If you’re into the vast world of PC gaming and by its extension, PC building, you have probably come across the names Corsair or Origin PC. Both the companies are well known within the desktop gaming community and offer varying degrees of gaming technology and peripherals. Now, Corsair in an official statement has confirmed its move to acquire Origin PC.
For those unfamiliar, Corsair is a company that is known for its gaming peripherals such as headsets, PC cases, RGB fans, RAM and much more. Essentially, if one is looking to build a custom PC, they will stumble upon Corsair. On the other hand, Origin PC is a company that sells pre-built high-performance gaming [...]
Every so often the phrase “only 90s kid will remember..” pops up. Whatever said after can be either ridiculous or hilarious. However, nothing will hold a meaning more true to the phrase than Contra. Konami, the developer behind Contra, has bundled the original game alongside different variants from different country releases and its sequels on the game’s 20th Anniversary.
The game that was released in 1987 to critical acclaim worldwide. Starting as a run and gun shooter game in the arcades, Contra’s port to the PC and the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) cemented its near legendary status. 20 years passed and it is still remembered as a [...]
After Microsoft announced the arrival of the hugely popular Halo Series on PC, gamers have been ecstatic about it. Tweets clearly depict how excited people are because Halo is depicted as the game which helped sell Microsoft’s Xbox in the first place. Following the announcement, Microsoft has revealed that PC gamers will be granted the opportunity to test out the game ahead of its release.Halo Insider Program
Selected gamers who are a part of the game Insider Program will be able to test out the features of the game before it comes out. The Insider program will accept feedback and insights from gamers regarding the in-game progress and gameplay. Noteworthy, there is a [...]
A lot of games released last year, God of War, which took our breath away. And then, there were was Red Dead Redemption 2, a mountain of hype and adventure. Either way, good games will keep making their way into the gaming universe. But right now, we have our eyes peeled towards some amazing games this year. 2019 will see some really graphic intensive games release. Let’s have a look at what we think will be the best games for the first quarter of 2019.Far Cry New Dawn
If you’re a fan of open-world First person shooters, you have to know about one of Ubisoft’s most famous series, the Far Cry franchise. Far Cry New Dawn is the next spinoff in the [...]
Acer India has officially launched the Predator Orion 9000 gaming PC. The device costs a whopping Rs 3,19,000. The company claims that the Predator Orion 9 is the first computer to have Intel Core i9 Extreme chipset in India. The computer is currently on sale via Acer exclusive and Chroma stores across the country.
Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India, said:
We are thrilled to welcome to our gaming arsenal the iconic Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop. The Orion 9000 is a desktop of extreme power designed especially for the demanding professional gamer with advanced cooling and game ready features to easily take on any game out [...]
After kicking off our PC builds with a budget of Rs. 30,000, we decided to take things up a notch. We chose a budget of Rs. 70000 and set out to build a machine worthy of being our Gaming PC. If you have been gaming for a while and looking to up the ante, then this build is right up your alley!
Just like budget PC, we put our 70K gaming PC through its paces and following are the results!Game Settings Average FPS Gears Of War Extreme 60fps Wolfenstein: The New Colossus Extreme 60fps GTA V Extreme 60-100fps COD: World War II Extreme 60fps PUBG Extreme 60-100fps
After we built our budget gaming PC, it was time to take it up a notch. With a lot more budget in hand, this is what we used to our build gaming PC with a budget of Rs. 70,000.Corsair Carbide Spec 01
The cabinet we used for the build is the Corsair Carbide Spec 01. This one as well has a size glass panel to show off all the components of your PC and put LED lights in it for some colour. It is built to give a clean look to your PC and also has good cable management. It has seven PCIe slots with room for long graphics cards up to 420 mm long.Corsair CX650W 80 Plus Power Supply
For a power supply, we have opted for another Corsair product, the CX650W [...]
One of the most requested series on iGyaan has been building a budget gaming PC. We finally took the onus upon us and decided to build a budget gaming PC which should suffice most of the needs of a gamer who is just starting out and isn’t ready to shell out a lot of cash in the beginning. If you are a novice and testing the waters of the gaming world, then this build should be ideal for you.
After we built the PC, a lot of people had doubts over the capabilities of our PC. We put the gaming PC through its paces and it came out with flying colours. Here are the results of what we built.Gaming Performance Game Settings Average FPS Asphalt 8 Extreme Over [...]
One of the most requested series on iGyaan has been building a budget gaming PC. We finally took the onus upon us and decided to build a budget gaming PC which should suffice most of the needs of a gamer who is just starting out and isn’t ready to shell out a lot of cash in the beginning. If you are a novice and testing the waters of the gaming world, then this build should be ideal for you.Corsair 100R Cabinet
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A relatively quiet and good-looking chassis with a matte [...]
Microsoft is holding a special Windows 10 event in Redmond on January 21st. The software giant has already rolled out invites to members of the press, asking them to be a part of the unveiling of “the next chapter.” The new OS is expected to bring new advancements in the consumer-end of the software. The 21st will give us the first glimpse into how Microsoft plans to compete in the consumer field of tablets and phones.
Let’s look at what we can expect for Microsoft’s January 21st event:
Windows Phone 10
Microsoft’s Xbox One had a good holiday season last year where it outsold its arch nemesis, the Sony Playstation. The trick Microsoft used was selling the Kinect motion sensor as a separate device and slashing down the cost of the gaming console by $50. But the company has bigger plans for its gaming ecosystem, and it will be unveiling them real soon.
Microsoft will be holding a consumer preview of its next operating system, Windows 10 on the 21st of January. It has already held a developer’s preview where it showcased several new features along with the return of the trusty old Start Menu that it unceremoniously [...]
This year saw a slew of some awesome game launches. Along with that, we witnessed the prowess of the Xbox One and PlayStaion 4 and what these high-end consoles are capable of. With 2015 knocking on the door, what better time to explore what’s in store for us gamers in the coming year. A lot of promising new developers along with already established franchises, 2015 is expected to be a game changer for this industry.
There are some awesome projects in the making, hence lets jump onto our list of the most anticipated games for 2015:Bloodborne
From the developers of Dark Souls and [...]