Fortnite 50v50 mode is back in action

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Fortnite 50v50 mode is back in action

Just in time for the weekend, Fortnite's 50v50v2 mode is back in action. The mode drops two teams of 50 players on opposite sides of the island with ten minutes to loot, five minutes to fight, and then five more minutes as the storm closes in. 

Deus Ex 'is not dead,' Eidos Montreal boss says

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Deus Ex 'is not dead,' Eidos Montreal boss says

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided was good, but for a variety of reasons it wasn't exactly a big hit. That led to rumors in early 2017 that Eidos Montreal, which had previously positioned the Deus Ex series as its flagship, had basically shelved it in favor of other things. There hasn't been much said about it since, but studio head David Anfossi recently told PCGamesN that while Shadow of the Tomb Raider is currently the big thing on the Eidos plate, "Deus Ex is not dead." 

Hunt: Showdown's first major update aims to cut back on camping

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Hunt: Showdown's first major update aims to cut back on camping

The first major content update for the supernatural safari game Hunt: Showdown is now live on Steam, and the "major" descriptor is apt: The patch makes a large number of changes and bug fixes, adds new equipment and gameplay features, and throws $4000 of in-game cash into everyone's account to make up for the technical problems that have previously cropped up. 

Nvidia is expecting a massive drop in GPU sales to cryptocurrency miners

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Nvidia is expecting a massive drop in GPU sales to cryptocurrency miners

Inventories of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10 series are holding strong two days after cards became widely available at MSRP, including both Founders Editions and custom cooled cards. That's good news for gamers who are in need of a GPU upgrade. Even better is that Nvidia doesn't anticipate cryptocurrency mining putting on a strain on supply, as was partially the case before. Instead, it expects crypto sales to drop by around two-thirds in the current quarter, Bloomberg reports.

Acer's 144Hz 1440p IPS monitor with G-Sync is just $550 right now

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Acer's 144Hz 1440p IPS monitor with G-Sync is just $550 right now

Now that the long-awaited 4K HDR monitors are arriving soon, it looks like prices of 1440p displays are coming down. The Acer Predator XB271HU is one of the best 1440p gaming monitors on the market—it's the Acer counterpart to our favorite gaming monitor—with a 4ms response time and a refresh rate of 144Hz, overclockable up to 165Hz. It usually goes for more than $700, but right now you can buy it for just $549.99 from Newegg.