Well, the volcano blew up the map and we are now in the future with a completely rebuilt Neo-Tilted, wind tunnels and more! Don’t forget to donate to our Kickstarter today and get some exclusive merch!
Wait… MySpace is still around? Yup, and to make matters worse, this news is over a year old but only just now hitting the mainstream. Reports are suggesting that songs, photos, videos and more from the first 12 years of MySpace existence are corrupted beyond repair and lost to the void.
Today, Marvel Comics and The Walt Disney Company pause and reflect with great sadness on the passing of Marvel Chairman Emeritus, Stan Lee. With a heavy heart, we share our deepest condolences with his daughter and brother, and we honor and remember the creator, voice and champion of Marvel. “Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created. A super hero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain, and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. Stanley Martin Lieber, a.k.a. Stan Lee, loved the written word from an early age, and wanted to craft stories like those in his favorite books and films, which he consumed voraciously. From a simple upbringing in the teeming landscape of Manhattan, young Stanley worked his way through a succession of jobs until the day he found himself an assistant at a comic book publishing company — Timely Comics.
A number of studies have by now correlated social media use with mental-health risks, such as loneliness and depression. But correlation isn’t causation, leaving a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem: Is social media actually behind these issues, or are people who are already depressed and lonely just more likely to spend time on social media? A new study being published in December’s Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has tried to look into the causal side of things, and see whether people may actually feel better when they cut down on social media. Its conclusion: “Our findings strongly suggest that limiting social media use to approximately 30 minutes per day may lead to significant improvement in well-being,” the authors write.
During its big X018 event over the weekend, Microsoft confirmed that support for mouse and keyboard support will be arriving for Xbox One next week, with a bunch of titles to receive the feature right off the bat. Among these will be Fortnite and Warframe, as well as Bomber Crew and Deep Rock Galactic. Strange Brigade, Vermintide 2, War Thunder, and X-Morph: Defense will also have mouse and keyboard support patched in later this month, while Children of Morta, DayZ, Minion Master, Moonlighter, Vigor, Warfare, and Wargroove will also receive support “in the future”.
Domino’s Pizza – yes, the pizza joint – has had a jab at the Diablo Immortal reveal during BlizzCon 2018 in a Facebook promotion for its ‘Treasure Chest’ deal. A Facebook post by Domino’s Pizza Malaysia contains an image that, at the top, reads, “This is not an out-of-season April Fool’s joke.” This is a reference to the moment during the Q&A session for the Diablo Immortal reveal when one member of the audience asked, “Is this an out-of-season April Fool’s joke?”
A man has been given $20,000 (£15,500) for discovering a bug in the Steam video games store that let people download any game for free. Security researcher Artem Moskowsky found a flaw in Steam’s portal for games developers that let anybody generate licence keys without paying. Millions of people use Steam to buy and download games on PC and Mac computers. Mr Moskowsky told Steam owner Valve about the bug and it awarded him the money as part of its bug bounty scheme.
Scott Cawthon’s Five Nights at Freddy’s series shows no signs of slowing down, with a feature film, a new sequel, updated console ports and a new “big-budget game” in development. Cawthon outlined the future for Five Nights at Freddy’s on Steam earlier today, starting with the bad news: The movie based on the horror games has been delayed (even though it didn’t have an announced release date). Earlier this year, Blumhouse Productions announced that it was developing a live-action Five Nights at Freddy’s movie with director Chris Columbus (Mrs. Doubtfire, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) at the helm. But Cawthon said that this movie will take a little longer to complete, as he’s thrown out his original script.
Hello trainers! Today the Japanese site for Let’s GO has been updated with details on how to connect Let’s GO and Pokémon GO, along with information on what can and can’t be transferred along with the restrictions caused by transferring. As we know, in Pokémon Let’s GO: Pikachu! and Let’s GO: Eevee! once you get to Fuchsia City, you will unlock GO Park, which allows you to transfer Pokémon to the games from Pokémon GO. There are 20 Parks, and each can hold 50 Pokémon. That makes it to where you can have 1000 Pokémon in GO Park at any given time! The GO Park complex in the games will be where the Safari Zone was in Pokémon Red/Blue/Green/Yellow, which is in the northern area of the city, it’s gonna be hard to miss.
Samsung’s 8K ambitions became a bit more real today with the announcement of the Q900R, its first 8K QLED set that you’ll be able to buy. It’s the company’s follow-up to the Q9S concept we saw at CES, complete with the same AI processing to upscale content into something resembling 8K. That feature is particularly important, since it gives Samsung a reason to deliver an 8K TV before there’s any real content available. Based on my short time ogling the Q900R at Samsung’s IFA booth, it certainly looks great. But at the end of the day, I wonder who really needs it.
Although it wasn’t included in Acer’s product announcements during the IFA 2018 show in Berlin, the company provided a sneak peek for a gaming laptop called the Predator Triton 900. We don’t know any hardware specifics just yet, only that it sports a unique display frame that enables you to “flip” the screen 180 degrees.
In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built with Lego, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, drivable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously. Built partly as a passion project amongst Lego’s creative team and partly as a promo to show off at the Italian Grand Prix, the model’s final piece count clocks in at over one million Technic pieces.
Battlefield V has been delayed. The World War II shooter will now launch for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 20, publisher EA confirmed in a statement. The company says the delay will give developer DICE additional development time to fine-tune the game as it sees fit.
Thanks to a recent post over on Resetera, the codename was found hidden away in the latest version of Unreal Engine 4. Additionally, they also found the abbreviation “TST2” also tied to what could be the next platform.
