While it's a bit more linear and over faster than the other expansions, the locations are all bizarre enough to be fun and the sidequests match them for oddness, like one where you help a talking gun become a parent, or talk Krieg's sane inner voice out of blowing himself up. You find him detonating dynamite over and over while repeating, "I deserve this," and when he tells you to back off you advance the quest by getting close to him. Each vault hunter has different dialogue for this—I was playing as Amara, who talked Krieg around by explaining that there were people who needed him, and he couldn't help them while he was busy hurting himself. "Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to give yourself a break," she said. … [Read more...] about The best parts of Borderlands 3 are hidden in its DLC
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Keep uses two-factor authentication with biometric face and fingerprint via a smartphone app. It even monitors humidity and temperature, and more importantly, it retains a log of all the times the box was opened and close in case you suspect your roommate of pilfering your stash. This ultra-secure weed safe costs $250. … [Read more...] about Somehow only one of these funny looking CES gadgets is a sex toy
Chris Livingston, Staff Writer: I got into The Division 2 for a while this year, and while it seems like a weird fit for Star Wars, I'm still interested to see what they do with it. I love the detail in The Division 2—walking down any given street is always a feast for the eyes, even if that feast is mountains of trash from a collapsed society. I didn't really care for most of the main missions—they're way too long for my tastes, and I was playing solo. But I loved the side activities, the exploration, the base-building stuff, and the street skirmishes. I feel like I'd be pretty happy shooting my way through some alien city filled with stormtroopers and helping rebels out with sidequests. If that's what you do in this game. … [Read more...] about What do we want from Ubisoft’s open world Star Wars game?
Rocket Lake is set to deliver improved single-threaded core performance over its predecessors, and perhaps even enough to draw ahead of AMD's Zen 3 architecture by a hair. However, it will be forced to concede in multithreaded performance, as even the top chip, the Core i9 11900K, will arrive with two fewer cores than its predecessor at eight cores and 16 threads. That's half the count of AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X. … [Read more...] about The 7 announcements from CES 2021 that every PC gamer should know about