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The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they’ll never do it. The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games. An embarrassingly small number of those games will ever be played. But the prices are really good! Be honest, you’re going to buy things. This is a twice annual tradition on the Steam Store; once in the winter and again in the summer. The summer sale has been going on longer—the winter sales ...

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The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they’ll never do it. The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games. An embarrassingly small number of those games will ever be played. But the prices are really good! Be honest, you’re going to buy things. This is a twice annual tradition on the Steam Store; once in the winter and again in the summer. The summer sale has been going on longer—the winter sales ...

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Sony Bringing These Games And More On Tour This Summer Across The US

Sony is bringing back its “Road to Greatness” event, which sees the company fill a tractor trailer with PlayStation games and more for a nationwide tour. The tour kicks off this weekend (April 21-23) at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con, with other stops including Sun Fest (May 3-7) in West Palm Beach, Florida; Summefest (June 29-July 2) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the MLB All-Star Game Fan Fest (July 7-11) in Miami, Florida; and the GameStop Expo (August 27) in Las Vegas, Nevada, just to name a few. You can see the full ...

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Next Star Wars Spinoff Movie Might Be Announced This Summer

With Rogue Oneavailable to watch at home and the Han Solo movie currently in production, there is much speculation about what the third standalone Star Wars spinoff might be. Now Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy has stated that it could be announced very soon. Speaking to MTV at this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration, Kennedy wouldn’t commit to a timeline, but did state that they were ” to an announcement. “My hope would be sometime around the summer,” she said. “I never want to predict the creative process because it is its ...

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StarCraft: Remastered set to launch this summer, original game will be free as of this week

Blizzard’s StarCraft and the follow-up expansion Brood Wars are considered two of the greatest real-time strategy (RTS) games ever created. First released in 1998, the original game had three related campaigns between races (Terran, Protoss, and Zerg) that played dramatically differently from one another. This was a significant departure from earlier games like Warcraft: Orcs and Humans or Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, which had little practical differentiation between the races. Blizzard has made a pair of announcements concerning its classic franchise. First, both StarCraft and Brood Wars are going ...

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StarCraft: Remastered set to launch this summer, original game will be free as of this week

Blizzard’s StarCraft and the follow-up expansion Brood Wars are considered two of the greatest real-time strategy (RTS) games ever created. First released in 1998, the original game had three related campaigns between races (Terran, Protoss, and Zerg) that played dramatically differently from one another. This was a significant departure from earlier games like Warcraft: Orcs and Humans or Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, which had little practical differentiation between the races. Blizzard has made a pair of announcements concerning its classic franchise. First, both StarCraft and Brood Wars are going ...

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Paul George and the Pacers are hurtling toward a wild summer

9:54 AM ET The fall was so sudden, and so severe, the Indiana Pacers are still processing it even as they try to build a new team good enough that Paul George might stay. “Our window,” Larry Bird, the team’s president, told ESPN.com, “closed fast.” The Pacers pushed LeBron’s Miami Heat to seven games in the 2013 Eastern Conference finals, and blitzed to a 33-7 start the next season. They smothered opponents with what looked like perhaps the stingiest defense in league history, and sported three potential All-Stars in George, ...

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The great GPU bait-and-switch of summer 2016: AMD, Nvidia official MSRPs don’t reflect real-world prices

Whenever AMD and Nvidia launch a new GPU family, there’s always at least a few weeks of uncertain pricing and limited availability. Early shortages and short-term higher prices don’t mean much in the grand scheme of things, which is why most review sites keep a casual eye on store shelves, but don’t stay laser-focused on the issue. Now that the 14nm refresh cycle is essentially complete (at least for now), it’s time to take stock of where the market is — and it’s not good. More than three months after ...

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The great GPU bait-and-switch of summer 2016: AMD, Nvidia official MSRPs don’t reflect real-world prices

Whenever AMD and Nvidia launch a new GPU family, there’s always at least a few weeks of uncertain pricing and limited availability. Early shortages and short-term higher prices don’t mean much in the grand scheme of things, which is why most review sites keep a casual eye on store shelves, but don’t stay laser-focused on the issue. Now that the 14nm refresh cycle is essentially complete (at least for now), it’s time to take stock of where the market is — and it’s not good. More than three months after ...

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