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Dark Souls Remastered in the Works for Nintendo Switch?

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During the surprise Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo shook things up by closing with the announcement of Dark Souls: Remastered for the Nintendo Switch. The game is allegedly set to launch on the Switch, PS4 and Xbox One and PC, with Kotaku claiming that it will first be announced for Switch in the Nintendo Direct Mini, before it will later be confirmed for other consoles and the PC. Read More »

C40 Successfully Launches Cartosat-2 Series Satellite

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday launched 31 satellites from different countries on a single mission. On August 31, 2017 India's mission to launch its backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H on board PSLV-C39 failed after the heat shield did not separate in the final leg of the launch sequence and as a result, the satellite IRNSS-1H got stuck in the fourth stage of the rocket. Read More »

Analysts Peeling Back the Layers on Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT)

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $14.42. (AFAM) stock brought in a $2.15 rise to $58.65. As per Monday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 1.53%. CVE's profit would be $60.60 million giving it 55.20 P/E if the $0.05 EPS is correct. (NYSE: CVE ) to report $0.05 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 82.76% from last quarter's $0.29 EPS. Read More »

The January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights

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It came out previous year on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and it's headed to Nintendo Switch this summer. Nintendo opened 2018 with an announcement it made during its first Nintendo Direct presentation for the year that more game ports would be coming to the Switch console. Read More »

Dark Souls Steam owners getting 50% discount on Dark Souls Remastered?

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Well, thanks to a user by the name of Quickshooter, we learn that Bandai Namco official website actually showed a 50% off deal that has magically vanished after the new community manager for Bandai Namco EU addressed the situation. Based on the announcement from Bandai Namco , it sounds like the online player count will be increased for Dark Souls: Remastered from three (plus one invader) to six (with who knows how many invaders). Read More »

VW Jetta brings new style, tech and lower price

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That all translates to more interior room. Look for the all-new Jetta to hit lots later this year. The latest iteration of Volkswagen's bestselling USA model features a design that's only slightly more aggressive than that of its predecessor, with an angular front grille that supports Audi-esque headlights and a short front overhang that makes for a smart look. Read More »

Ford Mustang Bullitt is Back for Film's 50th

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Helping it win that particular spot was the Bullitt's upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine that will deliver at least 475 horsepower and 420 lb. -ft. of torque, pushing the new Bullitt to a top speed of 163 miles per hour - an 8 miles per hour increase versus the latest Mustang GT. Read More »

Brightline's 'higher speed' train service will begin this weekend in Florida

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After months of delay, the private company Brightline finally launched its train service from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach Friday with a preview voyage for county officials and politicians. Brightline President Patrick Goddard on Thursday hailed the launch of Brightline as a "transformative" moment for South Florida. The five four-car train sets will each hold 240 people. Read More »

Indie games Fe and Celeste are headed to the Nintendo Switch

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The World Ends With You blends classic JRPG combat with music and rhythm games to create an experience that still feels innovative even now, 10 years after its original release on the DS. When fans asked about the best selling console in December, Greenberg clarified that while the Xbox One had its best month, Nintendo Switch was the best selling console in term of units sold. Read More »

Next Nintendo Direct Will Be Soon If Nintendo Sticks To Tradition

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Payday 2 will release in Europe and Australia on February 23rd, and in North America and South America on February 27th. It involved planning and executing heists, drug trafficking and other heinous activities with different kinds of gameplay to accompany the first-person perspective. Read More »

Steep slopes on Mars reveal structure of buried ice

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Scientists have found what they say are huge ice sheets stretching across Mars, a development that could be a "game-changer" in our mission to live there. Scientists have not determined how these particular scarps initially form. Mars likely held vast amounts of water in its ancient past, but most of it escaped into space. Read More »

Do we really need an Alexa-powered toilet?

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Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant took the spotlight. " Panasonic's work to bring Amazon Alexa to the auto is a great example of how we're seeing greater collaboration between technology vendors to provide a more consistent experience in different domains", said Nils Lenke, senior director of corporate research at Nuance . Read More »

Google Assistant shouts down Alexa at CES

Both Smart Displays will be available starting this summer. Toyota suggests a number of ways users could use Alexa in the auto, such as for taking notes and setting reminders, activating apps, or for controlling other smart devices, such as the heating and cooling on your house. Read More »

Nintendo France: EA to 'double down' on Switch this year

We know they're being worked on, but that's about it. Fe is set to launch on the Nintendo Switch on February 16, 2018 . The new game, like its predecessors, stars Kirby - a pink puff who can absorb powers from his enemies - as he progresses through a breezy, lightly challenging fantasy world. Read More »

After Logan Paul incident, Google Preferred YouTube videos will face further vetting

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YouTube severed ties with Paul on Wednesday, removing him from its lucrative Google Preferred ad tier, writing him off of the YouTube Red series Foursome , and also putting a sequel to Paul's YouTube Red movie The Thinning on hold. "Additionally, we will not feature Logan in Season 4 of "Foursome" and his new originals are on hold ". Almost two weeks after Logan Paul's infamous trip to Tokyo , Japanese police have announced that he could be charged with at least four different ... Read More »

Chinese company copies Samsung Frame TV at CES 2018

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But because it is modular, it is much easier to ship and install in a home compared to most of the other very large displays. Those types of displays are more of a PR stunt for companies rather than a real product launch, according to Jim Nail, an analyst at research firm Forrester. Read More »

