Ooblets devs reveal threats of violence and racist abuse following Epic Store announcement

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Ooblets devs reveal threats of violence and racist abuse following Epic Store announcement

Epic Games Store exclusivity deals have typically been met with unhappiness from a vocal contingent of the gaming community, but last week's Ooblets announcement has been particularly ugly. In a new statement released today, developers Ben Wasser and Rebecca Cordingley, collectively known as indie dev Glumberland, offered a look at just how ugly it's gotten, but said that they have no regrets about opting to go with Epic.

Hearthstone: Saviors of Uldum is now live

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Hearthstone: Saviors of Uldum is now live

Saviors of Uldum, the Hearthstone expansion that puts the League of Explorers band back together to battle the dastardly do-badders of Arch-Villain Rafaam's League of E.V.I.L., is now live. Players can butt-kick for goodness with the new Reborn keyword that gives downed minions a second shot at life, new Plague spells, a new quest, and—as always—some free cards.

Anthem's big Cataclysm event has finally begun

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Anthem's big Cataclysm event has finally begun

Two weeks ago, Anthem's first "pre-Cataclysm challenges" went live, kicking off what we expected to be a two-week period leading into the much-hyped, world-changing Cataclysm endgame events. Just slightly more than two weeks later, the big moment is upon us, as players may now embark upon a new story mission to track Dr. Harken and unravel the mystery of the Catalcysm.

You'll soon be able to play Apex Legends solo

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You'll soon be able to play Apex Legends solo

If you're tired of carrying anonymous, ungrateful teammates in Apex Legends (who disconnect from your squad the instant you miss a key Longbow shot, even though they didn't mark the Skullpiercer hop-up for you in the supply bin they opened before, how rude) you'll want to hop into the upcoming solos mode that Respawn will be adding to the game next Tuesday, August 13.

SSD makers might not be headed for a price war, after all

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SSD makers might not be headed for a price war, after all

Just three months ago, the analysts at DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, said an oversupply of NAND flash memory chips was driving SSD suppliers into a "price war." Contract prices were predicted to plunge, resulting in 512GB SSDs replacing 128GB SSDs in the mainstream market. Now, however, the same research firm says that while prices did in fact fall, they may stabilize in the fourth quarter.

Fortnite shop update: New skins let out your inner cowboy

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Fortnite shop update: New skins let out your inner cowboy

Another day, another set of new skins in the Fortnite shop, and this time the battle royale game channels its Hatfield and McCoys. The new Western Wilds set comes with not one, but two cowboy skins, one for the male Jonesy and another for the female Ramirez skin.

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su says there is ‘zero truth’ to rumor she is jumping ship to IBM

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AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su says there is ‘zero truth’ to rumor she is jumping ship to IBM

It has been a banner year for AMD, having reasserted itself as a power player in the CPU market with its third generation Ryzen processors, and seemingly establishing solid footing in the GPU space with Navi. AMD now finds itself in a relatively good spot. If AMD CEO Dr. Lisa had plans to leave the company in search of a new challenge, now would be as good of a time as any. In response to a fresh rumor indicating she would do exactly that, however, Dr. Lisa Su took to Twitter and quickly set the record straight.