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’83 is a Cold War-themed shooter from the developers of Killing Floor
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’83 is a Cold War-themed shooter from the developers of Killing Floor

Antimatter Games, the studio behind Killing Floor and Rising Storm: Vietnam, has revealed it is working on a high player count first-person military shooter named ‘83, that sees players fighting as part of a force of over 40 players against the opposing team. Set in an alternate timeline where the Cold War became volatile in the early eighties, ‘83 sets to offer players a massive battle like those enjoyed in popular battle royale games, but with teamplay offering a return to FPS traditions from the likes of Call of Duty and Battlefield. read more

AMD Zen 2’s chiplet design is a short-term fix that’s “going to run out pretty quick”
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AMD Zen 2’s chiplet design is a short-term fix that’s “going to run out pretty quick”

At a high-performance computing event this month AMD has given a little more detail about the 3D chip-stacking techniques it’s looking at to mitigate the slowing of Moore’s Law. The multi-chip, or chiplet architecture that’s propping up the AMD Ryzen 3000 processors launching this year looks to only be a step on the road towards fully 3D stacked, heterogeneous processor designs. read more

Crytek demos real-time ray tracing on an AMD RX Vega 56 graphics card
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Crytek demos real-time ray tracing on an AMD RX Vega 56 graphics card

Crytek claims to have its own real-time ray tracing tech up-and-running on an AMD RX Vega 56 graphics card, sans Nvidia or Microsoft technology. And no, it’s not quite April Fool’s day yet. The company that bought you such hits such as Crysis, Crysis 2, and Crysis 3, among others, has now set its sights on showing Nvidia up with its own experimental ray tracing feature built into CRYENGINE 5.5. read more

The Halo devs are giving away a free pizza skin to celebrate The Master Chief Collection on PC
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The Halo devs are giving away a free pizza skin to celebrate The Master Chief Collection on PC

After multiple rumours, Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s PC release was revealed last week. It’s still some way off, but 343 Industry’s announcement – which included a confirmation of the game’s Steam release, as well as its arrival on the Windows store – was met with plenty of excitement from the community. Which means it’s time to celebrate. read more