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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...
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...
One of the biggest PC games to come out this year—if not the biggest—is FromSoftware's Elden Ring. Released in February, the sprawling fantasy epic sold over 12 million copies in its first 18 days and became the developer's most successful title to date. Apparently, Sony and Tencent want a piece of that pie, as... 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...
Gamers have been feeling the effect of inflation when it comes to playing on a PC, but they are now experiencing it with a console as well. Sony has raised the price of its PlayStation 5 console in markets outside the U.S., citing inflation as one of the main factors. Console gamers have enjoyed the same price tier... Read more...
PlayStation announces its upcoming DualSense Edge wireless controller, an "ultra-comfortable controller for PlayStation 5." The controller from Sony should challenge the Xbox Elite as an alternative for PC players who refuse to move to keyboard and mouse. Console players have long argued over which controller they... Read more...
Sony has updated its PlayStation website to include a dedicated section just for PC games. The company has been making a larger investment in the PC gaming arena, with several of its big titles, such as Spider-Man, making their way to Steam and Epic stores. The new PlayStation Games for PC page acts as a landing page for those looking to Read more...
Microsoft is trying to buy Activision-Blizzard in what would be the largest game developer acquisition to date. The merger would give Microsoft control over an enormous swath of the "core" game demographic, at least from a Western perspective. The process has entered regulatory review, which invites competitors and... Read more...
Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered arrives on the PC this Friday, August 12. Nvidia has prepared a brand-new Game Ready Driver so that you will be able to enjoy an exceptional experience right out of the gate. That’s not all though, the developers at Insomniac Games and Nixxes Software have worked with Nvidia to prepare... Read more...
The past few years have seen dramatic changes in daily life as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on. While the pandemic is still ongoing, the push to return to "normal" is strong. People are killing less time playing games as offices and schools continue to fill up, and that might mean the windfall for game publishers and... Read more...
As summer draws to a close and we approach the back-to-school shopping season, a  number of products have been going on sale. Products like headphones, smart watches, and smart TVs have all had their prices slashed. You can check out some of them below. First up is the Apple Watch Series 3. Pictured above, the... Read more...
It is very close to back-to-school time, and you know what that means! The parents finally get the TV to themselves during the day! So why not make the kids a little jealous and gift yourself an upgrade. After all, you've been a good parent all summer, right? Let's start with the budget friendly Insiginia 50-inch... Read more...
Ever feel like there's just not enough support for classic hardware or even reproductions of them on PC? Valve seems to think so too because as of the July 27th update to Steam there is now support for all Nintendo Online classic controllers, and more. Valve's attempt at making Steam as universal as possible... Read more...
In November of 2020, Sony launched the much anticipated PlayStation 5. The device included an ultra-high speed SSD allowing for significantly fast load times on a console and showcased some very impressive graphical hardware for the small package. Epic Games even showcased an amazing new tech demo for its  Unreal... Read more...
After announcing last month that Marvel's Spider-Man would shed its PlayStation exclusivity and join the PC realm in August, Sony has now offered up some additional details, including what special features are included and what kind of hardware you'll need to run the game in all its ray-traced glory. Sony also shared... Read more...
Sony is facing a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of concealing an alleged defect in its PlayStation 5 console that causes it to "suddenly crash and power down" when playing video games. As an aside, the lawsuit also claims that supply issues have added to the frustration, noting that it's extremely difficult... Read more...
There are several good reasons why some people still prefer physical media over the convenience of digital downloads and streaming content. Highlighting one of those reasons, Sony is getting ready to pull hundreds of purchased movies from people's PlayStation Store libraries, without any refund that we're aware... Read more...
Sony looks to take the smartphone camera title with its 1-inch sensor made specifically for smartphones, the IMX989. The Japanese company is looking to outperform its South Korean rival Samsung, which was the first to introduce cameras that went beyond the 100MP barrier. Samsung has been leading the way in terms of... Read more...
Sony is starting to show some love for gaming on the PC platform (like remastering the PlayStation exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man for PC) and it's looking for something substantially more meaningful than a one-night stand. To prove it's interested in a long-term relationship. Sony has announced its first hardware... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is gigantic for a game console. There's no two ways about it; Sony's latest dedicated gaming system is a beast of a machine that occupies more space than a typical Mini-ITX custom PC. It's bigger than the Falcon Northwest Tiki we just reviewed, and that machine came with a GeForce RTX 3080... Read more...
Most of us are likely tightening our budgets due to current economic trends. Nevertheless, Sony apparently believes there is a market for those who crave both nostalgic and luxurious items. As such, Sony just announced its gold-plated Walkman and it costs more than most big screen OLED TVs, even ones from... Read more...
Sony has seen the light and has major plans to publish more games on the PC platform, including ports of popular PlayStation exclusives. As such, Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales are both swinging over to PC with "PC-specific features such as adjustable render settings and... Read more...
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