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PUBG's 'Event Mode' will have rotating game types and modes

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 hours, 26 mins ago

PUBG players will soon be gifted with a very special mode from PUBG Corp, titled 'Event Mode' will bring to life a slew of different game modes and types for players in a rotative fashion.




At the moment 'Event Mode' is available on the test servers and has been described by PUBG Corp as "periodically changing preset Custom Game where we will be trying new things and experimenting with different game parameters."


Currently, players can join in on the test server fun, joining as a eight-player squad that will be dropping into Erangel with double the drop rates for rifles. PUBG Corp has said that this is just the beginning for 'Event Mode', here is what they had to say "We know it's not a huge change from the public matches, this is just to get things rolling, the future of the Event Mode holds exciting things!"

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Custom Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons will come with a D-pad

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 26 mins ago

A Japanese peripheral company has decided to provide Nintendo Switch owners with the option of picking up a custom Joy-Cons that feature a D-pad.




This custom Joy-Con may sound like a great idea for "retro games and fighting games" but keep in mind the product does come with a considerable downside.


Hori, the peripheral company making the custom Joy-Con will NOT feature the following: an accelerometer, gyro sensor, wireless connection, SL or SR button support, Player LED or Sync. Meaning players will only have the option of using the custom Joy-Con when attached the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo debut eShop sale in North America and Europe

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 26 mins ago

Nintendo has decided to gift their Nintendo Switch owners with a eShop sales in both Europe and North America. The sales range from games that are well known on the Switch to amazing indie titles.




If you are interested in adding some new titles to your Nintendo Switch, you will be glad to know if you check the Nintendo eShop this week you will be bombarded with sales across the board.


A special thanks to Resetera user "Captain of Outer Space" for providing a full list of the titles that are on sale for not only the Nintendo Switch, but all other Nintendo eShop sale compatible products as well. Examples of some well known titles on sale are Rocket League, Steamworld Dig and Brawlout, check out the full list here.

Dying in Sea of Thieves will soon cost you in-game gold

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 5 hours, 26 mins ago

If are not good at Sea of Thieves and notice that you are being resurrected quite a lot then sadly I have some bad news for you, Rare will soon be implementing a gold-fee charge for players to re-spawn.




Rare has addressed this new mechanic in their recent release notes which can be found here. The new change will usher in the Captain of the Ferry of the Damned asking players for a "small gold fee" once they perish.


Rare discusses that the "rates are dependent on the cause of death, so the more avoidable the death, the less patience the Captain will have when we enable this feature!" Many players are expressing concern about this update, saying that spawn camping could happen or even that this could be a incentive for players to purchase more gold through future microtransactions.

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EA's new AI has taught itself to play Battlefield 1

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 6 hours, 26 mins ago

Electronic Arts have created a brand new AI that has the capabilities to self-teach, the AI has already taught itself how to play Battlefield and gets smarter and smarter with every game it plays.



Electronic Arts has a separate division called SEED, 'Search for Extraordinary Experiences Division' and the teams technical director Magnus Nordin has created a "self-learning-agent" that has the capabilities to teach itself Battlefield gameplay.


Nordin took to this blog post to explain what has exactly happened here, he begun by asking himself "how much effort it would take to have a self-learning agent learn to play a modern and more complex first person AAA game like Battlefield"

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GTA V NaturalVision Remastered mod looks freaking INCREDIBLE

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 59 mins ago

Grand Theft Auto V is a great looking game on its own, but there's a brand new remastered version of the already incredible NaturalVision mod for the game, and it's absolutely mind blowing.



The new NaturalVision Remastered mod features Enhanced Motion Blur, a Corona Modifier, Darker Nights, First-Person Depth of Field, Alternate Lens Flare Style, and allows to hide weapon reticle and damage overlay. It also improves the Extra Sunny and Clear weather at all hours, reworks cloud colors and and Clear weather.


The new GTA V mod increases procedural vegetation density throughout the world with nearly no hit to performance, while increasing the amount of litter and trash throughout the city. NaturalVision Remastered also features improved ambient lighting, fog haze colors and other fog-related settings in Rainy weather.

Epic Games shows off real-time ray traced digital character

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 8 hours, 46 mins ago

Epic Games had a bunch of new things to show off at the Game Developers Conference this year, but one of the best would have to be Siren.



Siren is a new "high-fidelity, real-time digital character based on the likeness of Chinese actress Bingjie Jiang", with actress Alexa Lee playing the character. Epic Games collaborated with 3Lateral, Cubic Motion, Tencent and Vicon on Siren. Together, they captured Jiang live and turned her into a digital character powered by Unreal Engine.


Vicon VFX product manager Tim Doubleday explains: "To create a realistic digital character requires more than just tracking movements, you need to be able to isolate and mimic everything down to the most minute details. There have been some incredible attempts to create realistic digital avatars recently, and so when Epic approached us, we were eager to get involved and help push the field even further".

Edward Snowden: NSA tracks ALL Bitcoin users private info

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Cryptocurrency & Mining | Posted: 9 hours, 53 mins ago

Your data was never safe. Bitcoin was never safe. The blockchain itself was never safe. The US government made sure of that by tasking the NSA back in 2013 to track all users and information flowing through Bitcoin.




Edward Snowden is behind the new information, with The Intercept writing it up revealign that the NSA has been tracking Bitcoin users since 2013. Snowden has classified documentation that shows the NSA has access to the various fiber optic cables that have the entire of the internet running through them.


This gives the NSA near unlimited power, and with this power comes no responsibility as an internal NSA report said on March 15, 2013 that the US spy agency was interested in other cryptocurrencies as well, but "Bitcoin is #1 priority" reads the memo. Another memo from March 29, 2013 said that the NSA collected users passwords, internet history, and unique device information in the form of a Bitcoin user's MAC address.

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PowerColor Radeon RX Vega Red Dragon: triple-fan custom card

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Video Cards | Posted: 10 hours, 56 mins ago

PowerColor is starting to tease their new Radeon RX Vega 56 Red Dragon graphics card, a fully custom RX Vega 56 with a custom PCB and triple-fan cooler.




VideoCardz broke the story, with PowerColor soon after listing the Red Dragon series on their own website with the RX Vega 56 variant. There could be a Vega 64 version released as well, but the company hasn't made anything official - at least at the time of writing, I'll edit this story if they do.


The company has used what looks to be a custom PCB, while rocking a huge triple-fan cooler that should keep the temperatures as low as they can go, given how hot the Vega GPU and HBM2 run.

Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered notebooks: EPIC battery life

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Laptops | Posted: 11 hours, 52 mins ago

The future of Windows 10 laptops will be powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon-powered laptops, ushering an always-on, always-connected PC future.



In the first video, Qualcomm shows off the truly incredible battery life of their Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs. The what looks to be a Dell XPS 15 on the left can only handle 13 hours, while Qualcomm throws the gauntlet down and rides right up to just under 22 hours of battery life.

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