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Sony targets PC gamers with new hardware brand, Inzone

Sony targets PC gamers with new hardware brand, Inzone

Placeholder while article actions load Sony Electronics is launching a gaming gear brand called Inzone, aimed at PC gamers. The company announced its new brand Tuesday with two 27-inch monitors and three variations of gaming headphones. Inzone had been in the works since 2019 — before the pandemic — as Sony executives observed growth in …

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Sonic Frontiers developer says it isn’t an open-world game

Sonic Frontiers developer says it isn’t an open-world game

When Sonic Frontiers debuted the first little bits of gameplay, fans immediately drew comparisons to Breath of the Wild. It wasn’t hard to do. We were shown Sonic racing through realistic, natural-looking environments, exploring great stone artifacts that dotted the landscape. There was no timer, no counter ticking up the number of rings acquired, just …

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iPhone's Future Could Depend on These Breakthrough Technologies

iPhone’s Future Could Depend on These Breakthrough Technologies

This story is part of Focal Point iPhone 2022, CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice around Apple’s most popular product. Lucy Edwards, a blind UK-based journalist and broadcaster, found it difficult to maintain a social distance in public during the height of the pandemic. That’s why she tried the iPhone’s People Detection feature, which uses …

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Everything Shown At Today's Nintendo Direct Mini

Everything Shown At Today’s Nintendo Direct Mini

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure Blanc. Here’s our …

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Sonic Frontiers Shows Off Cyber Space And Switch Gameplay In New Trailer

Sonic Frontiers Shows Off Cyber Space And Switch Gameplay In New Trailer

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Update [Tue 28th Jun, 2022 17:30 BST]: More details have been shared by Sega following the Direct on Sonic Frontiers (thanks, Nintendo Everything!). This includes new abilities, specific enemy types, and a brand new character called Sage. We’ve also got more confirmation that Tails and Amy will be involved …

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Sonic Origins tech review: glitches and a steep price make for a tough sell

Sonic Origins tech review: glitches and a steep price make for a tough sell

Sonic the Hedgehog’s original 16-bit adventures are considered some of the best games in Sonic history and – for my money – some of the best games ever made. Since their original appearance, they’ve been re-released many times over, most often as little more than emulators paired with original ROMs. Sonic Origins is different though: …

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Arm’s Immortalis GPU is its first with hardware ray tracing for Android gaming

Arm’s Immortalis GPU is its first with hardware ray tracing for Android gaming

Arm is announcing its new flagship Immortalis GPU today, its first to include hardware-based ray tracing on mobile. As PCs and the latest Xbox Series X and PS5 consoles are all gradually moving toward impressive ray-traced visuals, Immortalis-G715 is designed to be the Arm’s first GPU to deliver the same on Android phones and tablets. …

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Everything announced during Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct ‘Mini’

Everything announced during Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct ‘Mini’

Nintendo broadcast an abbreviated, third-party Nintendo Direct on Tuesday to showcase a slate of upcoming games, all expected to release over the next year. In the 25-minute broadcast, Nintendo touched on everything from Capcom’s upcoming Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak and Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope to Return to Monkey Island and train sim Railgrade …

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New Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 14 Battery Surprise

New Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 14 Battery Surprise

06/28 Update below. This post was originally published on June 25 Apple’s iPhone 14 design changes leaked months ago, but speculation around their performance has proved much more controversial. And now a new leak has set tongues wagging about their battery life. Shared by credible industry insider ShrimpApplePro, a new Baidu post has published what …

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