Studio 11 bit told details about Frostpunk

Студия 11 bit рассказала подробности о Frostpunk

Polish Studio 11 bit has released a new video in support of Frostpunk. In the video, the creators of This War of Mine revealed about his new project.

The developers call their new game “social strategy” and the players have to make difficult decisions. Sometimes for the survival of the whole society will have to sacrifice comfort and peace of mind, and even the lives of individuals. To the usual principles of town-planning simulator, the developers have mixed in a complex moral dilemma, a burden to their inevitable consequences, and accompanied by research and unexpected discoveries.

Release — April 24 on Windows.


Teaser of Serious Sam 4 (video)

Тизер Serious Sam 4 (видео)

Publisher Devolver Digital and Croteam, the Studio officially announced the fourth part of the Serious Sam 4. The developers have confirmed the increased scope of locations and the absence of even a single level in the desert.

Most likely, all the details about the game we find out at the upcoming E3.


Sega announced the console Mega Drive Mini”

Sega will release a retro console Mega Drive Mini, a miniature version of the Mega Drive. The release is timed to the thirty-year anniversary of the legendary 16-bit consoles. The company is engaged in AtGames hardware device. The developer will reveal the technical characteristics Mega Drive a Mini in the near future.

The console repeats the original design of the Mega Drive. The console will come with a set of pre-installed games on the internal memory.

Sega анонсировала консоль Mega Drive Mini"

Sega will begin selling Mega Drive Mini at the end of 2018. At the start, the console will be available only in Japan, but later it may appear in other markets.

The trend in miniature variants of the classic consoles of the 90s the company asked Nintendo. In November 2016, the Japanese developer has released a mini version of the console Classic NES Edition. Included with the device was recorded copies of 30 classic games, including Balloon Fight, Castlevania, Donkey Kong, Final Fantasy, Galaga, Ice Climber, Metroid, Ninja Gaiden, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. According to the April 2017 in the world has sold 2.3 million NES Classic Edition. Inspired by this success, Nintendo released in September 2017 mini version of the 16-bit console SNES. Updated Super NES Classic Edition for the first three months has sold 4 million copies.


The new AMD is cheaper and faster rivals from Intel

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel The tests show that the latest processors from AMD Ryzen second generation are superior to similar Intel processors.

All tests were conducted using the same test stand at the Nvidia GTX 1080. In comparison participated Ryzen 2700X 7, 7 2700 Ryzen, Ryzen Ryzen 2600X 5 and 5 2600.

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel

The first test for the entire line became a test mode in Rise of the Tomb Raider from Crystal Dynamics. The game features realistic graphics and a large number of additional effects, including a unique feature PureHair.

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel

As the graph shows, at 1080p a whole new line of processors from AMD successfully outperforms existing methods on average fps. With the task of coping even with its cheap Ryzen representative 5 2600.

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel

The next challenge was the cult GTA5 from Rockstar. Game 2015 issue has a very flexible graphics settings and allows you to load even a modern system.

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel
 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel

Again Ryzen second generation show a great result, even in 4K resolution. The last test is a combat scene in the spectacular Shadow of Mordor from Monolith Productions with the settings on max. In this test themselves. showed the i7 processor 8700K, but the new line from AMD still took all 4 first places.

 Новые процессоры AMD дешевле и быстрее соперников от Intel

AMD 2600 Ryzen 5 — from 14 000 roubles.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X — 16 500 rubles.
Ryzen 7 AMD 2700 and AMD Ryzen 7 2700X — 22 000 rubles.

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Rumor: the next Xbox is already in development

 Слух: следующая Xbox уже в разработке Microsoft has a vacancy for a senior engineer. Judging by her description, the development of a new console in the Xbox line either already started or will start soon.

