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Fully Working DIY Nintendo Switch XL Looks Awesome News 0

News 0 The Nintendo Switch is great at being both a home and portable console. However, when undocked and taken on-the-go, the Switch loses a few key features, and players are forced to  game on the small screen. In an attempt to merge the two modes, by combining docked functionality with a larger screen in a still-portable […]

Sea of Thieves PC Requirements Cover All Types of Systems, From 540p to 4K-Capable Rigs News 1

News 1 The Sea of Thieves PC requirements have now been fully revealed. They show that even a low-end system can run the game at a playable frame-rate. It’s possible to tune the performance to an apparently still functional 540p 15fps. Take a look at the full range of Sea of Thieves PC requirements below: Here are the Minimum, Recommended, and […]

Latest Steam Survey Shows HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift Have Become Equals News 1

News 1 If you were hoping to have a clear “King of VR” at the beginning of 2018, I’ve got bad news for you. The HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift war continues to wage, with neither VR headset showing signs of slowing down. In the latest Steam Hardware and Software Survey for January 2018, it was shown that […]

Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Review – Audio Hack Reviews 0

Reviews 0 While gamers can play multiplayer games with their TV speakers, more and more players are opting to buy and use proper headsets — and with good reason. Not only do headsets give off better sound quality than your standard TV speakers, they can immerse you in the action better as well. And if that’s not […]

Nvidia ShadowPlay Fix Helps Prevent FPS Drops & Corrupted Recordings News 0

News 0 If you’re a PC gamer with an Nvidia GTX graphics card, then you’ll likely use ShadowPlay to easily capture gameplay highlights and screenshots. ShadowPlay has very little effect on performance, and so is a no-brainer for video creators, or for those who just fancy making some occasional GIFs. Unfortunately, some users have found ShadowPlay to […]

PUBG Keyboard From Varmilo Is Made for Battle Royale News 0

News 0 Varmilo has created a PUBG keyboard whose very name shouts “winner, winner, chicken dinner!” It can’t guarantee that you’ll win every round you play, but it could help you improve your game. The cheapest configuration of the Varmilo Chicken Dinner Mechanical Keyboard costs $131, with the most expensive layout costing $164. What do you get for that […]

Nintendo Reveals the Nintendo Labo “Interactive Build-and-Play Experiences” News 0

News 0 When it was first revealed, many gamers doubted the Nintendo Switch. It went in a completely different direction to the competition, focusing on being a hybrid entertainment system. Despite this, the Switch has been hugely successful. Now it’s time for another wacky (yet potentially super successful) Nintendo idea: the Nintendo Labo. This “new line of […]

PS4 Update 5.05 Is Live, Helps “Improve System Performance” News 0

News 0 A new PS4 update has been rolled out. It’s 375 MB in size, and has only one purpose, if the patch notes are to be believed. PS4 Update 5.05 “improves system performance.” Yep, that’s all it does! Check out the patch notes below: About PlayStation 4 system software version 5.05 Main features in version 5.05 […]

Rumor: New Xbox Elite Controller Details, Boasts Even More Customization Options News 0

News 0 The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller is widely regarded as one of the best pads out there. Many players have been happy to put down the extra dollars for the additional functionality, satisfying ergonomics, and superior build quality. Well, it looks like a great controller is going to be made even better, if the images and […]

PS4 Update 5.50 Beta Sign-Ups Have Begun, Users to Test Next Major Update (Update) News 3

News 3 Update: US and EU users can now sign up to the PS4 update 5.50 beta. Original Story: It has begun! Update 5.50 is on the horizon, with beta sign-ups beginning to appear on PlayStation websites. The Japanese PlayStation Blog is the first site to welcome sign-ups, stating (via Google Translate) that recruitment will be held between […]

PS4 Is Getting an Officially Licensed Xbox-Inspired Controller, Made by Hori News 0

