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    Does Metacritic Really Matter Today

    RAGE isn't bad, it's just not what was promised. We were promised this huge open world awesomefest and we got nothing like that, just a by-the-numbers linear progression shooter, which is fine and all but they should have marketed it like that. Also once you learn headshots are worthless and...
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    Does Metacritic Really Matter Today

    I check to see if a game is good, not what Metacritic says. Considering over 70% of "Game review" sites are nothing but SJW's pushing agenda's, Metacritic scores mean nothing. If you want to know what people really think of a game, wait till a week or two after release and check out 4chan/8chan.
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    It's Time To Embrace Wireless Gaming Mice you can pick up a 32ft USB 2.0 active repeater cable for $20
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    Feds Walk Into A Building. Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones

    Correct, the states government cannot make a person give up their password in order to decrypt a locked phone, however, the government is allowed to use means within the law to try to break the phone such as reverse engineering, code breaking etc. What they did was illegal however is that they...
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    Feds Walk Into A Building. Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones

    I've said it for years, if you want to keep something secure: -Never keep it on a phone/tablet etc, they can be easily broken -Never use a "Quick access" feature such as voice or thumb prints, they can be exploited -If you need to secure files, use 7zip with its highest compression setting with...
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    Drone-Hunting Drone Video of the Day

    That drone is barely moving, even $100 self built kits can hit over 30mph, higher kits at $500 can hit over 100mph
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    People Not Thrilled With The 'YouTube Heroes' Initiative

    Wikipedia the editors in control of the website is the people who make the most edits, and look at the total crapfest that's become
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    What 'Optimization' Really Means In Games

    >Bringing Planetside 2 into it and saying all the performance increases was just because lowering textures Planetside 2 on launch ran on one, repeat, ONE thread, and when people complained about it Smeedly went "You don't know how to program, trust me, this is as good as it gets in terms of...
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    People Not Thrilled With The 'YouTube Heroes' Initiative

    Google introduces the Wikipedia "Editors" system into youtube Man, that wasn't a total crapfest right?
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    Gawker Staffers Already Clashing With Univision After Acquisition

    SJW's that worked at Gawker finds out that the company that bought them wants nothing to do with SJW's and any pieces they write they are 100% responsible for them and this causes them to throw their bottles out of their prams and hold their breathes like the children they are. In other news...
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    DIY Manned Multicopter Drone

    Other than the terrible positioning (Should have built it with a circular design so all the props have equal influence) this just shows how much simpler = better No fancy electric motors etc, just tried and true standard gasoline motors and throttle controls
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    Why Valve Should Give Jobs To Journalists

    GG showed how and why these guys are unemployed: They're terrible at their jobs and they bring political bias into everything These are the last people who should be paid by valve to review games
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    AMD's Statement On Reports Of Radeon RX 480 Excessive Power Draw

    When you suddenly out of nowhere have ppl/websites claiming your video card will destroy everyone's computers which said remarks could and possibly will tank your company you're damn right they'll work over the 4th of July to clear their name
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    AMD's Statement On Reports Of Radeon RX 480 Excessive Power Draw

    So all in all a non-issue and again was only something that affected computers with bargain basement crap parts and was easily fixed to calm fears Just like I said two days ago Me thinks the nvidia shills be working heavy overtime (And I own a GTX1080 to boot)
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    RX 480 is apparently killing pcie slots

    So let me summarize how I see everything based on the information that I know Video cards historically have loaded and (in articles ppl listing for checking power such as 960GTX as comparisons) overloaded system components outside of their specs, be it power supply or mobo power draw. In the...
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    WTHDIJS Video of the Day

    Roll cloud While terrifying they are entirely harmless Now if you see a rolling shelf cloud (You see this rolling cloud attached to a larger cloud mass) get the hell inside and take protection as their mega updrafts often cause them to tilt downwards and produce some of the strongest tornado's...
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    Price Warriors Are Vandalizing GeForce 1080 Reviews

    Our memory express actually has several GTX 1080 FE's they haven't been able to sell because literally everyone is waiting for the AIB cards which are not only cheaper, but far better This FE edition bullcrap really is the worst side I've seen out of Nvidia yet
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    1080s best selling high-end GPU in history

    Memory Express said they had over 500 orders, and in the last 2 weeks only had 50 to distribute Means the GTX980 I bought at launch means I broke the bloody lottery
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    Create Thread: E3 Live Completely Disappoints Fans

    E3 isn't about gamers or games anymore, its a show where developers can show off their dicks and how awesome they are Should just call it CircleJerk 2016 and leave the real gaming news to YouTubers now
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    Create Thread: E3 Live Completely Disappoints Fans

    What?! How dare you didn't like E3 2016: Nothing to show, so we'll just spend the whole event talking about how diverse our companies are edition! How dare you dislike the fact every presentation other than Sony's was nothing but assholes on stage who wouldn't shut the hell up for five seconds...
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    Anyone Getting Their DOOM On?

