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In a AU$44 billion ($40 billion) government initiative to vastly improve bandwidth internet speeds in Australia, the National Broadband Network (NBN) is a controversial national fibre optic network currently being rolled out across the landmass, replacing the country's embarrassing hundred year old copper infrastructure. Various members of the Australian games industry spoke to Games4Life recently, weighing in on the debate…

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A rare and controversial Magic: The Gathering card sold for $14,900 on eBay, and the seller says he'll donate half of the proceeds to charity, according to the auction site's listing for the mythical Tarmogoyf card. "You are bidding for a piece of Magic the Gathering history," the item's description reads. The owner and seller, Pascal Maynard, drew the card in…

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Nvidia's GeForce Experience software offers a way for players to stream games and automatically optimize graphics settings across their entire game library. Now the company is looking to make GeForce Experience — and, by extension, Nvidia GPUs — more attractive by making it easier for players to share their gaming experiences with others. In September, Nvidia will launch a beta of…

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The huge and incredibly strong Hulk joins a growing list of superheroes in Grand Theft Auto V. The superhero is armed with all the abilities and skills that are present in his films and comics. Appearance of Green Giant in Los Santos happened due to the modder JulioNIB. Unlike his comrades who actually did only skins for the main characters,…

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Destiny developer Bungie is revamping the game's much-maligned Light level system with the upcoming Taken King expansion, decoupling your level from the amount of Light on your gear. Bungie gave a detailed look at the revised system in a Twitch stream today. As of The Taken King, you'll progress in Destiny simply by earning experience, just as you did for the first…

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Among the throng of PAX games blaring for attention in Seattle, was one called Blood of the Werewolf. It's a retro platfomer, a tribute to the 1980s and early '90s era of exacting sideways scrollers. In a way, Blood of the Werewolf represents gaming today, the post-modern mish-mash of old and new, AAA and indie, serious and flippant. It also…

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