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Samsung launches Odyssey lineup of gaming monitors

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Samsung is not just a company that focuses on making best-selling smartphones in the world. The company’s product range spans across most lifestyle and home appliances, as well. Consequently, part of this lineup are their gaming peripherals — specifically, gaming monitors.

Dubbed as their new Odyssey lineup, these gaming monitors come with exciting features for all gamers. For starters, both the Samsung Odyssey G7 and Odyssey G9 come as curved displays with a 1000R curvature. Specifically, the ultrawide 49-inch Odyssey G9 is the world’s first Dual QHD gaming monitor that fills the entire player’s field of view. Whichever you choose, you will experience full immersive gameplay at its finest.

Apart from this, both monitors come with a 240Hz refresh rate with a 1ms response rate. With a high refresh rate, you can play at high frame rates without experiencing much lag in the process. Also, these monitors come with either NVIDIA G-Sync or AMD’s FreeSync Premium Pro support for smoother gameplay. With all of these in play, you won’t miss a beat on your way to victory.

The Samsung Odyssey G7 and Odyssey G9 are now available through Samsung’s online store. It is also available through local PC outlets, Lazada, and Shopee, starting at the following prices:

  • Samsung Odyssey G7: PhP 33,699 (27-inch), PhP 37,299 (32-inch)
  • Samsung Odyssey G9 (49-inch): Php 74,799

Update as of November 21: Gamers can avail of the Odyssey Pre-order promo from November 21 to December 21, 2020 via the Samsung E-store.

With the pre-order promo, every purchase of Samsung Odyssey monitors comes with the following special bundled items for free:

  • 27” Odyssey G7 Monitor + Logitech Gaming Mouse (worth Php 4,350)
  • 32” Odyssey G7 Monitor + Logitech Gaming Keyboard (worth Php 7,200)
  • 49” Odyssey G9 Monitor + Logitech Gaming Mouse, Keyboard, and Headset (worth 19,350)

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PS5’s DualSense controller gets two new colors

Midnight Black and Cosmic Red

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Not too fond of the white DualSense controller on the PS5? Sony PlayStation heard you as they announce two new colors of this haptic wonder — Midnight Black and Cosmic Red.

The PlayStation blog waxed poetic while describing the new colors: “Midnight Black features two subtly different shades of black with light grey detailing to reflect how we view space through the night sky. Cosmic Red offers a striking black and red design inspired by the unique vivid shades of red found throughout the cosmos.”

The DualSense controller is one of the biggest innovations of the PlayStation 5. Combining Haptic Feedback and Adaptive Triggers, it offered developers a new way to have gamers experience games. This was most evident in the recently released roguelike survival shooter Returnal.

The new colors are indeed striking. Could this be a sign that we might see Midnight Black and Crimson Red plates for the actual PlayStation 5?

The new lineup of colors will be available at participating retailers globally starting June 2021. The exact date will vary by location. You may check with local retailers for availability.

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LoL Wild Rift: New champions, skins, and character adjustments!

Patch Notes 2.2c is here

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Amidst Rengar and Kha’Zix’s rivalry, new competition is joining in the mix. Renekton is finally getting released later on in the patch to face off against his brother, Nasus. And, the ancient rituals of Blood Moon will make their debut in Wild Rift with Renekton. So, buckle up, there’s a bunch of new things coming with the patch.

Renekton: The Butcher of the Sands

Renekton is an ascended warrior from the scorched deserts of Shurima. The esteemed warrior of his empire was entombed beneath the sands during the fall of the Sun Disc. While the world above the sand changed, he grew resentful and insane. Now free from the deserts’ entrapment, Renekton seeks vengeance over his brother, Nasus (whom he blames for years in darkness).

Riot is doubling down on new skins, new accessories, new events, and champion adjustments. So, if you’ve been out of the loop from the Wild Rift universe, this is the perfect time to come back to it.

There’ll be another update on the patch later this month for what’s to come in June and July. But, the Jubilant Colors event kicks off in just a few days: May 24. Check the patch notes here to read up on more specifics!

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PlayStation VR 2 could be 4K with gaze-tracking tech

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Excited for the PlayStation VR 2? A fresh leak regarding foveated virtual reality headset points to the next-gen accessory being a compelling head-mounted display — and far more impressive than the predecessor. Sony has been teasing the launch for quite some time and even left many breadcrumbs for enthusiasts.

However, the report today isn’t official. According to Upload VR, Sony recently shared more details of the next-gen PlayStation VR with the company’s partners. Topping the list of details is a 4,000 x 2,040-pixel resolution, which gives it a stunning total of 8.16 million pixels.

In terms of rendering, it will work smarter by utilizing foveated rendering. That means that anything in the users’ peripheral vision that isn’t being looked at directly will be rendered in lower quality. The new technology will help save computing resources, delivering a better experience.

A single USB-C connection to the front of the PS5 is expected to power the unit. Another welcome touch is inside-out tracking. Now that Sony is ditching the PS Move controllers, the headset’s onboard cameras will be used to track the position of the new orb-shaped controllers instead.

The accessory seems like a perfect companion for the PlayStation 5 and is well equipped to compete. Although, the supply of PlayStation 5 has been severely hit, and the Japanese giant is expecting delays to go well into 2022. The company hasn’t even given us a release date yet — we know only that we won’t be seeing it by the end of 2021.

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