Halo Infinite delayed to 2021

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Halo Infinite delayed to 2021

Halo Infinite isn't going to make the Xbox Series X's holiday launch. After its big reveal at the July Xbox Showcase was criticized, largely for its graphics, Microsoft has delayed the game into 2021. It's a dramatic move for the game meant to spearhead Microsoft's new console launch. Here's the meat of the message from Halo Infinite studio head Chris Lee: 

Hearthstone may be getting a battle pass

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Hearthstone may be getting a battle pass

It appears that Blizzard is giving thought to bringing a battle pass to Hearthstone. As reported by CCG site Out of Cards, players recently received a survey from Blizzard inquiring about their interest in a system that would replace rewards based on daily challenges and wins with one based on experience.

3D Realms is having an online event with John Romero, Cliff Bleszinski, and more

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3D Realms is having an online event with John Romero, Cliff Bleszinski, and more

Did you notice that odd tweet from 3D Realms last week, for something called RD2020? Today the mystery was revealed, and it is not, as some suggested, a Ruke Dukem reboot: It is Realms Deep, an online event running over the weekend of September 5-6 that will serve up news and announcements from 3D Realms, 1C Entertainment, New Blood Interactive, Nightdive Studios, Running With Scissors, and more.

Final Fantasy 14's hugely expanded free trial is now live along with major patch

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Final Fantasy 14's hugely expanded free trial is now live along with major patch

Final Fantasy 14's hugely expanded free trial is available from today, and if you've not heard about it already, you might need to sit down and tighten your grip on your monocle. The trial has been expanded to include all content from the base game and its first expansion Heavensward, while its level cap has been done away with (you can now advance to level 60 as normal). There's no time limit, no subscription needed, and all of the content from A Realm Reborn and Heavensward is included, although you will need to stump up for a subscription if you want to access certain social features, or play the rest of the expansions.

Nvidia's September 1 GeForce Special Event to 'usher in a new era' of Ampere GPU. But will it really be a GeForce RTX 3080?

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Nvidia's September 1 GeForce Special Event to 'usher in a new era' of Ampere GPU. But will it really be a GeForce RTX 3080?

The green team is surely ushering in "a new era" of Nvidia Ampere-based cards at the GeForce Special Event kicking off at 9am PT on September 1 this year. And not August 31, as yesterday's 21 days tease seemed to suggest. Numbers are hard, just ask the mildly dyscalculic Titan V. The event is set to feature an address by Nvidia's leather-clad CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang.