Gaming 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Gaming Articles for 2012

The Alienware X51: $699 of Alienware Gaming Glory

Tonight, Alienware revealed its smallest and most affordable gaming system yet - the Alienware X51, a mini-ITX desktop that promises to bring PC gaming to a whole new audience. Cheap[...]

Hands on: Lenovo’s 10-Finger Multitouch IdeaCentre A720 (video)

There are a lot of touch-capable all-in-one desktops, and we've seen just about every one. Aside from HP's TouchSmart, they haven't been worth much. With Lenovo's new effort, that's all[...]

GDC 2012: Civilization V: Gods And Kings Expansion Changes The State Of Play

The upcoming Gods and Kings expansion pack for 2K's Civilization V doesn't just bring new units and civilizations, it changes how the game is played...and that's a good thing.

PAX East 2012: Borderlands 2 Sticks to Its Guns

Borderlands 2, the sequel to the 2009 co-op FPS/RPG hybrid from Gearbox, doesn't stray far from the roots of its predecessor. But that may be the best decision Gearbox could[...]

PAX East 2012: Max Payne 3 Shootdodges Its Way Into Our Hearts

Style is the name of the game with Max Payne 3, as the game's demo at PAX East showed. Who would have thought it could be so easy to look[...]

Mass Effect 3 Review: The Best and Worst Game of 2012

Mass Effect 3 is quickly shaping up to be one of the most controversial games of 2012 - thanks largely to the reactions of an incredibly dedicated fan base. In[...]

PAX East 2012: Sleeping Dogs Hands-On Shows Refinement, Not Innovation

Square Enix may not be reinventing the wheel with its rescue project, Sleeping Dogs, so its best hope is to perfect it instead.

PAX East 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Breaks Down The Alien Invasion

No action is without consequence in XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Firaxis Games' upcoming contribution to the storied franchise. Plan your moves carefully.

The Walking Dead Episode One Review: A Shambling Success

Developer Telltale Games, known for their solid stable of adventure games, has created an episodic series of games based on The Walking Dead. And while the result is a bit[...]

NVIDIA GTX 680: The New Kepler Flagship

NVIDIA released their next-gen GPU tech today, codenamed Kepler. Both notebook and desktop graphics received a refresh, and by all accounts, the chips are more than delivering. Boutique suppliers, like[...]

HP’s New HPE-h9 Phoenix: HP’s Gaming Threat?

For the longest time, HP hasn't much cared for the gamer and enthusiast segments of the market, refusing to stock or equip their Pavilion Elite line of desktops with the[...]

Gaming Desktops: To Build or To Buy?

Is it better to make your own desktop or buy off the shelf? We explore the pros and cons.

E3 2012: Neverwinter Goes MMORPG, Free-to-Play (video)

Good old Neverwinter. Bringing D&D's Forgotten Realms campaign to life in an all-new way, Neverwinter Nights was both the first graphical MMORPG and a wildly successful series of 3rd-person RPGs.[...]

GDC 2012: Renaud Bedard Dives Into Fez In Technical Post-Mortem

Renaud Bedard, the sole programmer of Fez (and one of only two members of Polytron, the game's developer), was at GDC this year, where he shed some light on the[...]

How Terrible Piracy Countermeasures Ruined Diablo III

If you follow video games with even a passing interest, you're probably aware of the fact that Blizzard's Diablo III, has a very controversial feature: players must always be connected[...]

Top Game Picks for Moms, Dads, and Grads

What better way for Moms, Dads, and Grads to take the edge off and relieve the stress of everyday activities than games? We're here to help you choose the best[...]

Razer Mass Effect 3 BlackWidow Ultimate Keyboard Review

There are two types of PC gamers when it comes to keyboards: performance diehards, who get caught up in the mechanics and build quality hidden beneath the keys, and fanboys,[...]

E3 2012: Tomb Raider Preview – Lara Struggles Through Her Worst Days

The Tomb Raider reboot takes the series back to its roots, with Lara Croft not only fighting against bad guys with guns, but against Mother Nature, as well.

How to Run Old Games on Your New PC: A DOSBox Tutorial

If you're an avid gamer and you have been for a while, chances are you have old games just sitting around collecting dust. If you've been staring at some of[...]

Alienware X51 First Look Review: The Next Generation of PC Gaming

When Alienware recently introduced their X51 gaming system, gamers were taken aback. It was small. It was affordable. It was an Alienware!? Can a computer so approachable really deserve that[...]