Samsung 8K QLED Review
We review the flagship Samsung 8K QLED Q950TS 75-inch panel and put it through its paces with next-gen gaming hardware.
We chat with the author behind the new original short story set in the Overwatch universe about the creative process, lore, and more.
Stone by Stone - Interview with Overwatch Author Christie Golden
The MSI Optix MAG274R is as much a great 1080p display as it is affordable.
MSI Optix MAG274R Review - The Affordable Display to Beat
With GeForce RTX 30 Series and AMD RX 6000 Series graphics, and the dawn of HDMI 2.1 -- we’re bringing you our picks of the best gaming displays as announced at CES 2021.
The Best Gaming Displays Coming This Year
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Vicarious Visions is Now a Full Internal Blizzard Studio... Potentially Working on a Diablo 2 Remake
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Vicarious Visions is Now a Full Internal Blizzard Studio... Potentially Working on a Diablo 2 Remake
This one is interesting in that Activision Blizzard studio Vicarious Visions is changing directions to focus squarely on Blizzard games and properties. The team behind the excellent Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 and Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy remakes is now poised to be a support studio for Blizzard moving forward.

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NVIDIA's GeForce Now Streaming is Headed to Australia
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NVIDIA's GeForce Now Streaming is Headed to Australia
With NVIDIA announcing that it's set to expand the reach of its cloud streaming platform GeForce NOW to a number of new markets -- including Australia. For those that need a refresher, mainly because the service hasn't been made available here, GeForce NOW utilises custom NVIDIA RTX servers to basically offer up maxed out gaming over the cloud using your existing library of games that are supported by publishers.

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Resident Evil Village Release Date Set for May
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Resident Evil Village Release Date Set for May
With the eighth main installment in Capcom's seminal survival horror series set to make its debut on May, 2021 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S, and PC (via Steam). Plus, the game will also be getting a previous-gen release for the PS4 and Xbox One.

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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds Review - In-Ear Gaming
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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds Review - In-Ear Gaming
The first new audio product from EPOS in 2021 takes a little detour into the realm of wireless earbuds. These being your AirPods and other mostly Bluetooth audio solutions designed for on-the-go sound. The new EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds present a slightly different approach -- they’re designed for gaming and with a wireless dongle also included (that offers up low latency audio), it pairs nicely with a wide range of devices.

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MSI Optix MAG274R Review - The Affordable Display to Beat
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MSI Optix MAG274R Review - The Affordable Display to Beat
Spec-wise the MSI Optix MAG274R presents competitive-grade performance at 1080p - 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and FreeSync support. But as we found out in our review, when you pair that with an impressive IPS panel with excellent colour accuracy -- the end result is an affordable display that's hard to beat when it comes to value for money.

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The 8K Revolution - Time to Get On Board? We Review Samsung's 8K 75" QLED Q950TS TV
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The 8K Revolution - Time to Get On Board? We Review Samsung's 8K 75
It's an expenny upgrade, no doubt. It's a point we can't deny, but the term "future-proof", which we might have gone overboard with in our in-depth review, still stands. But what this panel does is equally elevate current media through AI upscaling, making a very strong case for that potential upgrade you've maybe been thinking of following through with.

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Gabe Newell Says There's a Lot of Momentum within Valve to Create Single-Player Games
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Gabe Newell Says There's a Lot of Momentum within Valve to Create Single-Player Games
In a new wide ranging interview with New Zealand outlet 1 News, Valve studio head Gabe Newell has been in NZ since the beginnings of the pandemic, his royal Gabeness touched on that all important question -- "Bro, Half Life 3?"

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These GeForce RTX 3080 Sneakers Look Kind of Amazing
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These GeForce RTX 3080 Sneakers Look Kind of Amazing
Okay, sure, blank stares and confusion and all that. But today comes word that RTFKT (Artifact Studios) creators of "virtual and physical next-gen collectible sneakers for the best esports, gaming, and entertainment celebrities" are partnering with NZXT for a GeForce RTX 3080 sneaker. The Ampere shoe is a Gaming PC in sneaker form, and it's glorious.

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Stone by Stone - Interview with Overwatch Short Story Author Christie Golden
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Stone by Stone - Interview with Overwatch Short Story Author Christie Golden
Stone by Stone is an original short story focusing on Symmetra, compassion, harmony, and Omnics. We chat with the author behind the new original short story set in the Overwatch universe about the creative process, lore, and more.

