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4 Days ago
Racing games for PC: 10 of the best for 2017Racing games for PC: 10 of the best for 2017
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Assetto Corsa + Wheel/Pedals & Gears is absolutely exhilarating!
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Buy any Nvidia 10-series GPU and get For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands freeBuy any Nvidia 10-series GPU and get For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands free
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What if I don't like the game on offer and want to give it to a friend? NVIDIA are consistently coming up with new ways to annoy customers.Reply
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Since Nvidia can't add the game to your library automatically (at least not on Steam, don't know if they made something with Ubisoft), I would assume that you'd get your key after verifying that you own the hardware it comes with. After that you should be able to give the key to a friend.


But I don't know, I'm just guessing.

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1 Month ago
"Record number of titles reaching PC gamers in 2016" claims ESA report"Record number of titles reaching PC gamers in 2016" claims ESA report
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Unless I can't math anymore, 0.2 / 30.2 = a 0.66% increase
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6 is definitely involved.


Ah, that'll do.

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1 Month ago
Nvidia Shield review: ringing the death knell for the little living room PCNvidia Shield review: ringing the death knell for the little living room PC
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I've always had serious input lag issues with the Steam Link, even over a gigabit Powerline setup. Playing games which require split-second timing, such as driving or sports games, I found impossible.


This is the first streaming device where I can game with no compromise whether I'm streaming from or playing directly on my home rig.


But if you're playing slow-paced games the Steam Link's low-grade hardware is okay. I did enjoy messing around with the Raspberry Pi as a Steam streamer for a while too ;)

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May I ask, when was the last time you used the Steam Link? As you're no doubt aware, it (& steam beta client) gets updated quite frequently and the input lag is not bad at all these days IMO. I play Rocket League via streaming sometimes, split-screen on big telly over 1gbs Power line and that's a very fast game! Over Wi-Fi... Not so great.

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1 Month ago
Nvidia Shield review: ringing the death knell for the little living room PCNvidia Shield review: ringing the death knell for the little living room PC
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The Steam Link was recently on sale for £15, I bought mine last year and streaming over Powerline LAN at 60fps/1080p is solid. To me, this NVIDIA tablet is overpriced & overkill tbh.Reply
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I've always had serious input lag issues with the Steam Link, even over a gigabit Powerline setup. Playing games which require split-second timing, such as driving or sports games, I found impossible.


This is the first streaming device where I can game with no compromise whether I'm streaming from or playing directly on my home rig.


But if you're playing slow-paced games the Steam Link's low-grade hardware is okay. I did enjoy messing around with the Raspberry Pi as a Steam streamer for a while too ;)

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1 Month ago
AMD Vega feature details leak ahead of Thursday's CES architecture previewAMD Vega feature details leak ahead of Thursday's CES architecture preview
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.. and now what's this I hear about Freesync 2/HDR. :)Reply
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Yeah, there are rumblings we might hear something about that either later this afternoon or alongside the Vega preview on Thursday.


Still unsure about what this new kind of HDR will bring to gaming, mind. I'm preparing for the sort of overblown implementations we had to put up with when devs first got their hands on HDR and bloom...

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SkankwOn commented on
2 Months ago
Steam is slowly coming back online after apparent DDoS attackSteam is slowly coming back online after apparent DDoS attack
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It's a Xmas tradition now... :/
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2 Months ago
AMD Vega - release date, price, specs and rumoursAMD Vega - release date, price, specs and rumours
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I've pretty much tied myself to Radeon GPUs after buying a Freesync monitor, so I've been awaiting Vega with hope and interest.

Could even be time to upgrade CPU/Mobo/RAM, as I'm guessing my trusty old i5 2500K (at 4Ghz) will likely bottleneck the GPU.

Ryzen perhaps. We'll see on both fronts.Reply
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Genuinely really excited about what AMD could be like in 2017. A serious Vega-based RX Fury and 16-thread Ryzen CPU could make for a stunning rig - and will make your Freesync monitor shine :)

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SkankwOn commented on
2 Months ago
Merry Christmas, you filthy animals. But don't worry, we're not actually going anywhere...Merry Christmas, you filthy animals. But don't worry, we're not actually going anywhere...
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Merry Xmas PCGamesN.

In true tradition, I see Steam is already down just as people finish work/school!

Bumhug!
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4 Months ago
It'll cost you $99 to rent a Battlefield 1 server from EA for 90 daysIt'll cost you $99 to rent a Battlefield 1 server from EA for 90 days
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We're still missing information though, what about HardCore mode? No kick/ban capabilities at launch, that's a fundamental part of adminning a fun and pleasant server. I'm deeply disappointed with this whole concept of EA running the entire show. What happens when your server goes down, contact EA support? Their support is well known to be woeful.

As for the price, the fact Pc players will shell out 33% more is a disgrace. I'm sticking to my principles and not buying BF1, as I know a large number of other PC gamers are too. BTW, I played and quite enjoyed the beta, so yes I'm disappointed. :(

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Those are good points, especially hardcore mode. I was really hoping they might have it in the beta. I enjoyed the beta as well but not planning on buying it. Mostly because I've already bought two full price games this month though!

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