Duke Nukem Forever – reborn

“When hell freezes over“. This expression has been replaced by “When Duke Nukem Forever is ready for launch” in some circles of PC gamers, of FPS gamers. This video game has been 12 years in the making. Announced about once per year for more than a decade, but never really seen, nobody really expected it… Read More

Only a few days before the GTX200

The newest graphics cards from nVidia are upon us. In less than a week, they should be officially launched, but nearly everybody seems to know what there is to know about this new generation of cards targetting both avid video gamers and lovers of cinema-on-the-PC. Let’s do a small summary. First, there will be a… Read More

News from S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky

It’s coming! The new FPS video game for PC is arriving. We had seen the first opus of the saga hitting our minds and PCs in 2007: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. A game definitely attractive, where the player can really go anywhere in several square kilometers, where there is always something happening (you’d better be… Read More

Get pixellated DOS games on your new PC

If you have an old collection of PC MS-DOS games that has been sleeping at the bottom of a drawer, you may have two approaches: A/ you prefer to forget the old pixels and buy new games, B/ you were so found of those that you want to play even on your newest PC. However,… Read More

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. : Clear Sky, images and reviews

Like all Internet reviewers, I hate this title because of the strain it puts on the writer just to put the name down on the keyboard. However, it has received a number of reviews. Let’s see some of them: JeuxVideoPC.com (screenshots) GameSpy (in English) CVG (in English) EuroGamer first impressions (in English) IGN (screenshots) Hooked… Read More

Assassin’s Creed, a PC video game

After appearing on gaming consoles, Assassin’s Creed arrived on PC and it seems that the effort was made to ensure that contrary to the previous habit of bad ports from console to PC, it supported well the transfer from one platform to the next (test 1, test 2). Notice 1: Point Of View offers the… Read More

Free nature wallpapers: Sand

Some abstract images of sand. Shot in Lagoa do Peixe (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) in 2008. To me, they looked a little like some satellite photos of the planet Mars. Click on the thumbnails if you want to access the 1280*1024 versions Those photos can be used freely for your own wallpaper (on your… Read More

Your nVidia card will get free games

If you have a nVidia graphics card on your PC, you can get a free download of recent games from Steam / Valve. For a limited time, if you qualify (you only need your PC to hold a nVidia graphics card), you can donwload a free copy of the following games from Steam just by… Read More

You do not need more graphics memory

Some of the graphics cards are available in different memory sizes (like the successful nVidia 8800 GT or 8800 GTS): 256MB, 512MB, 1GB. But how much RAM do you really need? Thanks to The Tech Report, you will know: “How much graphics memory do you really need?“. Summarized: 1GB: is worthless, the CPU of the… Read More

AMD/ATI back at the top and bottom of graphics range

I waited a little while before reacting and writing, but these recent last weeks we have witnessed an interesting move in the little world of graphics cards. While ATI (now AMD) has recently been relegated to the troublingly systematic position of follower or challenger in the competition for the pockets of PC graphics cards buyers,… Read More

Screenshots for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Clear sky

After S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Shadow of Chernobyl in 2007, you will see S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Clear sky in 2008. This new opus of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. saga will retain the advantages of the original FPS game: Great playability, exceptional environment, free wandering in acres and acres of open terrain. There is now a gallery of screenshots for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.… Read More