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Upcoming Ryzen CPUs on Zen 4 Might Feature Similar Core Counts to Ryzen 5000 Series

The Zen Architecture completely turned things around for AMD, propelling the Ryzen CPUs to fandom. Even last year with the launch of the Ryzen 5000 series based on Zen 3, AMD was lauded for the performance gains it was able to achieve. Naturally, there are a lot of expectations from…

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Inspired By DualSense, Considers Potential Upgrades For Xbox Controller

When the Xbox Series X was first announced, one of the things that stood out for many was its controller. Unlike Sony coming out with a brand-new DualSense controller for their PlayStation 5, the Series X instead came with just an overhauled – but mostly the same – Xbox controller.…

Google’s New ‘Stadia Porting Toolkit’ Aims To Bring More Windows PC Games Into The Cloud Service

Although Google’s first foray into cloud gaming was met with lukewarm response overall, the tech giant continues to keep its commitment to supporting the service with more updates in the future. In their Google for Games Developer Summit, Google shared some details on the Stadia service and its future, particularly…

Xbox Introduces New Family Settings in App to Manage Children’s In-Game Spending

One of the biggest problems parents face when it comes to modern video games is their children potentially spending money irresponsibly or even without their permission. In an effort to prevent this from happening more often, Microsoft and Xbox rolled out an update for the existing Family Settings in Xbox,…

Quick Resume Fix Now Available For Xbox Insiders Via New Patch

In the latest update for Xbox Insiders’ most premiere members, the Alpha Skip-Ahead ring, Microsoft has finally released a fix for one of the more notorious issues that members were experiencing. Quick resuming has been a much-appreciated part of the new Xbox ecosystem, but a recent bug sees players encountering…

Dark Souls 3 Next-Gen Xbox Patch Coming Soon?

Dark Souls 3 is one of FromSoftware’s biggest releases, and the game performed well both critically and financially. Although for players jumping into the game now, the title might seem a bit dated given the lack of next-gen updates. The PS4 Pro and PS5 versions are unlocked and hit 60fps…

Nintendo Reveals the Switch OLED With Almost Unchanged Internals

Nintendo has finally revealed the new Switch OLED model after numerous leaks also suggested its arrival later this year. Yes, it’s the same old Nintendo Switch internally with a few minor tweaks, and essentially a OLED screen instead of LCD. Unfortunately no 4K support either, the Switch OLED will pack…

‘Print Screen’ function in Windows 11 has multiple options to customize the Screenshots

Microsoft introduced the powerful Snipping tool in Windows 10. The company has now offered a simplified but equally powerful Print Screen function in Windows 11. Taking Screenshots in Windows 10, or even the previous version of the OS was quite easy and straightforward. Snipping Tool offered several tools to take…

Windows 11 OS installation refuses to allow local accounts and halts if Internet connection is absent

Microsoft has completely removed the ability to continue Windows 11 OS installation using a local account. In other words, a Microsoft account is mandatory if PC users wish to run Windows 11. The basic version of Windows 11, which is the ‘Home’ edition, simply does not allow new installation to…

Windows 11 has a ‘Straightforward and Informative’ update process: 40% percent smaller and efficient updates won’t leave users guessing

Windows 11 will improve upon one of the biggest issues with Windows 10. Microsoft has promised it is significantly improving the update process. The latest OS from Microsoft will be “upfront” about the update process. Whenever updates will be available, Windows Update will offer multiple, useful, and practical snippets of…

Nike and Xbox “Jam” On Custom Sneaker and Controller Bundle Inspired By The Road Runners

Xbox and Nike have just collaborated on a new sneaker bundle for the upcoming unveiling of “Space Jam: A New Legacy”. All of this is coming in a new bundle containing not just the sneakers, but also a custom-designed Xbox Wireless Controller. This bundle will launch exclusively on the Nike…

PlayStation Gets Another New First-Party Studio After Recent Sony Acquisition

PlayStation Studios just announced the acquisition of Housemarque, the developers behind Returnal. This is not surprising as the Finland-based devs have worked very closely with PlayStation in the past, and most likely, Returnal’s success was enough to convince Sony. Sony has somewhat slowed down on its studio acquisition, with Housemarque…

