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Sane Trilogy Future Tense Level Comes to All Platforms This Summer

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Today, the companies announced that a brand new level for Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped would be releasing on June 29th. Titled " Future Tense ", the level takes the assets from the Future level designs of the third Crash game, and adds an extra layer of difficulty to them that will be having Crash and Coco ascend a deadly skyscraper whilst dodging rockets and lasers and destroying robots. Read More »

The Last of Us sales top 17 million

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The gameplay trailer features Ellie dancing with another girl in what appears to be a some kind of celebration. But, with The Last of Us Part II we get a more intense vision than say the adventure-spirit found in the Uncharted series. There has been no confirmation as to when this PS4 exclusive will be released, or if the multiplayer mode will be available from the launch date. They focused on video games, and only on video games, launching several announcements that will give fans ... Read More »

Sony blocks Fortnite cross-play on Switch

It has also been reported that PS4 Fortnite players can not use their account on the Switch version. However, those who have played Fortnite on a PlayStation 4 have been getting the following error message when trying to log into their Epic Games accounts on the Switch: "This Fortnite account is associated with a platform which does not allow it to operate on Switch". Read More »

Death Stranding gameplay footage debut

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This new trailer for Death Stranding shows off some truly attractive environments, is set to a melancholy indie song, and yes, Norman Reedus gets naked. How do you know when you've watched a Kojima trailer? And miracle of miracles, we got what appears to be some game play as well. We still don't have any sort of release date either, so we are probably looking at late 2019 for this game at the earliest. Read More »

Mew included with PokeBall Plus for Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee

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Players will be able to transfer Pokemon to Professor Oak to receive sweets further into the game. Because it has motion control capability, when a wild Pokemon appears, users can "throw" the PokeBall Plus accessory. For those not in the know, Mew is an incredible powerful and rare psychic Pokemon whose fossilized eyelash lead to the creation of the clone, MewTwo. Read More »

E3 2018: The Last of Us Part II Gets Gameplay Reveal

The Last of Us Part 2 was the first game to get the trailer treatment at Sony's E3 conference this year, though not after a short banjo number that outstayed its welcome a little. Additionally, The Last of Us composer Gustavo Santaolalla introduced the footage with a live performance of the theme. While Joel was the playable character in the first game, Ellie is the lead playable character for the sequel. Read More »

Eat Dirt And Taste Victory In Trials Rising On Nintendo Switch

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Trials Rising is due to release for PC, PS4, Xbox One , and Nintendo Switch in February 2019, though a specific release date wasn't given. The game promises to take players around the world in lots of iconic locations. You will ride against other players as fully visualised ghosts or in real-time local and online multiplayer. "Looking to earn even more fortune and fame? All pre-orders of Trials Rising include the Jungle Rider and Wild West Rider packs". Read More »

Production-ready Aston Martin Rapide AMR to launch at Le Mans 2018

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It will go into production in a limited run of 210 cars. The carbon hood has large vents near each corner of the windshield, and there are circular LED running lights in the lower sections of the front fascia. Like other AMR products, the Rapide AMR will be available in three distinct colour schemes, inspired by racing liveries - Standard scheme, Silhouette scheme, and Signature scheme. Read More »

Polestar Engineered: Volvo takes on AMG and BMW's M-division

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Recall, Polestar is now a standalone brand so will no longer be building dedicated performance offerings for Volvo like the current S60 and V60 Polestar models. Volvo will reveal the new S60 next week at its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina. The plant is the sole production site for the new S60, which is the first Volvo auto made in the US. Read More »

Apple steps up encrytion to thwart police cracking of iPhones

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The security hole has to do with the Lightning port, which can offer USB access to an Apple product. Lightning connectors were first born before Type-C had taken hold of the market, but now that it is used widely in both phones and computers, it makes sense for Apple to move to USB-C. Read More »

Netflix May Soon Offer Video Game Streaming

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A TechRadar article on Wednesday caused a flap by reporting Netflix would launch its first streamable game. "There's a broad spectrum of entertainment available today", the company explained. That feeling of euphoria when you watch episodes of your favorite show can quickly fade when you sit through the intro, time after time. Back in December we reported on the possibility of Netflix offering branching path content , and had even pointed to Telltale's The Walking Dead or Game of ... Read More »

Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter

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We saw a Palico companion in Final Fantasy XIV's world, as well as a Rathalos. And yes, Square Enix isn't shying away from the fact you can skip the grind to level 70 with the use of optional, purchasable items. There were not a lot of details in the trailer, but there was a release date for the new content, which is scheduled for Summer 2018. The Final Fantasy XIV update, titled Under the Moonlight , will bring with it brand new quests as a new update to 2017's Stormblood expansion. Read More »

Display fingerprint and 91% screen-to-body ratio

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Is the Vivo NEX the first of a new breed of truly bezel-less smartphones? Vivo announced that the NEX will be available in China , but the company did not say when or how much will it cost. According to images released by Vivo on its website, the pop-up camera will sit on the top left of the display. To talk about the identical features of the Vivo NEX and NEX Ultimate, we will be referring them as Vivo NEX in the rest of the article. Read More »

E3 2018: Black Ops 3 Free on PlayStation Plus Tonight

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The Black Ops pass offers day-one access to the "Classified" Zombie Experience, as well as four brand new zombie experiences. Black Ops Pass (BOP) content is not final, is subject to change, and may not include all downloadable content available for the game. Read More »

