SPIKIT

Spikit was released in August 9, 2015 by Back to Basics Gaming. The game was developed by Igor Perović. Spikit is a horizontal action game. The game is a simple case of dodging spikes which may be coming from different sides. As play continues the spikes change making the game surprisingly tricky. The longer the …

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16.8.1 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.8.1 was released on August 7, 2016 for WIndows Vista, 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. CPU load has been unusually high with Windows 10 and the HD 7870. This does not …

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FROZEN STATE

Frozen State was released on August 5, 2016 by Flux Studio who also developed the game. Frozen State is an isomorphic zombie survival shooter. This game was on early access alpha. It has been patched many times as development grinds on. The game world of Frozen State is overwhelmed the man-made ice age meant to protect …

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RAGNAROK CLICKER

Ragnarock Clicker was released on August 3, 2016 by Gravity International. The game was developed by Playsaurus. Ragnarock Clicker is a casual click and play type game. If you have played Clicker Heroes, this game is much the same. In short there have been several clicker type games of late and the genre is now becoming a …

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GAMES FEATURING DX12

When Windows 10 build 10240 was released on July 29, 2015 It introduced DirectX 12. Microsoft delivered shader model 6 a year later when their Anniversary Edition build 14393 which was released on August 2, 1016. With shader model 6, game developers can now finally start working with the full D3D12 API. Developing new shaders …

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WINDOWS 10 ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Windows 10 Anniversary edition (version 1607) build 14393 was released on August 2, 2015 .This article deals primarily with the changes Microsoft has made to Windows 10. The primary user features are largely completed. The first change is the removal of a registry key that allowed users to stop advertisements for things like Office upgrades …

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BATMAN: THE TELLTALE SERIES

Batman: The Telltale Series was released in August 2, 2016 by Telltale Games who also developed the game. Batman: The Telltale Series. Players take on the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. The open word game means the actions and choices will determine the …

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HBM2

Main memory on a PC is designed for field replaceable slots. Video cards have their memory soldered to the logic board. Both have limitations for bandwidth. High Bandwidth Memory was proposed as an industry standard by AMD and Hynix, started in 2010 and adopted by JEDEC as JESD235 in October 2013. High Bandwidth Memory is targeted for high-performance graphics accelerators …

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LETHE: EPISODE 1

Leth: Episode 1 was released on July 1, 2016 by Faber Interactive. The game was developed by Action Adventure Indie. Lethe is a first person single player adventure with survival horror elements. Leth: Episode 1 is a game where survival in an atmospheric and frightening world and while uncovering the dark secrets of your origins.The developer …

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THE CLIMB

The Climb

The Climb was released on April 28, 2016 by Crytek who also developed the game. The Climb is a VR exclusive for the Oculus Rift. The Climb places you in a role of an extreme free solo rock climber, taking on some of most difficult climbs you can imagine. The game is intended to take full advantage of …

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