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PC build for playing Rift: Planes of Telara on Ultra Settings

In Computer Hardware, Electronics, Gaming, MMO, Overclocking & Tweaking, RPG on February 12, 2011 at 5:28 am

Update: As some have expressed qualms about going Intel with the recent Field-Effect Transistor biasing issue (potentially affecting SATA 3GB/s on some Sandybridge), I have included an alternative AMD/ATI option.

Introduction
Meet the…

RIFTER 2500 TITANIUM

computer to play Rift

Rifter 2500 Ti (Titanium)

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Square Enix: Order of War Demo Released – Available for Digital Download

In Gaming, RTS on August 4, 2009 at 1:55 pm

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Order of War Demo

Good news old chaps!

Captain Xsistor reporting from the front! The much-awaited RTS (Real-Time Strategy) game, ‘Order of War’ has been released on Steam as a demo digital download. Yet another mediocre World War 2 strategy game? Hard to say. The two RTS games that I was looking forward to this year are Starcraft 2 and Order of War. Square Enix did ‘wow’ us a while back when they released their trailer showcasing some of the epic combat with large armies consisting of tanks, air support, artillery, infantry and the works. Brilliant visuals and awesome sound effects rounded off the trailer leaving every World War 2 and RTS  junkie curious, if not hungry for more .

The game is set to release in Sept ’09 but as Square Enix announces on their website, you can preorder right away if you find you like the demo or if you’re just perfectly confident that this game will deliver above and beyond what the Holy Trinity — World in Conflict, Company of Heroes, and Men of War — can currently manage.

Order of War - Available for preorder

Order of War - Available for preorder

The boxed version is available for pre-order on Amazon for £17.96 with free delivery thrown in– not bad. A good deal better than if you’re American, as you’ll be paying $39.99 for your copy. Read the rest of this entry »

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