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Are Valve and HTC’s VR goggles really the future of PC gaming?

Are Valve and HTC’s VR goggles really the future of PC gaming?

Over the weekend, HTC announced that it’s partnering with Valve to release a new virtual reality headset dubbed the “Re Vive.” Powered by SteamVR technology and manufactured by HTC, this seems mutually beneficial for the time being. But what about ...

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Report claims DirectX 12 will enable AMD and Nvidia GPUs to work side-by-side

Report claims DirectX 12 will enable AMD and Nvidia GPUs to work side-by-side

With the Games Developer Conference right around the corner we’ve started to see more gaming and technology announcements cropping up, but a new report on DirectX 12 is certain to raise the eyebrows of any PC gamer. It’s been reported ...

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PowerVR goes 4K with GT7900 for game consoles

PowerVR goes 4K with GT7900 for game consoles

PowerVR is announcing its new high-end GPU architecture today, in preparation for both Mobile World Congress and the Game Developers Conference (MWC and GDC, respectively). Imagination Technologies has lost some ground to companies like Qualcomm in recent years, but its cores ...

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Nvidia slapped with class-action lawsuit over GTX 970 memory issues [UPDATED]

Nvidia slapped with class-action lawsuit over GTX 970 memory issues [UPDATED]

Last month, we detailed how Nvidia’s GTX 970 has a memory design that limits its access to the last 512MB of RAM on the card. Now the company is facing a class-action lawsuit alleging that it deliberately mislead consumers about ...

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Can this Arduino box stop online cheating in video games?

Can this Arduino box stop online cheating in video games?

Cheating has always existed in multiplayer games, and for the most part it’s just a minor annoyance. But now that there are millions of dollars up for grabs at eSports tournaments, cheating has become a problem with much larger stakes. ...

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PS4 will continue to outsell the Xbox One through 2018, report says

PS4 will continue to outsell the Xbox One through 2018, report says

Microsoft has made massive changes to its console strategy over the last two years. The Xbox One is cheaper, less restrictive, and more feature-rich than it once was. But in spite of these strides in the right direction, the PS4 ...

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Nvidia kills mobile GPU overclocking in latest driver update, irate customers up in arms

Nvidia kills mobile GPU overclocking in latest driver update, irate customers up in arms

Nvidia’s mobile Maxwell parts have won significant enthusiast acclaim since launch thanks to excellent performance and relatively low power consumption. Boutique builders and enthusiasts alike also tend to enjoy pushing the envelope, and Maxwell’s manufacturing characteristics apparently make it eminently ...

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Google, Mattel team up to offer View-Master VR in kid-friendly package

Google, Mattel team up to offer View-Master VR in kid-friendly package

If you grew up from the 1960s through the 1980s, chances are you or someone you knew had a distinctive red image viewer and a stack of flimsy cardboard reels. The classic View-Master reels could depict scenery, movies, TV shows, ...

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DirectX 12 confirmed as Windows 10 exclusive, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head

DirectX 12 confirmed as Windows 10 exclusive, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head

It’s been just over a year since AMD launched its next-generation Mantle API, with the promise that low-overhead gaming would dramatically boost frame rates and lead to fundamentally new types of game engines. One of the demos that Sunnyvale used ...

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Will the PS4 and Xbox One receive 4K support this year?

Will the PS4 and Xbox One receive 4K support this year?

Consumer electronics companies have begun the 4K push, and now it seems everyone is scrambling to get their houses in order. The PS4 and Xbox One are already technically capable of outputting 4K video, but considering how much these consoles ...

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