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NVIDIA earnings sign death knell for Bitcoin farming

NVIDIA earnings sign death knell for Bitcoin farming

NVIDIA Q2 earnings today reported the complete wipe-out of expected earnings from cryptocurrency-specific products in the future. This comes after this Q2's expected earnings in crypto hardware were $100m for the company, but turned out to be just $18m. As NVIDIA's statement suggests, "Whereas we had previously anticipated cryptocurrency to be meaningful for the year, we are now projecting no contributions going forward."

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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Bomb defusing and zombie slaying

Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: Bomb defusing and zombie slaying

It's time once again for another Nintendo eShop update. Just like last week, the 3DS and Wii U are being left out in the cold again, as everything landing on the eShop is for the Nintendo Switch. This week's lineup includes a couple of popular indie titles and one demo that we're expecting to be pretty darn popular.

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PlayStation VR hits 3 million units sold: Here are its 10 most-played games

PlayStation VR hits 3 million units sold: Here are its 10 most-played games

Sony definitely took a risk by launching a console-based VR headset, but it seems that PlayStation VR is doing pretty well for itself. The company announced today that PSVR has hit a pretty big milestone, with 3 million units sold around the world. That isn't too shabby at all, and it's probably better than Sony expected at first.

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ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II packs a big display into a small package

ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II packs a big display into a small package

ASUS Republic of Gamers has announced a new gaming laptop, and this one has an interesting angle to it. Though the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL704) boasts a 17.3-inch display, ROG says that it's managed to pack that into a 15.7-inch chassis. The idea, of course, is to offer a big display with a smaller footprint than what would usually be required.

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Battlefield 5 Gamescom trailer is packed with action, teases battle royale

Battlefield 5 Gamescom trailer is packed with action, teases battle royale

With Gamescom right around the corner, EA and DICE have delivered a new trailer for Battlefield V. This new trailer centers around the "Devastation of Rotterdam," and is action packed pretty much from start to end. If you were looking for some explosions to start your Thursday, you've come to the right place.

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Visor for Overwatch gives real-time performance feedback during matches

Visor for Overwatch gives real-time performance feedback during matches

Perhaps more than ever, competitive multiplayer games are very popular at the moment. For some players, these competitive games aren't merely casual endeavors, as they strive to get better at the game with every match they play. A new AI-based utility called Visor might be able to help with that, as it looks to give real-time feedback during matches, thereby helping gamers improve their play on the spot.

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Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch launches with expansion in late 2018

Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch launches with expansion in late 2018

Following a teaser suggesting as much earlier this year, it has been revealed that Diablo III will be launching on Nintendo Switch later this year. The news prematurely surfaced ahead of Blizzard's official announcement scheduled for tomorrow, dropping all the details before being deleted. The release will include the original game, as well as an expansion and more.

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Black Ops 4 Blackout beta release date revealed

Black Ops 4 Blackout beta release date revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is shaping up to offer an experience that's mostly similar to previous installments in the sub-series, save for one key difference. For the first time in Call of Duty history, Black Ops 4 won't have a single-player campaign. Instead, it'll offer up a battle royale mode called Blackout.

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Nintendo Switch Mario Tennis Aces bundle heads to Walmart next month

Nintendo Switch Mario Tennis Aces bundle heads to Walmart next month

We haven't seen a ton of different console bundles in the Switch's short lifespan so far, but today Nintendo announced a new one. This bundle is destined for Walmart, where it will be an exclusive beginning next month. It offers some decent value for the money as well, assuming you're interested with the games it comes packed with.

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TimeSplitters 4 could actually happen as THQ Nordic buys franchise

TimeSplitters 4 could actually happen as THQ Nordic buys franchise

Back in the era of the PS2, Xbox, and GameCube, one of the most popular FPS franchises around was TimeSplitters. We haven't heard from the franchise in a while, mostly because there hasn't been a whole lot to report. The last game in the franchise, TimeSplitters 3: Future Perfect, was released in 2005, and though there have been rumors about TimeSplitters 4 throughout the years, nothing ever materialized.

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New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

We've got another somewhat small Fortnite update landing today, but the new weapon it adds could very well be a terror to encounter on the battlefield. Most Fortnite players probably already knew that the biggest addition in this week's patch is the Heavy Sniper, but today's patch notes tell us what it's all about. In short: It sounds like a beast of a weapon, though one that probably won't be appropriate for all situations.

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Luigi Mario is dead, but also OK

Luigi Mario is dead, but also OK

In Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Luigi Mario is dead. But there's good news you can share with all your distraught friends: Luigi Mario is only kind of dead. Not all the way dead. He's dead sorta like how comic book characters die sometimes and come back to life through some hereto unknown force. Only this time it has to do with ghosts.

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