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PC Gaming 2017 Report Card

PC is the age-old platform when it comes to gaming, but it’s always evolving. While 2016 brought us a new generation of Nvidia graphics cards that redefined performance-to-price value, 2017 was the year AMD got back into the fold in a big way with high-end video cards and multi-core processors. The PC wasn’t showered with exclusive games, but many of the ... Read More »

HP India Says It Hopes to Capture 30 Percent of Gaming Laptop Market

Tech giant HP is placing big bets on the Indian gaming market and aims to garner 30 percent share in the nascent but fast-growing category. The company had unveiled its ‘Omen’ lineup of gaming laptops in India earlier this year, and has already captured 25 percent share, HP India Managing Director Sumeer Chandra told PTI. “We have seen pretty good penetration in small amount ... Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Could be Banned in Europe: Belgium Gaming Commission

HIGHLIGHTS The Belgium Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes are gambling It wants to ban them in Europe Star Wars Battlefront 2’s predatory micro-transactions has led to this It appears that Star Wars Battlefront 2’s loot box fiasco has had far-reaching consequences. Belgium’s Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes or loot crates in games like Star Wars Battlefront 2 ... Read More »

The Best 4K, 1440p, And 1080p Gaming Monitor Black Friday 2017 Deals

With 4K on the rise and high refresh rate becoming more common, now is a good to time take a look at gaming monitors. These displays packed with great specs have become more affordable, even moreso with Black Friday sales going on now. So, we took a look at several retailers to find the best deals on PC gaming monitors. Note that ... Read More »

‘Social gaming growing rapidly in India due to proliferation of smartphones, cheap data’

BENGALURU, NOVEMBER 22:   Much like banking, insurance and retail, among others, migrated from the brick-and-mortar model to the online model in the last few years, the gaming industry in India too has moved online. And this industry is growing big-time – by 60-70 per cent a year. But it faces certain challenges, such as those related to perception (gaming being ... Read More »

Grab a Steam Link and PC gaming freedom for just $5

The Steam Link is a magic little box that lets you play your PC games on any TV in your home, and it’s on sale right now for an insane $5 at GameStop. That’s gaming freedom for less than a Big Mac Meal. Steam Link: This little technological marvel is usually $49.99, so grabbing it for pocket change is basically ... Read More »

Commodore 64 Mini Poised To Continue The Hot Retro Gaming Trend

Retro gaming has been a hot topic as of late and it appears to show no signs of slowing. The NES Classic generated a ton of buzz for Nintendo last year (some good, some bad) and the company followed up with the SNES Classic which just hit store shelves today – and quickly sold out almost everywhere. The Ataribox continues to draw interest as ... Read More »

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

This week I interviewed X-Com creator Julian Gollop about Phoenix Point, his return to the turn-based strategy genre. It’s shaping up to be a treat for those who want more of that kind of game after knocking through War of the Chosen, with a totally different approach to the strategic layer. It borrows more from Civ in that way than anything ... Read More »

The best gaming headsets you can buy

Video game fans will know there is nothing quite like getting the very best sound out of your favourite games, from the rush of bullets to the deathly quiet of stealth missions. Which is why many people turn to a gaming headset to get the top experience out of a new game. Whether for use on a console such as the Xbox ... Read More »

Team Liquid stun SK Gaming in the semifinals of ESL One New York

A North American team is headed to the grand finals of an ESL One event once again, and many more “USA” chants will be heard in New York. Team Liquid shocked the world earlier today with a 2-1 win over SK Gaming in the semifinals on day two of ESL One New York. They beat SK on Inferno and Cobblestone ... Read More »