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Author: 0 Square Enix's E3 2018 showcase is short and sweet

The action adventure JRPG is back with a colorful new world. It's been a while since Square Enix has used E3 for any major announcements, but they're going all-in this year, started with a pre-recorded livestream featuring their current line-up.

Author: 0 Fallout 76 will have mod support, but not at launch

This Fallout title will feature new monsters, inspired by the history of its setting, West Virginia . The announcement generated massive buzz after being revealed Sunday at Microsoft's Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 2018 . One of the big questions about Fallout 76 is whether or not it will support mods. You can play solo if you'd like to. If you want to play with friends, apparently it will be very easy to join the same server and you'll never lose any progress doing so.

Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake Trailer and Release Date
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 Remake Trailer and Release Date

What did you think about the newly updated Resident Evil 2? Now, thanks to both the initial Resident Evil 2 remake trailer shown at Sony's E3 press conference and a gameplay trailer that was uploaded later, we know at least one major change coming to the game.

Tech ‘Jump Force’ Brings Anime Icons Together in 2019
Author: 0 ‘Jump Force’ Brings Anime Icons Together in 2019

Today Xbox is hosting its E3 2018 press briefing from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and we got a sneak peek at the new game by Bandai Namco , titled Jump Force . Dmitri Khlynin, a community guy at Bandai Namco, cleared that up quickly for me. So while the title isn't as exciting as it could be, it does harken back to these popular series' roots: their original manga in Weekly Shonen Jump .

Tech Schematics for the next iPhone Plus model leak
Author: 0 Schematics for the next iPhone Plus model leak

As per the report, the "budget" smartphone which may simply be called iPhone X will be a 6.1-inch phone. Gordon Kelly, a contributing writer at Forbes who previously leaked the final design of Samsung's Galaxy S9 smartphone before it was released, says he obtained schematics for both the upcoming "budget iPhone X" with a 6.1-inch display, and the larger iPhone X Plus with a giant 6.5-inch panel.

Author: 0 The Division 2 Will Feature 8 People Squads for Raids and More

Now in The Division 2, it is up to you and other agents of The Division , civilian sleeper agents who are serving as society's last defense against total anarchy, to save Washington D.C. Gerigthy continued, saying that raids are coming to The Division 2 as well and will feature eight-player co-op. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is heading to PC, PS4, and Xbox One on March 15, 2019.

Author: 0 E3 2018: New Marvel Spider-Man Footage Shows Some Main Villains

Another villain appears at the end of the trailer, but his or her identity is never revealed. A new extended gameplay trailer for Insomniac Games' upcoming Spider-Man shows the Wall-Crawler heading to one of the most foreboding places in the Marvel Universe - the Raft.

Author: 0 Microsoft Teases More Announcements and Reveals Coming Today During Inside Xbox

Yes. Now. And Xbox One X and PC. The new game will focus strongly on Master Chief and the Halo universe itself, with its main focus being on 'making the world a little bit more realistic and compelling'. Microsoft promised to have one of their biggest shows in history for E3 2018 . Besides the Bethesda show , there were also E3 conferences from Microsoft and Devolver Digital yesterday-not to mention EA's expo-starting conference the day before.

Tech E3 2018: Star Fox and Starlink Crossover Announced at Ubisoft E3 Event
Author: 0 E3 2018: Star Fox and Starlink Crossover Announced at Ubisoft E3 Event

Star Fox will be a playable character in the game Starlink: Battle for Atlas on the Nintendo Switch along with his trusty Arwing space ship, Ubisoft announced during its E3 conference Monday. Here's hoping a selection of cool Arwing toys will be made available to use in conjunction with the game. In the trailer , a character is being attacked by enemy ships, so she calls for help, catching the attention of one Fox McCloud.

Tech Gmail for Android is Finally Going to Let You Customize Swipe Actions
Author: 0 Gmail for Android is Finally Going to Let You Customize Swipe Actions

That could be a way bigger deal than it sounds. Now, the search giant seems to have rolled out another draw to Gmail for Android: the ability to modify swipe actions . It's not long since Google rolled out a major redesign to Gmail on the web , bringing not only a new look, but also new features. As of now, this option is not available for iOS users of Gmail , but it is expected that very soon the company will launch an upgrade update for iOS users too.

Author: 0 E3 2018: Death Stranding Gameplay Trailer Shows New Female Character

Hideo Kojima's , the creator of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, has devoted all of his attention to the PS4-exclusive Death Stranding . "We also finally revealed our heroines". We still don't quite get what " Death Stranding " is exactly and there's still no release date, but this year's extended look at the title has us more than a little intrigued.

