Monthly Archives: January, 2020

EU Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of Single, Common Charger for Smartphones

USB-C is expected to become the new standard when the legislation goes into effect in July. It isn't clear how Apple's Lightning connector will be affected, if at all.

Ultrawide Gaming Monitor Support Could Be Coming to Xbox Consoles, Courtesy of Samsung

Samsung has been in active talks with Microsoft about bringing ultrawide monitor support to the Xbox. "pushing" it to adopt wider aspect ratios such as 21:9 and 32:9.

NVIDIA to Supercharge Indiana University’s Cray Supercomputer with 7 nm “Ampere” GPUs

"Big Red 200" already comprises 672 dual-socket nodes powered by AMD's 64C/128T EPYC 7742 processors, which equates to 86,016 cores and 172,032 threads.

Expect More Microtransactions from EA: Publisher Made Almost $1 Billion from MTX in Q3

Gamers love to complain about microtransactions, but they're a huge part of the problem. EA continues to earn big bucks from MTX features, such as FIFA 20's Ultimate Team.

Nintendo May Be Working on a More Powerful Switch, but It’s Definitely Not Coming This Year

In a financial results briefing for the fiscal year, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa confirmed that there would be no new Switch model released in 2020.

AMD Offers New Bundles for Some RX Series Cards

Game bundles can offer great incentives for potential hardware purchases. AMD recently updated bundles for its latest RX line. These new offerings begin on February 4th and will end on April 25th.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Exceeds Sales Expectations, Improving Sequel Odds

Respawn's action-adventure is expected to sell 10 million copies by March, which confirms that there's plenty of interest in single-player, story-driven titles.

NVIDIA GeForce NOW Launching with $4.99/Month, Ray-Tracing Enabled “Founders” Tier?

The cloud-gaming service lets subscribers play their libraries from anywhere in the world by tapping into NVIDIA's high-performance PCs.

Electronic Arts Plans Game Blitz for Fiscal Year 2021

Electronic Arts held its Q3 2020 earnings conference today. In it they covered financials along with plans for their fiscal year 2021. It seems that they plan to release 14 games from April 1st to March 31st, 2021.

GMC Revives the Hummer as an EV: 1,000 HP, 11,500 LB-FT of Torque, 0-60 MPH in 3 Seconds

GMC has decided to resurrect the gas-guzzling, environment-killing Hummer, but this time, it's an electric vehicle with "zero emissions and zero limits."