If Pokemon GO has taught us anything, it's that people love geek nostalgia. So today, we're going to take you on a trip down memory lane — all the way back to the 80s when Nintendo reigned supreme in the gaming world — with 145 archived issues of Nintendo Power Magazine. It's all free online right now. Here's where you can read them.
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Late last week, a guest reader put forth a question. They've just joined the world of PC gaming, and they were quite looking forward to the upcoming Steam sale. Question is: what games should they buy?
And that can be a difficult question to broach. There are so many different genres. First-person shooters. Third-person shooters. Survival horror. Survival roguelike. Turn-based strategy. Real-time action strategy. MOBAs. Tower defence. Sports. Co-operative multiplayer. Competitive multiplayer. Simulations. Adventure puzzlers. Point-and-click puzzlers. The list goes on and on.
But we're here to help. New to PC gaming? Look no further.
Mac: There's a lot you can do to improve gaming performance on the Mac, but a lot of it starts with benchmarking your current performance. Count It is a framerate counter that can help you figure out what's dragging your performance down, and what tweaks boost it.
The Xbox One and PS4 are getting some killer updates in the near future, bringing support for 4K gaming and VR. Microsoft's 4K-capable Xbox One S even has a release date in August. If you've been watching the news or waiting to upgrade, here's what you need to know.
He towered over me, an imposing figure that I was all too familiar with. He wielded no weapons and he did not utter a single word but his stare was enough to turn me into stone. I was terrified. No, he was not Slender Man and I wasn't trapped in some eerie survival horror game. He was my father.
This is a tale of how video games changed the way I saw my old man.
We've shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you're looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one mounted onto an IKEA Lack table.
Take it from us: Rocket League is a bit of alright. The PC and PS4 soccer-car title is about as addictive as multiplayer games get and if you've been waiting to give it a go, now's your chance.
Bitcoin is an interesting, if complicated way to store and spend money. If you have a stash laying around, Valve will now take it off your hands in exchange for sweet deals on games.