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Friday night topic: Are you a free-to-play gamer?
— 5:09 PM on October 11, 2013

Free-to-play games are everywhere these days, and everyone seems to be playing them. Dota 2, League of Legends, and World of Tanks are all...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Watch Valve's Steam Controller in action
— 3:26 PM on October 11, 2013

Valve gave us a glimpse of its Steam Controller a couple of weeks ago, revealing the gamepad's funky dual-touchpad configuration. Instead of analog thumbsticks,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

Tegra-based Mad Catz console will stream PC games
— 12:39 PM on October 11, 2013

Steam Machines and the Nvidia Shield handheld won't be the only systems capable of streaming games from network-attached PCs. Mad Catz has confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Report: GTA V coming to the PC next quarter
— 6:00 AM on October 11, 2013

Jealous of all your console-using friends who've been enjoying Grand Theft Auto V...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

New Thief trailer includes gameplay, shy dubstep
— 9:15 AM on October 9, 2013

We got a glimpse at the gameplay of Eidos Montreal's Thief reboot this summer, but now, the studio has put out a slickly produced...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

AMD's Mantle and TrueAudio explained
— 5:47 PM on October 8, 2013

In the wake of our Radeon R9 260X and 270X/280X reviews today, some of you have been asking questions about the new technologies...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

Five-minute video shows BioShock Infinite: Buried at Sea
— 11:08 AM on October 8, 2013

Irrational Games is working on a BioShock Infinite expansion that resurrects the original BioShock's underwater city. The first part of the DLC is coming...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Watch Dogs system requirements call for 64-bit OS, 6GB of RAM
— 10:45 AM on October 8, 2013

If you want to play Watch Dogs on the PC, you're apparently going to need a pretty beefy rig. Minimum system requirements posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Valve files Half-Life 3 trademark in the EU
— 5:17 PM on October 1, 2013

Well, this doesn't quite beat last week's Steam-related announcements, but it's still mildly exciting. As Polygon reports, Valve has filed a trademark application for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Valve's Steam Controller replaces analog sticks with touchpads
— 1:12 PM on September 27, 2013

This has been a pretty momentous week for Valve. On Monday, the firm unveiled SteamOS. On Wednesday, it announced Steam machines and began...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

Star Citizen trailer shows slick space combat, snazzy graphics
— 10:47 AM on September 27, 2013

AMD brought several game developers on stage during its Radeon R9 290X reveal earlier this week. One of them was Chris Roberts, whose...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Report: Prototype Microsoft tech streams Halo 4 to PC, Windows Phone
— 6:00 AM on September 27, 2013

Ooh. Well, this is exciting. According to The Verge, Microsoft demonstrated a prototype game streaming service during an internal meeting yesterday. "Sources familiar" with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Windows

Valve announces Steam hardware plans, seeks beta testers
— 12:45 PM on September 25, 2013

The Steam Box cometh! On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, a Linux-based operating system with support for local game streaming. Today, the company made another...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

Valve unveils SteamOS with PC game streaming support
— 12:56 PM on September 23, 2013

Valve now has its own operating system. SteamOS is based on Linux and designed for the living room, and you'll be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

Valve teases 10AM PT announcement
— 6:00 AM on September 23, 2013

Last Monday, Valve's Gabe Newell hinted that more details about his company's Steam Box project would be announced this week. Since then, a mysterious...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 7950 for $190, and other bargains
— 3:02 PM on September 20, 2013

We've got a nice mix of hardware and game deals for your this week, including a steeply discounted Radeon graphics card: ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Gaming

New GeForce WHQL drivers add Batman: Arkham Origins support
— 2:39 PM on September 19, 2013

I guess today is driver update day. On the heels of AMD's Catalyst 13.9 WHQL release, Nvidia has cranked out an updated of GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

PC gaming will benefit from next-gen consoles, says AMD
— 9:20 AM on September 17, 2013

AMD is playing a bit of a double role in the industry. Sony and Microsoft have both selected AMD silicon to power their next-gen consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming