The ‘world’s smallest handheld gaming PC' has a built-in Xbox controller

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The ‘world’s smallest handheld gaming PC' has a built-in Xbox controller

I made the mistake of buying a netbook years ago, one of the early models that was ill-equipped for doing much of anything outside of basic chores (like Solitaire). They eventually improved, then faded from existence. Had netbooks remained a popular form factor, they probably would have morphed into something like GPD's new Win Max, which is being billed as the "world's smallest handheld gaming laptop."

Cut up corpses and then get chased by them in Autopsy Simulator

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Cut up corpses and then get chased by them in Autopsy Simulator

Autopsy Simulator follows a pathologist named Jack—like Cher, he needs no surname—as he cuts up cadavers and uses science to uncover causes of death. A straightforward autopsy sim sounds like an intriguing, if morbid, curio, but unfortunately some "sinister forces" won't let Jack get on with his job, instead opting to scare the poor guy. 

Facebook has launched a Twitch-style gaming app

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Facebook has launched a Twitch-style gaming app

Facebook, everyone's favourite dystopian social network, has launched an app designed to take on the likes of Twitch, Mixer and YouTube. It was expected out later this year, but snuck out early today. 

AMD could unleash new Zen 2 CPUs to tackle budget Intel Comet Lake chips

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AMD could unleash new Zen 2 CPUs to tackle budget Intel Comet Lake chips

Rumour has it AMD is planning to release two new budget Ryzen 3 processors: the Ryzen 3 3300X and Ryzen 3 3100. Both CPUs are listed as four-core/eight-thread processors, with moderate clock speeds in tow, and appear to be a play for the affordable CPU market ahead of Intel's Comet Lake Core i3s.

PUBG Corp is giving teams $20K following tournament cancellations

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PUBG Corp is giving teams $20K following tournament cancellations

Back in February, PUBG Corp decided to "indefinitely postpone" PlayerUnknown's Battleground's PGS: Berlin tournament after the coronavirus spread to Germany. It's now concluded that the continuing health crisis makes it too difficult to host live tournaments, so all three PGS events have been cancelled. Qualifying teams are still getting something for making it this far, however.