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Review – HP x360 Hybrid Tablet/Laptop

Oftentimes when I look at PC or PC hardware, it’s always the biggest and the best. The expensive, high-performance hardware is what most enthusiasts are interested in, but what about budget hardware? The hardware that students — with no particular enthusiasm for hardcore gaming or editing — would be most apt to be shopping for […]

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Giveaway – Audio Technica ATH-AG1 PC Gaming Headset

This giveaway runs until August 1st. These have been opened and tested, but I wiped them clean of … fluids … and repackaged them for you! Open to US & Canada only!    

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Review – EA Sports UFC

After obtaining the UFC license from failing game studio THQ, the group at EA Sports thought they had the fighting market in a chokehold. With the popular, yet recently absent Fight Night series under their belt, adding UFC all but locks down the fighting genre for EA Sports. Unfortunately, owning the rights to the franchise […]

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Tommy Tallarico: How a T-Shirt Ignited a Historic Career in Video Games

Meet Tommy Tallarico, co-creator of Video Games Live!, a multimedia concert event that features scores from popular video games, and famed video game music composer. Born and raised in New England, Tommy Tallarico has imprinted himself on over 250 games throughout the last 25 years. From QA testing to design to production and, of course, […]

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Twitch.tv: Becoming the King of Gaming Videos, and a Future with YouTube?

YouTube is second to none when it comes to video content, but they’re not specialized. Twitch is. And because they’re focused on just one category, gaming videos, they’re quickly becoming the hottest ticket in town. Monthly statistics for 2013 show 12 billion minutes watched, 45 million unique viewers and 6 million videos broadcast. But what […]

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Why Aren’t There More Women in E-Sports?

Whatever you think the reasons for females being absent from professional gaming are, you’re likely correct. In the last few months, there’s been a huge surge in females viewing E-Sports, with Polygon reporting an increase from about 15 to 30 percent of the viewership. And with approximately 48 percent of all gamers being female (as reported by […]

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Review – Wolfenstein The New Order

You’ll learn something interesting when you start playing Wolfenstein: The New Order. The entire premise is based on a world that exists as if the Nazis had won World War II. The United States has been invaded and has surrendered to the Germans, but isn’t without a group of freedom fighters, of which you, B.J. […]

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Review – The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Following up on their surprising (and impressive) isometric, dungeon-crawling, RPG, Neocore games has recently released The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, a game that takes many cues from the original, while injecting a few new twists to try and make it feel like a new title. With new characters, new set pieces, and new […]

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Review – Livescribe 3 Smart Pen

With tablet PCs and smartphones invading our lives, no doubt making them easier, we’re in the midst of being assaulted with smart-devices. Watches, lighting, thermostats, home security, even your appliances can interface with your tablets and smartphone. That’s why when I was given the opportunity to test the Livescribe 3 Smartpen, I was sceptical. Though […]

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Giveaway – Roccat Ryos Mechanical Gaming Keyboard!

A new giveaway! FOR YOU! Well, for one of you. I had this Roccat Ryos keyboard kicking around from when I reviewed it for the magazine, so this has been opened. It has been used. But it wasn’t used to watch porn, I promise you. It may be dusty too, but like any of these […]

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