The Roundup: original Godzilla anniversary day tech news extras

Catch up with today's exciting technology developments.

Worthy PC hardware, gaming, and other tech news that didn’t make the grade for a headline today.

The launch of on the anniversary of the first Godzilla movie may, or may not, be a coincidence. Whatever the case, we are beginning our monstrous tech news roundup coverage today, with all the news stories that were pored over but didn’t quite make the grade for a headline of their own. Our aim is to keep you virtually covered with all the most important PC news and beyond.

PC hardware bits

  • Razer’s next-generation Productivity Suite of (white/grey) peripherals has been launched
  • Arctic is teasing a refreshing new CPU cooler (update: this announcement has gone live if you check the Twitter account)
  • A 17in ThinkBook Plus from Lenovo has a built-in tablet on the right-hand side of the keyboard deck
  • MSI ‘The Next Playground’ showcased its new Z690 motherboards, 12th Gen Intel Core gaming desktops, and the latest QD Premium Colour Series monitors. Also there were some new PC cases with Thunderbolt 4 on the back and USB Type-C 20Gbps connectors on the front (see embedded video below)
  • Teenage Engineering’s ‘computer-1’ $195 (overpriced?) PC DIY case sold out in minutes
  • SteelSeries intros Aerox 3 and Aerox 3 Wireless 2022 Edition mice

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Gaming bytes

  • Steamworks Virtual Conference: Steam Deck, is scheduled for Nov 12
  • ‘Overwatch 2’ and ‘Diablo IV’ have been delayed, no new schedule forthcoming
  • Nintendo Switch production has to be marked down by a fifth due to chip crunch
  • Epic pulls the plug on Fortnite in China
  • Netflix launches first games on smartphones

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