Quick Note: YouTube Bringing in 60 FPS, Fan Funding for Channels

"We'll see it in the coming months. YouTube has announced a list of improvements for users who create and post video to its site, such as playback rates of 60 frames per second. According to the YouTube Creators blog, the video service is rolling out support for 48 and 60 frames per second in the coming months..."

Sorry to say it, but keyboard and mouse are losing the FPS market

"Considering that the PC is the platform that birthed both the first-person shooter and the MMO, many PC game fans are a bit perturbed that Activision and Bungie have yet to confirm a PC version of its recently unveiled FPS-meets-MMO Destiny. Bungie co-founder Jason Jones threw a bit more fuel on the fire of perceived PC gaming disrespect, though, by telling Destructoid that, in essence, Halo made keyboard and mouse controls obsolete: We did a bunch of ambitious things on Halo deliberately to reach out to people.

New Battlefield 3 multiplayer gameplay trailer!

"With only about one week to go to the launch of Battlefield 3, we are very excited to bring you our latest multiplayer gameplay trailer! This trailer features shots from all of our multiplayer maps, including the dramatic Damavand Peak.

Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking

"As you no doubt know, nearly all video game benchmarks are based on a single unit of measure, the ubiquitous FPS, or frames per second. FPS is a nice instant summary of performance, expressed in terms that are relatively easy to understand.

Crytek: FPS Games Need Multiplayer to Succeed

"Have gamers merely come to expect multiplayer in FPS games? Monday Crysis 2 executive producer Nathan Camarillo told CVG that generally first-person shooters actually need multiplayer features in order to succeed on the market today. Other gaming genres typically don't require that particular component to have longevity." | more

If All Else Fails... Copy Paste Reality

Why is it that we hold math high above the arts? I would picture that all of these things should be balanced for a higher education. I only bring this up because some video games today lack that creativity side.

Xfire apparently has been sold

Majority of development team departing
The very popular gaming messenger service known as Xfire has apparently been purchased, but by whom (at least for the time being) remains a mystery. To date, the buyer has not elected to publicize that they are the new owner.

Shattered Horizon: Clan Pack Released

You may have seen on Steam that we have released a "Clan Pack" bundle containing four copies of Shattered Horizon for $59.99 / €59.99.

With this offer you get four games for the price of three, or to put it another way, for the same price as a single copy of Modern Warfare 2, four friends can get Shattered Horizon, which we think is a pretty sweet deal for the holidays.

Shattered Horizon Clan Pack: http://store.steampo...



Shattered Horizon – Dedicated Server Released to Community

Helsinki, Finland –December 3, 2009 - Futuremark® Games Studio today
released the dedicated server for Shattered Horizon™, their multiplayer
first-person shooter played in zero gravity. With dedicated servers PC
gamers can choose how they want to play Shattered Horizon and who they
want to play with, giving them greater protection from cheats, hackers
and griefers and more control over the game's settings.

The release of the dedicated server was accompanied by a minor game
update and a new bundle offer from the Futuremark Store that includes

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