PC Hardware


Oculus Rift DK2 Impressions – Is VR the future of PC gaming?

For the past couple of years I’ve been rather cautious about the prospect of Virtual Reality (VR) after testing it a LOT back in the 90s.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2014 | 1

Element Gaming Thorium 300 and 100 Keyboard Review

Gaming keyboards are usually pricey affairs, and unless you’re a real pro, the price tag tends not to be worth it.

By Paul Younger | 23 Oct 2014 | 8

FIFA 15 PC: Smooth 60fps with AMD and Nvidia Guide

As part of the IncGamers FIFA 15 review process, I’ve had to dick around with various in-game and third party settings to obtain smooth 60fps gameplay.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2014 | 22

Vrvana’s VR headset the Totem Kickstarter launches

A little later than expected, Vrvana reveal their specs and launch the Kickstarter for their VR device the Totem.

By Paul Younger | 17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Nvidia Shield Tablet Review

We were not entirely convinced by the first generation, hand-held Nvidia Shield.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 7

HyperX Cloud White Headset Review

Hardware and peripheral reviews can be a bit of a weird sub-set of videogame coverage.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

GeForce 340.52 WHQL Driver released – SHIELD Tablet gets GameStream

Nvidia has pushed out the new GeForce 340.52 WHQL Driver which cones with extras for the new SHIELD Tablet.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Gaming Evolved Client 4.0 Released

AMD and Raptr’s nifty gaming utility Gaming Evolved with build in recording and streaming is updated following the beta test.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift DK2 now shipping out to buyers

The next version of the Oculus Rift VR headset is now on its way to buyers.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Cyberith Virtualizer Kickstarter off to a flying start

VR fans are flocking to the new Kickstarter for the Cyberith Virtualizer’s crowd funding project.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Cyberith Virtualizer gets Kickstarter date

VR nuts will be able to order their own Cyberith Virtualizer later this month when the Kickstarter launches.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers offer improvements for Watch Dogs and more

The AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers are now available for all AMD users and there’s performance improvements for numerous new titles.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

GeForce 340.43 beta drivers with Battlefield: Hardline improvements released

The GeForce 340.43 beta drivers have been released offering a couple of “Game Ready” improvements for PC gamers.

By Paul Younger | 18 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

ORIGIN PC launches smallest 4K gaming PC

Just how small can a powerful gaming PC get? Origin have a bash with the CHRONOS.

By Paul Younger | 10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

PC in a suitcase – Here’s the Cyberpower FANG Battlebox

Cyberpower has decided that PC gamers need a PC in a suitcase and today revealed the FANG Battlebox.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Machines and controller release delayed. Not arriving until 2015

Are you surprised that Valve has delayed the Steam Machine and Steam Controller release?

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Nvidia releases Watch Dogs ready drivers and PC performance guide

Nvidia is going all-in with Watch Dogs, releasing new GeForce 337.88 WHQL drivers that claim to increase frame-rates by “up to” 75%.

By Peter Parrish | 26 May 2014 | Comments Off

Steam’s In-Home Streaming now available on all accounts

In-Home Streaming is now an option for everybody with a Steam account, as the system is out of open beta and fully released today.

By Peter Parrish | 21 May 2014 | Comments Off

Nvidia release special edition small form factor GeForce GTX ‘Claw’ Phenom PCs

Nvidia has teamed with BitFenix to a create new swish looking small form factor PCs.

By Paul Younger | 7 May 2014 | Comments Off

AMD launches a Mantle SDK beta for interested developers

Though access is somewhat limited at present, AMD is now providing a beta version of a Software Development Kit (SDK) for its Mantle API.

By Peter Parrish | 1 May 2014 | Comments Off

Nvidia 337.50 Beta driver released. New ShadowPlay features and performance improvements

The 337.50 Beta Driver has been released bringing performance improvements to a few titles and is said to bring a “71% faster gaming performance”.

By Paul Younger | 7 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Totem VR interview with True Player Gear’s CEO Bertrand Nepveu

True Player Gear‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu was encouraged by the Oculus/Facebook acquisition and decided to fully reveal their contender for the VR hardware crown.

By Paul Younger | 3 Apr 2014 | 4

Loading Human gets a new gameplay video that should excite VR fans

The video shows Loading Human creator and producer Flavio Parenti exploring a beta test environment but don’t expect blazing gunfire.

By Paul Younger | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Totem to take on the Oculus Rift as True Player Gear reveals VR hardware

If there was a perfect  time to reveal what you’ve been working on for the past nine years it would probably when your major competitors is taking some flack. 

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2014 | 5

Valve’s Michael Abrash joins newly minted Oculus

Just a couple of short days after the expensive Facebook purchase of virtual reality developers Oculus, Valve’s Michael Abrash has swapped his Valve office for an Oculus one.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Mar 2014 | 1

The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters

There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Mar 2014 | 13

Oculus to release Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in July

Oculus have been keeping quiet about the release of the Oculus Rift second development kit but today they have revealed that Dev Kit 2 will release this July.

By Paul Younger | 19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

New Steam Controller design heads to GDC and still looks like an owl

If you’ve been following the Steam Machine and Steam controller news for the past few months then you’ll know that Valve has been iterating on their designs for the controller.

By Paul Younger | 14 Mar 2014 | 2

GeForce 335.23 Titanfall WHQL Drivers drop for release

Nvidia has released what they are calling the GeForce 335.23 Titanfall WHQL Drivers.

By Paul Younger | 10 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Nvidia GeForce 334.89 WHQL Drivers released with performance increases

The Nvidia GeForce 334.89 WHQL drivers have been pushed out this evening which promises a 19% performance increase on a few titles.

By Paul Younger | 19 Feb 2014 | Comments Off