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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus comes to Switch, June 29

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 23 mins ago

Nintendo Switch fans will be glad to know that Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be arriving on their handheld console this year, as Bethesda announced the date through a short Nintendo Switch trailer for the title.

 

 

Bethesda has released the above trailer showcasing what Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be looking like on the Nintendo Switch. At the beginning of the month we saw gameplay of the title running on the Switch and we discovered that the game will be running at a smooth 30FPS with the respective downscaling.

 

Panic Button will be porting over the title to the Nintendo Switch, the same developers who have brought over DOOM. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be arriving to Nintendo Switch fans on June 29.

LG's new G7 ThinQ brings the stupid notch from iPhone X

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 hours, 51 mins ago

LG's new flagship G7 ThinQ smartphone is right around the corner, something that will launch next month. With the early tease, LG has said that the G7 ThinQ will rock a 6.1-inch panel with a native resolution of 3120 x 1440.

 

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The 6.1-inch display has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, something that includes a notch at the top of the display just like the iPhone X, that most people hate. Evan Blass who goes by @evleaks on Twitter, is behind the new leak (seriously, he gets all the scoops, he's a champ) which gives us two new shots to look at, the first of which is above - the G7 ThinQ itself.

 

LG is shoving in some serious display chops into the G7 ThinQ and its 6.1-inch QHD+ panel that has up to 1000 nits of brightness, which is retina-busting compared to the 400-700 nits on most flagship smartphones. LG might even be able to market the G7 ThinQ as a display that looks great even outdoors in the sunlight.

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H1Z1 is locked at 60FPS on the PS4 Pro

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 48 mins ago

H1Z1 started the entire Battle Royale thing years ago before PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite were born, with the game arriving on the PS4 on May 22 in beta form.

 

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The game will still be a free-to-play title with cosmetic items costing you money, but the developer has made some tweaks to H1Z1 for the PS4 that will see new progression mechanics that will speed the game up. This means the deadly gas that is like the zone in PUBG has been increased, while airdrop frequency is faster.

 

H1Z1 will have a surprise for PS4 Pro owners with 'resolution gains' over the PS4 version, and guaranteed 60FPS gameplay, something the team has "fully optimized" the code for. The normal PS4 will run at a minimum of 45FPS, which is nothing to sneeze at. With the tweaks that the developer has made to the PS4 version of H1Z1, we should expect a Battlegrounds like experience with the speed of Fortnite, with matches lasting for around 15 minutes or so.

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Ohio university gives scholarships to best Fortnite players

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 53 mins ago

I still remember all of my teachers, parents and most of my friends when I was in high school tell me that "you will never make money playing video games", and look at how far we've come in the world of gaming.

 

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Now we have Ashland University in Ohio announcing they will be adding Fortnite to their roster of competitive eSports program, something that will launch in the fall. Fortnite other eSports games like League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, and Rocket League where AU offers a $4000 scholarship in eSports.

 

Ashland University's eSports head coach Josh Buchanan said in a press release: "Fortnite appeals to both the core and casual gaming audience. We're excited to provide this platform for gamers who want to showcase their skills in a more competitive space. Fortnite facilitates an environment that allows players to get creative, innovate and show off their mastery of their skills".

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EKWB launch EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW 3 waterblock, now with RGB

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Video Cards | Posted: 5 hours, 42 mins ago

EK Water Blocks has just launched a new RGB version of its custom waterblock for EVGA's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 graphics card.

 

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EKWB has put its usual high-class engineering into the RGB waterblock for the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 card, with the waterblock itself directly cooling the GPU, VRAM, and VRMs.

 

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The company uses a central inlet split-flow cooling engine on the EK-FC1080 GTX Ti FTW3 RGB, something that offers best-in-class cooling performance when mixed with reversed water flow, that doesn't negatively impact cooling performance. The design allows the EK-FC1080 GTX Ti FTW3 RGB to be used in systems with not-so-great water pumps due to its impressive hydraulic performance.

