Last week Kotaku’s Nathan Grayson told us about PC Building Simulator, an indie game in which the nightmare of putting together a gaming PC follows us into the virtual world. This week I played the demo release, and it’s not nearly as difficult as it is in real life.
It’s hard to believe five years have passed since the March 2012 release of Mass Effect 3, which cemented the trilogy as something of a modern cult classic among RPG fans. Given the prestige associated with the series, it should come as no surprise that it received a new title and even less of a surprise that it’s…
If you play games on PC, you’ve probably at least considered building your own at some point or another. Problem: PCs are towering amalgams of chips, screws, and (ugh) thermal paste. The prospect of assembling one can be daunting. Enter PC Building Simulator.
The latest keyboard to come from Logitech’s gamer-focused G series is a compact little number built specifically for esports professionals. I am not an esports professional, but I know what I like.
Morphblade, a new PC game by Gunpoint developer Tom Francis, has the allure of ‘one more round’ that would make it a great mobile game. I’m glad it’s not, though, because I already miss my subway stops enough.
Some gaming laptops are legendary electronic beasts, brimming with the latest in powerful mobile computing tech, built to perform and priced slightly beyond that. Then there is the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop. You want to play games? It can do that. Just don’t go crazy.
If you’re into keyboard switches, you’ll appreciate news that the latest version of Razer’s BlackWidow gaming keyboard adds a third option—the silent, low-travel Razer Yellow switch. Me, I’m just excited about the magnetic wrist rest.
Many cheap retro controllers look the part, but fall down when it comes down to build quality. Thankfully the iBuffalo classic USB gamepad doesn’t succumb to these issues. It feels every bit as good as an original Super Nintendo pad does.
The Volta V is the first commercially-produced, handcrafted wooden computer, and if you’ve got the green, it can pack some serious gaming power.
I’ve played a lot of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Like, a LOT. My Steam counter just cracked 200 hours, and that’s not counting the first time I played the game on PS4. I figured I’d seen everything there was to see, but a mod I recently installed has proved me wrong.
It’s too bad Razer already used the name Switchblade for its CES 2011 micro laptop concept, as it’s would have been perfect for Project Valerie, a gaming laptop that expands from one to three displays with the press of a button.
This is Samsung’s Notebook Odyssey, “designed specifically with gamers in mind”. It can take that off-kilter touchpad and get the fuck out of here.
Most gaming headphones are made by companies better known for video game gear than for audio equipment. Enter Sennheiser, recording industry stalwarts trusted by people who actually use headphones to listen to music.
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.
A new Dishonored 2 PC patch has hit the game’s Steam beta branch. This one promises additional optimization and performance improvements, along with several other tweaks. Full patch notes here.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been sitting around wondering when the next next Grand Theft Auto IV PC patch is going to hit. Wait no longer.
Amazon wants to be your one-stop PC gaming shop this Black Friday with a Gold Box full of great deals.
Two months ago, YouTuber DSPStanky uploaded a video where they wrecked everyone as Lucio. We’re talking, literal dancing around opponents. One of the most common responses at the time was basically “you’d never be able to do this on PC.”