Netflix tests on-stream gaming on more devices
Published in Gaming

Not just iOS and Android

Netflix is officially bringing its games to more devices. So far, the company's library of games has only been available on iOS and Android.

Cloud gaming still tricky
Published in Cloud

Warns Sony 

Sony's chief executive has warned that cloud gaming is still technically "very tricky," playing down the risk to the console maker of the industry quickly converting to a technology on which its rival Microsoft has invested shedloads of cash.

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

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

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.