Intel details Tiger Lake's next-gen connection standard, Thunderbolt 4

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Intel details Tiger Lake's next-gen connection standard, Thunderbolt 4

It isn't easy getting excited about a connection standard, and believe me I've tried. This is even harder when you've got a universal standard already in place—I'm talking about USB for those not paying attention. So Intel has a bit of an uphill struggle on its hands, although it's making the right noises about Thunderbolt, and has managed to squeeze support for Thunderbolt 3 onto loads of motherboards and laptops with its latest chips, so there is hope. 

This 'sweatproof' gaming mouse blows, and that's by design

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This 'sweatproof' gaming mouse blows, and that's by design

If you suffer from sweaty palms while gaming, switching to a claw grip might help, as it creates some space for airflow. It's still a passive cooling solution, though, and that's where the Zephyr comes into play. The Zephyr is a new gaming mouse that is bound for Kickstarter, and it has its own built-in cooling system.

AMD is bundling Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with select Ryzen CPUs

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AMD is bundling Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with select Ryzen CPUs

AMD has launched a new "Equipped to Win" bundle offer to coincide with the release of its refreshed Ryzen 3000XT series CPUs. It's a rather straightforward proposition—buy a qualifying processor or gaming PC from a participating retailer and receive a code to redeem Assassin's Creed Valhalla at not extra cost.

Now you can play Minecraft in Half-Life

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Now you can play Minecraft in Half-Life

You can play Minecraft on your console, your phone, on Windows 10 or in Java, but is that really enough? No, of course not. There are still loads of places where you can't play Minecraft. Why can't I build a castle on an ATM? That might be an impossible dream, but at least I can now play it in Half-Life. 

Modern Warfare concept art shows off the zombie mode that never was

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Modern Warfare concept art shows off the zombie mode that never was

For Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Infinity Ward decided to ditch the zombie mode that's cropped up in many of its predecessors. The team was making something a bit more grounded than Black Ops or Infinite War, and apparently shambling corpses just aren't authentic or realistic enough. It looks like the no-zombies rule wasn't settled on straight away, however, and some undead concept art has appeared.