Gaming
Computing

There's nothing subtle about MSI's new Aegis gaming PC

MSI's new Aegis gaming PC kicks aggressive styling and unique design up a notch, storing a 350W power supply in the base, and balancing a VR ready gaming PC up top, with decent room for upgrades.
Computing

Die shot shows GTX 1070 GPU, rumors say it will use GDDR5X memory

Nvidia's GP104-200 GPU die can be spotted in a few screenshots dumped on the Web. It will supposedly come packed in the upcoming GTX 1070 card with GDDR5 memory.
Gaming

Valve tells devs bitcoin payments are inbound to Steam

Users of the popular video game storefront Steam will soon be able to pay for their purchases using Bitcoin, according to a message posted on the service's private developer forum.
Gaming

LawBreakers is a master class in arena shooters from the guy who invented them

Cliff Bleszinski didn’t want to reinvent the arena shooter with LawBreakers, he wanted to perfect it. And after playing him in it, you might just think he’s done it.
Gaming

River City Ransom returns with 3DS sequel this summer

A new entry in the classic River City Ransom series will premiere for the Nintendo 3DS in North America this summer, publisher and localization studio Natsume announced today.
Gaming

Sega evokes 16-bit nostalgia with Mega Drive Classics Hub on Steam

Sega is updating its Steam catalog of classic Genesis and Mega Drive games with a new 3D interface that simulates the look and feel of a console gaming fanatic's bedroom during the 16-bit era.
Gaming

Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins treats the series right

Star Fox Zero arrives on April 22, and Nintendo has released a short animated film to celebrate. The big surprise? It might be the best use of the Star Fox name we've ever seen.
Virtual Reality

Acer puts its bets on open-source VR, touts support for Razer’s OSVR in latest gaming PCs

Acer is embracing virtual reality by supporting the OSVR platform in new devices and computers. This is an open-source initiative backed by the likes of Intel and Razer that provides a$300 "hacker kit" for both developers and consumers…
Gaming

Two-factor authentication is finally coming to PlayStation Network

Sony's finally had enough of compromised accounts, as PS3 users noted that the latest update included an error dialogue that referenced two-factor authentication, a security feature already widely used elsewhere.
Computing

Cherry offers a new, faster mechanical keyboard switch: MX Speed

Cherry's new MX Speed switch, aka MX Silver, offers an actuation point of 1.2mm and an activation force of 45cN, the fastest mechanical switch on the market right now. It's exclusively available in Corsair products for six months.
Home Theater

HBO Now comes to Xbox One with just days to spare before Game of Thrones premiere

If you’re a cord-cutter with an Xbox One who has been fretting over how to watch the upcoming season premiere of Game of Thrones, fear not: the HBO Now app has finally arrived on the console.
Virtual Reality

As AR blurs with VR, get ready for a mixed-reality renaissance

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive are capturing plenty of headlines. However, while augmented reality may have an image problem, thanks to past misuses, it's making a strong comeback. In the near future, it's only going to get more…