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Setting up your room for SteamVR Vive is no easy task

And you thought making room for Kinect was tough? VentureBeat has spotted a Vive instruction manual uploaded by HTC that reveals the true extent of the effort needed by owners to set up their playing space for the full VR experience. The setup described is the one that is designed …

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UK video games tax breaks – who qualifies?

At long, long last UK video games tax breaks are upon us, but who is it precisely that qualifies? The draft legislation calls the relief a ‘tax relief for video game development’. The legislation does not define the term ‘video game’ and the intention behind this was to avoid including …

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Watch Dogs gets a new set of minimum PC requirements

The creative director of Watch Dogs has revealed a new set of minimum required PC specs for upcoming title Watch Dogs. Creative director Jonathan Morin confirmed on Twitter that the game will require an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.66Ghz or AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0Ghz CPU, a 1024 …

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5MB net connection needed for ‘good’ PS Now experience

Sony has laid down a benchmark for the internet connection quality needed for a decent streaming games experience with PlayStation Now. And as with all bandwidth-intensive streaming content, a player’s experience with PS Now will depend on the overall quality of the broadband internet connection,” SCE social media manager Sid …

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New, official Call of Duty: Ghosts PC specs are less demanding

The official minimum PC requirements for Call of Duty: Ghosts have been released. They’re broadly the same as the Nvidia specs reported earlier in the month, although the GPU requirements have been paired back a bit from a GTX 550Ti to a GTS 450 and HDD space requirements have been …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts PC specs list GTX 780, 50GB HDD space

Another triple-A title has revealed some pretty hefty requirements for PC gamers. Although not in the same league as the frankly astronomical CPU needs named in the Watch Dogs spec sheet, Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts specs certainly contain a couple of notable highlights. The Minimum specs require a comparatively …

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Jump to next-gen has ‘quadrupled’ development requirements

Making a next-gen console time takes four times the development resources than a current-gen game, Sony studio Guerrilla has claimed. The common perception is that the PS4 and Xbox One’s PC-like architecture has simplified games development. Not so, according to Killzone: Shadow Fall’s lead designer Eric Boltjes. It’s also a …

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Recommended Battlefield 4 PC settings require Windows 8

EA’s recommended PC system requirements for Battlefield 4 contain one particularly interesting demand. The minimum requirements are reasonably generous, needing Windows Vista SP2 32-Bit, either an AMD Athlon X2 2.8GHz or Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz, 4GB of RAM, 512GB of video RAM and either an AMD Radeon HD 3870 …

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Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play… but will to complete the game

Xbox One owners will not need to be connected to the internet to get Forza 5 working upon its initial install. Earlier this month it was reported that the game would need a one-time net connection before it would work. This is now apparently not the case. That’s not to …

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Xbox One DOES require a sort of permanent internet connection

Got your head around the pre-owned situation? Good. Now here’s the next confusion for you – does the Xbox One need a permanent internet connection? This is Microsoft’s official line: "Xbox One does not have to be always connected, but Xbox One does require a connection to the internet." Right. …

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