AMD's next-gen Ryzen 4000 CPUs rumoured for September launch

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AMD's next-gen Ryzen 4000 CPUs rumoured for September launch

According to "sources at motherboard makers", AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs will launch this September—just in time for a rescheduled Computex trade show. Building upon AMD's previous promise of a Zen 3 release date "later this year", the latest scuttlebutt from DigiTimes (via Tom's Hardware) suggests the next generation of AMD Ryzen desktop processors will arrive in the autumn.

Bannerlord headshots are hilarious

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Bannerlord headshots are hilarious

I suck at Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord's sword combat, but nailing dudes with arrows and javelins I can do. Like in Tribes: Ascend and its predecessors, predicting where the arc of a missile will intersect with the face of a moving target can make you feel like you've tapped into some superhuman intuition. Plus, if they're on a horse, you get to watch them flop off of it, which makes Bannerlord's ranged combat even more fun. 

Hearthstone's Demon Hunter class is already getting nerfed

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Hearthstone's Demon Hunter class is already getting nerfed

Hearthstone's Ashes of Outland expansion went live Tuesday, bringing with it the Demon Hunter, the first new class to be added to the game since it debuted in 2014. Today, senior designer Dean Ayala said that Illidan Stormrage's newcomers are bringing a little too much heat, and so nerfs are on the way.

Disco Elysium is an unexpected hit in China, thanks to a new translation

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Disco Elysium is an unexpected hit in China, thanks to a new translation

With its flagrant exploration of sexual violence, drug use, and scathing critique of different political ideologies, Disco Elysium is a game that would never get the greenlight from Chinese government censors. But that hasn't stopped this detective RPG from becoming a surprise hit with Chinese gamers who use Steam as a loophole to access unregulated and uncensored games.

Call of Duty: Warzone replaces Trios mode with Quads, and not everyone is happy about it

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Call of Duty: Warzone replaces Trios mode with Quads, and not everyone is happy about it

The third season of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is now underway, with a new battle pass, a new hero, and a new Quads mode for the free-to-play battle royale Warzone. As the name suggests, Quads groups players up in teams of four rather than three, which has been the norm so far. The new mode hasn't gone over very well with a lot of fans, though, because it's not being offered alongside three-player squads, it's replacing them entirely.