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  1. Raevenlord

    Creative to Launch Audiophile-grade Sound Card: Sound BlasterX AE-9

    Creative have been relatively dark in the soundcard front, a business for which they were mainly recognized not that many years ago. The company is looking to cater to the highest-end of music listeners with the impending introduction of their Sound BlasterX AE-9 sound card, though. At $300 a...
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    ASUS ROG Announces the Rapture GT-AX11000 - World's First Tri-band 802.11ax Router

    ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi gaming router is now available. Featuring support for the latest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard, which includes a variety of new technologies that improve Wi-Fi speed and increase network capacity and coverage, ROG...
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    Obsidian Says "The Outer Worlds" Will be Free of Microtransactions, Releases Screenshots

    Obsidian Entertainment, which have recently announced their latest videogame in the form of "The Outer Worlds", have now come out of woodwork to assuage some fears gamers might have. In an increasingly microtransaction-ridden digital world, and perhaps not helped by the Microsoft acquisition...
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    Skybound Announces January Release for First In-House Episode of The Walking Dead Game Series

    Skybound Games, who have acquired rights to develop and finish Telltale Games' The Walking Dead game series, have announced the release date for their first in-house episode in the game series. Titled "Broken Toys", the third episode in the season of four will showcase Skybound's ability to...
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    First Renders of GIGABYTE RTX 2060 Graphics Card Surface

    According to Videocardz, they've worked through their industry sources in confirming the headline we're bringing to you - there really is an RTX 2060 chip incoming from NVIDIA. Pictured is GIGABYTE's take on a factory-overclocked graphics card based on that silicon, with a dual-fan cooling...
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    AMD-hired Agency in South Korea Teases AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, Ryzen 5 3600X

    Anyone looking for an update to their CPU that didn't quite jump on the Coffee Lake/Zen/Zen+ bandwagon is likely paying close attention to AMD's upcoming Zen 2 CPUs. The upcoming AMD processors will finally leave the company ahead of Intel in terms of manufacturing process for the first time in...
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    Obsidian Announces Sci-Fi "The Outer Worlds" First-Person RPG for 2019

    Obsidian Entertainment, which was recently acquired by Microsoft in its efforts to bolster its first-party studios, has announced a new video game set for release in 2019. Titled "The Outer Worlds", it's a first-person RPG with a focus on single-player and story - it seems more Fallout than...
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    Far Cry "New Dawn" Announced, Launching February 15th - New Montana With a Post-Apocalyptic Twist

    Ubisoft has announced the latest installment in the Far Cry series. Titled "New Dawn", the new entry will retain the New Montana setting, with a twist: we are now 17 years into the future (with the baseline being the end of Far Cry 5). An apocalyptic event (a global nuclear catastrophe...
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    Valve Announces New Battle Royale Mode for CS:GO, Changes Model to Free to Play

    Valve has brought about an update to their eons-old competitive shooter CS:GO. The update brings the game to the modern, post-Fortnite era of multiplayer games, with a new Battle Royale mode named "Danger Zone". The "Danger Zone" Battle Royale mode cuts the number of maximum players to 18...
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    Microsoft's Edge Browser Confirmed Dead; Long Live Microsoft Edge

    Namaste :toast: Yeah, it bugged me too. Wanted you to fill in the blank with your imagination. (corrected, thanks) Exactly what I was thinking on the last sentence :p Well, the rendering engine is changing, but Edge is living on in branding and interface - which, I agree, are the most...
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    Microsoft's Edge Browser Confirmed Dead; Long Live Microsoft Edge

    So, it goes like this: Microsoft has confirmed they will be killing of their own-developed Edge browser in favor of a Chromium-based alternative. However... The new browser will retain Microsoft's Edge nomenclature, instead of parting ways with the (likely damaged) branding. Microsoft is...
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    Denuvo Falls Again: Just Cause 4 Cracked in One Day

    Denuvo's protection has rapidly deteriorated in the amount of time it actually is able to protect games' first sales period, which is always argued as the most important in the shelf life for any given game launch. While the first Denuvo-protected games lasted weeks and sometimes even months...
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    EVGA Teases GeForce RTX 2080 Ti KIngpIn Edition

