#170 Gamescom 2019 HYPE!

There’s alot of hype around Gamescom 2019 this year, let’s see what is going down before it all kicks off!

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#40 Spider-Man Sells 3.3 Million Copies In 3 Days

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Twitch suddenly blocked in China

The livestream platform Twitch is no longer available in China. After a surge in popularity last month among esports fans, this week the Twitch app was abruptly removed from the iOS App Store in China, leaving fans in the lurch.

PS4’s ‘Spider-Man’ Just Broke God of War’s Sales Record With 3.3 Million Copies Sold In 3 Days

It’s been a hell of a year for Sony, coming in the wake of a hell of a console generation. The PS4 has been the clear sales leader this generation from the start, partially because it avoided Microsoft-like stumbles at launch, partially because it’s produced a huge number of must-have exclusive titles for the system.

Overwatch Finally Reveals What Torbjorn’s Much-needed Overhaul Will Look Like

Overwatch’s feisty dwarf engineer Torbjorn has long been considered a“troll pick.” In my experience, it’s common for teammates’ blood pressure to skyrocket whenever players pick him. We already knew Torbjorn was getting a much-needed overhaul, and today, Overwatch’s game director Jeff Kaplan finally announced what Torbjorn 2.0 will look like.

FALLOUT 76’S WORLD SEEMINGLY HAS AN OFFICIAL NAME

Bethesda Softworks has seemingly revealed where exactly Fallout 76’s country roads will be taking players home to. It was already known that the game is set in a version of West Virginia, but fans can now put a name to Bethesda’s wasteland version of the Mountain State.

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#32 Goodbye Drum Gun

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It’s here! Qualcomm’s new watch chip is finally here! Oh, uh, never mind

Loyal Android Wear users are dismayed that the first new Qualcomm silicon for smartwatches in three years uses ancient technology – and won’t offer the gains in performance they were hoping for. Qualcomm has launched its Snapdragon 3100 system on a chip for smartwatches, the first platform update since the 2100 in early 2016. Qualcomm had trailed the announcement by describing it as the first smartwatch chip built “from the ground up”. But it doesn’t appear to be as radical as some had hoped.

What to do if your smart phone gets wet — first, don’t turn it on!

Smart phones and water just don’t mix, but when a hurricane hits, keeping a phone dry isn’t always possible. Experts say even if a phone is drenched, there are steps you can take to recover it — but it takes patience and the ability to leave the phone alone.

Spider-Man is getting a New Game Plus update

Spider-Man has been out for a mere five days, but many enthusiasts have already speedily completed the game and are hungry for more. These fans will soon be able to swing back into the action with some new challenges, as Insomniac has announced a New Game Plus update is in the pipelines.

One of the most powerful ‘Fortnite’ guns is no more

It’s the end of an era in Fortnite… not that some players will necessarily mind. As part of a relatively minor update, Epic Games has quietly “vaulted” (that is, retired) the Drum Gun. While the weapon has only been available since July, it caused no small amount of havoc when it premiered. Its 50-round capacity and high rate of fire meant that you could not only take out multiple opponents (certainly unshielded ones) with a single magazine, for starters. It could also create misery for anyone building a structure, since you could easily unload on someone’s wall and still have ammo to finish off your opponent. And did we mention it was relatively easy to find?

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#31 Spider-Man & The Saddest Easter Egg Ever

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The future of the Home of the Future

Today you can have a fully connected home complete with sensors to monitor temperature, humidity, air quality, energy usage, and more, and check in on almost any appliance from anywhere in the world with just a smartphone. But even with all of the various connected appliances, virtual assistants, and copious sensors that can be installed in a modern smart home, the “smart” side of things is still rather lacking.

Pinterest is still being used by 250 million people every month

While more prominent social networks are facing slightly slower growth or even seeing user numbers dip a little, Pinterest has quietly become bigger than ever. The company has revealed that more than 250 million people are using the service every month. Pinterest also has more than 175 billion pins, an increase of 75 percent since early 2017, which underlines the platform’s growth.

Call of Duty’s battle royale mode, Blackout, is exceptional

When Activision announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 would have a battle royale mode, I was supremely skeptical. At best, it sounded like an attempt to jump on the bandwagon of an already popular genre; at worst, a last-minute attempt to flesh out a game without a traditional single-player campaign. But, after just a few rounds of play, it’s clear that the team is on to something special. This new take on the battle royale genre, called Blackout, is exceptional.

Insomniac’s Spider-Man has ‘the best saddest Easter egg ever’

What should have been a sweet surprise for a fan in Spider-Man has turned into “the best saddest Easter egg ever.” Insomniac Games is offering to patch it out anyway.

The rarest skin in Fortnite has returned to the item shop

The rarest skin in Fortnite Battle Royale has returned to the item shop. The Power Chord skin – a female rocker outfit – has only been in the item store once before and is therefore the rarest outfit in Fortnite.

$10 million Fortnite Fall Skirmish announced

With the $8 million Fortnite Summer Skirmish wrapped after eight weeks of competition, Epic has already announced the next batch of competitions, and they’re coming soon. The Fortnite Fall Skirmish ups the stakes and shrinks the window with $10 million at stake over six weeks of competition.

