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Is any PC graphics card worth $3000? Nvidia launches most ridiculous GPU yet

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 19:30 GMT By Catherine Cai

Nvidia’s pushing the limits of gaming technology… and gamer’s wallets with its Titan Z card.

In March, Nvidia pulled back the covers on the new card. The Titan Z is packing two GK110 chips, which means 5760 CUDA cores and 12 gigs of memory. Nvidia’s not kidding around with this one folks.

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As tempting as the Titan Z might be in terms of specs, there’s a $3000 USD price tag to also worry about. Don’t forget that there are other parts of the PC that still need to be paid for besides the graphics card.

If the price tag scares you away, not to worry. AMD is offering its Radeon R9 295×2, which packs two R9 graphics cards, for a measly $1500.

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23 Comments

  1. Asgaro

    HACK THE PLANET!

    #1 8 months ago
  2. Reddpayn

    Nice. With that money you could easily buy a pc thats capable enough to run anything 4k amd fps sky high.

    #2 8 months ago
  3. Panthro

    Why post this ridiculousness vg?

    These cards are obviously not for the average gamer and are meant for game developers, people doing tasks which require video rendering and other GPU heavy tasks.

    They had the tech to make a GPU like this so they have, there are hundreds of other video cards available, how about making an article about the best videocards for gaming with the price ranges for each tier…

    #3 8 months ago
  4. polygem

    you could probably run all games with some pretty next gen console grafx with this card

    http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-Superclock-Dual-Link-Graphics-02G-P4-3753-KR/dp/B00IDG3IDO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401303045&sr=8-1&keywords=gtx750ti

    #4 8 months ago
  5. Panthro

    + this isn’t the first $3000 GPU, I’m pretty sure Nvidia’s Quattro series have similar/ a higher price tag.

    #5 8 months ago
  6. Reddpayn

    @polygem
    Yeah, actually this card exceeds ps4 in every other multiplatform game but cod ghosts ( fps drops more frequently, source digital foundry). So this card may fall behind during the last years of this gen.

    #6 8 months ago
  7. Erthazus

    Yeah. It’s worth it if you want to build yourself a PC that can play games in 4K.

    It’s not ridiculous.

    #7 8 months ago
  8. Erthazus

    4K is coming. It’s the future so PC enthusiasts who want to jump ship earlier than the others can buy it and play any game right now in 4K.

    #8 8 months ago
  9. spoffle

    @ Panthro,

    Why is it that all the nVidia fanboys swear blind that the Titan Z isn’t a gaming graphics card?

    These cards aren’t made for games developers, they’re made for the idiots that think they’re actually getting value for money and will ONLY buy nVidia. The Titan Z is an utter joke, you can get 2x 290X cards for less than half the price than the Titan Z and the 2x 290X cards will be faster.

    Also, it says this about the Titan Z on nVidia’s own website:

    “GeForce GTX TITAN Z is a gaming monster, built to power the most extreme gaming rigs on the planet. With a massive 5760 cores and 12 GB of 7 Gbps GDDR5 memory, TITAN Z gives you truly amazing performance—easily making it the fastest graphics card we’ve ever made.

    This is a serious card built for serious gamers. TITAN Z is designed with the highest-grade components to deliver the best experience – incredible speed and cool, quiet performance—all in a stunningly crafted aluminum case. ”

    So directly from nVidia, it’s intended as a gaming graphics card.

    @ Erthazus

    On what planet is a graphics card worth £2000 when you can get more performance for £800 by going for a pair of 290X cards?

    #9 8 months ago
  10. Raynor

    It’s too powerful. What do we ganna do with that. I still have my gtx690 and it works great with every game I’ve played.

    #10 8 months ago
  11. Panthro

    @spoffle

    How am I an Nvidia fanboy?
    Take your random judgement and shove it up your gaping butthole.

    The fact I have an AMD based gaming laptop which I use when I am away from home throws your more than ridiculous accusation out of the window.

    That card, regardless of how Nvidia advertises it is NOT for the average gamer. Massive tech enthusiasts may buy it but you will find no normal gamers saving up there money.

