ARCHIVE

Filter by content types:

News stories Blog posts Feature articles Polls Image galleries

Filter by tags:

Cases Chipsets Cooling Copyright CPUs Displays Folding Game consoles Gaming Graphics Input devices Internet Linux-Unix Mac Memory Miscellaneous Mobile computing Motherboards Multimedia Networking Operating systems Personal tech Podcast Power Servers Shortbread Software Storage Systems The Tech Report Windows Workstations
Crysis 2 DX11 'Ultra Upgrade' arrives
— 3:00 PM on June 27, 2011

Right on schedule, Crytek has let loose the long-awaited patch that brings DirectX 11 eye candy to Crysis 2. Actually, there's more to it than...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

113
First impressions of Shift 2 Unleashed
— 8:14 PM on April 12, 2011

I have console envy. That's difficult to admit as a PC gamer. In my defense, this envy has nothing to do with hardware. ...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

52
Bethesda shows Prey 2 screenshot, concept art
— 6:00 AM on April 8, 2011

At a slow but steady pace, details about the upcoming sequel to Prey are trickling out. This time, Bethesda has posted the first public...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

13
Beaten down by Bit.Trip Runner
— 11:41 PM on March 29, 2011

I'd like to think that I'm pretty good at playing video games. However, every so often I'm handed a beatdown that makes me question...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

20
Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

16
Winners selected in MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti screenshot contest
— 1:37 PM on March 11, 2011

We've chosen the winners for our in-game screenshot contest. There were a lot of great entries; some made us laugh, while others had...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

55
Bulletstorm: Bringing the fun back to single-player FPSes
— 2:12 PM on March 1, 2011

If I've seemed a tad out of it lately, it's because I've been spending much of my free time over the past few days viciously...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

26
Serious Sam 3: BFE due out this summer
— 11:01 AM on February 28, 2011

In one of the most entertaining press releases I've read in a while, Croteam has announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE is due to arrive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

28
Free shooter pokes fun at Call of Duty series
— 2:22 PM on February 2, 2011

Talk about a novel way to promote your game. The folks behind upcoming cross-platform shooter Bulletstorm have released a free mini-FPS that pokes fun at...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

46
New Rage screenshots released
— 11:58 AM on January 26, 2011

While surfing this morning, I stumbled across this post over at Rock, Paper, Shotgun revealing that id Software has released a trio of new...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

22
It's official: Duke Forever is coming out on May 3
— 9:28 AM on January 21, 2011

That was surprisingly quick. Gearbox Software has announced a release date for Duke Nukem Forever. The game will come out on May 3, 2011,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

87
Hot Pursuit channels classic Need for Speed formula
— 1:41 PM on December 16, 2010

My relationship with the Need for Speed franchise has been a rocky one. In the mid-90s, I was introduced to the series by the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

41
Beat trippin'
— 9:26 AM on November 12, 2010

Pong wasn't the first video game, but it might be the earliest one that really mattered. The black-and-white, two-dimensional take on table tennis made...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

11
Latest 3DMark 11 trailer shows tessellated jungle
— 11:56 AM on October 20, 2010

Futuremark is still working away on the next version of 3DMark, and it's released another video trailer to tease the project. The trailer, entitled...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

49
An evening with OnLive's cloud gaming service
— 12:58 AM on October 15, 2010

You've heard about the cloud, right? No, not the one that's spitting a pitter-patter of raindrops onto the roof of my home office. ...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Internet

36
Thoroughly charmed by VVVVVV
— 12:29 AM on September 24, 2010

My gaming career began at an early age. I don't remember precisely when, but at some point in elementary school, I slid a 5.25"...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

30
Epic's iPhone demo hits App Store, looks gorgeous
— 2:19 PM on September 1, 2010

That Unreal Engine tech demo for the iPhone wasn't just a showpiece for His Steveness' latest keynote. It's available now on the App Store...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

53
Winners crowned in our hardware photography contest
— 2:35 PM on August 16, 2010

After painstakingly poring over the deluge of pictures submitted for our hardware photography contest, we've settled on our favorites. Judging was difficult because...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

43