Gaming

AOC's Among Us stream raises $200k for eviction defence, food pantries, and more
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is grateful to the Twitch community and promises more streams in the near future.

NZ's newest billionaire: Covid-stranded American gaming CEO Gabe Newell applies for NZ residency
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Newell says reports of him looking to start a Valve office in New Zealand are inaccurate - but that's not to say it's a bad idea.

Why This 20-Year-Old CRT Monitor Is Better Than a 4K LCD
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LCD displays have their merits, but they still don't match the responsiveness of clunky CRT screens.

PS5 Teardown: An up-close and personal look at the console hardware
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Your first look at PS5's internal components that will power the next generation of amazing games.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs are now open source
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Legendary horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs is now open source, meaning that modders can dig in and see what lies underneath the hood of both games.

Xbox expansion: Microsoft buys Fallout maker Bethesda's parent company for $7.5B
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The move marks a significant purchase in the gaming world and strengthens Microsoft's Xbox lineup ahead of a new launch in November.

Cuba's Underground Gaming Network
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Cuba has joined the global network, but high prices have driven Havana's citizens to create their own

Halo Infinite | Campaign Gameplay Premiere – 8 Minute Demo
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In Halo Infinite's campaign, the Master Chief returns when humanity's fate hangs in the balance to confront the most ruthless foe he's ever faced – the Banis...

This VR Treadmill Brings Us Closer To Making Ready Player One A Reality (First Look: Kat Walk C)
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Today I'm diving into the world of Ready Player One. We are going to play on a omnidirectional VR treadmill called the Kat Walk C. Its a consumer ready walki...

Fortnite no longer contains police cars
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The prop cars have apparently been removed in response to Black Lives Matter protests.

'The Last of Us Part II' and Its Crisis-Strewn Path to Release
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Videogame developer Naughty Dog was racing to finish the sequel to its blockbuster set in a post-pandemic dystopia. Then it was hit with trolls, hackers—and a real pandemic.

SimRefinery recovered
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A copy of SimRefinery has successfully been recovered!

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - IFR Revealed - A Look At The Sims Flight Rules
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Microsoft Flight Simulator has made a big dealabout the graphics about its graphics and only rightly so. Part of the interest for this, isn't just the beauti...

Reconstructing a lost NES game from 30-year-old source code disks
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In early 2020, The Video Game History Foundation was approached by a friend of Oberth’s surviving family to help them make sense of the materials he had left behind. Untouched for years in the home basement he often worked from were piles of old computers, CD-R backups, floppy disks, notes, cassettes, EPROMs, and data tape going back to his earliest Apple II work in the late 70s, which his family agreed to loan to us for evaluation.

Windbound - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch
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The Forbidden Islands are Calling. Unlock their Secrets. Shipwrecked alone on an unchartered island explore, adapt and navigate the land and perilous seas to...