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Resident Evil 2 remake collector's edition has a Bluetooth typewriter in Japan

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The big picture: Capcom's Resident Evil 2-inspired Lexington typewriter-style Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard is absurd on all levels but for the sake of diehard collectors, I'm glad stuff like this is being made. The keyboard is also available without the game for 81,000 yen taxes included. What's more is that this pricey package for the remake also includes a statue of Leon Kennedy, four "ink ribbons" that are actually rolls of masking tape, a Raccoon Police Station poster, an ... Read More »

DOOM and RAGE for Xbox Game Pass Now Available

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In Doom Eternal , the Super Shotgun can be augmented with an underslung "Meat Hook", an attachment that the Slayer can use to latch onto enemies and pull himself toward them . This should remind old-school fans of Doom II: Hell on Earth . If you played 2016's DOOM , then you know what to expect from Eternal in terms of gameplay. Read More »

Fallout 76 will let you turn into a kangaroo

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Howard also made it known that they are "turning assholes into interesting content". Speaking of cosmetics, Fallout 76 will offer the usual in-depth character customization at the start of the game - and also whenever you want later on. Read More »

Fortnite Android beta comes to non-Samsung phones, but invite still needed

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How can I download Fortnite for Android? This is mainly due to the 30 percent fee that Google requires from all apps and games on Google Play, with Epic claiming in a TouchArcade interview that the developers' 70 percent "must cover all the cost of developing, operating and supporting their games" and that "30 percent is disproportionate to the cost of the services these stores perform". Read More »

Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K turbo clocks impress

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Specifically, the new chips will reportedly arrive on October 1. Starting out with a base clock of 3.6 GHz, the processor can be boosted to 5.0 GHz in single and dual cores, 4.8 GHz in quad-core ops, and 4.7 GHz for 6 to 8 core processes. Even the 4-core boost is 4.8GHz while the 6-core boost sits at 4.7GHz alongside the 8-cores at 4.7GHz. Less exciting would be a range of mid-tier Core i5-9600K processor with six cores, six threads, a 3.7GHz base clock and a 4.3GHz boost with all cores ... Read More »

Fortnite Challenge: Snobby Shores treasure map revealed

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Either way, the Snobby Shores treasure location isn't far from the map. It typically spawns on fences and exterior walls, but where it spawns in Snobby Shores is apparently random. Finding the treasure map is really not necessary though, as players can just head straight for the hidden battle star. Once you are there a Battle Star should appear and once you collect it you have completed the task. Read More »

Palm PVG100 aka Pepito Spotted in Leaked Pics

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As smartphone displays get bigger in size, companies are trimming down bezels to make the phones as handy as possible, but TCL is defying the odds and planning to launch a palm-sized smartphone under aptly-named Palm brand. Oh, and it's also powered by Android 8.1 Oreo, so there's that. Keeping the lights on will supposedly be a small 800mAh capacity battery. According to the report, Palm "Pepito" will not have a headphone jack and will come in two colour options: titanium and gold. Read More »

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee will feature Mega Evolution

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Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! arrive on November 16 on the Nintendo Switch. Serebii .net has received early leaks of the coming month's CoroCoro , a children's manga magazine that has historically revealed news for the Pokemon franchise due to its close ties to the Pokemon Company. Read More »

Discord is opening up its own storefront

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While this is a far stretch from the wild west that is typically seen on the Steam store, the Discord store is still in its infancy. The new store, announced alongside a major upgrade to Discord -Nitro-, will feature a customizable selection and suggestion system; moderated by a dedicated team as well as the community. Read More »

Google Might Have Been Working On Their Return To China For Years

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He is also being questioned on what all blacklisted searches and websites will be accessible to Chinese version of Google search engine. It also allows users to look for websites, images, videos and other information . "In 2010, when Google withdrew from China, its market share was declining and Baidu's market share had exceeded 70%". In 2010, Google refused to yield to Chinese censorship on ethical grounds. Read More »

Google Acknowledges Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ Isn’t On The Play Store

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Fake games on the Play Store have been a problem for some time. Subsequently, once this wave starts to subside, the company will then bring Fortnite on Play Store. You'll get the customized search results even if you misspell the game's name, so Google must be getting a ton of Fortnite searches. The game will appear in the Samsung Game Launcher and in the Galaxy Apps store. Read More »

Lawsuit threat shuts down ROM downloads on major emulation site

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In a statement issued yesterday, the site's creator, who is known as MasJ, said that while the site would continue to operate, it would no longer provide a place for people to download versions of their favourite retro games. The site will carry on in some form, and could well continue to host emulations of certain games going forward, but it's a clear sign that Nintendo's legal actions are forcing those behind such websites to rethink their actions. Read More »

Doom Eternal Gameplay Footage to be Revealed Today at QuakeCon

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Oh yes, I said "players": multiple people can band together to form Slayer Hunting Parties, which should make for some deliciously desperate battles. The same goes for Doom Eternal . In addition to things like Rage 2 gameplay, id Software showed off some Doom Eternal gameplay today, taking us through two different levels of the game along with a large number of different demons for us to messily butcher. Read More »

