Gaming
Deals

Take $20 off the Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 motherboard ($122 after rebate)

If you're building a gaming PC and haven't settled on a motherboard, consider the Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5. Until the end of February, this feature-laden motherboard can be had for just $122 on Amazon with a mail-in rebate.
Gaming

‘Final Fantasy XV’ pre-order bonus ‘A King’s Tale’ free to download from March 1

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XV pre-order bonus A King's Tale will be made available to all users for free via the Xbox Store and the PlayStation Store, starting from March 1.
Computing

The wait for Ryzen is over, pre-orders now available starting at $329

After numerous leaks, AMD has officially announced the processors it will launch on March 2, with prices starting at $329. And you can order one today.
Computing

Looking for a Ryzen desktop? Here's over a dozen good places to start

AMD's Ryzen event didn't just focus on its own hardware. The company also talked about its work with partners, including enthusiast system builders that design high-end rigs. Take a look at these hot new Ryzen-powered desktops.
Gaming

'Dragon Quest Heroes' is bigger than the Nintendo Switch's internal memory

According to Nintendo Japan, the storage space for digital downloads of many of the Switch's launch window titles has been revealed. Dragon Quest Heroes will require you to increase your console's memory in order to fit.
Gaming

Could an 11-year-old genius be the 24th 'Overwatch' hero -- or is she its creator?

Though fans presumed that the hulking bruiser Doomfist would be the next Overwatch hero, Blizzard has other plans. Director Jeff Kaplan let the news slip on the game's official forums.
Gaming

Team Ninja reveals 'Nioh' DLC schedule includes both free and paid content

Team Ninja revealed the DLC schedule for Nioh. In March, a free update will add high difficulty missions to up the challenge. Player-versus-player multiplayer arrives alongside the first paid expansion in April.
Gaming

Tritton Ark 100 PC headset delivers 7.1 surround sound through a USB port

Gaming hardware manufacturer Mad Catz released a PC version of its Tritton Ark 100 headset, ensuring high-quality audio and voice communications during extended mouse-and-keyboard gaming sessions.
Computing

Google's Tilt Brush arrives for Oculus Rift, redesigned for Touch controllers

Now that the Oculus Touch controllers have had some time to pick up steam among Rift users, Google is releasing a new version of an old favorite for the Rift platform. Starting Tuesday, Tilt Brush is available on the Oculus Rift.
Gaming

Die-hard PC gamer gets ‘Doom II’ up and running on a Porsche 911 dashboard

Software engineer Matt Swarthout is pushing the limits of automotive tech with a new hack that delivers a playable version of Doom II on the dashboard of one of the most expensive cars on the market.
Computing

Leak shows AMD’s new Ryzen 7 1700X desktop CPU next to an older FX model

Images of the upcoming Ryzen 7 1700X desktop processor from AMD have arrived, comparing the new chip to an older FX-branded model. The CPU-Z details of this specific chip were released, along with its Cinebench R15 results.
Gaming

How to guarantee you get the Nintendo Switch username you want

The Nintendo Switch isn't out until March 3, but you already now pick the username you'll use on the console via your Nintendo Account. Thankfully, the process is easy and only requires a few minutes of your time.