Tech Square Enix’s E3 Presentation Leaves Audiences Asking: Is This It?
Author: 0 Square Enix’s E3 Presentation Leaves Audiences Asking: Is This It?

A brand new game from Square Enix , Babylon's Fall takes place in the far future and perhaps mimics the fall of real-world Babylon in 500s BCE. In the short teaser we got, it looks like Babylon's Fall is a melee action game with a healthy dose of fantasy elements thrown in there.

Tech Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game where you play BJ's twin daughters
Author: 0 Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game where you play BJ's twin daughters

We've got our fingers crossed that it won't be rushed out for Q1, given how packed that quarter is starting to look. Wolfenstein Youngblood is due out in 2019. "Play as one of BJ's twin daughters, Jess and Soph, as you search for your missing father in Nazi-occupied Paris", reads the game's description. What do you think about the new Wolfenstein: Youngblood teaser? There's no word on when this game will be released or which VR platforms it will be available for.

Tech Apple Publishes Revised Cryptocurrency, ICO Guidelines for App Store
Author: 0 Apple Publishes Revised Cryptocurrency, ICO Guidelines for App Store

For instance, apps facilitating any exchange or transfer of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin were mandated to abide in compliance with all federal and relevant state laws of its offering. These conditions extend to apps providing cryptocurrency futures trading, and other crypto-securities or quasi-securities trading. Six months after crypto exchange Coinbase's app became the number one trending app on the App Store, Apple has now apps to provide wallet services under a caveat.

Author: 0 Star Fox is coming to Ubisoft’s space game Starlink

How it all works is described in the trailer you see below. Starlink: Battle for Atlas will launch on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on October 16th 2018, but the Star Fox content - including Fox McCloud, his Arwing and a set of bonus missions - are exclusive to Nintendo's console.

Tech All Xbox One Exclusives That Microsoft Announced at E3
Author: 0 All Xbox One Exclusives That Microsoft Announced at E3

You have games launching first on the Xbox One , heavy investments in the first party licenses they already have, and as I've mentioned previously, buying four very high-profile studios to make future content and a whole new studio. As mentioned, if you want games to play on your Xbox One, Microsoft has you covered with something for just about everyone. Last week, I got a tip from a reliable insider that said Microsoft was going to show off the next release in the Halo series at ...

Tech EA announces extra subscription service Origin Access Premier
Author: 0 EA announces extra subscription service Origin Access Premier

So it went and put games subscriptions inside your games subscriptions! "Plus, dive into over 100 PC titles whenever you want". ‘Origin Access Premier unlocks unprecedented levels of choice and value for players who love PC games. This means you could play through game after game not only ahead of others, but without having to buy it on your own, unless you just wanted a more permanent copy.

Tech ‘The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit,’ is Free Hits Next Month
Author: 0 ‘The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit,’ is Free Hits Next Month

To repeat that: it's free . Don't panic, this isn't Life is unusual 2, it's something else entirely; a new story told within the universe of Life is odd. If you've not given the series a try yet (and you really should) this is a "perfect entry point", although there will be "nods to Life is unusual 1".

Author: 0 Dragon Quest just got a new trailer at Square Enix's E3 conference

We also got a good taste of what's to come with the the localized version of the title on PS4 and PC. And whatever The Quiet Man is, we assume it's coming from the West if only because of the live-action European actors. What was Just Cause 4 doing here? Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age got a new trailer and a release date: September 4. Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter: World are joining up to make two groups of nerds incredibly happy.

Tech Assassin's Creed Odyssey releases on October 5th, gets first official gameplay trailer
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Odyssey releases on October 5th, gets first official gameplay trailer

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (which sadly isn't a spin-off from Mario Odyssey ) was leaked back on May 31st , all thanks to a promotional item: a Greek helmet keychain. Expect Last of Us 2, Spider-Man and of course more from Hideo Kojima's perplexing Death Stranding. So pop these times into your diary and make sure you return to read all the big gaming news as it's revealed on the day.

Tech The Elder Scrolls Blades is a mobile game
Author: 0 The Elder Scrolls Blades is a mobile game

After weeks spent wondering whether Starfield or The Elder Scrolls VI would be the big game to round out Bethesda's E3 2018 showcase, the publisher did the unthinkable and confirmed both projects as the final exclamation point on their conference.

Tech Bethsesda Just Mocked Itself Perfectly For Endless Skyrim Ports
Author: 0 Bethsesda Just Mocked Itself Perfectly For Endless Skyrim Ports

But Bethesda have followed through on the joke, releasing a voice-activated edition of the game that's free to enable on Amazon . To start using it, all you need to do is open the menu within the Alexa app, navigate to skills, and then search for Skyrim: Very Special Edition .

