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How-To Use Your Alienware Notebook for VR

Now that the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have arrived, you're ready to jump into the virtual reality fray. However, like many of us, you might not have the space or the money for one of the powerful new ...

HP Omen Enters Sub-$1000 Gaming Laptop Arena

HP has ominous intentions for budget gamers--and that's a great thing. Following the launch of last year's Omen gaming laptop, Starting July 10, HP is expanding the line to include several new gaming ...

Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition Review

The Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition combines elegant looks with midtier gaming performance, but it doesn't offer enough battery life.

Acer's Predator 17X Laptop Rocks a Real Desktop GPU

When we reviewed Acer's Predator 17 back in late December, we loved its potent performance and striking design, but it seems one group wasn't quite satisfied with that beastly gaming rig: Acer itself....

Best Mac Games

Gaming isn't the first thing to come to mind when you think of MacBooks. But thanks to Steam and the Mac App Store, you can turn your Apple laptop into a portable and fun arcade. From AAA titles such ...

Best Gaming Laptops Under $1,000

Gaming laptops can put a serious dent in your wallet, with some of the fancier models costing upward of $3,500. But who says that the right rig has to cost an arm, a leg and the soul of your firstborn...

Lenovo Ideapad Y700 14-Inch Review

Starting at just $700, Lenovo's Y700 lowers the barrier to mobile gaming with its 14-inch notebook, but the display and battery life could use improvement.

Alienware 13 (Sub-$1000) Review

The Alienware 13 has a slick design and awesome lighting options, but the budget model's low-res display and middling gaming performance keep it from being a winner.

Razer Blade 2016 Gets Lighter, More Colorful

One of the sexiest gaming laptops out there is about to get even more droolworthy. The revamped Razer Blade is a lighter version of the company's super-slim notebook, and adds in colorful Chroma backl...

Best Gaming Accessories for Your Laptop

You have a great gaming laptop, but it's probably not complete yet. After installing a few of your favorite titles, you're ready to jump in, guns (or wands) blazing. But what about the accessories? To...