- Unconfirmed Reports Suggest "The Last of Us II" Multiplayer Feature Paused The future of The Last of Us Multiplayer, an extension of the acclaimed series, is increasingly uncertain and appears to be experiencing difficulties. Earlier this year, the project was significantly downsized following Bungie's evaluation which identified numerous issues, leading to a reduction in the development team.
A recent report from Kotaku suggests that the whole project has been temporarily suspended. While this does not indicate a total cancellation of what Naughty Dog called their most ambitious project ever, the outlook is certainly not encouraging. Continue reading
- From Comic to Combat: Omni-Man's Explosive Entrance into Mortal Kombat 1 Back in the golden era of arcades, who could've guessed that a comic-book character like Omni-Man would one day find his way into Mortal Kombat 1? The game has just delivered a trailer showcasing the Viltrumite warrior, and it's a roller-coaster of shocking reminiscences from the animated show Invincible. Omni-Man's cutthroat nature is clear from the onset, and for those who are familiar with the show, this unveiling is an adrenaline-pumping nostalgia trip. But heed my warning, dear reader, if you’re yet to experience Invincible's first season, we’re wading into heavy spoiler territory.
In the course of the 1-minute trailer, Omni-Man... Continue reading
- 14th Generation Intel Chips: In More Ways Familiar than Different Intel has recently added to the tech universe with the launch of its 14th Generation Core desktop CPUs, unveiling six new models in succession to the 13th generation chips. This advancement marks a like-for-like progression for Intel, with these latest additions mirroring the previous technology, so much so they are virtually a carbon copy, the price tag included.
These fresh-off-the-line models consist of the high-performing core i9 14900K, the core i7 14700K, and the core i5 14600K, complemented marvelously by their KF models, sans the iGPU element. Interestingly enough, despite the plus points like higher clock speed and i7 configuration enhancements,... Continue reading
- YouTube Sets Standards for AI-Generated Content as Part of New Integrity Measures Recognized widely as the premier destination for online videos, YouTube is an indispensable application for any user. However, its monumental success also makes it a magnet for malicious entities seeking to exploit its platform. To combat this, YouTube is proactively establishing fresh regulations on AI-generated videos, with implementation slated for the upcoming months.
Content creators using YouTube's platform are soon to be obligated to reveal whether their videos incorporate AI-generated imagery or audio. This is to prevent viewers from being deceived by realistic-looking events or actions that are fabricated through AI technology. Failure to comply with such disclosure could lead to... Continue reading
- Google Revamps Search to Combat Decline in Usefulness and Compete with Social Platforms In response to mounting criticism that Google Search has lost some of its effectiveness and user satisfaction, with even company executives acknowledging a shift in younger demographics towards platforms for search purposes, Google is set to introduce two innovative approaches aimed at revitalizing the user experience.
The first approach allows individual users to curate their search experience by 'following' topics they find interesting. This change means that as users express interest in particular subjects, Google will actively update them with recent and relevant information pertaining to those topics. This new 'Follow' function within search results adds a more dynamic and tailored... Continue reading
- Critical Security Patches Released for ownCloud Platform Amidst Vulnerability Risks In recent developments, the open-source cloud platform ownCloud has issued urgent security updates addressing three severe security flaws. These vulnerabilities posed significant risks, including the potential for cybercriminals to gain access to administrator credentials, alter or remove files, and orchestrate malicious redirects.
ownCloud provides file synchronization and sharing capabilities that enable businesses to maintain file storage on personal servers rather than relying on third-party services. The platform is widely utilized, boasting over 200 million users worldwide, as stated on their website.
The trio of security gaps were located across various libraries that make up ownCloud's architecture. The most critical vulnerability tracked as... Continue reading
- Latest Update Hampers Baldur's Gate 3 Act 3, Leaving Players Agitated Players have taken to various online platforms to voice their concerns over the deteriorating performance of Baldur's Gate 3, particularly the game's third act. Following the most recent patch, a number of players have reported issues so severe they're deeming the late-game stages "unplayable." Complaints have ranged from non-loading textures to significant lags during combat sequences, which have prompted calls for the developers at Larian Studios to urgently address these glitches with a new update.
A Reddit user with the handle King_Brass highlighted some of the prevalent issues in Act 3 that have bothered players. These problems include non-responsive companions, malfunctioning... Continue reading
- This Moment From The Grand Theft Auto VI Trailer Is The One Fans Keep Watching Over And Over Despite being a mere 90 seconds in length, the trailer for Grand Theft Auto VI was packed with unforgettable moments. It gave us glimpses into Lucia's persona, showcased the vibrant and often eccentric Vice City, and was peppered with sharp satirical comments on American life. Among these snapshots, there was a particular scene that drew people back for repeated viewings.
Which scene could command such attention? Reflect on the typical interests of the gaming community, and the answer becomes rather evident. Indeed, it's the fleeting image of a woman donning a bikini that has captivated many.
The appearance of this bikini-clad woman... Continue reading
- Sega Is Reportedly Planning To Revive The Classic Titles Altered Beast, Eternal Champions, And Kid Chameleon With Modern Reimaginings Last week, during The Game Awards, Sega made an impactful series of announcements, confirming the future revival of at least five beloved classics that fans have been clamoring for. Following this revelation, just a day later, Sega hinted at more to come, expressing plans to resurrect additional fan-favorite classics.
Fast forward to the present, and gaming news outlet Gematsu has spotted Sega's recent move to trademark several of its vintage titles, such as Altered Beast, Eternal Champions, and Kid Chameleon. These three titles are revered entries in Sega's historic lineup, and though trademarking doesn't guarantee a comeback, it does suggest possible... Continue reading
- Ubisoft's Proactive Cyber Defense Preserves User Privacy In a world where digital security breaches are increasingly common, gaming giants like Ubisoft are constantly battling to protect their users' privacy. Recently, Ubisoft demonstrated its commitment to security by preventing a significant hack that threatened to compromise 900GB of sensitive data, including user information from the popular game Rainbow Six Siege.
Acting swiftly upon discovering the breach, Ubisoft was able to negate the cybercriminals' attempts to exfiltrate the data. Details from BleepingComputer suggest that the company detected the unauthorized activity a mere 48 hours after the initial infiltration. A time window that, in the hacking world, could be considered a... Continue reading
- Sonic Forces: Speed Battle Introduces Grim Sonic from Netflix's Sonic Prime As the excitement builds for the arrival of Sonic Prime's third season on Netflix, Sega Hardlight is adding an electrifying twist to its Sonic Forces: Speed Battle game by introducing Grim Sonic, a new adversary from the animated series, to its lineup of characters. The fast-paced mobile game Sonic Forces: Speed Battle serves as a spin-off to the main console title released in 2017 and has sustained a strong following by continuously incorporating a diverse array of characters from various Sonic universes, including the IDW Comics, the Sonic film franchise, and Sonic Prime.
The expansion of Sonic Prime characters into Sonic... Continue reading
- Exciting Updates Unveiled in Lethal Company's Latest Game Patch The newest update for the game Lethal Company is loaded with thrilling features, yet one shines brighter than the rest, particularly for those adept in the art of in-game scavenging. Dedicated players will be pleased to learn that the patch introduces novel methods to record and celebrate their looting prowess.
A standout addition is the introduction of replayable challenge moons. These will appear as weekly challenges with identical random seeds for every player. The loot you amass during these challenges will be recorded, and at the end of each day, your haul will be uploaded to a leaderboard. This enables you... Continue reading