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June 18, 2015

PC Invasion Podcast

PC Invasion Podcast #E3 2015

This week: All things E3, as the PC Invasion Podcast team talks through every single* (*well, close to) PC game of the show.



March 5, 2015

Microsoft at GDC: The PC still matters

Microsoft’s talk at the GDC has seen the software giant reassuring PC users that they matter. Now, I haven’t seen the conference for myself, and to the best of my knowledge there’s still no stream…



November 18, 2014

AMD walk back from claims that Windows 7 won’t get DirectX 12

Towards the end of last week, it emerged that AMD’s Richard Huddy (their “gaming scientist”) had made some statements at an event called PDXLAN regarding DirectX 12. Specifically, he seemed pretty adamant that Microsoft’s latest…






June 23, 2014

Games for Windows Live to remain on life support, for now

Microsoft doesn’t quite seem to know what to do with their botched Games for Windows Live non-service, but for now it’s remaining on life support. There have been persistent indications that Microsoft’s much unloved PC…


March 20, 2014

DirectX 12 revealed, coming in late 2015

Who’s ready for some hot and heavy graphics API (application programming interface) news? Great, because Microsoft has just spent the past few hours at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) taking about DirectX 12. I almost…





November 12, 2012

DirectX 11.1 could be locked to Windows 8

Uh oh, it’s a technical news story about DirectX.  Well, I’ll do my best. Ok, so, according to a post made by a Microsoft employee on a tangentially related tech support thread (something about C++),…