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Adobe To End-Of-Life Its Browser Crashing Plugin Flash
Jul 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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If you've ever had your browser crash--and who hasn't?--there's a good chance that Flash was to blame. Adobe, the company behind Flash, has announced its plans to kill off the platform in the coming years.

In a post on its website today, Adobe announced it will "end-of-life Flash," which means it will go through the process of phasing it out as companies continue to migrate to alternatives. "Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats," it said.

The next three-plus years will still see Flash supported by Adobe, including the release of security updates. It will, however, "move more aggressively to EOL Flash in certain geographies where unlicensed and outdated versions of Flash Player are being distributed." Various companies, including Microsoft, Apple (which gleefully notes that it's already blocked by default in Safari), and Google, all have their own plans for handling the phase out for Flash, but the end result is that you should begin seeing it even less than you have recently.

It's a move that has been a long time coming--Apple famously left out support for Flash from the iPhone, which portended its inevitable demise almost a decade ago. The tech has been largely rendered obsolete as other standards have emerged, including HTML5.
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Total War: Warhammer II - Norsca Gameplay First Glance Video
Jul 25, 2017 - 11:57 AM - by Emabulator


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A first glance at Norsca, our early adopter bonus for Total War: WARHAMMER II, out on 10 August 2017.

In the Shadowlands - lands bereft of hope - tribes of men are driven by primal fury; born of slaughter beneath the calamitous gaze of their Ruinous gods. The Norscans fight relentlessly, raiding far and wide for a worthwhile foe. Let the Old World tremble, for the Northmen come!
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Civilization VI – First Look Trailer: Nubia
Jul 25, 2017 - 11:39 AM - by Emabulator


Get a first look at the Nubian civilization and its leader, Amanitore.

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Super Cloudbuilt Launch Trailer
Jul 25, 2017 - 11:16 AM - by Emabulator


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Developer Coilworks and publisher Double Eleven today announce that *Super Cloudbuilt*, the gorgeous parkour platformer which dares players to tear across treacherous stages with the help of a trusty jetpack and blaster, is now available on PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. Xbox One fans can also dash into the game’s breathtaking world on July 28th.
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Fortnite Out Now, Launch Trailer #Fortnite
Jul 25, 2017 - 10:01 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Epic Games Officially Launches Fortnite for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac

Epic Games is excited to announce that Fortnite, its third-person Action Building game, is available now in paid Early Access for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Fortnite invites players to team up as they build massive forts and battle against hordes of monsters, all while crafting and looting within giant worlds where no two games are ever the same.

Players can view Fortnite in action in this all-new gameplay launch trailer and register to play at fortnite.com.

Epic also revealed the cast of veteran voice actors lending their talents to help the story of Fortnite shine across hundreds of hours of gameplay. Ashly Burch (Horizon: Zero Dawn, Life is Strange) stars as the voice of Ray, a quirky yet, very human, little robot that guides players through their adventures. Players will also hear Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack), Adria Arjona (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Emerald City), Amy Pemberton (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Andrew Kishino (Bulletstorm) among the talented voices directed by veteran actor JB Blanc (Horizon: Zero Dawn).

"As we created the world of Fortnite, with its heroic moments and quirky sense of humor, we knew it would be important to have a mixture of veteran voices and exceptional new talent in order to connect the players to the game's story," said Creative Director Darren Sugg. “Just as we've built Fortnite with the players, we were honored to have a group of amazing performers become part of our community and to help us bring this brand new world to life."
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August 2017 Games with Gold Announced
Jul 25, 2017 - 9:46 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Grow Your Game Library with August’s Games with Gold

It’s time to harvest some great titles this August thanks to another stellar Games with Gold lineup. On August 1, the open-world farming simulator Slime Rancher will make its console debut on Xbox One, where you can care for your own galactic farm full of cute (slimy) creatures. Then starting on August 16, take on the wide variety of platform-racing stunt challenges in Trials Fusion.

The Summer fun isn’t over yet! Coming to Xbox 360, and Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, we’ll have the modern-classic Bayonetta available from August 1 to August 15. Then get your butt to Mars and fight for the future in Red Faction: Armageddon from August 16 – August 30.

All games will be available for a limited time only as part of Games with Gold, so get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action!

