Did The Next-Gen Nintendo Console Make Its Debut At Gamescom 2023? As games enthusiasts around the globe are eagerly awaiting news about Nintendo's next gaming console, unofficially dubbed the 'Switch 2', swirling rumors suggest it may have made a stealthy appearance at Gamescom 2023. Nintendo's presence at this year's Gamescom not only earned them several accolades but also sparked off intriguing whispers about their impending console.
Renowned video game developer Nintendo enjoyed a triumphant return to Gamescom this year. Having missed the inaugural two versions of the post-pandemic Gamescom held in Germany, Nintendo reclaimed its share of the spotlight by grabbing four significant awards. These honors were courtesy of two standout games,...
Aug 31, 2023
Charting a New Path in Social Media Security: Meta's Game-Changing Approach Evolving its measures to handle online security threats, Meta has made noteworthy strides in combating hate speech and platform manipulation. In a groundbreaking development highlighted in the latest "Adversarial Threat Report," Meta has been instrumental in dismantling two of the largest covert influence operations the world has witnessed.
Originating from China and Russia, these operations targeted over 50 social media applications, including various Meta-owned platforms. Dubbed 'Spamoflage' by the cybersecurity fraternity, the Chinese operation crafted a convoluted network to infiltrate Western media outlets. The aim was to create a positive narrative around China and the Chinese Communist Party while staunchly criticizing...
Aug 30, 2023
Baldur's Gate 3 Unleashes the Magic of Versatile Character Creation: Triss Merigold From The Witcher Reborn Baldur's Gate 3 continues to impress fans with its intriguing mix of deep gameplay and immersive storytelling. However, it's the game's impressive level of customization and character creation that recently caught the attention of many online, as one player successfully managed to bring Triss Merigold from The Witcher series into the world of Baldur's Gate 3.
Known for being a popular RPG that leans heavily on its Dungeons and Dragons roots, Baldur's Gate 3 offers players rich character design options and plenty of strategic choices. The game goes beyond just creating the main character, as players also design a 'Guardian,' a...
Aug 15, 2023
Instagram Experiments With New Interaction Metrics: Examining the Impact and Implications Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform, is trialing an innovative, new metrics format for its posts. This promises to bring more transparency and engagement by displaying share counts, comment counts, and similar counts if the feature is on. The move is seen as an effort to provide a more comprehensive insight into how users interact with each update in-stream.
Over time, Instagram users have adopted the practice of sharing posts more privately, as opposed to public posting. This can be seen as a move towards fostering deeper connections between users. Recognizing this, Instagram seems poised to spotlight sharing activity by including new...
Aug 14, 2023
The Return to Roots with Assassin's Creed Mirage In a recent conversation with YouTuber Julien Chieze, Fabian Salamon, the Lead Producer of Assassin’s Creed Mirage, gave away some intriguing insights about the upcoming game. According to him, players can look forward to an average gaming time of 20 – 24 hours for a standard playthrough and 25 – 30 hours for completionists. This suggests the much-anticipated return to the franchise's origins.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage has been portrayed as a less epic title, a nod to the classic Assassin’s Creed iterations. As such, the game focuses on a single city map, akin to the settings of Assassin’s Creed Unity and...
Jul 30, 2023
Threads Shakes Up Social Media Landscape: Surpasses Twitter's User Base Milestone Threads, an Instagram spin-off, has shaken up the social media landscape with its explosive growth. Launched amidst much anticipation, the app has not just met but far surpassed expectations. Data analysis from app intelligence firm data.ai revealed that in merely a few days of its arrival, Threads amassed a whopping 100 million users, a feat that has rightfully spotlighted the app's success.
These numbers aren’t just impressive in isolation; they are also making waves in the larger context of the social media industry. The same report from data.ai shows that Threads has captured one-fifth of Twitter's worldwide weekly active user base....
Jul 18, 2023
Stardew Valley's Homegrown Millionaire: How One Player Got Gold Without Leaving His Farm An astonishing achievement by a Stardew Valley player has piqued the interest of the game's community. This thrilling accomplishment comes from a dedicated player who amassed a fortune of one million gold without stepping outside their farm. This epitomizes the way Stardew Valley players set their own challenging goals within the open-world sandbox game.
Ordinarily, Stardew Valley encourages a wide array of activities. As players inherit a farm from their grandparents, they are free to explore the town, befriend the locals, and participate in off-farm activities like mining and fishing. But as demonstrated by this remarkable feat, it’s not a requirement...
Jul 18, 2023
Starfield Game Size Lives Up to its Galactic Expectations Starfield, Bethesda's much-anticipated space adventure, features an extremely large file size. Releasing official details, Bethesda confirmed the expansive universe painted by the game is directly proportional to its file size, quite literally offering an interstellar experience set to embark players on the journey of their gaming lives.
An insider leak suggested the Starfield file size could land in the vicinity of a whopping 120 Gb, a size hinting the explorative content is as considerable as the surrounding hype. This galactic file size emphasizes the expansive nature of the game, highlighting its visually striking, detailed environments anticipating to leave players in awe.
Jul 05, 2023
Anticipating the Release of a More Affordable PlayStation 5 Slim in 2023 Microsoft's Xbox division looks ahead to a competitive year in console gaming, with their keen sights set on the awaited arrival of a less expensive version of Sony's PlayStation 5 – the PlayStation 5 Slim. The revelation suggests that the gaming industry could witness an interesting twist in the console wars this year.
According to multiple reports, the company expects Sony to unveil a slim, cheaper iteration of its PS5 console in 2023, potentially affecting the post-pandemic sales contests. Although Sony has yet to release a formal statement, Xbox believes that the introduction of an inexpensive variant of the console is...
Jul 04, 2023
Mortal Kombat 1: Can Your PC Handle the Blood-Soaked System Requirements? The highly anticipated Mortal Kombat 1, developed by NetherRealm Studios, is all set to redefine the fantasy fighting genre. With a timeline reset, this latest installment offers a fresh start for long-time fans and newcomers alike. But before you step into the gore-filled battleground, make sure your PC is up to the challenge of handling this combat classic's system requirements.
Why the Mortal Kombat 1 Hype?
Mortal Kombat 1 boasts a reborn universe created by Fire God Liu Kang, featuring reimagined iconic characters such as Johnny Cage, Kitana, Kung Lao, Liu Kang, Mileena, Raiden, Scorpion, Shang Tsung, Sub-Zero, and more. The infamous,...
Jun 24, 2023
Mewtwo Shadow Raid bugs in Pokemon Go to be resolved with Rare Candy compensation Pokemon Go has been hosting Shadow Raids dedicated to Mewtwo on May 27 and May 28, but unfortunately, many players did not have the best experience due to some bugs that made it difficult for them to enjoy the game fully. One of the most significant issues was that several players could not earn the expected XL Rare Candy reward even after completing the raid more than once.
According to a post shared by Niantic Support, players affected by the Mewtwo Shadow Raid bug would soon receive compensation for their troubles. Niantic has promised to compensate users who couldn't unlock Rare...
Jun 06, 2023
Apple's iOS 17 Introduces Sensitive Content Warning as a safety measure Apple unveiled a host of new iPhone features, including Check-In and FaceTime voicemails, during this year's WWDC keynote. However, what was unveiled on stage was merely the tip of the iceberg, as iOS 17 brings even more innovative features. One of these features is a Sensitive Content Warning, which alerts adult users when they receive photos or videos that they may not wish to view.
The Sensitive Content Warning appears to be specifically designed for nude images and videos. In case an individual receives such content, a pop-up will arise alleging whether they want to see this "sensitive content." The feature...