Daily Archives: October 1, 2019

World of Warcraft Classic players can’t stop feuding over the abbreviation for an old dungeon

Of the many different ways World of Warcraft Classic has folded the spacetime between the past and present, my favorite is the generational divide between original veterans and first-time newbies. Shortly after World of Warcraft was released, Blizzard unveiled Dire Maul, a sprawling, max-level labyrinth set in elven ruins. The whole thing has become an internalized, contentious meme among World of Warcraft Classic denizens. So in that sense, World of Warcraft: Classic is kinda like the Tower of

By | 2019-10-01T23:39:16+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

All the new Destiny 2 exotics and Eververse items in Shadowkeep and Season of the Undying so far

(Image credit: Bungie)New exotic armorNew Hunter helmet for any subclass that synergises with finisher moves. (Image credit: Bungie)New exotic weaponsNew exotic bow, the first power variant. (Image credit: Bungie)New exotic hand cannon, acquired from the season pass. (Image credit: Bungie)For the Erianna's Vow hand cannon (Image credit: Bungie)For the Riskrunner SMG. (Image credit: Bungie)New exotic ghosts, sparrows, and ships(Image credit: Bungie)(Image credit: Bungie)(Image credit: Bungie)(Ima

By | 2019-10-01T23:38:38+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

See 50 glorious years of PC history at the new Computer Museum of America

You can imagine my surprise when I learned that a computer museum opened just a short drive from my home. Image 1 of 10 Magnavox Odyssey (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 2 of 10 Xerox Alto (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 3 of 10 Commodore 64 (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 4 of 10 Altair 8800 (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 5 of 10 Commodore PET (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 6 of 10 Datapoint 2200 (Image credit: Corbin Davenport) Image 7 of 10 The microcompute

By | 2019-10-01T23:38:03+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tivo’s latest DVR holds 300 hours of shows, and even streams Dolby Vision content

Rather than disappearing into the aether alongside cable television packages, Tivo is taking on traditional streaming players with the release of its latest DVR, the Tivo Edge, that offers traditional TV recording features with the added bonus of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos playback for select streaming services. If you’re looking for even more content, both of the new devices will work with the company’s upcoming Tivo+ service that offers live streaming channels as well as thousands of movies

By | 2019-10-01T23:37:05+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s what will replace loot boxes in Rocket League

If you enjoy playing the key market in Rocket League, your days as a used car dealer may be coming to a close. Rather than occasionally receiving loot crates which can be opened by purchasing keys, we'll occasionally be rewarded with 'blueprints.' Blueprints can be crafted with credits, the new premium currency replacing keys, and you'll know exactly which item each blueprint will create. Currently, it's possible to trade keys, which are worth about a dollar each. Pricing on credits and blueprin

By | 2019-10-01T23:34:19+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BlizzCon 2019 virtual tickets include Overwatch skins, Hearthstone cards, and Murlocs

Available in-game starting today! Available in-game starting today! Overwatch: Commemorate 25 years of Azeroth as you fight for future Earth with a pair of Warcraft-themed legendary Overwatch skins. Hearthstone: Celebrate the excitement of BlizzCon the next time you sit down for a duel with the BlizzCon 2019 Card Back. Celebrate the excitement of BlizzCon the next time you sit down for a duel with the BlizzCon 2019 Card Back.

By | 2019-10-01T23:33:56+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final Fantasy VII: Aerith Gainsborough Plush Action Doll gets release date

Amazon has put up a listing for the Final Fantasy VII: Aerith Gainsborough Plush Action Doll, revealing the release date as well as several other details. According to the product page, the doll will be coming out on May 27, 2020, in the U.S. region. If you are interested, you can pre-order the Aerith Plush with this link from the online retailer; furthermore, you can check out an image of the product located just below this paragraph. You can check out Amazon’s product description, as well as a

By | 2019-10-01T23:33:01+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2 breaks 200,000 peak concurrent users on Steam

After moving a little past 214,000 peak concurrent users on Steam, Bungie was forced to pull the plug for reasons unknown. We'll be monitoring the situation and will post updates when they become available here. Original story:Destiny 2 deployed on Steam today and while there were a few Beavers and Weasels spotted roaming around, for the most part it seems to have gone reasonably smoothly. That's an awful lot of people playing Destiny 2, but it's still a far cry from the true heavyweights in the

By | 2019-10-01T23:32:11+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESRB explains its Mature rating for Pillars of Eternity II Deadfire Ultimate Edition

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has revealed its summary for Pillars of Eternity II Deadfire Ultimate Edition. The role-playing game ended up with a Mature rating due to contents categorized as Blood and Gore, Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language and Violence. You can check out the full ESRB description below:This is a role-playing game in which players control a party of characters as they complete quests around a fantastical island region. If you are interested, you can pre-order Pil

By | 2019-10-01T23:32:07+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Days Gone Soundtrack Double Vinyl Set gets release date

Amazon has put up a listing for the Days Gone Soundtrack Double Vinyl Set, revealing a release date. According to the product page, the OST bundle will be coming out on Oct. 18, 2019, in the U.S. region. If you are interested, you can pre-order the original soundtrack with this link from the online retailer; furthermore, you can also check out the packaging design with the image placed just below this paragraph. The vinyl set features Nathan Whitehead’s score in the PlayStation 4 exclusive video

By | 2019-10-01T23:31:15+00:00 October 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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