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The 3 most useful skills to teach at a hackathon

I spent last weekend mentoring participants in PennApps, a hackathon organized by undergraduate students at UPenn. I enjoyed the experience of mentoring, and had an especially great time pretending to know a lot about hardware.<p>While working with various teams, I noticed a pattern: although I was …

The three lives of Blizzard Entertainment | Polygon

"The idea was to take all of the lessons that we learned from World of Warcraft [and start over] ... It turns out it’s still really complicated."<p>One thing regarding Titan became clear: It wasn’t shaping up.

Twitch Pushes for "Complete Transparency" For Paid Content

Twitch has brought in a series of updates to its streaming service to properly identify paid-for content, the company has announced.<p>Twitch says that …

Speedrunner lops one minute off Shovel Knight's world record time

There's a new world record for the fastest game of <i>Shovel Knight</i> ever played, and it beats the old mark by nearly a minute.<p>The owner of the new mark is BustahWuff, and his run of 48 minutes, 35 seconds came in the "any percentage" category, meaning he simply had to finish the sidescrolling …

Next Car Game To Be Officially Named ‘Wreckfest’, Multiplayer Modes Unveiled | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

Bugbear Entertainment revealed today that its upcoming racer, Next Car Game, will be now officially named Wreckfest. In addition, Bugbear unveiled …

The 2014 Saxxy Award winners announced

The Valve community hive-mind has spoken—well, pulsated—and the best Source Filmmaker films have been chosen. Unless they were wrong, which would …

Valve puts $250,000 on the line at Dreamhack 2014 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament

The Dreamhack Winter 2014 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Championship tournament being held in November will be the latest to put a $250,000 prize …

The graphics on Intel-based tablets are going to impress you

Intel has committed over 60 percent of the surface area on the new Intel Core M system-on-chip to the graphics processing unit (GPU). That is an enormous change in attitude for the processor giant and indicates they clearly get it about what you do with a tablet—you look at it. And the tablets …

Intel Apologizes For Pulling Ads Due To GamerGate Pressure

The GamerGate faithful have been celebrating a victory the past few days after a mass email campaign against gaming site Gamasutra’s sponsors found success by getting Intel to pull advertising from the site.<p>In a published email that was confirmed by Gamasutra itself, a spokesperson for Intel …