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Industry Overwatch to receive new map and animated short at Gamescom
Author: 0 Overwatch to receive new map and animated short at Gamescom

Blizzard has just released their full Gamescom Schedule , and it's potentially much more revealing than just telling you where to be and when, depending on how close you're willing to read its many Overwatch-related entries. Don't fret if you're not able to make the event in person, Blizzard plans to livestream their conference and the new animated short . Suffice it to say, it's an exciting time to be an Overwatch player.

Industry Total War: Warhammer 2 confirms the Skaven as fourth race
Author: 0 Total War: Warhammer 2 confirms the Skaven as fourth race

Having gone hands on with the Skaven campaign - catch our impressions here - we spoke to Lead Writer Andy Hall and Lead Programmer Scott Pitkethly about the game. One of the things for Warhammer II is to do more with monsters vs. monsters to match animations up. However, they must continuously be on the move, or else they may get bored and resent their Lords.

Industry Birmingham Mayor Orders City to Cover Up Confederate Monument
Author: 0 Birmingham Mayor Orders City to Cover Up Confederate Monument

If the state's attorney general finds that the city has violated the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act , it could be fined $25,000. City workers began installing the structure Tuesday, just days after deadly violence over a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Industry Deep Silver Is Now Publishing Shenmue 3
Author: 0 Deep Silver Is Now Publishing Shenmue 3

The publishing house responsible for distributing games such as Saints Row, Metro and more, Deep Silver is a pretty big player for projects that aren't developed by in-house publishers such as EA and Ubisoft. The enormous production costs of the first game, combined with Sega's decision to exit the console market in the early 2000s made it seem that Suzuki would never be able to realize his vision - but a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign changed all that.

Industry EBay Deals selling on Facebook Marketplace in U.S. trial
Author: 0 EBay Deals selling on Facebook Marketplace in U.S. trial

Most transactions occur locally but buyers pick a radius. Facebook is stepping up its modest moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the United States company said on Monday.

Industry Sony Reveals PlayStation Experience 2017 Dates, Tickets Go On Sale
Author: 0 Sony Reveals PlayStation Experience 2017 Dates, Tickets Go On Sale

You'll also need to be 18 or older to attend PSX 2017 in general, no children or babies are allowed. "During the special event , you'll have a chance to get up-close and personal with game developers and PlayStation personalities". The players will battle for a prize pool of more than $250,000, with the victor being crowned as the "2017 Street Fighter V World Champion"; proceeds from the 2017 Capcom Pro DLC go towards increasing the tournament's prize pool.

Industry Amazon may bring Echo, Echo Dot to India by Diwali
Author: 0 Amazon may bring Echo, Echo Dot to India by Diwali

Customers with an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot smart speaker will be able to ask questions about programme scheduling, including requesting recommendations for a specific timeframe or asking about shows on a specific channel, by enabling the EE TV skill in the Alexa app.

Industry Intel CEO Brian Krzanich quits Trump council over muted Charlottesville response
Author: 0 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich quits Trump council over muted Charlottesville response

I believe the President should have been - and still needs to be - unambiguous", the statement read . Frazier's decision was followed hours later by other CEOs on the council, including Intel and Under Armour . The council has included top executives from Boeing Co., Dow Chemical Co. and Johnson & Johnson. The heads of Johnson & Johnson, United Technologies, Dana, Timken and Corning have not responded to questions about their roles.

Author: 0 Destiny 2 on PC Confirmed to Be a Battle.net-Exclusive Affair

Here's the official word from Bungie community manager David "DeeJ" Dague. After everyone started theorycrafting following yesterday's news , it now appears that this was no elaborate hoax by a third party. The same could happen on the PC but nothing has been announced yet. The latest issue of EDGE magazine, via WCCFTech , where the studio revealed the changes made to Destiny 2 since its beta and the overall content included in the final game.

Industry This Is The New LG V30
Author: 0 This Is The New LG V30

However, today we get to see the best look at the device, as Evan Blass has tweeted the Press Renders of the phone. We already caught a glimpse of the rear of the phone following a leak from Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Hitrecord firm, but Blass's image is an terrible lot clearer.

Industry Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) to Repurchase $250.00 million in Shares
Author: 0 Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) to Repurchase $250.00 million in Shares

Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. It has underperformed by 52.90% the S&P500. Additionally, on August 10, 2017, the Board amended and restated the bylaws of the Company to reduce the stockholder vote required to alter or repeal any provision of the bylaws and to adopt new bylaws from the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the votes entitled to be cast on the matter to the affirmative vote of a majority of all the votes entitled ...

Industry Bethesda replaces Prey's Opening Hour Demo with a Free Trial
Author: 0 Bethesda replaces Prey's Opening Hour Demo with a Free Trial

Bethesda announced a free trial for its 2016 stealth action game Dishonored 2 earlier this year , and that may have been a success, as now, the same treatment is being applied to Prey . Released this past May, Prey is considered a reimagining of the 2006 game of the same name, having no relation to the cancelled sequel of the original title and instead relying completely upon its own assets.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled Over Burn, Fire Risks
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled Over Burn, Fire Risks

The end of previous year was marred by the recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to battery issues , and now the Galaxy Note 4 has found itself in the lime light for a similar , but far less explosive, reason. Those who have a faulty battery have been instructed to power down their device, and FedEx should be shipping out new replacement batteries and a pre-paid box to ship the faulty battery back.

Industry Governor Brownback Enrolls Kansas in Emergency Response Network
Author: 0 Governor Brownback Enrolls Kansas in Emergency Response Network

He explained, however, that Verizon remained interested in supporting "the majority of public safety agencies". It looks like first responders will get a second network to help speed communications in times of emergency. It said it would "make available multi-band devices to provide access to Band 14 spectrum and enable full interoperability with any Band 14 radio access networks deployed by FirstNet".

