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We are right in the middle of the ski season and I am sure lots of you are planning ski vacations, ski weekends, or just a day or two on the slopes. Ski Nation will make that planning easier for you and provide you with live information directly from more than one thousand ski resorts and areas. T...

January 13th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Living in an area where several feet of snow is a regular occurrence for several months every year means the constant fear of dropping your precious smartphone into a pile of the powdery white stuff. I remember waking up one morning to find that I had dropped my iPhone 4 on my short walk to my car...

December 30th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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You know what goes really well together? Christmas and video games. This year we've noticed a bit of a trend: games giving away free stuff in light of the holiday. Weather, err, whether it's snow covering Los Santos in GTA Online, a six-hour trial of Madden or online multiplayer for Killer Instinc...

December 25th 2014 at 5:24pm 0 Comments
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Snow isn't something you'd usually associate with Dubai, not when summers have an average temperature of 104 degrees F and the coldest of winters is only around 57 degrees. But the Kleindienst Group of real estate developers are positive they can simulate snowfall on the streets -- or at least on...

December 25th 2014 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Do you remember the first day you played your favorite game? What about the moment you bought that game; what lengths did you go to pick it up? Joystiq's own Reviews Content Director Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) recalls the story of the the day he bought The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for...

November 28th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Some of you are actually looking forward to the arrival of winter and all that snow. Those of you in this group are probably active winter sports enthusiasts. It won't be long now, in fact, at least one Colorado ski resort has already opened one lift and trail. If the weather cooperates, most of t...

October 24th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Swedish developer Poppermost will bring its open-world skiing game Snow to PlayStation 4 as well as PC, which gets additional Oculus Rift support. Snow arrived on Steam's Early Access service in October and is expected to move into a closed beta phase by the end of the year as a free-to-play game....

August 12th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't had enough snow this winter, you'll be able to get some more in Darkfall Unholy Wars! The PvP sandbox's upcoming patch is introducing realistic rain and snow weather effects. Snow will soon be dusting buildings, trees, ships, and the ground, significantly altering the visual landsca...

March 15th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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We've talked about weather systems and day/night cycles before, although generally MMOs and gamers seem to think of them mostly as cosmetic features that are fine to have as long as they don't get in the way. But what if they do get in the way? What if weather actually has an impact on your charact...

June 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Insomniac has sent along a group of new screens for Fuse, which you may remember as Overstrike. In the shots below you can see the Overstrike 9 team up close in the tech lab where they initially find the Fuse weapons, and in a new snow-swathed landscape. The game's coming to Xbox 360 and PS3 someti...

November 15th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments