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Generation Zero’s Announcement Trailer Introduces Four Players Against Deadly Machines Generation Zero’s Announcement Trailer Introduces Four Players Against Deadly Machines
- June 10, 2018

In a new announcement, the studio behind the Just Cause series and the 2015 Mad Max , Avalanche Studios, has revealed its newest project. Survive in a Hostile Open World . The mechs are described on the official website as "persistently simulated", meaning that the AI behavior is complex and enemies will be relentless in finding the player. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 6 series smartphone launch confirmed with possible specs & features Xiaomi Redmi 6 series smartphone launch confirmed with possible specs & features
- June 10, 2018

Manu Jain, Vice-President at Xiaomi Global, today took to the stage to announce MIUI 10 and showcase some new features that will be coming to India . The dual camera setup consists of 12 MP and 5MP shooters. The rest of the specifications are identical for all the model numbers. For those who want to go ahead with flashing the MIUI 10 software update on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, you will need a custom recovery such as TWRP installed on your device to do so. (more...)
E3 2018: New Anthem Gameplay Shown Off
- June 10, 2018

Players will wield an arsenal of Javelin exosuits, each equipped with unique weapons and abilities. That said, EA owns DICE, Respawn and a ton of other game studios - so there will be plenty of beloved franchises to fawn over. And, as Warner said, an announcement on the Anthem beta release date is a while off. In addition, Bioware did claim that Anthem will have something for both those of the single-player experience (story) as well as those who enjoy multiplayer games. (more...)
A New ‘Command & Conquer’ Is Coming to Mobile Devices A New ‘Command & Conquer’ Is Coming to Mobile Devices
- June 10, 2018

A new " Command and Conquer " game is coming to mobile devices, EA announced today. The game will require combinations of factions to succeed, using tanks, aircraft, and behemoths to fight for control. This gives Command and Conquer Rivals a fast pace as it only takes two hits to destroy a player's base. Command and Conquer Rivals will release on iOS and Android , with the pre-alpha version being available on Android today. (more...)
Everything that Happened at EA's E3 2018 Press Conference Everything that Happened at EA's E3 2018 Press Conference
- June 10, 2018

Anthem is a game with plenty to prove as its the first from Mass Effect and Dragon Age studio Bioware since the critical flop of Mass Effect: Andromeda and a restructuring of the developer's Montreal studio in 2017, but its flashy showing at EA's briefing was a step in the right direction. (more...)
New Trailer for ‘Sea of Solitude’ Revealed New Trailer for ‘Sea of Solitude’ Revealed
- June 10, 2018

This at the core of the story of SoS". EA has announced its next EA Originals title following the success of A Way Out and Fe. The trailer shows off the handsome graphics of the upcoming third-person exploration game with a gorgeous soundtrack matching the tone of the game note for note. (more...)
E3 2018: EA Surprise Releases Unravel Two Today E3 2018: EA Surprise Releases Unravel Two Today
- June 10, 2018

Yarny is joined by a second character made of blue yarn. When plying single player, you can combine your two yarn creatures to make platforming and action easier, then split back apart and switch control of the characters to solve puzzles. The first game, while absolutely fantastic, was incredibly emotional as you played through the memories of a family. Ultimately, Coldwood described it as a game about love. (more...)
Repawn’s Star Wars game is called Jedi: Fallen Order - out holiday 2019 Repawn’s Star Wars game is called Jedi: Fallen Order - out holiday 2019
- June 10, 2018

There is no word yet on who players will be controlling in the game, but fingers crossed we'll see some familiar faces like Obi-Wan Kenobi (mainly so we can get a Ewan McGregor voice cameo). Aside from that, all we know is that the game will drop sometime during the 2019 holiday season. But considering that the Clone Wars expansion is confirmed for Battlefront II later this year, that gives the team just enough time to give this game the push it needs. (more...)
Facebook aims to attract Fortnite generation with video game streaming service Facebook aims to attract Fortnite generation with video game streaming service
- June 09, 2018

Featuring the familiar "good game" domain name, Fb.gg offers some of the functionality that Twitch's audience are used to: aggregating all gaming videos and live feeds, and allowing users to browse by game title. The program also aims to help gaming creators gain the information and tools needed to grow their communities on Facebook and stream more easily. As you may have guessed, Fb.gg is now awash with Fortnite streams-and with a breakout hit as big as that record-breaking, ... (more...)
Origin Access Premier: Official Reveal Trailer, EA PLAY 2018 Origin Access Premier: Official Reveal Trailer, EA PLAY 2018
- June 09, 2018