• Slime Rancher ($19.99): Available Aug 1-31 on Xbox One

• Trials Fusion ($19.99): Available Aug 16-Sep 15 on Xbox One

• Bayonetta ($19.99): Available Aug 1-15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One

• Red Faction: Armageddon ($29.99): Available Aug 16-31 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Kang The Conqueror Trailer
Jul 25, 2017 - 9:41 AM - by Evil Avatar

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Spotlights Kang the Conqueror in NEW SDCC Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released a new trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 featuring Kang the Conqueror, a time-travelling Super Villain who has stolen numerous cities from across time and space to form the expansive Open Hub World of Chronopolis. First revealed at Comic-Con International: San Diego, the video spotlights Kang in his ultimate quest to take over the universe, as well as the many Marvel locations that make up Chronopolis, including Ancient Egypt, New York City in 2099, Wakanda, Xandar and many other Marvel settings.

At Comic-Con, TT Games also revealed a brand new character created in tandem with Marvel Games, fusing together the ever popular Carnage and Venom to form a new Marvel Super Villain called Carnom, a character who has never existed in the Marvel Universe before and is completely unique to LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2. Along with Carnom, TT Games announced a slew of other characters coming to the game, including Howard the Duck and his Iron Duck variant, who will be voiced by Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller, Gwenpool, the fan-favorite amalgam of Gwen Stacy and Deadpool, Vulture, from the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” film, Cosmo the Spacedog, Doctor Octopus, Forbush Man, Greenskyn Smashtroll and Throg. These Super Heroes and Super Villains will join the recently revealed Medusa and Lockjaw of the Inhumans, all playable in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2.
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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Western Ghats Gameplay Revealed
Jul 25, 2017 - 9:38 AM - by Evil Avatar

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As we count the weeks, days, and hours until you can experience Uncharted: The Lost Legacy beginning August 22, today we’re excited to debut nearly 14 minutes of new gameplay that takes place in the largest playable environment we’ve ever created.

We’ve done our best to limit spoilers, so be sure to check out the gameplay above to see just some of what you’ll be able to see and do in the Western Ghats chapter when Uncharted: The Lost Legacy arrives next month. What’s more, we’ve been traveling the globe giving the first-ever hands-on with the Western Ghats level, so drop by the PlayStation Blog and some of your favorite sites to see coverage, impressions, and more.
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Disastrous Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago left Niantic "horrified with the results"
Jul 24, 2017 - 2:38 PM - by Emabulator

VG247 has the story.

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Pokemon Go players weren’t the only ones who were “horrified”.

Even if you’re not a Pokemon Go player, I’m sure that by now, you’ve heard about the disastrous Pokemon Go fest in Chicago over the weekend.

The event was a big deal for Niantic. There was a livestream and Legendary pokemon were going to be announced. It was meant to be all sorts of fun, for young and old alike.

In reality, the game suffered a number of issues that weren’t just limited to the event. Niantic CEO John Hanke was met with booing when he took to the stage, and chants of “We Can’t Play” and “Fix the Game.”

If you think you can sit through the highlight reel (or lowlight?) of the most horrendous moments from the livestream, you can watch the cringe fest here. It’s one hell of a supercut.

For the most part, the hosts ignored the crowd’s boos, powering through as if it wasn’t happening. So what was Niantic thinking when all of this was going on.
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Microsoft's Phil Spencer on Xbox One X Pre-Orders
Jul 24, 2017 - 1:40 PM - by Emabulator

The Xbox One X will launch on November 7th for $499.99. Pre-orders for the unit are coming soon. IGN has the story.

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It won't be long before Microsoft opens pre-orders for Xbox One X, according to head of Xbox Phil Spencer.

"Our plan is set for this," Spencer said on Twitter when asked when the console will be available for pre-order. "All approvals are done so now just landing the announce with all the info, won't be too much longer."

