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Cate Blanchett is confirmed for the Borderlands film


Cate Blanchett in Thor: Ragnarok
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Earlier this month we heard a rumor that Cate Blanchett was in talks to appear in the upcoming Borderlands movie adaptation.And now Lionsgate has made it official: The rumor was true, the talks were successful, and Cate Blanchett is in.

How Marvel's Avengers aims to approach accessibility and representation

Marvel's Avengers

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Accessibility in games has made some strides over the last few years, especially when it comes to in-game options like difficulty and UI customisation.In a interview posted by Square Enix, Marvel's Avengers game director Mariah Robinson and senior community manager Meagan Marie detail how Crystal Dynamics is taking an holistic approach, extending its accessibility initiative to marketing and representation.

The Razer Blade 15 Studio is the gaming laptop we want but can't afford


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Traditional gaming laptops are nice, but if money was no object and we had a need for a professional GPU, we'd look long and hard at Razer's new Blade 15 Studio Edition.This is essentially a mobile workstation, though calling it a "mobile studio" for creators has a fancier ring to it.

Fortnite Chapter 2 season 3 is delayed again

Battle Royale

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The start of Fortnite Chapter 2 season 3 has been delayed again, although fortunately not for very long.It also reminded players to wrap their season 2 business up while they can, including Battle Pass challenges and appearance choices for Brutus, TNTina, Meowscles, Skye, Midas, and Maya.

Steam Cloud Play enters beta testing with GeForce Now support


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Valve has quietly dipped its toes into the waters of cloud gaming with the beta rollout of Steam Cloud Play, which introduces GeForce Now streaming integration, but may include other services in the future.For now, it allows publishers to opt into GeForce Now streaming for their games through the Steam backend.

Intel is using two manufacturing processes for some Comet Lake Core i5 CPUs


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Some Intel Comet Lake Core i5 processors are not like the others, meaning the silicon beneath the heat spreader can be a little different chip-to-chip.The Intel Core i5 10400 and Core i5 10400F are both available with one of two steppings, either Q0 or G1, and these signal whether these chips are a native six-core or a cut-down 10-core chip.

The Witcher series hits 50 million sales

This time last year, CDP reported that it had surpassed 40 million sales, with more than half of those contributed by The Witcher 3 alone.It aired in December 2019, spurring on sales of The Witcher 3, which saw a spike of 554 percent compared to December 2018.

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge is a VR game based on the theme park

Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy's Edge

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A new Star Wars game is on the horizon, letting you explore the world of Batuu for the first time without having to take a trip to Anaheim or Orlando.It's the setting of Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park, but in Tales from the Galaxy's Edge you'll be going off on an action-adventure rather than hitting up rides.

Bungie says Destiny 2 season 11 and year 4 reveals are coming 'very soon'

Destiny 2

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The latest installment of This Week at Bungie features a recap of the studio's "deep dives" into the state of Destiny 2, and how it plans to change the game for season 11 and beyond.More interestingly, though, it promises to start talking about "how Year 4 begins" in less than two weeks.

Logitech G915 TKL wireless gaming keyboard review


Lag-free wireless

Great battery life

Low-profile mechanical switches



Limited macro functionality

The Logitech G915 TKL gaming keyboard is a familiar sight for yours truly—I've been using the Logitech G915 for my past 50,000 words or so, and the G915 TKL brings the same wireless technology and sleek design to the fore, bar numpad.Macro functionality has been loosely retained with the G915 TKL, but it has been shifted to a secondary program of the Function keys.

Dell G5 15 SE gaming laptop review


Awesome CPU performance

Speedy 144Hz display

Great pricing on all models


Weak speakers

Plastic lid

The Dell G5 15 Special Edition gaming laptops are diving headfirst into the affordable gaming laptop market with an AMD-on-AMD model.Featuring AMD's new Smartshift technology, let's how the flashy new CPU/GPU combo in the G5 15 SE stacks up against the competition.

MSI Optix MAG272CQR review | PC Gamer

Our Verdict
A great all-round work and high refresh gaming monitor for mid to high end PC builds.For

Tight curve

Solid VA panel



A lot of competition at this price

Pros will want 240Hz+

MSI Optix MAG272CQR 27" 16:9.

Arkane's Arx Fatalis is free for the taking


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I said yesterday that it would be most excellent if Arkane Studios celebrated its 20th anniversary by announcing that an Arx Fatalis remaster was in the works.But there is good news: For the next few days, the original Arx Fatalis is free.