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SteamOS beta update lets you dual-boot your Steam Machine

We're still some ways off from Steam Machines getting into the hands of consumers, but if you're one of the brave few to get in on the SteamOS beta, the latest update gives the operating system a bit more flexibility. With the update, the OS now allows for "dual-boot and custom partitioning," so …

Valve open up in-home streaming beta to non-Steam games

Valve are so good at hiding revelatory new features in patch notes, that I worry they might have released Half-Life 3 years ago, and we just never …

Xbox One, PS4 medieval RPG promises to blend Skyrim, Witcher, and Red Dead

After traveling the world in pursuit of a publishing deal, Mafia designer Daniel Vavra and his new company Warhorse Studios have launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new medieval RPG called Kingdom Come: Deliverance. They are asking for £300,000 to complete the CryEngine-powered project, aiming to …

The Witcher

A Next-Gen Medieval RPG Without The Magic: Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Dungeons, but no dragons. Mazes, but no magic. Kingdom Come: Deliverance may remind you of open-world fantasy games of the Elder Scrolls variety, but this medieval adventure is not about wizened wizards, ancient curses, or sinister necromancy. Creative Director Dan Vávra from Warhorse Studios …

The Elder Scrolls

ESRB Gives The Elder Scrolls Online an M Rating

Bethesda was initially expecting to get a T rating.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The Elder Scrolls’ first foray into the realm of the MMO is nearly upon us, but …

Could This Spell Trouble For 'The Elder Scrolls Online?'

Bethesda’s first MMO is hitting consoles soon, but maybe only for older gamers. The ESRB has given it a “Mature” rating. It’s unclear what, exactly, precipitated the rating, but given some of the darker elements and frequent beheadings of a game like Skyrim, one can sort of guess. Bethesda’s Pete …

The Elder Scrolls Online is Rated M - IGN Video

The Elder Scrolls' first foray into the realm of the MMO is nearly upon us, but some younger people may be precluded from actually playing it.

Daniel Espinosa Reportedly Eyed to Direct Assassin's Creed Movie

The director of Safe House and the upcoming Child 44.<p>Rumor has it that 20th Century Fox and Ubisoft have found their director for Assassin's Creed: …

Alienware will release new Steam Machines each year

<b>The idea behind Valve's Steam Machine is to take the best aspects of the gaming PC and place it in the console-dominated territory of the lounge room.</b><p>…

Steam Machines

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Alienware won't "prevent" users from modding Steam Machine

PC manufacturer Alienware has clarified an earlier report that its upcoming Steam Machine cannot be upgraded by users.<p>Owners will <i>not</i> be locked out of …

New SteamOS beta allows for dual-boot installation

People interested in trying out SteamOS no longer need to install it on a computer by itself: A new beta version of the Linux-based operating system supports dual-boot installation.<p>Valve engineer John Vert posted an ISO file for the beta, which works with non-UEFI systems, on Steam Universe. The …

Why Early Steam Machines <i>Need</i> To Be Upgradable

Steam Machines might be Valve’s answer to consoles, but that doesn’t mean they play by the same rules as Sony and Microsoft’s increasingly …

With Felicia Day and Freddie Wong, game awards show finally gets hosts who won’t make fun of gaming all night long

Game awards shows have been singularly bad because the hosts are celebrities who don’t play games and proceed to make fun of gaming all night long at events that are the equivalent of the Oscars.<p>But the game industry has finally wised up and named two co-hosts, Felicia Day and Freddie Wong, who are …

Tested: An App That Authenticates You By The Shape Of Your Ear

A taste of the biometric future<p>How unique are your ears? Maybe only Mom ever noticed them before, but, according to Michael Boczek, the particular way your ear touches your phone when you use it is unique to every person. Boczek's startup, Descartes Biometrics, has developed an app that lets you …

Biometrics

Target Hack A Tipping Point In Moving Away From Magnetic Stripes

The credit and debit card data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus compromised more than 70 million American consumers, and analysts say even more of us are at risk. That's because the technology we use to swipe for our purchases — magnetic stripes on the backs of cards — isn't hard for a skilled …