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Rage 2 PC requirements are steep, so play it on this custom Dreamcast instead

Bethesda revealed the PC requirements of Rage 2, which may be too steep for some gamers. Instead of upgrading their rigs, players may first want to join a raffle to win a custom Dreamcast that can run the first-person shooter.
Mobile

It's Pixel season! Here's everything we expect to see at Google I/O next week

It's almost time for Google to show us its most highly-anticipated releases of early 2019. But what can you expect at Google I/O 2019? More details of the new Android version are certain, but there are seemingly a few surprises.
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How to watch live as Google unveils its next-gen tech at I/O

Google I/O is almost here, and we're excited to find out what Google has planned. But what if you're not happy to receive your news second-hand? Here's how to watch the Google I/O keynote and stay up-to-date.
Gaming

Microsoft tries to dial back trash talk on Xbox Live, but ‘get wrecked’ is fine

Microsoft released its Community Standards for Xbox, which looks to prevent unwanted behavior within the Xbox Live community. One part of the document focuses on trash talk in online multiplayer games.
Gaming

Apex Legends crackdown continues: Respawn bans 770,000 cheaters

Respawn Entertainment has now banned 770,000 cheaters from the PC version of Apex Legends. The developer has also blocked more than 300,000 account creations and banned more than 4,000 cheat seller accounts.
Gaming

World Video Game Hall of Fame class of 2019 includes Solitaire, Mortal Kombat

The World Video Game Hall of Fame class of 2019 immortalizes four inductees. They are Colossal Cave Adventure, Microsoft's Solitaire, the original Mortal Kombat, and Super Mario Kart, which will all be on permanent display at The Strong.
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Escooter safety, Swarm A.I., Spotify’s voice-enabled ads

On today’s DT Live, we look into the potential dangers of riding escooters, Spotify’s voice-enabled advertising, Swarm A.I., the induction of Microsoft’s Solitaire into the video game hall of fame, and more.
Gaming

One developer expects next Xbox and PS5 to be more powerful than Google Stadia

Frederik Schreiber, the vice president of 3D Realms, has some strong feelings about the Google Stadia game streaming platform. The service goes live later this year and will be more powerful than current consoles.
Mobile

Google celebrates Star Wars Day with discounts on games and content

Google announced a series of discounts on the Google Play Store for a number of Star Wars-related apps. There are also a ton of discounts on content and in-app purchases in Star Wars Android games.
Gaming

New Infinity Ward-developed Call of Duty will be revealed before the end of June

Activision has confirmed that an official reveal for the next Call of Duty will happen before the end of June. With Infinity Ward handling development, the most credible suggestion is that Modern Warfare 4 is up next.
Gaming

From explosive combat to new abilities, here's what we know about Rage 2 so far

Rage 2 is an upcoming first-person shooter from Bethesda, id Software, and Avalanche Studios. While there's plenty returning from the first entry, there are loads of new features to get excited about. Here's everything we know about it.
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Sonic the Hedgehog director confirms character redesign after backlash

The director of the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog film announced that the character will be getting a redesign. The original design was met with backlash after the film's first trailer dropped.
Gaming

Keep the peace and learn how to kick the creeps from Discord

Discord users can violate the chatting app's guidelines, and you can report them in order to make sure the proper disciplinary action can be taken. Here is how to report someone in Discord.
Gaming

Retire the oversized keyboard. Here's how to game on PC with an Xbox controller

Tired of gaming on your PC with a keyboard and mouse? Ditch the traditional setup and take advantage of our simple step-by-step guide on how to connect an Xbox One controller to a PC.
Gaming

Use the treasure map and find the Battle Star in this week's Fortnite Challenge

The Fortnite week 10 challenges have arrived as we near the end of season 8. One of the biggest challenges this week is a two-part challenge that tasks us with searching the treasure map signpost in Junk Junction and Paradise Palms for a…
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Google I/O preview, Blue Origin rocket test, and more

On the latest episode of DT Live, we preview the Google I/O conference, and discuss the Pixel 3a leak, Blue Origin’s space tourism rocket launch, contact lenses with AR capabilities, Bethesda’s Rage 2 release, and more.
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Fortnite update’s Shadow Bomb turns you into an invisible and nimble ninja

Fortnite's new Shadow Bomb renders a Battle Royale player temporarily invisible, opening up a new way to escape or attack unsuspecting enemies. Save the World also gets a new gun while Creative welcomes some tasty additions.
Gaming

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite beta offers early microtransaction details

Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is launching sometime in 2019. Before that, the company must iron out how microtransactions balance with gameplay. The beta gave some giving insight into how players can spend their money.