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Nvidia research team hoping for ray tracing in games “over the next few years”

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Nvidia has published another use for all the AI tech and Tensor Cores in its Volta architecture: adaptive temporal Anti-aliasing (ATAA). This method imbues temporal anti-aliasing (TAA) with real-time ray tracing to reduce annoying and distracting jaggies in a way that retains far more definition and clarity than contending AA techniques. read more

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Sea of Thieves’ Kraken has been disabled to make way for the Cursed Sails update

Sea of Thieves has seen two major aspects of its late-game content temporarily disabled ahead of the release of its latest update, Cursed Sails. In a developer update posted yesterday, the game’s executive producer, Joe Neate, informed players that Skelton Forts and the Kraken had both been disabled to allow the update to go ahead without issue. read more

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Why the Overwatch League Grand Final was an important moment for esports

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Have you ever seen 19,000 people jump out of their seat for a Hanzo ult? That’s what the attendees of the first ever Overwatch League Grand Finals got to witness. It happened on July 28, when Profit decimated almost the entire Philadelphia Fusion squad with his Dragonstrike, propelling London Spitfire headfirst towards victory. read more

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Warcraft players are harrassing writers over the latest Battle for Azeroth short

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World of Warcraft writers have received harassment and reported death threats in the wake of the game’s latest cinematic. A new Warbringers video finally shows the long-awaited Burning of Teldrassil, and some members of the community don’t like the direction the game seems to be taking. This article contains spoilers for the Battle for Azeroth cinematic, so read on at your own risk. read more