Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Creative Director is Leaving Naughty Dog

Over the last 12 months, The Last of Us and Uncharted developer Naughty Dog has lost several key figures. Shaun Escayg, who had worked at Naughty Dog for seven years, has also announced that he is leaving the developer too. He then worked on standalone DLC The Last of Us: Left Behind as well as Uncharted 4 and most recently he was the writer and creative director of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Left Behind, Uncharted 4 were fleeting and Uncharted The Lost Legacy pushed my creative growth even fur

By | 2018-01-03T21:45:26+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dell upgrades XPS 13 laptop with quad-core CPU options and slimmer design

Dell didn't waste any time implementing Intel's 8th generation Core processors into its svelte XPS 13 laptop, adding the new quad-core Kaby Lake-R CPU options back in October. Now three months later, Dell has further refined the XPS 13 with an even slimmer profileThe new XPS 13 (9370) sports a tapered waistline that measures just 11.6mm at the back, and an even scanter 7.8mm at the front. Overall, the XPS 13 is just 302mm (11.9 inches) wide, despite having a 13.3-inch display panel. The XPS 13 i

By | 2018-01-03T21:02:37+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dell’s new XPS 13 is thinner and lighter, but with extra grunt and a 4K screen

Dell has revealed a new XPS 13 laptop ahead of CES 2018. Dell claims the battery life on the latter models reaches almost 20 hours, and it’s still a very solid 11 hours if you go with the 4K display (see our review of the previous Dell XPS 13 for further discussion of actual battery longevity versus claimed figures, though). Dell’s new power management facilities also help, with a ‘dynamic power mode’ that intelligently delivers maximum power when needed, while carefully monitoring system temper

By | 2018-01-03T21:01:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad laptops boast Intel’s 8th-gen CPUs and fresh Yoga models

Lenovo has unleashed a host of new ThinkPad notebooks over at CES, all of which are equipped with Intel’s latest 8th-generation CPUs, along with a fresh barrage of ThinkVision monitors. Battery life is up to a claimed 13.6 hours, with rapid-charge topping up the battery to 80% in an hour flat. ThinkPad LMoving onto the ThinkPad L range, this includes fresh notebooks with 13.3-inch displays and a new Yoga model. The ThinkPad L380 starts at $609 (around £450), with the L380 Yoga pitched at $1,049

By | 2018-01-03T21:01:08+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dell’s new Cinema features may provide the best streaming experience this year

To this end, Dell has introduced Cinema Color software to push display vibrancy and contrast levels to simulate a HDR-like viewing experience. Cinema SoundDell is also kicking things up on the audio front with Cinema Sound, which we also heard in action on the Inspiron 13 7000 (2017). Cinema StreamingLast but not least, and arguably most crucially, Dell is improving the streaming experience at the wireless connection level. So, some products will have the Cinema Color and Cinema Sound feature ea

By | 2018-01-03T21:01:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breath of the Wild’s “freedom” will be used to shape future Zelda games

After taking home the award for 2017’s best game at The Game Awards, Zelda: Breath of the Wild undoubtedly stands as one of the best games of all-time. Naturally, that means that deviating from the seemingly endless freedom that the game offered would only be a step back. At least, series producer, Eiji Aonuma seems to think so. In speaking to IGN, Aonuma said that it was an eye-opening experience to see how players reacted to the game’s level of freedom. Fujibayashi had previously said that he

By | 2018-01-03T18:11:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breath of the Wild’s “freedom” will be used to shape future Zelda games

After taking home the award for 2017’s best game at The Game Awards, Zelda: Breath of the Wild undoubtedly stands as one of the best games of all-time. Naturally, that means that deviating from the seemingly endless freedom that the game offered would only be a step back. At least, series producer, Eiji Aonuma seems to think so. In speaking to IGN, Aonuma said that it was an eye-opening experience to see how players reacted to the game’s level of freedom. Fujibayashi had previously said that he

By | 2018-01-03T18:11:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Star Wars passes Harry Potter for #2 All-Time at the global box office

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, despite its divisive fan reception, is raking in money by the barrel full, and showing no signs of slowing down. With all of the profits that Episode VIII has earned, it has officially pushed the franchise past Harry Potter for #2 all-time at the global box office. Harry Potter, on the other hand, has nine films, with eight movies comprising the seven main books, and the recently released Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Per Star Wars News Net, the current figur

By | 2018-01-03T17:25:49+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Star Wars passes Harry Potter for #2 All-Time at the global box office

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, despite its divisive fan reception, is raking in money by the barrel full, and showing no signs of slowing down. With all of the profits that Episode VIII has earned, it has officially pushed the franchise past Harry Potter for #2 all-time at the global box office. Harry Potter, on the other hand, has nine films, with eight movies comprising the seven main books, and the recently released Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Per Star Wars News Net, the current figur

By | 2018-01-03T17:25:49+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Developers Discuss Freedom, Speed Runs

In a recent interview, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma and game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi discussed a major feature of the game: the open world component and how it resulted in speed runs of the game. Considering players can approach Calamity Ganon from the start of the game and complete shrines with simple physics, the open world affected Breath of the Wild in unforeseeable ways. Concerning the “open-air” design of Breath of the Wild, Aonuma made a few comments

By | 2018-01-03T17:25:04+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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