If you were inspired by my PC building adventures and decided to take your own stab at piecing together a computer, I hope you don’t mind waiting. Good graphics cards have been nearly impossible to find at decent prices for the past few weeks, and the shortage doesn’t appear to be ending any time soon.
I am building a computer. I never thought I’d write those words, as my crafting ability is typically limited to LEGO sets and coffee tables, but peer pressure from Kirk Hamilton and the Kotaku commentariat has convinced me to take on this lofty, ambitious quest.
I am in the market for a brand new gaming PC—thank you Kirk Hamilton—so today I decided to start browsing a bit. And I discovered the glory of video game PC branding. It’s sort of like Taco Bell crossed with Hot Topic.
I resisted the urge to fling the controller across the room as I tried, once again, to beat the first damn level of Cuphead. I’d been making my attempts using what is currently one of the best PC game controllers to date, the Microsoft Xbox One Elite. But it wasn’t happening. Then I switched over to Razer’s…
You just got a new PC game! Hoo buddy, you are excited. You’ve been looking forward to this one for years. You load it up and… oh, hell.
Amazon wants to be your one-stop PC gaming shop this Black Friday with a Gold Box full of great deals.
For years, I only played PC games with a mouse and keyboard. For years after that, I played almost entirely with a controller. Now I’m back with the mouse and keyboard, and it’s been an illuminating homecoming.
Thanks to some incredibly clever engineering and an incredibly cramped Geforce GTX 1080, the Acer Predator G1 gaming PC packs an amazing amount of power into 16 liters of space, small enough to fit in its own custom suitcase.
If you’ve been in the market for a new gaming PC or laptop, today might be the day to grab your credit card and pull the trigger.
While supplies last, Amazon’s taking an extra 20% off over 20 popular PC gaming accessories with promo code PAXWEST20, including gear from Razer, Corsair, SteelSeries, and others.
My lengthy first tour of No Man’s Sky was a disappointment. I spent 30 hours skating across the surface of an endless puddle, searching for depths that didn’t exist. I skipped and skimmed until, with great regret, I stopped.
First, you spend too much on a new graphics card. Then, you fire up your chewiest, toughest PC games and make them beg for mercy. For one brief moment, your exorbitant purchase feels completely reasonable.
A little bit of P.T. mixed in with The Stanley Parable, Asemblance is a video game experience that totally messed with my head.
Microsoft claims it wants to take PC gaming seriously with Windows 10, but the limitations of Windows 10-based games has undercut their message. They’re trying to address some of that today, with unlocked frame rates and support for AMD’s Freesync and NVIDIA’s G-SYNC.
The devilishly difficult Hyper Light Drifter has been tearing up the Steam charts since release, meaning that players have flocked to the reviews section talk about why they love Heart Machine’s creation so damn much.
PC gaming is pretty much the best. You get the prettiest, cheapest, most flexible versions of almost every game, along with hundreds of games that aren’t available anywhere else. But despite all that, some of the people who make video games don’t treat PC gamers all that well.
Turns out, it’s never too late to do the right thing.