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276 Gaming — General Information Entries

Gaming — General Information — February 23rd, 2024

15 Most Ambitious Upcoming Video Games
These fifteen games are shooting for the sky one way or another.
February 23rd, 2024Source

How game making is shaping theatre and exhibition spaces | Playable Futures
Punchdrunk's artistic director Felix Barrett and Good Afternoon's creative director Marie Foulston consider how games are shaping their creations
February 23rd, 2024Source

Some Intel Core chips keep crashing, game devs complain
Oodles of problems with data decompression and suchlike, depending on system settings
February 23rd, 2024Source

"This is probably the most stressing thing to the team as we've seen games be review bombed and eviscerated when there are launch issues." Last Epoch's game director laments before the game gets... review bombed for launch issues
As error LE-61 becomes a meme among Last Epoch fans struggling to access the game's servers, I ponder if gamers should show more leniency towards launch issues before resorting to Steam reviews.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Where is the console hardware market headed? | Opinion
A Switch successor may not appear until next year and Sony may be prepping a Pro model of the PS5; after a quiet 2024, console hardware looks set for a very busy 2025
February 23rd, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — February 19th, 2024

NACON Connect Returns Soon to Show Off GreedFall 2, New Terminator Game, and Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown
NACON, the French publisher previously known as Bigben Interactive, announced a new edition of its Connect live stream. NACON Connect will return on February 29 at 7:00 PM Central European Time / 10 AM Pacific Time, airing on the publisher's official YouTube and Twitch channels.
February 19th, 2024Source

Razer goes green for gamers with "premium quality, high performance, innovative products" using recycled materials
Gaming brand Razer aims to manufacture its core accessories with recycled materials.
February 19th, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — February 16th, 2024

Microsoft should exit the console business
Why keep losing a hardware war you believe is about to end?
February 16th, 2024Source

Turtle Beach Premium VelocityOne Flightdeck HOTAS Now Available
Flight sim fans should suit-up and get ready for action as best-selling gaming headset and accessories maker Turtle Beach Corporation today announced the Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flightdeck is now available. VelocityOne Flightdeck is Turtle Beach's premium combat HOTAS (Hands-On Throttle And Stick) flight simulation control system. It is designed to provide full-control mastery in today's sophisticated flight and space combat games on Windows 10 & 11 PCs.
February 16th, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — February 14th, 2024

Ways to keep your information safe when gaming online
Keeping your information safe when gaming online reduces the risks of cyberbullying, privacy invasion, and identity theft. The online gaming world is rife with cases of data and information loss due to reasons like shady downloads and virus attacks. However, by implementing some online gaming best practices, avid online gamers can avoid being victims of these situations.
February 14th, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — February 5th, 2024

Yamaha ZG02 gaming mixer supports games consoles, PC, Mac and more
Gamers and live streamers might be interested in a new game mixer specifically designed to improve your audio. Yamaha has just released the ZG02 gaming mixer, a sleek device that's built to give you unparalleled control over your sound environment. At a price of $199.95, it's positioned to become a staple in the gaming setups of players across the United States.
February 5th, 2024Source

YouTuber loves his Elgato Stream Deck [Setups]
One of the interesting gadgets we see more and more of in computer setups is the Elgato Stream Deck and its various interations. Today's MacBook Pro user relies on one to make YouTube videos, and the company's key light helps with pro-level lighting, too.
February 5th, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — February 2nd, 2024

Best Gaming Accessories 2024: Top Picks for Gamers
Get the best gear for your PC setup and beyond
February 2nd, 2024Source

How to choose the best TV for gaming right now
Plus some recommendations for TVs worth considering.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Seven reasons to be hopeful about the future of the video games industry | Opinion
We look at the key developments and opportunities for games companies of all sizes
February 2nd, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 29th, 2024

Final Fantasy 6 Remake Would Take About 20 Years to Make, Original Director Says
Maybe one day.
January 29, 2024Source

Games Industry to Become Even More Concentrated; Pure-Play Companies Will Be Challenged, But Hits Like Palworld Will Still Occur
It's not even the end of January yet and the games industry has already announced layoffs for several thousand employees, showing that 2024 could be even more problematic than the already troublesome 2023 in this regard. We reached out to MIDiA Research Senior Analyst and Strategy Director Karol Severin to discuss the state of the games industry in this post-pandemic, high-inflation environment.
January 29, 2024Source

How video games can help you pick a career path
Believe it or not, a video game you know and love could turn into a fulfilling, lifelong career. And we're not just talking about esports, where pro gamers compete for cash and prestige. For instance, driving simulator Gran Turismo could set you up for success on a real racetrack. Or factory simulator Satisfactory could prepare you for a role in project management.
January 29, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 26th, 2024

Caffeine boosts eSports performance: Enhanced reaction and shooting skills in pro gamers
In a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers investigated the impacts of caffeine supplementation on the first-person shooter (FPS) performance of trained professional eSports players.
January 26, 2024Source

Scuf Envision Pro controller review: A new favorite for fighters
The first Scuf controller exclusively for PC is great for fighting games, but not for value.
January 26, 2024Source

The 30 Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs for 2024
Just because you've got an older or low-end PC doesn't mean you can't enjoy gaming. There are thousands of back titles in the PC catalog. Here are some of our favorites.
January 26, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 24th, 2024

How to play Palworld on iPhone, iPad, and Mac — Play "Pokemon with guns" on your Apple devices
Here's how to play Palworld on all your Apple devices.
January 24, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 22nd, 2024

Best Racing Wheels 2024: Top Steering Wheels for Gaming
The best Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC steering wheels
January 22, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 19th, 2024

Survey Reveals Devs Are Working On Switch 2 Games, Have Ethical AI Concerns And 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.
January 19, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 18th, 2024

Palworld Is Real and So Is The Last Of Us Part II Remastered | GI Show
In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, the crew discusses real video games you can play, including our early Palworld hands-on reactions and The Last of Us Part II Remastered review. You might've heard us describe the former as "Pokémon with guns" previously, but Palworld's crafting and survival focus make it stand out as its own unique experience.
January 18, 2024Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — January 16th, 2024

Why I hope the Atari 400 Mini will bring respect to Atari's most underrated platform
Can USB, HDMI, and built-in games raise awareness for a platform overshadowed by the C64?
January 16, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 15th, 2024

AndaSeat Kaiser 3 Review
Much like Secretlab, but cheaper.
January 15, 2024Source

ReShade 6.0.0
ReShade 2024 is a post-processing injector for games and video software.
January 15, 2024Source

Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 Review
Secretlab Evolved
January 15, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 13th, 2024

You're sitting in your computer chair wrong and it could be causing aches and pains — Thank you Razer and 1HP for showing me the error of my ways
Dr. Matthew Hwu of 1HP partnered with Razer at CES to inform people like me about how proper gaming chair positioning can relieve aches and pains.
January 13, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 12th, 2024

Project Esther Gaming Cushion Concept Showcases Razer's New Vibrations
Razer shows off its new Sensa HD Haptics technology with a concept for a gaming chair cushion.
January 12, 2024Source

The Last Of Us 2 Documentary Trailer Reveals Peek Behind Curtain Of How The Game Was Made
Get a closer look at the making of The Last of Us: Part II.
January 12, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 11th, 2024

The 400 Mini Is a Scaled-Down Recreation of the Atari 400
Go Berzerk.
January 11, 2024Source

The Atari 400 Is Getting an Awesome Mini Edition
The system will come with 25 games, a replica of the classic Atari joystick, and five USB ports.
January 11, 2024Source

The latest mini-console is this adorable Atari 400
The chunky classic is getting a modern rerelease this March.
January 11, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 10th, 2024

10 Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2023
This is the best video game music from 2023.
January 10, 2024Source

Best Gaming Desk 2024: Create the Ultimate PC Setup
The finest gaming desks for PC and console gaming
January 10, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 9th, 2024

