Items tagged with Gaming

The first major update to Windows 11 (version 22H2) brought with it some nifty new features and security upgrades, but unfortunately it also caused major headaches for some GeForce owners. Complaints included dropped framerates, game stuttering, broken G-Sync functionality, and other annoying issues. Fortunately... Read more...
Amazon is serving up several genuine Xbox controllers at deep discounts right now, with savings up of to 27 percent off their respective MSRPs. These are some of the lowest prices we've seen to date, save for last year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals bonanza when they sold for a few bucks less. You could choose... Read more...
Optoma is looking to score street cred with gamers who want to play on a big screen with fast framerates, perhaps even competitively. On paper, its new CinemaX D2 and Cinemax D2 Smart projectors look up to the task. Armed with an ultra-short throw glass lens, both models can beam up to a 100-inch image from less than... Read more...
Sadly, the Steam Stats Page is no more. However, Valve has already replaced it with something that looks and behaves far better, Steam Charts. It provides live data views of most played and top-selling games. The top-selling breakdown even takes DLC sales into account now, too. This change comes closely behind another... Read more...
During the NVIDIA GTC 2022 keynote earlier this week, CEO Jensen Huang announced a slew of new products, technologies, and services, targeting everything from enthusiast gaming PCs to autonomous cars, data centers and the metaverse. We covered the announcements as they happened. If you missed all of the excitement as... Read more...
A new rumor suggests the PlayStation 5 could be in for a face lift. Sources are saying the new "D" chassis will also have a special feature that current consoles lack. Currently Sony's highly popular PlayStation 5 console has two configurations available, one with a disc drive, and one without. However, sources... Read more...
ASRock has officially extended its reach into gaming monitor territory with the launch of two models, as was tipped earlier this summer. They include the 34-inch Phantom Gaming PG34WQ15R2B with a curved Vertical Alignment (VA) display, and a smaller 27-inch Phantom Gaming PG27FF1A built around a flat In-Plane... Read more...
Microsoft's attempt at acquiring Activision-Blizzard has had the brakes pumped, as an in-depth UK probe has been requested before finalizing the deal. The request comes after the tech giant was said to not offer any remedies to assuage competition concerns. A report in the Financial Times says that Microsoft chose... Read more...
Microsoft has gone through several generations of Surface Laptops, some of which have been quite powerful machines. However, none of them have been explicitly tuned for gaming. That could change at the company's upcoming Surface unveiling later this month. A new leak purports to show the specs of Microsoft's Surface... Read more...
It's official—Tekken 8 is in production for the PlayStation 5 and is looking like a strong contender for brawler of the year, based on the first trailer that dropped during Sony's State of Play event. Whether it's ultimately anointed that designation will depend on when exactly it comes out, how it actually fares, and... Read more...
Making top-shelf AAA games is an enormous endeavor. If you ever wonder just how enormous, open up your favorite Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, or Bethesda title, and just let the credits run for the hour-plus it'll take. AAA game developers have been raising prices to pay this ever-growing cast, and the latest to do... Read more...
Samsung's big and bold Odyssey Ark gaming monitor is now available to buy, though it's ultra-premium pricing relegates this release to niche territory. As in, the MSRP is set at $3,499.99. Part of that is because of its immense size—this is a 55-inch monitor—but it also boasts a quantum matrix mini LED panel with an... Read more...
It's taken a few months but Project Stealth, the joint collaboration between Maingear and Gigabyte to turn cable management on its head, is now available to configure and purchase. Pricing on the innovative prebuilt gaming desktop starts at $1,999, though before we get to the stock and customizable part selections... Read more...
The highly popular PC game retailer, Valve, released an update yesterday to make searching for your favorite games simpler and more intuitive. The update for the Steam app was previously launched as a Steam Labs experiment, allowing the company to test and get player feedback over the last few months. The updated... Read more...
The international phenoms that are Minecraft and Roblox are practically ubiquitous in gaming today. The two games are available on multiple platforms including consoles, PC, and even mobile devices. Unfortunately, their significant popularity, especially amongst younger generations, makes them an excellent target for... Read more...
As many of you know, not all budget gaming headsets are created equal. One of the more popular offerings has been HyperX's Cloud Stinger due to its balance of price, performance, and comfort. HyperX is hoping to offer the same combination with a follow-up model, the Cloud Stinger 2, which maintains a relatively low... Read more...
Accessory maker JSAUX has previously released a pair of reasonably popular docks for Valve's Steam Deck handheld, but it's not stopping there. Its latest release has all the usual ports and an extra trick up its sleeve. The new HB0604 docking station includes an M.2 slot for an extra chunk of super-fast storage to... Read more...
Windows 11 is gaining steam among gamers, or more specifically, is adding more Steam gamers to its ranks. That's according to Valve's latest Steam survey data, which contains a wealth of statistics for the digital distribution platform. The recently updated figures show that Windows 11 adoption on the platform grew by... Read more...
We're a bit late on this one (apologies!), but in case you missed it, the original Mafia game is free to claim on Steam right now. That's the kind of offer that is too good to refuse, but the caveat is that time is running out—you only have until 1:00pm ET (10:00am PT) to add the classic game to your Steam library... Read more...
NetEase, best known for its mobile gaming fortune, has acquired French developer-publisher Quantic Dream. This marks the Chinese company's first venture into the European market, as it looks to expand its reach worldwide. Chinese internet and online gaming service provider NetEase announced today its acquisition of... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is getting lighter, as Sony looks to ramp up production of the popular gaming console. Along with being lighter, it is thought the new PS5 will also house a new AMD 6nm processor. Just last week, Sony announced it would be increasing the price of its extremely popular PlayStation 5. Now the... Read more...
Today is one of Destiny 2’s most important days of the year. A new raid experience is launching, which means Guardians world-wide will be competing in a race to clear its challenges first. There can only be one World’s First fireteam, though, so the pressure is high to claim these bragging rights. Technically, the... Read more...
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