Last month, Microsoft confirmed that all Xbox One games that feature 4K support will download its 4K assets for all Xbox One X users, regardless of their TV.
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Game & Movie Releases for July 23rd to July 29th, 2017
Jul 24, 2017 - 9:49 AM - by Evil Avatar

Releases for July 23rd to July 29th, 2017

Retail Games
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Miitopia (3DS)
Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Switch)

Movies & TV
The Boss Baby
Ghost in the Shell
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
Dragon Ball Super: Part One
Gifted
NHL: Stanley Cup 2017 Champions - Pittsburgh Penguins
Unforgettable
LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash
Black Butterfly
Warlock 1-3 Collection
Emerald City: Season One
Where the Boys Are
Lost in America Criterion Collection
The Final Master
The Zodiac Killer
And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online?: The Complete Series
Beyond the Darkness
Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls - Complete Collection
Don't Look in the Basement/Don't Look in the Basement 2
The Complete Billy Jack Collection

Box Office
The Emoji Movie
Atomic Blonde
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Valerian Bombs on the Weekend Boxoffice Chart
Jul 24, 2017 - 9:21 AM - by Evil Avatar

It's victory for Dunkirk and Girls Trip at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down 10% from last year.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of July 21st to July 23rd, 2017.
  1. Dunkirk $50.5/$50.5
  2. Girls Trip $30.3/$30.3
  3. Spider-Man: Homecoming $22.0/$251.7
  4. War for the Planet of the Apes $20.4/$97.7
  5. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets $17.0/$17.0
  6. Despicable Me 3 $12.7/$213.3
  7. Baby Driver $6.0/$84.2
  8. The Big Sick $5.0/$24.5
  9. Wonder Woman $4.6/$389.0
  10. Wish Upon $2.4/$10.5
  11. Cars 3 $1.9/$144.0
  12. Transformers: The Last Knight $1.1/$127.5

Valerian opened below Spider-Man and War for the Planet of the Apes, both returning after multiple weeks. Ouch.
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DC's Doomsday Clock Art Teases Universe Altering Crossover With Watchmen
Jul 23, 2017 - 11:26 AM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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DC Comics has another large-scale event coming this fall, and for the first time, aspects of Alan Moore's iconic story The Watchmen will be combining with the DC Universe in Doomsday Clock. During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, writer Geoff Johns showed off some interior art for the book and vaguely discussed the story.

Ever since Watchmen's Dr. Manhattan appeared at the end of DC's Rebirth one-shot, back in June 2016, fans have been wanting answers. Rebirth relaunched the DC by combining elements of the New 52 line with Pre-Flashpoint material. A task this large could be daunting, but during a panel for the event at Comic-Con, writer Geoff Johns seemed up for the challenge.

While Doomsday Clock seemed to be the highlight of the panel, Johns was relatively tight-lipped about the event. "You'll know in the first page of the first issue, you'll know exactly what the story's about" Johns said during the panel.

The logo for the event mixes the Doomsday Clock with the Superman emblem. Johns said that the Man of Steel is the story but did not go much deeper into detail. Moving forward, Johns mentioned some more elements about the upcoming event: "I love seeing the smartest man from one world talking to the smartest man from another. And the smartest man from this world, from DC, is Lex Luthor. And that's all I'll say." Those familiar with Watchmen will know the smartest man on that world is Ozymandias. However, there is no confirmation about whether that character will appear in Doomsday Clock as of yet.
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Intel Skylake-X: Intel's New Six, Eight and Ten-Core CPUs Reviewed
Jul 23, 2017 - 8:44 AM - by Emabulator

The Digital Foundry at Eurogamer has the goods.

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The core takeaway from our first run of benches is that every i7 in the Basin Falls line-up - and by extension, other modern i7s like the 6700K and 7700K - are phenomenally good gaming CPUs. With the exception of the Ashes of the Singularity CPU stress test (designed to push the game engine beyond usual limits) all of these chips produces excellent gaming results. On top of that, performance minimums are all above the crucial 60 frames per second. And this is all with no overclocking - although all-core turbo (an out-of-the-box OC usually enabled by default) may be active here, despite disabling it in the BIOS. And that guarantee of tip-top performance really is what has made the i7 brand such a winner over the last few years: Core i5 gets you to 60fps for the majority of titles, while i7 takes care of the most challenging fare.

