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Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

January 17, 2018 8:06 am0 comments
Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single “unified Korea” flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. They also agreed to field a joint women’s ice hockey team in rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom. These are the first high-level talks between […]

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PUBG Has More Active Players Than Next 9 Steam Games Combined

January 3, 2018 3:13 am0 comments
PUBG Has More Active Players Than Next 9 Steam Games Combined

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most games don’t shoot right to the top of the charts, and those that do are usually part of established franchises with a built-in fanbase. That’s what makes PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds so perplexing. After launching on […]

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Non-Profits Want DMCA Exception to Preserve Abandoned Online Games

December 27, 2017 6:25 pm0 comments
Non-Profits Want DMCA Exception to Preserve Abandoned Online Games

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Games are no longer just something we play—they’re a piece of our culture that deserves to be preserved. That’s harder than it used to be with games that check into online servers and many that […]

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The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

December 21, 2017 9:24 pm0 comments
The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

As 2017 coasts to an end, we ExtremeTech writers have spent a good chunk of our time this month looking back at what we enjoyed most. We all have our own specialties and tech predilections, but pretty much everybody here enjoys video games. Some of us focus on new releases […]

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Birmingham set to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

December 20, 2017 10:18 am0 comments
Birmingham set to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham is set to be officially announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday. It was the only interested city to submit a bid before the original 30 September deadline but was deemed “not fully compliant” by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). The CGF then gave rivals […]

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The 10 Most Technically Impressive Games of 2017

December 12, 2017 1:59 pm0 comments
The 10 Most Technically Impressive Games of 2017

Xbox One X, it’s hard to find a better way to show off the raw horsepower on offer than the most recent installment in the Forza series. Featuring a 60fps lock, native 4K rendering, and HDR support, this lovingly crafted racing game delivers the level of visual fidelity that racing […]

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Valve Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Games on Steam

December 7, 2017 4:32 pm0 comments
Valve Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Games on Steam

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Digital gaming giant Valve has announced that some 18 months after adding the ability to buy games on Steam with Bitcoin, it will no longer accept BTC as a method of payment. The original decision […]

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Nintendo Launches Wii and Gamecube Games on Nvidia Shield in China

December 5, 2017 5:26 pm0 comments
Nintendo Launches Wii and Gamecube Games on Nvidia Shield in China

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo has been famously reluctant to allow its classic games to run on anyone else’s platform, but it’s making an exception in China. Nvidia is teaming up with Nintendo to launch the Shield Android TV […]

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13 OG Xbox Games Now Playable on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games Enhanced For Xbox One X

October 26, 2017 2:51 am0 comments
13 OG Xbox Games Now Playable on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games Enhanced For Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yesterday, we talked about the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility mode and how developers inside the company had spent years putting the feature together. Today, we’re talking about the 13 original Xbox games you can now […]

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How games firm made Destiny 2

October 20, 2017 5:51 am0 comments
How games firm made Destiny 2

By Steffan Powell Newsbeat reporter “Absolutely we took criticisms of the original Destiny to heart,” Jason Jones, co-founder of Bungie, tells Newsbeat. “We knew it had amazing parts… but we also saw the real mistakes we made.” In a rare interview inside their Seattle offices, in the US, he says […]

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