Bringing a new range of hardware to market is not an easy task, even for Intel. The company has an install base of its ‘Gen’ graphics in hundreds of millions of devices around the world, however the range of use is limited, and it doesn’t tackle every market. This is why Intel started to create its ‘Xe’ graphics portfolio. The new graphics design isn’t just a single microarchitecture – by mixing and matching units where needed, Intel has identified four configurations that target key markets in its sights, ranging from the TeraFLOPs needed at the low-end up to Peta-OPs for high performance computing. Leading up the charge on the driver and software side of the equation is Intel’s Lisa Pearce. Lisa is a 23 year...
Just a few weeks after its official announcement, The Binding of Isaac has taken up residence on Steam. Despite the store page saying September, its creator Edmund McMillen (one...3 by Craig Getting on 8/11/2011
GameFly continues to impersonate Netflix. The videogame rental service, which has long followed the Netflix disc-by-mail delivery model, recently announced plans to emulate Netflix’s Instant Streaming service by offering...11 by Craig Getting on 8/10/2011
With Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade promotion becoming an annual success, Sony’s prepared an answer: the PlayStation Network PLAY program. Pre-orders for the program begin today (August 9), and the...2 by Craig Getting on 8/9/2011
Supergiant Games’ Bastion, which kicked off Microsoft’s exclusive Summer of Arcade promotion on July 20th, will get its PC release on August 16th. It will cost $14.99 and is...7 by Craig Getting on 8/9/2011
Electronic Arts is “shifting from defense to offense,” says CEO John Riccitiello, and one integral part of that shift is the promotion of Peter Moore to Chief Operating Officer...6 by Craig Getting on 8/5/2011
If you were hoping to pick up a PlayStation Vita this holiday season, you'd better live in Japan: Sony's Kaz Hirai dropped the bad news in a Japanese press...9 by Andrew Cunningham on 8/4/2011
If you’ve been in the market for a large or even midsize LCD display lately, chances are good you’ve seen relatively low-cost offerings from a relative newcomer to our...61 by Brian Klug on 5/17/2010