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AMD Zen 2 could overtake Intel’s i9 9900K CPU performance lead next spring

We’re still around six months out from when we expect the next generation of AMD processors to arrive, using the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, but there are fresh rumours about the expected performance boost the new chips will deliver. read more

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Fortnite’s battle buses are getting 25% faster

If you needed a reason to thank Fortnite’s bus driver then this is it – they’re now driving the Battle Bus 25% faster. Yep, it looks like they’re putting their foot down at last. The speed upgrade was announced on the Fortnite Twitter account this morning, saying “test driving an engine upgrade [so it] now travels 25% faster while flying.” A speedier bus means that players will get to their chosen drop destination faster. read more

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Rockstar devs say crunch “typically” means under 50 hours a week and are mostly fine with it

A number of developers at GTA and Red Dead Redemption studio Rockstar have discussed their working conditions on social media, after their famously tight-lipped employer apparently lifted a ban on their doing so. read more

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Logging into PUBG will get you 20,000 BP for free

The developer of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is apologising for its recent server and matchmaking issues by giving each PUBG player 20,000 battle points. This apology has been issued after players experienced a host of problems following the game’s recent patch that was part of an ongoing campaign to specifically fix problems within PUBG. read more

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Rainbow Six Siege player ‘repaints’ House with one hostage’s blood

A well-adjusted Rainbow Six Siege player who definitely doesn’t bite the skin off his jelly babies before eating them has ‘repainted’ the roof of the house – in minimalistically titled map ‘House’ – with the blood of a single hostage. read more

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Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Features Two Discs

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One of the most anticipated video game titles to launch this year is slowly reaching its release date. We’re of course talking about Red Dead Redemption 2, a video game that was highly anticipated about since Red Dead Redemption launched back in 2010. Now nearly a decade later, we’re getting a brand new installment that takes place prior to the events of Red Dead Redemption, where gamers will step into the role of Arthur Morgan.  Overall, Arthur Morgan is part of the Dutch Van der Linde gang which is on the run from the law. read more