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Crytek Blames Financial Trouble on Transition to Online Publisher, Says Things are All Better
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Over the past few months there have been more than a few articles about Crytek and its financial stability. We have heard many rumors including one that claimed they (Crytek) were unable to pay their employees. These rumors have come…
New Pictures of the Steam Controller Found In Beta Client Update
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There is a new update in the never ending rumors surrounding Valve’s Steambox and Controller. After digging into a client update an interesting image popped up for the Steam Controller. It seems that Valve may be considering putting a traditional…
Russia Offers a $111k Reward to De-Anonymize Tor
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On Friday we wrote about a talk that was canceled at Black Hat 2014. This talk was to discuss a flaw in the Tor anonymizing network that would allow almost anyone to identify users on the network. This morning we…
GTA 5 Could Hit the Streets on November 7th
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25 July 2014
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GTA 5 Could Hit the Streets on November 7th

GTA fans might have something to look forward to in November if a recent rumor turns out to be true. According to UK retailer Gameseek, the next installment in the Grand Theft Auto series will be hitting the streets on…
AMD might not have a new Desktop Platform until 2016
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There is a rumor that is claiming AMD will not have a new desktop processor until 2016 that has been making the rounds today. The claim is that AMD is shifting their current focus to mobile CPUs and APUs. Originally…
YouTube's Purchase of Twitch Confirmed...
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25 July 2014
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YouTube's Purchase of Twitch Confirmed...

The long rumored acquisition of game-streaming service Twitch by Ad-Giant Google has finally been confirmed, in what is looking to be a $1Billion deal. The original rumor surfaced back in May of this year when an article appeared in Variety.…
Are Recent Teaser Tweets from 2k Games Pointing to a New Bioshock?
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Why do the really great game development companies seem to disappear? If you have been around for a while you might remember a game development company by the name of Looking Glass Studios. This company is responsible for titles like…
Are Security Researchers Sitting on Vulnerabilities to Get the Most Money?
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A couple of days ago we posted a story about a group of developers that complained to Valve about their lack of a Bug Bounty. In their complaint was an inference that having a form of reward would make people…
TOR Vulnerability Talk at Black HAT 2014 Canceld
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The TOR Project has been the go-to group when it comes to anonymity. This group and their TOR browser bundle are used by millions of people daily and not just to surf for illegal items or porn. In many cases…
AMD looking to Stacked DRAM for Future APUs
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23 July 2014
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AMD looking to Stacked DRAM for Future APUs

One of the items we have always beat AMD up on is there poor memory performance in their CPUs and APUs. This little issue is what has separated AMD from Intel since the AM2 days. It has always been understood…
Battlefield Hardline Delayed until Ealry 2015 to Improve The Game from Top to Bottom
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Remember all of the jokes about EA putting out games before they were ready? I do and many of them were very funny. Apparently someone at EA might have read them too and while we can picture them having an…
New tracking method found that creates a fingerprint for your system
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In 2012 ago we heard about a new type of internet tracking that involved making every computer identify itself and then following that ID around. At the time we thought the idea was very interesting. What we did not know…
Security Expert claims iOS "Undocumented Services" allow for data collection
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There is a lot of information flying around the internet about security this month. Much of this is due to the looming Black Hat and DEF CON conferences that kick off in August. While many of the articles hitting the…
NVIDIA launches the Shield 8-Inch Tablet
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22 July 2014
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NVIDIA launches the Shield 8-Inch Tablet

In what should not have been a surprise to anyone, NVIDIA launched their own tablet today. This new tablet is part of their mobile gaming initiative and is a smart move considering some of the setbacks NVIDIA has had when…
Italy blocks Mega after getting off of the Special 301 Report Watch List
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You knew it was going to happen, but I am honestly surprised that it has happened this soon after the special 301 report recommendations came out. Italy has decided to issue a nation-wide block of sites that are suspected of…
Developers complain about Valve security and get a reply
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Network and application security are big deals and big business these days. It seems that a day does not pass that you hear about a new breach, exploit, hack or something. This sad state has prompted a few companies to…
Crytek Engineer, Tiago Sousa, leaves for id Software and Doom 4
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The next version of Doom will be picking up some new talent to work on it in the form of Crytek Lead R&D Graphics Engineer, Tiago Sousa. In a tweet made over the weekend Sousa says that he will be…
Quakecon 2014 - The Good Within
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18 July 2014
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Quakecon 2014 - The Good Within

In case you think it's all fun and games at Quakecon... it is. But it's not all about the games. The American Red Cross is on site this year for a blood drive of all things.
More information leaks out about Dishonored 2
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18 July 2014
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More information leaks out about Dishonored 2

If there is one constant in gaming it is the sequel. All a game has to do is sell a little bit and developers will find a way to make a part two. Now, if the game is a big…
Security Flaws in Residential Routers to be shown off at SOHOplessly Broken Competition
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The P0wn2Own competition is getting s sibling. Now we are not talking about the competition sponsored by Google or even Microsoft. We are talking about a knockdown drag out competition to hammer the (lack of) security in residential and SOHO…
Microsoft Closes Xbox Entertainment Studios as Part of 14% Staff Cut
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Microsoft has announced that they will be closing the doors on their Xbox Entertainment Studio. This move is part of the recent job cuts that new CEO Satya Nadella announced. Nadella is slimming things down as part of a mobile…
Destiny Beta to run at less than 1080p on the Xbox One
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It seems that Microsoft is not getting the love from former Halo developer Bungie. Bungie is working on a new game that is aimed at next generation consoles, but instead of partnering up with their old buddies Microsoft they decided…
New Study Shows Movie Piracy Has No Statistically Significant Impact on Revenue
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We have talked about how the MPAA, RIAA and others use fantasy math to come up with the figures about how much Piracy hurts them. Usually they use these fantasy number when asking lawmakers for harsher punishments and also to…
Dropping the Kinect from the Xbox One has Doubled Sales
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This morning some news flitted across my desk that made me thing of an old TV commercial. In this ad an older man in a suit ask the question: “How do we measure success?” His response is: “One client at…
16 July 2014
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Gigabyte Z97MX Gaming 5 Design and Feature Review Featured

They say that competition is good for the soul, and they are right. In just about any area you can think of having a little competition makes you better at what you do. In the computer world this is especially…