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Shadowheart from Baldur's Gate 3 was originally "more sassy" and had to be "heavily dialed down" after one of the devs said "I really don't like" the character - gamesradar.com
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15.06.2024

Shadowheart from Baldur's Gate 3 was originally "more sassy" and had to be "heavily dialed down" after one of the devs said "I really don't like" the character

Shadowheart, the fan-favorite cleric from Baldur's Gate 3, was originally a much more sassy character before being "heavily dialed down" due to internal feedback.

Motorola Edge 50 Ultra 5G smartphone launched with 144Hz display in India: Check price, availability, specs and more - tech.hindustantimes.com - India
tech.hindustantimes.com
18.06.2024

Motorola Edge 50 Ultra 5G smartphone launched with 144Hz display in India: Check price, availability, specs and more

Motorola has launched the Edge 50 Ultra in India, following its international debut. This new model boasts significant improvements in camera capabilities, charging speed, and processing power compared to its predecessor, the Motorola Edge 50 Pro. Key features include a 6.7-inch 1.5K 144Hz 10-bit OLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner. Under the hood, it runs on the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC paired with 12GB LPDDR5X RAM and 512GB UFS 4.0 storage. Here's a detailed look at what the Motorola Edge 50 Ultra offers.

Samsung Galaxy S24 FE renders revealed: Here’s what to expect from this mid-range smartphone - tech.hindustantimes.com - India
tech.hindustantimes.com
17.06.2024

Samsung Galaxy S24 FE renders revealed: Here’s what to expect from this mid-range smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy S24 FE is gaining much attention with leaked specifications and features. Now, a new leak is surfacing on the internet which showcases that the smartphone may come with thinner bezels and the design may resemble the Galaxy S24. The renders of the Galaxy S24 FE have provided a more detailed look at the upcoming smartphone, giving us a glimpse of what it may look like. Know more about the Galaxy S24 FE. 

IPhone 17 To Feature A ‘Significantly Skinnier’ Chassis, As Apple Shifts Away From Making Thicker Devices, As Shown With The M4 iPad Pro Launch - wccftech.com
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16.06.2024

IPhone 17 To Feature A ‘Significantly Skinnier’ Chassis, As Apple Shifts Away From Making Thicker Devices, As Shown With The M4 iPad Pro Launch

Apple took its engineering prowess to the next stage when it unveiled the 11-inch and 13-inch M4 iPad Pro models. Both tablets feature a thickness of just 5.3mm and 5.1mm, making them the thinnest products ever from the company. However, Apple is not stopping here because the launch of the newest iPad Pro is just the start of the firm’s new strategy of announcing devices with a sleeker design. According to the latest report, the iPhone 17 is next on that list, with the lineup expected to be ‘significantly skinnier.’

CMF Phone 1 specs, features revealed ahead of launch: Know what is expected - tech.hindustantimes.com - Britain
tech.hindustantimes.com
16.06.2024

CMF Phone 1 specs, features revealed ahead of launch: Know what is expected

CMF by Nothing, a UK-based brand is ready to launch its first smartphone, CMF Phone 1  globally. The company has started teasing the product, hinting towards the official launch soon. Just before the official launch announcement, a tipster on X (formerly Twitter) revealed the expected specifications, images, and features of the CMF Phone 1. While it's entirely a new smartphone, but it will likely introduced as a rebranded version of Nothing Phone 2a. Know what's expected to feature with CMF Phone 1.

FC 24 predicts whether it's coming home for England at Euro 2024 - radiotimes.com - Denmark - Serbia - Slovenia
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15.06.2024

FC 24 predicts whether it's coming home for England at Euro 2024

EA Sports FC 24 has officially announced it predicts England will win this year's UEFO Euros 2024 competition.

Studio Ponoc’s The Imaginary may be the closest we get to a Calvin and Hobbes movie - polygon.com - Britain - Japan - France
polygon.com
14.06.2024

Studio Ponoc’s The Imaginary may be the closest we get to a Calvin and Hobbes movie

This review of The Imaginary is timed to the film’s festival premiere at France’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival. The film will stream on Netflix in America starting on July 5.

Intel 13th & 14th Gen Instability Issues Cased By Buggy Microcode, eTVB Fix Issued In New BIOS With “0x125” Microcode - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
14.06.2024

Intel 13th & 14th Gen Instability Issues Cased By Buggy Microcode, eTVB Fix Issued In New BIOS With “0x125” Microcode

Intel has discovered the root cause of its 13th and 14th Gen CPU Instability issues which stems from a buggy microcode associated with eTVB feature.

