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History of Black Tech Visionaries

 ▪  In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting some of the inventors, engineers and mentors who helped create — and continue to influence — tech culture and the devices and gadgets we use today. Roy Clay Sr. Known by…

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Gaming Highlights CES 2015

 ▪  Gaming was a focal point for this year’s CES show and a number of companies showed off new VR headsets with gaming applications.  Check out our recap video that takes a closer look at new external storage for the PlayStation…

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What’s new in Skylanders: Trap Team

 ▪  On top of treating fans to fresh characters, stories and environments, every Skylanders sequel introduces a new gameplay innovation. This year’s release is no different, as the folks behind the franchise have delivered the series’ biggest evolution to date. As…

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What’s new in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes

 ▪  Disney Infinity allows players to control their favorite pirates, princesses and Pixar characters in stand-alone, story-driven “Play Set” adventures. Behind the likes of Jack Sparrow and Mr. Incredible, they can tackle action-packed campaigns set in the characters’ familiar worlds. When…

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Gamescom 2014 – Assassin’s Creed Rogue hits the high seas again

 ▪  The best part of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, hands down, was its naval combat. So when Ubisoft unveiled this year’s inevitable Assassin’s Creed entry, Unity, many—including us—were a little bummed by the absence of any ship sails. But it…

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Gamescom 2014 – Our hands-on with Claptrap in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

 ▪  Understandably, developers constantly search for ways to take a videogame franchise to new heights — figuratively speaking. For something as absurd tonally as Borderlands, however, sometimes a more literal interpretation of that notion is appropriate. So what did 2K Australia…

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Gamescom 2014 – The two big changes in Assassin’s Creed: Unity

 ▪  When Assassin’s Creed: Unity launches this October, it will be the franchise’s sixteenth release in seven years. Even with the series’ clever twist of constantly mixing up settings and main characters, it’s quite a feat that Ubisoft has steadily kept…

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Gamescom 2014: Evolve delivers a truly unique multiplayer experience

 ▪  On the off chance you haven’t heard of Evolve, here’s a quick primer: Developed by Turtle Rock Studios, the brains behind Left 4 Dead, Evolve is an asynchronous co-op/competitive multiplayer game that pits four players against one. Working together as…

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Gamescom 2014 – We test out a brand new Battlefield: Hardline

 ▪  When EA launched the Battlefield: Hardline multiplayer beta at this year’s E3, they promised a novel cops-vs-robbers theme. After some retooling we got a chance to go hands-on with the all-new Hotwire mode here at Gamescom 2014 and we’re convinced…

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Gamescom 2014 – BioWare goes big with Dragon Age: Inquisition

 ▪  For Dragon Age fans like us, playing Inquisition was like coming home to find someone not only cleaned every room of your house, but also renovated the place with a substantial addition and lavishly furnished every last square foot. BioWare’s…

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