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Battlefield 4 Premium double XP event today, AMD 'Mantle' update this month

A recently delayed Battlefield 4 double XP event for Premium members has been rescheduled. Originally supposed to take place on December 30, the new date for the event is ... today. It began at 8am ET this morning and will run for a total of 58 hours. If you've had your eyes on a particular unlock,...

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Bloomberg: Next Xbox has X86 AMD chip

Microsoft will match Sony's example and use an X86 series processor from AMD in its next console, according to Bloomberg's anonymous sources. The still-unannounced console is said to use a "Jaguar" CPU with integrated GPU, abandoning the IBM PowerPC tech used in the Xbox 360. That means, like the...

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AMD announces Sky Graphics as part of cloud gaming strategy

AMD is making a new push into cloud gaming. The company today announced the Sky series of Radeon graphics cards, designed especially with cloud gaming in mind. The line includes three enterprise-grade cards, with the high-end Sky 900 incorporating a whopping 3,584 stream processors, 6GB of GDDR5...

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Buy AMD Radeon HD 7900, get Far Cry 3, Hitman: Absolution and Sleeping Dogs free

AMD is doing something innovative with a graphics card bundle: including games we want to play. Engadget reports the company's new 'Never Settle' campaign gives away Far Cry 3, Hitman: Absolution, and Sleeping Dogs with any Radeon HD 7900 series purchase, along with 20 percent off Medal of Honor:...

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More than a few graphical issues for some Saints Row: The Third players

We liked Saints Row: The Third. Like, an awful lot. And this time around, after an awful port of Saints Row 2, Volition even went the extra mile, developing the PC version of Saints Row: The Third in-house, leading to much rejoicing over what's generally considered the best version of the game....

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Borderlands Glitch Watch 2009: Radeon-powered PC crashes

Oh, poor little Borderlands -- Gearbox just can't catch a break! On top of the ongoing list of things that need to get fixed and the still unresolved character-nuking glitch on consoles, now PC players are starting to experience some serious issues. Specifically, the game is crashing for those who...

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OTOY: The game streaming service you've never heard of

While OnLive and Gaikai continue to hog the game-streaming spotlight, few are talking about the third option that people will have for server-based gaming: OTOY. And that's likely because the company (of the same name) behind the technology hasn't been exactly forthcoming with details -- even the...

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AMD doles out grants for educational game push

Perhaps as penance for all the brains it's helped to rot with WoW, Counter-Strike and Dolphin Olympics over the years, AMD has announced that it has awarded three grants for the creation of educational or "serious" games to build skills in science, technology and math. There are, of course, no...

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AMD ships 50 millionth 'Hollywood' graphics processing chip for Wii

A recent AMD press release brought word of yet another hardware milestone for Nintendo -- earlier today, AMD shipped its 50 millionth "Hollywood" chip, the graphics processor for the Wii. With such a large number of units sold, the "Hollywood" has become AMD's most successful (and likely most...

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AMD unveils 'Fusion' gaming utility for speeding up your PC

AMD today launched the Fusion Gaming Utility, the first in what the company is calling a major push in rebranding (Cinema 2.0 is part of that), complementary to the AMD Game! Initiative it launched earlier this year. We had a chance to talk with AMD Gaming Strategist Brent Barry and PR...

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