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Someone recreated The Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer using Nintendo 64 graphics

Nintendo has already published two trailers for The Super Mario Bros. Movie but that’s clearly not enough to satiate superfans. King Bob Gaming on YouTube recently remade Nintendo’s second movie trailer using Nintendo 64-era graphics. The end result is spot on and looks like a cut scene straight out of Super Mario 64. King Bob […]

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Star Wars: Dark Forces gets quality-of-life improvements thanks to reverse engineered game engine

Work on a reverse engineering project for the game engine that powered Star Wars: Dark Forces has reached a pivotal milestone, enabling the title to be played on modern systems with a full complement of quality-of-life improvements. The Force Engine (TFE), as the project is known, is now at version 1.0 after three years of […]

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Huawei is closing its enterprise business unit in Russia

Chinese tech giant Huawei is closing down its enterprise business unit in Russia over concerns that the already heavily sanctioned company could be subject to secondary sanctions for allowing their systems and equipment to be used by the state. Russia’s Vedomosti daily reports that the unit, which sells data storage systems and telecommunications equipment to […]

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The UK says sharing Netflix passwords is illegal, could be criminal fraud

It’s a known fact that a huge number of streaming service subscribers share their passwords with friends and family. Netflix is trying to crack down on the practice, and the UK government certainly condemns it: password sharing in the UK is a violation of copyright law and could be considered criminal fraud. TorrentFreak writes that […]

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Intel Core i9-12900K/KF CPU prices drop close to $400

Now that Intel’s Raptor Lake processors are here and selling well, we’re seeing discounts on the company’s previous generation of CPUs, including the excellent Intel Core i9-12900K/KF. The Alder Lake flagship arrived last November with a $650 MSRP. Now, it’s available for close to $400. Amazon is selling the Intel Core i9-12900K for $416.99, which […]

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Russia can’t obtain its ‘domestic’ CPUs from foreign manufacturers

Sanctions against Russia are hitting multiple areas of industry, including its PC makers, who cannot obtain processors designed in the country and made by the likes of TSMC. It’s led to a large decline in the number of supplied PCs and servers based on Russian CPUs this year as the country lacks replacement production facilities. […]