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 Gameguru Mania News - Jan,26 2015 - all 
Dying Light - Launch Trailer - movie
(hx) 11:55 AM EST - Jan,26 2015 - Post a comment
Dying Light will be released January 27, 2015 for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

Life is Strange [PS4] Gameplay - movie
(hx) 11:53 AM EST - Jan,26 2015 - Post a comment
Life is Strange game, you will act as a high school student named Max Caulfield who lives in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon. In her attempt to get in touch with her friend, Chloe Price. Max helps Chloe to look for her missing friend, named Rachel Amber. Max finally determine the ability of Chloe that could distort time. Because of this ability is limited, then your choice have an important role. At first glance, this game reminds me of the game called Time Hollow in NDS. Even so, it looks like the game is worth the wait for its presence. According to the plan, Life is Strange will soon be released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on January 30, 2015.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - 15min of gameplay - preview
(hx) 11:34 AM EST - Jan,26 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
GohaMedia has shared three videos from the latest build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, showing off 15 minutes of new gameplay footage. My guess is that this is the gameplay footage CD Projekt RED promised to share today :-)

 Gameguru Mania News - Jan,25 2015 - all
Killer Instinct Season 2 - Omen Trailer - console
(hx) 05:44 PM EST - Jan,25 2015 - Post a comment
The next fighter for Killer Instinct Season 2 on the Xbox One has been revealed. Making a cameo appearance at the end of the trailer upcoming Season 2 character Omen, Golem is set to be the next character to make his debut at some point during Season 2. The trailer itself is mostly about Omen, who will be available for Killer Instinct Ultra Edition owners on Jan. 30, and for Combo Breaker Edition owners on Feb. 5. Golem makes his appearance around the 1:45 mark, towards the end of the video.

Homeworld Remastered Collection On February 25th - briefly
(hx) 01:53 PM EST - Jan,25 2015 - Post a comment
Gearbox today announced that its remastered collection of the classic space sim games, Homeworld 1 and 2, will be released on February 25th. As a free bonus, this collection also includes the original versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2 with compatibility updates, preserving the purest form of the original releases. In addition, those who purchase the Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive free access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta when the collection releases on February 25th.
Homeworld Remastered Collection updates and introduces the landmark space strategy games to modern audiences. The collection includes Homeworld and Homeworld 2, painstakingly remastered by Gearbox in cooperation with key members of the original development team and members of the series’ passionate fan community. As a free bonus, this collection also includes the original versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2 with compatibility updates, preserving the purest form of the original releases. Anyone who purchases Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive free access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta when the collection releases on February 25, 2015.

The Homeworld series has a long legacy and is regarded by many as one of the best strategy series of all time. Following its release in 1999 by publisher Sierra and developer Relic Entertainment, Homeworld received several Game of the Year awards and redefined the RTS genre. Its sequel, Homeworld 2, launched in 2003, and was similarly praised by critics for its innovative controls and changes to multiplayer. Brian Martel, Gearbox Software's Chief Creative Officer, has great love and respect for Relic's brilliant, fun and innovative franchise and personally spearheaded Gearbox Software’s acquisition of Homeworld from THQ in 2013.

The first-ever gameplay footage – shown this weekend to a packed room at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio and available here on YouTube – highlights the extensive effort that has gone into updating the games for modern audiences. Homeworld Remastered Collection refreshes these tremendous games with new, high-resolution textures and models, the latest graphics-rendering technology, as well as a fully remastered score and new voice recordings from the original cast.

Gamers who purchase Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta, which kicks off alongside Homeworld Remastered Collection on February 25, 2015. Competitive multiplayer modes for Homeworld and Homeworld 2 have been joined to offer players access to races, maps and game modes from both games in one integrated multiplayer experience. This beta combines code from over 15 years ago with newly-written changes, and will be shaped by fan feedback as development progresses.
NVIDIA Issues Official Statement Regarding GTX970 - tech
(hx) 01:50 PM EST - Jan,25 2015 - Post a comment
After the whole controversy surrounding GTX970's VRAM usage, NVIDIA went ahead and made an official statement regarding this issue.
The GeForce GTX 970 is equipped with 4GB of dedicated graphics memory. However the 970 has a different configuration of SMs than the 980, and fewer crossbar resources to the memory system. To optimally manage memory traffic in this configuration, we segment graphics memory into a 3.5GB section and a 0.5GB section. The GPU has higher priority access to the 3.5GB section. When a game needs less than 3.5GB of video memory per draw command then it will only access the first partition, and 3rd party applications that measure memory usage will report 3.5GB of memory in use on GTX 970, but may report more for GTX 980 if there is more memory used by other commands. When a game requires more than 3.5GB of memory then we use both segments.

