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
Skyrim gets PC extras; Battlefield 3 won't have mod tools
— 10:55 AM on July 6, 2011

Earlier this year, Bethesda confirmed that the upcoming Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would come with mod tools. According to an interview with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

55
Report: Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles
— 2:35 PM on July 5, 2011

During March and May, research firm Newzoo surveyed over 20,000 gamers from a range of countries. The results have been tabulated in an official...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

28
DICE to mix up multiplayer formula with Battlefield 3
— 10:22 AM on July 5, 2011

I think it's fair to say all of us here at TR are looking forward to Battlefield 3—not just because it looks gorgeous, but because...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

21
Valve to free up its Source development toolkit
— 10:09 AM on July 1, 2011

Making Team Fortress 2 free to play last week has had... unforeseen consequences. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun reports, the change set in motion a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

17
Riding DiRTy
— 12:30 AM on July 1, 2011

My love for driving games is well documented here at TR. Lately, I've been playing a rather good one: DiRT 3. This third...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

31
World of Warcraft is now free-to-play—sort of
— 1:59 PM on June 30, 2011

On the heels of Valve and Team Fortress 2, Blizzard has decided to open up its hugely popular MMO World of Warcraft to cheapskates...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

52
Top-rated Portal 2 maps rounded up
— 11:09 AM on June 30, 2011

User-created content has always been one of the best parts of PC gaming. I can't tell you how many map packs, mods, and conversions...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

5
New Tribes Ascend trailer shows gameplay
— 10:55 AM on June 28, 2011

Everyone seems to be hopping on the free-to-play bandwagon. Tribes: Ascend is the latest game to join the fray, although it's not due out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

36
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
Supreme Court overturns California game ban
— 11:34 AM on June 27, 2011

Can states restrict the sale of violent video games to children? The U.S. Supreme Court ruled with a resounding "no" earlier today. As the AP...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

45
Friday night topic: Gaming gone retro on the PC
— 5:00 PM on June 24, 2011

The Quake-iversary this week gave me an urge to pull out my old copy of Quake and try to get it running on my...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

77
Valve makes Team Fortress 2 free to play
— 9:35 AM on June 24, 2011

Showing once again that it's a cut above typical game studios and publishers, Valve has announced that Team Fortess 2 has transitioned from a retail...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

62
L.A. Noire heading to the PC this fall
— 6:00 AM on June 24, 2011

Team Bondi's detective action-adventure game L.A. Noire has proven popular, selling four million copies in a little over a month and earning an

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

23
15th Quake-iversary triggers a bundle of memories, nerve fibers
— 11:16 AM on June 23, 2011

I almost missed this because I was polishing off a 10K-word opus, but yesterday was the 15th anniversary of the release of Quake, the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

51
Study contends video games decrease violent crime
— 11:03 AM on June 23, 2011

For years, decades even, we've been told that violent video games are bad, mmmkay. The violent ones are supposed to be particularly insidious because...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

26
Lipstick on a pigcop: My take on Duke Nukem Forever
— 10:04 AM on June 23, 2011

I remember the first time I played Duke Nukem 3D. I was 11 and three quarters, and I had convinced my parents to hook us...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

69
Crysis 2 to get its DirectX 11 makeover on June 27
— 4:37 PM on June 22, 2011

Finally! Now that, you know, hardcore PC enthusiasts have had time to play Crysis 2 and get sick of it, Crytek is on the verge...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

50
Duke Nukem Forever demo released for all
— 10:45 AM on June 22, 2011

Back in the day—way back, like, when Duke Nukem Forever was conceived—free demos were often available before a game's retail release. These days, demos...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

30