TPG Daily Links: And Clicking Is Half The Battle!

In today’s edition of the Daily Links (yes, we know this not posted every day, but the name is gonna stick), we have an Iron Man case mod, a 7Ghz OC’d CPU, the making of an Intel chip, CD Projekt’s new title, Diablo III fitting mod and much more.

PC Hardware/Software

Iron Man PC Case Mod – BHSTECH

Thermaltake has asked me to mod their new Armor Revo case into Iron Man for the upcoming Avengers movie and the Computech show in June.I started the build with constructing the Arc Reactor that powers the Iron Man suit.

HP2311xi Review – Tech Review Source

The HP 2311xi isn’t your typical 23-inch LED monitor. It has an extremely wide viewing angle, a beautiful IPS display and lots of connections that include HDMI. It is a full 1080p HD display that provides a very good looking image but it lacks ergonomic adjustments.

The Making Of An Intel CPU – Official YouTube

This video shows the process of how computer chips are made using Intel’s world leading 22nm manufacturing technology with 3D transistors.

Overclocking Ivy Bridge CPU To 7GHz – YouTube and HWBOT

GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H, INTEL Core i7 3770K E1 CPU cooled -187°C by KINGPIN Gemini lightCorsair Memory & Corsair AX1200 PSU

PC Gaming

Indie Impressions – The Binding of Isaac WotL – Official YouTube

In short: you shoot bloodclots and spiders with tears… sometimes you kill your mother. Make sure to collect all the stuff too!

Nvidia Interview on Cloud Gaming – Rock Paper Shotgun

So the modern PC gamer is still gonna prefer a PC gaming experience. However, I think he’s going to appreciate that he also has the opportunity to enjoy that experience on other displays. I don’t think it’ll replace his PC gaming experience. It’ll just extend it. He’ll give up a bit of resolution and latency, but I think he’ll appreciate that for the convenience of being able to play on multiple devices.

New CD Projekt RED Title, Cyberpunk – Official Site

During its Summer Conference today, CD Projekt RED Studio, critically acclaimed RPG developer, announced that it is working on a new triple-A game based on the cult classic Cyberpunk® pen & paper RPG system created by Mike Pondsmith.

Diablo III Fitting Tool – ModDB

Diablo fiting tools is a tool that helps you to choose right defensive stat based on your current attributes. You can calculate your effective health points and learn what stat will boost your defense more.

Click here for the title reference.

5 thoughts on “TPG Daily Links: And Clicking Is Half The Battle!

  1. Lots of good stuff here. As an Old School Gamer I’d say I’m pretty stoked about the new Cyberpunk title from CDProjekt. I’m not sure that the newer, younger generation of gamers even uses the word “stoked” anymore.

    I do want to say a few words about Cloud Gaming. It makes me a little nervous that it is the developers who are most excited about it, rather than the players. If the studios put out a new technology that the consumers don’t want then bad thing tend to happen. As the developers are aware of this they need to ensure that gamers will want clouded games, the precedent for this could be Steam and Origin. If the cloud services are the only option for playing a hot new anticipated title, like say a new COD or GTA, then many gamers will suck it up and play the games. This won’t be an acceptance of the cloud but rather the games themselves. The other aspect that the developers are not seeing is the strong modding communities that have kept many games going past thier expected life cycle. Obviously an uber mod friendly studio like Bethesda won’t touch cloud gaming (the Elder Scrolls MMO excepted) without considering the impact on modders. But there are many games out there that developed modding communities despite the studio never even considering the possibility. If Arkham Asylum, Fable and Arma can get mods then no studio should just assume that there aren’t modders looking to get their hands on the developers next release. Oh wait, we put it on the cloud for convenience so mods aren’t possible.

    • I agree with your worry on Cloud Gaming. Anytime you remove control from the consumer, it can only be a bad thing. Honestly, I would much rather go back to the days of buying at a store, owning a physical copy and using CD keys.

      OnLive is doing this right now and some developers are embracing it as a DRM solution.

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