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How much ATI really paid for its Half Life 2 deal

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IT WAS A HARD task to get to the bottom of the mystery of ATI's Half Life 2 voucher deal, but now we've found out just how much ATI invested in this deal.

Sony battles hackers over hijacked games

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Hackers have cracked piracy protections on Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Portable in the United States, the latest chapter in the company's battle to block unauthorized game use on its new hand-held device.

Graphic cards to get water cooling

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We recently met with the founders of one of the few major graphic card manufacturers in the US and chatted about upcoming trends in the graphic card industry. BFG expects heat dissipation to become one of the focus areas for the development of future high-end cards, some of which could sell for more than $1000.

The Xbox 360 and the PS3: late bloomers or complete failures?

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The most ironic bit of it all is that according to developers, if either manufacturer had decided to use an Athlon 64 or a Pentium D in their next-gen console, they would be significantly ahead of the competition in terms of CPU performance.

Heat up the asphalt with 'Juiced'

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THQ's new racing title makes flying around a corner at top speeds pretty fun stuff. Steer your custom vehicle all the way to the top of the standings. Fans of the Gran Turismo series and Need for Speed will enjoy this game.

'Destroy All Humans!' Is Campy Fun

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What would an advanced, space-faring civilization possibly need from creatures who think sliced bread is a marvel?

Payne Heading to Film

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Twentieth Century Fox has confirmed that the film adaptation of Max Payne has already began production.

PS3 to sell for $399, cost $494 to make

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Merrill Lynch Japan predicts Sony will lose more than $1 billion on hardware during its next-gen console's first year on the market--a sum it may not be able to recoup.

Oversimplified gameplay haunts 'Batman Begins'

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The recent trend of movie-based video games resumes as the Dark Knight returns to consoles everywhere in Batman Begins. Unfortunately, the stealth-based adventure is hampered by overly basic gameplay.

Quake Mobile next month

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Quake, the famous 3D Shooter from id Software that was originally released in 1996 for the PC, is being ported for 3D-enabled mobile phones this July.

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.

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