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The first 10 things to do when your PC can't run a new game

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. Something’s off. You go into the options menu and make the usual tweaks. Turn off MSAA. Turn down shadow quality. Turn down reflections. Turn off any feature with a weird name and Nvidia branding. None of it does much to help.

It's PC vs Xbox One in Gears of War 4 this weekend

PC gamers will get their chance to show console gamers how it's done when Gears of War 4 trials cross-platform competitive multiplayer this weekend. While Gears of War 4 already supported cross-platform co-op, this special event is the first time PC…

Valve launches redesigned Steam store

Valve has rolled out an all-new interface for the Steam store homepage today, with an emphasis on making it easier to discover content you'll enjoy. The new design, codenamed the "Discovery Update 2.0", only modifies the homepage but introduces a…

Long Live the Mouse and Keyboard, a Great Way to Control Video Games

A year or so ago I moved my gaming PC away from the TV and upstairs to my desk. I got a monitor that’s better than that TV. So, I decided to start using a mouse and keyboard again. I’m not really to the point where I obsess over DPI or key resistance or anything like that. I’ve found a pretty standard setup, and I stick with it. It’s still been interesting returning to the mouse and keyboard fold after so many years away. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Battlefield 1 Benchmarked: Graphics & CPU Performance Tested

Battlefield 1 marks the fifteenth installment to EA's multiplayer military shooter franchise. The BF1 beta made a strong first impression with great graphics that weren't overly demanding. After testing 41 graphics cards and 20 processors in our Gears of War 4 benchmark feature, we wanted to do the same for Battlefield 1 and for the most part we succeeded.

Mafia III launches on PC with 30 FPS cap

Mafia III is a contender for worst PC port of the year. The game, which is now available through Steam, is plagued with numerous issues including an unforgivable cardinal sin: a 30 frame per second cap.

Destiny 2 reportedly coming to PC

A new report from Kotaku suggests that Destiny 2, the sequel to Bungie's 2014 online first-person sci-fi shooter, will be headed to PC. The first game in the series was exclusive to last and current-generation consoles, and garnered positive reviews…

AMD's next game bundle is a Battlefield 1 upgrade code

AMD is launching a new game bundle today that's a little different from the company's standard promotions. Buyers who purchase an AMD Radeon RX 480 in select markets will get an upgrade code for Battlefield 1, transforming a Standard Edition…