ASUS updates a number of AM4/Ryzen motherboards with AGESA 1071 for upcoming CPU’s

ASUS updates a number of  Ryzen motherboards with AGESA 1071 At the time of Ryzen release, AMD promised a long life for the AM4 platform by offering future CPU support. This ensured a healthy upgrade cycle for its users, unlike the boys in blue. There were rumors of a new AGESA update coming in the forums promising some new features and added stability. Now we know that the new AGESA is indeed real and it adds support for upcoming future Ryzen CPUs on the AM4 platform, like the Raven Ridge APUs…

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Sony Releases New Cinematic Trailer for The Last of Us : Part 2

Good news travels fast and thus by now most of you have already seen the much anticipated cinematic trailer for The Last of Us : Part II . Naughty Dog kept us on the edge , brushing past E3 as well as Gamescom , making us wait a little longer . Finally at Paris Games Week last night , Sony gave us the pleasure. This new trailer however sets an entire new scenario with a gruesome interaction between never before seen characters. We see a woman being dragged away and…

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AMD Introduces mGPU – Successor to Crossfire

AMD recently released a driver to enable their Multi GPU technology for their Vega 64 and Vega 56 graphics cards. They never used the word Crossfire, AMD’s term for Multi GPU rendering, even once.Kind of strange considering this driver was supposed to do just that, enable crossfire, Right? Wrong. First off, much like Nvidia did, AMD will only support Multi-GPU rendering with two cards from now on. Meaning a three and four-way setup will not work any longer, this was confirmed by AMD bt PC World: “We have delivered two-way mGPU…

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Gamescom 2017 : A Brushing Up of What Awed and What Flawed

Just when you thought your stomach was full from E3 ‘s major announcements this June,  Germany’s Gamescom comes forth with a much bigger and varied platter. It might not have the flagship reveals of E3, but all the major games makers are here with plenty to show off.  From playing demos of upcoming games , everyone roaming around in costumes as well as cosplay events taking place, Gamescom never fails to impress , even in terms of public attendance . About Gamescom Gamescom started in 2009 and is held annually…

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FLASHBACK : E3 2017

E3 is what every gamer looks forward to year after year and 2017 brought forth a mix of emotions. Gamers were expecting big reveals and they weren’t disappointed. On top of that, nostalgia hit us good with the announcement of Beyond Good and Evil 2 and Metroid Prime 4. So let’s have a brief flashback of this year’s E3 showcase. Starting off with Microsoft, they delivered their best conference to date with the reveal of Project Scorpio.The Xbox One X, titled as the world’s most powerful console, is also the…

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Optoma HD27 Home Entertainment Projector

Now enjoy  super-sized cinema quality picture in your own home with the new Optoma HD27 projector. Built specially for TV fans , gamers and movie buffs, experience Full HD 1080p home entertainment with this new portable projector that takes colour accuracy a step further with support for industry standard Rec. 709 delivering high-definition colour reproduction. Gordon Wu, Assistant Vice President at Optoma APAC, said: “The new HD27 is an all-round home entertainment projector, combining high ANSI brightness with exceptional colour accuracy to produce true-to-life visuals on a huge screen. The…

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Mainstream GAMING will be included in the Asian Games 2022

Gaming is not a new passion. In the gaming circuit, we are familiar with top class events. But if said it will be a Medal sport in Asian Games??? The Olympic Council of Asia has decided to introduce video gaming as a medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games. This will be a possibility as Alisports, a unit of China’s Alibaba Group, will partner OCA in the endeavor. The Asian Games has so far featured only traditional sporting disciplines but now they are shifting gears to make the gaming as…

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ZOTAC GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI SERIES – A True Game Changer

In today’s gaming circuit, there are a handful of top graphic card manufacturers, and ZOTAC is one of the premia in this division. ZOTAC climb onto a newer flagship with the ultimate hardware. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is the new flagship gaming graphics card, based on the award-winning NVIDIA Pascal architecture. It is packed with an incredible number of cores and buffed with 11GB of ultra-fast GDDR5X memory, and the sheer force combines to deliver unprecedented gaming performance. Discover unrivaled gaming, powered by NVIDIA Pascal—the world’s most advanced…

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A Humanists Take on Gaming

Due to its relatively nascent appearance as a medium, games have not received much analysis from the humanities. Yet, gaming as a medium is exceptionally powerful, due to the constant interaction between the player and the Game. This makes studying the moral rules of the universes that we are given, and understanding is allowing one free will in a game to loot corpses, and then calling said character, a hero, not wrong? The objective of this writing is to bring to the attention of the reader question of how morality…

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