PC Gaming

Subnautica is secretly a brilliant horror game

Subnautica [official site] seems like a nautical holiday wrapped inside a survival game. Swim around a gentle ocean and meet lots of colourful fish, …

Gaming

AMD’s Ryzen 7 1800X CPU raises the bar in Cinebench with a new world record

Why it matters to you<p>This achievement only goes to show how AMD's new Zen processor design can offer a huge performance gain for less cost and power …

Gaming

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is free to try this weekend

You may have held off from picking up Call of Duty's latest annual instalment following Tyler's lukewarm review last year. After awarding Infinite …

PlayStation

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Steam is the most popular digital distribution platform for PC games, and if you are into PC gaming, it’s likely you and your friends have built up a …

Game Development

Colorful Launches 'Advanced' GTX 1080 With 150MHz Overclock

Colorful revealed its latest and greatest GTX 1080 model, the iGameGTX1080 X-TOP 8G Advanced. The X-TOP 8G Advanced card packs 150MHz factory …

Gaming

How SteamWorld Heist brought skill into turn-based tactics

<b>This is The Mechanic, where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the inner workings of their games. This time, SteamWorld Heist [official</b> …

Gaming

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Stock Is Near Its 10-Year High, Should You Buy Now?

The upcoming Ryzen launch has propelled Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. stock near to its 10-year high. Can AMD stock gain further?<p>Shares of Sunnyvale, …

Stocks

6 of the most popular PC gaming accessories from Razer are on sale on Amazon for one more day

If you’re even a little bit into PC gaming, the brand Razer will definitely be a familiar name. Razer makes some of the most popular P gaming …

Gaming

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (7567)

When I reviewed the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series (7559)in 2015, it was powerful and affordable enough to easily earn our Editors' Choice designation …

Laptops

Blitzkrieg 3 claims world’s first RTS neural net, Boris

Ah, the hallowed neural net! For decades, video game developers have tried to create a digital brain, trap it in a box, and teach it to wage war on …

Gaming

Civilization 6 Adds Australia DLC, Mod Tools Support

A new update for Civilization VI is available today for all Steam users. The update brings several highly-requested new features to the game for all …

Gaming

NVIDIA countdown timer points towards GeForce GTX 1080 Ti reveal

Just yesterday I reported on the first sighting of NVIDIA’s upcoming Volta GPU architecture. NVIDIA has recently started up a countdown timer on …

Gaming

Explore and colonise space in Genesis Alpha One

Goodness me, Genesis Alpha One [official site] is trying to do a lot. Let’s checklist this:<p>☑ Space exploration<br>☑ Building spaceships<br>☑ Mining<br>☑ Farming<br>☑ …

Gaming

Civilization VI Finally Has Steam Workshop Support

<i>Civilization VI</i> has had a strong launch, but there’s been one thing holding it back lately: Steam Workshop support didn’t ship alongside the game in …

Gaming

The Flare Path: Flotsam

UBOOT, the Das Boot-inspired WW2 sub game with cutaway Type VIIs and fallible submariners, is going to be a few months late. Nudged onto a new course …

Gaming

Samsung's Exynos 8895 features custom CPU cores, first 10nm chip to market

Mobile World Congress doesn’t start for a few days, but Samsung has already jumped the gun to announce its own SoC. The Exynos 8895 will be the first …

Samsung

Civilization 6 to get Australia update patch this summer, includes new multiplayer teams and more

Players of Civilization 6, a turn-based strategy video game from developer Firaxis Games, will get to play Australia in a Civilization game for the first time.<p><b>Read: Civilization 6 - Gets a release date and official trailer, to bring new style</b><p>The game is set when it was led by John Curtin, the 14th …

Gaming

Old Time Hockey brings blood to the ice next month

Of all the sports simulations, hockey is the one that makes me think, “god, remember when hockey games used to be <i>fun</i>?” I haven’t played one for ages, …

Saskatchewan

Genesis Alpha One is an ambitious sci-fi survival game with base-building and crew cloning

Genesis Alpha One, the incoming survival-FPS-roguelike from Radiation Blue and Team 17, poses a familiar scenario: Earth has declared war on itself, …

Gaming

Have You Played… Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery?

<i>Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.</i><p>I wrote the other day that Grim …

Gaming

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine writer lineup

I do like a nice bit of Americana so I’m quite keen for Where the Water Tastes Like Wine [official site] to arrive later this year. It’s a weird road …

Gaming

PSA: you should change your RPS password, just in case

Last night, content delivery network and security service Cloudflare reported that a security issue means that it’s possible they accidentally leaked …

Information Security

XC’mon: Xenonauts 2 releasing free dev builds

When X-COM cast off its hyphen and complexity to become XCOM, Xenonauts was handily here with old-school alien-busting. Now you can see how its …

Gaming

Hidden & Dangerous rescued and re-released by GOG

Like a child who clambers up a drainpipe onto the roof of a crotchety neighbour and becomes a hero cheered by the assembled masses as she flings down …

Gaming

NVIDIA GeForce Has Moved From Graphics Card To Gaming Platform

NVIDIA is coming off the best year in the company’s history thanks to the growth of AI and NVIDIA’s position in that market. However, if you look at NVIDIA’s latest earnings, over 60% of their revenue still comes from gaming. NVIDIA’s gaming division had a fantastic quarter with 67% growth which I …

Nvidia

Russian man sentenced for killing friend in AMD vs. Nvidia GPU dispute

It’s common, in tech enthusiast circles, to conceptualize conflict between companies as a battle or war. This isn’t solely a conceit of journalists — …

Nvidia

Dell UltraSharp 34-inch curved ultrawide monitor is on sale for $600

Amazon is home to a pretty good bargain for Dell's UltraSharp U3415W ultrawide monitor with a 34-inch curved display. It's currently marked down to …

Gaming

Relax, AMD Will Remain Competitive Over The Next 5 Years

AMD bears emphasize Intel’s competing roadmap and how it may impede AMD’s durable competitive advantage over the next five years.<p>However, indications …

Gaming

Irrational Games is gone—say hello to Ghost Story

It was a big deal when Ken Levine announced in 2014 that the storied Irrational Games studio was "winding down." Its impact and influence over the …

Gaming

Linking to digital and creative media in science

Although there are no direct links between the science and creative and digital media specifications, there are opportunities to engage students …

Education