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Romero announces SIGIL, the unofficial successor to Ultimate Doom's fourth episode Romero announces SIGIL, the unofficial successor to Ultimate Doom's fourth episode
- December 11, 2018

In addition to all of that, Sigil will also have nine deathmatch levels to play around on based on the new levels, for some good ol' deathmatch action. But Baphomet glitched the final teleporter with his hidden sigil whose eldritch power brings you to even darker shores of Hell. In summary, rip and tear! The megawad will be free to download, but players will need a registered copy of the original DOOM from 1993 to play it. (more...)
Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault' Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault'
- December 10, 2018

Officers from Camden Police were contacted after a witness reported the alleged assault, which took place on Sunday evening. In a video shared on YouTube of the incident, it appears that the woman is throwing things in the run up to the events in the Twitter clips . (more...)
Google+ to shut down early after new bug bites 52.2 million users Google+ to shut down early after new bug bites 52.2 million users
- December 10, 2018

As a result of this fresh new security incident, the company has announced expediting the shutdown process, closing Google+ completely by April 2019 instead of August. Even though there was no evidence that anyone took advantage of the API bug, Google decided it would be as good a time as ever to shut down the mostly-dead social network. (more...)
'Monster Hunter World' and 'The Witcher 3' Collaboration Announced 'Monster Hunter World' and 'The Witcher 3' Collaboration Announced
- December 10, 2018

These offer a unique gameplay experience blending RPG mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with Monster Hunter: World's game systems. These are normally released as standalone games but this time it'll be a regular paid-for expansion to Monster Hunter: World . (more...)
Roger the ripped kangaroo dies of natural causes in NT sanctuary Roger the ripped kangaroo dies of natural causes in NT sanctuary
- December 10, 2018

But the marsupial's early life was not as rosy. A supremely handsome roo who legitimately stands tall at well over seven foot, Roger was the first and only alpha male at the Alice Springs sanctuary for many years. In the wild, kangaroos live for about 10 years but can live longer in captivity. Camera IconAustralia's beloved kangaroo , Roger , passed away from natural causes at the age of 12. (more...)
Nokia 8.1 to launch in India today: Expected price, specifications Nokia 8.1 to launch in India today: Expected price, specifications
- December 10, 2018

It is powered by Qualcomm's new octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz, coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and runs on Android Pie . The handset follows the same glass design with notch display as the recently launched Nokia 7.1 as well as the Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus. (more...)
Google deleted 22 Android apps with hidden virus Google deleted 22 Android apps with hidden virus
- December 10, 2018

This includes access to the Google Play Store, Gmail , Google Maps , data synchronization, and many other features. As a effect, they are deploring the support of ICS in the future releases of the Google Play services. However, over the years it has dwindled in active users. Out of all the monthly active Android users, about 2 billion+, a lot of them presently run on Android 7.0 Nougat, with many others also using Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android 8.0 Oreo. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A8s round-up: Launch time, expected key features and more Samsung Galaxy A8s round-up: Launch time, expected key features and more
- December 10, 2018

Coming to the cameras, the Galaxy A8s uses the same set of cameras as on the Galaxy A9 sans the ultra-wide angle lens. The Samsung Galaxy A8s is launching on the 10th December at 4 PM (China Time). Also, the flat screen design seems a bit odd if we look at some of the recent Galaxy models that all have curved display panels. In terms of performance, the galaxy A8s comes powered by the 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor coupled with Kryo 360 CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. (more...)
Google Assistant gets AI driven audio news feed Google Assistant gets AI driven audio news feed
- December 10, 2018

Google is also encouraging other English-language publications to apply and become part of the service. Google will curate news from a number of major outlets, including The New York Times , The Washington Post , the Associated Press , NBC and USA Today. (more...)
Nissan GT-R50 Production Confirmed, 50 Units For $1.1 million Each Nissan GT-R50 Production Confirmed, 50 Units For $1.1 million Each
- December 09, 2018

