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Dying Too Fast In Battlefield 5? EA Is Planning Some Changes

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Dying Too Fast In Battlefield 5? EA Is Planning Some Changes

The first major update is coming to Battlefield V next week alongside the the launch of the World War II game’s Tides of War event. While the full patch notes have not been released yet, developer DICE has started to provide some insight into what you can expect for this update and ones to come on a further-out timeline. Writing on Reddit, the studio said one of the more notable changes has to do with the Time to Kill (TTK) and TTD (Time to Death) elements. DICE is observing that players are dying too often/too quickly, and are getting...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Clothing Line Includes All These Items

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Clothing Line Includes All These Items

Rockstar Games has announced an official clothing line based on Red Dead Redemption 2. The game developer partnered with clothing company Barking Irons for a line of clothing and accessories that are modeled after what main character Arthur Morgan wore in the game. Available in unisex sizes from XS to XXL, the Red Dead Redemption 2 Collection, as it’s called, includes a number of items, beginning with the water-resistant Gunslinger jacket ($250 USD). Made of waxed cotton and leather, the shirt features bound buttonholes and the name...

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New Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Xbox One plans laid bare in new novel

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New Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Xbox One plans laid bare in new novel

One bomb of a Microsoft hardware leak has just dropped from an unlikely source: the final chapter of a non-fiction novel penned by a technology journalist. “Beneath a Surface,” the debut novel by Brad Sams of Thurrott.com fame available now in ebook format, has lots of information on future of Surface, Xbox and even the long-rumored Andromeda device. Speaking to anonymous sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans, Sams learned of an entire hardware product roadmap in place for 2019 and 2020. Specifically, Sams reports that the next...

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Nintendo loosens grip on YouTube videos about its products

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Nintendo loosens grip on YouTube videos about its products

If it feels like there’s more YouTube videos about franchises like Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto and Fortnite than there is around Mario Party, The Legend of Zelda and Pokemon, it probably has something to do with the Creators Program, a policy instituted by Nintendo that squirreled away up to 40% of a YouTube video’s ad revenue after YouTube had taken a cut. It’s an antiquated program that streamers hate and one that ultimately limited the amount of Nintendo-focused videos on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Facebook and...

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HP reveals new ProBook PCs for the SMB

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HP reveals new ProBook PCs for the SMB

HP has announced a new lineup of its HP ProBook 400 series PCs specifically designed to meet the growing needs of SMBs. The company’s new PCs are made for the modern workforce and allow mobile professionals to be productive both in and out of the office. The new ProBook 430 G6, ProBook 440 G6 and ProBook 450 G6 all sport an ultra-slim design with a precision crafted look. HP’s new business-focused PCs borrow design concepts from its mainstream and premium PCs such as an ultra-slim chassis with crisp lines, clean edges and a...

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Total War Arena Is Shutting Down

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Total War Arena Is Shutting Down

Total War Arena, a free-to-play, more accessible take on the RTS series that never left beta, is shutting down. In a forum post, developer Creative Assembly announced that the game is closing its servers on February 22, 2019 because the game’s open beta didn’t live up to expectations. “Unfortunately the results of Arena open beta test did not meet all our expectations,” Creative Assembly communications representative Joshua Williams said. “I would like to take a moment to thank the Arena Team, who have poured...

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God Of War PS4 Black Friday 2018 Deal At Amazon US Is Unmissable

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Black Friday 2018 is officially underway. If you’ve had your eye on the recent God of War reboot for PlayStation 4, now is the time to strike as Amazon has it for just $17. Ordinarily, God of War would retail for $40, which means you’re saving yourself a cool $23–enough to buy another game in a Black Friday sale. [Update] This deal at Amazon is no longer available. However, Walmart has the game for $25, which is still a hefty discount off the standard price. Developed by Sony Santa Monica, God of War takes place many years...

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Asus ROG Phone salted to launch in India on November 29

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Asus ROG Phone salted to launch in India on November 29

Asus’ gaming brand, Republic of Gamers (ROG) is set to launch its first gaming smartphone in India on November 29. The upcoming phone is said to be the first in the world with a 3D vapour-chamber cooling system. The Taiwanese company first unveiled the Asus ROG Phone at Computex in June 2018, and now, almost five months later, it’s finally set to arrive in India. Neither price nor availability details of the phone are currently known. Gaming features The highlights of the Asus ROG Phone are the gamer-centric design with...

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Underworld Ascendant Review – Going Under

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Underworld Ascendant Review – Going Under

One of Ultima Underworld’s great strengths was its sense of place. The Stygian Abyss of its subtitle was a multi-level, interconnected dungeon populated by diverse, warring tribes who observed what felt like distinct cultural practices. Ascendant’s version of this is composed of seven discrete levels whose haphazard design (here’s a swamp, inside a fort, inside a volcano) obliterates any suggestion of internal consistency and a huge but empty hub area that is so tiresome to traverse it becomes genuinely frustrating to return...

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Fallout 76 Review – Scorched Earth

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Fallout 76 Review – Scorched Earth

Well, war has certainly changed. Fallout, the RPG series with a The reliance on things like audio logs and written notes also proves to be the biggest deterrent to playing Fallout 76 in multiplayer. By teaming up, you can explore the world together, get help in taking down difficult enemies, and complete any quest, but certain things are kept distinct to each individual player’s experience. Containers that hold items, for example, will have unique loot for each person who opens them. But quest objective completion also isn’t...

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