We understand there have been some questions about how the GTX 970 will perform when it accesses the 0.5GB memory segment. The best way to test that is to look at game performance. Compare a GTX 980 to a 970 on a game that uses less than 3.5GB. Then turn up the settings so the game needs more than 3.5GB and compare 980 and 970 performance again
Sunday Reading - Dying Light Preloads - briefly
(hx) 01:45 PM EST - Jan,25 2015 - Post a comment
  • The Bard's Tale IV Announced - Brian Fargo tweets the announcement of The Bard's Tale IV, a new installment in the classic RPG series, later noting that this year marks the 30th anniversary of the first Bard's Tale. IGN has posted some details.
  • Dying Light Steam Preloads - Steam News announces that preloads are now available for Dying Light so that those who have pre-purchased the zombie game will be set to play it as soon as it launches on Tuesday
  • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Expansion Announced - A Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns page (trailer) is now online, offering details on a first expansion coming to ArenaNet's MMORPG sequel
  • Borderlands Online Hand-on Video - Tutorial - 2K Games' Borderlands Online has began first Closed beta in China by Shanda Games. The online game basically inherited the gameplay of Borderlands series and the graphic also utilized the Comic style. The interesting thing is that whether you are in PvE or PvP, you need to team up with other players to start battles
  • Gameplay Footage From Canceled Justice League Game - This title was in development for the Xbox 360 by Double Helix, and had some leak concept art in 2012. No video until now.
  • Brutal Doom - New Video - SGtMarkIV has released a new video from the latest build of Brutal Doom, showcasing some of its gore effects, the extra rotation sprites for zombies that John Romero released on his Twitter, and the return of the shotgun's wooden grip.
  • Linus Torvalds to Patch the Kernel for a Witcher 2 Problem - Softpediahas word that Linus Torvalds plans to address problems running Witcher 2 under Linux with a kernel patch for the operating system, explaining that it fits his development philosophy to not force developers to work around kernel issuers
Steam's Weekly Top Sellers - briefly
(hx) 01:23 PM EST - Jan,25 2015 - Post a comment
Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1.Grand Theft Auto V
3.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
4.Grey Goo
5.Resident Evil / biohazard HD REMASTER
6.Stranded Deep
7.Dying Light
8.Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
 Gameguru Mania News - Jan,24 2015 - all
Weekend game, movie, hardware deals - briefly
(hx) 11:10 AM EST - Jan,24 2015 - Post a comment
Here's a selection of this weekend's PC / Blue-ray movies, hardware deals:
TechNews - Windows 10 build 9926 released - tech
(hx) 10:24 AM EST - Jan,24 2015 - Post a comment / read (15)
  • Download: Windows 10 build 9926 - Microsoft has released another Windows 10 build (Windows 10 9926 English: x86 | x64) for the Windows Insider program and this release brings with it a plethora of new features including Cortana, Continuum and a bunch more.  The build includes much of what Microsoft showcased earlier this week including the new Start Menu with the ability to expand to a full-screen experience.
  • Windows 10 Detailed - Windows VP Joe Belfiore discusses new experiences unveiled for Windows 10 on January 21, 2015.
  • Google Chrome v40 - Google's freeware web browser, Chrome gets a new stable channel update. Chrome 40.0.2214.91 contains a number of fixes, improvements & 62 security fixes, announced the Chrome Team.
  • iPhone has secret software that can be remotely activated to spy - According to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the iPhone has secret spyware that allows governments to watch users without their knowledge and consent. Snowden doesn't use the phone because of the hidden software embedded in it, which his lawyer says can be remotely activated to watch the user. Anatoly Kucherena explained to Russian news agency RIA Novosti that Snowden never uses an iPhone and that instead, he uses a simple phone. Well, I won't be surprised if they did, after all Microsoft are the 1st company that willingly submit to NSA scheme :-)
  • Apple Allows China To Search Its Software For Backdoors - According to a report in Beijing News, Apple agreed to allow security audits of its software before it gets used in China. Apple has denied that its software has any backdoors in the past, but it appears the Chinese wants to see for themselves if that's true. This comes after it was discovered from Snowden's NSA documents that tech companies either willingly cooperate or have their software and networks hacked so American intelligence agencies can spy on other foreign nations. That discovery has made foreign countries less trusting of American companies, and some have already started taking actions to resolve this potential security issue.
  • The Worst Passwords Of 2014 - The list of the worst passwords of 2014 is out and it looks almost identical to 2013 :-)
  • Scientists successfully extend lifespan of human cells - Scientists at Stanford University have found a way to extend telomeres, the protective caps at the end of our chromosomes which are linked to both disease and aging itself.
  • Blending Neodymium Magnets Produces Some Unusual Consequences - Tom just celebrated the birth of his 40th grand child! Wow! He just discovered one of his favorite toys, neodymium magnet balls, are said to be banned by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Time to get rid of this "dangerous" toy...but Will it Blend?
