Published on March 4, 2015 by Techgage Staff | Comment (0)
After a month of anticipation, NVIDIA announced its SHIELD at GDC. Yes – “SHIELD”. Unlike the portable and tablet to come before it, the latest SHIELD is a dedicated set-top box that acts as a media player and game console. It’s an inch thick, features Tegra X1, costs $199, and includes a…..
Published on March 3, 2015 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
It was inevitable. Through a blog post on AMD’s website, the company’s Vice President of Visual and Perceptual Computing Raja Koduri has announced that Mantle has entered a transitional period. This follows an industry-wide shift of focus towards DirectX 12 and Next-Generation OpenGL. In effect, AMD has had its say about the…..
Published on March 3, 2015 by J.D. Kane | Comment (1)
Does anybody remember the iconic BMW M1? The M1 was a Lamborghini-designed BMW mid-engined supercar from the late 1970s. It was BMW’s attempt to enter that rarefied marketplace occupied at the time by Ferrari and its 512BB, Maserati’s Bora, and Lamborghini’s own Countach. Sadly, because of various circumstances, the M1 never really…..
Published on March 3, 2015 by Rob Williams | Comment (2)
Whether you’re in San Francisco attending the ongoing Game Developers Conference or sitting at home anywhere else on earth, NVIDIA wants you to check out its ‘Made To Game’ event this evening, which will be kicking-off at 7PM PST (10PM EST) for online folk and 6PM (check-in) for the locals. Why? Because…..
Published on March 3, 2015 by J.D. Kane | Comment (0)
The Audi R8 is, I have to say, one of my favorite supercars. It’s got the perfect size (lots of supercars, even the ones I like a lot, are far too big), handsome styling, and a V10 that at full howl reminds me a lot of Formula 1’s glorious “V10 era.” The fact that it has…..
Published on March 2, 2015 by Rob Williams | Comment (2)
It looks like it’s not just going to be the next Unreal Tournament that’ll be free: Epic has just culled the $19/mo subscription fee off of its famed game engine, Unreal Engine 4. “If you love something, set it free.” This is a huge move for Epic. It’s not so much the…..
Published on March 2, 2015 by J.D. Kane | Comment (2)
Hot on the heels of announcing the super-hot track-only Vulcan, Aston Martin has followed up with another racing-focused special, the Vantage GT3 Special Edition. Both the Vulcan and the Vantage GT3 Special Edition are making their public debuts at the Geneva Auto Show. The Vantage GT3 Special Edition is a racetrack-optimized version of…..
Published on March 2, 2015 by Techgage Staff | Comment (61)
In the first of many contests we’ll be having this month to celebrate Techgage’s 10th birthday, we’ve teamed up with our friends at NVIDIA to give out copies of Techland’s Dying Light to ten lucky readers! For those interested in learning more about the game, we recommend you check out Brandon’s full review; and,…..
Published on March 2, 2015 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
Thanks to a tease issued by Valve last week, we knew that the company would be showing off something VR-related at this week’s Game Developers Conference – but who would have ever guessed that it’d be teaming up with HTC, of all companies? Called Vive, the joint project sees Valve’s tracking and…..
Published on February 26, 2015 by J.D. Kane | Comment (2)
Admit it. You’ve got your biases. I know I have mine, especially when it comes to cars. I’ll admit that my car enthusiast heart goes at maximum revs for Lamborghini, McLaren, and, to a lesser extent, Koenigsegg. Everyone else would just blip my throttle, so to speak. Then I heard about Aston…..