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Devs pull Zombie Survival mode from Battlefield 2042 immediately after release for awarding too much XP

Ripple Effect is a studio that helps DICE with expansions and game modes. Ripple's Senior Designer Justin Wiebe explained that they removed Zombie Survival and replaced it with a "Gun Game" mode because it borked the game's progression system. Eviden.....»»

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PlayStation inventor Ken Kutaragi shuns the metaverse, finds VR headsets "annoying"

The metaverse seems to be the next in-thing in the tech world. Everybody is talking about it, and seemingly every Big Tech company wants in on the ground floor. Mark Zuckerberg is so enthusiastic about the metaverse he changed Facebook's name to "Met.....»»

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Steam breaks concurrent user record again, inching ever closer to 30 million

Steamdb’s charts show that Steam hit 29,201,174 users on January 23rd at around 9am EST. Steam’s own stats put the peak number at 29,198,370. Either way, Steam has climbed over the last milestone before hitting 30 million......»»

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Someone Zoom bombed an Italian senate meeting and streamed Final Fantasy VII porn

A meeting of experts from various fields to discuss data transparency in political decision making was going well for the first 30 minutes, but that all went wrong when Giorgio Parisi, a Nobel Prize winners in physics, was introduced on the Zoom call.....»»

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Before becoming Google"s mobile OS, Android was developed for what kind of device?

Was it cameras, in-car entertainment, or for an open source game console?.....»»

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Game exclusivity fears following Microsoft/Activision deal wipe $20 billion off Sony"s valuation

Microsoft shocked the industry with what would be the Windows-maker’s largest deal to date, beating the $26.2 billion it paid for LinkedIn in 2016, the $19.7 billion Nuance Communications deal, and nearly ten times the $7.5 billion it paid for Beth.....»»

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AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Review: A Bad, Really Bad Graphics Card

How to start this review... this thing is so bad, it's really spoiled the mood for me. In short, this is the worst GPU release since I can remember, and I've been doing this job for over two decades......»»

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Console scalper says we should think about the young people making a good living from the practice

Jack Bayliss runs Aftermarket Arbitrage, a subscription service where members pay £30 (~$40) per month to be notified when high-demand items such as the PS5 and XBSX are back in stock. The 24-year-old told Sky News he earns around $61,000 each month.....»»

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Coinbase teams with Mastercard to make it easier for people to purchase NFTs

The exchange announced plans to open a peer-to-peer NFT marketplace back in October. Like it did with crypto, Coinbase wants to help make NFTs easier to mint, purchase, showcase and discover. The company said the initial launch will support Ethereum.....»»

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Rainbow Six Extraction first reviews are in: fun but unremarkable

Extraction is a very good FPS with a wide selection of character abilities, but the lack of a single player campaign and limited content makes it feel more like a Rainbow Six expansion than a full-fledged game at launch......»»

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SpaceX"s Starlink satellites are interfering with ground-based astronomy

Ground-based observations often involve long exposures to capture light from distant targets. While small, Starlink’s satellites can still reflect enough sunlight to interfere with astronomers’ images, showing up as streaks of light in photos......»»

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Arcanium: Rise of Akhan and Krispee Street are the latest games coming to Netflix

Netflix confirmed its venture into the gaming market in July 2021, followed by a rollout of Netflix Games into Android and iOS devices in November. In the beginning, the game lineup only featured ten titles from various genres, but the new additions.....»»

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Apple implements verification system for education discounts in the US

UNiDAYS is a service that verifies education status and aggregates discounts that members can take advantage of. According to the company’s website, one in every three students in the US, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Italy and Spain are UNiDAYS.....»»

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Valorant now allows players to selectively censor specific words in chat

On Wednesday, Riot Games rolled out Valorant patch 4.01. Headlining the patch notes are changes to the chat settings. Players should note a new section titled "Muted Word List." This setting allows Valorant players to mute specific words at the local.....»»

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YouTuber builds Star Trek Tricorder that puts Hollywood props to shame

The YouTuber chronicled the build of his second-gen Tricorder in a three-part video series. Parts one and two were originally planned to be a single video but it ended up being 40 minutes long so he split them into two. The third segment is more of a.....»»

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Apple stops issuing iOS 14 security updates

The last security update for iOS 14—iOS 14.8.1 (along with iPadOS 14.8.1)—rolled out in October, but this week 9to5Mac reported that iOS 14 users could no longer update to that version. The only option that appears now is 15.2.1. Apple then confi.....»»

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Meta patents hint at metaverse advertising that uses eye-tracking tech

Protocol reports that a series of patents was recently granted to Meta that may give us an idea of how the company could one day monetize the metaverse......»»

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Download OBS Studio to record, stream, and screencasting for free

OBS Studio provides real-time capture, encoding, and broadcasting for YouTube, Twitch, Instagram and more. It is free software available for Windows, macOS and Linux......»»

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Elon Musk responds to "tragic" ad slamming Tesla"s Full Self-Driving software

The advert was taken out by The Dawn Project, an organization calling for software in critical computer-controlled systems to be replaced with unhackable alternatives that never fail. The ad demands Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) be removed from p.....»»

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Bandai Namco announces the first-ever Xbox and PC Taiko no Tatsujin Game, which comes out in a week

Since the original 2001 arcade release, Bandai Namco’s series of Taiko drum rhythm games have spawned dozens of entries on various PlayStation, Nintendo, and mobile platforms. Although, cutesy characters WadaDon and twin brother WadaKatsu have neve.....»»

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