Tag Archives: PC

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 »

Free PC Game Available On Steam For One Day Only

2013’s Shadow Warrior, the 3D reboot of the classic shooter of the same name, puts you in control of hero Lo Wang as he hacks, slashes, and shoots his way through enemies. Now you can pick up the PC version of the game for free on Steam for a limited time. The offer expires tomorrow at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST. ... Read More »

HP Sees Higher PC Sales, Growth in Printer and Copier Business

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit rose 12 percent to $8.40 billion Revenue from its printer, copier business rose to $4.70 billion in Q3 Total revenue rose 10 percent to $13.1 billion HP, which houses the hardware business of former Hewlett-Packard, reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more personal computers. Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit, ... Read More »

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is World’s 6th Most Popular PC Game, According to Newzoo

PLAYERUNKOWN’S Battlegrounds could be even more popular than previously thought, according to statistics released from Newzoo today. PUBG is also currently the most popular PC game in Japan – edging out League of Legendsby a full 5 percent. Newzoo revealed key numbers, using its PC Game Tracker, which show that the up-and-coming Battle Royale-esque shooter is played by 10.8 percent of all core ... Read More »

I built my own PC and it was super easy – here’s how to do it

In the summer of 2016, I decided to build my own computer – specifically one that can handle running high-resolution video games.I could’ve just bought a ready-made PC from Asus or Alienware, two of the most well-known gaming PC brands. But I like the idea of choosing the parts that go into my computer so I know exactly how much they ... Read More »

This week in games: For Honor gets dedicated servers, Destiny 2 PC beta dates revealed

We did it—we made it through July, the most boring month of the year. I hope you all enjoyed your vacation. Things are ramping back up for the fall though, as this week Dying Lightannounces ten new pieces of DLC (three years after release), Wolfenstein IIsends a quarterback to space, Bungie announces the Destiny 2 beta dates, For Honor gets (surprise!) dedicated servers, Mighty No. 9 continues to ... Read More »

Raunchy sex comedy game House Party briefly removed from PC store Steam

In House Party, you play as a man who meets, smooth talks and flirts with multiple women. (Eek! Games) A sex comedy video game called House Party was briefly removed from Steam, North America’s largest online store for PC games, sparking debate over its policies on nudity and sexual content. In House Party, by Florida-based Eek! Games, you play a man socializing with the ... Read More »

What to do about the ‘Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC’ error

Owners of some Windows 10 laptops and tablets are crashing into a worrying roadblock when they try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update. Windows Update initially says the notebooks are compatible with the upgrade, but fails to install it after downloading the setup files, instead displaying the following message: “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC. Uninstall this ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Amazon Prime Day is an official yearly event now—and Amazon’s pushing harder than ever for its summer sale to rival the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For 2017, the retailer has promised more deals, better discounts, and higher inventories. Amazon seems to be focusing solely on brand-new items this year: no more old, open-box items that suggest more ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Amazon says that its Prime Day sale is July 11, but that’s not entirely true. Starting tonight at 6pm PT / 9pm ET, the first round of deals begin. For owners of Alexa-powered devices, it starts even earlier—select deals become available at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. We’ll be updating this page with the best all-day deals as they go ... Read More »