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Explained | What are Gigafactories, and RIL’s Big Plan to Build Four of Them

At the recently concluded 44th RIL AGM, Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, announced that the company will make a major push for new and renewable sources of energy. As part of his move, Ambani stated that Reliance Industries now plans to build four “gigafactories”, which will be intended to “manufacture and […]

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Tencent now owns majority stake in Spec Ops: The Line studio Yager

Chinese conglomerate Tencent now holds a majority stake in Yager, the Berlin-based developer behind cult favourite 2012 shooter Spec Ops: The Line. Tencent first acquired a small stake in the company back in February 2020. At the time, Yager said it would put the funds towards its free-to-play multiplayer game The Cycle, and then unnamed […]

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Abandoned dev Blue Box denies Kojima collab rumours yet again

Blue Box Game Studios, the indie developer at the heart of a bizarre internet conspiracy involving Hideo Kojima, has once again denied it has any involvement with the Metal Gear Solid maker. In a video message posted this morning, director Hasan Kahraman faced the camera to pass on a message Blue Box has now stated […]

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Vivo V21e 5G With 32MP Front Camera, Dimensity 700 SoC Launched in India: Price, Specs and More

Vivo has refreshed the Vivo V-series with the new Vivo V21e 5G. The new smartphone is a toned-down variant of the Vivo V21 5G that debuted in India in April 2021 and comes with dual rear cameras. Similar to other Vivo V-series phones, the new Vivo V21e 5G focuses on selfies with the 32-megapixel front […]

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Looks like Call of Duty: Warzone’s controversial Roze skin is finally properly nerfed

It looks like Call of Duty: Warzone’s controversial Roze skin is finally, properly nerfed. Developer Raven made a change to the skin for the start of Season 4, and it has brightened up what was a very dark outfit for operator Roze. Activision’s battle royale has for months come under fire for a particular skin […]

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Fortnite’s giant UFO now hosts a low-gravity loot dungeon

Since the start of its new season, Fortnite’s island has lain in the shadow of a giant UFO mothership. Today, you can beam aboard and explore. Get beamed up and you’ll find yourself in a mini dungeon filled with locations from the past to hop around in low-gravity. (I am delighted to see the return […]

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Final Fantasy 9 animated kids series in the works

A Final Fantasy 9 animated kids series is in the works. Kidscreen reports Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has done a deal with Square Enix to adapt the 21-year-old role-playing game into an animated series aimed at eight to 13-year-olds. It’s early days, though. Cyber Group Studios plans to pitch the project to broadcasters in the […]