Gaming 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Gaming Articles for 2011

Dell XPS 8300 Review

After acquiring Alienware, Dell transitioned the XPS brand into the Studio XPS, targeting it at more fashion-conscious consumers. Longtime fans heralded the return of the brand, but can XPS regain[...]

PAX East: Hands-on With Star Wars: The Old Republic

It may have been under the radar for a bit after its initial announcement in 2008, but Star Wars: The Old Republic, an MMORPG epic, was available to play at[...]

Why Free-to-Play Games Like ‘DC Universe Online’ are Ruining Gaming

League of Legends. Firefall. DC Universe Online. Super Monday Night Combat. All great games, and all games that I have no intention whatsoever of playing, because the other similarity they[...]

Dead Space 2 Review

Gaming has come a long way from the days when companies were forced to hide blood and gore behind a code fervently typed into controllers by teenage boys looking for[...]

Battlefield 3 Review: A Broken Masterpiece

Only glimpses of greatness can be seen through the broken mess that is Battlefield 3. One reviewer shares his experience with a game that could have been one of the[...]

DesktopReview’s 2011 Holiday Buyer’s Guide: The Best Desktops, All-in-Ones, Accessories and More!

It's only five more weeks until the big day, and if you want to jump in and take advantage of the best deals, now's the perfect time to get started!

Hi-Def Tri-Def: Is 3D All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Every holiday season, manufacturers try to reinvent themselves in order to entice more and new customers to buy their wares. CPUs might be a little quicker, hard drives a bit[...]

PAX East: Some Quality Time With The Witcher 2 and Gigabyte

While Gigabyte aimed to impress at PAX East this year, showcasing a number of powerful machines that sported its motherboards, the real attractions were the games they were running. Among[...]

BLOG: The Riippa Report – Guild Wars 2 Gets Thieves, Release Date

NCsoft and ArenaNet unleashed another Guild Wars 2 demo at PAX East, honoring the Norn race and the previously unveiled thief and guardian professions, at the Alienware, NVIDIA, and Logitech[...]

Windows 8 Might Play Your Xbox Games

There's been code unearthed by an Italian Windows 8 rumor site that suggests something very interesting. Deep within the kernel code are a couple of lines, referencing Microsoft's Xbox 360[...]

CES 2011: Dell Upgrades Gaming to Sandy Bridge with the Alienware Aurora

At CES this week, Dell unveiled the revamped Alienware Aurora desktops, offering users the chance to buy into the Alienware brand and snag some Sandy Bridge love. As of[...]

Cloud Storage: Is the Gain in Space Worth the Pain?

Cloud storage can cut down on your hardware costs by letting you easily share photos, music and other files. Yet many users have lost data and privacy at the hands[...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops Kills 60 Billion People

Treyarch, developer of the popular Call of Duty: Black Ops game, released a number of statistics this week about the game and the people who play it. The graphics combines[...]

E3 2011: Razer Kills It With TOR Keyboard and Hydra

Razer has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in 1998 when it released its first mouse. Now the company develops keyboards, headsets, mousepads, and even motion controllers,[...]

E3 2011: Nintendo Unveils New Console – Wii U

Nintendo just announced the successor to their wildly successful Wii game console at the E3 2011 expo in Los Angeles, California. Building upon the brand recognition garnered by the current[...]

AMD Casually Shows Off Enormous Radeon HD 6990 Graphics Card

AMD held a tech event in Asia this past week to show off some of its current and upcoming CPU and GPU technologies. The biggest surprise of the show[...]

AMD A8-3850 Review – AMD Announces Llano for Desktops

Ever since AMD acquired ATI several years ago, it was only a matter of time until the CPU maker that could brought that knowledge to bear on their mainstream product[...]

Dell XPS 8300 First Look Review

For a large part of the last decade, Dell's XPS systems reigned supreme within that company when it came to performance, gaming and design, only to be subsumed within the[...]

Google Kills Slide and SuperPoke Pets, Infuriates Casual Gamers

Recently, Google made the decision to kill off a number of its acquired projects; among these was Slide, a social gaming startup for which the Mountain View-based search giant paid[...]

Nvidia Releases Flagship GeForce GTX 590 Graphics Card

Nvidia has released its AMD Radeon HD 6990 competitor, the dual-GPU GeForce GTX 590. ASUS is one of the first vendors to introduce its own version of the card. It[...]