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Sony Will Not Hold Traditional Press Conference at E3 2018

Sony has announced that it won’t hold a traditional press conference during next month’s E3 showcase. The company, instead, plans to highlight its four upcoming titles via a live stream come June 11.

 

At E3 2018, Sony won’t be holding a press conference

 

The company will be highlight four upcoming games namely Death Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man, and The Last of Us: Part II. This development was shared by Shawn Layden who took to the PlayStation Blogcast to announce of the possible third-party announcements.

 

 

Layden’s announcement only confirmed that Sony wouldn’t be sharing the stage during the E3. But a recent news, however, hinted a different scenario. PlayStation Blog posted that Sony will be having more familiar event than the originally expected.

 

 

Sony said it would broadcast the PlayStation live preview on June 11 at [6:00] PM from E3 2018 in Los Angeles, California via live.playstation.com, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook. The company further said that its PlayStation’s Worldwide Studios would be at E3 in full force to provide its avid players with an exclusive look at four upcoming titles.

 

“We’ll have stellar announcements from third-party publishers and independent developers, who are all busy devising innovative new experiences that will make your heart race and your emotions soar, whether you’re playing on PS4, PS4 Pro, or PlayStation VR,” Layden wrote.

Rumor: Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Pro Leaked Online

A rumor has surfaced this week hinting that a new Spider-Man PS4 Pro bundle is possible. The rumor was based on the promotional image that has leaked online. The Spider-Man is this year’s most anticipated game. The popular game will be developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

 

Rumor hints of Spider-Man PS4 Pro

 

Spider-Man PS4 Pro’s leaked promotional was first spotted on Reddit. A quick check of the promotional image revealed a classy red PS4 Pro that has a character’s iconic logo. However, the leaked promotional image did not give a specific detail about the hard-disk drive for PS4. Avid players claim that Sony would likely to offer a terabyte of data.

 

In case you don’t know, this is not the first time that Sony offered a tera byte of data. Previous leaked high-profile bundle suggests so, as such as in the case of God of War bundle before Sony’s announcement. Another speculation was floating online hints that the Spider-Man PS4 Pro would be a limited edition.

 

 

All these details have yet to be confirmed by Sony. Thus, players should take this with a grain of salt for the time being. And to note, the release of Spider Man is near while Insomniac Games has been really slow in disclosing details about the most anticipated action game of the year.

 

 

Details of the Spider Man is expected to be revealed at at Sony’s E3 2018 press conference in June.

Sony, Insomniac Games: Spider-Man PS4 Collector’s Edition And DLC Announced

Sony has finally confirmed that its Spider-Man game is coming to PS4. Spider-Man’s developer, the Insomniac Games has also announced that other perks would be released. This includes the game’s special editions, pre-order bonuses including the game’s post-release downloadable contents.

 

While fans are expecting the much-anticipated release of Spider-Man, a Digital Deluxe Edition will also be released. Sony said that the game’s Digital Deluxe edition features a base game and some new chapters. It is expected to be a post-launch DLC under Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps.

 

Spider-Man PS4 Collector’s Edition And DLC

 

The game’s DLC has three chapters that contain the game’s new mission, characters, antagonists, and Spider-Man’s suits. If you are a fan, Insomniac Games said it would announce more details of the game’s upcoming DLC later. Regarding the DLC’s price, the Digital Deluxe Edition is pegged at $80 in the United States while prices for other regions have yet to be announced.

 

Now, if you want to shell out extra cash, the game’s Collector’s edition would be sold for $150. However, the Collector’s Edition would be sold in limited quantity. But it offers the same DLC content. What makes this interesting is that it comes with a steelbook case, a Spider-Man statue and a mini artbook.

 

“Pay extra special attention to the statue though, and you’ll notice something is obviously missing. We haven’t revealed the entire statue for the Collector’s edition, just Spider-Man perched on top of something. What could that be? It’s too spoilery to show you now, but stay tuned!,” Insomniac Games said as published in PlayStation Blog.

 

 

Players in both US and Canada who pre-ordered the game’s Digital Deluxe edition would receive a limited edition of collectable pin by mail. The pin shows Spider-Man in the same pose as on the box art.

 

 

Meanwhile, players could also get other pre-order bonuses which include the Spider-Suit Pack, a Spider Drone gadget, five extra skill points, and a PS4 avatar and theme, among others.

The Spider-Man PS4 is set to be Released in 2018!

The Spider is Coming To Town

You heard that right folks! Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is going to dominate the gaming scene on 2018 and that’s next year! Just a few months of waiting and Insomniac Games along with Marvel and Sony Interactive Entertainment are going to release Marvel’s very own Spidey.

Officially called Marvel’s SpiderMan, I’m really looking forward for its release because of the great features that the creators did.

What to Expect from the Spider-Man PS4

Well, who is Spidey without the swinging using his web, right? It’s all part of the game and keep this in mind — the web-swinging is not scripted. It’s physics-based. You Science geeks out there know what this means.

This is also inspired by the Spiderman movie so the scenes and adventures you’ll go through won’t be very different from the movie.

Players might also find some very interesting characters throughout the game so keep your eyes peeled for them.

Gameplay

I just watched the trailer and I can say that the gameplay is superb! The new gameplay demo shows Spidey stalking goons from high atop the rafters, silently picking them off and webbing them up one by one. Seeing Spidey do his acrobatic tactics while swinging from building to building makes this game a must-have.