But to what extent do the many-core chips actually improve upon the quad-core experience? There has been talk of degraded gaming performance on Skylake-X and you will note that the the quad-core i7 7740X is managing to equal or best the six-core i7 7800X in a couple of tests. The interconnectivity fabric between the cores in the big chips has been revamped, and this has impacted game performance on some titles. But you can see that generally, more modern game engines tend to benefit from the additional cores - but the improvements are incremental at best, best felt in the lowest performing areas of those titles.

If you're ever looking for one single game on which to judge a prospective CPU purchase, Crysis 3 and its Welcome to the Jungle stage should be your number one destination. It thrives on whatever CPU resources you can throw at it, and the many-core chips love it with minimums in the 80s (vs 66fps on the quad-core 7740X). Mainstream CPUs don't stand a chance here, with even an overclocked i5 7600K at 4.8GHz unable stay north of 60fps (45ps minimum - really).
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Xbox Hardware Revenue Down 29% After Fall in Q4 Sales
Jul 23, 2017 - 8:08 AM - by Emabulator

MCV has the story.

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Microsoft has released its Q4 earnings report for FY17, and its gaming revenue has increased three per cent year-on-year to hit $1.6bn, driven largely by Xbox software sales and services.

This figure may well have been higher, however, were it not partly offset by a decline in Xbox hardware revenue. This fell by 29 per cent year-on-year, mostly due to lower prices and a decline in the volume of consoles sold, Microsoft said.

Software sales, meanwhile, were up 11 per cent year-on-year thanks to a higher volume of Xbox Live transactions. Indeed, Microsoft reported that there are now 53m active users on Xbox Live as of Q4 FY17 from 52m in Q3 FY17. That said, it's still down on Q2 FY17's 55m active users.

Gaming is just one part of Microsoft's personal computing section, however, which as a whole fell by two per cent year-on-year. This was due to declining revenue from Microsoft's phone division, which "contributed four percentage points of decline" according to Microsoft's earnings call slides.

"Our gaming business is now more than $9 billion, and growing profitably," Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella said during the company's earnings call.
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Thor: Ragnarok #SDCC Trailer #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 6:43 PM - by Evil Avatar


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DC's Legends of Tomorrow #SDCC Trailer #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 6:16 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Gotham Season 4 Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 6:06 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Westworld Season 2 Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 5:52 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Supergirl Season 3 #SDCC Trailer #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 5:44 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Orville Comic-Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 5:33 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Star Trek Discovery Comic Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 5:18 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Justice League Comic Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 22, 2017 - 1:31 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Ready Player One - #SDCC2017 Teaser Trailer
Jul 22, 2017 - 12:43 PM - by Emabulator


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From cinematic game changer Steven Spielberg comes Ernest Cline's holy grail of pop culture. Ready Player One - In Theaters March 30, 2018.
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Family Guy Pays Tribute to Adam West
Jul 22, 2017 - 11:59 AM - by Emabulator


"FAMILY GUY pays tribute to their beloved Mayor of Quahog."

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Iron Fist Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix, Taps New Showrunner
Jul 22, 2017 - 11:48 AM - by Emabulator

Raven Metzner (Fox's Sleepy Hollow, NBC's Heroes Reborn, and TNT's Falling Skies) will take over as showrunner for Iron Fist Season 2. Variety has the story.

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Netflix has renewed the Marvel series “Iron Fist” for Season 2.

Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb made the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday. In addition, Loeb hinted that Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick) would team up with NYPD detective Misty Knight (Simone Missick), who first appeared in Season 1 of “Luke Cage.” The characters previously partnered together in the Marvel comic books.

“Iron Fist” stars “Game of Thrones” alum Finn Jones as Danny Rand, the heir to the multi-billion dollar Rand Corp. who returns to New York after training for years in the mysterious city of K’un-Lun. Through his training, he was chosen to be the living weapon known as the Iron Fist, which allows him to channel his chi energy into his fists.
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The LEGO Ninjago Movie Comic-Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:51 PM - by Evil Avatar


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The Defenders Comic-Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:46 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Preacher Comic-Con Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:29 PM - by Evil Avatar


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The Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer #SDCC #SDCC2017
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:21 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:07 PM - by Jetherik

We play games. Which brings up the question: What are you playing?
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Game of Thrones Comic-Con Trailer #SDCC
Jul 21, 2017 - 8:06 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Shelob Debuts in New Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer #SDCC
Jul 21, 2017 - 7:59 PM - by Evil Avatar


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The Second Map from BF1: They Shall Not Pass is Now Live for Premium Owners
Jul 21, 2017 - 4:14 PM - by Emabulator

The Escapist has the story.

