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Epic space exploration game No Man’s Sky gets another massive free update

I reviewed No Man's Sky three years ago, after the stylish space-exploration game received big patches adding depth, detail and story to the poorly-received original release. But its creators didn't stop there, and today's No Man's Sky: Origins (offici... ...

Nine Inch Nails’ Quake soundtrack released on vinyl

I got my first PC in 1996, and the games to get were Civilization 2 and Quake. Quake had the better soundtrack. NINE INCH NAILS' SOUNDTRACK TO THE LEGENDARY FIRST PERSON SHOOTER FROM ID SOFTWARE. AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON VINYL. REMASTERED 2XLP PRESSED ON 180GRAM VINYL. At $35, it's a great collector ...

‘Card v Card’ is a game where you race to spend someone else’s money

09.14.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

MSCHF, the prank group behind the contest Finger on the App, is back with another game: Card v Card.  Card v Card is a competitive multiplayer bank account where the aim is to spend someone else's (MSCHF's) money. How exactly does that work? Sta... ...

Doom playing on a pregnancy test

Foone recently examined the guts of a digital pregnancy test to find that it was a fully-functional system on a chip that simply looks at the lines on a standard test ***** and reports what it sees. They originally reported that the pregnancy test, with its baked-in ROM and tiny display, couldn't play Doom. Foone ...

After 27 years, Doom receives official widescreen update

Classic first-person shooter Doom is 27 years old, but still receiving official updates. A few months ago, it received 60fps support. Now it's going widescreen. [via The Verge] For the first time in an official port, the original DOOM renderer has been modified to natively render 16:9 without any letterboxing. The FOV has been increased ...

Enjoy a relaxing half hour compilation of rain scenes in videogames

Jez Burrows edited this "supercut of video game characters taking a break from solving crime or shooting people to enjoy a meditative minute of miserable weather." "It's Rain in Games, Part I" (via Waxy) ...

Best Free IOS Games 2020

08.25.2020 · Posted in Writing and Speaking

The Apple Store now has so many games for every taste, including free ones, that it can take longer to choose a game than to play! If you want to get rid of the agony of choice, then trust the experts and take a look at the great games on this list. The Battle of ...

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Microsoft Flight Sim 2020 vs drone footage

The newly-released Microsoft Flight Simulator has been made fun of for some peculiar generative results of its world-spanning simulation of planet Earth, but it is a stunningly realistic experience all the same. This video compares the in-game graphics to footage shot from drones, and it's a very effective advertisement. And no, it does not let ...