Halo Infinite is getting ray tracing thanks to a Microsoft and AMD partnership

Halo Infinite is getting ray tracing thanks to a Microsoft and AMD partnership

Microsoft has selected AMD as its exclusive PC partner for Halo Infinite. While this means plenty of marketing opportunities, it’s also fostered a closer engineering partnership with AMD that Microsoft says will improve frame rates in the campaign mode and eventually bring ray tracing to the game. “We’re looking forward to working closely with AMD … Read more

The Uncharted movie finally gets its first trailer

The Uncharted movie finally gets its first trailer

After years of production trouble, Nathan Drake is finally coming to the big screen. Uncharted, starring Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, Mark Wahlberg as Victor “Sully” Sullivan, and Sophia Ali as Chloe Frazer, will hit theaters Feb. 18, 2022. Sony released the film’s first trailer Thursday morning. The first trailer for Uncharted shows Holland as … Read more

Twitch tests a rewind button for live streams

Jon Fingas

Have you ever just missed a big moment during a live Twitch stream? You might not have to in the future. The Verge reports Twitch is launching a month-long test that includes a “Rewind the Stream” button for live channels. Tap it and you’ll jump two minutes back in the broadcast, with options to scrub … Read more

The Morning After: Will Facebook change its name?

Karissa Bell

So, will Facebook pull the trigger and change its name? Maybe it’s an attempt to dominate the conversation around the, ugh, metaverse, which has been around for years, perhaps to follow Google’s own reorganization around Alphabet or to simply create some distance from all the negative publicity, sentiment and impressions that Facebook is now associated … Read more