Bank of Canada lets its geek flag fly with Konami code Easter egg

Bank of Canada lets its geek flag fly with Konami code Easter egg

If you had to hazard a guess, how many times do you think you’ve punched in the Konami code in your lifetime? You know how it goes. Many of us have this down by heart: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A. From the first time it showed up in Gradius in 1986 (top), to more recent cameos in games as diverse as Spyro, Crash Bandicoot, Metal Gear Solid, GTA V, and…

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Nioh lets the player decide what matters most: frame rate or fidelity

Nioh lets the player decide what matters most: frame rate or fidelity

After more than a decade of on-off development, Nioh is finally making its way to shelves this week. This action RPG, set in 17th century Japan, undoubtedly takes inspiration from Dark Souls. However, it sets itself apart thanks largely to Team Ninja’s knack for clever combat systems. Even better, the developers let players decide whether to prioritize the responsiveness of 60fps or the additional visual fidelity granted by halving the frame rate. On our sister…

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Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

Moving your Steam installation from one PC to another has always been more of a “Technical workaround,” and less of a supported method of migrating games from Point A to B. This has been particularly true if you only wanted to change the installation location of a single title. Steam allows you to create a new folder on a separate drive to install games into without much argument, but it used to get grouchy if…

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