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Guild Wars 2 Feature Pack

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
NCSOFT and ArenaNet now offer the April 2014 Feature Pack, for Guild Wars 2, an imaginatively titled add-on that's free for all owners of the MMORPG sequel. Here's the story on this:NCSOFT and...

37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Ars Technica introduces Steam Gauge, where they go all grognard on the topic of game sales on Valve's service based on publically available data. It's very lengthy and detailed, and draws some...

Pillars of Eternity Heartbleed Warning

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
A new Kickstarter update for Project Eternity from Obsidian Entertainment talks about the Music in Pillars of Eternity, their upcoming RPG (thanks nin). They kick off, however, with a warning their...

Morning Kickstarters

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Tom Sparks and the Quakes of Ruin by Tasty Poison Games. "A 3D diesel-punk action-adventure game full of crazy weapons, exciting combat and exploration of mysterious underground worlds."

Morning Patches

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Diablo III Patch 2.0.4 Hotfixes - Updated 4/15. World of Tanks Update 9.0: Historical Battles. World of Warcraft 5.4.7 Hotfixes: April 14.

Morning Interviews

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Titanic: Honour and Glory - Interview with Tom Lynskey, Project Manager on Just Adventure.

Morning Previews

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Murdered: Soul Suspect on Strategy Informer. No Photos, Please! on The Indie Mine.

Morning Consolidation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Sony Sells Off All Of Its Shares In Square Enix. Halo, Destiny composer Marty O'Donnell fired by Bungie. Trials Fusion Now Available on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Morning Mobilization

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Apple, Samsung, mobile carriers to debut anti-theft kill switch in 2015. Thanks Ant.

Morning Metaverse

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
US Airways Won't Fire Anyone Over Infamous "Planegina" Tweet. Thanks nin.

Morning Tech Bits

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Intel reports lower 1st-quarter net income amid PC slump but revenue inches higher. Are AMD Athlon-Sempron APUs Fast Enough For Steam On Linux, Steam Machines? Linux powers CERN -- organization...

Morning Safety Dance

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Thanks Ant. First sites admit data loss through Heartbleed attacks. Who's to blame for 'catastrophic' Heartbleed Bug. Heartbleed bug is irritating McAfee, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab. This Origin Phish...

Morning Legal Briefs

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
FBI's facial recognition database will contain 52 million images by 2015. Thanks Acleacius.

Game Reviews

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Elder Scrolls Online on CVG. Goat Simulator on CVG. LEGO The Hobbit on Eurogamer.net. Moebius: Empire Rising on Game Over Online. Path Of Exile on Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Warlock II on Gaming Nexus.

Hardware Reviews

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:44am
Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-One on TechSpot. ASRock FM2 A85X-ITX Motherboard on Futurelooks. ASUS A88X-Pro AMD Motherboard on Benchmark Reviews. CM Storm Recon on ocaholic. CoreRise Comay...

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC Released

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:55pm
The Battlefield Blog announces that the Naval Strike DLC for Battlefield 4 is now available for all, celebrating with a new "ultra quality" release trailer on this page. Here's word on the pack:The...

War of the Vikings Launches

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:55pm
Paradox Interactive announces the launch of War of the Vikings, Fatshark's new melee combat game. They offer a new release trailer and the following word:Paradox Interactive, the fearsome digital...

Pantheon Development to "Slow Down"

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:55pm
The Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen blog has word that while Visionary Realms was able to recover from a failed Kickstarter to raise enough cash through crowd-funding to create a prototype of Pantheon:...

Titanfall Update Plans

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:55pm
An update to the Titanfall website by Respawn game director Steve "Funkydooda" Fukuda outlines what's next for their multiplayer mech shooter, saying their post-release goals include accelerating how...

Ships Ahoy - Moebius: Empire Rising

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:55pm
Phoenix Online Publishing announces the release of Moebius: Empire Rising, the new story-driven adventure game for Windows and OS X from designer Jane Jensen and Pinkerton Road. A demo was released...