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Hardware Guide - Troubleshooting An Overheating PC

Written by Jon Sutton on 21 April 2014 at 14:00

As PC gamers we love to push our PCs and games to the limit. We can’t help but crank up that extra setting, trying to squeeze out a bit more performance from our beloved rig.

Sometimes though, you’ll notice your PC really struggling. It happened to me 7 or 8 years back, when my gaming PC started stuttering, crashing, and generally throwing a hissy fit. I knew something was wrong but I didn’t know. My first port of call was a temperate check, and sure enough my graphics cards were sky high. Overheating is the cause of number of problems with PCs, so I thought it best to take a look at leading causes and solution to PC overheating issues… [More]

Game Debate Average Rig - Most Popular GPUs

Written by Katie Allen on 21 April 2014 at 12:00

We’ve already looked at what kind of RAM the average GD user has, so next we decided to have a look at which GPUs were the most common choices for GD member rigs.

Of course, there aren’t many gamers who would turn down a super-powerful specialist rig with top-end hardware if they had the chance, but for many that simply isn’t a viable option. So we decided to check out the most popular graphics hardware in GD desktops and laptops and investigate the graphical potential within ... [More]

Most Popular Games
Release Dates
1Titanfall Mar-13-2014
2Grand Theft Auto V PC Maybe 2014
3Watch Dogs May-27-2014
4South Park: The Stick of Truth Mar-07-2014
5Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag Nov-22-2013
6Thief 2014 Feb-25-2014
7The Elder Scrolls Online Apr-04-2014
8Need For Speed: Rivals Nov-19-2013
9Dark Souls 2 Apr-25-2014
10DayZ Standalone Dec-16-2013

Goat Simulator Review : Baaa Humbug

Written by Jon Sutton on 21 April 2014 at 10:00

Sorry for being the boring ones, but I thought it best to hang around a little while until the goat hilarity had died down a little before putting pen to paper on a Goat Simulator review.

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Ubisoft May Have Overtaken EA As Biggest Gaming Company

Written by Katie Allen on 21 April 2014 at 09:00

We hear a lot about losses in the games industry. Over the last few years, several of the biggest publishers in the industry – including EA and Capcom – have slashed jobs and shrunk their operations in various regions.

But with this focus on the shrinking side of the games industry, it seems Ubisoft has achieved something of an explosion in the last few years with not many people noticing. According to recent figures, it seems Ubisoft may have just become the biggest publisher by employee numbers in the world… [More]

Game Debate Average Rig - RAM

Written by Katie Allen on 20 April 2014 at 17:00

We know how important PC gaming and hardware is to our members here on GD. With this in mind, we wanted to look at how current and upcoming system requirements matched up against the average GD rig, investigating how average rig setups might cope with increasingly demanding graphics in the gaming in the gaming industry.

First off, we’re looking into what kind of RAM the average GD member has under their hoods, and looking how that translates in terms of gaming past, present, and future... [More]

Codemasters Preparing Big GRID Announcement For Tuesday

Written by Neil Soutter on 20 April 2014 at 17:00

Rumors of a possible new GRID title have been circulating on the internet following hints on the game’s official Twitter and YouTube accounts.

A teaser video posted earlier this week was followed up by a tweet by Codemasters Community Manager Ben Walke, which explicitly stated the teaser did not, as some had feared, refer to a mobile title… [More]

Intel Haswell Processor Refresh Prices Announced

Written by Jon Sutton on 20 April 2014 at 15:00

Intel has announced the prices of a hefty stack of new processors that are to comprise its Haswell refreshes, as well as some brief specs.

Built on the old Haswell architecture, they bring a host of minor clock speed improvements to the current range. These aren’t the Broadwell CPUs many are holding out for, which could still be some way off, but they should offer up to 5% performance boosts over their predecessors… [More]

Gamings Greatest Easter Eggs - 2014 Edition

Written by Jon Sutton on 20 April 2014 at 13:00

More so than almost any other form of entertainment, it seems like game developers are obsessed with leaving cultural oddities, strange unlockables, and secret content in their games for eagle-eyed players to snoop out.

The hidden Easter Eggs have been a big thing in games for decades now, so we take a look at some of the last year’s greatest gaming Easter Eggs... [More]

Action RPG Heart Forth, Alicia Hits Kickstarter Goal In Just 48 Hours

Written by Neil Soutter on 20 April 2014 at 11:00

Stunning looking action RPG Hearth Forth, Alicia has been Kickstarted successfully in just 48 hours, with nearly four weeks funding still to go for this sublime piece of pixel art.

Starbound developer Chucklefish Games will bizarrely be spearheading Heart Forth, Alicia’s publishing duties, with plans in place to develop the game for other platforms beyond PC… [More]

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