AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition adds support for RX 580 and 570 GPUs

Apr 18 7:24pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Radeon Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.3 offers support for AMD's recently released Radeon RX 580 and 570 line, and brings the software suite up to speed with Microsoft's recent release of the Windows 10 Creators Update. The post AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition adds support for RX 580 and 570 GPUs appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Facebook Live rolls out gaming-focused streaming features for laptops, desktops

Apr 18 6:28pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Facebook has introduced a set of new video streaming features as part of its expanded Facebook Live platform that allow users to stream live video and gameplay footage from desktop or laptop computers. The post Facebook Live rolls out gaming-focused streaming features for laptops, desktops appeared first on Digital Trends.
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PlayStation 4 Slim now comes with 1TB hard drive and it wont cost you extra

Apr 18 5:19pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The PlayStation 4 Slim system will now come standard with a 1TB hard drive and will still cost just $300. The system previously came equipped with a 500GB hard drive for the same price. The post PlayStation 4 ‘Slim’ now comes with 1TB hard drive — and it won’t cost you extra appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Here's What You Get For Pre-Ordering Star Wars: Battlefront II

Apr 18 5:10pm Cinema Blend Games
Electronic Arts and DICE have detailed the pre-order bonuses for Star Wars: Battlefront II, highlighting the game's specials for those who pony up the cash early for the sci-fi shooter game due out this fall.
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MSI introduces new VR-ready gaming notebooks with 120MHz 5ms displays

Apr 18 4:47pm Gaming–Digital Trends
MSI has announced the GP62X and GP72X Leopard Pro series, thin and light notebooks focused on ensuring not just high performance but also some of the best refresh rates you'll find on gaming notebooks today. The post MSI introduces new VR-ready gaming notebooks with 120MHz 5ms displays appeared first on Digital Trends.
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New Trailer Makes Farpoint Look Like The Most Intense VR Game So Far

Apr 18 4:03pm Cinema Blend Games
One of the upcoming games for the Sony PlayStation VR is the exclusive Farpoint, a first-person shooter designed with the VR gun peripheral in mind. Sony recently released a new trailer for the game, which makes it look like the most intense VR game so far.
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Asus reveals pricing of VivoPC X, announces Oculus Rift bundle

Apr 18 2:08pm Gaming–Digital Trends
One of Asus's most interesting new products is the compact VivoPC X gaming system offering solid performance in a small and portable chassis. Now, Asus has finally announced pricing and availability for the new machine. The post Asus reveals pricing of VivoPC X, announces Oculus Rift bundle appeared first on Digital Trends.
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How To Get Tickets To Xbox FanFest At E3

Apr 18 2:05pm Cinema Blend Games
Microsoft has announced that it will once again be hosting a big gaming party during E3 in June, with details revealed for how average folks can gain access to Xbox FanFest: E3 2017.
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Researchers use Grand Theft Auto V to perfect driverless car systems

Apr 18 12:59pm Gaming–Digital Trends
As engineers work to develop safe, practical self-driving cars, Grand Theft Auto V has emerged as an unlikely means of simulating tricky scenarios to see how well the AI driver can respond. The post Researchers use ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ to perfect driverless car systems appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Bandai Namcos Code Vein is in the vein of Dark Souls

Apr 18 12:46pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Bandai Namco has followed up its teaser trailer release with an official announcement of Code Vein, an action RPG that features forgetful vampires and large, undead monsters fit for slaying. The post Bandai Namco’s ‘Code Vein’ is in the vein of ‘Dark Souls’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070

Apr 18 11:53am Gaming–Digital Trends
HTC has detailed a selection of new bundles that will give newcomers everything they need to start enjoying virtual reality with the Vive headset, whether it's a new graphics card or a new system entirely. The post HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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What Xbox Scorpio developers can learn from the world of PC games

Apr 18 11:35am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Microsoft's console devs are learning how to target multiple hardware specs.
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PlayStation 4 slim model gets a 1TB hard drive, price holds steady at $300

Apr 18 11:34am Gaming–Digital Trends
The PlayStation 4 slim system will now come standard with a 1TB hard drive and will still cost just $300. The system previously came equipped with a 500GB hard drive for the same price. The post PlayStation 4 ‘slim’ model gets a 1TB hard drive, price holds steady at $300 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Steelseries latest gaming peripherals are designed with Evil Geniuses in mind

Apr 18 10:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
Steelseries announced its newest line of professional input peripherals that were co-developed with esports team Evil Geniuses and laser-focused on providing the best possible experience to the most exacting gamers. The post Steelseries’ latest gaming peripherals are designed with Evil Geniuses in mind appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Viveport update adds easier in-app purchases to Unity VR games

Apr 18 9:36am Gaming–Digital Trends
HTC is looking to help developers make more money from their virtual reality experiences in Unity, with the introduction of in-game DLC buying as part of a recent Viveport SDK update. The post Viveport update adds easier in-app purchases to Unity VR games appeared first on Digital Trends.
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AMD launches 500-series graphics cards: RX 580 and RX 570 available now

Apr 18 9:17am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Tweaked versions of the 400-series promise better clock speeds, more budget options.
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AMD reveals the wallet-friendly Radeon RX 500 video card family with RX 580/570 launch

Apr 18 9:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
It's official: the Radeon RX 500 Series family of cards is real, and the first units to hit the market are the RX 580 and RX 570. They replace the RX 400 Series cards released less than a year ago, and promise higher clock speeds. The post AMD reveals the wallet-friendly Radeon RX 500 video card family with RX 580/570 launch appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 39: The RX 570 Live Review

Apr 18 9:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
The rumors were true, and AMD's RX 500 Series has touched down. You can go out and buy the RX 580 and RX 570 today, but first, join us for Close to the Metal where we'll discuss whether you should. The post Close to the Metal Ep. 39: The RX 570 Live Review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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MSI outs five more gaming motherboards based on AMDs new AM4 processor socket

Apr 18 9:05am Gaming–Digital Trends
MSI quietly introduced five new motherboards based on AMD's AM4 processor socket. The boards are compatible with the new Zen-based Ryzen desktop processors, seventh-generation A-Series APUs, and seventh-generation Athlon CPUs. The post MSI outs five more gaming motherboards based on AMD’s new AM4 processor socket appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Mass Effect writing contest winner: Seashell research on the seashore

Apr 18 8:00am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Hundreds of entries came down to this one winner (along with two runners up).
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Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Our First Take

Apr 18 12:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy game crash-lands with its first episode, a new adventure for the Guardians with the same old problems for a Telltale game. The post Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” Our First Take appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Is Getting A Standalone Release

Apr 17 9:38pm Cinema Blend Games
Microsoft originally released Halo Wars: Definitive Edition as part of a bonus for those who pre-ordered the special edition of Halo Wars 2. It turns out that they've now decided to re-release the game as a standalone release apart from the RTS sequel.
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Telltale's Guardians Of The Galaxy Launch Trailer Is Full Of Laughs And Action

Apr 17 9:29pm Cinema Blend Games
The latest Telltale game will be an episodic romp with the Guardians of the Galaxy and, just in time for its highly-anticipated launch, the developer has decided to put together a launch trailer that perfectly captures the spirit of this particular rag-tag group of heroes.
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Another Overwatch Hero Has Joined Heroes Of The Storm

Apr 17 9:17pm Cinema Blend Games
One of the things we love most about Heroes of the Storm is how it blends characters from various Blizzard games into one rad MOBA experience. Speaking of which, yet another character from Overwatch recently joined the fray.
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Nier: Automata's Upcoming DLC Includes Bizarre Boss Fights

Apr 17 8:50pm Cinema Blend Games
Platinum Games and Square Enix have been enjoying lots of success with the action packed, third-person hack-and-slash RPG Nier: Automata. They decided to take advantage of that success by releasing some new DLC for the game, but it contains some bizarre boss fights.
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LG 27MD5KAB Ultrafine 5K review

