Tag Archives: week

Essential Phone Production Has Started, Launches Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Andy Rubin has been involved in the mobile industry for years, including a role in founding both Danger (makers of the Sidekick) and Android before it was acquired by Google. Now, Rubin is heading up an effort to build new phones at his new company, Essential. Rubin says the phone is coming soon — as soon as next week — and he has the pictures to prove it. The long-teased Essential Phone PH-1 was unveiled ...

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Final Fantasy 14's Moonfire Faire Event Begins Next Week

The next Final Fantasy XIV event is set to begin soon. Square Enix has announced that the game’s annual summer festival, the Moonfire Faire, will return next week, on August 8. The event kicks off at 1 AM PT/4 AM ET and is scheduled to run until August 26. Like previous years, it gives players a chance to snag some exclusive summer-themed gear. This time, players will be able to acquire the following equipment and items: Faire Joi (body armor) Faire Kohakama (leg armor) Faire Zori (boots) Evercold Shaved Ice ...

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Overwatch's Olympics-Themed Summer Games Return Next Week

The next Overwatch seasonal event is coming up soon. Blizzard today announced that the Summer Games event will return for a 2017 edition, starting next week. Summer Games 2017 will run August 8-29, and players will be able to get new skins (of course), while a new Lucioball map is on the way. Additionally, the skins from Summer Games 2016 are returning for this year’s event, and they will cost less. Below you can see a rundown of the prices for Overwatch’s Loot Box items, covering this year’s event and ...

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Top 10 UK Sales Chart: Switch's Splatoon 2 Beaten By Crash Bandicoot In Debut Week

In its first week on sale, Nintendo Switch‘s Splatoon 2 has been beaten by the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. According to sales monitor Chart-Track, the remake trilogy is now tied with The Last of Us Remastered for the PS4 exclusive with the most weeks spent at No.1, with three. Nintendo’s shooter sequel did outperform the original Splatoon‘s debut week, but it was not enough to help it to the summit of the physical sales chart for the week ending July 22. Below these, Grand Theft Auto V continues to ...

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This Fan-Made Mega Man Game Is Like Mario Maker, Comes Out This Week

There’s been a lot of news about fan-made recreations, tributes, or sequels to popular game series, and recently, a trailer showed off a pretty awesome Mega Man fan game that’s coming this week. Called Mega Maker, it’s meant to be a Mario Maker-esque title for the Mega Man series, and it’s currently scheduled to launch on July 15. From the short look in the trailer, the game seems really cool. It allows players to build levels using the assets from the first six Mega Man games, and it contains twelve ...

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This Week's PS4 EU Deal Of The Week Revealed

Sony has revealed this week’s European deal of the week on the PlayStation Store. For one week only, you can grab Ubisoft’s open-world RPG The Division on PS4 for £15 / €18. Its Gold Edition–which includes the base game, the £35 / €40 season pass, and an exclusive National Guard Gear Set–is also on sale for £30 / €35. That represents a saving of around 60%. The Division launched in 2016, and it has since received three major expansions: Last Stand, Survival, and Underground. All three are included in the ...

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Big week for health care; Trump meets with India's prime minister; fate of Murdoch deal

The Senate GOP health care bill explained 1. Big week for American health care: The public — and lawmakers — will learn the cost of Senate Republicans’ attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the Senate health care bill. The nonpartisan office will also estimate how many people would be covered under the bill. There will be plenty of debate on the Senate floor this week as Republican leaders try to whip votes in support of the bill, which Republicans ...

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Epic's PS4/PC Game Paragon Adds Free, Recon-Focused Character Next Week

Paragon, Epic Games’ PS4 and PC MOBA, is getting a new Hero next week, and this one’s a ranged character. Called Wraith, he’ll be patched into the game on June 27. According to Epic, Wraith’s specialty is reconnaissance. In the game’s lore, Wraith graduated from the Echelon special operations program, where he was taught by another Hero, Kallari. But while Kallari is an assassin, Wraith’s abilities focus more on surveilling the battlefield and opposing Heroes. You can see his trailer below. Two of his abilities are designed to help him ...

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Theresa May and DUP deal could be delayed until next week

DUP sources have told the BBC an announcement on a deal with Tories has been delayed because of the unfolding tragedy of the Grenfell Tower blaze. The two sides were close to reaching agreement to enable Theresa May to form a minority government and the talks were not in trouble, the sources added. But they added that the London tower block fire made an announcement on Wednesday “inappropriate”. And diary commitments meant a final deal could be delayed until next week. The DUP source told BBC assistant political editor Norman ...

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Sean Hannity hangs on to sponsors after controversial week

July 2016: DNC staffer Seth Rich fatally shot Sean Hannity closed perhaps the most controversial week of his broadcasting career by taking a vacation. When he returns to work next week, his prime time Fox News program will have a slightly smaller slate of sponsors. As of Friday, multiple companies had decided to yank ads from Hannity’s program, including the mattress maker Casper and Cars.com. But Hannity’s promotion of a fringe conspiracy theory has not prompted the same level of fallout that ultimately undid his former Fox News colleague, Bill ...

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