Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

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Nvidia’s show at SIGGRAPH this year centers around AI and how AI processing can benefit gamers and gaming as well as professional users.

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

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AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike.

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/nintendo-is-finally-letting-play-classic-games-on-its-hot-new-console.html

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/nintendo-is-finally-letting-play-classic-games-on-its-hot-new-console.html

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

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New rumors concerning the Xbox One Scorpio suggest both 1080p and 4K gamers have advantages to look forward to when Microsoft’s major console refresh ships this winter.

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Best laptops for engineers and engineering students: When work requires a real workstation

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Next to gamers, engineers put the most stress on laptop performance. Excellent displays, high-end graphics, and plenty of RAM are the norm. We examine some of the very best laptops that can do the work a typical engineer requires on the road.

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Pokemon NO . . . Cemeteries chide gamers who trample sacred ground

Cemeteries across the country are targeting the new walking dead . . . the hundreds of Pokemon GO gamers descending on sacred ground to catch the sought-after critters.

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Study finds that women and men are equally strong video gamers

The hostility toward women gamers that was laid bare in 2014 during the GamerGate controversy extends to the stereotype that female gamers are inferior to their male counterparts.

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Lightning-connected Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone debuts in Apple Stores

Article Image iOS gamers have a new hardware controller option now available at Apple’s retail and online stores: Gamevice, an attachable and collapsible gamepad that’s compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6s, as well as the larger 6 Plus and 6s Plus.

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Move over Messi: Women are getting 'In the Game' with 'FIFA '16'

For the first time ever, female gamers can now see themselves as soccer players in the best-selling global soccer (or “football,” for those outside the U.S.) “FIFA” franchise published by the EA Sports division of Electronic Arts. “FIFA ’16” goes on sale today for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, as well as Xbox One and 360.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/23/move-over-messi-women-are-getting-in-game-with-fifa-16/

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New Apple TV supports console-style MFi game controllers, Apple outs new SteelSeries Nimbus

Gamers playing on the upcoming Apple TV won’t be limited to Apple’s new motion sensing Siri Remote, as the upgraded set-top box will also include support for iOS-compatible Bluetooth gaming controllers, including a brand new offering from SteelSeries.

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Microsoft’s Phil Spencer wants to win PC gamers back, despite Games For Windows Live debacle

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Microsoft wants to win back PC gamers, but after the debacle of Games for Windows Live, it’s got some damage control to do. Phil Spencer claims he welcomes the challenge.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/206014-microsofts-phil-spencer-wants-to-win-pc-gamers-back-despite-games-for-windows-live-debacle

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Best laptops for engineers: When work requires a real workstation

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Next to gamers, engineers put the most stress on laptop performance. Excellent displays, high-end graphics, and plenty of RAM are the norm. We examine some of the very best laptops that can do the work a typical engineer requires on the road.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/175393-best-laptops-for-engineers-when-work-requires-a-real-workstation

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