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The GPU Market Might Finally Be Cooling Off

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For months now, the enthusiast PC industry has been effectively held hostage by the cryptocurrency market. Demand for GPU miners skyrocketed to such extremes, it became effectively impossible to recommend building a PC. This wasn’t just a theoretical; I wound up steering a friend of ...

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Belgium Decides Loot Boxes Are Illegal Gambling

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Video game publishers have been pushing loot boxes and other microtransactions for years, but the release of Star Wars Battlefront II in 2017 was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Gamers complained loudly and often about the expensive loot boxes and “pay-to-win” mechanics harming ...

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Here’s How the Inside of Your Gaming Console Really Works

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Whether you own a Nintendo Switch, a PS4 Pro, or an Xbox One X, you’ve got a platform capable of playing new, cutting-edge games — but what sets these machines apart from each other, or from mainstream gaming PCs? In many cases, less than you ...

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New Lego Education Sets Send You Rocketing Into Space

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Lego has unveiled a new series of space-themed sets. The new blocks are part of Lego’s FIRST initiative and are intended to be used in the 2018 – 2019 First Lego League challenge. First is an annual challenge event sponsored by Dean Kamen, previously known ...

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Yakuza 6 Looks Great, Except For All Those Damn Jaggies

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sixteen months after the initial Japanese release, those of us in the west have finally received a proper English-subbed PS4 release of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. And as the first Yakuza game made exclusively for current-gen hardware, we were excited to see how ...

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Review: Can AMD Cream Intel’s Coffee Lake?

It’s been just over a year since AMD launched its new Ryzen microprocessor based on the Zen architecture. Zen’s impact can scarcely be overstated; the CPU market has changed more in the past 16 months than in the previous six years combined. Today, AMD is launching its second generation of Ryzen microprocessors, and angling to regain the overall performance crown ...

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God of War Might Be the Best-Looking PS4 Game to Date

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When the original God of War came out in 2005, it was arguably the most attractive game on the PS2. Thirteen years later, Sony Santa Monica is still capable of blowing us away. This new heartfelt interpretation of God of War on the PS4 stands ...

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AMD’s New RX 500X GPUs are OEM Rebrands, Not New Cards

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD technically just launched a new lineup of GPUs this week, but don’t worry if you can’t find them on store shelves. The new 500X family adds an “X” to the brand of each previous Radeon card. The Radeon RX 580 is now the RX ...

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