DICE and Electronic Arts revealed loads of information about the upcoming "Star Wars: Battlefront" during the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. The publisher announced showed a full-length trailer, its gameplay, and the much-anticipated release date.
Coming on PlayStation 4, the game highlights various locations including the deep forests of Endor and the icy tundra of Hoth. The trailer shows some of the special abilities and vehicles players can use in "Battlefront."
"Star Wars: Battlefront" would not have any traditional campaigns similar to those previously made by DICE in earlier versions, the upcoming game now includes a two-player co-op missions, which can be played online or offline. more >>
It is official. Hideo Kojima and his studio, Kojima Productions is no longer working with publisher Konami after "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain." After three decades of working with Konami, the game designer, will part ways with the publisher before 2016.
The separation was first sparked by the apparent removal of Kojima's logo in the game's box art. Earlier this month, a tweet from a voice actress who worked on "Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes" confirmed that Kojima was booted out of the project. However, Konami was quick to refute the statement. The publisher then reinstated Kojima's logo on the game's promotional materials.
As the game development progresses, rumors of the strained partnership continue to mount to the dismay of many fans. Kojima, the creator of the series, released a statement to reassure fans of his involvement in the project. more >>
At the rate the South Korean manufacturer LG is sharing details of its upcoming flagship phone, the LG G4, some reports are saying that it may leave little for the April 28 reveal. Other reports are claiming, however, that it may also mean that LG may have a lot more surprises in store on the reveal date.
One of the first things that LG confirmed about the new phone's specifications is its display. Through a video posted on YouTube, LG shared that the phone will have a Quad HD Display on a 5.5 inch screen. According to a report on CNET, the video shows a brighter screen and a wider color range than the older model. The official description of LG: "The new QHD (Quad High Definition) LCD display represents a quantum jump in terms of key features. Those features include brightness, color gamut, contrast ratio, touch function, power consumption and thinness."
In another set of announcements, LG shared photos of the new phone with two types of covers. One announcement had said that the "brand new LG G4" has "a vegetable-tanned leather cover," accompanied by a photo of a woman holding the phone. Another announcement was made via a photo on Instagram showing the phone with an interesting looking plastic back cover. The report in Droid Life says that the phone may either come in removable plastic or leather back covers, citing that the battery may be removable as well. It was also reported that the leather covers may come in three different colors. more >>
Since various mobile carriers in the U.S. started rolling out the Android 5.0 update on older Samsung flagship phones and phablets, some users have taken to online forums and social media to raise their complaints about the problems their devices were encountering after receiving the update. This report attempts to round up the problems reported by users so far.
According to a report in Tech Times, among the first to receive the update were Samsung Galaxy S5 devices on Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, as Samsung is trying to reach users of the older flagship phone before the release of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The report cites that most Galaxy S5 users are happy with the update, "a great number are having issues." Specific problems that were mentioned by some owners included "forced app closures, crashing of apps, heart rate sensor issues, overheating and battery drain." Some users reported problems with the Wi-Fi sensor as well.
When Sprint and AT&T brought the update to Galaxy Note 3 and Note 4 devices in their networks, online forums went abuzz again about numerous problems device owners encountered, most especially those who were on the AT&T network. According to another Tech Times report, common complaints were random reboots, apps crashing or closing and draining of battery despite minimal use. These were apparently similar to some of the problems reported on some HTC phones. more >>
When the new LG G4 is unveiled a week and a half from now, it will be revealing a camera powerful enough to take pictures in the dark.
The LG G4 will soon make its debut on April 28, and the South Korean electronic manufacturer's new flagship phone will be sporting a big camera with a 16MP f/1.8 lens which will allow users to virtually see in the dark.
Cameras with a lower F value offer a larger aperture, which allows more light to enter the camera's sensor. Most smartphone cameras often have an aperture falling between f/2.2 to f/2.4. more >>
"World of Warcraft" is set to release its latest Patch 6.2, "Warlords of Draenor," giving players access to garrison shipyards and ocean-faring war vessels.
Fans of "World of Warcraft" will be able to embark on naval missions using ships built in their own shipyards when "WoW's" Patch 6.2, "Warloads of Draenor" is finally released.
Currently available on the Public Test Realms for beta testing, "Warlords of Draenor," will also give players a chance to lead expeditions into Draenor's level 100 Tanaan Jungle in a bid to defeat the Iron Horde. more >>