Category:  Tech

By , August 12, 2014, @ 8:00 am 3 News, PC, Tech

It was a little over a year ago today that Steam announced their grand plan to conquer the living room – Steam machines. While the idea arguably never gathered all that much traction (why buy a pre-built Steam machine when… Read More »

By , August 7, 2014, @ 1:30 pm 2 News, PC, PS, Tech, Video, Xbox

According to a Reddit user by the name of RoyAwesome, Valve has in all likelihood just launched the Source Engine 2. Should this prove to be true, and the “general consensus around the source reverse engineering community is that this… Read More »

By , July 29, 2014, @ 8:00 am 7 News, PC, Tech, Video

We at G3AR love giant monsters (who doesn’t) and, equally, we love giant robots, so watching the two facing off each other in last year’s rather excellent Pacific Rim had us giddy with excitement. Despite these two incredibly cool aspects,… Read More »

By , July 22, 2014, @ 1:30 pm 2 News, PC, Tech

In spite of having recently acquired Raknet and its networking technology, all eyes are on a rather different Oculus related company acquisition, Facebook’s acquirement of Oculus itself. That’s because the proposed $2 billion purchase of the kings of virtual reality… Read More »

By , July 21, 2014, @ 9:00 am 0 News, Tech

It’s no secret that South Africa is a bit behind most first-world countries when it comes to technology. Whether that be slower internet, increased prices or the limited range of products available (relatively speaking), we have a ways to catch… Read More »

By , July 18, 2014, @ 8:00 am 1 News, PS, Tech

First-party PS4 exclusive The Playroom is in a bit of a weird space at the moment. The title started out as a free bundled game with the PS4 so as to display the capabilities of the PS4′s camera accessory. While… Read More »

By , July 15, 2014, @ 11:30 am 11 PC, Rumours, Screenshots, Tech

One thing is probably safe to say; a majority of people dislike Windows 8’s Metro interface for use on desktop PCs. Whether it is acceptable or perhaps even useful on a tablet is a discussion for another day, but if… Read More »

By , July 10, 2014, @ 8:00 am 5 News, PS, Tech, Xbox

Like it or not, the “Console war” is a real thing. Fueled by thousands of fanboys across the internet, the level of competition has become so bad that it’s not uncommon for non-gamers to take a firm stance on the… Read More »

By , July 9, 2014, @ 8:00 am 0 News, PC, PS, Tech

So you know that little VR Kickstarter project that handily made its target goal and subsequently impressed dozens of critics in “behind closed doors” sessions, also known as Oculus Rift. It’s the very same project that gathered so much traction… Read More »

By , July 1, 2014, @ 9:00 am 2 Mobile, News, Tech

Let’s be honest, the Ouya was never going to live up to the insane amount of hype generated prior to its release. With production issues, distribution problems and some bizarre marketing, the console never really left the starting gate, nevermind… Read More »

By , June 30, 2014, @ 4:00 pm 1 Mobile, News, Tech

You will have to forgive us for our association of the Razer brand and PC gaming peripherals. For the longest time, they have always represented high-end, good quality PC tech focused towards a more hardcore gaming audience. That was until… Read More »

By , June 26, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 5 Mobile, News, Tech

Virtual reality is undoubtedly here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future, and Google knows this all too well. The premise behind Google Cardboard, then, is a simple yet effective one, saving money. Virtual reality has made exciting progress… Read More »