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Mortal Kombat 11 to add Shang Tsung as DLC, in likeness of 1995 movie actor

Mortal Kombat 11 will add Shang Tsung as its first DLC character, and he will be in the likeness of and be voiced by the actor who played him in the 1995 movie based on the series. Noob Saibot was also revealed as a part of the roster. The post Mortal Kombat 11 to add Shang Tsung as DLC, in likeness of 1995 movie actor appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 11, NetherRealms Studios


Blizzard says Overwatch endorsement system helped slash toxicity by 40 percent

Blizzard said that toxicity in Overwatch is down 40 percent, partly thanks to the addition of the endorsement system. The feature allows players to reward teammates and opponents who show good behavior during a match. The post Blizzard says Overwatch endorsement system helped slash toxicity by 40 percent appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Blizzard, Game Developer's Conference, Overwatch, Player Toxicity


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robotic companions and computer-aided karaoke

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it's fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robotic companions and computer-aided karaoke appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Computing, Emerging Tech, Gaming, Health & Fitness, Home Theater, Mobile, Outdoors, Photography, Smart Home, Wearables


Save big on Corsair gaming headsets and a premium keyboard

From March 24 to 30, you can pick up one of two models of the great Corsair's Void Pro gaming headset on a sweet discount. One of Corsair's best mechanical keyboards is also on sale this week -- at a steep discount. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, News, Corsair, Gaming Headsets, Mechanical Keyboards


Atlus reveals Persona 5 The Royal, teases mysterious new female character

Atlus revealed Persona 5 The Royal in a trailer that features a mysterious new female character. It appears that the redhead will be an antagonist to the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, but many details about the upcoming game remain unclear. The post Atlus reveals Persona 5 The Royal, teases mysterious new female character appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Atlus, Persona 5, Persona 5 R, Persona 5 The Royal


PlayStation does the smart thing, stops selling digital codes at physical stores

Sony will no longer offer PlayStation digital full-game downloads at retail stores. The game downloads will now only be available directly from the PlayStation Network's own digital store. The post PlayStation does the smart thing, stops selling digital codes at physical stores appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Gaming, News, Digital Game, GameStop, Playstation, PS4, PSN


Nintendo Labo VR Headset Hands-on Review

During our hands-on with the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, fears of a gimmicky product from Nintendo were quickly dispelled. While not a direct competitor to Oculus or HTCs own headsets, Labo VR brings a clever, new way to experience VR that makes for the perfect addition to the Nintendo Switch. The post Nintendo Labo VR Headset Hands-on Review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming


How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality

Faster speeds and more bandwidth are some of the many promises that 5G can deliver, but for gamers, the most important thing is low latency. To achieve low latency, carriers like AT&T and Verizon are exploring hybrid models for game streaming and mixed reality experiences. The post How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Computing, Gaming, 5G, AT&T, Game Streaming, Nvidia, Verizon


Nvidia faces attacks from AMD, Intel, and even Google. Should it be worried?

Nvidia announced an expanded array of RTX server solutions designed to leverage the power of ray-tracing at GTC 2019. The effort will help Nvidia take on Google's Stadia in game streaming with GeForce Now, and the company's investments in GPU tech will help it battle rival AMD and newcomer Intel. The post Nvidia faces attacks from AMD, Intel, and even Google. Should it be worried? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Computing, Gaming, Nvidia, RTX, Stadia


Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice beginner’s guide

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is one of the hardest games of the generation, and it can be overwhelming, even for those who have played From Software's other games. Here is what you need to know to get started. The post Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice beginner’s guide appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, How-To, Dark Souls, From Software, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Guide


How to Boost Mobile Game Performance and Battery Life on Your Android 

As mobile games get more sophisticated and their graphics get better and beefier, smartphones require higher hardware specs in order for these games to look great. Whether your smartphone is brand-new or showing its age a bit, you can probably squeak out higher frame rates. Tweak your phone or tablet’s display…Read more...
Tags: Android, Mobile Gaming, Gaming, Display, Resolution


