Tag Archives: gaming

Bengaluru to host animation, gaming industry conference next month

The State government will hold a a three-day animation, games and visual effects conference in Bengaluru in a move to offer a global platform to students, artists and professionals. The Department of IT, BT and Science and Technology (ST) of the State has announced the launch of the Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2017 from May 12 to 14 at Hotel Lalit ... Read More »

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

  The highs James Davenport: Glutton mashing Bayonetta got a surprise release on PC this week and not only is the port quality great (it’s Durante approved!), it’s one of the best games I’ve played this year. Phil covered it all in his review, but I’ll recap here: The combat system is expressive and animated beautifully, the story is a ... Read More »

This Ryzen 5 1500X all-AMD PC brings compelling 8 thread gaming to the masses

For the first time in a long time, you’re able to build a compelling 4-core, 8-thread gaming PC that’s overclockable without spending a small fortune, thanks to AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPUs. In recent memory, the only way to tick all the performances boxes was to spring for Intel’s highest-end Core i7 processors, and they aren’t cheap. (Don’t come at me, AMD FX ... Read More »

Video Gaming Becomes a Scholarship Sport at University of Utah

The University of Utah will become the first big-time sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming, so far the most high-profile entry into collegiate esports. Backed by the Salt Lake City school’s video game development program, Utah’s first varsity esports team will play Riot Games’ popular League of Legends and compete in Riot’s collegiate league. More teams in ... Read More »

What Is A Reasonable Budget For A Gaming PC?

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg What do you think is a reasonable budget for a gaming PC?originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Technology Enthusiast, on Quora: Gaming PCs can be financial bottomless pits. That said, there are three price points that ... Read More »

Meet the Corsair One, Corsair’s ‘category-defying’ gaming PC debut

Corsair’s well-known for its wide array of enthusiast-focused PC cases, memory, liquid CPU coolers, and even liquid-cooled graphics cards. The company’s hardware powers many parts of PCWorld’s own graphics card test system. But now, after finding its footing with the bare-bones Bulldog PC, Corsair is combining its vast array of knowledge into its first-ever full-blown PC, dubbed Corsair One. Corsair ... Read More »

Mumbai to have first ever National Centre for Excellence for Animation, Visual effects, Gaming and Comics

Once the institute is established, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees and research positions would be offered. Mumbai to have first ever National Centre for Excellence for Animation, Visual effects, Gaming and Comics RELATED STORIES Jammu-Kashmir: Winter vacation announced for schools Government to implement guidelines to prevent sexual and physical abuse of children in schools JNU: UGC notification on entrance exam approved, ... Read More »

Digital Storm’s itty-bitty Bolt X gaming PC delivers big-time cooling and performance

Boutique PC builder Digital Storm specializes in the sort of highly customized, jaw-dropping enthusiast PCs that grace the covers of computer magazines and leave you drooling with envy. That laser focus has allowed the company to spend years perfecting the design of its already damned near perfect Bolt small form-factor PC; in 2015, Digital Storm slapped a sexy edge-to-edge glass ... Read More »

Lenovo’s Y520 and Y720 laptops launch new ‘Legion’ brand of gaming hardware

It looks like Lenovo’s toe-dip in the gaming laptop market has been successful enough to make the company’s gaming aspirations more permanent. Announced at CES on Tuesday, Lenovo’s gaming laptops have been spun off to a “Legion” sub-brand—which is definitely more fitting than the “IdeaPad” designation of the 2016 models. The new Y520 and Y720 models will be the first ... Read More »

AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp up driver and hardware support for the OS. AMD is showing more love for Linux than ever before. The company on Thursday announced some hardware and driver updates that will strengthen gaming and VR on the OS. The biggest ... Read More »