Author: 0 E3 2018: Gears Tactics is an XCOM-style offshoot, coming to PC

Following the story of Gears of War 4 , we saw a bit of Marcus Fenix in the trailer, and the gameplay looks to be going deeper in terms of melee combat. We'll be waiting a while longer to find out more, as Gears Pop won't be landing on iOS and Android until sometime next year. Gears Tactics was described as a PC-only take on the turn-based genre.

Author: 0 Square Enix Teases "Babylon's Fall" from PlatinumGames

In the short teaser we got, it looks like Babylon's Fall is a melee action game with a healthy dose of fantasy elements thrown in there. A number of Square Enix titles have already been revealed at some of the other showcases including Kingdom Hearts III and Shadow of the Tomb Raider .

Tech Bethesda Announces New Wolfenstein Cyberpilot VR Game
Author: 0 Bethesda Announces New Wolfenstein Cyberpilot VR Game

Prey: Mooncrash and Prey: Digital Deluxe are available now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. A free update has already hit the game, which brings New Game Plus and a tough Survival mode, both of which providing new challenges for veteran players.

Tech Microsoft debuts FromSoft’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Author: 0 Microsoft debuts FromSoft’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Yes, that's the bony, bloody contraption shown in Sekiro's original teaser trailer from The Game Awards 2017 . I watched a demo of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in an Activision hotel suite this morning, and will have impressions for you later this week.

Author: 0 ‘Halo Infinite’ Revealed In Trailer at E3 With Master Chief

But Microsoft continues to work to improve it, and we are seeing the results of that at E3. Three years later, Xbox's backward compatibility for older games has become one of the console's defining features. The game looks like it plays beautifully and the visuals throughout the new trailer are impressive , to say the least. If this trailer is any indication, the game's development team at 343 Industries intends to right a very critical wrong with this next entry.

Tech Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer Revealed At E3 2018
Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer Revealed At E3 2018

What is the Cyberpunk 2077 Release Date? Still no release date though, so we really don't know how the game is but the tone of this trailer is way lighter than the teaser that we saw last time. The final part of the trailer had a lot of people being killed in various gory ways and that doesn't tell us all that much about the story except that it's going to be set in the future where there will be lots of killing.

Tech This is how the Samsung Galaxy S9 beat the iPhone X
Author: 0 This is how the Samsung Galaxy S9 beat the iPhone X

The global pricing and availability of these smartphones remain unknown for now. The camera is expected to be the main innovation in the Galaxy Note 9 , with the handset expected to feature the same dual-aperture camera as the Samsung Galaxy S9 .

Author: 0 Forza Horizon 4 is Officially Revealed, and it's Set in Britain

According to The Initiative Studio Head Darrell Gallagher , the new studio has "been given the freedom to explore, try new things and operate like an independent studio, with the backing from one of the biggest companies in the world to do something bold and different".

Author: 0 Microsoft Announces Five New and Acquired Studios

No games now being worked on by the studio were announced, but it is said to focus on "storytelling, world-building and creative exploration". If that wasn't enough, Microsoft has also opened up a new studio in Santa Monica. If rumors are correct , that other game could be a full-fledged Fable game. Ninja Theory made the impressively cinematic Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice .

Author: 0 Kingdom Hearts III's New Trailer Reveals Elsa And Frozen World With Guests

If you thought you were going to need to wait until Monday's Square Enix E3 press conference to find out the Kingdom Hearts 3 release date you thought wrong. Kingdom Hearts is one of Square Enix's most popular franchises. Previously set for this year, Kingdom Hearts III will miss 2018 by a hair. Update: The game will launch in Japan on January 25.

Tech Fallout 76 Officially Revealed With Its First Trailer
Author: 0 Fallout 76 Officially Revealed With Its First Trailer

Fallout 76 is four times the size of Fallout 4 . Fallout 76 is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One. But we do know it'll be absolutely huge . Although there was no confirmation of a release date for Fallout 76 , pre-orders for the game will begin on June 15.

Tech There’s A New Command & Conquer Game, But It’s For Mobile
Author: 0 There’s A New Command & Conquer Game, But It’s For Mobile

Prior to the announcement, the publisher gave a demonstration of the game with a live one-on-one battle. Android users will be able to pre-register starting today, and USA and Canada players may be able to try the pre-alpha. iOS users can pre-register at the game's official website . Microtransactions will be present, but EA says anything that's able to be bought will also be available for free simply by playing the game.