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Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Nvidia continues to push ray tracing forward with the strategic use of game bundles. Now, all GeForce RTX 20-series buyers will receive a free copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

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This week in games: Civilization reproduced in Excel, Control teases an Alan Wake expansion

Plus: KFC unveils a visual novel starring the Colonel himself, Netflix leaks The Witcher's release, and a dribble of Tokyo Game Show trailers. This is gaming news for September 9 to 13.

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AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to some Radeon RX 400- and 500-series graphics cards

The AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.9.2 drivers releasing today adds support for Radeon Image Sharpening to the Radeon RX 470, 480, 570, 580, and 590.

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PCWorld's September Digital Magazine: Intel's 10th-gen CPU is here

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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LG OLED TVs get Nvidia G-Sync Compatible for smooth big-screen gaming

LG's latest OLED TVs are adding support for Nvidia's G-Sync Compatible technology via a firmware update, though you'll need a current GeForce graphics card to use it.

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Lenovo's Marvel Dimension of Heroes lets you play Marvel superheroes in AR

Lenovo and Disney build on its Star Wars AR game of two years ago. Marvel Dimension of Heroes adds a pair of controllers, so you can play Captain America and five other Marvel heroes in augmented reality.

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Acer unveils a hulking $14,000 gaming cockpit, a 300Hz Predator laptop, and more at IFA

Acer's Predator gaming lineup brought big guns to IFA 2019, with new Triton 300 and 500 laptops and the new triple-monitor Predator Thronos Air gaming "chair."

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Asus debuts 300Hz displays for gaming laptops

Asus debuts 300Hz panels for gamers who need all the frame rates in the world.

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The Razer Blade Stealth 13 crams GTX 1650 graphics into a thin-and-light gaming laptop

The Razer Blade Stealth 13 combines Intel's Ice Lake CPU with a GeForce GTX 1650 in a thin and light chassis. It's impressive, but testing will tell how it stays cool in such tight quarters.

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Intel adds 'retro scaling' to Ice Lake CPUs to make pixel-art games look more crisp on modern displays

As promised, an Intel graphics patch has added support for integer scaling and nearest-neighbor interpolation to Ice Lake CPUs, under the 'retro scaling' branding.

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Astro's new Astro.ID program lets you build your own stylish A40 gaming headset

Is customization the next big trend for gaming peripherals? I'm not sure, but after Xbox Design Lab and now Astro.ID, I certainly hope so.

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Gearbox finally announces a proper Homeworld sequel, 15 long years later

Homeworld 3 is crowdfunding on Fig for the next month, though with a stated $1 goal the process is more of a formality than a necessity. Homeworld 3 is finally on its way.

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AMD RDNA graphics architecture whitepaper reveals the Radeon RX 5700's deepest secrets

AMD just released a whitepaper diving deep into the technical details of RDNA, the new graphics architecture that will power everything from Radeon GPUs to consoles and even mobile phones.

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Nvidia's massive Gamescom Game Ready driver improves performance, latency and sharpness

Nvidia's latest driver could neutralize AMD and Intel software features

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The 18 biggest game reveals from Gamescom's first-ever keynote—including Kerbal Space Program 2

Is Gamescom the new E3? A flood of new game reveals were announced in a two-hour keynote hosted by Geoff Keighley.

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Google shows off Stadia streaming games: Cyberpunk 2077, Mortal Kombat 11, and more

Google revealed several more games coming to its Stadia game-streaming service at Gamescom 2019.

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Report: Apple Arcade could cost $4.99 per month

It’s a shockingly reasonable price that could easily entice tens of millions of subscribers.

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Nvidia's GeForce Now adds real-time ray tracing and Android support as cloud gaming heats up

Nvidia's GeForce Now game-streaming service is adding key new features as it prepares for a full launch: real-time ray tracing and support for Android devices.

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Real-time ray tracing is coming to Minecraft on Windows 10, and it looks stunning

Like Quake II before it, full-blown path tracing is coming to Minecraft with Nvidia's help.

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Pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPU listings reveal the limits of AMD overclocking potential

Case King and Silicon Lottery are selling pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPUs with guaranteed minimum overclocks, and they show how limited the headroom is for AMD's cutting-edge processors.

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