Here's another Switch-a-like PC prototype, but it's about time someone pulled the trigger

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Here's another Switch-a-like PC prototype, but it's about time someone pulled the trigger

Almost one year on to the day from Alienware's Project UFO announcement at CES 2020 and we're still waiting on the promise of a Nintendo Switch-style mini PC. It's cool, I'm not bitter about it. Well, things are looking up for our portable PC dream, as NEC Personal Computers (a joint venture between Lenovo and NEC Corp.) has announced a prototype for a product called the Lavie Mini that'll do nicely... if it actually ships.

Neverwinter's next expansion returns to some of its first zones

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Neverwinter's next expansion returns to some of its first zones

Free-to-play MMO Neverwinter, which is set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons campaign world of the Forgotten Realms just like Baldur's Gate, is about to get a three-part expansion. It's called Sharandar, and it'll take players back to elfy woodland areas introduced in the original Neverwinter expansion, Fury of the Feywild, only "revamped and re-visualized".

Epic now owns Bink Video maker RAD Game Tools

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Epic now owns Bink Video maker RAD Game Tools

You may not know the RAD Game Tools name off the top of your head, but you're no doubt familiar with its work. It's a development toolset that's been around since 1988, according to its website (which also looks like it's been around since 1988), which claims "that at least one of our products is built into almost every game shipped today. We have appeared in more than 24,600 games to date, and roughly 200 million end user units per year."

This gaming laptop with a GTX 1650 is just $589 right now

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This gaming laptop with a GTX 1650 is just $589 right now

It might be difficult to find a good deal on a graphics card right now, but gaming laptops aren't suffering the same fate. We saw plenty of great sales on laptops during Black November Friday and parts of December, but now you can snag an HP Pavilion laptop with a GTX 1650 for just $589 from Walmart. That's one of the lowest prices we've seen yet for a laptop with a reasonably-powerful dedicated graphics card.