    The only people with this card will be massive enthusiasts and industry professionals.

    #11 8 months ago
  12. spoffle

    @Panthro

    Because all I see is nVidia fanboys excusing the price of the Titan Z by claiming it’s not meant for games, which is just utter BS. nVidia are just being greedy with the price of the Titan Z because they know there are some idiots who love nVidia so much that they will buy.

    No one really should buy it though as it’s 50% more expensive than 2 Titan Blacks, which is the same performance.

    So no I don’t agree that it’ll only be enthusiasts and industry pros because those who need such cards will already have a Titan or 2.

    #12 8 months ago
  13. runbmp

    This card is ridiculous for many reasons…

    - Price, currently the 295x surpasses it in performance at half the price ( it’s also liquid cooled )
    - Nvidia also started calling it a workstation card, even at that it look rather meek compared to the 5k quadro cards already out there for rendering.

    It’s just a really bad buy right now from Nvidia. I would steer clear of this thing. If you have 3000$ to spend… get two 295x…

    #13 8 months ago
  14. POOhead

    @Panthro clearly isnt for developers if the public can buy it

    #14 8 months ago
  15. Panthro

    @POOhead

    I can buy a license for a game engine if I want to, doesn’t make me a game developer.

    #15 8 months ago
  16. Panthro

    @POOhead

    I also said massive enthusiasts would buy it, alongside people who have workstations (professionals, etc.)

    #16 8 months ago
  17. POOhead

    @Panthro it makes you a money waster?

    #17 8 months ago
  18. DeVitowned

    Guys, guys. You’re supposed to be the PC Master Race. Act like it. :-D

    #18 8 months ago
  19. TheWulf

    I feel for Panthro, being accused of being part of the brand herd isn’t fun, especially when that’s not remotely true of him. His own words back that up. I always felt he was more like myself — picking a product based upon what it can do for you, rather than what name is attached to it. I don’t think it had anything to do with defending a brand whatsoever, and everything to do with logic (common sense, if you prefer).

    Suffice it to say, there are some intelligent voices here, and I agree with them. The average PC gamer barely has a 580, if that, let alone a Titan. They don’t need it for the kinds of things they play on the PC. The PC gaming enthusiast (which is not the average gamer) may have a 680 or something a little better, but not by much because there simply aren’t any games out there that make good use of anything better. I think that it’s all about being fiscally sensible, which some of the more extreme enthusiasts out there aren’t. And, well, a fool and their money…

    The primary market for a card like this is content creators. That should be a no-brainer. The fact of the matter is is that a lot of the assets and effects created for your favourite console games, shows, and films are crafted and rendered on humble personal computers. I know that some (perhaps not anyone here) have this antiquated idea that film producers use gigantic workstations right out of silicon valley, but that’s far from the reality of things.

    As technology has gotten better, it’s gotten cheaper, and smaller. So $3,000 might sound like a lot for a gaming enthusiast (and it is), it’s not a lot for a professional content creator, nor is it a lot for an amateur enthusiast content creator, someone who’s doing game development or film making as part of a college course, or as a hobby (likely in the hopes they’ll get noticed by doing so).

    Really, the effects and 3D models/textures you’ll see in anything from games, films, or television shows are created on hardware similar to this. So businesses are where they make the most money, but it’s also marketed at content creation enthusiasts who want to do the same. And they find that profitable enough, apparently, to continue to market it to them as well. Amateurs have access to the same tools as the professionals, and have done so for the past decade or so.

    I’ll give you an example. Does anyone remember Babylon 5? For the first series of that show, they used daisy-chained Amiga computers for the creation of 3D models, textures, animations, and special effects. I’m not joking, you can find that information out there for yourself. These days, that role is handled by computers with varying degrees of hardware, depending on what the creator can afford. Those on a shoestring budget today will be looking more at getting lower-end computers than Amigas.

    Still, all that done with daisy-chained Amigas, that’s a memorable bit of information that really stuck with me from when I heard it, some time ago, in a making of.