The Japanese automaker says the production car's exterior is "virtually unchanged" from the concept vehicle that debuted at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Getting those added options may help explain why the production version of the GT-R50 has come in about 100,000 euros above original expectations. But when ordering the serial auto buyers can choose any combination of colors. (more...)
Cuba Gets Internet Facility on 3G Mobile Phones at Last Cuba Gets Internet Facility on 3G Mobile Phones at Last
- December 09, 2018

HAVANA, Dec 4 - Cubans will be able to access the internet on their mobile phones from Thursday, state-run telecoms monopoly ETECSA said, marking a milestone for what has always been one of the Western Hemisphere's least connected countries. (more...)
You Can Take ECGs On The Apple Watch Now You Can Take ECGs On The Apple Watch Now
- December 09, 2018

At the time of the Watch's debut in September, Apple's native app with which the electrodes communicate wasn't ready for consumer use. In his interview with CBS This Morning , Jeff Williams admitted that there will be some false detection of AFib, but that the benefits of having the tech available to more people far outweigh the cons. (more...)
Ericsson Expired Software Certificates Behind O2 and SoftBank Network Outages Ericsson Expired Software Certificates Behind O2 and SoftBank Network Outages
- December 09, 2018

Pay-monthly customers, SMB business customers and mobile broadband customers two days of monthly airtime credit off their bill by the end of January. - Pay-as-you-go customers will be given a 10 per cent credit on a top up in the new year. (more...)
The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S
- December 09, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is nearly certainly right around the corner and is getting set to give the iPhone XS a run for its money. The two images only show the back of the phone, but just based on that, we can tell they'll be part of the S10 lineup. (more...)
Google One Subscribers Get $125 Off Pixel 3 Google One Subscribers Get $125 Off Pixel 3
- December 08, 2018

The update should be available on your Pixel today. The update should reach all Pixel users over the coming days. The other marquee feature patch for the December security update is aimed at preventing screen flicker that occurs on Pixel 3 devices' ambient lock screen, which Google refers to as "improved Always On Display triggering". (more...)
Nintendo and Marvel unite for Nintendo Switch Exclusive Nintendo and Marvel unite for Nintendo Switch Exclusive
- December 08, 2018

The cel-shaded graphics are back as well, and it looks swish as hell. The announcement reveals that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order will feature an original story and a cast that includes several Marvel superheroes such as the Avengers , X-Men, and the Guardians of the Galaxy . (more...)
Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed
- December 08, 2018

It seems as though these efforts have slowed in recent months, as Gaylonkin's day job as Epic Games' director of publisher has been to help craft the Epic Store . Even with its generous revenue split for developers, competing with Steam is going to be an uphill battle for Epic Games. That's regardless of how much their game sells, or how big the studio is. (more...)
Crash Team Racing remaster Nitro-Fueled officially announced in new trailer Crash Team Racing remaster Nitro-Fueled officially announced in new trailer
- December 08, 2018

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will release on 21 June 2019 on Nintendo Switch , PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . Having just been announced at The Game Awards , Activision released some new screenshots showcasing the remake's updated graphics, with a few comparison shots included. (more...)
CS:GO now Free-to-Play, adds Danger Zone battle royale mode CS:GO now Free-to-Play, adds Danger Zone battle royale mode
- December 08, 2018

Players who already own the game will be given "Prime Status" that comes with special perks such as souvenir items, item drops, and weapons cases. However, since Danger Zone players can have up to 120HP, they may survive encounters that would otherwise be deadly. (more...)
New ‘Far Cry’ Box Art Leaks Ahead of The Game Awards New ‘Far Cry’ Box Art Leaks Ahead of The Game Awards
- December 08, 2018

It has been developed by Ubisoft Montreal with input from Ubisoft Shanghai, Ubisoft Kiev and Ubisoft Bucharest. You can see 15 minutes of gameplay from the game below - and it looks as stylish as you'd expect from a DMC title, courtesy of Arrekz. (more...)