On June this year, Lisa Su, CEO and President of AMD unveiled a bare PCB containing two Fiji XT GPUs which was codenamed, Gemini. She said the graphics card will be AMD’s most powerful graphics card and if that statement wasn’t convincing enough, think of it this way, AMD’s current most powerful Fiji XT-based graphics card, the Radeon R9 Fury X, has one Fiji XT GPU.
Mountain Dew has just ended its regional and university qualifiers for the Mountain Dew Dota 2 Challenge. The location for the grand final has been set and it will be at TGV Cinemas 1 Utama, Petaling Jaya. The event will be held for two days, which is on the 5th to 6th of December 2015.
Asus is celebrating its 20th year of manufacturing graphics cards and it came with the most worthy product to highlight it. Enter the GTX 980 Ti 20th Anniversary Gold Editon, Asus’s newest addition to its GTX 980 Ti family. On a factual note, Asus began manufacturing graphics cards since 1995 and is one of the most highly regarded manufacturer of graphics cards today.
You read it right, US$5 (about RM20) for a fully functioning, single-board computer. Impressively, the new Raspberry Pi Zero is said to be 40% to 60% faster than the original Raspberry Pi; it’s smaller too. Raspberry Pi Foundation said that its new credit-card sized computer is aimed at IoT hobbyists, robotic engineers and university students.
Hearthstone is easily the most popular online card game right now, and Blizzard has made a move that will further solidify the game’s presence as a lucrative eSport as well. The 2016 Hearthstone World Championship will a impressive $1 million (RM4.2 million) prize pool, and its nine qualifying tournaments will each receive an additional $100,000 (RM422,000) in prize support.
It’s finally here: the Steam Exploration Sale. The sale actually started about 1am local time and as usual, there are plenty of mouth-watering deals available. This year’s sale has the same theme as last year’s Exploration Sale. But, instead of using “land” as a theme, this year’s sale brings everyone underneath the “sea”.
The country’s largest-ever e-sports event, the Malaysia Cyber Games 2015, will be taking place next month – and that only means the organisers are working hard to hype up the government-backed gaming event. With the winners of the Dota 2 tournament standing a chance to form the national Dota 2 team, what can go wrong? Well, as it turned out, MCG’s organisers almost hyped itself into a social media faux pas last night.
Riot Games is one of the most dedicated gaming companies when it comes to fixing a toxic community. The League of Legends developer has been trying all sorts of solutions to get players to be nicer to one another. It’s newest plan is to introduce a new system similar to the loot drops from Dota 2; however, Riot has also said that toxic players will not be receiving any of these bonuses.