Monthly Archives: August 2016

Adata’s Ultimate SU800 SSDs pack 3D NAND memory and up to 1TB of capacity


Adata says it wants to offer a full range of solid state drives that utilize advanced 3D NAND flash memory, and eventually it wants to transition its entire lineup over. To that end, the storage player today announced its Ultimate

Leaked Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 specs look like an upgraded GTX 950


Nvidia’s done a good job so far of fleshing out its high-end and mid-range Pascal offerings, but what about gamers on a tighter budget? That’s where the GeForce GTX 1050 will likely come into play. Word on the web is

Gandhi returns to lead India in Civilization 6

Mahatma Gandhi will once again lead the nation of India in Civilization 6, with a special ability that can provide his people with a significant boost in faith when in contact with other civilizations. It also imposes an additional happiness

Lumo review


NEED TO KNOW What is it? A varied collection of isometric platforming challenges.Developer Triple Eh?Publisher Rising Star GamesReviewed on GeForce GTX 970, Intel i7-5820K, 16GB RAMMultiplayer NoneLink Official site Lumo is a platforming game in the purest sense, inspired by

Update: Steam Summer Sale dates confirmed


Update: PayPal has confirmed the start of the Steam Summer Sale: June 23. I don’t know when PayPal became the official herald, but it has leaked sale dates so often in the past that I presume Valve just gave up

Headlander review


Need to know What is it? A gear-gated action-adventure in the Metroid vein. Expect to pay: £15/$20 Developer: Double Fine Publisher: Adult Swim Games Reviewed on: Intel Core i5-4440 CPU @ 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM Multiplayer: None Link: Official site  Weirdness

Dell dishes up 24


Without any bit of fanfare, Dell has gone and updated its monitor lineup with a couple of new models aimed at gamers. One is the S2417DG, a 24-inch display with Nvidia G-Sync support, and the other is the SE2717H, a



EVGA is best known for its graphics cards and power supplies, but it also dabbles in cases—you might recall the Hadron Air and Hadron Hydro, a pair of small form factor enclosures for mini-ITX motherboards. If building small isn’t your

Battleborn’s latest hero is a big pink hen


Battleborn has a new hero, and true to the game’s design philosophy he’s a zany anthropomorph supported by a bunch of eye-roll-worthy puns. I wouldn’t have it any other way, of course, so let’s all say hello to Ernest: a

Dual Universe is a ‘Boundless MMO’ with echoes of EVE Online


A new sandbox sci-fi MMO called Dual Universe promises “a vast realistic universe made of millions of planets, [focusing] on emergent collective gameplay based around exploration, mining, crafting, trade, politics and warfare,” all of it within a single, shared online