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If you’re a Linux gamer and use an AMD Radeon graphics card, you might be aware that there are all kinds of limitations and bugs when trying to run at high resolutions with high refresh rates, when using the HDMI port. AMD’s software engineers had been working on a solution to it all, by implementing parts of the HDMI 2.1 specification into the code, but sadly had to shelve the whole project because the HDMI Forum rejected the project.The disappointing news was reported by Phoronix, who spotted a brief explanation of the problem by one of AMD’s Linux engineers. If…

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We’re going to have to flee the country…all of them.James is missing. We’re concerned. We’re not actually concerned, because honestly…who cares? Also, he’s the one writing this article, so he was probably fine. Also he shows up a few minutes after recording started, but I like to imagine that you are concerned. And yes, that sentence contains first, second, and third person. Technically, not true – I’m projecting my thoughts on “you” rather than writing from that perspective. What were we talking about? Right, New Business. Greg kicks the show off with a look at the remake of Mario vs…

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Magic: The Gathering is heading into videogame territory for some of its sets this year, with a Fallout crossover first on deck, and both Final Fantasy and Assassin’s Creed on the way. We got a look at some of the Fallout cards already, which show an understanding of the fact the Fallout games are about reading lore on terminals and hoarding junk until you’re encumbered. The small number of Assassin’s Creed cards shown so far suggest a similar understanding of the assignment.While the Fallout decks are specifically for use in Commander format, the Assassin’s Creed cards will be available in…

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Screenshot: Arrowhead Games / Kotaku, Square Enix, Square Enix / Kotaku, Square Enix / Kotaku, Square Enix / Kotaku, Image: Square Enix, Square Enix, Rawpixel.com (Shutterstock), Square Enix, Square EnixIt was a rather big week in gaming, this last one in February—mostly because we got Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth, and everyone came out of the woodwork to spout their hottest take and spiciest opinion about the Square Enix RPG. Is Cid redeemed? Is Aerith a goat lady? Is jank good?It wasn’t all FF7 all the time: We also had some things to say about third-person shooter Helldivers 2, this week,…

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Arrowhead Game Studios’ CEO Johan Pilestedt recently revealed that stats in Helldivers 2 are a lot more complicated than the interface would lead players to believe. Early versions of the game provided players with much more detailed information on each weapon’s performance. However, developers thought it was too complex for the average player. Weapons in Helldivers 2 have 46 hidden stats Weapons in Arrowhead’s Helldivers 2 have four visible stats: Damage, Capacity, Recoil, and Fire Rate. However, Pilestedt described these as “guidelines” that don’t give a full picture of the weapon’s performance. He revealed on Twitter that there are actually…

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Hey Xbox Insiders! We have a new Xbox Update Preview releasing to the Alpha Skip-Ahead ring today. It’s important we note that some updates made to these preview OS builds include background improvements that ensure a quality and stable build for Xbox consoles. We will continue to post these release notes, even when the noticeable changes to the UI are minimal or behind the scenes, so you’re aware when updates are coming to your device. Details can be found below! System Update Details OS Version: XB_FLT_2408GE\26068.1502.240227-2200 Available: 2 p.m. PT – March 1, 2024 Mandatory: 3 a.m. PT – March…

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