Escape from Tarkov Preview
DayZ meets Stalker in this survival shooter that's all about the loot and shoot.
DayZ meets Stalker in this survival shooter that's all about the loot and shoot.
We get our hands on the latest Wolfenstein
Featuring the Ryzen 5 1600 and RX 580 4GB
Rick explores Klei Entertainment's gaseous colony sim.
Gigabyte drops us the barebones of its new Extreme X58 motherboards with the, uh, EX58-Extreme. With ten SATA, six DIMMs, three PCI-Express x16 and the latest Ultra Durable technology, what do we think to Gigabyte's latest and greatest?
Asus has released its latest addition to the hugely successful Eee PC line today and it marks a huge shift away from the traditional Eee PC design. We managed to grab some exclusive hands-on time with the all-new S101 to find out how it's shaping up.
Asus' new Rampage II Extreme is about as high-end as they come. Designed for Intel's next generation Core i7 CPU and X58 chipset, it's got one purpose only: extreme overclocking and breaking records. Well, OK, that's two but we digress...
We've been playing Gears of War 2 lately, getting to grips with some of the new multiplayer modes as well as the singleplayer campaign. Is the new co-op system any good? Does the multiplayer work? Is it all still brown? Find out in our hands-on Gears of War 2 preview.
We take a quick look at Enermax's spangly new power supply that will replace the popular Galaxy DXX range later this year. It has an 80Plus Silver award already, as well as a few new features but does it deserve to be called the Revolution?
We have an early look at Futuremark Games Studio's first game, Shattered Horizon, a multiplayer first-person shooter set on the moon 30 years from now. The game is a long way off, but there are some things that have already caught our eyes. Read on to find out more...
We take a sneak peek at Cooler Master's new Storm series with an early sample of its new Sniper Gaming Chassis that should launch later this year. Do you like it, dislike it, want to throw a party for it or tarred kittens at it? Read on and let us know your thoughts.
The excitement level in the office has risen in a crescendo of ohhhs and ahhhs - our Lian Li XB01 has finally arrived! Offering a replacement enclosure for the ever popular Xbox 360, join us as we unbox and give our first impressions of this warranty voiding aluminium wonder!
Hot on the heels of Asus' announcement last week, MSI lets bit-tech in on a sneak peek of its new X58 to Eclipse all others. From the looks of things, it's a fresh start in the right direction!
Asus lets bit-tech in on its secret new X58 motherboard and oh my, does it look fully featured - overclocking, energy efficiency, serial attached SCSI (SAS), SLI (?), CrossFire and even the kitchen sink!
The Summer is already dying and we find ourselves moving ever closer to Christmas - the time when all the good games will burst onto shelves like over-ripe pimples under pressure. Check out our guide to find out which games we're excited about this year...
We've got the low down on exactly what AMD's new "performance-leading" integrated graphics northbridge offers, in addition to its latest southbridge which is apparently primed for some super-overclocking. Has the AMD platform finally come good again?
We've just been hands-on with the latest version of Fallout 3 and have tried our hands at everything from cannibalism to gentle diplomacy in this post-apocalypse wasteland sandbox. Want to know our thoughts on Bethesda's latest opus? Discover them within!
Mercenaries is back and this time the playing field is bigger, better and more bomb-able than ever before. Can World in Flames take the sandbox of destruction to the next level with online co-op and a PC release? Let's have a look...
Crysis is back with a whole new main character and a story that should help fill in some of the blanks, and help to more fully realise the fiction of the first game. It's also been re-optimised and expanded in the gameplay and tech departments, so lets take a look...
Cute Russian women in hotpants. Armoured bears. Blimps. That's right, it's Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 and we've been hands-on with the phenomenal RTS - what did we think and who emerged the victor in our multiplayer hands-on? Find out within.
We take a look at Facebreaker, EA's brand new boxing and beat-em-up game for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. With a focus on old-school fighting mechanics and a swanky new art style, can Facebreaker KO the competition? We find out.
Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest is the latest game to come out of Introversion Software, the British indie developers who first made it big with Uplink. Now we look at Multiwinia, the PC and Xbox 360 multiplayer strategy game to see how it fares in the latest incarnation...
