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Monthly Archives: July 2019

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Jul
30

A Fortnite World Cup player was removed for screen watching “after multiple warnings”

The inaugural Fortnite World Cup is now wrapped, with Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf taking $3 million (£2.5 million) prize winnings as the solo tournament champion. However, during the competition, player Mark ‘letw1k3’ Danilov was removed from the game for allegedly screen […]

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Jul
30

Google is reportedly shifting from Intel server CPUs in favour of AMD EPYC

AMD may be set to take on some of Google’s datacentre business, sapping what it can away from market leaders Intel. The move would mark a major step towards gaining all-important market share for AMD. For the last decade, the […]

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Jul
30

Rainbow Six Siege’s Vigil literally has no face

Rainbow Six Siege’s operator Vigil is pretty identifiable from his outfit – almost always clad in a ballistic mask hiding his face from view, he’s pretty easy to spot among the game’s band of playable heroes. However, apart from that […]

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Jul
30

Nvidia’s free AI app is helping concept artists create “instant mood” in their scenes

Over 500,000 images have been created in Nvidia’s AI painting application GuaGAN, the GPU company has announced at SIGGRAPH, including those by professional concept artists. The tool takes a user’s simple image, made up of basic colours and brushes within […]

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Jul
30

Almost 90% of Games Workshop’s royalty income is from PC and console Warhammer games

July 30, 2019 This article has been updated to include Games Workshop’s financial report. Games Workshop – the company behind the Warhammer tabletop games – is having a pretty good year. In fact, it’s had a pretty good three years in […]

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Jul
30

FFXIV Shadowbringers Aether Currents locations: how to fly on mounts in the new areas

Final Fantasy XIV Aether Currents allow you to soar through the skies of Eorzea and Hydealyn with a flying mount of your choice to let you lord it over your puny land-based compatriots. There really is no finer way to […]

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Jul
30

The future of gaming graphics is “all about lighting” and ray tracing says David Cage

The future of gaming graphics is “all about lighting” according to Quantic Dream founder David Cage. While the world looks beyond the scope of 4K – the bigger is better mentality – the Heavy Rain developer doesn’t see gaming graphics […]

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Jul
30

Path of Exile’s next expansion is due in September and tweaks “older master content”

Following Path of Exile’s huge 3.7.0 – or Legion – update it looks like developer Grinding Gear Games has already got its sights set on the next expansion for the free-to-play RPG. In an update on the game’s website, the […]

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Jul
30

The gaming PC market is growing, yet VR remains “hardly a factor” in graphics sales

The value of gaming PCs is expected to grow to $37.69bn by 2020 according to the latest report on the computer graphics market from Jon Peddie Research. That’s some considerable growth in regards to the entire $125bn market, yet the […]

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Jul
30

Ark admin commands: console inputs and Ark cheats for Survival Evolved

Ark admin commands are the secret to making the world of Ark a less terrifying place. With all those dinosaurs running around unchecked, you may be finding that your quest to chop down trees is being too often interrupted by velociraptors. […]