Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lords of the Fallen preview: Europe takes on Dark Souls, and they got the dying part right

Written by Chris Norris-Jones In the span of my 30-minute PAX demo with Lords of the Fallen, a single player action RPG in the same vein as Dark Souls, I was killed perhaps a dozen times. I fought a total … Read the rest of this entry

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PAX 2014 photos – cosplay, booths, and the PC LAN area

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Grim Fandango remaster will feature live orchestra soundtrack, original art assets

Tim Schafer and Double Fine blew the doors off of E3 this summer with the announcement that Grim Fandango would be being remastered and re-released. After a horrifying few hours where it was rumored that the release would be exclusive … Read the rest of this entry

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Intel shows off 4K gaming laptops at its PAX Prime 2014 booth

Evan stopped by the Intel booth at PAX to talk about the 3K and 4K laptops on display, and what kind of gamer might want one. He also picked up an ASUS ROG GL551 laptop, which we’re getting signed by … Read the rest of this entry

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IRL: A tablet holder for using your device in bed

There are times when I just want to lie in bed and surf random YouTube channels on my phone or tablet, but it’s impossible to hold the device above my head for a prolonged period (we’ve all been there, right?). … Read the rest of this entry

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Saturday Crapshoot: Afterlife

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, when you get to Hell, tell ‘em this game sent you. Where ‘em is probably … Read the rest of this entry

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Shadow Realms hands-on: blowing up heroes as the evil ghost of Bomberman

Hi, this is me. I’m not sure how a ‘fan event’ can also be the first time anyone in the room is playing the game they’re meant to be fans of, but that didn’t stop BioWare. Earlier tonight I joined … Read the rest of this entry

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Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer interview at PAX Prime 2014

Earlier today, Evan met with Dragon Age: Inquisition producer Scylla Costa to talk about the just-announced multiplayer mode in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Amid the din of PAX, Evan asks how Inquisition’s dungeon crawling differs from Mass Effect 3′s multiplayer, how … Read the rest of this entry

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The future of IFTTT includes paid plans and hardware harmony

Several of us here at Engadget HQ employ If This Then That’s (IFTTT) recipe-based automation chops to keep app-driven tasks in order. The software outfit has been keen on adding new functionality often, with channels opening up recently for Nike+,… … Read the rest of this entry

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MSN Messenger will finally, definitely be dead in October

Microsoft’s 15-year-old MSN Messaging service will soon be a part of computer lore. It has been shut down in most places for over a year, but Microsoft kept it running in China where it was still quite popular. However, with … Read the rest of this entry

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