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It is understood that the upcoming Total War Three Kingdoms will be using the latest version of the Total War Game Engine 3. This has been used by Total War games since Total War Empire, which released in August 2007. Although back then the TW Engine 3 was a 32-bit version, it didnt get updated until Total War Warhammer’s release in 2016. This engine also makes use of Creative Assembly's graphics module, Warscape. As usual, we expect its use in TW 3 Kingdoms will be improved by CA, as it has been for each game it has been used prior to TW3K.
A fairly renowned PC hardware leaker has spilled the beans on a new ‘AMD Gonazalo’ chipset that looks as if it’s the custom processor set to be used in the PlayStation 5.
AMD could have a few interesting tricks up its sleeves with its upcoming Radeon VII graphics card according to Adam Kozak, senior marketing manager of AMD’s GPU division.
Intel has confirmed it will be discontinuing its range of Core+ desktop products due to a lack of demand.
Nvidia’s mainstream graphics card is going to be dubbed the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, according to the absolute bucketfuls of rumours doing the rounds at the moment.
For those of you rocking a VR setup, or at least contemplating one, be warned that a ton of GeForce RTX 2060 graphics cards are shipping without USB-C VirtualLink port that has been standardised for all GeForce RTX 2070 GPUs and upwards.
UPDATE: I guess I shouldn't be surprised but it turns out Intel's newly-announced 9th Gen Core 'F' desktop CPUs are exactly the same price as the 9th processors already on the market, despite shipping without integrated graphics.
UPDATE: AMD has issued a statement counteracting reports that fewer than 5000 Radeon VII graphics cards have been manufactured.
Fans of colossal spaceships are in for a treat next week. Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 adopts Games Workshop's classic tabletop game on a scale never seen before. The RTS sequel expands its roster to a dozen factions from the Warhammer 40K universe, pitting them against one another in epic space battles, both in the campaign and with online multiplayer.
It's a New Dawn, it's a new day, and the system requirements for Far Cry: New Dawn have us feeling good. Ubisoft has provided us with an extensive look at the system specs for FC: New Dawn, a standalone pseudo-sequel to Far Cry 5 that transports us into a post-apocalyptic, blissfully colourful and bloodthirsty world.
It’s a big day for Nvidia today as the GeForce RTX 2060 has officially launched. The cheapest RTX graphics card yet is now available to buy, although ‘cheap’ is subjective when the GeForce RTX 2060 will set you back $349/£329. As always with a new graphics card release, that means a new Nvidia GeForce GPU with official support for the RTX 2060.