    EVGA has been launching a number of products in partnership with renowned overclocker KIngpIn (Vince Lucido). These are typically made for extreme overclocking scenarios, and represent the very top of EVGA's offerings in terms of materials, build quality, and scarcity of built cards. For now...
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    LucidSound Starts Pre-Order Campaign for LS41 Wireless Surround Headset

    LucidSound, the fastest growing gaming headset brand, announced today the start of a pre-order campaign for the LS41 Wireless Surround Headset, the company's next-generation flagship model delivering advanced surround-sound and premium build quality. Wireless when used with PlayStation4 and...
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    Inno3D Launches iChill High Performance DDR4 Gaming Memory

    INNO3D, a leading manufacturer of pioneering high-end multimedia components and various innovations including the recent addition high performance gaming iCHILL Memory. Its introduction to the market has been very well received due to the various capacities that the iCHILL memory series offers...
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    Rapoo Announces Its Newest Gaming Headset the 'VH300': Exclusive to Gamers

    RAPOO, a leader in Wireless peripheral technology, introduces its newest 'VH300 Gaming Headset'. Designed to make even the most casual gamer feel like a pro, VH300 brings the eternal gaming experience, unbeatable! Sporting the clutter free and integrated design with Cool Blue LED backlight, the...
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    To Boost or not to Boost: South Korea Looking to Make "Game Boosting" Illegal

    Game Boosting refers to the practice of gamers to pay other, more skilled players to "boost them up" to higher ranks, mainly in competitive multiplayer games. The practice sometimes takes the form of paid partnership with a team of skilled players (where the player that's receiving the boost is...
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    TrendForce: Shipments of Gaming Monitors Doubled in 2018, Market Share of Curved Models to Surpass 50% in Gaming Sector

    The gaming market is one with high gross margins in the vast majority of its product lines - this is easily seen with the number of companies that have just slapped the same aesthetic look and "gaming" branding to otherwise "normal" product lines. One such instance, in particular, is the gaming...
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    TSMC's 7nm Production Likely to Be Underutilized in 2019 as Smartphone Chip Demand Weakens

    DigiTimes, citing a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, cites TSMC's 7 nm foundry capacity as likely being underutilized in 2019. After TSMC announced it expected cutting-edge 7 nm designs to correspond to around 20% of the company's revenues in 2019, the company will likely have to review...
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    BitFenix launches the new ENSO MESH Case

    Same award-winning design - now available with a mesh front! Originally released this time last year, the BitFenix ENSO was dubbed an extremely stylish midi tower offering both tempered glass and fully integrated addressable RGB lighting at a fantastic price point. It's now back, with a fully...
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    ECS Releases the H310XH5-TI Mini-ITX Motherboard for Coffee Lake-S

    ECS has released a brand new Mini-ITX motherboard that supports 8th Gen Intel CPUs in the i3/i5/i7, Pentium and Celeron segments in the form of the H310XH5-TI. The motherboard is based on Intel's H310 chipset. Since there's no need for a souped-up VRM solution on this motherboard, there's a 4+1...
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    In Win Launches Z-Tower Signature Edition PC Chassis - Pure, Architectural Art in E-ATX

    We already covered In Win's Z-Tower PC Chassis back when it was showcased on the floor of Computex, and made it its crown jewel. In Win has now announced availability of this 8th generation Signature chassis (limited and numbered), with its 5 mm aluminum alloy. [---] Crafting this...
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    In Win Launches CROWN Series RGB Modular 120, 140 mm Case Fans

    InWin Development Inc. (InWin), a leading innovator in PC design, has launched its latest CROWN Series case fans. High Static Pressure The CROWN series is a 'turbine inspired' high static pressure fan (1.87 mm H2O). Available in both AC120 (120mm) and AC140 (140 mm) sizes. The surrounding...
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    Seagate Achieves Milestone in HAMR HDDs: 16 TB Units Internally Tested

    Seagate has been hyping their new HDD density-improvement technology, HAMR, for some time now. The basis of HAMR (Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording) in Seagate's ypcoiming HDDs is to increase platter density without having to resort to other solutions so as to increase HDD capacity (increased...
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