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Asus’ all-new Republic of Gamers G752 laptop is a portable gaming powerhouse

Asus has taken its Republic of Gamers line in a new direction with the G752, which ditches the company’s traditional black-and-red colors for a more unique approach. Will it prove a worthy addition to this popular line of gaming hardware?

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FTC and Machinima reach settlement: it’s actually about ethics in game journalism

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with YouTube network Machinima over allegations that the company contracted popular YouTubers to create paid advertisements under the guise of unbiased, independently produced video content.

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MSI brings Skylake to its line of high-end gaming laptops

MSI's line of high-end gaming laptops are getting, well, even higher-end, as the company is adding Skylake processors to five of its models.

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Need to squeeze a few more frames out of Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain? Here’s how

Taking to the open world of Phantom Pain? Nvidia's guide will help you get the best performance out of your system, whatever your system's specs are.

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Acer teases gamers with its 10-core Predator 6 gaming smartphone

Acer showed us a brief glimpse of a new gaming smartphone as part of its Predator line-up at IFA today. It's a deca-core device with 4GB of RAM. The gaming phone will mimic a controller's haptic feedback.

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New trailer for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate shows off the game’s take on 1868 London

The new trailer for Assassin's Creed Syndicate doesn't show much in the way of gameplay, opting to take us on a tour of the game's depiction of 1868 London instead, complete with plenty of smoke and steam.

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Don’t worry, console gamers: LawBreakers may still come to the Xbox One, PS4

Though BossKey's upcoming multiplayer shooter LawBreakers has only been announced for the PC, studio boss Cliff Bleszinski says there is still hope that the game could come to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Upcoming PlayStation 4 update readies the system for streaming to YouTube

With YouTube increasing its efforts to compete with Twitch as a game streaming service, Sony is adding support for streaming to the video giant in its latest PlayStation 4 firmware update, which also bumps cloud storage up to 10GB.

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Asus brings a watercooled laptop, quirky router, $120 stick PCs to IFA 2015

A brand new stick PC and updated gaming offerings, including a water-cooled laptop, headline the raft of products Asus is showing off at the 2015 edition of consumer electronics expo IFA.

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Essential starting gameplay tips for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Whether you're a series veteran or a fresh-faced recruit, Metal Gear Solid V offers an unprecedented amount of freedom in how you can approach its missions. We've assembled a list of tips to help you get your bearings.

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Activision’s Deadpool game is getting remastered for PS4, Xbox One

Activision's superhero action game Deadpool is returning for an encore performance later this year in an upgraded re-release for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, retailer GameStop announced this week.

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Resident Evil Origins Collection pairs up survival horror classics in January 2016

Capcom today announced Resident Evil Origins Collection, an upcoming retail bundle featuring upgraded HD versions of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs.

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Digital Nintendo 3DS, Wii U games now up for grabs at Amazon

Nintendo has launched an Amazon storefront offering download codes for a large number of its published games on the Wii U, 3DS, and legacy platforms via the Virtual Console service.

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Star Wars Battlefront beta hits consoles, PC this October

Star Wars Battlefront arrives this November, and developer DICE are preparing a beta to ensure that its launch goes smoother than Battlefield 4. The beta begins on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC this October.

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Use the force in Disney Infinity 3.0 (First Impressions)

Is Disney Infinity 3.0 worth it or not? Find out whether Disney's latest addition stands up to the Star Wars name and what exactly you can expect before playing it in this quick and informative video.

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Free Stuff! Turtle Rock announces free weekend for Evolve on the PC and Xbox One

Released at the beginning of this year, Turtle Rock's asymmetric multiplayer title Evolve has seen its player base slowly dwindle. To grab more players, the company is hosting a free weekend for the PC and Xbox One versions of the game.

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Amazon’s Fire TV is out of stock, which might hint at an upcoming new model

If you're looking for an Amazon Fire TV, you're out of luck for the time being, but that might not be a bad thing. The item is listed as "currently unavailable" which could indicate that an updated new model of the streaming box is on the way.

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The smaller New Nintendo 3DS is finally coming to the U.S. as part of a new bundle

When Nintendo brought the updated New Nintendo 3DS to North America, only the larger XL model of the device was available, unlike the previous iteration of the hardware. Now the smaller version is finally coming as part of a new bundle.

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Upcoming Xbox One Elite Bundle features redesigned controller, 1TB hard drive

Microsoft today announced a new Xbox One Elite Bundle that includes an improved controller and a redesigned hard drive that's both larger and faster than storage media packaged with earlier models of the Xbox One.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided emerges in February with an augmented special edition

Square Enix has launched a unique pre-order campaign for its upcoming stealth-based first-person shooter Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, giving players the chance to unlock the game early by reaching online community milestones.

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Konami is playing it fast and loose with the Metal Gear Solid V release for PC users

The hype surrounding Phantom Pain is reaching a head, but PC users may run into some issues as they download and install the game, especially if they're hoping to use the DVD.

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Uncharted 4 arrives in March with special editions

Sony's flagship Uncharted franchise will return in March with Uncharted 4, which will arrive in multiple special edition packages at retail. Digital buyers will also receive a collection of exclusive bonuses.

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No longer just free of subscription, Guild Wars 2 client now free to download

While Guild Wars 2 always lacked a subscription, players had to pay a one-time fee for the game client. Not anymore, though. The base game is now free, so users can jump in, download the client, and play without spending a dime.

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AMD's Radeon R7 370 packs a budget punch, but Nvidia's GTX 950 steals its glory

The AMD Radeon R7 370 is a budget-friendly gaming card, but can it keep up with the stiff competition in its price range?

  • Pros: Respectable 1080p performance , Low price point , Slightly…
  • Cons: Not power efficient , Lacks some AMD driver features , GTX…

Mighty No. 9 demo and a slew of free games coming to Kickstarter backers in September

Earlier this month, developer Comcept confirmed in a message to Kickstarter backers that Mighty No. 9 would be delayed until 2016. In order to make up to fans, the company is releasing a backer-exclusive demo this September.

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Final Fantasy XV really is coming in 2016, more details will be revealed in March

After dropping a few hints that Final Fantasy XV would be released next year, director Hajime Tabata confirmed at PAX that the game would indeed be released in 2016, and that Square Enix will hold an event to announce the release date in March.

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