Are Modern Games Really That Much Better?

Recently I read an article on SAPPHIRE NATION titled: “Why Modern Games Are Better”. It was a really enjoyable read and made some good points. However, as an old school computer gamer, my take is a bit different compared to the ideas presented by the author. So I really wanted to offer a different point […]

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Wired or Wireless – That is the Question

Wires, wires everywhere you look. Is that the current shape of your rig? Headphone or keyboard cable getting in the way? Mouse cord making the cursor move randomly? Cables are a pain in the …. desk, right? But luckily there is an alternative, wireless solution that’s usually equally good from the functional point of view, […]

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Common Mistakes in Video Game User Interfaces

Making a good video game User Interface (UI) is almost an art form. One must think about ease of use, aesthetics, function, speed and any number of other factors great and small. The design that goes into these interfaces is  an often forgotten but important factor in our enjoyment. In today’s article, we will be […]

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30 Years of War: Piracy Prevention and DRM

The constant struggle between game developers and pirates has been going on pretty much since the beginning of gaming. It always seems like a one step forward, one step back situation – every new idea to combat piracy gets circumvented after some time, and the people most affected are often the ones who buy their games legitimately.   The main criticism against digital rights management (DRM) platforms […]

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Why Modern Games Are Better

We’ve seen some major shifts in the gaming industry in the last decade or so. Even machines as crippled as consoles can boast top tier technologies. A constant push to do more with less has led developers to be smarter about what they pursue. When it comes to PC gaming, today’s products must meet a […]

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Mechanical Keyboard: Reasons to Leave Membrane Behind

Not long ago, maybe two years back, I saw an advertisement for a mechanical keyboard. At the time I was still using a Logitech K740, a (slim) membrane keyboard that served me well and which I liked—or so I thought. But because I’m a hardware freak who likes to try out new things I gave […]

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SAPPHIRE Announces Powerful Software Bundle with GPRO Series Commercial Graphics Cards

Comprehensive lineup of GPRO Commercial Graphics cards now available with the powerful azplayer neo video playback management software. August 15th, 2018 – SAPPHIRE Technology is proud to announce the arrival of a new software bundle for the commercial graphics market. The azplayer neo Software bundle delivers a powerful and easy to use video playback management […]

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Raise the Game! Get 3 Games Free with SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega, 580 & 570.

Not one. Not two. But three of the hottest PC games for FREE. That’s what you can get now with participating purchase of SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega, RX 580 or RX 570. The only question now is: which game do you play first? Gear up with SAPPHIRE Radeon™ RX Vega, RX 580 or a RX […]

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Five Games That Deserve a Sequel

There are some games which, despite being seriously good or at least innovative, still never see a sequel made. Sometimes financial problems are to blame, and other times it’s just a matter of the developers moving on to different things. Such stories abound in the gaming industry. Below you’ll find five titles we believe deserve […]

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