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Gaming

After nearly two decades, Blizzard will no longer use the ‘Battle.net’ name

After two decades of use, Blizzard will be putting an end to Battle.net -- or at least its name -- over the next few months. The system is used for managing games like 'Starcraft' and 'Hearthstone.'
Gaming

Modder replicates ‘No Man’s Sky’ in ‘Doom,’ and it’s truly a sight to behold

Modder Robert Prest spent the last three weeks turning the popular shooter Doom into Hello Games' No Man's Sky. Everything from minerals to space stations has made it into the modded adventure.
Gaming

How ‘Modern Warfare Remastered’ updated the classic without ruining it

In trying to remake a classic first-person shooter, 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' developer Raven Software turned to 'Call of Duty 4' fans to figure out how to freshen up a classic, without losing what made it great.
Cool Tech

Drones, VR, and brisket collide (peacefully) at Digital Trends’ TechPop Drone Show 1:23

On the rooftop of the Portland-based Hotel deLuxe's parking garage, Digital Trends hosted its third TechPop event, this time geared toward teaching those in attendance more about drones and virtual reality.
Computing

New ROG Strix GL702VM gaming laptop from Asus is slim, powerful, and stylish

Asus is getting ready to ship the Republic of Gamers Strix GL702VM laptop packing Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics chip. The screen supports Nvidia's G-Sync tech, which syncs the displays refresh rate with the graphics chip's output.
Photography

New custom overlays make 360Fly action-cam shots look like a video game

Beware, using this software may remind you of your favorite racing video game. A new partnership between 360Fly and RaceRender allows users to upload custom speedometers, track maps, and more to their own 360 footage.
Gaming

First ‘Dark Souls III’ expansion, ‘Ashes of Ariandel,’ teased in new gameplay trailer

Publisher Bandai Namco has released a new Dark Souls III trailer giving fans an early look at the upcoming Ashes of Ariandel expansion prior to its multiplatform launch next month.
Gaming

These 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' guns will keep you entertained

'Rise of Iron' is finally here and with it comes a host of new, absurd weaponry in the 'Destiny' tradition. Here are some of the most comical new guns to be had in the games latest expansion, from "Disassembly Required" to "B-29 Party…
Gaming

PS4 Pro specs are ‘not enough to do true 4K,’ says Xbox executive

Xbox senior director of product management and planning Albert Penello claims that the computing speed driving Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 Pro console is "not enough to do true 4K."
Gaming

‘Pokémon Sun’ and ‘Moon’ to get post-launch ‘Pokémon Bank’ support

The Pokémon Company revealed this week that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS RPG duo Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will be upgraded with Pokémon Bank support following their retail debuts later this year.
Gaming

Can you survive ‘Gears of War 4’s punishing new Horde mode?

50 waves of enemies might not sound like much, but Gears of War 4’s Horde Mode will make sure you and your friends earn every frag.