Nvidia says gaming laptops will be the biggest next-gen console competitor

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Nvidia says gaming laptops will be the biggest next-gen console competitor

The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will primarily be driven by AMD hardware, and have the potential to be quite powerful when they go on sale near the end of the year. Desktop gaming PCs are always a competitor, but Nvidia thinks the biggest challenger to the new consoles will be gaming laptops. In a recent conference call with investors, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said that the gaming laptop category is essentially a "new game console" in its own right, and the largest one at that, in terms of popularity.

Dragons have arrived in Hearthstone Battlegrounds' biggest update yet

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Dragons have arrived in Hearthstone Battlegrounds' biggest update yet

Dragons have landed in Hearthstone Battlegrounds in today's big 16.4 update—seven of them, in fact, including Galakrond, Deathwing, Malygos, and even Reno Jackson, who was recently revealed to be the human aspect of dragon in a fairly bonkers twist. The new Dragon heroes will be joined by 18 new minions, 12 of them belonging to a new Dragon minion tribal type, and all but two of them brand-new to Hearthstone and exclusive to Battlegrounds.

This Stardew Valley mod swaps combat for cuddles

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This Stardew Valley mod swaps combat for cuddles

Stardew Valley's murderous mines are strangely juxtaposed to the rest of the farming and life sim. Hit the mines, and this game about making pals, attending parties and tidying up your inherited farm becomes a killing spree where no slime or bat is safe from your sword. Unless you use the Pacifist Valley mod. 

PlatinumGames reveals Project GG, a giant hero game

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PlatinumGames reveals Project GG, a giant hero game

PlatinumGames has revealed the second of the four projects it's been teasing via the Platinum 4 website in the latest issue of Famitsu. It's a brand new action romp, though it seems to be thematically linked to game director Hideki Kamiya's other heroic enterprises, Viewtiful Joe and Wonderful 101. 

The Division 2 is free to play this weekend

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The Division 2 is free to play this weekend

The Division 2 has seen some steep discounts lately, with Ubisoft slicing off massive chunks of the price to get more people into the fight over Washington DC. This weekend it's shedding its price entirely, letting prospective agents play for free until March 1. 

Play Mass Effect in Minecraft with this official pack

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Play Mass Effect in Minecraft with this official pack

Since Andromeda's disappointing launch, BioWare hasn't had a lot to say about Mass Effect—it's been a bit busy fixing up its other less than warmly received sci-fi romp, Anthem. If you've got an itch for the original trilogy, though, and want to see Shepard and the gang again, you can now hang out with them in Minecraft.