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BioWare Kills Mass Effect Andromeda DLC, No More Single-Player Patches

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Mass Effect Andromeda launched, the game racked up very mixed reviews. We’ve written about the game’s launch issues and the behind-the-scenes reason why things went wrong throughout its development cycle. BioWare always had a very tough act to follow, especially given that the sequel to the original ME trilogy was going to kick off adventure in a whole new galaxy, with new races and characters, and, for the first time in three games, a ...

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BioWare Kills Mass Effect Andromeda DLC, No More Single-Player Patches

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Mass Effect Andromeda launched, the game racked up very mixed reviews. We’ve written about the game’s launch issues and the behind-the-scenes reason why things went wrong throughout its development cycle. BioWare always had a very tough act to follow, especially given that the sequel to the original ME trilogy was going to kick off adventure in a whole new galaxy, with new races and characters, and, for the first time in three games, a ...

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More Mar-a-Lago customers dump Trump

Trump dissolves business councils Some of the biggest-named charities in America walked away from President Trump this week. The exits continued into the weekend, making eight cancellations. On Saturday, the Palm Beach Preservation Foundation became the latest Trump customer to put its foot down. “Given the current environment surrounding Mar-a-Lago, we have made the decision to move our annual dinner dance,” the foundation said via Twitter. The exodus comes amid backlash to Trump’s widely criticized remarks in the wake of a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. ...

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Dwight Howard finds the best place for one more chance

11:39 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN ATLANTA — For two hours, Dwight Howard had gone hard inside Georgia Tech’s basketball facility, moving between the weight room and gymnasium, between conditioning and basketball. No tomfoolery, no high jinks. When Howard does the work, he’s ferocious in his approach, meticulous in methodology. During this summer, Howard has lost a little weight, and lot of anger. He has been humbled, unloaded out of his Atlanta homecoming only to now be re-engaged in possibility with Charlotte. Steve Clifford had driven 3½ hours to watch him ...

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Wolfenstein 2 Trailer Is More Chocolate Than Gameplay

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has received a new trailer–but it’s a little different from most video game trailers. Instead of concentrating on new guns, new enemy types or the array of locations you’ll fight in, the majority of the trailer highlights a naughty child, seemingly acting in a wartime comedy show. Some gameplay does emerge towards the end however–take a look above. Wolfenstein II’s E3 reveal was similar–it aped TV footage from decades gone by in the form of mock game shows, ads, and cartoons, before showing gameplay footage ...

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China will get 2,000 more McDonald's restaurants in the next few years

5 stunning stats about McDonald’s McDonald’s is betting that Chinese consumers are hungry for more. The world’s largest fast food chain announced Tuesday that it plans to open 2,000 new restaurants across the world’s most populous nation in just over five years, bringing the total to 4,500. “China will soon become our largest market outside of the United States,” said McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook. The company and its new business partners in China — investment firms Citic and Carlyle Group — are hoping the new outlets will help drive double-digit ...

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Anthem exits more Obamacare markets

How Trump can upend Obamacare without Congress The exodus has begun. Anthem(ANTX) is pulling out of Nevada’s Obamacare exchange for 2018 and cutting its presence in Georgia’s marketplace roughly in half, the company announced Monday. Other insurers are also expected to downsize their involvement or to hike rates in coming weeks. Carriers have until August 16 to revise their premium requests and until September 27 to sign contracts for 2018. They have grown increasingly jittery over participating in Obamacare amid the uncertainty emanating from Washington D.C., particularly as President Trump’s ...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Active Is Uglier, but More Durable

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Galaxy S8 has a reputation for being a rather fragile phone, but the newly announced Galaxy S8 Active should offer a bit more durability. That’s the whole point of Samsung’s Active line of phones, which have been available for all of its recent Galaxy S devices. However, this year Samsung has to make more changes than usual to turn the Galaxy S8 into a rugged device worthy of the Active name. That means it ...

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All about earnings: Snap, Blue Apron, Disney and more

Wall Street gets its first taste of Blue Apron IPO 1. Snap earnings: Snapchat parent company Snap(SNAP) will report its second-quarter finances on Thursday, but Wall Street isn’t holding its breath for anything positive. The “camera company,” as Snap calls itself, wishes its bad news could just disappear. Shares soared following its highly anticipated March IPO, but Snap has lost much of its market value since then. Earlier this week, some insiders sold their shares after the expiration of the company’s “lockup” period, which bars employees and early investors from ...

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