Half-Life Alyx Gets A Big Discount For Its First Birthday

One of the more popular and memorable video games of 2020 for many gamers was Half-Life Alyx. The game proved so popular that it was nearly impossible to get your hands on a VR headset to enjoy the game in the months around its launch. The game is also incredibly popular because it was a …more

Xbox Live To Become Xbox Network

Microsoft has announced that it will be rebranding Xbox Live as “Xbox Network.” Other than a name change, everything is expected to remain the same. Microsoft does note that the Xbox Live Gold service will continue to be sold under that name. Microsoft has said that “Xbox Network” refers to the underlying Xbox online service …more

Niantic Is Partnering With Nintendo To Develop New Pikmin Franchise

Nintendo and game developer Niantic have had a very successful partnership with Pok√©mon Go. That game has proven to be very popular, and the two companies have announced that they are partnering up to co-develop a new title based on the Pikmin franchise. Niantic has said that the game will be developed in its Tokyo …more

Microsoft Rumor Suggests It’s Buying Discord For $10 Billion

A new rumor is going around that says Microsoft is in talks to potentially buy Discord. For those unfamiliar, Discord is a videogame chat platform. The rumor claims the deal is worth as much as $10 billion. While Microsoft is the big name rumored to be in talks for the purchase, sources claim there is …more

Black Ops Cold War Zombies Getting A New Outbreak Mode Map

Fans of the Zombies Outbreak mode in Black Ops Cold War should be excited to hear that a new map has landed. When the mold launched, it had three maps, including Alpine, Golova, and Ruka. Developer Treyarch is teasing a new map via a very short tweet. The tweet appears to show the Fireteam map …more

Target Sale Offers Buy Two And Get One Free Video Games

Target has a sale going on that gamers looking to beef up their library might want to take advantage of. While the sale is going on, anyone who purchases two video games will get one for free. Tiles included in the sale cover the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S …more

Among Us Airship Map Lands March 31

One of the most popular games out there is called Among Us. The popular game is getting a new map at the end of the month with a map called The Airship landing March 31. The announcement came from game developer InnerSloth this week. The update will arrive as part of a free update that …more

Alienware’s New M15 R4 And M17 R4 Laptops Use Mechanical Keyboards

Alienware has been making high-end gaming desktop and laptop computers for many years. The latest offerings from the company are the new m15 R4 and M17 R4. While they’re packed with a variety of high-end hardware, one of the biggest new features is something that gamers will appreciate. That feature is mechanical keyboards using Cherry …more

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Anniversary Update Goes Live

Fans of the popular Nintendo Switch game Animal Crossing: New Horizons will have a new update they can apply today. The update brings the game to version 1.9.0 and should be automatically downloaded and ready to install. Those who don’t have the update can go into the game setting and manually update there. Full patch …more

PlayStation Announces 10 Free Games Available This Month

PlayStation is talking about some new games being added to its Play at Home program for 2021. That program provides free games and entertainment to the PlayStation community. The program started earlier this month with a free digital copy of the game from 2016 called Ratchet & Clank for the PS4. That game is still …more

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Intel Adaptive Boost Technology Announced Late At Night

11th Gen Intel Core processors were announced on March 16th, but it appears that Intel wanted to talk more about their Adaptive Boost Technology. The sent the tech press this slide about the technology at midnight to better show the feature that comes on 11th Gen Intel Core i9 K and KF sku processors. Intel …more

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Intel Launches New Go PC Campaign Staring Justin Long

Apple recently shook things up when they announced that they were going to stop using Intel processors and switch over to their own Apple silicon. The latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini all use Apple’s new M1 processors and are now challenging Intel processors in the mobile market. Intel and Apple have …more

Activision-Blizzard Has Laid Off Almost 190 Workers

New reports are going around that say Activision-Blizzard has laid off nearly 190 employees. Among that number are 50 employees from its esports division. The layoffs reportedly impacted less than two percent of company employees. All workers laid off will receive a minimum of 90 days of severance and health benefits for up to a …more

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Nvidia says “The Fabled Woods” And “System Shock” Demos Highlight DLSS

Nvidia took time today to talk about a couple of new game demos, including “The Fabled Woods” and “System Shock,” and how the UE4 integration in the games highlights DLSS. Nvidia announced last month that game developers can access DLSS via a plug-in for Unreal Engine 4.26 (UE4). Nvidia says game developers have quickly taken …more