New YouTube TV 4K+ Add-On Just for the Price of 2 Game Pass Subscriptions

YouTube TV just introduced a 4K Plus subscription, and as the name suggests, this add-on will enable 4K streaming on a compatible TV. Different from their online video platform, YouTube TV is a Television streaming service offered in the United States for a starting monthly subscription fee of $64 US.…

Next-Gen Console Load Times Coming to Gaming PCs With Windows 11

Windows 11 was officially announced by Microsoft yesterday, and there is a clear focus on streamlining the OS without radical changes. Microsoft’s announcement was a surprise for most, and the company earlier had indicated a subscription model with Windows 10, essentially ending the release cycle. Windows 10 users not keen…

EA Acquire Mobile Game Studio from Warner Bros, AT&T Plan to Retain the Rest

EA has been in the mobile gaming industry for quite some time now, and it has been very profitable for them. It seems the company is now planning to expand further on the smartphone front, recently acquiring “Playdemic Studios” from WB games. EA is forking out $1.4 billion for the…

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution Goes Live, Here’s How it Performs

AMD FSR has finally launched, and if you have a supported GPU, you can enable it now on a limited number of launch titles. This is a significant launch for the red camp as FSR is AMD’s alternative to Nvidia’s DLSS technology. How does it perform? Well, looking at the…

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution Could Support These Games at Launch, Here’s Everything you Need to Know About FSR

Nvidia’s DLSS tech is finally going to face some competition with AMD releasing the FidelityFX Super Resolution suite soon, June 22nd to be exact. Regarding game support at launch, Videocardz has managed to access a list of support titles. As expected, the list is very limited, with only seven titles…

Rockstar Will Finally End Online Services for GTA 5 on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3

Rockstar has always done a decent job, making their games available for older platforms and supporting them adequately. GTA 5 was launched for the OG Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 all the way back in 2013, and live services continue to function to this day. Sadly, Rockstar has finally decided…

Master Chief Could be Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Next Fighter

The Nintendo E3 reveal, only a couple of hours away, and fans are excited to see what’s coming next for the platform. There are obviously going to be some big announcements, and one of them could be Master Chief’s arrival in Mario Super Smash. This leak comes from Reddit user…

Back 4 Blood is Coming to Xbox Game Pass Day One

When the CEO of Microsoft comes and tells you they are all-in on gaming, you better believe it! Because it seems the much-awaited Back 4 Blood is coming to Xbox Game Pass day one. There haven’t been any official announcements about this yet, but Reddit user u/JohnTLH spotted this on…

Diablo II Resurrected Launch Date Leaked, Beta Access for Pre-Orders

Well! It’s been eight years since a Diablo title release, and fans are dying for a new game. We know Diablo 4 is in development, but it’s not coming out in 2021, thankfully we have Diablo 2 Resurrected to scratch that itch. The game had a couple of closed alphas…

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review Round-Up, Insomniac’s Best Game Yet?

There are times when some games are hyped beyond reason before release, and more often than not, they turn out to be mediocre if not flawed. Well! That’s not the case with Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, it seems Insomniac Games have hit a home run with this title, and…

Disney+ Free Trial Arrives for Xbox Game Pass Subscribers

Xbox and Disney have collaborated again and are offering a free 30-day Disney+ trial to GamePass Ultimate subscribers. This promo last year and they are renewing it amid the terrific response. The timing also sits well with Disney’s upcoming release “LOKI” premiering on 9th June. Surprisingly this offer is also…

Battlefield 6 to Feature 64v64 Game Mode and Massive Maps

There hasn’t been a new battlefield game in a while, and fans are eagerly waiting for new information. Officially EA has only released a small teaser confirming the title, some leaks have also surfaced regarding the game’s timeline being set somewhere in the future. This is all we know so…

Concrete Genie Devs Working on a Next-Gen PS5 Title with Sony Pictures

PixelOpus is seemingly working on a new Next-Gen Playstation title in collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation. According to a recent report, the studio is hiring for two roles, a principal graphics programmer and a senior engine programmer. Both of these roles are broadly related to working with Unreal Engine 5…