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  1. Y

    Monitor for single player games

    Hi! I want to buy a new monitor for gaming. My current pc has the following components: Processor: Intel i7 6700K Memory: 16GB DDR4 3200Mhz VGA: Geforce RTX 2080 I mostly play single player games. I want to choose a resolution(1440p or 4K) where my computer reaches a minimum of 60FPS for most...
  2. P

    Alienware's Concept UFO is basically a Nintendo Switch for PC games

    i bet you $100 i find one of these on the electronic shelf at goodwill in 5 years. i feel bad for the guys working on it at dell, these niche handhelds never take off. https://www.cnet.com/reviews/alienware-concept-ufo-basically-nintendo-switch-for-pc-games-preview/
  3. B

    Games with Controller Support and Integrated Graphics?

    Are there any good games that utilizes the Xbox controller natively and can be played on mobile devices (i.e. Surface tablet, laptop, and book) with integrated graphics? Something to pass the time.
  4. J

    Free games Q.U.B.E. 2 and Layers of Fear Masterpiece Edition at Epic until Oct 31st

    Epic Games has been promoting their Epic Games Launcher / store by giving away free games. More details at Guru 3D: https://www.guru3d.com/news-story/grab-for-free-layers-of-fear-masterpiece-edition-and-q-u-b-e-2-at-epic.html
  5. Dayaks

    Steam Summer Sale!!

    I picked up Super Hot, Doom VR, and Five Nights at Freddys (which was full price but the kids are going to lose their shit.) You guys find any good deals on must haves? I am a bit out of the loop on VR games.
  6. H

    New to VR

    I recently picked up a rift bundle for $140 and came with everything in box (headset, 2 touch controls, and 2 sensors). Are there any good exclusives for the rift? What's the best way to clean the headset? I noticed I get outside light from the nose area on the face foam. Is there a foam...
  7. cageymaru

    The Humble Bundle Winter Sale Is Live

    Humble Bundle is having a Winter Sale. They have games like the award winning Monster Hunter: World, Hunt: Showdown, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Tekken 7, Civilization VI, HellBlade: Senua's Sacrifice, and more on sale. They even have an extensive selection of VR games and Nintendo titles too! For...
  8. A

    pfSense UPnP Not Working Properly

    (This is a re-upload cause I'm dumb posted my original in the gallery) So I'm still a bit new to the pfSense scene and have been having trouble getting UPnP to work properly on my home network. For instance, if I start a game (we'll just use Warframe for example), my pc sends UPnP requests to...
  9. L

    Skilled PvP games!

    Hello All. I'll keep it simple. I love PvP games. The more skill required, the better. The more reaction speed, and key presses, the better. The more glory, the better. The more butthurt, the better! Looking for a moba, or MMO, or hybrid....anything with Glorious PvP & Good production...
  10. A

    pfSense UPnP Not Working Properly

    So I'm still a bit new to the pfSense scene and have been having trouble getting UPnP to work properly on my home network. For instance, if I start a game (we'll just use Warframe for example), my pc sends UPnP requests to my pfSesne just fine and my pfSense seems to receive it just fine as...
  11. DooKey

    Does Denuvo Slow Game Performance?

    Since Denuvo has been around there's been a debate raging about its effect on game performance. YouTuber Overlord has decided to put this to rest and he tested 7 games with Denuvo installed and with it officially patched out. His test rig utilized an i7 2600K running stock with a stock clocked...
  12. R

    Tencent Going After Steam With WeGame Launching Worldwide

    Tencent has announced that it plans to take it's PC games marketplace, WeGame, worldwide starting with a Hong Kong version. The announcement comes shortly after Valve announced a Chinese version of it's PC games marketplace, Steam. While WeGame is tiny compared to Steam, currently having only...
  13. DooKey

    Sources: Google Is Planning A Game Platform That Could Take On Xbox And PlayStation

    Several months back we talked about Google and their possible entry into the gaming market. The rumors are still persisting and Kotaku is claiming they have sources that say the rumors are true. If their sources are correct it's going to be a three-pronged approach beginning with a streaming...
  14. R