Military technology is moving forward fast and nobody knows that more than Tom Clancy, which is probably why his name is attached to the first voice-controlled RTS game for the Xbox 360. Completely controlled via the headset, we've just been hands-on with the game...
Asus has just dropped into the office with an extra special present - a brand new Eee PC 901 model with Bluetooth, an Atom Processor and a whole heap of new games, software and utilities. Take a look at our unboxing as we take a glance at the latest Eee on the market.
At Ubidays 2008 we recently we got a chance to get some up-close experience with Far Cry 2 and managed to swing not one but two bouts of hands-on time. Check out our thoughts and impressions within!
The netbook revolution continues to motor forwards, and with the launch of Intel's new tiny Atom processor just a short while away - we take a quick first look to see what MSI's new 10-inch Wind is like to use. If you have an Eee already - you might want to look away now.
Acer has just launched a new series of gaming desktops, dubbed the Predator series. More importantly, Richard has just got back from Munich where he's had a first look at the machine - check out his thoughts within!
We take a quick first look at the new Asus P45-based Republic of Gamer motherboard: the Maximus II Formula. We also have a look at the company's new feature packed P5Q3 Deluxe WiFi-AP @n to see what's hot, what's green and if it's potentially worth the upgrade.
Joe can't calm himself down after having just got back from seeing the latest build of Bethesda's Fallout 3 with Pete Hines. We managed to pin him down long enough to get this much out of him though, so steady yourself for what looks to be a corker of a game...
During our trip to China and Taiwan earlier this month, we paid a visit to MSI's headquarters in Taipei to see what the company is up to. Today, we've got pictures and thoughts on two of the company's newest motherboards - the P45 Platinum and K9N2 Diamond.
We had some time this morning with Asus' new Eee PC 900 that features a bigger screen, bigger SSD drive, more memory and even a Windows XP option. Check inside for unboxing pictures and our first thoughts!
We have a UK exclusive early look at Gigabyte's next-generation P45-DS5 motherboard. It's DDR2 based and will be released in May when the chipset is officially launched. Let's find out what's changed from Gigabyte's current P35 range of motherboards.
The BIOS has been around for more than 20 years now, so you could say it's been around for a while. Is it time for a replacement? Well, MSI has just begun trials of its first mobo with an EFI BIOS - we bring you up to speed with what it does, and if it's worth getting excited about.
Today we have a look at one of the first factory overclocked Radeon HD 3870s to land at bit-HQ. At a similar price to a stock-clocked GeForce 8800 GT 512MB, could the Asus EAH3870 TOP make for a more attractive purchase? Let's find out...
We know some of you have been waiting quite a while for an update to the massively popular nForce 680i SLI chipset - and now it's here: the Nvidia nForce 780i SLI. We pull 780i apart to let you know what that extra hundred gets you.
Just yesterday we popped down to see Kaos Studios, creators of the Battlefield: Desert Combat mode, to see the new Frontlines: Fuel of War game. Billed as the next big multiplayer FPS, can it really find a place alongside Unreal Tournament 3 and Team Fortress 2?
bit-tech has another first today - we have a look at Intel's X48 chipset. We've had the Asus P5E3 Premium in our hands for a few days and it's time to give you a quick look at what X48 brings to the table.
We take an exclusive look at Kane and Lynch: Dead Men, the new game from the makers of Hitman. We get a hands-on with the new multiplayer, an exclusive look at some singleplayer levels and an interview with some of the team. In other words, we've been very busy.
There's a new display interface coming to town soon and we felt we needed know more about DisplayPort. After talking with some VESA members at IDF, Tim Smalley takes a deep dive into the technology and pops up on the other side...
We got a chance recently to go hands-on with Portal, the mind-bending side story to Gordon Freeman's adventures. How well is the game shaping up and did it make us throw up? Find out within!
Here in Shanghai today, MSI gave us the final details of its up coming X38 Diamond board. Richard sits down and pens the details - more curvy pipes and more lanes seem to be the flavour of the month.
Intel's enthusiast-orientated X38 chipset arrives later this month - we have a first look at Gigabyte's top of the range DDR3-based GA-X38T-DQ6 motherboard to see how things are progressing.
After rooting through top secret files and conspiracies, we come back with this: an in-depth preview of the upcoming multi-format FPS, Blacksite: Area 51.