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The real-life places that games made me want to visit

TV programmes, films, books and games give us the opportunity to explore distant worlds without even having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms; they also allow us to see representations of countries and towns that we wouldn't be able ...

 
 
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Meltdown, Spectre, cybersecurity and you

You've probably heard the terms "Meltdown" and "Spectre" a lot lately. Over the past few days the two security vulnerabilities have been everywhere in the news. Hell, you're reading about them on a video game website right now, that's usual...

 
 
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HTC is teasing a higher-resolution Vive

It's the Consumer Electronic Show next week, and from the look of it, HTC will use the venue to announce a new-and-improved Vive. The company posted this "new year's resolution" tease today: I'm personally expecting a revision rather than ...

 
 
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Test out 4K on Xbox One X with Microsoft's Insects demo

Microsoft has come out with a free tech demo for Xbox One X owners to help highlight the system's visual enhancements. Originally created with developers in mind, Insects has been made public as a showcase for 4K, HDR, and spatial audio, co...

 
 
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Switch projector 'OJO' begins crowdfunding campaign soon

The Nintendo Switch is already a pretty adaptable device when it comes to display options, allowing you to play on your big-screen TV, or fit its games snugly in the palm of your hand. One upcoming project hopes to provide players with a ne...

 
 
 
 
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Master Chief is engraved on the inside of every Xbox One X

Look, I was a huge Halo fan growing up. I played the original trilogy of games for far too many hours, opting to kill suckers online instead of doing math homework. Today's news is, well, nothing earth-shattering, but a cute tidbit nonethel...

 
 
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StarCraft II being used to train artificial intelligence

Blizzard, in association with research company DeepMind, have developed software based on the real-time strategy game StarCraft II that teaches computers how to think for themselves.Judgement Day is upon us... Maybe.The two companies have c...

 
 
 
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SOMA seems like a good fit for eye tracking

I'd say SOMA is plenty unnerving as is, but maybe you'd like to ratchet up the immersion and tension. Maybe you also happen to own one of those fancy eye-tracking devices. If so, heads up! Frictional Games has updated its existential under...

 
 
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Destructoid's best of CES 2017

For 50 years, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has shown off innovations and inventions, demonstrating how technology can be harnessed to improve our lives or just make things a little more fun. I got to check out the show on behalf of D...

 
 
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Razer's triple-screen laptop is bananas

Project Valerie, a concept laptop Razer is showing off at CES 2017, almost seems like retrofuturism. It's like a what-if scenario of how technology could have developed, only predicted way too soon. This "mobile desktop" has three 17.3" 4K ...

 
 
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Acer's beastly 21-inch curved-screen laptop starts at $8,999

Acer is bringing out a beast of a portable gaming machine, the Predator 21X, next month. It's a 21-inch laptop with a curved IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), built-in Tobii eye-tracking tech, a full-sized mech...

 
 
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Someone put Doom on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Continuing the time-honored tradition of people putting id Software's demon shooter on anything that'll have it, no matter how impractical, Facebook engineer Adam Bell has gotten the game to run on the MacBook Pro's oft-derided Touch Bar. ...

 
 
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Get a Genesect for any 3DS Pokemon this month

Every month this year, Pokémon players around the world have been able to download a new digital creature to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, one that's not available through normal gameplay. This month's feature...

 
 
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RIP Vine, died sucking its own dick

Twitter is shutting down Vine, the video-sharing app it paid $30 million for in October of 2012, just four months after Vine was founded. It was a good app, sometimes.

 
 
 
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Microsoft purchases its own Twitch competitor

Microsoft announced yesterday that its Xbox division has purchased Beam Interactive, a livestreaming service that "gives viewers the ability to watch and play along with their favorite game streamers in real-time." Terms of the deal were no...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nintendo still keen on making medical tech

Nintendo is no longer interested in producing sleep monitoring devices, but that doesn't mean the company is backing away from the quality of life initiative it began pursuing in 2014. According to newly proposed amendments to Nintendo...

 
 
 
 




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Dwavenhobble

In town the other day I ran into people I went to school I recognised them I doubt they recognised A I walked past them I heard them say Hey Ive got some money in now lets go to Game and buy more Sharks Cards for All is

 
Marcel Hoang

So what is the community’s thoughts? Is G related to Q? SFV takes place before SFIII, so all signs (including leaked costumes), say yes, G is some sort of proto-Q

 
KingofPangea

No one else can deny the fact that Sage Grouse should be renamed Scrotum Birds, right?

 
Flegma

Labo reminded me of this:

 
CaptainDustTree

I love Beerus in FighterZ, but I feel like he doesn’t work with how they set it Using the orbs is awesome, but the dash goes straight through them so using it is a nice way to tell your opponent to punch you in the

 
Bush Dog

These Nintendo Labo memes in Qtoid really made my day

 
Greenhornet214

This would be even funnier if someone would tell me what a vita is

 
Salador

Happy Birthday to Wes, who literally manages this community of degenerates, and to Larx, who Im proud to call a fellow

 
medicamecanica

People told me for DBFZ good counter for super dashes is down and Is that after you block or is good timing necessary?

 
Dwavenhobble

Nintendo exec So we have a Scalper problem, shall we see if we can literally get scalpers to buy easily mass produced pieces of carboard? Other Nintendo exec Lets do

 
 

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