Sapphire says GPU mining is making a comeback, outs a 16GB Radeon RX 570

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Sapphire says GPU mining is making a comeback, outs a 16GB Radeon RX 570

Sapphire may have gotten the memo that cryptocurrency mining with GPUs is no longer profitable, but it's taking that memo and crumpling it into a ball, lighting it on fire, and throwing it out the window. Or to put it another way, Sapphire plans to launch a Radeon RX 570 graphics card with 16GB of GDDR5 memory, which is twice as much as a regular Radeon RX 570. Why? Because GPU mining is making a comeback, apparently.

Black Desert Online's 50-player battle royale mode starts today

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Black Desert Online's 50-player battle royale mode starts today

Black Desert Online is a sandbox MMO with a very detailed character creator and surprisingly brilliant trade system. As of today, it is also the latest victim of the ‘everything must have a battle royale mode’ craze. The new Shadow Arena mode is still in development, but you can try out an early access version in-game today. Check out the trailer above. 

The Division 2 'private beta' will begin in February

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The Division 2 'private beta' will begin in February

A 'private' beta for Tom Clancy's The Division 2 will begin on February 7, Ubisoft has announced, over a month ahead of the official launch planned for 15 March. The beta will be a short one, running only until February 10, so clear your plans for that weekend if you want to take an early tour through the pandemic-ravaged ruins of Washington, DC. Check out what that will look like with a new trailer above.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's latest DLC forces your hero into a heterosexual romance

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's latest DLC forces your hero into a heterosexual romance

Well before Assassin's Creed Odyssey launched, Ubisoft made it clear that this is a full-blown RPG where players have control over the story and their character's place within it. For me, that meant playing Kassandra as a do-good mercenary who also couldn't pass up an opportunity to hop in bed with any willing participant regardless of their gender. But, in a confounding twist, Odyssey's latest DLC completely undoes that freedom of player choice, and fans are understandably pissed about it.

Hitman 2 developer IO Interactive is opening a second studio

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Hitman 2 developer IO Interactive is opening a second studio

Hitman 2 developer IO Interactive is opening a new studio in Malmö, Sweden, it announced today. IOI Malmö will support the Hitman series, but the announcement also teases the possibility of new universes and franchises that the additional studio will allow the developer to explore. 

A new Dragon Ball Z action RPG is coming out in 2019

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A new Dragon Ball Z action RPG is coming out in 2019

Bandai Namco has announced a new Dragon Ball Z action RPG. The publisher isn’t giving up much beyond its existence, suggesting that the project is just beginning this year. We’ll find out more at the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour finals later this month. On the subject of Dragon Ball FighterZ, it’s getting a new character, also to be announced at the finals.