    Discord's Future is The Games Tab... And Metal

    Discord has released a new update that will provide users with a tab to see friends that are playing games, have played games, and to launch games, as well as invite people to game. It's called the games tab. I think Discord explains it better in this video. Metal.
  15. R

    Fortnite 2018-2019 Competitive Season Announced

    Last month we wrote about how Epic Games is providing $100,000,000 to fund prize pools for Fortnite competitions, and today we finally get more details. The money will be split between many events at different levels of play worldwide, culminating in the Fortnite World Cup in late 2019. Fortnite...
  16. R

    EA Origin Access Gets New $100 Tier

    Gamasutra is reporting that EA's subscription service, Origin Access, has gotten a new Premier tier that will cost you $100 a year, or $15 a month. While it seems steep at first, in addition to all the titles on, and being added to the Access list, you also get early, full access to new...
  17. R

    Try Before You Buy VR

    PRNewswire is reporting that HTC VIVE and Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc are forming the largest VR arcade partnership. Dave & Buster's will be deploying over 500 VIVE headsets across 114 locations nationwide with new exclusive, multi-participant content created for Dave & Buster's. The new...
  18. R

    Who Gets To Be On The Steam Store?

    In an interesting post to the Steam Blog today, Erik Johnson goes over what games get to be on the steam store. Specifically, should Steam be selling games with adult or violent content? Surprisingly, Steam does have groups of people looking at the contents of every controversial title that is...
  19. Dan

    Must have VR games?

    I grabbed the HP VR deal for 150 and need some games. Im worried that my PC will run like crap though i5-4670k @ 4.6 16gb RAM GTX 780 Reference. This has been upgraded to a gtx 1070 FE... Edit: Has been upgraded to a 1080ti HP Mixed reality The game that is making me buy it is beat saber. Im...
  20. A

    Interplay Games are 66% off till Monday 10 AM Pacific (Descent, Freespace, Sacrifice, etc)

    Go here https://store.steampowered.com/sale/interplay/ 66% off most games, 50% off on others. Ends Monday at 10 AM Pacific. Lot of classics on here.
  21. DooKey

    Microsoft Lets You Gift Digital PC Games Now

    Microsoft has finally caught up to the likes of Steam and Origin in the PC game gifting arena. You can now go to the Microsoft Store and gift any PC or Xbox One game. However, there are some limits on sale games and you can't gift a pre-order or free game. Also, games can only be redeemed in...
  22. R

    PC Gaming Subscription Service Utomik Launches Today

    If the title didn't give it away, Utomik, a PC gaming subscription service has launched today! The press release boasts of over 100 publishing partners, as well as over 750 games available to play now. It's worth noting that Utomik does not stream the games, instead users download a small part...
  23. R

    Unity Engine Gets Big Update

    The Unity Engine is the world's most widely used real-time 3D development platform, and today Unity 2018.1 is now available. The unity engine has been used to make some incredible games, as well as some incredibly terrible asset-flips. DSOGaming has a list of highlights from the latest update...
  24. R

    Arma 3 Free to Play Weekend

    In celebration of selling 4 million copies on Steam, Arma 3 is having a free to play weekend, as well as being on sale for $13.59, which is 66% off, and all Arma 3 DLC is on sale as well. DSOGaming has done a good writeup of Arma 3 if you don't know what the game is about, you can pick up Arma 3...
  25. R

    How Accurate are Canned PC Benchmarks?

    DigitalFoundry has posted a new video on YouTube, asking the question "Just How Useful/Accurate Are PC Benchmarks Anyway?"In the video Alex goes over the differences between canned benchmarks like those found in Tomb Raider, and Metro Last Light to see how they compare with actual in game...
  26. R

    Nintendo Switch Emulator Already Running Games

    Earlier this month a Nintendo Switch emulator called RyujiNX surfaced, and today according to a report on DSOGaming, it is already running some games. Right now the emulator can only run two titles, Binding Of Isaac and Cave Story+, and both have unplayable performance currently, however it is...
  27. R

    Spec Ops: The Line Available Free On Humble Bundle

    Humble Bundle has been killing it lately when it comes to giving away games, and today is no exception. Spec Ops: The Line is available for free for the next 2 days. I'm not going to give away any spoilers despite the game being 6 years old now. I'll just say this, if you have not played it, you...
  28. R

