Exciting news for all "Guild Wars 2" gamers. Developer AreaNet has recently announced at the PAX Prime event in Seattle that their massively multiplayer online role-playing game is going to be available for free now. They are also in the process of launching their latest expansion pack, "Heart of Thorns," which has been scheduled to be available to fans on Oct. 23.
However, according to Inquisitr, the upcoming expansion pack will come with a price that is yet to be announced. But it will all be worth it especially since the expansion for the fantasy role-playing game will include a new system for raids as well as all-new content that will truly keep the gamers engaged with the whole game. Raids will be 10-player instanced challenges that will entail players to uphold teamwork in order to win over powerful, endgame leaders.
AreaNet president Mike O'Brien divulged in an interview with Game Spot the driving factors for the decision to make the base game free. He said, "We are getting ready to launch our first expansion 'Heart of Thorns' later this year, and so we're at a time when we have a lot of new players coming into the game. And it's a great time for new players to come into the game." more >>
Tech companies nowadays are in a constant competition of bringing out the best gadgets in the market. Samsung is no exception to that. In fact, the tech giant just launched two variants of the Galaxy Tab S2 in July, according to International Business Times. Galaxy Tab S2 is Samsung's new flagship in their line of tablets and it's a mobile computer that has been well thought of in terms of form and function.
Apparently, the new tablet is the current title holder of the lightest and thinnest tablet the world has seen, as reported by Observer. With a profile of just 5.5mm thick for both the 9.7-inch and 8.0 inch versions, the S2 tablet is 16 percent thinner than its predecessor. It also beat the previous world's thinnest Dell Venue 8 7840 by more than 8 percent.
Aside from being a winner in terms of form, it also comes with a Super AMOLED display that gives off deep, sharp and vibrant colors that users will surely appreciate. It carries a 2,048 x 1,536 pixels screen resolution and is powered by Samsung's Exynos chip along with an octa-core CPU that will seamlessly allow multi-tasking functions. The tablet will run on Android v5.0.2 Lollipop and will backed by 3GB of RAM. more >>
When Tim Kring's TV series "Heroes" arrived in NBC in 2006, it garnered a large fan base proving the show to be exceptionally well written and rendered. But every show has its own ups and downs. From 16 million viewers at the peak of the first season, it decreased to just about four million for the finale in 2010, reports Paste Magazine. So when NBC announced a series reboot, fans expressed mixed reactions along with queries regarding the storyline, the timeline and especially the cast.
According to Coming Soon, cast members who will be reprising their roles in the series include Jack Coleman as Noah Bennet or H.R.G, Jimmy Jean Louis as The Haitian, Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura, Cristine Rose as Angela Petrelli and Greg Grunberg as Matt Parkman. Unfortunately, fans of Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia and Kristin Bell will have to let them go as they will no longer be returning to the show. New cast members will include Gaitlin Green, Zachary Levi, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh, Ryan Guzman, Robbie Kay, Henry Zebrowski, and Rya Kihlstedt, reports Entertainment Weekly.
The show will pick up a year after a terrorist attack that happened in Odessa, Texas left the city annihilated and the ones blamed were those with extraordinary abilities. So now they're in hiding and running away from those who mean harm to them like vigilantes Luke and Joan who are on the hunt for those with superpowers for vengeance. Several promos teased fans in what to expect in the upcoming reboot of the show. more >>
It's no secret that "Pretty Little Liars" is going to be back for the part two of season six. After viewers learned from the last season the shocking identity of "A," the American teen drama show promises to bring more to the fans including new mysteries to solve and new villains to deal with.
The show will have a five-year time jump after finding out that "A" was CeCe Drake all along. The girls of "Pretty Little Liars" will move on with their lives and enter life after college. As reported in Yibada, showrunner Marlene King teased fans about the next season saying, "They are all in very different places. I don't want to give you all the answers because that is part of the fun of the plot when we meet them."
And when asked if Spencer (Troian Bellisario), Aria (Lucy Hale), Emily (Shay Mitchell), and Hanna (Ashley Benson) will still be in touch with each other, King revealed that they are still friends. "But like what takes place after completing college, you don't get to see your friends always. So there is a reason they have to return to the town and they have secrets," King stated. more >>
From playing the role of a mayor in Syfy's hit series "Defiance," actress Julie Benz is slated to take on yet another government position, this time for the upcoming sixth season of CBS' police-procedural drama TV series, "Hawaii Five-O."
According to TV Line, the 43-year-old is joining the show in the recurring role of Jennifer, "a detective from San Francisco who is heading up a task force modelled after Five-O."
During her time with the crew, Jennifer will eventually "form a strong connection" with one of the department's finest. more >>
After cheating with death in the previous season, Walter (Elyes Gabel) will still have to deal with yet another issue when the second season of CBS' hit action drama TV series "Scorpion" premieres.
The recent TV scoop from TVLine shared the handful of promotional photos released by the network this week. The first few images show what seems to be an awkward moment between Paige (Katharine McPhee) and the genius. Fans may already have the clues as to why the two are kind of tense with each other.
Earlier plot reports said that when the CBS drama returns to the small screens, Walter will discover that Paige had kissed him while he was unconscious at the hospital. more >>