'No Man's Sky' comes to Xbox this summer alongside huge update

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'No Man's Sky' comes to Xbox this summer alongside huge update

No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox One this summer and it's bringing a massive update, called "Next", with it. It's so massive, in fact, that it's even got its own logo. There's no word on what it'll include, but previous updates Foundation, Pathfinder and Atlas Rises all drastically built upon the scope of the game, so you can expect significant additions. Speaking to Kotaku, game founder Sean Murray said Next will be "by far our biggest update so far."

'Doom' is the latest game to get a 4K patch on consoles

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'Doom' is the latest game to get a 4K patch on consoles

The next time you venture a little south of Heaven in Doom it'll have an awful lot more Hellish detail. Developer id Software is pushing out an update tomorrow that'll bump the game's resolution pretty dramatically on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X hardware, up to 4K. Doom uses a dynamic resolution scaler (which explains how it can run on the Nintendo Switch), but at the moment the resolution is capped at 1080p. So, while the game currently looks better on PS4 Pro than base PS4 hardware, it's not playing in 4K. Unfortunately, publisher Bethesda's blog post doesn't mention HDR or what frame-rates the game will run at in UHD.

Riot revamps EU 'League of Legends' circuit to retain pro players

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Riot revamps EU 'League of Legends' circuit to retain pro players

Riot overhauled its North American League of Legends eSports championship to give pros a better reason to stick around, and now it's mounting a similar effort for Europe. The EU division of the League Championship Series has instituted a slew of reforms that should ensure more sustainable careers, most notably an end to relegation and promotion. There was a lot of turnover when teams knew they could fall from grace -- this lets them spend more time and money on players to create "lasting connections" with fans. In other words, a rookie with promise won't get cut just because their team had a rough first season.

‘Dragon Quest XI’ arrives on PS4 and PC in the US September 4th

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‘Dragon Quest XI’ arrives on PS4 and PC in the US September 4th

The next game in the Dragon Quest franchise will arrive in North America and Europe on September 4th for PS4 and PC only, but the previously-rumored Switch version won't be coming in 2018. Dragon Quest XI came out in Japan last summer for the aforementioned consoles and the 3DS, and sadly, the game's maker Square Enix decided not to localize the game for Western owners of Nintendo's handheld, according to IGN.

Watch NVIDIA's GTC keynote in under 15 minutes

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Watch NVIDIA's GTC keynote in under 15 minutes

As usual, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang revealed a ton of news during his keynote at the company's GPU Technology Conference yesterday. There's the new Quadro GV100 GPU, which is based on NVIDIA's Volta architecture and will power its new RTX ray tracing technology. The company also revealed its Drive Constellation system for testing self-driving cars in virtual reality, which will certainly help now that it's pausing real world testing. Finally, NVIDIA made some major announcements around AI: its new DGX-2 "personal supercomputer" is insanely powerful, and it's also partnering with ARM to bring its deep learning technology into upcoming Trillium mobile chips.

'Mario Kart' Monopoly will have you racing to buy properties

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'Mario Kart' Monopoly will have you racing to buy properties

Hasbro's Super Mario Bros.-themed Monopoly looks delightful enough as it is, but it might feel a bit lacking if you prefer the kart-driving version of the beloved Italian plumber. The good news is that you won't have to make do with the ordinary Mario Monopoly -- not when toy and board game giant has released Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart. Like its predecessor, it incorporates Kart characters and twists into the game. You can choose from the Mario, Princess Peach, Luigi and Toad Mario Kart tokens, which all have specific powers and abilities. When the Toad token player rolls a Power-Up Boost, for instance, all players must pay them one coin.