Gaming

AMD Briefly Slashes Vega 56 Prices Ahead of Expected 1660 Ti Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD has temporarily slashed the price of its Vega 56 — or at least one Vega 56 model — ahead of Nvidia’s next mainstream GPU launches, cutting the GPU down to $ 280. The new move could bring the older card back into competition in terms of overall performance, though it also puts sharp pressure

Razer May Be Done Building Gaming Phones

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in 2017, Razer released an Android gaming smartphone with an emphasis on gaming specs, including a high-end 120Hz LCD. In October 2018, the company launched a refreshed model with an updated SoC and some additional improvements. Now, however, it looks as if the company is done with phones. Over the weekend, Razer announced it

Google Expected to Reveal Game Streaming Service at GDC in March

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. This year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) will include a new keynote presenter that could signal a shift in how people play games. Google has sent out invites to its GDC press event, during which it’s expected to unveil a new game streaming product. This could be the next step for the recent Project Stream test.

Early Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for Record-Setting $100,150

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You might think spending $ 60 on a new AAA video game is a lot, but three video game enthusiasts just spent more than $ 100,000 on a single game, and they don’t even plan to play it. The record-setting price for the game makes a bit more sense when you find out it’s an

Metro Exodus Makes Much Stronger Case for Nvidia RTX Ray Tracing, DLSS

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Metro Exodus drops on Friday, and early previews of the game have begun to appear on various websites. This is an important launch for Nvidia and its RTX GPU family. Metro Exodus is the second title to support Nvidia’s RTX technology and the first game to launch with support for both DLSS and ray tracing.

Beat Saber Players Move Faster Than Thought Possible, Forcing Steam VR Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Beat Saber is one of my favorite VR games, even if the PC version of the title has been somewhat ignored in favor of PSVR development. Beat Saber launched on PC in 2018 and has become one of the most popular games on the platform. It’s a rhythm game where you use the Oculus or

Unreal Engine Adds Support for DX12 Raytracing

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since Nvidia launched its RTX GPUs, the company has been banging the drum on ray tracing as a major, must-have feature that will eventually transform the entire gaming industry. Unfortunately, the company’s efforts to promote ray tracing as a truly imminent Next Big Thing as opposed to a technology that’s perpetually 4-5 years from

Custom GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Model Information Leaks From Multiple Retailers

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve been covering rumors of a new Turing-class GPU coming from Nvidia (minus Turing’s principle features) for the past few months, but the leak of packaging and other details confirms that these cards are imminent. Whether they’ll represent a significant shift in value proposition from GPUs already in-market, however, is its own question. WCCFTech has

Epic Games Freebie Crashes Because of Missing ‘Steam’ Files

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Epic is currently drowning in Fortnite cash, and it’s using this opportunity to mount a challenge to Steam. For more than a decade, Steam has been the uncontested king of online game distribution, and developers have been griping about that with increasing frequency. The Epic game store offers some free titles (in addition Fortnite) to

AMD, Nvidia Have Launched the Least-Appealing GPU Upgrades in History

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yesterday, AMD launched the Radeon VII, the first 7nm GPU. The card is intended to compete with Nvidia’s RTX family of Turing-class GPUs, and it does, broadly matching the RTX 2080. It also matches the RTX 2080 on price, at $ 700. Because this card began life as a professional GPU intended for scientific computing