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The guide to building a PC for virtual reality

If it dips below the refresh rate of the screens in the headset, you're going to feel ill. We partnered with PC Perspective to build two computers designed for virtual reality gaming. We didn't stop there, but for now, this is what we put together for the entry-level VR system. THE MINIMUM-SPEC SYSTEMHere is our guide for a minimum-spec Oculus-ready gaming PC, along with some thoughts on how well it handles virtual reality. "I think honestly, if you're interested in VR, you're probably going to

By | 2016-03-31T17:00:00+00:00 March 31st, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Mad Catz Street Fighter V FightPad Pro vs. Hori Fighting Commander 4 Controller features comparison

Company: Game Idealist, Activity: Game Idealist, Date: 2016-03-26  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, games, game idealist, companies, fighting, fightpad, fighter, vs, features, mad, street, pro, horiCompany: Game Idealist, Activity: Game Idealist, Date: 2016-03-26  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, games, game idealist, companies, fighting, fightpad, fighter, vs, features, mad, street, pro, hori

By | 2016-03-26T10:52:53+00:00 March 26th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

See Dark Souls’ opening area recreated as a real-life model

For most Dark Souls fans, Firelink Shrine was the first unforgiving stepping stone in Lordran, the geographical heart of the realm nestled between the decaying Undead Burg, skeleton-infested Catacombs and drowned remnants of the New Londo Ruins. For imgur user maglux13, it was an idyllic setting crying out for a LEGO toy set-esque model. Maxlux’s model offers a limited but faithful recreation of the immediate spawn point of Firelink Shrine. The gang’s all here: the eponymous bonfire, the withere

By | 2016-03-25T15:26:43+00:00 March 25th, 2016|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lego Dimensions delivers a playable video game museum with Midway Arcade

It was there from the very beginning, the idea of somehow stuffing nearly two dozen classic Midway games into a Lego Dimensions expansion pack. That meant that when Lego Dimensions came around, TT Games was able to get ahold of and use all of the original Midway games and ROMs. The original game included a level that touched on some of the Midway arcade themes, but didn't really delve into all of those properties. Early on, players also unlock the car from classic arcade game Spy Hunter and a ma

By | 2016-03-23T17:00:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Major Destiny update coming early April

Destiny’s next big content update, update 2.2.0, will arrive on April 12. True to previous teasers, Bungie is promising a significant Light increase with update 2.2.0. An exact Light value has not been provided, but going by previous updates and expansions, we can expect a three- to four-level jump. The aptly titled “April Update” will also introduce new PvE content, a new Strike dubbed Blighted Chalice, “sandbox” and Crucible updates and new gear. Ahead of the April launch, Bungie will chronicl

By | 2016-03-19T08:45:37+00:00 March 19th, 2016|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hear all about The Division, Watch Dogs, The Crew and Ubisoft’s future

Links to subscribe to Minimap in iTunes, your podcast player of choice or to download an MP3 are all a click away, tucked inside the buttons below today's episode. Here's what we're covering in your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV. THE BIG STORIESBECOME A MINIMAPPERWe'd love to count you as a daily Minimap listener. You can subscribe to the podcast wherever you like with these links:

By | 2016-03-10T16:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Star Wars Battlefront, Mario Kart, 38 Studios, Coleco, Fable Legends

Links to subscribe to Minimap in iTunes, your podcast player of choice or to download an MP3 are all a click away, tucked inside the buttons below today's episode. Here's what we're covering in your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV. THE BIG STORIESTHE BEST OF THE RESTBECOME A MINIMAPPERWe'd love to count you as a daily Minimap listener. You can subscribe to the podcast wherever you like with these links:

By | 2016-03-08T16:00:00+00:00 March 8th, 2016|companies|0 Comments
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