Fortnite and some other online games require EasyAntiCheat. This tool monitors your PC while you’re playing, attempting to stop cheats from working in the first place. If it detects a problem, you can be banned from playing the game online.
The Steam Link was built for the Steam Controller, but Valve has added support for others, including the beloved Xbox One controller. Recent firmware updates have allowed native vibration support. Here’s how to enable it.
PunkBuster is an anti-cheat program installed by some PC games. It includes two processes—PnkBstrA.exe and PnkBstrB.exe—that run in the background on your computer. PunkBuster monitors your system for evidence of cheating in online games.
Imagine a game that requires you learn the basics of programming to even play. That’s Robot Odyssey, an educational game from 1984, and it’s free to play right now at robotodyssey.online.
If you’re still stuck in the dinosaur ages with your Apple TV 3, you might be curious about upgrading to the latest and greatest—the Apple TV 4 or 4K. But depending on how you use the set-top box, it might not be necessary.
Game studios are using analytics software to monitor in-game activity and if determine if ads are effective. Some gamers are creeped out by that, which is prompting publishers to stand down.
If you’re a PC gamer who longs for the ability to play on the go, Steam Link may be the answer you’ve been looking for. With this on your Android phone, you can stream games from your PC to your phone.
Oculus Go puts VR on the head of anyone with an extra couple hundred bucks lying around, but what if you already have a Galaxy phone? Is Oculus Go better than Gear VR at double the price? Let’s find out.
When it comes to mobile VR there are two major competitors: Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR. If you have a Galaxy phone, you can use either. So which one is better? Turns out, it depends on what you’re after.
Loot boxes are basically how free to play games make money now, but legislatures around the world are thinking of regulating them as gambling.
If you have a home office or specific space for your desktop PC, adding a TV to your monitor setup is a great way to add an incredible amount of versatility to your workflow (or play).
Game performance is measured in “frames per second,” or FPS. High FPS gives you smooth gameplay, while low FPS looks more like a slideshow. Here’s how to see any PC game’s FPS—and increase your FPS in your favorite games.
The dream of playing PC games on your iPad is dead, at least for now: Apple has denied approval for Steam Link in the App Store.
The Oculus Go headset is really great, but sometimes it just locks up and stops working. And when that happens, the easiest thing to do is reboot it. But what’s the best way to reboot it? Here’s what you need to know.
Windows 10 now lets you select which GPU a game or other application uses right from the Settings app. Previously, you had to use manufacturer-specific tools like the NVIDIA Control Panel or AMD Catalyst Control Center to control this.
The web browser on Sony’s PlayStation 4 remembers your browsing history, just like desktop browsers do. You can view your browsing history on the console—and delete it, if you like.
The Edge browser on your Xbox One stores your browsing history, along with potentially sensitive cookies, temporary files, and form data—just like a desktop browser does. Here’s how to see and clear your browsing history on the Xbox One.
You probably got that Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, or HTC Vive to play games, but VR can also offer a seriously immersive video-watching experience. Here’s how to watch a movie on any VR headset, whether it’s a regular 2D movie, a 3D movie, or a full 360-degree VR production.
The Microsoft Edge browser on Xbox One consoles has a private browsing mode named “InPrivate Browsing.” Use InPrivate Browsing mode to browse the web without saving any history data to your console.
Imagine playing your Steam collection on your phone, tablet, or TV. Now stop imagining, because it’s coming true.
Steam users: you can now connect your Nintendo Pro Controller to Steam, but only if you have the beta Steam client enabled.
Windows has a secret keyboard shortcut that restarts your video drivers. If your PC ever freezes, try this shortcut before restarting your PC—it could fix freezes that would otherwise require forcibly restarting your computer.
Windows 10’s Task Manager has detailed GPU-monitoring tools hidden in it. You can view per-application and system-wide GPU usage, and Microsoft promises the Task Manager’s numbers will be more accurate than the ones in third-party utilities.
Sony does a good job of pushing regular updates to the PlayStation 4 family, most of which install without a hitch. If you’re having issues getting an update to download or install, however, it’s time to do it manually.
Mechanical keyboards are generally touchier than their counterparts, and occasionally a switch will falter. Here’s how to replace it without ditching the keyboard. It takes some tools and a little know-how, but you can absolutely do it.