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This week in games: Play Prey as a toilet paper roll, install Doom on a Porsche, and more

We already wrote about it earlier this week but here’s a reminder: The Ghost Recon Wildlands demo marketing stunt open beta runs this weekend, so if you’re bored on Saturday and want to give the game a spin before plunking down $60, now’s.....»»

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In ‘Walden’ Video Game, the Challenge Is Stillness

Henry David Thoreau’s classic has inspired what some are calling the world’s most improbable video game, which the lead developer says aims for “a kind of stillness at its core.”.....»»

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Scientists Are Creating a Genetic Chainsaw to Hack Superbug DNA to Bits

When folks talk about the gene-editing tool CRISPR, they’re usually talking about CRISPR-Cas9, a combination of DNA and enzymes that together act like scissors to cut and paste genes. CRISPR-Cas9 has already been hailed a potential game changer in.....»»

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You can now bet on your own ‘Frogger’ skills — in Las Vegas

Frogger: Get Hoppin' is Konami's latest casino game based on its game properties. For $2, players can bet on their own skills for a chance to win both skill-based rewards and random prizes. The post You can now bet on your own ‘Frogger’.....»»

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Elite: Dangerous 2.3 expansion adds camera, multicrew—and a certain 7 exoplanets

Game update delayed over the weekend in part to try to squeeze in NASA’s discoveries. Enlarge / Looking up at the TRAPPIST-1 system's M8 star. (credit: Frontier Developments) More than two years after its official release back in December 20.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top20 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

A Little-Known CRISPR Technique Could Be the Key to Fighting Deadly Superbugs

When folks talk about the gene-editing tool CRISPR, they’re usually talking about CRISPR-Cas9, a combination of DNA and enzymes that together act like scissors to cut and paste genes. CRISPR-Cas9 has already been hailed a potential game changer in.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: Top20 hr. 54 min. ago Related News

The Expanse, a Show That Started as an Online RPG, Is Getting Its Own Board Game

What goes around comes around. WizKids has announced a new board game based on Syfy’s The Expanse, which in itself stems from an online role-playing game that was turned into the hit book series.Read more........»»

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Explore the Outback: ‘Civilization VI’ update adds mod support and multiplayer

Civilization VI now has in-game modding tools and Steam Workshop support. Australia comes to the Civilization franchise for the first time, and now you can strengthen your alliances in the game's newly added multiplayer mode. The post Explore the Out.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top20 hr. 54 min. ago Related News

These Newly Discovered Frogs Are Adorable and Already in Peril

While frogs haven’t traditionally been revered for their cuteness, a stunning new discovery could be a game-changer for all of ribbit-kind: According to a study published this week in PeerJ, scientists have discovered seven new frog species belongi.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

These Newly Discovered Frogs Are Adorable And Already in Peril

While frogs haven’t traditionally been revered for their cuteness, a stunning new discovery could be a game-changer for all of ribbit-kind: According to a study published this week in PeerJ, scientists have discovered seven new frog species belongi.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

So long, Irrational Games — Ghost Story emerges with a new project in the works

Irrational Games has adopted a new name with a new concept of storytelling. Now called Ghost Story, the small studio was founded by 12 former Irrational Games developers and is working on a new innovative game. The post So long, Irrational Games .....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

Golf Pad’s Link system lets you track your game without draining your phone

The Golf Pad Link is a new way to accurately track rounds of golf without needing to be tethered to your phone. With each new round played, Golf Pad learns the way you golf so that it can make suggestions to improve your score. The post Golf Pad̵.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

‘Prey’ Mimic Madness trailer showcases playable coffee cups, toilet paper rolls

Bethesda's latest trailer for its upcoming first-person shooter Prey focuses on the game's "mimic" mechanic, which allows players to assume the form of everyday objects like coffee cups, snack foods, and bananas. The post ‘Prey’ Mimic Mad.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

AMD’s latest Radeon driver doesn’t support 32-bit version of Windows 8.1

AMD released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 on Thursday, which for now isn't offered for the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1. It's optimized for Sniper Elite and For Honor, and it fixes several game-specific issues. The post AMD’s.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

How To Throw Your Video Game Controller

Video games are a lot of fun, but they can also be frustrating. From time to time, you may even get frustrated enough that you want to throw something. Good news! Your controller is right there in your hand.Read more........»»

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Can AI smart enough to play poker be weaponized without turning Terminator?

The abilities of cutting-edge AIs are being demonstrated in activities like poker and Go, but what’s coming next is no game. The post Can AI smart enough to play poker be weaponized without turning Terminator? appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

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Exciting, Disruptive, Game-Changing RFSoCs from Xilinx

RFSoCs are applicable to a wide variety of applications, from 5G mobile networks to radar, telecommunications, and electronic warfare......»»

Source:  EetimesCategory: HardwareFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

Sniper Elite 4: Performance Analysis

We test Rebellion's new shooter on 10 modern graphics cards, with the latest game optimized drivers from AMD and NVIDIA. A surprise is that AMD gains up to 27% performance from switching to DX12 with Async Compute, while the performance upl.....»»

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Mass Effect: Andromeda"s Combat Will Let You Mess Aliens Up Just About Any Way You Want

The next Mass Effect game will let players embody a new space explorer looking for a new home for humanity. Pathfinders are going to have kick a lot of ass to do it and Andromeda’s going to give you a lot of ways—and squadmates—to do just that......»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopFeb 23rd, 2017Related News