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Destiny 2 Guided Games: What You Need To Know Ahead Of Launch

One of the new features coming to Destiny 2 is what Bungie is calling “Guided Games.” This is where a solo player can group up with a higher-level players to help learn the ropes of end-game activities such as Nightfalls and Raids. The Guided Games feature officially rolls out on September 26, but it’s been available for testers for a little over a week now in beta form, and Bungie has now talked about how many people tested it out and what it learned from the beta. Senior designer Steve ...

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Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake refresh is expected to boost core counts in response to AMD’s Ryzen launches from earlier this year. Now we’ve got some benchmark results on the upcoming Core i7-8700K, at least if the leaked data is accurate. (As always, take such information as rumor, pre-release data, etc, etc). There are two sets of results, both rounded up by VideoCardz. In Cinebench R15, the Core i7-8700K (six cores, 12 threads, 3.7GHz base clock, ...

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Destiny 2: All The News, Guides, And Tips You Need To Know At Launch

Bungie’s highly anticipated shooter Destiny 2 is finally here, and we’ll have lots of coverage in the days and weeks ahead. For now, we’re collecting all the big details to know about, including our review in progress, recent news stories, and other key particulars. You can keep checking back with this story as we learn more about the shooter. Editor Kallie Plagge spent 20 hours playing Destiny 2 and came away feeling generally impressed and eager to keep playing. She is starting again now that the game is in a ...

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SpaceX Prepares to Launch Air Force’s Secretive X-37B Space Plane

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane is set to go off on another secret mission in space, but its trip into space will come courtesy of a new partner: SpaceX. The launch is currently scheduled for September 7th at Cape Canaveral, just days ahead of the potential landfall of Hurricane Irma. There’s a chance the launch will be postponed due to weather, and no one knows what the X-37B will get up to ...

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Call Of Duty: WW2 Beta Ends, Here's What's Changing For Launch

After two weekends, the Call of Duty: WWII beta has ended. In a blog post, developer Sledgehammer Games thanked fans for participating and sending in their feedback, and the studio also outlined some of the changes it’s making for the final launch in Novemb. First, the score limit for Team Deathmatch was raised from 75 to 100 for the second weekend, and after the second testing phase, it sounds like Sledgehammer is going to drop the limit back down. “We’re looking to lock the decision, so please let us know ...

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Markets rattled by North Korean missile launch

North Korea launches trio of missiles Stocks in the U.S. and Asia dropped after North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan. South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index fell 1% in morning Asian trading Tuesday, while Japan’s Nikkei sank 0.8%. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a “serious and grave” threat to his country, a key U.S. ally in the region. Analysts said the situation over North Korea remains a concern for investors. “It is going to move back into the headlines and be a cause of volatility ...

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NASA Beefs Up Space Communications with New Satellite Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Have you ever wondered how data and communication signals get from spacecraft to NASA mission control on Earth? It’s not as simple as pointing an antenna at NASA and hitting “send.” Earth rotates, so you might not always have direct line of sight to mission control. That’s why NASA started deploying a fleet of Space Network satellites in the 1980s. It’s now into the third generation of these satellites, and a new one has just ...

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SpaceX to launch most powerful computer ever sent to space station

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket make a flawless landing A SpaceX rocket is ready to deliver one of the most high-tech payloads ever to the International Space Station. When the Falcon 9 rocket blasts off on Monday, one of the items on board will be a supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE, Tech30), dubbed the “Spaceborne Computer.” If it works, it could be the most powerful commercial, off-the-shelf computer ever to operate in space. Astronauts aboard the space station already have a bunch of devices you’d find at your local ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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