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Nintendo Developed An N64 Game Similar To 'Minecraft' Back In The Day, Shigeru Miyamoto Says

Nintendo was working on a ‘Minecraft’-like game back in the Nintendo 64 era, according to Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of famed franchises ‘Mario’ and ‘Zelda,’ among others. Miyamoto has even stated that ‘Minecraft’ is a game Nintendo should have made. Read full post on techtimes.com

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Twitch rolls out automated tool to stem wave of chat harassment

Enlarge With messages flying by at speeds literally too fast for a human to read, manual moderation is an uphill battle on some of the most popular Twitch channels. That situation has led to plenty of instances where popular streamers have been deluged with waves of racist or sexist abuse that even quality human moderators can…

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List Of Upcoming PS4 Games Q1 2017: 'Kingdom Hearts HD II.8,' 'Resident Evil 7 Biohazard,' 'Shadow Warrior 2' And More

2016 saw some of the best games for the PlayStation 4 released, headlined by ‘Overwatch,’ ‘Watchdogs 2,’ and a number of other fantastic titles. As 2016 comes to a close, here is a list of confirmed PS4 games for Q1 2017. Read full post on techtimes.com

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'Crash Bandicoot' Originals vs. Remakes: Here's 5 Minutes Of PS1 vs. PS4 Graphics Side-By-Side

DigitalFoundry has put the original ‘Crash Bandicoot’ games side-by-side the ‘Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy,’ depicting a visually beefed up near-replica of the original main entries. The remastered trilogy will be released for the PlayStation 4 in 2017. Read full post on techtimes.com

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Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

If you picked up an RX 460 on the cheap or are considering doing so, you can squeeze a bit more performance out of the card if you’re willing to modify it. The post Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance appeared first on ExtremeTech . Read full post…

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Game over for law outlawing pinball in Indiana town

Ever since I was a young boy, I played the silver ball. (credit: Eric Bangeman) Decades ago, pinball was deemed a gambler’s “game of chance ” and was therefore banned in major cities across the United States—sometimes resulting in Prohibition-style raids. But a lot has changed over time, and most cities eventually lifted their bans,…

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Is older hardware in danger of being left behind by “pro” game consoles?

A Digital Foundry analysis shows how the standard PS4 version of The Last Guardian suffers considerably compared to the PS4 Pro version. Since at least this year’s E3, if not before, it has been clear that the usual market cycle of clearly delineated console generations is being upended . The new model—as exemplified by Sony’s…

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Playing Lemmings on the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar Almost Justifies the Upgrade

We’ve seen a lot of unorthodox uses for the MacBook Pro’s fancy new Touch Bar, including using it as a piano , or turning the whole machine into Kitt from Knight Rider . But playing a simple version of the classic puzzle game Lemmings might be the most brilliant use of the hardware upgrade yet….

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Best Buy Employees Play Santa, Buy Wii U For Teen Who Visited Store Daily To Play 'Super Smash Bros'

A teenager who would visit a Best Buy store nearly every day to play ‘Super Smash Bros.’ on the Wii U console on display just got a great surprise. As an early Christmas gift, some of the store employees chipped in and bought the teen his own Wii U console. Read full post on techtimes.com