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Oculus and Valve detail VR launch titles
— 4:32 PM on March 16, 2016

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets are both nice pieces of hardware, but they're not very useful without software to go with them. Up...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Pay what you want for Cryengine V
— 9:35 AM on March 16, 2016

Crytek must have seen TR's subscription system and thought it was a fine idea. The software maker has just released Cryengine V, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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VRScore provides hardware-independent test for VR readiness
— 5:24 PM on March 15, 2016

Basemark and Crytek have announced VRScore, a tool to evaluate PC readiness for a variety of virtual reality head mounted displays (or HMDs). The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Unity engine adds support for Nvidia VRWorks SDK
— 4:33 PM on March 15, 2016

Nvidia is adding another notch to its VR belt. Unity Technologies is adding support for the Nvidia VRWorks SDK (née GameWorks VR) to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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GFXBench 5.0 tests next-gen APIs and VR performance
— 3:52 PM on March 15, 2016

GDC—Kishonti announced the latest version of its GPU benchmark, GFXBench 5.0, today. The new version tests graphics performance using the next-generation Vulkan, Metal, and DirectX...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Rumor: Razer Core graphics dock will cost $500 and ship in April
— 1:49 PM on March 15, 2016

Razer's Core external graphics add-on is one of the hottest new pieces of hardware to surface this year. The company hasn't revealed how much...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Night Dive shows off a first look at its System Shock remake
— 12:25 PM on March 15, 2016

Late last year, we reported on the upcoming System Shock 3. It so happens that the original System Shock game from 1994 is being...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Razer refreshes its Blade laptop with Skylake and Thunderbolt 3
— 10:17 AM on March 15, 2016

Razer has refreshed its Blade gaming laptop for 2016. The freshened-up notebook offers upgrades that include a Skylake processor, a high-resolution display, and a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Lucasfilm VR demo lets you swing a lightsaber on Tatooine
— 9:28 AM on March 15, 2016

LucasFilm's ILMxLAB has prepared a virtual-reality demonstration called Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine for the HTC Vive platform. The experiment was made using Epic's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Gaming

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Radeon Pro Duo spearheads AMD's push for VR dominance
— 6:00 PM on March 14, 2016

GDC—At its Capsaicin event this evening, AMD took the wraps off a wide range of software and hardware projects that put the spotlight on virtual...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Sulon Q VR headset cuts the cord
— 11:36 AM on March 14, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets are hot stuff, but both require the wearer to be tethered to a PC. Sulon Technologies' Q...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition developer details upcoming patch
— 10:46 AM on March 14, 2016

If you have your ear to the ground, you may have heard that the recently-released Gears of War: Ultimate Edition seems to have contracted a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Blizzard releases 1.14a update for Diablo II
— 4:15 PM on March 11, 2016

Stay awhile and listen. Blizzard has released a patch for... Diablo II. That's right, sixteen years after its release, the game is still being...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rise of the Tomb Raider patch adds DX12 and Nvidia VXAO
— 10:51 AM on March 11, 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider is getting its fifth patch today, and it's a big one. Developer Nixxes Software says this patch will let...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Tim Sweeney lays out a plan to make Microsoft's UWP more open
— 9:14 AM on March 11, 2016

Tim Sweeney's blistering criticism of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) last week certainly got Microsoft's attention. Shortly after his op-ed was published, Phil Spencer,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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Elite: Dangerous will soon support the final Oculus Rift
— 3:20 PM on March 10, 2016

Elite: Dangerous was one of the first games to support the Oculus Rift development headsets, but it's been stuck supporting version 0.5 of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia 364.51 drivers address installation and stability issues
— 10:24 AM on March 10, 2016

Today seems to be driver update day for the big two graphics card makers. According to many users on Nvidia's forums, Monday's 364.47...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Ashes of the Singularity gets a March 31 release date
— 6:55 AM on March 10, 2016

Oxide Games has set a March 31 release date for Ashes of the Singularity. The game is hotly anticipated thanks to its trailblazing

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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