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Vehicles, blueprints, more join Unreal Engine in 4.2 update

Epic Games has unveiled a list of additions aimed at the developer's latest incarnation of the Unreal Engine, and among a host of bug fixes, camera tweaks and animation changes, Unreal Engine 4.2 also brings with it support for vehicles and blueprints for developer-created content. To celebrate ...

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PlayStation Now-capable Bravia TVs launching in June

Sony has announced that its upcoming series of PlayStation Now-compatible 4K "Ultra HD" Bravia televisions, first revealed at CES 2014, will launch in June. A total of nine models from three series will hit the market with prices ranging from a $2,099 (49") to $24,999 (85"). With the ability to ...

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Professor aims to create 'shared moment' using Tetris and a skyscraper

Humans are social creatures yet technology often serves to isolate us. Professor Frank Lee believes it can also be used to bring us together. The footage above captures a recent multiplayer game of Tetris playing out across the sides of the 29-story-tall Cira Centre in Philadelphia. Randomly...

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Respawn: Titanfall's server stability is in Microsoft's azure hands

Titanfall will be propped up by dedicated servers. As much was made known last June, but what may not be so clear to players is that post-launch hiccups are primarily Microsoft's responsibility. Respawn engineer Jon Shiring recently explained to Engadget how Respawn used Microsoft's "Azure" cloud c...

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Here's the hardware required to run Dark Souls 2 on PC

Yesterday, Bandai Namco revealed that the PC incarnation of Dark Souls 2 will arrive on April 25. Today, the publisher offers a rundown of just how powerful your gaming PC will need to be to properly render the morose action game. The bare minimum requirements for Dark Souls 2 include 2GB of RAM...

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NASA taps Kerbal Space Program to replicate real space mission

The actual rocket scientists at NASA have joined forces with the virtual rocket scientists of the Kerbal Space Program to update the indie space simulation with legitimate technology and an actual, real-world, ongoing mission. Kerbal Space Program: Asteroid Redirect Mission shares its name with ...

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Report: Xbox One adds Dolby Digital optical support in March update

The audio options on the Xbox One are about to grow a bit more diverse, according to a Polygon article. Despite the Dolby Digital audio codec being one of the world's most popular surround sound specifications, the Xbox One currently offers no Dolby Digital support when transmitting audio via op...

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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition more definitive on PS4, says Digital Foundry

Now that Tomb Raider has made its way to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the techie aesthetics experts at Digital Foundry have used their bag of tools to compare the graphics found in these new versions of the game. End result: The PlayStation 4 release pulls ahead ever so slightly. Though it's ...

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Immersion prototype headset tracks gamer rage, ramps up difficulty

Seattle-based designer Sam Matson developed a headset that tracks "gamer rage" and adjusts a custom game's difficulty to compensate for it. Dubbed "Immersion," Matson's headset uses an optical sensor that reads "minute color changes in the user's ear tissue to approximate a pulse." Matson's prot...

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Survey shows American household adoption rates for technology

Recent stories about virtual reality headsets, gaming PCs for living rooms and pizza-ordering apps that minimize human interaction all share an origin: CES 2014, a convention dedicated to showcasing advancements in technology that might become as commonplace as smartphones, or as muted in success ...

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