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by Drakonis
29 Jun 2011, 07:33
Forum: News
Topic: Crysis 2 DX11/high-res pack due 27 June
Replies: 7
Views: 2634

Re: Crysis 2 DX11/high-res pack due 27 June

It'll all be on the August PCF disc, for those with small internet caps.
by Drakonis
29 Jun 2011, 07:32
Forum: News
Topic: NZXT Phantom review
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: NZXT Phantom review

I can vouch for the case (bought the black one) and so can KB (he bought the white one).
by Drakonis
28 Jun 2011, 16:45
Forum: News
Topic: LulzSec apparently disbands
Replies: 2
Views: 2320

LulzSec apparently disbands

O RLY? LulzSec, the group of “Hacktivists” has disbanded after terrorising corporate admins for 50 days. LulzSec gained notoriety when it attacked and disrupted Sony’s PSN network. However LulzSec was also alleged to have attacked Nintendo, PBS, the FBI and the CIA, Fox and Bethesda Softworks, amon...
by Drakonis
28 Jun 2011, 14:51
Forum: News
Topic: NZXT Phantom review
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

NZXT Phantom review

Hardware The Phantom is one of the first chassis available in South Africa from the US-based NZXT. The Phantom comes in four main colours: red, pink, black and white. All the chassis have black fan meshing, screws and motherboard standoffs, which looks amazing on both the black and white versions w...
by Drakonis
28 Jun 2011, 08:42
Forum: News
Topic: SCOTUS rules in favour of games in California
Replies: 7
Views: 3042

SCOTUS rules in favour of games in California

This was a triumph... The American Supreme Court have at last passed their ruling on the Brown versus EMA (Entertainment Merchants Association) case, giving games the same protected rights as books and movies, saying that “the act forbidding sale or rental of violent games to minors does not compor...
by Drakonis
24 Jun 2011, 09:20
Forum: News
Topic: Team Fortress 2 goes free-to-play
Replies: 2
Views: 2166

Team Fortress 2 goes free-to-play

See you online
Valve announced yesterday that their online title Team Fortress 2 has switched over to a free-to-play model for both PC and Mac gamers. According to the news release the “F2P announcement comes as part of the "Über Update"
by Drakonis
23 Jun 2011, 12:19
Forum: News
Topic: The Social Network – Expect a sequel: Updated
Replies: 1
Views: 2172

The Social Network – Expect a sequel: Updated

Money helps The Winklevoss brothers are not giving up in their quest to get even more money out of Facebook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, contrary to what was reported yesterday. Multiple news reports yesterday (including ours) stated that the Winklevosses had decided to accept the original $65...
by Drakonis
23 Jun 2011, 08:44
Forum: News
Topic: Crysis 2 DX11/high-res pack due 27 June
Replies: 7
Views: 2634

Crysis 2 DX11/high-res pack due 27 June

It is about time
A notice posted on the official Crysis 2 website has confirmed that the long-awaited DirectX 11 patch and a high-res texture pack will become available for the PC version of Crysis 2 on Monday, 27 June. This will coincide with the launch of the 1.9 patch for the game
by Drakonis
21 Jun 2011, 11:28
Forum: News
Topic: More Duke on the way
Replies: 1
Views: 2069

More Duke on the way

Duke Nukem the Movie? Take-Two’s CEO Strauss Zelnick has promised that there will be more Duke Nukem coming, though it may not be in the video game format that you’d expect. Speaking in an interview with Forbes Zelnick mentioned that Duke Nukem specifically, and other Take-Two properties, might be ...
by Drakonis
20 Jun 2011, 14:20
Forum: News
Topic: Dillinger family loses lawsuit to EA
Replies: 3
Views: 2164

Dillinger family loses lawsuit to EA

How did I miss the initial filing? Members of the Dillinger family, descendants of famed gangster and bank robber John Dillinger, have recently lost a court case to Electronic Arts; which was filed after EA called a weapon used in The Godfather series of games the ‘Dillinger’. The Dillinger family ...
by Drakonis
20 Jun 2011, 10:42
Forum: Arkham Asylum
Topic: Tales from the (PCF) crypt
Replies: 212
Views: 8574

Re: Tales from the (PCF) crypt

KB likes the Germans, according to him.
@StarPhoenix: We all work regardless of illness status (particularly mental, which is practically a prerequisite for the job).
by Drakonis
20 Jun 2011, 08:47
Forum: News
Topic: Thermaltake Armor A30 review
Replies: 0
Views: 1939

Thermaltake Armor A30 review

Hardware
In any chassis, space will be an issue. Some chassis have too much and some have far too little. The Armor A30 from Thermaltake manages to fit into both categories
by Drakonis
20 Jun 2011, 08:41
Forum: Arkham Asylum
Topic: Tales from the (PCF) crypt
Replies: 212
Views: 8574

Re: Tales from the (PCF) crypt

Oi!!! My gf would proudly testify to my affection for the female species. I am not interested in men contrary to Drakonis' hopefull tearfulled wishes. Is it just me or does it look like KB was about to type hopefully here? I think he may have slipped on a little Freud this time, especially since I ...
by Drakonis
16 Jun 2011, 12:13
Forum: News
Topic: AMD A-Series specs revealed
Replies: 0
Views: 1858

