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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Apr
30

Nvidia’s driver team pushes out hotfix for high CPU load issues of previous release

April 30, 2019 Updated to include details of the driver hotfix. Nvidia’s last driver release, version 430.39, included a CPU loading issue baked into the code. Users reported the Nvidia Container part of the driver is using up between 10 and 20% CPU […]

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Apr
30

World record Minecraft hardcore run killed after five years by a baby zombie

Minecraft’s hardcore mode works just as you’d expect it to from other games. When you die, that’s it – no retries, respawns, or reloads. Streamer Philza holds the world record for the longest run in Minecraft hardcore, but that run […]

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Apr
29

Riot employees are reportedly planning a walkout

Riot Games employees are reportedly considering a walkout as many are frustrated with the company’s actions after its promises to change in the wake of last year’s reports of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Those considerations have taken on renewed […]

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Apr
29

How Capcom created Resident Evil 2 remake’s gore and “world of wetness and darkness”

My first reaction to the Resident Evil 2 remake was one of awe. Not for the return of newbie police officer Leon Kennedy and his trusty right shoulder, there for us to once again – as in Resident Evil 4 […]

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Apr
29

Borderlands 3 trailer shows Amara’s skill tree

Borderlands 3 is going to have a Twitch extension called ECHOcast, which will let you inspect a streamer’s loadout as you watch, and get extra loot from playing along while streamers open special chests. That’s all well and good, but […]

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Apr
29

Jurassic World Evolution guide – how to manage enclosures so that your dinosaurs don’t eat each other

If Jurassic World Evolution proves anything it’s that a lot of work goes into creating a park of genetically engineered dinosaurs. You have to worry about feeding them, keeping them healthy, and oh my goodness please make sure they don’t […]

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Apr
29

Sea of Thieves Anniversary achievements want you to get sick from undercooked food

The Sea of Thieves Anniversary Update finally launches tomorrow, and it brings a three-pronged set of changes and new features to the game for its first birthday. Rare’s offered up some substantial looks at the likes of Tall Tales and […]

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Apr
29

Riot files motion to keep some employees from taking the company to court

In the wake of substantial reports last year on alleged discrimination and harassment at Riot Games, five current and former employees have filed gender discrimination lawsuits against the company. Now, Riot has made motions which would force two of those […]

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Apr
29

Russia may be training killer beluga whales and Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 isn’t so silly now, is it?

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 was fun. It had a banging remix of an already banging song by Frank Klepacki and reveled in the silliness of its premise, tone, and most of its weapons – including the Allies’ sonic-enhanced dolphin […]

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Apr
29

Mortal Kombat 11’s Krypt holds a game-breaking bug

There’s more than devious puzzles lurking in Mortal Kombat 11’s Krypt. A Reddit user has found a game-breaking bug in the guresom fighting game’s gory labyrinth. The bug involves the item Kenshi’s Blindfold that helps the player find hidden items […]