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Titanfall averages 46.5 frames-per-second on Xbox 360, Digital Foundry reports

The recently released Xbox 360 version of Respawn Entertainment's mech-dropping first-person shooter Titanfall maintains an average unlocked framerate of 46.5 frames-per-second, gaming performance analysis site Digital Foundry reports. Digital Foundry finds that the Xbox 360 version of...

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Behind the scenes of Quantic Dream's 'Kara' tech demo

Have you thought about just how Quantic Dream pulled off that "Kara" tech demo on the PS3? If your answer, like ours, was that they actually built a female android and taught it how to speak all those languages and sing, then you're wrong. They didn't do that at all. Female androids don't exist in...

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Kinect Hacks: A dancer in the machine

1n0ut, an artist collective specializing in multimedia performance-based art, has created a Kinect hack both beautiful and inspiring to behold. Titled "Versus," it sees a real-life dancer giving lessons to a digital model. Just imagine: Here's a future where we can teach our computers how to...

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Joystiq at the Ninja Gaiden Band concert

The concept is simple: a four-piece band recreates the soundtrack to the original Ninja Gaiden for NES while one skilled player runs through the game with little effort. You may have heard about this before when they previously performed as Contraband (Contra, natch), Megaband (Mega Man II) and...

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EA bullish on future PS3 performance

EA's recent quarterly conference call made headlines for the announcement of 10 to 15 games for the Wii and Nintendo DS in the coming year. But the full transcript also reveals some interesting thoughts from the mega-publisher on the present and future position of Sony's new system. While EA CFO...

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Vista DRM to slow down high-end graphics? [update 1]

We've posted before on how the Vista brand will change the PC gaming market. But how will the OS affect the gameplay experience itself? An in-depth analysis of the operating system's draconian digital rights management features suggests gamers might not be too happy with some of the system's...

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Is 3.0 accelerating the PSP?

Various users on the 1UP, IGN and QJ forums have reported increased performance of games running the new 3.0 firmware. Some games are reported to have faster load times, while others simply run a lot more smoothly and quickly. To a few users, Vice City Stories supposedly features a huge performance...

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DS versus PSP: the battle for the best LCD

PC Magazine got a "display expert" from DisplayMate Technology to evaluate the screen performance of the DS Lite and the PSP. To a casual observer, both have stunning displays. But how do they fare when they're analyzed by the same methods used on high-end HDTVs? The report is incredibly thorough,...

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Guitar Hero alongside bands at Download UK

There's something about playing Guitar Hero that appeals to the exhibitionist in all of us. This year, the UK's Download Festival will cater to that by allowing Guitar Hero players to take to the Third Stage in between acts -- although there will be limited walk-up opportunities, they'd like you to...

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Preview of new Guitar Hero II co-op mode

In case you missed it on Friday, IGN posted a pre-E3 hands-on preview of Guitar Hero II's new co-op mode. It's a departure from the first game's multiplayer mode in that the two players have to depend on each other a lot more to pass each song and thereby make beautiful music together. While the...

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