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4 Days ago
The new Steam Chat beta looks an awful lot like Discord - you can test it nowThe new Steam Chat beta looks an awful lot like Discord - you can test it now
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As one of the only people I know who isn't a fan of Discord, I hope that if you don't use group chats the current friends/chat system stays about the same in terms of interface.Reply
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Also not a Discord fan, mainly because of its woeful lack of security/encryption!

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Death Stranding is still weird but at least there's gameplay nowDeath Stranding is still weird but at least there's gameplay now
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Are you not going to mention that the trailer specifically says "Only on PlayStation"?Reply
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Yep, given that, I don't even really want to watch the trailer.

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Hitman 2's Sniper Assassin mode adds online co-op, and it’s out right nowHitman 2's Sniper Assassin mode adds online co-op, and it’s out right now
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It's unfortunate that this is only available as a pre-purchase. I really enjoyed Hitman Sniper Challenge that you got from pre-purchasing Hitman Absolution.

I'm assuming this is basically the same but improved upon, and with added co-op.

I am very interested in this, but it seems it's only available from pre-purchases. While I've played every Hitman game at release, it's simply not my "thing" anymore. I'd much prefer to pay for this "mode", as I'm unlikely to purchase the full game.

Who knows, perhaps they'll make this available as a mobile game that I'll never buy because of the crap they pulled with in-game purchases.

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This sounds pretty similar to Hitman GO

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Samsung is beating Intel processors to 7nm and to EUV production, and maybe to 3nm tooSamsung is beating Intel processors to 7nm and to EUV production, and maybe to 3nm too
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On the other hand though, isn't there the claim that the names aren't even standardised, and what others are calling 7nm is actually closer to Intel's 10nm that they're struggling with, or something like that?Reply
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Yeah, there is definitely a lot of marketing that goes into the naming of process nodes - a lot of the so-called 14nm nodes are really just re-named 16nm ones for the express purpose of marketing benefits, for example - so one company's 7nm lithography could have the same density as another's 10nm.


But it's also worth pointing out that it was Intel that helped grease the slippery slope with their 22nm node which actually had a drawn gate length of some 27nm.

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Anakhoresis commented on
3 Weeks ago
Battlefield 5’s reveal livestream is starting now - watch it hereBattlefield 5’s reveal livestream is starting now - watch it here
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Couldn't they have at least started with the trailer instead of a 'reflection' trailer? I'll find it on Youtube after it's over, it's just all marketing and concept art right now. And as pretty as it is, concept art of WW2 doesn't really tell me about the game.
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3 Weeks ago
Jetpacks fly into Fortnite tomorrowJetpacks fly into Fortnite tomorrow
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Meeeeee! Hop rocks are only in certain areas and can't really be used as a surprise. Jet packs would be far more dynamic.

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Well if hop-rocks are in certain areas, I think they should also put jet-packs in certain areas too like a military base or Dusty Divot.

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Anakhoresis commented on
3 Weeks ago
Epic will provide $100,000,000 for Fortnite tournament prizesEpic will provide $100,000,000 for Fortnite tournament prizes
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I mean, even besides Fortnite, let's not forget the stupidly large list of popular games that are using UE4 that Epic is reaping royalties and licensing fees from. Epic is making some serious bank right now.
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1 Month ago
Steam Link app preview: completely unnecessary for over 75% of PC gamersSteam Link app preview: completely unnecessary for over 75% of PC gamers
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I haven't tried it yet, but I use AMD and the idea of being able to play my games in bed on my phone? Pretty exciting!Reply
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Will be really interested to hear your feedback once you've spent some time with it. Give me a shout when you get a chance to play with the Link app for a while.

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Anakhoresis responded to Noctys comment in
1 Month ago
Ubisoft will announce a new sequel at E3 - what’s it going to be?Ubisoft will announce a new sequel at E3 - what’s it going to be?
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Splinter Cell was the first thing that popped into my head. Hoping I am right, not really interested in another Watch Dogs game yet....

A Prince Of Persia game would be even better though.
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Ooo, Prince of Persia for sure! That would be awesome. I really enjoyed the 2008 version, maybe a continuation of that.

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Anakhoresis commented on
1 Month ago
Black Ops 4’s battle royale map draws from past Call of Duty locationsBlack Ops 4’s battle royale map draws from past Call of Duty locations
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Can't say I'm excited. I feel like vehicle handling in these games has generally been terrible, (I haven't played some of the newer ones though), and besides that the quick kill nature of CoD doesn't seem like it would lend itself to Battle Royale.
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