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Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy is coming to Fortnite

Aloy, star of Sony’s 2017 open-world hit Horizon Zero Dawn, will soon be dropping on Fortnite’s battle royale island. The character will be available in the game’s item shop starting on April 15th, with a bundle that includes cosmetics like a Glinthawk glider. Given that Horizon takes place in a world that’s both sci-fi and […]

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Nintendo is releasing a bright blue Switch Lite in May

Nintendo has announced a new color for its portable-only Switch Lite. The new hue is “blue,” which looks pretty close to the Game Boy’s “pocket blue” color variant. The new color could also be inspired by Pantone’s decision to name “classic blue” the Color of the Year for 2020. Blue joins the other four variants […]

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This 5TB Western Digital drive will store a lot of PS5 games for $100

Sony announced that an update to the PS5 will allow you to store — but not play — next-gen games on a portable USB hard drive. Previously, the console only let you store and play PS4 games from external storage. If you’re someone who doesn’t want to keep re-downloading huge PS5 games (especially if you […]

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The ThinkPad X12 Detachable is Lenovo’s latest take on the Surface Pro

You could line up most ThinkPad models of the past few years and the average laptop buyer might have difficulty telling the difference between them. Lenovo has the look, feel, and features of its premium business line down to a science, and it has attracted a devoted base of fans in doing so. Over the […]

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Sony invests another $200 million in Epic Games

Sony has just invested another $200 million in Epic Games as part of a $1 billion funding round, Epic announced today. Over a dozen investors contributed toward the funding round, which valued the Fortnite developer at $28.7 billion. That’s over $10 billion more than Epic Games’ estimated value at the time of Sony’s major investment […]

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Discord will block NSFW servers on iOS

Discord is amping up its restrictions on adult content, with new age gates on NSFW servers and a ban on accessing these servers from iOS devices. Entire servers can now be marked as NSFW if their community “is organized around NSFW themes or if the majority of the server’s content is 18+.” This label will […]

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Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union

Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York, and they are demanding voluntary recognition from the paper’s management. The new union, called the Tech Times Guild, represents more than 650 workers from the digital side of the company, including software engineers, designers, and data analysts. Those […]