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Star Trek: Discovery’s First Real Trailer Finally Drops

It’s been well over 18 months since CBS first announced that it would bring a new Star Trek TV show to television, and we’ve still only gotten bits and pieces of information about the first new Trek property on the small screen in over a decade. The show, Star Trek: Discovery, has been through several retoolings, including the addition (and ...

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Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not DirectX 12, DX11 to be phased out

Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) was one of the early companies that announced DirectX 12 support, but the company has changed its mind on that API. Instead of using Microsoft’s DX12, Star Citizen will use Vulkan, with DirectX 11 support also being phased out. The news comes from Ali Brown, director of graphics engineering at CIG. Here’s how he described the ...

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How Dolphin finally cracked the code on Star Wars: Clone Wars, now emulates every GameCube title

Emulating consoles on modern PCs is a complicated business. There are significant low-level differences between the architecture of a console and that of a PC. While some of these issues can be brute-forced by raw computational horsepower, others heavily resist this kind of solution. Dolphin, the popular emulator for GameCube and Wii titles, recently released a major update to its ...

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New Star Trek: Discovery will take place before TOS, focus on previously unexplored events

Ever since we found out a new Star Trek TV show would be coming to CBS, there have been questions about the show’s scope, timeline, and focus. According to showrunner Brian Fuller, the new Star Trek: Discovery will focus on seven main characters with a female lead who’s a Lieutenant Commander rather than the Captain. It’ll feature a diverse crew, and address ...

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Everyone’s favorite Wookie is coming to Star Wars Battlefront

During a recent Star Wars Celebration panel, DICE revealed the two new heroes that will be added to Star Wars Battlefront with the release of the Death Star DLC. Upon the DLC’s release, players will have access to the Trandoshan bounty hunter Bossk and Han Solo’s faithful Wookiee companion Chewbacca. The Death Star expansion will be available this fall and ...

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VR experience Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine release date announced

HTC Vive owners will be able to download the VR experience Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine for free from July 18th, 2016. Trials on Tatooine transports players into the Star Wars universe as Luke Sywalker’s Padawan and tasks them with deflecting blaster bolts back at firing stormtroopers using their lightsaber as the Millennium Falcon comes into land. According to Rob Bredow, Lucasfilm’s chief ...

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