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2 days ago

AMD Big Navi: everything you need to know from AMD’s RX 6000 and RDNA 2 event

AMD's Big Navi GPUs have finally been unveiled. Officially revealed during tonight's RDNA 2 event, AMD's Big Navi GPUs will be known officially as the Radeon RX 6000 series, and there will be three graphics cards in AMD's initial Big Navi line-up. Launching worldwide on November 18th, prices for AMD's next generation of graphics cards will begin at $579. Leading the pack is the RX…

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Could AMD’s Smart Access Memory be the secret sauce of Big Navi?

AMD showed off their first three Big Navi GPUs earlier this evening, showing us how their brand-new RDNA 2 architecture will take their next-gen graphics card family to new heights in 4K gaming - and a big part of that is down to one of AMD's intriguing new features: Smart Access Memory. You'll need one of AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs to take advantage of…

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Deleting your Facebook account will also delete your Oculus games

Oculus are making Facebook accounts mandatory for their new VR headsets and ending support for Oculus accounts on January 1st, 2023. It's a decision which Katharine rightly says sucks. Worse yet, because your Oculus headset and Facebook account will be inextricably tied, it turns out your Oculus purchases will be deleted if you ever choose to delete your Facebook account. It makes sense, in a bleak…

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Ubisoft’s VR game AGOS: A Game Of Space is out now

Ubisoft's new VR game is sending you and your goggles out into space to ferry a bunch of humans fleeing Earth. It's called AGOS: A Game Of Space, presumably because the acronym got nervous and felt the need to immediately explain itself. What's the point if you were just going to—oh, never mind. All game names are too long anyway. AGOS has launched today, so…

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Sea Of Thieves is hunting shadow skeletons this Halloween

It's time to put on your scariest pirating gear, because the Sea Of Thieves Halloween update is here. This year's Fate Of The Damned event will send you on voyages to discover what happened to some missing Bilge Rat crews. Eerie shadow skeletons will be standing in your way on these adventures, however - it is the spooky season, after all.

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Microsoft are still looking to buy more studios

Microsoft have been on a rampaging buying mid-size game studios in recent years, escalating to the point that they bought chuffing ZeniMax in September. But even buying the studios behind The Elder Scrolls, Doom, Dishonored, Fallout, and so on has not sated their desire for acquisition and expansion. In a recent interview, Xbox head Phil Spencer explained he thinks they still have a few holes…

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Of course Baldur’s Gate 3’s most romanced character is the smug wizard

I love a good game with romanceable companions. I have not yet had the pleasure of playing Larian's Baldur's Gate 3 to flirt with it's eligible characters, but thanks to yesterday's update, I know exactly who you're all falling for. Turns out 33% of players have romanced Gale, while 31% have taken more of a liking to Shadowheart. Sure, Larian mentioned a load of the…

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Save up to $100 on Sabrent’s Rocket PCIe 4 SSDs today

PCIe 4.0 SSDs are set to become the de facto SSD standard going forward, and today Amazon US have slashed the price of several Sabrent Rocket drives to help make the transition to this new storage standard just a little bit easier on the old wallet - including a 1TB SSD that's down by over $50 today, taking this normally $215 drive down to just…

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No Man’s Sky prettied up in Next Generation update

With a new generation of consoles boldly coming our week, No Man's Sky is the latest game to announce a makeover update that'll benefit us playing on PC too. While consoleers will see the most dramatic changes as they jump into new PlayShips and XRockets with oodles more oomph, on PC we should still see more detail in landscapes - particularly running it at Ultra…

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Ex-Blizzard dev Chris Metzen is now making tabletop games

Chris Metzen left Blizzard back in 2016, after a long career in roles such as creative director of World Of Warcraft and Overwatch, co-design lead on StarCraft and many more. He had been at the studio for 23 years, and so he announced his retirement, for it was time to rest.It wasn't a long rest, however, because Metzen got the itch to start creating cool…