    Its digital sex Sadly I doubt gamers will get laid for another 15+ years again....
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    Hypersound Glass Speakers: Directional Sound Using Transparent Glass

    Sorry, monsoon did electrostatic, but same design in principal A resonating magnet/motor/inductance field creates vibration and then transfers that vibration to something else Said result causes the object to hum in its resonance, thus create sound
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    Hypersound Glass Speakers: Directional Sound Using Transparent Glass

    Yeah Monsoon for ages did vibration sequence speakers This just uses glass instead of flat metal That said, glass is actually a terrible material to use as a speaker because glass is a natural insulator of sound
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    Hypersound Glass Speakers: Directional Sound Using Transparent Glass

    Old tech, new implementation Vibration sequence speakers have been around for forever, hell there's that whatever its called, the Rock-It thing that everyone jumped on for all of two years till they saw while loud, sound was not particularly good Great for sticking on an empty beer cooler...
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    How NOT To Operate A Steadicam

    >Plastic mount and extension arms in a $18,000 stedicam rig What is a waste of money for $1000 Alex?
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    Mitsubishi Outlander Can Be Hacked Through Wi-Fi

    And per business of the norm, the company said it was "Not a problem" until media got involved
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    Father, Son Caught By Surprise As Drone Shot Out Of Sky

    I'd park my ass in the street and film your life 24/7 What now?
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    Father, Son Caught By Surprise As Drone Shot Out Of Sky

    People need to stop being insane psychopaths and think they're being spied on If the government wanted to spy on you with a drone you would never see it as it would be over 15k+ feet in the air
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    Indefinite Prison For Suspect Who Won’t Decrypt Hard Drives

    Also this, this right here: "......and that he is only being asked to unlock the drives, not divulge their passcodes." This is the single most retarded thing I've seen the government say this year. "We don't want his passwords, we just want him to unlock the drives!" What do they need to...
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    Indefinite Prison For Suspect Who Won’t Decrypt Hard Drives

    Nice violations of the 5th and 6th amendments going on here You can't jail somebody indefinitely without a trial conviction This judge is just some fucknut who hates that this guy is outsmarting him and is trying to make him "Crack" Problem is if there is kiddy porn on the drive, the guy...
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    Tor Developer Dodges The FBI By Leaving The US

    A government official once being told they must contact your lawyer from then on can only contact your lawyer if they need to talk to you. Period. End of discussion. It does not matter if she's been served with a warrant or not, the very act of telling a government official "I will only talk to...
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    Tor Developer Dodges The FBI By Leaving The US

    "Her mother immediately called Ben Rosenfeld, an attorney in San Francisco who specializes in technology and surveillance law. On Dec. 2, he called Agent Burnett and presented himself as Lovecruft's lawyer. Lovecruft told CNNMoney she had been willing to meet the FBI with her attorney present...
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    Bethesda: No Early Copies Of Doom For Reviewers

    My motto still applies Review available for the game: 2 weeks till thinking of buying it Review embargo till after game release: 2 months till thinking of buying it
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    What Makes Torrents Work?

    "The only reason you know about this is cause you download stuff illegally" Odd, this Tera Online installer must be illegal;
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    Couple Sued For $1M For Negative Yelp Review

    non-disparagement clauses are illegal in the context they are being used in They are normally used in lawsuits where ppl settle in or out of court so no more defamatory comments can be made by either party, or where a company pays an employee and the employee can't say anything negative about...
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    Activision CEO Responds To Infinite Warfare Mass-Dislike Campaign

    An 8 vs 8 game that's pretending to be a 32 vs 32 game, and no modding allowed And gamers are ultra upset that Bloops 3 didn't get modding tools when they were promised them Consumers have every reason to be upset
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    The Division Appears To Be Broken

    Except there is no risk for the cheaters Hell a week ago I was reading about cheaters who were mega upset that everyone was cheating and they couldn't kill anybody easily anymore because everyone else now has the same edge they do via cheating When your game has gotten to that point, you know...
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    'Rainbow Six Siege' Scandal Shows Cheating Still Undermines eSports

    Last few years everyone caught cheating in counter-strike has openly said upwards of 80% of the pro's are cheating, they've just been smart enough to avoid detection or there is so few of them using the exploits they've not been caught Considering in the last major scandal the amount of ppl...
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    Intel Announces Restructuring Initiative, Cutting 12,000 Jobs

    >Building an even more massive infrastructure with far more tech gear involved >Cutting 12K jobs Does not compute Watch them pay the current IT guys half pay under threat of being fired if they complain once while the CEO's get an even bigger bonus