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God Of War’s Massive New Game Plus Mode Is Coming This Month

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You'll also be able to skip through cinematic scenes in both normal and New Game Plus games once the patch has gone live, as long as you've finished the story once. In order to play through the mode, you'll need to have completed the game on any difficulty - which is a requirement that should seem obvious. "With New Game+ comes along a host of new gear, more hard enemies, and cinematic skipping". Read More »

Musk-Funded OpenAI Creates Bots That Defeat DOTA 2 Pros

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The human vs machine challenge began with a warmup match against the audience, which OpenAI won easily . After completing the first draft, the OpenAI system predicted a 95%-win probability, even though the matchup seemed more or less even to the audience, suggesting that drafting is even more important to strategy than previously thought by human players. Read More »

West Virginia Offers Mobile Voting for Troops Abroad This November

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Each county will have the final decision on whether to use the app, said Michael Queen, Warner's deputy chief of staff. So far, the constituency authority of West Virginia is going to limit the use of the mobile app largely to troops serving overseas saying that nobody else deserves the right to vote any more than the people that are out there, and the women that are out there, putting their lives on the line for the sake of the U.S. Read More »

Mobile Essentials Is a New Unlimited Plan for $60 a Month

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T-Mobile said the plan offers unlimited talk, text and smartphone data . "During times and places with heavy network demand, Essentials customers may notice slower speeds than other customers", T-Mobile warned in a statement . You'll need to get a credit approval to sign up. Well have to wait until T-Mobile releases its terms and conditions for the new plan to see exactly which of the T-Mobile perks it will or will not include. Read More »

Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro with Translucent Body Is Coming To Malaysia

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Furthermore, the PS4 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 controller and headset will be sold separately for Euro 64 (around Rs. 5,000) and Euro 89 (around Rs.7,100). "Extra Special" serial numbers like 09995, which is the USA launch date of the original PS, will be available. (A mono headset is included, as always.) It has a translucent blue shell, with blue power light which lets you see inside, and a commemorative copper plate on the front of the system. Read More »

Parenting in the age of Alexa and her ilk

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Not one to leave loose ends untied is Amazon , which is rolling out a feature called Answer Update on Alexa devices this week, spotted by Voicebox . To enable it, say "Alexa, enable answer updates". "Once Answer Updates is turned on, each time you ask Alexa a factual/informational question and she doesn't know the answer, she will go find it and send you a notification on the Echo device when she has it", Amazon explained. Read More »

Qualcomm pushes 10nm power to Snapdragon 670

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The chipset has eight cores, two of which are performance cores clocked at up to 2.0GHz, while the other six are efficiency cores, clocked at up to 1.7GHz. The Spectra 250 ISP allows for more advanced camera features, and Ultra HD video recording using 30% less power is now supported. "Our AI Engine offers an extensive array of frameworks giving developers a variety of choices to create better apps and immersive multimedia", Qualcomm added. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 Pre-Order Sale Today via Amazon.in, Mi.com

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You can pre-order the phone from Amazon.in and Mi.in from tomorrow. Coming to the pricing, the MI A2 Android One smartphone with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage will be costing Rs 16,999 in India. Incidentally, Xiaomi Mi A2 does not have a 3.5mm audio jack, which means traditional 3.5mm headphones can not be connected to the smartphones directly. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Video Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

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Whether the gameplay trailer will show anything of the online mode is a mystery, but there's still a few months to go until Red Dead Redemption II is released on October 26 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The previous game featured plenty of side missions involving hunting and crafting; we definitely saw some of that in the second trailer , which featured some scenes involving an alligator attack, hunting a deer, and rounding up a horse. Read More »

Fallout 76 Won't Be On Steam, New Beta Details Revealed

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A small taster to test online servers or game balancing. The game's pre-order page also allows you to select Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop and Walmart as your retailer if you're in the US and playing on PC; different retailers are listed based on location and platform. Read More »

Samsung Starts Mass Producing Cheaper 4TB SSDs

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Samsung's QLC SSDs are based on the firm's 1Tb 64-layer V-NAND used in its TLC flash, which stores three bits per cell. At the time, it ensured consumers that the new memory solutions would allow for the creation of solid state drives (SSDs) with significantly increased capacity. Read More »

Smash Bros. Ultimate Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch Announced

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Simon will also have an echo fighter - one who's essentially the same with a different appearance and animations - Richter Belmont , who appeared in Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night. Here's a look at the full stage select screen... Technically, Richter Belmont is an Echo Fighter of Simon Belmont - a new classification introduced in Super Smash Bros . Read More »

Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing - 8/6/2018 12:45:44 AM

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The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6 in 1945 killed 140,000 people. Without naming specific nations, Matsui warned that "certain countries are explicitly expressing self-centered nationalism and modernizing their nuclear arsenals". "We in civil society fervently hope that the easing of tensions on the Korean Peninsula will proceed through peaceable dialogue, " he said. The anniversary comes amid hopes to denuclearise North Korea after its pledge to do so at the Singapore summit in June. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features leaked; device to come with massive storage