AMD A-Series specs revealed

Inside AMD AMD’s A-Series APUs, which now carry the Sabine branding, have officially been demo’d to the world’s press. The A-series APUs come in quad core and dual core configurations and fall into three branding categories; Brilliant HD Performance for the A8, Brilliant HD Entertainment for the A6...
by Drakonis
15 Jun 2011, 18:50
Forum: News
Topic: AMD launches Llano UPDATED WITH VIDEO
Replies: 0
Views: 1978

AMD launches Llano UPDATED WITH VIDEO

Mike is playing with them now
AMD today unveiled its Llano APUs to the world’s press in a conference in Berlin. The Llano APUs will be marketed under the A-series branding; A4, A6, A8 and all will feature integrated discrete level DirectX 11 GPUs
by Drakonis
15 Jun 2011, 12:25
Forum: News
Topic: Crysis 2 leaves Steam, appears on Origin UPDATED
Replies: 2
Views: 2073

Crysis 2 leaves Steam, appears on Origin UPDATED

Going back to its roots EA and Crytek’s Crysis 2 is no longer appearing for sale on Steam and has instead showed up on EA’s new Origin platform. This has caused speculation that other newly-released EA titles might soon follow suit UPDATE: EA has stated that Valve was behind removing Crysis 2 from ...
by Drakonis
14 Jun 2011, 18:33
Forum: Arkham Asylum
Topic: Tales from the (PCF) crypt
Replies: 212
Views: 8574

Re: Tales from the (PCF) crypt

Who would watch a video feed with KB in it? Any takers?
by Drakonis
14 Jun 2011, 08:43
Forum: Arkham Asylum
Topic: Tales from the (PCF) crypt
Replies: 212
Views: 8574

Re: Tales from the (PCF) crypt

Been a while since I posted in here. I'm finally roaming the Twitter wastelands, if anyone is interested. @DrakonisPCF, where you can watch me annoy KB in real-time.
by Drakonis
14 Jun 2011, 08:35
Forum: News
Topic: Kaos being shut down
Replies: 0
Views: 1964

Kaos being shut down

Homefront devs closing Kaos Studios, the developer behind THQ’s Homefront, as well as THQ Digital Warrington will be closing down, with most of the work being done at these studios shifting over to THQ Montreal. 70 staff members from Kaos stand to be out of work, though they have been invited to ap...
by Drakonis
13 Jun 2011, 08:29
Forum: News
Topic: Evetech Core i5 Overclocked 4.5GHZ GTX 570 SLI review
Replies: 1
Views: 1931

Evetech Core i5 Overclocked 4.5GHZ GTX 570 SLI review

Hardware
The Evetech Core i5 Overclocked 4.5GHZ GTX 570 SLI gaming PC is an impressively spec’ed system. The Intel Core i5 2500K, which would usually run at 3.3GHz, has been overclocked to 4.5GHz and is kept cool by a Noctua NH-D14. This is an impressive result for a 24/7 overclock
by Drakonis
09 Jun 2011, 10:31
Forum: News
Topic: EA enjoying ripping on CoD
Replies: 1
Views: 1978

EA enjoying ripping on CoD

Spectator sport
Electronic Arts have defended all of the pokes and prods that the company has been having at Activision’s Call of Duty series in the lead-up to the launch of both Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, saying that they are only having “a bit of fun”
by Drakonis
08 Jun 2011, 12:52
Forum: News
Topic: Mushkin announces next generation SSDs
Replies: 7
Views: 2497

Mushkin announces next generation SSDs

Time for Chronos
Mushkin has announced its new SandForce SF-2281 based Chronos and Chronos Deluxe SSDs. The new drives utilize the SATA 6Gbps interface and will have read/write throughputs of 560MBps/530MBps respectively
by Drakonis
08 Jun 2011, 12:51
Forum: News
Topic: Corsair recalls Force 3 120GB SSDs
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Corsair recalls Force 3 120GB SSDs

Nice of them Corsair has issued a mass recall of its Force 3 120GB SSD (model: CSSD-F120GBG3-BK). The recall was issued because the SSDs are not meeting the performance figures advertised by Corsair. Corsair is offering to recall the drives for free and will cover all the shipping costs involved. C...
by Drakonis
08 Jun 2011, 08:23
Forum: News
Topic: Nintendo at E3: Wii U revealed
Replies: 2
Views: 1677

Nintendo at E3: Wii U revealed

E3 news
Nintendo have unveiled some of the specifics of Project Café, their new console. While initial impressions of the tablet-shaped touch-screen controller device were a little confusing the new console, called the Wii U, is indeed an entirely new system rather than just a Wii add-on
by Drakonis
07 Jun 2011, 13:52
Forum: News
Topic: Futuremark releases 3DMark 11 1.0.2 patch
Replies: 0
Views: 1563

Futuremark releases 3DMark 11 1.0.2 patch

Make your (bench) mark Futuremark today released the latest patch for its 3DMark 11 benchmarking software. 3DMark 11 supports the latest features of DirectX 11 hardware including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading. The new update improves support for the latest hardware as well as fi...