Items tagged with gdc2019

In this episode of HotHardware’s Two And Half Geeks, Marco, Chris, and Dave will be looking at NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 1660, the sights and sounds of GDC and GTC which took place last week, Dell's Alienware Aurora R8 compact GeForce RTX-powered gaming PC, a fast new SSD from ADATA and more! Show Notes: 03:03 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Review: Smooth 1080P Gaming For Less 15:35 - NVIDIA Pascal And Turing GeForce GTX GPUs To Gain Ray Tracing Support WIth April Driver Update 18:29 - NVIDIA's GauGAN AI Machine Learning Tool Photorealistic Images From Simple Hand Doodling 23:21 - NVIDIA Quadro RTX Turing HPC Data Science Workstations Coming From HP, Lenovo And Dell 26:42 - NVIDIA Jetson... Read more...
Intel is live from the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2019) and the company has a few new tricks up its sleeves for gamers. The company is prepping new high-end 9th generation mobile Core processors and is giving everyone an early look at its brand-new Graphics Command Center, which is a ground-up redesign of its consumer-facing driver software. Starting off with the processors, Intel’s says that its 9th generation mobile H-Series processors will begin shipping during the second quarter of 2019, and that they will power the “ultimate laptops for gamers and creators.” These processors will still of course be built on Intel’s venerable 14nm++ process technology... Read more...
Later today, Google will hold a keynote at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) where the sultan of search is expected to unveil a new game streaming service. You can check it out right here, starting at 10 am PT (1 pm ET), as we have embedded the livestream below. Alternately, you can hit the link in the Via field below. Either way, it should be an interesting keynote. There have been numerous leaks and rumors of what Google is about to announce. The prevailing theory being is that this will be a subscription-based streaming service, one that could possibly be distributed through a Chromecast device or even a console made directly by Google. While a dedicated console is up in the air, it seems... Read more...
Google has something big planned for the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and the company first tipped us off about its announcement last month. Today, we’re getting a one-two punch concerning a major component to its upcoming game streaming service: the controller. The first hint comes via a patent for the game controller, which shows a publication date of January 31st, 2019. The patent shows a number of line drawings for the controller which features a traditional D-pad, twin thumb sticks, four primary buttons and a four triggers buttons. In addition to those functions, there is a Home button, a menu button, a Google button and a microphone button on the controller.  Google's... Read more...
Google has sent out invites to an event happening at the annual Game Developers Conference or GDC. The event will be on March 19 at 10am PST, and the focus of the keynote is expected to be the unveiling of all the details on Google's game streaming service. Rumors suggest that Google is working on a subscription-based streaming service that could be distributed via a Chromecast device or a console made directly by Google. Google's invite gives up no detail about the topic of the event, it's simply a bright light at the end of the hallway with the tagline "Gather around." Google has been working hard recently in gathering up engineers for its in-house chip design, hiring talent away from Qualcomm,... Read more...
Microsoft is cooking up something for GDC that will make gamers very happy. It has an entire GDC session where it will debut and talk about its new cross-platform development platform that will bring support for Xbox Live to platforms including Android, iOS, and the Nintendo Switch in addition to the Xbox and PC platforms that it already supports. Notice there is no mention of support for the PS4 from Sony. Microsoft noted in its GDC session description that when the new SDK rolls out for all the other platforms, it will reach over 2 billion devices, a massive gain from the 400 million gaming devices it reaches right now. There are a few Microsoft games out there now that have support for Xbox... Read more...