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[VIDEO] Windows 8 Won’t Obliterate Steam Or Eat Your Face

Gabe Newell called Windows 8 a “catastrophe”, and with what look to be two OS’es slapped into one and the fear of a walled-garden approach mounting, it seemed like he was right. But perhaps this comment also set off some

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[VIDEO] A Quick n’ Dirty Dive into Chaos Rings (Android)

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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant – Will all of your games survive?

Remember when upgrading from Windows 98 to Windows 2000 or XP was a daunting task, requiring you to run through a gigantic online list of what applications–and of course, more importantly, games–would and would not work with the new OS?

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Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII — 20 Entertaining Hours of Boredom (Review)

Love it or hate it, Final Fantasy VII was a landmark title for Squaresoft, the Playstation platform, and videogames in general. It set a standard for communicating story through high production values and connecting its players to its characters. Cloud,

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Android Jelly Bean: Usable on the Droid Bionic

Last week, I wrote about how my summer ROM flashing adventures breathed new life into my Droid Bionic, a phone that has gotten a “raw deal”–as admitted, word for word, by Motorola Mobility’s VP for product management, Punit Soni. As I

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Coffee Ramble.

Al and Austin typically email about random games, tech, and their respective daily news topics as a morning ritual for sanity’s sake. Here’s their vomit for November 16th, 2012 (reverse chronological order).

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Motorola Lapdock (for Droid BIONIC)

One of the features touted for Motorola Android phones that were released between Fall 2011 and mid-2012–the Droid Bionic and the Droid Razr iterations–was Webtop, software which allowed for the phone to run in a barebones “Desktop” mode when connected

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My DROID Bionic: A New Lease on Life

The technology upgrade circus is an expensive assault on the mind that exploits one’s hunger for more, one’s mentality that even though–as wise sage Louis CK says–things are actually pretty awesome in reality, nothing seems good enough for us. We

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Final Fantasy VI – SNES Review

It’s difficult to pinpoint one defining aspect that makes Final Fantasy III (known as Final Fantasy VI when not plugged into Super NES consoles) stand out among most other Japanese role-playing games. Perhaps it’s this lack of a single defining

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Deus Ex – Windows PC Review

It wouldn’t be entirely appropriate to call Deus Ex purely a first-person shooter, any more than it would be to call it purely a role-playing game or a stealth game. The truth is that Deus Ex is a little bit

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