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Gaming

Sony killed Linux on the PlayStation 3, and now it has to pay the price

Sony has reached an agreement with plaintiffs the removal of the PlayStation 3's "Install Other OS" option. The agreement still needs approval, and will see qualified customers receiving $9 or $55, depending on their claim.
Computing

Updated: Asus, MSI respond to accusations of skewed graphics card review samples

A reviewer outlet reports that Asus and MSI have tweaked evaluation units of the GTX 1080 to give them an edge, but Asus says its just a shortcut for reviewers who want to enable maximum performance.
Virtual Reality

The 'Final Fantasy XV VR Experience' is not what Final Fantasy fans were hoping for

Unfortunately for fans, Final Fantasy XV: The VR Experience does not offer the adventure or excitement one might hope for from a virtual Final Fantasy. At best, it's a neat tidbit for die-hard fans who happen to own a PlayStation VR…
Gaming

‘Agents of Mayhem’ combines ‘Saints Row’ antics with ‘Overwatch’ character

Volition riffs on its open-world formula with a character-based shooter full of explosive craziness. Agents of Mayhem looks to be a cool riff on Volition’s Saints Row formula, taking the studio's renowned humor through a new squad-style…
Computing

AMD’s upcoming Radeon RX 480 8GB card won’t be that expensive after all

AMD Poland previously revealed the price of the upcoming Radeon RX 480 8GB card on Facebook, but the listing is no longer available. The card launches in late June, based on AMD's Polaris 10 XT architecture and 14nm FinFET process…
Gaming

'For Honor' masters the art of the duel

For Honor may have carved itself out a compelling niche my mastering an oft-bungled type of hack-and-slash gameplay: one-on-one combat. Ubisoft Montreal manages to make these duels thoughtful and intense, even against an AI opponent.
Gaming

'Resident Evil 7' Takes to VR With the Best Lessons from the Series — and 'PT'

Capcom’s E3 demo for Resident Evil 7 looks back to the series’ "horror roots" while taking big steps in new directions. The game is a perfect balance of unsettlingly creepy and mysteriously enthralling.
Virtual Reality

Nintendo of America doesn’t think VR is ready for mainstream consumers

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime recently spoke to Bloomberg during E3 2016 about the company's take on virtual reality. The interview follows recent, skeptical comments about the VR industry from Take 2 Interactive's CEO.
Gaming

‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ is Stalingrad meets ‘Battlestar Galactica’

The latest ‘Call of Duty’ takes to outer space, and nails the huge, bombastic feel of the series despite its sci-fi setting. Infinite Warfare seemingly has serious potential to take the Call of Duty franchise to some very new places.
Gaming

SmartBoy turns your Android phone into a GameBoy, buttons and all

Last year's April Fool's Day joke turned into reality, Hyperkin Lab's Smart Boy runs Game Boy cartridges on directly on your smartphone. The software is open source and the company has started taking pre-orders.
Gaming

It's time for your annual ‘The Last Guardian’ update

As The Last Guardian enters the home stretch, it remains unclear if it will be able to stand on its own merits, or if it will be simply serve as a time capsule of a game that missed its window.
Gaming

Crowdfunded survival game ‘ReRoll’ canceled, backers will not get refunds

The creators of crowdfunded survival game ReRoll announced this week that the project is no longer being developed, and backers who supported the campaign will not receive refunds.