Typos in a Civilization 6 data file are messing with the AI's priorities

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Typos in a Civilization 6 data file are messing with the AI's priorities

There's a story going around that sounds too improbable to be true: that Civilization 6's AI leaders have been acting strangely because of five misspellings in a data file. The likelihood that Firaxis wouldn't have noticed such an obvious error seems minuscule. And yet, inside one of Civ 6's loose data files, Leaders.xml, are the following five lines:

The Crew 2 hits the road in June, beta signups are open

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The Crew 2 hits the road in June, beta signups are open

The Crew 2, Ubisoft's open-world, omni-vehicle racing game, was supposed to be out in March but hit the proverbial speed bump at the end of 2017 when it was pushed back to sometime between April and September. Today Ubi pinned that down to June 29 with a brief new gameplay trailer and details about a new, high-priced Motor Edition release. 

Space mystery Outer Wilds resurrected by Edith Finch publisher, coming 2018

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Space mystery Outer Wilds resurrected by Edith Finch publisher, coming 2018

Outer Wilds, you may recall, is a first-person game about exploring a solar system in 20-minute intervals on account of the time loop the whole shebang is trapped in. We played and rather enjoyed an early build in 2015 but haven't heard much about the game since, until now. Today, developer Mobius Digital Games announced a partnership with publisher Annapurna Interactive, who also published What Remains of Edith Finch and Gorogoa. Together, the two will finally bring Outer Wilds to PC later this year, well over three years after its announcement.  

Get an Alienware Aurora with a GeForce GTX 1070 for $1,100

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Get an Alienware Aurora with a GeForce GTX 1070 for $1,100

As is often the case, Dell has made available some coupon codes that allow you to take home a desktop system for less than the list price. That includes its higher-end Alienware Aurora desktop line. Using coupon code 100OFF999, you can snag a well-equipped system with a GeForce GTX 1070 inside for $1,100.

Logitech launches a speaker system with RGB lights that react to your gameplay

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Logitech launches a speaker system with RGB lights that react to your gameplay

Wouldn't it be cool if your desktop and surrounding area lit up with different colored lights based on what you're doing in a game? If you answered 'yes' to that question, Logitech's new G560 speaker system might be the final piece to your RGB puzzle. Otherwise, toss this into the OGARP (Oh God, Another RGB Peripheral) category.