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Sony's PlayStation next to be hacked

Sony's PlayStation next to be hacked

NEWS  /  09 Dec 2014  /  6 weeks ago

It seems like there's no respite in site for Sony, as their PlayStation network has just become the next to be hacked.

The gaming world in mourning: Father of video games, Ralph Baer, passes on

The gaming world in mourning: Father of video games, Ralph Baer, passes on

NEWS  /  08 Dec 2014  /  7 weeks ago

The passing of a human being is always especially hard, even more so when that person has so much of an impact on our everyday lives. You may not know Ralph Baer, but it's due to him that gaming is around today.

Sony celebrates Playstation's 20th anniversary in style

Sony celebrates Playstation's 20th anniversary in style

NEWS  /  04 Dec 2014  /  7 weeks ago

It has been 20 years since the first product bearing Playstation brand first launched and Sony's celebrating that by releasing another Playstation branded product. Guess what it is!

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

NEWS  /  03 Dec 2014  /  7 weeks ago

Video game live streaming is a big business. Just look at Twitch, who were acquired by Amazon for US$970 million earlier this year. Now, Valve is looking to take a piece of the pie, with its new Steam Broadcasting service.

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

NEWS  /  27 Nov 2014  /  8 weeks ago

Sony's in trouble in the US after the FTC found them guilty of misleading customers with their PS Vita ads. How did affected customers get reparations? Did Sony purposely word the ads to suggest things the Vita couldn't do or was it simply a mistake?

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

NEWS  /  25 Nov 2014  /  8 weeks ago

With the looming releases of version 1.0 of SteamOS and full fledged Steam Machines next year, ready made PCs that are meant solely for playing games may become the norm one day. But in the meantime, we get pseudo-consoles like the Alienware Alpha.

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

NEWS  /  24 Nov 2014  /  9 weeks ago

If you're into gaming, you'd have probably heard of Atari and its infamous E.T. cart. It was supposed to be so bad that it caused the whole industry to crash in 1983. Ever wondered if the urban legend that said unsold copies of the game were dumped in the desert was true? Wonder no more.

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

NEWS  /  23 Nov 2014  /  9 weeks ago

Thus far, it has only been mostly western developers who are developing games that'll use Mantle technology. At AMD's Future of Compute event though, that changed. Two giants in the Japanese video games industry have signed on. Who are they? Read on to find out.

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

NEWS  /  20 Nov 2014  /  9 weeks ago

AMD's Freesync is set to completely eliminate screen-tearing in games if everything goes smoothly. Samsung has stepped up to the plate in support of AMD, with plans to release Freesync compatible monitors. Will AMD and Samsung be the driving forces behind one of gaming's next big thing?

World of Warcraft players encounter DDoS, queues after expansion's release

World of Warcraft players encounter DDoS, queues after expansion's release

NEWS  /  17 Nov 2014  /  10 weeks ago

World of Warcraft's latest expansion just launched a few days ago and while players were stoked to be able to return to Draenor, not everything proceeded as planned.

Xbox One sales tripled in November after US$50 price cut

Xbox One sales tripled in November after US$50 price cut

NEWS  /  14 Nov 2014  /  10 weeks ago

According to Microsoft, sales of its Xbox One console has tripled in the week following a recent US$50 price cut in the United States.

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet gets Lollipop, Grid service announced for Asia

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet gets Lollipop, Grid service announced for Asia

NEWS  /  14 Nov 2014  /  10 weeks ago

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet just got better, with Lollipop coming soon to it and with the Grid streaming service gearing up for duty in Asia, local gamers might finally get their hands on it. The details inside.

Gigabyte shows off its new Waterforce cooler, the GV-N980X3WA-4GD

Gigabyte shows off its new Waterforce cooler, the GV-N980X3WA-4GD

NEWS  /  13 Nov 2014  /  10 weeks ago

While the GV-N980X3WA-4GD moniker may seem like an excessive product designation, that's actually the least excessive thing about the Waterforce cooling system. Wait till you see what it's powered by!

Aftershock creates waves, announces new S-series notebook and desktop line

Aftershock creates waves, announces new S-series notebook and desktop line

NEWS  /  10 Nov 2014  /  11 weeks ago

Aftershock's S-15 notebooks are barely a few months old, but they are already back with a new entry in its S-series of gaming notebooks. That aside, they are also introducing two new high performance desktop machines.

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

NEWS  /  08 Nov 2014  /  11 weeks ago

It's been 17 years since Blizzard last launched a new franchise (Starcraft in 1998) but today at Blizzcon 2014 in Anaheim, California, it announced a completely new IP, a Team Fortress 2 style, multiplayer shooter called Overwatch.

Bad moon rising: Will HP's Omen spell doom for its competitors?

Bad moon rising: Will HP's Omen spell doom for its competitors?

NEWS  /  06 Nov 2014  /  11 weeks ago

With the market getting saturated with top of the line gaming notebooks, will another one make a difference? We get the lowdown on HP's new gaming notebook for you.

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

Sony keeps its promise, Z2 series gets PS4 Remote Play

NEWS  /  05 Nov 2014  /  11 weeks ago

Following the release of PS4 Remote Play on the Z3 series, Sony has released the app for the Z2 line, and included a host of new improvements and updates. Wondering what they are? Peek inside for a heads-up.

PS4 Remote Play is officially available for the Sony Xperia Z3 series

PS4 Remote Play is officially available for the Sony Xperia Z3 series

NEWS  /  29 Oct 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Sony's goal to bring the Playstation 4's Remote Play to its Xperia Z3 and Z2 family of phones and tablets is a step closer to fruition as Remote Play is now available for the Xperia Z3 series.

Playstation 4 firmware 2.0 is here, adds Share Play and a host of other features

Playstation 4 firmware 2.0 is here, adds Share Play and a host of other features

NEWS  /  29 Oct 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Sony's latest firmware update brings the Sony Playstation 4 console to version 2.0, adding numerous new features including the much hyped Share Play. More details inside.

Roccat and Alienware announce exclusive partnership

Roccat and Alienware announce exclusive partnership

NEWS  /  28 Oct 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Alienware and Roccat have announced an exclusive collaboration. More details on the partnership and what it all boils down to after the jump.

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