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HP’s Omen X gaming laptop tops 10 pounds and is built to overclock

The only distinction HP wants you to make between a high-end desktop and its Omen X laptop is the form factor. Otherwise, feel free to configure this thing into a beast, and then feed it a healthy overclock to boot. What’s that, you’re not keen on overclocking a laptop? Neither are we, usually. But in this case, HP says its Omen X is more than up to the task. “Built for gaming enthusiasts and esports …

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Where did all the Xbox One exclusives go? GamesBeat Decides | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Microsoft delayed Crackdown 3 to next year, and the publisher doesn’t have a lot of other releases from its internal studios to fill in the gaps for its upcoming holiday season. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, managing editor Jason Wilson, reviews editor Mike Minotti, and I (PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb) try to figure out what the hell Microsoft is doing. The Xbox One X is launching November 7 for $500, …

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Destiny 2 update – Download NOW on Xbox One, but it’s bad news for PS4 | Gaming | Entertainment

Destiny 2 is available to pre-load on Xbox One ahead of September’s release date. To ensure the game is ready to play at midnight on launch, Xbox One pre-order customers can pre-load Destiny 2 right now. The game weighs in at 29.15GB on Xbox One, although file sizes could vary on other platforms. Fans can also expect a day-one update, which will hopefully be released in time for launch. But it’s bad news for PS4 owners, who …

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Xbox One X games news – Sorry PS4, but Microsoft has ‘BIGGEST franchises and exclusives’ | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One X exclusive games list may be looking a little light this year, but Microsoft still claims it has the “biggest franchises” and “biggest exclusives”. Despite cancelling exclusive games like Scalebound and Fable Legends, and more recently delaying Crackdown 3 until next year, Microsoft believes there are some great games coming this coming holiday season. The questionable claims were made by Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg, who told Gamescom attendees that people choose Xbox because …

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Suning Gaming collapses under the might of Invictus Gaming

Invictus Gaming made quick work of Suning Gaming to start the League of Legends Pro League Playoffs in Shanghai, taking a swift 3-0 series victory on Tuesday. The 2017 League of Legends Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the five major regions. You’ll find stats, standings, results, recaps and more, all in one place. Suning Gaming came into this series on the back foot, starting a game down due to …

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Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming 3 Review

Intel’s X299-based LGA 2066 platform, designed primarily for computing enthusiasts, lets buyers install multiple M.2 drives and graphics cards without clogging up the chipset’s lowly four-lane DMI. It does that by providing up to 44 lanes of PCIe 3.0 directly from the CPU. You can also get twice as many memory channels as found on Intel’s top mainstream Z270, and you can install twice as many modules. The words “allows” and “can” come into play …

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Hatch opens beta test for Android cloud gaming service in Finland | GamesBeat | Games

Hatch has opened a beta test for residents of Finland to use its cloud-based mobile social hub, which can stream mobile games instantly to Android users. The beta test is a major test for Hatch, which wants to provide a new source of revenues and discovery for mobile game developers through a Netflix-like monthly paid subscription, in which gamers can get access to lots of games. The company is now inviting Android users in Finland to …

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Linksys’ new router puts your gaming needs before everyone else’s

The idea is relatively simple. The WRT32X simply determines which devices using the Killer Networking hardware are connected to it. It then works with the network to “prioritize important gaming and video networking traffic above other devices in the home.” If the network is saturated, the device simply lowers the bandwidth available to other apps and users. PCs equipped with the router can also tell it to reduce priority for less important traffic like downloads …

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Rainbow Six Siege operators update: Big new PS4 and Xbox One Blood Orchid reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

A video and additional information has been posted of one of the new Rainbow Six Siege operators being released on PS4 and Xbox One. There have been several high-profile leaks containing details on what the three new characters would look like and what kind of gear they would have access to. However, this latest infromation comes straight from Ubisoft and reveals more on Special Duties Unit operative, Lesion. Part of Operation Blood Orchid, Lesion has been …

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HP’s first Omen X gaming laptop is built for overclocking

To start, the 17-inch system’s vapor chamber cooling and high-powered fans are good enough to allow both your own processor overclocking (it’s an unlocked Core i7, naturally), memory overclocking and factory-overclocked graphics chips up to the GeForce GTX 1080. Need to upgrade? There’s a single panel that offers access to the RAM, storage and other user-replaceable parts. There’s a mechanical keyboard with programmable macros, too. And even compared to many other gaming laptops, it’s flashy …

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HP stuffed the best gaming desktop perks into the 10-pound Omen X laptop

HP HP gave its Omen gaming line a big boost before this year’s E3 with the launch of new gaming PCs, peripherals, a GPU accelerator, and a VR backpack. While the company wants to provide devices for all kinds of gamers, its newest launch targets enthusiasts who don’t want to compromise power when choosing a portable device. The new Omen X laptop is a behemoth gaming notebook, measuring 16.73 x 12.88 x 1.43 inches and weighing 10.69 pounds. …

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Cutthroat board gaming – News – The Hutchinson News

Dear Annie Dear Annie: I would like some help with this problem. I recently joined a board game group. A friend had told me to come and play. Two women in the group are very competitive; one is my friend. I haven’t played these games since the 1970s. So much has changed. They even play these games online to practice now. One warms up for our weekly games by playing a game at the …

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Alienware launches new Area 51 gamer desktop with Intel’s fastest chip | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Alienware announced its flagship gaming desktop would use an Advanced Micro Devices Threadripper chip last week, and now the gaming division of Dell is announcing that a version of the Area 51 will also be available with Intel’s fastest processor. The announcement of both processors in the same Alienware gaming desktop shows that it’s a real horse race between Intel and AMD for the speed demon title. AMD showed recently that it is competitive with …

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Conan Exiles Xbox One patch update: Funcom latest on Microsoft release | Gaming | Entertainment

Conan Exiles only recently launched on Xbox One but it set to get a lot of new patches and updates in the coming weeks and months. That’s because while playable, the new Funcom title is part of the Xbox Preview Program. That means that it’s a big work in-progress, much like Steam Early Access. Conan Exiles on Xbox One launched with bugs included, with one causing some serious problems. Crashing issues on the Xbox One …

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Russian Social Network VK Adds In-App Mobile Gaming

Russian social network VK (formerly VKontakte) has taken a page from Facebook and rolled out an in-app gaming option, Direct Games. The company aims to boost its mobile gaming fortunes in Russia and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. Akin to Facebook’s Instant Games offering that debuted in November 2016, Direct Games is an HTML5-based gaming platform available to users of VK’s Android app. It provides a selection of titles readily available to play solo or with …

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