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Day of Defeat: Source Release Date Announced

Valve today finally announced the release date for?it's highly anticipated update to Day of Defeat, - Day of Defeat: Source! The release will take place this month via Steam?on Monday 26th September.

DoD: Source takes the classic teamplay of DoD and expands the experience with Source, the engine technology Valve created for Half-Life 2 and it's next generation of games. With this technology, DoD: Source offers state of the art graphics with optimized versions of popular maps and all new player, weapon and world models, plus support for HDR lighting thanks to the hard work put into developing HDR for the free technology showcase, Half Life 2: Lost Coast.




Xbox 360 vs PS3

If you’ve been looking for information on the two next gen cosoles look no further. A massive side by side comparison of the Xbox 360 and PS3 Quote: "I?ve compiled a side-by-side comparison of the PS3 and Xbox 360 for your next-gen hardware drooling pleasure. Some aspects (such as the CPU) are a bit like comparing apples and oranges, and these engineering marvels are nothing without good games to play on them, but the breakdown gives you an idea of what they have crammed into these curvy boxes." Read it HERE



Domination Game Review Plus Performance Comparison @ Bit-Tech

Quote: "The actual tactical play itself can become incredibly involving. The slow-paced gameplay really gives you time to think about your moves, and one has the feeling of outwitting your enemy far more than in an RTS, which can all too often feel like a race. If you?re the kind of gamer that enjoys the Total War games, then this will definitely appeal." "As you can see, the performance scales as you might expect, with the X700 benefitting from the lower resolution…? A sub-20FPS framerate is absolutely playable, and the extra image quality that that allows makes the game a lot nicer to play." Read the full review HERE



Details of ATI’s Xbox 360 GPU Unveiled

WITH MICROSOFT’S OFFICIAL announcement of its next-generation Xbox 360 console this week, ATI has decided to disclose some of the architectural details of the graphics processor that it created for the system.?Tech Report?had a brief but enlightening conversation with Bob Feldstein, Vice President of Engineering at ATI, who helped oversee the Xbox 360 GPU project. He spelled out some of the GPU’s details, and they’re definitely intriguing.? Read on to get? Tech Reports take on the inner workings of the Xbox 360 GPU. Read TechReport’s findings HERE



Star Honours for Video Game Icons

Pong creator Nolan Bushnell and Donkey Kong maker Shigeru Miyamoto have received the first-ever ‘Walk of Game’ stars for video games in San Francisco. The two men were honoured at a ceremony on Tuesday for their services to the video game industry. Pong was one of the first video games and was made by Bushnell while at Atari. Miyamoto’s Donkey Kong helped usher in a golden age of gaming. Read the full story HERE



Grand Theft Auto Sparks Another Lawsuit

Rockstar parent Take-Two Interactive, Sony, Wal-Mart, and GameStop are blamed for the murder of three policemen by a teenage car thief.

Just when the furor over Grand Theft Auto: Vice City's "Kill all the Haitians!" level had finally died down, the game sparked another lawsuit. Along with its predecessor Grand Theft Auto III, the crime-action game is being blamed for inspiring the triple murder of three Fayette, Alabama, police officers.







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