Microsoft is developing Defender security extensions for Chrome and Firefox

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Microsoft is developing Defender security extensions for Chrome and Firefox

There exist shady corners of the web where malware runs rampant, and even if you make an effort to avoid them, you may find yourself somewhere unsafe anyway as the result of a redirect and/or a hijacked website. Hey, it happens. To help deal with that, Microsoft is porting its Defender Application Guard extension for Edge over to Chrome and Firefox. There's a catch, though.

Notmycar is a vehicular battle royale, coming soon

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Notmycar is a vehicular battle royale, coming soon

Notmycar is providing an important service for anyone who has played PUBG and thought "this would be better if we were all cars". Up to 100 cars are dropped onto the battlefield, and they've got to gear up and murder the competition. It sounds as great as the new trailer is obnoxious. And it's pretty obnoxious. 

Star Wars: Dark Forces is getting a fan remake from an Obsidian developer

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Star Wars: Dark Forces is getting a fan remake from an Obsidian developer

A senior environment artist at Obsidian, Jason Lewis, is creating a fan remake of Star Wars: Dark Forces, which introduced the world to Kyle Katarn and the joys of shooting Stormtroopers in first-person back in 1995. So far, he's been able to make a recreation of the first level that can be traversed from start to finish, screenshots of which can be found on his Artstation page

The Division 2 datamine digs up details on the first raid

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The Division 2 datamine digs up details on the first raid

If you've had an especially fruitful weekend in The Division 2's post-apocalyptic capital, you're probably on the look out for some fresh challenges in the endgame. There's quite a bit to do once you hit level 30, as Samuel points out in his The Division 2 review-in-progress, but you'll need a wait a bit longer for the first raid, Dark Hours. A recent datamine, however, provides some potential hints about what you'll be doing. 

Gearbox tease another game, maybe involving Penn & Teller?

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Gearbox tease another game, maybe involving Penn & Teller?

Gearbox has been tweeting a series cryptic images in the build-up to Pax East, leading to a lot of speculation about what games they'll be announcing. Signs point to Borderlands 3 for the first one of course, and the follow-up image could be from a sequel to We Happy Few? Maybe? That was followed by a pixelated screenshot of Maya from Borderlands 2, which might point at a Switch port, and the fourth image is something completely different: An ampersand. Specifically a red ampersand on a black background that looks suspiciously like part of the Penn & Teller logo.