Industry Maersk defies analysts with unexpected loss, yet shares gain
Author: 0 Maersk defies analysts with unexpected loss, yet shares gain

Shares of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S ( AMKAF .PK, AMKBF .PK) were gaining around 4 percent in the morning trading in Denmark after the shipping and oil company maintained its forecast for higher profit in fiscal 2017, despite the expected negative impact from the June cyber-attack of up to $300 million.

Industry Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Patches Will Be Released Less Frequently
Author: 0 Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Patches Will Be Released Less Frequently

Bluehole Studio has updated its last-person-standing shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 14 times since launching it in late March, but the developer is now planning to slow down that cadence. Implementation of new features were rushed, and the reduced testing time yielded more problems than solutions. This means we'll no longer see a steady release of updates on a set schedule that was originally promised to the community.

Industry EVE: Valkyrie removes the VR requirement, bringing space battles to everyone
Author: 0 EVE: Valkyrie removes the VR requirement, bringing space battles to everyone

Valkyrie was announced in 2013 as a multiplayer space combat sim for the Oculus Rift, and as we noted in our review from previous year, despite some shortcomings "it's proper gasp-out-loud stuff". However, this release is not only for VR headset owners but for everyone who likes space combat games. It's very interesting to see one of VR's flagship games make headset support optional, and we wonder what drove the decision.

Industry Taco Bell's Insane Taco With a Fried Egg Shell Is Launching Nationwide
Author: 0 Taco Bell's Insane Taco With a Fried Egg Shell Is Launching Nationwide

Customers can experience the new item on the menu with crispy potatoes, sausage and bacon. Now, Taco Bell has unveiled a fried egg "Naked Egg Taco". The new $2 breakfast item is created by flattening and frying an egg, then shaping it like a taco. It will surely change the way customers welcome their mornings.

Industry Amazon Shares Fall After Trump Says It Hurts Retailers
Author: 0 Amazon Shares Fall After Trump Says It Hurts Retailers

The president also noted that the entire U.S.is "being hurt" by the firm's operations. On the campaign trail, Trump said Amazon was "getting away with murder tax-wise" and accused it of using the Washington Post as a way to cozy up to politicians.

Industry Nokia 8 vs. Nokia 9 - The Theory So Far
Author: 0 Nokia 8 vs. Nokia 9 - The Theory So Far

A "reliable source" has told Mobilissimo that Vodafone Romania will flog the Nokia 8 for €517.42 (about £465), cheaper than the previously-rumoured €749 SIM-free price tag. On the front, there is expected to be a 12MP camera for selfies. The smartphone will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. A sketchy rumours out there claims that Nokia might follow in the footsteps of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and equip the Nokia 8 with an Iris scanner.

Industry Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Top Star Shipping Within 7 Days
Author: 0 Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Top Star Shipping Within 7 Days

However, the company initially failed to keep its word of shipping the phone within 30 days of its launch. When it comes to the latest valuation of Rubin's company, Bloomberg columnist Tim Culpan reported over the weekend that Foxconn's FIH Mobile filed for a $3 million investment in Essential for almost 0.25 percent of the company, which equates to a valuation of $1.2 billion.

Industry Instagram is rolling out threaded comments
Author: 0 Instagram is rolling out threaded comments

Henceforth, users who reply to any Instagram post will find their response automatically grouped right underneath it in a thread. It's adding comment threads to the service, but you probably don't have them yet. Threaded comments , which are displayed with indentations to help easily identify replies, will go a long way towards helping manage conversations on posts with more than a few comments.

Industry Is Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Coming to Xbox One?
Author: 0 Is Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Coming to Xbox One?

The Lost Legacy began life as a single player expansion pack for last year's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End , but it's morphed into basically a full fledged stand alone release at this point. In a recent interview, Naughty Dog claimed that the difficulty of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy would vary depending on the relationship that will be maintained for both the protagonists.

Industry Digital Foundry Analyzes Sonic Mania on All Platforms, Which Version Is Best?
Author: 0 Digital Foundry Analyzes Sonic Mania on All Platforms, Which Version Is Best?

DF also mentions problems with the home and share buttons not working in handheld mode, while noting that those who tested Sonic Mania haven't personally experienced any problems during their time with the game. You can't exit out of it, most of the time at least. "Once you've finished enough of these blue spheres, "& Knuckles" mode will open up and you can play the game with two Knuckles.

Industry Ravi Teja's 'Raja The Great' teaser released
Author: 0 Ravi Teja's 'Raja The Great' teaser released

The teaser clearly indicates that being blind may be considered a disability, but not for Ravi Teja who even fights bad guys. Ravi Teja looks ideal, lean and stylish in the assigned role and the teaser reveals that Raja the Great has an interesting story line which has not been revealed.

Industry Deadly Premonition Director, SWERY, Brings The Good Life
Author: 0 Deadly Premonition Director, SWERY, Brings The Good Life

While playing as a cat, you'll be able to access certain secret paths, rooftops, and attics as you try to find out what's going on in Rainy Woods. According to the announcement , the RPG stars Naomi, a NY photographer in massive debt trying to uncover the town's secrets, who also becomes a cat at night.

Industry Botched firmware update bricks some LS6i home smart locks
Author: 0 Botched firmware update bricks some LS6i home smart locks

The company proudly states it is a "worldwide partner" of Airbnb on its website, with users of the holiday rental platform given a $50 (£38.70) discount on the locks, which cost $469. So what can customers do about it? The routine update, meant to make Lockstate's 7i smart locks more secure, was accidentally rolled out to 6i customers to the opposite effect.