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Blu Vivo X smartphone rocks 4 cameras, costs just $249

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 hour, 4 mins ago

Blu has just blown my mind with a new budget smartphone in their new Blu Vivo X which costs just $249, but rocks a huge 18:9 aspect display and 4 cameras.

 

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The 6-inch display rocks a native resolution of 1440x720, with two front-facing cameras in 20MP and 8MP, respectively. The rear-facing cameras come in 13MP and 5MP, providing four cameras in total.

 

Inside, the Blu Vivo X rocks MediaTek's Helio 8-core CPU at 2.6GHz, which the company says will provide "high-end flagship performance", backed up by a 4010mAh battery that should give you plenty of charge, with fast-charging getting it up to 100% in less than two hours.

 

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There's 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage that is expandable, with Android 7.0 on the phone. Amazon has the Blu Vivo X for $299 right now, but it's discounted to $249 so get in quick.

Final Fantasy XV require over 155GB HDD space for 4K on PC

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 hours, 5 mins ago

Square Enix is putting the finishing touches on Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition, but now Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has come out saying that a demo will be released next week, and some news on how big the game will be.

 

 

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition requires over 155GB of HDD space, with the 4K assets chewing up most of that installation. Tabata explained: "I'd like to start by noting there are two sizes. One version is 100GB, and the other is 155GB. The difference is whether the textures are in full HD or 4K".

 

Previous rumors had Final Fantasy XV requiring a huge 170GB of HDD space on the PC but the company was quick to squash those rumors, but now we know it needs 155GB which is just as crazy as 170GB, right?!

Intel: 5G mobile PCs will be here next year

By: Steven Bassiri | More News: Connectivity & Communications | Posted: 3 hours, 16 mins ago

Last year Intel had announced their new XMM 8000 series of 5G modems, and now they have partnered up with vendors to make mobile PCs with 5G a reality in 2019.

 

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Intel is working with Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft to make this reality sooner rather than later. In fact, if you attend Mobile World Congress (MWC), you will be able to see a new detachable 2-in-1 PC with an early 5G modem and an i5 8th Generation processor.

 

Intel will demo 5G by showing live streaming of a video over the 5G network. With the increase in throughput that 5G offers, the technology will change the way we experience data. Intel wants us to imagine untethered VR, downloading a 250MB file in seconds in a parking lot, and even multi-player gaming in your autonomous car.

 

With new technologies, there are always obstacles to maneuver around and delays are quite common, but it does seem that Intel's 5G hardware is on track to land in 2019.

Dynasty Warriors 9 dev apologizes for major PC patch delay

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 12 hours, 3 mins ago

The horrendous launch of Dynasty Warriors 9 has annoyed quite a few gamers that were excited to jump into the classic hack and slash title. KEOI Tecmo has recognized this and has apologized for the delay on the patch coming to PC gamers.

 

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KOEI Tecmo has taken to Twitter to apologize to PC gamers that are awaiting the patch that will hopefully solve majority of Dynasty Warriors 9s' performance issues.

 

The image that was released with the Twitter post has detailed that the KOEI Tecmo team is currently working on the patch, as well as trying to get in contact with their Japan team for assistance. The Twitter post is located below, I will be doing a follow up article once this patch is released so stay tuned.

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Assassin's Creed Origins New Game+ beaten, reward revealed

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 13 hours, 3 mins ago

Remember how Ubisoft was going to release a New Game Plus mode for Assassin's Creed Origins, well, it has already been beaten, a day after its launch.

 

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Redditor Najoray posted onto the /r/assassinscreed Reddit page showcasing his completion of the New Game Plus mode and the reward that is given to players after it is beaten. According to the Reddit post, Najoray beat the game in just 6 hours, he skipped cut-scenes but still managed to complete it with on 'hard.'

 

The Reddit post also shows that players can enjoy the New Game Plus mode multiple times over, increasing the difficulty by one stage each time. Najoray says that once the game is completed a separate save is created so players do not have to worry about their New Game Plus mode saving over their original play-through. More images from Najoray have been provided below.

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Overwatch League Streams on Twitch can earn in-game rewards

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 14 hours, 3 mins ago

Twitch and Blizzard have come together in a collaboration to bring in-game rewards to Overwatch players that participate in the Overwatch League live-streams.

