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  • Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7 - Paul from Red Gaming Tech claims AMD is launching its next-generation Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" processors and the X570 platform on July 7. Navi may also land on this date, although his source is less certain about the GPU, echoing recent reports of TSMC
  • Samsung Quits Blu-ray Player Market - Another blow for physical media: Samsung has announced it won't be bringing any new 1080p or 4K Blu-ray players to the US market. The reason is supposedly related to technical oversights and/or market share vs. competitors, but streaming could very
  • Star Citizen Developer Calls Real-Time Ray Tracing "A Massive Headache" - Will Star Citizen support ray tracing? The answer is an unsurprising "no." Cloud Imperium developer Ben Parry suggests implementing the technology would be a "massive headache and time sink," as it would break the game in its current form and c
  • "Conviction": District 9's Neill Blomkamp Releases Live-Action Anthem Prequel Trailer - EA and BioWare have partnered with Neill Blomkamp and Oats Studios (his experimental short-film company) to promote Anthem, which is now available for select EA or Origin Access subscribers. "Conviction" is a prequel that sees hub-world Fort Tarsis
  • Plans for First Chinese Solar Power Station in Space Revealed - The Chinese are reportedly working on experimental solar power stations that would be launched into space to generate electricity. Planned for launch as early as 2021, they will provide "an inexhaustible source of clean energy for humans," reliably

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