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Volition will reveal brand new Saints Row game this week at Gamescom

It’s been just over two years since we learned Volition was developing a new Saints Row game. Very little has come from the tight-lipped studio since then, but that should change during the opening night of Gamescom. The developer has decided that it is ready to reveal the newest title in the irreverent antihero franchise. […]

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Apple says it’s already scouring your emails for child abuse material

There’s an epidemic of child sexual abuse material on online platforms, and while companies like Facebook have responded by flagging it wherever it popped up, Apple has been quietly developing a set of tools to scan for such content. Now that its response has come into focus, it’s become a major source of controversy. Earlier […]

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Sony launches new PlayStation 5 disc and digital models, sort of

Back in July, we saw reports about Sony launching a lighter model of the PlayStation 5 digital version, with no mention of a lightweight model of the disc version. However, the new PS5 consoles shipped to Australia suggest Sony shaved off some weight from both PS5 versions. When the PS5 disc and digital versions launched, […]

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover shares new panorama as it climbs Mount Sharp

Curiosity isn’t just a sight-seeing expedition. One of the project’s main goals is to study the environment to learn more about how Mars’ climate changed over time. “The rocks here will begin to tell us how this once-wet planet changed into the dry Mars of today, and how long habitable environments persisted even after that […]

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AMD’s upcoming Ryzen AM5 processors may arrive with wider integrated graphics support

More documents seem to be emerging as a result of the ransomware attack Gigabyte suffered earlier this month, revealing additional details about AMD’s next generation of processors. If what’s in these documents is true and up to date, then it appears a wider range of Ryzen processors will have integrated graphics, no longer requiring discrete […]

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Call of Duty rep explains why Activision’s branding is absent from Vanguard trailer and store listing

It seems another property is trying to distance itself from Activision Blizzard amid a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the company. This time, Call of Duty: Vanguard is mysteriously missing the Activision name and logo. A game representative responded to the absence, though the explanation isn’t exactly revealing. It was Twitter user Neoxon619 […]

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Visa dives into the metaverse with $150K NFT purchase

American financial services company Visa has joined the non-fungible token (NFT) rat race with its $150,000 purchase of CryptoPunk 7610. The digital artwork will sit alongside Visa’s other collectibles as a nod to the past, present and future of commerce. In the short term, however, it could signal the continued staying power of NFTs as […]