PC Gaming

Gigabyte’s AERO15 gaming laptop colors me impressed with a color graded screen

Gigabyte is releasing a new gaming laptop this month, as part of a slowly growing list of gaming laptop manufacturers that care about color graded screens. Dubbed the AERO 15, it's a VR-ready laptop w

Minecraft is headed to China

Microsoft is bringing Minecraft, the insanely popular game it acquired when it bought Mojang for $2.5 billion, to China.

Razer is opening its first U.S. concept store in San Francisco this weekend

Razer, the billion-dollar firm often labeled the Apple of PC gaming, is finally opening its first concept store in the U.S. this weekend.

TC GameCast Episode 1: Jumping Into World Of Warcraft And Wreaking Havoc In Far Cry 4

On our premiere episode of the TechCrunch GameCast, I was joined by PR guy (and former games journalist) Ed Zitron to talk about two of our favorite games that came out in November: World of Warcraft:

Valve’s Former Steam Guru Jason Holtman Lands At Microsoft To Spearhead Its PC Gaming Efforts

Microsoft confirmed today that it has hired Jason Holtman to help lead its PC gaming efforts. Holtman left Valve in February for unknown reasons. As <a target="_blank" href="http://www.neowin.net/news

Ex-Microsoft Games Chief Apologizes For ‘Consolization’ Of Gaming

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/robbiebach.jpg" />Robbie Bach, the former president of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division, has apologized to PC gamers for th

In 2011, PC Gamers Will Regain Their Place In The Sun

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/pc2011.jpg" />Let it be known that 2011 will be the year that console gamers will be jealous of their PC gaming brethren. (As if that mat

Not everyone wants their hand held when PC gaming

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/wasd1.jpg" />One of the bigger stories this past week was <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/05/13/onlive-strikes-deal-with-bt-in-th

Gearbox talks Borderlands 2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/border-shortages.jpg" />In a recent interview, Mike Neumann from Gearbox software was asked about DLC and the possibility of a Borderland

CrunchDeals: Pre-order Spore from Frys

Everyone’s favorite yet to be released game is up for pre-order at Frys for $41.99. This one is for the PC and Mac, but you can pre-order other versions as well. Thanks for the tip, Dylan!

You've already played Portal: Still Alive

Flickr’d During Microsoft’s laser light show at E3 last week, the title Portal: Still Alive flashed across the screen, angering certain segments of PC gamers. “An sequel to our game, ava

Nvidia slashes price of GTX 280, 260: Now on par with ATi's prices

Hope you didn’t buy an Nvidia GTX 260 or 280 in the past month, since their prices were just slashed overnight. The GTX 280, once retailing for $649, will now set you back only $499. Meanwhile,

Capcom now shipping Devil May Cry 4 for PC

Rejoice PC owners for Capcom has just announced they’ve begun shipping DMC4 to retailers “with exciting new modes.” Look for it today with a $39.99 price tag. That Gloria chick sure

2K removes BioShock install limit (but SecureROM still present)

2K Games has removed an annoying piece of its DRM restrictions in the PC version of BioShock, a game I refuse to play because of its violent content. While SecureROM and all that other DRM goodness re

Belkin eyes PC gaming market

This is a gaming controller? If you say so, Belkin. With renewed vigor for computer gaming, Belkin has announced the USB powered n52te SpeedPad that’s a combination of hardware and software aimed at

Logitech Announces G9 Laser Mouse, Updates G15 Keyboard

If you’re looking to take your gaming to the next level then check out the Logitech G9 laser mouse. Why? Because I said so. Heh. The G9 is no joke, folks. You have full control over the performance

CrunchArcade: Sports Management Simulations

There is the old saying that those who can’t teach. In the world of sports those who lack the skills and talent become managers. Whether you see yourself as a Jerry Maguire wannabe, or just think yo

CrunchArcade: Pedal to the Metal

A sad yet simple fact of life is that most of us won’t ever own, let alone drive, a Ferrari or Porsche. That doesn’t keep us from feeling the need for speed, and wanting to floor it while behind t

nVidia's Next Top of The Line GPU To Appear Next Week: Just an Overclocked 8800 GTX?

Graphics card specialist nVidia will launch a host of new video cards next month, with what appears to be an overclocked 8800 GTX leading the charge. “Sources” said that nVidia will call i

Shuttle Releases SDXi Barebones-style

specially designed for the case. I saw the case up close and personal-like at CES and it’s really quite nice. Very realistic looking flames. Anyway, at the time I asked if they’d considere
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