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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed as anonymous backer behind pro-Trump memes

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR who sold the company to Facebook in 2014 for $ 2 billion, has been confirmed as the major financial backer behind a pro-Donald Trump group called Nimble America. Nimble America, in its own ...

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Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

Well, that didn’t take long. When Sony unveiled the new PS4 Pro, we spent some time talking about 4K, the difference between native and upscaled content, and what Sony can and can’t deliver as far as 4K is concerned with ...

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Boxed copies of Titanfall 2 won’t have physical media inside of them

The PC market has largely moved to digital sales, thanks in part to aggressive down-sizing from chain stores like GameStop over the last decade, and partly because online PC gaming has been baked in for twenty years. There are, however, still ...

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New Oculus update adds Facebook integration, real-names policy

Ever since Facebook bought Oculus several years ago, there’s been fears that the social media company would begin requiring mandatory Facebook integration or would otherwise hijack the VR headset in some way. Oculus’ new 1.8 software update doesn’t make that ...

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An adventure 18 years in the making: Long-lost Warcraft title leaks online

Nearly 20 years ago, Blizzard had a plan for a new Warcraft title that would depart from the series’ RTS roots. Where Warcraft and Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness had focused on the strategic aspects of an all-out war between ...

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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

For decades, consoles have had one significant advantage over PCs: simplicity. While this has changed somewhat in recent years, thanks to increased console complexity and capabilities undreamed of in the days of the NES, consoles have still been marketed and ...

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PlayStation Meeting liveblog: PS4 Pro for $399, PS4 Slim for $299

Updated 3:46p ET: Well, that was a weirdly short show. The PS4 Pro will launch on November 10th at $ 399. PS4 Slim is $ 299. Hardly any love for PSVR. Kind of a crazy event. Updated 3:12p ET: PS4 ...

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is marred by long load times on PS4 and Xbox One

It’s been 16 years since the original Deus Ex hit store shelves, but the core concept of a cyberpunk RPG that revolves around player choice is still undeniably strong. Sneaking, shooting, and smooth-talking your way out of a dangerous situation ...

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Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves

Update: Steam has published notice that it has not formally changed its refund policies and will examine requests on a case-by-case basis. Amazon and Sony have not responded to requests for comment. Even in the run-up to No Man’s Sky’s ...

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This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift can create realistic virtual worlds, and motion controllers can even let you interact with objects in them. However, this is the part of the VR experience that can feel less ...

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