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University of Florida Launches StarCraft Course

University of Florida Launches StarCraft Course

Ever wondered how video games could be incorporated into a major university? And we're not talking about them just being at parties. No, we mean really incorporated. While we may have always been dreaming about playing video games while we were in class, apparently the University of Florida wants to take it one step further, and actually put a video game into a classroom. And, not just as an entertainment getaway for students with a huge test to finish. No, they want StarCraft to actually be the class.

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Thermaltake Challenger Pro Keyboard Packs in a Cooling Fan for Long Nights of Gaming

Thermaltake Challenger Pro Keyboard Packs in a Cooling Fan for Long Nights of Gaming

Cooling fans aren't new to the PC market. For most rigs, especially the high-profile gaming units out there, they're pretty much a necessity. Long hours, and constant usage can make any system overheat if it's not checked at constant intervals. But, we'll go ahead and admit that we never expected a keyboard to get the cooling fan treatment. Well, here's one after all.

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Gigabyte M8000X Gaming Mouse Debuts for Professionals

Gigabyte M8000X Gaming Mouse Debuts for Professionals

Yes, there are people out there that play video games for fun, and still there are others that play for money. Lots of money, actually. It's a pretty lucrative business decision, if you've got the chops to cut it against the cut-throat adversaries out there. Luckily enough, there are companies like Gigabyte out there who care enough to produce peripherals for the gaming elite, and that's why the Gigabyte M8000X is so special: it's got features to make any professional gamer out there a happy camper.

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iBUYPOWER Paladin E-Series Gaming PCs Outed With Power Drive Overclocking Service Thrown In

iBUYPOWER Paladin E-Series Gaming PCs Outed With Power Drive Overclocking Service Thrown In

It's been just over a month since we last heard anything from iBUYPOWER regarding a PC, but here we are with a brand new offering, filled with goodies for all the PC gamers out there. This time around, we've got the Paladin E-Series, which is based on the Intel "Lynnfield" processors and new P55 chipsets. There's three models to choose from: the Gamer Paladin E870, E780, and E720, each of which features one of Intel's new Core i7 800-series or Core i5 processors, along with the newest P55 chipset motherboards.

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Blizzard Shows StarCraft 2 Has Some Old Rivals

Blizzard Shows StarCraft 2 Has Some Old Rivals

News about Blizzard's StarCraft II isn't necessarily few and far between, but when you start talking about something as epic as StarCraft, and its heavily anticipated sequel, every piece of information is fantastic. And, if it weren't enough for Blizzard to just give us text-based information, they go out and make amazing CG videos, like the cinematic trailer already released. But this time around, Blizzard lets us follow an old friend, Zeratul, as he explores some ancient ruins, but quickly discovers he's not the only one being a little nostalgic.

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