    The Darkness II Free on Humble Bundle

    The Darkness II is available for free on HumbleBundle for the next 2 days. Originally released in 2012 by Digital Extremes and 2kGames, it has very positive reviews on steam, and is normally priced at $29.99. The trailer reminds me of Prototype, which I liked a lot. Even if it isn't great, you...
  29. R

    Ubisoft Publisher Weekend Sale On Steam

    Ubisoft gets a lot of hate, but we can't deny that they have made some good, if not great games. Open world games. With lots of towers to climb. And most of those games are on sale this weekend on Steam, with pretty good discounts. For example every FarCry game (sans FarCry 5) is 60% off, and...
  30. R

    Epic Games and 3Lateral Introduce Digital Andy Serkis

    More news from the Game Developers Conference. Using 3Lateral's Meta Human Framework and Unreal Engine real-time rendering, Epic games brings us a digital Andy Serkis. The data was generated using a series of HFR images of Andy Serkis from multiple angles, the 3 Lateral's process did various...
  31. R

    Epic Games Demonstrates Real-Time Ray Tracing

    Continuing the theme from the Game Developers Conference this year, Epic Games in collaboration with ILMxLAB and NVIDIA are showing off real-time ray tracing in the Unreal 4 engine. The demo is powered by NVIDIA's RTX technology for Volta GPUs, which itself is powered by Microsoft's DirectX Ray...
  32. R

    AMD Announces Real-Time Ray-Tracing

    The big topic at the Game Developers Conference this year is Ray-Tracing. Yesterday we covered how Microsoft is now introducing DirectX Raytracing, or GDC, and today, AMD along with GPUOpen are showing off what they have in store. AMD is announcing Radeon ProRender support for real-time...
  33. R

    Amazon Announces GameOn API

    Amazon has announced a new set of APIs built on the AWS cloud infrastructure. The new APIs gives tools for developers to allow players to compete for real-world prizes fulfilled by Amazon, or other in-game rewards. The API works on any operating system, and brings easy creation of competitions...
  34. R

    The Crew 2 Will Be Released June 29th

    DSOGaming is reporting that Ubisoft's The Crew 2 will launch on June 29th. The sequel is being developed by French studio, Ubisoft Ivory Tower, and sports a fully redesigned map of the USA, as well as boat and aircraft racing and exploration. I was really excited for the original "The Crew,"...
  35. R

    Skyrim VR Available For Pre-Order Now

    In its 429th re-release since launching 7 years ago, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is back again, this time in VR. Launching on April 3rd and available for pre-order now on Steam for $59.99, the game supports the HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. $59.99 is a big ask...
  36. R

    Google Brings Maps API To The Unity Engine

    Google has announced that they are making it's Maps API work with the Unity game engine. The integration turns buildings, roads and parks into game objects within Unity, that developers can then re-skin to build literally global scale game worlds. In practice game designers could take New York...
  37. R

    AC: Origins The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Launches Tomorrow

    Ubisoft has treated us to a video of the newest DLC for Assassin's Creed: Origins called The Curse of the Pharaohs. The video shows 4k in game footage from the DLC, and I have to say it looks quite good. Black Flag was the last game in the series that I played because of the debacle that was...
  38. R

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Announced

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was revealed today in a teaser trailer on the Call of Duty YouTube channel. The teaser shows what you would expect, and informs us that there will be a "community reveal event" on May 17th, and the Global Launch of October 12th. Also shown is the games slogan of "Forget...
  39. R

    Rise Of Insanity Releases Today On Steam

    First person psychological horror game "Rise Of Insanity" has been released today on Steam with VR support after being released in August 2017 in Early Access. RedLimb Studio says the game "draws inspiration from greatest psychological horror movies such as The Shining, The Exorcist and Silent...
  40. R

    SXSW Game Awards Coming March 17th

    The South by Southwest gaming awards are coming on March 17th, and they have announced the nominees for the "Gamer's Voice Awards." These are the set of awards that are voted on by the public, with categories from Excellence in Musical Score to Video Game of the Year. You can check out the...
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