Don't-Miss Game Stories
John P. wants to continue playing a game he bought when running Windows 98
Upgrading video cards and CPUs isn't the only way to squeeze out higher frame rates. Dig in to see how you can optimize your system by tweaking some of those cryptic in-game and graphics-related settings.
Windows 8 is great for running today's games, but what about classics from PC's golden age of gaming? The results are mixed.
When you're shopping for a gaming system, consider our ten rules of thumb before you pull out your wallet.
Building a system that maximizes game performance is easy; doing it while keeping power consumption down is harder. Here's how you can build your own, and make it whisper-quiet to boot.
Free (but ad-supported) Web site Kido'z Games packs a rainy day's worth of kid-friendly diversions into your browser.
Now that Bethesda has reinvigorated the Fallout franchise, jump back in and play the classic Fallout and Fallout 2 on your modern machine with our handy guide.
If you happen to own the PC copy of Final Fantasy VII, we can show you how to make it look and play better than ever before.
With a few steps, you can get Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries running on your modern computer.
Old-school adventure games such as The Curse of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, and Full Throttle are hard to find--and even harder to play on modern computers. If you have a classic game you're itching to play, follow this simple guide to run it through the ScummVM emulator.