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Genius release DeathTaker MMO/RTS mouse

[gallery link="file" columns="2" orderby="title"] With nine buttons DeathTaker gives gamers the ability to customize their gaming experience. Genius' included “Scorpion” UI lets gamers manage macros for up to 55 keys in 5 ...

9 years ago

Kaz Hirai to be Promoted to Sony President

Kazuo (Kaz) Hirai, one of the masters of PlayStations success since he joined the company’s computer and video game division back in 1995 is to be promoted to president and CEO of Sony Corporation, taking effect of his new ...

9 years ago

Nvidia release 295.51 Beta drivers

Nvidia have released the 295.51 beta drivers for their GPUs. The aim of this new driver update is to bring significantly better performance in SLI configurations by adding new or updating existing SLI profiles. Nvidia has also ...

9 years ago

Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 OC Graphics Card Video Review

With the 7950 official launch day being yesterday, we made sure to have a look at at least one card for launch to get the juices flowing, and now we can sit back and figure out how we can show different angles of this new GPU with ...

9 years ago

Steam for iOS and Android now available to all!

The Steam application for iOS and Android devices, announced last week, is now available to all gamers around the world. Launched last week in a closed beta, the Steam app allows gamers to chat with Steam friends, browse ...

9 years ago

Shuttle add Z68 to their barebones series

[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Shuttle is a well known brand for the sale of small form factor (SFF) barebones which normally consist of PC case, power supply and motherboard combos. Most of their barebones to date have been ...

9 years ago

Launch dates for the rest of the HD 7000 series revealed

  MSI, unfortunately for them, has leaked confidential AMD information to the press. This information gives us details on the roadmap for the rest of the HD 7000 series of cards. It first of all reaffirms what we've already ...

9 years ago

Mass Effect 1 and Dead Space 1 for £3 on Origin

PC gamers, there's a juicy sale going on over at EA's digital distribution shop Origin. In the Origin sale, you can pick up Mass Effect 1 and Dead Space 1 for the rock-bottom price of £3. Dead Space 2 will only set you back ...

9 years ago

QPad MK-80 Mechanical Keyboard Review

[wpcol_1half id="" class="" style=""] QPad is a relatively small gaming brand when it comes to peripherals, however this hasn’t effected the quality of any of the products they have released, whose range include; mouse pads, ...

9 years ago

Gigabyte give the HD 7950 the WindForce treatment

Gigabyte has been giving AMD's reference HD 7950 the WindForce treatment. Gigabyte has taken the reference cards and given them a generous triple fan WindForce cooler featuring what appears to be three 80mm fans. This is placed on top ...

9 years ago

Cyberlink Show Off PowerDVD 12

We were lucky enough to attend a seminar where Cyberlink were keen to introduce some new products to the market. The main one being PowerDVD 12which offers up a whole host of new and exciting features, which left us excited with ...

9 years ago

Wii-U’s Hardware still in development

The Wii U hardware is currently changing "constantly," Ninja Gaiden 3 developer, Team Ninja has claimed. Speaking in an interview with Gamefront (via Go Nintendo), Team Ninja's Fumihiko Yasuda and Yosuke Hayashi broke the ...

9 years ago

Vertex 3D and HIS launch HD 7950s

Vertex 3D and HIS have both today launched their HD 7950s. Both are based off reference designs although non-reference variants will come later on from both companies. The cards both use the latest 28nm graphics core technology ...

9 years ago

THQ threatened with stock exchange delisting

Troubled publisher THQ faces possible de-listing from the Nasdaq stock exchange, it's been warned. MCVreports that the Saints Row company's shares have failed to top $1 for 30 consecutive days, which is the minimum level ...

9 years ago

Sapphire launches a couple of HD 7950s

Along with many other manufacturers Sapphire has launched a couple of HD 7950 cards. They consist of two designs that both are visually non reference. The single fan base model features reference clock speeds, PCB and cooler but the ...

