Gaming

The Definitive Guide To Mastering OSVR – Open Source Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been available to consumers on PC after years in development. While the system requirements can be a little daunting, new mainstream video cards like the Radeon RX480 and upcoming Geforce 1060 are helping to ease the pain on both owner’s wallets and their system’s power supplies. When it comes to the choice of headsets potential VR early adaptors have quite a few options – there are the rather expense HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift,...

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Overwatch passes 7 million players

We all knew it would be big, but im not sure that anyone could have predicted that almost 2/3 of the people who played in the free beta would end up paying for the game. Seven million players have played overwatch during this its first week of existence. To put that in perspective the last COD sold a total of 5 million copies, and with in a few weeks its player population had dropped to less than...

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Twitch Streamer Rudeism reaches lvl100 using DDR pads

Some may remember that a couple of months about Twitch Streamer Rudeism started playing World of Warcraft with two DDR pads.  Now after months of tapping away with his feet in an effort to level up, he has reached level 100 (the max level in current WoW). He was able to finish the task yesterday , reaching the end of a long road of hard work which he had dubbed #DanceCraft and had been working on almost non-stop...

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Have at the G900 Chaos Spectrum the newest flagship from Logitech

Logitech makes some of the best mice in the industry the G (gaming) series of mice have unparalleled sensors, features and design. Now Logitech have taken all that they learned from the early G series, made it wireless and given birth to the G900. A wireless ambidextrous work of art. The G900 features the PMW-3366 sensor (that scales up to 12,000 DPI), a brand new switch design for left and right click and an extremely light body. Logitech...

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AMD releases new dual GPU, GPU Radeon Pro Duo

AMD is coming out swinging this year. Their latest line of Radeon cards, the Fiji line, have put up a serious competitor to NVidia that hasnt been seen in the last 4 or 5 years. Now they have entered the double card package market, previously occupied by the lone NVida Titan card. If the specs released today are true, this is in fact not a competitor, but rather a Titan killer. AMD has started this card off...

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Microsoft promises that HoloLens wont be another Kinect

Some may remember the much hyped original Kinect video and how much diffrent actual Kinect games were from what we saw in this trailer. I mean you couldn’t even play the thing sitting down at all, and remember how you had to have a big room?  Never mind that the levels of precision shown in the video simply did not exist in the real world. HoloLense (yes the L is capitalized) now has its own video of such caliber,...

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SEGA sales down, due to not releasing games

When SEGA announced they would be stepping down their development for consoles most folks assumed that meant the video games giant was about to die. Well they have proved us naysayers wrong. While the company’s operating profit has shown an increase, overall sales have declined. In 2015 SEGA reported 245 billion ($2.9 billion), which is an eight percent decline  in operating profit, but sales were ¥12 billion ($103 million), an increase of 11 percent over 2014. This is actually quite encouraging news...

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Das launches The Divsion line of keyboards

Das is well known for their solidly built, reliable mechanical keyboards, and they are often a favorite of those who work in an office that requires heavy keyboard use all day. They are known for quality, durability, and their long life, as well as their mechanical keyswitches. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that they now want a piece of another very large pie. The gaming industry. Das will enter the market with flair,...

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PC gaming passes mobile gaming as most profitable sector of gaming industry

Superdata a market research firm, are reporting this week that the digital games market in 2015 was worth $61 billion across all platforms. This is over 8% more than last years numbers. Despite the largest jump (34%) being in digital sales on consoles, League of Legends leads the pack for most money made by a game in 2015. League reigns supreme but just after League is mobile titan Clash of Clans. Which pulled in a very impressive $1.3 billion...

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Gladiator simulation Elysium: Blood Games is now on Steam

Raise your sword as the unique gladiator simulator Elysium: Blood Games launches on Steam from SimProse Studios! Elysium puts you in the shoes of a medieval Ludus manager, guiding a group of gladiators as they grow in strength and power. You can deal in dark secrets, gamble on the outcome of matches, bribe opponents, and drink magical brews to enhance your warrior’s abilities (with a small risk of course). A high-res interface, music and an easy-to-use help system...

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PewDiePie Launches New Network ‘Revelmode’

Pewds is at it again, this time conquering the world of business and multichannel networks. Backed by the Disney Maker studio MCN Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg’s new network Revelmode will launch later on this year. [youtube id=XpOSIjd433Q] In a detailed interview with Variety (remember them they do entertainment news) he said that the network will focus on nurturing talent on “across YouTube, Facebook, and “other platforms.”” “I started as a gaming and digital-content fan long before making this a profession,”...

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Transistor crosses 1 Million sales

Tiny developer Super Giant Games  is no stranger to sucess. Their previous isometric styled RPG story game, Bastion was also a huge success, so it should come as very little surprise that their second time Transistor is also a success. According to the developer the game has sold more than one million copies as of December of this year. This is no doubt helped along by the fact that the game is now multiplatform, having jumped the gap and...

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Halo 5 Forge Used to Create Star Wars Hoth Map

Halo’s Forge mode has always been powerful, and its latest installment is keeping up the tradition, with Halo 5 giving players an unprecedented set of tools and palettes to work with. As always the community has gotten hold of forge mode and made some truly amazing things, including tributes to lots of other games. One user inparticular has re-created the iconic snow battle of Hoth from the Star Wars franchise. An imgur user by the name of Bearskopff...

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Microsoft Says Xbox One Cloud Tech Available to Any Game, Including PS4 Exclusives

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In a move that most people would call confusing, Phil Spencer said yesterday that Microsoft will not prevent anyone from using its Azure platform for cloud computing for gaming. DualShockers is reporting  that a fan asked on twitter about Titanfall 2 and how they would “hate to see the franchise lose out on Azure Cloud computing and servers.” Spencer replied: “Azure services are available to any game, even other platform’s exclusives. We wouldn’t keep someone from using.” oh, ok then, so...

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Blood Bowl 2 is getting four new races, free if you already own the game

Blood bowl is already an awesome game, if you like the world of Warhammer 40K, but it seems developer Cyanide is determined to make it even better. They will be releasing four new races for play in their Blood Bowl game (chess for warhammer) for free. “As long as you own Blood Bowl 2 before the launch of a race DLC,” Cyanide says, “you’ll get that DLC and subsequent DLC for free, from the list of four planned DLCs.” The...

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