  • A Device That Lets You Use AdBlock In Real Life - Hah! I'd suggest keeping away from Times Square when using this.
  • Meet Eufrat Mai, The Woman Who Was The Vagina Model For The Flashlight - Eufrat has found a very special way to share her private part with the world. Replica's of her vagina are made in the FleshLight Factory, used as sex toys for men. Our correspondent Jose Pablo is joining her when she visits the FleshLight Fabric.
  • Could Kool-Aid Man Break Through a Wall? - The answer, of course, is yes. How else would he deliver refreshing and delicious sugar juice to the children of our great nation of sweets?
  • Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do (Music Video) - English recording artist, Ellie Goulding released Love Me Like You Do music video for the soundtrack to the film, Fifty Shades of Grey. It was written by Ilya, Tove Lo, Savan Kotecha, Max Martin and Ali Payami. Produced by Martin and Payami. Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack will be released on February 10, 2015. The film is set to be released on February 13, 2015.
  • It Follows - International Trailer #2 - Metropolitan Films released a new International trailer for It Follows, an upcoming American horror film directed & written by David Robert Mitchell. It stars Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi and Lili Sepe. It Follows will release in US theaters on March 27, 2015.
  • Dead Rising: Watchtower Trailer, streaming March 27th - Dead Rising: Watchtower takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with all signs pointing to a government conspiracy. Politics, public paranoia, and media coverage play an important role in the story's narrative.
  • Hannibal Season 3 Trailer - The end of last season was the cliffhanger to end all cliffhangers. I just hope Jack Crawford is still alive.
  • Trailer: Another Day: The Walking Dead: Season 5 - Rick Grimes and Friends are back in the trailer for the second half of the AMC's zombie thriller fifth season. Also returning: hapless zombies, ominous music, and Rick's beard.
  • The Expanse Season 1 Tv Show Trailer (HD)  - Here is "The Expanse" Season 1 Tv Show trailer with English and French subtitles.
  • The Gunman - Official International Trailer - A gripping action-thriller from the director of Taken and the producer of The Matrix and Non-Stop, The Gunman stars Oscar-winner Sean Penn as a former military operative dragged into a deadly cat and mouse game. With Penn in his first action role, and a top-notch cast including Javier Bardem and Idris Elba, The Gunman is a high-octane must-see.
  • Everly Official Trailer #1 (2015) - Salma Hayek Movie - An action/thriller centered on a woman who faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment.
  • VW Passat, 360 grieziens, 4X4 passat double - Custom made VW passat double!
  • Cool Dad Throws Massive Ball Pit Party While Wife Is Away - If this hasn't been a dream of yours since you were a kid, you're lying
  • Aerial Photography RC Plane Crashes Captures Underwater Instead - Some of the things seen by the camera include a shark, a sea turtle and schools of fish. Unfortunately the plane's electronics were totally fried by the sea water.
  • Badass Frog Pulls Himself Out Of A Snake's Mouth - This frog is an inspiration to us all.
  • Octopus Squeezes Its Way To Freedom - For all intents and purposes, this octopus basically teleports from inside a boat to the water outside.
  • Kubica Flat Out at Test Rallye Monte Carlo 2015 - The only thing that keeps the car glued to the ground and on the road is his giant pair of testicles. Because each of them weighs a ton :D
  • If You're Afraid Of Flying, Do Not Watch This Video - There's something really unnerving about watching these planes try to land on the runway during a particularly windy day in Birmingham Airport.
  • The Pronunciation Of Place Names In The UK Is Absolute Nonsense - Word of warning: "Mousehole" is nor pronounced phonetically.
  • A Cat's Advice About The Super Bowl - If the nachos miss your mouth and leave cheese-flavored shellac on your face, your cats are judging you.
  • NFL 2015 Bad Lip Reading - check it out
  • The Man Who Paints With His Penis - Pricasso is an outlandish 64-year-old Australian man who makes a living through painting... with his penis. It's like finger painting, except with his man parts and the occasional butt cheek. Watch him paint him a portrait in 12 minutes flat.
  • Korean girls taste American snacks - To be fair half of these things do taste like crap anyway. :-D
  • Is This A Commercial For Maids? Pancakes? Stoves? I Have No Idea! - Japan, what is your deal. This is a seriously inefficient way to make pancakes.
  • Nina Agdal Photoshot for Beach Bunny Spring Collection 2015 - Beach Bunny Swimwear launches their 2015 Spring Campaign with a superstar team of models including Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover girl Nina Agdal. The 2015 Spring Collection, shot on the beaches of St. John, heats up the waters with Beach Bunny's ultra sexy fashion forward swimwear designs.
  • Emily Sears for Maxim Australia - Emily Sears is an Australian born model who is currently based in Los Angeles, California
  • The best pics on the Internet #117 - All pictures are carefully handpicked
RIDE Trailer - movie
(hx) 04:37 AM EST - Jan,24 2015 - Post a comment
PQube and Milestone have released a new trailer for their upcoming motorcycle game, RIDE. The game is currently planned for a March 20th release.

