Grand Theft Auto iPhone

Every ‘Grand Theft Auto’ title for iOS is now 40-60% off

By on June 16, 2016 at 6:15 PM.

Every ‘Grand Theft Auto’ title for iOS is now 40-60% off

If you happen to be looking for some new iOS games to get addicted to this summer, Rockstar Games is currently running a promotion you won’t want to miss. As of today, all five games from the company’s Grand Theft Auto series can be purchased for as much as 60% off. So whether or not you want to take a nostalgic trip through gaming history with Grand Theft Auto III or engage in some street gang action with Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games’ latest promotion should have you more than covered.

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GTX 1080 Mobile

Nvidia may finally bring desktop-grade graphics to laptops

By on June 3, 2016 at 5:15 PM.

Nvidia may finally bring desktop-grade graphics to laptops

According to PC Gamer, Nvidia is planning to release versions of its top-end 1000-series graphics cards that will work in gaming laptops. These aren’t some pansy, watered-down “M” version either: they’ll be the same chips as the desktop-grade 1080 and 1070, running at slightly lower power.

In other words, desktop-level graphics performance in a portable, battery-powered device. That would be big.

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Gaming All-In-One

How do you make All-In-One PCs interesting? Top-end graphics and 34-inch screen, that’s how

By on June 1, 2016 at 5:39 PM.

How do you make All-In-One PCs interesting? Top-end graphics and 34-inch screen, that’s how

All-in-one PCs are normally found in libraries or your grandparents’ den. They’re the Honda Accord of computing: predictable, boring, and practical.

But what happens if you put genuinely top-end components inside a 34-inch curved screen? Well, you’re going to have trouble fitting it on your grandpa’s desk, that’s for sure.

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$30,000 Gaming Rig

This custom $30,000 PC is a gamer’s dream; can support 7 gamers with just one rig

By on January 7, 2016 at 7:50 PM.

This custom $30,000 PC is a gamer’s dream; can support 7 gamers with just one rig

During CES this week, Sony proudly announced that they sold over 5.4 million PS4 units during the 2015 holiday shopping season, bringing the console’s global tally to 35.9 million. Clearly, the PS4 remains the console to beat from a popularity perspective, but if you want to talk about over the top gaming power, you might want to take a look at this nearly $30,000 gaming rig.

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Video Of Super Mario Bros 3 PC Port

‘Doom’ creators made a PC version of Super Mario Bros. 3 in 1990, here’s what it looked like

By on December 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

‘Doom’ creators made a PC version of Super Mario Bros. 3 in 1990, here’s what it looked like

Though the original Super Mario Bros. is arguably the most iconic video game ever released, Super Mario Bros. 3 remains a classic in its own right. The graphics were next-level for the NES and the gameplay itself was and still is incredibly fun and addictive. Even today, a full 25 years after its release, you can fire up Super Mario Bros 3. and gleefully spend hours upon hours traversing through an exciting and frustrating maze of creatively designed levels. If you stroll into any video game store that sells old NES games, it’s a safe bet that Super Mario Bros. 3 will be the most expensive title available.

I’m old enough to remember when Super Mario Bros. 3 was released – you know, back when video games were sold in boxes slightly bigger than your average VHS tape – and can attest that the game was an immediate hit and lived up to the immense schoolyard hype that accompanied its release. Not surprisingly, the title was deservedly ranked as the best video game of all time by IGN. If you’re as fond of the game as I am, well, you’re going to love this little slice of previously little-known video game history.

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iOS Vs Android Gaming

As a gaming platform, Android still can’t compete with iOS

By on November 10, 2015 at 4:28 PM.

As a gaming platform, Android still can’t compete with iOS

No matter what you think about the Android/iOS divide from either a hardware or software perspective, there’s simply no getting around the fact that many developers still take an iOS-first approach with respect to app development. With games, where development costs are already sky-high, the dynamic is even more pronounced.

