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The best alternatives to the MacBook Pro 16-inch

The best alternatives to the MacBook Pro 16-inch

The MacBook Pro 16 is arguably the best laptop you can buy for creators, but it's not the only excellent option. Here are some Windows machines that compete.
Moon Knight Fortnite outfit and accessories.

Microtransactions are more complicated in the metaverse

Microtransactions are more complicated in the metaverse

This is how buying a Fortnite battle pass kicked off an existential crisis about cosmetic microtransactions.
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC on an orange background.

Gigabyte RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC review: A landmark GPU

Gigabyte RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC review: A landmark GPU

Gigabyte's RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC offers a massive boost in gaming performance, cementing it as the most powerful graphics card around.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D socketed in a motherboard.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D review: The fastest gaming CPU in the world

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D review: The fastest gaming CPU in the world

AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D is the best gaming CPU you can buy, but it's also a sign of what's to come from Team Red and 3D V-Cache in the future.
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Razer Blade 17 vs. MSI Creator Z17

Razer Blade 17 vs. MSI Creator Z17

MSI and Razer both make 17-inch laptops with tons of power and good looks. Which is better for both creators and gamers?
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Razer Leviathan V2 review: A PC gaming soundbar done right?

Razer Leviathan V2 review: A PC gaming soundbar done right?

After seven years of silence, Razer returns with a sequel to its forward-thinking PC gaming soundbar.
Zendaya's dune Fortnite skin standing in front of a crashed UFO.

Black Fortnite skins are about more than pop culture

Black Fortnite skins are about more than pop culture

My sister playing as a Zendaya skin makes me realize how well Fortnite has handled diversity.
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Alienware’s first AMD Ryzen 6000 laptops are finally here

Alienware’s first AMD Ryzen 6000 laptops are finally here

Alienware's first gaming laptops with AMD's Ryzen 6000 processors are available to purchase, alongside a new AMD-powered desktop.
Flying with jetpack in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 4 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 4 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3, season 2, week 4 is here, along with a new set of challenges. In this guide, we'll show you all the new quests and how to complete them.
Travis Touchdown slashing an alien with his beam katana in No More Heroes 3.

No More Heroes 3 is no longer a Nintendo Switch exclusive

No More Heroes 3 is no longer a Nintendo Switch exclusive

No More Heroes 3 is taking its crazy world beyond the Switch with more ports to other consoles.
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Want an Nvidia RTX 3080? They’re in stock at MSRP right now

Want an Nvidia RTX 3080? They’re in stock at MSRP right now

Graphics cards are back in stock. EVGA has listings for several Nvidia cards, including the RTX 3080, in stock at list price right now.
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Overwatch 2’s newest hero is a Canadian cyborg soldier

Overwatch 2’s newest hero is a Canadian cyborg soldier

Blizzard released a series of new Overwatch 2 videos revealing its newest hero, the Canadian cyborg Sojourn.
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Custom PC liquid cooling isn’t as scary as you think

Custom PC liquid cooling isn’t as scary as you think

Custom liquid cooling has been the final frontier for many PC builders, and over the past several years, it has become more accessible than ever.
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This Dell gaming laptop is only $685 today — save over $340!

This Dell gaming laptop is only $685 today — save over $340!

The Dell G15 gaming laptop, with the 11th-generation Intel Core i5 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics card, is available from Dell at $349 off.
A graphic of a PC bottleneck.

What is a PC bottleneck, and how do I avoid one?

What is a PC bottleneck, and how do I avoid one?

Wondering if your PC has a CPU bottleneck or GPU bottleneck? Our guide runs you through how to identify, fix, and avoid bottlenecks in your PC.
Tree and skeleton characters in the Mythforce gameplay.

MythForce is a roguelike that looks just like an ’80s cartoon

MythForce is a roguelike that looks just like an ’80s cartoon

MythForce, a new roguelike inspired by 80s cartoons, is one of the most remarkable looking games I've seen in years.
The Tensorbook ships with an Nvidia RTX 3080 Max-Q GPU.

Lambda’s machine learning laptop is a Razer in disguise

Lambda’s machine learning laptop is a Razer in disguise

Razer teams up with Lambda to create a sleek laptop for machine learning work that is powerful enough for gaming.
SteelSeries Aerox gaming mice.

