Putting all of the rumors to rest NVIDIA today has launched the SHIELD Tablet along with the SHIELD wireless controller. The SHIELD tablet is first and foremost a high-performance tablet that is packed with exceptional features. Powered by the world’s most advanced mobile processor — the NVIDIA Tegra K1, with 192 GPU cores — SHIELD tablet is supplemented by regular, over-the-air software upgrades that bring new capabilities and levels of performance.
Quakecon 2014 was held over this past weekend and is one of the largest PC-centric conventions / LAN parties in the US. I’m not sure why Bethesda thought it would be a good idea to talk about Xbox Live in a room for a PC gamers, but as one might expect they got booed.
With rumors of NVIDIA working on a second Shield console, Shield tablet and even a Steam Machine competitor it seems one of those might be coming soon. A leaked image of what is said to be the Shield tablet has surface on the internet this week.
Sony could be looking to revive old franchises like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, and even Jak and Daxter. In a recent interview with The Telegraph Sony Computer Entertainment CEO, Andrew House hinted at possible character revivals that would return Sony to their brand roots.
Valve has been working on their official Steam Machine, but the project has been delayed. We should expect to see the Steam Machine sometime in 2015. In the meantime it looks like NVIDIA is working on a direct competitor to the Steam Machine.
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) was announced for PC and at this years Electronic Entertainment Expo and is expected to arrive early this Fall. PC gamers have been waiting quite a while for this game as the console version has been out for a good time now. It looks like PC gamers will get there wish as the game could launch on PC November 14th.
So what were the most popular PC Games of June 2014? Well not the most accurate statistics as not everyone uses Raptr, their monthly numbers do give us a good idea of what everyone around the world is playing. Topping the list is League of Legends with 16.76% of all PC Gamers, that is twice the percentage of the #2 game which is DOTA2 at 8.15%.
ASUS has just announced the H97-Pro Gamer Motherboard, which is based off Intel’s LGA1150 socket. The motherboard speeds up gamers’ fun with 10 Gbit/s M.2 and SATA Express connectivity, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and exclusive GameFirst ll networking technology.
Tt eSPORTS has just launched their new METALCAPS keyboard accessory. These are exactly what you think they are, metal key caps for your mechanical keyboard. The METALCAPS are made of Zinc alloy and offer great durability and a solid feel when typing.
MSI has just launched their Z97 Gaming Barebone system. As the name suggest, the Nightblade Z97 implements the latest MSI Z97I GAMING motherboard. This means that the Nightblade Z97 comes with Audio Boost 2, providing the latest technology in high-quality audio for gamers.