    It’s worth keeping in mind that for the creation of animated scenes in a film, TV show, or amateur creation, the rendering does not have to happen in real time. In fact, it can be going at a slideshow, with each slide being recorded, so that it can be played back at proper speed. When you’re not rendering in real time, what a graphics card can do becomes much more impressive. People often see the limitations of graphics as their games, but they’re forgetting that those games often have the bottlenecks of being designed for mass-market consumption by people who might not have such fancy hardware, and also, again, that they’re rendering in real time.

    As an example, a card could have run the incredibly fancy Unigine benchmark aeons ago, but it would have done so as a slideshow. As technology improves, so does what you can do with a graphics card when it’s rendering on a frame by frame basis.

    So that five minutes of fancy special effects you saw in that movie what you liked could have taken a week to properly render all the details of at an effects studio.

    @14

    Why wouldn’t the average person have access to these things? Like I said, there are college kids and enthusiasts who’ve been using professional tools for ages, now. It may be cheaper for a business to buy these things ($3,000 is cheap for a movie house), but at the same time, those tools are there to be purchased by content creation enthusiasts who want to get into the field.

    Take a look at any number of amateur films on Youtube. They didn’t use cheap home cameras to film those, they used proper equipment. And the ones that have really fancy special effects (like L5) didn’t exactly render those on an old 480, either. It may be a hobby or a part of school, but those enthusiasts are (in the long-term) looking for a job or a form of income, so they see the investment as worthwhile.

    As I said, everything available to businesses is available to enthusiasts, and clearly the market is profitable or, as you’d say, nVidia wouldn’t be selling this fancy new card to them. To think that the only people who’d buy this card are extreme PC gaming enthusiasts is silly, honestly.

    Think about it… if you want to make a game, web show, or short film with the level of quality that a professional studio does, you need the right equipment. Yes?

    @17

    Well, as a continuation of the above… no. It wouldn’t make you a money waster if you were buying it for content creation (either professionally or an enthusiast); you’d only be a money waster if you bought it solely for gaming. But then you’d be an idiot.

    As many have pointed out — there are better, cheaper alternatives for gaming that the sane, mentally healthy person would pick instead.

    This isn’t a card for gaming.

    @18

    I’m actually proud of them for not doing that. PC owners have been making damned fools of themselves for decades, now, by going on about how much money they’re wasting on useless products. It seems that PC enthusiasts, in general, are a little wiser these days and that makes me happy.

    Conversely, it seems like the Master Race title currently belongs to console owners. Who’re spending hundreds and hundreds of dollars just so that they can brag about how much better their graphics are than everyone else’s. I’m happy to let them have the graphics. I’d rather have the good games.

    #19 8 months ago
  20. TheWulf

    And hundreds and hundreds on what is, essentially, a luxury item. Since there isn’t anything that the consoles do game-wise that’s superior to the prior generation, they just look a tiny bit fancier. A decade or more ago, it’d be a PC owner who’d spend $300 to get a luxury device to make their games a little fancier, but not currently.

    Currently, PC gamers are becoming more wise and buying less frequently, and less expensive products. And console owners are going crazy over the XBox One and PS4, despite neither of them having proved that they can provide different gaming experiences from the prior generations. I’d say blowing $400 on a new luxury entertainment device when the one you already have can do it just as well is a very, very elitist thing to do.

    Well, whatever floats their boat, I guess. I’ve always been a savvy PC gamer, it’s served me well. It’s just funny to see the paradigm shift, now. Console owners get to be elitist with their shiny, fancy luxury items, and PC owners are happily chugging along with older machines which… do much the same thing, for cheaper.

    #20 8 months ago
  21. Joe Musashi

    That’s not an enthusiast’s graphic’s card. It’s an elitist’s.

    JM

    #21 8 months ago
  22. Marvin the Paranoid Android

    @Erthazus How is this worth it when you can buy 2 GTX 780 Ti cards, that will run faster than the Titan Z, for less than half the price?

