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Indie game 'The Flock' will kill itself when enough players die

Death is a tricky concept to address in games, when another 'go' and a new life is only a restart away. It's even trickier in multiplayer games, …

The Creative Revolution

Today we come to you with an awesome new mode for Build 33 that should have an explosive impact on the Project Zomboid modding and mapping scene, as …

Creativity

Hacknet, a "real hacking" game that you can play

After ‘Mr.Robot’ the perfect hacking TV serial, now a perfect hacking game with “real hacking” Hacknet<p>Don’t actually want to hack but at the same …

Hacking

Check out the first official gameplay trailer for Kabam’s new Star Wars: Uprising RPG

We first heard about Lucasfilm and game developer Kabam’s new Star Wars: Uprising role playing game back in June, and today we’re finally getting a glimpse of what we can expect from the new title. Kabam has just released the first official gameplay trailer, which you can find attached above.<p>Taking …

Former Irrational Games Members Reveal Perception

Explore an ageing house through echo location.<p>There's something strange about the estate on Echo Bluff.<p>After months of seeing the place in haunting …

The 'Cowboy Bebop' Score Is Still the Coolest Anime Soundtrack Ever

Yoko Kanno and The Seatbelts gave 'Cowboy Bebop' the key ingredient to make it one of the best anime series of all time.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on Noisey.</i><p><i>Cowboy Bebop</i>. Uttering those two words to casual and diehard anime fans alike often elicits an enthusiastic response. Since …

Best mobile games of April 2015 (pictures)

HoloLens Hands-On: How We Built An App For Microsoft’s Augmented Reality Headset

Microsoft’s HoloLens is no joke. We’ve now tried the company’s latest revision of its unreleased augmented reality headset and even built an app for it. The new hardware, which Microsoft also showcased during its Build developer conference keynote yesterday, feels very solid and the user experience …

Augmented Reality

Minecraft + Team Fortress-Style PC Game Block N Load Launches Today

Jagex's new multiplayer FPS Block N Load, an intriguing-looking 5v5 game that combines elements of Minecraft and Team Fortress 2, is now available for PC on Steam. The game was previously available by way of a beta, but today, April 30, marks its official release<p>Block N Load normally sells for $15, …

PC Gaming

Review: Lenovo W550s — an ultraportable workstation

Lenovo has been busy rolling out all manner of flexible, slim, and otherwise noteworthy laptops and tablets, but that doesn’t mean it has turned a …

EA shutting down four free-to-play PC games, but Star Wars: The Old Republic is safe

Electronic Arts is ending development on four of its free-to-play Windows PC games and will soon shut them down entirely, the publisher announced today.<p>The four games in question — <i>Battlefield Heroes</i> (screenshot above), <i>Battlefield Play4Free</i>, <i>FIFA World</i> and <i>Need for Speed World</i> — are "not as popular as …

Dystopian Steampunk Mini-Golf PC Game Launching Next Month

Vertiginous Golf, a mini-golf game the likes of which you've probably never seen before, is set to launch on May 6 for PC through Steam, its developers and publisher announced today. A non-final version of the game is currently available on Steam Early Access.<p>Vertiginous Golf is described as a …

Steampunk

Comment on AwesomeBump: open source texture map generator by Brian

I had Awesome bump, I hadn't used it in months, I wanted to start using it again. First I tried signing in, couldn't find password, where trouble …

There's One Big Thing Preventing Nvidia's Shield Console From Greatness

When Nvidia launched their first Shield device in 2013, I was one of its most enthusiastic supporters. Here was an ambitious $299 device with a useful split personality. Part Android gaming console, part portable PC gaming handheld, it was loaded with features and some truly groundbreaking …

ASUS Announces GTX 960 Mini - A New Small Form-Factor Graphics Card

ASUS returns to the mini-ITX friendly form-factor with the GTX 960 Mini (officially named GTX960-MOC-2GD5 for maximum convenience), their newest …

Nvidia GeForce

Is the sexed-up Power Rangers short making a statement? Why the answer is important

Director Joseph Kahn released a gritty, 14-minute look at an alternate version of the popular Power Rangers characters.<p>The short quickly blew up, and video-sharing site Vimeo briefly featured the video on its front page before suddenly removing it entirely.<p>So what happened, and what does the future …

Star Wars: Battlefront preparing for a winter 2015 release

EA and DICE are currently walking the minefield that is game development, where it has to be careful with its next release after the not-so-well …

BOXX APEXX 5 - Beastly 5-GPU Professional Workstation

<b></b><b>BOXX Introduces the World’s Most Advanced 5-GPU Workstation</b><p>AUSTIN, TEXAS, Feb. 24, 2015— BOXX Technologies, the leading innovator of high-performance …

Workstations

Raspberry Pi gets smaller and cheaper with the $20 Model A+

Good news for makers, tinkerers and mini-computer fans. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new, slimmed-down, perked-up version of its low-end Model A board. The Raspberry Pi Model A+ is available now and costs just $20 (£20 in the UK). That’s $5 less than the Model A, which has now been …

10 cheap or free ways to make your old PC run faster

Teach an old dog new tricks<p>There’s a reason that unboxing videos and the phrase “new car smell” are firmly ensconced in the public groupmind. New stuff is exciting! New stuff is (theoretically) better! New stuff is just plain <i>cool</i>.<p>But new stuff also costs an arm and a leg—at least if you’re talking …

ASUS Republic Of Gamers G20 Compact PC Review

It’s an argument that’s become increasingly truthful as the years go by: When it comes to PC gaming, size rarely matters. Look no further than the insanely powerful Falcon Northwest’s Tiki-Z as concrete proof of that. ASUS is the latest to jump into the small form factor pool with the Republic of …

Samsung's latest SSD is absurdly fast and uses virtually no standby power

Samsung has started manufacturing a PCIe (M.2) SSD that pulls off a rare trick -- it'll be the fastest drive your laptop has ever seen, while consuming almost no power in standby mode. The new SM951 SSD succeeds the Korean company's XP941, a drive that can already read data at a mind-melting 1.4 …

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Review Part II: 1440p Benchmarks, 2-Way SLI, And Radeon 285 Showdown

Welcome to part 2 of my Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 review. If you missed it, part 1 focuses on single card 1080p benchmarks, performance, and temps. Get a primer on the GTX 960 by referring back to that. In this installment we’ll analyze how the 2GB, 128-bit GTX 960 handles 1440p (2560 x 1440) gaming …