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What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey? [Updated]

November 14, 2017 4:14 am0 comments
What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey? [Updated]

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Update: Multiple readers have written to suggest this could be a surge related to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds opening in China. If so, it would be an extraordinary event — I can’t recall a single time when […]

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

November 1, 2017 11:36 am0 comments
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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Sony Launches Updated PlayStation VR With HDR, Improved Cables

October 4, 2017 1:35 pm0 comments
Sony Launches Updated PlayStation VR With HDR, Improved Cables

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony’s PlayStation VR has been a quiet success, racking up over a million sales by June of 2017. Granted, that’s not much compared with the 62.6 million consoles Sony is estimated to have sold to […]

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The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony’s updated console

November 5, 2016 12:37 am2 comments
The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony’s updated console

With the official launch of the PS4 Pro less than a week away, we’ve started to hear how developers will use the increased horsepower available to improve existing titles. Sony has released a list of all the games that’ll formally support the PS4 Pro at launch, but we’ve got some […]

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EVGA offers updated BIOS, RMA cross-shipping for GTX 1080, 1070, 1060 failures

November 3, 2016 1:36 am0 comments
EVGA offers updated BIOS, RMA cross-shipping for GTX 1080, 1070, 1060 failures

Yesterday, we discussed a problem with EVGA’s GTX 1070 and 1080 cards where at least some GPUs had failed unexpectedly and in fairly high-profile ways. In response, EVGA said it would ship thermal pads to any customer who requested them. The company has made a follow-up announcement to the community […]

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The PS4 Pro’s chief architect shares surprising details on the system’s architecture (Updated)

October 27, 2016 5:04 am0 comments
The PS4 Pro’s chief architect shares surprising details on the system’s architecture (Updated)

Update (10/26/2016): When I wrote this story, I based it on the Verge’s coverage and statements regarding the capabilities of the PS4 Pro. Eurogamer’s discussion on the same topic with Mark Cerny contains more information and much clearer quotes. Based on his statements, it seems clear that the GPU inside […]

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Pokemon Go’s iOS privacy settings give its developer total access to your Google account [Updated]

July 12, 2016 10:33 am0 comments
Pokemon Go’s iOS privacy settings give its developer total access to your Google account [Updated]

Update: Ars Technica received an update from Niantic addressing this topic.  The developer states: “We recently discovered that the Pokémon Go account creation process on iOS erroneously requests full access permission for the user’s Google account. However, Pokémon Go only accesses basic Google profile information (specifically, your user ID and […]

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Optimizations in The Witcher 3’s DLC makes the game look better (updated)

June 3, 2016 5:56 pm0 comments
Optimizations in The Witcher 3’s DLC makes the game look better (updated)

Update June 2nd @ 3:52pm: Now that The Witcher 3’s second expansion has been out in the wild for a few days, we finally have a feel for how it performs on consoles. While it should go without saying that neither the Xbox One nor the PS4 hold up against […]

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Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive [Updated]

April 14, 2016 6:56 pm0 comments
Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive [Updated]

Update (4/14/2016): Oculus has contacted us to state the following: “This is a hack, and we don’t condone it. Users should expect that hacked games won’t work indefinitely, as regular software updates to games, apps, and our platform are likely to break hacked software.” Original story below. Up until now, […]

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Report: Sony is developing an updated 4K-capable ‘PS4.5’

March 18, 2016 8:23 pm0 comments
Report: Sony is developing an updated 4K-capable ‘PS4.5’

Share This article We’re only three months into 2016, and it’s already turning out to be a very strange year for console gaming. Two of the big platform makers seem to be flirting with the idea of releasing upgrades to their existing devices. Microsoft came out publicly in favor of […]

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