Microsoft partners with EA to add EA Play to Xbox Game Pass

In a nutshell: The next-gen console wars began months ago, but Microsoft has chosen this week to strike first in terms of value. Not only has it nailed down a release date, it also revealed prices, financing options, and today another service added to its Game Pass Ultimate bundle. It’s Sony’s move now. Microsoft announced […]

Cypress Hill’s Newest Venture Is ‘HotBox,’ a Weed-Centric Card Game

“You just need three things for a good night in quarantine: HotBox’s Cypress Hill expansion pack, a video session with your friends, and weed,” the members of Cypress Hill said in a joint statement on Wednesday announcing the game. And hey, if the situation inspires fans to stream some of the group’s more substance-friendly songs […]

Naidu playing Hindutva card, alleges Minister

Addressing the media here on Saturday, Mr. Srinivas said the government had already ordered a CBI inquiry into the cause of the fire that gutted the chariot, and accused Mr. Naidu, BJP State president Somu Veerraju and JSP president Pawan Kalyan of raking up the issue, thereby spreading communal hatred.

Photos that make you wonder how Astros, A’s played a baseball game

“I was actually playing Jimi Hendrix today: ‘The Sky is Crying.’ The sky was crying today,” Astros manager Dusty Baker said before the game. “It was orange. I thought I was going to go outside and see Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now. It’s a strange and eerie feeling.”

Here’s every game available for free on Google Stadia Pro

Are Stadia Pro games free forever? The great thing about Stadia Pro is that there’s no time limit or cap on how long the games you claim remain free. As long as you keep your Stadia Pro subscription active, the games are available and playable once you’ve claimed them to your account. However, it’s important […]

Graphics card deals of the week – 14th September 2020

As for 1440p, my top picks at the moment would be AMD’s RX 5700 XT or Nvidia’s RTX 2070 for flawless 60fps gaming on max settings at this resolution, but this will likely change once Nvidia release their RTX 30 cards and we know a bit more about AMD’s upcoming Big Navi cards. Right now, […]

Nvidia RTX 3090 vs. RTX 2080 Ti: Most powerful gaming GPUs duke it out

Performance Nvidia released some stark performance numbers for its RTX 3090 during its September press event, giving us our first idea of what the new-generation card can do. We also have some real-world performance results for the weaker 3080 from Digital Foundry that hint at the supreme power from the even-more-capable 3090. We’ll need to […]

The best Mac games (September 2020)

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Critically acclaimed to the point of being widely considered one of the best role-playing games of all-time, Larian’s Divinity: Original Sin 2 features a reactive world that will change based on the decision you make, with the ability to interact with any character and even kill them without losing the ability […]

PC game load times are about to get a whole lot faster thanks to Microsoft’s DirectStorage tech

There are a couple of catches, however. For now, DirectStorage will only be supported by certain NVMe drives, and Microsoft haven’t yet announced whether existing PCIe Gen 3 NVMe SSDs will be compatible with it, or whether it’s going to be something reserved for the incoming generation of PCIe 4.0 SSDs. That’s partly because Microsoft […]

Best budget gaming laptop deals of the week – 14th September 2020

It can be tricky finding a good gaming laptop for under £1000 / $1000 these days, so to help you find one that can still play games to a reasonable degree, we’ve put together this list of all the best budget gaming laptop deals you can buy right now. Having sifted through as many laptop […]