Jaguar E-Pace gets tech and engine update

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The E-Pace compact SUV is already proving to be a considerable success for Jaguar . Cost-effective 200PS petrol engineE-PACE is now available with Jaguar Land Rover's clean and efficient 200PS 2.0 litre four-cylinder turbocharged Ingenium petrol engine for the first time, priced from £33,260. Read More »

Microsoft Is Giving Office 365 A Simplified Fluent Design Makeover

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While two are relatively minor and focus on visuals and efficiency, there's one major change that even Microsoft knows it needs to tread carefully with. That may sound like old news for some commercial users who can already see the behavior, but it's still bound to surprise some people when it rolls out to all commercial users of Outlook on the web in August. Read More »

Trover Saves the Universe Announced For PlayStationVR

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Roiland's Squanch Games , who previously released Accounting +, are leading development on the game. The video doesn't go into much story detail, but some story aspects are outlined in the video's description. Roiland doesn't exactly seem like he's masking his Morty voice here, so if you squint your eyes you could probably convince yourself that you're watching a particularly interactive version of the show. Read More »

God of War Is Getting a New Game Plus, Sony CEO Confirms

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Most modes unlock after you beat a game the first time around, giving you the opportunity to replay it from the start and retain some of your skills, levels, items, and so on. During an interview with GamingBolt back in May, Barlog said that; " New Game Plus is something I wanted so badly, right? ". You can with New Game+. Read More »

Raccoon scales office tower, captivating public

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It spent much of Tuesday going up and down the building's floors, occasionally napping on ledges. A raccoon scaled a skyscraper in Minnesota , on Tuesday, managing to climb at least 20 storeys on UBS Tower as onlookers snapped photos from outside and within the structure. Read More »

First official screenshots for Cyberpunk 2077 released

However, thanks to IGN and various tweets from Game Informer , we're now able to update with new information that is being shown at the Cyberpunk 2077 presentation. Speaking to Eurogamer , Mills insists that Cyberpunk 2077 is "a purely single-player game", but only "at launch". Story and quest system will be similar to the Witcher 3 . Read More »

Net neutrality officially repealed

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Passed by the Republican-led FCC in December, the Restoring Internet Freedom Order ends the agency's prohibitions against internet service providers blocking, slowing down, or providing preferential treatment to particular internet sites and services. Read More »

Google Removes the Option of Installing Chrome Extensions via Remote Sites

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Google Chrome has the privilege of shipping on millions of Android devices around the world, giving it a massive head start in claiming market share. The Chrome Web Store contains information about extensions that help people make decisions about installation, he suggests. The search giant has informed that by the end of 2018, users will only be able to install new Chrome extension only from their respective Chrome Web Store listings. Read More »

Ubisoft's psychological thriller Transference ditches VR requirement, is coming this fall

Imagine an escape room set in a deranged mind, in both VR and on traditional platforms. Transference will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this fall, Ubisoft announced during its E3 2018 press conference. The psychological thriller first-person exploration VR game, which debuts this fall, puts players into the uploaded memory data of a traumatized mental patient. Read More »

Net neutrality is no more. Here's what that means

While the FCC is removing itself from net neutrality regulation, the Federal Trade Commission can try to punish ISPs that make net neutrality promises and fail to keep them. Washington and OR now have their own net neutrality laws, and a bill is pending in California's legislature. Pai says Internet service will become cheaper and faster with the rules now gone. Read More »

Wendy's, Denny's and more trolling IHOP over burger announcement

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Breakfast lovers across the United States reacted in outrage, even prompting IHOb's newest rivals, including Burger King and Wendy's, to taunt the American breakfast chain. BK appropriated the tag line from a recent Taylor Swift hit: "Sorry, old Burger King can't come to the phone now". It also added in a separate tweet: "Remember when you were like 7 and thought changing your name to Thunder BearSword would be super cool?" "Like that, but our cheeseburgers are still better". Read More »

Google Home can now handle three queries at once

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To this end, Google Home can now respond to strings of up to three commands at once. However, you'll probably use something more along the lines of "Ok Google, turn on the lights in the kitchen and turn off the lights in the bedroom ". For instance, you will be able to say, "Ok Google, switch on the lights and play music and turn up the volume", all in one go, and Google Assistant will do all that for you. Read More »

Valve releases a new and very improved chat client for Steam

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Your friends are now sorted by priority; in-game friends are still listed up-top, but are grouped together by game. This feature can be used by developers to implement custom details to be shown off by those playing their games. There are a handful of other new quirks, too, like (finally!) a promised invisible mode and custom friend-request links you can email or send outside Steam . Read More »

How to pre-register for The Elder Scrolls: Blades

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Discover Starfield , the new space epic now in development by Bethesda Game Studios . This year's E3 is no different, and as the conference progresses and more announcements are made, we'll be updating this list with all of the biggest Android games that are unveiled. Read More »

Nine-year-old in rehab after becoming addicted to Fortnite video game

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The Switch is a great platform for the title, what with its console/handheld hybrid status and the popularity of playing Fortnite anywhere and everywhere, on seemingly any device that can possibly play a video game. At this point a Fortnite Switch release is basically a given after numerous leaks . It's available to download and play today, starting at 10:00 a.m. Read More »

Is Anthem Coming to Nintendo Switch?

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It is official. Freedom Planet is coming to Nintendo Switch and the confirmation was made earlier today via a reveal from GalaxyTrail. E3 2018 is a few days away and everyone is wondering what Nintendo has for us in store. We had a comprehensive version of Mario Kart 8 , two easy contenders for game of the year in Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild and Super Mario Odyssey along with the popular Splatoon 2 and a straight up avalanche of mostly great indie games. Read More »