Daily Archives: January 6, 2019

Five new Steam games you probably missed (January 7, 2019)

Launched into Early Access at the end of last year, the game follows boy and dog duo Lore and Baron. Indeed, Heartbound "does not use the traditional systems of Levels, Experience or Consumables", according to the Steam page, and each combat encounter boasts its very own mini-game. In fact, it steers pretty close to the classics, except that it boasts "a modern interface and graphics", according to its Steam page. GBSteam pageRelease: January 4Developer: Sandbank Studios LtdPrice: $16.99 | £13.4

By | 2019-01-06T23:51:18+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Byton confirms M-Byte car will be available in 2019 with AI, 5G and 48-inch display

Electric car startup Byton is back. After unveiling its M-Byte Concept vehicle back at CES in 2018, it's returned to Las Vegas, Nevada for CES 2019 with news that the M-Byte will be available before the end of 2019. The M-Byte comes loaded with innovative features, and it's the first car to offer full connectivity on the go with multiple antennas and 5G support built in. Another screen has been included as well, with an 8-inch display housed between the front two seats of the Byton M-Byte. One a

By | 2019-01-06T23:09:14+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skate 3 now playable on PC with RPCS3 emulator

The likes of Session and Skater XL have breathed some life back into the PC skating scene, but we're still lacking that killer game that we've desperately needed for a long time. While we wait, we might as well play Skate 3 using the PS3 emulator, RPCS3. Thanks to recent improvements it's now playable from start to finish, and you can even play it in 4K if you have the right rig. If you want to give it a go you should follow the RPCS3 quick start guide, which will help you through the process of

By | 2019-01-06T19:18:16+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Play golf in Doom with the Hellshots mod

It sounds simple—but in golf, it never is, especially when you've got to putt your way around demons trying to tear your arms off. That's what happens in one of the holes in Hellshots Golf, a mod for Doom that replaces your shotgun with a driver and asks you to make your way around a full 18-hole course in as few shots as possible. Aside from the one hole with demons, it should be as relaxing as a round on a real course, albeit in more imaginative locales. To play, you'll need a copy of Doom plu

By | 2019-01-06T18:38:02+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FutureGrind looks like a neon, futuristic Trials game in its stunt-filled trailer

FutureGrind looks a bit like a far-future version of Trials, the series of tough 2.5D motocross racers. Another bike has just one wheel that changes colour every time you leave a rail. Both designs necessitate plenty of quick rotations and frantic jumps, and FutureGrind will have an instant restart feature for the many times you'll muck up. You'll have to keep sponsors happy to earn new bikes and tracks, and in the background, "someone is watching your every move. FutureGrind doesn't have a rele

By | 2019-01-06T17:37:15+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acer’s Swift 7 laptop gets somehow smaller and lighter for 2019

Acer announced the Acer Swift 7 at CES 2019, promising an even smaller device than last year's impossibly thin laptop. A smaller chassis allows the Acer Swift 7 to shrink the bezels even more this year around, achieving a screen-to-body ratio of 92%. Acer claims that these materials are two to four times tougher than regular aluminum, while also being up to 35% lighter. Acer claims the Swift 7's processor will enable 10 hours of battery life. And, when paired with the 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD,

By | 2019-01-06T17:00:00+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HP leads 2019 monitor lineup with Quantum Dot Pavilion 27

At CES 2019, HP announced its 2019 monitor lineup, with the new Pavilion 27 Quantum Dot display at the forefront. This QHD (2,460 x 1,440) monitor will feature unique Quantum Dot technology, which uses micro-crystals to generate images, and as such, its remarkably thin, measuring just 6.5mm. And, it's not just the thickness, the Pavilion 27 Quantom Dot has an ultra-thin, three-sided micro-edge display that virtually eliminates bezels. The HP Pavilion 27 Quantum Dot display will be available in M

By | 2019-01-06T17:00:00+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen Mobile processors aim to take over the laptop scene

While all eyes were trained for AMD to announced 7nm Ryzen 3rd Generation processors and Vega II graphics cards, the company has surprised us all with its new 2nd Gen Ryzen Mobile CPUs. Unfortunately, AMD’s top-tier mobile processor only features four-cores, whereas the Intel Coffee Lake H-series chips have moved up to being hexa-core. AMD also plans to keep its mobile chips in top game playing shape by delivering Radeon Software updates to all its Ryzen Mobile processors both past and present.

By | 2019-01-06T17:00:00+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMD processors are coming to a Chromebook near you

But, at CES 2019, there have been plenty of Chromebooks announced with AMD processors for the first time. Chief among these new AMD-based Chromebooks are the HP Chromebook 14 and the Acer Chromebook 315. Still, just because AMD is new to Chromebooks doesn't mean that the HP Chromebook 14 is going to be slow. The AMD A4-9120 in the Chromebook 14 is a dual-core, quad-core chip with a base clock of 2.2GHz and a 2.5GHz boost. An AMD Chromebook with a larger displayAcer has also teamed up with AMD to

By | 2019-01-06T17:00:00+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 is now live

The 2019 edition of the week-long Awesome Games Done Quick, the world's largest speedrunning event, is now live. The first day includes runs of Hollow Knight, Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter and a Portal race. You can watch all of them on the Games Done Quick Twitch channel (or in the player above)—after a short pre-show, it'll launch straight into speedruns. Videos of all the runs will be available individually in this thread on the speedrun subreddit, as well as on the Games Done Quic

By | 2019-01-06T16:30:53+00:00 January 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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