Spend Your Ubisoft 'Club Units' Before They Expire This Month

There are so many digital currencies and rewards systems, it can be tricky to remember how much you have stored up where, especially if you’re like me, and you like saving up your virtual points/coins/doodads for something good. (I’ll use my credit card reward points someday, I promise.)Read more...
Tags: Horse Armor, Gaming, Ubisoft, Currency, Dlc


Get Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for free when buying an Xbox One

You can get Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for free when buying an Xbox One from Newegg. Eight different bundles are available for this deal, so you can walk away with Sekiro and another game such as The Division 2 or Anthem. The post Get Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for free when buying an Xbox One appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, News, Newegg, Xbox One S, Xbox One X


Every exclusive game available in the Epic Games Store

The Epic Games Store has picked up exclusives left and right since its launch last December. From AAA games like The Division 2 to wonderful indies like Hades, the Epic Games store has an impressive library of exclusives. The post Every exclusive game available in the Epic Games Store appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Epic Games Store, PC Games, Steam


Destiny 2: Where to find Xur for the weekend of March 22

The weekly vendor in Destiny 2: Forsaken always brings Exotic weapons and armor, some of the toughest loot to find in the game. Here's everything you need to know to track down Xur: Where he is, when he shows up, and what he's stocking. The post Destiny 2: Where to find Xur for the weekend of March 22 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, How-To, Activision, Bungie, Destiny 2, Destiny 2 Guide, Destiny 2: Forsaken


Is Your Kid Old Enough for Fortnite?

If you have a kid who’s older than five, I’m sure you’ve heard of Fortnite: Battle Royale. I’m sure you’ve heard about it a lot actually, like every time they open their damn mouth. It’s one of those universal, of-the-moment trends that every first-world child is intimately familiar with. Every kid either plays it,…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Fortnite, Kids, Parental Controls


Could Walmart be the next big company to launch a game streaming service?

Google stole this spotlight at this year’s GDC with the launch of Stadia. What the game streaming service lacked in specifics, it more than made up for in buzz. The software giant certainly isn’t the only one eying the space, however. A new report from US Gamer puts Walmart in the running, as well. The retailer has spent the last several years making a push into the high tech sphere. It’s made some high profile acquisitions, including Jet.com , in a bid to compete with the likes of Amazon. ...
Tags: Gaming, GDC 2019, Walmart


Valve Announces Steam Interface Overhaul

Valve will be giving their Steam client a much needed makeover. They made this announcement at the 2019 Game Developers Conference, where they also expresses the need to be transparent about their "priorities and principals" when it comes to PC gaming. The post Valve Announces Steam Interface Overhaul appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Gaming, GDC 2019, Steam, Vavle


How to break an enemy’s Posture in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an incredibly difficult game, and managing the Posture system is a key part of improving and tackling the latest From Software title's most challenging sections. The post How to break an enemy’s Posture in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, How-To, Dark Souls, From Software, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Guide


PUBG Mobile is testing a 6-hour per day limit in India

Tencent’s popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is under fire in India after reportedly causing deaths in multiple instances. Some Indian cities have banned the game for a certain period, and several people are asking the government to outlaw it. In a corrective step, the makers seem to be testing a 6-hour per day restriction on mobile. As spotted by SportsKeeda, the app is sending a health reminder to players after 6-hours, on the mobile version. If the player logs in ...
Tags: Gaming, India


All the Game Streaming Services Google Stadia Is Up Against

This week Google announced Stadia, a gaming service that runs from the cloud rather than a console in your living room or a souped-up gaming rig in your study. The concept of streaming games over the web isn’t new though—these are the other services that Stadia is going up against, and what they offer.Read more...
Tags: Game Streaming, Google Stadia, Geforce Now, Project Xcloud, Playstation Now, Blade Shadow, Gaming


