Pc gaming articles

Microsoft exclusive game Scalebound has been canceled

Earlier today, we published a list of our most anticipated PC games of 2017. Microsoft-exclusive title Scalebound, which was set for release this year on Xbox One and PC, featured on this list as its dragon-fueled RPG action seemed interesting and…

Mass Effect: Andromeda is coming on March 21st

Mass Effect: Andromeda is one of the most hotly anticipated games of early 2017. EA and BioWare have finally revealed when the title will be available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4: March 21st in North America, and March…

The State of PC Gaming in 2016

PC gaming is on the forefront of gaming. So many of today's trends: early access, survival game elements in everything, multiplatform mods, esports, and virtual reality -- all started on PC. Even as it inspired other platforms, PC gaming itself evolved this year, making big strides and taking ugly spills.

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.