PC Gaming Edition Articles over PC Gaming and other Gaming Stuff http://pc.linkshideaway.com http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:22:13 -0400 Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:22:13 -0400 Yooka-Laylee Smashes Kickstarter Goal in Mere Minutes, Stretch Goals Added and Funded

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Yooka Laylee - spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie - recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to be able to further polish the final game. In the first hour, the game was fully funded and continued to fly pass the stretch goals. At the time of writing - on the second day, the game is up to £1,116,045 or roughly $1,689,524.72 USD.

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Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Leaves Steam Early Access

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Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown has released on Steam after a successful run in Early Access. Cliffhanger Productions is proud to finally be able to release the full version of the game. The game allows the players to create their own characters in order to overcome a multitude of challenges. There are over 50 enemy types and the missions can be tackled solo or in co-op. Be sure to check out the launch trailer and press release after the break...

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This War of Mine Update 1.3 Introduces Scenario and Character Editors

This War of Mine Version 1.3

This War of Mine has been updated to version 1.3. The team has added both a scenario and character editor to the game amongst 2 new locations and 2 new soundtrack additions. You will be able to customize many things in both editors as expected. A video detailing the update has been released. Be sure to view it and the press release after the break...

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NoScope's New Glasses are a Welcomed Refreshment to the Brand - Gemini and Golem Line

NoScope Gemini Glasses

We reviewed NoScope's Hydra and Orion lines last year and spoke about the different benefits of the glasses. Well, NoScope is releasing the Golem and Gemini lines today and we have them! The Golem line provides the comfort of wearing them over prescription glasses while the Gemini line sports a very sleek and stylish design. So what did I think about them? Let me tell you my experience...

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The Witcher 3 Has Gone Gold

The Witcher 3 Has Gone Gold

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been in the works for a long time now. It will finally launch this year on May 19th, 2015 for Windows PC, Xbox One, and PS4. While waiting for the game to officially launch - fans around the globe have been preordering the game to make sure they get a copy of it - so much so that the game has officially gone Gold! Check out the full press release after the break...

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Star Trek Online Season 10 Launches with Star Robert McNeil

Star Trek Online: The Iconian War

Star Trek Online has been running for 9 Seasons now, with Season 10 launching April 21st, 2015. With the launch of Season 10 - cast member Robert McNeill joins the game as Tom Paris from Star Trek: Voyager. Season 10 is titled The Iconian War and begins the end of more than 5 years of conflict in the game. Check after the break for more details and screenshots...

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Age of Wonders III: Eternal Lords Expansion and V1.5 Released

Age of Wonders 3: Eternal Lords

Age of Wonders III has recently been updated to version 1.5 and a new expansion pack - Eternal Lords - has also been released. It features a host of new content including a new Necromancer player class, storyline, specializations, and several others. Check out the press release after the break for full details on version 1.5 and the Eternal Lords DLC...

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake Reviewed

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition is a remake of the classic that came out in the 1990's. The game follows the story of Gabriel Knight, who is a book writer that is researching voodoo for a new book. The remake features updated graphics, additional content, and several changes to some of the puzzles. It features a lot of things; however, how does it hold up?

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NoScope Glasses: An Affordable Novelty for Those Looking to Improve Visuals - Hydra a

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Over a week has passed since we first got word from NoScope about two new lines of their glasses: Orion and Hydra. We have since had a chance to try both lines out for ourselves courtesy of NoScope. The glasses provide a sleek look and are constructed good for the price; however, do they satisfy the reputation put behind them? Do they help when using the computer or with gaming? Find out after the break...

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Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat Brings New Paragon Path for Scourge Warlock

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Following Tyranny of Dragons - Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat continues the Season of Dragons. Rise of Tiamat continues the events of Tyranny of Dragons and brings with it a new paragon path for the Scourge Warlock class. There is more high level gear and - of course, dragons! Check out some screenshots and a trailer after the break...

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Over 9000 Zombies! So What Are You Waiting For? SHOOT!

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Over 9000 Zombies! Early Access players will be getting a new update - the September update. It includes new Damage Per Second and Kills Per Second guages as well as four new upgradable skills: durability, carnage, resourcefulness, and engineering. Durability increases max hp and regenerates small amounts of it. Carnage increases the amount of damage you do and decreases reload time. Resourcefulness makes it easier to salvage materials, hp from health packs, and grenades collected. Engineering simply upgrades the firepower and strength of turrets. Well, that is not all we have for you today - be sure to check out the brand new trailer after the break...

