What should replace the PogChamp emote on Twitch?

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What should replace the PogChamp emote on Twitch?

The PogChamp emote is gone. Twitch has removed Ryan "Gootecks" Gutierrez's duck-like expression of surprise and delight following controversial comments from the esports personality—the most recent were about yesterday's raid of the US Capitol, but previously aired COVID-19 conspiracy theories may have also contributed.

The MSI GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards hierarchy: SUPRIM, GAMING X TRIO, and VENTUS

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The MSI GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards hierarchy: SUPRIM, GAMING X TRIO, and VENTUS

 When it comes to the NVIDIA GeForce 30 Series GPUs sold by manufacturers like MSI, there are several different classifications of each graphics card to consider. While the same type of card will perform similarly across all of MSI’s classifications  — all RTX 30 graphics cards are great for 4K gaming, real-time ray tracing, and recording and streaming — each of the different classifications offers some notable advantages and disadvantages in the performance and price department. Therefore, it’s best to make sure that you get a card with the classification that best fits your build — and your budget. Here’s an overview of both the similarities and the differences between all of MSI’s different graphics card classifications, as well as a recommendation on which type of player each classification is ideal for. 

Path of Exile 2 is most likely coming in 2022

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Path of Exile 2 is most likely coming in 2022

Action RPG fans eager to get their hands on Path of Exile 2 probably shouldn't hold their breath, as the ambitious sequel-expansion (see our preview here) seems unlikely to launch this year. During a phone interview about the upcoming endgame expansion for the original Path of Exile, studio head Chris Wilson got to talking about the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the New Zealand studio. 

Star Wars Battlefront 2 goes free on the Epic Store next week

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 goes free on the Epic Store next week

With the holidays over and a new year off to a roaring start, the Epic Games Store has returned to its usual weekly cadence of free games. The 2021 giveaways begins with Crying Suns, an FTL-inspired strategy roguelike that, when we dove into it in 2019, we quite liked in some ways, and did not care for in others.