Counterpoint: Why You Shouldn’t Buy or Upgrade to the Xbox One X

November 7, 2017 7:35 pm0 comments
Counterpoint: Why You Shouldn’t Buy or Upgrade to the Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yesterday, our own Joel Hruska wrote a post arguing for the merits of the Xbox One X. His premise is rock solid, and the hardware is very impressive, but this line in his article stood […]

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StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play

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StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Blizzard launched StarCraft II seven years ago, and it had a lot to live up to after the phenomenal success of the original game. StarCraft II has become one of Blizzard’s most popular titles, and […]

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Blizzard Unveils an Official World of Warcraft Classic Server, and We’ve Got Questions

November 6, 2017 7:56 pm0 comments
Blizzard Unveils an Official World of Warcraft Classic Server, and We’ve Got Questions

After more than a year of argument, meetings, random unofficial server mergers, and yet more arguments from various members of the community, we’ve finally got an announcement on Blizzard’s Classic Server push for World of Warcraft: It’s coming. The company even unveiled a trailer at Blizzcon: [embedded content] There are […]

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Why You Should Buy or Upgrade to an Xbox One X

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Why You Should Buy or Upgrade to an Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s Xbox One X drops on Tuesday and it’s easily the strongest console ever built. Its GPU sports higher clocks and additional cores, its CPU is clocked a full 1.3x faster than the old Xbox […]

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Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Review Roundup: Neatly Splitting the 1070 and 1080

November 3, 2017 10:38 am0 comments
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Review Roundup: Neatly Splitting the 1070 and 1080

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia launched the GTX 1070 and 1080 back in May 2016, it decisively re-established itself as the upper-midrange market, while extending its lead at the top of the graphics stack. Save for the launch […]

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Microsoft: Demand Is ‘Super High’ For Xbox One X Launch Next Week

November 1, 2017 11:22 pm0 comments
Microsoft: Demand Is ‘Super High’ For Xbox One X Launch Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the last four years, Microsoft has played second fiddle to Sony’s PlayStation 4. There are a number of reasons why, including poor initial communication, an abrupt reversal on system features, a $ 100 higher […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Redlining Some CPUs at 100 Percent [Updated]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Redlining Some CPUs at 100 Percent [Updated]

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. PC gamers have long maintained an uneasy alliance with various DRM schemes. While there are exceptions, most players are willing to tolerate DRM solutions that don’t impact gameplay, harm system responsiveness, or require ridiculous license […]

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GameStop Launches Blockbuster-Era Game Rental Service

October 31, 2017 11:51 pm0 comments
GameStop Launches Blockbuster-Era Game Rental Service

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There are plenty of things to miss about the 1990s, like pegged jeans, Hypercolor t-shirts, and increases in real wage levels for every income quintile. Okay, maybe just that last one. One other thing we […]

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo released an update to its yearly earnings forecast today, substantially increasing the amount of profit it expects to earn through the end of its fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March, not on […]

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The Best Xbox One and Xbox One X Accessories

October 30, 2017 12:36 pm0 comments
The Best Xbox One and Xbox One X Accessories

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In spite of a rough start, the current executive team at Microsoft has done a commendable job turning the Xbox One into a respectable platform. With incredible games like Forza Motorsport 7 and Cuphead, and […]

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