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GTA V: Has its reign ended?
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GTA V: Has its reign ended?

Long live GTA V? Every gamer knows Grand Theft Auto V (also known as GTA V); an anticipated open world game back in 2012 that hit high sales in 2013 when it was released. As expected of GTA Series, the game did not disappoint as the world was more interactive than previous series and unique characters were introduced. However, over the years, its play-ability was taking a downward path; Was it due to its game-play or the fact that there was not much realism in that big world of Los Santos? Either could be the answer depending on one’s motive in playing the game. GTA V has come a long way and its game-play is taking a realistic spin thanks to its dedicated fans known as modders. These individuals have taken the initiative of making the game more fun and gravitating, as realistic aspects ar...
US$2.50 Steam Link from Valve takes PC Gaming to the Big Screen
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US$2.50 Steam Link from Valve takes PC Gaming to the Big Screen

Looking for a very cheap way to stream and play video Games? Then try the Steam Link, Valve's streaming box which comes in at a very low price of US$$2.50. US$2.50 you say!?? That's right!! You’ll get it that price once you buy the bundle with Hollow Knight or Human: Fall Flat. It originally cost US$50 but the price is now down to an impulse purchase. That's cheaper than the HDMI Cable sold on Amazon, which as any video game player knows can be amazingly expensive. So at such a low price point what is the Steam Link packing that has everyone so excited? Steam Link from Valve - Casting Video games from PC to the Big Screen The specs are very basic for a device not much bigger than a pack of playing cards. But this little video game streaming box is tallawah!!! ...
How Samsung’s Kids Mode has Child-Friendly Content to build Digital Confidence
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How Samsung’s Kids Mode has Child-Friendly Content to build Digital Confidence

As children grow and begin to explore the world, it is only natural for parents and guardians to worry about the kind of media they are interacting with. The fact is that many of today’s youngsters are true digital natives, able to instinctively navigate their way around smart devices and content with very little assistance from adults. That’s why Samsung had the needs of both children and parents in mind when the company designed its range of settings, modes, and apps specifically for kids. Now, kids can navigate the world of digital media, while grownups can relax in the knowledge that their littles ones are safe and interacting only with age-appropriate content. Samsung has taken a holistic approach to creating a child-friendly digital environment with Kids Mode, an entire ...
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 coming with Zombies and Drones
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Call of Duty Black Ops 4 coming with Zombies and Drones

Attention all Call of Duty fans; a new Black Ops installment is in the works set for worldwide release on October 12, 2018. So forget what you know, as Call of Duty: Black Ops IV is going into more modern territory. The official Call of Duty Twitter account teased a post on 8 Mar 2018 at 10:02 AM revealing some bare bones shots from the soon-to-be-released game. https://twitter.com/CallofDuty/status/971808369861259264 Community Reveal Event is set for May 17, 2018 with a Global Launch on October 12, 2018. Developed by Treyarch, the studio behind previous Call of Duty games, the game promises to be the first from the Black Ops series since 2015. Clearly, more traditional weapons and zombies are in the mix. So too are traditional weaponry, making it look like a post-apoca...
Monster Hunter: World becomes Capcom’s best-selling title
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Monster Hunter: World becomes Capcom’s best-selling title

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter: World for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One*1 has shipped 7.5 million units worldwide (including digital download sales). A PC version is to be released at a later date. The Monster Hunter series consists of hunting action games that pit players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. The series has sparked a social phenomenon known as the "Monster Hunter Craze" by introducing a new kind of communication style for players through cooperative play focused on hunting monsters with their friends. Since the first Monster Hunter title made its debut 14 years ago in 2004, the series has attracted a dedicated fan base, and overall grown into a mega-hit with cumulative sales of more than...
Bandai Namco and Nintendo’s Metroid Prime 4 for June 2018 debut at E3
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Bandai Namco and Nintendo’s Metroid Prime 4 for June 2018 debut at E3

Gamers, the rumours are indeed true; there is a Metroid Prime 4 for the Nintendo Switch. Considered the hottest selling console gaming platform of 2017 as noted in How the Nintendo Switch is the hottest Gaming Console in US History, the Metroid Prime 4 would be like taking out the good cutlery to serve to the guests!!! But the real surprise for gaming enthusiasts is that longtime Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios would not be working on the project; that honour is being given to Bandai Namco Studios Singapore. They are being tipped to be the lead studio responsible for developing Metroid Prime 4. This is the most ambitious partnership between Bandai Namco and Nintendo thus far. 10 years since the release of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Nintendo need another winner with...
Samsung Unveils First Thunderbolt 3 QLED Curved Monitor at CES 2018
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Samsung Unveils First Thunderbolt 3 QLED Curved Monitor at CES 2018

“The CJ791 aligns Thunderbolt 3 connectivity with our best-in-class curvature and QLED picture quality to captivate and engage users, while also promoting improved organization and productivity. We are thrilled to demonstrate the full capabilities of our innovative new display to CES 2018 attendees.” Seog-gi Kim, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics commenting on the new Samsung CJ791 monitor At CES 2018, Samsung Electronics will expand the connectivity and performance capabilities of its signature curved display line-up with the debut of its new CJ791 monitor, the first curved monitor to feature Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Samsung’s CES booth #15006, on Level 1 of the Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center is open from Januar...
20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Partner on HDR10+ Technology
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20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Partner on HDR10+ Technology

“As leaders in home entertainment content and hardware, the three companies are ideal partners for bringing HDR10+ into the homes of consumers everywhere. We are committed to making the latest technology available in our TVs and are confident that HDR10+ will deliver premium quality content and enhance the way you experience television programs and movies in the home.” Senior Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, Jongsuk Chu, commenting on 20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Partner on HDR10+ Technology This year’s IFA attendees were encouraged to visit the Samsung Electronics and Panasonic booths to learn more about HDR10+ technology. There they would have discovered that 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics had announce...