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One rumor that's persisted for several years—at least a half a decade, at this point—is that Microsoft will completely abandon physical discs for its Xbox game consoles. It hasn't happened, though with Microsoft confirming that it plans to keep releasing newer generation Xbox consoles into the future, the question has... Read more...
Rumor has it that FromSoftware didn't originally intend to release an expansion for its fantasy epic Elden Ring. However, since the game's explosive launch nearly two whole years ago, fans have eagerly awaited more content. There were some notable additions in patches, including PvP arenas and a couple of extra... Read more...
Escape from Tarkov, a “hardcore and realistic online first-person action RPG/Simulator with MMO features and a story-driven walkthrough,” has gotten a lot of love over the last year. While some might argue there are still issues with cheaters and other problems, we are on the cusp of another patch bringing many new... Read more...
Nintendo's family of Switch consoles is selling like gangbusters, currently ranking as the third-best selling game console of all time, with a legitimate shot of overtaking the Nintendo DS (No. 2) and PlayStation 2 (No. 1) by the end of the year. Be that as it may, we're likely to see a Switch 2 in 2024. That may give... Read more...
More than ten years since Grand Theft Auto V launched, we're finally starting to hear some real news about the next title in the legendary series. The trailer that released two months ago broke every record, racking up more than 93 million views in the first 24 hour and sitting now at 174 million views and 11 million... Read more...
Earlier this year, Steam killed support for Windows 7 and Windows 8, meaning the Steam Client on these systems would no longer get updates and security updates. Now, it seems that Rockstar is following suit with the termination of support for the Rockstar Launcher on Windows 7 and 8. Of course, this should come as no... Read more...
Today, playing a game is as simple as downloading a few (or many) gigabytes of data over the internet, but in the past, we had to get our game data from optical discs. If you've still got some of those lying around, you might be able to put them to use even if they've got the discontinued SafeDisc DRM. A new project... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch is just one month shy of turning 7 years old and while there have been some iterative upgrades since the original model's release in 2017, the core hardware is essentially the same. Seven years is an eternity in tech, and the staying power of the Switch has it on track to potentially dethrone both... Read more...
Corsair’s Elgato brand is kind of the go-to for live streaming gear and equipment, offering a plethora of handy items such as a compact teleprompter to keep tabs on chat or a script that you are reading off live. Originally, though, Elgato got its big start selling capture cards to enable some of the classic YouTube... Read more...
The folks at Woot are hosting a blowout sale on nearly a dozen gaming laptop models, including both brand new and factory reconditioned systems. Most of the big names are part of the sale, such as Alienware, ASUS, and MSI, to name a few. Most of these are deeply discounted laptops, with Woot slashing up to half off... Read more...
A new premium modular Xbox controller is making its way to the market, and is available for preorder now. The Victrix Pro BFG wireless controller comes with plenty of customization options, including swappable modules and interchangeable pieces. Every gamer seeks out an edge when playing video games. For those who... Read more...
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER: MSRP $999 The high-end GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER completes NVIDIA's SUPER trifecta, which enhances the performance and value proposition of its desktop GPU line-up. Great All-Around Performance Black Colorway Looks Awesome Relatively Cool & Quiet Higher Value Than Original 4080 Beefy... Read more...
MSI is joining a growing number PC gaming handheld combatants with its Claw, though up until now we only had official confirmation on some of the specs, and not how the pricing would shake out. That just changed with MSI listing three SKUs on its webstore. None of the configurations are available to purchase just yet... Read more...
In 2023, AMD unveiled the Radeon RX 7700 and 7800 XT graphics cards, both midrange options at midrange prices. Now that we are a couple of months from that, pricing and availability have stabilized such that you can get the 7800 XT under $500 now. However, with this availability, the question becomes, is this the right GPU for you and your Read more...
Omedia analyst Hiroshi Hayase says a proper followup to the Nintendo Switch handheld game console is coming sometime later this year, and it will arrive with an 8-inch liquid-crystal display (LCD) rather than an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen, Bloomberg reports. If true, the Switch 2 will debut with the... Read more...
Yesterday, we briefly touched on Palworld’s immense popularity, which was also drawing in some of the darkest and most vile parts of the internet. Despite that continuing, the immense growth has also continued, subsequently taking over Counter-Strike 2 on the charts and setting records in doing so. According to... Read more...
AMD Radeon RX 7600 XT: MSRP Starting @ $329 The affordably-priced Radeon RX 7600 XT has higher GPU clocks and double the VRAM of its predecessor to boost performance for mainstream PC gamers. Higher Clocks Double The Memory (16GB) Relatively Cool & Quiet Leading Display Output Config Minor Performance Upgrade... Read more...
If you’ve been online and paying attention to feeds over the past couple of days and weeks, you might have noticed the explosive popularity of Palworld. This Pokémon-esque MMO is the game that Pokémon players have been wanting, and it clearly shows with 5 million copies sold in three days since launch. However, this... Read more...
Valve and its first-person shooter title Counter-Strike had a big year last year, with the launch of Counter-Strike 2 and the sunset of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. However, that might not be the biggest Counter-Strike news of the year as we have now gotten a peak behind the curtain to learn that Valve has drawn... Read more...
Do you know why the debate over PC versus console gaming will live on in perpetuity? One reason is because of surveys like the '2024 State of the Game Industry' that was just released by the Game Developers Conference, which adds fuel the delightful fire with insights from those entrenched on the development side. One... Read more...
The site formerly known as Good Old Games and now called GOG.com has taken a humorous potshot at Ubisoft on social media over the topic of owning games. Posted on X (formerly Twitter), the official GOG.com account wrote, "You should feel extremely comfortable with owing your games on GOG (they're DRM-free)," with a... Read more...
PC gaming handhelds have been around a long while, though they really picked up steam (pun intended) when Valve launched its Steam Deck two years ago. It proved there was a market for these devices when properly balancing hardware and pricing (and of course game support). Since then, we've seen some major players jump... Read more...
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