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5 Hours Ago   Yesterday, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took the stage at Gamescom to talk about something he was clearly very hyped about. He introduced us all to the NVIDIA RTX 20 series, a range of new graphics cards that are capable of some very exciting things but have impressively hefty price tags to match.

6 Hours Ago   Apple is a company that makes money hand-over-fist. One of the ways it does this, aside from hardware, is through App Store sales. Every time a developer sells an app through the iOS App Store, Apple takes a cut of that revenue.

7 Hours Ago   Today at Gamescom, Microsoft hosted a long presentation in which it talked about many upcoming Xbox One games. Sprinkled throughout the presentation were console bundle announcements associated with the biggest games of the bunch.

8 Hours Ago   Those of you who are looking forward to Shenmue 3 are going to have to wait a long time before it arrives. Though the game was originally scheduled to launch in 2017, a pair of delays pushed it back to the second half of 2018, then again to sometime in 2019.

9 Hours Ago   Microsoft is currently in the middle of a lengthy Gamescom presentation, but it wasted little time in making one of its biggest announcements. Nearly 10 months after it first launched on Xbox One as an Xbox Game Preview title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is almost ready to enter full release.

10 Hours Ago   As of today, Gamescom is officially in full swing, and Samsung showed up to the event with a few different monitors in tow. One such monitor is the CJG5, a curved monitor that comes in two varieties: 27-inch and 32-inch.

11 Hours Ago   One advantage of low and mid-range virtual reality headsets like the Gear VR or the Oculus Go is they’re wireless, relying on phones or onboard hardware for their power.

19 Hours Ago   It isn’t very often that you hear about pro gamers using wireless mice, but Logitech is hoping to change that with a new iteration of the G Pro.

Yesterday   The press conference NVIDIA held at Gamescom today was pretty much all about the company’s new 20 series graphics cards, but in between talks of neural networking and ray tracing, there was a surprise announcement.

Yesterday   Today at Gamescom, NVIDIA announced three new graphics cards for the next generations. These 20-series cards are built on the company’s new RTX platform and represent a pretty large jump in capabilities over the 10-series.

Yesterday   Kicking off Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, NVIDIA is hosting a keynote address to talk gaming and new hardware. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took the stage just a short while ago to make a reveal something that we all knew was coming.

Yesterday   Today, Microsoft announced that Minecraft: Education Edition will soon be available on a new platform. Roughly two years after first releasing, Minecraft: Education Edition is heading to iPad.

Yesterday   Super Smash Bros Ultimate might be the most anticipated Nintendo Switch game of the year, but there are still plenty more games coming to the platform before the year is out.

Yesterday   Spending a long time at a computer day in and day out can wreak havoc on your hands, wrists, and forearms, so a lot of people turn to ergonomic keyboards and mice to relieve some of the strain.

4 Days Ago   For the past couple of seasons, Epic has implemented interesting movement items to Fortnite. Last season, it was Hop Rocks, and this season, it’s Rifts, which send you up into the sky and allow you to glide back down to the ground.

4 Days Ago   The Switch has proven to be a pretty good platform for Wii U games, and there are still plenty left to bring over. The next Wii U port Nintendo launches for the Switch could be New Super Mario Bros U, assuming a new rumor is to be believed.

4 Days Ago   After revealing the Republic of Gamers Strix SCAR II yesterday, ASUS is back with another ROG-branded gaming laptop. This one, however, is a little strange. ROG is calling the Zephyrus S (GX531) the “world’s slimmest gaming laptop,” and while its overall thickness is certainly impressive (14.95-15.75mm), some interesting changes needed to be made in order to make sure everything is … Continue reading

4 Days Ago   It looks like you Spyro fans are going to have to wait a little longer to revisit the original trilogy. Originally scheduled to launch next month, developer Toys for Bob and publisher Activision have announced that the Spyro Reignited Trilogy has been delayed.

4 Days Ago   It seems that Apple’s iPhone reveal event in September could be a packed one. In addition to revealing 2018’s lineup of iPhones, Apple is now also said to be planning to introduce an entry-level MacBook.

4 Days Ago   Google is said to be planning to release a new smart speaker, and it might be looking to the Echo Show for inspiration. A new rumor claims that Google will release a smart speaker with a display at some point this year.

5 Days Ago   It’s time once again for another Nintendo eShop update. Just like last week, the 3DS and Wii U are being left out in the cold again, as everything landing on the eShop is for the Nintendo Switch.

5 Days Ago   Google announced today that Gmail’s confidential mode has come to mobile devices. The feature launched on desktop earlier this year, and it allows senders to restrict things like forwarding, copying, and downloading the emails they send.

5 Days Ago   Sony definitely took a risk by launching a console-based VR headset, but it seems that PlayStation VR is doing pretty well for itself. The company announced today that PSVR has hit a pretty big milestone, with 3 million units sold around the world.

5 Days Ago   ASUS Republic of Gamers has announced a new gaming laptop, and this one has an interesting angle to it. Though the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL704) boasts a 17.3-inch display, ROG says that it’s managed to pack that into a 15.7-inch chassis.

5 Days Ago   With Gamescom right around the corner, EA and DICE have delivered a new trailer for Battlefield V. This new trailer centers around the “Devastation of Rotterdam,” and is action packed pretty much from start to end.

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