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Newegg is offering a heck of a deal on AMD’s Fury X

Christmas is a great time for finding deals on various bits of equipment, and Newegg is offering an AMD Fury X at rock-bottom pricing. There’s an XFX version of the GPU for $ 319 at Newegg right now, and while ...

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AMD’s new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness

Last week, AMD took the wraps off its annual major driver refresh, dubbed Radeon ReLive this time around. While the company releases periodic driver updates with support for new games and various bug fixes, it launches a significant platform update ...

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With Arcade Saga, HTC’s Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming

Somehow playing VR games with an Xbox controller seems wrong. Even playing them sitting down isn’t ideal. The whole notion of virtual reality is to mimic reality. Finally this year the platform pieces have started to arrive — room-scale movement, reasonable-resolution ...

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Gears of War 4 competitive cross-play being tested this weekend between PC, Xbox One owners

If you’re still playing Gears of War 4’s multiplayer, this weekend has something special on offer. The Coalition team has decided to enable competitive cross-play for this weekend in hopes of gathering data on what it’s like for Xbox One ...

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Final Fantasy XV compromises visual quality differently in every version

Few games have been through ten years of development hell, and come out the other side in good shape. Final Fantasy XV has been through numerous platforms, names, and directors in the last decade, but it’s finally made its way ...

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Holiday gifts for every major species of geek fandom

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful,” William Morris once wrote. In the spirit of that quote, here’s a gift guide that’s got something for every major species of ...

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Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

What a year it’s been for virtual reality! Three major platforms launched, dozens of new games were released, and this is just the beginning. Nearly every major tech company is investing in VR in some way, and average consumers are ...

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Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda

Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, there have been questions about the platform’s launch lineup, especially after we discovered all of the footage displayed in the launch trailer was inserted in post-production. A new set of rumors about the platform ...

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MIT hopes to cut the VR cord with ‘millimeter wave’ wireless headsets

Every VR demo on a PC I’ve seen begins with someone apologizing for the tether. At least with hosted demos, there is someone to manage the cord. Once you set up your own system, you’re left to trip over it shortly after ...

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Now we know why Bethesda nixed early reviews — Dishonored 2 has significant problems on PCs

Just before Bethesda re-released Skyrim: Buggy Pretty Version, the company announced a new change to its review program — and by “new change,” we mean “a cowardly attempt to avoid being buried by complaints that might jeopardize sales.” Bethesda argued it ...

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