Finding Bliss Between Action And Strategy

Heat Signature rewards as much as it punishes. It takes away chunks of your hard-earned progress after even a minor mistake, but also gives you the tools to get out of impossible situations. With the right gadgets and weapons, you can overcome, or sneak by, an army of armored soldiers with only three seconds left on the clock before your invaded ships docks and you are captured. It can be terrifying, empowering, and heartbreaking, all in a single mission. The

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Making Another Run

Driven by fearless ambition and a willingness to push the boundaries of sports video games, Visual Concepts’ NBA 2K series has arguably been the most impressive sports franchise of the last two console generations. Its commitment to world-class visuals, sophisticated gameplay, and a breadth of compelling modes makes it a sales goliath year in and year out. NBA 2K18 follows in that grand tradition by further innovating on several fronts. At first glance, not much has changed in the minute-to-minute basketball

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Get Fallout 4 VR free with new HTC Vive bundle

Despite making you face the horrors of a nuclear holocaust head-on, fully immersed, Fallout 4 VR is one of the most hotly-anticipated virtual reality games on the way before the end of the year. And now, as an HTC Vive exclusive, it’s just got even easier to get for VR newcomers.Purchase a new HTC Vive, and Bethesda’s irradiated open-world RPG is bundled in free of charge.While the HTC Vive package itself remains pricey (packing the headset, two controllers and two

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How Neutral Density Filters Work and How to Use Them For Better Photography

Taking good photographs isn’t just about framing your subject and learning composition. Learning how to control how much light enters your camera and for how long can help you take photos that elude the average photographer. Neutral density filters are a powerful tool towards that end. Here’s what they are and how to use them.Neutral density filters (or ND filters) reduce the overall intensity of the light that passes through them, without affecting the color of that light. When you place an ND filter like these over the

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The Cheapest Ways to Stream NBA Basketball (Without Cable)

The Cheapest Ways to Stream NBA Basketball (Without Cable) I love NBA basketball. Every year, I get really excited around the beginning of September because I know tip-off is approaching. This year, I also had to figure out how I’m going to watch the Bulls (lose almost every game) with a combination of streaming packages. That’s fun. And slightly depressing. Fortunately, you can benefit from my hours of research—I’ve done pretty much all the legwork for every streaming package, so

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Why Can’t I Listen to Radio If My Phone Has an FM Receiver In It?

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai just publicly called on Apple to activate the FM receiver chips found in iPhones for public safety reasons. Many Android phones also contain dormant FM chips. But, if your phone has an FM receiver, why can’t you already listen to the radio on it?There’s one quick issue with Ajit Pai’s request: As Apple noted, the iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone X don’t even have an FM chip. But the iPhone 6s and older iPhones do.

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Celebrating No More Delays With A New Trailer

South Park: The Fractured But Whole was originally supposed to release in December 2016, but then it got delayed. Then it got delayed again. If you were worried that the game might not hit its current October 17 release date, you can rest easy. Ubisoft announced that the game has gone gold, so it will be in your hands in less than a month.To celebrate the occasion, you can watch the new trailer for the game below. It has fish,

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How to Log In to a Windows Desktop Without a Keyboard

How to Log In to a Windows Desktop Without a Keyboard Have you ever had your keyboard break down on you, or your computer simply refuses to accept its input? It’s especially frustrating if this happens while the computer is off, since you can’t input your password to get access to Windows. Thankfully, Microsoft has included a way to access your data (and hopefully fix your problem) using only a mouse or a touch screen. Turn on your computer normally.

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The Three New Kingdoms Are A Blast To Explore

Over the years, Nintendo has shown it isn’t afraid to redefine what makes a Super Mario game. From Mario’s ever-expanding power-up arsenal in the 2D games to the more extravagant 3D adventures like Galaxy and 3D World, we’ve seen the definition of what makes for a Super Mario game molded to fit new gameplay ideas. However, with Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo is stretching the gameplay of the core series further than what we saw with games like Sunshine, while keeping

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The Zombie Spin-Off Is More Fun Than I Expected

The spin-off Metal Gear Survive rightfully has its skeptics. After series mastermind Hideo Kojima departed Konami in a messy separation, fans questioned if Metal Gear games would ever be the same. When Konami announced Metal Gear Survive, it was a surprise – a survival action game with zombies? Even Kojima commented on how he didn’t see how zombies fit within the series. I went into my hands-on session for Metal Gear Survive just as doubtful as any fan about the game

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