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces an Arsenal of Gaming Peripherals and Gear
These offerings include the ROG Keris II Ace ultralight gaming mouse, ROG Falchion RX Low Profile 65% gaming keyboard, ROG Cetra True Wireless SpeedNova gaming headphones, ROG Carnyx USB condenser microphone, and the ROG Archer ErgoAir Gaming Backpack.
January 9, 2024Source

CHERRY XTRFY Reveals Entire Range of New Gaming Products
CHERRY, a world-renowned brand in gaming in general and in the field of mechanical keyboard switches in particular, today announced one of their most extensive product launches to date, including high-performance gaming keyboards, mice, microphones and more, at CES 2024.
January 9, 2024Source or Source

Wccftech's Best Games of 2023 -- A Year for the History Books
Through preordained fate or pure chance, 2023 will go down as one of the best years ever when it comes to the quality and quantity of games released throughout the year. Most of these games were likely originally targeting 2022 or even earlier, but the global pandemic threw everyone's plans in the air and forced us to wait until 2023.
January 9, 2024Source

We tried out Razer's 'Project Esther' HD haptics gaming cushion
'feeling the impact of rail gun'
January 9, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 8th, 2024

Ice-T Explains Why the Def Jam Games Never Rereleased
Ice-T has an answer for why you haven't seen the Def Jam games make a comeback.
January 8, 2024Source

Wccftech's Best Strategy & Simulation Games of 2023
2023 has seen my gaming life jump off of a cliff. Due to a promotion at the day job, I'm an elected councillor, and I have two gorgeous cats, which means I have a lot on - not to mention other family commitments, illnesses, and general "why is life?!" moments. That doesn't stop me from playing games; it just means I have to be selective, and something needs to make me want to play it.
January 8, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 7th, 2024

Wccftech's Best Multiplayer Games of 2023 -- All Kinds of Fun
Not too long ago, many publishers went all-in on multiplayer games (also called live service games in most cases), believing it would be the future of gaming.
January 7, 2024Source

Gaming — General Information — January 6th, 2024

10 Enemies That Played Mind Games with Players
While some enemies are satisfied with defeating the player, others opt for psychological warfare to mentally break them.
January 6, 2024Source or Watch Video

15 Insane Things Gamers Do in Open World Video Games
Open-world games offer extensive freedom for experimentation. Check out some of the craziest things that we all tried at some point.
January 6, 2024Source or Watch Video

15 Most Disappointing AAA Games of All Time
Expectations don't always bear fruit, and these 15 games are flagbearers of projects that were promising at first glance but failed to stand up to those promises.
January 6, 2024Source

15 Underrated Single-Player Games of All Time
Whether it was poor sales or underwhelming critical reviews, these 15 games deserved way more appreciation than they got.
January 6, 2024Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — December 29th, 2023

10 Boss Fights of 2023 That Were Total Letdowns
The year has seen some epic encounters with climactic bosses, but some fell flat. Check out some of the disappointments.
December 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

10 Worst Video Game Endings of 2023
This year has its fair share of exceptional games with engrossing narratives, but on the flipside, there are numerous stories so poorly executed it's a wonder they made it through development. The endings discussed here are so underbaked, or so sudden, that it's hard to care about what has happened when the credits roll.
December 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

12 Sleeper Hits of 2023 That Were Worth Your Time
The 12 games on this rundown you might have heard of, or maybe you haven't; point is, these games deserve to be played far and wide. Hopefully there'll be something new here that'll pique your interest.
December 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

15 Games of 2023 with Massive Worlds
There was no shortage of vast virtual worlds to dive into in 2023.
December 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

15 Games of 2023 with the Best Graphics
Video games continued to achieve new heights in graphical fidelity and excellence in 2023. Check out 15 games with the very best visuals.
December 29, 2023Source

17 relaxing video games to help you destress
From puzzlers and driving sims to power washing and Tetris.
December 29, 2023Source

Engadget's Games of the Year 2023
From Alan Wake 2 to Tchia.
December 29, 2023Source

Game Informer's Top Scoring Reviews Of 2023
It's no secret that 2023 is off to a raucous start with multiple high-scoring games hitting within the first few months of the year. This list will be your guide to every gaming experience Game Informer considers a must-play in 2023, encompassing the best games you can play on platforms like PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC, among others.
December 29, 2023Source

The Best Tabletop RPGs Of 2023
Whether you're new to the scene or you've been rolling dice and crafting adventures for years, 2023 had no shortage of wonderful games to pull you into other worlds. It's an excellent time to get together with friends, gather around the table, and tell a story together, and each of the games that follow will take your group to surprising new destinations.
December 29, 2023Source

Top 10 Racing Games of 2023
There was a healthy selection of racing games to play this year, and these 10 stood out to us the most.
December 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Wccftech's Best Action Games of 2023 -- Heavy-Hitters and Underdogs Duke it Out
On paper, 2023 perhaps wasn't a landmark year for action games, at least of a more traditional hardcore variety. That said, if you really look at this past year's release calendar, you'll find a diverse array of action games both big and small, including the much-anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, big-budget superhero sequel Marvel's Spider-Man 2, and scrappy underdogs like Hi-Fi Rush. Limber up and get ready to battle through Wccftech's Best Action Games of 2023!
December 29, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 28th, 2023

Best Gaming Desk 2023: Create the Ultimate PC Battlestation With These Gaming Desks
The finest gaming desks for PC and console gaming
December 28, 2023Source

Best Of 2023: Alan Wake 2's Musical Moment Is The Best Surprise In Gaming In Years
Show me the Champion of Light, and I'll show you the Herald of Darkness.
December 28, 2023Source

How We Chose Our Games Of The Year | GI Show
In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show we discuss our game and games of the year, the best and brightest feature (currently in the Final Fantasy VII Rebirth issue of the magazine), and just generally recap all the discussions that went it how that annual feature comes together.
December 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

My New Year's Gaming Resolution: Spend More Time Gaming On Consoles
I've come to appreciate the benefits of a focused, distraction-free experience in other areas of my life, so why not apply that to gaming?
December 28, 2023Source

Why Were There So Many Throwback RPGs and Remakes In 2023?
The quality of video game releases in 2023 has been discussed in detail by many, and it will absolutely go down as one of the best years the medium has experienced, strictly in terms of the excellent games that were released. The larger industry and its members will always look back on 2023 with justified frustration.
December 28, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 27th, 2023

Ars Technica’s best video games of 2023
2022's relative drought leads to an absolutely packed year of major epics.
December 27, 2023Source

How generative AI could change the way video games are developed, tested, and played
Video game companies are dipping their toes into the rapidly-evolving world of generative AI with behind-the-scenes development. It may soon be applied to actual gameplay.
December 27, 2023Source

The Baldur's Gate 3 Cats, Ranked
Our favorite feline friends in Larian Studios' massive RPG, from His Majesty to Tambourine
December 27, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 26th, 2023, 2023

2023's Best Games Broke Down Cultural Barriers. 2024 Seems Poised to Continue.
Games like Thirsty Suitors and Venba kicked open doors that shouldn't shut anytime soon.
December 26, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 24th, 2023

The best games of 2023 — Windows Central Game Awards 2023
The best of the best.
December 24, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 21st, 2023

Best Gaming Projector for 2023
The best gaming projectors for big screen gaming
December 21, 2023Source

The Game Informer Show #686 Podcast:
In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, special guest Michael Higham (Fanbyte, GameSpot) joins us to discuss our Final Fantasy VII Rebirth cover story, The Finals review, and our favorite games of 2023.
December 21, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 19th, 2023

Cyrodiil Mod For Skyrim Has More Voice Lines Than Skyrim
I don't say this lightly when I say this may be one of the best upcoming mods for the Elder Scrolls V ever considering Nexus Mods has 129,000 mods split between Skyrim and Skyrim Special Edition. What makes this such a dramatic statement is that many of the mods now made for Skyrim are basically other games inside games for example the upcoming Skyblivion.
December 19, 2023Source

Ex-Stadia users, there's still time to unlock Bluetooth mode and give your controller new life
You've got another year to convert in case you forgot you could.
December 19, 2023Source

