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Logitech Announces $85 Million Deal To Acquire Gaming Headset Maker Astro, Expands Reach To Console Gamers

Logitech has plans to buy the gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash to gain a more prominent position in the console market.

Gadgets July 11, 2017

Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Targets Budget Gamers: Specs, Price And Availability

Acer has a new gaming notebook in store, and it's designed for budget-conscious gamers. Meet the new Acer Nitro 5, hitting store shelves this summer.

Computers May 25, 2017

Twitch Introduces ‘Pulse,’ Its Own Version Of Facebook, But For The Gaming-Obsessed Crowd

Twitch has now officially unveiled Pulse, its own social platform for the gaming bunch. It will work much like social media sites today, and it’s scheduled for a full rollout in the coming weeks.

Video Games March 7, 2017

Dragon Quest Heroes: You Have To Buy A MicroSD Card To Play The RPG On Nintendo Switch, Here's Why

Nintendo Switch buyers will have to get additional storage space to run some games that will launch for the console. ‘Dragon Quest Hero I' and 'Dragon Quest Heroes II’ will reportedly require 32 GB of storage to function smoothly.

Video Games February 22, 2017

Samsung Gear VR Outsells Oculus Rift, HTC Vive In 2016

SuperData and Unity have jointly published a report where they reviewed how the different VR headsets performed in 2016. Their studies showed that Samsung’s VR had outsold headsets from other companies.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

CES 2017: Windows Holographic VR Headsets From Acer, Dell And HP To Watch Out For

Microsoft previewed an exciting lineup of virtual gaming headsets at CES 2017. The prototypes of the Windows Holographic VR headsets from HP, Acer and Dell were displayed at the event.

Gaming January 6, 2017

OmniWear Arc Brings Haptic Feedback For Gaming To A New Level Of Interaction

Haptic feedback in gaming has been a thing for decades, but not much has changed since the technology came into play. However, with the OmniWear Arc neckband, it could finally bring something fresh to the table. Everything seems to rest squarely on the device's Kickstarter success.

Gadgets October 20, 2016

'Tekken 7' Cross-Platform Play Not Happening Because Of Potential Security Risks

'Tekken 7' will not include a cross-platform feature when it releases in early 2017. Katsuhiro Harada, project lead and director of the arcade game, said that PC gamers who have a reputation of cheating on games are the reason behind this decision.

Video Games September 26, 2016

Maingear R1 Razer Edition Is The Liquid-Cooled Desktop For Serious Gamers: Price, Specs And More

The Maingear R1 Razer Edition is out, and it's one heck of a gaming desktop that every gamer will likely want to nab. In a word, the powerhouse packs in impressive components to run practically any current PC title.

Computers September 5, 2016

HP Omen X Desktop Is A Glowing Cube Built For Intense Gaming

HP steps back into the gaming scene with the Omen X Desktop, a cube-shaped PC designed to support 4K and VR. The form factor is not just for looks either, as it offers some big benefits too.

Computers August 17, 2016

Gamescom 2016: Cosplay Weapons Banned, Longer Wait Times Expected As Security Checks Get Stricter

Gamescom organizers announced tighter security measures for the upcoming event, and attendees may not like it. The restrictions will not only impact cosplay fans, but all attendees who will face long waiting lines at the Koelnmesse exhibition center.

Video Games August 4, 2016

Twitch Donation Trolls, Don't Mess With PayPal: This Guy Learned The Hard Way With $50K Refund Denied

Twitch is a place for gaming, streaming and some cash making, and a donation troll just cut its teeth in it. PayPal foiled the mischievous plan of one iNexus_Ninja, who aimed at leaving streamers $50,000 in debt.

Internet June 9, 2016

E3 2016: The Full List Of Confirmed Games And Rumored Titles

The biggest show in the video game industry is just a few weeks away — here's the full list of every title you can expect to see at this year's conference.

Video Games May 21, 2016

Turn Your Trampoline Into An Outdoor Interactive Gaming System With Tgoma

Springfree Trampoline with tgoma transforms into an outdoor gaming system that provides fun exercise for the entire family.

