Tag Archives: War

The Computer That Predicted the U.S. Would Win the Vietnam War

Want to receive exclusive insights from The Atlantic—while supporting a sustainable future for independent journalism?  Join our new membership program, The Masthead. At just about the halfway point of Lynn Novick and Ken Burns’s monumental documentary on the Vietnam War, an army advisor tells an anecdote that seems to sum up the relationship between the military and computers during the mid-1960s. ... Read More »

God of War India Price and Pre-Order Details Revealed

HIGHLIGHTS God of War on PS4 in India will cost Rs. 3,999 It is up for pre-order on Flipkart and Games The Shop No freebies have been announced at the moment PS4-exclusive God of War has an India price. Much like most Sony-published games, it will retail for Rs. 3,999. It’s already up for pre-order on some sites like Flipkart and Games The Shop and should ... Read More »

Call of Duty: World War 2 Trailer, Release Date, Campaign, and Private Beta Officially Revealed

After much teasing and several leaks, Call of Duty: World War 2 has finally been revealed with a trailer showing off what to expect and information pertaining to its release date and private beta. Call of Duty: World War 2’s release date is November 3 and there will be a Call of Duty: World War 2 private beta for those ... Read More »

Education Cannot Wait for the War to End

Context Education indicators in South Sudan were extremely concerning prior to the outbreak of the current civil war. According to the South Sudan Ministry of Education’s 2011 Statistical Yearbook and 2013 Education and Management Information System (EMIS): 73% of men and 84% of women above 15 years of age were illiterate. 60% of teachers were untrained or their qualifications were ... Read More »

Gears of War 4 adds multiplayer crossplay for Windows 10, Xbox One gamers

Microsoft’s ambitious Play Anywhere initiative, which lets PC and Xbox gamers game together, made unexpected strides on Friday, when it was announced that Gears of War 4’s crossplay will expand beyond cooperative mode to include multiplayer competition. The feature, however, will be limited to Social Quickplay, rather than competitive ranked matches, Microsoft said. So your dreams of a “Super Bowl” ... Read More »

AMD will sneak-peek its high-end Zen CPU in December, starting a new CPU war

That distant drum beat you’re hearing? That’s the sound of the coming CPU war. The latest beat came this morning, when AMD said it was holding a sneak peek of its high-performance Zen CPU in a few weeks. The preview will be streamed at 1 p.m. PST on December 13. You can sign up at AMD’s website to be clued in. ... Read More »

This week in games: Blizzard ditches Battle.net, Gears of War 4 adds PC split-screen

I have another hundred miles of Australia to explore today, and that Forza Horizon 3 iconis just staring at me from my taskbar. Let’s knock this article out in a hurry. On the docket this week? Blizzard ditches Battle.net, Gears of War 4 adds split-screen co-op on the PC, Kotaku UK looks into problems with Star Citizen’s development, andSniper Elite ... Read More »