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The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

Image: Valve / FromSoftware / Square Enix / No Matter Studio / Kotaku Steam Deck, Valve’s mega-powerful mini PC, arrived this year, and while there’s every reason to see one of the most exciting pieces of gaming hardware available today, the number of great, no-fuss games available on the device is proof. Enough of your …

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Everything New in Chrome 104

Everything New in Chrome 104

Photo: monticello (Shutterstock) Google’s latest update, Chrome 104, is here. Assuming you have the surprisingly generous system requirementsyou can upgrade your browser today to take advantage of its new features and changes. The biggest UI changes are for Chromebook users running Chrome OS, but all Chrome users will benefit from security patches. The new Chrome …

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Big Tech shows its good to be big, as growth slowdown leads to stock gains while smaller rivals find only pain

Big Tech shows its good to be big, as growth slowdown leads to stock gains while smaller rivals find only pain

After super charged, double-digital growth during the pandemic, the results from the five biggest U.S. tech giants this week showed a slowdown as they grapple with inflation, looming recession and an overall slowing economy, but they were largely rewarded by Wall Street because their size shows their strength. During the last week, all of Big …

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Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Image: Square Enix Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, recently available for mobile, is a worthy sequel to the original Switch RPG from 2018. I was expecting a watered down combat system and menu like many other gacha games on mobile. Square Enix proved me wrong. champions keep the pictures and music they made Octopath …

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‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

Image: Mojang/Microsoft Minecraft It is on fire. At least that’s how it currently feels if you follow the fandom on social media or certain message boards. A portion of the community is up in arms following the news that developer Mojang will not back down on a controversial move to open private servers to moderation …

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The World’s Most Popular Social VR Game Is In Turmoil

The World’s Most Popular Social VR Game Is In Turmoil

Yayoi Sunset Bath and other beautiful VRChat worlds are now less accessible for some players. Screenshot: VRChat / Kotaku VRChat’s had a hell of a week. On Monday, the wildly popular virtual reality social game announced that its next update would implement Epic Games’ Easy Anti-Cheat (EAC) technology, prompting immediate outrage from a large portion of …

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ChromeOS Is Looking a Lot Like Windows With Its New Virtual Desks

ChromeOS Is Looking a Lot Like Windows With Its New Virtual Desks

Yes! These are the Chrome OS virtual desktops you’re looking at! Image: Google Google’s cloud-based operating system has come a long way since its inception. Every new software update seems to bring it closer to parity with Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s Mac operating systems. A new update to ChromeOS, due this fall, brings long-awaited features …

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Microsoft earnings: It's the forecast that matters, so be patient

Microsoft earnings: It’s the forecast that matters, so be patient

The biggest financial news that Microsoft Corp. executives will deliver on Tuesday requires a bit of a wait. microsoft MSFT, -0.59% is scheduled to report financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter after the bell, wrapping up another record year in earnings and revenue, with full-year earnings expected to rise nearly 20% and profit-producing sales …

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I'm Entering My Fortnite Era In 2022, Thanks To No Build And Quests

I’m Entering My Fortnite Era In 2022, Thanks To No Build And Quests

Image: epic games When Fortnite‘s The most recent season released recently, I did what I have done many times before: I installed the game again, saw the new cutscene, paused a few matches and stopped. But a day later, something unusual happened: I came back and played some more. And then even more, and more …

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