Player Choices in Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have More Impact Than They Had in the Witcher Series

CD Projekt RED’s upcoming sci-fi action RPG title, Cyberpunk 2077is one of the most anticipated titles. The studio are known for their story-rich and excellent narrative titles, and The Witcher series is a perfect example. Players were free to make choices and their choices affected Geralt’s fate, and ultimately the game’s ending. This time around the studio wants to make player choices more impactful, affecting Cyberpunk 2077’s protagonist, V, much more than it did with Geralt. read more


Patrick Söderlund is leaving EA after 8 years as a leading exec

After nearly two decades working between Electronic Arts and DICE, Patrick Söderlund will be leaving the company. Söderlund only started as chief design officer at EA in April this year, but he’s been a part of the company in prominent roles since 2010, and previously served as CEO of DICE ever since the studio was founded in 2000. read more


The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 1 review scores – our round-up of all the critics

After six years, three seasons, a mini-series based on popular comics character Michonne, and multiple accolades, Telltale have begun to put their most popular series to rest – The Walking Dead. In 2012 it turned Telltale Games from a point-and-click adventure specialist into one of the most respected developers of licensed games around, and today the studio has released ‘Done Running’, the first episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season. read more


This player hit WoW’s new level cap in under five hours

As part of the Battle for Azeroth expansion, Blizzard has raised the level cap in World of Warcraft from 110 to 120. With the incredible popularity of the MMO clearly it wouldn’t take long for experienced players to reach this new level cap, but one player has outdone himself and hit level 120 in less than five hours. read more


Nvidia announces Turing – its next generation GPU architecture for real-time ray tracing

Nvidia has announced its next generation Turing GPU architecture at SIGGRAPH 2018. Nvidia is describing the step up to Turing as “the greatest leap since the invention of the CUDA GPU”, and that’s all thanks to a combination of Tensor Cores and RT Cores – dedicated computational silicon specifically designed to make real-time ray tracing possible. read more

Hacker News

New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a new attack vector against the Android operating system that could potentially allow attackers to silently infect your smartphones with malicious apps or launch denial of service attacks. read more