Hades Canyon

So it turns out Intel’s new NUC units, dubbed Hades Canyon, is just a smidge better than a comparable desktop running a GTX 1050 Ti. Not bad for a tiny little box you can mount on a VESA plate. I wouldn’t spend 999$ plus an SSD and RAM for this just to game on, but if you want a super powerful HTPC that can chew through HEVC 4k video, this is your beast. — more

Radical Heights

With the epic failure of Lawbreakers, Cliffy B set a new bar for marketing hype vs an actual game. Turns out he’s not content sitting on just that pile of failure, so here’s a trailer for his next game! Radical Heights is billed as a battle royale shooter (as if we don’t have enough of those already) with an 80’s dude-bro theme. — more

FFXIV Wins April Fool’s

It starts funny, and gets funnier. That’s the key to a goofy semi-realistic gag for April Fool’s Day. The folks at SE knocked it out of the park with this goof: an AR gathering app where you use your phone as tools like axes, fishing rods, and hammers. — more

Timeline for Nvidia’s Volta Cards

Steve from Gamersnexus stopped by the Hynix booth at GTC 2018 today and saw their GDDR6 stuff. He discovered the timeline for mass production of this new memory is set for June or July of this year. Given that Nvidia’s Volta line of gaming video cards is set to use this type of memory, we can assume that their launch will be somewhat in line with this. — more

Monster Hunter World x Devil May Cry

And the next little piece of content coming out for Monster Hunter World is a Dante costume, complete with Force Edge and Alastor. The sword will be a charge blade that’ll transform from the smaller Force Edge to the larger Alastor, instead of into a typical axe form. — more

Monster Hunter World – Wiggler Head

Yep, so this is a thing. One of the events for the week is this Wiggler gathering event, and upon completing it three times you get tickets to craft this wonderful hat. It’s pretty useless for combat, but it’s so many lulz that I might have to wear it while I kill Nergigante or something. — more