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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.

ASUS ROG G751JM review

First Looks: ASUS' new flagship ROG G751 gaming notebook (Updated)

REVIEW  /  14 Nov 2014

Due for release later this month, we get some hands-on time with an early unit of the ASUS ROG G751 gaming notebook - a 17.3-inch behemoth with NVIDIA's latest GPU options. We give you more details and close-up photos in this preview!

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.

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G review

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G: Quiet and cool with high performance

REVIEW  /  04 Nov 2014

The MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G boasts of a new Twin Frozr V cooling system that features a pair of 100mm Torx fans. They have new dispersion fan blades too that provide better airflow at reduced noise levels. In addition, its massive heatsink, coupled with MSI's SuperSU heatpipes, provide optimal heat dissipation to its overclocked GM204 graphics core. Find out how it fared!

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  /  13 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.

Gamestart 2014 Coverage: A Great Start

Gamestart 2014 Coverage: A Great Start

FEATURE  /  27 Oct 2014

Gamestart 2014 kicked off this past weekend and the HWZ team was there to check out what could potentially be Singapore's premiere gaming convention in upcoming years.

Want super fast storage? The OCZ RevoDrive 350 Series is finally here

Want super fast storage? The OCZ RevoDrive 350 Series is finally here

NEWS  /  27 Oct 2014  /  13 weeks ago

OCZ's new RevoDrive 350 PCIe-based SSDs, which offers transfer speeds of up to 1.8GB/s, is finally here and is available in 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities. We have the pricing details here.

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

NEWS  /  21 Oct 2014  /  14 weeks ago

Legendary Pictures will be releasing a Dead Rising movie, with Comedian Rob Riggle to play Frank West. More details about the movie after the jump.

More Sony devices to get PS4 Remote Play capabilities?

More Sony devices to get PS4 Remote Play capabilities?

NEWS  /  20 Oct 2014  /  14 weeks ago

A Sony leak reveals new Remote Play compatible gadgets. Which products in the Xperia line will be getting it?

ASUS X99-Deluxe review

First Looks: ASUS X99-Deluxe motherboard

REVIEW  /  20 Oct 2014

The ASUS X99-Deluxe motherboard features an Intel X99 chipset that supports the extremely high-end Intel Core i7 "Haswell-E" processors. It is also the first desktop platform to support DDR4 memory. Due to its deluxe pedigree, this board has a rich feature set, and an abundant bundle of accessories to complement it. Read on to uncover its richness!

New Google Nexus Player announced

New Google Nexus Player announced

NEWS  /  17 Oct 2014  /  14 weeks ago

The market for set-top boxes is heating up! Google throws its hat in the ring with the new Google Nexus Player

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