FROSTRUNNER

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FrostRunner was released on January 1, 2019 by SMU Guildhall. The game was developed by Think Arcade. FrostRunner is a first-person platformer “speedrunning” game, where the player is tasked with rapidly completing platforming challenges before the timer runs out. The game is fast paced but it is nothing like Quake Live.  The game is set …

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CIRCUIT SLINGER

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Circuit Slinger was released on January 1, 2019 by SMU Guildhall. The game was developed by MioMax. Circuit Slinger is a virtual reality rhythm action game. Circuit Slinger is a VR rhythm game where players purge corrupted code to a beat. Shoot dope guns Traverse three virtual landscapes Experience original EDM tracks There are technically 6 …

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STAR CONTROL: ORIGINS YANKED FROM STEAM & GOG

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The designers of 1990 MS-DOS game Star Control have issued a DMCA takedown notice against Star Control: Origins, Stardock’s RPG reboot of the series. The game has been removed from Steam and Stardock expects it will be removed from GOG, too. Evidently the original developer and ore publisher of Star Control is not happy …

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THE VIDEO CARD MARKET MESS

We have spend a lot of time looking over eBay, Amazon, TigerDirect and others for video cards. Today on eBay we saw several lots with bundles of 10 or more used high end cards from digital coin enthusiasts who are liquidating. Digital coins are in a bear market and prices have fallen significantly. New cards …

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AMAZON IS AT IT AGAIN

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We also have noticed  some ads from Amazon with prices way out of line with pricing. One ad had a Sapphire RX 470 for US $599 which is triple the price when the card launched. Sapphire is the asian manufacturer previously owned by AMD before they spun it off as an independent company. Sapphire offers …

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NEWEGG RIPOFF

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We check prices frequently and we noticed a Sapphire VCX 11256-28-21G Radeon RX 470 4GB GDDR5 for $99.99 which is about what Radeon cards have been at for some time now. So we checked the NewEgg prices in Canada we were disgusted by the $159.00 price. Our beleaguered dollar is weak but it is not that …

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G2A UNDER FIRE

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G2A is a Chinese game marketplace. We have followed the company over time after reading that keys purchased were invalidated. Evidently some keys were  purchased with stolen credit cards. G2A has games for the PC and the consoles. They also trade in hardware. We have not compared prices as most of the gear is private …

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417.58 HOTFIX

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GeForce Driver 417.58 was released December 28, 2018 for  Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Black screen when resuming from monitor sleep on some DisplayPort monitors Windows 7: FPS drop when G-sync is used with V-sync in games Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Fixes occasional application …

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MOBILE WARS X

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Mobile Wars X was released on December 28, 2018 by Nape Games who developed it. Mobile Wars X is a shoot em up action game. Mobile Wars X is a shoot them up in which you must fight against an alien invasion. You can choose between 3 Mobile X: A very fast ship capable of …

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MINIMAX TINYVERSE

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MINImax Tinyverse was released on December 27, 2018 by O’olBlue Inc. who also developed it. MINImax Tinyverse is a tower rush strategy game. This game has been released on the Steam early access program. Each army is led by a powerful champion with unique skills and attributes, and supported by a wide range of troopers who fight alongside …

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