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Posts from September 2021

Halo Infinite Beta is opened to everyone this weekend

Last weekend's technical test kicked off for Halo insiders, but the upcoming test this weekend is open to everyone... with insider friends.

Should you upgrade to Windows 11 on day-one for the 'Big Three' gaming features?

Windows 11 has been touted by Microsoft as the best Windows for gaming yet, and with the features and improvements they unveiled we believe it just might be.

Toy Soldiers HD Launch Pushed Back To October 21st 2021

Toy Soldiers HD from Accelerate Games/Signal Studios promises to be one of the best nostalgic remakes we've seen in a long time.

Windows 11 Now Available on All CCL Gaming PCs And Systems

CCL is proud to announce that Windows 11 is now available as an option for all Gaming PC, Home, Business and Workstation systems and custom builds.

How and Where to Play Test Upcoming AAA and Indie Games

The last few months have been amazing for gaming. We've seen invites for play tests being sent for Battlefield 2042, Halo Infinite, Age of Empires 4 and Call of Duty: Vanguard among many others. But how do you get one of those invites and can you get in on the action?

New World: Steam Top Seller & Twitch Top Streamed Game at Launch

The much anticipated MMO PC game from Amazon Games, New World is now the number one streamed game on Twitch, just three hours after launch.

Windows 11 Android Apps And Android Games - What You Need To Know

Microsoft Windows 11 will include native Android apps and Android games compatibility. Check release date, how to download APKs and more here.

What is the Best Gaming PC Case?

We take a look at the recommendations of some of the most trusted industry titans on what the best Gaming PC case is right now.

RTX 3080 vs RTX 3080 Ti - Is the higher price tag still worth it?

The RTX 3080 Ti lands very nicely in between the RTX 3080 and the RTX 3090, but is it worth the higher price tag?

The All White PC Setup

Where some PC builders are constructing rigs that look like a neon rainbow, there are a good amount of people who are looking for that minimalistic or clean look of a white PC build.

The Best SSD For PS5 And How To Install It

The update PS5 owners were waiting for - the ability to upgrade the SSD storage. This guide takes you through an SSD upgrade from start to finish.

Ryzen 5 3600 vs Intel Core i5-10400F - Best Budget Gaming PC Build

The reasonably priced and readily available Intel Core i5-10400F is ideal for anyone looking to build a budget gaming PC with stacks of power.

Halo Infinite technical test weekend is ready to kick off

Get ready, Spartans! Halo Infinite technical previews are scheduled for this and next weekend, just ahead of the game's release on December 8th 2021.

Far Cry 6 Raytracing and FidelityFX Super Resolution are PC exclusive features

Far Cry 6 is only two weeks away from launch, and in a recent interview with the dev Stephanie Brenham, it was confirmed that Raytracing and FSR are the exclusive PC features.

Unmissable Upcoming PC Games in 2021 and Beyond

We take a look at some of the PC games coming out over the next few months and beyond that you just can't miss!

Choosing The Best Laptop For Photo Editing

Having an efficient workflow when you're on the move means finding the best photo editing laptop that offers performance, mobility and reliability.

What Is The Best Storage For A Gaming PC In 2021?

The latest games use more storage than ever before, so we compared the best performing SSD and HDD storage for gaming PCs in 2021.

How do silent PC power supplies work?

If you're a gamer, the last thing you want is to struggle to hear your game over your power supply. Can this be reduced? Learn how a silent PC power supply works.

Best free cross-play games you can play with your console or PC friends in 2021

Cross-platform gaming has exploded. Here are some of the best free cross-play games you can play on console or PC in 2021.

The Best Open World Games for PC and Steam

We look at some of the best and biggest open world games and sandbox games available on PC and Steam in 2021

Gaming PC or a new gen console - What should you buy in 2021?

Is the console vs PC war still relevant? Maybe not as much anymore, but if you're looking to buy one platform, it can be difficult to decide where to invest the money.

The Technology Contributions of Sir Clive Sinclair

Sir Clive Sinclair was both a genius and a trailblazer in the world of technology. We look back at his achievements from 1940 - 2021.

Claim a free copy of Far Cry 6 and Resident Evil Village with AMD's bundle

If you were on the fence about upgrading your gaming rig, AMD might have just tipped the scales for you.

Can You Get a VESA Desk Mount for Two Screens?

From design work to gaming, sometimes one screen isn't enough. Find out what VESA desk mount dual designs are available for mounting two screens.

Is Shill Journalism Killing Games Like Deathloop?

Deathloop: the latest AAA game with mixed public reviews after receiving 10/10 ratings by industry giants IGN. Shill reviews or difference of opinion?

A Brief History Of Modding (And Why FiveM Is So Popular)

What is FiveM? How did FiveM get more players than Rockstar's GTA Online on Steam? We take a look back at FiveM's humble beginnings and its future.

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection is coming to PC in early 2022

Another two PlayStation exclusive remasters announced for the PC in Sony's latest attempt to bring more PlayStation games to PC players.

Razer Announce Gaming Finger Sleeves (With A Straight Face)

The Razer Gaming Finger Sleeves are not a miss-timed April Fool's joke, apparently. Available from stockists with a sense of humour?

