Games

Internet Archive adds 2500 playable DOS games to the archive

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/14/internet-archive-adds-2500-playable-dos-games-to-the-archive/

5 days ago

The Internet Archive is one of our favorite spots on the Internet, and that is not only because of its excellent wayback machine to access changed or deleted webpages and sites, but […]

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US games company Blizzard kowtows to Beijing by banning gamer who dared to bring up Hong Kong

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/blizzard_beijing_ban/

a week ago

'Every voice matters' unless there's renminbi to be had

GamesCompanyBanning

This image-recognition roulette is all fun and games... until it labels you a rape suspect, divorcee, or a racial slur

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/imagenet_roulette/

4 weeks ago

If we could stop teaching AI insults, that would be great

GamesLabels

Pokemon Go becomes Pokemon No as games biz Niantic agrees to curb trespassing addicts

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/pokemon_go_lawsuit/

2 months ago

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Crunch time: It's all fun and video games until you're being pressured into working for free

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/12/video_games_sector_slammed_for_long_hours_and_bullying_culture/

2 months ago

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Microsoft to shut down Windows 7 Games Servers on January 22, 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/09/microsoft-to-shut-down-windows-7-games-servers-on-january-22-2020/

3 months ago

Microsoft revealed in a forum post on the official Microsoft Answers forum that it plans to shut down games servers for games that require Internet connectivity for its Windows 7, Windows XP, […]

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Akamai CEO: Playing games from the cloud? Seems too expensive to be viable right now

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/13/akamai_ceo_cloud_gaming_expensive/

4 months ago

Akamai Edge World 'It is something we are interested in … but the economic model hasn’t worked out yet'

CloudGames

Xbox Game Pass for PC: Price, Games, Availability, and my thoughts

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/10/xbox-game-pass-for-pc-price-games-availability-and-my-thoughts/

4 months ago

Microsoft launched the subscription service Xbox Game Pass for PC officially during its press event at the E3 2019 conference. Head of Xbox and gaming at Microsoft, Phil Spencer, revealed the new […]

Games

Google Stadia: Price, Games, Availability, and my thoughts

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/10/google-stadia-price-games-availability-and-my-thoughts/

4 months ago

Google announced the game streaming platform and service Stadia earlier this year while Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are preparing new console launches. Stadia streams games to compatible devices instead of relying on […]

GoogleGames

Gog Summer Sale Festival: buy thousands of discounted DRM-free games

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/01/gog-summer-sale-festival-buy-thousands-of-discounted-drm-free-games/

5 months ago

The Gog.com Summer Sale Festival has started. For those who never heard about Gog, it is games service and platform similarly to Steam or Origin but with noticeable differences. Apart from a […]

Games

Microsoft update breaks Safedisc games on Windows Vista, 7 and 8

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/09/24/microsoft-update-breaks-safedisc-games-on-windows-vista-7-and-8/

6 months ago

A recent security patch released this month, MS15-097 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution, breaks computer games that rely on the DRM system Safedisc on Microsoft's Windows Vista, […]

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Microsoft reserves right to block counterfeit games and disable unauthorized hardware

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/08/14/microsoft-reserves-right-to-block-counterfeit-games-and-disable-unauthorized-hardware/

6 months ago

While things look as if they are on track for Microsoft in regards to the rapid distribution of its new operating system Windows 10 -- the company wants to push it on […]

MicrosoftHardwareGames

Idle Master for Steam gets you card drops for games you have not installed

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/07/17/idle-master-for-steam-gets-you-card-drops-for-games-you-have-not-installed/

6 months ago

Idle Master is a free program for Microsoft Windows operating systems that gets you trading card drops for games that you own but don't play or have not installed on Steam. Valve […]

Games

Steam Refunds: get refunds for games purchased on Steam

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/03/steam-refunds-get-refunds-for-games-purchased-on-steam/

6 months ago

Steam is without doubt the most popular gaming service for desktop systems. It is used by millions of gamers at any time of the day and while things could be better in […]

Games

How to hide games in your Steam library

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/03/30/how-to-hide-games-in-your-steam-library/

6 months ago

If you are active on Steam and partake in sales regularly on the platform, you may have a huge library of games already. While that is great, you may have games in […]

Games

Internet Archive releases 2386 DOS games for online play

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/01/06/internet-archive-releases-2386-dos-games-for-online-play/

6 months ago

The Internet Archive may have started as a website preservation service but it has since then expanded into many different areas. It is now offering access to movie, audio, software and image […]

Games

How to play Unity Games offline

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/11/23/how-to-play-unity-games-offline/

6 months ago

When you play games in your web browser, one of the following four technologies is being used usually: Adobe Flash, Java, Unity or HMTL5. There are exceptions to the rule but the […]

Games

Good Old Games Fall Sale until November 25

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/11/12/good-old-games-fall-sale-until-november-25/

6 months ago

I like what Good Old Games has to offer. It started out as a service to bring classic video games to modern systems and has evolved since then to include some modern […]

Games

Play classic games at Archive.org's Console Living Room and Internet Arcade

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/11/03/play-classic-games-at-archive-orgs-console-living-room-and-internet-arcade/

6 months ago

If you want to play classic console games you have two major options. You can buy old systems on flee markets, garage sales or online on eBay or Craigslist, or use emulation. […]

Games

Alt-Tab taking forever while playing games? Borderless Gaming comes to the rescue

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/09/30/alt-tab-taking-forever-while-playing-games-borderless-gaming-comes-to-the-rescue/

6 months ago

Apps and games can run in three different modes on a desktop computer system. They can run in fullscreen mode, windowed mode or borderless mode. All of these modes have their distinct […]

Games