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AMD Radeon R9 380 Spotted In HP Gaming Pre-Build

Written by Joffy S on 05 May 2015 at 13:00

HP has published a press release for its back-to-school lineup of PCs arriving later this year, with one of the pre-builds containing a hitherto unannounced graphics card - the AMD Radeon R9 380.

AMD has been extremely tight-lipped about its upcoming GPU range, aside from the performance capabilities of the 2.5D high-bandwidth memory (HBM) set to feature in its next flagship model, likely the R9 390X. Up until now the chip manufacturer has yet to even disclose a Radeon R9 380, but it features in the upcoming HP Envy Phoenix Tower, which can come with a GTX 980 or the aforementioned R9 380. [More]

SteamVR Game Lineup Leaks - Planned Valve Games Revealed And More

Written by Neil Soutter on 05 May 2015 at 12:00

Valve has sprung a leak over the weekend, with the Steam VR headset’s mini-site providing some vital clues as to what we can expect during the early days of Steam VR. The Vive headset, created in conjunction with HTC, is coming this November, and intrepid Redditors have dug up some interesting info from the Steam VR website’s source code.

While this is by no means confirmation of all of Valve’s VR plans, we see a line-up of 16 titles heading our way later this year. It’s an eclectic mix of VR experiences, fully-fledged titles, and reworked software designed to capitalise on the headset’s virtual reality capabilities. [More]

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Village Life Is Suspiciously Tranquil In Kingdom Come: Deliverance Screens

Written by Stuart Thomas on 05 May 2015 at 10:15

Life in Warhorse’s Kingdom Come: Deliverance certainly looks peaceful and tranquil enough in the latest screenshots, but we’re sure if you pull back the curtain it’s a nest of medieval bloodshed, pestilence, and extremely shady apothecaries touting placebo wares.

The anti-fantasy role-playing game is certainly a looker though, draping its vast environments with near-photorealistic visuals and soft lighting effects, seemingly designed to get our graphics cards hot and bothered.  [More]

DirectX 12 Multi-Adapter Technology Uses Both Integrated And Dedicated GPUs

Written by Joffy S on 04 May 2015 at 16:00

A few months back an intriguing rumour cropped up regarding DirectX 12 making use of the shared performance of both discrete and integrated GPUs, and following Square Enix’s Build 2015 Witch - Chapter 0 [cry] demo it’s emerged this technology is very much real

Known as DirectX 12 Multi-Adapter Rendering, the latest technology is designed to capitalise on every piece of graphics hardware sitting inside a PC. Most of today’s central processing units come equipped with integrated graphics, iGPUs which lay dormant once beefier dedicated hardware is installed. With Multi-Adapter Rendering the two GPUs will work in conjunction, providing a small but significant performance boost. [More]

Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass Content Detailed - Includes Playable Batgirl

Written by Neil Soutter on 04 May 2015 at 14:00

Warner Bros and Rocksteady have detailed the contents of Batman: Arkham Knight’s rather expensive season pass. Originally revealed last week, it appears as if the fan backlash to the $40/£33 season pass has forced their hand, detailing the pretty extensive goodies gamers will get if they go all in on the DLC extravaganza.

The headline act is undoubtedly Batgirl: A Matter of Family, a new prequel story expansion set within an entirely new location, never before seen in the Arkham series. Most intriguingly we’ll be playing as Batgirl for the first time, in what promises to be a fairly significant chunk of content. [More]

3D Platformer Yooka-Laylee From Ex-Rare Devs Smashes Kickstarter Goal In An Hour

Written by Stuart Thomas on 04 May 2015 at 12:00

Nostalgia’s a powerful thing, and nowhere is this more evident than the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee. Developed by new studio Playtonic, the outfit is comprised of a number of ex-Rare devs who worked on platforming gold like Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country.

The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter went live on Friday afternoon, and within the hour had smashed through its £175,000 goal. Within a matter of hours it had become the fastest Kickstarter to rake in $1 million, and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping anytime soon. [More]

AMD Presenting PC Gaming Show At E3 2015 - Dedicated PC Games Press Conference

Written by Neil Soutter on 04 May 2015 at 10:00

E3 is set to get its first ever dedicated PC gaming conference, due to take place on June 16th. The 3-hour PC Gaming Show will be happening at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, and will also be livestreamed on Twitch.

AMD is presenting the show and will be joined by PC Gamer, Bohemia Interactive, Blizzard, Paradox, Cloud Imperium Games and more, during an event focused solely on PC gaming. A number of guest speakers will be making presentations, and hopefully we can get a look at some new game reveals and announcements during the event. [More]

WWE 2K15 GTX 650 Benchmarks

Written by Joffy S on 03 May 2015 at 16:00

WWE meet PC. PC, meet WWE. The two have never seen fit to meet one another now, at least not in an official capacity, but the tombstonin', superplex rocking king of the ring has at last hit PC. The wait looks to have been worth it though, with us getting the souped up current-gen version with a presentation overhaul and visuals so authentic you can almost taste Daniel Bryan's wispy beard.

We've had our hands on WWE 2K15 for a few days now, and we've been putting it through its paces in a series of benchmarks.  For this benchmark we're going to be using the trusty GeForce GTX 650. It's going to be backed up by an AMD FX-4100 processor and 4GB of RAM. Not masses of power there, but we'll see how it handles itself in the right with our WWE 2K15 PC benchmarks. [More]

Up For Debate: Season Passes - Are They Worth It

Written by Joffy S on 03 May 2015 at 14:00

This week Warner Bros and Rocksteady well and truly set the bat amongst the pigeons when it announce the Batman: Arkham Knight season pass last week. Priced at an eye-watering £33, it was a huge signifier of just how big business these post-launch DLC collections are.

Announced nearly two full months ahead of Arkham Knight’s release, the Season Pass costs almost twice as much as the base game can be found for pre-order. It didn’t end there either, with the obligatory £34.99 Call of Duty: Black Ops III season pass announced just days ago, adding four map packs for just £5 shy of the main game’s RRP. [More]

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