Daily Archives: April 1, 2017

Trader poll: Where can President Trump and President Xi make most progress?

The long-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is finally set to take place this Thursday to Friday at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. "China has great influence over North Korea. And China will either decide to help us with North Korea, or they won't," Trump told the FT. Earlier in December, Trump angered Beijing by talking to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and saying the the U.S. did not need to keep to the One China policy. Aside from trade, North

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Here are all the canceled Star Wars video games

The list of canceled Star Wars video games is a lot longer than just the lamented Battlefront 3, which was absurdly sunk by LucasArts and never materialized. This video from GVMERS on YouTube covers all of the abandoned Star Wars video game properties, beginning with a hideously unplayable Return of the Jedi adaptation for Atari 2600 and moving through “Proteus,” the shadowy, console-based MMO that was shitcanned within six months of development. Lo and behold, that was canceled in favor of Knig

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JPM strategist: Here’s why investors should buy on the next pullback

A pause in the rally could be coming, says one strategist, who adds that this downturn could be a prime buying opportunity for investors. Other analysts on Wall Street have called for more market volatility in the coming months thanks to political uncertainty in the U.S. and Europe. However, Stephen Parker, head of thematic solutions at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, believes investors shouldn't panic. "What we're telling clients is, 'be patient right now,'" he said last week on CNBC's "Futures Now.

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Why PC is the best place to play Mass Effect Andromeda

Sure, higher quality effects - such as higher resolution shadows - also usually form part of the mix, but significant graphical improvements are few and far between. Mass Effect Andromeda is different: in common with several titles based on DICE's excellent Frostbite engine, the PC really is the natural home for this game. However, even on full HD screens, image quality still gets a welcome boost over rendering natively at 1080p. Super-sampling down from 4K to 1080p leads to a smoother looking p

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Stationeers: Construct a Space Station Soon on Steam Early Access

Stationeers is an upcoming early access game from Dean Hall, one of the minds behind DayZ. The game tasks you and some (optional) friends to build a space station. The game's description reads, "Inspired by the beloved Space Station 13, Stationeers puts you in control of the construction and management of a space station either by yourself in single-player, or online with your friends. Stationeer is definitely a niche game, much like its inspiration Space Station 13. The game will appear on Stea

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CD Projekt RED talks Cyberpunk 2077, reveals they are building a new team for a mystery game

It may not be much, but CD Projekt Red studio head Adam Badowski talked for a little bit about the elusive Action-RPG, noting that Cyberpunk's development was at a stage that was "quite advanced." The company reiterated that Cyberpunk 2077 is not close to release. CD Projekt president Adam Kiciński said, "The ambitions are very voracious, so we would like to devote a lot of attention to Cyber, a lot of effort, and quite some time. As far as what to expect from the studio this year, Gwent is at t

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[Watch] Total War: Warhammer 2 gets an epic cinematic announcement trailer

Branching out to the world if Warhammer was a great success for Creative Assembly and the Total War franchise, which is why the second installment was announced today, taking the fight to the New World! That's right, Total War: Warhammer II takes the boat across The Great Ocean to four new continents, Lustria, New World, Naggaroth, and Ulthuan. The race is on, and the very fate of the world will lie in the hands of the victor." Total War: Warhammer II comes with eight legendary lords for the fou

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