Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support
January 19, 2018 – 09:26 | No Comment
Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support

The Wine Project has released Wine 3.0 for Linux and Android. Wine provides Linux users with an emulated Windows API, allowing many Windows applications to be run from directly from the Linux desktop without the need …

GameRoom is an all-in-one game launcher for Windows
January 24, 2017 – 05:37 | Comments Off on GameRoom is an all-in-one game launcher for Windows
GameRoom is an all-in-one game launcher for Windows

GameRoom is a Java-based game manager and launcher with support for Steam, Origin, UPlay, GOG and Battle.net.
The program finds and imports your existing games automatically, no setup or folder selections required, then downloads and displays …

5 open source remakes of classic PC games
May 14, 2015 – 11:52 | Comments Off on 5 open source remakes of classic PC games
5 open source remakes of classic PC games

Buying the latest games will typically get you top-quality graphics and an iTunes-ready soundtrack, but that won’t necessarily translate into compelling gameplay. And even if it does, there’s no guarantee you’ll be kept entertained for …

NewRetroArcade has classic 80s games – in a VR arcade
April 1, 2015 – 10:13 | Comments Off on NewRetroArcade has classic 80s games – in a VR arcade
NewRetroArcade has classic 80s games – in a VR arcade

If you’re interested in 80s arcade games then you’ve probably played clones of Space Invaders, Pac-Man and other classics.
If you’re a real fan then you might have set up an emulator to run the original …

LaunchBox is a gorgeous game database/ launcher
February 5, 2015 – 07:59 | Comments Off on LaunchBox is a gorgeous game database/ launcher
LaunchBox is a gorgeous game database/ launcher

First revealed back in Windows Vista, the Games folder was supposed to be the starting point for all your games, with shortcuts, cover art, updates, news and more. But no-one cared, unfortunately, and although it’s …

Play 108 logic games for free with Logyx Pack
December 11, 2014 – 07:12 | Comments Off on Play 108 logic games for free with Logyx Pack
Play 108 logic games for free with Logyx Pack

Microsoft Minesweeper may have been an extremely basic game, but it was also easy to play, and a fun way to pass a few minutes, which is probably why it came bundled with Windows for …

Stella 4.0 makes it easy and fun to emulate classic Atari 2600 VCS games
July 2, 2014 – 09:23 | Comments Off on Stella 4.0 makes it easy and fun to emulate classic Atari 2600 VCS games
Stella 4.0 makes it easy and fun to emulate classic Atari 2600 VCS games

When it comes to tapping into our fondness for old computing and gaming platforms, Stella has always been at the forefront. This cross-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator first saw the public light of day back …

Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop
December 18, 2012 – 08:00 | Comments Off on Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop
Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop

Apple, Google, Microsoft: everyone seems to have their own app store, these days. None of these are much help if you’re running a Windows XP, Vista or 7 system, of course, but if you’re feeling …

Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device
November 9, 2012 – 06:28 | Comments Off on Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device
Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device

Xbox 360 owners who also have an iOS device may just find that their iPhone or iPad is their console’s new best friend. Xbox SmartGlass is a free app from Microsoft that enables you to …

JogoBox: find and play thousands of games for free, no registration required
November 2, 2012 – 08:30 | Comments Off on JogoBox: find and play thousands of games for free, no registration required
JogoBox: find and play thousands of games for free, no registration required

If you’re a keen gamer, looking for new challenges, then of course there are plenty of free offerings available online. But which sites or services are the best for you? It might take a while …

Windows Games Tweaker reveals a secret “Debug” menu in Windows 7 Games
July 31, 2012 – 11:21 | Comments Off on Windows Games Tweaker reveals a secret “Debug” menu in Windows 7 Games
Windows Games Tweaker reveals a secret “Debug” menu in Windows 7 Games

Windows 7 has some great games (by Microsoft’s standards, anyway), with a lot of interesting options. But the standard programs display only a fraction of what’s available, and enabling a hidden “Debug” menu can give …