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Microsoft admits update hurts gaming performance
Published in Gaming

Will be fixed one of these days 

Software King of the World Microsoft has admitted that its Windows 11 22H2 update is causing game performance issues for some users.  It will pause the update for affected devices until a fix is ready.

Cloud gaming still pretty rubbish admits Microsoft
Published in Cloud

Half baked

While the world+dog has been banging on about cloud gaming as if it was the next big thing, Microsoft says that the technology is still half baked and needs another few minutes in the oven.

Gigabyte also jumps on the Intel Arc train
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 20 October 2022 14:02

Gigabyte also jumps on the Intel Arc train

Starts with custom Arc A380/A310 cards

Following the likes of ASRock, ASUS, MSI, and other partners, Gigabyte is now joining the Intel Arc party, and according to a few leaked EEC filings, we will see at least five SKUs, based on A380 and A310 GPUs.

French say “non” to filthy English gaming jargon
Published in News

Take your nasty roast-beef eating language from our sight

French officials have taken time from their busy schedule of bringing racial harmony and economic well being to France to tackling the curse of English video game jargon.

Microsoft’s cloud gaming stick is no longer a rumour
Published in News

Still not quite ready for market

The Dark Satanic Rumour Mill has been claiming that Microsoft has been working on a streaming stick for Xbox Cloud Gaming using an affordable dongle for a while, but it turns out that the stories were true.

Chinese gaming and metaverse shares tank
Published in News
Thursday, 09 September 2021 11:40

Chinese gaming and metaverse shares tank

Fears of regulation

Chinese gaming and "metaverse" related shares are being dragged down by an ongoing regulatory squeeze that has engulfed industries ranging from online platforms and entertainment to for-profit tutoring and real estate.

AMD announces Advantage design framework initiative
Published in PC Hardware

First gaming notebooks coming this month

During its Computex 2021 event, AMD has announced its new Advantage design framework initiative, a program that will help notebook makers to create the best possible gaming notebooks.

MSI rolls out new Creator and Gaming laptop lineups
Published in PC Hardware

With Intel Tiger Lake-H series CPUs and Nvidia RTX GPUs

MSI has announced new laptop lineups focused on gamers and creators that will feature Intel's latest 11th gen Core Tiger Lake-H CPUs as well as Nvidia Geforce RTX 30 series GPUs.

HyperX Alloy Origins 60 mechanical keyboard now shipping in EMEA
Published in PC Hardware

Compact gaming keyboard with HyperX switches

HyperX, previously a gaming division of Kingston Technology and now a part of HP, has announced its Alloy Origins compact gaming keyboard will start shipping in EMEA.

Amazon still keen on gaming
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 04 February 2021 12:26

Amazon still keen on gaming

Even if it has had a few problems

Amazon's new boss Andy Jassy reaffirmed his commitment to making video games while acknowledging the stark challenges the team has faced in the past.