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AI-generated images are drawing bans from some art communities

Online art communities are being inundated with AI-generated artwork, prompting some sites to take measures to slow their proliferation or ban them entirely. Andy Baio from Waxy.org recently chronicled the situation and highlighted several communities that have already taken action. Last year, Newgrounds banned images created with Artbreeder and recently revised their guidelines to prohibit […]

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Virtual computer built inside Minecraft can now play Minecraft

Have you ever wanted to play Minecraft inside Minecraft? It sounds crazy, but with the “Chungus 2” project, the idea has become a reality, as players have created a way to actually play the popular sandbox game inside of itself using redstone. Last year, Sammyuri, a Minecraft redstone builder, created a virtual computer inside Minecraft. […]

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GoldenEye 007 is coming to Nintendo Switch Online and Xbox Game Pass

A new batch of classic Nintendo 64 games is heading to the Switch Online + Expansion Pack service in the not too distant future. The crown jewel is GoldenEye 007, which is also getting a re-release on Xbox Game Pass. During its Nintendo Direct presentation on Monday, the Japanese gaming giant confirmed that Pilotwings 64, […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launches May 2023

Nintendo’s long-awaited sequel to Breath of the Wild finally has a firm launch date. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will arrive on the Switch on May 12, 2023. Nintendo announced the launch date and revealed the game’s title as part of a teaser video that premiered during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation. Zelda […]

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DDR5 prices expected to plunge and reach DDR4 pricing levels by 2023

DDR5 prices are expected to plummet in the second half of 2022, and industry insiders believe this trend will continue in 2023, according to a report from Digitimes Asia. Memory vendors have started offloading entry-level DDR5 kits and consumer DDR5 prices have fallen below that of memory module manufacturers. DDR5 is expected to hit its […]

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Ubisoft says $70 is now the standard price for its “big AAA games”

Ubisoft is joining the depressingly large number of companies charging $70 for their AAA games, the first of which will be November’s Skull and Bones. The French studio has announced that the price will become a standard for its big PS5 and Xbox Series X/S releases. No word on PC games, though it wouldn’t be […]