The Epic Games store is now available in mainland China. Despite almost no fanfare from Epic, the company’s storefront can now be accessed, and almost all games available on the platform can be purchased via two different payment methods.
Day: May 15, 2019
Samsung is continuing to push forward its plans to become the largest pureplay semiconductor foundry by showcasing its latest tech to prospective partners in order to lure them away from TSMC. Samsung might well be one of the biggest tech companies in the world, but it wants to grab a bigger slice of the contract manufacturing pie TSMC has been gobbling down recently. At the moment the Taiwanese pureplay foundry has around 50% of the contract manufacturing market while Samsung is trailing behind at just under 15%.
Dota’s landmark esports tournament, The International, is fast approaching, but some big news from Valve’s MOBA seems to be emerging already. A trademark for ‘Dota Underlords’ was filed by Valve on May 6, 2019, and was accepted three days later.
Security researchers have uncovered a new system vulnerability within Intel CPUs. Zombieload, as the flaw is unfortunately called, could allow a nefarious hacker person to gain access to sensitive and otherwise private data in what is described as a “Meltdown-type effect.”
Ubisoft players have been eagerly awaiting their first chance to properly test their wits, skills, and Division 2 builds with their first taste of raid content. But, although we could already celebrate the good news that the first Division 2 raid release date would be coming tomorrow, it won’t come with matchmaking.
Rage 2 launched yesterday, and as with any major game release, it didn’t take long before fans got their teeth into the game’s code. Once there, they discovered that while the Steam version of the game comes with anti-piracy protection, the version available on Bethesda’s own storefront comes with nothing of the sort.
With A Plague Tale: Innocence now released, and a challenging, point-and-click-style escape from the fearsome Inquisition upon us, it’s time to check out the critics’ scores to see if the game’s striking graphics and compelling narrative are matched in quality by its gameplay.
The post-apocalypse can be an oppressive place at the best of times, and some undoubtedly cope with it better than others. One person having an especially bad time of it in Rage 2 is a rather unfortunate – and apparently incontinent – boss of developer id Software, Tim Willits.