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Travis Scott will curate entire NBA 2K19 soundtrack

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 19 mins ago

In a brand new trailer released onto the NBA 2K YouTube Channel, we see LeBron James interview star rapper Travis Scott over his role as soundtrack curator for the upcoming next installment in the 2K series, NBA 2K19.



As we move closer to the release date of NBA 2K19, publisher 2K Games are not slowing down with promoting their upcoming title. A new trailer has surfaced on their NBA 2K YouTube Channel and it showcases LeBron James interviewing rapper Travis Scott about the soundtrack that is to be featured in NBA 2K19.


From the interview and description, we learn that NBA 2K19 will be having a large variety of Hip-Hop soundtracks that has the goal of "providing high energy and a fresh listening experience for all virtual ballers" The trailer didn't reveal any select songs that are to be included within the soundtrack, but we will no doubt see songs from Scotts new album Astroworld. On a side note, the gameplay trailer that was released last week showcased Jay Rock's "Win" which could be a strong hint towards this track being included within the final copy of the game. NBA 2K19 is planned for release on September 11th, it will be available on the Xbox One, PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch.

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DICE to release new Battlefield V gameplay trailer today

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 35 mins ago

EA DICE is about to drop the new Battlefield V trailer ahead of Gamescom 2018 next week, with the official Twitter account of Battlefield tweeting out not just a teaser, but the date, and times that the video will drop.



Battlefield V's new trailer is teased for a few seconds in the tweet, so now we know it'll be called the "Devastation of Rotterdam" and that it's the "official Gamescom trailer". I'm sure we'll see actual gameplay videos of real gamers playing Battlefield V at Gamescom next week, something I plan to do as I'll be attending the show itself. I want to hunt Battlefield V down on the PC and get some hands-on impressions.

Metro Exodus Aurora Limited Edition announced

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 52 mins ago

Metro Exodus is one of the most-anticipated games of 2019, with developer 4A Games and publisher Deep Silver not only releasing a new trailer for Metro Exodus today, but they also announced pre-order bonuses and a new special limited edition version of the game.



The new bundle is called the Aurora Limited Edition, which should be released to only a few retailers. The Metro Exodus Aurora Limited Edition comes with a bunch of physical stuff, not just in-game DLC or bonuses. It'll include:


  • An exclusive SteelBook version of the game
  • 32-page art book
  • Metro Exodus Expansion Pass
  • A metal collectors case depicting The Aurora steam engine seen in the trailer

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Devil May Cry 5's first playable demo to drop at Gamescom

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 44 mins ago

Devil May Cry has been a staple of many gamers' libraries and it looks like we might have Capcom showing off the world's first playable demo of DMC5 during Gamescom 2018 which kicks off next week in Cologne, Germany.



DMC director Hideaki Itsuno posted on Twitter recently saying that the "Demo version for gamescom2018 is completed! 10 days to the world's first playable". Considering Devil May Cry 5 is one of the most-wanted games of the year, we should expect a big reveal and even more hype once the first playable gameplay footage hits the internet next week.

NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 2080 rumored to cost $649

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Video Cards | Posted: 3 hours, 1 min ago

NVIDIA is expected to announce its new GeForce RTX range of graphics cards during Gamescom 2018 next week, with all signs pointing to the RTX 20 series unveil taking place on August 20 in Cologne, Germany.




VideoCardz is reporting information from a member of the Baidu forums who claims to "have a lot of information from a board partner". This source said that the Turing-based GeForce RTX 2080 would cost $649, but not only that it would beat the TITAN V... a graphics card that costs a whopping $3000. TITAN V is based on the Volta GPU architecture and packs HBM2 memory technology, compared to the RTX 2080 with its Turing GPU architecture and GDDR6 tech.


The purported GeForce RTX 2080 would feature 3072 CUDA cores from the Turing GPU architecture, 8GB of GDDR6 memory on a 256-bit memory bus. We don't know GPU base/boost clocks and I'm sure we'll see a large change to the way it works with tweaks made to NVIDIA GPU Boost technology. We don't know what speeds the GDDR6 will be clocked at, but we do know Samsung is providing its GDDR6 at up to 14Gbps.


Whatever the RTX 2080 arrives as the higher-end RTX 2080 Ti will destroy it, with a purported 11GB of GDDR6 on a much larger 352-bit memory bus would make it a huge leap above the already super-quick RTX 2080.

Battlefield V pre-order sales 'weak', as ex-DICE boss leaves

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 49 mins ago

EA isn't sitting in a good spot with Battlefield V with the company starting off on the wrong foot with angered gamers over some of the choices they made within the setting of the game, to say the least. Now there's news of pre-order numbers being low, and that's not good at all.




