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How To Deal With Your Game-Induced Anger

You’ve got that boss down to just a sliver of health. One more hit and it’s done. Then, out of nowhere, his axe comes sweeping in and chops down your last bit of life… again. Your controller flies across the room as expletives roar out of your mouth. Sound familiar? Game-induced rage sucks. Here’s how to keep it under control.


$449 Will Get You A 500GB Xbox One With A Bunch Of Games

If you’ve been biding your time to jump on the current-generation console bandwagon, your moment has finally arrived. Big W is currently offering the Xbox One, along with several titles, including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, for the great price of $449.


How Video Games Taught Me Personal Accountability

Blame, procrastination, self-victimisation — this terrible trifecta can sink your career and limit your levels of personal success. We often find ourselves resorting to bad patterns, especially in the workplace. I have noticed one place in my own life where these traits are nowhere to be seen. While I play video games.


Turn A Raspberry Pi 2 Into A Cheap SteamBox For In-Home Streaming

When combined with Steam’s In-Home Streaming, the new Raspberry Pi 2 can become a super-affordable Steam Box capable of streaming games from your PC to your TV. On their new show, Possibly Unsafe, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand demonstrates how to set yours up from start to finish.


Get A PS1 Emulator Up And Running On A Raspberry Pi 2

The Raspberry Pi 2 is fast enough to run a bunch of new emulators, but the Playstation emulator is easily the one people are the most excited about. YouTuber TechTipta shows off the installation process for the PS1 using our favourite tool, RetroPie.


Convert An Old Game Gear Into A Multi-System Retro Game Console

The Game Gear wasn’t nearly as popular as the Game Boy, but it was still a cool little handheld system. If you have one sitting around needing a new use, Adafruit has put together a guide for embedding a Raspberry Pi into it so it can emulate all the classic systems.


The Power User's Guide To Steam's Most Useful Extra Features

Steam is a gaming juggernaut on the PC. While everyone knows it’s great for managing your game library and getting sweet deals, there are a lot of powerful tools hidden beneath the surface. Here are some of the best.


What I Learnt About Dealing With People From Playing Games Online

Video games are more than just an entertaining time sink. Take them online and they can even teach us a few things about how to interact with other people. Here are some of the lessons I’ve learnt from online games about dealing with people in real life.


How To Set Up Triple Monitors For Super-Widescreen Gaming

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC-building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here’s how to make it happen.


Get Into A Good Workflow Using Video Game Principles As Inspiration

When you’re playing a video game, you become completely absorbed in what you’re doing, and you’re completing tasks while time is flying by. Using some of the principles game designers use, you can apply that same concept of flow to your work.


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