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Report: GTA V to Have AMD Mantle Support
Jul 10, 2014 - in News
A list published by VideoCardz.com lists GTA V with unconfirmed AMD Mantle support.
Oculus Stretch Run: New Games, Talent, Challenges
Jun 19, 2014 - in News
Oculus invited Tom's Hardware to try some new Rift game prototypes during E3, highlighted the company's recent influx of high-profile talent, and generally discussed the state of its progress, post Facebook acquisition. I also tried to get a better unders
EA, Comcast May Stream Games to Subscribers
May 5, 2014 - in News
Electronic Arts and Comcast working on a streaming games plan.
The Elder Scrolls Online Review: Epic Adventure Or Epic Fail?
May 2, 2014 - in Reviews
The Elder Scrolls Online has been out for a little over three weeks, which is a safe enough distance from the initial faltering and failings of traditionally rocky MMO launches to provide a genuine review of the game.
Sony's All-Access Subscription Plan Now Live
Apr 29, 2014 - in News
It's an all-you-can-eat MMOG subscription model.
Unreal Engine 4 Elemental Tech Demo Available for Download
Apr 29, 2014 - in News
The oh-so-shiny Elemental tech demo of the Unreal Engine 4 can now be run on your PC.
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth to Support AMD Mantle
Apr 14, 2014 - in News
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth will support AMD's Mantle API.
MMO Rift Turning Free-to-Play in June
May 16, 2013 - in News
RIFT is going free-to-play.
Ubisoft Officially Releases Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
May 1, 2013 - in News
Ubisoft has released Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.
UPDATE: AMD Never Settle Bundle Roadmap Leaked
Apr 23, 2013 - in News
A roadmap image of AMD's Never Settle bundle has been leaked, and it shows some promising titles.
Havok Launches Project Anarchy for Mobile Gaming
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
Havok will be offering its 3D Game Development Engine for free in Spring 2013.
Tom's Guide: 20 Video Game Easter Eggs
Mar 29, 2013 - in News
Check out Tom's Guide's latest story on video game Easter eggs.
Crysis 3 Performance, Benchmarked On 16 Graphics Cards
Mar 4, 2013 - in Reviews
Crysis 3 boasts amazing graphics quality, and is based on an engine that takes the strongest PCs to their knees. Is it playable on low-end hardware? Can we run this one at its highest detail levels on today's graphics cards? Our benchmarks tell the story.
Neverwinter MMO Beta and Founder's Pack Details Released
Jan 31, 2013 - in News
The Neverwinter MMO is ready for beta.
Microsoft Granted Updated Removable Module Patent for Game Consoles
Jan 22, 2013 - in News
Microsoft received the rights to an updated patent that describes the addition of an external hard drive to the Xbox 360 game console.
Here Are the UK's Top Search Terms According to Google
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
Google reveals the 2012 trending searches from the UK.
Nintendo Apologizes for the Wii U Set-up Process
Nov 30, 2012 - in News
You can add 'software updates,' to the list of life's certainties.
Nintendo Announces UK Launch Line-up for Wii U
Nov 22, 2012 - in News
Here are the games that will launch alongside Nintendo's first HD console.
Sony Sells 70 Million PS3s; PS2 is Still King
Nov 16, 2012 - in News
Sony has announced that, as of November 4, it has sold 70 million units of the PlayStation 3.
Tom's Guide: 20 HTML5 Games to Pass the Time
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
Check out Tom's Guide's latest storyon HTML5 games!
Medal Of Honor Warfighter Performance, Benchmarked
Nov 1, 2012 - in Reviews
We take Medal of Honor Warfighter for a spin on 12 different graphics cards to figure out how much hardware you need to get this modern-day account of our Tier 1 operators' work running smoothly. Not surprisingly, the single-player campaign is GPU-heavy.
MSFT: 'Mature' Games Allowed in European Windows Store
Oct 26, 2012 - in News
Europeans won't have to find an alternative source for Skyrim or Modern Warfare, after all.
AMD's "Never Settle" Bundles Games with 7000 Series GPUs
Oct 24, 2012 - in News
In addition to the new "Never Settle" Catalyst Driver, AMD has announced a new bundling program that includes up to three games with the purchase of select Radeon 7000 Series cards.
Analyst: Stock Market Values Zynga At Below Zero
Oct 11, 2012 - in News
Zynga may hold the title of most popular Facebook application developer with 327 million monthly active users, but it appears investors care very little about this fact.
Blizzard Reducing Diablo III Inferno Difficulty...Again
Sep 17, 2012 - in News
Blizzard to reduce all damage in Inferno by at least 25%
FarmVille 2: Zynga's Latest Contribution to Facebook Addiction
Sep 5, 2012 - in News
Zynga finally unveils FarmVille 2, complete with a whole new arsenal of addicting features.
State of Decay: Real-Time Open-World Zombie Apocalypse
Aug 26, 2012 - in News
Undead Labs and Microsoft finally reveal some details on their upcoming Zombie survival game.
Ubisoft's Post-Apocalyptic "I Am Alive" Coming to the PC
Aug 25, 2012 - in News
Earlier this year, Ubisoft launched its post-apocalyptic action-survival game I Am Alive on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Now, the well received game is making its way over to the PC with upgraded graphics and two new gaming modes. Making its way ove
Sony Announces Plans to Close UK-based Liverpool Studio
Aug 24, 2012 - in News
Sony says goodbye to the 28-year-old Liverpool Studio.
This Week on Tom's Guide: Minecraft 101 and More!
Aug 17, 2012 - in News
Check out what's been going on over on Tom's Guide this past week!