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James Cameron, the man who brought us Avatar, isn’t impressed with virtual reality

Pioneering filmmaker James Cameron recently expressed his middling opinion of Oculus Rift and the state of virtual reality at a Wall Street Journal panel.

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The first laptop with clicky mechanical keys will make everyone at Starbucks hate you

Mechanical keyboards are often preferred by gamers for their increased accuracy, but they haven't been available on gaming laptops. MSI is changing that with the GT80 TItan.

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Hunt the fell beasts of Middle-earth in Shadow of Mordor’s ‘Lord of the Hunt’

The first DLC expansion for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Lord of the Hunt, will focus on Torvin the Dwarven Hunter and a deadly new class of mounted Beastmaster Warchiefs.

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Sony’s Shu Yoshida apologizes for ongoing Driveclub woes, postpones PS Plus Edition

The saga of Driveclub's fraught launch continues with an apologetic statement from the president of Sony's World Wide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida.

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Baffling new Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer sends Arno hurtling forward in time

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity takes an unexpected turn from what we've seen so far of the game's murdery historical fiction when Arno is sent forward in time.

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Your old Dragon Age choices still matter in Inquisition, thanks to Dragon Age Keep

A new Dragon Age Keep web app lets players tweak the choices offered up in the previous two games, then import their saved world state into the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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Play Ubisoft’s RPG-racer The Crew a month early in the November beta

Ubisoft's open-world driving game The Crew is set for a closed console beta on November 6-10. This will be the fourth and final beta test before its December 2 release.

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Nintendo is cooking up a device to measure fatigue and map your sleep patterns

Nintendo's previously stated plans to get into the "non-wearable" health monitoring space seem to be moving forward, with a device designed to measure fatigue and sleep patterns coming by or before March 2016.

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Noriega’s Call of Duty lawsuit dismissed, Black Ops II appearance deemed a ‘caricature’

A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge dismissed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's defamation lawsuit against Activision for his appearance in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

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60 riveting movies you can watch on Netflix right now

Save yourself from hours of scrolling and searching through Netflix's massive library by checking out this list of our favorite movies you can stream right now.

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It’s not a trap! Star Wars: Battlefront slated for holiday 2015 release

Star Wars Battlefront, a revival of the beloved series announced at E3 earlier this year, has been given a Holiday 2015 release window, EA confirmed via Twitter.

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Dying Light canceled for PS3 and Xbox 360, still on track for January 2015 release

Dying Light is no longer coming to PS3 and Xbox 360, developer Techland announced. The zombie survival game will be released solely on Xbox One, PS4 and PC in February, 2015.

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Destiny delves into The Dark Below on December 9 when the first DLC arrives

Destiny's first DLC expansion, The Dark Below, will be available to download for all platforms on December 9, adding new gear, missions, raids, strikes, and raising the level cap.

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Learn to survive your own awesomepocalypse in our Sunset Overdrive getting started guide

Here's a handy guide to help you learn the basic controls and some early game strategies for Insomniac Games' stellar Xbox One-exclusive open world adventure, Sunset Overdrive.

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We’re streaming Halo: The Master Chief Collection RIGHT NOW [It's over]

Tune in to the Digital Trends Twitch channel at 3pm EST/12pm PST on October 29, 2014 for an early look at the campaign content and menu interface in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

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Gaming’s most prestigious awards show set to acknowledge ‘David & Goliath’ successes

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences adds a pair of categories to the annual D.I.C.E. Awards -- gaming's Oscars -- that explicitly acknowledge the changing face of interactive entertainment.

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Don’t waste any gaming space with Maingear’s newest X-Cube PC, which is powerful and tiny

Offering high levels of gaming performance and portability is no easy feat, but Maingear's refreshed X-Cube pulls it off. Learn more here.

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Ebola panic drives up sales for mobile epidemic simulator Plague Inc.

Spreading panic over the Ebola outbreak that has been ravaging West Africa has been a boon for the developers of Plague Inc, a game about epidemics whose sales have spiked by 50%.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass covers all DLC, bonus weapons, and a free map

A new trailer for Sledgehammer Games' Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Season Pass shows off some of the goodies in store for dedicated subscribers, like a bonus multiplayer map.

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Rockstar’s got a long list of exclusive extras for GTA V players that jump to new consoles

Grand Theft Auto V's upcoming re-release for PS4, Xbox One and PC will come packing a host of new content, some of which will be an exclusive incentive for returning players.

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Want to help make Evolve awesome? Then participate in the big alpha

Evolve's Turtle Rock Studios has released a new video in which the developers discuss asymmetric multiplayer and the impending large-scale closed alpha test.

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CyberPowerPC’s latest Fangbook fights tooth and nail to win the hearts of gamers

Flashy, cool, speedy, and power-efficient, CyberPowerPC's latest Fangbook may also be one of the most affordable in the series. Get the whole scoop here.

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You can play two of the best Star Wars games ever all over again for $20

Good Old Games strikes a deal with Disney Interactive that brings X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, and more to the go-to virtual storefront for classic computer games.

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Dexmo exoskeleton glove lets you ‘feel’ virtual objects with your hand

With the help of a cleverly-engineered braking mechanism, the Dexmo exoskeleton glove allows the wearer to feel resistance when then touch a virtual object

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You can abduct an Alienware 13 gaming laptop starting October 28

Alienware is back with a brand new gaming laptop, but don't worry. You won't have to struggle to lug this notebook around. Learn more here.

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Turbocharge your laptop with a desktop GPU? Now Alienware makes a box for that

Beef up your Alienware notebook with the Graphics Amplifier, a beastly box that lets you upgrade one of the firm's gaming laptops with a desktop graphics card.

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Fast, fun and never serious, Sunset Overdrive is gaming escapism at its finest

Insomniac Games unloads with both barrels in Sunset Overdrive. The game’s sharp mix of fun and funny, further enhanced by deeply interlocked systems of play, make this one of the…

  • Pros: Immediately enjoyable controls , Scads of complex systems…
  • Cons: Not for gaming beginners

Explore an uncharted world from the team behind Device 6 on November 6

The Sailor's Dream, an ethereal, narrative-driven experience from the makers of Device 6, is arriving on iOS on November 6, according to developer Simogo in this new trailer.

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This week in gaming: No tricks, all treats in the game release lead-in to Halloween

Sunset Overdrive leads the pack as autumn's release blitz continues with anticipated releases like NBA Live 15, WWE 2K15 and Lords of the Fallen.

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