Intel's first 10nm desktop CPUs are still a year away…oh and 7nm is delayed (again)

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Intel's first 10nm desktop CPUs are still a year away…oh and 7nm is delayed (again)

In announcing Intel's second quarter earnings, CEO Bob Swan piled on the praise (PDF), saying the results came in "well above expectations," and chest-thumped the company's "continued focus on innovation and execution." And indeed, Intel raked in $19.7 billion in revenue, a 20 percent year-over-year jump. But then came the news of a defect in Intel's 7-nanometer technology, which means another delay. Meanwhile, Intel's first 10nm desktop CPUs won't be here until the second half of next year. Oh, boy.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis follow-up video details its relationship to the current PSO2

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Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis follow-up video details its relationship to the current PSO2

The trailer for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis during yesterday's Xbox Series X Games Showcase looked really good, but it left us confused as to what New Genesis actually is — an extension? An overhaul? Luckily Sega picked up on our confusion and released a longer follow-up trailer, leading with material from yesterday's teaser and a few additional gameplay scenes. The most important thing about the new trailer is the text accompanying it, which provides more detail on what New Genesis entails.

Here's some new footage of Sable, the Ghibli-inspired adventure now coming in 2021

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Here's some new footage of Sable, the Ghibli-inspired adventure now coming in 2021

It's been a while since we've seen anything new on Sable, the gorgeous open world adventure game inspired by the art of Studio Ghibli and French cartoonist Moebius. Originally scheduled to release in 2019, it was then delayed to 2020. Now it's been delayed again, to an unspecified date in 2021. That's ok though, because the new footage above is very promising.

Hello Neighbor 2 is coming in 2021 with a bigger game world and 'self-learning AI'

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Hello Neighbor 2 is coming in 2021 with a bigger game world and 'self-learning AI'

I thought Hello Neighbor, a stealth-adventure tale of spying on your weirdo neighbor, breaking into his house, and rummaging through his things to discover whether or not he has some sinister secret to hide (and he's the weirdo, you say?) sounded like a lot of fun when it was announced in mid-2016. Alas, it sucked, thanks to dodgy performance, crashes, and restrictive gameplay that made it more of an inconvenient puzzle game than a danger-laced stealth game.

Mixer is now officially gone

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Mixer is now officially gone

In June, Microsoft made the very sudden and surprising announcement that Mixer, the livestreaming platform that had thrown truckloads of money at big-time streamers including Ninja, Shroud, and King Gothalion just months previously, was closing its doors. Today, the fateful day arrived, and Mixer—officially and forever—is no more.