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The History of Battlefield #FUEA

My trepidation with EA only extends to the most recent versions published by EA – they exited before them, much like EVERY OTHER fabulous game that has since been snatched up. I’m so glad Rockstar managed to push them off. … Full story

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RAGE – First Impressions and Review

First impressions: Setting – Fallout 3 Story – Fallout 3 Jumpsuit – Fallout 3 Enemies – Fallout 3 Hunters – Fallout 3 Mutants – Fallout 3 Textures – Fallout 3 Wasteland – Fallout 3 Vehicles – a plus FPS Mechanics … Full story

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Battlefield 3 PC Beta

Here is some great information about the new engine (Frostbite 2) that powers Battlefield 3. Battlefield 3 Blog: Frostbite 2 Engine Presentation It is very impressive in demos. The Beta does not quite realize the quality of the demos, but … Full story

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Dead Island – Not Just Another Zombie Game – PC

Dead Island immediately draws you in, from the opening cinematic you’re the guy (or girl). It’s all first person, boozing and abusing, falling down drunk and groping… finally passing out in your room… amongst some odd attacks and blood splattering … Full story

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution

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My initial impression: Looks ok. It seems like another Duke Nukem where the idea and gameplay were ported from their 90s originals, but their roots are showing in these sequels. There is lots of details (papers, coffee mugs, detailed computer … Full story

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The Witcher 2

Some screenshots to start. Things I want to get into – graphical glitches (patch 1.3) – control / camera – why can’t I jump on this stump? There are two pictures of the puddle. I’m not really seeing it in … Full story

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Dirt 3

If you’re a fan of racing games I highly recommend Dirt 3. I had a ton of fun with Dirt 2 – and it gets better (for the most part) with 3. Plus: + Graphics + Level Design + Better … Full story

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Crysis 2 DX11 Pack Now Available

Crysis 2 DX11 “Ultra Upgrade” Pack Now Available! From NVidia’s GeForce.com When Crysis 2 hit stores on March 22nd it became Crytek’s first multi-platform game to be developed solely by their studios throughout the world. Because of the level of … Full story

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Now THAT’s Entertainment

Yesterday was a blockbuster Tuesday, if only for the release of the highly touted, much ballyhooed game, the shoe-in for best return from vaporware by a major motion video game. Yes, that’s right – Duke Nukem Forever (cleverly acronymn’d DNF … Full story

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i7 Video Upgrade

I had built a system for a friend about 6 months ago. It was ready to roar, minus the video card as the rest of it was expensive enough. It did the trick for the time being, but he was … Full story

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The Future of Mobile Graphics

Dynamic Lighting… for one, quad core – and that’s just for processing. There are also 12 GPUs running the graphics but it requires all 4 cores for much of the physics (as you can see in the demo when they … Full story

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Crysis 2 – More Screenshots and Video

Here’s some more screenshots I took as well as my latest video. I’m splitting my time up between all the games, I like a nice spread out game experience. I ended up resuming the current spot after a single death. … Full story

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Video: FLATOUT Ultimate Carnage Gameplay 2560 x 1600

Yes, I do love me some FlatOut. I’ve always been a fan of the demolition racer genre and this franchise has been the only hope I’ve had the last few years. It’s great, just smashing racing, you get nitro for … Full story

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Crysis 2 Advanced Graphics Options unlocks higher resolution textures in PC game

Good old gamecopyworld – I found this file to unlock Advanced Graphics Options for Crysis 2 – including extreme textures, aha! It was hiding in there all along. Wow – just took it for a testdrive and I’m amazed. I’m … Full story

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Crysis 2 Plot – Video

Crysis 2 – Plot Development, potential spoiler

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NFS Shift 2 Gameplay Video (actual gameplay this time)

I did this recording using FRAPs – it’s a Chevy Cobalt (can’t actually turn for shit) with slicks, the best I could upgrade without sending it into the next performance level. It’s one of the first couple tracks available in … Full story

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Computer Land

So I’ve spent the weekend… well, I guess that could be extended to the past month, doing computer stuff. I placed the hardware order on December 31st (so I could include it in the business costs for 2008) and received … Full story

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New Benchmarks

Latest Benchmark 3DMark06 – 11059 2.0 PCI Ex Motherboard 3DMark06 – 10879 1.0 PCI Ex Motherboard w/ 2 8800 GTX 3DMark06 – 10674 *** authors note 07 07 2012 *** TABLES! Ahhhh! So not HTML 4.0…

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