News 0 Clearly inspired by the (in my opinion) more comfortable Xbox One controller, the newly-revealed PS4 Onyx wireless pad will appeal to those who, like me, prefer the Xbox controller, but want to play on PS4. Hori is the company behind the latest officially licensed PS4 pad, which was revealed over on the PlayStation EU blog. […]

Original Xbox Controller to Make a Return, Release Date & Pricing Revealed News 0

News 0 The “unique-looking” (come on, it’s hideous!) OG Xbox “Duke” controller is set to make its return. Launching before the end of March, priced at $70, the OG Xbox pad will be revived for Xbox One players to enjoy. Hyperkin is behind the design and manufacture of controller, with the Xbox team offering support. Co-creator of […]

NZXT Motherboard Is Both Stylish and Functional, Check Out the Specs! News 0

News 0 Known for their cases and their cooling, NZXT has decided to break the mold and release with their first ever motherboard, the N7 Z370. For an easy, breezy, $300 USD, you can own a beautiful motherboard that supports Intel’s 8th generation processors, has two M.2 connectors for your fast as heck SSDs, and even comes […]

CES 2018: Razer Lets You Combine Its Smartphone and Laptop Into One, Called “Project Linda” News 0

News 0 Every year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, technology companies around the world debut their upcoming products and projects. Last year, Razer debuted Project Valerie, a Razer Blade laptop with two additional screens attached to the sides. This year, Razer showcased a concept that’ll make you think “damn, that’s cool,” called Project Linda. […]

CES 2018: HTC Vive Pro Revealed With Improved Design & Resolution, Wireless Adaptor Provides New Level of Freedom News 0

News 0 Following its teasing on Twitter, HTC has unveiled the HTC Vive Pro, a new VR headset that features an overhauled design and high(er)-res display. Focusing on the display, the Vive Pro includes “dual-OLED displays for a crisp picture resolution of 2880 x 1600 combined, a 78% increase in resolution over the current Vive HMD.” Ergonomically, […]

Xbox One Update Adds “Do Not Disturb” Status, Lets Users Filter Achievements & More News 0

News 0 Currently available as a new Preview Alpha build, but no doubt soon to be launching as a full release, the latest Xbox One update boasts a range of useful new features. From a “Do Not Disturb” status, to the ability to sort achievements, there’s a lot to like here. Check out the full list of […]

CES 2018: Nvidia Big Format Gaming Displays Revealed: 65″, 4K, 120Hz, HDR, G-Sync, Shield & More News 0

News 0 What do you get when you combine all of the latest must-have display technologies into one gigantic 65″ monitor? The answer is Nvidia BFGD. That is: Big Format Gaming Displays. Announced before, and to be showcased during, CES 2018, these monsters boast 4K, 120Hz, HDR and G-Sync. They’re also compatible with Nvidia Shield, meaning games […]

CES 2018: AMD Reveals 2018 Roadmap – Ryzen 2nd Gen, Ryzen APUs & Vega on 7nm News 0

News 0 AMD has prefaced its CES 2018 showcase by announcing its roadmap for 2018. After taking huge steps forward in 2017, it looks like the momentum is still flowing, with even bigger promises made for 2018. On the CPU side of things, Ryzen desktop and mobile APUs (which combine CPU and GPU performance) are set to […]

Sea of Thieves Is Getting a Dope Custom Xbox One Controller News 0

News 0 Microsoft has announced that the upcoming pirate game Sea of Thieves by developer Rare will be getting a dope custom Xbox One Controller which even glows in the dark. For a bank-breaking $74 USD(or regional equivalent), you can have the Bluetooth enabled, purple and green colored controller on February 6, 2018. For those of you […]

New HTC Vive Reveal Coming January 8, Promises to Be a “New Year’s Resolution” News 0

News 0 HTC may have some bad news for gamers who got a HTC Vive during the winter holidays, as the company has teased a big reveal scheduled for January 8. Posting on the @HTCVive Twitter, the words “#NewYearsResolution” have been teased above the outline of a VR headset. #newyearsresolution #HTCVIVE — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January […]

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