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Hitman series update details next iteration, promises no magic pockets

Hitman series update details next iteration, promises no magic pockets

Fans of IO Interactive's Hitman series, rejoice: the developer has detailed in brief the next iteration in the series, which is destined for the next-generation consoles and PC. In an open letter posted on the franchise's website today, IO Interactive details what it has been up to and what gamers can expect, saying it is building the next release "using the best parts" and such from what it has already accomplished to "fulfil the core Hitman fantasy".

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay: aliens and Michael Meyers

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay: aliens and Michael Meyers

In the first of four Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC packs from the folks at Infinity Ward have ushered in this season, oddities are being distributed in heavy abundance. You'll be rolling up on Onslaught with a couple of species of beastly aliens with a couple of new weapons (or a two in one, if you prefer) and will be attacking opponents in a brand new way to play - as your favorite horror movie face Michael Meyers. It's just about as far away from Halloween as you can get with this release date in play, but we're certainly pumped to get in the holiday spirit.

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Windows 9 to “put Windows 8 in the rear-view mirror” at BUILD

Windows 9 to “put Windows 8 in the rear-view mirror” at BUILD

As Microsoft ramps up their outlay of Windows 8.1, a system which takes a variety of Windows 8 parts that needed improvement and … improves them, there’s chat of a next-generation release called “Threshold,” aka Windows 9. Speaking on the subject with sources just about as close to the source as you can get without actually tapping Microsoft publicly, Windows insider Paul Thurrott suggests that this next big release will have Microsoft attempting to “put Windows 8 in the rear-view mirror.”

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Toshiba Shape-Shifting Concept PC eyes-on

Toshiba Shape-Shifting Concept PC eyes-on

Some of the products you see at CES are coming out soon, and many will be coming out sometime later in the year. But along with those two, there is also a third category which includes devices that may or may never hit the market. Toshiba had one such item sitting on the floor and it is clearly just in the concept stage. In fact, they have it sitting behind glass and listed as being the "Shape-Shifting Concept PC."

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Lenovo A740 27-inch all-in-one PC hailed as thinnest in class

Lenovo A740 27-inch all-in-one PC hailed as thinnest in class

Among the all-in-one PCs Lenovo has debuted here at CES, the A740 stands out due to its large display size. Measuring in at 27-inches, this model is the thinnest in its class at 4mm in thickness. Design was of particular importance with the A740, with Lenovo calling it "fashion forward" with a single-piece aluminum backing that runs down into the stand portion of the unit. Beyond design and bragging rights, this AiO brings with it a variety of top-notch specifications, all of which we have detailed for you after the jump.

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Lenovo Horizon 2 update brings NFC, slimmer form factor

Lenovo Horizon 2 update brings NFC, slimmer form factor

Lenovo has rolled out a model update with the Horizon 2 here at CES, something that trumps its older sibling in several ways, not the least of which is a lighter weight and a profle that is "dramatically thinner". The thickness comes in at 19.5mm, which is about the depth of a deck of playing cards, something that helped reduce the machine's weight by about a solid pound. Beyond that are some boosts in connectivity and the Aura interface.

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Double Helix studio next-gen shooter game details emerge

Double Helix studio next-gen shooter game details emerge

The first grumblings of a new game from Killer Instinct studio started to make the rounds a few weeks back when concept art for a new game leaked. That concept art was created by James Paick, the guy who did the artwork for the game The Last of Us. After that art leaked no details of the game were offered by the artist or the game studio, Double Helix.

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