Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

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.

Monday, 24 Nov 2014

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

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.

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

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.

Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

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

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?

Monday, 17 Nov 2014

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

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

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.

Friday, 14 Nov 2014

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

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

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

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.

Thursday, 13 Nov 2014

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

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

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!

Monday, 10 Nov 2014

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

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

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.

Saturday, 8 Nov 2014

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

Blizzard announces Overwatch, first new IP in 17 years

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.

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