This Star Wars: Rogue Squadron HD remake in Unreal Engine 4 looks amazing

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This Star Wars: Rogue Squadron HD remake in Unreal Engine 4 looks amazing

'90s Star Wars games were the best Star Wars games—except for The Phantom Menace tie-in—and the above remake of Rogue Squadron's The Jade Moon level in Unreal Engine 4 really underlines that. It's a very clean-looking fan effort that captures the art style of the original game while enhancing it with much nicer effects, models and textures. 

Ooblets may get an alpha test, and you might be able to take part

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Ooblets may get an alpha test, and you might be able to take part

The farm life-meets-Pokemon sim Ooblets will likely get an early access release of some sort, creator Rebecca Cordingley said back in March. But maybe, hypothetically, there might also be some closed alpha testing before that happens. And if it did—which is not to say that it will!—and you wanted to take part, that might be a possibility as well. 

NZXT's H200 Mini-ITX case is only $67 right now

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NZXT's H200 Mini-ITX case is only $67 right now

If you're getting ready to build a small form-factor PC, or if you're looking to move your PC to a sleek new case, you might be interested in this deal. NZXT's H200 Mini-ITX case is currently $66.99 on Amazon, a decent savings from the usual price of $90-$100.

Xbox boss Phil Spencer pledges improved safety and inclusivity in online games

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer pledges improved safety and inclusivity in online games

Earlier this month, Microsoft shared some examples of "trash talk" in an Xbox Community Standards update that were amusing in their relative inoffensiveness, substitution of "<profanity>" and "<racial slur>" for actual profanity and racial slurs, and heavy reliance on "potato" as an insult, which I'll admit is a new one on me. But the company seems serious about addressing abusive behavior in games, a point Head of Xbox Phil Spencer emphasized in a blog post in which he wrote that "gaming is for everyone." 

A battle is raging for the memory speed record and Adata is winning

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A battle is raging for the memory speed record and Adata is winning

Bragging rights and, well, mostly just bragging rights are at stake as Adata and Micron both attempt to lay claim to having the fastest DDR4 memory on the planet, by way of overclocking. As it stands at the time of this writing, Adata is in the lead, though maybe not for long.

Elite Dangerous hacks are becoming a problem, and Frontier is investigating

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Elite Dangerous hacks are becoming a problem, and Frontier is investigating

While unscrupulous smugglers, bounty hunters and pirates might be welcome in Elite Dangerous, some rogues have been ruffling their fellow pilots' feathers by using hacks to augment their ships. Programs used to exploit the game aren't new to Elite, but members of the community have noticed a rise, with a recent Reddit thread highlighting a specific group that's been active since at least August 2018.