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The New Alienware Area-51 Is The Weirdest Gaming PC I've Ever Seen

Alienware is famous for two things: 1) selling ever more powerful gaming computers, and 2) making them look like they were designed by aliens. But its latest full-size desktop gaming PC isn’t just another box sculpted to look like it’s out of this world. In fact, the new Alienware Area-51 is trying to challenge the assumption that PC gamers need a “box” at all.


New Kinect For PC Arrives July 15 (And The Hacks Not Long After)

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One’s Kinect sensor will be available for PCs from July 15 — and it will usher in a whole new wave of fascinating and useful hacks.


Watch The Best Game Trailers From E3 This Year

E3 2014 had some huge moments for any avid gamer. There was a pervasive ‘sequel’ theme in the biggest announcements — existing franchises getting a reboot, or a next-gen upgrade, or some new story — but some experimental titles also caught our attention. The next year in gaming looks to be pretty action-packed.


Oh, Sweet, You Can Use The Xbox One Controller On PC Now

For all its flaws, I’m a pretty big fan of the Xbox One. But while the voice control can occasionally miss the mark and sometimes the Kinect won’t recognise you, there’s one thing that’s flawless: that controller. And now Microsoft has released the drivers for download so you can use it on PC. I’ve been dreaming of this day for months.


Asus Transformer Book V: A 5-in-1, Android-Windows Phone, Tablet And PC

ASUS has announced one of its most unusual products yet: a 5-in-1 device that’s a phone, tablet and PC, which runs both Windows and Android. No, really.


Exactly How Do Macs And PCs Differ?

Mac or PC? Over the past decade, that’s become an increasingly divisive question, with camps on either side insisting they know best. But, fundamentally, what’s the difference between a Mac and PC?


I Can't Tell The Difference Between This Racing Game And Real Life

Forza 5, Driveclub and Gran Turismo are all after absolute realism when it comes to simulated racing, but when it comes to graphics, the best work being done in racing games comes out of Project Cars. So much so that I can’t tell the difference between the game and real life.


Toshiba Crams Five Computers In Its Shape-Shifting Concept PC

It’s a concept, but it’s a super fun one. Toshiba’s shape-shifting concept 5-in-1 PC somehow manages to be a laptop, a tablet, a convertible tablet, a canvas and a presentation TV-type device. A few of those five might be redundant (and/or useless), but it’s pretty freaking sweet to see one computer try to be everything you want it to be.


How To Install SteamOS

Valve recently released its Beta version of SteamOS, based on the Debian distro of Linux. Naturally, we were intrigued by its release and wanted to take the new OS for a test run. We’ve put together a guide on how to install the operating system.


The Large Pixel Collider Might Be The Most Powerful Gaming PC Known To Man

PC gamers have long looked down upon the paltry graphics offered by consoles, and now their cliff of smugness is about to rise even higher with the birth of the Large Pixel Collider: an immense gaming system with eye-watering specs.


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