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Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game starring BJ’s twin daughters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game starring BJ’s twin daughters
- June 12, 2018

In addition to Wolfenstein: Youngblood , a sequel to Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus that's set in the 1980s, Bethesda will release a standalone VR game called Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot . Of course, you can also play solo if that suits your fancy. We're getting more Wolfenstein , which is good because killing Nazis is a wonderful thing. (more...)
E3 2018: Electronic Arts Gave More Details On Anthem And Battlefield V E3 2018: Electronic Arts Gave More Details On Anthem And Battlefield V
- June 12, 2018

In other Star Wars news, Respawn came on stage to announce their next game. The game will allow players to personalize their Javelins. Star Wars fans can look forward to a new game plus some more content for Star Wars: Battlefront II . (more...)
Watch 8 Minutes Of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Gameplay Watch 8 Minutes Of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Gameplay
- June 12, 2018

One mission instructs you to destroy Athenian war supplies and destroy weapon racks to reduce the "Nation Power" of the Athenians. You'll be able to fly around in an Arwing as Fox himself. From the video footage, we can tell the game will have explorable underwater locations along with the potential for naval battles. Ubisoft has unveiled Assassin's Creed Odyssey , the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise. (more...)
Kingdom Hearts III E3 2018 Square Enix Showcase trailer
- June 12, 2018

Despite the Luminary being on the receiving end of a monologue about how harsh their life has been so far - and then taking part in a battle against the undead - it's all quite strangely celebratory. The Quiet Man is a weird pitch but a new IP, which I will always approve of. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit , a new game in the Life is unusual universe, and the Xbox version of Nier: Automata were also announced yesterday, stripping today's presentations of any real excitement. (more...)
E3 2018: Babylon’s Fall Revealed for 2019, From Developer Platinum Games
- June 12, 2018

It's been a while since Square Enix has used E3 for any major announcements, but they're going all-in this year, started with a pre-recorded livestream featuring their current line-up. The official website does mention it will be digital only, which does seemingly confirm it won't be $60, but rather $30 or anything below. More information was promised in August, which perhaps means Gamescom. (more...)
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit Revealed (And It's Free!) The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit Revealed (And It's Free!)
- June 12, 2018

In a blog spot from Dontnod, the studio detailed that Captain Spirit will be a "self-contained" narrative experience in the Life is unusual series, and will specifically "give you glimpse [sic] into Life is odd 2's brand new story...but only if you're clever enough to piece the clues together!" You don't have to have owned any other Life Is Strange games; you don't have to pre-order the sequel - you can just download it. (more...)
‘Halo Infinite’ Revealed In Trailer at E3 With Master Chief ‘Halo Infinite’ Revealed In Trailer at E3 With Master Chief
- June 11, 2018

The biggest being Gears of War 5 which has us return to the world of Sera. No exact details on any of them, but it's good to see them treating their biggest properties with forward thinking. Cyberpunk 2077 rounded off the show, though as the PS4 is the better selling console, you'd have to expect that more people will play the game on there rather than on Microsoft's hardware. (more...)
The Elder Scrolls Online is getting Wolfhunter and Murkmire expansions this year The Elder Scrolls Online is getting Wolfhunter and Murkmire expansions this year
- June 11, 2018

Released previous year for mobile and PC, The Elder Scrolls: Legends brought a new way to experience the lore of The Elder Scrolls series. You can also fight other players in "Arena, ' a gamemode harking back to the original Elder Scrolls title ". (more...)
EA took a 'deep dive' into Anthem with three of its developers
- June 11, 2018

After years of shifting release windows, EA has given Anthem an official release date: February 22, 2019. We'll be live blogging EA Play in about a half hour and will keep eagle eyes out to see if the leak is true! "I would say a majority of the people at BioWare are working on Anthem , but we do have people who are figuring out what a next Dragon Age would look like". (more...)
Meghan and Harry to visit Australia this year Meghan and Harry to visit Australia this year
- June 11, 2018

The Duchess of Sussex rode in a carriage alongside her husband, The Duke of Sussex, with Kate Middleton and Camilla , Duchess of Cornwall riding ahead of them. The first British royal to visit Australia was Prince Alfred, the son of Queen Victoria, in 1867 as part of his round-the-world voyage. They are expected to travel to Australia , New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga. (more...)
Bethesda Teases Fallout 76 Yet Again Bethesda Teases Fallout 76 Yet Again
- June 11, 2018

You guessed it, The Elder Scrolls VI is in development - or at the very least, eventually coming. Additionally, it will be possible to play with friends no matter the server, and death will not mean the loss of character or progression. Bethesda fans can rest assured now; they weren't going insane. You can tap to move or use dual-stick controls. The entire game is also fully playable in portrait mode, for your office slacking needs. (more...)
Frozen world and characters confirmed for Kingdom Hearts 3
- June 11, 2018

Kingdom Hearts II came out in 2006. That seems like it would be a flawless announcement to hold for its press conference, but Square Enix instead opted to reveal the release date during the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour. Director Tetsuya Nomura apologized for the delay in a followup tweet , adding that more information and new trailers will debut at E3. Kingdom Hearts III is an action role-playing game that combines the universes of various Disney franchises and Final ... (more...)
IO Interactive announces Hitman 2, new trailer released IO Interactive announces Hitman 2, new trailer released
- June 10, 2018

