The games industy is vast, spreading over PC, browser, and mobile platforms with various ways to download or play them. This section covers news from the top gaming developers and publishers, as well as some tips on how to install and configure them.

What Does the Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Mean for You?

What Does the Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Mean for You?

Microsoft recently announced it would be purchasing Activision Blizzard for a sum of $68.7 billion. This will make it one of the most significant acquisitions in video gaming history. So, what does […]

NVIDIA graphics driver update fixes some bugs, and patches several security issues

NVIDIA has released a new driver update for its graphics cards. The new version ships with several security fixes. What's new in NVIDIA graphics driver 527.37 update Gaming related improvements Version 527.37 […]

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AMD, Intel and Nvidia are ready for DirectStorage 1.1

Microsoft released DirectStorage 1.1 recently, an updated technology to improve the loading times of PC games significantly. Games that make use of DirectStorage 1.1 may move decompression tasks from the processor to […]

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Google Play Games for PC is now available in the U.S, Canada and 6 more Countries

Google is expanding support Play Games for PC to 8 more Countries. The platform, which was announced nearly a year ago, was designed to allow Windows users to play Android games on […]

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AMD is investigating Ryzen 7000 performance issues

AMD released a performance advisory for its Ryzen 7000 series of processors. The company addresses claims in the advisory that the Ryzen 7000 family of processors have performance-related issues. Reports about performance […]

DirectStorage 1.1 with GPU Compression improves game loading significantly

Microsoft announced in 2020 that the DirectStorage API would come to its Windows operating system. DirectStorage, which debuted on Microsoft's Xbox console, promises faster loading times by reducing CPU overhead and increasing […]

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Steam mobile app update brings a new UI, sign in with QR code

The new Steam mobile app for Android and iOS is here. The version 3.0 update for the app brings a redesigned UI and a few additional features. Steam mobile app with new […]

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Google is shutting down Stadia and offering refunds

Google announced today that it will end support for its game streaming service Stadia by January 2023. The company will refund Stadia hardware purchases and all content purchases made through the Stadia […]

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How to optimize Windows 11 for windowed games

It is debatable whether Windows 11 is the best operating system for PC gaming. Microsoft did introduce two gaming related features in Windows 11: Auto HDR and DirectStorage. Auto HDR enables HDR […]

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Heroic Games Launcher: play Epic Games Store and Gog games on Linux

When it comes to PC games, multiple gaming platforms and stores compete for a share of the market. While Valve's Steam has been the dominating platform for a long time, there are […]

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Gog Games Summer Sale 2022 with free Sanitarium game and discounts

The Gog Summer Sale 2022 runs from June 6th to June 27th. Gamers from all over the world may buy most of the games that are available on Gog at a discount […]

How to transfer your games from Bethesda Launcher to Steam

Bethesda Launcher is being shuttered, and here's how to transfer your games to Steam for free

Bethesda Softworks is sunsetting its game launcher. Don't worry, you aren't going to lose the games that you paid for. Bethesda is allowing players to transfer the games they own on its […]

Microsoft is planning to allow ads in free-to-play Xbox games

Microsoft is planning to allow ads in free-to-play Xbox games

Microsoft is reportedly working on a way to show ads in free-to-play Xbox games. A report reveals that the tech giant is working with adtech companies to build an ad network for […]

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DirectStorage improves game loading times, but not as much as you may think

Microsoft announced the DirectStorage API for Windows PCs back in 2020. The technology that debuted on the company's Xbox gaming system promises faster loading times of games by eliminating IO bottlenecks. First […]

Minecraft requires a Microsoft Account from March 2022 onward

Minecraft users who play the Java version of the popular game will have to use a Microsoft Account from March 2022 onward to play the game. Microsoft, owner of Minecraft since 2014, […]

The PC Gaming Winter Sales have started on Gog, Steam and Epic Store

Every year, around the 24th of December, PC gaming stores launch week-long (or longer) Winter sales. This year is no exception, and Winter sales have started on many platforms, including Gog, Steam […]

Xbox Insiders app displays a rating to indicate how games will perform on your computer

Xbox Insiders app displays a rating to indicate how games will perform on your computer

Can you run it? Gamers may recognize the phrase, it is the tag line of a popular benchmarking service that determines whether your computer can run a game or not. It's actually […]

Gog, Steam and Epic start Black Friday Game Sales: our top 3 picks

There has been a huge increase in sales in recent years, especially so in gaming. Black Friday game sales have started on many gaming platforms, including Gog, Steam and Epic Games. Here […]

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DRM Games affected by Intel 12th generation processors issue on Windows 10 and 11

Intel published a list of games affected by DRM issues in 12th generation Intel Core processors on devices running Windows 11 and Windows 10 this week. Only Intel's 12th-Gen Alder Lake chips […]

