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Xbox One soon to be compatible with select Xbox 360 games (Updated with video)

Xbox One soon to be compatible with select Xbox 360 games (Updated with video)

NEWS  /  16 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced that Xbox 360 compatibility is coming to its Xbox One console. It will be available later this year for the general public, or right now if you're in the Xbox Preview Program. We have a video of how Toy Soldiers look in motion on the Xbox One inside!

YouTube to take on Twitch with YouTube Gaming

YouTube to take on Twitch with YouTube Gaming

NEWS  /  15 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

YouTube has announced that YouTube Gaming, a dedicated application and website for gaming-related live streams and videos, will launch in the US and UK this summer.

Linksys WRT1200AC AC1200 Dual-Band Wireless Router review

Linksys WRT1200AC AC1200 Dual-band Smart Wi-Fi Router - A premium AC1200 class router

REVIEW  /  15 Jun 2015

The new WRT1200AC AC1200 dual-band Smart Wi-Fi router is Linksys' latest addition to its high-end WRT lineup of routers and networking peripherals. We check it out to see if it lives up to the WRT series' lofty reputation.

New Razer Kraken Pro unveiled, includes in-line volume and mic controls

New Razer Kraken Pro unveiled, includes in-line volume and mic controls

NEWS  /  15 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Razer has announced an update to its popular Kraken Pro gaming headset, which will now include in-line volume and mic controls.

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.

Oculus unveils final Rift design, reveals partnership with Microsoft’s Xbox

Oculus unveils final Rift design, reveals partnership with Microsoft’s Xbox

NEWS  /  12 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Oculus has outed the final design of its Rift virtual reality headset at a press event in San Francisco. Also unveiled was a partnership with Microsoft to bundle an Xbox One wireless controller with the Rift, and Oculus Touch, a pair of futuristic-looking controllers for more advanced VR experiences.

Twitch announces private message function in chat called Whisper

Twitch announces private message function in chat called Whisper

NEWS  /  11 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Twitch has rolled out a private message function called Whisper that lets viewers and streamers alike chat with friends and subscribers across the entire platform.

Microsoft announces 1TB Xbox, 500GB version price slashed to S$569

Microsoft announces 1TB Xbox, 500GB version price slashed to S$569

NEWS  /  10 Jun 2015  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced a 1TB version of the Xbox One, alongside a new wireless controller. The 500GB version of the Xbox One will also come down in price to S$569.

The first wave of the HTC Vive VR headsets have been shipped to developers

The first wave of the HTC Vive VR headsets have been shipped to developers

NEWS  /  09 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

The HTC Vive's officially out in the wild now, as the first wave of developers kits are distributed to those who've signed up to develop for it. While we don't have one, we have the next best thing, the manual!

Plan your mornings! E3 is coming next week

Plan your mornings! E3 is coming next week

NEWS  /  08 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

With E3 just days away, finding out the timing and then converting them to local time for all the different major press conferences can be a pain. We have the solution for that, as well as predictions on what we might be seeing next week.

Take part in the War of the Lions! Final Fantasy Tactics out on Android and iOS

Take part in the War of the Lions! Final Fantasy Tactics out on Android and iOS

NEWS  /  08 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

While Square Enix's still dragging their heels on releasing the translated version of FFXIII on Android and iOS, at least we now have the seminal Final Fantasy Tactics to accompany us while we wait.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2015

We are updating our SSD migration guide, so whether you are using Windows or Mac, here's how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.

Pricing and release date for the Steam Controller and Steam Link revealed

Pricing and release date for the Steam Controller and Steam Link revealed

NEWS  /  05 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

The first batch of Steam Machines are already up for pre-orders, which means Valve is finally ready to unveil how much the Steam Controller and Steam Link will cost, along with their release date.

The first batch of Steam Machines are up for pre-order

The first batch of Steam Machines are up for pre-order

NEWS  /  05 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

Valve's plan to move PC gaming to the living room is one step closer to realization as the first wave of Steam Machines are now up for pre-order.

MSI announces ultra-high-end X99A Godlike Gaming motherboard

MSI announces ultra-high-end X99A Godlike Gaming motherboard

NEWS  /  03 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

MSI has announced the MSI X99A Godlike Gaming motherboard to cater to the ultra-high-end enthusiast market. With onboard lighting that spans a range of 2,000 colors and different illumination effects, MSI's latest X99 board is the definition of extravagance.

Nintendo shoots down the rumor that their NX console will use Android

Nintendo shoots down the rumor that their NX console will use Android

NEWS  /  03 Jun 2015  /  4 weeks ago

Just yesterday we reported on the rumor that Nintendo might be considering using Android for the NX's OS. Well, today they're flat out denying that.

MSI showcases new range of AIO and desktop systems

MSI showcases new range of AIO and desktop systems

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  5 weeks ago

MSI has unveiled a new range of all-in-one PCs and desktop systems at Computex 2015 to cater to a wide range of consumers ranging from gamers to business users.

ASUS unveils new Strix lineup of PCIe gaming sound cards

ASUS unveils new Strix lineup of PCIe gaming sound cards

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  5 weeks ago

At Computex 2015, ASUS unveiled its new Strix lineup of high-end PCIe sound cards targeted at enthusiasts and gamers.

ASUS announces new two G-Sync ROG gaming monitors

ASUS announces new two G-Sync ROG gaming monitors

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  5 weeks ago

ASUS has announced two new ROG gaming monitors that will support NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology. There’s the 34-inch ROG Curved and the 27-inch ROG Swift PG279Q. More details about these new monitors inside.

MSI outs new notebook line-up at Computex 2015

MSI outs new notebook line-up at Computex 2015

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  5 weeks ago

MSI has announced a new range of gaming and entertainment notebooks at Computex 2015, with support for new hardware and features like Intel fifth-generation processors and NVIDIA G-Sync for notebooks.

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