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Microsoft Releases Free Spectre, Meltdown Tool to Assess If Your Windows Machines Are Vulnerable

Microsoft has announced a free tool for Meltdown and Spectre assessment. This tool – more of new capabilities in Windows Analytics – will enable IT professionals to assess if the Windows devices across their network are protected against these devastating chip vulnerabilities. “Customers’ devices require both updates to CPU microcode (firmware) and the Windows operating …

This Month’s Cumulative Updates Are Finally Out for ALL Windows 10 Versions

The entire patching system has gone haywire since the Spectre and Meltdown chip bugs were revealed last month. From emergency patches to pulling those patches back, things have gone fairly confusing. While Microsoft usually sends its security updates every second Tuesday of the month, the company has sent over 4 cumulative updates since these bug …

Rare Says Sea Of Thieves Will Run Well Even On Crappy PCs

Usually, when developers talk about PC ports of big games, they emphasize top-tier performance. The best possible graphics, the highest resolutions. God rays, 4k, a million frames per second. Rare, though, has taken a different approach with Sea of Thieves. The game, Rare says, will run capably on a whole host of different PC configurations. …

Why Sea of Thieves Ship Crews Only Support 4 Players

After a lengthy absence, Rare is back and nearing completion of its latest game called Sea of Thieves. This open world multiplayer title lets players live out their pirate fantasies by looking for treasure, sailing massive ships, and even engaging in hostile takeovers, getting blind drunk, or sword fighting. The recent beta was largely a …

Sea of Thieves Xbox One Bundles Leak

With an impending release just weeks away, the highly-anticipated action-adventure game by Rare, Sea of Thieves, has attracted a great deal of attention from fans. Now, as has so often been the case before other high-profile releases, new details have seemingly leaked online about the game’s bundle options and prices. Two bundles for the Xbox release …

Sea of Thieves Limited Edition Xbox One Wireless Controller now available

The Sea of Thieves Limited Edition Xbox One Wireless Controller has been released in the North American region. If you are interested, you can purchase the gamepad with this link from the shopping website. You can also take a look at what the controller looks like with the image located just below this paragraph (additional …

Skype Suffers a Security Bug That Can’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon Because It Needs a “Large Code Revision”

Skype is unable to fix a security flaw that enables attackers to gain system level privileges of an affected computer without committing a massive code rewrite. Security researcher has revealed that a potential attacker could exploit the “functionality of the Windows DLL loader where the process loading the DLL searches for the DLL to be loaded …

Standalone physical version of South Park: The Stick of Truth now available on PS4 and Xbox One

The standalone physical version of South Park: The Stick of Truth is now available in the North American region for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you are interested, you can purchase the disc release of the remastered port with the following links: PS4 Version and Xbox One version. You can also check out …

Cloud-Based Gaming To Be Offered With Next PlayStation And Xbox, Says FFXV Director

Many gamers often wonder what the next big thing is going to be in the industry. With virtual reality leading the charge of new technology over the past few years, there’s no denying that it is solidifying its place in the gaming world. Cross-platform play has also been the talk of the town over the …