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For online gaming, no latency is allowed. We put competing adapters into identical laptops. See who blinked first.
The Nvidia Shield gaming handheld can play Android games and stream full-fledged PC games from GeForce graphics cards, but reviewers say both experiences are a mixed bag.
Guns, guts, and absolutely zero glory. Rise of the Triad is everything Duke Nukem Forever should have been and then some, a glorious ode to rocket jumps, circle-strafing, and twitch shooting. It's a surprisingly faithful adaptation of a 20-year-old game that still feels refreshing.
17Bits’ phenomenal Skulls of the Shogun is now available on non-Windows 8 PCs
Keyboards that really stand out are tough to come by, but the SteelSeries Apex will turn heads with its large size and colorfully lighted keys. It hits the perfect sweet spot for the entry-level gamer.
Facebook has created a new program to encourage third-party developers to build games that will run on the company's mobile clients.
Is the Oculus Rift and other HMDs getting to heavy for your head? Nvidia prototyping a new light weight, thin unit that uses Lytro Camera technology.
Logic games can hone your mind and give it a good workout to prepare you for any hard-thinking challenges you face—it can also frustrate you to no end and leave you with a broken keyboard. Take the challenge in these 3 tough, but free, games.
Times are hard in Farmville as its owner, social games company Zynga reports that its user base has declined by almost a half in the past year.
You’ll likely want to play free-to-play shooter Firefall with friends.
Google has finally released an app for its Google Play Games services, but it doesn't really bring gamers together.
Shadowrun Returns, from developer Harebrained Schemes, is lacking some of the depth that made old isometric RPGs so well-regarded, but is a great first step towards revitalizing a much-loved genre, franchise, and universe.
Monsters. Mayhem. Mind-blowing graphics. The best indie titles make triple-A games look downright klunky.
The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief takes cues from mystery films of the 1960s and does a fantastic job, but the setting brings into sharp relief the shortcomings of the point-and-click genre—shoddy pacing and leaps of logic conspire to bring the game down.