Monthly Archives April 2015

MSI Dangles Prestige Series Laptops in Front of Creative Professionals

Look at the colors!

If your livelihood depends on a display with accurate color reproduction, then not just any old monitor will do. The same applies to laptops, and according to MSI, it’s new Prestige Series with True Color Technology offers more lifelike and balanced images than you’ll see on other laptop panels. That’s because it goes through a calibration processor that adjusts the screen’s color temperature, visible color range, and gray level stage.

We’re weary of …read more

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Destiny House of Wolves: Crucible Details, New PlayStation Map

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With House of Wolves, Bungie aims to bring a bigger, more rewarding competitive experience to Destiny. In addition to three new Crucible maps (plus an exclusive fourth map for PS4 and PS3 owners), Bungie is shaking up the formula with more loot and more activities for high-level players.

PS4 and PS3 owners will get Timekeeper, a close-quarters battleground set inside …read more

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We're Hiring

Think you have the chops? Hit us up then!

We’re hiring! Actually, we’re hiring for more than one spot. If you got a passion for the PC and tech, there’s no better place than Maximum PC to hone in on that passsion. Without further rambling, here is what we’re looking for:


Ideal candidates should:

Previous experience working for a media company. Be well-versed in the PC hardware/software scene. Breadth and depth of knowledge is paramount. Have excellent …read more

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PS Plus: Free Games for May 2015

Another collection of excellent games joins PlayStation Plus this May, and you’ve come to the right place for details!

Let’s begin with a fan-favorite game with a crazy colorful art style: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition on PS4. Is that title a mouthful? Sure! A mouthful of delicious hand-to-hand combat! Bask in Guacamelee’s mix of platforming, puzzle solving, and exquisite video game humor.

Also up for grabs on PS4: Ether One. This new, first-person puzzle …read more

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LittleBigPlanet 3: Adventure Time Level Kit Out This Week

The ever-adventurous Sackboy embarks on an adventure like no other this week when he finds himself transported to the Land of Ooo in the Adventure Time Level Kit.

You will encounter many other characters from the Cartoon Network animated series — and will even be able to find all sorts of goodies to pick up and add to your ever-expanding collection of creative goodies in your Popit.

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NZXT Noctis 450 Adds a Glow to Mid-Tower Case Market

Bringing the bling

When NZXT partnered with Razer to build a special version of the H440, one of the standout characteristics was that it had a green underglow. Turns out you’re going to see more of that, at least from NZXT, which added an underglow to its newly announced Noctis 450 mid-tower case. This is in addition to NZXT’s “signature” I/O LEDs, and to accommodate the additional lighting, NZXT updated the lighting switch to allow for …read more

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The New Maximum PC is Coming

Maximum PC is moving forward

I love cutting-edge technology. It would be natural to think that all of us who read Maximum PC have an affinity for the latest and greatest. But instead of talking about the newest graphics card, or the next motherboard, I’d like to talk about what’s happening with Maximum PC itself from a technology point of view.

The website that you’re reading right now is going to change. These changes will be both …read more

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A Brief History of Steam

Everything you need to know about Steam’s storied history

There’s no question that Steam has become an ubiquitous part of PC gaming. Some have hailed it as the savior of PC gaming, while others have seen it as more of a necessary evil. Whether or not you’re a fan, Steam is here to stay. Its massive storefront contains over 4,500 games, and some 125 million people actively use the service. The question …read more

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Star Wars on PlayStation Store: New PS2 Classics, Free Theme, More

Star Wars Day is nearly upon us! What better way to celebrate than with PlayStation? We’ve got some amazing things for you Star Wars fans this week as we gear up for May the 4th.

To celebrate, we are releasing four classic Star Wars games for the first time on PSN for PS3: Star Wars Starfighter, Star Wars Bounty Hunter, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and <a target="_blank" …read more

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PlayStation Store Update

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