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Phil Spencer considers PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor


The system, which runs games at 60fps (frames per second), is "the most powerful console ever made", Phil Spencer, head of Xbox , told the BBC . Spencer points out 40 percent more GPU speed, more RAM, and the speed of storage as the advantages of the Xbox One X over the PS4 Pro , but he also knocks Sony's methods for getting to 4K resolutions with some of its games. Read More »

Xbox One X: What a tease! (The 3:59, Ep. 238)


Biggest question now lies here will the Xbox One X be VR compatible? The One X appears set to deliver on 4K visuals, but despite the machine's capability of supporting virtual reality gaming, there was very little mention of this during the launch event this weekend and no demonstrations of use of VR headsets, leading commentators to wonder whether Microsoft has put its VR strategy on the back burner. Read More »

Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

First off, barring a long rain delay on Thursday , Mickelson will be absent, attending his daughter's high school graduation. The terrain at Erin Hills , which will be the first par-72 course to host the U.S. "There is sometimes a perception with a public facility new to the USGA that there is some concern with course conditions", Reineking says. If the championship at Erin Hills is a success, there is little doubt it will make a return visit at some point after that. Read More »

Spider-Man: Homecoming is the first of a trilogy, says Tom Holland

Insomniac has previously mentioned that the departure from a more traditional take on the character's design has a specific objective, although that was before we got an in-depth look at gameplay. If that's not official yet, it at least sounds like they're acting as if the collaboration will continue, which is a good sign. Iron Man grooms Spider-Man in this new featurette from Sony Pictures " upcoming "Spider-Man: Homecoming' . Read More »

President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Such a move would create a firestorm coming weeks after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Mueller , who was appointed to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Republican President George W. President Donald Trump could be weighing the termination of special counsel Robert Mueller from his oversight of the federal Russian Federation investigation, Christopher Ruddy , CEO of the conservative Newsmax Media and a friend of President Trump , told PBS NewsHour's Judy ... Read More »

North Korea releases U.S. student Otto Warmbier

Warmbier, 22, was last seen tearfully begging for mercy in a video on the day of his conviction in March 2016 after an hourlong trial. "I have high confidence that's not the case but Dennis does know Trump and he does know Kim", Pinkston said , adding that "it's not a pre-planned thing, the White House, State Department calling him, saying "Take this envelope, say this thing". Read More »

Mario Kart is Coming to HTC Vive at Tokyo's VR Zone


One of the games at VR Zone Shinjuku will be a VR-enabled version of Mario Kart Arcade GP , the arcade Mario Kart game Namco developed all the way back in 2005. Nintendo aren't likely to bring Mario Kart 8 to a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) any time soon, but that doesn't mean you should miss out on slinging bananas and shells in VR. Read More »

Beware This In-App Purchase Scam Uncovered on App Store


Apple has released a new revenue stream that could unleash a new community of digital content creators, which is already thriving in China. Apple had previously clamped down on developers trying to raise extra income through implementing their own methods of receiving tip payments. Read More »

Watch Swarm Of 20000 Bees Take Over English Woman's Nissan Juke


When you arrive back at home to your auto one ordinary afternoon, just about the last thing you expect to find is that it's been taken over by a 20,000-strong swarm of bees , but that's exactly what happened to a woman in Hull this week. Chairman of the Beverley Beekeepers' Association, Chris Coulson, is tackling the problem on Monday afternoon. 'We do not know why the bees are there but we are into the swarming season, ' he said. Read More »

Lucky's Tale Developer Announces Brand New Game, Star Child, For PlayStation VR

The VR-based experience is now being developed by Supermassive Games, and will allow players to see through the eyes of a soldier in a fictional Eastern European city as a situation goes from bad to worse. One title is from Lucky's Tale developer Playful - but Star Child takes on a much darker tone than a cutesy platformer. Superhot VR will be released for PlayStation VR this summer. Read More »

