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EA May Be Making a Surprising Return to Steam

It's been 8 years now since EA decided to go it on their own with the launch of their Origin platform. Despite the amount of time that has passed since then, however, I think even the most enthusiastic users of it would agree that ...

3 weeks ago

Fierce PC Dream Machines P960RN Gaming Laptop Review

Picking the right gaming laptop is even harder than picking the right desktop PC. You can get compact and slim laptops, fast laptops, light laptops. However, the slimmer, faster, or lighter they are, the most expensive they tend ...

3 weeks ago

Intel Dismisses AMD Market Share Growth as ‘Supply Problems’

Albeit a very contentious point, it's hard for me to overlook the fact that if I was going to recommend a processor to anyone at the moment, it would have to be from the AMD Ryzen range. Particular their most recent (and ...

3 weeks ago

Steam May Start Asking You to Rethink your Game Reviews

When considering purchasing a game, particularly on Steam, you'll likely want to check out the user reviews to see what actual players think about it. There is, however, something of a problem with this system. Namely, that any ...

3 weeks ago

Scientists Find That Rats Can (Apparently) Drive Cars! – Video

You have to imagine that in universities around the world, a lot of highly-acclaimed scientists and researchers are looking to answer some of the biggest questions the universe has to offer. The potential of an unknown sustainable ...

3 weeks ago

Intel i9-10980XE “Cascade Lake-X” Benchmarks Leak

With the upcoming release of the Core i9-10980XE processor, Intel is set to have a brand new HEDT flagship processor. There is, as you might expect, a lot of anticipation over this release. AMD has been giving Intel more than a ...

3 weeks ago

Shenmue 3 In-Engine Footage Released

This last week or so I started playing Shenmue II, at long last. However, after a few hours, I realised I remembered it all as it was happening. Don't know where, don't know when, but I've already played it. Alas, I returned to ...

3 weeks ago

AMD 19.10.2 Beta Drivers Offers Big Call of Duty MW Boost

Call of Duty Modern Warfare is officially out right now and, as such, I guess many of you are either already playing it or have plans to jump in at some point today! With the release of the latest AMD drivers, however, owners of ...

4 weeks ago

Sony Offers WWE 2K20 Gamers a Refund because it’s So Bad!

At this point, it shouldn't any secret that the recent release of WWE 2K20 has been a glitch-ridden disaster. If you have, however, somehow avoided why this release has so much hate, you can check out the link here showing off ...

4 weeks ago

Nvidia Accused of Telling Influencers What to Compare to AMD

Admittedly, the release of the AMD 5700 (and XT) graphics cards didn't give Nvidia too many problems in terms of the high-end stakes. They did, however, (at the very least) create some solid competition for the mid-tier market. In ...

4 weeks ago

Micron Memory Sets New DDR4 Overclocking World Record

Crucial Ballistix memory is the high-performance king once again. Their memory has managed to set a new overclocking world record. Maxing out at a whopping memory frequency at 6024MT/s. Leveraging performance-tuned Micron die ...

4 weeks ago

Western Digital Reveal First WD Red SSDs and New 14TB HDD

I've always been a big fan of Western Digital drives. Personally, I don't think I've built a NAS that didn't end up housing WD Red drivers or similar. With that in mind, I'm happy to see them expand their range today, with a few ...

4 weeks ago

Bethesda Didn’t Register Falloutfirst.com, but an Angry Fan Did!

Since the launch of Fallout 76 around a year ago, it's pretty safe to say that the game has been nothing short of a dumpster fire. While improvements have been made to the game, it hasn't stopped Bethesda from finding fresh ways ...

4 weeks ago

Control Ray Tracing Performance – How to Get Your RTX ON

The spiritual successor to Quantum Break has been with us a little while now. However, for many, the game is still proving pretty damn demanding to run. Sure, it's tempting to go in and hit the ultra graphics button and hope for ...

4 weeks ago

AOC to Releasing £439 FreeSync 2 165Hz 1440p HDR Gaming Monitor

It looks like AOC is coming out swinging next month, as they prepare to release their new AGON AG273QX Gaming Monitor. It certainly comes packing a lot of high-end features that are sure to appeal to gamers. However, there's no ...

