Gaming
Gaming

Is this a new, unannounced PlayStation 4 model? We may find out soon

Savvy collectors have managed to snag a new, unannounced model of the PlayStation 4, featuring rounded edges and a slimmer design. Sony is expected to reveal news on the console next month.
Home Theater

Sennheiser unveils gaming-focused audio amplifiers and new gaming headsets

Sennheiser has plenty of experience with gaming-focused audio gear, but the new GSX 1000 and GSX 1200 Pro amplifiers are aimed at the world of eSports, while the GSP 300 headset is meant for gamers on a budget.
Gaming

Japan’s prime minister became ‘Super Mario’ at the Olympic closing ceremony

It's not every day you see a world leader dressed up as a famous video game character, but that's exactly what happened during the Rio Olympics' closing ceremony on Sunday night.
Gaming

Nintendo should bring these series back as mobile games

Nintendo doesn't seem interested in bringing its biggest franchises to Android and iOS... but it doesn't need to. Here are ten neglected Nintendo properties that deserve a second chance as mobile games.
Computing

Asus crams the Nvidia GeForce GTX 10-series of GPUs into six ROG gaming laptops

Asus has announced that six Republic of Gamers notebooks now offer Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics chips, calling a "world's first" with the GX800. This model packs an 18-inch screen and supports an external liquid-cooling dock.
Gaming

Leave the grinding behind with these ‘No Man’s Sky’ crafting tips

It's easy to get caught up in the endless grind for resources that is 'No Man's Sky.' Avoid the slog with these eight tips, which will help you mine more efficiently and utilize your ingredients in the best way possible.
Computing

Nvidia’s GTX 1080 can crack passwords as easily as it can game

Nvidia’s latest GTX 1080 graphics card is good for more than just gaming. It turns out its new Pascal architecture is excellent for digital forensics and, in particular, cracking passwords.
Social Media

How Hasbro animated Mr. Monopoly’s Facebook Live broadcast in real time

Live-streaming video is becoming easier than ever, but what about live video featuring a cartoon character? Here's how Hasbro pulled of an animation of Mr. Monopoly on Facebook Live using motion-capture technology.
Gaming

An Italian bishop threatens to sue Niantic over ‘diabolical’ Pokémon Go’

Bishop Antonio Stagliano is threatening to sue Niantic, accusing it of turning thousands of young people into the walking dead with its "diabolical" new "Pokemon Go" game. This may have something to do with his church serving as a…
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality racer 'iRacing' updates with HTC Vive support

Motorsports sim and virtual reality showcase iRacing will add support for the HTC Vive VR headset in a September update, software engineer Shawn Nash revealed in an interview this week.
Gaming

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is a big fan of VR, too

When Tony Stewart isn’t tearing up a NASCAR track, he can be found enjoying a game – like iRacing, a racing sim he recently competed in. We spoke with Stewart about gaming, virtual reality, and how it all comes back to being a better…
Gaming

PS4-only 'Destiny' content will remain exclusive for another year

Xbox One Destiny players eager to check out the game's PlayStation 4-exclusive content will have to wait another year before they get their chance, as publisher Activision has extended its PlayStation platform exclusivity period.