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PS3 To Have More Power

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Reports have surfaced saying that the version of Sony's new console shown at the E3 was using only 75 percent of the machines final capabilities.

AMD unveils Athlon FX-57 gaming processor

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Not everything has turned dual-core yet - single-cores still set the pace in most applications. AMD takes its FX series into a performance range where Intel cannot follow at this time.

Some Video on new UT2007

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We've got a look at UT2007 in action on the latest GPU technology. GeForce 7800 Demo Footage!

Microsoft's Xbox 360, Sony's PS3 - A Hardware Discussion

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The game developers are the ones that have to worry about which system is faster, whose hardware is better and what that means for the games they develop, but to us, the end users, it is the games and the overall experience that will sell both of these consoles.

Leaked Revolution Ad Suggests March 2006 Release

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"Think Outside the Box" states a Revolution 'advert' leaked onto the 'net that also gives a release date. But is it genuine?

The Matrix: Path of Neo Screenshots

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The Matrix: Path of Neo is the follow-up to 2003's hit action videogame based on The Matrix trilogy of films and is expected out the fourth quarter of this year.

Do games prime brain for violence?

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More than 90 per cent of American children play video games every day, and half of the top sellers contain extreme violence. There is now strong evidence that people who play violent games tend to be more aggressive.

Taiwan Teen Killed Over Online Game Dispute

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The killing of a Taiwanese teenager in a brutal knife attack at an Internet cafe over a dispute involving the Blade&Sword Online computer game has raised concerns over violence on the normally tranquil Pacific island.

Senator blasts Eidos' 25 to Life

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Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-New York) is embarking on a crusade against Eidos, telling the New York Daily News that the British publisher is readying a game that makes "Grand Theft Auto look like Romper Room."

Sony spotlights films for Europe PSP launch

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Sony will have 20 video games and 10 films on sale in September for the European launch of the PlayStation Portable, executives said on Monday, with 100,000 pre-recorded movies already sold around the world.

Will women drive game growth at last?

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"To sustain the industry's growth rate, the publishers need to develop the kind of games that turn the casual female gamer into a core gamer," says Anita Frazier, an analyst with NDP Group. "The casual female gamer is underserved; the challenge is to convert them."

Top PC games can end up in bargain bin

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Sometimes good computer games fall through the cracks because of weak marketing, too many other titles coming out at the same time or lack of consumer interest because the games aren't from a hot genre.

Diesel powering 'Hitman' game to big screen

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Vin Diesel, who returned to box office glory recently with the family comedy "The Pacifier," is bringing Agent 47 to life. He has signed on to star in 20th Century Fox's upcoming adaptation of "Hitman."

Rumoured Revolution specs hit the net

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High definition won't be a part of the Revolution, says Nintendo, as specs "leak".

Electronic Arts up on merger rumor

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Shares of Electronic Arts Inc. rose 8.4 percent in heavy trading Monday as the stock caught up to the gains of other video-game makers, and rumors spread that it might be close to acquiring Ubisoft Entertainment SA of France.

Two more Resident Evil movies planned

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German production company planning fourth film before third even begins production; Milla Jovovich to reprise role.

An Interview with Icculus

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Ryan C. Gordon, also known as Icculus, is the one responsible for creating native Linux and Macintosh ports for a number of different popular games on the market, such as the Unreal 200X series. Ryan is also the system administrator for over 100 open source developers that work on a countless number of open source projects. Icculus also maintains icculus.org, which is the home to a number of open source projects. Read on as we speak with this very intriguing Linux developer.

Gamers turn cities into a battleground

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Matt has been abandoned on Tower Bridge, London, with nothing except his clothes and a mobile phone. A woman dressed in black walks past, and Matt receives a text message to follow her. He doesn't know who she is, or where she is going. All he knows is that he must follow her if he is to find Uncle Roy.

Video games attaining a greater literary bent

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There is an unequal alliance between movies, books and video games. Best-selling books frequently have been made into movies, and popular video games increasingly are turning into Hollywood fare. But finding a connection between books and video games is far less common, although not unprecedented.

Ati: Xbox 360 will outperform PS3

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"I think PS3 will almost certainly be slower and less powerful," says graphics guru Richard Huddy in an interview. Of course he'd say that, he's ATI's Developer Relations Manager.

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