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Games

The games industy is vast, spreading over PC, browser, and mobile platforms with various ways to download or play them. This section covers news from the top gaming developers and publishers, as well as some tips on how to install and configure them.

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Game Saturday: Shorties's Kingdom 2

Shorties's Kingdom 2 (yes, that is how the developer spells it) is a strategy game that you can play in your web browser. It is a relaxing browser game as you control […]

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Grab the following games for free on Twitch in July 2018

If you are an Amazon Prime customer, and who is not really in this day and age, you may know that you get a lot of benefits out of Amazon Prime apart […]

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Game Saturday: Kingdom Rush Frontiers

Kingdom Rush Frontiers is the sequel of the award winning tower defense game Kingdom Rush which I reviewed in 2011. If you follow my Game Saturday series you probably know by now […]

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Amiga Emulator WinUAE 4.0 release

WinUAE 4.0.0 is a new major version of the Commodore Amiga emulator for Windows. The new version introduces virtual monitor support, latency improvements, and a host of other new features and improvements. […]

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The Steam Summer Sale has started

The annual Steam Summer Sale has just started and gamers can once again buy virtual games, apps, and even real hardware for a discounted price. While I'm personally not that excited anymore […]

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Steam won't run on Windows XP or Vista in 2019

Steam users who run the gaming platform on devices that are powered by Microsoft's Windows XP or Windows Vista operating systems won't be able to run the client anymore from 2019 onward. […]

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Steam chat overhaul launches in Steam Beta update

The most recent beta version of the Steam gaming platform client for desktop systems comes with a new chat system that modernizes Steam's somewhat dated chat experience. The new functionality is in […]

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GOG Galaxy review

GOG Galaxy is a gaming client for PC and MAC OS X by GOG. Unlike Steam, it is completely optional for GOG customers who can download and play purchased games without the […]

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GOG begins Summer Sale 2018 with free Xenonauts giveaway

Summer is here, at least according to GOG. The company's annual Summer Sale started a moment ago and the company promises more than 1300 deals with discounts of up to 90%, free […]

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Game Saturday: Taisei Bullet Hell Madness for PC

Taisei is an open source game for Microsoft Windows that is a fan-made clone of the popular Japanese bullet hell shooter series Touhou Project. I love Japanese shoot'em-up games ever since I […]

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How to change Steam Privacy settings

Valve Software announced a major change to privacy settings on Steam today that improves user privacy for all users of the gaming platform. Steam users may select now who has got access […]

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Download the Best of Windows Entertainment Pack

The Best of Windows Entertainment Pack was released by Microsoft back in 1995 for Windows and in 2001 by third-party publishers to the Game Boy Color. Microsoft released a total of four […]

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition released for GNU/Linux (and Windows)

I'm a gigantic fan of RPG games. I love a good gripping storyline, that draws you in with great character depth and a deep and intriguing plot. Neverwinter Nights was an absolutely […]

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Game Saturday: Incursion 2 The Artifact

Incursion 2 The Artifact is a free tower defense game in which you try to fend off invading forces with heroes and recruited troops. The game uses a slightly different design than […]

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Game Saturday: The Wizard (RPG, Turn-based, online)

The Wizard is a turn-based strategy game with light roleplaying elements that you can play online in any modern browser. You control the apprentice wizard Kevin in the dungeon crawler who is […]

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Amazon launches Free Games with Prime on Twitch

I have to admit that I did not pay a lot of attention when Amazon announced Twitch Prime some time ago even though I'm an Amazon Prime customer. Amazon acquired the game […]

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Game Saturday: Unpuzzle 2 (Puzzle, Online)

Unpuzzle 2 is a free puzzle game in which you try to remove connections between all puzzle pieces in each level to proceed to the next. The only option that you have […]

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Game Saturday: Protector IV (strategy, online)

Protector IV is a free online tower defense game in which you follow a main quest and complete side-quests to level up your character and heroes. Each game begins with the creation […]

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Grammarly Grammar and Spelling Checker issues

After spending months using Grammarly's browser extension -- the Firefox add-on most often -- I have come to like and dislike the extension. You can check out my Grammarly Premium review for […]

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Game Saturday: Dark Power (HTML5, Strategy)

