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  • Battlefield 4 to be bundled with next wave of AMD cards

    Those in the market for a new video card may wish to hold out a while, as AMD plans to bundle one of its upcoming cards with Battlefield 4.

  • Microsoft halts ‘Halo 3 on PC’ rumours after AMD discovery

    Microsoft has put to bed rumours that Halo 3 is coming to PC once and for all. Fresh speculation began after the latest batch of AMD drivers made mention to Bungie’s shooter, but the publisher want all rumours to cease.

  • AMD’s TressFX hair tech shown in new Tomb Raider gameplay video

    Tomb Raider is the first game to benefit from AMD’s TressFX hair tech. The company has put together a Tomb Raider gameplay clip with the option turned on, showing Lara’s dark locks swinging as she battles through the start of the game.

  • PS4 APU “by far the most powerful” AMD has produced

    AMD global business manager John Taylor has said the accelerated processing unit in the PlayStation 4 is the best the company has ever produced.

  • AMD’s TressFX Hair tech unveiled: Tomb Raider used as demo

    AMD has unveiled its TressFX hair rendering technology by sing Lara Croft’s filthy mane in Tomb Raider as an example of how it works.

  • AMD teases new rendering tech

    AMD has begun teasing what seems to be a new rendering technology called TressFX, which will be revealed on February 26. The name and the splash art suggest something to do with hair, but AMD is calling it “a new frontier of realism in PC gaming” so it’s likely to be something with broader application. […]

  • Former AMD employees accused of stealing vital documents for Nvidia

    A group of former AMD employees have been accused of stealing information and passing it onto rival company Nvidia.

  • Far Cry 3, Hitman: Absolution and more with GPU purchase

    AMD wants to give you three triple-A games and 20% off a fourth one when you splash out on a new graphics card.

  • Xbox 720: Blu-ray inside, always-on netcon required

    Xbox 720 has been fully detailed to some third-parties, VG247 has learned, and has been slotted in for a Christmas 2013 release. And yes: of course it’ll have a Blu-ray drive.

  • Rumor: Ubisoft in possession of next-gen Xbox dev-kits

    Rumors surrounding next-gen consoles continue to dominate the news today, with a source telling Edge that Ubisoft Montreal already has a dev-kit in-house for Xbox 360′s successor.

  • Report: Next-gen Xbox details at CES, hex-core CPU inside

    French site Xboxygen is rumouring that Microsoft is to make some kind of announcement related to the next Xbox at Las Vegas tech show CES in January.

  • RAGE: Tearing and texture issues can possibly be fixed with updated AMD and Nvidia drivers

    Bethesda has put up a list of things which could help those running into screen tearing and texture issues when playing RAGE on PC.

  • Outdated GPU drivers blamed for Rage PC issues

    AMD has released new drivers, available on its website, in response to complaints of screen tearing, texture and performance issues with the PC version of Rage. According to the Bethesda Blog, Id is working with Nvidia to push out a similar fix. Users are advised to wait for the Rage-specific update rather than upgrading willy-nilly. […]

  • AMD boss talks up next Xbox’s graphics and AI

    AMD’s Neal Robison has dropped hints on what to expect from Microsoft’s new console.

  • AMD trolls Nvidia with super-speed laptop GPU

    AMD’s announced the Radeon HD 6990M, a chip it’s saying is the fastest laptop graphics processor in the world, up to 25 percent faster, in fact, than Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 580M unveiled only two weeks ago with the same claim. AMD reckons the new Radeon kicks the puny GeThing to the curb when benchmarked on […]

  • AMD will power Wii U’s graphics

    AMD has announced that it’ll be providing the graphics processor for Wii U.

  • AMD throws the gauntlet on nVidia’s “fastest GPU” claims

    Both firms may claim to produce the world’s fastest graphics card, but AMD has called out nVidia’s boast, asking the company to come out and prove it. If it thinks it’s hard enough.

  • AMD finally releases Fusion line of combined CPU/GPU processors

    AMD has announced that the first PCs and laptops to contain its combined CPU and a GPU product, Fusion, are now available at retail.

  • AMD confirms quad-core laptop and octo-core desktop CPUs for 2012

    AMD said today it’s to take both its laptop and desktop products to a grand new level in the next two years, showing plans to release CPUs based on the Bulldozer and Bobcat chips.

  • AMD to drop ATI brand

    AMD said today that ATI graphics cards are soon to become a thing of the past.

  • AMD lists games that will support DX11, Bad Company 2 included

    AMD has comprised a list of games that will support DirectX11, and DICE’s Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is on the list. According to The Tech Report, AMD handed over the list of games during a presentation, and it is worth noting that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat is listed as well, although listed with an incorrect […]

  • Rumor: AMD wins GPU bid for next Xbox console

    A report over on Fuzilla states that AMD / ATI has landed the GPU deal for the next generation Xbox console. You all know that the GPU in the current 360 was made by the firm as well. The report also states that the new console will be released in 2012 since the current economic […]

  • Steam Hardware Survey: August 2009

    Valve has released its latest hardware survey results, and the findings pretty much give you an idea of what sort of gaming rigs are being used around the globe. Looks like most people use DirectX 10 with the Nvidia Geforce 8800 graphics card, Windows XP, Realtek HD Audio output and Intel processors. Sounds vaguely familiar […]

  • Gas Powered Games, GameStop and six others join PC Gaming Alliance

    The PC Gaming Alliance has welcomes eight companies into the fold, including GameStop and Gas Powered Games. Other new members include BFG Technologies, Bigfoot Networks, Flextronics, GameTap, Howie’s Game Shack, and InstantAction. “I’ve spent most of my career fully immersed in the world of PC gaming. It’s where many of the world’s biggest gaming franchises […]

  • AMD and Nvidia to release “next gen” graphics chip by year’s end

    AMD and Nvidia both plan to release new graphics chips by the end of the year. Great. We just updated ours. According to a report from VentureBeat, this next-gen batch will be so fantastic it’s “bound to drive the stock prices of the rivals involved either up or down through the rest of the year”. […]

  • PC gaming is still “healthy,” says AMD boss

    AMD general manager Rick Bergman has told VentureBeat that the PC gaming market’s still a “healthy” place with “strong” sales still very much in evidence. Snip: VB: Do you think that people have a strong appetite for high-end graphics? RB: If you look at the sales, it’s still healthy. The third quarter was down a […]

  • AMD spinning off manufacturing business

    According to this WSJ report, AMD will announce today a large-scale restructuring of its business that will see manufacturing moved outside the company into a JV. The new venture, which will make chips for AMD and other companies, will take over facilities that include large AMD factories in Germany, with funding provided by investment entities […]

  • Microsoft to show Mafia II, Borderlands on PC in SF today

    Microsoft is to show off some new Games for Windows titles later today in San Francisco, apparently including Take-Two duo Mafia II and Borderlands. The software giant has also said that it will be expanding its partnership with AMD and NVidia for both processors and graphics card support. The titles currently on show are: Battlestations: […]

  • AMD Game! Program explained

    AMD Game! launched today, and we ignored it because it looked dull. Thankfully, though, Joystiq’s done lots of work speaking to AMD so we don’t have to. In a nutshell, if you want to buy PC that runs games, look for a Game! sticker. We assume the amazingly annoying exclamation mark is accompanied by the […]

  • PC giants plan gaming alliance announcement for GDC

    According to the San Jose Mercury News, a group of major PC gaming firms – namely Intel, Microsoft, nVidia and AMD, as well as “a number of computer companies – is going to announce “a consortium dubbed the PC Gaming Alliance” at GDC. The group is being set up, apparently, in the face of the […]