Rockstar Games is the company behind the notorious Grand Theft Auto and last year's western shooter, Red Dead Redemption. But in less than two weeks, they will be unleashing a whole new crime solving game based in 1940s Los Angeles, called L.A. Noire. And leading up to that, they've teamed up with L.A. Times to release a interactive map of all the crimes that took place in 1947.
For those that don't know much about Crysis 2, it is a futuristic first person shooter based in New York City. It is the highly popular sequel to the original Crysis that was released for PC only. For anyone that played it back when it was released the graphics were simply stunning. It brought my powerful quad core and my GTX 260 graphics card and computer to its knees real fast. Most gamers in the PC community were just as excited for Crysis 2 as I was, then we heard it would be launching across all 3 major platforms. This is where the DX11 discussion comes into play.
When it comes to PC gaming the hardware and peripherals you use can make all the difference. The Razer brand is a favorite among the hard-core gamers that like high sensitivity mice and cool gaming keyboards. Razer also offers all sorts of other gear for gamers like mouse pads.
For a long time if you wanted a gaming keypad to play your PC games with your only choice was Belkin and its line of popular Nostromo gaming keypads. These little one-handed keypads were designed to allow the PC gamer to shed the keyboard and use something smaller and more compact.
Back at the end of September, SteelSeries unveiled a brand new way for people to use their keyboards, especially those who play a lot of different games, or do a lot of different tasks on one computer. Instead of buying a lot of different keyboards, why not just buy one that allows you to change the keyset? Thankfully, SteelSeries released the Shift Keyboard, which allows you to change keysets on the fly, and now they've added one more keyset to the mix: MMO.
There is no shortage of gaming mice on the market for PC gamers to choose from with a litany of offerings from stalwarts like Logitech and Razer along with a bunch of mice from lesser known companies. One of those lesser known companies is Tt eSports. Tt eSports has pulled the wraps off a new gaming mouse today called the Azurues.
With us being in the first half of November, it's no surprise that some companies out there are starting early on their holiday shopping deals. Amazon, without a doubt, is somewhere that a lot of shoppers will look this coming season, as they try to find good deals on the things they want. If you're someone who plays video games, and want to get your hands on a nice deal, then Amazon has you covered.
It may not be as controversial as another First Person Shooter (FPS) title that was recently released, but it looks like Treyarch and Activision's upcoming title, Call of Duty: Black Ops, won't be arriving in Germany in its pristine condition. According to PCGames.de, the title has been banned in Germany, which means that a censored version of the title will be landing in the country. But, if you're a PC gamer expecting to get around the ban by playing a different country's version, you're also out of luck.
Razer is no stranger to the gaming market, and they've just unveiled a brand new gaming keyboard to add to the mix. This new 'board is meant primarily for Massively Multiplayer Online and RPG titles, with inputs that are primarily aimed at MMO titles already installed. There are plenty of other included features along for the ride, which should make any gamer out there looking for a new keyboard give it a second look.