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Minecraft is serious about global warming, adds a new (spigot) plugin to allow changes...

Minecraft Server Java Edition has added a new (spigot) plugin which changes climate mechanics in the game. This plugin adds the concept of greenhouse...
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AMD open sources V-EZ, the Vulkan wrapper library

AMD has made V-EZ, the Vulkan wrapper library open source. The V-EZ wrapper is C based lightweight layer around Vulkan which reduces the complexity...
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Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular web browsers

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....
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Minecraft Java team are open sourcing some of Minecraft’s code as libraries

Stockholm's Minecraft Java team are open sourcing some of Minecraft's code as libraries for game developers. Developers can now use them to improve their...
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Molly Rocket releases Meow hash, an extremely fast non-cryptographic hash for processing hundreds of...

Last week, the Molly Rocket team released a high-speed hash function called Meow hash. It is named after the character Meow in the game...
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NVIDIA launches GeForce Now’s (GFN) ‘recommended router’ program to enhance the overall performance and...

NVIDIA launched a ‘recommended router’ program last week to improve the overall experience of its GeForce Now (GFN) cloud gaming service for PC and...

Epic Games announces: Epic MegaGrants, RTX-powered Ray tracing demo, and free online services for...

Epic Games, an American video game and software development company, made a series of announcements, earlier this week. These include: Epic Game’s CEO, Tim...
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EU’s antitrust Commission sends a “Statements of Objections” to Valve and five other video...

The EU has sent Valve, the creator of desktop gaming’s biggest storefront Steam and five other video game publishers a ‘Statements of Objections’ for...
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Microsoft Build 2019: Microsoft showcases new updates to MS 365 platform with focus on...

At the ongoing Microsoft Build 2019 conference, Microsoft has announced a ton of new features and tool releases with a focus on innovation using...

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Why should you use Unreal Engine 4 to build Augmented and...

This is an exciting time to be a game developer. New technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are here and growing...

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