Top 10 Ways to Enhance Your PC Gaming Experience

PC gaming is great, but it's a bit more complex than console gaming. You have a lot of different hardware to choose from, tweaks to increase performance, and other ways to improve the experience—as long as you're willing to put in the time and effort. Here are our top 10 PC mods and tricks for better gaming. » 3/15/14 1:00pm 3/15/14 1:00pm

Six Real Life Lessons I Learned from World of Warcraft

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs, mercifully) get a bad rap for being life-sucking parallel universes. However, games like World of Warcraft are a microcosm of many real-life experiences. No, really. » 1/21/14 11:50am 1/21/14 11:50am

What the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U Mean for Your Home Theater

Video game consoles aren't just for gaming. They also make great set-top boxes that stream video and music into our living rooms, and the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are no different. Each console brings a little something different to the table, so now that they're both here, let's take a look at how they bring… » 11/27/13 1:44pm 11/27/13 1:44pm

The Psychology of a Fanboy: Why You Keep Buying the Same Stuff

None of us want to admit it, but chances are we're all fanboys of something. Whether it's a particular brand of software, gadget, or anything else, we often rally behind companies and ideologies without even realizing it. Here's why we become fanboys and how to prevent it from happening to you. » 9/12/13 1:45pm 9/12/13 1:45pm

How to Overclock Your Video Card and Boost Your Gaming Performance

Overclocking—or running your hardware at higher speeds than it was designed to run—is one of the best ways to boost your gaming performance. Here's how to overclock your video card and get faster, smoother games without spending a dime. » 6/12/13 4:28am 6/12/13 4:28am

At Age 29, a Game Developer Must Battle Back from a Stroke

When he got the vision floater in his right eye that morning at work, Mikey Neumann figured in the next 30 minutes he'd be asking someone to drive him home so he could fight off a migraine. But the walloping headache never came. » 10/26/11 10:00pm 10/26/11 10:00pm