From haunted ashes and alien abductions to vampiric nightclubs, The Sims has never been shy about getting a little weird from time to time. The Sims 2 even had a full Area 51-themed suburb called Strangetown, and it looks like The Sims 4 is returning to that theme in a major way. StrangerVille will bring us horrible conspiracies, possessions, and apparently a secret lab containing some sort of giant plant monster.
Rainbow Six Siege hasn’t been as dedicated to in-game events as many other ongoing games, but we’ve seen a few – from the holiday reskin of Mad House to the more substantial PvE experiment of Outbreak. The latter might be a bit too big to expect again in the future, but the developers want to keep using mid-season events as a way to experiment with new game modes and ways of playing.
Intel is looking for more community aid from you: denizens of the internet that live and breath new tech. The company traditionally embroiled in x86 is embarking on a relatively new venture, aiming to build and ship an entire new graphics card by 2020, and is asking for you to offer your thoughts and feelings on how it should go about doing so.
Last year, Bethesda parent ZeniMax registered a trademark for ‘Redfall,’ and while we haven’t seen that name used in any official marketing material, the safest bet is that it’ll be the subtitle of The Elder Scrolls VI. But the name is now at the centre of a trademark dispute that isn’t scheduled to resolve until August 2020. You probably shouldn’t be harboring any illusions about an Elder Scrolls VI release date before then, regardless.
Razer may be calling it quits in the mobile phone market after significant staff cuts. The Cult of Razer is “realigning”, laying off around 2% of its total workforce and moving remaining affected employees to key projects elsewhere. And despite two generations of the Razer Phone, reports suggest the company is downscaling its mobile division first.
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Rocksteady Games, the developer behind the Batman: Arkham series, appears to be hiring up for the reveal of its next title. A series of recent job listings on the company’s website suggest that the new game will be revealed later this year.
A man whose micropenis became a hot topic on Reddit is considering suing his wife for revealing his secret.
Noctua is now offering AM4 support as standard with its popular lineup of CPU coolers due to Ryzen’s increasing popularity. The company, which specialises in top-grade cooling components in various shades of brown, has announced that its popular NH-D15, NH-U14S, and NH-U12S will all come equipped for AMD Ryzen CPUs right out of the box.
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