Total War: 1942 turns Rome into World War 2

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Total War: 1942 turns Rome into World War 2

Across the years, Total War has flung everything from packs of dogs to undead dragons into battle, but Creative Assembly has yet to dabble in an era that lets us finally field the humble tank. Total War: 1942, an overhaul for the original Rome, fixes this omission, adding not just tanks, but planes, battleships and little blokes with rocket launchers. 

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom has a free demo on Steam right now

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom has a free demo on Steam right now

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is Game Atelier's take on the classic Wonder Boy series: it's a side-scrolling Metroidvania RPG with graphics so cheerfully lush that it almost makes you angry. It released for consoles last year and has been constantly delayed on PC, while the studio ensures the port is up to scratch.

Intel's reign over Windows laptops may be coming to an end

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Intel's reign over Windows laptops may be coming to an end

For decades, Windows has primarily been the playground of x86 processors. While there have been a few forays over the years into other territory, the predominant platform has always been Intel's x86 processors, along with compatible chips (mostly from AMD). But Microsoft has been toying with alternative architectures again, and the latest approach is Windows on ARM.

'Red Faction Evolution' may have just leaked via the Nvidia Ansel website

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'Red Faction Evolution' may have just leaked via the Nvidia Ansel website

E3 surprises are often leaked by retailer databases or blurry photographs, but it's not every day that a new game is leaked by a screenshot tool. But that may have happened with Red Faction Evolution, which users on the Metacouncil forum spotted on Nvidia's Ansel compatibility page. Ansel is Nvidia's tech for taking 360 degree screenshots in games, adjusting post-processing, resolution, and so on. It's a high-powered photo mode that quite a few PC games support these days, including, supposedly, Red Faction Evolution.

X570 motherboards are ready for Ryzen 3000 and PCIe 4.0

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X570 motherboards are ready for Ryzen 3000 and PCIe 4.0

Computex is here, and we’ve already seen plenty of exciting announcements. Faster SSDs, new cases, and refreshed laptops have already been teased, but AMD’s new Ryzen 3000 processors and Navi-based graphics cards received the most attention from PC enthusiasts. But what good is a shiny new CPU if you don’t have a motherboard to put it in? Well, you’re in luck, because Computex is the place to show off new motherboards, and all the major manufacturers have already announced many of their upcoming boards for AMD’s X570 platform.