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,

Netflix

Netflix

Updated: Google’s Chromecast Ultra will be releasing in November, adding one more compatible device that will allow users to watch Netflix in 4K – original review below. Netflix, the undisputed streaming king, has joined local services Stan, Presto and Quickflix in providing Australians with the future of entertainment consumption, and now we’re ready to see how it stacks up to the competition. Now that Netflix Australia

PS4 the best cheap deals in October 2016

PS4 the best cheap deals in October 2016

best PS4 deals On this page we’re listing all of the best cheap PS4 deals in the UK so that, once you’ve decided to buy one, you can find all of the cheapest prices. Below you’ll find all of the absolute cheapest standalone PS4 deals from UK retailers, followed by our pick of what we think are the bundle deals that offer the absolute best value. The PS4 is currently available in a number of different SKUs. You can

Xbox One S the answer to PS4 Pro

Xbox One S the answer to PS4 Pro

PS4 Pro In case you missed the news yesterday, Sony announced the PS4 Pro. The shiny new console builds upon the original PS4 architecture, adding 4K resolution gaming, optimized specs for PlayStation VR, and smoother performance for past and future PS4 games. The announcement of the PS4 Pro also marks the beginning of a new breed of console generation – one where companies make more iterative upgrades to their consoles

Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens

Design, comfort, software and our early verdict We’ve overhauled the “Latest developments” section with all of the major HoloLens announcements since Build 2016. HoloLens, Microsoft’s augmented reality (AR) viewer, feels like the future of computing. Being upfront, the headgear that I tried at Build 2015 was “early development hardware,” and it definitely felt that way. But the potential, and how

Samsung Gear VR: Review Updated

Samsung Gear VR: Review Updated

Introduction, design and features Update: Samsung has updated its Gear VR with new features for use with the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – our preview of that is at the top of this article: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 brought with it a friend: an all-new Gear VR headset. For those in the know this means a few much-needed refinements, including a more comfortable fit and better viewing angles – in part thanks to the improved

Best gaming mouse to buy

Best gaming mouse to buy

Best gaming mouse rundown PC gamers have never had it so good. While the e-sports scene is ramping up to enjoy unprecedented popularity, powerful graphics cards are becoming more affordable than ever, finally allowing PC to serve as a viable alternative to consoles. But, whether you aspire to be the next League of Legends or Call of Duty superstar or, more likely, just enjoying a few rounds of Overwatch, you’ll assuredly

How to download and play Pokemon Go right now

How to download and play Pokemon Go right now

Pokémon Go is Nintendo’s first foray into augmented reality apps for Apple and Android devices, and it has already proved to be incredibly popular, with Pokémon players around the world downloading the app and hunting for pocket monsters. Although most of the world can’t wait to catch Pokémon on their smartphones, Pokémon Go is now officially out for those in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia and New Zealand

Microsoft Xbox One S Console: A Slimmer Design

Microsoft Xbox One S Console: A Slimmer Design

Today at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft has lifted the lid on their new Xbox One console design. The Xbox One is part of the eighth generation of consoles, and was originally released in November 2013. The new Xbox One S is assumed to have similar hardware inside, however the design is taking up 40% less volume. Typically when a device changes in volume this

Digital Storm Aura 34″ All-in-One Featuring 10-Core i7-6950X and GTX 1080 GPU

Digital Storm Aura 34″ All-in-One Featuring 10-Core i7-6950X and GTX 1080 GPU

Without missing a beat with the launch of the latest Broadwell-E processors from Intel, and the highest performing graphics card ever with the NVIDIA GTX 1080, Digital Storm has shoehorned both into their 34-inch all-in-one display. There were several manufacturers showing off the 34-inch all-in-one gaming system at CES, and the curved display makes for a commanding view. The

Oculus Rift: Updates

Oculus Rift: Updates

What it’s like to wear Oculus Rift Update: At last, the first Oculus Rifts are arriving on consumers’ doorsteps. While Oculus hit its target date of March 28 for the headset’s release, only Rifts that were pre-ordered several months ago are arriving today. When I think of virtual reality, I think of immersive experiences that transport me to places, real or make-believe, I would otherwise never see. VR is the

PlayStation Vue: Updates

PlayStation Vue: Updates

PlayStation Vue is slowly shaping up to be the cable killer Sony promised it would be. Today the company announced that it would rollout nation-wide by offering three new packages – Access Slim, Core Slim and Elite Slim – that offer everything the regular packages offer, minus live local channels. We’ll revisit the score once we try the new packages for ourselves.