Video Games May 9, 2016

The 5 Best 'Doom' Clones Ever Released

'Doom' was a true innovator, and helped create the modern shooter — and while some may say that the subsequent ripoffs were all garbage, there were a few that helped push the genre forward.

Video Games May 4, 2016

Is Addiction To Video Games Tied To Depression, OCD, Anxiety, ADHD?

Individuals with ADHD, anxiety, and depression were more likely to show signs of technology addiction. Additionally, the addiction was found to be more prevalent in young, single men compared to others, reveals a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Watch Retro 8-Bit Display Made Out Of 160 Logitech G810 Gaming Keyboards [Video]

Logitech walked a different path of showcasing its 6810 gaming keyboards at PAX East 2016. The company connected 160 such keyboards to come up with an 8-bit display to project a rather retro but cute animation.

Gadgets April 26, 2016

'Rainbow Six Siege' Second DLC Revealed: 'Operation Dust Line,' Starring US Navy SEALs Valkyrie And Blackbeard

‘Rainbow Six Siege’s’ upcoming DLC lands in May, according to Ubisoft. ‘Operation Dust Line’ contains two new operators, Blackbeard and Valkyrie, which will add novel tactics and challenges to the fast-paced FPS.

Video Games April 24, 2016

Set The Date: Next Major 'Destiny' Expansion Tipped For Sept. 20

'Destiny’s' April Update recently went live, but fans already have their eyes on a new objective. According to the latest clues, the upcoming major update for the title could land as early as Sept. 20.

Video Games April 21, 2016

Roblox Experiences Get More Immersive With Expansion Into VR With Oculus Rift [Interview]

Roblox gaming platform announced the expansion into virtual reality with its launch for Oculus Rift.

Geek April 15, 2016

Gamers May Help Solve Problems In Quantum Physics

Humans can still beat computers in complex problem-solving, such as in the complex matter of quantum physics. Through the game Quantum Moves, Danish researchers recruit players to help them figure out the quantum speed limit and build a quantum computer in the future.

April 14, 2016

EVGA Launches SC17 Gaming Beast Built For Overclocking: 4K UHD Display, Full GUI Support And More

EVGA recently built a portable gaming rig packed with promising features, including full GUI support. The SC17 Gaming Laptop is ready and willing to take gamers on 4K UHD adventures, pushing its multiple overclocking-friendly hardware to the max.

Computers April 7, 2016

Microsoft Xbox One Reportedly Tops 20 Million Units Sold Worldwide, Still Trailing PS4

Xbox One recently sold its 20th million unit console, according to reports from VGChartz. Although the figure is still only half of PlayStation 4’s performance, Xbox One gauges its success by other metrics.

Business March 16, 2016

Playing Video Games May Have Positive Effects On Kids: Study

New research discovered that high usage of video games translated to higher odds of better intellectual functioning and overall competence in school among children. It also found that gaming may help improve kids' cognition and social skills.

LIFE March 11, 2016

Nintendo Wii U And New 3DS 2016 Games Lineup Unveiled, And It Includes SNES Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct video conference where it presented its upcoming releases for 2016. Good news comes for new 3DS console owners who will be able to play SNES games, and the list is quite consistent.

Video Games March 5, 2016

'Fallout 4' Patch Hits PC, Headed To PS4 And Xbox One Consoles Next

Bethesda recently released another patch aimed at making the 'Fallout 4' experience even more memorable. This time, PC gamers were the first to get their hands on patch 1.4, with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in tow.

Video Games March 1, 2016

Neverending Nightmares' Horror Indie Game Headed To PlayStation 4, Vita

‘Neverending Nightmares’ is scheduled to roll out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this year. The porting of Infinitap Games’ title on consoles raises goose bumps, as the game is much more subtle than a jump scare.

Video Games February 28, 2016

Challenging Action Game 'Risk Of Rain' Headed To PS4, Vita: Check Out The Gameplay Trailer [Video]

Sony thinks that many PlayStation 4 and Vita titles are too easy on players, so it ported 'Risk of Rain' from PC. The intense, borderline frustrating epic game will come with new features and improved online capabilities.

Video Games February 24, 2016

Ubisoft Russia Allegedly Spills 'Tom Clancy's The Division' PC Requirements: Here's What You Need

Thanks to Ubisoft Russia, the system requirements for 'Tom Clancy’s The Division' leaked out. Should the information stand true at the official game release, this is excellent news for gamers with second-best rigs.

