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Comments (0) | November 27, 2018 09:02AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Darksiders III Released

It has been six years since the last entry in the franchise, but today Darksiders III has launched, starting up the series again. Previously gamers got to play as War and Death of the Four Horseman, but starting today we will get to play as Fury as she hunts the Seven Deadly Sins. You can watch the launch trailer below to see some of what she is...

Comments (0) | November 26, 2018 11:13AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It was back in 2014 when Alien: Isolation released and gave many gamers the experience of being hunted by the monster from the classic horror movie franchise, with the twist of it actually being intelligent enough to hunt. Ever since, many have wanted to see a sequel produced and it is starting to look like that may just happen. On November 22 a...

Comments (0) | November 26, 2018 11:06AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Though not yet officially revealed, a benchmark score for the RTX 2060 has appeared in the Final Fantasy XV benchmark database. It was done at a resolution of 3840x2160 with the High quality preset and achieved 2589 points. This puts it ahead of the GTX 1060 6 GB, with 1985 points, but behind the GTX 1070 with its 2748. Of course this should onl...

Comments (0) | November 26, 2018 11:05AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Gathering Storm Expansion Announced for Civilization VI

Come February 14, 2019, players of Sid Meier's Civilization VI will have the opportunity to face the forces of nature as geology and climatology will present new challenges in Gathering Storm. With this second expansion for the game environmental effects such as volcanoes, storms, climate change, floods, and droughts will change the world and po...

Comments (0) | November 26, 2018 06:31AM PST | bp9801

The final week of November has arrived, with several items for you to check out to kick it off. We have a look at the Gigabyte Windforce RTX 2070 video card, featuring plenty of cooling and a more affordable price tag to give you the performance you're after. If you just need to better control your games, maybe the SteelSeries Rival 650 Wireless...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2018 02:21PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Details for Pathfinder: Kingmaker DLC Revealed

Pathfinder: Kingmaker released back in September but it is now that we are learning about the DLC, with the first launching on December 8. This first one is The Wildcards where you will get a new playable character in the form of the Tiefling Kineticist, and this also serves as the introduction of her race and character class. Apparently there w...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2018 12:11PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Cooler Master Announces New Gaming Mousepads with RGB and Water Resistance

For gaming, especially competitively, even sometimes overlooked items can make a difference, such as the mousepad you are using. The way a mouse slides over a surface can have an impact on a player's performance, which is why there are gaming mousepads out there and today Cooler Master announced the MP750, a new offering that comes in three size...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2018 10:01AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Today Lenovo has announced its decision to enter the digital download market with the launch of the Legion Game Store coming next week. The Legion Game Store will be integrated into the company's Lenovo Vantage application that offers various things including system updates, health and support capabilities, and some more features for Lenovo Legi...

Comments (3) | November 20, 2018 09:44AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Trident Z Royal RAM Announced by G.Skill

If you are someone who enjoys showing off your computer's components, and making sure those components also have performance to be proud of, then G.Skill's newest additions to its Trident Z family might be of interest to you. The Trident Z Royal RAM features the tri-fin design characteristic of the Trident Z family but the aluminum heatspreader ...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2018 06:28AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday has arrived, with several items for you to check out today. We have a look at how the AMD RX 590 does in CrossFire, so maybe two of them are in your future. If you're looking into more of an Intel system build for your new upgrade, perhaps the Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Pro WiFi is for you, as it's a mid-range model packed with features. For th...

Comments (0) | November 19, 2018 12:47PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Details on Rainbow Six Siege Operation Wind Bastion Revealed

Yesterday Ubisoft shared the details of the last season of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege third year of content; Operation Wind Bastion. Along with changes such as an improved user experience for the game's shop, Operation Wind Bastion is bringing with it a new Attacker and Defender, Nomad and Kaid, and the new map Fortress. The Test Server for ...

Comments (1) | November 19, 2018 11:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It is that time of year when we see Black Friday deals on various items, including a number of PC components, laptops, and pre-builts. Instead of trying to list them and the relevant information all in this news item, or pick out specific ones, I threw them all onto the Google Calendar embedded below. Here is a separate link to it, in case that ...

Comments (0) | November 19, 2018 10:32AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
AURAFLOW X 240 Announced by ID-Cooling

Without question, one of the more important components to our computers, if we want the best performance, is the CPU cooler. Now if you are looking to upgrade or build a new machine, you have another option to consider in the AURAFLOW X 240 AIO cooler from ID-Cooling. This new cooler features a 240 mm radiator and its PWM fans can go from 700 RP...

