Tag Archives: PC gaming

Almost 48 million U.S. gamers are spending roughly 15 hours a week gaming, due to COVID-19 pandemic

It appears that more and more people are turning to gaming as an entertainment, and existing gamers on the top are spending more time in their favorite gaming titles, according to NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella. There has been a general trend towards more significant gaming engagement overall in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. Continue reading Almost 48 million U.S. gamers are spending roughly 15 hours a week gaming, due to COVID-19 pandemic

Chinese x86 CPU Vendor ‘Zhaoxin’ plans to introduce new Discrete GPUs for the Asian market

Zhaoxin is a developer of homegrown x86 processors from China, but apparently has ambitions beyond CPUs. The term Zhao xin means ‘million core’. According to a recent report by cnTechPost, the Chinese company teased a new low-cost 70W discrete GPU in a video posted on its newly overhauled website. The video has been taken down though, but cnTechPost grabbed a copy of the company’s roadmap, and it appears that Zhaoxin has plans to introduce a new 70W discrete GPU that will be fabbed using TSMC’s 28nm process. Zhaoxin said that this will fill a gap in China’s GPU space. Continue reading Chinese x86 CPU Vendor ‘Zhaoxin’ plans to introduce new Discrete GPUs for the Asian market

Gaming After Dark Episode 3

Weekend content once more! In the third episode of Gaming After Dark we touch on the Hitman announcement. The Halo Infinite Teaser and the Cyberpunk 2077 delay. We even briefly engage in diatribes about Shenmue I and II HD and Duke Nukem 3D. Furthermore Mondo covers a lot of horror titles in Resident Evil and Dino Crisis alongside the unfortunate news about Capcom Vancouver. Continue reading Gaming After Dark Episode 3

The PC Gaming show has been postponed to June 13th 2020

“PC Gamer” officially made an announcement that their upcoming online event, the “PC Gaming Show”, has been postponed  until June 13th. This Gaming related show was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 6th as part of IGN’s “Summer of Gaming” event. But PC Gamer has decided to postpone this upcoming event as a show of support for the ongoing protests going in the United States over the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Continue reading The PC Gaming show has been postponed to June 13th 2020

Official trailer for the video game store documentary ‘Not For Resale’

Not For Resale is a documentary feature film from director Kevin J. James. The film examines the decline of physical media in the video game industry and the rise of digital distribution. The documentary focuses on local game stores and the final days of physical media and the rise of digital distribution.

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New Reshade mod aims to bring ray tracing Global Illumination to DX9, DX10 and DX11 games

Pascal Gilcher is currently working on a ray traced Global Illumination method for ReShade. What this ultimately means is that PC gamers will be able to enable this ray tracing Global Illumination technique in all DX9, DX10 and DX11 (something that will obviously give a visual boost to a lot of older games). Continue reading New Reshade mod aims to bring ray tracing Global Illumination to DX9, DX10 and DX11 games

PC gaming industry expected to reach $33.6 billion by 2020, League of Legends the most popular core PC game

TheGreatSetup has shared with us some really interesting statistics about PC gaming and video-games in general. The team has spent 6 months gathering 500 essential data-points about video game industry for 2018. Continue reading PC gaming industry expected to reach $33.6 billion by 2020, League of Legends the most popular core PC game