AMD's Where Gaming Begins Episode 3 stream tomorrow will introduce us all to the AMD RX 6700 XT graphics card. That's where we'll get the basic low-down on the specs and performance of the new Navi 22-based GPU ahead of launch sometime in mid-March. But, inevitably, the first thing that people are going to be asking about the new Radeon graphics card is: Am I going to be able to buy one? The second question, linked to that first, will be: What the hell are you doing about miners? The graphics card market is in a pickle at the moment, to say the least. A perfect storm of pandemic-based production and supply chain problems has mixed with a huge spike in demand from stay-at-home PC gamers and the exponential rise in the profitability of GPU-based cryptocurrency mining, all combining to create a market where it's all but impossible to bag yourself a new card at anything like MSRP. Into this both the green team, with the Nvidia RTX 3060 , and team Radeon, with the AMD RX 6700 … [Read more...] about Does AMD need to announce its own GPU hashrate limiter to combat cryptocurrency mining?
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Amazon's new batch of free games for Amazon Prime subscribers are live now. March's Prime Gaming lineup includes five freebies as well as in-game loot for a variety of popular games. March is also be the last month to claim the large lineup of classic SNK games for free, so make sure you add those to your library before they're gone. This month, Amazon Prime subscribers can grab Blasphemous , Tengami , SkyDrift , Boomerang Fu , and Bomber Crew: Deluxe edition free of charge. Blasphemous , a metroidvania that released in 2019, is one of the most notable Prime Gaming freebies we've seen in quite a while. Set in a dark and dreary world littered with religious iconography, Blasphemous stars a nameless knight on a pilgrimage. Blasphemous' haunting atmosphere helps to tell its grim but gripping story. Though the combat can get a tad repetitive, the boss fights are well-designed and the loop is challenging enough to keep you on your toes throughout. Blasphemous recently … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Free Games For March 2021 Are Live Now
The Year of the Gryphon looks set to be a helluva time for Hearthstone players, kicking off with some of the biggest changes ever to happen to the game landing simultaneously. We're just weeks away from the first expansion of 2021 , and the current format that we've grown accustomed to over the past seven years is about to ripped up and reformed. When that happens, the Standard mode will include the new (and free) Core set, Year of the Phoenix expansions, plus this year's upcoming expansions. Meanwhile. Wild will gain the Legacy set (Basic and Classic, some of which have been un-nerfed, and the Hall of Fame cards), as well as all the other cards from old expansions and adventures. You can see exactly which 235 cards comprise the Core set here . It's a mix of returning favourites from Wild, some entirely new designs, and old Basic and Classic cards which survived the cut—in some cases they've even been buffed. That means we have some tough goodbyes ahead of us when … [Read more...] about Here are the classes losing the most with Hearthstone’s Core Set changes
In case you needed more proof that Thor: Love and Thunder is basically going to be Ragnarok 2, new set photos have seemingly confirmed that the Marvel Phase 4 movie will include a sequel to one of Ragnarok’s most beloved scenes. Both Matt Damon and Luke Hemsworth, brother of Chris, have been spotted on set in Australia (via The Daily Mail ) – with the pair dressed in their ‘fake’ Loki and Thor costumes respectively. It appears they are set to reprise their role from Ragnarok’s Asgardian stage show retelling key events from the God of Thunder’s life. To add to the pageantry, there are a handful of extras in Asgardian garb, plus a horse. Naturally. Taika Waititi, Luke Hemsworth, Matt Damon and extras behind the scenes of Thor: Love and Thunder(via Daily Mail) pic.twitter.com/f1181bpdyN March 2, 2021 See more Matt Damon had previously been linked to an appearance in Thor: Love and Thunder, though it’s unknown if other players from the production – such as Sam … [Read more...] about Thor: Love and Thunder set photos confirm return of more Ragnarok characters
Elden Ring fans have grown increasingly desperate for news of From Software's highly anticipated game, and a leak of what appears to be grainy footage of the game in action has triggered a torrent of memes. On the Elden Ring subreddit, which has become ground zero for the game's increasingly-desperate fans to express their displeasure at From Software's radio silence, the reaction has been divided between unrelenting hype and humorous memes. Wait a minute from Eldenring The Elden Ring subreddit has become increasingly meta in its sense of humor as the wait for the game has continued. For example, the above meme compares a low-definition screencap of a carriage from the newly revealed footage to the carriages from a photoshopped screenshot of Bloodborne Kart, a non-existent game that has become a meme unto itself in the community. Other top posts in the subreddit poke fun at the footage's highly questionable video quality. Another popular post compares a tree seen in … [Read more...] about Fans React To New Elden Ring Footage With Memes And Hype