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Computing

Nvidia’s new Pascal-based Titan X leaves the 10 Series in the dust

Nvidia has lifted the lid on a new iteration of its Titan X graphics card, unveiling the powerful new GPU and graphics hardware at an artificial intelligence event held in Stanford, CA.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ officially launches in Japan following delay

'Pokémon Go' has officially launched in Japan, following a delay reportedly caused by the leak of an email between developer Niantic and launch partner McDonald's. It's available on both Android and iOS.
Business

Microsoft's Xbox and gaming sales see a 9-percent decline year-over-year

Microsoft has revealed that it has seen a 9 percent year-on-year decline in revenue for the second quarter of 2016 in Xbox and Gaming. It attributes the decline to lowered Xbox One prices and slower hardware sales.
Gaming

Yelp’s new ‘Pokémon Go’ filter helps you find nearby Pokéstops

Yelp's new Pokémon Go filter helps you find businesses near Pokéstops, and after launching in the U.S., is now available in the U.K, and other countries. The feature is part of Yelp's apps and website.
Computing

Pending Sony approval, 'Rocket League' cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One is ready

Cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One is ready pending Sony's approval. Psyonix has announced that all systems are in place, and within a few hours cross-play can be enabled worldwide.
Computing

Intel confirms 2016 arrival of 3D XPoint-based Optane SSD

During an earnings call on Wednesday, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich confirmed that Optane SSDs based on 3D XPoint memory technology will ship later this year. He also confirmed that memory sticks (DIMMs) based on the same tech will arrive in…
Gaming

NES Classic Edition trailer showcases Nintendo’s 8-bit legacy

Players eager for an early glimpse at Nintendo's upcoming NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console can sample the device's bounty of bundled 8-bit titles in a new trailer released today.
Gaming

‘Dark Souls 3’ goes crab crazy in warped user-created mod

Dark Souls 3 can frustrate players with its difficult enemies, but this fresh graphics mod uploaded by a fanatical user will have you feeling extra crabby.
Gaming

Pre-order ‘Civilization VI’ and get Montezuma and the Aztecs as a bonus

Montezuma returns to lead the Aztec empire in Civilization VI' though initially just as a pre-order bonus. It's available free of charge to everyone else 90 days after the game launches in October.
Gaming

Nintendo releases 'Metroid Prime: Federation Force' minigame for free via 3DS eShop

A free surprise from Nintendo is in store for 3DS owners this week, as the publisher announced that a fully featured demo version of the Metroid Prime: Federation Force multiplayer minigame Blast Ball is now available for download.
Computing

New advance in 3D graphics may make the next Avengers movie look even more realistic

Light reflecting off detailed virtual surfaces like metal and water can now be quickly rendered thanks to researchers at the University of California San Diego. This advance could mean a major leap forward in cinema-quality computer…
Movies & TV

‘Pokémon Go’ helps propel franchise back to the big screen with ‘Detective Pikachu’

The success of the Pokemon GO game has prompted Legendary Pictures and The Pokemon Company to broker a deal to produce a live-action movie based on the 2016 game "Great Detective Pikachu."