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The Last of Us. The new game from Naughty Dog. David: "It raises several bars in the world of character-driven, strongly narrative, realistic video games. It’s also maybe the best zombie-genre exploration in the last few years. Made by the company that gave us the Uncharted series."
My dad and the Oculus Rift. David: "My dad is 65, and is still a hardcore gamer. He used to take me around the backwoods of Mississippi and visit all the pirates who traded games for the C-64 when I was a little kid, and he’s never since stopped being deeply involved in PC gaming culture. I try to buy him a new game every few months if he hasn’t beaten me to it, and I’m really, really, really, hoping I can get him an Oculus while he still can enjoy it. It’s the realization of his greatest geek desires."
Bittorrent Sync. Dean: "Decentralized Dropbox via Bittorrent. Share your files to lots of people much faster by sharing directly to all of them and letting them share to others. Much more flexible than Dropbox, any folder can become a shared folder, install it on a server and sync to S3."
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