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Yesterday marked the launch of the second map from the Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass DLC, as well as a week long free trial of Premium.

If you're a Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owner, you may have noticed that a new map dropped yesterday. Named "Prise de Tahure," DICE says that the map is "set in the hours just before dawn in a small countryside town that serves as the arena in the fight over the Champagne-Ardennes region. Players will fight as the French or German army in high intensity, close combat battles over the control of the Tahure region."

If you are not a Premium Pass member, you may have also noticed that you have access to that map. Why? Because yesterday EA kicked off the first "Premium Trials" event for BF1. Until July 27, all the maps from the BF1 Premium Pass are available to everyone. That means you have a week to check out all the additional maps, the French Army, the Frontlines game mode, and more.

It is worth noting that you will only receive experience on the DLC maps if you actually own the Premium Pass or that specific DLC. Otherwise, your XP will be saved for you, and will be added retroactively if and when you purchase the additional content. There's one other restriction: DICE says that, "only owners of a Battlefield 1 Premium Pass or the specific expansion pack can spawn in with weapons and vehicles unique to the expansion."
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Pacific Rim: Uprising Teaser Trailer
Jul 21, 2017 - 1:25 PM - by Emabulator


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A new generation of Jaeger Pilots will stand tall for all humanity. What is a Jaeger? It’s you, times a thousand. Witness the next evolution of human invention, with the unveiling of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps Mark VI Jaeger Program, and visit GOJAEGER.COM to discover if you have what it takes to join the biggest heroes ever to walk the Earth.

One day, the monsters will return.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to? #DyingFetus
Jul 21, 2017 - 12:38 PM - by Emabulator


I have been getting my death metal groove on with the badass new album from Dying Fetus; Wrong One to F*** With.

What have you been listening to?
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Full Throttle Remastered Is Available Now On iOS
Jul 21, 2017 - 12:13 PM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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Full Throttle Remastered released earlier this year on PlayStation 4, Vita, and PC, and now it's available on iOS for just $4.99.

Full Throttle is a classic LucasArts adventure game from 1995 that creator Tim Schafer and Double Fine just gave a fresh coat of paint. In our review, we said "The quirks of the original game are as attractive today as they were then, and this version does a fine job smoothing out the rough edges, making Full Throttle Remastered a road trip worth taking."
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DC's Next Movie Looks Likely To Be Shazam
Jul 21, 2017 - 11:52 AM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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While Marvel's schedule is packed with future movies, things have been a bit less busy at DC. Justice League and Aquaman are both due out in the next 12 months, but beyond that, it has been unclear what the next movie from the studio will be. It has now been reported that Shazam will go into production early next year for a 2019 release.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shazam will be directed by David F. Sandberg. Sanberg scored a hit last year with the thriller Lights Out, and his horror sequel Annabelle: Creation arrives next month.

Dwayne Johnson was previously announced in the role of Shazam's nemesis Black Adam and is set to appear in a spinoff movie focusing on that character. However, it is unknown if he will also appear in the Shazam movie.

Although Shazam will be the next DC film to start shooting, the studio has plenty more films in the pipeline. Following the huge success of Wonder Woman, a sequel is likely to be announced soon. War of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves is set to direct the standalone Batman movie, while Suicide Squad director David Ayer is developing Gotham City Sirens, focusing on the female villains of the DC universe. It was also reported last week that The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra might helm Suicide Squad 2, replacing the previously rumoured Mel Gibson.
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Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite - #SDCC2017 Trailer
Jul 21, 2017 - 11:41 AM - by Emabulator


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Meet the newest cast additions to Marvel vs Capcom Infinite - Mike Haggar, Frank West, Nemesis, Spider-Man, Gamora and Thanos. Plus get a glimpse at the Mind Stone Infinity Gem in action.
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Solstice Chronicles: MIA - Terminator Class Gameplay Video
Jul 21, 2017 - 11:25 AM - by Emabulator


