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ASUS ROG Maximus XI teased, rocks new Intel Z390 chipset

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Motherboards | Posted: 1 min ago

Intel didn't unveil its new Z390 chipset during Computex 2018, but that doesn't mean it disappeared and won't be released, as the purported ASUS ROG Maximus XI motherboard has been teased.

 

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VideoCardz is behind the new report, stating that they "finally got info from my moles at ASUS. It appears that ASUS will bump the Roman numeration for Intel's upcoming high-end chipset". The site also confirms that there will be at least four Maximus XI motherboards on their way, while confirming four ROG STRIX motherboards.

 

  • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI CODE
  • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI EXTREME
  • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI FORMULA
  • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO
  • ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING
  • ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING
  • ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-H GAMING
  • ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING

AMD trolls: will trade Core i7-8086K for Threadripper 1950X

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: 1 hour, 35 mins ago

AMD is a master troll, and this time the company is targeting Intel's super-exciting and 40th anniversary CPU, the Core i7-8086K.

 

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Intel is giving away 8086 limited edition processors as part of the celebration of the 8086 processor from 1978, and AMD has now swooped in offering to swap Core i7-8086Ks that people win in the sweepstakes (there are 40 being given away) with its flagship Ryzen Threadripper 1950X processor.

 

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There is a big win here for anyone who swaps the 8086K, as it is a 6C/12T processor that retails for around $469, while the Threadripper 1950X retails for $946, nearly $500 more.

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David Beckham kicks off new PES 2019 trailer

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 18 hours, 55 mins ago

Pro Evolution Soccer has received a new trailer leading into its August release, the trailer kicks off with soccer star David Beckham.

 

 

The trailer showcases the progression of detail the PES series has gone through, revealing behind the scenes footage of pre and post development.

 

PES 2019 will be released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on August 28th, then a global release will occur on August 30th.

Insomniac's Spider-Man takes you 5 mins to feel like Spidey

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 19 hours, 55 mins ago

In a recent PlayStation blog release Sony has addressed the highly anticipated new Spider-Man game from Insomniac Games.

 

 

After the recent release of the E3 2018 gameplay fans have increased their hype that much more after seeing Spidey traverse the concrete with not a single problem at all. According to the PlayStation blog post written by Justin Massongill, the Social Media Manager at Sony Interactive Entertainment says that it will only take players 5 minutes to feel exactly like Spider-Man. The smooth controls allow for players to immediately take full rein over Spideys quick and agile movements.

 

Massongill also addresses how the combat feels in the title, here is what he had to say "Combat, by the way, felt plenty accessible, almost to the point that I thought I had mastered it in a paltry few minutes of practice... until I opened the "Move List" window. Holy moly! Scrolling through the rundown of moves and combos available to Spidey felt like learning a new character in a fighting game."

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Team Sonic Racing gameplay deep dive video at E3 2018

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 20 hours, 55 mins ago

IGN has sat down with the PR Manager from SEGA named Evan Badger who runs us through 11 minutes of fast-paced Team Sonic Racing gameplay, explaining juicy details about the upcoming arcade racer.

 

 

Badger explains that players will have a choice of playing solo or with up to 12 other drivers. This will include both online and offline gamemodes such as Grand Prix, Time Trial and Team Adventure. Badger continues by explaining boosts, items and when to utilize team based strategies as well as the environmental effects of the tracks.

 

Team Sonic Racing will be releasing on all major platforms including the Nintendo Switch. At the moment Team Sonic Racing will only be bringing characters from the Sonic universe but as we move closer to launch we could see SEGA sprinkle some of their magic over the game, surprising us with more characters from different SEGA franchises.

Nintendo/Ubisoft Starlink Star Fox partnership explained

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 21 hours, 55 mins ago

The relationship between Nintendo and Ubisoft to bring Star Fox to Starlink: Battle for Atlas has been explained by an Ubisoft executive.

 

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According to Ubisofts Creative Director, Laurent Malville, the partnership began at last years E3 when a few Nintendo executives played the demo at a private showing room. Malville explains that they seemed to really enjoy the demo and came back with a second group of people, within this second group one of the executives asked "Is it OK if I come back with a group of higher executives?" and Malville replied with "Yes! Yes, absolutely."

 

The story continues with "So they came a third and fourth time to check out the demo, to the point where we were finally showing it off to the President of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime. I'll never forget when he grabbed the controller and said, "This is a neat concept you have here." It felt like something was happening, but we weren't exactly sure what."

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New FREE and dynamic Shadow of Colossus PS4 theme released

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 22 hours, 55 mins ago

In support of the recent re-release of Shadow of Colossus, Sony Interactive Entertainment has released a brand new PS4 theme.

 

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The new dynamic theme showcases different slideshows of the titles vistas while also adding custom icon and a soundtrack. The theme is currently only available on the Japanese PlayStation Store but a simple region change of your system will allow you to download it and install.

 

Shadow of Colossus is a PS4 exclusive and if you missed out on how Bluepoint Games went about remaking the title with ultra-high definition assets, a link for you to check that out has been provided here.

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Fortnite celebrates World Cup with stadium, skins, and items

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day ago

Fortnite can't be stopped and I don't think anything will get in its way any time soon, with Epic Games getting into the World Cup spirit that has embraced hundreds of millions of people around the world.

 

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Epic has also added a bunch of updates into Fortnite with the World Cup update, with a new stadium map, weekly challenges that include scoring goals on the fields across the isl;ands itself, and some World Cup themed items to buy with V-Bucks.

 

Fortnite now features 6 male and 6 female jerseys to choose, with personalization of your favorite player's colors and number from the World Cup. There is soccer-themed gliders and pick axes, emotes that include a red card that signals an unforgiveable offense.

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Foxconn will build US headquarters in Milwaukee

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: 1 day, 1 hour ago

Foxconn is doubling down on its US plans with the company extending past its Wisconsin-based display factory plant, with news of a US-based headquarters in Milwaukee, just 30 miles away from its upcoming factory.

 

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The company plans to buy a 77-storey building from Northwestern Mutual where up to 500 people wi-ll work there. Foxconn's new HQ will also feature an innovation hub that will work with startups to create apps for their new display tech.

 

Wisconsin has been at the center of some major tech movement lately, with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee starting up a new co-op program that sees engineering students flying over to Taiwan to study at the Chung Yuan Christian University.

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Cyberpunk 2077 ran on 8700K, GTX 1080 Ti during E3 2018 demo

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 2 hours ago

CD Projekt Red had its big unveil of Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018, but what PC was powering that gorgeous displays of visuals during the demo?

 

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On the official Discord server for Cyberpunk 2077, CDPR community manager 'Alicja' confirmed that the E3 2018 demo system was powered by an Intel Core i7-8700K, 32GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.

 

We don't know if the game was running at 4K, and whether CDPR had the game running on medium, ultra or any other graphics settings.

 

CD Projekt Red demo PC for Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018 was powered by:

 

  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K @ 3.70Ghz
  • MB: ASOS ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING
  • RAM: G.SKILL RIPJAWS V, 2X16GB, 3000Mhz, CL15
  • GPU: NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX1080Ti
  • SSD: SAMSUNG 960 PRO 512GB M.2 PCIe
  • PSU: CORSAIR SF600 600W

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