How Does a Mesh Wi-Fi System like Ubiquiti Amplifi Work?

Are you looking for information on mesh systems? Then check out this guide with Ubiquiti that will provide details on how this system functions.

Corsair 7000D Airflow and iCUE 7000X RGB

They don't come much bigger than Corsair's 7000D and iCUE 7000X RGB E-ATX cases. We ask if the 7000 Series is both big and clever, or too big to fail?

RGB PC Build Guide - September 2021

From cold cathode tubes to modern ARGB LED lighting, the RGB PC build has evolved. We look at your options for the perfect RGB build.

Can Aspyr do justice to The Knights of the Old Republic in a remake that won't involve Bioware or EA?

One of the staples of Bioware studios is being handed over to Aspyr for a remake, and it's not really a surprise.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human delayed again until February 2022

Techland confirmed today via Twitter that the upcoming Dying Light 2: Stay Human will have its release date pushed back to February next year.

Game Pass For PC - How It Works And How To Get It!

PC Game Pass is now out of public beta, and subscriptions are available for just £1. We ask what is Game Pass for PC and how it works.

Get ready for the Call of Duty: Vanguard cross-play, open beta weekend on PC

The PlayStation exclusive early access for Call of Duty: Vanguard has just ended, and the Xbox and PC gamers have their early access as well as open beta to look forward to this upcoming weekend.

What Is The Best Laptop For Home Learning Students

In this guide: Which home learning laptops have the best features for students? Which spec is best for your course? What budget do you need?

4 games on Game Pass that run better on PC than on console (and Warframe)

Just a small selection of some of the titles from the Game Pass that are a significantly better experience on your gaming PC.

Last chance to download Far Cry 3 for free

You've got until 7:30 am on September 11th to claim it!

Streaming PC Build - Budget Streaming Setup

Time for a streaming PC build? Here's how to decide which hardware and software will take your Twitch and YouTube streaming to the next level.

Backbone One controller adapter for iPhone: Ultimate in mobile gaming

As the processing power of mobile phones becomes better and more robust, so do the type of games that can be played on them. We take a look at the Backbone One controller adapter for iPhone and our favourite games to play.

Techland's Captivating Urban Legend "Rosemary" Audio Book - Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Dying Light developers, Techland, have just published the first audio stories that fans will recognise from the Dying City series.

Interview: Game Artist, Animator & Solo Dev Matt Tardiff

Solo developer, Matt Tardiff, talks about creating the concept, hand-drawn art, level design, 2D animation, and just about everything else (bar the programming in Corgi Engine)

What is overclocking and should you overclock your PC?

You might have heard a lot of PC gamers and crypto miners talk about 'overclocking' their PCs and wondered what it means and whether or not you should try overclocking your PC.

What is monitor latency (Input lag) and why it matters in gaming?

Taking a look at input lag and how it can affect gaming on your PC.

Best Wall Mountable Monitor

Whether you want to increase desk space or have a multiple monitor setup, then you need the best wall mountable monitor for the job.

Should You Buy a Used PC Case?

Are you looking for a used PC case? Check out some of these tips for making sure you find the best option for your needs.

SSD vs. HDD: Myths, Lies And Terabytes

Before we start talking about what SSDs are or how SSDs are good for gamers, let's get one thing out in the open here...

How to choose the best monitor for your gaming PC

Gaming monitors come in myriad of different sizes and specs, so choosing the right monitor for you can be confusing and overwhelming.

Haptic VR and Haptic Feedback Technology - Are We Close To Playing In The Oasis?

What is haptic feedback? What haptic VR suits and haptic VR vests are available? We take a look at the past, present and future of haptic gaming

What is the Best Wireless WiFi Dongle for PC?

Are you looking for some information on a wireless WiFi Dongle for PC? Then check out this short analysis to learn more.

Ubisoft reveals Far Cry 6 optimisation for PC

Ubisoft has gone the extra mile to optimise Far Cry 6 for PC players and they've not excluded the mid and lower spec setups.

Top 5 Best PC Case Mods Of 2021... So Far

Although the title might suggest that this is one of those Channel 5 compilation shows you'll find close to Christmas, we just couldn't help but cover some of the awesome PC case mods we've seen in the last eight months.

Windows 11 update coming October 5 2021

Microsoft has finally announced the launch date of Windows 11, and it is just over a month away.

Cloudflare Will Use AMD EPYC Milan Instead Of Intel Ice Lake Xeons

Cloudflare Gen11 servers will use AMD EPYC Milan processors after Intel Ice Lake performance deemed “unattractive“

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 471.96 WHQL driver is available and ready for download

Nvidia's Game Ready Drivers promise the best possible gaming experience on day one and we're excited for the new release.

Intel's ARC Alchemist GPU: Alchemist to be Intel's first dedicated gaming GPU

Intel's new flagship ARC Alchemist GPUs are coming to market in the first quarter of 2022, and we could not be more excited to see what's in store.

Apex Legends FPS Boost - Mega Guide

Whether you're new to the game or have been playing for a while, you've probably been wondering how to boost FPS (Frames Per Second) in Apex Legends.