Windows 11 gets a much-anticipated gaming bug fix

Windows 11 has been plagued by a bug in its 22H2 update that affects some users, causing stuttering in games, and prompting Microsoft to block the update for those people – but the good news is that a fix has now been rolled out by the software giant. .

The solution to this annoying glitch is contained in the patch code KB5020044 (opens in new tab), a recently deployed cumulative update – but please note that this is still a preview update. In other words, the patch is still under testing, but you can get it the normal way by checking Windows Update.

Nonsense Pokémon Scarlet and Violet bugs: From windmill arms to invisible bicycles

The recent release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has fans of the series talking – but not necessarily for the right reasons.

Scour the Twitter feeds of tech-savvy Pokémon trainers who have already begun their journey in Paldea, and you’ll find a mixed bag of reviews. Between the cute Pokemon clips and thoughtful reviews are examples of some of the most bizarre Pokemon bugs seen in the 26-year-old series to date – some of which we’ve experienced ourselves. in it Pokémon Scarlet and Violet reviewCat Bussell of TRG said the games were “riddled with frame rate drops, performance issues, and more than the occasional bug”.

Starfield May Be Lonely, But That’s Exactly What Bethesda Wants

When it comes to the expansive open world of Starfield, you shouldn’t fear isolation in this vast universe. In fact, the solitude you might find jumping from one desolate world to another is exactly the tone that developer Bethesda is going for.

Rather than focusing on the horror of solo space travel, Bethesda wants to highlight its magnificence in Starfield. During a recent interview with Lex Fridman (opens in new tab)Todd Howard, the game’s lead director, explained how the Bethesda team embraced the “beautiful desolation” of Starfield’s massive open world.

Something Fishy Is Happening at Splatoon 3’s Next Big Run Event

It’s time for Splatoon 3 players to gather for some Salmonid splashes, as Nintendo has announced dates for its upcoming Big Run co-op event.

The Big Run will take place from December 10th to 12th and see Splatoon 3The town of Splatsville is overrun by Salmonid, the fish-hybrid creatures previously seen in the game’s existing co-op mode, Salmon Run.

Star Wars: The Acolyte will show how the Sith infiltrate the Jedi order

The Acolyte will take Star Wars fans on a journey that “has never been done before,” according to one of its stars.

Speaking exclusively to during a party for the third season of His Dark Materials, Dafne Keen teased that the upcoming TV show – one of many new Star Wars TV shows and movies in development – will be unlike anything fans have seen before. in Lucasfilm’s legendary sci-fi franchise. 🇧🇷

Samsung Galaxy S23 could arrive in early February with an extremely high price

There probably isn’t much time to wait until the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, with these phones slated to arrive in early 2023, and more specifically could arrive in February.

That’s according to “a Samsung Electronics executive with knowledge of the matter,” speaking to Korea from JoongAng Daily (opens in new tab)in a report uncovered by The Verge (opens in new tab)🇧🇷

The Nvidia RTX 4080 GPU reaches a whopping 3.6GHz overclock – but does anyone care?

Nvidia’s RTX 4080 is now the focus of overclocking experts, with very fast clock speeds being achieved by the GPU (after seeing huge overclocks achieved by the RTX 4090, as you may recall).

Tom’s hardware (opens in new tab) noted that the Galax OC team used the company’s own RTX 4080 SG 1-Click OC graphics card (the SG stands for ‘Serious Gamer’) and managed to boost it to 3.615 GHz for a new record as the fastest 4080 ever seen.

December’s PS Plus Essential lineup leaked – and it includes this top RPG trilogy

Fans of action RPGs might have another reason to celebrate this holiday season as, according to a recent leak, PlayStation Plus’ December lineup of free games includes the acclaimed Mass Effect trilogy.

The leak comes from French netizen billbil-kun, from the business tips forum Dealabs (opens in new tab)which has accurately leaked PlayStation Plus Essential free games on multiple occasions.

Nvidia celebrates launch of Portal With RTX by giving away RTX 4090s

Valve’s iconic Portal game is being reimagined this December courtesy of Nvidia, and we’re absolutely excited. The original Portal is widely considered one of the most iconic puzzle games of all time, and Nvidia will bring it to users complete with advanced graphics features such as full ray tracing and Nvidia DLSS 3 capabilities to give the game a fresh new look. .

Portal with RTX will be made available as free official DLC (downloadable content) to existing Portal owners on December 8th, just in time for the game’s release. 15th anniversary. It’s also the perfect time for those of us who like to relax while on vacation and play video games.

The game’s new look is achieved using graphical techniques heavily dependent on Nvidia DLSS technology, with an emphasis on the use of the latest generation DLSS 3. , while Series 30 users will be able to enjoy the reimaging at a slightly lower – but still appreciable – level with DLSS 2.

Genshin Impact announces its response to Hearthstone

Big news for Genshin Impact fans: developer miHoYo has released a full trailer for a new collectible card game (TCG) feature for the much-loved RPG.

Set to arrive in Patch 3.3, Genius Invokation will allow players to get stuck in an all-new TCG experience. While the trailer doesn’t tell us much about the game’s mechanics, it is full of the distinctive art style and familiar character designs you’d expect from a Genshin Impact card game.

Originally unveiled in late October, Genius Invokation TCG was touted by miHoYo as “a lighthearted, casual game mode with PvE at its core”, where “all” cards can be “obtainable in-game” (via twitter (opens in new tab)🇧🇷 This is a breath of fresh air given how difficult it can be to get characters in Genshin Impact. While PvP is possible, the announcement made it clear that “no reward system” is “linked to PvP”. However, this new trailer gives us a much better indication of what the game will look like than last month’s sneaky announcement.