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Interview With Survarium Developer Vostok Games And A Huge Beta Key Giveaway

Written by Jon Sutton on 22 July 2014 at 17:45

The relatively new development studio, Vostok Games, is made up of many ex-staffers that worked on the classic and much loved S.T.A.L.K.E.R. title. Since March 2012 Vostok have been beavering away on a new project and spiritual successor to that acclaimed post-apocalyptic series, Survarium.

Vostok is ditching S.T.A.L.K.E.R.S. single-player roots in favour of an MMOFPS experience, one in which you roam the ruined landscape following a devastating ecological catastrophe. Stumbling across other survivors, these can be your saviours or your bitter end. Wanting to poke around the depths of this interesting title a little further we decided to have a chat with Vostok. Needless to say the guys over at Vostok were wonderfully accommodating and they recognised the GD gaming community with such enthusiasm that they bundled us up with an armload of Beta keys that we will give away at the bottom of this interview... [More]

Assassins Creed Unity Trailer Showcases The Power And Tech Of The AnvilNext Graphics Engine

Written by Stuart Thomas on 22 July 2014 at 17:14

Ubisoft has released a new Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer showcasing the game engine and tech effects going on behind the scenes of the latest outing in the series.

The game engine has been redesigned from the ground up for Assassin’s Creed Unity, and creative director Alex Amancio claims that this delivers one of the most radically different Assassin’s Creed experiences yet… [More]

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 880 Benchmarks Leak Ahead Of Possible Gamescom 2014 Launch

Written by Jon Sutton on 22 July 2014 at 16:25

Possibly the world’s first Nvidia Maxwell GeForce GTX 880 benchmark results have leaked, demonstrating impressive results on 3DMark Fire Strike tests that suggests a 20% performance increase over its predecessor, the GeForce GTX 780.

The leaked benchmarks come as rumours circulate that two new GM204-based graphics cards could be appearing as soon as next month, in time for a showing at Cologne’s Gamescom 2014 event in August… [More]

MouseCraft Review : The Cat Who Got The Cheese

Written by Jon Sutton on 22 July 2014 at 15:30

In a crowded genre it’s truly difficult for a puzzle game to stand out from the crowd, not least because it feels like every puzzling idea has already been puzzled before. Enter, MouseCraft. Cutting a diminutive figure that has precisely nothing to do with the towering Minecraft, MouseCraft is instead a fusion of two seemingly disparate puzzle classics.

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Gamer-Centric Nvidia Shield Tablet Officially Announced

Written by Jon Sutton on 22 July 2014 at 14:00

Nvidia has officially taken the wraps off its first foray into the world of tablet gaming, the Nvidia Shield Tablet and the Shield wireless controller.

Created from the ground up with gamers in mind, the Nvidia Shield Tablet is an evolution of the Android-based gaming seen with its original Shield device. Packing a 192-core Kepler GPU, Tegra K1 processor, and support for full 1080p gaming, the Nvidia Shield tablet is arriving in the US next week... [More]

Dark Souls 2 Receives Huge Update Ahead Of Sunken King DLC

Written by Neil Soutter on 22 July 2014 at 12:40

From Software has released a massive patch for the PC version of Dark Souls 2 in preparation for today’s Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King DLC.

The huge list of improvements, tweaks, and changes include blocking the use of health recovery items during PvP battles, while weapon changes to some of the fan base's favourites have weakened some while buffing others. Made stronger that is, not polished to within an inch of its life… [More]

Final Version Of Watch Dogs E3 2012 Graphics Overhaul Mod Released

Written by Jon Sutton on 22 July 2014 at 11:25

Watch Dogs modder Federico Rojas, known as ‘TheWorse’, has released the final version of his Watch Dogs graphics tweak mod that restores Ubisoft’s open-world hacking adventure to its former E3 2012 demonstration glory.

PC gamers were understandably a bit miffed when Watch Dogs arrived and it looked worlds apart from Ubisoft’s claims, but Rojashas been busy working away on getting Watch Dogs looking its absolute best with the final release of TheWorse Mod version 1.0… [More]

Dota 2 International 2014 Winners NewBee Scoop Up 5 Million USD Prize Money

Written by Stuart Thomas on 22 July 2014 at 10:10

The world’s fourth ever Dota 2 International tournament grand finals finished yesterday, with winning team NewBee coming away with a cool $5 million in prize money.

A best-of-five contest in the final saw NewBee defeat fellow finalists ViCi Gaming in four closely-fought games. ViCi nicked the first game before team NewBee steamrollered to three wins in a row, grabbing the massive prize fund in the process… [More]

AMD Confirm 20nm Products In 2015 And 3D 16nm Fabrication By 2016

Written by Jon Sutton on 21 July 2014 at 17:30

During a recent financial call AMD’s senior vice president Lisa Su confirmed that it will be pushing out graphics cards manufactured on 20nm process in 2015, before 16 nm process GPUs follow in 2016.

Previous rumours suggested that AMD was readying a lineup of 20nm cards for later this year, but this conference call confirms that the codename Tonga, Iceland, and Maui GPUs arriving in Q4 2014 will still be fabbed using the 28nm process… [More]

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