Damn near everyone is queer in the Borderlands franchise and I’m here for it

A playable main character from the upcoming hybrid RPG/shooter Borderlands 3, The Beastmaster FL4K, will be a robot that identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. This may be the closest we’ve come to getting a playable, canonically transgender protagonist in a AAA video game – excuse me while I do a happy dance. While Gearbox hasn’t officially said the character represents the transgender community, it’s been revealed that FL4K is on a personal journey to discover their identity, they were shown off in the same colors in in their announcement video as the Trans Pride flag, and they have…

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Xbox confirms Project Scarlett is the only console it has in the works

Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren’t going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there’s no xCloud console in development. We’re also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite some time. A persistent rumor surrounding the next console generation has been that we’re going to get “streaming only” consoles alongside the traditional corporeal ones — consoles built sort of like Google’s Stadia, with streaming only in mind. These would be cheaper to purchase, with the trade-off being that you wouldn’t be able to use any physical game hardware.…

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A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies

Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabbles that often span several years. Here’s a quick (but not exhaustive) look at who’s fighting with whom, and why. Craig Wright: The King of feuding I could devote a whole piece to all the feuds Craig Steven Wright is involved in, but for brevity’s sake, here’s a quick summary. Craig Wright first burst on to the scene after two concurrent investigations…

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The OPPO Reno 2 packs four cameras and supports 20x zoom

It’s no secret that OPPO is quietly working on the successor to its popular Reno handset. Today, courtesy of the company’s Twitter account, we got a glimpse of what it’ll look like. Introducing #OPPOReno2 #Quadcam with #20xZoom. Coming first to India on 28.08.2019 pic.twitter.com/ySwRdeoXLa — OPPO India (@oppomobileindia) August 16, 2019 This is the OPPO Reno 2. As you’ll see, it comes with a constellation of four rear-facing cameras. That’s not terribly surprising, given this particular configuration is present on devices from manufacturers as diverse as Samsung, Huawei, Honor, and Lenovo. OPPO hasn’t disclosed the exact composition of the Reno 2’s…

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