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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 8-Bit Guy" Discusses Game Audio

10/22/2015 - 13:34

Over the last couple of months, we highlighted the work of The iBook Guy because it's very interesting. He also announced a rebrand to “The 8-Bit Guy” because he hasn't published an iBook video “in quite some time”. If you...

Tencent Buys Stake in Artillery Games

10/21/2015 - 20:48

The Chinese investment and Web company, Tencent, has taken interest in many American video game companies. In a couple installments, Tencent purchased chunks of Riot Games, developer of League of Legends, which now total up to over 90% of the game studio...

Valve Says (External) Ads in Steam Are "Just Dumb"

10/16/2015 - 18:21

Of course, this quote doesn't include things like promotional images for games. It's a store, so it will promote its products. This is referring to like, Doritos. In response to Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation integrating ads in their service...

Windows 10 Slow Ring Users Get First Post-Launch Build

10/16/2015 - 17:25

Windows 10 Build 10565 was released last week to Fast Ring users. It was the fourth public build since release, and it contained the most listed changes of any of them. One major change is the ability to clean install Windows 10 with a Windows 7 or 8.x...

NVIDIA Releases 358.50 WHQL Game Ready Drivers

10/07/2015 - 12:45

The GeForce Game Ready 358.50 WHQL driver has been released so users can perform their updates before the Star Wars Battlefront beta goes live tomorrow (unless you already received a key). As with every “Game Ready” driver, NVIDIA ensures...

Who Decided to Call a Lightweight API "Metal"?

10/07/2015 - 06:01

Ars Technica took it upon themselves to benchmark Metal in the latest OSX El Capitan release. Even though OpenGL on Mac OSX is not considered to be on par with its Linux counterparts, which is probably due to the driver situation until recently, it pulls...

StarCraft II 3.0 Patch Is Released

10/06/2015 - 19:20

And oh boy is it a big one. Turning on the launcher automatically downloads about 14GB worth of StarCraft II code and content. The patch includes the new user interface that we reported on earlier, but it also opens the Whispers of Oblivion...

Ars Technica Reviews Android 6.0 (Marshmellow)

10/06/2015 - 06:01

Android 6.0 was launched yesterday, and Ars Technica has, so far, been the only outlet to give it a formal review. That said, it is a twelve-page review with a table of contents -- so that totally counts for five or so. [inline:files/news/2015-10-06/...

Steam "Store Within a Store" at GameStop, GAME UK, and EB

10/05/2015 - 18:39

According to SteamDB, Valve has struck deals with GameStop, GAME UK, and EB Canada to create “store within a store” areas in North American and UK locations. The article does not clarify how many of stores will receive this treatment. It does...

Star Wars Battlefront Shouldn't Have Microtransactions?

10/05/2015 - 17:24

So I'm reading PC Gamer and I see an article that says, “Star Wars Battlefront Will Not Use Microtransactions”. Given the previous few Battlefield games, this surprised me. Granted, these titles weren't particularly egregious in their...