The Game Developers Conference is in full swing right now, and a number of notable announcements have already come our way, both regarding game engines and upcoming titles. Microsoft promised first official details on DirectX 12 during a session at GDC 2014. And it delivered. According to this live blog coverage of...

If you are a PC gamer gobsmacked by the apparent lack of innovation on the DirectX front, then you have some good news flying your way. Microsoft seems to be preparing something big. The next version of the DirectX graphics API is a full upgrade, called DirectX 12. Microsoft officially revealed the name on its...

Hardcore PC gaming has been on a bit of a standstill these past few years. The rise in power and proliferation of gaming consoles and mobile devices has meant most of the attention is being focused on these two fronts. But as the creator and force behind DirectX, Redmond has finally implemented a number of changes...

A new Windows 8 Training Video. This one is taught by Chas Boyd. Video description Games are undoubtedly one of the most popular style of apps with users today and one of the largest money makers as well! If you have ever thought of writing a game, this session is for you! Windows 8 offers an end-to-end platform for...

Windows 8 is being promoted as a source of unique 3d rendering capabilities in the Metro style applications. The new tools that come with Metro are touted as being able to provide some of the most impressive and immersive graphics on personal computers. Developers are going to have a lot to learn regarding rendering...