Windows 7 Overtakes Vista For Hardcore PC Users

Well, here's something we didn't notice last time we checked; it seems Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has already overtaken Windows Vista as a hardcore PC gamer's operating system of choice. » 2/10/10 6:30am 2/10/10 6:30am

And The First DirectX11 Game Is...

DirectX11 hits alongside Windows 7 later this month, and with it will usher in a new generation of pretty, oh so pretty PC games. Yet the first game to support DirectX11 won't be a shooter. » 10/01/09 12:30am 10/01/09 12:30am

DirectX 11 Won't Repeat The Windows-Exclusive Sins Of It's Father

When Windows Vista shipped, it shipped alongside DirectX 10. DirectX 10 would only » 11/22/08 1:00am 11/22/08 1:00am run with Vista. It wouldn't run with the faster, more stable, more popular Windows XP. This made those running games on XP . Well, fast forward a few years, and the next release of a Windows OS - Windows 7 - won't be repeating the same…

Alan Wake Returns In Brand New Cinematic Trailer

Remedy Entertainment's "psychological action thriller" Alan Wake » 10/21/08 3:00pm 10/21/08 3:00pm may continue to be a no-show at massive gaming events like E3 and Tokyo Game Show, but the new cinematic trailer released today proves that the Xbox 360 and Windows Vista (grrr...) only title is still in the works. Sure, the knees may be sharp, the…

Someone's Running Windows Vista On A PS3

In another case of "Because it's there", some brave/misguided soul has gone to great lengths to get Windows Vista running on a PlayStation 3. How? Emulated via Linux, of course. That translates to blazing speeds, making the Microsoft OS boot in a mere 25 minutes. Notepad opens in just 12!! If you're interested in… » 8/05/08 7:40pm 8/05/08 7:40pm

Vista Game Speeds *Finally* Catch Up To XP

I got Vista a few weeks back, and have found it nothing short of delightful. No compatibility issues, no performance downgrades, none of the complaints I've heard PC gamers cussing over for the past year or so. Then again...I've been playing Oblivion and the Battlestar Galactica mod for Homeworld 2, so I haven't… » 5/14/08 3:30am 5/14/08 3:30am