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Sony criticized for overpriced Playstation Now beta

Sony is currently facing heavy criticism from gamers, YouTuber’s and traditional media outlets over its Playstation Now beta pricing. Right now the service is offering plenty of older titles such as Saints Row the Third and Final Fantasy XIII-2 but the rental options are more expensive than buying a physical …

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Gaming software industry to top $100 billion in 2018

Despite getting far less praise, attention and respect from society as a whole, the gaming industry has grown over the past few decades to dominate every single entertainment medium. Today it’s worth more than the entire music and movie industry combined and it’s just getting started. According to a new …

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Saints Row IV National Treasure Edition landing in July

While PC gamers might be sitting pretty with their Saints Row franchise pack, heavily discounted yesterday (and today for a little longer) in the Steam Summer Sale, console gamers just aren’t quite as lucky. Fortunately for them, they’re getting a re-release of the iconic, open-world, anarchy simulator in mid-July, called …

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Is this 64bit Firefox faster for you?

Update: As many of our other users have pointed out, any bandwidth improvements seen by those that sent in the original story were likely coincidental, as browser is very unlikely to affect that. However, something like rendering speed for certain browser properties is very much affected by your choice. Putting …

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The Division developer downgrading PC game?

We’ve already seen first hand that Ubisoft had downgraded the PC graphics for Watch Dogs, the publisher is also claiming that Far Cry 4 on the PS4 and Xbox One will look the same as the PC’s ultra high settings. However, now we have some information suggesting that The Division …

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Over 300,000 servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed bug

More than 300,000 servers are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites aren’t bothering to patch it up. So far, only 9000 servers were patched last month, leaving behind plenty of vulnerable servers. We’ve known about Heartbleed for a while now, since security researcher, Robert David Graham, warned the Internet …

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EA kicks off Titanfall free weekend

EA has done a lot to improve its Origin service recently, for a start it offers you a free game every month and now the company is kicking off “Game Time”, Origin’s free weekend scheme. For the next 48 hours, PC gamers will be able to play Titanfall for free, …

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Ubisoft admits that DRM doesn’t stop piracy

Yesterday we reported on GOG.com’s thoughts on DRM and how the industry needs to move away from it. Today in the aftermath of that discussion, Ubisoft has admitted that DRM doesn’t actually prevent piracy and thinks that more companies should focus on making games that people want to pay for …

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GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

Should the video games industry rid itself off Digital Rights Management (DRM)? According to GOG North America boss, Guillaume Rambourg, it absolutely should. GOG has always taken a negative approach to DRM, in-fact no game on the store is allowed to include any form of rights management. DRM is used …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Heists officially delayed

Rockstar originally pegged the Grand Theft Auto Online Heists update for the Spring of this year. Unfortunately, Spring is over in a couple of days so Rockstar has officially announced the update’s delay. The announcement was made in a comment on the recent “I’m not a Hipster” update news post. …

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Phil Fish had another Twitter meltdown

Phil Fish has once again proven that he should probably stay away from social media as the developer went on another Twitter rant, which then led to him deleting his account … again. This time Phil was mad at the YouTube community and stated that everyone who has ever claimed …

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Watch Dogs patch to address many PC issues

The upcoming patch for Ubisoft’s recently released Watch Dogs is set to be released over the next few days on multiple platforms. Though it will be mostly focused on improving the PC experience, some changes to the console versions should tweak gameplay and the online experience too. The major gameplay …

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