Asus ROG G751JY-DH71 Gaming Laptop: The Kotaku Review

"You make bad decisions" said a coworker as I pulled the relatively massive Asus ROG G751JY-DH71 gaming laptop out of my backpack during a recent trip to our home office in New York City. I'm not certain I did. » 3/28/15 5:00pm Saturday 5:00pm

HP Just Built a Gaming Laptop. Seriously.

Once upon a time, a tiny company called VoodooPC built some of the most incredible gaming computers around. Now, its owner HP is paying homage with the Omen — the first serious gaming laptop the company has ever made. » 11/04/14 10:28am 11/04/14 10:28am

Well, That's One Way To Fix The Xbox One's Backwards Compatibility

It still irritates me that the Xbox One isn't backwards-compatible. From Red Dead to GTA V, there are old games I still own and still want to play, but because I don't have an Xbox 360 anymore (one died and I traded the other in for the XB1), they just...sit there. » 10/30/14 9:30pm 10/30/14 9:30pm

Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop

I've owned a grand total of two gaming laptops. It was depressing how quickly they aged. But the new Alienware 13 may not suffer the same fate. It's the first gaming laptop that lets you connect a external desktop graphics card for freaking awesome, truly unheard-of speed. » 10/27/14 9:21pm 10/27/14 9:21pm

MSI GS60 Ghost Ultra-Thin Gaming Notebook: The Kotaku Review

I've been having a torrid love affair with skinny gaming notebooks for several years now. Recently, each one I've tried has had one thing in common — Nvidia's GeForce GTX 765M graphics. MSI's GS60 Ghost is the first super slim gaming notebook to utilize Nvidia's 800m mobile graphics line, and it's made a massive… » 8/17/14 2:00pm 8/17/14 2:00pm

The Samsung Series 7 Gamer Is One Effective, and Enormous, Gaming Laptop

At a hefty 17", the Samsung Series 7 Gamer is not exactly what you might call "portable." It's a laptop that's squarely in the realm of desktop replacement. The system specs say it weighs in at just under 8.4 pounds, but it's still not something you'd exactly want to carry around.

When I got it out of the box,… » 7/18/12 4:00pm 7/18/12 4:00pm

The Origin EON-11s is an Impressive Gaming Machine Masquerading as a…

The bigger the gaming laptop is, the more powerful it is. At least that's been the experience I've had in my gaming laptop-reviewing career. A bigger chassis means more bells and whistles, better heat management, and a larger, more vivid display. » 5/23/12 7:00pm 5/23/12 7:00pm

Razer's Combat Knife-Inspired Blade Gaming Laptop Will Be Home For…

With only a few short weeks before Christmas, Razer prepares to take preorders on their dedicated gaming laptop, the Razer Blade. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan explains what's changed since the "world's first true gaming laptop" was revealed in August, and talks about the Army origins of the laptop's sleek and sexy design. » 12/07/11 12:40pm 12/07/11 12:40pm

Razer Blade Prototype Theft Won't Set Back Release of Hybrid Gaming…

The theft earlier this month of two of Razer's prototype Razer Blade gaming laptops shouldn't impact the expected release of the device, the company tells Kotaku. » 11/14/11 8:30pm 11/14/11 8:30pm

The Origin PC EON17-S Laptop Births a New Respect for 3D Gaming

The first full day I spent actually playing games on the Origin PC EON17-S gaming laptop was a day filled with the wonders of 3D PC gaming, NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses only leaving my face during brief trips to see my newborn sons at the other end of the hospital. » 7/08/11 10:00am 7/08/11 10:00am

Alienware Rolls Out 14-Inch Gaming Laptop

Unveiled today, Alienware's M14x starts at under $1,200, weighs less than seven pounds and can keep you gaming for up to six hours on one charge. » 4/19/11 12:13pm 4/19/11 12:13pm

Help Find Molyneux's Stolen Passport, Laptop and iPad

Someone broken into Peter Molyneux's car and stole his laptop, iPad and passport Thursday night. If you'd like to help out the creator of Fable, Black & White and more than a few game design whoppers you'll land a £1000 reward. » 3/18/11 9:40am 3/18/11 9:40am

Review: MSI GE600 Laptop

Unveiled at this year's CES, MSI's GE600 gaming notebook has about as uninspired a design as you can imagine. Line it up with ten other laptops and it will be the last one to stand out. So what happens when you boot it up? » 10/29/10 6:00pm 10/29/10 6:00pm

A Week of PC Gaming on Kotaku

One might think that Kotaku Tower is a place bereft of computers, or at least gaming on computers, judging by how infrequently we write about them. But that couldn't be further from the truth. » 10/25/10 10:00am 10/25/10 10:00am

New XPS Laptops From Dell Have Core i5 Processors, HD Webcams and JBL…

They may look extra-unwieldy next to yesterday's Airs, but the XPS line has returned—much to its fans' delight, I'm sure. There are 14, 15 and 17-inch options available, each with backlit keyboards and brushed aluminum outers. » 10/21/10 2:00pm 10/21/10 2:00pm