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Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Jan
24

AMD gave MSI RX 5600 XT memory rated at 12Gbps… and then changed the spec

MSI has taken to YouTube to explain exactly why it’s only able to ship one AMD RX 5600 XT SKU out the door capable of sporting the updated 14Gbps memory spec the red team decide to drop at the eleventh […]

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Jan
24

AMD who? Intel continues to make bucket loads of CPU cash

Where is Intel getting all this money from? The truth is its CPU business is fairly robust despite ongoing shortages – which are going to continue until 2H 2020 by the way – and it’s nonchalantly posting record yearly revenue […]

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Jan
24

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s battle pass and microtransactions “paid off”

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s season 1 battle pass arrived last month and it already seems it’s been a big success for publisher Activision. Market intelligence provider SuperData says the decision to try out the new battle pass and microtransactions business model […]

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Jan
24

Old School Runescape’s Bounty Hunter worlds could shut down due to “gold farmers”

Old School Runescape developer Jagex has decided to close the MMORPG title’s Bounty Hunter worlds “until further notice” due to concerns about “gold farmers” abusing them. The studio has informed players of the player-killing minigame’s closure in an update post on the game’s […]

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Jan
24

The Age of Empires 3 Definitive Edition beta starts in February

The remasters of Microsoft’s classic RTS titles aren’t stopping yet – we’ve still got Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition on the way. We’ve heard little about the game since the trilogy of remasters was first announced, but it seems […]

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Jan
24

This emulator lets you play SNES games in actual widescreen

A recent fork of the venerable bsnes emulator has given us an extremely impressive feature – true HD widescreen support for Super NES games. Rather than simply stretching a game’s art out to 16:9, the bsnes HD beta actually draws […]

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Jan
23

Kaplan to Overwatch fans: “We get it. We agree. Make the meta move faster. Ok.”

Despite recent rumours, Overwatch is not getting hero bans – at least not anytime soon. Director Jeff Kaplan confirmed as much in a statement to the community this week, and took the opportunity to explain the team’s approach to pushing […]

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Jan
23

Get the latest free Epic Store game now – next week’s will let you satisfy years of curiosity

If you’re craving free games, Epic has continued to provide. The giveaways on the Epic Games Store are officially set to continue throughout 2020, and it’s that time of the week when the storefront reveals its latest freebie. Right now, […]

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Jan
23

Apex Legends season 4 release date – say hello to Forge

If you’ve been asking yourself questions like ‘When does Apex Legends season 4 start?’ or ‘Who is the new Apex Legends character?’ – congratulations. Not only do you speak in oddly-Google-friendly search phrases, you’ll also find this is the day […]

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Jan
23

Like Ryzen, AMD’s Big Navi is “going to similarly disrupt 4K” gaming

AMD is looking to disrupt high-end PC graphics in the same way that its Ryzen processors have disrupted the high-end CPU market. Speaking at a recent AMD RX 5600 XT briefing, Radeon product management lead, Mithun Chandrasekhar, hinted at the […]