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Battle for survival against waves of Martian mutants in this tactical twist on twin-stick shooters. Using the skills of your drone companion, make fight-or-flight decisions that drastically alter the threats you face. Will your choices lead you to freedom... or your doom?
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Krypton Comic Con Teaser
Jul 21, 2017 - 9:58 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron Cuffe, The Halcyon) — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos. Krypton premieres in 2018 on SYFY.
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George RR Martin Does Everything EXCEPT Work on Winds of Winter
Jul 20, 2017 - 5:49 PM - by vallor
Variety Online comes to us with the news that George RR Martin is has decided to bone up on his executive producer skills by helping bring "Who Fears Death" by African Author Nnedi Okorafor to the small screen with his long time partner HBO.


Interesting trivia: author Nnedi Okorafor actually finished her series. GRRM might want to take some notes.

I wonder where actually finishing his own series fits on his to-do list. Obviously below his SJW political activism, writing sci-fi novellas to option off to the Syfy channel, and writing novellas based on GoT.
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Bright | Official Trailer
Jul 20, 2017 - 5:29 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel


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Humans, Orcs, Elves... everybody is just trying to get along. Get ready for the world of Bright, a new Netflix Original Film, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Coming to Netflix December 22th.
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PS4 Leads US Hardware Sales In June 2017 NPDs
Jul 20, 2017 - 5:04 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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The couple of months of Nintendo Switch topping the US sales charts seem to be over. For the second straight month, the PS4 leads hardware sales among consoles.

The news comes by way of the US report from the NPD group. According to the report, PS4 sales were driven by the release of the gold PS4 Slim console with a 1 TB hard drive. As is usual, we didn't get sales numbers. However, in spite of not selling the most out of the consoles, the Switch has still sold a substantial number of units this year.

Hardware sales were strong in June 2017 compared with June 2016, up 27 percent. Year-to-date sales are up 19 percent over last year, totaling $1.4 billion. The increase in sales is due primarily to the release of the Switch earlier this year.

Total sales for the month reached $765 million, which is an increase of 7 percent year-over-year. Every category except accessories saw an increase in spending during June.
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F1 2017 - Classic Car Reveal Trailer: McLaren
Jul 20, 2017 - 4:53 PM - by Emabulator


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It's time to complete the collection... revealing the four historic McLarens that will feature in F1 2017. Introducing:

1988 McLaren MP4/4 – as driven by Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna during the 1988 Formula 1™ season

1991 McLaren MP4/6, as driven by the then reigning World Champion Ayrton Senna and Gerhard Berger.

1998 McLaren MP4-13, which was driven by Mika Häkkinen and David Coulthard

2008 McLaren MP4-23, as driven by Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen in the 2008 season, and the car in which Hamilton won his first World Drivers' Championship in.

Make History in F1 2017, out 25th August 2017.
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Yakuza Kiwami Gameplay Trailer
Jul 20, 2017 - 4:43 PM - by Emabulator


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Learn about four fighting styles that Kazuma Kiryu can unleash and all the alluring vices Kamurocho has to offer in Yakuza Kiwami!

Being retold in Kiwami is the nascent character arc for Yakuza - the game begins with series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu getting sent to prison for the murder of his family patriarch (which he didn't commit). To make matters worse, during the 10 years of his imprisonment, not only does Kiryu's clan expel him from the yakuza, but ¥10 billion (~$100 million) goes missing from the clan treasury. Worse yet, Kiryu's childhood sweetheart is also nowhere to be found, and with the entirety of the Japanese underworld on the hunt for the missing cash, Kiryu is all but lost until he finds the orphan girl Haruka, searching for her aunt who shares the same name as Kiryu's missing love. What follows from there is a web of betrayal, underworld politics, and redemption as nothing will stop Kiryu from regaining his honor.
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Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies Reveal Trailer
Jul 20, 2017 - 4:27 PM - by Emabulator


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Sledgehammer Games delivers an original and terrifying new co-op survival experience in Call of Duty®: WWII Nazi Zombies. Players will embark on a chilling and mysterious journey through a snowy Bavarian village in Mittelburg, Germany, as they attempt to recover priceless works of art stolen by the Axis powers in World War II. This village holds a shadowy secret key to an unimaginable and monstrous power. Nothing is as it seems in this zombies horror, as a dark and sinister plot unfolds to unleash an invincible Nazi army of the dead.
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Gamer's Shopping Guide, July 20 - 26: #PS4 #XboxOne #Nintendo #Nvidia #Destiny2
Jul 20, 2017 - 4:04 PM - by Emabulator

