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South Park: The Fractured But Whole trailer for Switch

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 55 mins ago

Early March during the Nintendo Direct we discovered that South Park: The Fractured But Whole was on its way to the Nintendo Switch, now the title has officially launched and Ubisoft are celebrating with a new trailer.

 

 

From the above trailer we can see two minutes of South Park: The Fractured But Whole running on the Nintendo Switch. Thanks to the games art style, players won't really be able to notice the visual downscales.

 

Also during the Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that the port will be coming with the titles DLC, unfortunately there has been no mention of the DLC as we were not given a release date with the launch.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter teases trailer, will drop today

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 55 mins ago

In a recent Twitter post from the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account, it has been teased that there will be a new trailer released tomorrow.

 

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The Twitter account posted the above image of Sonic and captioned their post by saying "New trailer tomorrow!" This new trailer could very well be a new trailer for Sonic Mania Plus which has been planned for release this summer.

 

Sonic Mania Plus will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and other platforms as well, stay tuned as tomorrow we will be following up on this teaser with whatever trailer is released.

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Dark Souls Remastered: new trailer and discount announcement

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 5 hours, 55 mins ago

We had some confusion not to long ago about Bandai Namco bringing Dark Souls Remastered discounted to gamers that already own the original title, now official confirmation has been announced.

 

 

Publisher Bandai Namco has revealed on Twitter that "owners of the PC version of "Dark Souls Prepare to Die Edition" will be able to upgrade to "DARK SOULS REMASTERED" at a discounted price. Please feel free to take advantage of this campaign."

 

Additionally, Bandai has also revealed not only the PC requirements for the title but also have released a new gameplay trailer for fans. Dark Souls Remastered will be released on May 25th for PC, Xbox One and PS4. The Nintendo Switch version of the Remaster has been delayed until further notice.

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Far Cry 5 tops game sales for March 2018

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 6 hours, 55 mins ago

Far Cry 5 has taken the cake for the most sold game for the month of March, beating other titles such as Sea of Thieves, Kirby Star Allies and Mario Kart 8.

 

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According to The NPD Group and the report that they released on the best-selling software and hardware of last month, Far Cry 5 sits right at the very top. Ubisofts title beat Microsofts Sea of Thieves which came in at second place, they also beat the newly released MLB The Show 18 which had to suffice for third place.

 

Incredibly, GTA V still makes the top-ten even though the Rockstar title was released back in 2013. Hardware wise, the best-selling console for March was the Nintendo Switch 32GB with the Red/Blue Joy-Con bundle.

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

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 55 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: 10 hours, 23 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: 11 hours, 20 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: 12 hours, 25 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: 13 hours, 14 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: 15 hours, 24 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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