 

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Blizzard will be bringing exclusive in-game content to players that engage in the live-stream Twitch chat for Overwatch League. Players can engage by either cheering using animated emotes purchased with real-life money, or staying for the entire live stream which could result in players being rewarded with League tokens.

 

It should be noted that for players to be rewarded they must have their Battle.net account linked with their Twitch account. The Blizzard and Twitch partnership will continue throughout the first two seasons of Overwatch League so there is plenty of time to get some rewards if you desire to.

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Far Cry 5 detail the dog Boomer, mans best friend

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 15 hours, 3 mins ago

IGN has released a video showcasing Ubisofts Far Cry 5 Gun for Hire companion Boomer. The video shows the perks of choosing Boomer as a companion and the development behind the character.

 

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The video shows associate producer Phil Fournier revealing details about Boomer and how the ideas of implementing a dog companion came to light for the development team. "When we landed in Montana, we noticed - everybody seems to have a dog. That relationship people have with dogs is so strong, and I think that's something we wanted to bring to the game."

 

Fournier continued by explaining the perks of having Boomer by your side in-game, he said Boomer "is very good as a stealth option. You can send him in front and he won't get detected, because enemies don't really know if he's a threat or not. Boomer's AI, we want him to feel useful. We don't want him to be penalizing to the strategy of the player. Boomer's greatest skill to me is just, walking around in a dense forest, you never know what's going to be around the next corner - it might be a bear, an NPC, a VIP. Boomer walks just ahead of you, and he has that sixth sense, and he'll detect any sort of enemies. He'll even growl if there's a really special threat coming. He's your ultimate protector."

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance sells 1 million copies in 1 month

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 16 hours, 3 mins ago

Kingdom Come: Deliverance, the latest Warhorse Studios release has already sold 1 million copies in total, 45% of those sales have been on PC.

 

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CEO of Warhorse Studios, Martin Fryvaldsky has told Lupa that the company is very happy with the sales as it wasn't something that they expected to happen. "We're about one million when I count all the platforms and distribution channels. We certainly thought about one million. The number is surprisingly positive, but it's not something we thought we could not achieve." Said Fryvaldsky

 

Thanks to DSOgaming we have a screenshot of some statistics for Kingdom Come: Deliverance. According to Steamspy's data, 45% of the sales for the title have originated from PC, it should be noted that this number is a rough approximation as Steamspy has been reported to be a few days behind.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance real life OR gameplay comparison

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 17 hours, 3 mins ago

A comparison image has surfaced on the /r/kingdomcome reddit showing the real-life locations of some in-game environments. The image is a great way to really appreciate the effort Warhorse has put into their latest release.

 

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Redditor 'xXEdgy13YrOldXx' has put together some great images which compare real-life structures with some in-game locations. From the below image we can see that Warhorse did a fantastic job recreating houses, castles, towns and churches.

 

It really is awesome when a developer recreates real-life structures into a playable world, in this case though I can't help to wonder how much better some of these structures would look if Warhorse kept the same lightening system that was displayed in the beta. I guess we will never know, maybe a mod of some sort (if it can be implemented) would help splice some things up.

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Possible Nintendo Direct in Feb, Super Smash Bros on Switch

By: Jak Connor | More News: Gaming | Posted: 17 hours, 43 mins ago

There has been some speculation circling some forums about a Nintendo Direct being held this week, within this speculation there has been some hints towards a Super Smash Bros title being announced for the Nintendo Switch.

 

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From here on out is just speculation as there has been no official confirmation from Nintendo for a Direct. On the Resetera forums/Nintendo Switch subreddit I came across an update for Super Mario Odyssey that will be made live tomorrow, Nintendo suggests something called "Ballon World" will release as well as "a range of new outfits and Snapshot filters."

 

This announcement from Nintendo has caused speculation in the forums that the company will actually be holding a Nintendo Direct tomorrow, the reasons for the speculation follow as such: Nintendo Direct Mini was held on a Thursday, Nintendo Switch Online in September and Super Smash Bros has been is rumored to be coming to the Nintendo Switch this year.

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