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Linux has replaced my Mac

I’ve been trying for years to replace my Mac centric development work-flow with Linux. I’ve written before that I switched to a Dell Xps13 in order …

StarCraft Universe, a massive MMO-like RPG built in the SC2 editor, is now in open beta

People have been asking for World of Warcraft-only-StarCraft since the first ten boar corpses were returned for 50 copper. Rather than waiting on …

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

Gardening

Watch the stunning first trailer for the Rick and Morty VR game

The Job Simulator team is about to blow your plumbus clean off<p>The <i>Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality,</i> a virtual reality game for the HTC Vive set in the world of <i>Rick and Morty</i> is real, playable at San Diego Comic Con and it's being made by the same team that brought us <i>Job Simulator.</i><p>You can …

Sony Playstation 4 Neo Will Be Priced At $400

Supposedly, Sony will require that all games released from October 2016 forward offer support for both console versions out of the box, and that …

Prey for the Gods reimagines Shadow of the Colossus as a wintry survival game

Prey for the Gods looks a lot like a wintry Shadow of the Colossus with a grappling hook. If you ask me, that's a good thing to look like.<p>Now on …

Nvidia reveal the GTX 1060 – Faster than the GTX 980 for $249

Nvidia have offically revealed the GTX 1060 - a $249 card that promises better than GTX 980 performance.

Nvidia

Next Free Ubisoft PC Game Revealed, Here's When and How You Can Get It

The 2002 original Splinter Cell game will be completely free next week on Ubisoft's Uplay PC store, the company has announced. According to VideoGamer.com, the game will be able to download for free starting on Wednesday, July 13.<p>It will be available for free for 30 days, and after you've download …

Ubisoft

'Evolve' now free-to-play as creators try to save the game

<i>Evolve</i> got a lot of things right. But the 2015 4-vs-1 first-person shooter also got a few things wrong. It had a tremendous amount of buzz thanks to the aforementioned asymmetric multiplayer aspect, but a lack of depth -- and the restrictions that asymmetry brings -- led to mixed reviews and …

Your biggest Pokémon Go questions, answered (update)

An FAQ for Pokémon's latest game<p>Welcome! You, like the rest of Planet Earth, are playing <i>Pokémon Go</i> and want to learn more about how you play. We've been playing the game since the beta, so we're happy to share what we've learned thus far with those less fortunate. Follow along below for the answers …

Roman Call of Duty Game Was Never Seriously Considered, Activision Says

<b>[UPDATE]</b> An Activision spokesperson has released a statement to GameSpot on the supposed "lost" Call of Duty game. You can read it in full below.<p>"The game concept was proposed by a former employee while working at the studio, but was not seriously considered nor requested to move to</b> …

Call of Duty

Footage of Reportedly Canceled Call of Duty: Roman Wars Emerges

Featuring first and third-person combat.<p>Call of Duty could have gone in a very different direction a few years ago, as footage of a Roman-inspired …

Call of Duty

Sega buys Endless Legend developer Amplitude

The French creators of Endless Legend and Dungeon Of The Endless are now owned by the same company that makes Sonic The Hedgehog.<p>Fans may be hoping …

Sega Acquire Amplitude, Will Publish Endless Space 2

Sega have acquired Amplitude, creators of the Endless series of strategy games. Endless Legend was our game of the year in 2014 and its predecessor …

Can PC mods match Skyrim Special Edition?

The upcoming Skyrim Special Edition adds a host of visual tweaks - as we've covered - ranging from extra foliage, upgraded shaders, dynamic depth of …

Ubisoft attempts to fend off Vivendi takeover by expanding its board

Ubisoft and French media giant Vivendi have been playing a slow, corporate game of chess in recent months as Ubisoft struggles to evade a presumed …

Vivendi

There Will Be No More Exclusives For Xbox One

Microsoft has committed to bringing all its first-party Xbox games to PC via the Play Anywhere scheme.<p>“With the Xbox Play Anywhere program, you can …

Blizzard Sues Overwatch Cheat-Maker, Claims Millions Lost

Gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment has taken legal action against the reported creators of an Overwatch cheating program. TorrentFreak reports that Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against Germany-based cheating company Bossland (which it also sued over World of Warcraft "buddy bots") for an Overwatch …

Blizzard

Out Now: 'Neo Turf Masters', 'CSR Racing 2', 'Don't Be Squared', 'Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius', 'Tap My Katamari', 'Dungeon Tiles', 'The Slaughter: Act One' and More

Here we are again with another week and another big batch of new iOS games. It's a surprisingly beefy week in terms of games, with several big-name …

App Store

H2L Launches Their Next-Gen UnlimitedHand VR Haptic Controller

It’s often said that seeing is believing, but with virtual reality, touch is a critical part of an immersive visual experience. But the current generation of VR input controls are stuck in the previous generation of gaming tech. Today at Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield, H2L is launching its …

Virtual Reality

Hands On: Shadow Warrior 2 Is Like First-Person Diablo

Demons, in Shadow Warrior 2 [official site], appear to be made of jelly. I’m carving one particularly big bastard open like a Christmas turkey and …

Nintendo NX Biggest Secret Revealed

The new Zelda Breath of the Wild game on the Wii U may have accidentally outed one of the biggest question marks hanging over Nintendo’s new NX …

Scorn is H.R. Giger-inspired nightmare fuel

Scorn is billed as a game "where even changing weapons makes you feel a bit sick" and looking at its new trailer below, that sounds pretty …

Overwatch basketball hoop now spews confetti when you score!

Forget Overwatch Competitive Play - scoring with the basketball in the Lijiang Tower holding area now spews confetti and sounds an air horn as …

Nintendo is running low on time to show NX to the public

With nine months until its planned release, where is Nintendo's next console?<p>Usually, when a new game console is nine months away from launch, the …

Retrogaming

BioShock Remastered Collection Confirmed for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

After outing the compilation on its own website, 2K has confirmed BioShock: The Collection--a remastered anthology of BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite. It costs $60 and launches in North America on September 13, Australia on September 15, and internationally on September 16.<p>BioShock: The …

Bioshock

Everything you need to know about Overwatch's Competitive Play mode

PS4 and Xbox One players still have to wait<p><i>Overwatch</i>'s Competitive Play mode is out now on Windows PC, and with it comes a more serious take on Blizzard Entertainment's successful new franchise. There are a lot of moving parts to the new type of gameplay, including new maps, a skill rating system …

Batman: Return to Arkham Indefinitely Delayed

Holy delay, Batman!<p>Warner Bros. has confirmed Batman: Return to Arkham will not be ready for its slated July 29 release date.<p>Via a short statement on …

Batman: Arkham

Doom is about to become an even better throwback

The new <i>Doom</i> is fantastic — a brutal, intense return to the days when first-person shooters were about health packs and keycards rather than hiding behind boxes while your health magically recovers. And in the game's first major update, Id Software is making a further retro tweak; there'll be a new …

Virtual Reality

Climbing Everest in Virtual Reality Was More Powerful Than Any Video Game

This is virtual tourism meeting its most epic potential, the sort of project that really isn't for the players, but for the people.<p>Interstellar battles against war-mongering alien races. Sprawling, supernatural worlds full of magic and monsters. Alternative-history action adventures with all the …