CoD:Advanced Warfare Havoc Trailer:KillCameraman - briefly
(hx) 04:35 AM EST - Jan,24 2015 - Post a comment
Ever wonder who's on the other side of the KillCam? Meet Randall Higgins, the KillCameraman. With all of the mayhem-inducing content loaded into Havoc, the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Randall's going to have to elevate his game to keep up. Havoc includes four new multiplayer maps, an all-new bonus weapon, and Exo Zombies -- a terrifying new co-op mode only available in Advanced Warfare DLC. Havoc is available January 27th on Xbox LIVE.

 Gameguru Mania News - Jan,23 2015 - all

Star Citizen Release Schedule Dates - briefly
(hx) 04:17 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
The four separate games systems that make up Star Citizen will be individually showcased during a six-part launch schedule, the game's creator Chris Roberts has revealed. Speaking during a BAFTA-hosted event on Tuesday, Roberts explained that Star Citizen would incorporate distinct gameplay systems: a space combat sim, a first-person shooter, a single-player campaign, and a persistent online universe to explore. This quartet of gameplay systems will be showcased across a range of six separate releases, culminating with the Star Citizen commercial launch in 2016. Roberts’s schedule for these builds, revealed during a Twitch stream.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Global Hands-On Event - briefly
(hx) 03:23 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
CD Projekt RED has just announced that a new gameplay highlights video - that will last around 15 minutes - will be shown this Monday. This video will accompany CD Projekt RED's live session in which gamers will be able to ask the company all sorts of questions.

The live stream will be hosted on Monday Jan 26 7:00 PM GMT / 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST at
The Sims 4 Free for 48 Hours on Origin - briefly
(hx) 03:10 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
EA News announces The Sims 4 is the latest game added to their Game Time program, saying the full version of the lifestyle simulation sequel will be playable for free for 48 hours. The clock doesn't stop running once you begin playing.
Origin Game Time is back! Now you can try The Sims 4, absolutely free.

You'll get the full version of The Sims 4 on Origin Game Time. Sample all-new creative tools like Build Mode and Create-A-Sim, then explore vibrant neighborhoods, build relationships or cause chaos. It's all up to you.

Your progress in The Sims 4 will be saved, so if you decide you want to buy the game and keep playing after Game Time has ended, you can pick up right where you left off.

To begin your Origin Game Time with The Sims 4, just download the game and start playing. Remember: once you launch The Sims 4 for the first time, your 48 hours will start counting down, and the Game Time clock will continue to run whether you're in game or not.