Fans of EA's games have a new way to enjoy the whole library. That has been a constant complaint by gamers, in fact, and something Electronic Arts has made a decision to address today. Some games mentioned were Madden 19, Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Battlefield V and Anthem . Anthem , a social, connected Action-RPG with cooperative multiplayer at its heart. (more...)
EA Play 2018 press conference live stream EA Play 2018 press conference live stream
- June 09, 2018

As participants arrive at the event, a floor map of the area has leaked and offers some hints that there may be at least two big surprises in store. The interesting thing here is that a few areas are now covered with tape and hidden. In the meantime, let us know what you're most looking forward to and/or what you expect from this year's EA Play . Fans will have to tune in to the press conference to find out what these areas could be. (more...)
Facebook let select companies have "special access" to user data, per report
- June 09, 2018

The undisclosed agreements, known as "whitelists", allowed certain companies to access information, such as phone numbers of users' Facebook friends and the degree of closeness between users, according to the report. After Facebook employees discovered the bug, the company went back and changed the privacy settings for all posts shared by those 14 million users during that time. (more...)
Yahoo Messenger Now Joins the List of Discarded Chat Programs Yahoo Messenger Now Joins the List of Discarded Chat Programs
- June 09, 2018

Yahoo announced today that its Yahoo Messenger chat program is being discontinued on Juy 17th 2018. Oauth, the new parent company of Yahoo and AOL, sold Flickr recently to SmugMug , and shut down AOL Messenger AIM back in 2017 . It launched in 1998 as Yahoo Pager and it was a popular messaging service at the time. However, Yahoo Messenger failed to make a mark in the user consciousness as platforms such as WhatsApp , iMessage, and Facebook Messenger continued to forge ahead in the ... (more...)
VPNFilter malware sinks its teeth into more routers VPNFilter malware sinks its teeth into more routers
- June 09, 2018

However, authors of malware had some secrets. However, new findings say that the situation is much worse, as the malware in question is more harmful and capable of infecting more router models than first thought. It deletes all files and folders related to its own operation first before deleting the rest of the files on the system, possibly in an attempt to hide its presence during a forensic analysis. (more...)
Gmail's new Swipe Actions could change how you use email on phone Gmail's new Swipe Actions could change how you use email on phone
- June 09, 2018

Gmail for Android finally supports customizable swipe actions. You can have up to two of these actions enabled at all times: one on the right swipe and another one on the left swipe. You'll soon find snooze, move to, and mark as read/unread choices too. When you ask your co-workers to send you an email for a screenshot... Yep, you are getting more control over them. (more...)
Fortnite v4.3 Content Update Adds the Bouncer Trap For Reaching New Heights Fortnite v4.3 Content Update Adds the Bouncer Trap For Reaching New Heights
- June 09, 2018

Allowing people to quickly swap to a shotgun made them a little too powerful, according to Epic. Because of that, the headshot multiplier and overall damage has been reduced for the Pump Shotgun , and just the headshot multiplier has been nerfed for the Tactical Shotgun . (more...)
Porsche 911 Speedster Concept celebrates 70 years of good times Porsche 911 Speedster Concept celebrates 70 years of good times
- June 09, 2018

The auto is visually draws links to the first Porsche 356 from 1948, with its two-tone livery of silver and white paint, the opaque "X" shapes over the headlights-as was originally done via tape to protect them from chipping and shattering-a shorter and more radically reclined windshield frame, and shorter side windows. (more...)
Twin Mirror Revealed by Life Is Strange Developer Twin Mirror Revealed by Life Is Strange Developer
- June 08, 2018

While recovering from a heavy break-up, Sam finds himself dejected and downtrodden as he interacts with former friends in his hometown. With each choice you make, you'll come a step closer to unvovering the truth and Sam's place in the world. (more...)
Fortnite Posters: Carbide and Omega Posters Locations Fortnite Posters: Carbide and Omega Posters Locations
- June 08, 2018

Fortnite Blockbuster week 6 boasts plenty of variation in terms of its challenges and might take a bit more time than the previous week's challenges, so prep yourself for a bit of a slog in order to get the week 6 loading screen. There are more than twice as many on the island, and this doesn't need to be done in a single match. This particular task isn't especially that hard , but it does require that you visit several locations across the map. (more...)
IHOP changing name to IHOB IHOP changing name to IHOB
- June 08, 2018

