Why Do Gamers Settle: Too Slow, Too Expensive, or Too Small?

  What compromise have you made, in your quest for gear and the perfect gaming experience? What have you given up? Is your system slower than you wish? Too expensive? Not quite enough storage space for all the new games you want? Whether you game on a console, a standard PC or laptop, or a ...

USA Today Gift Picks: Seagate Game Drives for Xbox and Playstation

The gift for the gamer who has every title What do you buy a console gamer this holiday season? That’s easy, says USA Today: more storage, designed for their favorite console! USA Today has included both our Game Drive for Xbox (a 2TB external hard drive) and our Game Drive for ...

80 Percent of Americans Love Their Video Games

Video games are more popular than ever, and numbers of players keeps going up in the U.S. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) recently released its latest numbers showing the huge people power behind the gaming industry. According to their report 2015 Essential Facts About the Computer ...

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

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PCs 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 ...

Power of “Pixels” — 15 Fun Facts from Favorite Classic Games

What’s the Power Behind Pixels? Summer blockbusters are in full swing with films like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mad Max: Fury Road, Entourage, Terminator Genisys, and Jurassic World already released. There are more films on the horizon, but one that has a special place in Seagate’s heart is ...

SSHD – The Best Way to “Level Up” Your Gaming Rig

  Believe it or not, there was a time where video games weren’t considered “cool.” They had an association of being just for kids because that’s who you’d see crowding arcades or at the local Chuck E. Cheese. Those days are long gone. Over the years, video games have become a billion ...

3 Words You Never Want to Hear – No More Space

Scene One – You’re downloading a new song from your favorite artist that you’ve been waiting weeks for but you can’t. Why? No more space. Scene Two – You just picked up the latest video game for your console or PC and are about to install it. But you can’t because you get this error […]

Our Top Picks of Internal and External Hard Drives for Video Games

In recent years, especially with the current game systems on the market, video games are demanding higher performance from storage. Being the storage industry leader, we’re often asked whether it’s possible to use our internal hard drives on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo Wii U to ...

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 ...

Oculus Rift – More Than Just a Virtual Reality Gaming Device

There’s no denying that one of the top drivers for innovation is entertainment. When the Nintendo Wii first came onto the market in 2006, it literally changed the video game landscape transitioning from sedentary systems to a physical one. Xbox and PlayStation quickly followed suit with their ...

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