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Surreal adventure Between Me and the Night enters full release

A young boy travels through a dream-like world of fantastical creatures and shadow people while learning to conquer his deepest fears. No, this isn’t the premise of the next J.K. Rowling novel; it’s Between Me and the Night, a surreal adventure game from indie developer RainDance LX. Officially leaving Steam …

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Gaming

Five Nights at Freddy’s creator apologizes for ugly FNAF World launch

Five Nights at Freddy’s World is quite a departure from the usual Five Nights fare. It’s a cute, colorful adventure-RPG starring entirely-unscary manifestations of your favorite FNAF animatronics. It wasn’t supposed to be out until next month, but it actually went live yesterday—a premature launch that creator Scott Cawthon now …

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Gaming

Overkill’s Walking Dead FPS is delayed into 2017

Payday studio Overkill announced in the summer of 2014 that it had begun work on a co-op FPS, “with elements of action, role-playing, survival horror, and stealth,” based on The Walking Dead. (The comic, that is, not the TV series.) It was originally slated to come out sometime this year, …

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Gaming

David Gaider, former lead writer of Dragon Age, leaves BioWare

Former Dragon Age Lead Writer David Gaider has announced that he has left BioWare. Gaider didn’t reveal the reasons for his departure, saying in an email to Polygon that it was “simply time to move on to a new challenge.” “It was indeed my decision, not one made easily since …

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Gaming

Elite developer Frontier focusing on SteamVR over Oculus

For a time, Oculus Rift Dev Kit owners enjoyed being able to play Elite: Dangerousthrough the eyes of a pilot. Then the news came that Frontier were struggling to make Elite play nice with SDK 0.7, and although it can be made to behave on 0.8, it’s not the simplest solution. Now, Frontier has confirmed that Rift support is …

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Gaming

Yandere Simulator banned from Twitch

Yandere Simulator has joined the likes of HuniePop and any game with ‘Sakura’ in the title in being banned from Twitch, surprising… who, exactly? The decision has upset a few hundred thousand people, but is anyone actually confused by the addition of a high school murder simulator in which upskirt photos are …

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Apple

Apple Tipped to Launch 4-Inch iPhone 5se, New Watch Models, iPad Air 3 in March

Fans of Apple’s shiny products, rejoice! The Cupertino-based company has been tipped to launch a 4-inch iPhone – dubbed iPhone 5se – new Apple Watch models, and possibly an iPad Air 3 at an event in March, according to a report by someone with a reliable track record. Chatter around …

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News Updates

Google to Pay $185 Million UK Back Taxes, Critics Want More

Google said on Friday it agreed to pay the UK tax authority GBP 130 million (roughly Rs. 1,253 crores) in back taxes, prompting criticism from campaigners and academics who said the UK tax authority had agreed a “sweetheart deal”. Google, now part of Alphabet Inc , has been under pressure …

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Mobile Info

Asus ZenFone Zoom Smartphone With 3X Optical Zoom Launched in India

Asus launched the ZenFone Zoom smartphone at an event in Agra on Friday. The Asus ZenFone Zoomis the “world’s thinnest smartphone with 3X optical zoom” and it comes to India carrying a price tag of Rs. 37,999. The phone is now available to purchase via Flipkart, and will be available …

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Computer Info

China Plans Supercomputer Capable of More Than a Billion Billion Calculations per Second

China is planning a supercomputer 1,000 times more powerful than its groundbreaking Tianhe-1A within two years as it faces rising demand for next-generation computing. The National Supercomputer Centre in Tianjin will release a prototype in 2017 or 2018 of an “exascale” computer – one capable of at least a billion …

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