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IGN Live Presents: Red Dead Redemption 2 Reveal

Once upon a time in the west.<p>Join IGN live on Thursday, September 28 at 7:45am PT / 10:45am ET / 3:45pm UK (or 12:45am AEST on September 29) as we …

Ghost Recon: Wildlands PvP Mode Finally Gets Open Beta Next Week

<i>Ghost Recon: Wildlands</i>’ PVP mode is called “Ghost War,” and will enter into an open beta that anyone can play, even if they don’t own the game, …

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds complete guide: tips and tricks to win

It hasn’t even been a year since Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds launched into early access, and yet somehow every living creature in the known …

PUBG

'Windlands' Currently 75% Off on Steam, Sale Ends September 4th

<i>Windlands (2016)</i> is a first-person exploration game from Psytech Games, and as one of the first truly great titles to come to all major VR headsets, …

CATAN VR Gives the Classic Board Game a New Dimension

For nearly 25 years, <i>Settlers of Catan</i> has been an enduring favorite of tabletop gaming fans. Each new iteration of <i>Catan</i> has expanded the game’s …

Virtual Reality

Kid Rock trashes Colin Kaepernick while on stage at Iowa State Fair

Kid Rock delivered a mixed message Sunday at the Iowa Sate Fair, breaking from his song “Born Free” to summarily criticize Colin Kaepernick.<p>The …

Gamescom 2017: Here's Our First Look at Open World RPG BioMutant Gameplay

Well this is all happening rather quickly. BioMutant was leaked ahead of its Gamescom 2017 reveal, then we were given a CG teaser trailer yesterday. …

Samsung Portable SSD T5

<b>Pros</b><p>Excellent performance. Includes USB 3.0 and USB-C cables. Compact. Android-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible.<p><b>Cons</b><p>While a comparable good …

Back to School: 10 PC Games to Play With Your Roommates

Friendships forged in the fire of gaming.<p>School is almost back in session, and with it comes new friends and potentially awkward introductions. What …

Sound BlasterX AE-5 sound card will get the most from your headphones

Integrated audio built into motherboards and video cards has eliminated the need for dedicated sound cards in most desktop computers, but this has forced Creative’s Sound BlasterX team to build products that serve specific purposes. We’re talking about devices such as the $150 Sound BlasterX AE-5, …

'Casino VR Poker' Holds Tournament with Real Prizes, Oculus Rift + Touch Bundles for Top 3 Players

<i>Casino VR Poker (2016),</i> online multiplayer casino hosting live Texas hold’em, is offering real prizes in their ‘High Rollers’ poker tournament taking …

VR MMORPG 'OrbusVR' Open Alpha Weekend Has Begun

<i>OrbusVR,</i> the upcoming VR MMORPG for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is going into a limited-time open alpha starting on July 28th, 2017 at 12 pm CT (your …

Spider-Man: Homecoming VR experience out now on Steam for free

First teased during the Sony conference at this year's E3, the Spider-Man: Homecoming Virtual Reality Experience is out now on Steam …

Free Open Beta For Awesome Zero-Gravity VR Game This Weekend

Developer Ready at Dawn's next game, Echo Arena, aims to be one of the first real sports games in virtual reality--and this weekend, you can check it out for free.<p>Echo Arena's open beta started today, and it's available to anyone who has an Oculus Rift headset. You can download it here. The game …

Devolver's New Gladiatorial VR Battler Has Blood, Improbably Large Man-Nipples

If you've ever wanted to admire improbably oversized, perfectly elliptical man-nipples right up close, then <i>Gorn</i> is the game for you.<p>It's a …

Antec Cube Mini ITX Case Review

With a price tag north of $200, the Antec Cube is both functional and eye catching, but does the added price also translate to added value?

Sky makes virtual reality Joshua vs Klitschko film

Sky has made a virtual reality film out of the recent Anthony Joshua vs Vladimir Klitschko title fight.<p>The epic bout, in which Joshua beat Klitschko …

Virtual Reality

How to watch THE PLAYERS Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – THE PLAYERS Championship is the signature event on the PGA TOUR, and golf fans will plenty of options to follow all the …

NBA Playgrounds now slamming and jamming

Arcade basketballing is now drooling on PC in NBA Playgrounds [official site], a 2v2 slammer jammer boom shaka-laka-laka boom shaka-laka-laka-er. …

Basketball

Nvidia shows off its multi-user VR system at GPU Technology Conference

So far, virtual reality (VR) has been a largely solo affair, with VR systems aiming to provide enough performance to create an immersive VR …

Virtual Reality

E3 2017: PC Gaming Show Returns, Promising "Announcements" And Trailers

E3 is right around the corner. There will be big press briefings from Microsoft and Sony (among others), while it's now been confirmed that the PC Gaming Show is coming back.<p>The event will be held on Monday, June 12, starting at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM ET. This is prior to Sony's briefing, which …

The end of Steam: imagining the future of how we buy games

Over the past few years, Steam has added refunds, tried paid mods (and failed), integrated virtual reality tracking technology, and soon will let …

NVIDIA Q1 Earnings on Tuesday: What to Watch When the Hot Graphics-Chip Maker Reports

<b>NVIDIA Corporation</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) reports its fiscal first-quarter 2018 results after the market closes on Tuesday, May 9.<p>To say that the graphics and mobile computing specialist is going into its report on a strong note with expectations high is an understatement. In fiscal 2017, ended Jan. …

Behind The Scenes Of Call of Duty WWII Game (video)

Sledgehammer Games, has this month published a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating an authentic World War II shooter and is sure to …

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' first charity event proved early-access hit is an eSport in waiting

Bluehole Inc's hit battle royal game gave fans a taster of its eSport potential.<p>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds – PUBG from here on – is the surprise …

NBA 2K18 Special Edition Is All About Shaq

Not surprisingly, NBA 2K18 will have a couple of special editions when it comes out this fall. This year, those editions focus on the well-known Hall of Fame player, Shaquille O'Neal.<p>Publisher 2K announced today that the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition will feature Shaq on its cover. It'll also include …