Apr 17 8:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
There’s more to display quality than pixel density, but with the advantage of a 5K display, can the LG Ultrafine 5K outpace professional-grade competitors? The post LG 27MD5KA‑B Ultrafine 5K review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Latest Xbox One Insider build adds Party Overlay, new Arena game incoming

Apr 17 6:40pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Microsoft is continuing to focus on the Xbox One's community features, to expand on ways to help Xbox fans get together and enjoy competitive gaming. Xbox Arena will be getting its next installment and a new Party overlay is being added. The post Latest Xbox One Insider build adds Party Overlay, new Arena game incoming appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Tencents WeGame platform looks to take on Steam in digital distribution

Apr 17 5:54pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Tencent, the leader in games revenue, will launch WeGame, a worldwide digital storefront for PC games that operates like Steam. The Tencent Game Platform already boasts 200 million players in China. The post Tencent’s ‘WeGame’ platform looks to take on Steam in digital distribution appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Halo Wars: Definitive Edition will get a stand-alone release later this week

Apr 17 5:28pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The remastered Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, previously available only as a bonus for Halo Wars 2, will get its own release soon. The new release brings improved graphics and other perks to the original Halo Wars. The post ‘Halo Wars: Definitive Edition’ will get a stand-alone release later this week appeared first on Digital Trends.
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NES Classic Edition Has Been Discontinued In Two Major Countries

Apr 17 5:02pm Cinema Blend Games
Nintendo has previously announced that the NES Classic Edition was going to have its last shipment sent out in April here in America. Well, two more countries have joined in on having their last shipments sent out, too.
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You can try out Project Scorpio at Microsofts Xbox Fanfest in June

Apr 17 4:33pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Leading up to E3 2017, the Xbox FanFest will grant 500 people access to Project Scorpio, Microsoft exclusive titles, and other upcoming games. 400 tickets go on sale April 19, with the remaining 100 to be given out via promotions. The post You can try out Project Scorpio at Microsoft’s Xbox Fanfest in June appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Will Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Have A Season Pass? It's Not Clear

Apr 17 3:57pm Cinema Blend Games
So originally Electronic Arts and DICE made statements about the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II not having a season pass. This was met with excitement and joy. However, there is some new info that's been revealed that makes it a little less clear.
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New Video Shows The Best Way To Travel In Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Apr 17 2:21pm Cinema Blend Games
There are a number of different ways to travel around in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. There are horses, bears, even unicorn-type creatures to commandeer to help Link along in his journey. Well, one video shows the best way to travel in the game and it's great.
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Respawn Reveals What's Next For Titanfall 2

Apr 17 2:17pm Cinema Blend Games
Despite getting off to a really rough start in the holiday of 2016 last year, Respawn Entertainment has put in a lot of time and effort into turning Titanfall 2 into a truly worthwhile multiplayer experience. In fact, they just recently revealed what's next for\_\_the game.
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Blast Stormtroopers from atop a rampaging Tauntaun in Star Wars Battlefront 2

Apr 17 2:03pm Gaming–Digital Trends
DICE Creative Director Bernd Diemer talks all about everything new coming to Star Wars Battlefront 2, including class-based multiplayer, a story-based campaign, and rideable Tauntauns. The post Blast Stormtroopers from atop a rampaging Tauntaun in ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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One Feature Of Star Wars Battlefront II Will Only Be On Consoles

Apr 17 1:46pm Cinema Blend Games
There's been a lot of hype and talk about the officially revealed content for Star Wars: Battlefront II from DICE, Motive, Criterion and Electronic Arts. One of the talking points that almost slipped under the radar is a console exclusive feature that PC gamers won't be happy about.
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Who Will Win The NBA And NHL Playoffs, According To 2K

Apr 17 1:33pm Cinema Blend Games
With the NBA and NHL seasons heading into the playoffs, everyone is turning to the most trusted, accurate predictor of outcomes to figure out how these tournaments will likely play out. We are of course talking about video games.
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Halo Wars on Steam is first online Halo game to rely on Steamworks

