Gaming
Computing

AMD shows Summit Ridge processor outperforming Intel’s Core i7-6900K chip

During Intel's IDF 2016 convention, AMD spilled more beans about its Zen core architecture and Summit Ridge CPUs. The company pitted its Zen-based CPU against Intel's Core i7-6900K “Broadwell-E” chip.
Virtual Reality

Ubisoft to enter VR market with 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew,' 2 other titles this year

Global publisher Ubisoft has issued release dates for its first three dedicated virtual reality games, revealing that Eagle Flight, Star Trek: Bridge Crew, and Werewolves Within will hit Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR…
Gaming

Facebook lays foundation for its own PC gaming platform by making publishing easier

Facebook has announced plans to make publishing games to the social media service easier for Unity developers. It's laying the groundwork for its long-term goal of a dedicated PC gaming platform.
Gaming

Indie dev gets HoloLens to run 8-bit Nintendo games in 3D

Independent developer Andrew Peterson has created a software emulator that uses Microsoft's HoloLens mixed-reality headset to display Nintendo Entertainment System games in a 3D space.
Gaming

New ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ anti-cheat system issues a massive wave of bans

Rainbow Six: Siege has had a pretty significant problem with cheaters, but a newly implemented anti-cheat system seems to be doing its job. Nearly 4,000 cheaters were banned in just a week.
Gaming

Grab Ubisoft’s classic platformer ‘Rayman Origins’ for free on PC right now

Rayman Origins, one of the greatest 2D platformers of all time, is free on PC through the Ubisoft Club in August. The 2011 game is also available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, 3DS, and Wii.
Gaming

Yes, you can directly control your dragon in PlatinumGames’ ‘Scalebound’

Scalebound gameplay demonstrations thus far have shown protagonist Drew giving orders to and riding his dragon, but you'll be able to control him, too, A move called "dragon link" temporarily gives you control of the flying beast…
Gaming

‘Dishonored 2’ lets you make your escape by body-surfing your fallen foes

Arkane Studios' creative director Harvey Smith explains how Corvo's abilities get bigger and better in 'Dishonored 2,' and details how they can be used for gruesomely creative kills.
Gaming

The Xbox One could be the last 'generational' console from Microsoft

Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg recently hinted that Xbox One may be the last "generational" console, as the brand moves to more frequent, incremental hardware updates.
Gaming

Players get an early look at 'BioShock: The Collection' with comparison trailer

Publisher 2K has issued a comparison trailer for its upcoming first-person shooter compilation BioShock: The Collection, highlighting the reissued trilogy's boost in visual fidelity.
Gaming

‘Resident Evil 7’ trailer cuts to the chase, reveals first in-game footage

Capcom has released a new trailer for its upcoming survival horror sequel Resident Evil 7, giving players an early glimpse at a tense chase sequence featured in the final product.
Gaming

‘Metal Gear Survive’ pushes the series forward without creator Kojima

Konami today announced the upcoming launch of Metal Gear Survive, a four-player co-operative stealth game that pits surviving members of Militaires Sans Frontières against undead armies in an alternate universe.