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ASUS releases MG278Q monitor, 1440p TN panel with AMD FreeSync

ASUS releases MG278Q monitor, 1440p TN panel with AMD FreeSync

NEWS  /  20 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

ASUS has released the MG278Q, a 27-inch 1440p TN panel with support for AMD FreeSync. With a response time of just 1ms, it's targeted at gamers who want an extremely responsive display.

Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router review

Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router: Heralding a new Wi-Fi era

REVIEW  /  20 Aug 2015

The Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router is the first router to support MU-MIMO technology out of the box. Why is MU-MIMO important and can it deliver on its promises? We find out.

Windows 10 now supports 1080p, 60fps streaming from Xbox One

Windows 10 now supports 1080p, 60fps streaming from Xbox One

NEWS  /  19 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Windows 10's Xbox app has received an upgrade to allow for 1080p60 streaming from the Xbox One, putting it on par with what NVIDIA Grid and PlayStation Now offer.

SafeDisc and SecuROM games not playable on Windows 10

SafeDisc and SecuROM games not playable on Windows 10

NEWS  /  18 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

If you've been a PC gamer for a while now and buy games on disc only, you might not be able to play them on Windows 10 if they use SafeDisc or SecuROM DRM.

Acer launches world's first G-Sync monitor with IPS display

Acer launches world's first G-Sync monitor with IPS display

NEWS  /  18 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Acer has just launched its new 27-inch XB270HU monitor, which also happens to be the world's first G-Sync monitor with an IPS display.

Acer launches 34-inch QHD curved display that supports AMD FreeSync

Acer launches 34-inch QHD curved display that supports AMD FreeSync

NEWS  /  17 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

Acer has launched its XR341CK IPS display with support for AMD's FreeSync variable refresh rate technology. Its 3440x1440 resolution should produce sharp images on its massive 34-inch curved display, and gamers will also appreciate the extra-wide viewing angles afforded by the 21:9 aspect ratio.

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

NEWS  /  17 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

A new virtual reality gaming center has opened in Melbourne, Australia, allowing gamers to literally walk, run, and shoot their way through shambling legions of zombies after their gray matter. Locales are varied, ranging from city streets to cramped laboratories.

The Dark Lord of the Sith gets his own limited edition PS4

The Dark Lord of the Sith gets his own limited edition PS4

NEWS  /  17 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

It's been a long time coming but Disney Infinity 3.0 will finally introduce Star Wars characters to the line-up. To celebrate that as well as the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront, Sony's releasing a cool Limited Edition Darth Vader PS4.

NVIDIA GameWorks VR enters beta stage with two separate SDKs for game and headset developers

NVIDIA GameWorks VR enters beta stage with two separate SDKs for game and headset developers

NEWS  /  17 Aug 2015  /  2 weeks ago

NVIDIA has announced two separate SDKs for game and headset developers as its GameWorks VR development kit enters its beta phase. The new SDKs will allow developers to increase performance and create more immersive VR experiences.

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

FEATURE  /  16 Aug 2015

ASRock has taken the wraps off its Intel Z170 motherboards at a launch event for power users and the media. The new boards span a wide range, with models that will cater to both mainstream users and enthusiasts.

ADATA XPG SX930 (240GB) review

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

REVIEW  /  15 Aug 2015

Targeted at gamers, the ADATA XPG SX930 is one of the first drives to use JMicron's new JMF670H controller. It also has something ADATA calls Enterprise-grade MLC NAND flash. What is it exactly and does the JMicron controller have the necessary chops to make it in this competitive space?

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X review

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X reviewed: A devil in name only

REVIEW  /  13 Aug 2015

The Radeon R9 390X runs hot, but can PowerColor's hybrid cooling solution tame it? We put the PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X through its paces to find out just how devilish this card is.

What's a Steamboy and what does it have to do with Steam Machines?

What's a Steamboy and what does it have to do with Steam Machines?

NEWS  /  12 Aug 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Most Steam machines aren't portable. Sure, they may be smaller and more compact than desktops, but they aren't really meant for gaming on the go. Tell that to the Smach Zero, the Steam Machine formerly known as the Steamboy.

PSA: Steam game "Journey of the Light" is a scam; first level is unbeatable

PSA: Steam game "Journey of the Light" is a scam; first level is unbeatable

NEWS  /  05 Aug 2015  /  4 weeks ago

If you're thinking about buying indie Steam puzzle game Journey of the Light, save your money. Imgur user dpuza has posted damning evidence showing that the game, which claims to have eight levels, actually only has one unbeatable level.

Xbox Live is coming to the Microsoft HoloLens

Xbox Live is coming to the Microsoft HoloLens

NEWS  /  05 Aug 2015  /  4 weeks ago

It's taken awhile but the tech giant has finally shed some light on its plans for the HoloLens, at least in regards to gaming.

ASUS ROG G501 (512GB PCIe SSD) review

ASUS ROG G501 - 4K gaming in a slim and light package

REVIEW  /  05 Aug 2015

The ASUS ROG G501 is a thin and light gaming notebook that packs an ultra-high resolution 4K display. But is its GeForce GTX 960M going to be powerful enough for 4K gaming? We find out.

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NVIDIA issues voluntary recall of overheating NVIDIA Shield Tablets

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  4 weeks ago

NVIDIA has posted a voluntary recall of all Shield Tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015. The batteries apparently have a problem with overheating, posing as a potential fire hazard.

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

Facebook hacks Nintendo to create new levels for Super Mario Maker

NEWS  /  03 Aug 2015  /  4 weeks ago

Facebook staff got a chance to create levels for the upcoming Super Mario Maker game in a two-day hackathon collaboration with Nintendo.

Ever wished for your own pet dinosaur? Oriinokards makes that wish a reality

Ever wished for your own pet dinosaur? Oriinokards makes that wish a reality

FEATURE  /  31 Jul 2015

With Jurassic World reigniting the interest in dinosaurs all over again, there's no better time for an AR app like Oriinokards to release. We were invited to the game's global launch yesterday and here's what we found out.

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2015  /  5 weeks ago

Sony had a fine Q1 2015, posting an overall operating profit of US$780 million thanks to strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones.

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