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Date registered: August 7, 2016

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  1. PYRE — July 25, 2017
  2. 384.94 WHQL — July 24, 2017
  3. WINDOWS 10 FALL CREATORS UPDATE CHANGES — July 20, 2017
  4. THIS STRANGE REALM OF MINE — July 19, 2017
  5. AMD B350 & X370 MEMORY SPEEDS — July 15, 2017

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SITE IMPROVEMENTS

Here are Hardcore Games we work hard to be the best portal for PC gaming. PC gaming is more than double the combined market size of all consoles. Categories are available for those with specific machine architectures. The Global Games Market Report shows worldwide gaming has reached US $100 billion. Growth looks good growth through 2020 …

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GRIMM: DARK LEGACY

Grimm: Dark Legacy was released in November 2, 2016 by GamesCo. The game was developed by ArtPlant.  Grimm: Dark Legacy is an isometric real time multiplayer strategy game. Artplpant is known from the Battlestar Galactica Online game. They gave a few smaller games published as well. The story is inspired and based on the NBC TV …

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EISENWALD: BLOOD OF NOVEMBER

Eisenwald: Blood of November was released on November 1, 2016 by Aterdux who also developed the game. Eisenwald: Blood of November is an isometric real time strategy game. This release is a new sandbox adventure in the world of Eisenwald. Take up your arms and fight for your cause (and find out first who or …

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GRAND THEFT AUTO V DLC

Grand Theft Auto V developer  Rockstar Games continues to maintain the interest of the players by coming up with a new game play to introduce. This time, a new expansion is on its way to fans before this year ends. Rockstar Games have also been cracking down hard on cheaters. Lifetime bans are being imposed …

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HOUSE OF THE DYING SUN

House of the Dying Sun was released on November 1, 2016 by Marauder Interactive who also developed the game, House of the Dying Sun is a space action shooter. There have not been a lot of space action shooters released so House of the Dying Sun is trying to fill the gap. This game reminds us of …

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OWLBOY

Owlboy was released on November 1, 2016 by D-Pad Studio who also developed the game. Owlboy is a side scroller type game. The developer spend 9 years to make this game. Looks like OCD for amount of artwork and character development that went into the game. Old School and brilliant in all the right ways. Owlboy …

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EVGA GTX 1070 & GTX 1080 VRM OVERHEATING

We have noticed some reports of EVGA GTX 1070 and EVGA GTX 1080 cards with dual fans that are overheating. The problem is the cooler does not cover the regulators which tend to run hot. This can lead to overheating. The issue affects ACX dual fan cards, blower fan cards are not affected. About 1 …

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NEW CHARTS

Following the heavy handed treatment by Microsoft we will be replacing all Excel based charts with new ones. WP Beautiful Charts will be used initially however we are still considering alternatives. WP Beautiful Charts for WordPress that stores the data in the database which can be edited with new data as desired. While best for …

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CRIMINALIZING A GAMING SITE?

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TITANFALL 2

Titanfall 2 was released on October 28, 2016 by Electronic Arts. The game was developed by Respawn Entertainment. Titanfall 2 is a first person action shooter. Titanfall 2 takes over from the original. The pilot has an arsenal of abilities which enhance their efficiency during combat. These abilities include invisibility cloaking and parkouring, such as double-jumping, zip-lining …

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375.70 WHQL

GeForce Driver 375.70 was released October 28, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver fixes some issues with Windows generally. Fixes some VR Issues and also addresses recent game  releases. Dishonored 2 Titanfall 2 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows …

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16.10.3 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.10.3 was released on October 28, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixed an issue for Titanfall 2 where a limited set of GCN cards may experience an intermittent crash. Avoid DX12 …

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DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 was released on October 27, 2016 by Bandai Namco. The game was developed by QLOC and DIMPS. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is an action fighting game. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a continuation of the action from the original Dragon Ball Xenoverse. The start of the game is a lot better than the …

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MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO

The Microsoft Surface Studio is a whole new platform for Microsoft that takes aim at Apple. The Surface Studio launched at $2999 for the i5, 8GB machine. 28″ 4500×3000 IPS Adobe sRGB 10 point multi touch pen capable front and rear camera full HD 8GB,m 16GB and 32GB memory i5 and i7 CPU GTX 965M …

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HIDE AND SHRIEK

Hide and Shriek was released on October 25, 2016 by Funcom who also developed the game. Hide and Shriek is a horror thriller.. Hide and Shriek is definitely a good choice for Halloween. The game can be played in 10 minute matches.  If you get shrieked three times in a row, you will lose. What makes …

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WINNING PUTT

Winning Putt was released on October 25,2016 by Bandai Namco. The game was developed by Webzenonnet. WInning Putt is a golf simulator. The  game wants players to sign up with Bandai Namco, but they support account linking with Steam. If you have every played Microsoft Links or another golf game you would feel right at home. …

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64-BIT WINDOWS: DX12 & DUAL VIDEO CARDS

Ashes of the Singularity is the first game to support Windows 10 and DX12. While the game will run with 8192MB RAM, the developer recommends 16384 MB or more. This is another reason we recommend a RAM upgrade. Now that 14nm video cards are widely available we expect a flood of DX12 games now that there …

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GTX 1050 & GTX 1050 Ti

The GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 I have been launched to replace the older GTX 950 and GTX 750 Ti cards. AMD has responded with a price cut to pressure NVIDIA card vendors. NVIDIA’s Pascal cards have much fast base clock speeds. We expect immediate retail price cuts for the older GTX 750 Ti and …

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FARMING SIMULATOR 17

Farming Simulator 17 was released on October 25, 2016 by Focus Home Interactive. The game was developed by Giants Software. Farming Simulator 17 is farming simulator, Farming Simulator is a farming simulator that brings to mind the old classic Maxis games of old. This game actually allows female characters to be used which is now more common …

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AMD REDUCES RX 460 & RX 470 BY $10

AMD has cut prices on their MSRP for the RX 460 and RX 470 video cards. AMD says that it is positioning the RX 470 directly against the GTX 1050 Ti and previous gen GTX 960 cards. It doesn’t just beat the opponent cards on speeds, the Polaris card also surpasses the competition on technology; …

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