    #22 8 months ago
  23. sebastien rivas

    There is NO value whatsoever in a graphic card past and beyond 700 dollars price tag while knowing that card will last me as long as a 400 to 600 dollars card.

    I have a R9 280X and I am very happy with latest game on my workstation is … Wolfenstein max settings.

    You can even make THE GC of the millenium for 10 000 grands, I will still not buy it.

    #23 8 months ago

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    Streaming Xbox One games to PC while you watch TV on the console through the HDMI pass-through is something Microsoft is hoping to achieve when the service launches with Windows 10. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has been on Twitter answering fan questions following last week’s Windows 10 event. One interesting bit that came out of those […]

  • Everything we know about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be one of the biggest RPGs of the year, due for release in May on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Delayed since its target release of 2015, CD Projekt Red’s latest game takes the series to a true open world environment, and charges the player with tracking […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date leaked – rumour

    According to an email sent to some YouTubers, the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline is scheduled for February 3. The date for the Battlefield Hardline beta is believed to be February 3. It comes from an email that’s been sent by Ronku to various YouTubers reminding them of the starting date, February 3. Ronku is […]

  • The history of The Witcher: beyond the Road With No Return

    We take a look at The Witcher franchise, from the original short stories to its blockbuster video games. The world was first introduced to Geralt through a set of short stories called The Witcher (English translation) written by author Andrzej Sapkowski. The first short story was published in the Polish fantasy and science fiction magazine […]

  • Bringing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to life

    In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt RED takes a whopping enormous map and fills it with stuff you actually want to see and do. Do you remember back before Oblivion came out there was a lot of chat about how much more lifelike and realistic the NPCs would be? Rather than just hanging […]

  • The big Witcher 3 questions answered: delays, playing as Ciri, and why enemies don’t scale

    Spending some time with The Witcher 3 level designer Miles Tost we were able to put some of our immediate questions to him after playing the game for over 4 hours. “That sense of improvement doesn’t happen if the monsters around you remain the same strength, there’s no sense of achievement.” Tost is a relaxed […]

  • The Witcher 3 sets a new generational standard for graphics

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the new standard in outrageously pretty. “The Witcher 3 is more than just eye-candy. Destiny, once the loveliest thing I had ever looked upon, has been outclassed.” The Witcher 3 is even better looking than the screenshots would have you believe, and until you see it in motion, running […]

  • The Witcher 3: hands-on with the RPG of the year

    Getting to know a bawdy hero; Geralt of Rivia’s third outing is accessible, untamed, and dripping with story. Warning: some spoilers are inevitable. “The Witcher 3 is horror and violence. It’s charming, witty and cheeky. Like Geralt, it knows what it wants and it’s going to grab it with both hands.” The Witcher 3: Wild […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel gets Lady Hammerlock DLC tomorrow

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released on PS3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow, January 27. The new playable character comes with three skill trees and the action skill Cold As Ice. If you haven’t bought the season pass for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel you can download the DLC for $9.99, you lucky […]

  • A limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 just sold for $128,000

    Sony has just auctioned one of its limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 consoles for over $128,000. The model had the serial number 00001, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations,” said a rep for […]

  • Here’s Killer Instinct’s new Omen and Golem fighters in action

    Microsoft has revealed Killer Instinct Season 2′s fighter Omen in a new trailer. Stick around for the end of the video and you’ll also get a peek at another new fighter, Golem. Omen is a bonus character and as such isn’t available as part of the main season roster. He’s available for free to Ultra […]

  • Digital copies of Far Cry 4 are being deleted from Uplay

    Ubisoft appears to be deleting copies of Far Cry 4 bought through digital third-party retailers. According to the Ubisoft support forums, copies of the game acquired via G2Play and G2A are being removed from Uplay. Users had not been given any warning by publisher Ubisoft that the game will be removed, although it is now […]

  • Gearbox wants “badass” talent for the next Borderlands

    Borderlands 3 may not have been announced at PAX this weekend, but studio boss Randy Pitchford is currently recruiting for the next game in the series. We are recruiting for next Borderlands. This is the big one. Industry badass? E-mail me: heyrandy@gearboxsoftware.com pic.twitter.com/ZG9dLytX1B — Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) January 26, 2015 A recruitment push would suggest […]

