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Rage is id Software's first game in seven years and its lead developer, John Carmack, has more than earned a spot in the video game industry's all-time Hall of Fame. Rage, however, unfortunately doesn't live up to its pedigree. While it's not a bad game, it's a shadow of what we hoped for. The game takes place 106 years after Earth is struck... Read more...
We just got word from NVIDIA, that there are a few more spots open at the big GeForce LAN taking place next month on the USS Hornet aircraft carried in Alameda, California. If you want to get in on the action and get some game-time in at an awesome venue (we’ve been there!), this is the perfect opportunity. All... Read more...
The consumer love affair with 3-D technology has waxed hot and cold for the last century, and current data indicates that's not going to change. A surge in 3-D movie ticket sales several years ago jump-started the film and display industries' most recent attempt to push the technology  but consumers simply aren't... Read more...
Splitfish. It's not an animal that lives in the sea, and it's not a character you overlooked in Finding Nemo. It's a gaming peripheral company, and they're responsible for crafting some of the wildest, most out-of-the-box gaming accessories this side of Razer. Their newest device is tailored specifically for Xbox 360... Read more...
Here's a crazy one that could change your eagerness about buying up the next Resident Evil and playing it with all of the lights shut off. While peripheral companies have long tried to come up with ways to make titles more immerse, many of those options have fallen flat. Between rumble packs and full-on suits that one... Read more...
Razer is teaming up with the arcade stick community to develop "the ultimate" arcade stick for the Xbox 360. The stick was developed with pro-gamer feedback. It is currently in the prototype stage. Before putting the final touches on the arcade stick, Razer is reaching out to the entire arcade stick community to find up to 200+ applicants... Read more...
Is Android about to invade the average living room? It sure seems like it. Vestal and Exent have teamed up to deliver android gaming titles to televisions worldwide. You heard right, mobile games from Android will soon be flying across your 55" HDTV.  These two companies are launching the world's first... Read more...
MSI announced the company's latest G Series of gaming laptops that feature NVIDIA GeForce GTX570M graphics. The new laptops are available in 15- and 17-inch models. The new GT780DXR and GT683DXR feature Intel Core i7 processors, 12GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 1TB, 7200rpm hard drive. The new laptops also feature Dynaudio Premium Sound Speakers with... Read more...
Maingear has just announced an updated line-up of game machines targeted at users on a budget. The newly revamped “VYBE” series of Maingear systems is built around Intel’s current socket 1155 Sandy-Bridge processors and features either P67 or Z68-chipset based motherboards and graphics cards... Read more...
Every so often, a game is monumental enough to warrant a limited run of themed consoles. Halo is one, and evidently the newest version of Call of Duty is another. Shortly after seeing a new multiplayer demo before the rapidly-approaching Nov. 11 release, there's now proof that a custom edition CoD-themed 360 (320GB)... Read more...
It feels like just yesterday that we were picking up our first copy of Call of Duty, and now, we're looking at the latest iteration. A new video has surfaced on YouTube showcasing Modern Warfare 3's multiplayer capabilities. The game itself is just a few months out, and now we're getting a look at what that game will... Read more...
Sony recently introduced a television that would allow two players to view the same screen while playing multiplayer. The idea was to decouple the 3D effect in order to mask one player's view from the other, giving each of them a 2D view of their own part of the game. It's a brilliant idea, and it seems that Sony... Read more...
Here's a weird one. Doom, the first-person shooter we all grew up playing, hasn't been on sale in Germany ––  ever! A rather strange report has surfaced over the weekend, showing that the classic will finally be on sale after 17 years of being on a ban list. Yeah, 17 whole years! As it was, the Federal Department for Media... Read more...
Turtle Beach, Razer and a few others may be jockeying for position in the crowded gaming headset game, but Creative -- a company best known for their Sound Blaster heyday -- is giving them some real competition. The company just revealed a new range of Sound Blaster gaming headsets at the IFA 2011 conference in... Read more...
Valve has continued to unveil features and screen captures from the upcoming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in its bid to drum up excitement around what promises to be a massive update and extension to one of the most popular FPS titles of all time. The game is intended to update and extend Counter-Strike's classic formula, with new versions... Read more...
Eager for more 3D? The market has yet to truly determine is the format is here to stay, but Microsoft's betting that it is. The company just announced that Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will have a 3D display mode. Yeah, the next Halo. In 3D. Now would be the perfect time to invest in a mondo 3D projector, we... Read more...
Apple isn't the only one capable of creating an epic buzz for a product launch. Gaming peripheral maker Razer on Monday put the world -- and especially the console community -- on notice that PC gaming is far from dead, and those who claim otherwise can stick their obituaries where the sun doesn't shine. The language... Read more...
Asus has never been a company to shy away from offering over-the-top, custom products that command a price premium. Here's proof. Perhaps it’s because the company is large enough, and thus, has the resources to cater to virtually all market segments, big or small. Or perhaps the top brass at Asus just likes inducing slack-jawed stares... Read more...
Asus has never been a company to shy away from offering over-the-top, custom products that command a price premium. Perhaps it’s because the company is large enough, and thus, has the resources to cater to virtually all market segments, big or small. Or perhaps the top brass at Asus just likes inducing slack-jawed stares from PC enthusiasts.... Read more...
Eleven years ago, now-defunct developer Ion Storm released Deus Ex and made video game history. The original title cast players in the role of JC Denton, a nanotech-augmented agent with the United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO) circa 2052. The game's plot is a fusion of classic conspiracy theories and a referendum on what it means... Read more...
Eleven years ago, now-defunct developer Ion Storm released Deus Ex and made video game history. The original title cast players in the role of JC Denton, a nanotech-augmented agent with the United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO) circa 2052. The game's plot is a fusion of classic conspiracy theories and a referendum on what it means... Read more...
Gaming peripheral maker Razer is raging against the notion that PC gaming is dead and that the future lies in consoles and consoles alone. Razer's big reveal on August 26, 2011 promises to set the record straight, and in the meantime, Razer's hype machine is firing off plenty of red blooded rhetoric fiercely defending... Read more...
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