The company recently lost Patrick Soderlund, who was the ex-CEO of DICE until EA acquired the company back in 2006. Soderlund had high-up roles within EA after the transition, and is now leaving the company.



Now there's Sarah Needleman of the Wall Street Journal reporting that Cowen Group analysts have that that pre-order sales for Battlefield V "have been weak". These analysts are going by things said to them by EA connections, and if we look at someone as instrumental as Soderlund leaving EA two months before the launch of Battlefield V, one of EA's largest franchises... this does look weird.


The pre-order sales being low for Battlefield V isn't something the analysts at Cowen Group are alone with, as analysts over at Piper Jaffray seem to be onto the same data. Piper Jaffary has said that out of a survey of over 300 gamers rin the US to ask which game were they most interested in playing over the next 12 months, with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 taking top position.


The full list was:


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  • Fallout 76
  • Battlefield V

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Intel holds firm to 2020 for discrete GPU

By: Rob Squires | More News: Video Cards | Posted: 4 hours, 19 mins ago

Intel has released a short video at Siggraph 2018 this week in Vancouver teasing about their upcoming discrete GPU in 2020. The newly installed Intel discrete graphics boss, Raja Koduri, has been spotted roaming around Vancouver this week as well. The Twitter post by Intel can be found here.



The image of the card in the video has been confirmed to us by Intel as a rendering and not an actual product image. Intel made no formal presentations this year at Siggraph in Vancouver about their upcoming plans, although we are expecting more information to begin appearing in 2019.


Raja Koduri joined Intel late in 2017 as we reported here. Earlier this year Chris Hook of AMD and ATI fame, as well Tom Forsyth joined the expanding Intel discrete graphics team.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti: monster card with 11GB GDDR6

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Video Cards | Posted: 4 hours, 45 mins ago

NVIDIA should be announcing its next-gen GeForce RTX series of graphics cards on August 20, with more details, speculation and rumor being thrown onto the internet than ever before.




We're now seeing some detailed specifications on not just the forthcoming GeForce RTX 2070 and RTX 2080 but the higher-end RTX 2080 Ti that should truly blow the doors off of everything else on the market. The current rumors peg the RTX 2080 at beating the TITAN V, and considering that's a Volta-based HBM2-powered $3000 graphics card, those claims are beyond imagination.


We should expect NVIDIA to release a beefed up GeForce RTX 2080 Ti if the naming scheme stays the same as the GTX 10 series (GTX 1070, 1080, 1080 Ti) and from the current crop of information, it will be an utter beast. If the GeForce RTX 2080 is beating the TITAN V, then the RTX 2080 Ti would be truly insane. It should have 11GB of GDDR6 on a 352-bit memory bus (the GTX 1080 Ti has 11GB of GDDR5X on a 352-bit memory bus).


In finishing, if the RTX 2080 beats the TITAN V then the purported RTX 2080 Ti would absolutely pound it. We're talking 4K 144FPS on a single card, which is quite the achievement as even the GTX 1080 Ti can struggle in some games maintaining 60FPS at 4K. We'll see soon enough, but don't expect the RTX 2080 Ti to be unveiled just yet - NVIDIA won't show all of their hand at once, we still have legs to stretch with Turing post-RTX 2080.

THQ Nordic has 34 unannounced projects in development

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 6 hours, 4 mins ago

On the heels of its recent Timesplitters acquisition, THQ Nordic confirms a rather robust lineup of in-development games.




THQ Nordic currently has 51 projects in the works, the company announced in today's Q2 financial results. This fifty-strong slate is the company's "strongest pipeline to date," the filings say, the majority of which are unannounced games. The publisher says 34 of its 51 games are unannounced titles.


However all of the projects may not be top-tier games from key franchises, and instead may include partner titles, third-party-owned games, and licensed projects. Renown studios like Saints Row dev Volition Entertainment and Dambuster Studios are both developing "top secret" AAA titles, the report says, and the company recently issued new shares in a bid to raise funds for game development, acquisitions, and operations.

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THQ buys Timesplitters IP

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

The fan-favorite 2000's Timesplitters series has been bought by THQ Nordic as the publisher expands its IP lineup.




THQ Nordic has been snapping up studios, companies and IPs for a while now, and the most notable acquisition was that of Saints Row and Metro publisher Koch Media back in February. Now the Swedish games-maker has snapped up rights to the Timesplitters and Second Sight sci-fi game franchises under its Koch Media subsidiary.


As Koch Media's CEO asserts, this acquisition should see a new Timesplitters in the works.


"We are hugely excited to have acquired Timesplitters," said Koch Media CEO Klemens Kundratitz. "The original games gave fans a massive content offer and provided a pure and genuinely fun arcade shooter experience. We have many fans of the Timesplitters series among our own staff who are passionate about creating a product that will thrill today's gaming audience."

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