HDMI inputIdeally, you'll want to find yourself a TV with at least four HDMI ports that support HDMI 2.0, although HDMI 2.1 is the newest version. HDMI 2.0 can support 4K video at up to 60fps compared to HDMI 1.4's 30fps, so it's a given that it's the minimum you'll want for your Ultra HD telly. HDMI 2.1 supports 4K video at up to 120fps, and 8K video at up to 60fps, but it's still very early in its rollout. It's backwards compatible with devices that use older HDMIs, but for most people, this isn't something that needs to be on the list of must-have features, although it's something to consider if you like to be on the cusp of new technology and want to future-proof your setup. … [Read more...] about How to buy a 4K TV for all of your TV, movie, and gaming needs
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It's ideal for gaming, thanks to the excellent color contrasts, and perfect for streaming Netflix and other services thanks to the HDR functionality and Roku OS. In short, it's the mid-budget TV we'd recommend above all others for gaming and streaming - at this price it punches well above its weight. … [Read more...] about TCL 55R617 4K TV – should you buy it for gaming?
"With more than 200 million gamers a day watching more than 50 billion hours of gaming content per year, YouTube provides gamers and their passionate fans with the most popular video gaming platform in the world," added Ryan Wyatt, Head of Gaming, YouTube. "Both the Overwatch League and Call of Duty League are the quintessential examples of world class esports content. As a former Call of Duty esports commentator myself, I couldn't be more excited for Activision Blizzard to choose YouTube as its exclusive home for the digital live streaming of both leagues. This partnership further demonstrates our dedication to having a world-class live streaming product for gaming." … [Read more...] about YouTube says exclusivity deal with Activision “further demonstrates its dedication” to livestreaming
A new Dungeons & Dragons supplement gives DMs over 100 new NPCs to use in or out of combat. Back in 2018, ComicBook.com reported on Adaptable NPCs, a DMs Guild supplement that provided players with a plethora of NPCs to use in or out of combat. Recently, Grim Press, Trevor Armstrong, and Jeffrey Fischer released a second volume of Adaptable NPCs, adding over 100 new NPCs that can be used both in and out of combat situations. … [Read more...] about New Dungeons & Dragons Supplement Adds Over 100 Ready-Made NPCs
Although many of the NPCs are geared for combat, the real strength of Adaptable NPCs are the NPCs made to either assist or hinder players in social and non-combat encounters. For instance, the Mediator has advantage on all Charisma, Intelligence, and Wisdom skill checks, while the King has advantage on Charisma checks involving his (or her) subjects. Other NPCs are built around popular character builds, so that players can interact with a Bladesinger or an Oathbound Paladin. … [Read more...] about New ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Supplement Adds 70 Ready-Made NPCs