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Super Mario Run

Power up: Super Mario Run's Android release jumps straight to version 2.0

Nintendo finally releases Super Mario Run in the Play Store, but Android users don't have to wait to get an upgrade to the latest version.

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Corsair One review: Small, fast, and surprisingly quiet

Corsair's first PC build is beautifully engineered, totally liquid cooled, and no fun to wrench on.

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Why I'm addicted to Mass Effect: Andromeda's gorgeous, secret Nvidia super-screenshots

Nvidia's Ansel screenshot tool and Mass Effect: Andromeda's gorgeous graphics are a match made in art geek heaven.

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Every custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card revealed so far: EVGA, MSI, Zotac, Asus and more

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was limited to Founders Edition reference models at launch, but graphics card makers like MSI and Asus are already teasing custom versions.

Rock Band VR

Rock Band VR review: Rock Band's roaring PC debut showcases Oculus Touch's potential

Rock Band VR drops you in the rhinestone boots of your favorite guitarists and puts the Oculus Touch controllers to a weird, but perfect, use.

Obduction

Obduction's new VR hand-tracking makes Myst's spiritual successor even more stunning

Obduction now allows you to pull levers, press buttons, and pick up objects with your very own hands with the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch.

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Myth busted: Vulkan's multi-GPU support isn't limited to Windows 10

The Internet's ablaze with reports that the Vulkan graphics API's support for multiple graphics cards is limited to Windows 10 alone. It's not true, says Khronos Group.

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Micro Center has cut the price of the Ryzen 1700X to $370

Making this deal even sweeter is an additional $50 off if you grab a compatible motherboard—and yes, there are X370 boards in stock.

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Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with streaming software, hardware support

Facebook's new streaming software and hardware support for personal live videos is a shot across Twitch's bow, but Twitch shouldn't sweat it.

GOG Galaxy

GOG's DRM-free Galaxy client adds features to exit beta as a legitimate Steam rival

With cloud saves, in-game overlays, screenshots, and more, GOG Galaxy is now a viable alternative to the Steam desktop client.

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50% off Watch Dogs 2 by Ubisoft, for Xbox One - Deal Alert

Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0's predictive algorithms and accused of a crime he did not commit.

on gamestar.com

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Ryzen rumors: Perception vs. reality with AMD's new CPU

AMD's new Ryzen CPUs are generating as much controversy, confusion, and misinformation as they are excitement. We examine the perceptions and give you the reality.

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50% off Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration For PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

Includes over 50 hours of gameplay, and all-new content created to celebrate 20 years of the iconic Lara Croft. And for the first time in franchise history, players can explore the world through Lara’s eyes with the game's VR support.

on gamestar.com

Star Citizen

Star Citizen dumps DirectX 12 plans to focus on Vulkan-powered graphics

Star Citizen only plans support the Vulkan graphics API on all platforms, rather than adding DirectX 12 to Windows 10 alone.

Unavowed

How Wadjet Eye's Unavowed weaves modern design into a gritty point-and-click adventure

With Unavowed, Wadjet Eye's Dave Gilbert has managed to fold elements of Bioware's RPGs into a traditional point-and-click adventure—using Adventure Game Studio.