What happened at today's White House meeting on videogame violence

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What happened at today's White House meeting on videogame violence

US president Donald Trump opened today's meeting with representatives and critics of the videogame industry by playing "a montage of clips of various violent videogames," according to this Washington Post report. The clip, which can be seen below, includes scenes from Call of Duty games, Dead by Daylight, Sniper Elite 4, and The Evil Within. Rep. Vicky Hartzler told the paper that Trump asked other attendees, "This is violent, isn't it?" while it played.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Kickstarter stretch goals are still coming

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Kickstarter stretch goals are still coming

Kingdom Come: Deliverance began life as a Kickstarter way back in early 2014—a very successful Kickstarter, which as commonly happens in crowdfunding campaigns led to a slew of stretch goals. Many were achieved, including a playable female character at £600,000 and a dog companion at £1 million, yet they remain unrealized. That in itself isn't necessary a big deal, but it became an issue today when Polygon reported that Warhorse Studios "is unwilling to commit to fulfilling all of those goals," and refused to say which of them it would fulfill, and when.   

New maps, ballistics, emotes, and custom game modes are coming to PUBG in 2018

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New maps, ballistics, emotes, and custom game modes are coming to PUBG in 2018

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene revealed a roadmap for PUBG today, giving us a look at the future of the popular battle royale shooter in 2018. Among other things, the plan includes two new maps, more character customization and emotes, new vehicles and weapons, and an improved ballistics system—plus an experimental test server so players can get an early look at changes added to the game as well as an opportunity to deliver feedback on these changes to the developers.

We've got five new Shadowverse cards to reveal

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We've got five new Shadowverse cards to reveal

 A new expansion is coming to the free-to-play fantasy CCG Shadowverse at the end of the month called Dawnbreak, Nightedge. The eighth new card set will add a new "Choose" keyword that enables the use of special abilities or effects when certain cards are played, a twist that publisher Cygames said will enable "unprecedented levels of strategic depth." And once again, we've got an exclusive look at five of the new cards that are on the way. 

AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700X and other second gen Ryzen CPU pricing revealed in leak

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AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700X and other second gen Ryzen CPU pricing revealed in leak

AMD returned to relevance in the high-end processor space with its Zen architecture, and while first generation Ryzen parts didn't outright dethrone Intel, Zen gave AMD a solid foundation to build upon. We are going to see that soon with the release of second generation Ryzen parts, prices for which have leaked out.