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Fortnite celebrates World Cup with stadium, skins, and items

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 4 mins ago

Fortnite can't be stopped and I don't think anything will get in its way any time soon, with Epic Games getting into the World Cup spirit that has embraced hundreds of millions of people around the world.

 

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Epic has also added a bunch of updates into Fortnite with the World Cup update, with a new stadium map, weekly challenges that include scoring goals on the fields across the isl;ands itself, and some World Cup themed items to buy with V-Bucks.

 

Fortnite now features 6 male and 6 female jerseys to choose, with personalization of your favorite player's colors and number from the World Cup. There is soccer-themed gliders and pick axes, emotes that include a red card that signals an unforgiveable offense.

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Foxconn will build US headquarters in Milwaukee

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: 1 hour, 59 mins ago

Foxconn is doubling down on its US plans with the company extending past its Wisconsin-based display factory plant, with news of a US-based headquarters in Milwaukee, just 30 miles away from its upcoming factory.

 

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The company plans to buy a 77-storey building from Northwestern Mutual where up to 500 people wi-ll work there. Foxconn's new HQ will also feature an innovation hub that will work with startups to create apps for their new display tech.

 

Wisconsin has been at the center of some major tech movement lately, with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee starting up a new co-op program that sees engineering students flying over to Taiwan to study at the Chung Yuan Christian University.

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Cyberpunk 2077 ran on 8700K, GTX 1080 Ti during E3 2018 demo

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 12 mins ago

CD Projekt Red had its big unveil of Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018, but what PC was powering that gorgeous displays of visuals during the demo?

 

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On the official Discord server for Cyberpunk 2077, CDPR community manager 'Alicja' confirmed that the E3 2018 demo system was powered by an Intel Core i7-8700K, 32GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.

 

We don't know if the game was running at 4K, and whether CDPR had the game running on medium, ultra or any other graphics settings.

 

CD Projekt Red demo PC for Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018 was powered by:

 

  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K @ 3.70Ghz
  • MB: ASOS ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING
  • RAM: G.SKILL RIPJAWS V, 2X16GB, 3000Mhz, CL15
  • GPU: NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX1080Ti
  • SSD: SAMSUNG 960 PRO 512GB M.2 PCIe
  • PSU: CORSAIR SF600 600W

Incredibles 2 opens with $180 million, breaks records

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: 4 hours, 15 mins ago

If you haven't watched The Incredibles 2, I urge you to do so - it's an awesome film, and better than the original (which is hard these days, but seemingly not so hard for animated/CGI movies). The box office numbers have also been huge.

 

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Incredibles 2 pulled in a huge $180 million in its opening weekend in the US alone, the highest opening for any animated release, as well as for any PG-rated release, ever. The new Pixar movie also broke another record: the eighth-largest domestic opening weekend, ever.

 

Pixar has recently enjoyed this success with Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory arriving in 2016 on the same June weekend, pulling in just $135.1 million in comparison.

Intel Core i7-8086K binned/delidded CPUs: 6C/12T at 5.3GHz

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: 5 hours, 51 mins ago

Intel unveiled its Core i7-8086K processor during Computex 2018 a couple of weeks back now, but now Silicon Lottery is offering binned 8086K processors for serious overclockers.

 

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The company is offering the $430 processor which runs at 5GHz out of the box in a special binned variant that rocks up to 5.3GHz, but costs double the price. The 5.3GHz guarantee with 6C/12T of CPU power will cost you $859.99.

 

There are four different variants on offer: stock 8086K at 5GHz but delidded, then the final three are all delidded but offering 5.1GHz for $499.99, 5.2GHz for $589.99, and finally, 5.3GHz guaranteed for $859.99.

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AMD EPYC 'Rome' CPU rumors: up to 64C/128T, arrives in 2019

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: 7 hours, 6 mins ago

AMD has nailed its Zen CPU architecture that has not only been keeping gamers and megataskers happy, but the company has extended it into servers where Intel dominates with Xeon.

 

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It was only recently that AMD reached the impressive 7nm node, all before Intel is stable on 10nm (which it has been trying for years now) and now EPYC is about to make the big leap to 7nm with EPYC on 7nm silicon being tested in AMD labs right now, samples headed out in 2H 2018, and its big launch in 2019 right around the corner.

 

AMD's first-gen EPYC processor family was named Naples, while the second-gen EPYC is called Rome, and the third-gen EPYC will be called Milan. EPYC's names come from famous locations in Italy, with Milan arriving closer to 2020 on the improved 7nm+ node with the revamped Zen 3 architecture.

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Unearth a 'Tomb Raider' Blu-ray in our latest giveaway!

By: Ben Gourlay | More News: Contests & Giveaways | Posted: 1 day, 12 hours ago

To celebrate the release of 'Tomb Raider' on home video, we have ten Blu-ray copies of the film to give away.

 

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Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can't understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.

 

Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad's last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will be extremely treacherous. Suddenly, the stakes couldn't be higher for Lara, who-against the odds and armed with only her sharp mind, blind faith and inherently stubborn spirit-must learn to push herself beyond her limits as she journeys into the unknown. If she survives this perilous adventure, it could be the making of her, earning her the name tomb raider.

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AMD Ryzen 5 2500X rumor: 4C/8T at 4GHz for less than $160

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: 1 day, 19 hours ago

AMD has been slaying it in all areas of the CPU market with its Ryzen family of processors, but the company is working on some new budget/mid-range Ryzen CPUs that will impress.

 

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The new second-generation Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X are reportedly on their way, both being quad-core CPUs with boost clocks of up to 4GHz, but it's their price that will impress the most.

 

We should expect the Ryzen 3 2300X to arrive as a 4C/4T processor with 3.5/4.0GHz base and boost clocks, and 10MB of cache, 65W TDP and $129-$139 price. The mid-range Ryzen 5 2500X would be a 4C/8T chip with 3.6/4.0GHz base and boost clocks, 18MB of cache, 65W TDP and a mouth watering price of just $149-$159.

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Nintendo's next Virtual Console is Nintendo Switch Online

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 21 hours ago

At E3 2018, IGN was lucky enough to sit down with the president and chief operating officer for Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime. During the talks Fils-Aime confirmed that the next Nintendo Virtual Console would be the Nintendo Switch Online service.

 

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People that are awaiting news about the next Nintendo Virtual Console will be glad to know that wait is finally over. Fils-Aime has addressed the upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service and considers it to be the next Virtual Console, here is what he had to say: "The Virtual Console successor is Nintendo Switch Online, right? With the mentality that says we're going to be offering a slate of games, and it's a slate that's going to increase over time. For many of these games, there's going to be additional online capability provided in those games. That's the vision we have for how to best bring our legacy content to Nintendo Switch"

 

Fils-Aime continues and mentions the cloud storage and how Nintendo are thinking about applying this new paid service. "We do [believe people will subscribe], and I say that because what we've laid out is a proposition where, yes you get the competitive play accessibility, you also get the cloud save, and you get access to the legacy content. That's a fantastic proposition for $20 a year. We believe that it's not going to be any type of issue for us. In fact, it's going to enable us to continue offering a varied slate of opportunities from an online experience standpoint."

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Mike Pondsmith says Cyberpunk 2077 is 'few more years' away

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 22 hours ago

In a recent interview with American board game designer, Mike Pondsmith it has been revealed that CD Projekt Red's title Cyberpunk 2077 could be released in "a few more years."

 

 

During E3 2018, YongYea came across Mike Pondsmith who is currently working on the highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. Yong got to talk to Pondsmith for around 30 mins and was able to ask the video game designer if he "has a message to people anticipating Cyberpunk 2077."

 

Pondsmith replied very quickly with "I've waited 30 years to get to this and it was worth it. You guys can wait a few more years, it will be worth it." This could be a direct hint towards the titles release date, or Pondsmith could simply be over-exaggerating and instead just meaning that fans should be patient regardless of when the title is planned to come out.

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