Book Review: William Gibson – The Peripheral

Do you enjoy games where you can create an avatar and then roam a virtual world, carrying out missions, fulfilling quests and saving damsels or dudes in distress? OK, now imagine the possibilities if the avatar you created existed in the real world, not a virtual world. This is the premise behind Cyberpunk godfather William Gibson’s newest […]

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All new campsites marked on the map (/u/ViqsFromMars)

DayZ update 0.55 – What’s confirmed

Thanks to some industrious DayZ community members, we now have a better look at what update 0.55 will be bringing to the table. Early today, Brian Hicks tweeted: Quarterly Status Report will go live with 0.55 Stable, just a matter of grinding out the rough spots. — Brian Hicks (@Hicks_206 So, you can also expect […]

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So, I’m going to start today with a very brief story: When I was 20 years old, I broke my computer desk. It was just an old, crappy IKEA desk that wasn’t prepared for me to trip, fall, and roll into one of its legs.  Luckily, no electronics were harmed in my ridiculous accident. At […]

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ArmA 3 DLC – Marksmen Developer Diaries

Yesterday, Bohemia Interactive released the first of a two-part developer diary detailing more information on their upcoming Marksmen DLC for ArmA 3. In this first episode, Jay Crowe (Creative Director), Joris-Jan van ‘t Land (Project Lead), and Petr Kolar (Encoding Lead) explored the DLC’s new weapons and platform features with regard to their development and […]

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Nvidia’s Behemoth: Titan X

Well, the Titan X is finally here, and I hope you’ve got a Band-Aid for your wallet because it’s about to take a hit. Nvidia’s beastly new GPU is retailing at $999 USD / £879 in the UK, but is it really the “most advanced graphics card on the planet?” In short: pretty much. As […]

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ArmA 3 – Marksmen DLC

Bohemia Interactive’s ever popular ArmA series is poised to expand its current incarnation, ArmA 3, with the upcoming Marksmen DLC, hopefully sometime this April. Anyone who has played the games knows that Bohemia puts a lot of care and attention into their projects with constant “free” updates. I say free in quotes because although the […]

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Naval Action: Guides To Get You Started

If you’ve visited the SimHQ forums in the past few months, particularly the Naval Simulations board, you’ll probably have noticed a lengthy discussion about Naval Action, an Age of Sail game in development by Game Labs. The game is still in its Alpha/Early Beta phase but has been very steadily garnering a dedicated following. Given […]

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Penny Arcade Expo East 2015

From San Francisco to Boston, the past week in gaming has celebrated two popular expos: the Game Developers Conference and the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) East. PAX was founded by the guys over at Penny Arcade in 2004 who wanted to host a show exclusively for gaming. After the massive successes of the original, Seattle […]

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Windows 10 and the future of PC gaming

By now most people are familiar with the Windows release cycle: one good, one bad, one good, one bad, and so on. If history is any indication then this should mean that windows 10 will be “good,” since Windows 8 has been almost universally despised, at least by PC gamers. With Windows’ seemingly predictable cycle […]

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DayZ: Update 0.54 and new renderer info

The DayZ team released update 0.54.126645 today which brings with it a handful of new items and mechanics to sink your teeth into. Apart from the usual crashing issues here and there that come with a new update, there are also reports of players losing all their weapon attachments upon logging in, so keep that in […]

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