This Laptop Can Voltron with Its Dock For an Extra Graphics Boost

If you want a laptop that can play graphically intensive games, you're in a tough spot. Generally you can opt for something crazy expensive but portable, or something hulking and a little but cheaper. MSI's new GS30 Gaming Shadow notebook offers a middle ground: Take a slim laptop on the go, and plug into a… » 9/11/14 7:09pm 9/11/14 7:09pm

Build Your Own Adorably Tiny Arcade Cabinet With This DIY Kit

If arcades were part of your childhood, you've probably yearned for a cabinet of your own for playing classics like Pac-Man or Galaga. The only downside is they're not exactly portable, here's a better solution. This arcade cabinet stands just eight inches tall, so you can carry it anywhere, and it uses a Raspberry Pi… » 8/26/14 10:02am 8/26/14 10:02am

Microsoft DeLorean Kills Streaming Game Lag By Predicting Your Next Move

Streaming video games could be so clutch, if it wasn't for maddening lag time. Microsoft researchers have a solution in DeLorean, a "speculative execution system" that predicts what you'll do next and shows you the most likely result—before you've even mashed a single button. » 8/23/14 4:41pm 8/23/14 4:41pm

Everything You Need to Know about the 5th Edition D&D Player's Handbook

At last, a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook has been released. This version of the world's first RPG wants to satisfy old-school gamers and draw in newcomers at the same time. With its classic feel, combined with buffed and polished rules, it just might succeed. » 8/21/14 1:16pm 8/21/14 1:16pm

This Awesome Logitech Gaming Peripheral Bundle is Just $60 Today

Today only, Best Buy is bundling four solid entry level gaming peripherals for just $60. They offered this same bundle once before for $10 more, and it got a great response, so here's another chance to grab yours. Buying all of these items separately would cost over $100, so it can still be cost-effective even if you… » 7/17/14 10:16am 7/17/14 10:16am

Top 10 Greatest Motion-Capture Characters Of All Time

This weekend, we'll witness the evolution of Caesar, the ape revolutionary played by Andy Serkis in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And next month, we meet Vin Diesel's Groot. But motion-capture has a proud history of innovation and great performances. Here are the 10 greatest mocap characters of all time. » 7/08/14 1:23pm 7/08/14 1:23pm

Tell Us About Your Favorite Gaming Gear

Before we move on to our next Gaming-centric Kinja Co-Op, we're giving everyone an open forum to share their favorite gaming gear. Mice, keyboards, furniture, third-party controllers, gaming glasses, home theater, tell us what you've got, and what you love or hate about it. » 6/25/14 10:15am 6/25/14 10:15am