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Scott Michaud
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Kingston, ON, Canada

Scott joined PC Perspective in May 2011. Prior to PC Perspective, Scott has worked on personal projects and has completed degrees in Physics and Education from Queen's University. Currently PC Perspective is the only place to find his published works. Other ventures related to computing, physics, math, education, and technology are currently in progress. He is also a geek, go figure.

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The Billion Dollar Businesses of Free to Play

10/26/2014 - 19:28

Year to date, League of Legends, Crossfire, and Dungeon Fighter Online are each closing in on one billion dollars in revenue. Yes, three free-to-play MMO titles are closing in on $1 Billion USD in a single year. All three exceed World of Warcraft, which...

Blizzard Is Installing World of Warcraft Servers in Australia

10/26/2014 - 02:33

With the new expansion for World of Warcraft, Blizzard is expanding their infrastructure to better serve their customers in Oceania. The company will not require users who are currently on North American realms to switch, but will be reimbursing server...

AMD Catalyst 14.9.2 Beta for Civilization: Beyond Earth

10/26/2014 - 01:44

So Ryan has been playing many games lately, as a comparison between the latest GPUs from AMD and NVIDIA. While Civilization: Beyond Earth is not the most demanding game in existence on GPUs, it is not trivial either. While not the most complex, from a...

Intel Broadwell-E Expected for Q1 2016

10/23/2014 - 14:25

VR-Zone China got hold of an alleged Intel leak, go figure, that talks about their next enthusiast processor platform, Broadwell-E. This architecture is mostly Haswell-E that has its (rated) feature size shrunk down to 14nm. Given an available BIOS, it...

Raptr's Top PC Games of Sept. 2014 (Bonus: A Stats Lesson)

10/20/2014 - 21:14

Raptr, a PC gaming utility, tracks the time spent within each game and aggregates that data across its user base. Its actual purpose is for game recording, adjusting quality settings for your machine's performance, community engagement, and so forth...

Unreal Engine 4.5 Recently Released

10/19/2014 - 22:20

Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.5 last Tuesday, and it is one of their largest releases since launch. While most point-releases occur on a four-to-six week schedule, this one took about nine weeks. [inline:files/news/2014-10-19/epic-ue45-RTDFSS.png]...

FanlessTech Shows Gigantic, Unreleased Heatsinks

10/19/2014 - 15:52

There are many interesting ways to pull heat away from a processor. You can submerge your device in mineral oil or even phase-change fluid (such as "Novec"). You can push cool fluid up to the thing that you are trying to remove heat from and...

New Mount & Blade: Warband Expansion

10/17/2014 - 17:32

While it seems odd, it makes more sense once you realize that TaleWorlds is not actually developing it. The company supports its mod community and, for the second time, decided to promote one into a full DLC. The previous mod was Napoleonic Wars,...

Apple Announces New Mac Minis with Haswell. What?

10/17/2014 - 14:22

I was not planning to report on Apple's announcement but, well, this just struck me as odd. So Apple has relaunched the Mac Mini with fourth-generation Intel Core processors, after two years of waiting. It is the same height as the Intel NUC, but it...

Samsung Announces 60GHz Wi-Fi (802.11ad)

10/14/2014 - 16:43

Samsung Electronics, a member of the WiGig Alliance, has just announced an implementation that is capable of achieving 4.6 gigabit (575MB/s) speeds under the 802.11ad standard. Samsung claims that they have overcome "the barriers to...