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Xbox Game Pass Early August Update – Hades, Katamari Damacy Reroll, Lumines Remastered And More Headed to the Service This Month

As part of their monthly rollout of updates for their premium gaming service, Microsoft has announced the latest collection of titles arriving on Xbox Game Pass this August. From August 5 to August 17, subscribers will get a total of ten new games to check out for the service, as…

Three More Games Incoming For PlayStation – NieR: Automata, Ghostrunner and Undertale Join The August Lineup of PlayStation Now

After a site error made last month with regards to their August PlayStation Plus offerings, Sony has added three new games for players across all genre fans to enjoy this month. Available to play  now, these three games are NieR: Automata, Ghostrunner and Undertale. Check out the original posting from…

Pixel 6 Will Ship With Tensor, Google’s First-Ever Custom-Built SoC

After a myriad of rumors and speculation, Google has finally unveiled its in-house custom processor for its imminent flagship Pixel device. While the rumors suggested that it was codenamed “Whitechapel”, that name did not carry through to the other side. Today we know that Google’s first custom SoC is called…

Microsoft Paint and Photos Will Flaunt A New, Modern Design in Windows 11

Microsoft has given us a first official peek at the upcoming redesign of Microsoft Paint and Photos in Windows 11. While we already knew that both of these apps were going to get the Fluent UI treatment present throughout Windows 11, now we have a closer look at both apps…

A Remaster of Half-Life 2 Is Reportedly Incoming – Valve-Approved, But Not Involving Valve

In a very interesting turn of events, it appears that Half-Life 2, one of PC gaming’s most beloved and legendary titles, will be seeing a remaster sometime in the future. However, instead of being handled by original developers Valve, it will instead be an undertaking for Filip Victor and his…

Gigabyte’s Latest SSD Offering is The Cheapest One So Far With PS5 Compatibility – Check Out The Price And Specs Here

One of the more notable things about the current generation consoles is their upgradeability; unlike the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One before them, the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series consoles can be upgraded thanks to a limited form of modularity, giving them some sort of future-proofing with those…

A Deep-Dive Into The Bugs and Glitches That Plague Windows 11’s First Beta

Last week, Microsoft announced Preview Build 2200.100 for Windows 11 Insiders. Even though the update brought a handful of enhancements and provided an improved user experience, it wasn’t perfect. A prominent reason behind this was the build, along with every other update up until now, was released only in the…

Latest .NET Framework Update Fixes Accessibility Tool Unresponsiveness and GC Contention Lock

Following up on its latest Windows 11 Insider build released last week, Microsoft has just announced the preview to July’s Cumulative update for the .NET Framework. This update comes with a few minor changes to enhance reliability by addressing prior issues and bugs that have plagued the framework. Garbage Collector…

Microsoft Showcases and Highlights Naval Warfares In A Brand-New Trailer for The Upcoming Age of Empires IV

With real-time strategy games becoming a rare and endangered species in today’s gaming landscape, the biggest fans of the series are always on the lookout for new titles to be released. One of the biggest publishers that is still catering to this audience is Microsoft, and their latest offering is…

Electronic Arts Has Released The Official Gameplay Trailer For FIFA 22, Featuring Their Latest Hypermotion Capture Technology

EA is back with their yearly release for their most popular title, as the publisher has now released the first official gameplay trailer for FIFA 22. The trailer showcases the many new technologies long-time and new players can expect from the game, in particular a brand-new capture tech that is…

PS5 is the Fastest-Selling PlayStation in History With Over 10 Million Units Sold

After a blitz of quarterly earnings calls in the past two days from the likes of Microsoft and AMD revealing impressive sales figures, Sony joins them today with their own press release, flaunting PlayStation 5’s record-breaking sales. The PS5 launched last year amidst an ongoing pandemic which had turned the…

AMD Confirms its Next-Gen RDNA 3 GPUs and Zen 4 CPUs Are On Track For Launch Next Year

After Zen 3’s hugely successful launch, AMD is ready to repeat history with its Zen 4 line of desktop CPUs, codenamed “Raphael“. According to AMD’s second-quarter earnings call, they are “on track” to launch both Zen 4 CPUs and RDNA 3 GPUs next year.  We remain on track to launch…

AAA Developers Of God of War, Call of Duty, Last of Us and More Join Together To Form That’s No Moon, A New Dev Studio

Developers from big-name studios that made the defining games of the past generation have left their posts for a brand-new venture. With talent from the teams that was responsible for The Last of Us, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, God of War, Destiny and more, this new studio named That’s…

Xbox Series S and Series X are the Fastest-Selling Xbox Consoles Of All Time

Despite a global chip shortage and severe supply constraints, Xbox Series has become Microsoft’s fastest-selling consoles to date, beating both the Xbox One and Xbox 360’s sales in a similar timeframe. Overall, Xbox consoles saw a 172% increase in revenue compared to the previous quarter. Gaming revenue increased $357 million…

Windows Server Will No Longer Be Updated Twice A Year, Microsoft Confirms

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced Windows Server 2022, the successor to Windows Server 2019 and its latest update to the server counterparts of Windows. Today, via an official blog post over on the Microsoft GitHub, it was revealed that starting from Server 2022, Microsoft will drop support for the Semi-Annual Channel servicing option…

IO Interactive Shares New Details On Season of Lust, The Newest Content Drop for Hitman 3, Available Until August 30

Six months after its initial release on consoles and PC, Hitman 3 continues to get regular updates from developer IO Interactive as the final game in the World of Assassination trilogy. This time around, the latest content drop focuses on the fourth act in the Seven Deadly Sins, representative of…

Steam Deck Aims To Provide Mouse-Like Accuracy and Movement On Conventional Analogue Sticks

Valve’s Steam Deck has been making the rounds ever since its initial announcement. Every day, the manufacturer reveals a new piece of info that makes us more and more excited for its launch. Today, in tandem with IGN, Valve designer Scott Dalton broke down the device’s unique approach to in-game…

Information About Halo Infinite’s Upcoming Technical Preview Have Been Released – Bots, Arena Maps and Weapon Drills All Detailed

We’re more than halfway through 2021 and there is still no definitive release date for the title considered to be the Xbox Series consoles’ launch game. However, this could be a good sign, as Halo Infinite’s first official showing did not exactly inspire confidence among its numerous fans, and cooking…

Microsoft is Keen on Giving Apps a Fresh Coat of Paint in Windows 11

Windows 11 is Microsoft’s biggest leap forward in software since the last iteration of its notorious desktop OS. To compete with the likes of MacOS and its coherent design language and to stay up-to-date with modern UIs such as that of Android’s, Microsoft has decided to give Windows 11 a…

PlayStation Leaks Their August PS Plus Line-up – Here Are The Upcoming Games

Due to an error made on the PlayStation site, Sony has inadvertently revealed the three incoming games this August for PS Plus owners. While it has now been fixed to reflect the July PS Plus games, fast eyes and fingers on some of the ResetEra members have preserved the information…

New Windows 11 Insider Build Adds Teams Chat and Brings Fresh Improvements to the OS

Following the announcement of the first Insider Build for Windows 11 almost a month ago, Microsoft has just released a new update addressing previous issues and introducing even more features promised in the reveal event. Preview Build 22000.100 is Microsoft’s fourth update released under the Dev channel for Insiders running…

Respawn Entertainment Developing New Single-Player Game, Staff-hunting Gears Up

EA Play Live has recently concluded, and with it we saw a catalog of new games under the Electronic Arts banner as well as developments on their ongoing projects. A big chunk of the runtime was devoted, of course, to Respawn Entertainment’s continued work on Apex Legends, EA’s battle royale…

Microsoft Announces Peripherals For Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series Consoles

PC players were the first to get a taste of realistic flying during the times of a pandemic as Microsoft released the latest iteration of their Microsoft Flight Simulator Series. The simulator received a lot of rave reviews, with many praising its realistic controls and graphics, as well as its…

Assassin’s Creed Art Director Exits Ubisoft, Marking Another Developer Departure

In the midst of a quietly burning controversy within the company, another of Ubisoft’s high-level developers announces his exit. Raphael Lacoste, the art director for Ubisoft’s most popular franchise Assassin’s Creed, tweeted his departure from the French video game company as he “set sails on new adventures and challenges.” Good…

Epic Games Acquires 3D and AR Platform Sketchfab

Epic Games continues to show its dominance in the gaming and tech space as it acquired a new company under its wing. In a blog post from both parties, it’s announced that 3D and AR platform Sketchfab will now be part of Epic Games, joining the likes of Psyonix, creators…