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XCOM 2’s PC requirements look forgiving

XCOM 2 is undoubtedly one of the biggest video game releases of early 2016, and now its developers at Firaxis have shared the modest system requirements that you will need to play it.
Computing

With this mod, Star Wars Battlefront looks 'better than the movies'

YouTube user 'jackfrags' has pulled off an amazing feat, simply by enabling SweetFX on Star Wars Battlefront. The result is both beautiful and lifelike, and an entire Reddit thread is singing jackfrag's praises.
Gaming

Devil’s Third, SteamWorld Heist out now for Wii U and 3DS

This week's Nintendo eShop update marks the North American launch of Devil's Third, SteamWorld Heist, Terraria, FAST Racing NEO, and other anticipated games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
Gaming

Bring a spear to a flaming bear fight in the prehistoric wild of Far Cry Primal

The open-world Far Cry series goes prehistoric, a setting that perfectly suits its hunter/gatherer gameplay.
Gaming

Resident Evil 0 remake premieres for consoles and PCs in January

A remake of Capcom's survival horror classic Resident Evil 0 is bound for Xbox and PlayStation consoles in January alongside a digital release for PC platforms, the publisher announced this week.
Gaming

XCOM 2 collector's edition offers a free game and DLC

XCOM 2 will take advantage of launching exclusively on PC by swapping the physical bonuses found in most collector's editions for a digital-only "set" offering extra content for hungry fans.
Gaming

Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida says he knows how to deal with Internet hate

Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida explained how he deals with fans who send him hateful messages via Twitter and other platforms at Sony's PlayStation Experience fan convention.
Gaming

Humble Neo Geo Bundle serves up arcade classics in a browser window

The latest pay-what-you-want compilation from Humble Bundle collects a wide variety of PC-combatible Neo Geo classics from SNK, and many featured games are playable within the Firefox and Chrome Internet browsers.
Gaming

Battle Jack the Ripper in new Assassin’s Creed Syndicate DLC next week

Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Jack The Ripper is releasing on December 15, and it looks to take the series into the horror genre for the first time. The DLC takes place 20 years after the main game.
Gaming

The Science of a Shoryuken Will Blow Your Mind… Literally

Have you ever wondered how much it would hurt to take a dragon punch to the face from Ryu, Ken or Akuma? Whatever you've imagined, it's actually much worse.
Gaming

Prepare to lose: Fighting off alien invasion is harder than ever in XCOM 2

XCOM 2 puts players back in charge of a ragtag group of alien fighters, struggling against the odds to save humanity.
Gaming

Microsoft announces extension of Xbox One Black Friday deals, $50 off all bundles

Microsoft will continue its Black Friday deals for Xbox One consoles until the Dec 26, including its holiday edition 1TB bundle, limited edition Halo 5: Guardians bundle, and Elite bundle, all with $50 off the retail price.