How Microsoft brought Gears Tactics to the Xbox Series X and S

Gears Tactics was a big game for Microsoft. A splashy, strategic spin on the Gears franchise, it served not only to show that Microsoft is willing to invest heavily in PC games, but that it’s just as committed to Xbox Game Pass on Windows as it is on Xbox consoles. “We were thrilled,” says Tyler … Read more How Microsoft brought Gears Tactics to the Xbox Series X and S

Surviving the Aftermath is now available on Steam Early Access, Update 11 brings new quests and features

Source: Paradox Interactive While survival strategy game Surviving the Aftermath has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store and Xbox Game Preview, today it launches into Steam Early Access. In addition to a new early access platform, Update 11 is here, bringing some new features and improvements to combat. There’s a new … Read more Surviving the Aftermath is now available on Steam Early Access, Update 11 brings new quests and features

Acer teams up with Porsche Design for the luxury Acer Book RS laptop

Acer is teaming up with Porsche Design on a new high-end “luxury” laptop, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS, which looks to combine Porsche Design’s product designs with Acer’s laptop know-how. The partnership here is an important one, given that the last Porsche Design-branded laptop, the Porsche Design Book One (which the design studio developed … Read more Acer teams up with Porsche Design for the luxury Acer Book RS laptop

Dell XPS 13 touchscreen vs non-touchscreen: Which should you buy?

Source: Daniel Rubino/Windows Central Best answer: If you’re looking to get a 4K display, then you’ll want a touch-enabled XPS 13, but without official pen support, the regular non-touch will be better value for most people. People who want to use touch or a pen should get the XPS 13 2-in-1 instead. Touch adds more … Read more Dell XPS 13 touchscreen vs non-touchscreen: Which should you buy?

Microsoft made a portable data center in a box

Microsoft has created a portable data center to bring cloud computing to remote environments. The modular data center is essentially a big box of servers, designed for places where it’s difficult to supply reliable cloud connectivity. Microsoft is partnering with satellite operators for connectivity, allowing this Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) to be used as a … Read more Microsoft made a portable data center in a box

Cyberpunk 2077 uses advanced AI for its lip-sync performances, localized in 10 languages

Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated games of the year, and is setting out to deliver by being one of the biggest games of the year. However, this means Cyberpunk 2077 will have thousands of lines of dialogues, dozens of unique voiced characters, and a wide range of personalities and speech types. More … Read more Cyberpunk 2077 uses advanced AI for its lip-sync performances, localized in 10 languages

Best Yokes for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Source: Matt Brown | Windows Central Best Yokes for Flight Simulator Windows Central 2020 Microsoft Flight Simulator returns with global revival, packing together mapping data, artificial intelligence, and its cloud empire for a disruptive entry to the genre. Picking up a yoke provides a considerable leap over piloting with a standard joystick, especially when looking … Read more Best Yokes for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Microsoft extends Xbox Elite 2 controller warranty after hardware issues emerge

Microsoft is extending the warranty on its Xbox Elite 2 controller following complaints over hardware issues. “We’ve received claims that a small percentage of our customers are experiencing mechanical issues when using their Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2,” explains a Microsoft support article. “To ensure your satisfaction, we’re extending the warranty coverage period on … Read more Microsoft extends Xbox Elite 2 controller warranty after hardware issues emerge