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29 July 2022

Current GOG campaign: some indie games reduced by 90%

There is currently a really good discount campaign on the GOG gaming platform, where you can download games without being forced to use a client or the internet. The indie sale, which will last over the weekend, brings you current […]
9 June 2022

What does early access mean for a video game?

When developing video games, you have to differentiate between large studios with extensive teams in different departments and indie developers in small groups or as loners. This distinction gives you a […]
4 May 2022

Why is software called "Vanilla" in its unmodified form?

Especially in the field of video games, but also in business software, with regard to operating systems and in other areas of software, there is the term vanilla. But why are 1.0 versions and programs untouched by mods like the English […]
14 December 2021

What is an Easter Egg?

The English term "Easter Egg" can easily be translated literally as an Easter egg. But when it comes to software, and especially video games, the term has a completely different meaning. Because with an Easter Egg [...]
2 November 2021

This is what you should look out for with a computer game monitor

A monitor for computer games can be selected according to various criteria - size, connections, Hertz number, special functions for certain graphics cards and the like. In addition, the screen can be selected based on the preferred games or the preferred genre. [...]
2 December 2020

Gaming gift ideas for Christmas 2020

Gaming can be an extensive hobby. As a gamer, you are happy when a collector's item, game, device or accessory is added to your collection as a gift. Yesterday I already met you [...]
28 April 2020

RECARO - gaming chairs for ergonomic sitting while gaming (sponsor)

When sitting at the computer for a long time, whether for work in the home office or for video games, an ergonomic piece of furniture should be chosen. The RECARO gaming chairs, for example, have been specially developed for gamers and are more than [...]
19 March 2020

PlayStation 5 - Sony reveals technical data (+ comparison to PS4)

Sony announced the technical data of the PlayStation 5 at a very technical and rather boring press conference yesterday. The event aimed primarily at developers and technology freaks, which can be seen from 17:00 p.m. in Central European [...]
6 January 2020

PlayStation 5 - Rumors, Specs, Price and Announcements

The PlayStation 5 from Sony is announced for 2020, should have a peculiar design and enable even more complex games with the latest hardware and fast SSD hard drives. The game console of the 9th generation competes with the [...]
18 December 2019

Turtle Beach Headsets - gaming headphones with a microphone

Turtle Beach is a supplier of input devices, spare parts and headsets. The provider's range is aimed at both gaming PCs and consoles such as Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. To the partners and ambassadors of Turtle [...]