Category Archives: 2013

When Next Gen Is Missing the Next

Detail, polygons, shaders… all very important.  What I find most important are textures.  Artistic and accurate textures can bring life to anything, even simplistic character models and environments.  Water looking good — that’s a decent feat, trees with individual leaves, … Full story

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Review: Battlefield 4

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I hit up the servers for a little test run before work today. I was able to hop right in thanks to the beta.  It was mostly the full game this time instead of the mess that was Battlefield 3. … Full story

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Link: Regain some control over your YouTube: YePpHa/YouTubeCenter Wiki · GitHub

With this extension you can do everything from disable ads to change the buffering settings. Remember the old days when you could let the movie load? Unfortunately to get that back you’d need this extension on every device. For Chrome: … Full story

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Nail’d PC Fix For The Game Crashing – Steam / Retail

Got Nail’d PC for $0.01 ($3.99 shipping) and was DOA even with hard to find patch. Easy fix for the game crashing. – Page 2 – Steam Users Forums. Reposted files here

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Article: Six Reasons the PC is winning E3 2013 – PCGamer.com

    If you saw the two Battlefield 4 conference demos, you may have noticed the telling little backspace key prompt in the top right corner. They were running on PC. Of course they were. You don’t have to imagine … Full story

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Battlefield 4 – E3 2013 Livestream – hours and hours of live gameplay

Watch live video from BATTLEFIELD on www.twitch.tv via Battlefield.

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Review: BioShock Infinite

The world forms around you. You enter a familiar place but it is still very new, dropped into a preloaded consciousness. You had a job, you knew why you were here, simply follow the instruction and the goal will be … Full story

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Video: BioShock Infinite – False Shepherd Trailer and PC Graphics

False Shepherd Trailer It’s cute they use the console graphics for the trailer, just makes me whet even more for it on PC. I relish a good story, good graphics, mechanics, and voice acting and await this game with baited … Full story

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Battlefield 3: End Game live now for PC!

Motorbikes are fun, shift to pull a wheelie – fly over most things. They’re like the ATVs except you can lean, and jump… so they’re fun. I was about to outmaneuver a heli for 4 missle loads, doing jumps and … Full story

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Movie Review: Flight

Hubris. It describes the protagonist, the antagonist, the obstacle and the resolution. Ok – so maybe not the resolution. I was not a fan of the secular point of view, primarily because I could identify with it. I’m familiar with … Full story

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Video: Tomb Raider – First Look

Now feast your eyes on the lovely, the transcendent intro quays of… the Tomb Raider Square Enix has blown away my expectations. Consoles ain’t got shit on this.

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Tomb Raider: Review (Kotaku)

I’m excited for Tomb Raider – but it’s unfortunate that I’m almost done playing through Far Cry 3 – it sounds very very similar. Complete with the very real, visceral agony and endurance needed to be an action hero: Tomb … Full story

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First Look: Crysis 3

I don’t know what this guy is thinking: Crysis 3: The Kotaku Review. Instead, Crysis 3 is a finely tuned luxury automobile that’s not, as it turns out, all that finely tuned. You sit, revving the engine, hoping that weird … Full story

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Video: The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

I remember all of these. The first thing I did when I got a new card was go to the website to get the demos for the latest hardware. The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics – YouTube.

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Video: I Miss Bad Company 2! BC2 Gameplay/Commentary

I agree with several of the points he makes in this video. Jungle setting, destructible buildings… those points are primarily level based. The games take place in different environments entirely. You may not be able to take down a whole … Full story

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Teaching Through Video Games Becomes Blurred

There are no video games for a 3 year old. They have their shapes in the holes and the identifying patters and exploring storybook games, but there are no real 3 year old games. Fun games that send you somewhere … Full story

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Mech Games – The Next Generation

The closest mechs came to making a comeback was Steel Battalion. That didn’t seem to help. The controller was huge, and many thought it a titch unnecessary. however, if you’re driving a mech — you’ve got a cockpit ready to … Full story

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