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Hearthstone's Darkmoon Races is the First Mini-Set with 35 New Cards
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Hearthstone's Darkmoon Races is the First Mini-Set with 35 New Cards
Hearthstone's Madness at the Darkmoon Faire is the current expansion bringing a slice of spooky carnival action to the card game. And this week the release of the Darkmoon Races Mini-Set sees the game getting a mini expansion of sorts with 35 unique new cards.

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Aussie Retailer OzPlay is Selling Custom PS5 Faceplates for Controllers and the Console
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Aussie Retailer OzPlay is Selling Custom PS5 Faceplates for Controllers and the Console
With plates on both the console itself and the controller being removable, the option to change up the colour when it comes to the PlayStation 5 is strong. And the Adelaide-based OzPlay Accessories is all about the colour with a range of PS5 DualSense Controller faceplates and console faceplates on offer.

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Horizon Zero Dawn Latest PC Patch Reveals Guerilla is Shifting its Focus to Horizon Forbidden West
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Horizon Zero Dawn Latest PC Patch Reveals Guerilla is Shifting its Focus to Horizon Forbidden West
PS5 exclusive and highly anticipated sequel Horizon Forbidden West is on track for a 2021 release, and will no doubt be one of the biggest games to hit the new console to date. Last year though, PC players were treated to an optimised and excellent port of Horizon Zero Dawn, which after a few patches became one of the best looking and playing PC titles of 2020.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Just Got a Retro Classic Mode
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Just Got a Retro Classic Mode
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night more than lived up to its Castlevania: Symphony of the Night spiritual successor promise when it released back in 2019. With veteran designer Koji Igarashi at the helm it proved that it was a style of game that could still pull off some exciting new things. That said today's 'Classic Mode' update is a look at the past, in a new retro-inspired mode featuring the classic Castlevania chain-whip as the weapon of choice.

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Xbox Game Pass for January 2021 Has a Lot of Yakuza Action Still to Come
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Xbox Game Pass for January 2021 Has a Lot of Yakuza Action Still to Come
With Yakuza 3 Remastered, Yakuza 4 Remastered, and Yakuza 5 Remastered coming on January 28 to Xbox Game Pass on PC, Console, and Android. The second batch of January 2021 additions also includes Control coming to PC, and the excellent Desperados III to all platforms.

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The Best Gaming Displays Coming This Year
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The Best Gaming Displays Coming This Year
With the arrival of new GeForce RTX 30 Series and AMD RX 6000 Series graphics, the dawn of HDMI 2.1, and PC gaming more popular than ever -- we’re bringing you our picks of the best gaming displays as announced at CES 2021.


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Space Shooter Everspace 2 Hits Early Access Today
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Space Shooter Everspace 2 Hits Early Access Today
ROCKFISH Games has been working on Everspace 2 for a little while now, and typical sequel fashion it expands on the original in every way. Hitting Steam Early Access, this version includes the first 12 or so hours of the campaign including several side missions. With two star systems to explore it's a sizeable slice of the what will end up in the full game.

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The Best Gaming Laptops of 2021
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The Best Gaming Laptops of 2021
The latest in NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Ryzen is going mobile. Taking a look at all the announcements from CES 2021 we’re bringing you our picks of the gaming laptops to keep an eye on this year.

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Here's the Original Doom Running on a 16-Bit Sega Mega Drive
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Here's the Original Doom Running on a 16-Bit Sega Mega Drive
Back during the 16-bit era of the Sega Mega Drive and the Super Nintendo, there was the general impression that getting a game like Doom running on either console would be impossible. At least in a version that looked like the real thing. And now after someone managed to make the classic FPS playable on the Sega Genesis console (via the Mega EverDrive cart) -- retro developer Uniq Games looks to have gotten it running pretty good.

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30XX is a Rogue-Like Mega Man Inspired Action Platformer Hitting Early Access Next Month
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30XX is a Rogue-Like Mega Man Inspired Action Platformer Hitting Early Access Next Month
Okay, yeah, that headline is something of a mouthful. But 30XX is exactly that, a riff on classic Mega Man X gameplay with wonderful pixel-art and animation that's also a rogue-like and a bit of game-maker. Set to hit Steam Early Access on February 17 it's a pretty stacked package of retro goodness that also includes a classic campaign and co-op.

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Nintendo Switch Accounted for 87% of Console Hardware Sales in Japan in 2020
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Nintendo Switch Accounted for 87% of Console Hardware Sales in Japan in 2020
Another report from the business gurus over at GameIndustry.biz reveals just how popular the Nintendo Switch continues to be -- and how Nintendo's hardware is just about in a league all its own. With sales figures collated from reputable sources the Switch accounted for a whopping 87% of all consoles sold throughout Japan in 2020.

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