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Cossacks 3: Rise to Glory Released

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
GSC Game World announces the release of Cossacks 3: Rise to Glory, and this Cossacks 3 content is now on Steam and presumably coming soon to GOG.com. Here's word on the DLC, the upcoming free release...

Shiness: the Lightning Kingdom Overview Trailer

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
A new overview trailer for Shiness: the Lightning Kingdom shows off gameplay from this crowdfunded action/RPG. Focus Home Interactive says developer Enigami is in the home stretch, and a release is...

Morning Consolidation

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
Microsoft brings forward E3 2017 Xbox press conference. Microsoft likely will show off Xbox Project Scorpio on June 11. Thanks HARDOCP. More Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games Now Available. These Two...

Morning Mobilization

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
ZTE's 'Gigabit' phone will bridge the LTE and 5G gap. Microsoft shares open source system for training drones, other gadgets to move safely on their own. Thanks Hypothermia. The world's littlest...

Morning Metaverse

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
Twitch users spent 292bn minutes watching streamers in 2016, Overwatch most watched new game. Facebook wants you to apply for your next job on Facebook. Thanks Royce Hamano via Ant. Ghostery is...

Morning Tech Bits

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
For Honor: Graphics & CPU Performance - TechSpot. Starbreeze's StarVR headset to enter mass production late 2017. IBM's Watson Dons a Suit and Tie. The future of solar power technology is bright....

Morning Safety Dance

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
February 2017 security update release coming March 15th. Thanks DSLReports via Ant. F-Secure buys industrial control security firm.

Game Reviews

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
Halo Wars 2 on Polygon.

Hardware Reviews

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
Cougar Bunker Mouse Bungee on Play3r. Cougar Immersa Gaming Headset on Play3r. Huawei Mate 9 Smartphone on PC Perspective. MSI Z270 Gaming M7 Motherboard on Hardware Canucks. Super Flower Platinum...

etc.

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
Robots In The Wild is now in early access on Steam, offering a Windows and OS X puzzle/strategy game that combines a bunch of game influences. Here's a trailer…

Out of the Blue

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:43pm
When I was younger I had a hard time understanding why those older than me seemed obsessed with getting rid of objects that cluttered up their lives. Now that I'm digging through 16 years worth of...

Smedley Opens New Amazon Games Studio

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
Amazon announces that industry veteran John Smedley is heading up a team at a new Amazon Games studio in San Diego. They offer just a brief outline of what he's working on, saying, "His team is...

Path of Exile The Fall of Oriath Announced

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
The Path of Exile website announces The Fall of Oriath, a new expansion coming to Grinding Gears' action/RPG (thanks Bevan). This page offers a trailer along with links to coverage of the news. They...

Vikings ? Wolves of Midgard Next Month

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
Kalypso Media announces a March 24th Steam release date for Vikings ? Wolves of Midgard, their upcoming Norse action/RPG. They illustrate the news with this trailer, which features gameplay. They...

Prey Footage

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
A bunch of outlets have "first x minutes of Prey" videos online showing off the opening moments from Arkane's upcoming sci-fi shooter. These are labeled highlights of the first hour, but Rock, Paper,...

On Sale

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
The Humble Freedom Bundle: We just added 16 NEW TITLES. Kerbal Space Program on Steam. Save 40%. Valentines' Sale on Paradox Interactive. Save up to 75%.

Evening Crowdfunding Roundup

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
Caveman Warriors - Multiplayer Platformer Arcade Game by JanduSoft ? Kickstarter. "Jump back in time and free your inner caveman. Smash heads in this local cooperative platformer game. Play solo or...

Evening Interviews

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
Gabe Newell explains Valve's budgeting process: there is none. Gabe Newell admits 'childish' Valve employees egg on Half-Life 3 rumors. Because it's so damn funny.

Gatherings & Competitions

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
Dota 2 Kiev Major Dates and Tickets. General AI Challenge. $5 million in prizes.

Evening Consolidation

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:44pm
PlayStation Now is discontinuing service on PS3, Vita and PlayStation TV. PlayStation Now Service Update. Activision Teases A Crash Bandicoot Announcement. Snake Pass Slides Onto PS4 March 28. Craft...