Category Archives: News Stories

Recent announcements and news stories from the gaming community.

AMD’s Mantle to Uneasy Start

Well it is a bit late, but Mantle API has finally come to Battlefield 4 PC. When I finally got the update for the game, I quickly went to AMD’s website for the drivers. They weren’t there. But being as … Continue reading

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Gears IP Firmly Secured by Microsoft

Gears of War was one of the bigger franchises to come out of the last generation of gaming consoles, and showed up exclusively on the Xbox 360. Now with the new generation getting started, Microsoft has acquired the rights to … Continue reading

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Steam Machines Too Complicated for Consumers?

During CES 2014, Valve revealed 13 different Steam Machines from various manufacturers. From top-of-the-line machine builds, to valid competitors to Xbox One and Playstation 4, Steam Machines are a varied bunch. After reviewing the specs on each of the machines, … Continue reading

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Nintendo Gets Online Interactivity

After experiencing online play with Nintendo’s Wii console, I had consigned their online prospects to an early demise. The interface was messy, friend codes annoying, and experience laggy. So I was immediately surprised with the Wii U and 3DS’s much … Continue reading

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Mantle

Mantle Recently, AMD has done a press release about their new application programming interface or API for short. This API supposedly brings developers closer to the hardware in the heart of our computers, bypassing the overhead of programs like DirectX … Continue reading

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