Gaming

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...

A first look at Unreal Engine 5
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Get a glimpse of new and improved real-time rendering features currently in development.

Valorant has ranked play now
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Though Riot will turn off competitive matchmaking if it breaks anything.

Meet John Romero: One of the Godfathers of the First-Person Shooter
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Meet John Romero, one of the creators behind Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, and Quake, breakthrough games that all but created the first-person shooter genre.

DOOM’s Development: A Year of Madness
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“Does it run DOOM?” is the oft-heard phrase as it is the canonical first-port for any system, be it a toaster, touch bar or printer. Programmer, game designe...

Lockdown nightclub recreated in Minecraft
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With the nation urged to stay at home, a night out in a virtual club proves a big draw for three friends.

The Best VR Game is from 1995
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Pixel Ripped 1995 shows the true creative power of the virtual reality medium and is by far the best, most complete, and most unique game in the Quest’s library. If we were to review Pixel Ripped 1995 on gameplay mechanics alone, it would get a perfect score.

Escape from Tarkov Update 0.12.5 Patch Notes | New Therapist Service, UI & more
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The servers of Escape from Tarkov were down for the maintenance as the developers were deploying a new update. Well,

Elijah Wood visits a fan's Animal Crossing island to sell turnips
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He even called it beautiful, it's amazing how Animal Crossing can bring famous people and their fans together