Monthly Archives: June 2015

Heroes of the Storm’s new battleground brings a whole lot of Diablo

The Immortal for Battlefield of Eternity’s Heaven side. Heroes of the Storm’s newest battleground, The Battlefield of Eternity, is the first in the game to be based on an existing Blizzard universe; Diablo. Until now, all of the maps have been part … Read the rest of this entry

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Sprint’s ‘all-in’ plan gives you a phone and service for $80

Sprint has been experimenting with including phone leases in your plan for a while, and it’s clearly enraptured with the idea — enough so that it’s making the lease a part of its everyday service. The carrier’s new All-In plan … Read the rest of this entry

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PIQ golf sensor marries swing tracking with game analysis

There are golf sensors out there that track your swing and others that give you yardage and stats, but wouldn’t it be nice to have one that did both? That’s the theory behind the PIQ golf sensor, which comes equipped … Read the rest of this entry

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Star Citizen FPS module is delayed for the foreseeable future

Those eager to jump into Star Citizen’s first-person shooter module will need to wait, because the feature has been delayed indefinitely. In a blogpost on the Robert Space Industries website, Chris Roberts writes that the current FPS build, officially known as Star Marine, ”doesn’t live … Read the rest of this entry

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What’s on your HDTV: Women’s World Cup, ‘Zoo’, ‘Vanilla Sky’ Blu-ray

This week the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup will conclude, and the USWNT is taking on Germany Tuesday night. Beyond that, Cameron Crowe fans (still sticking around since the release of Aloha) can finally see Vanilla Sky on Blu-ray complete … Read the rest of this entry

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Putting the Seal on Sivir

Does League of Legends currently have a Sivir problem? She’s been a dominant presence across multiple continents, boasting a win rate that verges on making her ban-worthy. Yet it’s hard to immediately identify why this is so. On paper, she … Read the rest of this entry

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Ultima Underworld-inspired roguelike Barony out now

I was pretty excited about Ultima Underworld/System Shock/Nethack-inspired roguelike Barony a while back. And then I promptly forgot about it. And then I cooked a pizza, probably. And, hey, now Barony is out. I was excited because Ultima Underworld is the best thing ever, … Read the rest of this entry

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Bombshell, the former Duke Nukem ARPG, gets a new trailer

If it weren’t for a legal scrap denying publisher 3D Realms access to the Duke Nukem brand, Bombshell would have been the meathead action hero’s first foray into the ARPG genre. That may end up a blessing though, because shorn of Duke’s baggage … Read the rest of this entry

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Here’s how Google checks for lag on your Android phone

Yes, Google hates lag on smartphones as much as you do — enough so that the search giant has a robot dedicated to spotting that delay between your finger input and what happens on screen. Meet the Chrome TouchBot, an … Read the rest of this entry

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Arkham Knight gets first bat-patch, more fixes coming

You know who’d be livid at the shoddy PC version of Arkham Knight? Batman. He’d glide across the city to Warner Bros HQ, and beat up enough goons on a rainy rooftop to make them rethink their ways. Not to denigrate Bats’ … Read the rest of this entry

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