Dark Power is a free browser strategy game that can best be described as a tower defense game. While you defend only your main castle against attacks, you do so by hiring […]

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Game Saturday: Blocksum (PC, Puzzle)

Blocksum is a puzzle game for Windows PCs that mixes elements from Tetris, 2020 (if that game existed back in 2007), and Dr. Mario. Whereas you try to fill lines completely in […]

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Game Saturday: Stellar Squad (online, Flash, strategy)

Stellar Squad is a free online strategy game in which you command a squad of futuristic soldiers and fight off wave after wave of robot attacks. The game plays similarly to Tower […]

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Game Saturday: Wondrous Lands (Flash, online, RPG)

Wondrous Lands is an online roleplaying game in which you control a party of three characters to, you guessed it, save the world from an evil overlord. The game begins on the […]

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Nvidia reveals Big Format Gaming Displays with integrated Nvidia Shield

At today's CES 2018, Nvidia revealed what the company calls Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGD). Nvidia calls it the "world's first big-screen PC gaming display" that is optimized for PC gaming. Big […]

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Game Saturday: Logan Kart

Logan Kart is a cart racing game for Windows PCs that plays a lot like Mario Kart. Mario Kart is probably the most popular fun-racing game out there, but it is only […]

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Game Saturday: Steam Winter Sale 2017 picks

Now, for something completely different: here are some of my top game (and apps) picks of the Steam Winter Sale of 2017. The start of the sale was on December 21, 2017, […]

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ScummVM 2.0 launches with support for Sierra adventure games

The team behind ScummVM -- Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion Virtual Machines -- has released ScummVM 2.0 to the public. ScummVM is a program for Windows and other operating systems which […]

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Game Saturday: play golden age PC games on Classic Reload

Classic Reload is a free online site that lets you play thousands of classic PC games and computer games directly online in your web browser. The site features Windows and DOS games, […]

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The ultimate Game Sounds list

The ultimate game sounds list is a large list of links that points to game soundtracks, game sound resources, and other related resources and downloads. Music plays an essential part in most […]

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How to use Digital Gift Cards on Steam

Valve added the option to purchase digital gift cards to its Steam gaming platform recently which enables users to add funds to their friend's account. The Steam platform supported physical gift cards […]

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Game Saturday: Crozza Games (Classic Game remake heaven)

Game Saturday is back. Today's game is not a game but an entire collection of games. Crozza Games is a collection of classic game remakes which you can download individually from the […]

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You can add custom ROMs to your SNES Classic Mini

The SNES Classic Edition, or Super Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Classic Mini, comes with 21 games that you can play. The device is not extensible, which means that you cannot play your […]

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The C64 Mini Retro system with games announced

The C64 Mini is a new all-in-one retro system that the company Retro Games Limited plans to release in 2018 to the market. Retro consoles and systems seem to be in high […]

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The German Election: Street Fighter II Turbo Style

Bundesfighter II Turbo is a free Street Fighter II Turbo clone for Windows and Mac in which you play one of six major candidates of the upcoming German election. The game features […]

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Tabletop Together: boardgame convention tracker

Tabletop Together is a free online service for boardgame enthusiasts to keep track of boardgame conventions and game releases. If you are into boardgames, you are probably also interested in boardgame conventions. […]

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Humble Bundle: Free copy of The Walking Dead: Season 1

The Walking Dead: Season 1 is an adventure game by Telltale that is currently available for free at the Humble Bundle Store. The game's regular price is $22.99 but you can get […]

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Fan-made Tomb Raider II game demo available now

Tomb Raider II: The Dagger of Xian is a fan-made Tomb Raider II-based game that is available as a free playable demo right now. Core Design released the first Tomb Raider game […]

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Twitch Desktop App Final released

Twitch announced on August 10, 2017 that the company has released the Twitch Desktop application final for Windows and Mac PCs. The company released a beta version of the Twitch app in […]

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Nintendo N64 Classic Mini: Nintendo's next console?

Nintendo may be working on the next console of its retro revival series: the Nintendo N64 Classic Mini, or short N64 Classic. Nintendo's classic consoles are very popular. The company released the […]

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Jump: subscription-based Indie Gaming service

Jump is a subscription-based Indie gaming service that is available for various desktop operating systems and as a Web-based version. Are game subscription services becoming the next big thing? The makers of […]


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