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GTA publisher Take-Two Interactive has withdrawn from a publishing agreement with People Can Fly, two years into the development of the studio’s next project.The Outriders developer announced the end of the partnership in a statement (opens in new tab) that said the studio had “received from Take-Two Interactive a letter of intent to terminate the development and publishing agreement by means of mutual understanding”.Take-Two was set to publish an as-yet-unannounced “action-adventure” game based on an original IP. Codenamed Project Dagger, the game is still in pre-production. People Can Fly says it will now focus on tightening its combat and game…

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The FIFA 23 release time is coming around fast, but there are a few ways to jump into the game before its official launch.It’s quite a momentous occasion. FIFA 23 will be the final EA soccer game to release with the official FIFA licence, marking an end to the mammoth franchise. At least it’s finishing on a high, with Ted Lasso making an appearance alongside a bunch of Marvel superheroes. FIFA 23 will roll out with an early access period, letting you kick about the pitch three days before the game fully releases. And if you’re an Xbox Series X|S or…

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Nintendo Switch Pro rumors have been reignited as an Nvidia employee seems to have confirmed the existence of the chip allegedly powering the device.No official announcement of the Nintendo Switch Pro has been made as of yet. But an Nvidia leak posted to the r/GamingLeaksandRumours (opens in new tab) subreddit seems to all but confirm the Tegra239 SoC (system on a chip) is real, by way of an email from an Nvidia employee.The Tegra239 has been rumored to exist since last year. Twitter tech leaker kopite7kimi originally brought the chip to light (opens in new tab) in June 2021, when…

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The Logitech G Cloud is a new handheld streaming console that looks a little too forward-thinking for our age of poor public Wi-Fi.Now fully announced after leaking last month, the Logitech G Cloud is a portable android-powered device that comes with Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce Now pre-installed. Launching exclusively in North America on October 17 for $349.99 – that’s around £308 / AU$527 – it’ll let you play major triple-A games through the cloud, while on the go.The console features a seven-inch 1080p touchscreen that supports a 60Hz refresh rate, over 12 hours of battery life, as well…

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Nvidia DLSS 3 is the company’s new take on frame rate boosting for RTX 4000 graphics cards – and it’s exclusively for those incoming next-gen GPUs – but there’s hope that the tech might come to older RTX GPUs at a later date. Well, sort of, though we’re not overly convinced Nvidia will be in a rush here…This comes from something Tom’s Hardware (opens in new tab) picked up, namely an exchange between the denizens of Twitter and Nvidia’s Vice President of Applied Deep Learning Research, Bryan Catanzaro.It’s theoretically possible that with additional research and engineering that we could get…

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Following months of rumors and leaks, ByteDance-owned XR brand Pico finally unveiled its latest VR headsets including the high-end Pico 4 Pro.The Project Cambria to the base Pico 4’s Oculus Quest 2, the Pico 4 Pro model promises to deliver developers, businesses, and regular users a premium VR experience that’s beyond anything that Pico currently offers (opens in new tab).According to Pico, the Pico 4 Pro VR headset (which looks a lot like the Pico 4) will deliver on its high-end experience promise by using upgraded specs compared to its base model. Chief among these improvements is the three infrared…

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can jump into zombie-thumping action RPG Dead Island for free this weekend.Following the reveal of Dead Island 2 at Gamescom Opening Night Live last month, the first game in the comically grotesque zombie series will be free to play on Xbox for a limited time. According to a Microsoft blog post (opens in new tab), Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play Dead Island Definitive Edition for free from now until Monday, September 26 at 12am PST / 3am EST / 8am BST / 6pm AEDT.It’s joined by Hunting Simulator 2. Both…

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A listing for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream briefly appeared on Xbox Game Pass, but what looked like an erroneous app was actually a rudimentary shooting gallery in disguise.Titled XBET_Test_Product_4, the game appeared on Xbox Game Pass with an icon picturing a tub of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Several Reddit (opens in new tab) users shared the listing, which was nestled among the usual roster of Game Pass titles.Downloading the app opened a simple shooting mini-game that could be played on touchscreen devices. The game was untitled, although the words “DirectX first-person game sample” were in the top left…

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Ever looked at that bright white Home button on your Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 and wondered: ‘what if it was purple?’ Well now it can be, with the latest Xbox update. Microsoft has rolled out an update for the Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 that allows color customization of the Home button. Want to trade that plain white light for a pink, green or even a yellow? Now you can!Accessible via the Xbox Accessories app on Xbox Series X|S (via Xbox Wire (opens in new tab) ) you can take your pick from over 16 million colors by altering hue…

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Nvidia’s big RTX 4000 graphics card reveal on September 20 also incorporated a fresh take on its frame rate boosting technology, with boasts that it can speed up things massively – although further examination of the details Team Green spilled on DLSS 3 produces some noteworthy caveats.If you recall, Nvidia claimed that DLSS 3 is capable of boosting frame rates by up to four times, meaning the upscaled game is up to quadruple the speed of native resolution – no mean feat to say the least.That came with proof of DLSS 3 in Cyberpunk 2077 witnessing a jump from 22…

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