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How To Build An Oculus Rift Gaming PC For $300 Less Than Off-The-Shelf Systems

Oculus has revealed the initial batch of <b>Oculus Rift Ready PCs</b> from Dell, Asus, and Alienware, all of which are available to pre-order on February 16. But you can <b>build your own for about $300 less</b> than even the <i>cheapest</i> pre-built system from ASUS.<p>I’m going to show you two part lists. The first will …

Computer Hardware

ExtremeTalk: Let's talk about the 'PC Master Race' - ExtremeTech

ExtremeTalk: Let’s talk about the ‘PC Master Race’<p>By on March 5, 2016 at 8:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. …

Hell Freezes Over: Microsoft Enables PS4, Xbox One Gamers To Play Together Online

Hell may have officially frozen over this morning, as Microsoft has announced support for not just native cross-platform play between Xbox Live-enabled games on Xbox One and Windows 10 systems (ala <i>Rocket League</i>), but cross-<i>network</i> play too. PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live gamers playing together in …

Rocket League

Dauntless is a co-op action RPG about monster hunting

I’ve never got into a Monster Hunter game, but I love the idea of not just fighting enormous beasties, but cooking restorative meals and hanging out …

The Game Awards 2016 Winners - Here They Are

The Show is Done – Here Are The Game Awards 2016 Winners<p>The Game Awards 2016 just happened. As usual, the show was a mixed bag full of game …

Gaming

Dauntless is a co-op RPG about hunting magical dinosaurs

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Massive No Man's Sky day one patch increases galaxy sizes, fixes exploits

People are playing No Man's Sky right now—some retailers broke street date—but they aren't playing the version Hello Games plans to release this …

Rocket League Rumble Mode Adds Grappling Hooks

Rocket League new Rumble mode looks like a lark: it adds a selection of new powerups including a grappling hook, a tornado, a freezer weapon and …

The bot lane pairings that define competitive League of Legends

Bottom lane has always rewarded players with a keen eye for teamwork and punished those who fail to communicate with one another. Excellent synergy …

Northgard is a Viking strategy/exploration game from the makers of Evoland

Evoland developer Shiro Games has revealed its new project, a strategy/exploration game based on Norse mythology called Northgard. Players must …

Over 2000 Amiga games are now playable for free in your browser

After having brought us almost 2,400 MS-DOS games last year, and more than 1,000 from the Windows 3.1 era back in February, The Internet Archive has …

Why No Man’s Sky Has Been A Chimera

My overriding impression of No Man’s Sky’s since its reveal has been of its desire to create a wonderful space. I mean that in the sense of a space …

PC Gaming

AMD examines if your PC gaming rig can be energy efficient

Traditional gaming PCs have run hot and heavy. But Advanced Micro Devices is studying how to make its current and future graphics processing units (the GPUs that are at the heart of PC gaming machines) run in a more energy-efficient way.<p>In a white paper, AMD said today that its newest GPUs — the …

5 Reasons to Play 'Tom Clancy's The Division'

Tom Clancy's The Division will be one of the standout titles of the first half of the year. Here's why.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

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Ambitious Fallout Mod Has Snow, Space, Tanks

<i>Fallout: The Frontier</i> is an in-development mod for <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> that doesn’t just introduce new weather, weapons, quests and enemies, it takes …

Space Station

Will The Elder Scrolls 6 Launch After A Possible Skyrim Remaster For PS4 And Xbox One? « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

Bethesda has been working on some major games this year and there has been some talk about the possibility of one of those games actually being an</i> …

Gaming Industry

5 Reasons We Want to Go Back to WWI for Battlefield 5

…and 5 reasons we don’t!<p>It wasn’t so long ago that Battlefield’s biggest competitor, Call of Duty, looked like it was heading back to the trenches of …

Call of Duty

Gears Of War 4 Is Apparently Mind Blowing

Some of Gears of War 4 for the Xbox One has been showcased for a select few people to see, and the progress being made on the game so far has been …

Hands-on: Supercell has another big winner in Clash Royale

Supercell is the maker of huge mobile games Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, and Hay Day, and it has another big hit on its hands. Clash Royale shot to No. 1 in top downloads on the app stores less than a day after its release.<p>Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Supercell in Helsinki, Finland, said on his Facebook …

Paragon will be totally free-to-play — but not in early access

Play Epic Games' new MOBA starting March 18<p>Players will be able to pay for early access to Epic Games' upcoming MOBA <i>Paragon</i> on March 14, and early adopters will be able to jump into the game just four days later on March 18. However, despite the gated access to the game in its beta state, <i>Paragon</i> is …

The next League of Legends champion is Aurelion Sol, a cosmic dragon

No matter what you think of <i>League of Legends</i> or MOBAs in general, there's no denying that Riot Games can make a mean trailer -- for a simple …

Details on Fallout 4's new Survival Mode leak

Bethesda confirms they're legit, but a work-in-progress<p>Early details on <i>Fallout 4</i>'s overhauled Survival Mode have leaked a little early, thanks to new information reportedly extracted from the post-apocalyptic role-playing game's latest update. Those details, later confirmed by Bethesda Game Studios …

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'Dragon Front' is Oculus Rift's most exciting game yet

High Voltage debuted its newest offering for the Oculus Rift, an immersive, turn-based collectible card game called <i>Dragon Front</i>. It plays much like Magic: the Gathering in that players draw from customized 30-card decks, arrange them on a standardized playing field -- in this case a 4 x 4 grid -- …

Pokémon turns 20 after two decades of capturing our hearts

Pikachu, Squirtle, Charizard, and all their of friends turn 20 years old today.<p>On this day in 1996, Pokémon Red and Green came out in Japan for the Game Boy. It spawned a series that has sold over 200 million copies. But Pokémon’s reach goes far beyond video games, as it has also inspired a cartoon …

The New Pokemon Games May Include Transportation, Here's What We Know

There are a lot of new details that spilled out of the latest Nintendo Direct today. The Big 'N' revealed some of the new content that's inbound for …

For a while in the late 2000s, it felt like moral choices in games were only going to be a flash-in-the-pan type deal. Mass Effect and GTA IV …

The Walking Dead

Remember when gamers found the hidden Arkham Asylum Easter Egg tucked away inside Warden Sharpe's office, that proved Rocksteady had been working on …

Batman: Arkham

The Best Guns In Pc Gaming

Digital Foundry's guide to the best PC controllers

Mouse and keyboard remains the interface of choice for a wealth of PC games, but the bottom line is that there are plenty of titles out there that …

Gear & Gadgets

How Paragon plans to revolutionise the MOBA

Gears of what now? We chat to Epic Games to find out how they plan to change a genre at gunpoint.<p>Epic Games have one of the richest histories of any …