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Razer’s HDK2 VR headset is finally consumer ready at $399.99, with an emphasis on tinkerers

Razer’s $399.99 Hacker Development Kit 2 is a weird beast, especially if you’re looking at it as a consumer-level virtual reality headset. It’s not as capable as the $499.99 Oculus Rift consumer headset, nor the $799.99 HTC Vive. The hardware’s latest suite of software makes it relatively easy to get up and running, but the cabling and tracking solutions are more on par with the Oculus Development Kit 2. The biggest differentiator between this hardware and the consumer version of the Oculus Rift

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Breath of the Wild goes 2D with free, retro-style fan game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild began life as a two-dimensional prototype, with an aesthetic borrowed from the original The Legend of Zelda on NES. That version of the game never made it past the testing phase — so a fan has fixed that, bringing a 2D version of Breath of the Wild to the masses. Breath of the NES is a free game for Windows PC that draws inspiration from that 2D prototype, which Nintendo showed off at this year’s Game Developers Conference. Designer Winterdrake uploaded th

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Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham spinoff is the only possibility for Fast and the Furious

The latest report from Deadline suggests Universal is interested in focusing on Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) for a spinoff feature film that could potentially start production before the ninth Fast and Furious movie. Here’s the thing: If Universal were to do a Fast and Furious spinoff, which executives have said they want to, the only possibility is to focus on Hobbs and Statham for one very specific reason. Fast and Furious 6 ends with the revelation that Shaw wa

By | April 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Breath of the Wild goes 2D with free, retro-style fan game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild began life as a two-dimensional prototype, with an aesthetic borrowed from the original The Legend of Zelda on NES. That version of the game never made it past the testing phase — so a fan has fixed that, bringing a 2D version of Breath of the Wild to the masses. Breath of the NES is a free game for Windows PC that draws inspiration from that 2D prototype, which Nintendo showed off at this year’s Game Developers Conference. Designer Winterdrake uploaded th

By | April 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham spinoff is the only possibility for Fast and the Furious

The latest report from Deadline suggests Universal is interested in focusing on Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) for a spinoff feature film that could potentially start production before the ninth Fast and Furious movie. Here’s the thing: If Universal were to do a Fast and Furious spinoff, which executives have said they want to, the only possibility is to focus on Hobbs and Statham for one very specific reason. Fast and Furious 6 ends with the revelation that Shaw wa

By | April 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Is Sega teasing a Vanquish port for PC?

Sega and PlatinumGames may be finally on the verge of giving fans something they’ve been begging for: a PC port of Shinji Mikami’s third-person shooter Vanquish. Sega similarly teased the recently launched PC port of Bayonetta in the form of a playable 8-bit-style game released on Steam. While Sega hasn’t made an official announcement about a PC version of Vanquish, the company has teased that it plans to release more of its console-only games via Steam. The game offered a high-speed, PlatinumGa

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Samurai Jack finally embraces move to Adult Swim with first real adult joke

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for the most recent episode of Samurai Jack.] The penis joke is juxtaposed the almost childish, goofy visual humor of seeing Scaramouche’s head bounce around during the episode. Prior to being on Adult Swim, Tartakovsky couldn’t get away with writing any kind of vulgar humor because the show was targeted at younger audiences. The move to Adult Swim acknowledges the fans who have stuck with the series and are now in their 20s and 30s. Samurai Jack airs Sa

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Is Sega teasing a Vanquish port for PC?

Sega and PlatinumGames may be finally on the verge of giving fans something they’ve been begging for: a PC port of Shinji Mikami’s third-person shooter Vanquish. Sega similarly teased the recently launched PC port of Bayonetta in the form of a playable 8-bit-style game released on Steam. While Sega hasn’t made an official announcement about a PC version of Vanquish, the company has teased that it plans to release more of its console-only games via Steam. The game offered a high-speed, PlatinumGa

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Samurai Jack finally embraces move to Adult Swim with first real adult joke

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for the most recent episode of Samurai Jack.] The penis joke is juxtaposed the almost childish, goofy visual humor of seeing Scaramouche’s head bounce around during the episode. Prior to being on Adult Swim, Tartakovsky couldn’t get away with writing any kind of vulgar humor because the show was targeted at younger audiences. The move to Adult Swim acknowledges the fans who have stuck with the series and are now in their 20s and 30s. Samurai Jack airs Sa

By | April 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 includes Fibbage 3, coming this fall

Jackbox Games is continuing its series of party game collections this fall with The Jackbox Party Pack 4, the studio announced yesterday. The sub-series began in 2014 with Fibbage, and the studio followed it up later that year with the original Jackbox Party Pack, which included an expanded version of the game called Fibbage XL. In 2015, The Jackbox Party Pack 2 featured Fibbage 2, which allowed audience members to play along for the first time. Each of the Jackbox Party Pack titles contains fiv

By | April 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments
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