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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
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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.

Beyond PC Perspective, you can find Scott at several places throughout the internet:

 

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Apply for Pre-CryEngine 5.5 Royalty Exemption until June 30th

06/22/2018 - 20:12

For a little over two years, Crytek decided to go with a royalty-free model for their engine. The model was “pay what you want” with some on-the-side purchasable things, such as content from their games for you to use in your games. [inline:...

Steam Is Going Windows 7 and Up

06/13/2018 - 20:08

Valve has just announced that the Steam Client has deprecated Windows XP and Windows Vista. On January 1st, the Steam Client will stop playing video games unless you upgrade to at least Windows 7. They have also announced that new features, like the...

WWDC 18: OpenGL & OpenCL Are Deprecated on Mac & iOS

06/04/2018 - 22:12

Apple has just announced that OpenGL and OpenCL are deprecated for all Apple platforms, starting with macOS 10.14 and iOS 12. The APIs are still available on these operating systems, but their development tools will apparently start to nag you about...

Computex 2018: ASUS ROG Gaming Peripherals Announced: Gladius II Wireless Mouse, Balteus Qi Pad, Delta Headset

06/04/2018 - 07:30

ASUS ROG has also announced a few new peripherals at this year’s Computex: a headset, a mouse, and a mousepad that includes a Qi wireless charger. All of them have RGB lighting. All of them. Even the mousepad. [inline:files/news/2018-06-03/asus-...

Computex 2018: ASUS ROG Strix Gaming Chassis

06/04/2018 - 07:30

ASUS is also announcing an ROG-branded case. If you have seen their desktops, then you have a good idea what you’re getting into, although the design is new -- they didn’t recycle an ROG Gaming Desktop case and call it a day. [inline:files/...

Computex 2018: ASUS ROG Thor 1200W Platinum PSU

06/04/2018 - 07:30

ASUS ROG is also getting into power supplies. The ASUS ROG Thor 1200W Platinum PSU is the first from the company, which is based on a Seasonic design. As mentioned in the Ryuo water cooler announcement, ASUS created their own fan blades to increase...

Computex 2018: ASUS ROG Ryujin & Ryuo Water Coolers

06/04/2018 - 07:30

ASUS / Republic of Gamers (ROG) is branching out into new markets with this year’s Computex. The company’s typical portfolio included things like video cards, motherboards, monitors, laptops, desktops, mice, and keyboards, which left some...

Rumor: Microsoft May Be Acquiring GitHub

06/03/2018 - 19:46

Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft has decided to acquire GitHub for an unknown amount. Some people are reporting that the deal was worth $2 billion USD, although they might have misread the Bloomberg post, which was talking about a $2 billion USD...

.NET Core 2.1 Released

05/31/2018 - 22:31

Oh hey… Visual Studio wants to update again. Microsoft and the .NET Foundation has just released .NET Core 2.1. This one is a long-term support (LTS) release, although they are expecting to stuff some extra features in the next couple months...

So Fortnite Is a Big Game...

05/31/2018 - 20:36

According to the market research firm, SuperData, Fortnite brought in $296 million USD across all platforms (which currently means PC, console, and iOS) for the month of April. Just April. If you add March and April together, then it would be over half...