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Close to the Metal Ep 35: We’re not over the moon about Mass Effect: Andromeda 32:12

EA's newest Mass Effect title should be a visual showpiece, but as you'll learn on this week's Close to the Metal, there's still a long way to go towards the sort of high graphical fidelity we're used to seeing.
Gaming

Someone made a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch

An Apple Watch developer has figured out how to port the Gambatte Game Boy emulator to the hardware, creating a unique control scheme that takes advantage of the wearable's touchscreen.
Gaming

An ‘Overwatch’ map editor is more likely than you might think

Overwatch could get a map editing tool for community members in the future, but Blizzard says it is still a long way from implementation. The game's newest character, Orisa, launched today on all platforms.
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'Fire Emblem Echoes' limited edition features adorable pixel art pins

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will launch on May 19 with a limited edition that includes an adorable pin set. The game is a full remake of the Famicom's Fire Emblem Gaiden.
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Modders are re-creating ‘Red Dead Redemption’ inside ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

A team of modders are attempting to make the map from Red Dead Redemption usable in Grand Theft Auto V, alongside gameplay components like Dead Eye targeting and the western's array of minigames.
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AMD found the root problem causing its new Ryzen processors to freeze desktops

AMD confirmed it discovered the root problem causing its three new Ryzen processors to crash desktops. The problem stemmed from Ryzen's support of the FMA3 instruction set, which could trigger a crash by simple user-level apps.
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AMD is refreshing its Radeon RX 400 Series with improved speed in April

Details surfaced on Monday showing that AMD's unannounced Radeon RX 500 family of graphics cards won't be merely a rebrand of the 400 Series. They will be based on a different manufacturing process providing slightly better speeds.
Computing

Stop that Skype install! Here are the chat apps you should be using on Windows or MacOS

Instant messaging is something we do on our smartphones now, but desktop clients are far from dead. In fact, they're currently enjoying something of a renaissance. So, which one should you be using?
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‘Arms’: Meet the cast and weapons of the upcoming Switch fighter

Arms, the upcoming amalgamation of Punch-Out! and Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots, features at least six fighters and nine sets of arms. Two new overview trailers detail both the characters and weapons of the Switch exclusive.
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‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Game Ready drivers deliver performance boosts, HDR support

Nvidia has released Game Ready drivers for Mass Effect: Andromeda, ensuring that GeForce graphics card owners will enjoy "higher-fidelity effects, higher framerates, and support for higher resolutions."
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Frank West looks a little less alive in new 'Dead Rising 4' DLC

Dead Rising 4's newest DLC, Frank Rising, sees our hero turning into an undead monster after sacrificing himself. A second mini-golf DLC pack will also be releasing soon, with support for local and online multiplayer.
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EU-funded job postings suggest 2019 release window for 'Cyberpunk 2077'

Now that CD Projekt Red has finished working on 'The Witcher 3,' the studio is concentrating on its next project, an open-world sci-fi title called 'Cyberpunk 2077.' Most details about the game are still a mystery, but we do know a few…