Honor Magic V Flip launched with 4-inch cover screen: Check price, specs, features and more - tech.hindustantimes.com - China
tech.hindustantimes.com
14.06.2024

Honor Magic V Flip launched with 4-inch cover screen: Check price, specs, features and more

Honor has introduced its first clamshell foldable smartphone, the Honor Magic V Flip, in China. This new device features a 4-inch external display, one of the largest in the flip phone category, alongside a 6.8inch internal screen. The phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. The main screen includes a camera cutout on the left side, and the device is equipped with a 4,800mAh battery supporting 66W charging.

China’s SMIC Beats GlobalFoundries & Becomes World’s 3rd Biggest Contract Chipmaker - wccftech.com - Taiwan - Usa - China
wccftech.com
13.06.2024

China’s SMIC Beats GlobalFoundries & Becomes World’s 3rd Biggest Contract Chipmaker

This is not investment advice. The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Wccftech.com has a disclosure and ethics policy.

Why is Taskmaster a VR game? Alex Horne says "we don't want to do rubbish things" - radiotimes.com
radiotimes.com
13.06.2024

Why is Taskmaster a VR game? Alex Horne says "we don't want to do rubbish things"

After 17 seasons on our tellies and several international spin-offs, perhaps it shouldn't come as a massive surprise that Taskmaster has been adapted into a video game (and a live experience, and a book, and a board game).

Diablo 4 Season 6 Will Launch with Expansion - Vessel of Hatred Interview Roundup - wowhead.com - Diablo
wowhead.com
13.06.2024

Diablo 4 Season 6 Will Launch with Expansion - Vessel of Hatred Interview Roundup

We've rounded up several recent interviews with Blizzard from various outlets, and summarized their key points — including the reveal that Diablo 4 Season 5 will be shorter than normal, and Season 6 will launch with Vessel of Hatred! With the recent reveal of the October 8 Launch Date for Vessel of Hatred, Blizzard has been conducting a flurry of interviews with various outlets. With so many interviews happening at once, though, things get overwhelming — so we're summarizing Diablo 4 interviews that were recently published for those who might not have time to watch or read them in full. Take a look at these interviews, summarized below!

Samsung Taps Apple Siri Veteran to Lead North American AI Group - tech.hindustantimes.com - Usa - state California - city Mountain View, state California - county Canadian
tech.hindustantimes.com
12.06.2024

Samsung Taps Apple Siri Veteran to Lead North American AI Group

Samsung Electronics Co. is combining two North American research centers focused on artificial intelligence technology and hiring an ex-Apple Inc. executive to run the new group, according to people with knowledge of the matter. 

Tencent Announces 15% Staff Reduction at UK-Based Sackboy Maker Sumo Group | Push Square - pushsquare.com - Britain - Australia - state Texas - Poland - Canada - India - Czech Republic
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12.06.2024

Tencent Announces 15% Staff Reduction at UK-Based Sackboy Maker Sumo Group | Push Square

Parent company Tencent has announced a round of layoffs at the UK-based Sumo Group, which includes international studios worldwide, as well as Sackboy and Texas Chain Saw Massacre developer Sumo Digital.

Many, Many More Major Xbox Games Are Being Plotted for PS5 | Push Square - pushsquare.com - state Indiana
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12.06.2024

Many, Many More Major Xbox Games Are Being Plotted for PS5 | Push Square

In the coming days, Microsoft will host its big Xbox Showcase, where it’ll try to shift the conversation away from the negativity that has circled the brand ever since it controversially shuttered Tango Gameworks and Arkane Austin earlier this year. While this will likely harbour huge news for those already invested in the Redmond firm’s ecosystem, PlayStation fans may want to tune in as well.

Sumo Group, Company Behind Still Wakes the Deep and More, Laying Off 15 Percent of Its Workers - ign.com - Britain - Poland - Canada - India - Czech Republic
ign.com
11.06.2024

Sumo Group, Company Behind Still Wakes the Deep and More, Laying Off 15 Percent of Its Workers

Sumo Group, which encompasses Still Wakes the Deep publisher Secret Mode among other games, has announced layoffs affecting 15% of its staff.

Xiaomi 14 CIVI price tipped ahead of June 12 launch: Check camera, processor and all details - tech.hindustantimes.com - India
tech.hindustantimes.com
11.06.2024

Xiaomi 14 CIVI price tipped ahead of June 12 launch: Check camera, processor and all details

Xiaomi 14 CIVI has been in talks for some time with the company teasing the smartphone's camera specifications, design, and more. Now, the smartphone is just a day away from its official launch. However, just before the announcement the Xiaomi 14 CIVI price was leaked online, showcasing the expected price range of Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone. Know what Xiaomi 14 CIVI has in store for users and what's is expected price in the Indian market. 