Game Informer's Top 10 Games of 2023
From beginning to end, 2023 was a standout year for games. Every month brought a new selection of games that impressed with creativity, technical sophistication, artistic depth, and design brilliance. Tiny indie teams competed with massive triple-A projects for the gaming public's attention. The result was one of the most enjoyable years of new games in a long time.
December 19, 2023Source

GameSir G8 Galileo Mobile Gaming Controller
Not all gamers have to throw hard-earned cash at fancy handheld gaming units like the Steam Deck. If you game via options like Game Pass that can stream from your phone and you just so happen to have a fancy flagship smartphone in your pocket, why not just use that?
December 19, 2023Source

Mass Effect Writer Explains Why He Left BioWare
Mac Walters left after 19 years.
December 19, 2023Source

See Your 2023 Steam Stats Like Most-Played Game, Top Genres, And More
Valve has launched the Steam Year-in-Review website.
December 19, 2023Source

The Biggest Disappointments of 2023
From the bug-plagued Redfall to the tiresome Secret Invasion, 2023 hasn't all been great.
December 19, 2023Source

Video games in 2023: Acquisitions, layoffs, unions
Microsoft's purchase of Activision Blizzard is just the beginning.
December 19, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 18th, 2023

AQIRYS Unveils Six New Gaming Chair Models
AQIRYS is excited to introduce its newest product: a series of gaming chairs that are designed to provide exceptional comfort and functionality. These chairs are made with high-quality materials and user-friendly ergonomics to offer great support and comfort, making your gaming experience even better.
December 18, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 15th, 2023

Google gives Stadia controllers more time to switch to Bluetooth
Users now have until December 31st, 2024 to enable Bluetooth on their Stadia controllers.
December 15, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 14th, 2023

Doom's creators reminisce about "as close to a perfect game as anything we made"
In 30th anniversary stream, Carmack and Romero recall a game dev "perfect storm."
December 14, 2023Source or Watch Video

The Video Game History Foundation will open a digital version of its research library
It'll offer near-complete sets of magazines, art books and rare historical materials.
December 14, 2023Source

Razer Turns A Lexus TX Into A Luxury Gaming Vehicle With RGB, Do You Dig It?
Razer and Lexus sounds like an unlikely partnership, right? Well, this concept gaming vehicle may change your mind. Simply dubbed the Razer Lexus TX, it shows off what happens when you combine luxury with serious gaming aspirations on-the-go.
December 14, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 12th, 2023

Mashable's best games 2023: No, 'Baldur's Gate 3' isn't No. 1
But it's definitely on our list.
December 12, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 11th, 2023

15 More Games with Addictive Combat
This list runs down 15 of the best games that feature addictive combat loops which will keep you hooked for hours on end.
December 11, 2023Source

Embracer Reportedly Might Close Free Radical Design, Its Reformed TimeSplitters Team
After reports in November indicated that Free Radical Design, the team behind the TimeSplitters franchise that had been reformed in 2021 to create a new entry in the series, was facing a complete shutdown, the studio closure happened yesterday. Game Informer reached out to Free Radical Design parent company Embracer Group for a comment on the closure -- it pointed us to the following LinkedIn post by Plaion, which owns Free Radical Design.
December 11, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 8th, 2023

15 Worst Games of 2023
Even in a year as excellent as 2023, we got more than a few significant duds.
December 08, 2023Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — December 6th, 2023

15 Best Video Game Sequels of 2023
Returning to these franchises in 2023 was an absolute please.
December 06, 2023Source or Watch Video

15 Graphically Stunning First Person Shooters
If you're looking for visually stunning first person shooters, look no further than these fifteen.
December 06, 2023Source or Watch Video

Discord Redesigns The Mobile App UI
UI updates are probably one of the riskiest kind of updates you can make for an app. On the one hand you can improve certain things but on the other you can completely ruin muscle memory. One of the biggest culprits for this is Spotify who keep changing tiny little features and throwing me off everytime. Now Discord has updated the UI for their mobile app alongside a few other changes.
December 06, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — December 1st, 2023

The Game Awards raises an old question: What does indie mean?
Here are 1,729 words in search of an answer.
December 1, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — November 24th, 2023

Give Me Experiences, Not Obligations
It is admittedly unfair of me, but any time a video game reveals itself as free-to-play, my interest immediately dissipates. Free-to-play games are not universally bad; plenty of brilliant design ideas, engaging stories, and fun mechanics can be found in games with no upfront admission fee. But once a game's goal shifts from singular experience to long-term engagement, any excitement I may have folds in on itself and disappears like Pac-Man.
November 24, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — November 17th, 2023

Corsair Platform:6 Gaming Desk Review
Corsair has made quite a name for themselves over the years, as the definitive PC gaming brand. They've got many of the best gaming mice, headsets, keyboards, PC cases, fans, coolers, power supplies, gaming chairs and so much more. If that's not enough, they've also proven to be the masters of RGB technology.
November 17, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — November 9th, 2023

Best Gaming Chairs 2023
If you're going to spend hours in front of your PC, you may as well be comfortable.
November 9, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — November 6th, 2023

FaZe Clan and SteelSeries Launches Co-Branded Gaming Gear
Today, FaZe Holdings, Inc. (FaZe Clan), one of the most prominent and influential gaming organizations in the world, and SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, announced they will be launching a new line of FaZe Clan x SteelSeries co-branded gaming products, now available exclusively at Best Buy retail locations across North America and BestBuy.com.
November 6, 2023Source

'Like a Dragon Gaiden' gives longtime 'Yakuza' fans exactly what they want
It's got combat. It's got karaoke. It's got Kazuma Kiryu. But that's not enough to push the series forward.
November 6, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — November 2nd, 2023

Silent Hill Game Disables Chat After Too Many Posts About Cum
Silent Hill: Ascension continues its rocky launch week
November 2, 2023Source

The Invincible Review: Lost in Space
A space adventure of epic proportions.
November 2, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 27th, 2023

3D printed reactor core makes solar fuel production more efficient
In recent years, engineers at ETH Zurich have developed the technology to produce liquid fuels from sunlight and air. In 2019, they demonstrated the entire thermochemical process chain under real conditions for the first time, in the middle of Zurich, on the roof of ETH Machine Laboratory.
October 27, 2023Source

Cooler Master Caliber R3 Gaming Chair Review
Cooler Master has a pretty broad product range, and while they pretty much started with cases, they've certainly not limited themselves over the years. I use pretty much exclusively Cooler Master monitors in my home and office now, and if you had asked me a few years ago, I'd have never guessed this would be my monitor brand of choice!
October 27, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 26th, 2023

Best Gaming Chairs: 9 Top Choices for All Gamers in 2023
Upgrade your setup with a great, comfortable gaming chair in 2023
October 26, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 24th, 2023

Craving more NYT 'Connections'? Try these alternatives
Don't get stuck with just one game per day.
October 24, 2023Source

Hex Evo left hand game controller designed to to replace WASD keys
Hex Evo has been specifically designed to allow you to remove the need for your left hand to use a keyboard while gaming. Providing a wealth of functionality in a left-handed controller that can be used in conjunction with your mouse on your right hand.
October 24, 2023Source

Razer Fujin Pro Review
God of Wind
October 24, 2023Source

Tap into nostalgia with a retro gaming and TV console for $90
Your future without cable.
October 24, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 20th, 2023

Yamaha Introduces Limited-Edition, Anime-Inspired ZG01 Gaming Mixers
Today, Yamaha announced that two limited-edition models of the ZG01 gaming mixer, developed in collaboration with "NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a," will soon be available in the US market. The ZG01 042 and ZG01 153 draw inspiration from the "Pods" that accompany the main characters, 2B and 9S, in the universally acclaimed anime series.
October 20, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 19th, 2023

Up your streaming game with affordable new teleprompter
Video streamers with a lot to say know that working without a script can be challenging, and most teleprompters TV hosts use to read while maintaining eye contact are pricey. But the new Elgato Prompter brings the technology to the masses for $280, the company said Tuesday.
October 19, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 13th, 2023

Call Of Duty: Mobile Adds A Cat That Turns Into A Gun
The Metal Claws Draw is now available in Call of Duty: Mobile.
October 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

Cougar NxSys Aero Gaming Chair Featuring Integrated Cooling For Sweaty Gamers
Cougar has today released a new gaming chair which comes with integrated cooling because sometimes you need the cooling more than your PC does.
October 13, 2023Source

Elder Scrolls Online Devs Discuss Update 40's Endless Archive Infinite Dungeon-like Experience and Its Future
While The Elder Scrolls VI is still at least three-plus years away, Elder Scrolls Online continues to entertain franchise fans thanks to the continuous updates and expansions developed by ZeniMax Online Studios.
October 13, 2023Source

SCUF Gaming Reveals Envision Gaming Controller
SCUF Gaming are a creator of high-performance gaming controllers that is owned by CORSAIR and has today announced their new SCUF Envision PC Gaming controller offering unparalleled levels of control, customization and cutting-edge technology.
October 13, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 9th, 2023

GameSir T4 Cyclone and Cyclone Pro Wireless Gaming Controllers
GameSir has today launched two new multi-platform game controllers the T4 Cyclone and T4 Cyclone Pro both boasting wireless connectivity with hall effect sensors.
October 9, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 5th, 2023

Warcraft Rumble Launches November 3, Pre-Registration Is Open
Blizzard Entertainment announced that Warcraft Rumble (previously known as Warcraft Arclight Rumble) will be released globally on November 3rd for Android and iOS devices. Pre-registration is already available on the Play Store and App Store and grants the following in-game items upon launch:
October 5, 2023Source

Gaming — Multiplatform — October 5th, 2023

17 Things I Wish I Knew Before Playing Assassin's Creed Mirage
Some useful tips to help you sneak, stab, loot, and escape like a master assassin in Ubisoft's newest open-world game
October 5, 2023Source

Assassin's Creed Mirage — What Do All the Map Icons Mean?
Assassin's Creed Mirage is the latest in Ubisoft's blockbuster series, and a bit of a throwback to an earlier time for the series. Rather than a big overstuffed RPG, Mirage is more of a traditional action-adventure experience, and as such, some folks more used to recent games like Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Valhalla may need to adjust slightly.
October 5, 2023Source

Atari Reveals Berzerk: Recharged, The First Berzerk Games Since The 1980s
Earlier this year, Atari announced that it acquired Berzerk, its sequel Frenzy, and 10 more classic arcade properties. Now, as part of Atari's Recharged lineup, it has revealed Berzerk: Recharged, and its coming to consoles and PC later this year.
October 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

Cyberpunk 2077 — Patch 2.01 is Now Available, Addresses Corrupted Saves on PlayStation
Fixes for progression blockers and improvements to performance in Dogtown for Phantom Liberty are also live on all platforms.
October 5, 2023Source

Cyberpunk 2077 Sequel In Early Development, Likely Years Away
CD Projekt Red shared a few details about the sequel in a recent investor presentation
October 5, 2023Source

Detective Pikachu Returns Review Roundup
The adventure game might be adorable, but the puzzles seem to leave critics wanting.
October 5, 2023Source

LEGO Animal Crossing is real! Here's your first look
It's official! Nintendo and Lego have confirmed that Animal Crossing is happening, at least in some capacity. All we have right now is a teaser trailer featuring some of the Minifigs that will be part of the collection, including Tom Nook, Isabelle, Marshal, Kapp'n, and more.
October 5, 2023Source or Source or Source

Minecraft Bedrock 1.20.32 Update Patch Notes
Don't forget to grab the Minecraft Bedrock 1.20.32 update.
October 5, 2023Source

Nintendo Reveals Animal Crossing Lego Collaboration
Nintendo has teased a collaboration between its Animal Crossing series and Lego. It did so today with a short teaser trailer showing Lego-fied versions of fan-favorite Animal Crossing characters like Isabelle and Tom Nook. However, the teaser doesn't reveal exactly what to expect in terms of Lego sets or when we might see this collaboration hit store shelves.
October 5, 2023Source

Pokemon's first live-action TV series gets a brand new trailer
The Pokemon Company is no newcomer to live-action adaptations. Just a few years ago, Detective Pikachu, their first foray into live-action Poke-cinema, graced big screens worldwide and achieved massive success. Now, Japanese audiences have something new to look forward to in the realm of live-action adaptations, but this time with a pretty major twist.
October 5, 2023Source

Red Dead Redemption 2 Looks Breathtaking With Vestigia Mod and Raytracing in New 8K Resolution Video
Despite having been released a while back, Red Dead Redemption 2 continues to be one of the best-looking open-world games ever released, especially on PC with the right mods.
October 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

Rockstar Adds 60 FPS Support To Red Dead Redemption And Undead Nightmare On PS5
Rockstar Games revealed that it was bringing Red Dead Redemption and its Undead Nightmare DLC to PlayStation 4 and Switch back in August. It did so, and while the game looked great on both consoles, it was only playable at 30 FPS. PlayStation 5 owners were left wondering if Rockstar wasn't tapping into the power of the current-gen console to bring 60 FPS to the 13-year-old game.
October 5, 2023Source

Super Mario Bros. Wonder Cover Story And Assassin's Creed Mirage | GI Show
In this episode of The Game Informer Show, we discuss our latest cover story for Super Mario Bros. Wonder! Brian Shea has spent more time with the game than anyone outside of Nintendo and spoke with members of Nintendo about creating the big step for 2D Mario.
October 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

The iRacing team is making a NASCAR racing sim for consoles
The new NASCAR racing sim from iRacing is set to launch in 2025.
October 5, 2023Source

Valorant Night Market Update Gets Release Date
The next Valorant night market release date has just been announced and hopefully, this will be when you get some of your favourite guns at a discount. This will give you the perfect time to spend some of your precious Valorant points and more than enough time to decide if you want them.
October 5, 2023Source

What will we see from the LEGO Animal Crossing sets?
Mario and friends are no longer the sole Lego Nintendo property in existence — Lego Animal Crossing is on the way, as a teaser video this morning revealed. Naturally, it leads us to speculate: what exactly will we see from the collaboration?
October 5, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 3rd, 2023

Assassin's Creed Mirage: An Interview With Basim's Lee Majdoub And Narrative Director Sarah Beaulieu
Assassin's Creed Mirage hits PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Amazon Luna, and PC this week (and it's coming to iOS for certain devices next year, too). We've been covering it for a few weeks now as part of Game Informer's exclusive cover story coverage during September — check out our Mirage hub here for exclusive features, interviews, previews, and more — but everyone can play the game this week.
October 3, 2023Source

Turtle Beach's Distinctive Two-Piece Atom Controller Is Now Available for Gamers on iPhone
Best-selling gaming headset and leading gaming accessory maker Turtle Beach Corporation (Nasdaq: HEAR) today announced their acclaimed Turtle Beach Atom Mobile Game Controller is now available for gamers on iPhone. The Atom Controller is the brand's compact and portable mobile gaming controller with a unique design.
October 3, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — October 2nd, 2023

How a Guild of 'Old Timers' Is Embracing Online Gaming All the Way to Retirement
"I'm retired and I'm living my dream. I can game for hours every day."
October 2, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 29th, 2023

Analogue's limited edition Pockets are delightful and frustrating
The company's dedication to retro authenticity goes far beyond creating desirable gaming hardware.
September 29, 2023Source

Starfield player makes sandwich dominos, and oh god that must have taken forever
A cascade of cold cuts, if I've ever seen one.
September 29, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 28th, 2023

Thrustmaster Unveils Ferrari 488 GT3 Wheel Add-On
Thrustmaster is thrilled to unveil its new racing wheel rim specially designed for competition, in partnership with Ferrari: Ferrari 488 GT3 Wheel Add-On. This new wheel rim is a 1:1 scale replica of the wheel from the most successful car in the Prancing Horse brand's legendary history, with more than 500 victories in competitions: the Ferrari 488 GT3.
September 28, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 25th, 2023

