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Normally when you see Bosco in the title, it tends to be in relation to a contest. However, and unfortunately, now is not one of those times. Some of you may be aware, but for the majority who aren't, Bosco and his family live in the Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada, area, which has recently been hit with some massive flooding. Sadly, Bosco...

Comments (0) | May 21, 2018 09:05AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Grinding Gear Games, the developers of free-to-play ARPG Path of Exile have stated today Chinese publisher Tencent has acquired a majority stake in the company. Tencent is one of the largest game publishers in the world and owns other popular franchises like League of Legends and Clash of Clans. While Tencent may have a majority stake in the com...

Comments (0) | May 21, 2018 08:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

We are approaching the half-year mark after the public reveal of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on almost all modern CPUs, Intel, AMD, and ARM, and yet researchers are still finding new ways to use them. In this latest example, researchers were able to compromise the security of a portion of your memory that is supposed to be reserved ...

Comments (0) | May 21, 2018 06:35AM PST | bp9801

A new week is here, the final full week of the month, actually. We have several items for today, starting off with a look at the best monitors you can get in 2018 right now based on whatever you might need. There's a review of the Creative Outlier Black Bluetooth Headset to see how the audio and comfort compare when you're wearing it. If you're ...

Comments (0) | May 19, 2018 06:36AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For anyone who enjoyed the game To the Moon, including myself, there was some pretty cool news revealed yesterday. Kan Gao, director and composer for Freebird Games, shared on YouTube that the game is becoming an animated feature film. Details on the production are somewhat light at the moment, though he states it is a collaborate project betwee...

Comments (0) | May 19, 2018 05:57AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

On Thursday it was announced that the publisher Gannett was purchasing WordStream, a developer of online marketing software that also manages paid-search advertising services. The deal had Gannett paying $130 million in cash with up to another $20 million being paid if certain revenue targets are made. This purchase looks to strength the data-dr...

Comments (0) | May 18, 2018 06:32AM PST | bp9801

Friday is upon us, with a few items for you to check out today before the weekend begins. There's a review of the CHERRY MX Board 5.0 Mechanical Keyboard that sports Red switches, white LED backlighting, and a classic design that's sure to look good while you're working or saving the galaxy. If you're looking for a new monitor, perhaps the Samsu...

Comments (0) | May 17, 2018 10:37AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Last week it was revealed Valve would be putting out a couple Steam related apps for iOS and Android, and today the Steam Link beta app for Android is up on the Play Store for you to try out. With this app you should be able to stream your games from your desktop to your Android device, provided it is on the same network and connected using Ethe...

Comments (0) | May 17, 2018 06:16AM PST | Grilka8050
Neverwinter Siege Event Returns

Starting tomorrow, the two-week-long Siege begins in Neverwinter. This is one of my favorite events because it has so many good rewards! 

If you have a low-level character, this event is a great way to power level your toon. The mobs are all Level 60, and you are bumped up/down to Level 60, so if you are lower level, you can get a lot of XP fro...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2018 10:27AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
The Crew 2 Closed Beta from May 31 to June 4

The Crew 2, sequel to the 2014 title, The Crew, will be having a closed beta from May 31 to June 4 across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Those who get into the beta will have access to the first level of the progression system and get to compete in the first four disciplines: street race; rally race; powerboat; and aerobatics. The Fast-Fav fea...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2018 07:48AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you are a fan of the Metro series of games, you may be disappointed to learn the net installment, Metro Exodus, has been pushed to Q1 2019. Previously it was expected to launch late this year, but like with many games, the release date has slipped some.

This news comes in THQ Nordic's Q1 2018 press release covering its business growth, which...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2018 07:35AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Last week it was leaked and this week it was announced, RAGE 2 has had some information published on Bethesda's site, telling us more about what will be going on in this sequel. You will be playing as Walker, the last Ranger of Vineland, fighting against the tyrannical Authority on an Earth devastated by an asteroid. Pockets of humanity survived...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2018 06:36AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with several items for you to check out. We have a comparison of the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 versus the Intel Core i5 8400 in 36 different games to see which one comes out on top to earn your hard-earned money. There's a review of the MSI B360 Gaming Plus motherboard so you can see if the mid-range Intel offerings will h...

Comments (0) | May 15, 2018 12:28PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A nice consequence of Linux being open source is that additions to its code can be public before specific information about upcoming hardware components. AMD has recently added some 13,000 lines of code to the Linux kernel to add support for the Vega 20 GPU, which many interpret to be the 7 nm Vega destined for machine learning applications. Muc...

Comments (0) | May 15, 2018 12:16PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
F1 2018 Announced by Codemasters, Coming August 24

Today the next entry in Codemaster's F1 series was announced, F1 2018, and it is coming to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 August 24. The new game builds on the most recent entry, F1 2017, and will add even more player requested features. Career mode will be expanded to let players delve deeper into the world of F1, a highly requested feature wi...

Comments (0) | May 15, 2018 07:34AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For anyone looking forward to a Vega Nano graphics card, it looks like PowerColor has heard you. Last month an image appeared showing what appeared to be such a graphics cards card from PowerColor, and now PowerColor has apparently confirmed it will be bringing out an RX Vega 56 Nano Edition graphics card for those wanting a powerful GPU in a sh...

