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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 …

Maps

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 …

Security
Trailers
John Carpenter

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 …

Anime

Best mobile games of April 2015 (pictures)

Implosion -- Never Lose Hope<p>Sorcery! 3<p>DuckTales Remastered<p>Mortal Kombat X<p>Last Voyage<p>A Day in the Woods<p>The Quest Keeper<p>Crowntakers<p>Pie in the Sky: A Pizza Odyssey<p>Does Not Commute<p>Ys Chronicles I<p>Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities<p>Lifeline<p>Brutus & Futée<p>Lost Within<p>Halo: The Spartan Bundle<p>Dual<p>Out last …

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 …

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 …

Indie Gaming

AwesomeBump: open source texture map generator

AwesomeBump transforms images to several types of texture maps.<p>AwesomeBump is an open source program designed to generate normal, height, specular or …

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 …

Computer Science

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 …

Graphics Cards

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 …

Power Rangers

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What we want from Valve's SteamVR

We expected Steam Machines out of Valve at GDC 2015, but this is much bigger news: Valve's getting into the VR hardware game. Next week, Valve will …

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 …

8 Web Developer Courses: 70+ Hours of Elite Training to Become a Pro Hacker

<b>Amazon Web Services-Certified Developer Course</b><p>The Ultimate AWS-Certification (Associate Level) Prep Course<p>Over 40 lectures and 8 hours of content<br>• Gain …

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 …

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 …

Computer Hardware

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 …