Items tagged with Gaming

Where do you stand when it comes to aim-assist in games? There are players out there who consider it cheating, while others consider it a necessity if you're a console controller player. It seems Blizzard's take on it with respect to Overwatch 2 is that, if you're using a controller, you're not playing the game to its... Read more...
It may have taken a minute or two (or three or four), but Intel's Arc A770 and Arc A750 graphics cards have finally released to retail shelves today. The arrival kicks off a new era in gaming on the PC, in that it's now officially a three-horse race between Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA. That could also have been said when... Read more...
Many people dream of meeting their heroes. It seems like tech YouTuber Samperson got that opportunity in a round-about way recently, when legendary PC game designer John Romero reacted to a Twitter post showing how a fan got the 1993 classic first-person shooter DOOM running in Notepad. Almost as popular as the... Read more...
The Dark Knight apparently has a lucrative side hustle involving smartphones. When he isn't fighting crime in Gotham City, he's collaborating with phone makers on custom themed handsets, like Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition released six years ago, and now the ASUS ROG Phone 6 Batman Edition that comes... Read more...
Microsoft likes to claim that every new edition of Windows is the best Windows ever. With numerous added features and improvements, we can't say they're always wrong, but we can also say performance sometimes takes a hit. After all, tacking on more features will use up more hardware resources, but it's possible not... Read more...
Logitech G and Herman Miller have joined forces to build the Vantum gaming chair from the ground up. The new chair is designed as a modern gaming chair for gamers to provide versatility and comfort. Herman Miller is well known for its extremely comfortable and supportive office chairs, as well as the high price tag... Read more...
AMD shared a preliminary accounting of its third quarter revenue, which it now projects to be $5.6 billion. That's a $1.1 billion downward adjustment compared to its previous guidance of $6.7 billion (plus or minus $200 million). AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su attributed the $1.1 billion guidance miss primarily on a... Read more...
The long-awaited release of Cyberpunk 2077 might not be the smash hit CD Projekt Red had anticipated, but the developer is still forging ahead with a sequel. That's not all—CDPR is also going back to The Witcher universe with a trio of new titles. It has revealed some very basic details of these projects on... Read more...
You can save hundreds of dollars on various Arcade1Up cabinets right now and finally build that bodacious arcade room you've been dreaming about since you were a kid with a fistful of quarters. It brings to mind that famous exchange in Step Brothers, with Brennan Huff reacting to night vision goggles: "Can you imagine... Read more...
NZXT is making quick work of fleshing out its recently minted Canvas monitor lineup. After making its first foray into monitors with a couple of 1440p/QHD displays in July—Canvas 27Q and Canvas 32Q Curved—it's now added two 1080p models. Like the two QHD models, the new Canvas FHD displays boast a 240Hz refresh rate... Read more...
In our Ryzen 7 5800X3D review, we dubbed AMD's Zen 3 processor with a fat stack of cache as the "king of PC gaming." It even manages to keep pace with and sometimes beat the new crop of Zen 4 processors in a spattering of games. And now for the first time since its release, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D is being offered in a... Read more...
We know many of you have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of Intel’s Arc Alchemist A7 series discrete GPUs. Well, we can confirm the cards have arrived and we have begun testing. Although the full review embargo hasn’t lifted, we are able to show off the cards and give you a sneak peek of what we have in hand... Read more...
The mega-popular exploration, platforming, gathering, combat, mining, base building, all that and the kitchen sink-containing, 2D side-scroller Terraria turned 11 this year. The Labor of Love update arrived last month to celebrate the communities that have developed around it. It represented one of the largest updates... Read more...
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...
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