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Weekend game deals: Borderlands 2 $7, XCOM $9, Tomb Raider $12

Assuming Steam's summer sale didn't exhaust your gaming fund, there are plenty of deals to take advantage of this weekend, including 75% off Saints Row: The Third, Mass Effect 3, Crysis, Dragon Age, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Max Payne 3, LA Noire, Borderlands 2, XCOM and Tomb Raider...

3D Nostalgia: Best 3dfx Glide Games

Having a specialized API could be arguably said was both the highlight and the downfall for 3dfx. The Glide API when used in conjunction with Voodoo hardware optimized the overall gaming experience and for the few short years that Glide reigned supreme, several games based its 3d implementation in this proprietary API.

If you are old enough, odds are you owned a 3dfx card and played some of these games. Let us take you a trip down memory lane and remember some of the best games ever that used Glide.

Weekend game deals: Tomb Raider $35, Assassin's Creed III $25

If you've been waiting for a few bucks off Tomb Raider, Assassin's Creed III or Dishonored, now's your chance. Amazon has cut 30% off the Lara Croft reboot, pricing it at $35, while Steam has Dishonored for half off at $30 and Get Games offers ACIII for $25. You'll also find noteworthy...

Tomb Raider Tested, Benchmarked

Although this year's Tomb Raider reboot made our latest list of most anticipated PC games, I must admit that it was one of the games I was least looking forward to from a performance perspective because of previous titles' poor showing.

However, we were relieved to learn that Tomb Raider supports DirectX 11, which brings access to advanced rendering technologies such as depth of field, hd ambient occlusion, hardware tessellation, and super-sample anti-aliasing. Additionally, compared to the diluted console versions, the PC build offers better textures as well as AMD's TressFX real-time hair physics system.