Kingston demonstrated their upcoming PCIe SSD using the LSI SandForce SF3700 Flash controller. According to Kingston, it is capable of speeds up to 1800MB/s read and we were able to see it reach these speeds when we were there. This drive was on early alpha firmware, so no write speeds were shown. As this will …more
BlizzCon 2013: When Cosplay Goes Mainstream With the close of BlizzCon 2013, you are no doubt asking yourself, “Where are the costume players?” This year’s BlizzCon had tons of Cosplay participants who clearly put in tons of time creating and building their costumes. Unlike in previous years, however, there were less “Booth Babes” – that …more
The confetti has settled and the CosPlay/BlizzBabes/BlizzDudes have taken off their costumes with BlizzCon 2013 now officially over. Our ears are still ringing from two days of madness at Blizzard’s Greatest Show on Earth. In case you missed our coverage, we have a wrap up of the first day’s BlizzCon activities here. The second …more
After almost two years away in hibernation, BlizzCon returned to the Anaheim Convention Center with a bang as more than 20,000 fans poured in. With so many fans, gamers, and CosPlayer itching to see what Blizzard had in store for their three main franchises – World of Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo, many felt that there …more
Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder, president, and CEO of NVIDIA kicked off the second day of the NVIDIA press day in Montreal with an overview of the first day and then went straight to talking about gaming. Jen-Hsun said that NVIDIA SLI technology is still the best multi-GPU solution on the market for PCs. He referred to …more
NVIDIA is holding a press conference covering PC gaming this week in Montreal, Canada. NVIDIA made it clear that a new video card will not be announced today, but there is no NDA during the event and that we were free to talk about and show you all of the information discussed. Tony Tamasi, NVIDIA …more
Being there at The League of Legends Season 3 World Championship Finals An hour before midnight on Friday October 4th, a sense of inevitability came down across the spectators that packed the seats inside the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. A team of five players collectively called SK Telecom T1 was on an unstoppable …more
If you follow Apple OS releases much you know that the release of the gold master to developers means they’ve put the finishing touches on the OS and it’s subsequent full release is imminent. There’s been speculation for awhile that October would be the release and based on this news, that is likely to be …more
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s kicked off the opening day keynote at the Intel Developer Forum this morning. This is his first year at the helm of the chip giant and his first major task is take Intel into the mobile sector to compete with competitors like ARM, Apple and Qualcomm. Certainly this will be no …more
Intel NUC with Haswell Close To Launching – D54250WYK Seen at PAX Prime Have you been waiting for the Intel Haswell NUC units to show up? Intel has tons of good stuff on display at PAX Prime this year and one of the more interesting things on display was the upcoming ‘Haswell’ version of the …more
On Wednesday, Infinity Ward revealed the multiplayer mode in Call of Duty: Ghosts, which arrives on November 5th. This reveal was highly anticipated as many First Person Shooter (FPS) gamers are wanting change with the Call of Duty franchise. To give the developer some credit, it is getting really hard to innovate in FPS game …more
On Friday in a pretty secluded part of Santa Monica, California, eight of the world’s best eSports athletes gathered in the halls of Red Bull Headquarters to participate in a sort of ‘Training Camp’ for StarCraft II players. As MLG Anaheim approaches, eSport gamers are trying to get in the most practice as they can. Take a look as we were lucky enough to get an invite to Red Bull’s Training Grounds.
This year’s E3 Expo turned out to be surprisingly good for new hardware announcements and manufacturer partnerships. We conclude our E3 coverage with a look a quick look at what NVIDIA, Razer, Alienware, SteelSeries, Skullcandy, Turtle Beach, Polk Audio and Oblanc had on display! We also have nearly half a dozen videos for you to take a look at!
E3 has just ended and we are still trying to get our hearing back and strength back in our legs from walking around for 3 days. While we are sifting through our notes with conversations with AMD, Microsoft, Sony and the likes, we thought you might like to see what we thought were the best looking assets from this year’s E3. Yes, sir, it’s that time to take a look at the Top Fifty Booth Babes of E3 2013!!!