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TR's Fall 2010 system guide
— 4:31 PM on November 1, 2010

In our latest edition of the system guide, we've upgraded our Econobox and Utility Player builds while adding an uber-cheap, sub-$300 system to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

Black Ops trailer gets official
— 9:26 AM on November 1, 2010

The next chapter in Activision's Call of Duty franchise is just about one week away. To whet your appetite, the publisher has released an...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Carmack blogs about Rage iPhone game
— 6:00 AM on November 1, 2010

When id Software programmer and FPS pioneer John Carmack speaks, we listen. Sometimes, we even understand what he's saying. In this post...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Deal of the week: A 60GB SSD for $125 shipped and a Steam sale
— 5:00 PM on October 29, 2010

We've got a fresh solid-state storage deal this week, although if you're not crazy about flash memory, we also see Valve is running a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

Modders cash in on Team Fortress 2 item sales
— 12:32 PM on October 25, 2010

Team Fortress 2 modders are getting paid—and by Valve, no less. Last month, the Mann Co. Store opened its virtual doors and began selling...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Microsoft to kick Steam rivalry up a notch
— 5:23 PM on October 22, 2010

Some of us were a little surprised to see Microsoft open a digital distribution service for games last December, and today, the Games on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

Zotac outs another nettop with dual-core Atom, Ion
— 9:35 AM on October 21, 2010

Fresh from its co-starring role in the Eee PC 1015PN, Nvidia's next-gen Ion GPU is reprising its role as sidekick in Zotac's Ion nettop...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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

The Force Unleashed 2, CoD: Black Ops call for puny hardware
— 6:00 AM on October 20, 2010

Taking a gander at system requirements for games is always fun. Not only does it tell us whether to upgrade for a new release, but...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Friday night topic: Which games have you been playing the most?
— 5:20 PM on October 15, 2010

Earlier this week, we asked about your most anticipated PC game of this holiday season. Today, we're curious about what you've been playing...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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

Gearbox gives blessing to Duke Nukem remake
— 10:41 AM on October 14, 2010

Usually, when a team of enterprising modders gets together to remake an old classic using a new game engine, lawyers intervene and the project meets...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

IDC U.S. shipment figures put Apple in third place
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2010

In a bold display, Apple surged past Acer to become the U.S.'s third-biggest computer vendor last quarter... according to IDC's latest shipment figures, that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

Poll: Your most anticipated PC game
— 12:17 PM on October 13, 2010

Each holiday season, a torrent of new PC games floods the market. This year is no different, although publishers seem to be spacing things...

Poll Question: • Most anticipated PC game?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Medal of Honor single-player campaign deemed a little too cinematic
— 12:42 PM on October 12, 2010

As the trailer embedded below nicely illustrates, the latest Medal of Honor game is very much designed to be a cinematic experience. The Call...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Report: Microsoft to close Massive in-game advertising firm
— 11:30 AM on October 11, 2010

Mediaweek is reporting that Microsoft is shutting down Massive Inc, an in-game advertising firm it picked up back in 2006. The acquisition is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Gearbox's Pitchford chimes in on Duke Forever pre-orders
— 6:00 AM on October 8, 2010

With Gearbox gearing up to release Duke Nukem Forever next year, you can bet that some Duke fans are going to dig up their old...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

OnLive now offers cloud gaming with no monthly fee
— 2:02 PM on October 6, 2010

Early reviews of OnLive might not have been all that encouraging, but who can say no to a free-to-try service? Company founder and CEO...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software