A Handheld History Celebrates the Time We Spent With Screens
Read an exclusive essay from Brandon Saltalamacchia about the place the Game Boy Color has in history.
September 25, 2023Source

Analogue Pocket's Limited-Edition Transparent Models Are A Pure '90s Throwback
Any Nintendo fans who grew up in the 1990s remember one of the absolute coolest, most iconic versions of the Game Boy Color handheld console: the transparent Atomic Purple. Thanks to its clear casing, you could see all the chips and switches inside of the console as you played a rousing game of "Pokémon Red."
September 25, 2023Source

Best Legion Go accessories 2023: Important peripherals for the gaming handheld
You'll get the most out of your Legion Go with these accessories.
September 25, 2023Source

Dungeon Full Dive Brings DnD 5e To PC VR This October
Announced two years ago, Dungeon Full Dive looks considerably different from other VR tabletop experiences like Demeo. While the latter uses procedurally generated dungeons and preset characters, Dungeon Full Dive lets you build original maps and create your own heroes.
September 25, 2023Source or Watch Video

Herman Miller Embody Gaming Chair G2
In the world of gaming, comfort and health are paramount. Recognizing this, G2 Esports and Herman Miller Gaming have joined forces to redefine the standards of gaming chairs. The result of this partnership is the release of a limited-edition Embody Gaming Chair, a product that aims to prioritize gamers’ health and wellbeing.
September 25, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 21st, 2023

Get Ready to Game with the Dolce&Gabbana|Razer Collection
Brought to the center stage by Min-Liang Tan, CEO and Co-Founder of Razer, the groundbreaking collection merges high-end fashion with cutting-edge gaming technology, featuring ready-to-wear apparel, gaming peripherals, and the world's first Razer Chroma RGB chair.
September 21, 2023Source

Razer Debuts an Eclectic Mix of Products at Razercon 2023
In addition to a new Fujin line of gaming chairs, Huntsman V3 Pro keyboards, a line of lights branded Aether and updated software, the company also showed off its limited edition partnership products — a Blade 16 gaming laptop designed in conjunction with Lamborghini and a chair, headset and clothing designed with Dolce and Gabbana.
September 21, 2023Source

Razer expands its high-end chair lineup with the new, ergonomic mesh Fujin Pro
Razer now has three separate chair lineups, and the Fujin tackles the "mesh" category with premium design and materials.
September 21, 2023Source

Razer Synapse and Chroma software get nice upgrades just in time for Razer's new Aether smart lights
Razer Synapse is faster, Razer Chroma can now be installed standalone, and Razer Aether lets you put Chroma everywhere.
September 21, 2023Source

Razer's latest gaming gear includes RGB lights and new Huntsman Pro keyboards
The company announced a string of products and software updates at Razercon.
September 21, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 20th, 2023

Panasonic cuts the wires from its SoundSlayer neck speaker for gamers
The updated SoundSlayer goes wireless and adds AI voice isolation and beefier speakers.
September 20, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 19th, 2023

Netflix Hit Squid Game Gets an Absolutely Cursed Interactive VR Game
Every single Squid Game spinoff, franchising opportunity, and reality TV show just completely ignores the point of the series.
September 19, 2023Source

'Squid Game' Multiplayer VR Game Coming to Sandbox Locations in September
Sandbox VR, the location-based VR destination, announced its multiplayer experience based on hit Netflix show Squid Game is coming to Sandbox VR locations starting September 29th, featuring a number of its deadly mini-games.
September 19, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 18th, 2023

Meet the First Blind Individual to Complete Diablo 4 Without Sighted Assistance.
Ty beats the game by himself because of disabled ingenuity and accessible designs and features.
September 18, 2023Source

Meta is shutting down three Oculus games without explanation
Will there be refunds for one?
September 18, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 13th, 2023

Strike A Pose: Fast Travel's New Multiplayer Game Mannequin Adapts Prop Hunt For VR
Taking mechanics from Prop Hunt and skillfully adapting them for VR, Mannequin forces players to stroke a pose and hide among frozen NPCs in a multiplayer hunt between humans and aliens. Read on for our full hands-on impressions from Gamescom.
September 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — September 12th, 2023

Backbone One Controllers With USB-C Will Now Support Android And iPhone 15
The Android versions of the Backbone One controller are receiving updates for universal compatibility.
September 12, 2023Source

The Backbone One Android controller now supports iPhone 15
The move is timed to Apple's iPhone 15 announcement.
September 12, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 11th, 2023

Xbox's Phil Spencer Talks About Bringing Games To Film And TV
"We don't have the deep expertise that Sony obviously has from their movie studios that make world-class video content," Phil Spencer says.
September 11, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 8th, 2023

IGN UK Podcast 713: Starfield — Bethesda Strikes Back
More Starfield and Baldur's Gate 3, plus Armored Core 6 and Counter-Strike 2.
September 8, 2023Source

'Tokyo Chronos' Studio Announces VR Team Shooter 'Brazen Blaze', Coming in 2024
MyDearest, the Japan-based studio behind the Tokyo Chronos VR series, revealed it's next VR game, a team shooter called Brazen Blaze.
September 8, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 7th, 2023

Ed Boon Talks Mortal Kombat 1 On Hot Ones With First Look At Jean-Claude Van Damme Skin
Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon made an unexpected appearance on the popular interview show Hot Ones to talk about Mortal Kombat 1 and the series as a whole. As Boon sweats through increasingly spicy wings, we also get a glimpse at the previously announced Jean-Claude Van Damme skin for Johnny Cage.
September 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

Starfield and Baldur's Gate 3 Revive Age-Old RPG Debate About Encumbrance
It weighs on you.
September 7, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — September 5th, 2023

Bethesda Won't Give Up On Redfall So People Can Still Enjoy It On Game Pass In 2033
"There will be people ten years from now who are going to join Game Pass, and Redfall will be there."
September 5, 2023Source

NBA 2K24 File Size Revealed, And It's Even Bigger Than Starfield — Report
Almost 10GB more than last year's title.
September 5, 2023Source

Gaming — Multiplatform — September 5th, 2023

3 Things Starfield Got Right, & 3 Ways It Could Have Been Better
Starfield is one of the largest and most ambitious sci-fi RPGs ever created. With a deep and branching story, base building, space and surface combat, crafting, supply chains, romance, and more, there's seemingly no end to the content. Some features show Bethesda at the top of their game.
September 5, 2023Source

Alone In The Dark Delayed To January
The upcoming reimagining of Alone in the Dark is skipping Halloween this year. Instead of inviting players back to Derceto on October 25, the survival horror adventure will now arrive on January 16.
September 5, 2023Source or Source or Source or Watch Video

"Biggest Update Yet" For Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Adds DLSS, Improves Console Performance
General improvements and bug fixes abound.
September 5, 2023Source

Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition releasing for Switch on October 6th
Late last week saw the rather low-key announcement of another Borderlands port, this time rounding out the main series with the Ultimate Edition of Borderlands 3. It joins previous ports of the first two games, the Pre-Sequel, and both Tales from the Borderlands spin-offs.
September 5, 2023Source

EA Sports WRC Announced, Arrives November
Don't cut.
September 5, 2023Source or Source

FSR 2 Replacer With DLSS or XeSS Is Now The Most Popular Mod For Starfield With Over 200K Downloads
It's been just a few days since the Starfield FSR 2 replacer with DLSS or XeSS mod was released & it's already the most downloaded at NexusMods.
September 5, 2023Source

Immortals of Aveum's Second Patch Improves Performance on All Platforms
Hey, all! We hope you're enjoying the game since it launched last week! We wanted to thank you all for the support, feedback and bug reports. Our second patch update that goes live today across PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S brings a lot of key fixes, so please be sure to read over the release notes below.
September 5, 2023Source

Sea Of Stars DLC Might Connect More With The Messenger
A small team is working on it now.
September 5, 2023Source

