Watch this short video's awesome transitions through FPS history

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Watch this short video's awesome transitions through FPS history

The first-person shooter has been one of the dominant video game genres for around three decades, and in that time has produced some of the most pioneering, thrilling, and explosive big-budget titles we've ever seen. Virtually shooting stuff has always felt great, and over the passage of time and technology it's only got better.

Bioware releases new artwork from the next Mass Effect

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Bioware releases new artwork from the next Mass Effect

On N7 Day, Bioware released a single teaser image for the next Mass Effect, and we went over it and the ensuing fan theories with a fine-tooth comb. Today saw the release of BioWare: Stories and Secrets from 25 Years of Game Development, a massive coffee table book published by Dark Horse, and it includes another small teaser for the next game in the series. A Tumblr user already got their hands on it and posted pictures of the three new pieces of artwork in the book, plus the already available 'mud-skipper' teaser image.

Pro overclocker modded an Intel cryo cooler to run on a Ryzen 9 5950X because why not

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Pro overclocker modded an Intel cryo cooler to run on a Ryzen 9 5950X because why not

When it comes to modding, the question isn't whether you should do something, but rather can you do it. In that vein, Der8auer, a well-known overclocker with serious modding chops, adapted a new EK thermoelectric (TEC) cooler designed in collaboration with Intel for its Comet Lake CPUs, getting it to fit and run on AMD's flagship desktop CPU, the 16-core/32-thread Ryzen 9 5950X. And it worked (mostly).

Trine 4 is off to dreamland in the Melody of Mystery DLC

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Trine 4 is off to dreamland in the Melody of Mystery DLC

Trine's trio of heroes, the wizard Amadeus, Pontius the knight and Zoya the thief, need to help out at the Astral Academy once again in Trine 4's upcoming Melody of Mystery DLC. While the new story campaign is sticking to the main game's theme of dreams, rather than saving the world from nightmares, this time you'll visit imaginary worlds that seem too good to be true—think softly rolling hills dotted with cabbages (yes, cabbages, who doesn't dream of those) and candy mountains below fluffy clouds.