NVIDIA Releases 388.43 WHQL Game Ready Driver

NVIDIA Releases 388.43 WHQL Game Ready Driver

With the launch of DOOM VFR on Thursday, NVIDIA has released driver version 388.43 to bring DOOM VFR support. And for those who miss the NVIDIA system tray icon, 388.43 also adds NV Tray back in. Otherwise, 388.43 was rather sparse, documenting bugfixes for only two issues: NVIDIA Control Panel crashes when “With the NVIDIA Settings” video color settings option is

Best racing wheel: Logitech vs Thrustmaster vs Fanatec vs Hori

Best racing wheel: Logitech vs Thrustmaster vs Fanatec vs Hori

Update: We’ve had a chance to try out Thrustmaster’s newest premium wheel, the Thrustmaster T-GT. It’s a premium wheel with a price tag to match, but if you want the perfect wheel for the recently released Gran Turismo Sport, it’s one that’s seriously worth considering. Article continues below… Racing wheels are nerdy things. Andy from The 40-Year-Old Virgin probably owned one before selling

Apple TV 4K

Apple TV 4K

If you’re new to the world of streaming boxes – as many people are – and have bought a slightly-too-fancy-but-go-on-it’s-a-treat 4K HDR TV recently, the new Apple TV 4K is an excellent thing to place under your new set. Because that’s arguably the only reason you’d buy this ultra-connected TV box, with the previous Apple TV from 2015 offering a lot of the same functionality but shorn of the powerful 4K and HDR images the

The best Nintendo Switch mods we’ve seen… so far

The best Nintendo Switch mods we’ve seen… so far

Update: A fan of the semi-transparent atomic purple GameBoy Color? The latest mod we’ve discovered tells you how to get your own transparent casing on the Nintendo Switch. It looks great, but it takes a great deal of effort. Click through to see it for yourself. Original article continues below… The Nintendo Switch has been out for less than a month, but it’s already inspired some great hardware modifications.

NVIDIA Releases 385.69 WHQL Game Ready Driver

NVIDIA Releases 385.69 WHQL Game Ready Driver

  After last month’s game-heavy 385.41 update, today NVIDIA has followed up by releasing driver version 385.69 with no less than nine Game Ready titles: Project CARS 2(9/22), Call of Duty: WWII Open Beta (9/29), EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone(9/26), FIFA 18(9/29), Forza Motorsport 7(10/3), From Other Suns Open Beta (9/29), Raiders of the Broken Planet(9/22), Star Wars Battlefront

PS5: what will the Sony PlayStation 5 be like and when will we see it?

PS5: what will the Sony PlayStation 5 be like and when will we see it?

New game consoles are always exciting, especially when the console in question is the PS5, Sony’s fifth installment of the PlayStation consoles. And while we’d like to stoke the rumor flames and tell you there’s a console coming in the near future – it’s hard to say when we’ll see the PS5 (or PlayStation 5 if you prefer). Here’s some good news: while we’re not sure when the PS5 is coming, Sony

Apple hints that iPhone 8 will launch in September

Apple hints that iPhone 8 will launch in September

Apple CEO Tim Cook just gave us the strongest sign that the iPhone 8 release date will indeed happen in September. Today’s earnings call by the Cupertino company forecasts a strong quarter spanning July 1 through the end of September. That’s the best sign iPhone 8 won’t be late. Apple projects revenue will be between $49 billion and $52 billion, according to the company’s fiscal 2017 guidance, higher

Xbox One X

Xbox One X

The Xbox One X is a bold new move from Microsoft. While its previous consoles have all been generational leaps compared to what came before, the company’s newest machine is more of a half-step beyond what it currently offers with the Xbox One. That’s not to say the Xbox One X isn’t a big jump in terms of power. With 6 teraflops of graphical performance packed in, it’s able to run games natively at Ultra HD, a resolution

Sony’s music recognition app TrackID shutting down in mid-September

Sony’s music recognition app TrackID shutting down in mid-September

TrackID has been a staple of Sony phones well, Sony Ericsson at the time since 2005 but it will not carry on into 2018. In a surprise move, the company has decided to shut down the music recognition service on September 15. With the app, your TrackID history will be lost too. And it sounds like the Backup option will not save it Sony offers no solution to transfer the list of recognized tracks youve accumulated to another app.

Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer, release date, news and features

Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer, release date, news and features

Update: In a recent interview with Game Informer, Assassin’s Creed Origins director Ashraf Ismail has discussed the scale of the game’s world and teased fans about the game’s modern day storyline. Read on to find out more! Original article continues below… Assassin’s Creed has become a familiar gaming franchise, with a new mainline installment appearing just about every year since Assassin’s Creed

PlayStation at E3 2017: six things we want to see

PlayStation at E3 2017: six things we want to see

If there’s a gaming battleground for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, there’s no bigger arena than the E3 stage. The annual face-off sees the big three names in game development puff their chests out (even if Nintendo does so from the comfort of its ‘Direct’ YouTube studio), showing off the wares it’s hoping to win you over with in time for populating those Christmas wishlists. Sony has had a stonking few years singing the

PlayStation VR’s launch bundle is back to get you set up for less

PlayStation VR’s launch bundle is back to get you set up for less

Been holding out on the PlayStation VR until a good deal showed up? Maybe Resident Evil VII changed your tune and sold you on Sony’s virtual reality headset? Well, you’re in luck: Sony is bringing back its original launch bundle with a twist for those ready to jump into VR for less. Originally a preorder-only deal, the PlayStation VR Bundle hits stores next week and includes the PSVR headset, PlayStation Camera,

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

Each month, a new range of free downloadable games becomes available to North American, European and Australian PlayStation Plus subscribers, with titles across PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. We suggest you grab these games while they’re free, as you’ll then be able to play them as long as you have an active Plus subscription. As the free games are refreshed monthly, we’ve taken the liberty of keeping you updated

MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

Something was clear during 2016: RGB LED is here and it wants to be everywhere. It seems that a multicolored piece of computer hardware is the new thing, and every vendor wants to show it off. Usually the LED comes with a colored product anyway, so there are multiple angles for aesthetics, but some motherboard manufacturers have decided that sometimes a cleaner look is needed. MSI’s

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

: It’s been about a year since our last look at gaming laptops, and the one major change over last year is the launch of the 16 nm FinFET GPUs, specifically NVIDIA’s launch of their Pascal GPUs for laptops, with the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 which launched in August. Over the last several months, all of the major gaming laptop manufacturers have updated their

AMD, NVIDIA and Samsung Hardware (Game Bundles: Get Civilization VI, Doom, Watch_Dogs 2 )

AMD, NVIDIA and Samsung Hardware (Game Bundles: Get Civilization VI, Doom, Watch_Dogs 2 )

From time to time companies bundle the latest games with their hardware in a bid to attract attention of gamers and to make their products more competitive. Such promotions are mutually beneficial: for gamers, it is a good way to upgrade and save some money on titles, while for companies it is an efficient way to increase sales. Recently AMD and Samsung have launched

Android Pay arrives in New Zealand

Android Pay arrives in New Zealand

Following its recent launches in Hong Kong and Poland, Android Pay is now available in New Zealand, more than four months later than for neighboring Australia. So Google’s mobile payments system is continuing its excruciatingly slow worldwide rollout unfazed, one country at a time. Android Pay can be used in New Zealand everywhere contactless payments are accepted. This includes shops and restaurants such as The Warehouse, Dominos,