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Which gaming PCs are worth buying?

If you're serious about your computer gaming, you're going to want a desktop made for it. Many gamers choose to build their own, selecting the parts that best suit their needs. But to do that, you need the time and money, and it also generally helps to know what you're doing. For those of you …

Turn your Android phone into a PC gamepad with this new app

So you want a gamepad to play that new platformer on your Windows PC, but you don't relish the idea of buying an expensive peripheral that will collect dust after you're done. Are you stuck using the keyboard? Not if Ideum has its way -- it's updating its GestureWorks Gameplay virtual controller …

​The 10 Worst Things About Building A New Gaming PC

Building a gaming PC can be difficult and stressful. There are a thousand things that could go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing …

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

The forgotten losers of the console wars

History is written by the victors, but for all those generations of console wars we've managed to weather through, what about the other guys? Opening this week, a new games museum in southern Japan houses 56 different consoles of varying fame (or infamy). For every NES/Famicom, there are …

If You Haven't Tried PC Gaming, Then It's About Time You Did

Everyone loves to argue whether gaming is better on consoles or PCs, but let's be honest: it really comes down to personal preference. But, if you haven't given PC gaming a chance, you really should. Free from the shackles of brand identity and oversight, the PC, as a platform, creates an ecosystem …

Images of the World Cup - Day 9

The Top Video Games Of May 2014 [Updated]

<i>Update: I will be adding links to reviews for each of these as they come out. Check each game below for links to the pertinent reviews.</i><p>We’re almost a week into May, and that means we’re quickly approaching some of the biggest, most-anticipated video game releases of 2014.<p>This month has a handful of …

Titanfall's First Map Pack Drops In May, Free Updates Coming Soon

Titanfall is about to see some rather larger content updates for PC and Xbox One, both paid and free. The biggest news is that the first downloadable map pack has been announced for the game. Due out in May, the first offering is called “Expedition” and will be $10 for three new maps.<p>Respawn is …

This Is 4K PC Gaming With Falcon Northwest's Mach V And Triple Nvidia Titan Blacks

There’s a classic scene in Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film <i>Jackie Brow</i>n, wherein Samuel L. Jackson provides some colorful commentary about the, shall we say, undeniable blanket effectiveness of an AK-47. Falcon Northwest’s Mach V PC is a <i>lot</i> like that.<p>Let’s weed out the window shoppers: the specific …

David Moyes warns team no one is safe as he rebuilds Manchester United

David Moyes has warned his failing Manchester United players he has run out of patience and will move them out of the club if they continue to underachieve between now and the end of the season.<p>In his strongest warning yet that he is not going to tolerate any more underperforming Moyes said: "I am …

Juan Mata's £37million transfer to Manchester United accepted by Chelsea

Chelsea have accepted a £37million bid for Juan Mata and immediately released the Spanish international to join Manchester United<p><b>Chelsea</b> have accepted a £37million bid for Juan Mata and immediately released the Spanish international to join <b>Manchester United</b> to complete the most dramatic deal of the …

Pro Drivers, Jay Leno Also Struggled With The Porsche That Killed Paul Walker

But what the speed freaks and pro drivers have known for years is that the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that killed Walker is notoriously difficult to drive—“dangerous” even, according to some higher-ups who work at the German automaker.<p>It’s “the first car in my life that I drive and I feel scared,” …

Paul Walker, 'Fast and Furious' actor, dies in Porsche Carrera GT

Police are looking at speed as a factor in the crash that killed two<p>Paul Walker, the 40-year-old actor who was one of the faces of the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise, died Saturday in a single-car crash in Santa Clarita, California, and police on Sunday were looking at speed as a factor in the …

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Chelsea vs. West Bromwich Albion - Football Match Report - November 9, 2013

POS<p>Team<p>GP<p>GD<p>PTS<p>1<p>Manchester City<p>35<p>+76<p>93<p>2<p>Manchester United<p>35<p>+40<p>77<p>3<p>Liverpool<p>36<p>+43<p>72<p>4<p>Tottenham …

Premier League review: David Moyes's triumph, Jose Mourinho's poor start and Southampton show the future

In our new must-read weekly column, we look at the significance of Manchester United's victory over Arsenal, the distraction tactics of Jose Mourinho, and ask if Southampton are for real<p><b>THE WEEKEND'S FIVE TALKING POINTS</b><p><b>1. Moyes defies expectations</b><p>It was a celebration worthy of winning the World Cup …

What has gone wrong with Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham?

T<b>he Premier League's three big spenders – Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Chelsea – had a combined outlay of £259.4m on transfers last summer but in terms of results and league position, so far their investments have not paid off.</b><p><b>City, who are eighth and six points off the leaders Arsenal,</b> …

Chelsea Blog - ESPN FC

21 hours ago<p>A change of managers at Chelsea is nothing new. In the 15 years Roman Abramovich has owned the club, the Blues have had 12 different men …

Ashley Cole Reveals He Wants to Sign New Chelsea Contract

Ashley Cole has spoken of his desire to sign a new contract with Chelsea.<p>The 32-year-old moved to Stamford Bridge from Arsenal in 2006, and wishes to build upon the one-year extension he signed during the summer, per Chris Richards of the <i>Mirror</i>:<p>I hope to stay for longer.I have had a great time …

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Premier League Player Power Rankings: Suarez, Aguero and Lovren Soar

Welcome to the latest edition of our Premier League player power rankings!<p>Dejan Lovren and Luis Suarez are on hot streaks, there's a new No. 1 and there's also one new entry to view this week. Competition was tighter than ever, so don't be disheartened if your favourite player didn't make the grade.<p>…

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Sir Alex Ferguson Names the One Certainty in His Manchester United All-Time XI

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed Ireland left-back Denis Irwin to be the only certain pick were he to name a best-ever XI from his time at Manchester United, per the <i>Sunday World</i>.<p>Irwin played for Ferguson between 1990 and 2002, picking up seven league titles, a Champions League and numerous other …

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Brazilian Footballer Decapitated, Head Placed on Wife's Doorstep

Former Brazilian footballer Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos has reportedly been kidnapped and decapitated by suspected drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro.<p>As confirmed by Matt Roper of the <i>Mirror</i>, the former player’s severed head was delivered to his wife on the morning of Oct. 29:<p>The horrified wife of …

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BlackBerry Racks Up 20 Million New BBM Users in a Week

After a bungled launch, BlackBerry last week again began offering a cross-platform version of its BlackBerry Messenger service to iPhone and Android …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Why Eden Hazard Will Be Key to Chelsea Success at Manchester United on Monday

"I think at this talent level he is somebody very above us [...] I’m very happy with the kid."<p>When Jose Mourinho dishes out praise like that, as he did to the <i>Daily Mail</i> regarding Eden Hazard this week, it's clear the regard in which he holds a player.<p>Of course, for Chelsea fans, they were already …

Stalemate at Old Trafford

Wayne Rooney's headline-grabbing presence couldn't inspire Manchester United to victory in David Moyes' first home game in charge as Chelsea ground out a 0-0 draw Monday in the English Premier League's first blockbuster match of the season.<p>Rooney, the subject of two bids from Chelsea over the …

Jose Mourinho says Fernando Torres has repaid half of his £50m fee after Manchester United v Chelsea

Jose Mourinho branded Fernando Torres his "20 and a half" million pound man after the Chelsea manager left the club's record signing on the bench for last night's goalless draw with Manchester United.<p>Torres was eventually introduced in the second half as Mourinho's experiment of operating without a …

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