  • Destiny: less grind, fairer economy in House of Wolves DLC

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it aims to lessen the grind in House of Wolves, and it won’t repeat mistakes it made with rewards in The Dark Below. Gear rewards will be fairer, according to lead designer Luke Smith in a Neogaf thread. For example, buying from a vendor should not invalidate gear rewarded for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Disaster

    Over two months since release and Xbox One’s big Christmas game is still a turkey, says Rich Stanton. “The game has now been available for two-and-a-half months, including the blockbuster Christmas season, and by any reasonable standard it doesn’t work.” Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched worldwide on November 11, 2014. Intended as something of […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection dated, first gameplay footage released

    Homeworld Remastered Collection has a release date, and as promised, the gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake has been released along with the news that Homeworld Shipbreaker development continues. The video was shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel earlier this morning at PAX South. Last year, Gearbox had said hoped to release the title […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry has landed on Kickstarter

    The Kickstarter for Clock Tower spiritual successor, Project Scissors, recently announced as Night Cry, has launched. A teaser directed by The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu was released for the game earlier this month, and the full short film can be viewed below. Shimizu is also creative director on the project and Silent Hill creative and environment […]

  • Toukiden Kiwami mission trailer released, pre-order bonuses detailed

    Pre-order bonuses for Toukiden Kiwami have been announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Here’s the pre-order bonus list for each participating retailer: North America GameStop – Armor inspired by new slayers Reki and Soma’s costumes and classic armor from Toukiden‘s six original NPC slayers. Amazon – 2 exclusive pieces of armor: a set of Tenko […]

  • More Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Final Fantasy 15 info doled out by Tabata

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD director Hajime Tabata took part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and answered a variety of questions pertaining to the game and Final Fantasy 15. According to Tabata, the first playthrough of the game will last around 40 hours, but “the real fun” starts from the second playthrough which contains new events. […]

  • This video gives you an idea of what Borderlands Online is like

    A video for Borderlands Online, the China-exclusive title from 2K, Shanda Games and Gearbox, has been released. Posted on MMO Culture, the video was released to announce the “technical test” which started today. Borderlands Online is an instance-based online shooter, and will probably never reach western shores. Still, you can have a look anyway.

  • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the MMO’s first expansion

    The first expansion for Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns, was announced today during PAX South, and ArenNet has posted a few content details for it on the official webiste. Heart of Thorns contains a reimagined progression with the new Mastery system, which provides new training opportunities for characters beyond level 80. Players will be […]

  • Turn-based action platformer Ronin has been polished up, nets a publisher

    Tomasz Waclawek has polished up his freeware title Ronin and will be releasing it through publisher Devolver Digital later this year. The turn-based action platformer stars a vengeful ninja who is determined to kill important memebers of a powerful corporation. Weapons at your disposal include razor wire and a katana, or you avoid combat by […]

  • Footage of cancelled Justice League brawler surfaces

    Footage of the cancelled Double Helix-developed Justice League brawler has surfaced online. The game was supposed to be a tie-in title for the also cancelled Justice League film directed by George Miller, according to leaked images and information from 2012. Jon Gwyn, the game’s artist and now Rockstar San Diego staffer, said at the time […]

  • Free Icona Vulcano DLC for DriveClub releases next week

    Sony has posted a video of the Icona Vulcano, which will be released as DLC next week for DriveClub. The video was posted on Facebook and we’ve embedded the video below courtesy of GamesHQMeida. It was announced earlier this week the Icona Vulcano would be released on the PS Store as a free download.

