Gaming

Watch The Full Scary Trailer For Stephen King's The Mist TV Show

As well as the upcoming movie versions of Stephen King’s It and The Dark Tower, the author’s classic novella The Mist is getting the small screen treatment. The new show premieres on Spike later this month, and a full trailer has now been released. Check it out below: This follows two earlier teasers–you can check them out here and here. This will be the second time that King’s 1980 novella has been adapted. In 2007, Frank Darabont directed a movie version, which was a critical hit but failed to make ...

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Massive God Of War Poster Going Up In LA For E3 2017

The massive poster for Star Wars: Battlefront II is not the only one going up in Los Angeles ahead of E3 2017’s official kickoff. Sony is putting up a huge poster for the PlayStation 4-exclusive God of War, suggesting it will have a major presence at the gaming show next week. Below is a picture of the poster, snapped by Twitter user MonkeyFlop. As you can see, the poster is not quite finished. That the new God of War would have a major presence during Sony’s E3 showing next week ...

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Well-Received Platformer Outland Is Free On PC Right Now

Looking for a new PC game to play? Developer Housemarque has announced that its platformer Outland is completely free on Steam right now, but only for the next 48 hours. You have until 10 AM PT on June 8 to pick up the well-received game for the low, low price of $ 0.00. Housemarque is giving the game away to celebrate the fact that its latest game, Nex Machina, is now available to pre-order. Released in 2011, Outland was praised in GameSpot’s 9/10 review. “This is a game that truly ...

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Overwatch Double XP Weekend Event Coming Up To Conclude Anniversary Event

Looking to play Overwatch this weekend? You will be doubly rewarded. Blizzard announced today that Overwatch is hosting a double XP event June 8-12 on all platforms. The XP bonus applies to almost every way you can earn XP, including completing matches, winning matches, earning medals, and more. Additionally, it stacks with group and IGR bonuses, but it does not boost your first win of the day bonus–that stays at 1500 XP. The double XP event starts June 8 at 5 PM and comes to an end on Monday, June ...

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Nintendo Switch's Splatoon-Themed Pro Controller Coming To North America

Nintendo is bringing its Splatoon 2-themed Switch Pro controller to North America, the company announced today via Twitter. The special-edition controller releases on July 21, the same day Splatoon 2 launches worldwide. The controller was unveiled last month during the Japanese broadcast of Nintendo’s Arms-focused Direct, along with other Splatoon-themed accessories such as neon pink and green Joy-Cons. The special-edition Pro controller features pink and green grips as well as paint splatter designs on its body. Nintendo hasn’t confirmed if it’ll bring the other Splatoon-themed accessories to the US, but ...

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First Voice Chat Headset for Nintendo Switch Requires Smartphone, Dongle

You’d think the question of how to connect headsets to game consoles would be a settled issue by now, given that voice chat has been a standard feature of Xbox and PlayStation games for years. Nintendo, however, has never supported such options in the same way. Prior to the Switch, voice chat was implemented on a per-game feature in selected titles. Earlier this year, Nintendo announced that it would use a smartphone app for many of its basic matchmaking and lobby functions, as well as for handling voice chat capabilities. ...

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Dirt 4 Review

2015’s Dirt Rally was a game designed for off-road enthusiasts. With its steep learning curve, uncompromising difficulty, and an adherence to nerve-wracking authenticity, it was an altogether different beast than the Dirt series’ more histrionic entries. Rather than go back to the mainstream, American flavoured well with Dirt 4, Codemasters’ latest feels like a natural continuation of Dirt Rally’s grounded, white-knuckle philosophies; but with one key difference: there’s been a concerted effort this time around to appeal to both veterans and newcomers alike, bridging the gap between the impenetrable and ...

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Tekken 7 Video Review

The Tekken series has a long-standing reputation in arcades, but for many players it was the console ports that left a lasting impression. These versions often introduced offbeat, dramatic story campaigns, as well as more extensive additions such as delightfully odd beat-’em-up and sport modes. And in recent years, the goal of unlocking and customizing outfits for the game’s large cast rounded out the most rewarding objective of all: getting good. Tekken 7 keeps most of these traditions alive and once again delivers the tight, hard-hitting action for which the ...

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macOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017

On stage at today’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote, Apple SVP Craig Federighi gave us a glimpse at the next version of macOS: High Sierra. Drug jokes aside, this derivative name harkens back to the days of Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion — polish-focused releases that eschew loads of flashy new features in favor of performance and quality of life improvements. Some new and notable user-facing features include HEVC video support, enhanced privacy controls for Safari, faster web rendering, better text-to-speech, and more sophisticated editing tools included in the Photos ...

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Top 10 UK Sales Chart – Tekken 7 Is No. 1, Overwatch Surges After Price Drop

The fighting game Tekken 7 launched last week and it had a strong opening, landing in the No. 1 position for the weekly sales charts in the UK for the seven-day period ended June 3. It’s the first time a Tekken game has debuted at No 1 since Tekken 3 for the original PlayStation opened at the top of the charts all the way back in 1999. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 opened at No. 2 back in 2012, outperformed that year in Week 1 by Sleeping Dogs. Tekken 6, by ...

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