False ballistic missile alert goes out in Hawaii

Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill". There is no yet word on where the alert originated from. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, said the false alarm was based on human error and that there is "nothing more important to Hawai'i than professionalizing and fool-proofing this process". Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale map update to include new biomes, points of interest

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Last but not least, the Fortnite Battle Royale Map Update will remove the existent Christmas trees along with the chests that were placed beside them. Once the update has been installed, players can expect to see a map with a little more personality, with specific areas that really manage to stand out from one another as opposed to blending into one large landmass. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa Coming to Select Toyota, Lexus Models This Year

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Users can also ask it to identify nearby businesses in the middle of a trip and offer directions to them. The new pair is different only because it's the first Alexa-enabled pair they have made. Interestingly, the announcement came from Panasonic, the first company off the blocks to partner with Amazon and it said the feature can function even if there is no internet connectivity. Read More »

National Weather Service warns of freezing rain, sleet, snow

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From record warmth and unusual January rain prompting river flood concerns, to accumulating ice and snow with an overnight flash freeze, we have quite the mess on our hands heading into the weekend. North northwest wind 13 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low near 9 degrees. Saturday will see highs only in the 20s for Northwest Oklahoma, according to NWS, before they rebound into the 40s Sunday . Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered Coming to Nintendo Switch

Aside from the graphical improvements, developers are also including other features that may entice new and old players alike to check out this game. A press release for the game says that it will be upscaled for 4K resolution with 60 fps for the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. Read More »

CES 2018: Alexa AR Glasses Features Stock Prices, Weather Updates

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Firstly, the crush of a CES evening show is never the best place to test out a voice assistant: you need a strong connection to make her receptive to your requests. It is unclear which models specifically will get it, but Entune 3.0 first came to the fold a year ago via the 2018 Toyota Camry . We'll know more about the company's new range of laptops in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for updates. Read More »

May wants plastic-free aisles put into supermarkets

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May said: "We look back in horror at some of the damage done to our environment in the past and wonder how anyone could have thought that, for example, dumping toxic chemicals into rivers was ever the right thing to do". Labour and the Liberal Democrats criticised the government's strategy claiming that 25 years was too long and that action on plastic packaging was needed now. Read More »

TRAI reduces worldwide termination rates

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The telecom regulator has slashed global termination charge (ITC) by 43%. The halving of calling charges was estimated to swipe Rs 5,000 crore in revenues from incoming global calls, a report by ET said. "It is important to rationalise the termination rates in light of the investments made by operators into networks, together with reasonable return on those investments, amid a southward movement in tariff", Singhal added. Read More »

Star Wars: Rivals Action Shooter Announced for Android and iOS

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Luke Skywalker versus Darth Vader. "Master your skills in cover-based PvP skirmishes and climb the ranks of the Arena Leagues, unlocking a cast of legendary Star Wars heroes". Utilize Faction Bonuses: Form teams of the same faction like the Rebellion, Empire, First Order, and Underworld to gain faction bonuses for increased damage, health regeneration and more. Read More »

Dark Souls remastered for Nintendo Switch console

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Multiplayer will grow to include up to six players. The Dark Souls Trilogy Box set also includes a set of bookends, one with a knight standing and the other with the series' iconic campfire. Most recently Rockstar Games's LA Noire also made its way to the Nintendo Switch and there might be some truth to the rumor, however at this point nothing has been announced by either Rockstar or Nintendo. Read More »

European Union unveils supercomputer plan to rival China

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The European Commission's proposal claims that European institutions and businesses are now at a disadvantage when it comes to protecting their sensitive data. "They can help us to develop personalised medicine, save energy and fight against climate change more efficiently". According to Brussels , the machines will also help to predict the routes of hurricanes and to simulate earthquakes. Read More »

Scientists catch supermassive black hole burping - twice

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Combing images of the J1354 galaxy 800 million light-years away, they found two pools of the particles blasted from a black hole. As it turns out, black holes have a similar habit, and astronomers have just captured photo evidence of one of the universe's most destructive entities burping not once, but twice in quick succession. Read More »

Sheriff "amazed at the intensity" of Southern California mudslides, storm

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Police said the scene "looked like a World War One battlefield". Over the past month, California's scenic coastline had been ravaged by a series of intense wildfires that burned off vegetation. Brown told reporters that at least 13 people were killed in the heavy storm and mudslides . Among the damaged properties were historic hotels and the homes of celebrities including television personality Oprah Winfrey and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres in Montecito . Read More »

Chris Matthews apologizes for making 'Cosby pill' joke before Hillary interview

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Matthews responded to the newly discovered clip, telling NY magazine on Friday that it "was a bad comment I made in poor taste during the height of the Bill Cosby headlines", adding, "I realize that's no excuse". He once pinched her cheek after an interview, and, in 2008 said, "the reason she's a US senator, the reason she's a candidate for president, the reason she may be a front-runner is her husband messed around ". Read More »

Google says its safety patches not slowing down techniques

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The company now says that while it thinks that GPZ Variant 2 is hard to exploit on its chips, it'll still work with its partners to release microcode updates and OS patches to mitigate the vulnerability . Now that CES is winding down, attention is returning to the response to the major vulnerabilities caused by oversights in the way speculative execution is handled in most modern processors. Read More »