AMD refutes report it improperly sold x86 CPU technology to China

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AMD refutes report it improperly sold x86 CPU technology to China

AMD has issued a strongly worded statement in response to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal over a CPU licensing deal with China. The report, titled "How a Big US Chip Maker Gave China the 'Keys to the Kingdom'," claims AMD's deal may have saved the company financially, but also "alarmed US national security officials," who have sought to "rein in China's supercomputing industry."

Hearthstone's next expansion is Saviors of Uldum, out August 6

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Hearthstone's next expansion is Saviors of Uldum, out August 6

Last week Blizzard's teaser for the next Heartstone expansion heavily hinted that it will be themed around the League of Explorers and, whaddya know, it is! Saviors of Uldum will be about teaming up with the League of Explorers in their fight against the League of E.V.I.L. as part of this year's multi-part pulpy adventure. The new expansion is the second chapter of the story that's playing out across 2019 in Hearthstone, and follows on directly from the Rise of the Shadows set, and the solo adventure that accompanied it, The Dalaran Heist.

Developers tell people to pirate their games instead of using G2A

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Developers tell people to pirate their games instead of using G2A

G2A, the grey market purveyor of game keys, has once again drawn the ire of game developers less than keen for their games to feature on G2A's digital shelves. It's previously clashed with TinyBuild and Gearbox, and a recent ad push has seen it condemned by more developers, with some even saying they'd rather players torrent than buy from G2A. 

Former Paradox Interactive CEO calls 70/30 revenue split 'outrageous'

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Former Paradox Interactive CEO calls 70/30 revenue split 'outrageous'

Paradox Interactive's former CEO and current executive chairman, Fredrik Wester, called the 70/30 revenue split used by platform holders like Valve "outrageous" at a Gamelab panel on Epic's revenue model last week. "I think the platform holders are taking too much money," he said. 

Depths of Skyrim gives the sea a much-needed makeover

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Depths of Skyrim gives the sea a much-needed makeover

I've spent hundreds of hours exploring Skyrim across countless saves and multiple editions, and not surprisingly I've been on dry land for most of it. Skyrim's ocean is murky and full of unfriendly fish. Of my many downloaded mods, only a couple affect water, and then only the surface, but Depths of Skyrim, uploaded last week, changes a great deal more.