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  • EA and Activision Look to Benefit as Global Video Game Market Forecasted to Grow to $82 Billion Tuesday, July 31, 2012 @ :14AMThe traditional video game industry has struggled in 2012 as the emerging popularity of mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets have caused traditional video game sales to dwindle. The NPD group recently reported sales of video game hardware ...
  • ASUS ROG creates, launches patent-pending Fusion Thermoâ„¢ design Tuesday, July 31, 2012 @ :24AM(MENAFN Press) Making its first appearance on the ASUS ROG Maximus V Formula gaming and overclocking motherboard ... which are made simpler with less hardware modification and faster installs. ROG tests show that Maximus V Formula with Fusion Thermoâ ...
  • Report: Leaked Xbox 720 devkit photos authenticated by developers Sunday, July 29, 2012 @ :48PMThat essentially means this is a slapped together mishmash of parts that are meant to emulate the final hardware as closely possible. This devkit in particular sits in a non-descript PC case with an ... of retail hardware for testing purposes.
  • ASTRO's A50 Wireless Gaming Headset Is Expensive, But Worth Every Penny Friday, July 27, 2012 @ :33PMNobody's perfect, but the A50 wireless gaming headset is pretty close with a bevy ... crisp and was devoid of noise or interference during our testing. Voice data on the PlayStation 3 and PC is handled via the USB connection to the Transmitter, while ...
  • Qualcomm releases the faster, and most expensive, Android tablet so far Wednesday, July 25, 2012 @ :57PMPC gamers are cured with the want, and need, to have the latest and greatest hardware to fulfill their gaming needs to have the best performance ... When not writing and editing articles on DG, testing games, new Android devices, playing lots of video ...
  • Casual Game Company Big Fish Reaches For The Cloud Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @ :57AMIts new service, which it calls “Big Fish Unlimited,”is based on a technology commonly called “cloud gaming.” Game software is not installed on hardware in the home ... it realized that rewriting its computer games to work on mobile ...
  • ASUS ROG Creates and Launches Patent-Pending Fusion Thermo™ Design Monday, July 23, 2012 @ :05PMBased on independent tests and usage ... as the world's leading gaming motherboard brand, developing a flexible hybrid design such as Fusion Thermo for its products, which in turn will help bring the full benefit of water cooling to more PC enthusiasts ...
  • Lionhead veterans join HTML5 studio Turbulenz Thursday, July 19, 2012 @ :05AMTurbulenz, the UK-based HTML5 studio and online gaming destination, has added three veterans from ... only without the restriction of needing to be played on a PC: you send your friend a link, they click on it, and they're immediately in a multiplayer ...
  • HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :41PMSuch are the compromises you make when purchasing a ready-made gaming PC. On the front of the tower you ... h9-1120t with a 2-year warranty with limited hardware support. In our gaming tests, the h9-1120t was squarely in the middle of the ...
  • HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :41PMSuch are the compromises you make when purchasing a ready-made gaming PC. On the front of the tower you ... h9-1120t with a 2-year warranty with limited hardware support. In our gaming tests, the h9-1120t was squarely in the middle of the ...
  • HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :14AMSuch are the compromises you make when purchasing a ready-made gaming PC. On the front of the tower you ... h9-1120t with a 2-year warranty with limited hardware support. In our gaming tests, the h9-1120t was squarely in the middle of the ...
  • HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :14AMSuch are the compromises you make when purchasing a ready-made gaming PC. On the front of the tower you ... h9-1120t with a 2-year warranty with limited hardware support. In our gaming tests, the h9-1120t was squarely in the middle of the ...
  • HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :59AMIt's a smart move for HP to target the gamer who doesn't want to drop three or four grand on a tricked-out gaming rig, but wants a midrange desktop PC that will handle ... a 2-year warranty with limited hardware support. But the real draw ...
  • The future of mobile gaming is in the cloud Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :17AMDespite being an ardent gamer, I've never found the mobile gaming scene that appealing ... spectrum of console and PC-gaming. I’d argue that mobile games lack complexity due to the limitations of phone and tablet hardware. Take, for example, the small ...
  • The future of mobile gaming is in the cloud Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :17AMDespite being an ardent gamer, I've never found the mobile gaming scene that appealing ... spectrum of console and PC-gaming. I’d argue that mobile games lack complexity due to the limitations of phone and tablet hardware. Take, for example, the small ...
  • The future of mobile gaming is in the cloud Wednesday, July 18, 2012 @ :17AMDespite being an ardent gamer, I've never found the mobile gaming scene that appealing ... spectrum of console and PC-gaming. I’d argue that mobile games lack complexity due to the limitations of phone and tablet hardware. Take, for example, the small ...
  • Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-R5102F Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :09PMAsus covers the Zenbook UX31A-R5102F with a two-year warranty on hardware and offers free consultation ... graphics—HD Graphics 4000—it still struggled in our gaming tests. The Asus Zenbook UX31A was unable to run Crysis, and Lost Planet ...
  • Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-R5102F Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :09PMAsus covers the Zenbook UX31A-R5102F with a two-year warranty on hardware and offers free consultation ... graphics—HD Graphics 4000—it still struggled in our gaming tests. The Asus Zenbook UX31A was unable to run Crysis, and Lost Planet ...
  • Acer Predator AG3620-UR21P Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :17PMFinding the perfect desktop PC for you is more difficult if you’re not sure exactly what you need; it can be easy to buy too much hardware or the wrong hardware ... you you’re getting a powerful gaming machine you aren’t quite.
  • Gaming for the geekiest - Valves steam comes to Linux Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :08PMNot to be left with an epic gaming platform and no games, Valve has also been porting its successful Left 4 Dead 2 game as the first available title. Steam has long been the industry standard in online gaming and digital distribution. Initially a PC only ...
  • Gaming for the geekiest - Valves steam comes to Linux Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :08PMNot to be left with an epic gaming platform and no games, Valve has also been porting its successful Left 4 Dead 2 game as the first available title. Steam has long been the industry standard in online gaming and digital distribution. Initially a PC only ...
  • Acer Predator AG3620-UR21P Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :47PMThe Acer Predator AG3620-UR21P looks like a gaming computer ... Finding the perfect desktop PC for you is more difficult if you’re not sure exactly what you need; it can be easy to buy too much hardware or the wrong hardware, or pay too ...
  • Velocity Micro Vector Campus Edition (2012) Tuesday, July 17, 2012 @ :28PMWe all know that absolutely no one purchasing a computer for school would dare consider its ... So if you can see past your outrage at this fusion of gaming and processing prowess, you might just see an impressive everyday system.
  • Acer Predator AG3620-UR21P Monday, July 16, 2012 @ :59PMFinding the perfect desktop PC for you is more difficult if you’re not sure exactly what you need; it can be easy to buy too much hardware or the wrong hardware ... you you’re getting a powerful gaming machine you aren’t quite.
  • Acer Predator AG3620-UR21P Monday, July 16, 2012 @ :59PMFinding the perfect desktop PC for you is more difficult if you’re not sure exactly what you need; it can be easy to buy too much hardware or the wrong hardware ... you you’re getting a powerful gaming machine you aren’t quite.
  • Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook: An Ultrabook in Name Only, With an Optical Drive Thursday, July 12, 2012 @ :11PMThe Inspiron 14z's discrete GPU raises its gaming capabilities somewhat, and the laptop can even deliver smooth 3D performance. In our Crysis 2 graphics tests, the 14z delivered ... headphones while working on this computer. The Bottom Line The Dell ...
  • Perry: Gaikai should be added to current generation of Sony consoles and PlayStation 4 Thursday, July 12, 2012 @ :32PMWe've done tests ... gaming. "We'll be heard. It doesn't mean they're going to do what I say. Don't get me wrong. But I can at least be heard and I hope they like what I've got to say." With the ink still fresh on the contract between Gaikai and Sony ...
  • John Carmack on Virtual Reality - Uncut Thursday, July 12, 2012 @ :59AMSome TVs offer a gaming mode that cuts some of that down but even there it's still... Carmack's headset was being shown at E3 to promote Doom 3: BFG Edition, an expanded remaster of id's 2004 shooter that will be released on 19th October this year for PC ...
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  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ :51PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ :51PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Toshiba Qosmio X870 (Core i7 3610QM Processor 2.3GHz, 16GB RAM) Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ :42AMthe wireless emitter used to link the glasses to the computer is integrated within the laptop.  With a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 670M, the Qosmio X870 comes with very good hardware. Add to that the 16GB of memory and it's ...
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • Videogames Reach for the Cloud Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :53PMMicrosoft has experimented with its own version of cloud gaming ... hardware next to them, game executives say. And the response time when a customer presses a button, called latency, tends to be longer than on a traditional console or PC.
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...
  • 10 Essential Tweaks: Pushing Your Gaming PC to Its Absolute Limit (Part 1) Monday, July 9, 2012 @ :22PMhardware and settings, everything needs to be up to par. Otherwise, you risk experiencing choppy gameplay with anything below 30 FPS, long load times and game crashes. So, how can you boost your gaming PC’s performance? Here are the first five steps I ...