Price Cuts, RDNA 3 Details, and More: This Week On AMD and Graphics Cards

The next iteration of graphics cards is near, and AMD broke the news first with its RDNA 3 GPUs. Though the official release date is November 3rd, less than a month after the upcoming 4090 Ti’s release date, the hype is on for both sides; with just a little over 2 weeks till the 4090…

Street Fighter 6: World Tour, Customizable Characters, Battle Hub, and More

After the hype of Tekken 8’s reveal trailer, Capcom follows with another trailer for Street Fighter 6, this time revealing more of the game’s features and characters in the base roster. Longtime fans of the series will be glad to know that Ken Masters, Blanka, Dhalsim, and E. Honda are included in the base game,…

Tekken 8 Reveal Trailer: Small Details and Points You Might Have Missed

After seven years of Tekken 7 (what a coincidence!), Sony’s State of Play stream broke the news; Tekken’s eighth entry to the saga was officially announced on Wednesday. Previously teased by series director Katsuhiro Harada last month, the video of the series’ staple character Kazuya giving the camera a devilish grin with the caption ‘GET…

Automotive Design Language: Trading Diversity for Brand Identity

If you’ve been out on the road lately, you’ll probably recognize how a select few of the vehicles you see have similarities with one another. There were visual cues to signify that it came from the same brand, whether it be the front end or the similarity in the taillights. This is commonly referred to…

Rotary Shift Gear Dials Are a Step Back in Vehicle Transmissions

Transmission levers, like several other functions in a car, remained the same through-and-through. Though in recent years, much reinventing has been done to simplify it more than it already is. Nothing affected the stick shift, but automatic transmissions have gotten more variants. Buttons are used more on hybrids and electric vehicles, while rotary ones are…

GTA 6 Leaked, Rockstar Games Pursues Original Leaker

After the implication of GTA Online’s end, GTA continues to trend; this time under less favored conditions. Gameplay footage of the next installment have somehow found its way to the internet, and while the topic of getting early access to GTA 6 became a laughing stock, the leaks seem to be legit; judging by how…

2024 Ford Mustang Highlights: Ford’s Last Hurrah for Muscle Enthusiasts

Some positive news for muscle car fans amidst the end of times: Ford recently unveiled the 2024 Mustang at the Detroit Auto Show, which is a revamp of the current S550 platform. Reasonable, considering how developing a completely new model would be unrealistic. While its looks only suggest that it’s merely a second facelift, there’s…

Why Automotive-Related Mangas and Animes Rarely See Success

It should occur to you that most popular mangas and anime aren’t about sports. You’ll mostly find isekai, romance, slice-of-life, comedy, or a mix of those genres to be the most trending at this day and age. If you’re a car enthusiast, you’re out of luck. Choices are limited to either Initial D or Wangan…

Why Steering Wheels Remained the Same Throughout the Years

Basic vehicle controls and functions have evolved over the years, with some offering major improvements that complement an array of other features. Handbrakes are being replaced by window door switches, gear selectors with volume knobs, and infotainment systems expanding beyond its intended purpose of a radio and media player. Regardless, one part has remained consistent,…

Mazda’s RX-8 Was a Hit That Wasn’t Meant for the World

Amidst all the underlying hype of Mazda’s recent plans with rotaries, it’s safe to assume that it probably isn’t going to be a new wankel-engined sports car. Unless the Japanese figure out a way to pass emissions testing, hope for a new RX series should be kept down. If anything, those who had its last…

Ferrari Purosangue: The Italian Manufacturer’s First Production ‘Four-Door’

  Italian manufacturer Ferrari is the latest to include an SUV as part of their lineup, a move that saved Porsche decades ago thanks to the Cayenne. While other companies have since made their own takes on the class due to its undeniably high sales, Ferrari seems to be holding out for as long as…

Competitive FPS Isn’t For Everyone: Why You Should Probably Quit

All the exposure of competitive FPS games has perhaps tempted you and many others into playing it, even if you’ve never had prior interest in the genre before. Unless you have the skills and qualities necessary to perform well in the game, you’d quickly find that outside of the casual modes, it quickly becomes a…

Revisiting BMW’s Textbook Example of Terrible Marketing

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In the wake of EVs, most manufacturers are quick to hop on the trend, while others are pressured by regulations. There isn’t a necessity to create appeal for alternative energy, but some brands took the extra step to ensure their potential customers that they are ditching their ways and moving on to a greener future…

Pagani Unveils the Utopia: A New Piece of Italian Automotive Craftsmanship

Italian supercar manufacturer Pagani recently unveiled their newest model. And no, this isn’t another limited variant of their existing models, rather, an entirely new car. Codenamed ‘C10’, it has been in development for more than six years, with multiple prototypes and scale models. According to Horacio Pagani, eight complete mock-ups were made in the process,…

Electronic Parking Brakes: An Unnecessary Complication of a Simple Function

Step inside any new car and you’ll likely find that there isn’t a traditional handbrake. In its place is a switch identical to the door window controls, albeit slightly larger. The electronic parking brake, a feature once regarded as a luxury, had made its way into new cars. Other than its main feature, it helps…

The Identity Crisis of Early 2000s Compact Cars and Crossovers

Surfing the used car market for obscure finds is a pastime that, more often than not, leads to models that are at least a decade old. A refreshing reminder of how well some cars age, the designs capable of convincing they weren’t unveiled alongside the new millennium. Having said that, the early 2000s were arguably…

Rockstar Games Gives Hints to the End of GTA Online Updates

Rockstar Games is seemingly implying that GTA Online, one of their most successful games, will soon stop receiving updates. The multiplayer version of GTA V, which has received more than 40 DLCs all for free, first opened in 2013, with players unable to access servers due to the number of players attempting to go online….

NASA selects 13 possible landing sites for Artemis III

NASA has selected 13 possible landing sites for the next crewed Moon landing, Artemis III, which will launch in the year 2025. The following locations have been chosen by NASA for the Artemis III landing: – Faustini Rim A – Peak Near Shackleton – Connecting Ridge – Connecting Ridge Extension – de Gerlache Rim 1…