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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft launched its subscription-based Xbox Game Pass in 2017, and the service has proven popular with avid console gamers. There has always been limited PC integration with Microsoft-developed titles, but the company’s new initiative goes a step further. The new PC version of Game Pass will bring more than 100 games to PC on a

Nvidia Announces Ray-Traced Quake II Coming June 6

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the most interesting releases of the year isn’t a modern game at all — it’s a refreshed look at a 22 year-old title. Quake II probably isn’t a game a lot of modern players are even familiar with, which adds to some of the interest around the work Nvidia has done to refresh

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft has announced the new developer edition of HoloLens 2. Like the standard version of HoloLens, it’s supposed to cost $ 3,500, or $ 99 per month on an installment plan. Additional features over and above the standard HoloLens 2 model are, at this point, puzzlingly light. Signing up for the developer edition will get

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Outside of Washington, or Hollywood, there are few people better qualified than Elon Musk when it comes to moving air. So it was no surprise when Musk said Tesla will develop a quiet, electric — obviously electric — leaf blower. This announcement came in what was one of Tesla’s busiest weeks ever, with a media-analyst

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google rolled out the Project Stream demo last year, letting players experience the new Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey in a browser. We all suspected this was just the start of a major game streaming initiative for Google, and now we know for certain. At GDC 2019, Google has unveiled Stadia, its new cloud-based gaming platform. It

AMD Announces Ryzen 3: 8 CPU Cores, Zen 2 Architecture

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At CES 2019, AMD announced that its third-generation Ryzen CPU core and accompanying Epyc will both be available from mid-2019 forward. AMD showed off an eight-core version of its Ryzen CPU and confirmed that it will use a chiplet design, with a 14nm GlobalFoundries I/O die and a 7nm CPU chiplet. We weren’t sure if

AMD Announces Radeon VII: 7nm Vega Coming to the Consumer Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD’s early CES 2019 keynote was mostly a rehash of other points the company has addressed already at the event, including its new 12nm Ryzen Mobile parts and the company’s general collaboration with Microsoft and others in the gaming and creative industries. The company’s first major new announcement is the Radeon VII — a new

Nvidia Announces Monster RTX Titan GPU

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia announced its RTX family, it launched three GPUs, each with their own specific underlying design. The RTX 2070 is based on the TU106 GPU (2,304 cores), the RTX 2080 uses the TU104 GPU (3,072 cores), and the RTX 2080 Ti uses the TU102 GPU (4,608 cores). In two of these cases, however, Nvidia

Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal, and Fans Are Not Pleased

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Headed into Blizzcon this year, there was a great deal of chatter about an expected Diablo announcement. While we already knew that the Switch was getting Diablo III, it’s been more than six years since Diablo III dropped. The hope was that we’d see a new game — hopefully one with a better story arc

Google Announces Project Stream, a Game-Streaming Service for Chrome

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Streaming services have transformed the way people receive music and movies, but game streaming has, thus far, had a comparatively small impact on the market. The bandwidth and latency requirements for game streaming are tougher to meet than they are for audio or film content, and the impact of a bandwidth drop is larger. Despite