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Intel’s Command Center software is paving the way for future discrete GPUs

In a behind-closed-doors meeting with Intel earlier this week, the company stressed to me that it's "moving to become a discrete graphics company" on top of continuing to make the CPUs it's already known for. That's not entirely surprising given the ...

Epic Games CEO isn’t worried about Apex Legends overtaking Fortnite

Apex Legends, the latest battle royale game to hit the scene, has been able to grow to a community of over 50 million players since it launched on February 4, but has Epic Games felt the impact?Epic Games’ CEO Tim Sweeney sat down with GamesBeat on ...

How an Indie Developer Is Making an Official Zelda Game

We talk to Nintendo and Brace Yourself Games about how an indie dev got the keys to the Zelda car. By Tom Marks Cadence of Hyrule marks a fairly unprecedented step for Nintendo. While it’s fundamentally a mash-up of The Legend of Zelda and Crypt of ...

Would you give up a few minutes of your time for free tickets to any movie?

MoviePass, which currently offers users unlimited movie tickets for a monthly subscription fee of $9.95, has been a huge money loser. The stock of the app's parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., is trading for 1.1 cents after a 1-120 ...

Apple AirPower image appears on the company’s Australian site

A new image of Apple’s long-delayed AirPower wireless charger has appeared on the AirPods page of the company’s Australian website. The image, which was spotted by MacRumors, appears to show an iPhone XS charging alongside an AirPods charging case. ...

Google Bringing Fresh Flowers to the Pixel Launcher Today

You weren’t seeing things – the Google Search bar on your Pixel phone did indeed perform a little flowery animation for you. To celebrate Spring Equinox, Google added a cute little animation to the bottom Google bar on Pixel phones, like the Pixel, ...

Epic Games will give away $100M in grants to fund Unreal Engine projects

Epic Games today announced a new grant initiative that will dole out $100 million to game developers, artists, students, educators, and those developing tools for other creators that make use of its Unreal Engine 4 toolset. The company is calling ...

A Surprise Zelda Game Is Coming From An Acclaimed Indie Studio

Well, this is very different and pretty damn cool. Nintendo just announced that the people behind the excellent musical dungeon-crawling game Crypt of the NecroDancer are making a Zelda game called Cadence of Hyrule. It’s out this spring.The game ...

Oculus Rift S Is Official: Higher Resolution, 5 Camera Inside-Out, $399

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AIs are better gamers than us, but that’s OK

It was another defining moment in computing, then, when AlphaGo -- a Go-playing AI developed by Google subsidiary DeepMind -- beat professional player Fan Hui in late 2015, followed by world champion Lee Sedol the subsequent spring. Not only did ...