Intel wants your feedback on what it should be doing with graphics

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Intel wants your feedback on what it should be doing with graphics

Have you heard? Intel is getting into discrete graphics, and has assembled some industry bigwigs to help with that endeavor. That's not really a genuine question, because of course you've heard—Intel's hired a bunch of marketing vets and even plucked some individuals from the enthusiast community (most recently Kyle Bennett from HardOCP) to make sure its message is heard. But it also wants to hear from you, and so it's holding another Ask You Anything session on Reddit.

USB drives are confusing the May 2019 update for Windows 10

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USB drives are confusing the May 2019 update for Windows 10

Presumably in a few weeks, Microsoft will begin rolling out the May 2019 update for Windows 10, but like the October 2018 update that came before it, it may arrive with some annoying issues. One of those is the inability to handle an upgrade if a USB flash drive or SD card is plugged in.

Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2's first abilities have been revealed

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Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2's first abilities have been revealed

At the start of Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2, we'll be playing a newly-embraced Thinblood, a second-class citizens of the vampire world. They're not really liked and they're weaker than the full-blooded vampires that belong to various clans. We'll be able to join them, too, but even as a Thinblood we'll have a few tricks up our puffy vampire sleeves. Watch the teaser above for a brief introduction. 

Star Trek Online's Rise of Discovery update brings back Captain Lorca

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Star Trek Online's Rise of Discovery update brings back Captain Lorca

With the second season of Star Trek: Discovery over, you might be looking to fill the hole in your life with something else Trek-shaped, and free-to-play MMO Star Trek Online's upcoming major update might just fit the bill. Rise of Discovery continues the crossover with the show, this time featuring Captain Lorca and Commander Landry, voiced by Jason Isaacs and Rekha Sharma. Watch the trailer above.

KOTOR, Dragon Age: Origins lead designer will lead a new studio for Wizards of the Coast

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KOTOR, Dragon Age: Origins lead designer will lead a new studio for Wizards of the Coast

Dungeons & Dragons company Wizards of the Coast announced today that it is opening a new studio in Austin, Texas, that will be headed up by former BioWare stalwart James Ohlen. Ohlen left BioWare last year after a 22-year career, during which he amassed design and writing credits including the Baldur's Gate series, Neverwinter Nights, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire, and Dragon Age: Origins. 

Surviving Mars is getting penguins, llamas and terraforming in May

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Surviving Mars is getting penguins, llamas and terraforming in May

Surviving Mars' terraforming expansion, Green Planet, will launch next month alongside Project Laika, a content pack that will let you introduce critters onto your increasingly verdant world. Pups, penguins, you'll even be able to bring a platypus to Mars. Some will be pets, but you'll also be able to raise livestock, too. Check out the feature breakdown of both DLCs above. 

Gigabyte's GTX 1070 8GB graphics card is at its cheapest ever price—£270—saving you 26%

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Gigabyte's GTX 1070 8GB graphics card is at its cheapest ever price—£270—saving you 26%

If you're searching for a graphics upgrade to your rig and don't mind missing out on ray tracing (for now), we've found an excellent deal for you. The Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming card, with 8GB DDR SDRAM, is now £269.99 at Amazon as today's Daily Deal for PC gamers. It's a card we'd absolutely recommend at this price, especially as that is the cheapest we've seen it in the UK. Normally, you're looking at £330+ for this kind of 1070 card, although it's possible to find them around the £300 mark. It's also among the best graphics cards you can buy, even if it's not the newest model anymore.