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Assassin’s Creed gender choice likely here to stay – “I don’t know why we would go back”
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Assassin’s Creed gender choice likely here to stay – “I don’t know why we would go back”

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey isn’t the first game in the series to let you play as a woman, but it is the first to give you a choice between playing a male and female character. This choice looks like it’s here to stay for the series, at least if Ubisoft Quebec is involved, with Odyssey’s game director Scott Phillips telling GamesIndustry “I don’t know why we would go back.” read more

Grab a free Zebra mount for new MOBA battle royale game Battlerite Royale!
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Grab a free Zebra mount for new MOBA battle royale game Battlerite Royale!

There’s been a huge number of battle royale games released since PUBG rose to fame and took the genre with it into the stratosphere. We’ve got used to those heights being the place that we drop from – either by plane, Battle Bus, or some other flying contraption – parachuting down onto an island map where mass murder awaits. But if you look into the skies of Battlerite Royale you’ll see an unusual sight snaking around between the clouds. read more

China’s new 8-core KaiXian x86 CPU is capable of matching Intel’s 14nm Core i5
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China’s new 8-core KaiXian x86 CPU is capable of matching Intel’s 14nm Core i5

The Chinese government has been working with VIA Technologies to create their own x86 processor that is able to deliver genuine PC performance on par with the Intel chips it’s trying to replace. The new KaiXian KX-6000 CPU from Zhaoxin has been demonstrated for the first time, promising a 50% performance boost over its previous chip, and the potential to rival a Kaby Lake Core i5 processor. read more