Monthly Archives: May 2013

ASRock announces M8 compact gaming rig in collaboration with BMW

BMW and ASRock just announced the new M8 gaming PC, which will debut at Computex next week. The collaboration is ASRock’s first rig with a small form factor, though it shares the sharp lines and edgy color palette of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Xenonauts to invade Steam Early Access later today

XCOM: Enemy Unknown went a long way towards tactically scratching my turn-based itch. But while it’s slick, pacey action did a great job of capturing the threat and tragedy present in the original X-Com, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room … Read the rest of this entry

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Oppo Ulike 2S coming soon with improved 5MP front camera, larger 5.5-inch 720p display

Even though Oppo’s Ulike 2 won’t be leaving China any time soon (if ever), there’s still hope for its larger follow-up, the Ulike 2S. Announced in Shenzhen yesterday, this new device still boasts a combo of a 5-megapixel front-facing camera … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung’s 65- and 55-inch 4K TVs launch next month in Korea for less than $8,000

Samsung’s first 4K TV came with an eye catching 85-inch frame design and an eye popping $ 39,999 MSRP, but its next two will apparently be much more reasonable. The 65- and 55-inch versions have just been given a release … Read the rest of this entry

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Payday 2 gameplay trailer shows a clean heist get messy

The folks at Overkill Software have released a new gameplay trailer for Payday 2, the latest game in their bank robbing franchise. If there’s one lesson to be learned from it, it’s “leave no witnesses.” If you aren’t familiar with … Read the rest of this entry

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The Flock trailer shows atmospheric asynchronous online horror

This trailer for The Flock, an upcoming (deep breath) first person asynchronous multiplayer indie horror, plays out in two parts. There’s the first minute and a half, in which you’re struck by a vague appreciation of something that looks atmospherically … Read the rest of this entry

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Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod dev explains a new game mode, shows customizable armies

We’ve lauded the in-progress Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod before as an expression of the complete and utter chaos sandbox games are capable of. And, while the multiplayer add-on for the open world game is buggy and fun, it is basically just … Read the rest of this entry

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1997′s classic Shadow Warrior is now free on Steam

The latest free-to-play title to hit Steam’s virtual shelves isn’t a cutesy MMORPG with a cash shop full of glittery hats and staves, nor is it a brutal MOBA with an arsenal of buyable heroes. Nope—surprisingly, it’s the late-90s classic … Read the rest of this entry

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MMORPG Rift will be free to all former subscribers this weekend

There’s some consternation over Rift, the much-loved MMO from Trion Worlds, switching to free-to-play. While moving to a F2P business model can add life into drowning games, developers abusing the microtransaction system can quickly destroy the balance of the game … Read the rest of this entry

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Google Calendar for Android adds color highlighting, date and time picker tweaks

Admittedly, this one’s a bit of a snooze, but if you find yourself adding events through Google’s Calendar app on Android, you might give a hoot about these tweaks. First up is a new color tool, which lets you highlight … Read the rest of this entry

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