G.Skill hits an insanely fast 5GHz on an air-cooled RGB DDR4 memory kit

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G.Skill hits an insanely fast 5GHz on an air-cooled RGB DDR4 memory kit

G.Skill is an active participant in the overclocking community, and to prove its mettle, the company sometimes takes matters into its own hands. Such is the case with a new feat that has never been done before—G.Skill took one of its dual-channel Trident Z RGB memory kits and cranked the dial to 5,000MHz, on air.

Dragon Quest 11 confirmed for PC, release date set

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Dragon Quest 11 confirmed for PC, release date set

Following its Japanese debut last summer, Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age will arrive in North America and Europe on September 4, 2018. Available for PC via Steam, the localised version promises a host of new features—such as a dash function, new difficulty settings a Camera Mode. 

Fortnite has raised the ire of an Australian current affairs program

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Fortnite has raised the ire of an Australian current affairs program

Fortnite is an incredibly popular video game, so it's natural for the otherwise games-ambivalent mainstream media to want a piece of it. Enter stage right Australia's A Current Affair, which in addition to being a fairly sensationalist outlet, also occasionally runs stories comparing the best fake tans on the Australian market. So you know it's pretty good.

Rainbow Six Siege's scrappy recoil system is getting revamped again

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Rainbow Six Siege's scrappy recoil system is getting revamped again

Ubisoft has been iterating on its Rainbow Six Siege recoil system for a while now, but according to a new blogpost, it looks like the studio has finally hit the nail on the head. The problem involves automatic weapons and the occasional instance of bullets not hitting where the reticule is aimed. Basically, recoil should throw your aim off, but the bullet should always hit where that reticule is, whether you want it there or not.

The KFC Bucket emote on Twitch leads to more racist abuse

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The KFC Bucket emote on Twitch leads to more racist abuse

We reported last week about a weird but amusing partnership between Twitch, KFC, and various streamers that offered viewers a chance to win free chicken dinners—real-world food, not the "winner winner" kind—simply by using a new "KFC Bucket emote" in Twitch chat. Basically, when a participating influencer wins a match, everyone who spams the bucket emote will be entered into a draw for a $20 gift card. Other prizes to be won include a Colonel Sanders ghillie suit, a survival spork, and a "med kit," which is basically a KFC bucket filled with gift cards.