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Computing

AMD is sneaking in another ‘Zen’ demo ahead of Intel’s desktop CPU launch

AMD now provides means for signing up for its upcoming "New Horizon" event, which will offer demos of its Zen-based Summit Ridge processor to the public. The event will take place on December 13 in Austin, Texas, and live-streamed as well.
Gaming

Ubisoft’s VR games to support cross-platform play on Vive, Rift, PlayStation VR 1:18

Publisher Ubisoft has revealed that its VR games will support cross-play across the Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR headsets. Games announced so far have put heavy emphasis on multiplayer.
Gaming

EA uses ‘FIFA 17’ to pay tribute to Brazilian soccer team decimated by plane crash

FIFA 17 players will gain access to two Ultimate Team items the next time they log into the game mode, as EA pays tribute to the Brazilian club almost wiped out by a plane crash earlier this week.
Gaming

Electronic Arts: A ‘major game’ is coming to Nintendo Switch

Electronic Arts executive Peter Moore announced that the publisher has a "major" title in development for the Nintendo Switch console, but stopped short of revealing exactly which game this happens to be.
Gaming

Advertising Standards Authority: ‘No Man’s Sky’ ads were not misleading

The U.K.-based Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that Hello Games and Valve did not mislead consumers with advertisements for No Man's Sky. An investigation into the game began back in September.
Gaming

YouTube blacksmiths forge real-life version of Genji’s sword from ‘Overwatch’

The talented team of blacksmiths and craftsmen behind the popular YouTube series Man at Arms: Recrafted are no stranger to video game weaponry, and now the crew has turned its attention to Overwatch.
Gaming

A modder dressed up Laura from 'Street Fighter V' as the new 'Overwatch' heroine

Blizzard's Sombra, who joined the Overwatch lineup in October, is now a playable character in Capcom's Street Fighter V for the PC -- unofficially. This is a modification of the Laura character created by a modder named THEJAMK.
Gaming

An ‘Overwatch’ player just passed level 1,800, all it took was 17 hours a day

'Overwatch' player Tazzerk recently announced he broke the level 1,800 barrier and posted the resulting golden portrait packing five stars. Naturally, he's not stopping there and plans to hit the top 500 in season three.
Computing

Colorful to unleash its monstrous Kudan based on the GTX 1080 graphics card

Reports stemming from Colorful's recent weekend-long event reveal that the company will launch a four-slot GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card in a month or two. The details surrounding this monster are unknown outside its reported max boost…
Gaming

EA gives fans a free look at 'Titanfall 2' multiplayer mode this weekend

Electronic Arts is kicking off a free trial weekend for Titanfall 2 this Friday, letting first-person shooter fanatics get a taste of the game's mech-piloting multiplayer action across the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PCs.
Virtual Reality

Valve wants to make HTC Vive cheaper by simplifying tracking components

Valve is currently seeking alternative construction methods for its SteamVR Tracking Base Stations, with the aim of reducing HTC Vive costs significantly by removing unnecessary components.
Gaming

Gotta catch … 100 million? ‘Pokémon Sun’ and ‘Moon’ developer challenges players

Pokémon series developer Game Freak issued a worldwide challenge for 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players that will put their creature-taming skills to the test and participants will receive in-game rewards as an incentive.