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Cyberpunk 2077 devs reportedly learned of delay when we did

CD Projekt Red announced yesterday that, once again, they were delaying the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. The dystopian RPG's new (and potentially even final) release date is December 10th. This was a surprise to us, who've seen CDPR repeatedly say no more delays. And reportedly, the people making the game found out about the new delay at the same time we all did. Might not…

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Ubisoft subscription service coming to Stadia and Amazon Luna

Everyone just wants to be involved with cloud gaming at the moment, don't they? Ubisoft have announced they're rebranding their UPlay+ subscription service to Ubisoft+, and they're whacking it on Amazon Luna on November 10th, then Google Stadia later in the year. For PC folks the service isn't changing much from what you might've been used to with UPlay+. It costs £13/$15, you'll have access…

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Watch AMD’s Big Navi RX 6000 graphics card reveal right here

AMD are revealing their "Big Navi" RX 6000 GPUs today, and you can watch it live right here with us. Taking place at 12pm ET / 4pm GMT today, October 28th, AMD will be giving us our very first look at the new RDNA 2 gaming architecture powering their next-gen graphics cards, and we'll also hopefully find out their respective prices, release dates and those…

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3 days ago

Riot rewind today’s “technical nightmare” of a Valorant update

Well, that didn't stick. Earlier today, Valorant began rolling out version 1.11, adding animal-yeeting Aussie hero Skye and a frosty new Icebox map. But following a host of bizarre hiccups, it now looks like Riot have decided to slam the pause button, calling the update a "technical nightmare" and delaying the update's proper arrival 'til later this week.

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Grounded swims with the fishes in the Koi Pond update

Honey I Shrunk The Kids 'em up Grounded has taken a step into the deep end. The next update for Obsidian's teeny tiny survival sandbox opens up the Koi Pond, letting you dive into murky puddles while evading dangerous goldfish and submerged spiders. The pool will open for everyone next month - but if you're feeling antsy, you can dive in right now via the…

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Co-op rat-basher Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is free to play this week

Look, it's been a tough year. You're stressed, you're tired, you've got a whole lotta pent-up anger - so why not take it out on a few hundred fantasy ratmen? Riotous rodent-smasher Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is currently free to player over on Steam 'til November 1st, with the return of a limited-time anniversary mission sending our hopeless heroes on a pub crawl from hell.

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Destiny 2’s next season brings back Uldren Sov as an ally, and I feel hope for its future

The man who killed our pal Cayde-6 will return to Destiny 2 with Season Of The Hunt, Bungie revealed today. Well, the Guardian reanimated from the corpse of the man who killed Cayde will. It's complicated. Spacemagic. With the Beyond Light expansion now two weeks away, Bungie today released a new video documentary gabbing about its development and laying out more of their plans for…

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Jumpin’ slidin’ cyberninja Ghostrunner is out now

Dodge. Slide. Slash. Leap. Fall. Die. Repeat. After months of scampering around behind the scenes, acrobatic cyber-slasher Ghostrunner finally lept onto store shelves today. The proper good acrobatic murder ballet arrives with a 20% launch discount and a free demo - should you wish to warm up before making a full leap on One More Level's bloody wallrunner.

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Cloudpunk’s cockpit update puts a camera behind the steering wheel

Ah, the hum of your hover-engine beneath your feet. The pitter-patter of rain on the windshield. The light glow of the GPS as your dispatch screen lights up. Until now, I could only imagine the interior of one of Cloudpunk's blocky hover-cabs. That's all changed with today's Cockpit Update, which puts you right in the drivers seat for a night's shift - briefly cutting fares…

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Carto’s delightfully hand-drawn map quest begins today

Gosh, what I'd give to have the cartographic powers of Carto's leading lass. It'd make the commute a hell of a lot quicker if I could just pick up a square kilometre of Leith and plop it down next to my flat. Sunhead Games' adorable, map-shifting puzzler sets off today, letting you step in and solve some lovely geographical jigsaw puzzles.

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