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Virtual Reality

Harry who? Turn wizards to dust in Wands, an awesome online shooter for Samsung’s Gear VR

If you want your wizards heavily armed and out for blood, you'll like Wands, an awesome online shooter for the Gear VR, that also has an unusual spectator mode where your friends can cheer your victories, or laugh at your…
Gaming

The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now

Out of the massive crop of PlayStation titles, we've selected a few of our favorites, games that will satiate your itchy trigger finger, tickle your funny bone, and maybe even coax out a tear or two.
Computing

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac debuts with the stand-alone Parallels Toolbox

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac boasts expanded support for PC gaming, including games available via Microsoft’s Windows 10 Xbox app, and Blizzard’s blockbuster team-shooter 'Overwatch.'
Computing

Nvidia slashes GTX 1060 memory to compete with AMD's Radeon RX 480 4GB card

EVGA and MSI launched on Thursday new cards based on a cheaper, 3GB version of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card layout. Pricing likely starts at $200, targeting the similarly priced 4GB model of AMD's Radeon RX 480 graphics card.
Computing

AMD shows Summit Ridge processor outperforming Intel’s Core i7-6900K chip

During Intel's IDF 2016 convention, AMD spilled more beans about its Zen core architecture and Summit Ridge CPUs. The company pitted its Zen-based CPU against Intel's Core i7-6900K “Broadwell-E” chip.
Virtual Reality

Ubisoft to enter VR market with 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew,' 2 other titles this year

Global publisher Ubisoft has issued release dates for its first three dedicated virtual reality games, revealing that Eagle Flight, Star Trek: Bridge Crew, and Werewolves Within will hit Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR…
Gaming

Facebook lays foundation for its own PC gaming platform by making publishing easier

Facebook has announced plans to make publishing games to the social media service easier for Unity developers. It's laying the groundwork for its long-term goal of a dedicated PC gaming platform.
Gaming

Indie dev gets HoloLens to run 8-bit Nintendo games in 3D

Independent developer Andrew Peterson has created a software emulator that uses Microsoft's HoloLens mixed-reality headset to display Nintendo Entertainment System games in a 3D space.
Gaming

New ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ anti-cheat system issues a massive wave of bans

Rainbow Six: Siege has had a pretty significant problem with cheaters, but a newly implemented anti-cheat system seems to be doing its job. Nearly 4,000 cheaters were banned in just a week.
Gaming

Grab Ubisoft’s classic platformer ‘Rayman Origins’ for free on PC right now

Rayman Origins, one of the greatest 2D platformers of all time, is free on PC through the Ubisoft Club in August. The 2011 game is also available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, 3DS, and Wii.
Gaming

Yes, you can directly control your dragon in PlatinumGames’ ‘Scalebound’

Scalebound gameplay demonstrations thus far have shown protagonist Drew giving orders to and riding his dragon, but you'll be able to control him, too, A move called "dragon link" temporarily gives you control of the flying beast…
Gaming

‘Dishonored 2’ lets you make your escape by body-surfing your fallen foes

Arkane Studios' creative director Harvey Smith explains how Corvo's abilities get bigger and better in 'Dishonored 2,' and details how they can be used for gruesomely creative kills.