Xbox "absolutely has to" invest in new studios and games, Phil Spencer says

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The opening event for this year's all-digital Twitchcon, aptly renamed Glitchcon, included a short AMA-style interview with Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer (starting at the 05:50 mark in the above video), who accepted congratulations on the successful launch of the Xbox Series X/S and shared some plans for the future of Microsoft's gaming operations.

AMD just launched a GPU that's 50% bigger than Big Navi

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AMD just launched a GPU that's 50% bigger than Big Navi

Back at the announcement of RDNA, AMD made it clear that it was at a fork in the road for its sole graphics architecture at the time, GCN. On the one hand, it had gaming requirements to meet. On the other, datacentre suits demanding big number crunching. To placate both parties, Radeon created two different architectures: RDNA and CDNA. What we're seeing today is the first graphics card to use the latter: the Instinct MI100.

Fall Guys has sold ten million copies on PC

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Fall Guys has sold ten million copies on PC

While concurrent player numbers may have been dropping, as expected after a bombastic launch month, Fall Guys is doing very well on the whole, according to Q3 2020 sales figures supplied through Unity's Q3 financial results. Under the point "Biggest Q3 gaming blockbusters powered by Unity", the statement reveals that Fall Guys has shifted ten million copies since release on Steam alone, three million up from the figure announced by publisher Devolver Digital three weeks after release. 

Fall Guys has sold 10 million copies on PC

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Fall Guys has sold 10 million copies on PC

According to SteamCharts, Fall Guys has steadily been bleeding concurrent players since its release in August, but the claim that Fall Guys is dead means very little when you know its sale figures for Q3 2020, supplied through Unity's Q3 financial results. Under the point "Biggest Q3 gaming blockbusters powered by Unity", the statement reveals that Fall Guys has shifted ten million copies since release on Steam alone, three million up from the figure announced by publisher Devolver Digital three weeks after release. 

Resident Evil Village is coming in April, according to the huge Capcom leak

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Resident Evil Village is coming in April, according to the huge Capcom leak

Following a recent ransomware attack on Capcom's internal systems by the Ragnar Locker group of hackers, some of the alleged 1TB of data has been leaked to 4chan after Capcom apparently refused to meet their demands. While these leaks always have to be taken with a pinch of salt, especially now that Capcom can react to the information being public and change plans accordingly, there are still a lot of interesting nuggets.

Asus ROG issues statement on GeForce RTX 30 series stock situation

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Asus ROG issues statement on GeForce RTX 30 series stock situation

Here we are about two months after Nvidia released its GeForce RTX 3080 to retail, and several weeks removed from the retail launch of the 3090 and 3070 that followed suit, yet it is still next to impossible to actually buy one. That is, unless you are willing to pay an exorbitant eBay or second-party seller tax. It's been a frustrating situation for gamers looking to replace an aging GPU that is long in the tooth, and that fact is not lost on Asus, which has issued a statement and apology.

Tiger Lake, Tiger Lake, burning bright

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Tiger Lake, Tiger Lake, burning bright

Somewhere in Taiwan, there is a laptop. Not much of a story in itself, perhaps, but that laptop is based on Intel’s new Tiger Lake-H processor, with eight cores, 16 threads, and Xe-powered graphics.