Gaming
Computing

AMD reveals the naked details of its new ‘Zen’ processor architecture

AMD has disclosed major technical details behind its "Zen" processor core technology that will be used in its upcoming line of "Summit Ridge" processors. The first product will arrive in the form of desktop CPUs for "enthusiasts."
Gaming

‘Halo 5: Forge’ to bring mapmaking to first-person shooter on Windows 10

Forge, a level-creation toolkit for 343 Industries' multiplayer first-person shooter Halo 5, will launch for Windows 10 PCs next month with an array of platform-specific tweaks and improvements.
Virtual Reality

Feel the shape and firmness of virtual objects with this exoskeleton for VR

When you pick up an object in virtual reality, you can't feel its shape. That could change with Dexmo. Force-feedback makes objects feel real, giving you the ability to feel both shape and firmness.
Gaming

WaveLand takes mechanic from ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee’ into single-player realm

A Kickstarter has launched for WaveLand, a game built entirely on wavedashing, a mechanic found in Super Smash Bros. Melee. It's a technical, speedrun-focused game that tasks players with completing levels as fast as possible.
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 9: Will Deus Ex: Mankind Divided also divide PC gamers? 37:41

PC gamers love to play games with all the details turned up. But as Deus Ex: Mankind Divided proves, there's been a recent uptick in the load maxed-out games demand. Do gamers need to prepare for a costly upgrade?
Gaming

Analyze 'em all: Latest 'Pokémon Go' update adds Pokémon Appraisal system

Team leaders Candela, Blanche, and Spark are now on hand to give trainers appraisals of their monsters in the latest update to Pokémon Go, as Niantic attempts to draw players back to the app.
Gaming

Latest Humble Bundle serves up digital PlayStation 4, PS3 games

Humble Bundle's latest pay-what-you-want digital compilation includes a broad selection of console titles from publisher Capcom, including standouts like Resident Evil HD, Devil May Cry HD Collection, and Mega Man 9 and 10.
Gaming

Footage of canceled ‘GoldenEye’ remake for Xbox Live reveals what could have been

A remake of the classic Nintendo 64 shooter GoldenEye was reportedly in development for Xbox Live — no, not the one that actually saw the light of day — and new footage shows us just what could have been.
Gaming

'Battlefield 1' expansion packs bring the French and Russians to the front line

Battlefield 1's Premium Pass will include 16 additional maps, and its first pack, set for release in March, focuses on the French army. An upcoming pack will also introduce the Russian Empire.
Computing

DirectX support will be patched into 'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' soon

AMD has detailed a new promotion that will allow customers to get Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for free, alongside confirmation that the game will soon receive a patch adding DirectX 12 support.
Gaming

Catch ’em all, fight ’em all, snap ’em all: These are the best Pokémon games

We look back at 20 years of Pokémon games to figure out which games have held up the best.
Gaming

‘Hannibal’ star Mads Mikkelsen suspected of role in the latest Kojima game, ‘Death Stranding’

The internet has developed a theory that 'Hannibal' star Mads Mikkelsen will play a role in 'Death Stranding', Hideo Kojima's upcoming first game after leaving Konami.