IPhone 16 Lineup To Feature 8GB RAM, But Analyst Believes Apple’s Development Of On-Device LLMs Will Be Limited Due To Insufficient Memory - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
10.06.2024

IPhone 16 Lineup To Feature 8GB RAM, But Analyst Believes Apple’s Development Of On-Device LLMs Will Be Limited Due To Insufficient Memory

Apple has various plans regarding generative AI, but to access them, users will need an iPhone 15 Pro or an iPhone 15 Pro Max at the bare minimum as both flagships feature 8GB RAM. The same amount of memory is said to be retained on the iPhone 16 series, but according to an analyst, it is still an insufficient number. According to him, Apple is facing severe limitations in the development of its on-device Large Language Models, or LLMs.

All-Digital Xbox Series X will debut this holiday - thesixthaxis.com
thesixthaxis.com
09.06.2024

All-Digital Xbox Series X will debut this holiday

Microsoft has unveiled three new variants of Xbox Series X|S consoles, with the most intriguing of the three being the all-digital Xbox Series X. All will be available later in 2024 in time for the holidays.

MY.GAMES establishes premium publishing label Knights Peak - gematsu.com - city Amsterdam
gematsu.com
08.06.2024

MY.GAMES establishes premium publishing label Knights Peak

MY.GAMES, a video game publisher and developer headquartered in Amsterdam, has announced the establishment of Knights Peak, a new publishing label with a focus on premium console and PC titles. It is led by industry veterans Eugenio Vitale, Mario Gerhold, and Jan-Eric Lauble, and aims to elevate gaming experiences through a “diverse portfolio of captivating games.”

Netflix’s Hit Man, The Strangers: Chapter 1, and every movie new to streaming this week - polygon.com - state Texas - Japan - city Tokyo - New York
polygon.com
07.06.2024

Netflix’s Hit Man, The Strangers: Chapter 1, and every movie new to streaming this week

Greetings, Polygon readers! Each week, we round up the most notable new releases to streaming and VOD, highlighting the biggest and best new movies for you to watch at home.

The best horror movie of the year so far is a Japanese NFT - polygon.com - Japan
polygon.com
07.06.2024

The best horror movie of the year so far is a Japanese NFT

The release date on a new Kiyoshi Kurosawa movie should be an internationally recognized holiday for film fans, particularly for horror die-hards. Chime, the latest from the Japanese director of Cure and Pulse,warrants that kind of celebration. It’s terrifying, beautifully made, and one of the highlights of 2024 so far, no matter the genre. The only problem is that most people don’t know the movie exists, or don’t know they can watch it, because it’s only available through a somewhat complicated, NFT-inflected process.

Noctua Displays Next-Gen NH-D15 G2 CPU Cooler, Seasonic PRIME PSUs In Noctua Flavors, Thermosiphon & NVIDIA GH200 Solutions - wccftech.com - Usa
wccftech.com
05.06.2024

Noctua Displays Next-Gen NH-D15 G2 CPU Cooler, Seasonic PRIME PSUs In Noctua Flavors, Thermosiphon & NVIDIA GH200 Solutions

Noctua has displayed its next-gen NH-D15 G2 CPU cooler alongside a range of cool products such as Seasonic Noctua PSUs, Thermosiphon & GH200 solutions.

Possible Season of Discovery Phase 4 Update Detected on Blizzard's Encrypted Server - wowhead.com
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05.06.2024

Possible Season of Discovery Phase 4 Update Detected on Blizzard's Encrypted Server

Blizzard has pushed WoW Classic update 1.15.3.55009 to their internal server. Currently, Season of Discovery Phase 3 exists on version 1.15.2.55002, so this first iteration of Patch 1.15.3 may indicate that Blizzard has begun internal testing for Phase 4. The development team stated that Season of Discovery Phase 4 would be delayed to attempt a smoother launch than Cataclysm Classic has had so far.

Prime Video announce Like a Dragon: Yakuza, arriving this October - thesixthaxis.com - Japan
thesixthaxis.com
04.06.2024

Prime Video announce Like a Dragon: Yakuza, arriving this October

Amazon’s Prime Video is following up their smash hit Fallout series with another video game adaption based on Sega’s Yakuza series. Because reasons the title has been reversed and the series is call Like a Dragon: Yakuza, rather than Yakuza: Like a Dragon which is the title of the 2020 video game.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Mod Tools Closed Alpha Starts Today, with Beta in July and Release in September - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
03.06.2024

Baldur’s Gate 3 Mod Tools Closed Alpha Starts Today, with Beta in July and Release in September

Today, Larian Studios finally outlined a release plan for the official Baldur's Gate 3 mod tools. The Closed Alpha is actually available today, though only for a select group of mod creators from the community, which will be expanded over time.

How to protect air conditioners, refrigerators and other home appliances from catching fire during summers - tech.hindustantimes.com - India - city Chennai - city Delhi
tech.hindustantimes.com
03.06.2024

How to protect air conditioners, refrigerators and other home appliances from catching fire during summers

As temperatures soar across India, breaking records in major cities like Chennai and Delhi NCR, the risk of fires caused by household appliances has become significantly higher. A recent air conditioner explosion in Noida and fires in Pallikaranai marshland and Meenambakkam railway station underscore the risks posed by extreme heat to household appliances. The soaring mercury poses a significant risk to appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators and other appliances, which struggle to regulate temperatures in extreme conditions. High ambient temperatures, coupled with increased electricity usage during heatwaves, can trigger power surges, damaging internal circuits and potentially leading to fires.  

ACER Crams A Intel Core i9-14900KS & RTX 4090 In Its 15.4L Predator Orion X Gaming Mini PC - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
31.05.2024

ACER Crams A Intel Core i9-14900KS & RTX 4090 In Its 15.4L Predator Orion X Gaming Mini PC

ACER Predator Orion X gaming Mini PC is quite the machine with an Intel Core i9-14900KS & RTX 4090 crammed within a 15.4-liter chassis.

Report: Twitch terminates its Safety Advisory Council team - gamesindustry.biz
gamesindustry.biz
31.05.2024

Report: Twitch terminates its Safety Advisory Council team

Twitch is reportedly terminating all members of its Safety Advisory Council team.

League of Legends fans are flabbergasted at a new $500 Ahri skin - polygon.com - county Hall
polygon.com
30.05.2024

League of Legends fans are flabbergasted at a new $500 Ahri skin

League of Legends is free to play, but Riot Games makes money off in-client purchases. If you’re a fan of a specific champion, you can purchase alternate cosmetic skins with new lore. In the mainline lore, Ahri is a nine-tailed fox looking to find the secrets of her people… but with skins, she can be an international star, an evil witch in the woods, or a magical girl squad captain. One new skin has raised a furor among fans, because at its top tier, it costs a whopping $500.

Animal Crossing: Everything New in June 2024 (Bugs, Fish, Seasonal Items) - screenrant.com
screenrant.com
29.05.2024

Animal Crossing: Everything New in June 2024 (Bugs, Fish, Seasonal Items)

June 2024 is a rather quiet month in. While critter collectors have some new bugs, fish, and deep-sea creatures to catch, June lacks any major events. Instead, players can participate in the month-long Wedding Season, preparing special wedding-themed photoshoots at the height of an otherwise lazy summer or winter season.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 FCC leak suggests battery upgrade; Galaxy Ring sizes and specs revealed - tech.hindustantimes.com - India
tech.hindustantimes.com
29.05.2024

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 FCC leak suggests battery upgrade; Galaxy Ring sizes and specs revealed

The latest insights from FCC testing records have unveiled some intriguing details about Samsung's upcoming devices, the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and the Galaxy Ring. The documents suggest a subtle but potentially significant enhancement in battery capacity for the Galaxy Z Flip 6 compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy Z Flip 5.

Massive 2,500-Page Google Document Leaked, Exposing Secret Search Ranking Algorithms - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
29.05.2024

Massive 2,500-Page Google Document Leaked, Exposing Secret Search Ranking Algorithms

Only Google knows what factors it takes into account when considering the ranking system on Search. Well, we might now have the answer to this, sort of, as the company's internal document has been leaked online. Apart from sharing guidelines and hazy details, Google does not let users know exactly what is required for their pages to rank, and it might be for good, as everyone running in the same direction could hog the system as well. It appears that a hefty document has been leaked and Google has not commented on the situation as of yet.

Next-Gen Xbox Will be a “Reference Device” with “a Heavy Windows Slant” – Rumour - gamingbolt.com
gamingbolt.com
27.05.2024

Next-Gen Xbox Will be a “Reference Device” with “a Heavy Windows Slant” – Rumour

Microsoft confirmed earlier this year that work was already underway on the next generation of Xbox hardware, and that it would boast “the largest technical leap” for a new console generation. Given the fact that we’re only at about the halfway point in the current console generation, it’s obviously going to be a while before we hear more about the next one, though it seems some details on what Microsoft’s plans entail are filtering through nonetheless.

10 years in, EA forms new The Sims 4 team dedicated to fixing "the core game experience" with new patches every 2 months - gamesradar.com
gamesradar.com
24.05.2024

10 years in, EA forms new The Sims 4 team dedicated to fixing "the core game experience" with new patches every 2 months

EA has formed a new internal team dedicated to improving The Sims 4's "core game experience" after years of players reporting various technical issues.

In Hellblade 2, the biggest challenge Senua faces is other people - polygon.com - city Cambridge - Iceland
polygon.com
24.05.2024

In Hellblade 2, the biggest challenge Senua faces is other people

Ninja Theory’s 2017 game Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is famous for exploring the experiences of people with psychosis through the medium of a vision quest undertaken by Senua, a Celtic warrior in the early Middle Ages. It earned acclaim for its sensitive, thoroughly researched, and audio-visually immersive portrayal of Senua’s condition — something the Ninja Theory team had arrived at through close collaboration with Paul Fletcher, a professor of psychology at the University of Cambridge.

AMD Doesn’t Want A Numerical Disadvantage Against Intel’s Core Ultra, Shifts To “Ryzen AI 300” Branding For Strix APUs - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
24.05.2024

AMD Doesn’t Want A Numerical Disadvantage Against Intel’s Core Ultra, Shifts To “Ryzen AI 300” Branding For Strix APUs

It looks like AMD has internally decided to drop the "Ryzen AI 100" branding for its Strix APUs and instead use "Ryzen AI 300" naming convention.

GTA 6 release delayed to avoid Cyberpunk mishap, insider reveals Rockstar Games strategic move - tech.hindustantimes.com
tech.hindustantimes.com
24.05.2024

GTA 6 release delayed to avoid Cyberpunk mishap, insider reveals Rockstar Games strategic move

An insider from Rockstar Games has unveiled the strategic moves behind the delayed release of the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6). Speculations about the game's postponement have been confirmed, with the studio opting to steer clear of a debacle akin to the notorious launch of Cyberpunk 2077.

New Hotfixes Indicate Blizzard May Be Identifying Frog Farmers in MoP Remix - wowhead.com
wowhead.com
22.05.2024

New Hotfixes Indicate Blizzard May Be Identifying Frog Farmers in MoP Remix

Some new hotfixes were pushed to the live game which indicates that Blizzard may be looking into players who Frog Farmed in MoP Remix. But for what reason? Around 5:26 PM PST last night, three new hotfixes were added to live servers in the following databases:

Pokémon’s coveted Japanese plush line is finally coming to the US - polygon.com - Usa - Japan
polygon.com
21.05.2024

Pokémon’s coveted Japanese plush line is finally coming to the US

If you’re looking to add some big-headed cutie patooties to your Pokémon plushie collection, well, you’re in luck. The Pokémon Company International announced Tuesday that it is bringing the colorful and playful Pokémon Soda Pop Plush collection stateside. Starting now, U.S.-based fans can purchase the toys exclusively via the Pokémon Center website.

Amazon Games Expands Global Footprint with New Development Studio in Europe - amazongames.com - Britain - city European - county San Diego - Romania - city Seattle - county Orange
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21.05.2024

Amazon Games Expands Global Footprint with New Development Studio in Europe

Amazon Games today announced it has opened a new game development studio in Europe, based in Bucharest, Romania. The studio expands Amazon’s commitment to developing and publishing games as it joins the ranks of the existing development teams in Orange County, Montreal, San Diego, and Seattle. The new studio will focus on supporting Amazon Games’ diverse portfolio of games now and in the future. Amazon Games is actively hiring to build out the talented team, with many active roles open now .

Gray Zone Warfare: It’s In The Water Task Walkthrough - screenrant.com - county Gray
screenrant.com
20.05.2024

Gray Zone Warfare: It’s In The Water Task Walkthrough

Many tasks can be completed for your faction in , including a two-part mission where you have to collect samples from bodies of water. The open world map of this MMO first-person shooter can be confusing to navigate at times during any task. As a result, it can be difficult to know exactly which areas you need to visit to gather the samples needed.

Take-Two boss Zelnick says Roll7 and Intercept are not closed - pcgamesinsider.biz
pcgamesinsider.biz
20.05.2024

Take-Two boss Zelnick says Roll7 and Intercept are not closed

The CEO and chair of Take-Two, Strauss Zelnick, has said that Roll7 and Intercept Games have not been closed.

Baldur's Gate 3 director bragged it could be the "RPG of the decade" during development - then immediately regretted it - gamesradar.com - Poland
gamesradar.com
20.05.2024

Baldur's Gate 3 director bragged it could be the "RPG of the decade" during development - then immediately regretted it

Baldur's Gate 3's director has reflected on the game's early development process, and why he regretted saying it could be the RPG of the decade.

GTA 6 publisher says "perfection is hard to measure," but Rockstar is trying to create "an experience that no one has seen before" - gamesradar.com
gamesradar.com
20.05.2024

GTA 6 publisher says "perfection is hard to measure," but Rockstar is trying to create "an experience that no one has seen before"

GTA 6 publisher's CEO has said Take-Two is "highly confident" in being able to hit the fall 2025 release window, and Rockstar Games is trying to create "an experience that no one has seen before."

Motorola Razr 50 5G, Razr 50 Ultra 5G design, specs, colour options leaked- Know what’s coming - tech.hindustantimes.com
tech.hindustantimes.com
20.05.2024

Motorola Razr 50 5G, Razr 50 Ultra 5G design, specs, colour options leaked- Know what’s coming

Motorola Razr 50 series, the company's clamshell foldable smartphone has been in the works for a long time now. With the smartphone nearing completion, several leaks and rumours about the Motorola Razr 50 5G and Razr 50 Ultra 5G are being circulated over the internet. A new leak about the upcoming Motorola foldable smartphone showcases the expected design, colour options, and specifications, know what rumours say about the devices.

Blizzard Internally Discussing Gold Bottleneck Issue - Diablo 4 Season 4 - wowhead.com - Diablo
wowhead.com
17.05.2024

Blizzard Internally Discussing Gold Bottleneck Issue - Diablo 4 Season 4

Since its release on Tuesday, Diablo 4's Season 4 has received a more than positive community response. However, more and more players who have reached the endgame are noticing a massive Gold bottleneck when interacting with new progression systems like Masterworking.

Call of Duty could start arriving on Game Pass day and date - pocket-lint.com
pocket-lint.com
17.05.2024

Call of Duty could start arriving on Game Pass day and date

Since Microsoft purchased Blizzard Activision and took ownership of the Call of Duty franchise, there have been questions about whether Microsoft would bring future entries in series to PlayStation and whether future titles might be day-and-date launches on Xbox GamePass. The answer to the former is that for now at least PS4 and PS5 players will indeed continue to enjoy access. On Friday, the answer to the latter question finally emerged as well.

Council of Europe adopts first international treaty on AI - tech.hindustantimes.com - Usa - Eu - Vatican - Lithuania
tech.hindustantimes.com
17.05.2024

Council of Europe adopts first international treaty on AI

Europe's top rights organisation on Friday adopted the first ever legally binding international treaty governing the use of artificial intelligence .

Will this year’s Call of Duty game be on Xbox Game Pass? - digitaltrends.com
digitaltrends.com
17.05.2024

Will this year’s Call of Duty game be on Xbox Game Pass?

Activision Blizzard, which is now owned by Microsoft, is gearing up to announce the next Call of Duty game soon and release it later this year. There’s been one major point of contention ahead of this year’s Call of Duty: Will it be on Xbox Game Pass at launch? A new report from The Wall Street Journal suggests that is the case.

Adrien Guerra is Bandai Namco's new UK and Nordics boss - pcgamesinsider.biz - Britain - Germany
pcgamesinsider.biz
17.05.2024

Adrien Guerra is Bandai Namco's new UK and Nordics boss

Bandai Namco has appointed Adrien Guerra as its new country manager for the UK and Nordic regions.

Microsoft Leadership Reportedly Want No 'Red Line' Stopping Xbox Games Coming to PS5 | Push Square - pushsquare.com - Australia
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17.05.2024

Microsoft Leadership Reportedly Want No 'Red Line' Stopping Xbox Games Coming to PS5 | Push Square

A new report suggests that Microsoft's big boss, Satya Nadella, wants to bring more Xbox games to PlayStation as soon as possible. With the instant success Sea of Thieves found on Sony's platform, considered a «key test,» it seems like the writing is on the wall at this point; Microsoft leadership reportedly wants there to be no «red line,» nothing at all stopping the company's most valuable IP, like Halo and Gears of Wars, from coming to competing platforms.

Take-Two CEO on Intercept, Roll7: 'We Didn't Shutter Those Studios' - ign.com - city Seattle
ign.com
16.05.2024

Take-Two CEO on Intercept, Roll7: 'We Didn't Shutter Those Studios'

Earlier this month, Take-Two announced a cost reduction plan that included project cancellations, the layoffs of 5% of its workforce, and other spending cuts. Amid this announcement came reports based on internal documentation that seemed to confirm Take-Two was closing OlliOlli World developer Roll7 and Kerbal Space Program 2 developer Intercept Games.

Ex-Microsoft President Suggests Dual-Boot on iPad “Is Just Nuts”, Emphasizing On The Failure Of The Surface Products - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
16.05.2024

Ex-Microsoft President Suggests Dual-Boot on iPad “Is Just Nuts”, Emphasizing On The Failure Of The Surface Products

We have previously covered that the OLED iPad Pro is one of the best tablets on the market, possibly the best as far as the hardware is concerned. However, the device still can not compete against a real computer, something that Apple really wants the iPad to be. While the hardware and internals are ideal, iPadOS is holding it back from achieving its true potential as a computer replacement. The former president of Microsoft has now stated that the idea of a dual-boot iPad, which switches between iPadOS and macOS, is not desirable.

Lords Mobile & Doomsday: Last Survivors World Championships Being Held This Month - droidgamers.com - Usa - Thailand
droidgamers.com
16.05.2024

Lords Mobile & Doomsday: Last Survivors World Championships Being Held This Month

Globally respected developer IGG is hosting the Lords Mobile & Doomsday: Last Survivors World Championships this month, and you should be very excited indeed. 

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise - digitaltrends.com - Poland - city Warsaw, Poland
digitaltrends.com
16.05.2024

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise

Activision is known as the Call of Duty publisher, but now it’s trying something different. The company announced Thursday that it’s formed a new internal studio called Elsewhere Entertainment that is dedicated to developing a “new narrative-based and genre-defining AAA franchise.”

Activision establishes Warsaw-based Elsewhere Entertainment to develop narrative-based AAA franchise - gematsu.com - Usa - Poland - city Warsaw, Poland
gematsu.com
16.05.2024

Activision establishes Warsaw-based Elsewhere Entertainment to develop narrative-based AAA franchise

Activision has announced the establishment of Elsewhere Entertainment, a new internal studio headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, with additional resources in the United States. It is “exclusively focused” on creating a new “narrative-based and genre-defining AAA franchise.”

IQOO Z9x 5G launched in India at ₹12999: Check specs, features, price and more - tech.hindustantimes.com - China - India - Malaysia
tech.hindustantimes.com
16.05.2024

IQOO Z9x 5G launched in India at ₹12999: Check specs, features, price and more

After months of speculations and rumours, IQOO finally announced the new IQOO Z9x 5G in India. The smartphone has already debuted in China and Malaysia and now it's making its way to India with some striking features and at a very affordable price. Over the past few weeks, the company has been continuously teasing the smartphone by revealing its specifications including battery, processors, and other details. Now, the IQOO website has all the details unveiled ahead of the launch. Know what the IQOO Z9x has to offer.

Bandai Namco appoints Adrien Guerra as country manager for UK and Nordics - gamesindustry.biz - Britain - Germany - city London - France
gamesindustry.biz
16.05.2024

Bandai Namco appoints Adrien Guerra as country manager for UK and Nordics

Bandai Namco has announced the appointment of Adrien Guerra as country manager for the UK and Nordics.

IPad mini 7 Will Launch In Late 2024 At Earliest With An Upgraded Chip For Faster Performance, But Same Design As Current Model - wccftech.com - state Gurman
wccftech.com
16.05.2024

IPad mini 7 Will Launch In Late 2024 At Earliest With An Upgraded Chip For Faster Performance, But Same Design As Current Model

After the Let Loose event, Apple is now focusing its attention on its more budget-friendly iPad mini and entry-level options. The latest report suggests that Apple will launch the iPad mini 7 by the end of the year.

NFL schedule: Rodgers and Jets will face Vikings in London on Oct. 6. Christmas games on Netflix - tech.hindustantimes.com - Germany - Brazil - city London - New York - San Francisco - city New York - city Chicago - city Kansas City - county Brown - state Minnesota
tech.hindustantimes.com
15.05.2024

NFL schedule: Rodgers and Jets will face Vikings in London on Oct. 6. Christmas games on Netflix

Aaron Rodgers will be facing a familiar opponent, albeit in a different uniform and in a new location.

Xbox Multiplatform Plans Reportedly Don’t Have A “Red Line” Regarding Which Games to Bring to PlayStation - wccftech.com
wccftech.com
15.05.2024

Xbox Multiplatform Plans Reportedly Don’t Have A “Red Line” Regarding Which Games to Bring to PlayStation

The Xbox multiplatform plans reportedly have no "red line" regarding which games could be released on PlayStation consoles, as they revolve around a simple, short-term mandate.

Blizzard to Re-Evaluate Launch Strategy for Future Diablo 4 Seasons - wowhead.com - Diablo
wowhead.com
14.05.2024

Blizzard to Re-Evaluate Launch Strategy for Future Diablo 4 Seasons

As players take to the official Diablo 4 forums to offer feedback regarding slow download times, Blizzard has stated that they will be rethinking their Season release strategy going forward.

Square Enix share price drops nearly 16% following underwhelming financial results - videogameschronicle.com - Usa - city Tokyo
videogameschronicle.com
14.05.2024

Square Enix share price drops nearly 16% following underwhelming financial results

Square Enix‘s share price has dropped by nearly 16% following its FY2024 financial results on Monday.

Square Enix targets new multiplatform strategy, makes layoffs after Final Fantasy underperforms - thesixthaxis.com - Usa
thesixthaxis.com
14.05.2024

Square Enix targets new multiplatform strategy, makes layoffs after Final Fantasy underperforms

Square Enix has announced a major shakeup dubbed ‘Square Enix Reboots and Awakens’ that will see them embrace full multi-platform game development, after PlayStation 5 exclusives Final Fantasy 16, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and Foamstars all failed to meet internal expectations. Additionally, they are making layoffs affecting US and European staff, including the Square Enix Collective indie label – per VGC.

Report: Square Enix to lay off workers in European and American divisions - gamesindustry.biz - Usa
gamesindustry.biz
14.05.2024

Report: Square Enix to lay off workers in European and American divisions

Square Enix is reportedly preparing to lay off an unconfirmed number of workers as part of restructuring efforts.

Square Enix to Layoff Employees From US and Europe Offices – Rumor - gamingbolt.com - Britain - Usa
gamingbolt.com
13.05.2024

Square Enix to Layoff Employees From US and Europe Offices – Rumor

Square Enix recently announced a new medium-term business plan to focus on multi-platform releases and games delivering on the premise of “fun.” However, it also outlined plans to “rebuild overseas business divisions from the ground up,” which meant “optimizing costs at its European and American offices via structural reforms.” Unfortunately, it seems layoffs are part of the equation.

EA is looking to introduce in-game ads - pcgamesinsider.biz - Usa
pcgamesinsider.biz
13.05.2024

EA is looking to introduce in-game ads

US publishing giant Electronic Arts is looking to introduce in-game advertising into its products.

Square Enix confirms it’s cancelled games which don’t fit with its new development strategy - videogameschronicle.com
videogameschronicle.com
13.05.2024

Square Enix confirms it’s cancelled games which don’t fit with its new development strategy

Square Enix has confirmed that it has cancelled a number of unannounced game projects because they don’t fit with its new strategy.

Fallout 2 Dev Says There Were Plans For Deathclaw Power Armour - thegamer.com
thegamer.com
13.05.2024

Fallout 2 Dev Says There Were Plans For Deathclaw Power Armour

Last week, I sat down with Fallout 2 designer John Deiley to discuss all things talking deathclaws, and he revealed a terrifying idea that never came to fruition.

Here Is How Tesla Could Now Start Burning Between $4 Billion and $5 Billion In Cash Every Quarter - wccftech.com - China - city Detroit
wccftech.com
13.05.2024

Here Is How Tesla Could Now Start Burning Between $4 Billion and $5 Billion In Cash Every Quarter

This is not investment advice. The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Wccftech.com has a disclosure and ethics policy.

Gray Zone Warfare: How To Find The Antique Revolver (True Grit Task) - screenrant.com
screenrant.com
12.05.2024

Gray Zone Warfare: How To Find The Antique Revolver (True Grit Task)

The MMO world of has tasks for you to complete for different characters, including the mission where you have to find an Antique Revolver. This task is given by the NPC Handshake, a man willing to give you plenty of rewards for finishing this job. However, the arbitrary instructions for this mission can be hard to interpret as you search for this historical weapon.

Xbox Game Studios head says Microsoft needs 'smaller games that give us prestige and awards' one day after shutting down Hi-Fi Rush studio Tango Gameworks - techradar.com
techradar.com
10.05.2024

Xbox Game Studios head says Microsoft needs 'smaller games that give us prestige and awards' one day after shutting down Hi-Fi Rush studio Tango Gameworks

Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty has reportedly said Microsoft needs smaller games that will earn it «prestige and awards» a day after shutting down Tango Gameworks.

How to move games to another SSD on a PlayStation 5 - digitaltrends.com
digitaltrends.com
10.05.2024

How to move games to another SSD on a PlayStation 5

If you've installed another internal SSD in your PlayStation 5, you probably did so to increase your overall storage capacity for games. It's always great to have so much room for as many games as you'd like to keep installed at any one time, but you may wondering how to move certain games to your additional SSD to clean up space on your main SSD. In this guide, we'll tell you how to do so.

DIY YouTuber Builds His Own 256-Core RISC-V Megacluster, Running At 14.7 GHz Single-Core Frequency - wccftech.com - China - county Story
wccftech.com
10.05.2024

DIY YouTuber Builds His Own 256-Core RISC-V Megacluster, Running At 14.7 GHz Single-Core Frequency

Renowned DIY gadget YouTuber, Bitluni, has built his very own RISC-V megacluster, featuring a "compact" design and some pretty interesting stuff.

Around 30 people laid off in CI Games' final round of job cuts - gamesindustry.biz
gamesindustry.biz
10.05.2024

Around 30 people laid off in CI Games' final round of job cuts

CI Games is implementing one last round of layoffs as part of the restructuring it began in January.

Hi-Fi Rush dev hits back at Microsoft exec calling for more award-winning games with their own awards: "Not enough?" - gamesradar.com - city Tokyo - New York
gamesradar.com
10.05.2024

Hi-Fi Rush dev hits back at Microsoft exec calling for more award-winning games with their own awards: "Not enough?"

A Tango Gameworks developer has reacted to an Xbox executive reportedly asking for more "smaller games that give us prestige and awards" with a picture of Hi-Fi Rush's awards.

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