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Divinity: Original Sin Gets Two New Companions in free The Bear and the Burglar DLC

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Divinity: Original Sin came out a few months ago and was a smash hit with us. Ever since - Larian Studios have been developing new patches, with the free DLC launching today being the latest. The DLC - entitled The Bear and the Burglar DLC - brings forth two new companions with their own story arcs to experience. A full breakdown of bug fixes can be found here with some details from Larian on the DLC companions after the break...

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake Launches on October 15th

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We now know the release date for Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition. The game be launching on October 15th on Steam, GOG, and other online retailers. Preorders are now available for those that are interested. Want to know the inspiration behind the remake? Check out our Jane Jensen interview here and be sure to take a peek at our preview here. You can find the full press release after the break...

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The Goblin Shows His Skill in Latest Styx: Master of Shadows Gameplay Trailer

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A new trailer has been released for Styx: Master of Shadows. The trailer - entitled Assassin's Green - shows off some of the Goblins skills. The trailer is part of series of gameplay videos leading up to the October 2014 launch date. Check out the video and full press release after the break...

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Jane Jensen on the Inspiration behind Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is getting a graphical overhaul with the 20th Anniversary Edition amongst other changes. The game is shaping up nicely. Well, we recently had a chance to conduct an interview with Jane Jensen - the games creator. Jensen is not only heading the development of the remake, she is also the creator of the original. We talked about several things that influenced the remake and some about the future of the series. Check out the full interview after the break...

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Developer Diary Shows off the Shadow Realm in Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

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The third developer diary for Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms has been released and showcases the Shadow Realm, which is an area that parallels the Human World. Players must travel back and forth between each in order to find clues and solve puzzles throughout the game. This is one of the biggest features of Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms. Check out the full developer diary after the break...

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Impressions

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is receiving a 20th anniversary edition remake that features updated graphics, additional content, and several changes to some of the puzzles. The game is being remade by Pinkerton Road Studio and headed by the original designer – Jane Jensen. Sins of the Fathers is about an author who is trying to write a book about voodoo. The main character sets out to investigate a local voodoo murder and finds a lot of interesting things along the way; however, how does the remake hold up?

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Voice of Geralt Improvs Witcher 3 San Diego Comic-Con Panel

During the first ever public demo for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt there were some issues - the voice overs did not work. The voice of Geralt - Doug Cockle - was at the panel and provided some live improv as seen in the video above. The presentation went on to wow the public as seen in a reactions video posted a few days ago.

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Divinity: Original Sin Review

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Divinity: Original Sin is a marvelous game from the start for those who love cRPGs. Larian Studios first showed me this game way back in 2012 during a developer presentation at E3 2012. I was instantly hooked and have looked forward to all Larian releases since such as Divinity Anthology. Much like previous games in the Divinity realm - Original Sin features an in-depth story, quests, and tons of items but does it live up to all the hype I got from it at E3 2012?

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Clerks Actor Jeff Anderson Will Voice Randal's Monday Protagonist

Jeff Anderson Randal's Monday

Clerks actor Jeff Anderson will be the voice of the protagonist in Randal's Monday. The game is about a character named Randal who wakes up the day after his best friend Matt's engagement. That day is a Monday and Randal is in a dire situation - he has Matt's engagement ring and has been fired. Randal must pawn the ring in order to pay his landlord; however, upon doing so - he becomes cursed to relive that Monday over and over. Be sure to check out the full press release below for more information...

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CD Projekt Red at San Diego Comic Con 2014

What you see above is a glimpse into the world of Comic Con as seen by The Witcher dev CD Projekt Red. You can see the fan reaction to the world premiere of the first playable demo of The Witcher III and the developers reaction of the fans that came to see it. The devs talk about the atmostphere of Comic Con and let us see it through their eyes. I - for one - am too excited for The Witcher III: Wild Hunt.

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Swordsman Review

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Swordsman is a martial arts MMORPG based on the book by Chinese novelist Louis Cha. The game takes players through a world full of tragedy and despair as a lone Swordsman travels throughout trying to stop a rogue martial arts school known as Eminence School. The game brings forth a very enjoyable experience for fans of the genre and has a plethora of features; however, does the games online atmosphere ruin the fun?

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Second Developer Diary Released for Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

The second developer diary for Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms has been released. The developers talk about certain connections in the game and introduce a new area - Broken Spear Pass. The game is available on Steam Early Access by following this link. Be sure to check out the developer diary after the break...