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You might be able to get all of this with your Note 9 . From day 1 - in fact, from even before day 1 - at least one major United States wireless carrier is running a BOGO offer on the Galaxy Note 9. The display of the Galaxy Note 9 will be 6.4-inch but the footprint of the smartphone will remain the same as the Galaxy Note 8 , the Reddit user added. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9: up to 1TB storage, all-day battery

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If you're anticipating picking up a Galaxy Note 9 through Verizon , this is good news. The folks at XDA Developers obtained access to the Fortnite Mobile on Android installer APK and promptly dug through the package. This would send one of Epic Games' reasons for avoiding the Google Play Store down the drain, as it claimed to want to maintain a direct relationship with its customers. Read More »

Mobile Introduces New "Essentials" Plan, Starting at $60

In brief: T-Mobile's new unlimited plan could be an attractive offer for some but be wary of the details - taxes and fees aren't rolled in and you'll be the first to be throttled during times of network congestion. Essentials doesn't include things like a free Netflix plan or the ability to use data internationally. If not, and you don't ever go to Canada or Mexico, then I'm not sure why you wouldn't downgrade to this new Essentials plan. Read More »

Fortnite Season 5, Week 4 Challenges Guide - How to Complete

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Ever since the Shopping Cart was originally added to Fortnite , players and community members have reported a collection of issues, which have led to Epic Games disabling it multiple times. The main problem with this is that it takes a lot of time to find the rifle before you can use it. When you complete the challenges of the first week, you should head over to the Mining area. Read More »

Apple abolishes the iTunes affiliate program entirely for all in-app purchases

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Apple says that it doesn't need that kind of help from bloggers of YouTubers anymore because its App Store is now better and help people discover apps easily. As services like the App Store become a bigger part of Apple's business, the company may want to be less dependent on independent reviewers and focus more on strengthening the business from the inside. Read More »

Apple iPhone chip supplier says virus will delay shipments

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The impact on Apple's iPhone production schedule is also not known, although TSMC expects the incident "to cause shipment delays and additional costs". The company didn't immediately respond to CNET's request for further comment. Shares in TSMC in Taipei were down 1% in late morning trading on Monday. Read More »

Hitman is a good get for Xbox Game Pass

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The lineup is very promising, no doubt about that. Though we usually receive word about what games are coming to the service a little beforehand, it looks like Xbox waited right up until the last minute this time to make the announcement . Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta Trailer Teases Battle Royale

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Have you spotted any more details in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta trailer? The series which has become the most played in Call of Duty history, as well as a cultural phenomenon around the globe returns October 12th with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , a gritty, grounded, all-out combat experience. Read More »

NES Classic Edition outsells other major consoles in June

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Think of it! Two different consoles from Nintendo top of the sales chart in the same year! Dust off your Trapper Keeper and those acid-washed jeans: It's 1986 all over again! Since the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition came out they have been hot-ticket items. Read More »

BlackBerry launches 'Make in India' phones

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Blackberry Launches New Smartphones . Unlike the BlackBerry Key2 , the Evolve phones use your modern day touchscreen keyboards. The less-expensive Evolve is powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor with 4GB RAM, while the Evolve X has a Snapdragon 660 with 6GB RAM. Read More »

Facebook Dating feature to be added soon

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Unfortunately for Wong, it seems to be tested internally because while she could access the signup screen, she could not go further as it appears that Facebook isn't activating non-employee Dating profiles for now. "We have designed this with privacy and safety in mind from the beginning". In other words, your Facebook profile and your dating profile should be as separate as you'd like them to be (emphasis on "should"). Read More »

Film Mission impossible-6 showed a 600-meter cliff

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One of those features is a newly revealed event thanks to a recent partnership with Tencent Games and Paramount Pictures . "Nothing is impossible for PUBG MOBILE , the world's most popular mobile battle royale game - not even a partnership with an iconic movie franchise such as " Mission: Impossible ", said PUBG MOBILE team General Manager Vincent Wang". Read More »

New Jersey sports betting adds Resorts casino, PokerStars

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Caesars Entertainment , which operates multiple Atlantic City casinos , has said it will implement a sports betting app "quickly". Despite other states such as Delaware , Rhode Island, West Virginia, Pennsylvania , and MS all legalising sports betting, New Jersey has secured its place in gambling industry history by being the first to accept an online sports betting wager outside Nevada . Read More »

Parents are paying for their kids to have Fortnite tutors

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Another parent noted that their 12-year-old son was struggling to win when competing in Fortnite Battle Royale. Video game developer Epic Games announced that a $100 Million eSports tournament prize pool is on the way, and according to the WSJ report , several parents that paid for private Fortnite lessons for their children, hope that their kids will turn their hobbies into lucrative e-sports careers or at least win some prize money. Read More »

Fortnite for Android Samsung exclusive could last for up to four months

It's also worth mentioning that Fortnite has also been globally successful on all platforms from a monetization perspective by managing to claw in over $1 billion in revenue for Epic Games. Sweeney responds by reminding gamers that the "freedom" of an open platform like Android "comes with responsiblity", and that the per-app permission process within newer Android versions is superior to "entrusting one monopoly app store as the arbiter of what software users are allowed to obtain". Read More »