Nintendo's Labo VR Kit Is Its Wildest Cardboard Adventure Yet

With its first two kits, Nintendo has already elevated a medium that usually spends most of its life sitting in a recycle bin. Now with the new cardboard Labo VR Kit, on top of adding a whole new dimension of gaming to the Switch’s arsenal, with designs and materials to make cardboard birds, elephants, blasters, and…Read more...
Tags: Labo Goes Wild, Nintendo, Labo Vr Kit, Nintendo Labo, Nintendo Switch, Gaming, Consoles, Consumer Tech, Nintendo Labo Vr Kit Hands On


Nintendo’s Labo: VR Kit is not Virtual Boy 2.0

Even the most successful tech company is going to have a stumble from time to time. Nintendo’s 45 years in the video game industry is spotted with a few doozies, but none are more infamous than the Virtual Boy. The 1994 portable console was marketed as an early home entry into virtual reality, but in actual reality ended up being little more than a blood-red headache. Nintendo knew the comparisons to the doomed console would come fast and furiously when it launched its next VR venture, so the...
Tags: Gaming, Virtual Reality, Labo, Nintendo


Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a ton of games you can play with starting April 12

Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a plethora of games to play after you're done building the Toy-Cons. From an on-rails alien shooter to a deep sea photography adventure, here's what you can play with Labo: VR Kit. You can even make your own games. The post Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a ton of games you can play with starting April 12 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Nintendo Labo, Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, Switch


Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenge guide: Search buried treasure

The Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenges are now out for all players around the world. The big one this week tasks players with searching for Fortnite buried treasure using the buried treasure map item. Here's where you can find treasure on the map and complete this week 4 challenge. The post Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenge guide: Search buried treasure appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides, Fortnite Battle Royale Guides, Fortnite Challenge guides


Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenge guide: Search buried treasure maps

The Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenges are now out for all players around the world. The big one this week tasks players with searching for Fortnite buried treasure using the buried treasure map item. Here's where you can find treasure on the map and complete this week 4 challenge. The post Fortnite season 8, week 4 challenge guide: Search buried treasure maps appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides, Fortnite Battle Royale Guides, Fortnite Challenge guides


Could Google’s Stadia bring back multi-GPU gaming?

Google's Stadia could use more than one graphics card to deliver the high-performance visuals it's promised. If that leads to better developer support for multi-GPUs, could that mean gaming with two or more graphics cards could finally be worth it? The post Could Google’s Stadia bring back multi-GPU gaming? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, Trends, Computing, Graphics Card, Gpu, Stadia


This obscure Steam game makes me feel… nothing (and that’s the point)

Shakespeare had it right: “A sad tale’s best for winter.” If you’ve ever wanted to experience the cold, existential despair of being bored and alone on a winter night, a game that fills that niche recently appeared on Steam — a strange little experience titled “It’s Winter.” Sometimes there comes a Steam game so unusual that you’re not quite sure what to make of it. Last time I had that feeling, it was when I discovered Viscera Cleanup Detail (for those of you who haven’t heard of that game befo...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Shakespeare


This plotless game set in a Russian apartment fills me with lovely existential despair

Shakespeare had it right: “A sad tale’s best for winter.” If you’ve ever wanted to experience the cold, existential despair of being bored and alone on a winter night, a game that fills that niche recently appeared on Steam — a strange little experience titled “It’s Winter.” Sometimes there comes a Steam game so unusual that you’re not quite sure what to make of it. Last time I had that feeling, it was when I discovered Viscera Cleanup Detail (for those of you who haven’t heard of that game befo...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Shakespeare


World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth allied races guide

The Hord and Alliance are seeking new allies in their struggle for control of Azeroth. Rather you pledge your allegiance to the Horde or Alliance, we've got a guide to help you unlock every allied race that's coming in Battle for Azeroth. The post World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth allied races guide appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, World of Warcraft, Battle for Azeroth, Allied Races WoW, Hord and Alliance