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Monthly Archives: June 2019

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Jun
18

How Watch Dogs: Legion’s quantum systems create a ‘near infinite’ number of scenarios

I’m somewhen in my 70s, wearing a pig mask in the middle of London, and I’ve just tasered someone in the kidneys. It’s rare for a game to accurately reflect your ten-year plan, but by golly Ubisoft, three out of […]

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Jun
18

Fortnite Fortbyte 59: use Durrr! emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant

Where is Fortbyte 59 in Fortnite? Last time out we were going for the 58th puzzle piece in this daily set of season 9 challenges. This time, however, we need to use the Fortnite Durrr! emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant. […]

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Jun
18

Grab a 1-up for your CPU with Intel’s brand new automated overclocking tool

The Intel Performance Maximiser software is now available to download. This free automated overclocking tool allows any owner of an unlocked K-series Intel 9th Gen Core processors to dynamically overclock their processor without a second glance to the BIOS menu. […]

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Jun
18

EA insists, again, that FIFA does not have dynamic difficulty adjustment

Dynamic difficulty adjustment (DDA), sometimes also called ‘scripting’ or ‘momentum’, has been a persistent rumour in the FIFA community for years. Those rumours were stoked by papers and patents showing that EA was researching a DDA system, but not necessarily that it […]

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Jun
18

I couldn’t see Google Stadia’s lag once I was slaughtering Doom Eternal hellspawn

I’m only just recovering from my escapades over at E3, but before I bailed out from LA I had one last appointment: Google Stadia. The tech giant was giving esteemed members of the press a taste of its streaming service just […]

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Jun
18

Samsung negotiations to produce Intel 14nm Rocket Lake CPUs are “in the final stages”

Once more the ‘Samsung is making Intel processors’ rumour has popped up again. This time with a Korean news site claiming sources ‘familiar with the internal situation’ are positive that contract negotiations between the two semiconductor giants – and semiconductor […]

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Jun
18

Google’s $69 Stadia Controller is now available for pre-order

You can now pre-order the Google Stadia Controller as standalone kit without repurchasing the Founder’s Edition kit. The cloud-connected controller for Google’s upcoming game streaming service is now available to purchase for $69 (£59) via Google’s official store with a delivery date […]

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Jun
18

Destiny 2’s Lord of Wolves is broken right now but a nerf is probably coming

Following a recent adjustment, Lord of Wolves is now one of the most broken guns I’ve ever seen in Destiny (1 or 2). It’s worse than pre-nerf Vex Mythoclast, and might even be as bad as bugged Prometheus Lens. In […]

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Jun
18

Rainbow Six Quarantine details say you’ll “risk everything” with each run

Upcoming tactical co-op PvE shooter Rainbow Six Quarantine is sure to bring some exciting new things to the series. Unveiled at Ubisoft’s E3 showcase, the game is being developed by a whole new team at Ubisoft Montreal, who will deliver on […]

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Jun
18

AMD’s Radeon graphics driver update is all about the Vulkan. Live long and prosper

AMD’s new Radeon Adrenalin driver is focusing on added Vulkan support with a particular emphasis on its high dynamic range (HDR) support and FreeSync 2 HDR. The company has long teased that we would be seeing a groundswell of new […]