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GOG.com Launches Summer Sale - Check Out The Escapist's Picks


The Steam summer sale might still be a weeks out, but there's still a ton of discounts on another digital storefront. As far as the sales are concerned... So you can scope out action games like Dead Space and Crysis , or RPGs like Pillars of Eternity and Torment: Tides of Numenera . If you're anything like us, you'll find yourself making much more than one purchase during the sale. Read More »

Sony debuts Spider-Man gameplay footage at E3

Sony has deviated completely from arch rival Microsoft in the gaming arena, as the latter did not drop even a hint of what it is doing on the VR front. Sony shared that its PlayStation ecosystem as of end of March 2017 has more than 70 million active monthly users all over the world, whereas PlayStation Plus has 26.4 million paid subscribers. Read More »

Reasons Why Xbox One X Is Better Than PS4 Pro

Just like the Xbox One S , Microsoft's new, more powerful Xbox One X console can stand vertically. "It'll be a smaller number of games than it is on 360, mainly for rights reasons though - some of those companies, we go back and the companies that published those don't exist anymore, and we do have to get rights clearance and other things, but we'll talk more about what's coming, it's coming this year, and I'm excited about the list". Read More »

Xbox Backwards Compatibility - Microsoft deal big blow to Xbox One owners

On Sunday night Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X , previously known as Project Scorpio, the third iteration of the Xbox One to come out. Right now, in mid-2017, not many people own 4K televisions. One X has supersampling built into the console , which results in games with more visible detail and smoother edges, as well as more efficient loading times, according to Microsoft . Read More »

The Xbox One X Looks Great, But Who is it Really For?

The question is, will they? During said event, we were told the price of the console at launch, with it set to cost £449 / $499 / 499 euros when it launches on November 7. According to Spencer, this is how Microsoft will end up with the best games. Example of this is PlayStation 3 and Wii U, although Nintendo assured that they would sell Switch with profits. Read More »

Minecraft Servers To Combine Later This Year

This was one of the Microsoft's awesome announcements at E3. Amongst those was obviously Nintendo's press conference where it announced tons of new stuff especially for the new Switch console . "We've got to be mindful of our responsibility to our install base", he says. In addition, the Minecraft Better Together Update will add a server browser to each version of Minecraft's start menu, allowing you to choose which server you would like to play on online. Read More »

Sony's reasoning for no Minecraft cross-play with PC, Switch and Xbox

The news is also positive when it comes to PlayStation Plus. Eventually, they'll get there, but, for now, at least the games support the regular Xbox One as well. Then there was the tearful return of Michel Ancel, with the cinematic trailer for Beyond Good & Evil 2 . Which brings us back to Ubisoft. Beyond that, Skull & Bones takes the best thing about Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - you may disagree on that point - and spins it off into its own thing. Read More »

Flames Stripped Building Cladding in London High-Rise Fire

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom took questions from journalists and the public at the site on Friday, saying the the prime minister "is doing everything she can", and will visit "if it's felt that it would be helpful". A blog post by the Grenfell Action Group in November 2016 warned that "only a catastrophic event" would bring attention to the building's issue. KCTMO acknowledged residents' concerns in a statement . Read More »

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire


Sir David Amess , the Conservative MP for Southend West, said the fire at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, in North Kensington, is a "huge disaster" for the country. But the explanation on the BBC's Question Time did not address why Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan felt able to meet and address people in the area, including sometimes angry crowds. Read More »

E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

It was not only with Microsoft but Sony is also not interested in working with any other developer. This update is known as the Better Together update , quite a fitting name to be honest. The company says they'll be launching with 4 servers this year including Lifeboat , Mineplex , InPVP , and CubeCraft . Minecraft: Realms is still supported, duh, and you'll be able to access your private servers from any updated version of Minecraft . Read More »

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7B deal

John Mackey, c.e.o. of Whole Foods , is to remain as c.e.o. of the company and its headquarters will remain in Austin, Texas. Amazon c.e.o. Jess Bezo added: "Millions of people love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organic foods, and they make it fun to eat healthy". Read More »

All the changes about to hit your iPhone and iPad

Greg Joswiak, Apple's VP of Product Marketing observes that "together with iOS 11 these new iPad Pro models will radically change what users can do with iPad ". Graphics on iMac are more powerful across the line with the new Radeon Pro 500-series graphics with up to 8GB of vRAM. At this point, the only public firmware Apple is signing is iOS 10.3.2. Read More »

The Weekend Chat: Whose E3 Conference Impressed You the Most?

