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Cougar outs ultra-affordable ‘gaming’ keyboard sans clicky mechanical keys

Although it's marketed as a gaming keyboard, the Cougar 200K is far from a slice of heaven, with shallow scissor switches. On the bright side, it's cheap.

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This new Evolve trailer breaks down exactly how the game works

This new Evolve trailer from Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games explains how every facet of the game works, from the monster and the hunters pursuing it to the different modes and alien creatures players contend with.

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Elder Scrolls Online ditches subscriptions, heads to consoles on June 9

Bethesda Softworks confirms that The Elder Scrolls Online will be doing away with required monthly subscription fees in advance of the now-confirmed June 2015 console launch.

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German researchers teach Mario to learn, perhaps to love

A team at the University of Tubingen in Germany has developed an artificial intelligence that plays Super Mario World and learns both from its own experience and from advice.

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Savvy Destiny player hacks a controller to level up on autopilot

A tech-savvy Destiny player has hacked a controller with an Arduino and servos such that he can leave a character overnight to slowly level itself up without any player input.

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Plex is now available for the PS4 and PS3 in the U.S.

Ideal if you have a large library of audio and video files as well as a Sony gaming console, the popular Plex video streaming software has just been released for both the Sony PS4 and PS3 in North America.

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John Malkovich is a zombie-shooting janitor in the latest Call of Duty DLC trailer

The latest trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Havoc DLC gives a taste of what the add-on's new Exo Zombies mode looks like. Fans of previous Call of Duty zombies appearances should definitely take a look.

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Suck blood and level up in the upcoming action RPG Vampyr

Vampyr is a newly-revealed action-horror RPG from Dontnod Entertainment, the studio behind Remember Me and the upcoming episodic adventure, Life is Strange.

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Robotoki closes its doors, leaving Human Element on indefinite hiatus

Robert Bowling's Robotoki, an independent studio he founded in 2012, has closed its doors, leaving its debut game Human Element in hiatus while Bowling seeks new publication options.

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Just when you thought pinball was dying, Stern dropped in another quarter

Despite being surrounded by some of the most advanced gaming tech in the world, Stern Pinball's booth was one of the hottest spots on the CES showfloor this year -- a beautiful metaphor for the current state of pinball as a whole

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Club Nintendo is shutting down, but a new loyalty rewards program is coming

Nintendo is set to shut down its Club Nintendo loyalty rewards program by the end of June 2015. There's going to be a new loyalty program to replace it, but no details have yet been revealed.

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Borderlands makes the leap to PS4 and XB1 with 5,000 Claptrap robots in tow

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection brings Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 24, 2015. A limited special edition also include an elaborate remote-controlled Claptrap robot.

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Blizzard plays to its base by rewarding veteran World of Warcraft players

Blizzard Entertainment is rewarding the most loyal World of Warcraft players by sending out a small replica of its HQ orc statue to players with accounts older than ten years.

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This Week in Gaming: ‘Gat’ out of hell in Saints Row and command armies from an armchair

Relive third-person action classics like Resident Evil or the more recent Saints Row IV, which both received remastered new releases this week, or delve into new strategy titles.

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Lizard Squad chased by police, humbled by fellow hackers

Not only have several members of the Lizard Squad hacking group been arrested lately, but their Lizard Stresser client list has leaked all over the web.

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