Archive for August, 2018

Spotify might let free users skip all ads – The Verge

Spotify is testing a new feature in Australia that’ll let non-paying users skip ads (both audio and video) as many times as they like. The company tells AdAge that the idea is that users will likely only skip ads they don’t care about, so what they do …Read more

Quake Champions Is Now Free-to-Play, and Here’s What That Means – IGN

By Jared Petty At today’s QuakeCon 2018 keynote, id Studio Director Tim Willits announced that the multiplayer PC shooter Quake Champions is going free-to-play. Quake Champions experimented with a free-to-play trial during E3 2018. Now, players will …Read more

Forgotten mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette up for sale – Fox News

Those who simply can’t wait for the all-but-confirmed mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette can take solace in this. It’s a 1993 Innotech mid-engine Corvette, it runs, and it’s for sale right now. Nicknamed Mysterro, the car came from the mind of the late …Read more

Masahiro Sakurai On Making And Balancing Super Smash Bros., His Love For Video Games – Siliconera

By Sato . August 10, 2018 . 5:00pm. Share0 Reddit0 Tweet0 Tumblr0 Share0. 2018-08-10_103639. Masahiro Sakurai is a notorious workaholic but what he enjoys more than making games is actually playing them. The Smash Bros. creator shared more …Read more

Resident Evil Remake 2’s Japanese Special Edition Is Awesome – GameSpot

The remake of Resident Evil 2 is a treat for fans, but serious collectors can get some very unique goodies–at least, if they live in Japan or want to pay for an import. While the game comes in several different collector’s edition configurations on …Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL Specs: Massive 6.7-Inch Display Paired With Smaller Battery – International Business Times

Another hands-on leak has surfaced online, revealing what appears to be a massive screen for the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone and its slightly smaller battery compared to the one powering its predecessor. A Russian tech blogger recently leaked …Read more

Google will lose $50 million or more in 2018 from Fortnite bypassing the Play Store – TechCrunch

When Fortnite Battle Royale launched on Android, it made an unusual choice: it bypassed Google Play in favor of offering the game directly from Epic Games’ own website. Most apps and games don’t have the luxury of making this choice – the built-in …Read more

Facebook now requiring Pages with large US audiences to go through additional authorization – TechCrunch

Facebook today announced it’s implementing a new measure to secure Facebook Pages with large U.S. followings in order to make it harder for people to administer a Page using a “fake or compromised account.” Beginning with those that have large U.S. …Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review – TechCrunch

There are no secrets in consumer electronics anymore. Sometimes it’s the fault of flubs and flaws and leakers. Sometimes it’s by design. In the case of the Galaxy Note 9, it’s a little bit of both. The Galaxy S9 wasn’t the blockbuster Samsung’s …Read more

Doom Eternal: First Brutal Gameplay Trailer And New Details Revealed At QuakeCon 2018 – GameSpot

Bethesda capped off its QuakeCon 2018 keynote address by showing off the first gameplay video for Doom Eternal, the sequel to the 2016 reboot. The follow-up was originally announced during the publisher’s E3 2018 press conference with an exciting …Read more