Space Marine 2 Developer Used the Best Warhammer 40,000 Fan Film Ever as a Reference Point
Yep, it's Astartes.
September 5, 2023Source

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Gets Biggest Patch Yet
On all platforms.
September 5, 2023Source

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Patch 7 Adds Official DLSS Support
Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have today issued Patch No. 7 for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, arriving roughly two and a half months after the last batch of fixes and improvements.
September 5, 2023Source

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor patch promises 'solid 60 fps' performance on consoles
The PC version now supports DLSS.
September 5, 2023Source

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's Newest Patch Has "Completely Reworked" its 60 FPS Performance Mode on Consoles
Players now also have the option to disable ray tracing in Performance Mode, while DLSS support has also been added on PC.
September 5, 2023Source

Starfield 2022 Demo, Final Version Comparison Highlights Visual, Lighting and Character Models Changes
A new Starfield comparison video was shared online, putting the 2022 demo build side by side with the retail version to highlight the differences between the two versions of the game.
September 5, 2023Source

Starfield DLSS 3 Mod by LukeFZ Now Available for Free
Just a few days after PureDark released his Starfield DLSS 3 mod, LukeFZ (the modder behind the FSR2toDLSS bridge) also shared a DLSS Frame Generation mod of his own on Nexus Mods.
September 5, 2023Source

Starfield Mod Makes Nic Cage's Face Come Out Of Your Flashlight
Don't worry you can install a few other faces on your flashlight if you want.
September 5, 2023Source

Street Fighter 6 — "A.K.I. Arrives!" Fighting Pass Detailed in New Trailer
A new emote, Device Wallpaper, Photo Frame, three music themes, titles, Avatar gear and a new classic game, Son Son, are included.
September 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

The King of Fighters 15 — Duo Lon Arrives on September 12th
The Hizoku assassin brings his supernatural powers of death to the roster as the fifth DLC character in the Fighter Pass.
September 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

The Starfield bugs are everywhere and I'm loving it
Starfield might not be that buggy for a Bethesda game, but they're definitely there. LOTS of them.
September 5, 2023Source or Source

Gaming — General Information — September 4th, 2023

Clean Architecture in Game Development
4 lessons learned on the way to adopt clean architecture in a game created from scratch.
September 4, 2023Source

Lenovo Legion Go versus ROG Ally versus Steam Deck
Lenovo has recently launched its latest innovation, the Lenovo Legion Go. This Windows 11 handheld gaming device boasting the ability to play first-person shooter games effectively, offering a unique gaming experience that is both portable and powerful. One of the standout features of the Lenovo Legion Go is its detachable set of controllers.
September 4, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 31st, 2023

A system to keep cloud-based gamers in sync
Cloud gaming, which involves playing a video game remotely from the cloud, witnessed unprecedented growth during the lockdowns and gaming hardware shortages that occurred during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the burgeoning industry encompasses a $6 billion global market and more than 23 million players worldwide.
August 31, 2023Source

Hands-on: 'Vampire: The Masquerade — Justice' Could Be a Better VR 'Hitman' Game Than 'Hitman 3'
Fast Travel Games gave us a hands-on with Vampire: The Masquerade — Justice on Quest 2, the studio's upcoming single-player adventure RPG set in the 'World of Darkness' universe. The vertical slice offered up an intriguing look into the game's stealth combat mechanics, all of which feel pretty Hitman-esque, albeit with a sufficiently paranormal bend--not to mention a lot more VR-native design than Hitman 3's VR mode.
August 31, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 30th, 2023

AYA Neo Pocket Air handheld Android game console coming soon with 5.5 inch OLED display and Dimensity 1200 (crowdfunding September 6 for $279 and up)
The AYA Neo Pocket Air is a handheld gaming system with a 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel AMOLED display, built-in game controllers, and a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor.
August 30, 2023Source

The best gaming chairs for serious sessions
Sit back and relax.
August 30, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 29th, 2023

Arduino Nano ESP32 handheld console with round color display
If you are searching for a quick yet fantastic little project to keep you busy you might be interested in this fantastic Arduino Nano ESP32 based color handheld console created by the Volos Projects YouTube channel. The tiny handheld console features a round display and is powered by an Arduino Nano ESP32.
August 29, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 28th, 2023

E-Win Champion Series Gaming Chair Review
Feel like a champion — mostly.
August 28, 2023Source

Cooler Master Launches the Dyn X: A New Frontier in Racing Simulation
Cooler Master, a leading innovator in PC Hardware, today announced the launch of Dyn X, a breakthrough product for virtual racing and flying simulations. The Dyn X is more than a simulator; it's a gateway to a whole new world of adventures.
August 28, 2023Source

Lenovo Legion Go handheld PC leak reveals October release window and QHD screen for $799
Attachable 1080p AR glasses also coming for $499
August 28, 2023Source or Source

Lexar Unveils New Gaming Products at Gamescom 2023
Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, joined Gamescom 2023 for the first time. Lexar also unveiled some of the new products that are estimated to be launched in Q4 2023 for the first time at the show. Designed for PC enthusiasts to accelerate their workflow, the new portfolio includes internal SSDs, DRAM.
August 28, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 25th, 2023

Hyperkin's 'Competitor' controller eliminates stick drift and features impulse triggers
Say goodbye to stick drift forever!
August 25, 2023Source

Why It's Hard To Fix Live-Service Games | Spot On
Using Diablo 4 as a launching point for the conversation, Tamoor and Lucy discuss the hurdles facing developers who maintain and improve live-service games.
August 25, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 24th, 2023

Leaked Wipeout source code leads to near-total rewrite and remaster
"Either let it be, or shut this thing down and get a real remaster going."
August 24, 2023Source

'Richie's Plank' Devs Are Creating a Spiritual Successor to 'Astro Bot' & 'Lucky's Tale'
Toast Interactive, the developer behind Richie's Plank Experience (2017), revealed working on a new VR platformer that seems to be taking more than a few cues from Sony's beloved Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) and Playful's Lucky's Tale (2016).
August 24, 2023Source

Steam Deck versus PlayStation Portal: Comparing the Gaming Handhelds
A story of opposites
August 24, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 23rd, 2023

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon G Series chipsets for mobile gaming
The launch of the Razer Edge meant a lot more for Qualcomm than we believed initially. The handheld that allows users to play while on the move wasn't a one-time thing for Qualcomm, but more of a test to see whether or not there's an audience for such a product.
August 23, 2023Source

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Razer Announces Kishi V2 Pro, Kishi V2 Xbox Edition and Extends Razer Edge to Europe and Asia
Razer, the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers, has once again set the mobile gaming world alight with their latest lineup additions. Spearheading this launch is the widely available Kishi V2 Pro, the extended reach of Razer Edge across Europe and Asia, and the new Xbox Editions of Kishi V2 for iPhone and Kishi V2 Pro for Android.
August 23, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 15th, 2023

Baldur's Gate 3 Is Trying To Compete With My Actual D&D Hobby--And It's Losing
I could spend a few hours romping around digital Faerûn, or I could work on my IRL campaign
August 15, 2023Source

The Wizards — Dark Times: Brotherhood Remasters The Magical Adventure This Fall
The Wizards — Dark Times will receive the free 'Brotherhood' update this fall, adding co-op and other improvements to the spellbinding action adventure.
August 15, 2023Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — August 14th, 2023

Border Bots VR Preview: Charming, Engaging & Ready For Closer Inspection
We recently tried out the opening levels of Border Bots on PSVR 2 and there's a lot to love.
August 14, 2023Source

I Want to Understand the 368 People Who Finished Baldur's Gate 3 in a Single Weekend
First of all, how. Secondly: how. And then, consider this: how?
August 14, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 9th, 2023

GTA Company Explains Why Its Franchises Rarely Get Made Into Movies Or TV Shows
"There are many, many failures where money was lost."
August 9, 2023Source

Moss Creator Announces Its New Multiplayer VR Game
Polyarc, the developer of the popular Moss franchise, has announced its latest VR game for Meta Quest headsets, Glassbreakers: Champions of Moss.
August 9, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 8th, 2023