SteelSeries adds customizable buttons to its lightest mouse

SteelSeries adds customizable buttons to its lightest mouse

SteelSeries just unveiled three new gaming mice from the Aerox line. Ultra-light, they add customizable buttons and responsiveness to improve the experience.
Promotional art of Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga.

Elden Ring finally dethroned on Steam by Lego Star Wars

Elden Ring finally dethroned on Steam by Lego Star Wars

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has finally taken down FromSoftware's popular open-world title.
Skater in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2.

Vicarious Visions has fully dissolved into Blizzard

Vicarious Visions has fully dissolved into Blizzard

The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 developer Vicarious Visions has finally completed its merger with Blizzard.
Monster Hunter Rise armor set.

The best PC games for 2022

The best PC games for 2022

From indie hits to massive AAA releases, our roundup of the best PC games has something for every type of player.
HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop on a desk with two monitors nearby displaying games and a keyboard and headset to the side.

Want to play Elden Ring? Get a new gaming PC today from $550

Want to play Elden Ring? Get a new gaming PC today from $550

Keen to play the best game of the year -- Elden Ring? Here are some great gaming PC deals for doing exactly that.
The Aerox 9 Wireless sits on a table.

SteelSeries Aerox 9 Wireless review: Click to your heart’s content

SteelSeries Aerox 9 Wireless review: Click to your heart’s content

SteelSeries' Aerox 9 Wireless is a superb MMO/MOBA gaming mouse that's far lighter than the competition.
View of the Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse from above.

Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse review: Earthbound

Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse review: Earthbound

One of the founding fathers of PC gaming, Alienware has a new mouse: the Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Mouse AW720M, but it's easily forgettable.
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HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless review: 300 hours of audio bliss

HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless review: 300 hours of audio bliss

HyperX's Cloud Alpha Wireless boasts a massive 300 hours of battery life, which is backed up by the best comfort and sound quality in the industry.
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Razer Blade 17 review: Pleasant, but not perfect

Razer Blade 17 review: Pleasant, but not perfect

The updated Razer Blade 17 features the latest components and some slight tweaks to the design. Is that enough?
Two NPCs posing during Fortnite chapter 3, season 2.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 3 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 3 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite's new season 2, week 3 challenges are live. Although most are straightforward, we've got a guide walking you through how to complete each of them.
Characters running on Rebirth Island in Warzone.

Unionized Activision QA testers won’t receive raises

Unionized Activision QA testers won’t receive raises

Activision Blizzard claims it can't give unionized employees at Raven Software raises 'due to our legal obligations under the National Labor Relations Act.'
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Lego and Epic Games are making a metaverse for kids

Lego and Epic Games are making a metaverse for kids

The Lego/Epic Games collaboration would give users the tools to create their own 'play opportunities' in the metaverse.
Razer Hunstsman Mini 60-percent keyboard on gray and green deskpad.

The best 60 percent keyboards for 2022

The best 60 percent keyboards for 2022

If you don't have a ton of desk space, a small keyboard is best. Here are some of the best 60 percent keyboards if you care for the small form factor.
A character standing in the Unreal Engine 5 demo.

3 Unreal Engine 5 features PC gamers need to know about

3 Unreal Engine 5 features PC gamers need to know about

Epic finally released Unreal Engine 5, but we're still waiting on games that use the new engine. Here's what PC gamers have to look forward to.
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Grab this HP gaming laptop while it’s down to only $620

Grab this HP gaming laptop while it’s down to only $620

HP has discounted this great budget gaming laptop with a GTX 1605 and an AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, so grab it while the deal lasts.
10th Gen Intel Core processor on a motherboard.

Six-core CPUs finally overtake quad-core processors on Steam

Six-core CPUs finally overtake quad-core processors on Steam

Six-core processors have overtaken quad-core chips as the most popular type of CPU for PC gamers, according to the latest Steam Hardware Survey.
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Fortnite brings back building, raises $144M for Ukraine

Fortnite brings back building, raises $144M for Ukraine

Fortnite brought back building this weekend but Zero Build mode isn't going anywhere.