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Second-gen OCZ NIA is in the works
— 3:20 PM on March 10, 2009

OCZ has been busy since we reviewed the Neural Impulse Actuator last summer. Fudzilla has word that the company is developing a second-generation...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

Schedule set for new Fallout 3, Left 4 Dead content
— 1:47 PM on March 5, 2009

Who needs new games when you can just download new content for your old ones? We'd already heard about the incoming wave of downloadable content...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

JPR sees the PC gaming market growing later this year
— 5:14 PM on February 26, 2009

The gaming PC market might not suffer the effects of the economic crisis for too long. In a report posted this afternoon, Jon Peddie...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

Quake Live goes public, Quake III iPhone port in the works
— 6:00 AM on February 25, 2009

As scheduled, id Software opened up the Quake Live beta to the public late yesterday. The browser-based multiplayer shooter (and Quake III: Arena redux) is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Quake Live beta to go public next week
— 1:50 PM on February 20, 2009

If you haven't already, you'll get a chance to sample id Software's upcoming browser-based multiplayer shooter next week. As Shacknews writes, the Quake Live beta...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Dead Rising 2 coming to the PC
— 5:05 PM on February 9, 2009

Sick of Left 4 Dead? Don't care about the upcoming downloadable content? Don't worry: there's more zombie killing on the way. As Shacknews reports,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Left 4 Dead DLC to arrive in the spring
— 6:00 AM on February 6, 2009

In late December, Valve writer Chet Faliszek stated that an announcement about upcoming Left 4 Dead downloadable content would come "shortly." True to its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

XFX finally introduces Radeon HD 4870 X2
— 8:00 AM on February 5, 2009

When XFX announced plans to offer AMD graphics cards alongside its Nvidia lineup last year, the firm promised...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Rockstar preps open-world western game for the fall
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2009

What would Grand Theft Auto IV look like if it were set a hundred years ago in the Far West? No need to strain your...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Shacknews gets acquired by GameFly
— 11:29 PM on February 3, 2009

Our friends over at Shacknews are getting some new bosses. They've announced that online game rental service GameFly has purchased the site and its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

Amazon opens download service for casual games
— 11:16 AM on February 3, 2009

After striking a blow at iTunes with Amazon MP3 in late 2007, Amazon has now taken its first step into the brave new world of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crysis Warhead patch adds 64-bit executables
— 4:51 PM on January 30, 2009

When Crysis Warhead came out last year, some Crysis fans expressed surprise at the lack of a 64-bit executable for the game. Well, developer Crytek...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Operation Anchorage released for Fallout 3
— 1:38 PM on January 27, 2009

Time to dust off that copy of Fallout 3 and get your credit card out. Bethesda has released its first piece of downloadable content for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Monolith releases F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin demo
— 6:00 AM on January 23, 2009

Do you like spicing up your first-person shooting with semi-cheesy horror elements? Then Monolith has a treat for you. The game studio has released a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Fallout 3 patch out, DLC coming on January 27
— 11:09 AM on January 13, 2009

If you've not grown bored of Fallout 3 and uninstalled it already, good news. Bethesda has released a 1.1 patch that fixes a number of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

AMD wants to render games in the cloud
— 11:16 AM on January 12, 2009

In an eyebrow-raising move, AMD has announced a supercomputer that will render games in the cloud to make them playable on "virtually any type...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

Poll: What's the best PC game of 2008?
— 2:10 PM on December 22, 2008

Say what you will about the latest AMD and Nvidia graphics cards; most folks use them for the same purpose: playing games. With the year...

Poll Question: • What's the best PC game of 2008?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Spore, Mirror's Edge, other EA games head to Steam
— 6:00 AM on December 22, 2008

Well, the Spore license agreement's appearance on Steam last week was no coincidence. Shacknews reports that a handful of games published by Electronic Arts...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming