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Battlefield V key art leaked

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 34 mins ago

Battlefield V's marquee artwork has been shown off ahead of schedule thanks to an early page on Sony's PlayStation Network.

 

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Tomorrow EA and DICE are set to showcase Battlefield V's new content, mechanics and storyline during an official reveal event, but a small piece of the surprise has been unwrapped already. The art popped up as part of a event reminder pane on the PS Network that adds even more evidence of a World War II setting.

 

The shooter will have familiar features like an episodic War Stories-driven campaign mode with a co-op twist, and there've been rumors about a battle royale mode to boot.

 

Battlefield V will be unveiled tomorrow at 4PM EST on YouTube, Twitch, and console-based streams via Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network.

PS5 won't launch before Fall 2020, NPD analyst predicts

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 54 mins ago

During today's corporate strategy meeting Sony Interactive Entertainment President John Kodera said that the PlayStation 4's lifecycle is essentially winding down, which paves the way for the new PlayStation 5 console. But when will it release? There's no rush, most analysts say.

 

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The general consensus among games industry analysts is that Sony's next-gen PlayStation console won't arrive until 2020 or thereabouts. While no one knows for sure when Sony will launch the console and successively push the spotlight to the PS5, NPD Analyst Mat Piscatella predicts that the Japanese games-maker won't flip the switch until Fall 2020. This would coincide with Sony's Fiscal Year 2020 timeline ending on March 31, 2021, which falls in the company's current mid-term plan cycle.

 

"I'm forecasting PS5 no earlier than fall 2020, which would mean at least 3 more holidays of big releases to enjoy on the platform, and a perfectly normal cycle length. Just because a next gen is mentioned is meaningless to the breadth and depth of content that is coming," Mr. Piscatella wrote on Twitter.

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New Master Chief Collection update lets you install segments

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 6 hours, 16 mins ago

343i's new in-progress Master Chief Collection update lets you significantly reduce hard drive bloat.

 

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One of the most annoying things about MCC and (Halo 5) is having to download and install so much content. The Xbox One is quite slow at installing disc-based games, but the frustration amplifies when you have to download gigabytes worth of content online--all of which fill up your hard drive quite fast. When I first played MCC I wanted a singular option: to be able to separate the games as components or "modules" if you will rather than having to download or install the whole package at once.

 

Now 343 Industries is delivering this option. Albeit belated, the update is quite welcome, and is part of The Master Chief Collection's Intelligent Delivery system. With this system gamers can now select various pieces of the four Halo games to install. Want to just play Halo 2 Anniversary's campaign? You'll be able to isolate that mode and download/install it, and even if you choose to install the entire shebang, you can set certain games/modes as priority over others.

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Sony to continue strong first-party IP focus

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 8 mins ago

Sony today affirmed that it will continue pumping resources, R&D, and cashflow into the development of new and existing IPs to fortify the PlayStation banner across the PS4 era and beyond.

 

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Japanese hardware giant Sony recently outlined its next mid-term plan for business operations, which sees various segments being streamlined for optimum revenue generation. Sony's most lucrative branch, the Games and Network Services segment, won't change too much in terms of focus: Sony asserts that production of new first-party content will continue onward alongside increased focus on the PlayStation Network's services and PS hardware. The current generation has taught us that big first-party blockbusters like God of War and Horizon: Zero Dawn are bona-fide system-sellers, helping the PS4 family of systems reach new heights of 79.4 million sales worldwide.

 

The PS Network is the bedrock of the PlayStation brand and the company wants to get as many people subscribed to PS Plus and other services, and arguably more importantly, properly engaged on the network. Digital sales and subscriptions are part of the ecosystem but games are the main driving force for the brand itself--after all, it's the games that attract people in the first place. To further this strong growth Sony says that it will "aim to strengthen its content IP by creating and utilizing IP for first-party titles and harnessing growth opportunities in areas such as add-on content."

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Hideo Kojima teases E3 2018 showcase for Death Stranding

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 14 hours, 11 mins ago

The Kojima Productions founder, Hideo Kojima has teased a Death Stranding experience at this years E3 through at tweet featuring a screenshot.

 

 

This tweet came shortly after Naughty Dog's Vice President, Neil Druckmann teased an appearance for The Last of Us Part II with a tweet saying "T-minus 3 weeks. #E32018". The very same quote came with Kojima tweeting a screenshot of moss with the caption "+1 on the T-minus 3 weeks. #E32018 DecimaxKojima=DS."

 

Both of these titles and Sucker Punch Productions' Ghost of Tsushima and Insomniac Games' Marvel's Spider-Man are going to be the center spotlight for Sony Interactive Entertainment for E3 this year. As we lead closer into the event we could see some more of these teasers as the companies will be trying to increase the hype as much as possible.

