The world record-holding world’s largest video game collection is being put up for auction with the Guinness Book of World Records to back it up. The fellow named Michael Thomasson holds the record and now needs the cash. Instead of suggesting he’s doing the honorable thing, and putting the collection in a museum, Thomasson suggests that this sale will be because of family commitments.
Riot Games could have a veritable riot on its hands (not necessarily of the negative fashion) in the near future, announcing plans to revise the single most popular League of Legends map, Summoner's Rift. The goal is to avoid introducing any fundamental changes to the map, but to make it easier to stay oriented and understand what is going on.
In case your current gaming headset isn't quite anthropomorphic enough, ASUS Republic of Gamers has introduced the Strix Pro gaming headset with a design based on the owl. The device was introduced at Computex today, with the company saying it will be introducing more products under the Strix brand in the future.
On the PlayStation blog today, it was announced that Loadout, the insane free-to-play shooter game that lets gamers get as awkward as they do violent, will be arriving on the PlayStation 4. The game is arriving to Sony's offering as a console exclusive.
In case you forgot to mark your calendar, Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U is set to arrive tomorrow, and with it will come the introduction of anti-gravity racing, giving gamers the ability to eschew the pesky effects of gravity on "some of the most creative and mind-blowing track designs the series has ever seen."
NVIDIA's GameWorks has been used with several game titles, the most notable of which being Watch Dogs. While NVIDIA boasts GameWorks as offering many advantages, rival AMD has a far different opinion of it, with the company's Robert Hallock recently calling it a "clear and present threat to gamers."
Sony will be giving gamers a new option for watching its upcoming E3 press conference: your local movie theater. The company announced on its blog today that a live version of its PlayStation E3 2014 press conference will be shown at movie theaters across the United States, bringing with it some extra content and exclusive footage.
Zotac is back with a new mini PC, this one targeting gamers, offering hardware that trumps what you typically find in a small form factor desktop. Among that hardware is an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card and Intel Haswell processor.