Gaming

E3 2019 Schedule: 3 Revelations From the Gaming Expo’s Floor Plan

As E3 2019 inches closer, sparkly-eyed gamers eagerly await a flurry of game teasers, product announcements and esports tournaments. The event won’t kick off formally until June 11, but in the meanwhile, gamers can turn their attention to the newly released floor plan for clues about what to expect. E3 only just released the floor plan of the conference on Thursday, and it details ... Read More »

Audeze gets super serious about gaming audio with $899 LCD-GX

If there’s one brand I trust to build the best headphones in the world, it’s Audeze. The company’s flagship LCD line extends all the way up into the $4,000 price range, and I’d argue that its latest LCD-4z have the performance to match. Today, though, Audeze is addressing a broader market with the launch of its second gaming headphones, the LCD-GX. These borrow ... Read More »

Payment secrets hidden in the global gaming economy

From the developers and designers who create the games to the esports athletes who compete on grand stages during tournaments, the global gaming economy is a major industry with over $150 billion in gaming revenue and an 11 percent annual revenue growth, according to Newzoo. As gaming forms its own economy, seamless payment experiences at every level are critical for the ... Read More »

Hideo Kojima Discusses Cloud Gaming, Teases One ‘Big Thing’ for Streaming

“Death Stranding” creator Hideo Kojima shared his thoughts on cloud gaming in a recent interview with Nikkei Business, noting that he has “one big thing” in mind for the service in the future. Kojima shared his views on 5G connectivity, the need for the industry to adapt to the unique challenges and features it could bring, and how streaming games could change the type of ... Read More »

Acer’s new Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop has a transforming keyboard and trackpad

Acer just announced its latest gaming laptop, the Predator Helios 700. It looks like a larger version of the company’s Predator Helios 300 model, with an updated design. The keyboard and trackpad actually slide forward toward the user, and the trackpad tilts down to form a palm rest. The keyboard is obviously the star of the show here. Acer calls ... Read More »

Great moments in PC gaming: Breaking demos for extra play

Great moments in PC gaming are short, bite-sized celebrations of some of our favorite gaming memories. Long before the internet was a smorgasbord of free or near-as-free games, most of us only got something new for birthdays, Christmas, and the occasional convenient death of a family member around the launch of a new Ultima game. (Your mileage may vary on ... Read More »

Google Stadia can replace gaming hardware but several concerns remain

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 gave hardware manufacturers a lot to think about with the advent of cloud-based gaming. Services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud aren’t far from their final phase of development. And, the concept of cloud gaming has gone from future to near-future, with Google’s Stadia set for release later this year. At GDC 2019, Google showcased ... Read More »

Asus ROG Strix Scar II GL504GV review: Excellent gaming performance, great sound

For someone who travels a lot and is keen to buy a top-tier gaming laptop, Asus ROG Strix Scar II is worth investing in. India’s gaming market has seen a paradigm shift in recent months. There has been an increase in the supply of content and devices, coupled with the mushrooming of tournaments, helping the ecosystem grow and thrive. Asus is trying ... Read More »

Apple Wants to Conquer Gaming With Arcade, And it Already Has a Big Advantage Over Google Stadia

Apple has long been exhorted to give mobile gaming its due importance. It has, in many ways done that over time—the chips that power the iPhone and the iPads are more powerful than anything else you will find in the mobile ecosystem, the Apple TV streamer as a gaming platform and the curations on the App Store by the editors, ... Read More »

5 Best Gaming Monitors Under $200 Of 2019

Best Gaming Monitors Under 200 – RTINGS.comRTINGS.COM We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot of time ... Read More »