Microsoft has announced a new API for DX12 with Windows 10 which allows developers to now use ray tracing to render images. It is a set of new HLSL shader types including ray-generation, closest-hit, any-hit, and miss shaders.  These specify what the DXR workload actually does computationally. When DispatchRays is called, the ray-generation shader runs.  Using the new TraceRayintrinsic function in …

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Here at Hardcore Games we have expanded the site substantially over time. we have still not finished importing all of the articles from the old site as these have to be manually posted one by one. We have considered buying some defunct gaming content but what we have found is hard to import into WordPress. …

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destiny 2

We noticed a tweet that Destiny 2 is dead at the moment as Blizzard looks to their whole portfolio during the slow months of spring. Yo, Destiny is dead atm, I’m with ya on that. I’m dumbstruck that you still tune in to watch my content. Fucking troopers. I salute you. — Destiny 2 (@MoreConsole) …

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Trials of the Gauntlet

Trials of the Gauntlet was released on March 16, 2018 by Broken Dinosaur Studios. The game was developed by Patrick O’Connor, Joshua Suskalo, Christian Hall. Arthur Parker, Dorsey Ledger, Natalie O’Conner, Landon Creech and Nathan Landon. Trials of the Gauntlet is a metroidvania platform style game. Broken Dinosaur Studios is an indie team of student game …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4088776


This update applies to Windows 10 version 1709. Addresses issue where Internet Explorer stops working when using F12-based developer tools. Addresses issue with printing XML documents with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Updates legacy Document Mode cell visibility in Internet Explorer. Addresses issue with pinch and zoom gestures on some machines while using Internet Explorer. Addresses an …

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Bioware is working on their new game Anthem which they recently posted on Reddit as being expected to be ready for release in early 2019 for the PC, Xbox One and PS4. EA will be the publisher. Players will assume the role of a Freelancer, one of a group of people who leave their civilization …

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The 802.11az is the latest revision for use at 60 GHz. It is still in discussion with the working group as problems with the existing standards are still being analyzed. Group met for 5 timeslots during this week reviewing a total of 17 submissions. SFD (Spec Framework Document): Approved total of 61 new SFD requirements …

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ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2

The AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.3.1 was released on March 4, 2018 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.  Avoid the spyware AMD Gaming Evolved. AMD Radeon R9 Fury, Radeon Pro Duo, Radeon RX 400 Series, Radeon RX 500 Series and Radeon RX Vega Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition on Windows 7/10 64-bit. Final Fantasy® XV Warhammer®: Vermintide II DOTA …

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391.05 HOTFIX


GeForce Driver 391.05 hotfix was released March 1, 2018 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This hotfix is for dealing with outstanding issues seen with 391.01. This hotfix does not have any additional fixes aside from the list of issues: NVIDIA Freestyle stopped working issue Display corruption on Titan …

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The theme we used has finally fixed a long list of problems that prevented this site from realizing it full potential. Now the related posts works properly with a row of links like other sites have. Gone is the old text list which we had to endure for users who wanted to read more articles. …

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