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DOOM Eternal Gameplay at QuakeCon 2018 DOOM Eternal Gameplay at QuakeCon 2018
- August 13, 2018

For a closer look at the game , check out the trailer from QuakeCon . We also got our first look at one of the massive bosses in the game. The Slayer's classic shotgun has a new "meat hook" feature, a mod that has an extendable blade, which makes getting up close and personal with demons all the more satisfying. (more...)
Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players
- August 13, 2018

As soon as Bethesda announced that Fallout 76 would feature PvE and PvP elements, players had concerns about griefing. Howard also made it known that they are "turning assholes into interesting content". The QuakeCon 2018 panel also revealed that there will be a revenge mechanic in Fallout 76 . And if they get killed by bounty hunting players, the player is rewarded with a cap that comes right from the murderer's pocket. (more...)
Intel's first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st Intel's first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st
- August 13, 2018

According to WCCFTech's sources , the new Intel chips are on track for an October 1st reveal. 8 cores are what the Core i7 will get as well, granted, with 8 threads, while the Core i5 will feature 6 cores and 6 threads. A recently leaked benchmark showed the Core i9-9900K easily outperforming the Ryzen 7 2700X and the Core i7-8700K. Please refer to the table for the turbo speeds with regard to the Core i7-9700K. (more...)
The Nintendo Switch Paid Online Services Start The Second Half Of September The Nintendo Switch Paid Online Services Start The Second Half Of September
- August 11, 2018

Thankfully, that doesn't appear to be the case, as some of the platform's free-to-play titles lack a disclaimer stating that they need to have a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play. Video game stories from other sites on the web. Save Data Cloud Backup - Save your game data online for easy access*. It will also be possible to play these games offline. (more...)
Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch
- August 11, 2018

It still has all the same features as before from the looks of things, like using the phone as a touchpad for the big screen, in case you liked those. In fact, it turns out that Samsung's plus-sized Note range of phones actually commands the most loyal fan base. The device that runs OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) will have the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip (SoC) for the United States customers and the models powered by Samsung's very own "Exynos 9 Series 9810" chips will ... (more...)
Google Play Store warns users about potential fake Fortnite downloads Google Play Store warns users about potential fake Fortnite downloads
- August 11, 2018

Below that, the Play Store continues with the normal search results, which includes the competing PUBG mobile battle royale game. You'll leap out of the Battle Bus with a huge grin on your face, get oh-so-close to shooting the first unsuspecting player you see, and have the game quit out within a few seconds of you landing on the ground. (more...)
DOOM Eternal - Official Gameplay Reveal DOOM Eternal - Official Gameplay Reveal
- August 11, 2018

Pain Elementals, Arachnotrons, and Arch-Viles are making their comeback in DOOM Eternal . Matt Firor and Gina Bruno, Game Director and Community Manager, took some time to talk about the WolfHunter downloadable content for theElder Scrolls Online. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note9 is up for pre-order in India Samsung Galaxy Note9 is up for pre-order in India
- August 10, 2018

With the knowledge of the beta going live also came with the reveal of a nifty looking new skin. Note 9 with Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display houses 4000mAh battery - 21 per cent bigger that Note 8 - that is paired with fast-charging technology compatible with both wired and wireless charging. (more...)
Magic Leap One augmented reality goggles ship today for $2295 Magic Leap One augmented reality goggles ship today for $2295
- August 10, 2018

For an extra $495, you can add a Professional Developer Package, which includes a hub that allows you to connect the headset to a computer and charge at the same time, as well as a resource that will provide a replacement Magic Leap One within 24 hours. (more...)
Samsung to put $22 billion in artificial intelligence, autos Samsung to put $22 billion in artificial intelligence, autos
- August 10, 2018

To expand its AI capability, Samsung will be increasing the number of researchers to 1,000 across its global AI centers in the U.K., Canada, Russia, U.S. Aside from this focused investment, Samsung will actually be investing a total of $161 billion over the next three years. In order to beef up the competitiveness of local small and medium-sized firms, Samsung said it will assist local firms with adopting smart factory production solutions under cooperation with the Ministry of SMEs ... (more...)
Facebook Messenger Gets AR Games Feature in Video Chats Facebook Messenger Gets AR Games Feature in Video Chats
- August 10, 2018

