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The Steam Board Games Weekend Sale is live

If you like board games but prefer them without actual boards (or other people in the room), then the Board Games Weekend sale on Steam might be right up your alley. The sale features discounts of up to 90 percent on strategy games, card games, party games, casual games, and even a few adventures. Not sure where to get started? Allow us to help:The Steam Board Games weekend sale is live now and runs until 10 am PT on August 5.

By | 2018-08-02T21:56:13+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Humble Store is having a ‘Pixel Perfect Platformers’ sale

Platformers—do you like them? If your answer is "yes," and you've still got some green left over from Prime Day, then this might be a good time to turn your attention to the Humble Store. It is at this very moment holding a "Pixel Perfect Platformers" sale, with discounts of up to 85 percent. Suggestions? I have a few:The Humble Pixel Perfect Platformers sale is live now and runs until 10 am PT/1 pm ET on July 23.

By | 2018-07-16T21:28:00+00:00 July 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finney is the world’s first $1,000 blockchain phone

Sirin Labs has taken the wraps of its Finney blockchain phone. The $999 device features a dual-screen set-up that devotes a second display entirely to cryptocurrency transactions. Finney blockchain phoneAway from the cryptocurrency deals, the Finney features some decent hardware, with a Snapdragon 845 processor and 6GB RAM powering the device, alongside 128GB storage expandable up to 2TB via microSD and a 3280mAh battery. The Finney, which is available for pre-order now, was first revealed last

By | 2018-07-12T11:20:11+00:00 July 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Games Done Quick 2018 raises a record $2.1 million for charity

Summer Games Done Quick, the week-long charity speedrunning event, has raised $2.1 million for Doctors Without Borders, beating its previous fundraising record. The medical charity provides healthcare for people that need it most around the world, including those affected by conflict and natural disasters. Not all of them are uploaded yet, but they should all be there over the next few days. You won't typically see world record runs at the event: it's a pretty relaxed atmosphere, and the runners

By | 2018-07-01T14:06:57+00:00 July 1st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Games Done Quick 2018: what to watch on the third day

Ten world record holders are on the schedule for the next 24 hours of Summer Games Done Quick (noon today until noon Wednesday). Other runs of note:At 9:44 p.m., Mr_Shasta runs Metroid Samus Returns (Any%). As always, Summer Games Done Quick is a round-the-clock affair, so you may have missed something overnight. For that, we recommend checking out the continually updated VOD thread at r/speedrun and the official Games Done Quick channel at YouTube. Summer Games Done Quick 2018 benefits Doctors

By | 2018-06-25T17:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s an Unreal Tournament demake for Atari 2600 you can play in your browser

Unreal Tournament, as in the 1995 multiplayer first-person-shooter, has been demade for a new platform—the Atari VCS, aka the Atari 2600, a 41-year-old console. Fortunately you don't need to have kept your Atari since 1977 to play it, as UT 2600 runs in an emulator or can be enjoyed right in your browser. This bleepy, chunky, 2D version of Unreal Tournament features capture-the-flag and deathmatch modes, can be played with a friend locally or online, and includes various classic pickups and weap

By | 2018-06-18T06:10:30+00:00 June 18th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

E3 2018: The Last of Us Part II gets brutal gameplay demo

After being revealed at the end of 2016, Naughty Dog has been tight-lipped on what The Last of Us Part II is all about. Tonight at Sony’s E3 briefing, they blew the lid off of what The Last of Us Part II is all about and showed us a pretty meaty gameplay demo. Gameplay appears to keep that scrappy, brutal nature of the first game as we see Ellie get up close and personal with several enemies. She’s clearly outnumbered so she runs away and crawls under a truck to escape from her pursuers. She man

By | 2018-06-11T21:23:49+00:00 June 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This PC is the size of a damn credit card

I'm still impressed by the power in the diminutive Raspberry Pi , a flexible hobbyist PC that can be used to run emulators or a home server or other creative projects. But the Raspberry Pi looks practically gargantuan next to the Pico PI225-GK, which I checked out at Zotac's booth at Computex 2018. This is actually the second generation of the mini PC, which is about the dimensions of a half dozen credit cards stacked together. But I was impressed by how much of a genuine PC the Pico is. Wi-Fi,

By | 2018-06-08T17:39:57+00:00 June 8th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dark Souls Remastered runs at 4K 60 fps even on modest PC hardware

Dark Souls has a well-deserved reputation for being punishingly difficult, but also for rewarding you with a sense of accomplishment. Dark Souls Remastered fixes the resolution support and keyboard/mouse input, and kicks the frame rate to 60fps—still locked, but at least it's not 30fps by default. Overview of settingsThere are four, count them four, settings you can adjust in Dark Souls Remastered. Basically, Dark Souls Remastered removes the final hurdles to a steady 60fps for the vast majority

By | 2018-05-26T15:41:31+00:00 May 26th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s first co-op Party Battle now live, runs until early next week

The latest update to Dragon Ball FighterZ added two new game modes: a co-op Party Battle and FighterZ Cup, a monthly contest in which players fight to earn points for their Z-Union. Party Battle will introduce a series of time-limited modes to fight through, the first of which—called The Emperor Strikes Back—is now live. You can set up your party to be private and invite your friends or match up with other online players. The Emperor Strikes back will focus on Frieza, the former emperor of the u

By | 2018-05-19T15:11:35+00:00 May 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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