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Release roundup: Cases, memory, and power
— 6:05 PM on April 26, 2012

This week in our rundown of miscellaneous release announcements, we're looking at new gear from Cooler Master, G.Skill, and Rosewill: Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Memory

EA showcases next Battlefield 3 expansion
— 9:55 AM on April 26, 2012

Battlefield 3 was exactly six months old yesterday, yet EA is still hard at work developing additional content for the game—bless them for that. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Thermaltake covers high-end CPU cooler with 10-year warranty
— 12:09 PM on April 25, 2012

A decade is an eternity in the PC industry. Ten years ago, the Pentium 4 was trading blows with the Athlon XP, hard drives...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

Max Payne 3 to demand 35GB of storage
— 10:51 AM on April 24, 2012

Rockstar has released the official system requirements for Max Payne 3. Most of the specifications are standard fare. They call for at least...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crytek teases Crysis 3 trailer... with a shorter trailer
— 6:00 AM on April 23, 2012

The first Crysis 3 footage is out! This isn't the full trailer we were promised last week, though—sorry to disappoint. Rather, it's a 19-second...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Diablo III beta opens to the public today
— 9:39 AM on April 20, 2012

If you weren't planning to start your weekend early, well, now you might be. Blizzard Entertainment says that, in order to help "stress test" its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Prey 2 not canceled after all
— 9:47 AM on April 19, 2012

Well, good news: the rumors of Prey 2's cancellation have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the game hasn't been canceled at all. It just...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Dishonored trailer sneaks onto the web
— 1:09 PM on April 18, 2012

Dishonored might just be my most anticipated game of 2012. It looks like a mash-up of BioShock, Thief, and Assassin's Creed set in a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Original Prince of Persia code released
— 6:00 AM on April 18, 2012

Releasing source code for older commercial games isn't uncommon. In fact, id Software has done it with everything from Doom to Quake III to Doom...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crytek shows latest CryEngine features
— 9:41 AM on April 17, 2012

I don't know if this new CryEngine eye candy will make its way into Crysis 3, but I would certainly hope so. Crytek

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

First Crysis 3 screenshots show overgrown New York
— 9:30 AM on April 16, 2012

EA made good on its promise to spill the beans about Crysis 3 today. It and Crytek have officially announced the game, posting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Deal of the week: SSDs, RAM, and other three-letter acronyms
— 5:01 PM on April 13, 2012

This week's deal post is all about three-letter acronyms and initialisms. Let's start with SSDs: Newegg is running one of its Shell Shocker promotions on...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Gaming

Intel recommends standardization for ultrabook batteries
— 2:19 PM on April 13, 2012

At the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, China, Intel is advocating a standardized battery design for ultrabooks. Although the firm concedes that high-end ultrabook...

Type: News story Tags: Power Mobile computing

Medal of Honor trailer shows Frostbite-fueled gameplay
— 10:56 AM on April 13, 2012

Battlefield 3 is one of the most beautiful PC games around thanks in part to its Frostbite 2 engine. That engine is also being used...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Valve hiring electronics engineer for ''new platform hardware''
— 9:59 AM on April 13, 2012

There's a lot of buzz today about a new job posting on Valve Software's website. The posting is for an electronics engineer, and clicking...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Free-to-play Tribes Ascend launches today
— 10:31 AM on April 12, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, ready your spinfusors. Tribes: Ascend is out of beta and now available to the general public. More than half...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA teases next Crysis game
— 9:38 AM on April 12, 2012

Crysis 3 appears to be on the way. Though we've yet to see a proper announcement, GameSpot reports that a listing for the game

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

John Romero to return to PC gaming with old-school shooter
— 12:27 PM on April 9, 2012

Oh dear. John Romero is making another PC game. You might remember Romero's work at id Software, where he served as a designer for classics...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming