BLODDY ZOMBIES

Bloody Zombies

Bloody Zombies was released on September 11, 2017 by  nDreams, The game was developed by Paw Print Games. Bloody Zombies is a side scrolling action game. The game is a throwback to the games of the 1980s when side scrolling was typical for  games that used sprite graphics. Bloody Zombies seems to be using sprites as well. …

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UPLAY SSL PROBLEMS

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Uplay is operated by Ubisoft and they have been falling behind with network security. Game server certificate problems with obsolete settings and other issues do not sit well with Windows 10 security. https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=lb-upc-dmx.ubisoft.com This server’s certificate is not trusted, Certificate uses an insecure signature. Upgrade to SHA2 This server supports weak Diffie-Hellman (DH) key exchange …

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INTEL ABANDONS 802.11AD

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Intel recently announced they are stopping development of 802.1ad hardware. Intel said that the demand for 60 GHz hardware was smaller than anticipated. 802.11ad uses 58-64 GHz which is unable to penetrate walls so its very limited to larger rooms with line of sight access. By comparison 802.11ac uses 2.4 GHz which more easily can …

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AMD VEGA ROADMAP

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Today AMD is now shipping their new Vega 10 GPU which in the recent ASUS ROG STRIX RX Vega 64. AMD is now starting to get Vega 11 VCPUs into the market following orders to Global Foundries and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). GlobalFoundries will produce the wafers for AMD using 14nm LPP technology and SPIL will …

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INTEL COFFEE LAKE

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Intel is now starting to deliver the high-end X370 chipset and 8th gen Coffee Lake processors. Intel will have other chipsets ready for Q1-2018. Usually Intel has several chipsets ready for all market segments. We suspect Intel had to fix a few problems with lower cost chipsets to prevent the fisco seen with Cougar Point. …

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ASUS ROG STRIX RX VEGA64 8GB

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The new ASUS ROG STRIX RX Vega 64 is the latest high-end card for PC gaming. ASUS is still using a 100 percent automated production process for its GPUs, an industry-first that helps the company ensure a specific standard of quality and longevity. MaxContact Technology that is 2X more contact with GPU for improved thermal transfer. Patented …

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DESTINY 2

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Destiny 2 was released on September 6, 2017 by Activision. The game was developed by Bungie.  Destiny 2 is a multiplayer first person shooter. Destiny 2 is very much a role playing shooter. Games are player vs the environment and player v player. Destiny 2 has a wide gamut of skill capability so that novices and …

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THE DECLINE OF DLC

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Recently Doom moved to make the core game and all DLC available to all players. For those who are new to the game it meant a big jump in value. Even more the publisher also reduced the price for the game. Some publishers tried to cash-in with DLC but many found it did not pan …

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SONGBRINGER

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Songbringer was released on September 1, 2017 by Wizard Fu Games who also developed it. Songbringer is a procedurally generated role playing game. Songbringer is a scifi action RPG with swords, secrets, dungeons, bosses and stuff. This game does remind us a bit of the Legends of Zelda games on the old NES. Over all gameplay is …

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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA DEADLOCK

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock was released on August 31, 2017 by Slitherine. The game was developed by Black Lab Games. Battlestar Galactica Deadlock is a single player turn based strategy game. This game is a fairly good simulation of the TV series Battlestar Galactica space battles. Gameplay borrows heavily from Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy. Battlestar Galactica Deadlock is …

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