Apr 17 1:00pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
You're not high; original game's definitive edition lands on Steam on 4/20 for $19.99.
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Blood Bowl review: A triumphant return after 22 years out of print

Apr 17 12:11pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
If you only buy one high fantasy/American football crossover, make it Blood Bowl.
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Research group reveals 2.4 million Nintendo Switch consoles sold in March

Apr 17 12:03pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Ahead of Nintendo's fiscal year earnings report, games research group Superdata claimed that the Switch had sold 2.4 million units worldwide throughout its first month on the market. The post Research group reveals 2.4 million Nintendo Switch consoles sold in March appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nier: Automata DLC adds new costumes, music tracks, and more

Apr 17 11:12am Gaming–Digital Trends
Square Enix has announced upcoming downloadable content for Nier: Automata, centering around battle arenas known as colosseums, and yielding new costumes and other rewards upon completion. The post ‘Nier: Automata’ DLC adds new costumes, music tracks, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
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More Details About Star Wars Battlefront 2

Apr 16 3:00pm Cinema Blend Games
With Star Wars Battlefront II not set to launch until late fall, fans of the series have quite a while to wait before they can finally get their hands on the game. Thankfully, the developers yesterday offered up all sorts of extra information for folks to ponder over the next seven...
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When The Cities: Skylines Expansion Will Hit

Apr 16 12:35pm Cinema Blend Games
The newest expansion for Cities: Skylines is set to arrive a lot sooner than later. In fact, the release date for the expansion recently went live along with some new footage to showcase what the expansion pack will contain.
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How Much Money The Nintendo Switch Has Made In Its First Month

Apr 16 12:29pm Cinema Blend Games
The Nintendo Switch got off to a blockbuster start for Nintendo, selling crazy amounts of units within the month of March, and supply for the system has been constrained ever since. Nevertheless, they've moved a crazy amount of stock and made a lot of revenue in the process.
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Doctor Whos intriguing new cast gets a slow start with The Pilot

Apr 16 11:15am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Showrunner Steven Moffat starts his swansong series with kind of a thud.
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One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and RetroPie

Apr 16 10:46am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
NES Classic is no more, but luckily cheap hobbyist boards are great for little projects.
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What to do (and not do) when porting Wii U games to the Nintendo Switch

Apr 16 10:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
The Wii U has several fantastic games that didn't get enough attention, but if they are ported to Nintendo Switch, it must be done correctly. Here is what Nintendo needs to do -- and not do -- when porting the games. The post What to do (and not do) when porting Wii U games to the Nintendo Switch appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Tony Hawk Pro Skater Documentary Just Hit A Major Snag

Apr 15 6:04pm Cinema Blend Games
Producer Ralph D'Amato worked on the original Tony Hawk Pro Skater games and has come back to work on a documentary centered around the development of the game series, following the ups and downs of one of the biggest video game properties from 20 years ago. Well, the documentary just...
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What Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 Will Be Like, According To The Creator

Apr 15 5:41pm Cinema Blend Games
Chris Roberts, the chairman of Roberts Space Industries and the man leading the creative direction for development at Cloud Imperium Games, has given gamers an idea of what to expect from alpha 3.0 for the upcoming Star Citizen build due out this summer.
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May the force be with EA: Star Wars: Battlefront II arrives November 17

Apr 15 5:01pm Gaming–Digital Trends
At Star Wars Celebration, EA announced that Star Wars: Battlefront II will launch on November 17. The campaign takes place between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, and will become part of the official Star Wars Canon. The post May the force be with EA: ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ arrives November 17 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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How Pokemon Go's Egg Event Will Change Hatching

Apr 15 4:14pm Cinema Blend Games
It's Easter weekend, so you better believe Niantic is celebrating the occasion with an Eggstravaganza event within the popular mobile game, Pokemon Go.
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The Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Is Wild And Explosive

Apr 15 4:09pm Cinema Blend Games
With EA announcing that Star Wars Battlefront II would arrive this year, folks were starting to get antsy with anticipation for a reveal trailer for the game. Well, they've finally delivered, and it's looking pretty rad.
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