Video Games January 23, 2016

'Tachyon Project' Now Live For PS4: Tips And Tricks To Rule The Game

One of the best indie video games of 2015 landed on PlayStation 4 recently. Meet 'Tachyon Project,' a game where you blast your enemies in a colorful, intense, immersive gameplay reminiscent of the golden days of dual stick shooters.

Video Games January 22, 2016

Looking Back At The Forgotten History Of Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ Games

'The Avengers' is currently one of the biggest entertainment properties on the planet ... so, where are all the video games? As it turns out, Marvel's always been pretty stingy about digitizing Earth's Mightiest Heroes ...

Geek January 20, 2016

Predicting The Biggest Video Game Headlines Of 2016

2015 was a big year for gaming, but there are some potential headlines leading into 2016 that could easily top it.

Geek December 22, 2015

'Gaming And Gamers' Research Yields Intriguing Results: Age And Gender Breakdown May Surprise You

The Pew Research Center recently unveiled the results of a gaming-related study in the United States. The findings were surprising due to the age and gender of the participants, but underlined the existence of stereotypical labeling.

Video Games December 17, 2015

VirZoom Virtual Reality Exercise Machine Turns Workouts Into Interactive Gaming Experiences

VirZoom's virtual reality stationary bike system is now available for preorder.

Gadgets December 16, 2015

A Study Says There's A Link Between Gaming And Smoking Cigarettes

A report published by the anti-tobacco nonprofit Truth Initiative indicates that the glamorized portrayal of tobacco use in gaming might be influencing young players to pick up the habit.

Geek December 15, 2015

Vuzix iWear Headphones VR Are Now Available For Shipping

Vuzix's iWear Video Heahphones for movies, gaming and virtual reality are now available for shipping.

Wearable Tech December 14, 2015

Microsoft Extends Xbox One Bundle Sale: Big Discounts Still Available Through Holiday

Buoyed by the success of its Xbox One Black Friday deals, Microsoft has extended its holiday discounts. Through Dec. 26, buyers can slice $50 off the price of any Xbox One bundle of their choice.

Video Games December 10, 2015

How To Play Nintendo Games On Your iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch Running iOS 9 Without Jailbreaking

If you would like to play Nintendo DS games on your iOS 9 iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, it's possible without jailbreaking. Here's a guide on how to install the nds4ios emulator on your device.

Video Games November 30, 2015

Lenovo Partners With Razer To Produce A New Range Of Gaming Computers

Lenovo and Razer have announced a partnership that will see the two companies build a new range of gaming computers. The first of the computers will be shown off at CES 2016.

Computers November 27, 2015

Microsoft Unveils Nokia 230 And 230 Dual SIM Feature Phones With Physical Buttons And Touchscreen Aimed For Selfie Addicts And Gamers

Microsoft has announced two new new feature phones, the Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual Sim, which retail for just $55.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 25, 2015

GameStop Is Kicking Off Black Friday - On Tuesday, Nov. 24

Christmas starts earlier and earlier each year, and GameStop is keeping that trend going: the gaming retailer's 'Pre-Black Friday Event' deals have just made their way online.

Geek November 20, 2015

EA Is Developing Its Own Open-World Action Game

Open-world games are all the rage these days, and it looks like EA is finally throwing its hat into the race: the publisher announced that it'd be developing its own take on open-world gaming in the near future.

Geek November 17, 2015

How Desert Bus For Hope Turns The World’s Most Boring Video Game Into An Act Of Charity

Gamers have turned one of the world's most boring video games into a worthy charitable cause.

Geek November 16, 2015

Nintendo Direct Will Return Later This Year

Following Satoru Iwata's death, gamers have been wondering what will happen to Nintendo's recurring Internet podcast/press conference, Nintendo Direct. Good news: it'll be back before you know it.

Geek October 28, 2015

Gamer Spends Four Hours Walking Across 'Grand Theft Auto' Maps

Some gamers are just more dedicated than others. For example, one player spent more than four hours walking across every map available in the core 'Grand Theft Auto' games.

Geek October 15, 2015

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