Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

August 15, 2017 2:38 pm0 comments
Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available. This new version of the game is a faithful reproduction of […]

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AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results

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AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s been over two years since AMD last launched a high-end graphics card that could compete in the upper echelons of the GPU market. That gap is literally unprecedented in the modern era. Starting with […]

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

August 11, 2017 4:49 am0 comments
One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the […]

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DeepMind AI Moves on from Board Games to StarCraft II

August 10, 2017 5:04 pm2 comments
DeepMind AI Moves on from Board Games to StarCraft II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There is a long and storied history of machines beating humans at games we once dominated. There was Deep Blue beating humans at chess, then Watson winning Jeopardy!, and most recently, Google’s DeepMind AI branch […]

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Fallout: The Board Game Invites You to Revisit Beautiful Post-Apocalyptia

August 9, 2017 5:32 pm1 comment
Fallout: The Board Game Invites You to Revisit Beautiful Post-Apocalyptia

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you love the world of Fallout, but don’t want to wait for Bethesda to release another installment, Fantasy Flight has a new board game available that might suit your fancy. Dubbed simply Fallout, it’s […]

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Early Results Suggest AMD’s Vega 56 Packs a Punch Against the GTX 1070

August 7, 2017 6:32 pm0 comments
Early Results Suggest AMD’s Vega 56 Packs a Punch Against the GTX 1070

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When AMD announced its upcoming RX Vega product family, most of the focus was on its upper-end SKUs amid speculation of how well they’d compete against the GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. Less discussed […]

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Here’s What It Takes to Run Games at 16K Resolution

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Here’s What It Takes to Run Games at 16K Resolution

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For most of us, game resolutions increase fairly slowly, one periodic monitor purchase at a time. Ten years ago, 1080p was the new hotness; I was personally using a 22-inch Acer with a 1680×1050 resolution, […]

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

August 2, 2017 8:58 pm0 comments
Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation […]

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Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

August 1, 2017 9:44 am0 comments
Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

At SIGGRAPH this week, both AMD and Nvidia are announcing various hardware and software technologies. SIGGRAPH is an annual show that focuses on computer graphics and advances in rendering techniques. At the show this year, Nvidia showcased the ways AI could be used to improve gaming or to create extremely realistic […]

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AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

July 31, 2017 9:57 pm0 comments
AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

AMD has been trickling information about Threadripper piece-by-piece over the last few months, ensuring that the topic stays fresh and keeps people interested. This weekend, the company finally released some significant details about Threadripper and its plans for the platform long-term. We’ve created a slideshow with some of the most […]

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