AHEAD OF the E3 games show in Los Angeles , Microsoft recently unveiled the latest games console in its line-up - a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X . It's unlikely that Microsoft would be encouraging this type of cross-network play if it was still in a position of power and selling the most consoles in the United States each month. Read More »

E3 2017 | Minecraft Gets Servers, Crossplay, 4K, VR, & More


Demand for Switch consoles has been so intense since its launch early this year that the consoles are tough to find in stores and Nintendo has reportedly doubled production. Ryan emphasized that Sony has no philosophical stance against cross-play at all, noting that the company has done it in the past. Jim Ryan: Yeah. Read More »

IO Interactive Goes Independent, Still Owns the Hitman IP


IO Interactive , developer of the popular Hitman video game franchise , announced today to become an independent video game studio. Abrak described this as "a watershed moment" for the studio, before expressing excitement over having complete control of the Hitman IP and its future. Read More »

Apple Confirms Work on Self-Driving Car Technology


Apple reportedly hired more than 1,000 engineers to work on Project Titan. He said Apple sees this as "the mother of all AI projects" and that this is "a core technology that we view as very important". However, AAPL shares, which have appreciated 25.33% since the beginning of the year and climbed more than 45% in past 12 months, traded in red and fell 0.98% yesterday. Read More »

Apple brings in Revolution for music fanatics!


So it borrows the smart assistant feature that Amazon Echo and Google Home made popular and puts it into a speaker that emits sound on a level appropriate for everyone to bump to. It will have Siri-integration to enable it to be controlled by voice. At its annual worldwide developers' conference , CEO Tim Cook said Apple would ensure that its audio quality was superior to its rivals. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open

The highest ranked Irishman after round one is Shane Lowry on one under par. Fowler only had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey , who started eagle-birdie, and Xander Schauffele, a rookie on the PGA Tour who is playing his first major championship. Read More »

First ARMS DLC Revealed


I'm sure you could have an educated guess, anyway. "He's basically the greatest champion in the history of the Arms Grand Prix ", Arms art director Masaaki Ishikawa said during Nintendo's E3 livestream . At low health (sub-25%), he goes into a permanent charge state. A themed stage for Max Brass is decorated a bit arrogantly with sculptures of himself. Read More »

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought


Mark Longabaugh, who worked on Sanders' presidential campaign, said the senator struck the right tone in his comments after the shooting , avoiding finger-pointing and not arguing for any legislative action. Hodgkinson's criminal history included a 2006 arrest on battery charges that were later dismissed, as well as multiple traffic violations, according to state records that identified him as a five-foot, six-inch (1.67-meter) man weighing 190 pounds (86 kg), with brown eyes. Read More »

Reading To Face Gillingham In Carabao Cup Round One

The all-West Country clash will be the first meeting between the two clubs in more than seven years. The first-round draw was streamed live on skysports.com and on Facebook from Bangkok today (Friday) at 1pm. The last time was at Home Park in March 2010, when Argyle won 3-2 in a Championship match with goals from Chris Clark, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Carl Fletcher. Read More »

Price Target Analysis Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB)

AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 10 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. If you are reading this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright and trademark laws. Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA posted earnings per share of $0.26 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive ... Read More »

E3 2017: Cross-console Minecraft and Super Duper Graphics Pack announced


Community run servers will also be allowed across the platforms . You might wonder why PlayStation isn't on this list, and we have some bad news for Sony gamers. There's no telling exactly how Microsoft plans to inject Xbox Live connectivity into rivals' systems, and we look forward to clarification on this seeming technical hurdle. Read More »