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Best Apps and Games of the Week

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Welcome to our new weekly feature, the Best Apps and Games of the Week. Here we will try to cover some of the most notable apps and and games that were released in the past week or so on the mobile platform.

The list will include both new and apps that received some major update recently. The list is not limited to any particular mobile platform, but considering the current situation you’d likely only be seeing Android and iOS apps in the articles. Read more »

Activision confirms Call of Duty: Black Ops III due this year

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Activision has confirmed that this year, its popular Call of Duty series will get yet another exciting installment. Through its official Twitter account, the company shared a teaser of the upcoming game – Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Developed by Treyarch, the Black Ops III teaser video is full of quotes and imagery along with a Snapchat QR code. Read more »

Age of Empires II: HD edition to get a new expansion pack later this year

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Microsoft’s legacy game Age of Empires is bringing fond memories to those late 90s gamers and it’s no wonder the company keeps coming back to it every now and then. The Redmond giant now promises to release a new expansion pack for the Age of Empires II: HD edition later this year.

Microsoft introduced this historical real-time strategy game on Valve’s Steam service back in 2013. Read more »

There is a new Deus Ex installment on the way

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There is a successor to Deus Ex: Human Revolution on the way. Dubbed Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, the new installment of the gaming franchise made its debut on the cover of Game Informer magazine.

The new Deus Ex release features the same main character as its predecessor. Read more »

Mortal Kombat X trailer packs a lot of blood and brutality

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When it comes to one-to-one battle games, Mortal Kombat is the first name that crosses an avid gamer’s mind. The popular martial arts style fighting game will get a new installment dubbed Mortal Kombat X on April 14 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions are expected in coming months.

The official Mortal Kombat X trailer has arrived with loads of blood and brutal combos to punish the opponents in a most impressive cinematic presentation. One can easily see how the new legendary game is going to unleash the merciless demeanor on the opponents. Read more »

Razer Forge Android TV console is now up for pre-order, ships on May 1

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Back in January, Razer announced the Forge TV, a console that’s probably the best Android TV-running device yet (when considering specs and capabilities). And today it’s finally become available for pre-order. Amazon is offering the console bundled with a game controller for $149.99, with free shipping.

Speaking of which, the Razer Forge TV bundle is set to be out on May 1. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 SoC, sporting a 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 420 GPU aided by 2GB of RAM. Read more »

Cloud gaming service OnLive is shutting down on April 30

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OnLive, the cloud-based game streaming service was introduced six years ago and was way ahead of its time. Today, the cloud gaming company posted a message on its website stating that the gaming services will shut down on April 30.

Apparently, Sony has acquired important parts of OnLive and won’t continue the support of the game streaming service. Read more »

The original Tomb Raider video game arrives on Android

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The 1996 video game smash hit Tomb Raider finally made its way to the Android ecosystem. The title has been available for iOS since December 2013.

Square Enix has priced the Android version of the game at a sweet 99 cents. Read more »

Sony outs Limited Edition Batman: Arkham Knight PlayStation 4

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Sony took the wraps off a Limited Edition Batman: Arkham Knight PlayStation 4. The console is currently available for pre-order for $449.99.

The hot PS4 bundle includes a Steel Gray PS4 chassis with Batman: Arkham Knight faceplate and DualShock 4 wireless controller. Read more »

Spotify-powered PlayStation Music goes live for PS4, PS3

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Back in January, after phasing out Music Unlimited for PlayStation, Sony announced a new music service called PlayStation Music in partnership with Spotify. Now Spotify music is available to Sony PlayStation users located in 41 different regions across the world.

Ad-supported Spotify app is available for free on the PlayStation network. Read more »

Halo 5 is coming to Xbox One this fall, on October 27

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Halo 5 is coming to Xbox One this fall. Microsoft announced the arrival of the hotly anticipated video game via the official Xbox Twitter feed.

Microsoft also released a rather dramatic trailer for the upcoming video game. Read more »

Likely Nvidia Shield Portable successor gets Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certification

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It looks like the Nvidia Shield Portable gaming console is about to get a replacement. The likely successor of the device appeared in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certification filings.

The model number of the Nvidia Shield Portable suggests that it might pack the monstrous Tegra X1 chipset. Read more »

Xbox One will get voice messaging via a system update in April

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Microsoft is about to make it easy for Xbox One gamers to never leave their precious controllers. An update to the popular gaming console is about to bring a heavily requested feature – Voice Messaging.

The new functionality will allow users to compose and play voice messages via the device’s messaging app. Read more »

Sony to push 2.50 system update for PlayStation 4 tomorrow

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Sony promised several interesting features at the launch of the PlayStation 4 gaming console but not all of them were available out of the box. But now the company plans to correct that by rolling out the 2.50 system update for the PlayStation 4 gaming console.

The new PS4 2.50 system packs several new features and enhancements like the option to Suspend/Resume the games by using the PS button. Quite a nifty feature to switch from Rest mode and then continue enjoying the game where you left off. Read more »

God of War III Remastered coming to PS4 on July 14

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The God of War franchise is having it’s tenth anniversary and Sony is celebrating it with the God of War III Remaster announcement for the PlayStation 4.

Fans of the series will be able to relive (or live) the third major installment in the series on their new PlayStation 4 in glorious 1080p. Along with updated graphics, the remaster also brings with it the photo-mode, that lets you freeze the game and adjust the camera angle and add filters to create photos, which you can then share online. Read more »