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TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST – WEEK OF APRIL 10

Here’s the scoop in this week’s TPoI: Nintendo soars in the US with Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sales on the Switch, Microsoft introduces a new refund program for Xbox One and PC games, and Germany instructs Twitch streamers and YouTubers to purchase a broadcasting license. With spring in the air, we give …

The only balls punched in this game are emotional ones.

Room for Everyone

When the subject of gaming comes up in conversation, it’s not dissimilar from discussing movies, television, or literature. “What are you playing these days?” is the gamers’ equivalent of “Did you catch the last episode of…” or “Did you go see…?” There are several unspoken questions that go with it; our friends are assessing where …

Corley

Goodbye, LucasArts, and Thank You

This is my Corley Motors keychain. Corley Motors is a fictional motorcycle manufacturer that the player, as gang leader Ben, must save from a hostile takeover in the classic LucasArts adventure Full Throttle.  Together with Grim Fandango and his work on the Monkey Island series and Day of the Tentacle (all also LucasArts games), Full Throttle is one of the original games that established …

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5 Tips for Building your Gaming PC, Continued

Earlier this week, I wrote a blog post that outlined 3 things to consider when looking building your own gaming PC. Part 2 of this article covers the two remaining tips for constructing your PC and getting it up and running. Part 4: Setup and construction of your PC. You’ve now picked out your parts; …

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5 Tips for Building your Gaming PC

Launched by Pong 40 years ago, home gaming has become a staple in millions of households worldwide. Whether you’re a mobile, console, or PC gamer, the evolution of technology will continue to make all forms of gaming available to the masses.  Newer, better technology will also become cheaper, which will enable a wider audience of …

GameSpot Debuts East India Company Video Developer Diary

The first video developer diary for the upcoming PC title East India Company debuted on GameSpot today. The ongoing series be released bi-weekly on GameSpot leading up to the game’s launch. Lead designer Kim Soares of Nitro Games will give viewers a glimpse of East India Company‘s extensive features and share insights from the development …