Update: The Steam summer sale has begun!

Video game enthusiasts around the world rely on the Steam summer sale to fill their dog days with big discounts — and now PayPal has revealed that this year's iteration isn't far off.
Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift ATV simulator is more than just a crazy video game — it could actually save lives 0:29

“Since the 2000s there has been a significant rise in the number of injuries deaths caused by ATVs,” Charles Jennissen, a professor at UI Carver College of Medicine, tells Digital Trends. Hopefully this project could help with…

Only mankind is divided: No aliens in 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare'

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is taking the shooter franchise far into the future, but it won't feature an extraterrestrial enemy. Developer Infinity Ward previously included aliens in Call of Duty: Ghost's "Extinction" mode.

PlayStation Neo 'is still PS4,' says Shuhei Yoshida

Sony announced the PlayStation Neo ahead of E3 2016, and now the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, confirms that it's an improved PS4. The current generation "is not going to be shorter."
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Digital Storm Aventum 3 Review

Custom PCs don't get more excessive than Digital Storm's titanic Aventum 3
Virtual Reality

‘About a third’ of Valve’s employees are working on VR

The company behind the world's largest digital game distribution service and creator of Half-Life has dedicated 'about a third' of its workforce to VR. It's a hefty investment that shows just how far it's willing to go.

'Shovel Knight' villain Specter Knight will be playable in next expansion

Indie developer Yacht Club Games has outlined the multiple expansions planned for its throwback platformer Shovel Knight, revealing that players will soon be able to experience the game's campaign from the perspective of villain Specter…

‘Overwatch’ loses ‘Avoid this player’ option due to misuse

Blizzard's competitive first-person shooter Overwatch has lost a key matchmaking feature following complaints from one of the game's top players regarding their inability to find opponents.
Virtual Reality

Keep one foot in the physical world with a mixed-reality Vive setup

It's tough to show people who haven't tried VR what room-scale looks like, but with a green screen and a little elbow grease, you can set up mixed-reality Vive videos from the comfort of your own living room.

Testing shows Nvidia’s new video cards still go nuts with multiple high-refresh monitors

There is an ongoing issue with Nvidia's drivers causing the idle clock speed to jump when a second monitor with a high refresh rate is attached. Until the issue is fixed, both monitors need to remain at 60Hz to reduce heat and power draw.

'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' will be the funniest game you play all year

'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' seems capable of turning the novelty of the “South Park RPG” idea into distinctive game series, and a viable narrative form.

Mega Bloks ‘Destiny’ sets arrive this July

Mega Bloks announced today that the company's Destiny building set line will be releasing this July, months before they were previously planned. Sets include a "Fallen Walker" and the Sparrow vehicle.