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Alto's Odyssey might be the perfect game sequel - CNET

Snowman's sequel to the already amazing Alto's Adventure from 2015 has finally arrived, and new tricks, new scenery and an amazing soundtrack make it worth the wait.

10 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Burnout Paradise Comes to PS4 and Xbox One on March 16

Burnout Paradise is headed to PS4 and Xbox One. EA announced the newly remastered title will include all of the add-on content from the original, along with 4K support on PS4 Pro and […] The ...

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BitTorrent exploits could let rogue websites control your PC

BitTorrent's peer-to-peer app and its lightweight uTorrent counterpart are susceptible to particularly nasty hijacking flaws. Google researcher Tavis Ormandy recently detailed ...

16 hours ago from Engadget

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Szechuan sauce will be at all US McDonald's on Monday - CNET

"Rick and Morty" made the discontinued dipping sauce a cult favorite, and now the fast-food chain is promising 20 million packets.

8 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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DOOM For Nintendo Switch Updated With Support For Motion Controls

When the latest title in the DOOM franchise was released in 2016, it made its way onto your typical platforms, such as the PC, Xbox One, and PS4. However last year the game also found its way ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Ubergizmo

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Game industry pushes back against efforts to restore gameplay servers

DMCA exemption fight shows mistrust over limited "preservation" claims.

19 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Modders turn Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux tablet

For all of its Nintendo customizations, the Switch is ultimately a tablet running a garden variety NVIDIA Tegra processor -- and that means it can potentially handle the same software ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Engadget

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Assassin's Creed: Origins now offers stab-free educational tours of Ancient Egypt

Non-gamers might be surprised how much effort goes into accurate historical recreations of game environments in the Assassin's Creed series. Now, the latest game takes you on an interactive, ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Microsoft Mixer lets viewers buy games straight from livestreams

A few weeks ago, Microsoft outlined new plans for its Mixer streaming service, including Direct Purchases. The feature would enable viewers to buy whatever game (or DLC) they're ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Engadget

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Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited

A new list of Windows 10 on ARM limitations has dropped. It's a doozy. Depending on your use case for the laptop, you might end up with your workflow hamstrung. The post Microsoft’s Windows ...

19 hours ago from Extremetech

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