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Vulkan, the built-from-scratch OpenGL successor, aims to give game developers far more control over PC hardware, unlocking new levels of performance. Think of it as an open-standard counterpart to Microsoft's Windows-only DirectX 12.
AMD said it won't release a public software development kit for its graphics API as DirectX12 and the next-gen OpenGL releases approach.
Inte's new Atom X5 and X7 has enough graphics performance to chew through RealRacing 3 with ease.
Blizzard's venerable MMO isn't going free-to-play, but it's dabbling in alternative payment schemes nevertheless.
InXile expands its plans for the award-winning CRPG with news of a visual overhaul, thanks to Unity 5.
But you'll need to pay a royalty if you ship an Unreal Engine 4 creation that sees success.
Sid Meier's Starships is a bit like playing Civilization without the thirty-hour time commitment.
Plus Google goes to work on Skynet for real, Fast and the Furious gets a video game, and brutalities return to Mortal Kombat. This is gaming news for the week of February 23.
Is there room for another MOBA on the market? Bandai Namco thinks so.
Plus updates to the Steam Controller and 'new living room devices.'
You can stuff up to three graphics cards inside Origin PC’s purpose-built Omega HTPC.
If Microsoft wants to get a stronger grip on PC gaming in Windows 10, it'll have to do better at keeping scams and shameless clones out of the Windows Store.
We play Hearts of Iron IV and immediately lose Berlin to Poland. Game over, Hitler.
Plus a guy shocks himself with a dog collar for six minutes on YouTube and somebody plays Crusader Kings II for 10,000 hours.