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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.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

Remember those dumped Atari cartridges? They’ve just sold for $108,000

Remember those Atari games found in a landfill site in New Mexico last year? Well, it seems like there are plenty of Atari 2600 fans out there, as most of the games have recently been snapped up by buyers around the world, raising $108K in the process.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

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.

Computing

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.

Gaming

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.

Gaming

Top 17-inch laptop bags for gamers, professionals and photographers

Having trouble with your brick of a laptop? We've rustled up the best 17-inch bags, packs and cases around to store your desktop-replacement for every type of travel.

Computing

Getting sweaty, disoriented, and astonished at the world’s first VR film festival

Leave your expectations in Telluride. Participants at Kaleidescope are pushing the limits of VR technology, forging the rules of VR filmmaking, and sweating all over everything.

Cool Tech

Not getting over here: Mortal Kombat X last-gen versions canceled

Mortal Kombat X released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC more than four months ago, but publisher Warner Bros. has announced that the last-gen versions of the game have been officially canceled.

Gaming

Handsome Jack is ready for his closeup: Lionsgate developing a Borderlands movie

Lionsgate has announced that it is developing a film based on Gearbox Software's popular Borderlands series of first-person shooters with producers Avi and Ari Arad.

Gaming

Razer’s Nabu offers fitness tracking and social connectivity to PC gamers

The newest wearable from gaming peripheral designer Razer features a discreet OLED screen, fitness tracking, and social connectivity targeted at PC gamers.

Wearables

Konami killing off dozens of legacy iOS apps in Japan

Veteran games publisher Konami will permanently retire a large number of its paid iOS apps in Japan, including Metal Gear Solid Touch and Silent Hill: The Escape, as it shifts its focus toward free-to-play titles.

Gaming

UK police arrest six teens for using Lizard Squad’s hacking-for-hire tool

Authorities in the UK arrested six teenagers this week for attempting to attack several major websites using Lizard Squad's hacking for hire tools. All six are out currently on bail.

Computing

Deadly Premonition nets a special edition five years after launch

PlayStation 3 survival horror cult favorite Deadly Premonition is getting a special edition re-release more than five years after its initial launch from publishers Rising Star Games and NIS America.

Gaming

No longer in November, XCOM 2 pushed back to February 2016

Fans of Fireaxis Games' XCOM franchise are going to have to wait a little longer to get their hands on XCOM 2, as the team has decided to push the game back to February 2016.

Gaming

Here is the first gameplay of the Gears of War creator’s new arena shooter, LawBreakers

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski has shared the first gameplay footage from his upcoming, independently-developed arena shooter, LawBreakers, highlighting its fast-paced, high-flying, futuristic gunplay.

Gaming

Humble Store proceeds target thousands of newly added charities

Humble Bundle's organizers have greatly expanded the service's Humble Store charity lineup, allowing buyers to donate toward one of more than 35,000 listed charities with every game purchase.

Gaming

Mad Max will run at 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One, players can drive forever

In a recent interview, developer Avalanche confirmed that the upcoming Mad Max will run at 1080p on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Even better, you can drive forever because there is no actual end to the game's map.

Computing

Shovel Knight knighted by Nintendo as first Indie game with its own Amiibo

Shovel Knight is a wonderful throwback to the 8 and 16-bit eras of gaming, and fans can't get enough of the game. First a retail release was announced, and now it is the first indie game to get its own Amiibo.

Gaming

Head’s up! Double Fine’s next game is the action-adventure side-scroller Headlander

After a year that saw the release of strategy game Massive Chalice and remastered versions of Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle, Double Fine has partnered with Adult Swim Games for its latest game, the 2D action-adventure game Headlander.

Gaming

In the future, your pet may be able to join you on a VR adventure, kind of

Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.

Computing

The HTC Vive’s launch date has shifted to 2016, putting it up against Oculus and Sony

HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.

Wearables

Disney Infinity 3.0 takes the series to a galaxy far, far away

The addition of the Star Wars franchise to Disney Infinity 3.0 takes the series to a bright future in a galaxy far, far away.

  • Pros: An impressively robust world-building mode , Rich…
  • Cons: Occasional control and camera quirks , Limited in-game…