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Battlefield 1's monthly updates end in June

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 52 mins ago

Now that Battlefield V is on the way for 2018, DICE will stop releasing content updates for Battlefield 1 in a few months.

 

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EA and DICE have been pretty consistent on their content roadmap for Battlefield 1, releasing a steady stream of DLCs, tweaks, and modes to keep their playerbase engaged. But all of that will cease starting in June.

 

While announcing new maps for the They Shall Not Pass expansion and a brand new mode called Shock Operations, DICE's Jonas Elfving confirmed that the team is basically moving on this Summer.

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SEGA and Capcom Humble Bundle discounts great games

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 8 hours, 45 mins ago

As is usually the case, Humble Bundle has a great offering of yesteryear video games for the down low.

 

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If you're like me then you've avoided a few games here and there--even great remasters like the original Resident Evil release on PS4. But thanks to the most recent Humble Bundle we can now jump into Capcom games like the Mega Man Legacy Collection, Resident Evil Code Veronica X, and even the incredibly atmospheric Alien Isolation from SEGA for a nice discounted price. There's only one catch: all of the codes are for PlayStation platforms (PS3, PS Vita, and PS4)--no Steam grabs here.

 

The sale ends in 13 days so be sure to grab the games while you can and support charity in the process.

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Terminal Reality sues Microsoft for patent infringement

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 10 hours, 43 mins ago

Now-liquidated games-maker Terminal Reality is suing Microsoft for patent infringement that spans back to the Xbox 360 era.

 

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According to the lengthy suite, Microsoft knowingly infringed on Terminal Reality's "Lighting and Shadowing Methods and Arrangements for use in Computer Graphic Simulations" patent (aka the '488 Patent) that the developer made as part of its Infernal Engine. The plaintiffs assert that Microsoft has and continues to employ unauthorized use of its lighting and shadow patent.

 

According to the document, the Infernal Engine was used in part or whole in a number of huge new and old Xbox games including Halo: Reach and even Halo 5 and Crackdown 3.

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Twitch adds new way to spend virtual bits currency

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 11 hours, 25 mins ago

Twitch has announced extensions, a new in-stream add-on that allows viewers to participate in mini-games and other engaging activities by spending bits.

 

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The new Twitch Extensions feature is essentially a kind of storefront for various content that spectators can play and engage in while watching a stream. How it works is streamers grab the extension from Twitch's growing offering and put it on their channel. These extensions are overlays that range from on-screen trivia to actual mini-games, and are monetized sort of like a coin-op arcade: viewers have to pay bits to play or participate every round.

 

Extensions give streamers and app devs alike new possibilities and potential to not only engage a millions-strong playerbase, but also monetize said engagement, which is where Twitch--and other streaming platforms--are aiming. It's an interesting way for users to interact with their favorite streaming personalities and gives streamers new ideas on how to return the favor with entertaining content.

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Path to Mnemosyne announced to debut to the Nintendo Switch

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 20 hours, 23 mins ago

Devilish Games has announced on their blog that they will be bringing Path to Mnemosyne to the Nintendo Switch as well as other game consoles.

 

 

Devilish Games announced that they have "reached [to] an agreement with Hidden Trap to bring Path to Mnemosyne to game consoles" For those that don't know what Path to Mnemosyne is about, it is a title that is "a hypnotic adventure created within an infinite zoom! Walk the path, explore your mind, and recover all lost memories by solving dozens of imaginative puzzles."

 

Path to Mnemosyne will be arriving on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, there is currently no official release date as of yet but the co-founder of Devilish Games did comment on the porting process with Hidden Trap. Here is what he had to say "We are really excited about the agreement we have reached with Hidden Trap to bring the game to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Although they are a very young publisher, we have known their team for many years, we have a great relationship with them and we know that they will do a great job with the Path to Mnemosyne ports and will help us a lot to reach as many people as possible."

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