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Nvidia announces GeForce Now streaming service for PCs with pay-per-minute gaming

Nvidia’s GeForce Now service started life as GRID, a free beta service that could stream high-end PC games to Nvidia’s Shield mobile devices. In late 2015, the service was launched as GeForce Now, a Netflix-style subscription service for streaming games ...

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Windows 10 may get new dedicated gaming mode in upcoming Redstone 2 update

Windows 10’s upcoming Redstone 2 update (aka, “Creator’s Update,”) is expected to introduce a variety of features that at least six people will care about, including a new 3D version of MS Paint, a “My People” feature that integrates with ...

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Windows 10 may get new dedicated gaming mode in upcoming Redstone 2 update

Windows 10’s upcoming Redstone 2 update (aka, “Creator’s Update,”) is expected to introduce a variety of features that at least six people will care about, including a new 3D version of MS Paint, a “My People” feature that integrates with ...

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With Arcade Saga, HTC’s Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming

Somehow playing VR games with an Xbox controller seems wrong. Even playing them sitting down isn’t ideal. The whole notion of virtual reality is to mimic reality. Finally this year the platform pieces have started to arrive — room-scale movement, reasonable-resolution ...

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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

On November 8, 2006, Nvidia officially launched its first unified shader architecture and first DirectX 10-compatible GPU, the G80. The new chip debuted in two new cards, the $ 599 GeForce 8800 GTX and the $ 449 GeForce 8800 GTS. Today, ...

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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

For decades, consoles have had one significant advantage over PCs: simplicity. While this has changed somewhat in recent years, thanks to increased console complexity and capabilities undreamed of in the days of the NES, consoles have still been marketed and ...

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AMD unveils the RX 470, RX 460: Entry and lower-midrange gaming on a budget

In late June, AMD launched its new RX 480, a midrange $ 200 — $ 240 GPU with both 8GB and 4GB RAM loadouts. Today, the company is taking the lid off its entry-level follow-ups: The RX 470 and RX ...

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Battlefield 1’s alpha shows that 4K is within reach for high-end gaming PCs

EA recently ran a closed alpha test of Battlefield 1, and allowed certain outlets access to the game in its unfinished form. So far, the response has been positive, and if the team at DICE follows through for the final ...

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ET deals: Save 24% on a 28-inch 4K UHD Dell gaming monitor

Looking for a nice 4K UHD display to keep up with your high-end gaming PC? Check out this 28-inch model from Dell. Not only does it support a full 2160p resolution and offer an impressive response time, but you can ...

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Homefront: The Revolution struggles on consoles and low-end gaming PCs

The original Homefront, released in 2011 by THQ, was an intriguing game with a laundry list of flaws. But in spite of its failures, a sequel was greenlit anyway. THQ then proceeded to implode, the franchise was sold, it changed ...

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