PC GamesPC Gaming HardwarePlayStation 4Xbox OneNintendoTV and VideoBooks
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Do You Want to Play a Game? Jigsaw Trailer
Jul 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen PS4 and Xbox One Debut Trailer
Jul 20, 2017 - 9:56 AM - by Evil Avatar


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The Evil Within 2 Survive Gameplay Trailer
Jul 19, 2017 - 8:58 PM - by Evil Avatar

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That’s the mantra running through Sebastian Castellanos’ mind. Plagued by memories of the daughter he couldn’t save and a mystery he could never solve, he begins to lose himself in his past mistakes. Sebastian lives out his nightmares every day, unable to pull himself from his downward spiral. Until an old friend-turned-traitor reenters his life with an offer: Return to the nightmare and save your daughter. The Evil Within 2 gives a broken man the chance to make things right and find the peace he so deserves, but he’ll have to go through hell first.

It’s a race against time for Sebastian as he fights to survive and find Lily before she’s lost forever in a crumbling STEM world. As he searches, he is haunted by the ghosts of his past and his own insecurities, but he never loses hope. Determined to save Lily, Sebastian will travel to the depths of this new STEM world and face off against anything it throws at him.

Of course, how he goes about his mission is completely up to you. In The Evil Within 2, you are free to explore as much or as little as you choose, and upgrade your weapons and yourself accordingly. Do you prefer a stealthy approach, complete with setting traps and sneaking around threats in your path? Or would you rather go in guns blazing and take down anything that dares to stand between you and Lily? Or, perhaps, you’ll mix and match gameplay styles to suit your mood.

Provided you can scrounge up the resources, you can play the game however you see fit. As you explore the world, you’ll be able to follow side quests, track down supply caches for those much-needed resources, and uncover clues that could help you solve the mystery of Mobius and STEM.

The Evil Within 2 will be available on PS4, Xbox One and PC this October on Friday the 13th.
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Michael Fassbender Hunts a Serial Killer in The Snowman Trailer
Jul 19, 2017 - 8:39 PM - by Evil Avatar


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The Shape of Water Trailer: Guillermo del Toro’s Latest Creature Feature!
Jul 19, 2017 - 8:36 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Nintendo's new online service looks like it could be every bit as bad as you feared
Jul 19, 2017 - 3:56 PM - by Emabulator

Eurogamer: Nintendo's new online service looks like it could be every bit as bad as you feared

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Ever since it was first announced that a majority of the Switch's online services would be delivered via a companion app - key features to online gaming such as voice chat - there have been some concerns about how exactly it'd all work. And I'm sorry to report that, right now, it's a convoluted mess.

Splatoon 2 is currently the only game to support the app, and here's how you go about setting up a room for you and your friends. First, you'll need to head to the Online Lounge in Splatoon 2's multiplayer area. From there, you'll be prompted to create a room, and you can push a notification out to your phone. It's on your phone - and only on your phone, it would seem - that you can then invite friends into a room.

It's something of a faff, and it doesn't look like it'll be worth it - at present, you can only take part in private battles, and the voice chat itself seems extremely limited. Unlike with Skype, if you flick aside to another app on your phone, you'll lose the ability to talk to your friend. So, if you need to head to an IM client as I did, to figure out with a friend exactly how to make sense of it all, you're fresh out of luck.

You'll also need your phone screen on for that voice chat to remain connected - meaning it guzzles battery in the process. It's an almost aggressively limited service, and this is before we get into the mess of cables you'll need if you're going to want to play online with headphones in the Switch's handheld mode - something which it would seem is only possible with a separate splitter available elsewhere.
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Game Of Thrones Creators Announce Their New HBO Show
Jul 19, 2017 - 3:31 PM - by Emabulator

USA Today describes 'Confederate' as "an alternate-timeline drama in which the South successfully seceded from the Union and slavery is not only legal but has evolved with the times. And a new American Civil War looms."

More from GameSpot.

