Tag Archive: Games

Games tend to download faster in rest mode on PS4

Best answer: Based on anecdotal evidence over the years, most people do report that games download faster while their PlayStation 4 is in rest mode.

Upgrade your console: PlayStation 4 Pro ($ 400 at Amazon) Go wired: 50ft Ethernet Cable ($ 10 at Amazon) How do we know it downloads faster?

This isn’t exactly something that Sony advertises like, “Hey! Put your console in rest mode to download games faster.” It’s not a feature in that regard.  [Read More…]

Google is getting into game development with Stadia Games and Entertainment

Alongside everything it announced about its new gaming platform Stadia, Google also announced it had created a new first-party studio of the same name that will focus on developing games specifically for the Stadia platform as well as work with external developers to help them integrate the Stadia technology into their games..

“Stadia will be a driving force defining the future of games and entertainment” — Jade Raymond

Actual concrete details about the studio such as its size  [Read More…]

What resolution do games stream on Stadia?

Best answer: Google’s Stadia supports 4K resolution at 60FPS, though it can go lower to 1080p and 720p resolution. At some point in the future, the company aims for it to support 8K at 120FPS.

Stream to your TV: Chromecast Ultra ($ 69 at Amazon) Go portable: Lenovo Chromebook 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop ($ 254 at Amazon) How do I get my games to stream in 4K?

The ability to stream games in 4K resolution is dependent on  [Read More…]

Play games on your Amazon Fire TV with this discounted controller for $10

Easily control games and menus with this handy device.

Woot is offering factory reconditioned models of the Amazon Fire TV Game Controller for just $ 9.99 today only, saving you $ 40 off its regular price. However, these controllers were last available at Amazon on sale for $ 15 before becoming unavailable. In any case, today’s price is the best we’ve seen yet, and it’s coming directly from Amazon. These models have been inspected and restored to  [Read More…]

Save your games and some cash with 20% off WD’s 4TB Gaming Drive for PS4

This drive was designed exclusively for use with the PlayStation 4.

With digital games becoming more prevalent, you might reach your PlayStation 4’s storage capacity sooner than you’d think, if you haven’t already. Deleting content to make space for new games can be frustrating, which is why the WD 4TB Gaming Drive for PlayStation 4 might be the next essential purchase for your console. Today only, you can pick one up at Amazon for only $ 91.99.  [Read More…]

The $30 SteelSeries Stratus wireless controller can play thousands of games

I heard you like buttons.

Amazon has the SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Controller available for $ 29.95, which is a match of the best price in history. Usually it sells for at least $ 10 more.

This controller works with any controller-enabled game on Android, Windows, Steam, and VR devices. There are dedicated home and back buttons for a seamless experience, and you can get up to 40 hours of nonstop playtime before needing to swap out the  [Read More…]

Learn to make your own games for whatever you want to spend

If you’ve ever considered getting into designing your own games, you’ll absolutely need to understand Unity. It’s the preferred engine for game developers and is the platform behind top titles like Superhot and Wasteland 2.

The Unity Game Development Bundle is a full five-course set of training on Unity, with nearly 40 hours of education. Not just Unity, either, but also Canvas UI, HTML5, C#, and ARToolkit. It’s a full suite of training for creating your own 2D, 3D, and  [Read More…]

GPU Turbo on the Honor 8X can make all your games play smoother

Your Honor 8X comes with a GPU Boost feature, which improves gaming performance when you need to run more demanding games like PUBG Mobile at higher settings. But how does it work and how do you use it? We’re glad you asked.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Honor 8X ($ 250) Amazon: Spigen Rugged Armor ($ 11) Amazon: MOGA Hero Power ($ 28) How to activate GPU Turbo on the Honor 8X

Previous Huawei and Honor phones  [Read More…]

Grab one of these co-op games for your PS4 to play with your Valentine

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about getting that perfect gift for your sweet crush or significant other — it’s also about spending some real quality time with them. More and more, gamer couples are choosing to do that by playing co-op games. It makes for the perfect date night, with most co-op games requiring teamwork and communication for success. It’ll bring you two closer and you’ll have loads of fun doing it. Need some ideas? These PlayStation 4 games are great  [Read More…]