4 weeks ago

Fractal Design Reveal Latest Ion SFX Gold PSUs

We love a good power supply here at eTeknix, they're the underappreciated heart of any quality PC build. Even more so, we love a kick-ass SFX PSU. These little units are ideal for small form factor and slim PC builds. However, ...

4 weeks ago

Xiaomi Preparing Their First Gaming Monitor

It has been a busy year for new gaming monitors, with the usual big names pushing out dozens of models. However, we recently saw Razer reveal their first gaming monitor this year, and now Xiaomi is preparing to dabble in the ...

4 weeks ago

GIGABYTE Unveils AORUS PCIe 4.0 Quadro NVMe AIC

With AMD's latest generation processors, we got PCIe Gen.4 and with it, a lot more bandwidth. Up until now, there hasn't been a whole lot which could take advantage of that, but now there is one more thing which can. GIGABYTE ...

4 weeks ago

Intel Gemini Lake Refresh Expected This November

You would be forgiven, based on the masses of 'lake' platforms that Intel has, to not be specifically aware of Gemini. They are, however, more popular than you might think. Albeit perhaps in ways that you don't think about or ...

4 weeks ago

Google Warns Stadia Pre-Orders May Not Arrive on Launch Day

With it being less than a month now until the release of the Google Stadia I must admit that while it has my attention, I am sitting on the fence before I make any decisions surrounding it. It does, however, seem pretty clear that ...

4 weeks ago

Sony Says “No Russian” to Store Release of Modern Warfare

With the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare literally just a couple days away (depending on where you are in the world) it is, without a doubt, looking to be one of the most exciting releases in the franchise in recent memory. ...

4 weeks ago

If You’re Enjoying WWE 2K20 Then You’re (Likely) Not Playing It!

It has been a long time now since I paid any notable attention to the WWE (or WWF as I shall always refer to it). I must confess though, it is something of a guilty pleasure that I have to occasionally dip my toe into. It's ...

4 weeks ago

QPAD MK40, QH-25 & DX-30 Review – Gaming for Under £120

Picking a new set of gaming peripherals can be tricky. There are so many to choose from, in all kinds of shapes, sizes, colours, features, specifications, from many brands. But which one do you choose? Do you mix the brands, or ...

4 weeks ago

Borderlands 2 VR Now Available on Steam

That's right Vault Hunters, the madness that is Borderlands 2 is now fully available in VR! That's one of the biggest, most bad-ass, and certainly one of the most loot-filled games ever to hit your fancy 3D face goggles. ...

4 weeks ago

DOOM 64 Gets Gameplay Trailer and Release Date

Are you looking forward to the release of DOOM 64? What do you mean it's been out since 1997!? Originally released on the Nintendo 64, this is one of the most iconic entries in the series. Now it's getting buffed up and a ...

4 weeks ago

Nvidia GeForce 440.97 WHQL Game Ready Driver Released

The latest Nvidia GeForce Game Ready Driver was released this week. If you're planning on playing this month's big releases, it's certainly worth updating your drivers first. The drive brings big improvements to Call of Duty: ...

4 weeks ago

TerraMaster F5-422 5-Bay 10GbE NAS Now Available

TerraMaster's latest NAS is ready and the company announced the availability of the same, the F5-422. The new NAS is a 5-bay unit which also features 10 Gigabit Ethernet via a classic RJ45 connector. The new NAS is aimed at SMB ...

4 weeks ago

SteelSeries Sensei Ten Mouse Review – The eSports Champion Returns

Not all gaming mice are created equally, and especially not the SteelSeries Sensei. First launched ten years ago, it has gone on to be the tool of choice for many of the top eSports champions around the world. It's been the ...

4 weeks ago

Darksiders Genesis Release Date, New Trailer and More!

THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate today kicked off the PC pre-order campaign for the highly anticipated Darksiders Genesis. Not only is it a new entry in the series, but it's also the first top-down action-adventure in Darksiders ...

4 weeks ago

ESO: Dragonhold Update Now Live – Explore Southern Elsweyr!

When I'm not busy working on eTeknix content or watching Stargate repeats, I'm usually buried in whatever The Elder Scrolls Online has to offer. Even my kids are getting stuck into it these days, it's becoming an ESO household! ...

4 weeks ago

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