9 years ago

PSN Down again on Thursday

The PlayStation Network will be going down for maintenance on Thursday, February 2, Sony's confirmed The downtime is scheduled to start at 2.00PM GMT and last until February 8.00AM on Friday, following an earlier 13 hour ...

9 years ago

Arctic announce the Accelero Xtreme 7970

Together with the world’s first 28nm AMD 7900/7800 series GPUs,ARCTIC releases its Accelero Xtreme 7970 as the first and most powerful VGA cooler compatible with these AMD series. The immaculate performance of Accelero Xtreme ...

9 years ago

XFX HD 7950 launch pricing guide

Its January the 31st and do you know what that means? The launch of the HD 7950 from AMD is finally upon us and yet again XFX are one of the first manufacturers to be ready on launch day with some non-reference designs. They are ...

9 years ago

XFX Radeon HD 7950 Black Edition Overclocked 3GB Graphics Card Review

With the release of the 7970 now passed and the cards making their way out into the big wide world, now is time for AMDs partners to release the slightly toned down version of their jaw dropping card. When we took a look at the ...

9 years ago

XFX Radeon HD 7950 Black Edition Overclocked 3GB Graphics Card Video Review

With AMD releasing the Radeon HD 7950 today, we all knew that things would go a bit differently from when the 7970 launched back in December. The 7970 saw a reference launch with partners bringing out refreshed cards later down the ...

9 years ago

Drawings of the Swiftech Komodo 7970 emerge

The HD 7970 has been out for exactly 40 days now and Swiftech is already finishing its production of a HD 7970 full coverage water block. The block being a 'full-coverage' design covers the entire PCB on both sides of the card meaning ...

9 years ago

New Spider Man Game looks very Mirrors Edge-y

Activision has released a new screenshot for The Amazing Spider-Man and we can't help but see a little Mirror's Edge in there. The single screenshot has Spidey perched atop a building, looking down on the clean, gleaming city ...

9 years ago

No New Xbox in 2012 Confirmed

  A Microsoft exec has seemingly confirmed the firm will not be releasing a new Xbox console in 2012. Speaking to Lepoint.fr, Cedrick Delmas, marketing director of Microsoft France, was presented with recent rumors that ...

9 years ago

eTeknix Test Machines Get A Kingston HyperX SSD Upgrade

Here at the eTeknix headquarters, we try to stay as current as possible in terms of the machines used to test components. The only thing that has really been holding us back as of late was our SSDs which were being run by a single ...

9 years ago

Lenovo to introduce IdeaPad Y470p notebook

Lenovo are constantly introducing new models to their product lines. The IdeaPad line is one of their better known ranges of notebooks. The IdeaPad Y470p is the latest addition to that series. It boats impressive specifications for ...

9 years ago

US government undermines Rambus patent claims

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has declared that Rambus' last three patent claims are totally invalid and that it must drop its legal proceedings. The three patents are related to memory chip design, and are among the ...

9 years ago

‘MegaTrash’ 50 million users to have their data binned

According to RT News the data of over 50 million Megaupload users will be deleted as early as Thursday should the Federal investigators leading the case get their wishes. Currently, the site is blocked and no one can access it on ...

9 years ago

Edimax WD-1000TR Wireless WHDI Caster Review

[wpcol_1half id="" class="" style=""] With the current trend of home users having large flat screen TVs mounted on their walls, or even having a ceiling mounted projector for that matter, most people start to find that a mass of ...

9 years ago

Another HD 7950 pictured, from Sapphire

You may have already heard that AMD will be releasing two PCB (Printed Circuit Board) designs for their HD 7900 series graphics card. One aimed at maximum performance and one aimed at maximum value for money. Well this new card ...

9 years ago

ABIT website to go offline next month

[caption id="attachment_18307" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The IP35 Pro XE ABIT motherboard."][/caption] ABIT was a well respected motherboard vendor that quite literally disappeared off the market rather rapidly back ...

9 years ago


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