The 10.5-Inch iPad Pro Arrives in Stores Alongside New Larger Model

Previous speculation surrounding Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro had suggested that the tablet device would arrive on the market without a home button or any bezels on the side of the device. Both support Apple's $99 Apple Pencil. And using that smart plus more smarts in the processing power, there are battery benefits too - with the refresh rate dynamically dropping when you're looking at static content. Read More »

E3 2017: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Release Window Narrowed


While we still don't have a specific release date just yet, this is a slightly more narrow window than the "2017" window revealed when Xenoblade Chronicles 2 was first announced at the Nintendo Switch reveal event in January. Together, search for Pyra's long lost home Elysium, the ultimate paradise for all of humanity. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set to retain the same sense of scale and wonder found in the original title while boasting HD graphics and a new art style thanks to designer ... Read More »

Appears to confirm Comey's testimony on Flynn investigation

Comey testified he had nine one-on-one conversations with Trump - and detailed each in memos just after they met for fear that the president would subsequently lie about their interactions. Comey merely testified that the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign did not extend to Trump himself during the time Comey was leading the FBI . Read More »

Skyrim leads Sony's next generation of VR games

Players can start paying to use new mods created for Skyrim and Fallout 4 . Bethesda has stated that most of the items on sale will be managed internally by the game-owner teams or by other studios operating under the company's umbrella. Read More »

Google poaches Apple employee in move to build its own processors

If Google decides to invest in chip-making, it could gain more control over the fragmented Android hardware and software ecosystems. Apple now builds its own smartphone processors but Google does not. SoC stands for "system on a chip". The move hints that Google recognizes the benefits of Apple's approach to building mobile devices. That may not be a big hit for Qualcomm, at least not yet, since the company still provides millions of its Snapdragon processors to smartphone makers such as ... Read More »

Watch the extended Spider-Man gameplay trailer from E3

As you know, this guy from Brooklyn takes the role of Spider-Man after Peter Parker cannot continue to do so, what will this mean for the story of the game? Showcasing what looks to an early mission in the new Spider-Man, many aspects of the coming title were highlighted. Read More »

Sony's sold 60.4 million PlayStation 4s

A new PlayStation VR game is on the horizon . But even if they're not anywhere near finished (ha ha), we might get a new trailer or something. There are already some theories out there at this game's Spider-Man actually is Morales, as we've yet to see who's under the mask. Read More »

Insomniac Games releases new Spider-Man gameplay trailer

Ueda was most recently in the spotlight with the release of The Last Guardian , a game that was heralded as a spiritual successor to Shadow of the Colossus . Third parties were on hand to show off Call of Duty: WWII , Destiny , Monster Hunter: World and Ni No Kuni II. A jailed Wilson Fisk will also be a character in this story along with a gang called The Demons led by Mister Negative . Read More »

Everything we know from the E3 2017 Sony conference

Following their annual press briefing, Sony PlayStation has released the trailers and gameplay videos that premiered. We especially like the ability to unleash a horde of the undead on your unsuspecting foes. The Lost Legacy launches on the PlayStation 4 on August 22. Of course, this is for the previously announced God of War reboot, and the trailer ends with Kratos and the boy facing a massive sea-serpent. Read More »

The New iPad Pro Is Apple's Best Laptop Replacement Yet

While it's not Apple's most feature-packed update by any means, I would argue it's Apple's most interesting update to date. The advanced Retina display is Apple's brightest iPad display yet and features antireflective coating. One such tweak which is happening throughout iOS 11 is its ability to greatly reduce the amount of storage space required by apps and photos, which will be a big boost to users. Read More »

See Zelda: Breath of the Wild's two expansions in action


The trailer provided a closer look at the new "The Trial of the Sword" section of the title, while also showcasing the game's new masks that players can utilize, and the new "Master Mode" difficulty level that will make the (already-challenging) game even more hard. Read More »

Star Child is an upcoming sci-fi sidescroller for PS VR

No details or release date were given about the sci-fi platfomer, other than a brief trailer that will be added when made available. To wit, they announced a multitude of new games for the PSVR- including one very special one that will make me purchase a headset for myself, at last. Read More »