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TTGamer - Formula One Championship Edition PS3 Review

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Simon over at our TTGamer sister site has just finished reviewing Formula One Championship Edition for the PS3. There's been a lot of hype with this title leading up to and following its release, but does it truely deliver? Read on to find out.


With the release of a new Sony console comes the inevitable Formula 1 game and Sony and Studio Liverpool have promised that this would be their best effort yet. With Formula 1 being the pinnacle of motorsport, it is one of the most technically challenging sports to turn into a virtual simulation but thus far on the PS2 Studio Liverpool have done well. However with the PS3 console, gamers would be expecting more and the developers have realised this adding a few new enhancements which makes F1 CE one of the best F1 games ever made.


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Creative Unveils Fatal1ty Gaming Headset

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Under the fatal1ty branding scheme Creative have just announced a new gaming headset with two large Neodymium drivers, detachable microphone, volume control, OFC wiring, gold-plated plugs and more.


For further info on it head over to Creative's website.


SINGAPORE - March 28, 2007 - Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today announced the Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset. The in-game experience of users is now elevated to a whole new level as the sleek Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset enables gamers to hear every intricate audio effect, thereby giving them a clear advantage in their game.


Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, a renowned world champion in PC Gaming competitions, not only endorses the Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset, but also collaborated on this compelling product, involving in its development from the start. The Creative Fatal1ty brand promises a superior range of high-performance purpose-built gaming products that are certain to significantly improve users' overall gaming experience.


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100% Official: Xbox 360 Elite Moves from Fanboy Wet Dreams to Reality

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I bet some of you who've just shelled out for an XBOX360 only recently will be a bit spewin' - Microsoft have just officially announced details on their new XBOX 360 Elite, an all-black version with HDMI, a 120GB HDD, matching black wireless controller and of course a black live headset as well.


For heaps more details and pictures of it, head over to gizmondo.


Microsoft officially announced Xbox 360 Elite, a black version of its gaming console that has an HDMI port, a 120GB hard drive, as well as a black wireless Xbox 360 controller and a black Xbox live headset. Most of this, faithful readers, you already knew about as we chased the rumor all the way from start to finish. But isn't it nice to hear it straight from Redmond? Of course, not all rumors are right, or complete.


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Super Talent Announces 4 GigaByte DDR2-800 Gaming Kit

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Here's another option for you if wanting to make the move to 4GB of RAM. Super Talent have announced their 4GB DDR2-800 Gaming Kit today which runs with 5-5-5-15 latencies.


For more info grab the PR here.


San Jose, California - March 26, 2007 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of DRAM memory modules and flash products, today announced a new 4 GigaByte 800MHz DDR2 memory kit that is ideal for gamers and enthusiasts.


The new T800UX4GC5 is a matched pair of 2 GigaByte 800MHz DDR2 non-ECC unbuffered 240-pin DIMMs. This kit has been tested and is guaranteed to operate at 800MHz in a dual channel motherboard at 5-5-5-15 latencies at 2.1 Volts. Each module is constructed using sixteen 128Mbit x 8 FBGA chips organized into a dual-rank 256M x 64 module, and clad in Super Talent's blue cast aluminum HE heatspreader.


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CeBIT 2007 - Commodore Gaming PC photos

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Were you a fan of Commdore's computers back in the day?


You'll be pleased to find out that the brand has been reborn with the launch of Commodore Gaming. They intend on producing high-end gaming PC's with the aim of taking on the likes of Alienware, Falcon Northwest, and Voodoo PC.



Bala Keilman, CEO for Commodore Gaming, commented "The all new Commodore range of PC's will allow gamers of all levels to enjoy the best that PC gaming has to offer...We wanted to bring something new to the market, in the spirit of our Commodore heritage, and have worked hard to design a fully personalized product." Indeed, each machine is uniquely painted and customized to the customer's desire. Styles can range from the buyer's own submitted artwork to photography, graffiti, or game art (like Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, pictured here).


The Commodore gaming PC's will come with a two-year warranty on parts and service. The models, from entry-level to high-end, are the Commodore Cg, Cgs, Cgx, and Cxx.



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Asetek to demonstrate quiet, high-performance gaming PC at CeBIT

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Another leadup PR for CeBit, this one from Asetek which lets us know of their plans to demonstrate a high-performance monster gaming PC at the event which is built using their Low Cost Liquid Cooling (LCLC) and the AMD Quad FX platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect Architecture.


All the info on it here.


"We see an increasing demand from gamers that they do not want noisy systems. With the introduction of AMD's 2-socket enthusiast platform coupled with the capability to upgrade to 8 cores in 2007, we believe AMD will claim the performance lead and the demand for our cooling solutions will be even bigger. Combined with the thermal and acoustic challenges a multi-processor system imposes, we built the gaming PC on this platform"


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NVIDIA Unveils The World's Most Advanced Game Development Platform

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To assist game developers in the transition to DirectX 10, NVIDIA have just unveiled a definitive new platform for advanced game development which makes for creating games based on the DirectX 10 API that much easier.


The new NVIDIA Developer Toolkit makes it easier for developers to create Microsoft DirectX 10-compatible games by offering instructive code samples, advanced shaders, performance tuning, and more. The Toolkit delivers significant performance gains and saves developers time in developing and optimizing games.


For more on it, head over to NV's press room.


The core of this platform is a new development suite to help developers create and optimize state-of-the-art PC games for DirectX 10. The new NVIDIA Developer Toolkit will save developers time and money in creating games that deliver almost lifelike graphics and physics realism. The platform also consists of: NVIDIA GeForce® 8 Series graphics cards, NVIDIA nForce® 680 motherboards, and DirectX 10. This is the world's most advanced game development platform; it enables the creation of ground-breaking next-generation content that will reset consumer expectations for realism in PC games.


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Super Talent DDR2-800 Gaming Memory Awarded ATI CrossFire™ Certification

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Super Talent have today announced that their range of 800MHz DDR2 memory modules have successfully passed ATI's CrossFire Certification. You can view the full ATI certification list here.


"ATI CrossFire epitomizes high-performance gaming that combines blistering frame rates with breath-taking image quality, and Super Talent's high-end memory kit is a perfect complement," said Godfrey Cheng, director, platform technologies, AMD Graphics Product Group. "ATI CrossFire certification ensures that gamers get the high quality compatibility for their gaming configurations, and Super Talent's T800UX2GC4 memory kit is a welcome addition to our ATI CrossFire Certified line up."


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ECS' NF650iSLIT-A Delivers Champion Gaming Performance

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Based on the newly released nForce 650i chipset for Core2Duo/Quad, ECS have just announced one of the first to make use of this chipset with their new NF650iSLIT-A.


You can learn all about it via the press release here folks.


Milton Keynes, England, 21st February, 2007 - Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, barebone system, and notebook manufacturer, releases yet another quad-core motherboard capable of turning on the gaming heat. The NF650iSLIT-A LGA775 ATX motherboard, built around the impressive NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI MCP supporting Intel® Core™2 Extreme Quad-Core processors, is designed for gamers, overclockers and multimedia enthusiasts extracting the most performance out of their systems. With 8-channel HD audio and NVIDIA SLI technology for dual graphics card power, the NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI MCP delivers a high-performance gaming experience, giving overclockers an amazing 1333 MHz FSB (OC) bandwidth and expansive connectivity.


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