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Our Readers’ Spookiest Gaming Stories

Halo 2 Haunted houses are passe. It’s 2017. We have haunted video games now. Kotaku is celebrating all things ghostly and gaming this week with Spooky Week. All week, look forward to ghoulish blogs on the unlikely games that scared us most, the real tales behind some of gaming’s most legendary scary stories and what specific mechanics make us twitchy when we play horror games. For our inaugural Spooky Week post, we wanted to share …

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Alienware finally expands into gaming gear with its own keyboards, mice and monitors, PCs News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Gaming PC brand Alienware has finally launched its own line of gaming keyboards, mice and monitors that sport its distinctive design. Top of its list were two gaming monitors, a 25-inch display and a 34-inch curved model. The Alienware 25″ Gaming Monitor comes in two variants – supporting either Nvidia G-Sync or AMD FreeSync. These technologies ensure smooth gameplay by synchronising the monitor’s refresh rate with the game’s frame rates. The 25-inch model …

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Owner of Garena gaming platform seeks up to $950m from IPO, Business News & Top Stories

South-east Asia’s most valuable start-up Sea – known for its Garena gaming and shopping platform – aims to raise as much as US$696 million (S$949.6 million) in its United States initial public offering (IPO). The Singapore-based company, formerly called Garena, is marketing 49.7 million American depositary shares for US$12 to US$14 apiece, according to a regulatory filing last Friday. Sea was founded by Chinese-born entrepreneur Forrest Li, now a Singapore citizen, as an online gaming …

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Gaming PCs draw crowds to Comex 2017, Singapore News & Top Stories

Gaming PCs were one of the main draws at the Comex 2017 technology fair which ended yesterday, driven by a growing interest in professional gaming and a demand for high-performance computers. Custom gaming PC maker Dreamcore took up booths for the first time at the event, while other brands like MSI launched new models to reel in customers. Exhibitors whom The Straits Times spoke to were also bullish about sales at the four-day event, which …

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Trainer used martial arts gym as gaming house, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories

A gongfu trainer who used a Chinese martial arts gym as a gaming house was jailed for 10 days and fined $10,000 on Tuesday. Tan Soh Tin, 74, admitted to allowing the public to enter the premises at Lorong 15 Geylang to play mahjong. Prosecution officer Kelvin Lee Ming Woei said that acting on information received, police raided the premises on Feb 14 and arrested Tan, two co-accused and four others that day. Investigations showed …

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Video gaming revenue down in county for quarter | Local News Stories

Video Gaming Machine revenue stayed close to the same for the state during 2017, but Richland County experience a significant drop in activity during the fourth quarter. According to the Montana Tavern Times, VGM tax revenue in Richland County for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $351,945, The figure is 11 percent below the fourth quarter of 2016’s amount of $395.477. For the city of Sidney, the tax revenue dropped by 4 percent from $251,044 …

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FIFA 18’s ICON stories lets you play as history’s best at the peaks of their careers

EA have announced that FIFA 18 will allow you to unlock up to three unique variations of brilliant players from throughout football history. The ICON lineup will join FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) when the game releases at the end of September. Check out our list of the best games on PC. FUT ICON Stories brings some of the best players in the world back to the game, highlighting key moments in their careers. Ronaldo and …

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90’s cop drama-inspired shooter Police Stories has met its goal on Kickstarter

All done with Door Kickers? Sad that SWAT 4 is now over a decade old? Need a new game to scratch that cop drama itch? Hopefully, Police Stories will manage to, as it has met its goal of $25,000 on Kickstarter. Need more of the best upcoming PC games? We’ve got you covered. With just over a day to go at time of writing, it may not hit any of the stretch goals, but reaching …

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Four big stories from E3 2017: Xbox One X, Super Mario Odyssey, Ubisoft, Spider-Man – Tech News

Spidey works to save civilians and makes sure the bad guys don’t fall to their deaths. — AFP Relaxnews A US$499 (RM2,130) price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a Super Mario Odyssey hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and Spider-Man differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the Batman: Arkham franchise.  Xbox One X pegs US$499 price Four years after the Xbox One …

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Video Games Are Better Without Stories

A longstanding dream: Video games will evolve into interactive stories, like the ones that play out fictionally on the Star Trek Holodeck. In this hypothetical future, players could interact with computerized characters as round as those in novels or films, making choices that would influence an ever-evolving plot. It would be like living in a novel, where the player’s actions would have as much of an influence on the story as they might in the …

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Stories Untold is 25% off this weekend, with a free demo of its first chapter now available

Want a complimentary scare this weekend? Well, the kind folks at No Code and Devolver Digital have released a free demo for episodic horror game Stories Untold. Alongside the free demo, which contains the game’s first chapter, the entire collection is 25% off all weekend. You can check out our thoughts on Stories Untold’s terrifying tales right here. First released on itch.io in October of last year, Stories Untold’s first chapter is ‘The House Abandon’, …

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