  • The Bard’s Tale 4 announced by inXile Entertainment at PAX South

    The Bard’s Tale 4 was announced today by inXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo during a panel at PAX South. inXile hinted around back in December that a sequel was in the works. Granted, The Bard’s Tale wasn’t mentioned. Still, everyone figured this was the game when Wasteland 2 project lead Chris Keenan stated the team […]

  • Here’s another Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video

    Last week, YouTube user Master0fHyrule uploaded a Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video, and we’ve embedded it for you below. The video shows 4.5 minutes of footage which appears before hitting the start button and the first meeting between Link and the Skull Kid. Another comparison video was released by another user back in […]

  • The Game Awards 2015 already in the planning stages

    The Game Awards 2015 are already in the planning stages, according to Geoff Keighley. The inaugural show took place on December 6, 2014. Keighley announced the 2015 show during his Storytime with Geoff Keighley panel at PAX South this weekend and through Twitter. He said more details will be announced in the spring. You can […]

  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered listed for January release

    It looks like Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy is returning in remastered form next week, if an Amazon listing is any indication. According to the listing posted on NeoGAF, the uncut version of the game contains Steam DRM and will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Titled Fahrenheit: […]

  • Indie Flash Sale kicks off on North American PS Store

    The North American end of the PlayStation Store is hosting a Flash Sale a beefy list of indie games and some films. The sales includes titles such as Resogun, Shadow Warrior, The Unfinished Swan, FEZ, Costume Quest 2, Joe Danger, Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, and more for up to 80% off. The full […]

  • The Witcher 3 Twitch stream to show 15 minutes of new gameplay footage

    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video shows gameplay clips, global hands-on events

    CD Projekt has released a video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, giving a glimpse of gameplay and noting that hands-on impressions of the game will be bombarding the Internet next week. We’ll have extensive coverage of The Witcher 3 on Monday Jan 26 at 3pm GMT. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to […]

  • Microsoft looking into possible HoloLens support for PC, Xbox One

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be a dedicated device, but the company is obviously looking into how it could be used with PC and Xbox One. Speaking with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said should the stand-alone product become a success, “specific scenarios” on how it could be used with Xbox One are already being brainstormed. “We […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4, Xbox One

    A video for Final Fantasy Type-0 comparing the upcoming console version of the game to the original PSP version has been released by Square Enix. While comparing PSP graphics to those of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One seems rather unfair, it’s worth a watch anyway. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releases March 17 in North America […]

  • Payday 2′s The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character Pack released

    In case you forgot, The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character content packs for Payday 2 were released yesterday. The new heist pack is available for $6.99/€6.99/£4.99 and the Dragan character will run you $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 through Steam and other digital distribution sites. Here’s the details: The Bomb Heists A new contact, called the Butcher, brought to […]

  • Rockstar offers tips on scaling GTA Online creations to support 30 players

    Rockstar has posted a tutorial of sorts on how to edit your GTA Online’s creations to support up to 30 players. According to the developer, when selecting Load Creation, users will be able to access any previously published Jobs and edit them in any way they wish. Users can also increase the Maximum Players races […]

  • Video for Life is Strange shows you how to rewind time

    If you could rewind time, would you change the events of your day or leave things be? In Life is Strange, you will make this choice. In the developer diary below, Dontnot Entertainment touches upon the main character’s ability to rewind time. How Max’s ability works and originated is also discussed. The first episode of […]

  • Take a look at one of the historical battles in Total War: Attila

    The Creative Assembly has revealed historical battles for Total War: Attila and shown off one of them. In the latest episode of Rally Point, developer Creative Assembly takes a look at one of the nine historical battles that will be included in Total War: Attila when it launches next month. But before you see the […]

  • ARMA 3 video lists 33 of its features, teases upcoming expansion

    ARMA 3 is an impressive military simulator, but that’s not the only thing impressive about it. In fact, this video lists 33 of the game’s most notable features. ARMA 3′s latest video gives you a tour of many of its strengths. It goes over the number of vehicles, weapons and playable area. But that’s not […]

  • No Man’s Sky dev explains what you actually do in the game

    No Man’s Sky is simultaneously the most intriguing mystery and the most scary. Developer Hello Games is asked some questions and gives some solid answers. Eurogamer asked Hello Games’ Sean Murray a number of questions that are on everyone’s mind when they think about No Man’s Sky. The biggest one being, what do you actually […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 27, Be The Zombie mode goes free

    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]