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Super Smash Bros. roster leak suggests Metroid's Ridley

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 15 hours, 11 mins ago

At the moment all Super Smash Bros. fans are waiting to hear about the new games upcoming roster, a new leak has suggested Metroid's Ridley will included even though Nintendo did say the character is simply to large to work in the game as a fighter.

 

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According to DasVergeben, the leaker who revealed Star Fox Grand Prix Metroid's Ridley will be apart of the new roster for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. title. The leak comes from DasVergeben's "reliable sources" that have told him that "Ridley is a newcomer, the game is infact a sequel, but there will be assets being reused to some extent."

 

DasVergeben also mentions that from another seperate source that confirmed the news about Ridley has also told him that Ice Climbers would also be making a return in the new game and also that "everyone is coming back from Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. That includes all of the guests."

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Overwatch splash art spotted in Paladins advertisement

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 16 hours, 11 mins ago

Paladins, the free-to-play hero shooter developed by Hi-Rez Studios has stumbled upon some controversy after Reddit users deconstructed Lex's newly released Paladins skin character artwork advertisement.

 

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From the above image we can see the top half being the advertisement that was choosen by Hi-Rez Studios to promote the newly released skin. The bottom half of the image is clearly a direct copy of Overwatch's Lijiang Tower map art. This Reddit post managed to gain so much traction that it has caused Hi-Rez Studio's Art Director, ThunderArtBrush to comment on the matter, here is what was said "This art was created by a overseas partner studio for paladins strike and had not much in the way of oversight in its content creation by anyone internally at Hi-Rez. We will be looking into this immediately."

 

What is more amusing is that this was not the only piece of artwork that seems to be stolen from a Blizzard title, a Redditor has also brought everyones attention to a supposed "glitch" that happens when "logging into the game (Strike)". It appears that from the screenshot there is almost an identical theme to the Paladins background choice and Blizzards Heroes of the Storm.

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Mowgli is a dark themed 'The Jungle Book', trailer released

By: Jak Connor | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: 17 hours, 11 mins ago

Warner Bros. has taken to their YouTube channel to reveal the first official trailer for Mowgli, a dark themed adaptation of The Jungle Book.

 

 

From the trailer we can see that there is going to be quite a selection of high-ranking actors involved in this title. The movie is directed by Andy Serkis and is also starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, Matthew Rhys, Freida Pinto and Rohan Chand. Christian Bale will be playing the role of "the cunning panther", Cate Blanchett as "the sinister snake", Benedict Cumberbatch as "the fearsome tiger", Naomie Harris as Nisha the female wolf and Rohan Chand as Mowgli "the boy raised by wolves."

 

Mowgli will be releasing in Australian theaters this year, more specifically it will be arriving on the 18th of October.

Razer's new Blade: smallest 15.6-inch gaming laptop ever

By: Steven Bassiri | More News: Laptops | Posted: 18 hours, 11 mins ago

With the introduction of Intel's latest 8th Generation mobile processors, Razer has re-designed one of the core notebooks in their lineup, the Razer Blade. It comes in at only 0.66" thick. The new Razer Blade will offer up an i7-8750H with a variety of GTX 10XX series mobile GPUs with Max-Q design. The notebook will also offer a near-bezel less 144Hz 1080P display and also comes in a model with a 4K panel 100% Adobe RGB support.

 

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The notebook will pack an 80Wh battery, Thunderbolt 3, and Razer Chroma RGB keyboard. A special vacuum-sealed vapor cooling system allows the notebook to stay cool in such a small package. The base price of the notebook will be $1899.99 and comes in models that cost up to $2899.99. While all models will use the same i7-8750H processor, some models will offer GTX 1060 instead of the GTX 1070.

 

Along with the new notebook, Razer will launch their Core X external graphics enclosures. The new enclosures are compatible with Razer's notebooks (Blade Stealth, Blade, and Blade Pro GTX 1060 version) but also with Mac laptops with Thunderbolt 3.

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SEGA teases upcoming Sonic Racing game information

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 19 hours, 11 mins ago

In March we saw that SEGA released a video about their 'top secret' Sonic Racing title that hasn't been announced, now SEGA's social media PR team has mentioned that we will be receiving some updated information very soon.

 

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Since the short video that has been released, SEGA has kept awfully quite about their unannounced title until now. During an official livestream this week Aaron Webber, a member from SEGA's social media PR team teased that some information should be released in the near future.

 

According to Webber, SEGA knows that "A lot of you have been waiting for news and information, and you're very curious about what that title was that we teased back at South by Southwest, and at least in the near future, you might be hearing some more news and information about that."

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