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Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

It's been a few months since the launch of the PlayStation VR, and the holidays were relatively quiet, so we decided this slow period was a good opportunity to check-in on the state of PSVR. And since
The 10 most technically impressive games of 2016

The 10 most technically impressive games of 2016

Today, we want to call out the year's most impressive games. Each of these titles have noteworthy technical accomplishments, but this isn't a pixel count and frame rate competition. Instead, we want
The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates

The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates

Some of this generation's best titles are looking better than ever, here are 10 games that really benefit from this $400 half-step. The post The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates appeared first on
10 games that deserve a PS4 Pro upgrade

10 games that deserve a PS4 Pro upgrade

Now that we've seen the first few waves of patches roll out, we've been pondering which classic PS4 titles deserve a proper update for the half-step hardware. After much consideration, we came up with
Nioh lets the player decide what matters most: frame rate or fidelity

Nioh lets the player decide what matters most: frame rate or fidelity

Nioh undoubtedly takes inspiration from Dark Souls, but it sets itself apart thanks largely to Team Ninja's knack for clever combat systems. Even better, the developers let players decide whether to
Horizon: Zero Dawn puts the PS4 Pro to work

Horizon: Zero Dawn puts the PS4 Pro to work

Uncharted 4, The Last Guardian, and Gravity Rush 2 have all garnered significant praise in recent months, and the latest title out of Dutch studio Guerrilla Games is another standout exclusive for
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really struggles on the Wii U [UPDATE]

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really struggles on the Wii U [UPDATE]

Nintendo finally shook free from many self-imposed constraints, and made something very different. Unfortunately, the Wii U version of the game is particularly disappointing for many Nintendo
PS4 4.50 update is out, and the PS4 Pro really benefits from Boost Mode

PS4 4.50 update is out, and the PS4 Pro really benefits from Boost Mode

Earlier today, Sony began rolling out firmware 4.50 for both the PS4 and PS4 Pro. Numerous small UI and social tweaks are now in place, but the biggest user-facing changes revolve around external
Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4

Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4

With a lengthy development period, a new engine, a new crop of consoles, and a fresh narrative start, the expectations of fans are fairly high, but so far it looks like Andromeda doesn't quite deliver
Mass Effect: Andromeda looks significantly better on PC

Mass Effect: Andromeda looks significantly better on PC

Earlier this week, Mass Effect: Andromeda launched to a somewhat muted response. Beyond the interface issues and lackluster animations frequently cited by critics, the Xbox One and vanilla PS4 suffer
Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Microsoft's Project Scorpio isn't just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.
ExtremeTech picks: the best gaming gift cards

ExtremeTech picks: the best gaming gift cards

Whether you're considering your options for an advance gift or standing in Best Buy scratching your head at the array of options, ExtremeTech is here to cut through the confusion. The post ExtremeTech
Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

If Project Scorpio is as beefy as Redmond is promising, there's no doubt that developers will be able to create some gorgeous console games. However, we're hoping that many current Xbox One games will
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch

If you're on the fence about the Nintendo Switch, you might just change your mind by the time the weekend rolls around. On April 28th, an updated version of Mario Kart 8 is being released on
Prey’s Demo Is Well-Optimized on PS4 and Xbox One

Prey’s Demo Is Well-Optimized on PS4 and Xbox One

Last year, Bethesda ruffled many feathers by announcing that reviewers will no longer get early access to new games. So with this week's release of Prey, the reboot of the tumultuous franchise of the
Microsoft’s 4K-Ready Xbox One X Launches November 7th at $499

Microsoft’s 4K-Ready Xbox One X Launches November 7th at $499

During yesterday's E3 press conference, Microsoft unveiled the finished version of its long-awaited half-step console. Dubbed "Xbox One X," this high-powered gaming machine is designed for full-on 4K
E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

At last night's Sony event, only a single person (Shawn Layden, CEO of SIEA) spoke on stage. But in spite of the wonky presentation, it's crystal clear that Sony is doubling down on games -- including
The Best Games of E3 2017

The Best Games of E3 2017

In spite of the lightly crushed expectations, there were still plenty of games to get excited about. So let's move past the dashed hopes, and explore the best games from this year's show. The post The
Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

Can you build a PC -- or upgrade one -- to match the Xbox One X's capabilities? It's going to depend on what hardware you have already, but we step through the options and what's available today. The
Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

If you intend to buy one, you'd best be hitting Refresh on your browser constantly between now and when pre-orders start. The post Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month appeared