We are looking for qualified professional for the position of senior engineer. Main task will be to work with the DRAM on the Xbox, for example, DDR3, GDDR5, GDDR6 and all other types of memory that appear in the future. The applicant will become the coordinator of the technical aspects of existing designs and future design projects Xbox.— A vacancy on the Microsoft website

Interest is the reference to the memory GDDR6, because on the most advanced Xbox One X installed GDDR5.

In addition, Microsoft is looking for another senior engineer, specialist in data storage, HDD, SSD and Flash.

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HP unveiled a new gaming laptops, desktops and monitors

 HP представила новые геймерские ноутбуки, настольные ПК и мониторы Manufacturer of computer hardware HP (Hewlett-Packard) has introduced a new line of gaming laptops, desktops and monitors Gaming Pavilion, meets all modern requirements video game lovers. The range of play equipment is divided into two categories: HP OMEN and HP Pavilion. The first will suit the hardcore gamers, while the HP Pavilion in the first place zainteresuet casual players.

Laptop Gaming HP Pavilion 15

The laptop is described by the manufacturer as a high-performance device, with a robust filling, mobility and the two dispensers are mounted and exhaust holes at the corners of the rear of the chassis to prevent overheating.

 HP представила новые геймерские ноутбуки, настольные ПК и мониторы

Specifications and features:

  • High performance H series CPU Intel Core i7 8th generation or chetyrekhyadernye U Intel Core i7 8-th generation;
  • The graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 technology MAX-Q Design;
  • Hard disk up to 2TB;
  • SSD NVMe PCIe up to 256 GB;
  • SSD NVMe PCIe up to 256 GB hard drive 1 TB;
  • SSD NVMe PCIe 128 GB hard disk 2 TB.
  • Hard disk up to 1 TB paired with the memory module Intel Optane 16GB to speed up the system;
  • Narrow frame screen size 15.6 inch;
  • 1080p 144 Hz, 1080p 60 Hz, or 4K 60 Hz depending on version laptop;
  • Sound system from B&O Play HP Audio Boost;
  • Ultrafast Wi-Fi with 2×2 antenna unit with optional Gigabit speed;
  • Laptop model with processor H Intel 8 Core i7 th generation have the keyboard with brushed aluminum panel. Available in two colors: Shadow black coating Black with bright green backlight (Acid Green) and white;
  • Laptop model with processor U Intel Core i7 8-th generation have a plastic keyboard panel.

Desktop PC HP Pavilion Gaming 690 and 790

Desktops are black with bright green lighting on the front of the case.

 HP представила новые геймерские ноутбуки, настольные ПК и мониторы
 HP представила новые геймерские ноутбуки, настольные ПК и мониторы


  • Hard drive up to 3TB;
  • SSD up to 512GB PCIe NVMe;
  • Solid state drive up to 512 GB of PCIe and NVMe hard drive 3 TB;
  • Solid state drive 128 GB PCIe NVMe and hard disk of 2 TB;
  • Hard drive up to 3TB in a pair of memory module Intel Optane 16GB to speed up the system;
  • The HP Stream Audio to connect mobile devices via Bluetooth;
  • A plurality of ports on the front, including USB Type A, USB Type-C, audio ports and a card reader;
  • On the back ports: USB Type A, audio and video input;
  • Available with optical drive.

Specifications HP Pavilion Gaming 690:

  • Six-core Intel Core i7+ 8 gen or AMD Ryzen 2nd generation supports up to 16 GB of RAM DDR4;
  • The graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580;
  • Scalability. Possible to install a shortened video cards, up to 3 drives and support up to 2 DIMMs.

Specifications HP Pavilion Gaming 790:

  • Six-core Intel Core i7+ 8-th generation;
  • 64 GB of RAM DDR4;
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 580;
  • Scalability. Full size long graphics cards, up to 4 drives and 4 DIMM slots.

