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Look out, Twitch – here comes YouTube Gaming

From today, gaming fans can check out YouTube Gaming, the company's much anticipated Twitch-like streaming service that promises 25,000 pages for various game titles, live streams, archived gameplay footage, and more.

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Battlecade is part retro arcade, part Battleship board, and all class

This Swedish designer's portable Battlecade is an exquisite union of retro arcades, the board game Battleship, and fine woodworking -- an expensive gift to commission for the arcade enthusiast in your life who already has everything.

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Upcoming GTA 5 mod makes the game nearly photo-realistic

It's not available yet, but the new ToddyEnhancer mod will have you wondering if you're playing GTA V or watching a live-action movie version.

Computing

At long last, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano is ready for its close up

Thanks to some leaked detail shots, we now have our first in-depth look at the physical construction of AMD's compact card with High Bandwidth Memory. Whether it can game or not remains to be seen.

Computing

Trine series in jeopardy following latest game’s mixed reception

Trine series developer Frozenbyte has addressed issues raised by fans and critics following the release of Trine 3, noting that an unexpectedly poor reception has put the future of the puzzle-platforming franchise in question.

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Street Fighter V global beta tests rolling out in September

A global online beta test for Capcom's upcoming one-on-one fighting game Street Fighter V is due to kick off in September, after the publisher wraps up regional testing in North and South America.

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Play Just Cause 3, win a private island

Just Cause is known for huge open worlds, but Just Cause 3 is taking this to the next level with a contest to win a real-life, honest to goodness private island by earning in-game "Chaos Points."

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Twisted Metal, Grow Home free in September for PlayStation Plus members

Sony has announced September's multiplatform freebies for PlayStation Plus members, naming the first featured game chosen by popular vote among its player base as part of the inaugural Vote to Play campaign.

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Frictional Games’ SOMA may scare you, but won’t frighten your gaming PC

Frictional is hoping that SOMA scares the life out of as many people as possible when it's released next month. To make sure that happens, it's made the specifications so reasonable anyone can run it.

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Bob Was Hungry is a multiplayer platformer where your friends need to be as good as you

Bob Was Hungry hit Steam yesterday, packed with nearly 200 levels filled with spinning saw blades, spikes, laser grids and more. If you think it's tough making your way through the levels on your own, just wait until your friends need to make it too.

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Don’t worry, Metal Gear Solid V’s multiplayer won’t be hidden behind a paywall

After multiple outlets reported that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's multiplayer would be locked behind a paywall, Konami has clarified that while the game will feature microtransactions, its multiplayer won't require them.

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Grandia II hits Steam today, and it can load your old Dreamcast saves

If hearing that the classic Dreamcast JRPG Grandia II was headed to Steam gave you the urge to revisit the original console version of the game, you'll be glad to know you can transfer that save to the new PC version and keep playing.

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You could play against Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open, thanks to this amazing VR experience

Ever wondered how it would be to return the tennis serve of a champion? If you’re headed to the U.S. Open later this month, you may have the chance to find out — without having to set foot on the court itself, or risk embarrassing yourself in front of the…

Cool Tech

Rumor: The Fury Nano beats the R9 290X at half the size and power consumption

Nothing is confirmed yet, but leaked slides indicate the R9 Nano may be produce faster gaming framerates than the R9 290X while keeping wattage well below the 290X or the brand new Fury X.

Computing

Duke Nukem lawsuit ends with Gearbox retaining ownership

A lawsuit stemming from the unclear ownership status of the Duke Nukem franchise was settled this week, cementing Duke Nukem Forever publisher Gearbox Software as the "full and rightful owner" of the Duke Nukem intellectual property.

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