Microsoft Bug Says Elden Rings, GTA V Available On Game Pass

Image: Elden Ring / GTA V Earlier this week, some folks checking Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming beta website noticed something weird: listings for games like Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto V not only said they were part of the company’s Game Pass offering, but would also be playable on the cloud. Here’s a screen grab … Read more

Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro Promises 4000Hz Polling Without Wires

Razer’s new DeathAdder V3 Pro comes in black and white. Image: Razer Razer has announced the DeathAdder V3 Pro gaming mouse, the third-generation follow up to its popular DeathAdder lineup. The mouse promises better ergonomics and a lighter build for extended gaming sessions. But its biggest trick is that it pairs up with the sold-separately … Read more

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related … Read more

Elden Ring Just Got A Huge Update That Nerfs Bloodhound Step

Screenshot: FromSoftware It’s been a while since Elden Ring saw any love, but patch 1.06 is here. There’s not much in the way of new additions, though notably the update means you can now do co-op or invasions in multiple places at once in addition to having larger invasion area. There’s also a new mysterious … Read more

Record-Breaking Experiment Could Solve a Huge Challenge in Quantum Computing

Two atoms inflated to an almost comical size and cooled to a fraction above absolute zero have been used to generate a robust, insanely fast two-qubit quantum gate that could help overcome some of quantum computing’s persistent challenges. Since a two-qubit gate is the fundamental building block of efficient quantum computers, this breakthrough has huge … Read more

Rollback Netcode Coming To Dragon Ball Z and Samurai Shodown

Image: Bandai Namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting Rollback Netcode improvements about the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So … Read more

It’s Time to Embrace Physical Media Again

Photo: Cheevaru (Shutterstock) It’s finally time to admit streaming apps and digital distribution have ruined most creative media industries, and maybe physical media was the right choice all along. Okay, that’s a tad dramatic. But it’s not exactly wrong. To be fair, streaming apps aren’t all bad. Streaming services and digital storefronts make it easy … Read more

5 things we’ve learned from earnings season so far: How big an impact is inflation having?

More than 80% of the S&P 500 index’s companies have reported second-quarter results so far, and at least five key takeaways have emerged — including that Wall Street was far more worried about the coming earnings season than it needed to be. That doesn’t mean investors were wrong; the numbers and management commentary have confirmed … Read more

The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

Image: Valve / FromSoftware / Square Enix / No Matter Studio / Kotaku The Steam Deck, Valve’s mega-powerful mini-PC, only arrived this year, and while there are many reasons to check out one of the most exciting pieces of gaming hardware available today, the amount of great, hassle-free games available on the device is proof … Read more

Microsoft Teams app now optimized for Mac lineup with Apple silicon

To help its users work easier and faster on their favorite devices, tech giant Microsoft announced that it has created a native version of its Microsoft Teams app optimized for the Mac lineup with Apple silicon. The company said it is rolling out a production-grade universal binary version of Teams, which … Read more