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AMD ReLive review: A stylish video capture tool for Radeon graphics cards

Performance between Nvidia's ShadowPlay and AMD ReLive is about the same, but AMD's tool is a little easier to use and has an overall sleeker look.

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Plays review: Game capture made easy, and easily shareable

Plays is all about creating short clips and sharing them online, and the Plays desktop software makes that fun to do.

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Game Bar for Windows 10 review: A top gameplay capture performer, when you can see it

The Windows 10 Game Bar is a solid gameplay recording option with excellent performance, but its UI is flaky.

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Fraps Review: You could pay to capture gameplay videos, but why?

Fraps is a popular program for tracking framerates and benchmarking, but for video capture there are better options available for free.

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OBS Studio Review: The most powerful screen capture tool money can't buy

OBS Studio is a fantastic tool for capturing gameplay videos, but it's not for novices.

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MSI Afterburner video capture review: You can do better

Game capture on MSI's Afterburner has always been an afterthought, and it still shows.

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The best iPhone and iPad games of 2018

From the action of 'Fortnite' to the art of 'Donut County,' it was a good year for iOS gaming.

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17 gorgeous PC games that will punish your graphics card

These graphically intense PC games crank the eye candy to 11—and make your PC sweat while they're at it.

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20 terrifying PC horror games to play with the lights off

Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from September 2018

Add a bit of extra color to your autumn with this strong sleek tin of new releases.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2018

August brought some seriously awesome new Mac games to check out.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from July 2018

You'll surely find something new to play in last month's diverse Mac games haul.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from June 2018

It's been a quiet month for new Mac games, but there are still a few humble gems out there worth playing.

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17 obscure Steam tips and tricks that can power up your PC gaming

Buckle up and get ready to dive deep into the best Steam tips and tricks for power users.

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The best Mac game deals from the Steam Summer Sale 2018

Stock up on excellent Mac games at a fraction of the usual price.

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MSI's App Player is the Cheater Mode you need to make mobile gamers feel bad

Gordon finds a dark purpose for MSI's App Player at Computex 2018: Play mobile games virtually on your PC, and crush the suckers playing on their stupid phones.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from May 2018

Massive role-playing adventures and quirky, offbeat picks lead May's Mac offerings.

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