The second one, Don't Smile , is pretty self-explanatory, challenging you to enter a staring contest with your friends. Currently, the Facebook Messenger has 1.3 billion users so indeed there is tremendous potential here to simplify the bank transactions in quite an easy fashion if the app is able to integrate with the bank and offer numerous banking services as well. (more...)
A team of AI bots smashed humans at Dota 2 A team of AI bots smashed humans at Dota 2
- August 10, 2018

Past year a single OpenAI Dota 2 bot made a surprise appearance at Valve's International Dota 2 tournament held in Seattle and had a decisive victory playing against Danylo "Dendi" Ishutin, who having been beaten in the first two rounds declined to play the third. (more...)
Blizzard officially announces that Blizzard officially announces that "multiple" Diablo projects are now in development
- August 09, 2018

She then pivoted to unannounced Diablo projects and informed us that the "forges [at] Blizzard are burning hot", and that there are "multiple Diablo projects in the works". Well, based on rumours we can take a guess that the most imminent release would be Diablo III for Nintendo Switch - with Diablo 4 to follow. The Season of Greed is our first Themed Season and we plan to explore additional themes in the future. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer coming tomorrow Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer coming tomorrow
- August 09, 2018

Rockstar has dropped an extended gameplay video for the sequel which offers a tantalizing glimpse of the open world splendor that awaits. Though previously Rockstar Games has shown off cinematic trailers, this is the first time any gameplay has been shared. (more...)
Sony celebrates 500 million PlayStations sold with a sweet PS4 Pro Sony celebrates 500 million PlayStations sold with a sweet PS4 Pro
- August 09, 2018

Limited to just 50,000 units worldwide the console will celebrate that fact that half a billion PlayStation consoles have been sold across the globe. It's more than just a bog-standard PS4 Pro , though. The 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro will be available to purchase starting August 24 at select online retailers . (more...)
Amazon Alexa introduces ‘Answer Update’ feature for those unknown answers Amazon Alexa introduces ‘Answer Update’ feature for those unknown answers
- August 09, 2018

To use the helper, just download SEAT Media Control with Amazon Alexa from the Android PlayStore, connect it to the auto, and voice service is ready for use. That includes Alexa, the digital assistant found in a range of Echo smart speakers . Amazon Alexa will send the notification on the device where you have enabled the feature, a TechCrunch report said. (more...)
Mobile back to price competition in 'unlimited' Mobile back to price competition in 'unlimited'
- August 09, 2018

For comparison, a two-line T-Mobile ONE plan will cost you $120 per month, while four lines costs $160. For $60 per month or $30 per line for four lines each month, Essentials gives customers unlimited talk, text, and data on the company's network. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite
- August 09, 2018

There is something to be noted here, though - Fortnite only on Samsung phones at the moment. At a mega event in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 with a bigger battery and an improved S Pen stylus that packs a few new tricks. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A2 launches today in India Xiaomi Mi A2 launches today in India
- August 09, 2018

Two weeks after its global launch, Xiaomi has finally unveiled the Mi A2 , the successor of its Android One smartphone Mi A1 . The all-new Mi A2 along with Mi A2 Lite was officially unveiled last month in Madrid. The Xiaomi Mi A2 comes with a 3,010mAh battery, which seems rather small, but we expect it to perform as good as the Mi A1, if not better. There is no 3.5mm audio jack on this device. (more...)
PUBG launches its own website dubbed 'FIX PUBG' PUBG launches its own website dubbed 'FIX PUBG'
- August 09, 2018

The campaign, simply called " Fix PUBG ", is meant to address long-standing complaints about the game's performance and player cheating, according to the developer PUBG Corporation. This is a continuation of the ping limits PUBG Corp. introduced a while back, but it also includes improvements to the MMR player rating logic that groups players together in the first place. (more...)