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Intel begins shipping Kaby Lake CPUs to manufacturers
— 9:01 AM on July 21, 2016

On Intel's earnings call yesterday, CEO Brian Krzanich confirmed that the company is shipping its seventh-generation Core processors, code-named Kaby Lake. Kaby Lake CPUs...

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Pascal DisplayPorts make up with Vives after driver update
— 4:30 PM on July 15, 2016

Nvidia released a big driver update for several new VR applications earlier this week, but some small fixes got lost in the carnival festivities....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Twitch begins moving toward a Flash-free future
— 3:14 PM on July 14, 2016

Twitch.tv, the world's most popular video-game livestreaming portal, has finally taken the first steps toward ending its much-maligned reliance on its awkward Adobe Flash-based...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nintendo stokes the fires of nostalgia with its NES Classic Edition
— 8:34 AM on July 14, 2016

Following the epidemic success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo is delivering another concentrated shot of nostalgia with a reissue of its Nintendo Entertainment System console....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Rise of the Tomb Raider update adds DX12 multi-GPU support
— 3:28 PM on July 8, 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC developer Nixxes is launching the seventh update for the game today on Steam and the Windows Store....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Radeon Software 16.7.1 lands with power fixes for RX 480
— 2:22 PM on July 7, 2016

There's been no small amount of talk in the past week or so surrounding the PCIe slot power draw from AMD's new Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia updates Shield Portable with security and stability fixes
— 4:37 PM on July 6, 2016

Today is apparently Nvidia update day. On top of a new set of Game Ready drivers, the company issued a software update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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GeForce Experience 3.0 beta puts games front and center
— 3:00 PM on July 5, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce Experience is probably a utility familiar to many a PC gamer by now. At least on my Nvidia-equipped PCs, the software helpfully...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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June 2016 Steam Hardware Survey: now with more VR
— 2:06 PM on July 5, 2016

Valve has its latest Steam Hardware Survey numbers up, and for the most part, they show that past trends are continuing. Windows 10 adoption...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Here's an early look at DX12 "Inside the Second" benchmark data
— 1:06 PM on June 30, 2016

We didn't publish DirectX 12 performance results in our recent reviews of the GeForce GTX 1080 and the Radeon RX 480. It's still...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Steam Summer Picnic sale is all about tasty games
— 4:38 PM on June 23, 2016

I'm sorry it's been so long since the last news post. I had to run and chase my wallet, it heard the words "Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Star Wars Battlefront's Bespin update takes the fight to Cloud City
— 12:28 PM on June 21, 2016

Star Wars Battlefront has already taken players to the worlds of Endor, Hoth, Sullust, Tatooine, and Jakku. The latest update for EA's multiplayer space...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Xbox Play Anywhere program brings Xbox exclusives to the PC
— 10:48 AM on June 17, 2016

Almost every game at Microsoft's conference at E3 2016 was introduced as an "Xbox One and Windows 10" title, highlighting the company's new Xbox...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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