Gaming

Samsung’s vast 49-inch curved gaming monitor is probably overkill

Samsung’s vast 49-inch curved gaming monitor is probably overkill

Samsung still thinks curved displays are the future, and not just for your TV, with the company unveiling a vast curved gaming monitor using its QLED technology. The Samsung CHG90 is one of the biggest gaming-focused displays you'll find angling for a spot on your desk, a full 49-inches of extreme wide-angle. It's 32:9 aspect screen is effectively a half-height Samsung TV, in fact.

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Pokemon GO FEST event has Niantic’s biggest update ever

Pokemon GO FEST event has Niantic’s biggest update ever

Today Niantic revealed Pokemon GO Fest, a Pokemon GO event made to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the game. This game has grown immensely since the first day it was out, and Niantic's making a monstrous set of events to let their fans know that they mean business. This Pokemon GO FEST will contain more than one event over the next few weeks, starting with the Ice and Fire event we reported on earlier this week. A few changes have been made to the proceedings, too!

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CD Projekt RED: Cyberpunk 2077 design docs being held ransom

CD Projekt RED: Cyberpunk 2077 design docs being held ransom

The Witcher developer CD Projekt RED shared some interesting information today. Apparently the studio's upcoming game, Cyberpunk 2077, is at the center of a ransom demand. According to CD Projekt RED's side of this rather juicy story, either an individual or group of individuals are claiming to have possession of internal design documents and now want to studio to pay up to get them back.

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Logitech G433 gaming headset replicates 7.1 surround sound

Logitech G433 gaming headset replicates 7.1 surround sound

Logitech has launched a pair of new gaming headsets for gamers, the G433 and G233. The first of the two is most notable, offering replicated 7.1 surround sound for realistic audio when playing video games. Both headsets boast a variety of features, including a removable boom microphone with a pop filter, support for the major game consoles like the PS4 and Xbox One, and they also offer a Discord Certified designation, which is said to guarantee 'the highest levels of audio and voice clarity.'

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War trailer reveals new plot details

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War trailer reveals new plot details

It's time for another Middle-Earth: Shadow of War trailer today, and with this one, we're diving into the game's story. We already know that player characters Talion and Celebrimbor will be forging their own ring of power to stand against Sauron and his gathering army, but this trailer goes a bit deeper than the announcement trailer that landed back in February. It should go without saying, but if you want to go into Shadow of War with as little spoiled as possible, then this isn't the trailer for you.

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Super Nintendo World’s main attraction will be Mario Kart

Super Nintendo World’s main attraction will be Mario Kart

It’s cool to be Nintendo again, in no small part thanks to the success of the Nintendo Switch. Perhaps it would have been a different story if the Switch became an embarrassment instead. Perhaps Nintendo would have shelved its plans for theme parks then. But since that gloomy scenario didn’t come to pass, it’s full steam ahead for the first Super Nintendo World. And, unsurprisingly, it will center around the company’s most iconic character and his crazy driving antics in Mario Kart.

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Is Xbox Project Scorpio’s release date hidden in this teaser trailer?

Is Xbox Project Scorpio’s release date hidden in this teaser trailer?

When it comes to E3 2017, Microsoft is undoubtedly going to be one of the major focuses of the show. The company will be unleashing some long-anticipated details about its upcoming console, Project Scorpio. In a new set of videos today, Microsoft teases the official reveal of Project Scorpio, but do those trailers go too far any leak Scorpio's release date?

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Overwatch double XP weekend starts tomorrow

Overwatch double XP weekend starts tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, Overwatch players will earn double experience points across the three platforms upon which the game is available. The double XP weekend will run through June 12, with the exact time it starts depending on your region and time zone. According to Blizzard, the double experience bonus will be applicable to 'nearly all' the various sources of XP, among other things.

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E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 is quickly approaching, and though the show doesn't get off to an official start until Tuesday, June 13, major game companies will be starting their festivities early. This usually happens every summer, but this year, companies are getting started well in advance, with the first press conference being held on Saturday. For those watching the show from afar, these press conferences are where most of the news will come from, so here's when you can expect each major press conference to go down. SlashGear will be covering all of these events, so stay tuned.

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ARMS release for Nintendo Switch: What to look forward to

ARMS release for Nintendo Switch: What to look forward to

Next week, one of the most intriguing games on the young Nintendo Switch is set to launch. ARMS is an entirely new IP from Nintendo, and thus it took us by surprise when it was announced ahead of launch. Thanks to Nintendo's own multiplayer demo - known as the "ARMS Global Testpunch" - quite a few people have already had the chance to try the game for themselves. In short, ARMS has shown that it's more than just a tech demo for the Switch's Joy-Con controllers.

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OMEN X Compact Desktop leads HP’s new gaming fleet

OMEN X Compact Desktop leads HP’s new gaming fleet

Computex 2017 might be over, but HP is far from done. Especially with E3 just around the corner. Perfectly bridging the two worlds of PCs and gaming, HP’s new OMEN lineup promises to bring the best hardware inside innovative, if not unusual, packages. Heading the charge is the OMEN X Compact Desktop, which could very well be called the OMEN X VR Backpack 2. Because while you can indeed carry it around where you want to you can also dock it to an accessory when you need an added push.

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Pokemon Gold and Silver are coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Pokemon Gold and Silver are coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

You'd think that announcing Pokken Tournament DX and Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon would be more than enough for an eight minute Nintendo Direct broadcast, but you'd be wrong. At the end of today's livestream, Pokemon producer Junichi Masuda made a surprise announcement: Pokemon Gold and Silver will be coming to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console later this year.

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