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  • News: Valve accidentally tips Steam Summer Sale start date on Russia's Facebook equivalent

    The Steam Summer Sale will kick off June 11 and last through June 20, assuming a post on Russian social media is correct. It's sort of a large assumption to make, but the post in question did originate from Valve's official VKontakte page (Russian Facebook) so this rumor--originally spotted by IGN Russia--does have some credence to it.

  • Until Dawn release date, features, screenshots & trailers

    Upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Until Dawn is an action survival horror game created by Supermassive Games. Here, we bring you the latest release date rumours, gameplay features, screenshots and trailers for the highly anticipated new game.

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End release date, UK price, preorders, gameplay

    Find out everything you need to know about Naughty Dog's upcoming PS4 exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief's End including an update from Sony CEO Andrew House about the games release date.

  • News: AMD's Radeon beta drivers greatly improve Witcher 3, Project CARS performance

    Rejoice, AMD Radeon gamers. After weeks of screaming by its users, AMD rolled out new Catalyst beta drivers Thursday night designed to greatly improve performance in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Project CARS, two popular recent PC games that have suffered from poor performance on Radeon graphics cards.

  • News: Major MMO WildStar is dropping paid subscriptions and switching to free-to-play

    It's not even June and already last year's big subscription MMOs are heading to the free-to-play model. Elder Scrolls Online made the switch a few weeks back, rebranding itself as "Tamriel Unlimited," which sounds like a weird crossover between Elder Scrolls and Test Drive.

  • News: Oculus Rift's $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number

    Just as the fervor over VR finally started hitting a fever pitch, Oculus VR finally began releasing information about the release of the consumer edition of its hotly anticipated Oculus Rift, the VR headset that kickstarted the virtual reality craze. Earlier this month, a launch window was announced: early 2016. Yay! The next hot question: How much will the Rift cost?

  • News: Reminder: The Witcher 3's free DLC lands every week through July

    I don't think anybody on the face of the planet would say, "The Witcher 3 just isn't big enough or long enough." And yet here's your reminder that CD Projekt is adding even more content to the game--not just in the form of two paid expansions, but sixteen smaller pieces of free downloadable content. Yes, free. Like, the price of air. Or that lunch that wasn't really free, except this is actually free.

  • Feature: The 13 most useless gadgets of all time

    All too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. Here are the 13 most useless computer gizmos all time, from the Amstrad E-M@iler to the Sony Vaio Mouse Talk and the Virtual Boy. And, yes, Apple's over-priced, overhyped Apple Watch. All are here, none are useful.

  • News: You Should Play: Does Not Commute turns a time-shifted traffic jam into fun

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Feature: H1Z1 game UK release date rumours, price, gameplay

    Everything there is to know about Sony Online Entertainment's zombie apocalypse survival MMO, including release date rumours for PS4, gameplay, videos and screenshots.

  • News: The Witcher 3 gets a graphics-boosting PC patch as furor erupts over visual quality

    One of the ugliest bits about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's launch has been the ongoing controversy about the "graphics downgrade" on PC. If you're not familiar, Kirk Hamilton's written a pretty excellent summary at Kotaku. Basically, in-game Witcher 3 doesn't look quite up to snuff compared to a 2013 early gameplay trailer for The Witcher 3--and some argue it doesn't even look as good as The Witcher 2 at times.

  • News: YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60 frames-per-second HD livestreams

    Google may not have won the bidding battle for Twitch, but that doesn't mean it's abandoning its game streaming ambitions. On Thursday, YouTube announced support for livestreaming at 60 frames per second at 720p and 1080p resolutions, meaning that silky smooth gameplay will remain silky smooth after traveling across the streaming giant's servers.

  • News: Xbox One will get Windows 10 sometime after PCs

    Add the Xbox One to the growing list of hardware set to receive Windows 10, but not when Microsoft's device-spanning operating system lands on PCs.

  • News: Meet the new QuizUp, an addicting trivia game and social network

    QuizUp is one of those games you can play for hours before realizing that you've fallen down a rabbit hole and can't escape. It's about to get worse: The popular trivia game just relaunched with a social networking facet that's more Reddit than Facebook.

  • News: AMD Radeon graphics run Witcher 3 just fine, unless Nvidia HairWorks is enabled--and that's OK

    Despite suffering from occasional sub-30 frames per second stuttering on consoles, the PC version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt earned our stamp of approval for its gorgeous visuals, graphics settings galore, and far-superior-to-console frame rates. But even though the game ran at a fairly consistent 60fps at 1080p with mostly maxed-out settings on our reviewer's GeForce GTX 970, we didn't want to settle the issue there.

  • News: Nvidia offers Witcher 3 for free to Titan X users willing to be GeForce guinea pigs

    When you're dropping a cool grand on a graphics card, you're probably not too worried about spending a little extra cash to snag some games to play on it. Perhaps because of that, Nvidia's game-slaying Titan graphics cards haven't traditionally been bundled with freebies. But now, Nvidia's offering owners of the $1000 Titan X--the most powerful single-GPU graphics card in the world--a chance to snag a free copy of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in exchange for beta testing the GeForce Experience (GFE) software.

  • News: MSI vehemently denies Lenovo buyout rumor

    It's official: MSI has thoroughly batted down rumors that PC maker Lenovo is in talks to buy the smaller company's gaming laptop division.

  • Feature: Ark: Survival Evolved UK release date, gameplay, screenshots and video

    Ark: Survival Evolved was announced recently via a YouTube video showcasing live online Ark gameplay, captured from a PC – and it looks amazing. We've got all the latest information and rumours surrounding the game, including how you can play it as early as June 2015.

  • News: Oculus VR to spill more Rift details at pre-E3 event: Launch games inbound?

    We already know when the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is coming out and the PC specs you'll need to run it. But in early June, we'll finally get a good look at what should be the final version of the product leading up to the Rift's pre-sale period later in 2015.

  • News: 2015 already a record year for DDoS: Akamai

    The first quarter of 2015 saw a record number of direct denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to network service provider, Akamai.

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