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New York City’s subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

New York City’s subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game Screengrab from MTA Country by Mike Lacher Straphangers who want to experience the rolling nightmare that is New York City’s subway system from the comfort of their own home are in luck. A new video game called “MTA Country,” which debuted this week, takes players on a treacherous ride through graffiti-lined tunnels filled with electrical fires, broken tracks, and stalled subway cars.
Users play as Gregg T., the face of the MTA’s “New Yorkers Keep New York Safe” safety ad campaign, who has since become a bit of a meme. At the start of the game, Gregg T. jumps into a subway car with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Together, the three must leap over track fires and broken-down subway cars full of irritated passengers while dodging pizza rats and passing under graffiti tags that say “Giuliani was here.”
dodging pizza rats The goal is to collect subway tokens and a series of glowing lett..

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Micron reveals the reason behind Intel NAND partnership split

Micron reveals the reason behind Intel NAND partnership split It looks like Intel is the only NAND manufacturer that still backs Floating Gate tech Published: 25th May 2018 | Source: SeekingAlpha – Via TheF34RChannel | Author: Mark Campbell Micron reveals the reason behind Intel NAND partnership split Back in January Intel and Micron announced that their NAND technology partnership was coming to an end, with both companies planning to independently create NAND technology in the future to best cater to their individual business needs. Until now, the reason behind the Intel/Micron break-up was unknown, though now it seems that...

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Gigabyte reveals Geforce GTX 1050 OC 3GB GPU

Gigabyte reveals Geforce GTX 1050 OC 3GB GPU Upgrades in some areas, downgrades in others Published: 25th May 2018 | Source: Gigabyte | Author: Mark Campbell Gigabyte reveals Geforce GTX 1050 OC 3GB GPU Gigabyte has officially unveiled their new Geforce GTX 1050 3GB OC graphics card, offering increased VRAM capacity, more CUDA cores and higher clock speeds than the GPU's 2GB variant. Alongside all of these hardware upgrades, this graphics card offers a single downgrade, memory bandwidth, with Nvidia sacrificing a quarter of this GPU's memory bus to provide users with a larger 3GB frame buffer. Nvidia has...

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Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness will release in June

Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness will release in June Wendell is going to Vietnam Published: 25th May 2018 | Source: Ubisoft | Author: Mark Campbell Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness will release in June Far Cry 5 has been one of Ubisoft's most successful game launches in recent history, offering an enjoyable single-player campaign, spectacular visuals and a tonne of extra player made content thanks to the title's Arcade mode level editor. Next month, Far Cry 5 will start receiving content from the title's £25.99 season pass, stating with the title's "Hours of Darkness" DLC, which places...

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Synopsys conducts the worlds first USB 3.2 demo

Synopsys conducts the worlds first USB 3.2 demo Steady speeds of 1.6GBps Published: 25th May 2018 | Source: Synopsys | Author: Mark Campbell Synopsys conducts the worlds first USB 3.2 demo Back in September 2017, the USB 3.2 standard was published by USB-IF, the USB Implementers Forum, offering a 2x performance increase over USB 3.1 Gen2. The standard offers increased transfer speeds by making use of the reversible nature of USB 3.1 Type-C, using multi-lane operation to support both of the cable's data lanes. This change allows USB 3.2 to be supported on existing USB 3.1 Type-C data cables....

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