Lenovo's latest 'gaming' laptop needs an external GPU to play games

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Lenovo's latest 'gaming' laptop needs an external GPU to play games

Thunderbolt 3 allows PCs to use graphics cards and other PCIe devices over a single cable, but it's not a very practical solution at the moment. Not only does Thunderbolt bottleneck the GPU's performance, but PCIe enclosures (like the Razer Core V2) typically cost hundreds of dollars on their own. But that's not stopping Lenovo from trying, because the company just announced a thin and light 'gaming' laptop designed to be used with an external GPU.

Intel reveals its tiny modular gaming PC, Ghost Canyon

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Intel reveals its tiny modular gaming PC, Ghost Canyon

Intel has unveiled the next tiny PC in its NUC line. The Intel NUC 9 Extreme Kit, or Ghost Canyon NUC, was announced at CES and sounds like a significant upgrade over its predecessor. It's a little bit larger than the router-sized NUC 8, but it's still ridiculously small for a gaming PC. 

Manipulate the politics of a country in FMV game Not For Broadcast

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Manipulate the politics of a country in FMV game Not For Broadcast

In Not For Broadcast, you are given the power of controlling a national TV station at the time of a highly public political scandal. You only came to the studio to clean up, but now you've been thrust into the role of production director for the National Nightly News Team — that's quite a big promotion.

Asus and Nvidia announce the first 360Hz G-Sync monitor

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Asus and Nvidia announce the first 360Hz G-Sync monitor

Nvidia and Asus have unveiled what is apparently the world's first 360Hz G-Sync monitor, the Asus ROG 360, ahead of CES. Not surprisingly, a display with this high a refresh rate is designed primarily with competitive gaming in mind, and you'll need a beefy GPU to take advantage of it. 

Biomass is a 2D, sci-fi Soulslike with a hefty free demo

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Biomass is a 2D, sci-fi Soulslike with a hefty free demo

Biomass is a sidescrolling sci-fi game with a few elements borrowed from Dark Souls. Firstly, it's hard. Really hard! Enemies can defeat you in a couple of hits. Also, you drop your collected experience when you die. That aside, the game has a refreshingly different theme, as it's set in a gleaming future metropolis packed with robots, and human jerks wielding lightsaber-esque laser weapons.