Samsung finally got carriers to agree on same price for Note 9

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In this current trend of making screens longer and longer while narrowing bezels, Samsung seems to have forgotten that the S Pen is pretty much the only value proposition of the Note over a Galaxy S. Samsung lists a number of phones from Samsung , LG, Apple , and Google that they'll accept for hundreds of dollars off. In terms of models and colours, the 42mm and 46mm versions of the Galaxy Watch is available in Midnight Black or Rose Gold, however, the available straps differ ... Read More »

Magic Leap One AR headset is now Available to buy

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Rather, the Creator's Edition is primarily aimed at developers with an eye-watering price-tag of $2,295, although just $700 less than the development version of Microsoft's Hololens headset. The upcoming Dr. Grordbort's Invaders is an action game involving invading evil robots, developed with Weta Workshop. The technical specs of the headset are excerpted below, and devs can find more technical info over on Magic Leap's dev-focused Creator portal . Read More »

Samsung To Spend $22 Billion On AI, Auto Tech, 5G 08/08/2018

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Today's update comes after the company reported an operating profit of KRW14.87 trillion ($13.3 billion) for its second quarter, down 5% sequentially but up 6% year-on-year. In 2010, under the leadership of Lee's father, Lee Kun-hee, who was then in charge of the group, Samsung had said it would spend 23 trillion won over the following 10 years on future businesses. Read More »

Facebook brings social AR games to Messenger

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Now, the latest update announced by the company comes as a part of this video chat feature for the Messenger. Nevertheless, the Journal reported, privacy concerns led one large USA bank, which the paper did not name, to end the negotiations. Read More »

God of War New Game+ Arrives in August 2018

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The patch will arrive on 20th August 2018, and will allow you to play New Game+ - that is, a mode that lets you carry over your level, stats, upgrades, and armour from your initial playthrough to a new one. Details and a release date for the promised God of War New Game+ have been provided by Sony. With New Game+ comes new gear, more hard enemies, cinematic skipping, and more. Read More »

Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro with Translucent Body Is Coming To Malaysia

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The special design sees the classic black PS4 traded for a deep blue translucent console with copper PS4 logos, with the unit's individual number (1 to 50,000) inscribed on the front. The limited console is a translucent blue color with sleek copper accents that brings to mind the streak of translucent consoles, controllers, and handhelds that graced the '90s and early '00s. Read More »

Va. to Allow Troops Overseas to Vote in Midterms by Mobile Phones

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The Federal Voting Assistance Program, a Pentagon initiative aimed at helping deployed troops and civilian expats send ballots back home, estimated that only 4 percent of 2.6 million eligible overseas voters participated in the 2014 midterm election , including 334 West Virginians. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Hands On: Playing It Safe

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Once the phone has detected the scene, it optimizes saturation, white balance, brightness and contrast to best suit the scene. There's no under the display fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy Note9 but the rear-placed one has moved to a more sensible center position under the dual camera module. Read More »

How To Use Alexa's Answer Update

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In a statement to PCMag, Amazon said it will be rolling out this feature to "all Alexa customers over the coming week". According to a report by VentureBeat , it looks like Amazon is adding a new feature called Answer Updates. However, with the new Answer Update feature, Alexa will be able to answer those questions when it finally figures them out. "This means the device's light ring will circulate with a green light and there will be a chime". Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more

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The Mi A2 stands apart from Xiaomi's usual lineup of mobile phones. However, looking at the worldwide pricing of the phone which was announced to be Euro 279 (about Rs 22,500) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and Euro 349 (about Rs 28,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option, it can be said that the phone will sell around the same price point only. Read More »

PUBG dev launches 'Fix PUBG ' website to address longstanding bug complaints

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While I love the idea of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , the trickle feed of game updates has been really tough. "['Fix the game] is a phrase that we've been hearing a lot lately", reads a message on the site. PUBG Corp. said "many of the improvements we'll be making to the PC version will naturally be carried over to the Xbox version of the game as well" and that it's "committed to fixing problems for all our players", so presumably PlayStation 4 players will also benefit. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption II gameplay trailer will debut tomorrow

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There have been three trailers for Red Dead Redemption II so far but although they've shown off the amazing-looking graphics and hinted at the story they haven't really focused on the gameplay in any detail. For example, it looks like wildlife will once again play a significant role in Red Dead Redemption 2's gameplay systems. The game is set to release October 26, 2018. Read More »

Blizzard Has Multiple ‘Diablo’ Projects In The Works

Additional themed Seasons are planned for 2018 and 2019. Though not an official reveal (which, understandable with E3 2018 less than a week away), we do have the confirmation that it is now in development, straight from the source. Some of these projects will be shown later this year. So whether you first joined us in "D3" or you're a seasoned veteran, thank you. We hope you stay tuned, while we work to bring these Diablo experiences to life. Read More »

New AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs Unveiled: 32-Core Chip Is $1,800

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At a pre-launch briefing for media, AMD demonstrated the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 5.1GHz using liquid Nitrogen. The Intel Core i9-7980XE scored a paltry 3,335.2 points on average while the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX was able to cross the 5K mark to net a huge 5,099.3. Read More »