Give the Gift of Storage to Your PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Wii U

Sony and Microsoft’s latest iteration of their home entertainment system, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both just celebrated their first birthday – and both are performing exceptionally well. When they were released last year, one of the most frequently asked questions Seagate was asked was ...

How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your ...

Why eSports Matters In 350 Words or Less

Well here’s a creative challenge. Note to self – stop accepting dares. So what are eSports? As described by Wikipedia: Electronic sports (or esports) is a term for organized video game competitions, especially between professionals. Yes, people are actually paid to play video games. It’s a big ...

Who’s Ready for Cloud Gaming?

A quick show of hands? Everyone? Yeah, I thought so. I stumbled on this article on VentureBeat that talks about how Telltale Games is interested in kicking their content up a notch to allow for cloud-based gaming. Can I just say, I’m all in? First, about Telltale – if you’re not familiar with ...

Install This! Seagate, Newegg Team for SSHD Promotion

—By Steve Pipe Equipped with a screwdriver and step-by-step instructions, most consumers can install a hard drive with little difficulty. But what happens when you add a blindfold to the mix? Seagate recently teamed with online retailer Newegg for a promotion in which blindfolded gaming ...

Competitive Gaming: Wasting your life? We Interview Team Empire

~ by Christopher Sutton Even though the players never get off the bench, it’s clearly game on for professional video gaming. This trend was on display this past weekend at the The International DOTA 2 championships tournament in Seattle, Washington, where 16 teams competed to win $10.9 million ...

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”. The game ...

What Surprised You Most About E3?

Games. Seeing some quality games at E3 this week surprised me.  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d see so many.  I had written in this previous post about how the show last year was heavily focused on the technical power of the consoles themselves and how Xbox® One specifically has been ...

Is Xbox One Still a Video Game System?

The fine folks over at Xbox recently announced over forty new media apps that were going to be available on either Xbox® One or Xbox 360™ – and sometimes both.  This announcement (along with the super cool one that talks about being able to support external hard drives like our Backup Plus ...

Let Me Introduce You to Monochroma

If you’re not familiar with Monochroma, allow me to give you an introduction.  I got a chance to see this game at the Game Developer’s Conference last week and I’m a wonderfully blended mix of intrigued and impressed.  Good job, Nowhere Studios. What immediately caught my eye and drew me to the ...

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