Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

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.

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

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?

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!

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