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Steam, Epic Store and GOG Halloween Sales: here are our top picks

All Hallows Eve is almost upon us, and it is sort of a tradition that gaming platforms run Halloween Sales at the time. The sale has started on the platforms Steam, Epic […]

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Bethesda removes Games for Windows Live dependency from Fallout 3 GOTY

Microsoft shut down Games for Windows Live on July 1, 2014. More than seven years later, Bethesda, now a Microsoft-owned company, removed the Games for Windows Live dependency from its Fallout 3 […]

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Steam's new Download Manager and Storage Management features improve usability

Valve released an update for stable versions of the company's Steam gaming platform on September 9, 2021. The update introduces the updated download manager and storage management functionality in stable client versions […]

Game Dashboard integration has been enabled on Android 12

Game Dashboard integration has been enabled on Android 12

The Android 12 Game Dashboard is an exciting feature that a lot of gamers are looking forward to. However, the experience is now being enhanced even further with direct integration to Google’s […]

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Steam's latest update improves the management of downloads

Valve released a new beta update for its Steam gaming client this week that improves the management of downloads significantly. While in beta currently, it usually takes a couple of weeks before […]

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Nvidia releases first Windows 11 compatible driver

Nvidia has released the first official graphics card driver for Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system. The company is second only to Intel, which released a Windows 11 driver last week. Microsoft's […]


Valve unveils Steam Deck, a handheld gaming PC powered by AMD

Valve, the company behind the popular Steam game distribution platform and maker of games like Counter-Strike and Half-Life, have unveiled Steam Deck, a handheld PC designed specifically for gaming. Steam Deck looks […]

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Should you get a regular Nintendo Switch or a Nintendo Switch OLED Model?

Nintendo announced the new Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) yesterday and plans to release it later this year. The new Nintendo console won't replace any of the existing offerings; the regular Nintendo Switch […]

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Steam Summer Sale 2021 has started

The Steam Summer Sale is an annual event that runs for about 2 weeks usually. Lots of games on Steam's gaming platform are discounted at that time. If you are a Steam […]

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Nvidia drops support for Windows 7 and 8.1 later this year (with one exception)

If you are a gamer and play games on a PC that runs Microsoft's Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating system, you will soon miss out on new Game Ready Drivers for […]

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Gog kicks off Summer Sale 2021 with up to 90% discounts on games

What better way is there to spend your Summer than to purchase a few new interesting PC games to play these in the chilled atmosphere of your home while everyone else is […]

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Flash Game Archive lets you play thousands of Flash Games on your Windows PC

Flash is no longer supported officially and Adobe, Microsoft and browser makers such as Mozilla or Google have disabled support in their products. While Flash is no longer in active development, it […]

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Epic Games Mega Sale has started with discounts on most PC games

The annual Epic Mega Sale has just started on the Epic Games Store. Gamers can expect discounts of up to 75% on games and use an extra $10 off coupon for games […]

How to share your Xbox Game Pass PC subscription with your family

How to share your Xbox Game Pass PC subscription with your family

Xbox Game Pass PC has been a game changer in recent years. Why pay the full price for the latest games, when you can pay a monthly fee for hundreds of games […]

mGBA is an excellent, cross-platform GBA emulator

mGBA is an excellent, cross-platform GBA emulator

The Nintendo Gameboy Advance was an amazing handheld console, and fans continue playing their favorite games on the portable devices even today. But you can always emulate the games for an enhanced […]

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Steam's Remote Play Together now functions without a Steam account

Valve Software announced an addition to the Remote Play Together feature of the company's Steam gaming platform this week. Remote Play gives Steam users the option to play games with others, even […]

DuckStation is an excellent PlayStation 1 emulator for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

DuckStation is an excellent PlayStation 1 emulator for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

The PlayStation 1, Nintendo SNES, GBA, and DS are my favorite consoles of all-time because they have tons of RPGs. I remember playing WWF/WCW games, and many JRPGs on my old Windows […]

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GOG's We Love Games sale is up: here are our picks

The last couple of months have seen a lot of sales on various gaming platforms for desktop systems. Steam, GOG, UPlay, Origin, and the Epic Store are just some of the stores […]

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Terraria developer cancels game for Stadia after Google disabled his account three weeks ago

If you follow tech news, you may have stumbled upon frequently posted horror stories of businesses, developers and individuals losing access to their Google accounts online. One of the latest to receive […]

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Steam Winter Sale 2020 has started, here are our picks

Every year, Valve is holding a Winter Sale on the company's Steam gaming platform. It is one of the biggest sales of the year on the platform, and while there have been […]

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Gog's Winter Sale 2020 has started: here are our picks

PC gaming platform Gog has launched its Winter Sale 2020. The sale runs from December 16, 2020 to January 4, 2021 and features thousands of games that are discounted. Gog's store is […]



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