AMD clears up confusion over rebranding FreeSync 2 to 'FreeSync 2 HDR'

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AMD clears up confusion over rebranding FreeSync 2 to 'FreeSync 2 HDR'

AMD is rebranding its FreeSync 2 technology to 'FreeSync 2 HDR' in order to reflect one of the biggest changes versus the original FreeSync spec, which is HDR (high dynamic range) support. Makes sense, right? Well, there's been some confusion over the spec, and specifically over the requirements for a monitor maker to slap a FreeSync 2 HDR badge on an existing FreeSync 2 display.

Fallout 76 trailer shows off C.A.M.P. basebuilding

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Fallout 76 trailer shows off C.A.M.P. basebuilding

The Garden of Eden Creation Kit—the G.E.C.K.—is a device of singular importance in the Fallout universe. It's a portable terraforming technology that can transform blasted chunks of wasteland into viable, life-supporting land in very short spans of time. In Fallout 76, players will establish their post-war settlements with a similar, but still very different, device called the Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform—the C.A.M.P.

H1Z1 releases a new 8x8km map called Outbreak

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H1Z1 releases a new 8x8km map called Outbreak

Free-to-play battle royale shooter H1Z1 is getting a new map today called Outbreak, an 8x8km battle royale arena that features "new terrain, points of interest, and art and textures". And keep your eye out for few areas familiar to long-time players of H1Z1, because the map includes several landmarks from the original map (though they've been redesigned). You can see video of some of those landmarks above, such as Pleasant Valley and Misty Peak Dam, and there's an announcement trailer and some screenshots below.