Apple Is Testing an M3 Max SoC With 40 GPU Cores
Apple is reportedly not adding a lot of new CPU cores for its M3 Max SoC, relying instead on improvements afforded by the transition to 3nm technology.
August 8, 2023Source or Source

Flipper Zero hacking multitool app store opens
The Flipper Zero, a portable, open-source multitool, is a game-changer in the world of hacking tools. This device, inspired by the pwnagotchi project, is not only designed for everyday use but also boasts a robust case and handy buttons, making it a practical and durable companion for tech geeks.
August 8, 2023Source

Gran Turismo Movie Review Roundup: The Critics Are Split
Critics aren't enamored with Sony's upcoming biopic on a racing sim player-turned-driver
August 8, 2023Source or Watch Video

Gran Turismo Movie Slammed For Fumbling A Tragic Real-Life Death
The narrative use of the fatal accident was called 'tasteless' and 'reprehensible'
August 8, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 7th, 2023

Space Ball review: a crazy fun small VR indie game
A few weeks ago, I proposed to a few colleagues to try together a game I've read about on Road To VR: Space Ball, by 31 Labs. The article talked about an indie game that fused Rocket League with Gorilla Tag movement, and since I love both soccer, indie games, and the movement mechanic of Gorilla Tag, I thought it could be a fun game to play together.
August 7, 2023Source

This Snapchat AR Lens Turns You Into A Ninja Turtle
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem is officially in theaters and so far fans and critics alike can't get enough of Seth Rogan's take on the pizza-loving crime-fighting team. The animated motion picture currently has a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and performing well at the box office.
August 7, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 3rd, 2023

The Ayaneo 2S is the company's best gaming handheld, until the next one
Constantly one-upping the competition also means constantly one-upping yourself.
August 3, 2023Source

Zeebo, a Latin American console from the Wii era, is getting an emulator
Saving the digital-only console's library from obsolescence is a big moment for video game preservation.
August 3, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — August 1st, 2023

AYN Odin2 will be a Snapdragon-powered handheld game console
Handheld gaming company AYN made a bit of a splash a few years ago with the introduction of the AYN Odin handheld game console: a compact, affordable, and reasonably powerful device with an ARM-based processor and Android-based software.
August 1, 2023Source

Last Echo VR Players Soar In Zero-G As Meta Shuts Down The Servers
Echo VR players committed to playing the game right up until the moment Meta shuts down the servers.
August 1, 2023Source

New Alone in the Dark Teaser Trailer Released
Have you ever wondered what's lurking in the dark? Maybe it's best not to turn around... Alone in the Dark got a new teaser trailer showing a little more of the horrors that await.
August 1, 2023Source

New VR Games & Releases August 2023: PSVR 2, Quest 2 & More
After some new VR games in August 2023? Here's what you need to know.
August 1, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 28th, 2023

20 Years Later, EVE Online is Still Ahead of its Time
CCP's vast, daunting space sandbox remains a breed of MMO apart from all the others.
July 28, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 27th, 2023

Emergency Meeting 'Among Us VR' Launches New Polus Point Map
Gather your Crewmates and be on the lookout for Impostors because Among Us VR just launched a new map: Polus Point!
July 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

Polus Point, the new Among Us VR map, is finally available for Quest
Get ready to bathe in some lava!
July 27, 2023Source

You need to play Roblox on your Oculus Quest 2 right now
The Backrooms hits differently in VR.
July 27, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 25th, 2023

ROG Ally versus Steam Deck Definitive Comparison Highlights Performance, Battery, Display Differences and More
A new ROG Ally versus Steam Deck comparison video was shared online, highlighting the differences between the two portable gaming systems.
July 25, 2023Source

The Gaming Shelf Carves Out the Garden
Cassi Mothwin's newest solo journaling game based on Chris Bissette's The Wretched uses tumbling blocks to heighten tension.
July 25, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 21st, 2023

ROG Ally Gets BIOS Update that Fixes Multiple Usability Issues
ASUS has issued a BIOS update for the ROG Ally that should help resolve multiple usability issues, most of them being fairly minor issues, but they're all quality of life improvements nonetheless.
July 21, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 20th, 2023

Escape A Sinking Titanic In This Upcoming VR Game
Travel through time in this supernatural VR experience for Meta Quest, PC VR, and Pico VR headsets.
July 20, 2023Source

Meta's 'Drone Rage' Quest Demo Is Basically Space Pirate Trainer In Mixed Reality
Meta released an open source Quest demo app including a minigame that's basically mixed reality Space Pirate Trainer.
July 20, 2023Source

Room-scale VR Adventure 'Tea for God' Comes to Quest & PC VR, Launch Trailer Here
You might have seen the demo floating around for Tea for God for a few years now, however indie studio Void Room has finally released the full version of its VR roguelike adventure for Quest and SteamVR headsets.
July 20, 2023Source

See Modded Nissan Skyline R34 Sedan With 800 HP Shoot Flames From Exhaust
It still features the stock gearbox.
July 20, 2023Source

Titanic: A Space Between Brings A Time Travel Rescue Mission To VR Later This Year
That's the premise of the newly-announced Titanic: A Space Between, set to release later this year. The announcement came alongside a reveal trailer, embedded below, which gives you a look at the game's ill-fated time travel mission.
July 20, 2023Source or Watch Video

Gaming — General Information — July 19th, 2023

Battle Bows Review: In Need Of A Fuller Quiver
Battles Bows brings archery-based, tower defense multiplayer to Quest and PC VR. However, after a few hours, you might find yourself searching for a bit more content than the game provides.
July 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

Collect Space Trash In VR Sci-Fi Game Space Salvage
There's something about video games that task you with completing everyday jobs in deep space that excites me, whether it be mining asteroids for ore in Eve Online or trading valuable supplies in No Man's Sky. Perhaps that explains my intrigue with Space Salvage, an upcoming VR game for Meta Quest and PC VR headsets.
July 19, 2023Source

The best mobile gaming controllers for 2023
Good games deserve good gamepads.
July 19, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 14th, 2023

Almost 90 percent of classic games are 'critically endangered,' say archivists
It is impossibly hard to play games released before 2010.
July 14, 2023Source

Asymmetric VR Game 'DAVIGO' Among Most-Played Steam Next Fest Demos
Steam Next Fest, Valve's indie showcase featuring free demos for upcoming PC games, had the most demo downloads in Next Fest history last month, and among the top titles was the asymmetric VR game Davigo.
July 14, 2023Source

Gaming CEO Shares Nightmare Scenario Of Using AI To Spy On Devs
Hello Neighbor publisher TinyBuild discusses spying on employees to predict burnout
July 14, 2023Source

What Does F4 Mean in Roblox? Explained
Do you want to know what F4 means in Roblox? If you are new to the game, you often get confused with many terms such as Premium oportet, Cat Regnum reserare, and Bacon.
July 14, 2023Source

Gaming — General Information — July 11th, 2023

87% of classic games are out of print. That's a problem for gaming history.
VGHF's Phil Salvador talks to Ars about his groundbreaking game availability study.
July 11, 2023Source

How AI can make gaming better for all players
Artificial intelligence can make gaming more accessible and learn what individuals need.
July 11, 2023Source

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8BitDo Ultimate Bluetooth Controller review: The total package
This powerful controller works on Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, and even your phone.
June 2, 2023Source

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Acoustic-Powered Microrobots for Bladder Disease Treatment
Engineers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have developed a medical microrobot that is powered by acoustic waves. The tiny devices, which are 20 micrometers wide and considerably smaller than the width of a human hair, can move incredibly fast for their size, achieving a speed of 3 millimeters per second.
June 8, 2023Source

Andy Serkis Narrates Mixed Reality 'Monstrorama', Coming Soon To Quest
Narrated by Andy Serkis, Monstrorama turns your home into a mixed reality monster museum, and it's 'coming soon' to Quest.
June 9, 2023Source

Another Rockstar VR Game Could Be in The Works, According to Actor's Resume
Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games could be working on an unannounced VR title, according to an actor's resume.
June 27, 2023Source

