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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Nov
30

Destiny 2’s Gambit mode is punishing players who quit during matchmaking

Destiny 2 players are at risk of being banned from competitive PvP activities if they quit out of the game during matchmaking. A player took to Reddit to share their experiences after they were denied entry to the game’s Gambit […]

Nov
30

AMD says Navi will compete with Nvidia’s high-end GPUs… is it more powerful than we thought?

AMD’s relationship with the high-end of PC graphics cards has been a strained one of late, to say the least. It’s been a good many years since the Radeon side of the graphics divide has been able to put up […]

Nov
30

Steam charts: most popular games, 24-30 November, 2018

This 47th week of PC gaming is not like many others: a brand new Valve game released on Steam. No, it’s not Half-Life 3 – sorry to be the bearer of bad news. This week Artifact came out, a trading […]

Nov
30

Games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – ten fighters to rival Nintendo’s champion

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is going to be the big console game this December. It’ll be on tens of thousands of holiday wish lists and be the group activity that saves siblings from terrible Netflix Christmas movies – instead letting […]

Nov
30

Battlefield V Unsung Heroes: behind enemy lines as a British bomb expert

The latest episode in our Battlefield V Unsung Heroes series centres on a British criminal freed from jail on one proviso: he uses the same penchant for explosives that got him locked up in the first place to deal a heavy […]

Nov
30

Intel sues ex-employee for trying to steal 3D XPoint trade secrets

Intel has fired the starting pistol in a lawsuit against one of its ex-employees, who it alleges attempted to steal top secret documents related to its 3D XPoint memory. The accused hardware engineer was supposedly planning a move over to memory […]

Nov
30

Thanks to Fortnite, baby names like Rogue and Leviathan are up nearly 50%

Fortnite’s impact on pop culture cannot be ignored. Since its rise from new kid on the block to global phenomenon, Epic’s battle royale has been popping up in unexpected places all over the world. From footballers to filmmakers, it seems […]

Nov
30

Asus promotes irrelevant GPU mining service with no guarantee of profit

With its finger ever on the pulse of PC culture, Asus has jumped onto the biggest thing to happen to computing all year – cryptocurrency mining. Sadly though the year in question happens to be 2017, so it’s a shame Asus […]

Nov
30

Wendy’s streams Fortnite just to destroy Durrr Burger over and over again

Beneath the chaos of its colourful battle royale, you may be surprised to learn that there are myriad story threads interwoven within Fortnite. One of those threads is the ongoing battle between the fast food joints that inhabit its world; […]

Nov
30

AMD’s RX 590 will now work in Linux… but it’s 76% slower than an RX 580 GPU

November 30, 2018 Updated with the latest Linux workaround. The AMD RX 590 graphics card has been lighting up gaming PCs across the land thanks to its combination of a decent price and updated 12nm Polaris GPU. At least it has […]