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Move over consoles, PC gaming is back – Chicago Daily Herald

Saturday, September 23, 2017

After taking a back seat to consoles for the past few years, personal computers are enjoying a resurgence in gaming, thanks to the popularity of e-sports, customizable machines and faster software releases. This week’s Tokyo Game Show will feature a main-stage tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, a hit online survival PC game that’s been downloaded more than 10 million times since March. Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, September 23, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Feel Bad Inc. Ruiner isn’t out till next week but I’ve played the first couple of hours. It’s a top-down cyberpunk action game that looks like a twin-stick shooter, but controls more like one of the Alien Breed games or indeed Alien Swarm—proper mouse-and-keyboard stuff. It’s fast-paced and brutal. But then you get to the first urban hub and it slows right down. Suddenly it’s more…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, September 23, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Feel Bad Inc. Ruiner isn’t out till next week but I’ve played the first couple of hours. It’s a top-down cyberpunk action game that looks like a twin-stick shooter, but controls more like one of the Alien Breed games or indeed Alien Swarm—proper mouse-and-keyboard stuff. It’s fast-paced and brutal. But then you get to the first urban hub and it slows right down. Suddenly it’s more…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, September 23, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Feel Bad Inc. Ruiner isn’t out till next week but I’ve played the first couple of hours. It’s a top-down cyberpunk action game that looks like a twin-stick shooter, but controls more like one of the Alien Breed games or indeed Alien Swarm—proper mouse-and-keyboard stuff. It’s fast-paced and brutal. But then you get to the first urban hub and it slows right down. Suddenly it’s more…

PC Gaming Weekly: One way Steam could disarm review-bombers … – VentureBeat

Friday, September 22, 2017

P.S. Remember Marble Madness, one of the classic PC games of the 1980s? The Little Ball That Could is an updated take on beloved maze game. From GamesBeat Valve’s review-bomb fix won’t fix review-bombing The customer review is a relatively young form of criticism, but consumers have already unlocked some of its creative power with memorable and hilarious Amazon reviews. Of course, the internet has turned these into weapons against creators they…

PC Gaming Weekly: One way Steam could disarm review-bombers – VentureBeat

Friday, September 22, 2017

P.S. Remember Marble Madness, one of the classic PC games of the 1980s? The Little Ball That Could is an updated take on beloved maze game. From GamesBeat Valve’s review-bomb fix won’t fix review-bombing The customer review is a relatively young form of criticism, but consumers have already unlocked some of its creative power with memorable and hilarious Amazon reviews. Of course, the internet has turned these into weapons against creators they…

PC Gaming Is Back in Focus at Tokyo Game Show – Bloomberg – Bloomberg

Thursday, September 21, 2017

After taking a back seat to consoles for the past few years, personal computers are enjoying a resurgence in gaming, thanks to the popularity of e-sports, customizable machines and faster software releases. This week’s Tokyo Game Show will feature a main-stage tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, a hit online survival PC game that’s been downloaded more than 10 million times since March. Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One…

PC Gaming Is Back in Focus at Tokyo Game Show – Bloomberg

Thursday, September 21, 2017

After taking a back seat to consoles for the past few years, personal computers are enjoying a resurgence in gaming, thanks to the popularity of e-sports, customizable machines and faster software releases. This week’s Tokyo Game Show will feature a main-stage tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, a hit online survival PC game that’s been downloaded more than 10 million times since March. Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One…

Wireless PC Gaming at Lightspeed – IGN

Thursday, September 21, 2017

By IGN STUDIOS Partner Content by Logitech How can you expect to game with a mouse still tethered to dated technology? Going wireless can grant your mouse more freedom of movement by eliminating the constant dragging and snagging of a mouse cable. And with Logitech G’s Lightspeed technology, your mouse will continue to transmit data even when they don’t have a line of sight to your computer. Furthermore, the speed…

Steam tries to foil ‘review bombing’ for PC games – CNET

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Steam, the online PC game storefront and platform, is attempting to minimize the effect of so-called “review bombing” by making more information about reviews available to gamers.  Review bombing is what happens when a group of people flood a website with user reviews at the same time — almost always negative or 1-star reviews — attempting to radically alter the public perception of a product. It happens to movies, video games and…

Deck Out Your PC Gaming Setup With These Amazon Deals – Popular Mechanics

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A split second can make the difference between death or glory in a heated PC gaming moment, so it makes sense to spend a bit of cash of some good gear. Luckily, Amazon’s deals today focus on PC gaming hardware that can give you a much-needed boost—not to mention they look pretty damn cool. Like this Corsair K70 LUX Mechanical Keyboard, down to $87 from $120. Made out of an…

Win a free Ultimate PC Gaming Package from Windows Central! – Windows Central

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Winter is coming. Colder weather and fewer hours of sunlight during the day make this the perfect time to upgrade your gaming setup in anticipation of long gaming sessions to come! Windows Central wants to hook one of you up with the Ultimate PC Gaming Package, which includes an AOC Agon AG271QX 27-inch Gaming Monitor, SteelSeries APEX M750 Mechanical Keyboard, SteelSeries Rival 700 Gaming Mouse, SteelSeries Arctis 7 Headset, and…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…

Left Alive is Square Enix’s new survival shooter for PS4 and PC – VentureBeat

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Square Enix revealed Left Alive during Sony’s Tokyo Game Show event today. It is a survival shooter coming out for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam in 2018. Left Alive has a pedigree of notable Japanese developers working on it: Toshifumi Nabeshima (director of the Armored Core series), Yoji Shinkawa (a character designer for the Metal Gear series), and Takayuki Yanase (mech designer for games like Xenoblade Chronicles X and Mobile Suit Gundam 00)….

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Monday, September 18, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…

Best PC gaming headset 2017: The best gaming headsets from £16 – Expert Reviews

Monday, September 18, 2017

A PC gaming headset isn’t only an essential buy if you want to play competitively – it’s also a great investment if you want to indulge in a little late-night gaming without waking the whole neighbourhood. You don’t need to spend a fortune, either: regardless of whether your budget is £15 or £150, there are plenty of great-quality headsets to choose from. We know this because we’ve hunted high and…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Monday, September 18, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Monday, September 18, 2017

THE HIGHS Jody Macgregor: Indie af My high of the week is obviously launching PC Gamer Indie, our new channel devoted to all things indie rock where I’ll be telling you about the new Modest Mouse album and using the phrase “angular guitars” a lot. Kidding! It’s actually about indie games big and small, and I hope you’ll join us there as we try new things and cover games that…