Monthly Archives: June 2012

MercurySteam wants to leave Castlevania, to take on Contra next

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow studio MercurySteam will be ready to leave Castlevania behind after Mirror of Fate and Lords of Shadow 2, Konami EU head of development Dave Cox tells VG247. “Well, I think it’s about wanting to leave a … Continue reading

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Google Compute Engine brings Linux virtual machines ‘at Google scale’

As anticipated, Google has just launched its cloud service for businesses at Google I/O 2012, called Google Compute Engine. Starting today Urs Holzle announced “anyone with large-scale computing needs” can access the infrastructure and efficiency of Google’s datacenters. The company … Continue reading

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Gran Turismo 5′s New DLC Set for Release June 27th

Gran Turismo 5‘s new downloadable content, which was leaked to include Twin Ring Motegi and the Scion FR-S, has just been officially confirmed via the official PlayStation Blog. The new content will become available this Wednesday, June 27, 2012; though … Continue reading

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Japanese Tuner Icons: Mazda RX-7

Mazda’s insistence on using rotary engines over the years has seemed a bit odd at times. But when an era came about when lightweight cars were in demand for tuning, the RX-7 was waiting to become an icon. The RX-7 … Continue reading

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AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

While most who purchase an iPhone for use with AT&T or Verizon were already subscribers to that carrier, a larger number of Sprint iPhone buyers are switchers from another carrier, a new survey shows. The data comes from a new … Continue reading

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Researchers partially automate CPU core design, aim to fast track new PC processor production

Tired of the year wait (or more) in between new silicon architecture offerings from Chipzilla and AMD? Well, if some Wolfpack researchers have anything to say about it, we’ll measure that wait in months thanks to a new CPU core … Continue reading

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On Wednesday, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani threatened war against Israel if there is any interference from the West in Syria. Larijani’s threat followed Kofi Annan’s deputy, Jean-Marie Guehenno, relating to the 15-nation council the dim chances of Annan’s efforts … Continue reading

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