SCUM aims to evolve the multiplayer open world survival game with unprecedented levels of character customization, control and progression, where knowledge and skills are the ultimate weapons for long-term survival. Just released in Steam Early Access.
Take the dinner table, the cliched scene where a parent tries to have a conversation with their cell phone-wielding teen, headphones in and distracted. Seventy-two percent of parents feel their teens are often or sometimes distracted by their phones while trying to have a conversation. But when Pew asked teens the same question about their parents, 51 percent of them said they believe their parents are either often or sometimes distracted by their phones during real-life conversations.
Some game developers feel that the commission levels charged by both Apple and Google are unfair, and they may take a strong stand. Epic Games already opted out of the Google Play app store when it launched Fortnite on Android, though it does sell the iOS version through Apple’s App Store.
Despite the fact that Apple’s iPhone lineup will be completely different in 2018 than it has been in previous years, the events that have taken place in the lead up to their unveiling is exactly the same. First, a few rumors start to trickle out, then the world’s top Apple insider weighs in and tells us exactly what to expect, then as months go by the picture he painted gets more and more clear as subsequent leaks back up all of his claims.
The developer has struck a multiyear deal with Disney to develop a mobile game based in the Star Wars universe. New Star Wars titles will be managed by the San Francisco company’s NaturalMotion studio, which is based out of the U.K.
Reflecting on the decision to stop Assassin’s Creed’s yearly launch schedule and give Ubisoft’s developers the time to reinvent the series for Assassin’s Creed Origins, Guillemot said it was ultimately worth it.
“[The time] gave the team the possibility to really bring what they wanted to. The community has been responding very well to it and when I see what we are bringing with Odyssey I know that the community that got back in with Origins will be amazed.”
Blizzard has released a new animated short for Overwatch called “Shooting Star” and this time the focus is much-loved Meka pilot D.Va. With Gamescom 2018 going on in Germany, the short was shown at Korea Fanfest, where Blizzard also debuted a brand-new Overwatch map. The video starts with a news report about D.Va, who has become a national hero by defending her nation from the Omnics.
As it turns out, if hackers are able to send a certain kind of fax to your fax machine, they could gain access to everything on your network! According to the research, 45 million fax machines may be at risk.
The CEO of Epic Games is sick and tired of being shortchanged by “digital storefronts” who really do nothing else besides list their games and take a percentage for payment processing. He’s not the only one as Fallout 76 may be going in a similar direction. Here’s what we know so far…
Steam is the first place to look for best games this 2018. If you are into PC gaming, checkout Steam. You will find the best PC games here. Steam has over 23,000 games on its platform.
If you buy one, you can download and install it as many times as you like. The problem lies with what to game to choose.
The Steam Platform
Steam is a giant labyrinth of games. With over 23,000 games on the platform, you will indeed have a hard time choosing which games to prefer. If you are tempted by its frequent sales, you might end up with a collection of titles you have never booted up.
To help you choose among these games, continue reading this article so you can get pointers on what games to choose. You will find some titles in this article which might be helpful in making your choices.
What Remains Of Edith Finch
This indie smash which arrived in 2017 has recently won a “best game” in BAFTA awards. This is a narrative- led adventure in which you walk, first-person style, around as Edith Finch and exploring the house in which you grew up. It is sort of an interactive movie.
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdon
The first Ni No Kuni game was a collaboration with Japanese animation masters Studio Ghibli. This game my not be a collaboration, but it retains the same charming art style.
It has changed the fighting mechanics and has a more action packed feel this time. It is not just about fighting, though. You get to build a kingdom in this game and earn bonuses for your character.
Into the Breach
Into the Breach is an elegant sci-fi strategy blast. It is made by the team behind Faster than Light, still one of our favorite PC games of the last decade. In this game, Earth has been invaded and almost taken over. You need to fight the aliens, defeat them, and save Earth.
In this game, you get to build an outpost on a patch of Mars, and have to keep it running to avoid your colonists dying in on the planet’s harsh surface. Surviving Mars looks like The Sims: Red Planet edition. However it’s closer to Sim City meets The Martian.
Final Fantasy XV
This game is a little different from the other Final Fantasy games. You travel around an open world packed with Americana-style buildings, all your companions are human and the combat plays out in real time, not as turns.
These are just some of the best new PC games you can find on Steam. You can check out the platform for more of these games.
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Tech giant Apple Inc. has issued new review guidelines for App Store intended for streaming PC-based video games. Apple’s decision attempts to block Steam’s proposal to extend its reach in both iPhones and iPads.
Steam is the considered to be the biggest distributor of video games for PC.
Apple’s remote mirroring apps
The new guidelines of the Cupertino-based company would now decide what apps should appear in the App Store. This means that any applications could not host anything even that app looks like an app store that is within the app.
In short, the company won’t give any users the sole absolute ability to “browse, select, or purchase software not already owned or licensed by the user.”
According to Apple, these new rules are called “remote mirroring apps.” This new rule works by beaming the screen of a PC to an iPhone. By doing so, it could allow purchases outside Apple’s control, provided that any give transactions were processed on PC and not through iPhone.
Meanwhile, several tech users claim that Apple’s decision is certainly significant. They pointed out that the company wants only to shield its practice of taking between 15 percent and 30 percent of the purchase price of software bought in the App Store.
Steam has announced its plan to release a free mobile phone app called Steam Link so gamers could continue playing on their iPhones while away from their desktop machines.
But the Bellevue, Steam’s parent company, in a separate statement, has slammed Apple for rejecting the Steam Link app. The Steam Link app is a free mobile app that allows gamers to play video games using their iPhones.