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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

"Falling dominoes" in Half-Life

Cool demonstration of the physics engine in Half-Life. This guy set up a bunch of steel doors and other objects to create a Rube Goldberg-esque way to crush a character.

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BitTorrent Search is Online

Bittorrent.com now offers the ability to search for torrents. Should we expect an intervention from the MPAA soon?

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Play h.264 in Windows

Apple's new h.264 video compression technology which looks much better than DivX and stays looking better at lower bit rates is now playable on Windows.

Via digg.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

PS3, XBox360 & Revolution - E3 2005

First, I should mention this is the first E3 I've ever really followed as a console gamer. As a PC gamer, every E3 is basically the same. We get excited about the new graphics cards, and the games that will look great on them. On with the linksanity!

PlayStation 3
XBox360

Revolution

Sunday, May 15, 2005

XBox360

There is way too much XBox360 information out there; I just about went insane trying to compile this. Most of these links were found on Gizmodo and Engadget, and some of them have more to do with the original XBox.

XBox360
- XBox360 specs
- What the XBox360 is not
- Xbox360 backwards compatibility
- "MTV Pimps XBox360"
- "The XBox Reloaded"
- XBox360 Music Player
- XBox360 faceplates gallery
- Win an XBox360
- XBox360 close-up photos
- HardOCP's preview of the XBox360
- XBox360 prototypes
- Gallery of Perfect Dark Zero screenshots
- Minter's XBox360 Lightsynth
- XBox-Scene's XBox360 preview
- XBox360 - watercooled!

XBox
- "Planning your XBox Retirement"
- Poor man's Live 1
- Poor man's Live 2
- Media Centre PC in the bathroom
- XBox Linux wiki