Crytek sues Star Citizen studio over breach of contract and copyright infringement

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Crytek sues Star Citizen studio over breach of contract and copyright infringement

Crytek has filed a lawsuit against Cloud Imperium Games over the use of its Cryengine technology in Star Citizen, alleging that Crytek licensed the engine to CIG at a below-market rate in exchange for a prominent display of its trademarks in Star Citizen. That's no longer happening because the game is now running on Amazon's Lumberyard engine, but the problems actually started well before that. 

WD's portable 4TB Elements hard drive is on sale for $95

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WD's portable 4TB Elements hard drive is on sale for $95

Backing up data is not exactly fun or glamorous, but it can sure save you a headache down the line. It's also relatively cheap, in the grand scheme of things. Case in point, WD's external 4TB Elements drive is on sale for $100 at Newegg and Amazon, though Newegg is also offering a $5 discount with promo code EMCSBCBC3, knocking the price down to $95.

Corsair launches the world’s fastest memory kit for laptops and SFF PCs

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Corsair launches the world’s fastest memory kit for laptops and SFF PCs

RAM speed may not matter as much as it once did, but that hasn't stopped Corsair from claiming bragging rights when it can. Now is one of those moments—the company announced a new 32GB (8x4GB) Vengeance DDR4-4000 SO-DIMM (small outline dual in-line memory module), currently the fastest of its kind, offering enthusiasts both speed and capacity.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's free Last Jedi update is live today

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's free Last Jedi update is live today

The Last Jedi has come to Star Wars Battlefront 2 in the form of a free update that adds Finn and Captain Phasma to the lineup of hero characters, along with a new hero ship (Tallie Lintra's RZ-2 A-wing), new campaign missions, and a pair of new multiplayer maps. First things first, though: Battlefront 2 writer Mitch Dyer hit up Twitter to reassure Star Wars fans that the DLC doesn't spoil The Last Jedi film in any way—but if you want to go into it "totally blind," watch the movie first.