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Video: GTA V Gets A Tweak!

Rockstar always rolls them out dialed waaaaaay back. Up until GTA V had already been out for a year the mods were still being applied to IV. They had 4K working in that quite a ways back. I still see … Full story

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Vacations Highlight Living

I spent a lot of time this past week doing nothing, it was all I dreamt it could be. I am now at the stage where I feel depressed that it is coming to an end. It’s not so much … Full story

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Technical Requirements

I spent much of last night attempting to get a 3D video posted.  I’ve been a fan of 3D vision (with the 3D LCD flicker glasses) since I tried the first wireless.version at PAX.  Crisis 2 was being  used to … Full story

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Doom Open Beta

I pre-loaded Doom. I wasn’t going to do it, but I am in an endless quest for graphics and gameplay evaluation. I know I sound old when I say this… am I saying this? Yeah — it’s a gore fest. … Full story

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UBISOOOOOFT!!!!1!1!!

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Division Problems

The Division is beginning to smell a lot like… Ubisoft. My addition to the forray: Game is Stuttering. Cause… it is, like unplayable. You will miss enemies. No good, no good.

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The Division #FirstLook in 4K

I checked back on the 4K videos I uploaded about a week ago and they’ve got 4K available as an option now. It’s really delayed, must seem kinda shitty to the people who come when it’s tweeted. Sorry, it’s not … Full story

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Need for Speed #ShareEveryWinNFS Contest Entry — Please UPVOTE!

Here it is – recorded and uploaded in 4K — we’ll see how long it takes YouTube to process it! I managed to hit all 3 daily objectives in a single chase! If that’s not #ShareEveryWinNFS I don’t know what … Full story

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SyntheticX Gamealeon | Live on Twitch with Need For Speed

Watch live video from Serinitism on www.twitch.tv [update 23:02 3/10/2016] Thanks for checking out the stream! Check back tomorrow for round 2 in 4k.

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EA Access – Need For Speed PC Preview

Need for Speed is currently loading, I’m going to give the first 10 hours a shot and see if it’s worth it. I appreciate they allowed it to scale to 4k and supported wheel hardware (assuming force feedback) but really … Full story

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Initial Impressions for Elder Scrolls Online (Tamriel Unlimited) – DLC

I had not played Orsinium yet, and given Thieves Guild just came out I figured I’d give it another shot. I have been waiting for this Thieves Guild content since day 0 here on ESO and I finally get to … Full story

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YouTube Punished Me For a Sun Fish

So long story short, I’m in the penalty box for YouTube. I had the ability to upload longer than average clips all was going well and good. I grabbed a video with viral-potential from Facebook because no one had done … Full story

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Checking in with GeForce 3D in the face of VR Headsets

3D was a phase. I was in denial. I know how computer 3D came and go but the underlying technology was sound and would live on. At the time, the next version of my card did not have 3D but … Full story

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Fallout 4 Season Pass 15% Off

PC Gamer has some pretty good deals this week: I thought the The Fallout 4 Season Pass was a pretty good deal, but I am still protesting DLCs so only when they’re really really good. It only recently came out … Full story

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The Division: Streaming to Twitch: Beta Review

Few screenshots, some 4k, some not. Two EVGA 980ti: 20 to 30fps @ 4k 70fps vsync @ 1080 NVidia doesn’t even have an optimized driver for this one yet. The city looks alive-ish, Multiplayer started out really cool — I … Full story

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Rise of the Tomb Raider et al

Ok, so QTE aside (it’s minimal) they really stepped up the tech.  It doesn’t quite look as smooth as it could, snow vs Assassins Creed III, as an example, but there were multiple times I was in awe.  It played … Full story

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The Division: Open Beta for PC Now Available For Preload

The beta starts on Friday for PC and goes until Monday. It will be played. You may start your downloading now, preload it and you’ll be ready to go when it’s available. You’ll need UPLAY (yeugh) from here.

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Tomb Raider 2013: Revisit

With Rise of the Tomb Raider on its way, I thought it might be a good time to take a second look at the one that got it all going again.  I can’t believe it was 2013, seems like a … Full story

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Benchmarking Rumble! Round 2

780ti 3g vs 980ti 6g vs 98ti 6g in SLi Please refer to Round 1 for the 780ti numbers Putting this placeholder here, please check back in a couple of days.

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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Talks to Young Voters • Triumph

Oh my goodness, this had me in absolute stitches! It just goes to show you that no matter what you say, you’ll never not offend anyone!

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Music: I have a type.

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Spotted in the Wild: NVidia External Thunderbolt Display Support

I instantly thought of the Mac display, and will this resolve the 4k ( 4 x [1920x1080p]) display rate conundrum? I am waiting for the first 120hz display, and then I will happily 4k away.

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FUKUSHIMA – podniesinski.pl

When I visited Chernobyl 7 years ago, I didn’t think that a similar disaster could take place anywhere ever again, and certainly not in Japan. Source: FUKUSHIMA – podniesinski.pl

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IGN – Mafia 3: 12 Minutes of Developer-Narrated Gameplay

Creative director Haden Blackman walks us through 12 minutes of stunning Mafia III gameplay footage. Source: Mafia 3: 12 Minutes of Developer-Narrated Gameplay – IGN First – IGN Video

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Rock Paper Shotgun: Best Games Based On Books

Books! They’re like films without pictures, or games that are all cutscene. Old people and hipsters really like them, teenagers think they’re like totally lame, and quite frankly we should all read more of them. There are countless games inspired … Full story

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