Gigabyte Aorus 17X YD gaming laptop review Gigabyte Aorus 17X YD gaming laptop

Asus ROG Flow X13 with its external 150W RTX 3080 8GB eGPU. The Ryzen 9 5980HS in that machine trumps this machine when it comes to CPU encoding (see X264 graph) and CPU rendering (Cinebench graph)—let's...

Welp, I don’t need my Nintendo Switch anymore

Steam Deck, Valve's take on a handheld PC that can play anything in your Steam library without port work, I'm running out of reasons to ever give Nintendo money again.  With everything the Steam Deck purports...

Share of the Week: Summer

Last week, we asked you to soak in the summer sun from your favorite games using #PSshare #PSBlog. From beachy shores or green summer fields, here are this week’s seasonal highlights:  JRPyznar explores a beachy scene...

Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop review Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop review (2021)

deal on a bigger SSD in a matter of weeks. The Nitro 5 has a 2.5 drive bay in case you plan on going for a more cost-effective SSD/HDD combo as well. The Acer Nitro 5's...

Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 GA503Q gaming laptop review Asus ROG G15 gaming laptop from various angles on a grey background

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1025593908, if curious)  which picked me up very well without picking up its own game sounds. The mic gets a bit tinny on the high end but the clarity is absolutely there. The six speaker setup...

Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (2021) gaming laptop review null

1,649.99 The Legion 5 Pro config that arrived for review was pretty stacked for only $1,650. However, the SSD is only a 512GB model, which is a bit small given how big game installs are getting....

Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R5 (2021) gaming laptop review Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R5 (2021) gaming laptop review

over a decade of Intel dominance, with the sleek m15 Ryzen Edition R5 gaming laptop.  Technical Specs Processor: AMD Ryzen R7 5800H Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6    Memory: 16GB, 8GBx2, DDR4 3200MHz Display:...

PC Gamer plays: Slipways, Curse of the Dead Gods, Session, and Hitman 3 Session

Another month has passed which means more stories about our videogame adventures, straight from the PCG magazine. Andy tells of his space empire escapades in Slipways, Robin learns about his newfound love for traps in Curse...

Remakes are nice, but Hitman 3’s quiet modernisation of old games is better agent 47 visiting Paris

retroactive additions from 2018's Hitman 2 and January's Hitman 3 respectively, folded back into the original game. To a latecomer like me, Hitman 2016 is a DLC expansion in a 2021 game—purchasable through the main menu...

PC Gamer plays: Hyper Light Drifter, The Medium, Hitman 3, and Valheim Hyper Light Drifter

Every month in PC Gamer magazine our writers gather around a virtual campfire to trade the latest tales of their adventures in gaming. Steven tells of his patience being tested in Hyper Light Drifter, Robin recounts...