AMD, Breaking, E3, Entertainment, Gaming, Microsoft, News, Opinion, Sony, Virtual Reality (VR)

Microsoft Tick-Tock: Xbox One S and Project Scorpio

Microsoft Xbox One S compared with the original Xbox One. Credit: The Verge

At it’s pre-E3 2016 conference, Microsoft announced the long awaited shift of its console model. In a nutshell, Xbox is becoming an regularly-refreshed product just like the Surface line of tablets and convertible PCs. Future Xbox refreshes will occur in an annual cycle, moving to a strategy that Intel used to call “Tick-Tock”. Just like Intel, Microsoft plans to release a high-end version of the console first, followed by a slimmed down version. Microsoft did not disclose the exact refresh cycle strategy, but we would not be surprised if the company decides to use E3 as the place where their annual or bi-annual refreshes will be announced. The exact

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AMD, Breaking, Business, Gaming, News, Nvidia

Nvidia Credits AMD for Unifying Game Development

Nvidia Invites You to the Order of 10

During the Nvidia’s “Power of 10” event, Jen-Hsun Huang, Co-founder and CEO of Nvidia Corporation talked about the positive shift in mentality for game developers. Game development in the past segmented resources between consoles and PCs, often resulting in sub-par experiences on the more powerful hardware. PC-focused eSports today have an audience of over 300 million viewers, easily rivaling or even beating more established ‘real’ sports. In 2013, the situation for PC gaming was rather grim. The arrival of new, AMD powered consoles brought the x86 architecture back to Microsoft (Intel x86, IBM PowerPC, AMD x86), and marked the third architectural change for Sony (SGI MIPS, IBM PowerPC,

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3D, Analysis, Augmented Reality (AR), Entertainment, Exclusive, Gaming, Graphics, Hardware, Opinion, , Virtual Reality (VR), VR World, Wearables

When will Virtual Reality Games offer a Good Experience with Football?

Two Iceland teams met for a Football match using VR headsets with catastrophic results. Still, AR headset could be interesting.

In the past five years, virtual reality has left the realm of pipeline dream and established itself as something that will soon become a must have gaming apparatus. However, VR headsets offer much more than just an immersive gaming experience, they may be of benefit in the everyday world, especially for those who are involved in sport. This piece will look at how virtual reality can relate to the sport of football as well as football video games. In regards to football games, we will use EA Sports’ FIFA franchise over Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer, simply because FIFA is the far more popular and the 2014

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Game Reviews, Gaming, Reviews

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review: The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep

TW3 Featured Pic

Venture forth into the brilliant, hallowed world of Temeria for a fantasy-driven experience you won’t soon forget.

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Gaming, VR World

Bethesda Clears Up Fallout 4 Release Date Speculation

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Bethesda doesn’t confirm or deny that Fallout 4 will release this year.

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Entertainment, Gaming, VR World

Fallout 4 Reveal Trailer is Live, Listed For 2015 Release

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The future of Fallout is here, and we have the trailer, details and more on the post-apocalyptic magnum opus.

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Gaming, VR World

Fallout 4 Leaked, Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC

Fallout 4 Concept Art

New details surface ahead of schedule, but they’re as scarce as the post-apocalyptic wasteland.

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Gaming, VR World

Witcher 3 Please Wait Xbox One Bug Fix

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We tell you how to squash the pesky “please wait” bug that’s plagued so many gamers, and how to prevent it from happening again.

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Analysis, Gaming

Devs Respond To Witcher 3 Downgrade Controversy

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Amid graphical disparities between early demos and the final build, we take a closer look at the Witcher 3 downgrade controversy and see what CD Projekt RED has to say.

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Companies, Gaming, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software Programs, VR World, Windows

Windows 10 on Xbox One Preview Timeline Revealed

Xbox One Windows 10

Preview program members get first crack at the Xbox One’s biggest update yet: Windows 10 functionality.

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Gaming, VR World

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate News: Grappling Hook, Singleplayer Only and Brawling

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Ubisoft blows the lid on its epic Victorian-era adventure and reveals major new features that propel the Assassin’s Creed franchise further along.

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Entertainment, Gaming, VR World

The New Assassin’s Creed Will Be Called ‘Syndicate’, Releases Holiday 2015

AC Syndicate

Leaked promo materials tips off new info on the Victorian Era Assassin’s Creed game.

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Entertainment, Gaming, VR World

Ubisoft To Unveil New Assassin’s Creed Next Week

Assassins Creed

Ubisoft will shed light on the new Victorian Era Assassin’s Creed in four days time.

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny Prison Of Elders: Matches, Bosses Gear and More

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Destiny is getting an arena-based Firefight-esque gametype with end-round bosses, progressively difficult waves of baddies, and tons of loot.

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Entertainment, Gaming, VR World

New Star Wars Battlefront Will Have a Dozen Maps on Launch

Star Wars Battlefront Sullust

Tattooine, Sullust, Hoth and Endor might have three maps a piece.

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Companies, Gaming, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software Programs, VR World, Windows

Windows 10 on Xbox One Might Add “Thousands” of Apps

Xbox One Windows 10

Reports indicate that Xbox One will get access to the Windows Store, unlocking “thousands” of compatible apps that support cross-buy on other devices.

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Gaming, VR World

Payday Dev’s New Walking Dead Game Set In Comics Universe

Overkill The Walking Dead

Overkill’s new The Walking Dead game will be sourced directly from the comic series, with co-op survival FPS elements.

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Companies, Gaming, Microsoft, VR World

DirectX 12 On Xbox One Coming First to Preview Members

Direct X 12 Xbox One

Preview members get early access to DirectX 12 on Xbox One, but what exactly will the new API bring to the console?

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Gaming, VR World

Batman: Arkham Knight Features Real-Time Tag Team Combos

Arkham Knight Allies

Batman won’t get all the fun; players can switch between Catwoman, Nightwing or Robin on-the-fly and perform devastating tag-team combos.

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Gaming, VR World

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Release Date and Beta Info Leaked

Black Ops 3 Leak

A leaked promo reveals Black Ops 3’s release date, and that the beta will only include Xbox One, PS4 and PC platforms.

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