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The Nintendo 64’s iconic James Bond FPS adventure, GoldenEye 007, is due to be released on modern platforms tomorrow with support for modern standards such as widescreen 16:9 and 4K Ultra HD depending on platform. From Friday, January 27, the remastered title will become available worldwide on Nintendo Switch plus... Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 had one of the most disastrous game launches in history. A lesser game company might have abandoned the title and left it to rot, but CD Projekt Red has been continually crafting updates for the game and has it beaten into a pretty solid shape by this point. The upcoming expansion, Phantom Liberty, will... Read more...
AI has been in the headlines quite a bit lately, from ChatGPT and article writing to assisting in identifying odors with biosensors. But, of course, if the public is fascinated with it, so too is the US Government for various reasons. Per excerpts from Paul Scharre’s unreleased “Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of... Read more...
As one last goodwill move before riding off into the digital sunset, Google is imbuing the Stadia Controller with Bluetooth connectivity for use with other consoles and devices. Once a darling of cloud gaming, Google and (upset) subscribers are finally saying goodbye to the service as of today. Other services such... Read more...
Now that we are past the 4070Ti launch from CES earlier this month, we can begin to look toward the future of NVIDIA products. Of course, we are still hoping there is a 4090Ti waiting in the wings, but in the meantime, NVIDIA may be trying to lower the prices of their GPUs by introducing new variants of the RTX 4070... Read more...
Microsoft is rolling out an update soon to Xbox, making it the first carbon-aware console. The company is aiming at becoming carbon-negative, water positive, and zero waste by 2030. Tech companies are constantly looking for ways to reduce carbon footprints. Last March, Microsoft outlined its plan for its... Read more...
Speaking from experience, it's not a great feeling to flip on a game console and see visual glitches on the screen caused by faulty hardware, or have it not even power up at all. So when I saw a report earlier this week that standing up a PlayStation 5 vertically was a "guaranteed recipe for disaster," I breathed a... Read more...
Elden Ring is a game with which you are almost assuredly familiar by now. Besides record-breaking sales and multiple Game of the Year awards, it's become the new target of the curious FromSoftware cultural phenomenon where people beat the company's notoriously-hard games with ridiculously-unsuited controllers. The... Read more...
For over two years, it has been frustratingly difficult to obtain a PlayStation 5 console, unless you were willing to pay outrageous prices by marketplace sellers. That's not to say there have not been a wealth of restocks—they've occurred frequently since the console launched on November 12, 2020, but swarms of... Read more...
It didn't take long for Acer to incorporate AMD's newest Ryzen 7000 series mobile CPUs into its laptops. Hot on the heels of AMD's unveiling, Acer is introducing the world to the 16-inch Nitro 16 and 17.3-inch Nitro 17, two gaming laptops that pair the newest Ryzen parts with NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 40 series mobile... Read more...
CES2023 keeps rocking with new product announcements, updates and showcases galore. To add to the mix, Cooler Master has announced several new peripherals for enthusiasts, collectors, streamers, or just about anyone who wants a solid set of gear to interface with their PC. Prestigious PC Peripherals Kicking... Read more...
Samsung has commanded a bit of the limelight this week amidst a barrage of CES 2023 product launches and announcements, especially with its ridiculously cool 57” 8K Odyssey Mini LED G9 gaming monitor. It is ludicrously excessive in all the ways that excite us, but in any event, it isn’t the only exciting thing coming... Read more...
In addition to making the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti official and unveiling mobile 40-series Ada Lovelace GPUs that promise desktop-class performance for laptops, NVIDIA today also announced an enticing upgrade to its GeForce NOW cloud gaming service. It's rolling out RTX 4080 SuperPODS that deliver over 64 teraflops of... Read more...
Dell has a lot of new and updated products to show off at CES 2023, and the company’s Alienware brand is no exception. Today, Alienware launched a new IPS gaming monitor with a blazing fast 500Hz refresh rate. The company also announced updates to its recently released Aurora R15 gaming PC, in addition to six... Read more...
A brand new year is officially upon us (2023!) and as we reflect back on the preceding months, one reason to be optimistic is the continued decline of DDR5 memory prices. The situation now is far and way more palatable than it was when DDR5 first hit the scene, with a new report detailing a massive drop in DRAM spot... Read more...
Gaming is how many people prefer to spend their free time these days, and given that, the market has exploded. There are new game titles coming out every day, to the degree that it can be difficult to decide what to play. However, over the past year, some front runners stole the show on Steam, so let’s dive into the top titles of 2022 thanks Read more...
The latest generation of NVIDIA GeForce Graphics cards are not the easiest to drive in your average PC build. Of course, this is even without considering ridiculous AIB-partner customizations and power profiles that drive the wattage requirements through the roof. However, it appears Galax wants to make solving that... Read more...
FromSoftware has held a coveted status as a beloved developer of "cult" games ever since the original PlayStation. Titles like King's Field and Armored Core never really breached the mainstream gaming audience, but their fans were absolutely rabid with passion. That fandom leaked over into the mainstream a bit with... Read more...
Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show that gets underway next week, MSI has unveiled a next-generation gaming laptop with a 17.3-inch display that gets so bright it should come bundled with a pair of Oakleys (it does not, just to be clear). It's the upgraded Titan GT77 (not to be confused with the current-gen Titan... Read more...
We still have a week and a half to go before the Consumer Electronics Show officially begins, but MSI is already touting an upgraded gaming PC that has somehow managed to earn an early 2023 Honoree CES Innovation Awards badge. It's been bestowed up on MSI's flagship Trident X2 desktop for the inclusion of a clever... Read more...
You can take your chances that the big guy in a red suit will shimmy down your chimney and bring you what you want this year, or that friends and family members will come through with more than a fruit cake. Or you can take matters into your hands and treat yourself to one more holiday bargains. We've been rounding up... Read more...
The most popular virtual reality headset on the market—Meta's Quest 2—is getting a little bit faster, and that applies to current owners as well. That's because the speed boost doesn't come by way of a hardware revision. Instead, Meta is pushing out an update that allows developers to overclock the VR headset's GPU to... Read more...
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