Asus ROG Ally review: So close to being the perfect gaming handheld
The Asus ROG Ally checks all the right boxes but falls short of the Steam Deck in one major way.
June 9, 2023Source

AYN Loki Max begins shipping to (some) customers: Handheld gaming PC with 6 inch display and Ryzen 7 6800U
The AYN Loki Max is a handheld gaming PC that was announced a year ago as part of a whole slate of Windows handhelds from the company behind the AYN Odin line of Android-powered portable gaming devices.
June 9, 2023Source

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F1 23 VR Review — Lights Out And Away We Go
F1 23 brings EA's annual racing series back to Steam but despite some welcome additions, PC VR support remains rough around the edges. Here is our full review:
June 20, 2023Source

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GOFL Wants To Create AR Golf Courses In The Real World
Liquid City is prototyping GOFL, an AR golf game that uses the real world for courses, in the hope of paving a design framework for enjoyable and accessible AR experiences in local settings.
July 7, 2023Source

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Hellsweeper VR Set For September Release For PC VR, Quest 2 & PSVR 2
Publisher Vertigo Games announced the news alongside a new trailer today, ahead of the game's release in the fall.
June 8, 2023Source or Watch Video

How do you prevent an AI-generated game from losing the plot?
'Hidden Door' transforms any literary universe into an online TTRPG.
June 20, 2023Source

How Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Drew Inspiration From The Legend of Zelda
Tri-Force.
June 6, 2023Source

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Live and let die: Aston Martin rules out a return to the sedan segment
It doesn't need a sedan to thrive in the 2020s
June 20, 2023Source

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Marvel's Iron Man VR Receives Permanent Price Cut On Quest
Marvel's Iron Man VR is now slightly cheaper on Quest 2, thanks to a permanent price reduction.
June 27, 2023Source

Meta is launching a VR gaming subscription service called Meta Quest+
Meta has launched a new VR subscription service called Meta Quest+. By becoming a Meta Quest+ user, you'll receive two new games each month, selected by the company's team.
June 27, 2023Source

Minecraft Java Edition players must move to Microsoft accounts by September 19
Back in 2020, Minecraft developer Mojang announced that players of the Minecraft Java Edition would need to migrate their old Mojang accounts to Microsoft accounts if they wanted to keep playing that version of the sandbox game.
May 11, 2023Source

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Multi-platform universal games controller $49
If you are searching for one games controller that can be used on all your systems from mobile phones to consoles. It might be worth your while checking out the Kickstarter campaign for the strangely named Binbok.
June 30, 2023Source

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Nacon MG-X Pro vs. GameSir X3
Two powerhouse controllers.
June 20, 2023Source

Netflix Highlights Five New Games Coming To Its Platform, Including Oxenfree II, Lego Legacy, And More
Netflix has pulled back the curtains on five upcoming games coming to its gaming platform. Those games are Oxenfree II: Lost Signals, The Queen's Gambit Chess, Cut the Rope Daily, Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed, and Paper Trail.
June 6, 2023Source or Source

New Razer Skins vinyl customizations now available
Razer has launched a new addition to its products in the form of Razer Skins. Taking the form of precision-cut skins, which come in a multitude of designs, allowing you to personalise and customise your computer hardware.
June 23, 2023Source

New Video Explores How 'Racket Club' is Reimagining Tennis for VR
Resolution Games, the studio behind Demeo (2021), Blaston (2020), and Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs (2019), shared more info on how it's engineering a new sport for its upcoming game Racket Club.
June 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

New VR Games & Releases June 2023: PSVR 2, Quest 2 & More
Looking for new VR games arriving in June 2023? We've got the full rundown.
May 30, 2023Source

Niantic's adorable pet game Peridot is a next-gen Tamagotchi
The game makes great use of AR technology, but right now doesn't offer a whole lot to do.
May 9, 2023Source

Niantic's Latest AR Game Peridot Is One Of Its Best Yet
Pokemon GO creator Niantic has released a number of location-based augmented reality (AR) games since the launch of its first title, Google Ingress, back in 2013. This includes the now-defunct Harry Potter: Wizards Unite as well as the more recent Pikmin Bloom.
May 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

Niantic's New Mixed Reality Game Features An AI Owl
Niantic, the creator of popular location-based augmented reality (AR) games like Pokemon GO and Pikmin Bloom, today launched Wol, an educational mixed reality experience powered by the 8th Wall platform's Metaversal Deployment and artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Nvidia still cares about PC gamers, CEO says: DLSS AI came first
After a week which saw Nvidia's value increase to $1 trillion on the back of AI data center hardware, followed by a Computex keynote that had barebones appeal to PC gamers, many were wondering if the company still cared about gaming anymore.
May 30, 2023Source


May 30, 2023Source

Nvidia Unveils AI-Powered Tech That Could Automate Many Aspects Of Game Development
Many major players in the video game industry have embraced the possibilities of generative AI, especially the technology has grown more mainstream in recent months. At a keynote earlier this month, Nvidia unveiled a suite of AI-powered tools for creating NPCs that it's calling Nvidia Avatar Cloud Engine (ACE). Described as a "custom AI model foundry service," the company says that ACE has the potential to revolutionize how NPCs are created.
May 30, 2023Source

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One of PC VR’s Best-looking Games is Coming to Quest & PSVR 2 This Week
Hubris (2022), the VR shooter from Cyborn, is arguably among the most visually intense VR games out there. Now the studio is slimming it down the game to fit on PSVR 2 and the Quest platform, and it’s coming this week.
June 20, 2023Source

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Peak Design and Logitech G launch Everyday Backpack Zip for gamers
Hey, gamers and adventurers! Are you looking for a professional backpack that's versatile, minimalist, and perfect for all your gear organization needs? Well, look no further than the Peak Design x Logitech G Everyday Backpack Zip!
May 2, 2023Source

Phylo
Though it may appear to be just a game, Phylo is actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem; Multiple Sequence Alignments.
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Razer Kitsune arcade fight stick controller designed for precision
Razer has unveiled a new addition to its range of gaming peripherals with the launch of the Razer Kitsune fight stick. Unfortunately no pricing or availability has been released as yet but if you would like to be the first to know you can jump over to the official Razer website to register your details and be notified as soon the details are released.
June 2, 2023Source

Razer Raiju versus Razer Kishi V2
Which Razer controller comes out on top?
June 27, 2023Source

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SenseGlove's New VR Gloves Feature 'Palm Feedback'
Feel virtual objects in the palm of your hands with the company's latest force-feedback gloves.
May 30, 2023Source or Watch Video

Stray Souls Interview — Inspirations, Setting, Combat, and More
Stray Souls game director Artur Laczkowski speaks with GamingBolt about the upcoming survival horror title.
May 26, 2023Source

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Trivia Crack Is Getting Its Own VR Game
Trivia Crack, the trivia-based mobile game that blew up in popularity around 2014, is returning as a VR experience for Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest Pro, and Meta Quest 3 headsets, according to an official release from Etermax's gaming division.
June 8, 2023Source or Watch Video

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Unreal Engine 5.2 Out Now — Adds Improvements to Anti-Stuttering System, Enhances Lumen and Nanite
Today, Epic Games announced the public release of Unreal Engine 5.2, the next major version of the third-party engine of choice for most triple-A game developers.
May 11, 2023Source

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VR’s Most Realistic Train Sim ‘Derail Valley’ Overhauled in “Enormous” Update
Derail Valley, the train simulator for VR and PC, launched into Early Access in 2019, positioning itself as the most realistic train sim out there.
July 3, 2023Source

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Warhammer MMO Q&Amp;A — Jack Emmert Wants an Accessible Game That Represents the IP with Care
This month, fans of massively multiplayer online games were treated to the announcements of a new The Lord of the Rings MMO and a new Warhammer MMO.
May 26, 2023Source

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YouTuber turns the ASUS ROG Ally into a Steam Deck and people are excited
I would probably do this.
May 19, 2023Source or Source or Source

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