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    Melting Glacier Water Warps the Earth's Crust

    Probably not enough to post a new thread on but I thought this might be of interest to some. Possibly we need a "General Science News" thread as a catch all for things like this...
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    Bioware Is Working On a New Dragon Age Game

    Still in very early development but it is being worked on along with a new IP codenamed "Dylan". The franchise is still alive at least for one more game. http://www.dsogaming.com/news/bioware-is-working-on-a-new-dragon-age-game/ From the article: “There are huge differences between all of...
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    Nvidia's New Headquarters.

    Not sure if this should even be posted here but I was impressed by what I saw and read about Nvidia's new headquarters and maybe some others might be interested too. The new building won't be finished for several months but when complete it will house 2,500 employees (Mr. Huang will not have an...
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    Country Roadhouse

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    Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Free Trial

    Multiplayer and the first 2 levels of of Infinite Warfare will be free to play for 5 days starting 12/15 for anyone interested in trying it out. http://www.dsogaming.com/news/call-of-duty-infinite-warfare-multiplayer-first-two-single-player-missions-playable-for-free-on-december-15th/ Edit...
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    Game of War

    I have no interest in mobile phone games so I don't keep up with them but the below article surprised me at the money people are spending on some of these phone games. Apparently Machine Zone is raking in over $1 million dollars a day on this game. There are reports that some are spending...
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    Video Game Voice Actors Go On Strike

    http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/10/its-official-unionized-video-game-voice-actors-are-on-strike/ I didn't even know they had a union. Apparently they want royalties. From the article: "The possibility of a strike has caused a bit of a schism between voice actors and some game developers...
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    64K's Classic Rock Club

    Can we have a club for real rock?
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    Molecule Sized Motors Get The Chemistry Nobel

    Interesting read about what's being done on the molecular level to make extremely small motors. http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/10/molecule-sized-motors-get-the-chemistry-nobel/?comments=1 Taken from the article: "With some refinements, he was ultimately able to get his motors to turn at...
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    Ubisoft Confirms a New Beyond Good & Evil Game

    It's probably still a long way off from release but I'm glad there will be a BG&E2. I liked the first one but it's been a while since I played it. iirc the M&K controls were a bit balky but Ubisoft is a console oriented company...
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    Moderator Abuse

    Wizzard for fucking sakes this do you see this shit that is all over your site.
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    Microsoft Store Adds New Feature........Anti-Modding

    http://www.dsogaming.com/news/halo-5-forge-and-forza-horizon-3-are-the-first-games-encrypted-with-microsofts-new-secure-encrypted-appx-format/ I don't follow what MS is doing with their store since I don't have any plans to buy from them for now even if their games are exclusives to their store...
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    Original Star Trek Series

    For anyone interested Amazon has all 3 seasons of the original Star Trek series remastered on sale for $15 each. I'm putting all 3 on order. 79 remastered episodes for $45 is the cheapest I've seen them.
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    A Brief History of Nvidia GPUs

    For anyone interested in taking a stroll down memory lane with Nvidia GPUs Tom's has an article that might be of interest to some. I started building my own rigs in 2007 and the first GPU that I put in that rig was a 8800 GT. Before that a family member was building and updating my gaming PCs. I...
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    Quake Turns 20 Years Old

    Quake turned 20 a couple of days ago. Sigh. Where does the time go? 20 years ago I was running my business, working my ass off and raising my kids. No time for video games except playing Donkey Kong and Mario Kart with the kids on SNES but I have played Quake since then and I'm glad to see it's...
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    Tomb Raider Catchup

    I need some advice about Tomb Raider games having never played one. I'm thinking about playing Anniversary, Legend and Underworld before playing the latest Tomb Raider game. I've previously shunned the Tomb Raider series because I've assumed the games were mostly for platforming lovers...
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    [FF][US] MSI GTX 970 Gaming Giveaway [Giveaway Completed]

    I will be giving away the card in the title as a TPU forums members appreciation giveaway. IMO this is the best tech forums around and it's the active members here that make it so. I have seen many many people helped by the members here. The card has been used for about one year and runs cool...
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    PC Gaming Is Dying.....

    NOT! I thought this may be of interest to the PC Gamers here http://www.dsogaming.com/news/steam-report-more-than-35-million-copies-of-games-were-sold-in-november-2015/ Steam November Sales: ~36 Million Games Sold (no free weekend games or free to play games counted in this report) Average...
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    Cancer-killing viruses have finally arrived

    http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/10/cancer-killing-viruses-have-finally-arrived/ "The virus, called talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC), is a genetically engineered herpes simplex virus that can help treat advanced melanoma. Its genetic tweaks make it incapable of usurping normal, healthy...
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    Humans Now Have a Shorter Attention Span Than a Goldfish

    http://time.com/3858309/attention-spans-goldfish/ Microsoft link to their research report http://advertising.microsoft.com/en/cl/31966/how-does-digital-affect-canadian-attention-spans So according to this study our attention span has dropped 33% in a little over a decade. I thought about it...
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    Valve Allowing Modders to Charge For Mods on Steam.

    http://www.dsogaming.com/news/valve-charges-for-mods-modders-respond-first-for-profit-skyrim-mod-gets-removed-in-just-24-hours/#more-76524 There is probably a better site to read up on this but the above site is the only gaming site that I can access at work. A modder named FilthyCasual made 5...
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    Nvidia Pascal

    It's probably a bit early to be talking about a Pascal release since it looks like it will be Q4 this year or maybe Q1 2016 but for anyone that might have missed this have a look http://videocardz.com/55218/nvidia-unveils-roadmap-for-2015-2018 It looks like Pascal is going to be a larger...
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    Three Threes Maybe

    I've been waiting on 2 things to happen for this to hopefully happen. A substantial install base of nextgen consoles and Source 2 to be officially announced for Valve to begin releasing the three threes. Half Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3 and Portal 3. I think Valve has possibly been waiting until now...
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    Artificial Intelligence Questions

    http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/02/if-software-looks-like-a-brain-and-acts-like-a-brain-will-we-treat-it-like-one/ This article had me considering how I would treat a robot that looked and acted human. Would it be property or a person? This reminded me of a movie that poses the question of...
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    Dead or Alive Asking PC Modders To Be Good And Moral

    I ran across this article http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/02/dead-or-alive-maker-asks-modders-to-be-good-and-moral-with-content/ I didn't know anything about the games since it was console only but I was curious and went and looked at some pics of this game and it's pretty obvious that the...