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Nintendo SNES Play Station

Rare Nintendo ‘PlayStation’ prototype exists, and can still play games

By on November 9, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

Rare Nintendo ‘PlayStation’ prototype exists, and can still play games

In what is likely one the most obscure and fascinating stories in video game history, Sony back in 1988 signed off on a deal whereby it would provide Nintendo with CD-ROM drives for the SNES. The thinking at the time was that the SNES, in addition to being able to play standard cartridges, would also be able to run disc-based games via Sony’s CD-ROM technology.

Ultimately, a contract dispute over money and various licensing issues killed the partnership, but not before 200 prototype units of the hybrid device, dubbed the “PlayStation” or “Super Disc”, were manufactured. This past July, a Reddit user posted a rare photo of the device after discovering it in his dad’s possession. Naturally, many commenters were quick to call it a fake.

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Assassin's Creed Rope Launcher

Man invents ‘Assassin’s Creed’-style rope launcher, uses it to scale walls

By on October 26, 2015 at 12:25 PM.

Man invents ‘Assassin’s Creed’-style rope launcher, uses it to scale walls

The Assassins Creed video game franchise has been around for about 8 years now and shows no signs of slowing down. Just a few days ago, the ninth major release of the franchise — Assassin’s Creed Syndicate — was released to favorable reviews.

One of the more interesting and cooler additions to the game is that assassin Jacob Frye now has a new weapon at his disposal — a handy and useful wrist-mounted rope launcher that can be used to cross streets (like a zipline) or quickly ascend to the top of buildings.

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Twitch Livestream Arrest Robbery

Crazy video: Gamer gets arrested and then robbed during livestream

By on October 7, 2015 at 11:25 AM.

Crazy video: Gamer gets arrested and then robbed during livestream

The world of livestreaming has provided us with no shortage of entertainment in recent weeks. Hot on the heels of a poor fellow in Japan who inadvertently streamed footage of himself burning down his house comes a new video depicting a man not only being arrested, but robbed.

The video below comes courtesy of a Twitch streamer in Washington state whose online handle is Mr_13big. As the story goes, our protagonist Mr. Big was playing some multiplayer NewZ whereupon his excitement at certain points proved to be too loud for his neighbors. Eventually, someone calls the police to complain about excessive noise. Shortly thereafter, a police officer shows up to see what all the fuss is about, and from there, things comically and bizarrely spiral out of control.

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turtle beach headset

Save $40 on a solid Turtle Beach gaming headset on Amazon

By on September 23, 2015 at 6:10 PM.

Save $40 on a solid Turtle Beach gaming headset on Amazon

For all you gamers out there, you know that having the skills is just half of what it takes to be a great gamer. Along with your hardware setup and your game of choice, you need to be able to talk with your fellow players and have them hear you loud and clear. In terms of gaming headsets, there is one company that takes the prize, and this deal will save you $40 on a Turtle Beach Ear Force Z22 amplified PC gaming headset. More →

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Lander

Think you can land a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket? This web game proves otherwise

By on September 19, 2015 at 10:30 AM.

Think you can land a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket? This web game proves otherwise

Twice this year, SpaceX has tried to launch a reusable rocket and have it return to earth and land safely on a floating ocean platform. Both attempts ended in failure. Undoubtedly an engineering challenge of the highest order, a SpaceX rocket this past April came remarkably close to sticking the landing before swerving slightly off angle just a moment before touchdown.

Though watching video of the failed landing might make it seem easy, there’s literally no room for error when it comes to getting a 360+ ton rocket to land gracefully, right side up.

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Jimmy Kimmel YouTube Gaming Video

Jimmy Kimmel enraged a massive community of gamers, with hilarious results

By on September 1, 2015 at 11:00 PM.

Jimmy Kimmel enraged a massive community of gamers, with hilarious results

Did Jimmy Kimmel know what he was getting into when he made fun of gamers who spend hours watching other people play games on Twitch and YouTube? He probably did because the angry reaction he got from overly emotional YouTube gamers after he bashed their favorite hobby is pure comedy gold. More →

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