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VR vs. E3 2014

We’re now less than a week away from what’s perceived to be the biggest event in the videogame calendar. Yes, E3 2014 doesn’t kick off itself until …

Ready Player One

Roccat's New Tyon Is The Spirit Of A Controller In The Body Of A Gaming Mouse

German PC peripheral company Roccat just unveiled the Tyon, a new gaming mouse which introduces a 2-way analog stick, promises to keep your fingers hustling, and looks ridiculous in the best ways possible.<p>Since meeting them at CES in 2012, I’ve appreciated Roccat for ushering in subtle but …

This Is 4K PC Gaming With Falcon Northwest's Mach V And Triple Nvidia Titan Blacks

There’s a classic scene in Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film <i>Jackie Brow</i>n, wherein Samuel L. Jackson provides some colorful commentary about the, shall we say, undeniable blanket effectiveness of an AK-47. Falcon Northwest’s Mach V PC is a <i>lot</i> like that.<p>Let’s weed out the window shoppers: the specific …

Why Samsung Ditched Google In Its New Smart Watch

But Samsung made an unexpected move in the new version by abandoning Android as the watch's operating system. Instead, the new Gears run Tizen, another open source operating system that Samsung, Intel, and others are working on.<p>Some see the move to Tizen as a signal that Samsung wants to distance …

Smart Locks Expected To Be $3.6 Billion Slice Of Smart Home Pie

For years, tech-savvy folks have talked about how the smart phone will replace things like cameras, wallets and the good old TV remote.<p>But that’s not the only everyday item under attack from these digital Swiss army knives. Turns out the latest victim of our iPhones might be our lowly old …

'Thief' Reboot Is A Calamitous Disaster Of Epic Proportions

There were warning signs early on with <i>Thief</i>, the modern reboot of the classic stealth series.<p>But nothing prepared me for the disappointment that this game truly is—which is a shame, since I was really looking forward to it. Even the flood of poor reviews and lowish review scores didn’t prepare …

Wrists-on with the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit

Although Samsung decided it couldn’t quite wait for the start of Mobile World Congress to announce the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, the event is the first chance we’ve had to get any hands-on time with the devices. Plus, the company had one extra surprise up its sleeve in the form of the Gear Fit, a …

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

Connected Car App Automatic Gets Even Smarter With IFTTT Integration

Automatic’s driving assistant, which combines a small hardware device with a mobile application in order to track, analyze, and even potentially improve your driving capabilities, is getting a whole lot smarter today with new support for IFTTT technology. That’s the online service where you can …

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Motorola<p>Developers interested in creating their own features for Google’s Ara customizable phone project will soon get …

Samsung Is Looking For Some Good Wearable Developers

At Samsung’s MWC Developer Day today, the company introduced several software development kits with the hope of luring developers to its platforms. Among the kits were several aimed at the company’s just-announced wearables including the Gear 2 and Gear Fit. Samsung needs 3rd party developers to …

Yanko Design on Twitter: ""Best of Bathroom Concepts in 2013" http://t.co/TJgCnZZtYF http://t.co/8lKJ4NuV1M"

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BRE to build flood-resistant house

Government will pay for retrofit work on 158 tower blocks<p>13 hours ago<p>Court hears how victim left with multiple injuries after demolition job went …

Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 Review

Kirito from "Sword Art Online" Joins "Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax"

After a wave of new characters were recently set to be announced for <i>Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax</i>—Sega's celebration of the light novel imprint's …

EA And Microsoft Need A Flawless 'Titanfall' Launch

I have little doubt that upcoming competitive shooter <i>Titanfall</i> will be a great game.<p>Enough people have tried and loved it in its pre-release stage to give me high hopes for the final product. (I have not.)<p>Where doubt seeps in for me is the game’s launch. Publisher EA has had far too many launch …

Thief goes gold, gets Thief 101 trailer to prove it | PC Invasion

<i>Thief</i> has gone gold, everyone! Insert your own joke here about how that means Garrett’s going to steal it.<p>We’ve been a bit cynical about the game …

Zombie Epidemics and You

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Game Development

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Launch)

Titanfall's PC system requirements revealed

<b>UPDATE 05/02/2014:</b> As expected, the PC version of Titanfall requires EA's digital platform Origin to play.<p>The news was confirmed by Respawn chief …

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 actually out now | PC Invasion

Attention, everybody! <i>The Wolf Among Us</i> Episode 2 is now out.<p>After what feels like a ridiculously long wait (and, well, it certainly was when compared …

Titanfall's minimum PC specs, courtesy of Vince Zampella | PC Invasion

Respawn’s Vince Zampella seems to have been conducting a one man public relations exercise regarding the <i>Titanfall</i> PC version over the past few days. …

Star Citizen raises $38 million - Another star system is added

That $40 million is getting closer as <i>Star Citizen</i> reaches the next goal of $38 million.<p>This milestone brings another new system to the game, the Cano …

Titanfall Weekly: Beta Coming Soon

Daughter's Controller Hack Creates Portable PS4

<i>Controlling a Vita and Dual Shock 4 improves the experience more than you might imagine. Hack them together like my daughter did and you have a new way to play PlayStation 4 games on the go — big bright screen, controller sticks, lights and rumble.</i><p>While console battles excite and drive avid gamers …