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Valve's HTC Vive Free for Developers

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Valve has plans to offer "qualified" developers the HTC Vive Developer Edition for free ("at least initially") to help jumpstart the fledgling VR game market, reports Ars Technica. They say some Vive...

Asteroids: Outpost Early Access; Other Remakes Considered

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Steam now offers Early Access to Asteroids: Outpost, offering first crack at this survival shooter that shares a name, if not gameplay, with the arcade classic. As noted on Videogamer, this is the...

MotoGP15 Announced

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Milestone announces MotoGP15, a new installment in their motorcycle racing series coming this spring to Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 (thanks CarGamingBlog). The...

Dirty Bomb Beta Returns; Splash Damage Pulls Away from the Brink

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
The Dirty Bomb website has word that the multiplayer shooter is back in beta, saying: "Dirty Bomb is back online. For Good. No more data wipes, no more major downtime," with this post offering more...

Steamship Ahoy - Crayon Chronicles

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Crayon Chronicles is now available on Steam, offering a Roguelike RPG with papercraft-style graphics. A look at the game is provided by this trailer and there are more details on the Outer Grid Games...

Morning Crowdfunding Roundup

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Controller Support for Mass Effect 1-2-3 PC - Indiegogo. Thanks Clever Caviar. Rise of the Tycoon - Steam Greenlight. Businesses MMORPG they call ROTT (which seems already taken). There's a playable...

Gatherings & Competitions

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
EVGA & Intel's Pot o' Gold Gaming Event.

Morning Interviews

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Divinity: Original Sin Dev Talks Boob-Plates, Sexism And Moral Outrage - One Angry Gamer.

Morning Previews

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Guild of Dungeoneering Beta on True PC Gaming.

Morning Consolidation

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Xbox One April System Update: Voice Messages, Party Chat Updates and More Now in Preview. Hasn't the 360 had voice messages for years? Bloodborne: if you can?t load your save after installing...

Morning Mobilization

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
PS Vita Firmware 3.50 now live. Sony's shutting down its free-to-play Vita game Destiny of Spirits. I paid for Starbucks with Microsoft Band and so can you -- here's how. Thanks Ant. Dead Skull...

Morning Metaverse

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Living Without Cable: My Experience with Cutting the Cord. And the prize for LEAST SECURE BROWSER goes to ... Chrome. Thanks Ant.

Morning Tech Bits

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Exploring DirectX 12- 3DMark API Overhead Feature Test. Inside a gaming mouse with Logitech and SteelSeries. Thanks Slashdot via Ant. LibreOffice Online announced. Leaked Contract: Amazon Makes...

Morning Safety Dance

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Noose around Internet?s TLS system tightens with 2 new decryption attacks.

Morning Legal Briefs

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:31pm
Obedience School Sues Yelper For $65K Over Negative Review. Represented by Streisand and Streisand. Thanks HARDOCP. About 25 U.S. states oppose sale of RadioShack's customer data. About 25 other...

Pillars of Eternity Released

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:36am
Publisher Paradox Interactive and developer Obsidian Entertainment announce the worldwide release of Pillars of Eternity for Windows, OS X, and Linux. They celebrate the occasion with a new release...

PC Perils of Man Next Month

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:36am
Indie Swiss developer announces they are bringing Perils of Man to Windows and OS X, saying the desktop versions will include all seven chapters of the episodic adventure when they come to Steam on...

Battlefield Hardline DRM Follow-up

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:36am
There's a follow-up on One Angry Gamer to the recent report that multiple hardware changes to a computer with Battlefield Hardline installed caused the game's DRM to deactivate the game's...

Uncanny Valley Trailer

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:36am
A new "101" trailer offers a crash course on Uncanny Valley, Cowardly Creations' upcoming survival/horror game with pixelated side-scrolling graphics which will not invoke the verisimilitude gap the...

Gatherings & Competitions

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:36am
CGDC 2015 Recruiting Speakers Worldwide.