Intel has officially announced brand new X-series CPUs. These HEDT (high-end desktop) processors are set to launch in November, and feature a return to soldered TIM (thermal interface material) for better temps and greater overclocking potential, up to 68-lanes of PCIe 3.0, and up to 18-cores of computational power.
How much attention do you pay to guns in videogames? If the answer is A LOT then Synthetik has loaded itself into a cartridge that is about to be fired directly into your skull. That’s not a threat. It is, however, an isometric shooter created in the mould of the classics of the genre from the ’90s. Remember those? Blimey, what a time to be alive, eh?
Update, October 8: You can eat Fallout 76’s cats, but you can’t pet them. Sorry.
One of the biggest concerns attached to the reveal of Fallout 76 was what would happen to griefers. In an online RPG, there’s very little stopping some players from ruining the experience for others. Thankfully, however, that’s something Bethesda has discussed at length, and as a result there are plenty of options when it comes to disciplining violent players.
Intel has finally lifted the lid on the new 9th Gen Coffee Lake refresh CPUs, starting with “the best gaming processor in the world,” the Core i9 9900K. Intel is also set to release the Core i7 9700K, and Core i5 9600K 9th Gen CPUs too. These three new chips mark a return to core-parity between Intel and its AMD rivals, giving the Core architecture a pair of eight-core CPUs to stand against the best of the Ryzen processors.
Epic Games appears to have issued a Copyright Strike on one of its own YouTube videos. Fortnite’s Reddit community has noticed that attempts to view the game’s latest Battle Pass – which offers various cosmetics and in-game currency – on YouTube are being blocked by an unlikely source.
Intel is expected to launch its 9th Gen CPUs later today in a livestream beamed across the globe. The company will be unveiling its i9 9900K, i7 9700K, and i5 9600K during the stream, marking the first time Intel will bring eight cores to the mainstream CPU market and finally matching AMD’s Ryzen processors core for core.
Forza Horizon 4 is “the fastest-selling game in the series,” according to the UK’s physical charts. The latest racing sandbox reached number three in this week’s charts, behind Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and FIFA 19, but is the series’ fastest-selling entry ever.
A cereal based on Overwatch’s hero, Lucio, might soon be a reality. A picture of Lucio-oh’s cereal was posted on The Junk Food Aisle’s Instagram account with the comment, “Coming Soon! Overwatch Lucio-oh’s Cereal!” The cereal is based on one of Lucio’s in-game sprays.
California-based studio Wavedash has laid of the majority of its staff, with some sources suggesting that only five of the studio’s 30 employees have remained in their roles. In a statement issued over the weekend, the company stated that “we have fallen short of our goals.”