Nvidia is rumored to be prepping a new graphics card release — probably the GTX 960 — and bringing the Maxwell GPU to the mainstream market in the process. Discussions on what the card actually is, however, are currently confused.
Sony is about to take your so-called “Smart” TV back to school. Starting next year, the PlayStation Now game streaming service will be making its way to Samsung Smart TVs. Select models will support Sony’s cloud-powered gaming service, and will mark the first time that PS Now has been made available on anything other than Sony’s own hardware platforms.
When it comes to gaming, higher frame rates are often perceived as better, even if it’s not always clear why. New theoretical work from a member of Microsoft’s Xbox team explores how certain elements of the human retina may tie in to the reason why 30 FPS isn’t fast enough for smooth gaming.
After securing both the Xbox One and PS4, it would appear that an AMD SoC will also be powering Nintendo’s next console. Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that Nintendo is working on a possible new gaming system, and AMD has confirmed that it’s got another major design win. Are they one and the same thing? Probably.
If you’re still lamenting the loss of The Pirate Bay, which was shut down last week by Swedish police, you now have an intriguing new option: If you have some web hosting, a small amount of tech savvy, and you’re located in a country where it’s legal, you can now easily host your own Pirate Bay.
If you’re a PS4 user, your media streaming needs are finally being met. Plex has announced that native media streaming clients are being released on both the PS3 and PS4, so the existing in-browser and DLNA solutions are no longer the only options.