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Computing

Chrome’s desktop browser now supports web-based VR on the Oculus Rift

The latest stable version of Google Chrome for desktop now supports the Oculus Rift headset via WebVR. Chrome automatically detects the headset, determines its capabilities, and renders web-based VR at a compatible framerate.
Gaming

This chessboard isn’t haunted, it just moves the pieces on its own

Chess player? Having trouble finding opponents? If chess apps don't cut it for you, Square Off is a smart chess board that lets you interact with a physical board, while connecting you with millions of players around the world.
Gaming

Tweaking these Fortnite game settings can give you a split-second edge

Fortnite is a very forgiving game, and it can run on just about any PC. How well it runs depends on your system, so we put Fortnite through its paces to see how you can get the most out of your machine.
Deals

Check out the best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for April 2018

Looking to score Nintendo's latest, greatest console? We've got the best Nintendo Switch deals right here, including a few bundles that come with must-have games like Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Gaming

Prepare to fight: ‘Battlefield V’ could include a battle royale mode

Battlefield V hasn't even been announced by Electronic Arts yet, but a new report claims developer Dice has begun testing out a battle royale mode in the multiplayer shooter. We expect the game to be revealed in June.
Gaming

Leaked video shows off customization options for new Xbox avatars

It's still unclear when Microsoft's refreshed Xbox One avatars will arrive to all users, but a leaked video showing off the rich array of customization features has us excited. It shouldn't be too long now.
Gaming

Deadmau5 shows off very early version of his first-person shooter

Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman has entered the world of game development and is currently in the early prototyping stage of a new multiplayer first-person shooter game.
Gaming

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ creator’s unpublished work to become video games

Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax left behind numerous unpublished works when he died in 2008. With the help of crowdfunding platform Fig, Gygax's estate will seek out developers to adapt his early works to video games.
Computing

Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

A recent paper published by researchers from the University of New Haven in Connecticut shows that a vulnerability in OpenGL enables the team to alter the playing space and virtual environment on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
Gaming

‘Fortnite’ collides with ‘PUBG’ in this amazing live-action short

YouTuber Nukazooka mashed Fortnite with PUBG to create a live-action short that both celebrates and pokes good-natured fun at both of the popular games. It's a remarkably well-made short with great animations and superb editing.
Gaming

Kick off your streaming career with our complete guide to Twitch broadcasting

Streaming games on Twitch for the first time can be daunting to say the least, but with a few simple steps, it's remarkably easy to do. Here's how to do so using a PC, Mac, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4 console.
Gaming

6 vs. 6 Competitive Elimination is available until May 7 in ‘Overwatch’

A new competitive season of Overwatch is live now and brings six-on-six Competitive Elimination until May 7. The ranked playlist retains the strategic lockout rules and lets players enjoy the mode on Ayutthaya for the first time.