria worth your time if you’ve fallen … Read the rest of this entry

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Steam “Top Sellers” list now counts to 100, read our feeble attempt at deconstructing the data

Valve did a sneaky, small-but-significant thing recently: it expanded its “Top Sellers” list on Steam to include one hundred games. The sales leaderboard doesn’t tell us exactly how many copies a game sold, but it gives us a vague idea … Read the rest of this entry

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How to turn Counter-Strike into a rollercoaster with Garry’s Mod

I am the best Counter-Terrorist ever. While most CTs stand at spawn wondering what gun they can afford, I’m standing at cs_office’s dank car-park trying to work out the best way to squeeze a rollercoaster track through the collection containers. … Read the rest of this entry

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Saturday Crapshoot: GAG: The Impotent Mystery

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. This week, a Russian adventure that’s not as porny as it sounds, but whose surrealism might make … Read the rest of this entry

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Ubisoft laments “knee-jerk, uninformed” reactions to Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Splinter Cell sneakster Sam Fisher regularly sticks to shadows like a cyborg ghost, but his obtrusively unstealthy antics during the E3 reveal of Splinter Cell: Blacklist divided fans over its depicted departure from the franchise’s covert roots. Speaking to Eurogamer, … Read the rest of this entry

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Gearbox already brainstorming for Borderlands 3

The smoke still belches forth from our endlessly firing guns in Borderlands 2, but Gearbox lost no time swinging straight into toying with more absurd quips, plotlines, and bonkers bandits yelling “Stop yelling at me!” for Borderlands 3, according to … Read the rest of this entry

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Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit tells Judge Koh to revisit Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction

One of the hallmarks of the US judicial system is its seemingly inexhaustible system of appeals — a system for which Samsung is likely most grateful at the moment. Its earlier entreaty to Judge Lucy Koh to have the Galaxy … Read the rest of this entry

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown interactive trailer lets you take charge of the battlefield, sort of

There are tough choices to be made as an XCOM soldier. The alarms are screaming. An alien vessel has crashed in Germany. Do you have time to finish that jammie dodger before the Skyranger lifts off? What about that hot … Read the rest of this entry

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