Full game early access giving you a four-day head start is also available for pre-ordering the Gold or Collector's Edition. This two-player mode sees players compete to take down a series of targets via the use of sniper rifles. The first trailer for Hitman 2 has shot its way onto the internet, but it's more subtle than you might think. Interactive and developed by IO Interactive . (more...)
EA's new subscription service Origin Access Premier announced at E3 2018 EA's new subscription service Origin Access Premier announced at E3 2018
- June 10, 2018

Origin Access Premier arrives on PC this summer. It'll bring release and pre-release access to its new games, and not just its archive of games. The news comes alongside the reveal of Origin Access Premier, which will give access to even more games in the EA online library. (more...)
BioWare Opens Up On Anthem’s Single-Player Story BioWare Opens Up On Anthem’s Single-Player Story
- June 10, 2018

Thus, Anthem is in the precarious position of making promises about an engaging combination of combat, plot, and endgame progression-a juggle that the Destiny series has fumbled time and time again. The team said the game is getting its own unique "Battle Royale" mode - because of course it is - and promised that it would be a unique spin on the concept. (more...)
EA announces new Star Wars title set between Episodes III and IV EA announces new Star Wars title set between Episodes III and IV
- June 10, 2018

We're also going to be scouring E3 and the internet for breaking stories, interesting tidbits, and rumours of what is still to be announced . EA Games, which acquired Respawn in 2017, confirmed that the game centers on "a surviving Padawan". (more...)
Amazon announces Fire TV Cube, a nearly hands-free streaming TV device Amazon announces Fire TV Cube, a nearly hands-free streaming TV device
- June 09, 2018

Both Home and Echo are continually listening for commands, though Google and Amazon say nothing gets passed back to them until the speakers hear a keyword - "OK, Google" for Home and " Alexa " for Echo. A survey found that Echo owners who use it to make online purchases spend more on Amazon than other regular Amazon shoppers. Amazon's previously rumored Cube device is now official. (more...)
MacOS Mojave brings dark mode, an organized desktop and new Mac Apps MacOS Mojave brings dark mode, an organized desktop and new Mac Apps
- June 08, 2018

The name comes from the Mojave desert in California. Expect macOS Mojave to be released in the autumn. Apple also revealed that its MacOS Mojave will battle advertisers tracking users who delete their cookies by using a technique named "fingerprinting", which involves identifying computers by the fonts and plug-ins installed among other configuration details. (more...)
BlackBerry KEY2 unveiled, touts physical keyboard and touch display BlackBerry KEY2 unveiled, touts physical keyboard and touch display
- June 08, 2018

To most people, BlackBerry might seem like a part of ancient history given its status as one of the pioneers within the smartphone business but don't get it wrong: the brand is still alive. There's a dual tone LED flash and support for 4K video recording. The KEY2 has dual 12MP rear cameras , better image stabilization and faster autofocus. (more...)
[H]ardOCP: Did Intel Throw in the 28-Core Towel at Computex [H]ardOCP: Did Intel Throw in the 28-Core Towel at Computex
- June 08, 2018

No official release date has been announced for the Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation processor, but AMD has said that it will be available in the market from the third quarter of 2018. The new Threadripper CPUs will launch in Q3 this year. A consumer version aimed at video game enthusiasts is set to follow suit sometime next year. (more...)
Facebook alerts 14M to privacy bug that changed status composer to public Facebook alerts 14M to privacy bug that changed status composer to public
- June 08, 2018

Facebook also said Thursday it would end its data partnership with Huawei by the end of this week following a backlash over the Chinese phone maker's access to Facebook user data. If you're one of the affected users, go to your notifications and check for the alert, which includes a roster of links to your potentially affected posts. (more...)
Intel announces beastly 5GHz CPU, and teases 28-core model for later Intel announces beastly 5GHz CPU, and teases 28-core model for later
- June 07, 2018

The 6-core, 12-thread Core i7-8086K has been built on Intel's 14nm process and offers a base frequency of 4GHz and a "turbo" frequency of 5GHz. For overclockers, the CPU is unlocked, which means that it can be overclocked to even greater stable speeds depending on the cooling provided to the CPU and power settings. (more...)
Here Are All of the iOS Apps on macOS Mojave Here Are All of the iOS Apps on macOS Mojave
- June 07, 2018

It was speculated. And true to speculations, there were no hardware announcements at the WWDC , which is Apple's annual conference for developers, this year. Plus some features that seem to be lifted straight out of Windows' past, like the Finder Gallery View (from Windows XP) and Stacks (from Windows Vista). (more...)
Automatic Activity Tracking: Apple Watch Updates Coming in 2018 Automatic Activity Tracking: Apple Watch Updates Coming in 2018
- June 07, 2018

Apple has unveiled a new version of the operating system which powers iPhones and iPads. College students at a handful of campuses including the University of Alabama, University of Oklahoma, and Duke will be able to use their Apple Watch in lieu of a student ID card. (more...)
IOS 12: How to enable quiet notifications on iPhone and iPad IOS 12: How to enable quiet notifications on iPhone and iPad
- June 07, 2018

Apple also announced some other small related features, like setting end times for Do Not Disturb when you leave a location or when event ends, as well as adjusting notification settings for apps right from the Notification Center (without going into the Settings). (more...)