Tested: Do high refresh rate monitors make games faster?

PC gamers know that high refresh rate monitors make games look smoother. But do higher refresh rate displays make games feel smoother, too? After getting our grubby paws on gear that measures system latency, we can definitely say that yes, fast monitors provide more responsive gameplay experiences for esports enthusiasts—though its effectiveness depends on the […]

Yakuza: Like a Dragon turned me into an evil capitalist

Tucked away in an unassuming corner of Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s bar district is a shop called Ichiban Confectionery. Its frazzled heir Eri Kamataki practically begged me to take over as the company president. Who am I to refuse a damsel in distress? It was a chance to make her late father’s dreams come true, […]

Xbox Remote Play Now Allows You to Stream Games to Your iPhone or iPad

Roughly a month after Microsoft released the Xbox remote play for Android devices, the feature is now arriving to Apple’s iOS gadgets as well thanks to a new update. Accessed through the Xbox iOS app — which itself has now been given a fresh interface — the new feature allows you to stream games from […]

Engageli launches with $14.5 million to bring digital learning to universities

A new digital education platform has emerged from stealth today with $14.5 million in seed funding and an impressive roster of founders, aiming to capitalize on the rapid shift to remote learning due to the global pandemic. Palo Alto-based Engageli officially launches its pilot program today with a view toward partnering with higher education institutions […]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Minecraft Stage Has Button Inputs To Select Biomes

The Minecraft World stage in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will have selectable Biomes, but you will need to input special button command to access them all. Steve from Minecraft is the next DLC fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The people who purchase Steve (or receive him as part of the second Fighters Pass) will also receive skins based […]

GameStop And Microsoft Enter Multi-Year Partnership

In a move that’s definitely going to turn some heads, GameStop announced a “multi-year strategic partnership” with Microsoft. Yet before speculation goes too wild, the deal mostly seems to be on the business end of things. GameStop is poised to incorporate much of Microsoft’s office infrastructure to its retail operations, but little mention was made […]

Mortal Kombat 11 Gets Rambo, Mileena, And Rain In Kombat Pack 2

Mortal Kombat 11 announced John Rambo today as a new playable fighter. He’s the latest in a growing list of DLC characters for the game, which has seen its roster grow considerably since it launched in 2019, and he’s just one of the new characters arriving in the Kombat Pack 2. Other characters in the […]

Warzone: Secret Trials Intel Mission Guide

It is the first week of Warzone Season 6, and with it comes a brand new intel mission. Titled Secret Trials, you’ll once again hunt for pieces of intel hidden to add another chapter to the story. If there’s one thing that hasn’t changed between intel missions, it’s how tough finding some of these clues can be. […]

Balan Wonderworld Arrives On March 26, 2021

The creators of everyone’s favorite speedy blue critter Sonic the Hedgehog are back with Balan Wonderworld. When can we dive into the action? Balan Wonderworld arrives March 26, 2021 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch, and Steam. Since the announcement at the Xbox Games Showcase, players have been looking forward to every […]