Do we really need another burger franchise though? But Deb Gabor, CEO of Sol Marketing, disagrees, and says flipping the "p" in the name is all in good fun. On Monday (June 4) the franchise's Twitter account let their followers know that change is coming but we're short on details only saying that answers would be provided on June 11, 2018. (more...)
Crackdown 3 may get delayed until 2019 Crackdown 3 may get delayed until 2019
- June 08, 2018

Crackdown 3 will be heading to Xbox One in February 2019. The problem is the game was announced four years ago at E3 2014 - back then it was simply known as Crackdown . A Microsoft representative confirmed in a statement to WindowsCentral today that the decision to delay the game came down to Microsoft wanting to "deliver the experience [fans] deserve". (more...)
Microsoft to offer the Xbox One X for $50 off during E3 Microsoft to offer the Xbox One X for $50 off during E3
- June 08, 2018

That means the Xbox One S with a 500GB HDD is $199, the Xbox One S with a 1TB HDD is $249, and the Xbox One X is $449. Next week is a big week for gamers, as it's finally E3 2018 . It will also be offering some Season Passes and DLC for 50 percent or more off the standard price. Full games start as low as $19.99, making it easy to add to your collection. (more...)
Essential Phone’s second module is a Hi-Fi headphone jack add-on, MQA certification
- June 08, 2018

And, to make it easier for customers to decide whether or not to purchase it, the company is running a deal on the Essential Phone , which is now available for $499 bundled with the Essential high-resolution Earphones. This allows you to listen to music how the artist intended without it taking up a massive amount of space on your device. The earbuds work over USB Type-C, feature 9.5mm drivers, and typically sell for $99. (more...)
MIT Scientists Create 'Psychopath' AI Named Norman MIT Scientists Create 'Psychopath' AI Named Norman
- June 08, 2018

MIT has created a new AI that we sincerely hope never escapes into the wild because this IS how you get Skynet . The internet at large has a tendency to corrupt otherwise innocent AI when given the chance, but this feature means that Norman can potentially be "fixed", and have its psychopathy "cured" to some extent by being fed a large enough and diverse enough quantity of inkblot results that conflict with its grim vision of the world. (more...)
Just Cause 4 Was Just Leaked By Steam Just Cause 4 Was Just Leaked By Steam
- June 08, 2018

Well, it's called Just Cause 4 , mainline protagonist Rico Rodriguez is returning (with his iconic grappling hook intact), and apparently he's caught up in some bad weather? A Steam pre-order message/page has just confirmed the existence of Just Cause 4 . (more...)
China's entertainment, media sectors to remain vigorous China's entertainment, media sectors to remain vigorous
- June 08, 2018

But he was quick to add that, "while VR has enormous potential and huge CAGR over the forecast period, that growth is tempered by the fact that the segment still remains small in terms of overall revenue". China has become the world's second largest online advertising market and overtaken the United States to have the most movie screens, and boasts a huge population of video game players. (more...)
Days Gone Release Date And New Trailer Revealed
- June 08, 2018

To accompany the announcement of the release date , Sony released a new trailer. Days Gone is set in an open world in the Pacific Northwest. We don't yet know what caused the apocalypse, but it's resulted in some pretty scary occurrences. (more...)
Apple hit with another faulty hardware lawsuit - this time it's the Watch Apple hit with another faulty hardware lawsuit - this time it's the Watch
- June 08, 2018

That's true. Apple did decide last year to extend its normal one-year limited warranty for an additional two years in response to reports that batteries were swelling and causing the watch to pop apart. Apple now offers plenty of new Apple Watches to choose from, although no new hardware refresh was announced during the WWDC opening keynote. That extended warranty was only for first-generation Apple Watches. (more...)
Google Could Be Hit With A Large Fine In Android Antitrust Case Google Could Be Hit With A Large Fine In Android Antitrust Case
- June 08, 2018

The EC has already fined Google 2.4 billion euro ($2.8 billion) over Google's violation of antitrust laws in relation to Google Shopping, a product comparison service. In 1998, Microsoft had the most popular operating system in the world with Windows. That, according to the European Union and the U.S. government, deprived users of choice, and the European Union eventually forced Microsoft to release a version of Windows without Media Player. (more...)
Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch
- June 08, 2018

The device in the images above supports rumors from a Bloomberg report on May 30, which suggested that Google's Pixel 3XL smartphone will come with a "nearly edge-to-edge screen", as well as a larger bezel at the bottom that's commonly known as a "chin" below the display. (more...)