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    SXSW Game Awards Coming March 17th

    The South by Southwest gaming awards are coming on March 17th, and they have announced the nominees for the "Gamer's Voice Awards." These are the set of awards that are voted on by the public, with categories from Excellence in Musical Score to Video Game of the Year. You can check out the...
  2. R

    Pluto Wants To Become Like The Discord Of VR

    Until now VR didn't have a Discord-like social app to converse with friends. Pluto is looking to change that and is available now in Steam Early Access. Pluto runs as a background app alongside SteamVR. After you create an avatar, friends can start a call with you, if you toggle on your Pluto...
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    Metal Gear Survive Is Charging $10 For a Second Save Slot

    Just when we thought it was impossible for Konami to sink any lower, Kagemasa Kozuki says "hold my sake" and decides that extra save slots in Metal Gear: Survive should cost $10. Metal Gear Survive requires you to create an avatar, which is tied to both single and multiplayer saves/accounts, and...
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    VR Finally Gets a Quality RTS With "Brass Tactics"

    Brass Tactics has come out for the Oculus Rift and UploadVR is giving it a glowing review. Fans of the genre will be happy with the classic RTS style gameplay set in a steampunk setting. The game's campaign has 4-6 hours of content, and the whole game features 20 different maps, multiple armies...
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    U.S Copyright Office Considering Exemption for Abandoned Online Games

    The U.S Copyright Office is currently considering whether to loosen DMCA's provisions for abandoned online games. Currently there are preservation exemptions to keep abandoned games accessible, however the current exemptions do not cover online games. TorrentFreak is reporting that the...
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    Steam Lunar New Year Sale

    The Steam Lunar New Year sale started yesterday, and is offering some decent deals for the gamers here. Who cares if you backlog of games goes all the way to Daikatana when Left 4 Dead 2 is only $1.99! To me the Steam Sales aren't what they used to be since they introduced refunds, but there...
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    You Can Now Hire a Call Of Duty Coach

    If your K/D is lacking, The Yorkshire Post is reporting that you can now hire a Call of Duty coach to help you master your skills. Online services marketplace Bidvine is offering the UK’s first Professional Coaching gaming service, which the report says has seen "thousands of requests" for pro...
  8. DooKey

    October Digital Game Revenue up 15 Percent Compared to October of Last Year

    According to SuperData Research revenue for digital games increased year-over-year to 8.5 billion this October from $7.4 billion last October. Leading the way was PUBG which sold over 5 million copies in October. This just goes to show that gaming isn't anywhere close to dead and the current...
  9. Hagrid

    Oculus Rift Owners Thread

    Oculus Rift Owners Thread
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    Is project cars 2 anygood?

    I was looking at videos on Project cars 2 and was thinking maybe it is worth getting it for my Rift? Any thoughts on the game? Is it worth it?
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    Non real-time gameplay recording (ex. Recording Hellblade at 2K 60fps with a GT 530

    I recently uploaded a tutorial on how to record gameplay/cutscene videos using non real-time recording techniques. As an example, I recorded one of the last cutscenes from Nina Theory’s latest game Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice running at 2560x1440 (2K), 60fps and all the graphical settings...
  12. FrgMstr

    PC Takes Market Share Back at E3

    We have gotten to the point where we expect E3 to be a peasant-console-laden lovefest year after year. While we might have gotten a bit numb to this over the years, the guys over at GamerCrate were paying a bit better attention than we did. It suggest that Microsoft is front and center as it...
  13. Spyro-

    Best monitor for fast-paced FPS games?

    Hi guyz. :) I'm looking for the absolute best monitor for fast paced FPS games (Quake). I'm open for all screen sizes and types, I just want the best Quake performance possible. Maybe one of the newer 240Hz models? Any advice plz? :)
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    Help!!!, 2 HDMI source to 1 TV

    I have steam link and ps4, i want 2 of that connected to the tv at the same time but on the tv only have 1 hdmi so i can only connect 1 at a time, which is really inconvenient for me because i have to unplug 1 and plug the other one in. Are there any solution to this?
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    Scary Games thread

    Yeah, that's right lol! Some games do actually have the ability to send shivers down your spine. I remember playing DOOM III, walking down a pitch black corridor, while a series of red lights flashed down the passage creating a tunnel vision effect. As I walked down this path, I could hear a...
  16. Zarathustra[H]

    Owners: Are you happy with your VR purchase?

    So, I am considering picking up a Vive for the house for the holidays but I am just not sure. The tech seems pretty damned cool, but every review I read and check out, titles seem like goofy tech demos or silly little Wii games. I could be wrong, but I have yet to see anything that I think...
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    27 IPS photos and games (which Eizo)

    Hi all I have one big dilemma. I want a new high-performance PC assembly taking good monitor that would be best for editing images (I shoot with 6D and 7DmII mainly in sRGB and presentation on the Web) but was fairly good at my second hobby which is the gaming and here comes problem. I have...
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    Are games cross compatible?

    thinking of getting a vive or rift just wondering if the games are all crossed compatible or if there are a lot of exclusive games for each headset?
  19. NeghVar

    If you want to switch from Windows to Linux but are not, why?

    There are numerous people who want to switch to a flavor of Linux but are held back for one reason or another. I am one of those people. What is holding you back?
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    This is the Police

    This Is the Police on Steam My review: Steam Community :: CryonicSuspension :: Review for This Is the Police
  21. mlapgw

    Great Games or Demos to show off Rift to others

    What are some of the best games or demos to have on hand when that new to VR person comes to the house?
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    New Computer - Win7 or Win10?

    Hey HardForum, I'm still running my rig from early 2011 (see sig) and had planned on upgrading near the end of 2016. I admit I haven't given much thought to which version of Windows to run, except that I had no intention of running Windows 8. But I heard that Kaby Lake motherboards might...
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    Square Enix Easter surprise box $9.99 for 5 tbd games

    DEAD deal now Link - Easter Surprise Box 2016 [PC DOWNLOAD] | Square Enix Online Store You can purchase through March 20th, so a couple more days. The games will be delivered on the 21st via email. Square Enix says you will get five individual codes, so any duplicates can be gifted to friends...
  24. NoxTek

    Humble Jumbo Bundle 6!

    A new Humble Bundle dropped today! Humble Jumbo Bundle 6! Benefiting the American Red Cross and DirectRelief PWYW: Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown (+Soundtrack) Warmachine Tactics: Standard Edition (+Mercenaries Faction Bundle) Beat The Average...
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