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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 »

Tested: Battlefield 1 shines on this all-AMD gaming PC despite DirectX 12 weirdness

Bizarre DX12 results don’t take away from Battlefield 1’s brilliance on AMD’s FX-8370 processor and Radeon RX 480. Credit: Brad Chacos 11COMMENTS Brad Chacos | @BradChacos Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM DICE didn’t let you down this time, folks. Battlefield 4 stumbled out of the gate with connection problems. The less said about Battlefield: Hardline the better. ... Read More »

The best gaming headsets of the year

The next great peripherals war is being waged over your ears. After every company on the planet put out a gaming mouse and then a mechanical keyboard, now it’s time for headsets. So many headsets. We know you don’t want to scroll through every single headset review when all you want is a simple answer: “What’s the best gaming headset ... Read More »

New Asus water-cooled computer doubles up on GPUs and strength components for insane gaming

ultimate 12 months, Asus blew away lovers with the GX700, a loopy Republic of gamers-branded gaminglaptop that featured complete-blown water-cooling thanks to a hulking dock that related to the rear of thenotebook. This 12 months, the beast is getting even greater badass.Asus ROG’s preserving the exact details about the GX800 water-cooled gaming pc close to its chest,however what’s already been ... Read More »

Studios aim to conquer China gaming with Hollywood icons

When the mobile game “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” launched in China, Eric Tan and his team at Gameloft were facing a challenge: Chinese gamers weren’t spending their digital bananas. To be precise, the players kept declining to “buy” more game time with the bananas, which they collect throughout the game and can also be used to upgrade characters. So Gameloft ... Read More »

Monster gaming laptop from CybertronPC packs the latest desktop hardware

Plugging high-end gaming desktop hardware into a laptop may seem like a crazy idea, but CybertronPC has pulled it off. It’s hard to believe the CLX Osiris 17 and 17x PCs from CybertronPC are actually laptops when when you read the basic specifications. Don’t expect much battery life from these desktop-replacement laptops, which have 17-inch screens. The Osiris 17 can be ... Read More »