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The best free games on the Xbox One

Considering how much money is being generated by games like Clash of Clans and Game of War, it’s no surprise that free-to-play games are starting to proliferate on consoles. While we’ve all done our fair share of groaning about the ...

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Video showcases Ashes of the Singularity on AMD and Nvidia hardware — simultaneously

Share This article Earlier this week, we discussed new test results for Ashes of the Singularity that showed GPUs from AMD and Nvidia running the game side-by-side. Unfortunately, Oxide has made the decision not to make this build of the ...

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Batman: Arkham Knight returns to the PC, Warner Bros. offers free stuff as an apology

Share This article When Batman: Arkham Knight launched back in June, the PC version was an absolute train wreck. The frame rate was capped at 30fps, it lacked graphical effects present in the console versions, and the backlash eventually caused ...

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Halo 5: Guardians sacrifices graphical fidelity for 60fps gameplay

Share This article Halo 5: Guardians has arrived, and it seems to deliver well on the promise of a current generation Halo game. Mobility has been improved, the game plays faster than previous entries, and the reviews are mostly positive. ...

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Should you upgrade to a wireless Xbox One controller on your gaming PC?

Share This article Nearly two years after the launch of the Xbox One, Microsoft has finally gotten around to releasing a USB dongle that allows for its controller to be used wirelessly with Windows PCs. So, is it finally time ...

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ExtremeTech’s Fallout 4 Wasteland Survival Guide

Share This article In three weeks, Bethesda Softworks latest entry in the Fallout series, Fallout 4, will hit shelves. Whether you’re stepping into the various Wastelands for the first time or returning to the series after its long hiatus, we’re ...

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AMD announces fresh losses, pivots towards new licensing strategies

Share This article AMD announced its quarterly results for Q3 2015 yesterday, and the short-term news wasn’t good. While company revenue rose by 12% compared to Q2 2015, total Q3 sales were down 25% year-on-year. AMD reported that demand for ...

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How do SSDs work?

Share This article Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often discussed the difference between different types of NAND structures — vertical NAND versus planar, or multi-level cell (MLC) versus triple-level cells (TLC). What we haven’t done is sit down and talk about the more ...

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Confirmed: Sony cuts the price of the PS4

Share This article Updated on October 8th: Finally, Sony has confirmed that the price of the 500GB PS4 bundles will drop to just $ 349.99 starting on Friday the 9th. And if you’re interested in a 1TB model, you’ll now ...

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Microsoft buys Havok physics from Intel, could boost Xbox One cloud gaming

Share This article For the past decade, many of the most popular video games have used a common physics engine — Havok. While it’s had some competition from competing solutions, like Nvidia’s PhysX, Havok has powered Call of Duty, the ...

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