Comments (0) | May 15, 2018 06:23AM PST | bp9801

Another Tuesday is here, with a few items along the way for you to check out. We have a look at the best graphics cards of 2018 so far, as well as an analysis of the prices for video cards as of today. Prices have been in flux for a while, but hopefully, they're starting to drop for good and you can get that new upgrade you've been waiting for y...

Comments (0) | May 14, 2018 09:45AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you use your email for sending sensitive information and want to protect it, the OpenPGP and S/MIME standards used for end-to-end encryption have been broken. Security researchers have discovered two means of getting the decrypted information out of the message, and all they require is a copy of the encrypted message. The first method will di...

Comments (0) | May 14, 2018 09:26AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Last week an entry for the GTX 1180 appeared in the TechPowerUp GPU database and now we have some rumored specs for the GTX 1170. According to WCCFtech, it will feature 2688 CUDA cores with a 256-bit GDDR6 bus connected to 8 GB or 16 GB of the memory. This memory might come in slower than the GTX 1180, at only 12 Gbps. The core clock is supposed...

Comments (1) | May 14, 2018 09:14AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

After being leaked alongside other games, RAGE 2 has been officially announced by Bethesda, which has shared an announce trailer today, promising a gameplay reveal tomorrow. The announcement trailer itself lacks actual gameplay content in it, so if that is what you are looking for, you will probably want to check out Bethesda's YouTube page in t...

Comments (0) | May 14, 2018 09:05AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Gigabyte Announces UD PRO SATA SSDs

If you are in the market for a new SSD, Gigabyte has announced its new UD PRO series of SSDs. These new drives use a SATA-III interface, which might not be as fast as those using NVMe, but with built-in DDR3 for its buffer cache, the drives promise to offer greater performance than those without. This buffer cache also removes the need for overp...

Comments (0) | May 14, 2018 06:28AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, with a few items helping to kick it off. We have a look at the Viotek GN27D 27-inch Curved 1440p 144Hz Monitor, offering plenty of features and capabilities in a curved screen that won't break the bank. There's an article showing how to build a Steam caching server in order to get faster downloads of your games and just ma...

Comments (2) | May 10, 2018 09:57PM PST | Grilka8050
Cryptic Announces the Neverwinter: Ravenloft Expansion

A new realm is on the way soon to Neverwinter: Ravenloft. Launching June 26, 2018, this spooky realm will be the theme of Mod 14. This new Campaign will feature a new adventure zone set in Barovia and a new dungeon: Castle Ravenloft! The dungeon’s final boss will be the vampire Strahd von Zarovich. There will also be new hunts and an updated hun...

Comments (1) | May 10, 2018 07:38AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Obsidian Series 1000D Super-Tower Launched by Corsair

If you happen to have an E-ATX motherboard lying around with nothing to do, along with a mini-ITX board and up to four 480 mm liquid cooling radiators, Corsair may have just launched a case for you. The Obsidian Series 1000D is a super-tower case that can hold a complete E-ATX system and a mini-ITX system inside of it, with ATX and SFX power sup...

Comments (0) | May 10, 2018 06:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you have found the recently released AMD Ryzen 2000 series CPUs interesting but want more cores and threads to throw at your workloads, we may have just gotten a glimpse of the upcoming Threadripper refresh. Someone spotted over in the SiSoftware database what appear to be the results of an engineering sample for a new 16 core/32 thread part ...

Comments (0) | May 10, 2018 06:41AM PST | bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, but we do have a few items for you to check out today. There's a look at the ROCCAT Kone AIMO Gaming Mouse to see how the revised edition of the Kone benefits from a new scroll wheel, lateral buttons, and more. If you're after a new headset, perhaps the Corsair HS60, with its classic look and 50mm drivers, is t...

Comments (7) | May 10, 2018 06:24AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It is far from a secret that EA and DICE are working on a new Battlefield game, thus far identified as Battlefield 5, but recently some fans of the series solved an easter egg in Battlefield I directing them to a teaser website. The hidden secret is on the Fort Vaux map and requires opening a door to a room with pipes dripping. It turns out the ...

Comments (0) | May 10, 2018 06:16AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Yesterday someone noticed Walmart Canada had accidentally listed a number of games on its website that have not even been announced yet. Naturally the person took a screenshot and shared it one Twitter, showing everyone at least Walmart believes Just Cause 4, a Splinter Cell game, LEGO DC Villains, and Rage 2 are coming soon enough to need place...

Comments (0) | May 9, 2018 03:10PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Today Valve announced a pair of apps will be launched for Android and iOS later this year, with the first launching in just a couple weeks. This first app will be the Steam Link app and will allow gamers to stream their Steam library to Android and iOS devices from their computers, over 5 GHz or wired Ethernet connections. Such devices include s...

Comments (0) | May 9, 2018 02:57PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
I Hate Running Backwards Game Announced and Launching May 22

I Hate Running Backwards might sound like an odd title for a game, but come May 22, so in two weeks, we will get our chance to try it. This game is coming from Binx Interactive, Croteam Incubator, and Developer Digital and will have you facing never-ending waves of enemies in procedurally generated and fully destructible worlds. It is a roguelit...

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