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Game of Thrones still has another season to go after the current one, but showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss have announced their next show. The pair will return to HBO for Confederate, a dramatic imagining of an alternate future America that sounds every bit as provocative as their fantasy hit.

Benioff and Weiss will begin production on Confederate once work on the final season of Game of Thrones is completed. HBO have released a synopsis for the new show, which reads: "Confederate chronicles the events leading to the Third American Civil War. The series takes place in an alternate timeline, where the southern states have successfully seceded from the Union, giving rise to a nation in which slavery remains legal and has evolved into a modern institution.

"The story follows a broad swath of characters on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Demilitarized Zone--freedom fighters, slave hunters, politicians, abolitionists, journalists, the executives of a slave-holding conglomerate and the families of people in their thrall."
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Doom 6.66 Patch Unlocks All Multiplayer DLC; Price Dropped
Jul 19, 2017 - 12:51 PM - by Emabulator

Shacknews has the story.

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If you are still playing Doom, you will be getting a rather hellish patch today in the form of update 6.66, which fixes a bunch of bugs and other issues. But the big news is that all the multiplayer DLC is now unlocked, as the season pass has officially been eliminated.

Billed as the "Ultimate" Doom, not to be confused with the 1995 Ultimate, the update debuts in time for a free weekend for players that have yet to give the game a try. Players will get the first two levels of the Doom campaign, Arcade mode, and unlimited access to multiplayer and SnapMap modes. As with any free weekend, if you choose to purchase the game later, all your progress will carry over. The free weekend will have a staggered release: 9 a.m. PT / noon ET on July 20 for Xbox One; 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on July 20 for PC; and 9 a.m. PT / noon ET on July 27 for PS4. If you want to buy the game after your hellish experience, Bethesda is dropping the price of the game and all the DLC to $14.99.

The patch also makes major changes to multiplayer progression, while revising the UI, implementing a new rune system and offering better player information. Doom Game Director Marty Stratton laid out all the changes in a post on the official Bethesda site.
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First Set of Cars Revealed For Forza Motorsport 7
Jul 19, 2017 - 12:07 PM - by Emabulator

IGN has the goods.

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Turn 10 has announced the first 160+ cars that will feature in Forza Motorsport 7, including the largest collection of Ferraris, Porsches, and Lamborghinis in any racing game.

The first is the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder, which set a production car lap record at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and crushed the production car record at the Nürburgring by 14 seconds. It's made almost entirely out of carbon fiber and has a 900 combined horsepower.

The second car is the 2011 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento. The car is half a ton lighter than the Gallardo and can go 60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds.
Read on for the full list of cars.
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Telltale Announces Three New Games, Including a Wolf Among Us Sequel
Jul 19, 2017 - 11:56 AM - by Emabulator

Telltale games has announced a Wolf Among Us sequel, along with a new Walking Dead title and Batman: The Enemy Within. The Escapist has the story.

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The new episodes will feature the familiar voices of Adam Harrington and Erin Yvette as main characters Bigby Wolf and Snow White, and will feature a new "standalone" story. Yes, that means the cliffhanger ending of season one will remain just that. The new episodes are expected in late 2018.

Also announced today is the final season of Telltale's The Walking Dead. Yes, Clementine is coming back in 2018 to finish up her story, and Melissa Hutchison will return for the voice role.

The third game announced by Telltale today is the second season of Batman episodes that you may have heard leaked recently. Titled Batman: The Enemy Within, the new season will offer up five episodes, with the first set to launch on August 8 of this year.
Click on the Headline for the Telltale Games Summer 2017 Update Video.
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The Nintendo Switch Online App Is Available Now
Jul 19, 2017 - 11:42 AM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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In advance of Splatoon 2's launch, Nintendo has released its new mobile app that will handle most of the social functions of it the online gameplay experience.

The Nintendo Switch Online app is going to be the place for most of the console's internet functionality, and the features it provides will differ from game to game. When Splatoon 2 comes out this Friday (click here for Brian's review), players will be able to use the app for voice chat, game invites, and the dedicated SplatNet 2 service that was detailed in a Nintendo Direct earlier this month.

The app is available now on iOS and Android devices and will be free to use until Nintendo's paid online service launches in 2018.
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