Comments (1) | November 19, 2018 09:59AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Darksiders III Intro Video Released

We still have a week to go before Darksiders III releases, but the Intro has been shared today, for anyone interested in learning more about the story of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and Fury, the one we will be playing as. Her mission in the game will be to hunt down the Seven Deadly Sins, by order of the Charred Council whose purpose i...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2018 08:58AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Sunset Overdrive, former Xbox One Exclusive, Now on Steam with Physical Version Coming

Originally released in 2014 and just for the Xbox One, Sunset Overdrive by Insomniac Games has now come to the PC on Steam. Not only that but a physical SKU is also going to be available and it will include not only the game but a copy of the official soundtrack and a poster. The physical version, which should be available on retail shelves by n...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2018 06:28AM PST | bp9801

Friday is upon us at last, with a couple of items for you to check out. We have a look at AMD's new RX 590 video card, a product designed to fit between its RX 580 and NVIDIA's GTX 1070 in terms of performance. XFX's RX 590 Fatboy is the first of what should be many looks at this new video card, to see if the performance really does fall between...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2018 01:06PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
DiRT Rally 2.0 Day One Edition and Pre-Order Content Revealed

The release of DiRT Rally 2.0 is still some months away, but we now know the bonus content one can get by pre-ordering the game or purchasing the Day One or Deluxe editions. The pre-order bonus will depend on the retailers but you can get an exclusive Steelbook and/or Opel Kadett C GT/E this way. The retail versions of the Day One Edition will g...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2018 12:25PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Star Control: Origins Gets v1.2 Update

Today Star Control: Origins received its v1.2 update that includes a number of helpful improvements as well as the Adventure Studio. Adventure Studio contains the tools necessary for creating and then sharing your mods for the game, including custom quests, dialogues, and characters.

Among the gameplay improvements are some to the interface th...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2018 06:30AM PST | bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, with a couple of items for you to check out as we approach the weekend. We have a review of the ASUS ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming motherboard, a mini-ITX model that still packs in a ton of features to help you build something small yet powerful for your next gaming PC. Our other item for the day is a look at the Hyp...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2018 03:07PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Rainbow Six Siege Getting Free Weekend, November 15-18

If you have been interested in trying Rainbow Six Siege, this weekend may be a good time as it will be free to play from November 15 to 18 across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. November 18 is also when the full reveal of Operation Wind Bastion's new content will be, coinciding with the Pro League Finals.

If you enjoy the experience then you w...

Comments (5) | November 14, 2018 02:53PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

At long last Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 10 1809 update (after pulling it to fix some serious issues) and with it comes support in DirectX 12 for DXR, the DirectX Raytracing API. NVIDIA's RTX technology is built on top of DXR and so has been unused since the GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti launched. Of course you also needs games to su...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2018 02:33PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Blazing Chrome Releasing in Early 2019

Today the release target for Joymasher's next game, Blazing Chrome, was revealed as early 2019. As the video below suggests, this game is meant as a throwback to the golden era of side-scrolling shooters, but does have modern touches to keep it feeling precise, but without sacrificing authenticity. When it releases, players will have six highly-...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2018 07:55AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Today it was announced THQ Nordic will be acquiring both Bugbear Entertainment and Coffee Stain Studios. Bugbear developed Wreckfest, which released earlier this year for PC (console versions coming in 2019) and was published by THQ Nordic, and Coffee Stain is the developer behind the Sanctum series of games and Goat Simulator, and also has the ...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2018 07:45AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
EK Begins Mod Pit Series of Modding Events

EK, the company behind a number of popular custom water cooling blocks and components has started a modding event series called the EK Mod Pit. In this series two modders are the focus, with both giving the desired specifications to the other, such as case size, motherboard size, tubing type, and more. By focusing on just modders, the series int...

Comments (0) | November 13, 2018 01:56PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Recently the Xbox One gained support to use keyboard and mice, for those games that support them, and today Corsair announced its family of keyboard and mice will work with the console. In fact Corsair is a new Xbox licensed hardware partner, though the relationship between the companies will include more than just the game console. Corsair acqu...

Comments (0) | November 13, 2018 01:45PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

There have been rumors and leaks for a while now suggesting the coming of an RX 590 graphics card from AMD, featuring a Polaris 30 GPU manufactured on the 12 nm process also used by second generation Ryzen CPUs. Now VideoCardz is sharing information on this GPU it says it got from documents concerning its release. This new GPU will have a base c...

Comments (0) | November 13, 2018 08:12AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Normally with RAM, the faster you go the less capacity you have, but apparently G.Skill wants to challenge that relationship. Today the company announced two Trident Z kits, both featuring eight DIMMs. The larger of the two is an 8x 16 GB kit, giving you 128 GB of DDR4 memory that has been tested at 4000 MHz with CL 19-19-19-39 at 1.35 V. The va...

Comments (0) | November 13, 2018 06:23AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday has arrived, with a couple of items for you to check out today. We have a review of the ADATA XPG Spectrix D41 DDR4-3000 16GB Memory Kit, offering RGB lighting and a subtle design that should look quite appealing in any system you're building. Our other item is a little different, as it's an energy drink called Sneak that's a supplement-...

Comments (0) | November 12, 2018 01:07PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

This bit of news could become rather interesting in the months and years ahead. 4Gamer, a Japanese gamer site, apparently got to interview David Wang, the Senior Vice President of Engineering for Radeon Technologies Group, and ask about support for DirectX Raytracing, or DXR. His answer was that AMD will continue to focus on accelerated ray trac...

Comments (0) | November 12, 2018 12:46PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

There is an interesting rumor out there that Valve may be preparing a new VR headset of its own, bringing it to market with its Knuckles controllers and potentially a VR game set in the Half-Life universe. Images of the alleged prototype for this VR head mounted display leaked online and Upload VR claims its sources have confirmed the images are...

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