Items tagged with Gaming

What's the biggest media franchise in history? Star Wars? Marvel? Mickey Mouse? Nah, son. Pokémon is the biggest media franchise in history, by dollars earned. Despite that, the previous main-series games Sword & Shield were roundly lambasted for their poor production quality, with missing animations, poor visuals... Read more...
One of Samsung's brightness gaming monitors just fell to an all-time low on Amazon. That would be the Odyssey Neo G8 (model LS32BG852NNXGO), a 32-inch display built around a curved Vertical Alignment (VA) panel with mini LED backlighting capable of hitting 2,000 nits. That's almost as bright as the sun (slight... Read more...
For various reasons, not the least of which is pricing, there have not been a ton of OLED gaming monitor releases up to this point. That's starting to change. Following the launch of Alienware's 34-inch QD-OLED model earlier this year, LG is rolling out a cheaper 27-inch UltraGear OLED monitor (27GR95QE-B) for... Read more...
Whether you recently scored a PlayStation 5 console or have had it for a while, now is a great time to stock up on related games and accessories. That's because Black Friday discounts on PS5 titles and hardware are in full effect. Even brand new games like Sonic Frontiers are on sale as Sony and its retail partners... Read more...
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0 were both released recently and brought a number of new features to the table. However, fans of the franchise are taking issue with the latter. It appeared that Warzone 2.0, which should be free, is locked behind a purchase of Modern Warfare 2. Thankfully, it turned out... Read more...
We are obsessed with DIY-built desktops as a matter of principle around here—we are tech geeks, after all. Nevertheless, we can still appreciate the system builders who do things right and offer beautiful rigs with extra flourish. It seems Michael “shroud” Grzesiek, a veteran of the professional Valorant and CS:GO... Read more...
The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) shared a couple of photos showing a double-edged knife that a passenger hid in their gaming laptop while attempting to pass through a security checkpoint at Richmond International Airport in Richmond, Virginia. The would-be airplane passenger initially plead... Read more...
Back in September, hot off of launching its first ever gaming monitors, HyperX unveiled the Cloud Stinger 2. It brings a sleeker look and refined 50mm drivers to the company’s budget gaming headset. After revealing this updated offering, HyperX evidently wasted no time enhancing the headset even further, as the... Read more...
It looks like Razer is sharpening a brand new Blade laptop, perhaps in time for the holiday shopping season. More than just a refresh, the apparent new addition will feature the largest display to date among the Razer Blade family, assuming the "Razer Blade 18" (model RZ09-0484) designation that popped up on Geekbench... Read more...
AMD's got some pretty darn efficient processors these days. Some of its most efficient are the Ryzen "C" series used in Chromebooks like the Acer Chromebook Spin 514. That happens to be one of the models that AMD specifically mentions in its new guide, titled "How To Play Steam Games on AMD Ryzen-based Chromebooks."... Read more...
The wait for Sony to release its much-anticipated PlayStation VR2 headset to retail is winding down, though it will still be a few months before it lands on store shelves. In a blog post, Sony announced the PSVR 2 will launch on February 22, 2023, as will the optional PlayStation VR2 Sense controller charging station... Read more...
AMD didn't quite meet its revenue target for its fiscal third quarter of 2022, though it did still manage to post a 29 percent year-over-year gain to $5.6 billion. Half of that ($2.3 billion) was recorded as a profit, which is a gain of 13 percent from the same quarter a year ago. In a statement, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su... Read more...
A Santa Monica Studio game dev tweeted out his frustration, after gameplay of PlayStation's upcoming God of War Ragnarok was leaked. Footage of gameplay has been hitting the internet over the last couple of days, ahead of the game's official release on November 9, 2022. Leaks are not uncommon in the gaming world... Read more...
AMD has issued an advisory regarding reported Windows 11 versus Windows 10 performance deltas in certain games with its newly minted Ryzen 7000 series desktop processors. While the company has not observed any usual performance characteristics so far (and neither have we, for that matter), it is looking claims by... Read more...
Logitech G502 X Plus: MSRP $159 (Currently $139) The new Logitech G502 X Plus is a versatile, customizable, lightweight, high-performance mouse, that's loaded with features and offers both wired and wireless operation. Excellent sensor (Hero 25K) Comfortable design Easy to customize via software Satisfying... Read more...
Virtual and augmented reality has a plethora of applications in entertainment, education, business, and much more provided that it is implemented correctly and the technology behind it continues to develop. To this end, it seems Meta (formerly Facebook) is trying to push that progress along with the Metaverse, but is... Read more...
Video games rot your brain and waste your time, even worse than TV, right? Not necessarily, according to the latest study from the University of Vermont's Department of Psychiatry. In a paper titled "Assocation of Video Gaming With Cognitive Performance Among Children," the authors find that children that played video... Read more...
Sony has finally placed its DualSense Edge wireless controller on preorder, but you will have to wait until next year to get your hands on one. The new "ultra-comfortable controller for PS5" was first announced back in August of this year. Xbox gamers have been able to pick up a premium Xbox controller from... Read more...
There has been a lot of movement in the cloud gaming space in the last few months, including the shuttering of Google Stadia. This has led Microsoft to call cloud gaming a “new and immature technology” in a recent filing that refutes claims made by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), even though... Read more...
Google recently made the announcement that it will cease offering its cloud gaming service Stadia, as it failed to gain significant traction amongst gamers. Amazon has also struggled with its entry into cloud gaming with Luna. This does not seem to bother Netflix, however, as the company plans to move forward with its... Read more...
For gamers who have a need for speed, Agon by AOC is answering the call with a new 24.5-inch monitor that pairs a 1920x1080 resolution with a zippy 240Hz refresh rate. The 'AOC Gaming 25G3ZM/BK' also boasts a low 1ms gray-to-gray response time (0.5ms if using the MPRT standard) and is certified as a FreeSync Premium... Read more...
The return of the iconic G4 TV network proves to be a short-lived venture, as Comcast's Spectacor division decides to pull the plug. G4 TV could not seem to regain a foothold since its return, in a market that has seen a lot of changes since its inception in the early 2000's. Spectacor CEO Dave Scott sent all... Read more...
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