Blizzard has rolled out a new mobile esports app for Android and iOS devices called—wait for it—the Blizzard Esports Mobile App. The app provides schedules, news, and scores from Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, StarCraft, and World of Warcraft events from around the world, and will also serve up notifications of announcements and upcoming competitions.
Year of the Dragon, a Half-Life mod that replaces Gordan Freeman with Spyro the Dragon, has finally entered early access. You can download and play the Office Complex demo over on ModDB and glide, charge, and breath fire all over the early-game Half-Life level as a talking cartoon dragon instead of a boring MIT graduate.
Esports organization Virtus Pro has terminated its relationship with "individuals who've been managing VP social media" following a tweet of an image of its Dota 2 team standing behind an anonymous woman that asked, "Who's gonna 'ride' the Mercedes this year?"
Look, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so what constitutes attractiveness is truly subjective. No argument there. But have you ever looked at a steaming pile of dog turd and thought to yourself, 'Wow, what a beautiful pile of shit!'? Probably not, but then again, someone at Antec at one point looked at the proposed design for its new open frame Torque computer case and said, 'Wow, what a beautiful...chassis, make it happen!' And so they did.
The worldwide flash memory storage is coming to an end, and we're finally starting to see decent prices on PC RAM. Newegg currently has a stick of G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 RAM for $53.99, which is around $20 cheaper than what most other 8GB DDR4-2400 kits are currently going for. In fact, two of these would be cheaper than most other 16 GB (2 x 8GB) RAM kits.
For primary storage chores, we've ditched the mechanical hard disk drive (HDD) and have moved on to faster solid state drives (SSDs), but don't go writing the HDD's obituary. Companies are still cranking out bigger capacities HDDs, none more capacious than Western Digital's new 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620.
Reclamation Day for PC players is right around, with Fallout 76 being available to beta test on PC starting October 30. As that draws near, you can prep your system with a new AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition driver release, version 18.10.2, provided you're running a Radeon-based graphics card of course.
Microsoft made waves in the open source community when it announced this past summer that it was acquiring GitHub, the leading software development platform with 85 million repositories and more than 31 million developers contributing to them. Now nearly five months later, the $7.5 billion acquisition is complete. This officially marks a new era for GitHub.
Edge Case Games has announced that the Infection update to the free-to-play MOBAttlestar game Fractured Space will be its last. Servers will be kept online for "the foreseeable future," but there will be no new content, updates, or patches released.