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Gamepressure.com News 18 August 2019

IKEA Establishes a Business Unit for Smart Home Technology

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 22:57

The Swedish company has announced that it has established a new business unit to deal with smart home technology. There has already been a project for this before, but from now on IKEA plans to invest much more money in it.

Gamescom Awards 2019 Nominations

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 20:01

The full list of games nominated for this year's Gamescom Awards has just been released. The titles were assigned to appropriate categories, and the list include known and long-awaited games.

CEO of Nvidia: Buying GPU Without Ray Tracing Support is "Just Crazy”

Conrad Hazi, 18 August 2019, 19:04

When discussing Nvidia's second quarter, the CEO - Jen-Hsun Huang - raised, among other things, the issue of the future of ray tracing. He thinks that buying a card without the support of the technology is currently a bad idea and predicts its rapid development.

Australian MP on DayZ Ban: „We're Making Ourselves a Laughing Stock.”

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2019, 18:48

Tim Quilty, a member of the Australian Liberal Democratic Party, spoke on the announced ban on the sale of DayZ. In his view, the decision of ACB rating organisation makes Australia the laughing stock of the world.

Mod Brings Overwatch Characters to XCOM 2 as Units

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 18:29

Creator of the Overwatch Epic Collection mod transfered characters known from the Overwatch universe to XCOM 2. The modification introduces only cosmetic changes and does not affect the skills of the original units.

PlayStation 4 Cloud Saves Have an Utterly Pointless Limit

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 18:19

PlayStation 4 has a limit on the number of saved game state in the cloud. It amounts to 1000 files, which seems kinda pointless with the recent increase in the amount of space available for saves to 100 GB.

Apex Legends Devs Apologize for Microtransactions

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2019, 18:02

Respawn Entertainment has published a press release in connection with the Iron Crown event in Apex Legends. The creators apologized for the new microtransactions and announced some changes.

Rockstar is Preparing Announcement of GTA 6?

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 17:35

A poster promoting Red Dead Redemption 2 has been removed from the front of Rockstar North's HQ. For many fans, this is a sign that we will soon see the announcement of either GTA VI or Bully 2.

Dragon Age 4 Loses Lead Producer

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2019, 17:08

Another dev has left BioWare. Fernando Melo, the lead producer of the upcoming Dragon Age, has just said goodbye to the studio.

KNOB - Serious Security Gap Detected in Bluetooth

Conrad Hazi, 18 August 2019, 16:07

Bluetooth SIG Engineers recently published a note concerning a serious bug in the specification of the Bluetooth standard. It describes an exploit called KNOB that enables attacks on almost any Bluetooth Classic-compatible device and data interception.