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Razer Surround: Virtual surround to stereo sets, for free

Did you know that Razer has more software engineers than hardware engineers? While the company is known for its high-end (read: pricey) peripherals and daftly sleek gaming laptop, it does equally wild work on the software side. Case in poin...

 
 
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Titanfall engineer on using the Xbox Live Cloud

Microsoft has been pushing the "infinite power of the cloud" hard with its Xbox One, perhaps partially to make up for the technological advantage held by Sony's PS4 specs, or maybe just for the sake of buzzwords. If they repeat the "infinit...

 
 
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NBA Live 14 redefines dribbling with bounceTek

I have been known to shoot some b-ball, usually outside of my school, so long as no one starts making trouble in my neighbourhood. That being said, I have played a fair bit of Basketball videogames too, and as foolish as bounceTek sounds, i...

 
 
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EA: PS4/Xbox One 'a generation ahead' of gaming PCs

The hype train is at full speed now the Xbox One and PS4 are both public knowledge, and Electronic Arts is riding first class. According to EA CTO Rajat Teneja, Sony and Microsoft have systems so magically powerful, they're five years ahead...

 
 
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Fallout fans: Build your own functional PIP-Boy today!

In the age of the iPhone, the benefits of an armband computer that weighs you down is ludicrous. Nevertheless, Fallout's PIP-Boy 3000 is among the most wanted fictional tech toys among game enthusiasts. Hell, even the military wants a piec...

 
 
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Microsoft's IllumiRoom sounds silly but looks neat

You may not instantly recognize the name, but you should remember hearing about Microsoft's attempt to expand gaming beyond the scope of televisions and on to physical walls using a projector. It sounded beyond gimmicky at first, but the p...

 
 
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Cerny: PS4 launch is stronger than any prior PS hardware

PS4 lead system architect Mark Cerny gave Gamasutra the full rundown on the upcoming system's hardware specs. During that talk, he very lightly touched on what we can expect for the PS4 launch. Though he couldn't give a title coun...

 
 
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PS4: Blu-ray media gradually installs in the background

The games industry is gradually moving toward games downloads, putting game data directly onto harddisks for quick and easy access. Sony has the same plan for the PS4 with their PlayGo system, which will even download digital titles as they...

 
 
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GDC: Valve, virtual reality, and the Oculus Rift

Back in the day, everyone thought virtual reality was going to be the future of games. We made movies, TV shows, and even very bad early attempts to make head-mounted displays. All of those devices failed, and over time, VR dropped out of o...

 
 
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GDC: Epic shows off Unreal Engine 4 Infiltrator tech demo

Epic Games has once again used the Game Developers Conference to show off Unreal Engine 4. In this new "Infiltrator" demonstration video, we're shown a gritty world that, while I don't think it showcases the visual fidelity of the eng...

 
 
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GDC: Activision showcases its new ugly man tech

This week at the Game Developers Conference, Activision shared images and a real-time video demonstration of character tech during a talk about rendering realistic people without dipping into the uncanny valley. While not all of the indivi...

 
 
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This real-time destruction tech demo is mesmerizing

It's not every day I see a tech demonstration and have the immediate reaction of "I want to play this!" but that's the power of destruction. Specifically, mouse clicking-induced destruction. Take a look at this NVIDIA GDC 2013 demo running...

 
 
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PAX: NVIDIA's Project Shield shown off in full form

We were one of the very few that got hands-on time with Nvidia's Project Shield gaming system at CES earlier this year, but now they have the portable device on full display here at PAX East for attendees and press to try out.  If you ...

 
 
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Microsoft is interested in using Kinect tech for tablets

Some of us aren't so keen on using Kinect for playing most types of games, but that's not to say the technology doesn't have its applications elsewhere. Can you imagine Microsoft integrating Kinect with laptops or tablets? Chief research an...

 
 
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Why coding should be taught in all schools

While this isn't exactly gaming news, it does directly impact the gaming industry. Really, any industry that relies on computers. Coding is the DNA of every websites, games, electronics, and far more. I'd go so far as to say that coding is...

 
 
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Three fighting game pros talk on input lag

DisplayLag, the people behind the handy HDTV monitor lag database, have a nice interview with three fighting game pro players on input and online lag and how it affects their game. Carl “Perfect Legend” White,  Ren&eac...

 
 
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NVIDIA announces Tegra 4i with built-in i500 LTE modem

NVIDIA's looking to make more graphical waves in the mobile and tablet market with the unveiling of the Tegra 4i LTE mobile processor. The company has also released the new specs on its i500 LTE modem, which will be integrated with the Tegr...

 
 
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Crytek: It's impossible for next-gen consoles to beat PCs

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli doesn't sound too impressed by the prospect of a new console generation -- in fact, he claims Crysis 3 running on a high-end PC is already ahead of future competition. The ruling factor here, according to him, is pric...

 
 
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This HDTV Monitor Lag database could be handy

Though very helpful for those looking for a new TV or monitor, DisplayLag.com just sounds depressing. I get depressed when I think about how much rhythm games suck on consoles now. I'll never get a new PaRappa the Rapper game.  Display...

 
 
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Nintendo claims to finally understand HD development

Throughout the day, we've been highlighting notable points from Nintendo's recent corporate management policy meeting, such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf's success, cloud gaming, and communicating Wii U's value. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata and...

 
 
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Gross/cool: Final Fantasy: Agni's Philosophy tech demos

Watch these demonstrations of Square Enix's next-gen engine Luminous Studio while you can because the last few of these videos were yanked off YouTube very quickly. These videos take the awesome Agni's Philosophy Final Fantasy tech de...

 
 
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CES: It's official: Your HDTV sucks now

It is coming whether you want it or not, just like 3D did. (Well, that's a bad example.) This time it’s 4K television, and it’s the biggest thing at CES this year. Pushing the resolution up to double (or more) over your current ...

 
 
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CES: Latest Oculus Rift prototype makes an appearance

At CES, Oculus is showing off the latest Rift prototype from the factory of the Kickstarter developer kit that is expected to ship soon. While the latest version of the handmade prototype is being demoed off here, the fancy looking dev kit ...

 
 
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CES: Touchscreen gaming on a 27" 'table'

Laying on its back, Lenovo's IdeaCenter Horizon is about the size of an end table. That's exactly how Lenovo was showing off this new 27" computer 'table' at CES today. Weighing in at 17 lbs, the Horizon can be propped up to be used like a ...

 
 
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Rayman Legends' NFC capabilities aren't finalized

Remember how cool it was when we found out the Wii U had NFC functionality? (NFC means "near field communication", which is kind of a short-range wireless signal). Well it turns out, like double GamePad support, pretty much nothing will sup...

 
 




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