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The Red Solstice Gets Updated to Version 1.78

The Red Solstice Gets Female Marines

The Red Solstice launched on Steam Early Access a couple weeks ago bringing forth a space marine game that is 8-player co-op. The game only had one accessible map - Central Sector. Well, version 1.78 has launched along with a new map named Science Sector as well as the ability to select female marines. This has basically doubled the amount of gameplay in the game. The game is developed by Croatian devs Ironward and published by Nkidu Games.

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Swordsman Launches on July 29

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Swordsman is officially launching on July 29th, 2014 and bringing with it a new patch with new player content. A new Dragon Pit event will be surfacing as well that allows players to team up to acquire some of the highest level gear in the game. Swordsman - for those who don't know - is a martial arts MMORPG by Perfect World Entertainment that is a unique experience different from other MMORPGs that have came out recently. Players are already able to join with the ongoing Open Beta so go check the game out if it sounds interesting! Be sure to check back as our full review launches in the near future!

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Styx: Master of Shadows Summer Trailer Released

Styx: Master of Shadows

Styx: Master of Shadows has seen a new trailer released. The trailer gives a brief insight into Styx - the main character - whose main occupation is thievery and assassination. The game is set to release sometime in September. The trailer can be seen after the break...

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Tyranny of Dragons Brings the Scourge Warlock to Neverwinter

Neverwinter Scourge Warlock Screenshot

Following the recent announcement of the Scourge Warlock heading to Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons comes a new trailer amongst several screenshots. The Scourge Warlock can summon Soul Puppets, debuff enemies, and deal major damage. Tyranny of Dragons launches of August 14th, 2014 and is free to all players. Both the trailer and screenshots can be seen after the break...

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Divinity: Original Sin Global Chat Turned Off Due to Abuse

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With the launch of Divinity: Original Sin came a vast amount of players and a Global Chat featuring enabling players to chat with anyone else playing. A few days later - the Global Chat feature was turned off due to abusive language. Larian's Swen Vincke told Kotaku:

"We switched it off for now as there was just a bit too much profanity and insulting," Larian's Swen Vincke wrote, "and while we have good hopes that it may get better if people read this this, we'll also install some proper moderation tools & processes. Once that's done, we'll switch it on again."

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Concursion Speedrun Challenge - Thursday on Twitch

Concursion Speedrun Challenge

Concursion developers Puuba are hosting a game developer test this Thursday as they speedrun through the game on Twitch. Danny Garfield and Puuba Dave are going head to head live to show who knows the game better. They are asking for ans to pick the winning team for a chance to win a prize. Check out full details after the break...

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Swordsman Enters Open Beta After Successful Closed Beta

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The upcoming martial arts MMORPG, Swordsman, has finally entered Open Beta. Those who have played in Closed Beta will be getting emails for any rewards they earned such as the E3 exclusive Cottony Sheep pet. The game features 10 different martial arts schools that the player can pick from to join. After joining - the player is able to take up that particular schools martial art and lean powerful attacks. It was great fun during Closed Beta and Open Beta is sure to be a blast as well! Be sure to check out the press release after the break...

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8-Player Co-Op Survival on Mars: The Red Solstice on Steam Early Access July 10

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An 8-player co-op game called "The Red Solstice" will be going on Steam Early Access on July 10. The game is set on a future Mars and takes the player through a tactical, co-operative survival scenario during a great storm called The Red Solstice. The game is being developed by Ironward and published by Nkidu Games in cooperation with New Blood Interactive. Be sure to check out the full press release as well as various screenshots and a overview trailer after the break...

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Scourge Warlock Class Coming To Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons

Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons

Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons brings with it the new Scourge Warlock class on August 14, 2014. The Scourge Warlock features dark powers and a brand new Curse mechanic. Also, be sure to check out the Season of Dragons campaign from July 1, 2014 through December 31, 214 as it will bring forth fascinating events and new content. Check out the full press release and screenshots of the Scourge Warlock class after the break...

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Larian Studios Divinity: Original Sin Has Launched

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It was way back at E3 2012 when I first got a sneak peek at Larian Studios recent release, Divinity: Original Sin. That meeting put their games on my radar for life. I went on to purchase the Divinity Anthology Collectors Edition as well as Divinity: Dragon Commander. Now it is time for Divinity: Original Sin. The game is out now on Steam and coming soon on GOG. Divinity: Original Sin takes place in Rivellon and features a plethora of unlockables, dungeons, quests, and a non-linear story. You can play online co-op with your friends or take on the game single player. Be sure to check out an overview trailer and screenshots after the break...

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