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Oculus Rift – More Than Just a Virtual Reality Gaming Device

There’s no denying that one of the top drivers for innovation is entertainment. When the Nintendo Wii first came onto the market in 2006, it literally changed the video game landscape transitioning from sedentary systems to a physical one. Xbox and PlayStation quickly followed suit with their…

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How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your…

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Why eSports Matters In 350 Words or Less

Well here’s a creative challenge. Note to self – stop accepting dares. So what are eSports? As described by Wikipedia: Electronic sports (or esports) is a term for organized video game competitions, especially between professionals. Yes, people are actually paid to play video games. It’s a big…

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Gaming Laptops vs. Gaming Desktops – Who Wins?

  I was reading this article courtesy of Make Use Of recently that was talking about the differences between laptop and desktop gaming rigs. They highlighted a few key factors such as processor chips and graphics cards as being factors; and they are. But I’ll be honest; they missed a big…

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Telltale Games

Who’s Ready for Cloud Gaming?

A quick show of hands? Everyone? Yeah, I thought so. I stumbled on this article on VentureBeat that talks about how Telltale Games is interested in kicking their content up a notch to allow for cloud-based gaming. Can I just say, I’m all in? First, about Telltale – if you’re not familiar with…

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Install This! Seagate, Newegg Team for SSHD Promotion

—By Steve Pipe Equipped with a screwdriver and step-by-step instructions, most consumers can install a hard drive with little difficulty. But what happens when you add a blindfold to the mix? Seagate recently teamed with online retailer Newegg for a promotion in which blindfolded gaming…

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FIre Hose Games

Fire Hose Games is Changing The Way Games Are Made

“Making video games is expensive.” Eitan Glinert – Founder – Fire Hose Games Truer words were never spoken. Game development is expensive regardless of whether you’re an 800-pound gorilla like Electronic Arts or Activision or if you’re the scrappy upstart like Fire Hose Games.  But Fire…

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Competitive Gaming: Wasting your life? We Interview Team Empire

~ by Christopher Sutton Even though the players never get off the bench, it’s clearly game on for professional video gaming. This trend was on display this past weekend at the The International DOTA 2 championships tournament in Seattle, Washington, where 16 teams competed to win $10.9 million in…

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”.…

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What Surprised You Most About E3?

Games. Seeing some quality games at E3 this week surprised me.  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d see so many.  I had written in this previous post about how the show last year was heavily focused on the technical power of the consoles themselves and how Xbox® One specifically has been…

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