Want your PC games to run a bit better? The new Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update won’t give you the performance boost of a new graphics card, but it could be an easy (and free) way to squeeze a few extra ounces of performance out of your favorite games. Here’s how it works.
PS4 owners can now stream their console games to their Windows PCs and Macs, although the default quality settings are a bit low and changing the settings in OS X isn’t straightforward. Here’s the trick to get the best resolution and frame rate from your PS4 Remote Play experience in OS X.
The latest Xbox One system update introduces custom button mapping for standard Xbox One controllers, meaning that you’ll no longer need to drop $150 on an Xbox One Elite controller just to get the button layout you want. Here’s how it works.
Gamers of a certain age remember a classic era of gaming, full of CRTs, blinking lights, and plastic cartridges. But are our memories nothing more than biased nostalgia, or was there really something special back then that’s been lost in the shift to modern, online-focused games? Sarah Brown takes a look at how the themes of classic and modern gaming compare.
Computer gaming arguably started with a Star Trek game, and there have been countless games spanning the vast Star Trek universe since then. Some are undeniable classics that changed the industry; others are total stinkers that abuse Star Trek’s good name. To help you navigate the good from the bad, here’s our list of the 10 Best Star Trek games in the quadrant.
There are a number of inexpensive USB gamepads available for your Mac, but some Mac owners already have a perfectly good PlayStation 4 DualShock controller sitting in their living rooms. Wouldn’t it be great to just use the PS4 controller with your Mac? Well, good news! You can!
Two new gaming records were set last week after an Ohio man played the classic arcade game Armor Attack for more than 85 hours on a single credit, achieving both record-breaking total play time as well as a new all-time high score.
Since the launch of the Xbox One last November, gamers have been anxiously waiting for Microsoft to add Twitch support to its latest console. Today, Twitch and Microsoft announced that the wait is nearly over, and that full Twitch integration is coming to the Xbox One as part of a system update on March 11th, just in time for the launch of Titanfall.
Valve has opened registration for closed beta testing of the company’s new Steam In-Home Streaming feature, which lets users stream games between devices on a local network. Interested gamers need only to register with the In-Home Streaming Community for a chance to become a tester.
This winter, tell your significant other there’s an economical reason to play video games all day. According to the folks at Puget Systems, a high-end gaming PC can heat a room just as well as a dedicated space heater for the same energy costs.