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Real Name
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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Another Beautiful, Profound Breach of Nintendo Trademarks

01/18/2017 - 20:13

Once again, one of CryZENx’s videos found its way into my YouTube recommendations list. This one outlines progress on their recreation of various Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time elements in Unreal Engine 4. While the graphics have been updated...

Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 Sets New Donation Records

01/16/2017 - 14:18

About a day and a half ago, Games Done Quick finished up their AGDQ 2017 event with a pacifist run of the PC indie title, Undertale. Over the course of the previous week, the marathon brought in over 2.2 million dollars for the Prevent Cancer Foundation...

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Creators Update Game Mode

01/15/2017 - 19:17

A few weeks ago, Windows Insiders noticed GameMode.dll was added to the Windows 10 preview builds. It was speculated by Windows Central, based on their anonymous sources, that it would allow the user to increase performance for games. Now, in an Xbox...

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod Released... No, the Other One

01/08/2017 - 16:46

While Just Cause isn’t really on my radar, the second one in the series had a relatively popular multiplayer mod that released a few years down the road. According to PC Gamer, there was another one in development, this time for Just Cause 3, but...

Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 Starts Tomorrow

01/07/2017 - 14:44

We’re a day away from a whole week of around-the-clock video game speedruns for charity. This one, Awesome Games Done Quick 2017, begins with a pre-show tomorrow at 11:30 am (EST) and the first game, Ape Escape 2 Any%, starting at noon. This will...

CES 2017: Brad Sams (Thurrott.com) Tests the Dell Canvas

01/07/2017 - 07:01

I have to say that this one is more than a little disappointing. Brad Sams over at Thurrott.com got some time with the Dell Canvas, which is supposed to fill the same niche as Microsoft’s Surface Studio, just as a peripheral instead of a whole PC....

CES 2017: AMD Vega Running DOOM at 4K

01/06/2017 - 23:27

One of the demos that AMD had at CES was their new Vega architecture running DOOM with Vulkan on Ultra settings at 4K resolution. With this configuration, the pre-release card was coasting along at the high 60s / low 70s frames per second. Compared to PC...

CES 2017: Second-Generation Bitdefender BOX Announced

01/06/2017 - 07:02

A couple of years ago, Bitdefender released the Bitdefender BOX, which was a router designed for security that was aimed at home users. They are taking another shot at it for this year’s CES with the second-generation Bitdefender BOX. It is now...

CES 2017: Symantec Announces Norton Core Router

01/06/2017 - 07:01

Symantec has recently announced the Norton Core router and the Norton Core Security Plus subscription service. The Norton branding hints that these are targeted at their home and family customers, which is accurate. The combination is designed to connect...

Mass Effect 2 Is Now "On the House"

01/05/2017 - 17:11

Just a few months out from Mass Effect: Andromeda, EA has put Mass Effect 2 into their “On the House” promotion. As usual, this is a temporary 100%-off sale; if you get it, then it’s yours. All you need to do is log in to the Origin...