Ready to get started? Just add the game to your Origin library and download it. When you're ready to try The Sims 4, launch the game and enjoy two days of play for free.
Life is Strange - Butterfly Effect Developer Diary - preview
(hx) 03:02 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
The second of a three part series of Life is Strange Dev Diaries is now available entitled The Butterfly Effect. In this video the DONTNOD Entertainment team will explain everything you need to know about Max's ability to rewind time. You'll also learn the rules of her power and how the alterations to past events will affect the game's story in the short, mid and long term.

Life Is Strange is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment, and published by Square Enix. The game's plot focuses on Maxine Caulfield, a photography student who discovers that she has the ability to rewind time at any moment, leading her every choice to enact the butterfly effect. The game will consist of five episodes and is scheduled to be released on 30 January 2015 with six weeks between each episode. Life Is Strange is set to be available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 via digital distribution.
GTX 970 VRAM Bug Update - Program Tests VRAM - tech
(hx) 02:59 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
Last week, I informed you about various reports regarding GTX970's inability to effectively take advantage of more than 3.5GB of its VRAM. NVIDIA has stated that it is currently looking into this. This program was discovered by mrkk at This benchmark requires DWM or desktop composition disabled for accurate results, and can be downloaded from here. In case cudart64_65.dll is missing, it can be found here.
Trials Fusion - Online Multiplayer Launch Trailer - briefly
(hx) 02:51 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
The most awaited feature in Trials Fusion is now available for free! Play with up to 8 players online in 3 amazing game modes: Online X-Supercross, Private Game, Private Game with Spectator.

Grow Home Announced - briefly
(hx) 02:49 PM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
Ubisoft sends along a press release announcing Grow Home, an "experiential vertical adventure."
Today, Ubisoft announced Grow Home, a quirky, experiential climbing game being developed by Reflections, a Ubisoft studio based in Newcastle, UK. Grow Home will be available for download via Steam for Windows PC on February 4.

In Grow Home, players are free to explore the strange, open world full of floating islands, majestic caves and waterfalls, all set in a beautiful and minimalist artistic style. Players take on the role of BUD (Botanical Utility Droid), an excitable, child-like robot sent on a mission to search the galaxy for a new species of plant that can oxygenate his home world. By growing and directing the giant Star Plant into a towering organic sculpture, players reshape the planet and create a magnificent landscape that lets them climb to new heights. The game's unique climbing controls and abilities challenge players to continually reach for higher ground, but one wrong move and it’s a long way down!

"Whether it's BUD's charming, procedurally generated animation, the awesome structure of the Star Plant players create or the beautiful landscapes, there is a peaceful, innocent vibe about Grow Home that makes the game utterly unique," says Pete Young, producer, Reflections, a Ubisoft studio.

Started as an experiment within the Reflections studio by a small team of eight talented developers, Grow Home offers the opportunity to discover a singular open-world based on two main pillars: Climbing and Exploration.

Climbing: The world of Grow Home is built for vertical exploration and the unique climbing mechanic brings unprecedented freedom. Players control BUD’s hands independently to grab onto any surface, scaling the giant Star Plant as it grows and expands.

Exploration: There are no set paths in Grow Home. Players are free to explore the many micro islands and hidden caves in this fun and beautiful open world. Every island encountered is scattered with hidden crystals to power the players' journey and expand their abilities.
NVIDIA GeForce 347.25 WHQL Drivers - tech
(hx) 04:43 AM EST - Jan,23 2015 - Post a comment
Alongside the GeForce GTX 960 launch, NVIDIA rolled out its latest Game Ready drivers, the GeForce 347.25 WHQL. The driver adds support for the GTX 960, and is "game ready" for Dying Light, a new zombie apocalypse first-person game, from the people who are good at it - Techland (Dead Island). It adds SLI profiles for Black Desert, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, and Nosgoth.
GeForce Game Ready Driver
The new GeForce Game Ready driver, release 347.25 WHQL, is aligned with today’s launch of the new GeForce GTX 960. This new GPU brings the features, power, and efficiency of the second-generation Maxwell architecture to a more mainstream gaming audience. One of the most popular features of the Maxwell architecture is Multi-Frame Sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA) support. With this latest release, MFAA support is extended to nearly every DX10 and DX11 title. In addition, this Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience for the latest new blockbuster titles including Dying Light.

Game Ready
Best gaming experience for Dying Light

New GeForce GPU
Supports the new GeForce GTX 960 GPU, based upon the second-generation Maxwell architecture

Gaming Technology
Expanded Multi-Frame Sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA) support for DX10/DX11 games
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