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Kickstarter and early access games are ruining PC gaming

Kickstarter and early access games are ruining PC gaming

As Steam, Humble Bundle — and soon, Valve hopes, the Steam Machine — continue to bring PC gaming to the forefront of in-home entertainment, the indie gaming scene is as popular as it has ever been. Still, though, indie developers need funding, and both Kickstarter and early access games have risen to prominence as the most popular ways to push ...

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How playing video games could be deadly

How playing video games could be deadly

James Woodson/Getty Images Playing video games could have real world health consequences, according to a recent case study. Video games can be deadly. An unidentified 31-year-old man developed a dangerous and potentially fatal condition after spending eight hours a day for four consecutive days playing video games, according to a case study published in the Journal of Medical Case Reports. ...

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Xbox One’s 1080p upscaling makes games look worse

Xbox One’s 1080p upscaling makes games look worse

The Xbox One has had a number of major issues in its short life, and it seems like the problems just keep rolling in. Forum denizens over at NeoGAF recently pointed out that the post-processing being performed on some Xbox One titles, to upscale 720p to 1080p, is causing some serious visual artifacting. While this certainly sounds bad, there is ...

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Stars get a makeover in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

The Girl on Fire is back — in style. Katniss Everdeen returns to the screen in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” and after emerging from the trilogy’s first film victorious, she’s decked out in dark, glamorous garb. The winner of a brutal death match against other youths chosen by lottery, she’s now rich, her family is safe, and she’s moved ...

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PS4 reviews are in: Why do most launch games suck?

The PS4 has now made its way around the gaming and tech media outlets, and the reception is pretty consistent. While the hardware and UI are well regarded for the most part, the biggest issue at hand is the lackluster launch line-up. Small PSN titles like Resogun are well made, the multi-platform ports like Assassin’s Creed IV looks decent, but ...

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PS4 price, hardware specs, and games detailed

The PS4′s launch day is finally upon us, and for the first time in the history of game consoles we actually have a very good idea of the hardware that’s actually inside the box. Priced at $ 400 and released on November 15, the PS4 is a very exciting proposition indeed: Not only is it cheaper than the Xbox One, ...

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