Monitor HP Pavilion Gaming 32 HDR

 HP представила новые геймерские ноутбуки, настольные ПК и мониторы


  • Certification VESA HDR 600;
  • Brightness 600 nits;
  • Contrast ratio 6000:1;
  • Color gamut of DCI-P3 95 %;
  • 32 inches diagonal with a resolution of Quad HD (2560×1440);
  • Radeon FreeSync technology to ensure smoother images in games;
  • Frequency of 75 Hz and a response time of 5 MS;
  • Two USB Type A;
  • DisplayPort;
  • Audio output;
  • Two HDMI ports.

The new devices will go on sale in Russia in June this year. The exact cost is still unknown.

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11 bit studios praises Frostpunk

11 bit studios хвалит Frostpunk

When 11 bit studios released This War of Mine, many thought that is the pinnacle of creativity of this company, and that in the future the poles will develop this direction.

But the developers themselves were of a different opinion, deciding to undertake a socio-economic strategy Frostpunk they are even more excited, and I think that this game has even more chances to please the public.

All of that in a Frostpunk de unimaginably varied gameplay, and the survival of “the last town on Earth” will be much more difficult. Players will have to develop the technology to build dwellings, to determine the composition of the government, to get resources and all this in order to force the generator to provide more heat. The development would involve a lot of hard choices and personal human tragedies. The game will take place on the 24th of April, and in her face, we might get one of the so-called shadow hits. And may not get. For it is not the fact that the world wants to play in another Tropico, albeit in a specific situation.

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The creators of Bayonetta announced action World of Demons

Создатели Bayonetta анонсировали экшен World of Demons

Platinum Games, whose rows are the boys, had a hand in Bayonetta and Nier: Automata, announced shooter called World of Demons of the battles with mythical creatures from traditional and not very Japanese tales and legends. And, most importantly, the game will be exclusive to mobile devices.

The developers promise simplified management, and more than 80 of demons, with whom you will fight, alone and in cooperative mode. Judging by the videos shown, the game looks great, and this game would and PC-schnick and consolers, but maybe sometime later, because the management World of Demons imprisoned on the touch display. All of this will be available in shareware form, but for real money you can open more characters. The game will be released before the end of the year, first on iOS and then on Android.

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The Dirty Bomb was not available in Russia

Dirty Bomb стала недоступна в России

The creators of the online shooter Dirty Bomb has published an open appeal to the Russian fans of the game, which commented on the situation.

The situation, briefly, is as follows: Roskomnadzor, according to the court, blocked the Telegram, which also affected the lock Amazon used by the authors of the game, resulting in fans of Dirty Bombs, can’t pump the last update, adds 64-bit client, and as a result can not run. Still not all, but many. And it all depends on personal provider, and in a hurry if he is to fulfill orders from above or not.

Developers complained that they can’t do anything, and they just have to wait. But we also note that it looks like this is the first game from Steam, which is blocked in Russia, unwittingly. For the same prohibited Company of Heroes 2 and that is sold freely. And it all depends on the further reactions of Amazon, because it is not excluded that the Dirty Bomb was not the last game, which will not have access to domestic gamers.

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The rumor is the announcement of Gears of War 5

Слух – грядёт анонс Gears of War 5

On the Network news spread of the imminent announcement of Gears of War 5. And not just quick and almost instantaneous. If you believe the author of the hearing, the announcement will take place this week.

Told an American rapper, known in their circles as Ice-T. He, taking advantage of good relations with developers and private participation in creation of the third Gear of War where he voiced Aaron Griffin – one of the heroes of the game, said the following: “news for the players: exclusive announcement of Gears will take place this week. Be ready.”

Hard to say what it will be. Perhaps something to reissue the console on the PC and probably will happen the announcement. But even if it will, then count on the game to the end of the year is unlikely.

Gears of War 4 was released as an exclusive for Windows 10 and Xbox One in 2016-m to year and were met overall, not bad, although the specific sensation is not produced, and awards received. Nevertheless, the series remains love and demand, so the announcement of a new part, no doubt, will be a loud event in the gaming industry.

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