The Sinking City cinematic teases a 1920s world of shadows and insanity

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The Sinking City cinematic teases a 1920s world of shadows and insanity

The Sinking City is one of those games that sounds brilliant on paper: An open-world investigative action-adventure set in a gritty 1920s inundated with water and Lovecraft-styled horrors. Austin took it for a spin earlier this year and it came off as very promising, but it's also very ambitious, and that makes me a little nervous. Developer Frogwares has done some pretty good stuff in the past (Magrunner: Dark Pulse is quite good, and also Cthulhu-ized) but this feels like a big step beyond its usual stuff. 

Electronic Arts says 'female playable characters are here to stay'

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Electronic Arts says 'female playable characters are here to stay'

The big Battlefield 5 reveal earlier this week was not without controversy, most of it driven by the presence of a woman on the cover of the box. And not a demure nurse watching over wounded warriors in the tranquil English countryside, no: This lady is pissed off and packing heat. As if that wasn't bad enough, another woman featured prominently in the guns-blazing debut trailer wielding a Tommy gun, a sniper rifle, and eventually, a cricket bat wrapped in barbed wire. (Yeah, it's that kind of trailer.) 

Report says cryptocurrency demand drove annual graphics card shipments up 66 percent, optimistic about availability

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Report says cryptocurrency demand drove annual graphics card shipments up 66 percent, optimistic about availability

For many months, gamers in need of a GPU upgrade found themselves in a tough spot. Finding a mid-range or high-end graphics card in stock was a challenge in and of itself, and most of the time they were selling for way above MSRP. Things have finally settled down, but will there be another shortage? Perhaps not in the near future, if a new report by Jon Peddie Research is correct in its assessment.

Get an Asus GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card for $568

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Get an Asus GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card for $568

By far the best deal for a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti right now can be found at Office Depot. The vendor is selling an Asus model (Turbo-GTX1080TI-11G) for $709.99, which isn't a great price, but if you apply coupon code 17422100 at checkout, it knocks 20 percent off.