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The Best Use For Microsoft’s HoloLens Is Playing a Star Trek: TNG Game That Nearly Killed the Crew

When you think about the early days of virtual reality, you either think of the movie The Lawnmower Man, or that episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation where the crew gets addicted to an augmented reality game that almost kills everyone. Which, by the way, you can now play on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset.Read […]

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The Cancelled Justice League Mortal Could’ve Had A Video Game Tie-In Written by Dwayne McDuffie

When George Miller’s planned 2009 Justice League film was canned by Warner Bros, it went down as one of the biggest missed opportunities in superheroic media. And now we know more about the game that could’ve gone along with it. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Deal With Excessive Trash Talk in Online Games

Online multiplayer games are a blast to play with friends or randos alike, but they can quickly get ruined by players who only have negative things to say to you or your teammates. These tips will help you deal with their trash talk so you can stay focused on enjoying your precious game time.Read more… […]

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Need For Speed Payback Tries To Do Too Much At Once

The Need For Speed Payback plot, as far as I could tell from the trailers and the pressers that Electronic Arts sent me, would have us crash our way through a very Fast and Furious-style above-the-law campaign where cop chases, heists and wanton street racing were common. And if the game was comprised of just […]

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Playing Forza Motorsport 7 In 4K Spoils The Hell Out Of You

Much to my dad’s chagrin, I’m one of those people who has trouble telling the difference between 1080p and 4K. This issue came up again and again when I was helping him shop for his new television. And I think the problem was that we were watching clips of movies in the store and not […]

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Playing Forza Motorsport 7 In 4K Spoils The Hell Out Of You

Much to my dad’s chagrin, I’m one of those people who has trouble telling the difference between 1080p and 4K. This issue came up again and again when I was helping him shop for his new television. And I think the problem was that we were watching clips of movies in the store and not […]

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How Need For Speed Payback Moves Beyond The Crazy Crashes

If you want a hyper-realistic driving game, you sit down and fire up Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo. If you want something slightly more colorful and with an actual campaign, then you need to look elsewhere. Electronic Arts’ newest installment of the Need For Speed franchise, Need For Speed Payback, won’t merely be…Read more… Continue […]

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The 74 Cars In Need For Speed Payback Are All Awesome

The new Need For Speed game, Need For Speed Payback, promises us way more cars than its previous versions. Of course, we wanted to know which cars we’d be racing, drifting, off-roading and crashing with. Electronic Arts and Ghost Games revealed the list earlier this week and it’s… quite good.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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UNC Star Joel Berry II Loses Video Game, Punches Door, Breaks Hand

Anyone with a True Gamer’s Heart knows the soul-shattering frustration of getting owned. It is only through sheer force of luck that what happened to North Carolina guard Joel Berry II hasn’t happened to us all. Berry, the Most Outstanding Player of the 2017 Final Four, was apparently playing video games with teammate…Read more… Continue […]

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UNC Star Joel Berry II Loses Video Game, Punches Door, Breaks Hand

Anyone with a True Gamer’s Heart knows the soul-shattering frustration of getting owned. It is only through sheer force of luck that what happened to North Carolina guard Joel Berry II hasn’t happened to us all. Berry, the Most Outstanding Player of the 2017 Final Four, was apparently playing video games with teammate…Read more… Continue […]

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If You Hate Joy-Cons, Use an Old Gamecube Controller on the Switch

Nearly every Nintendo Switch owner I’ve spoken to has professed their love for the portable console. And while its slick design allows for convenient local multiplayer using the pint-sized, removable Joy-Con controllers attached to either side, they’re not exactly comfortable to hold. Luckily, Nintendo’s latest 4.00…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Universal Paperclips Guide: 3 Tips for Beating the Addictive New Clicker Game

The best video game of the year might just be Universal Paperclips, a browser-based clicker that explores the dangers of unchecked artificial intelligence. It’s kind of like FarmVille, but instead of growing vegetables you’re making paperclips—and (spoiler alert) you might just end up destroying the world in the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We’re Meeting With The Lead Designer For Need For Speed Payback! What Do You Want To Know?

The only driving game I’ve really ever played is Forza. I’ve never actually played a Need For Speed game. Until tomorrow, that is, because Electronic Arts invited me to come preview the series’ newest installment, Need For Speed Payback, ahead of its Nov. 10 release date.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Watch This Guy Build a Nintendo Switch Clone That Plays Thousands of Classic Games

Still having a hard time finding a Nintendo Switch in stores? Or maybe you’re tired of waiting for Nintendo’s promised online store full of retro games? Tim Lindquist took things into his own hands and built a Nintendo Switch clone from scratch that can emulate games from over 50 classic systems.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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All Other Gaming Bundles Are Crap Next To Taiwan’s Gran Turismo Sport Super Bundle

So. Video game bundles. Usually you get a cool case for the game, maybe Master Chief’s helmet on a stand and some in-game credit. Well, all of that shit pales in comparison to Sony Interactive Entertainment Taiwan Limited’s Gran Turismo Sport Super Bundle. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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