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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice punishes failure by sacrificing your save file Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice punishes failure by sacrificing your save file
- August 09, 2017

The protagonist of the game, Senua, develops a rot on her hand that spreads closer to her head each time she dies. If you die enough times for the rot to reach her head, that's it. The game that caused quite a ruccus today, a brainchild of Ninja Theory , Hellblade: Sensua's Sacrifice, has received its first reviews. I have a feeling difficulty, game progress, and type of death play a part but there's no guarantee. (more...)
Nintendo announces Mario, Metroid livestreams at Gamescom Nintendo announces Mario, Metroid livestreams at Gamescom
- August 09, 2017

The limited-edition system comes in Samus's colors and has the image of Samus on its front and back, while the Screwattack logo is on the back. The Samus Edition handheld will not come bundled with Metroid: Samus Returns , so you'll have to buy it separately at your retailer. (more...)
Samsung Releases The Galaxy S8 Active Samsung Releases The Galaxy S8 Active
- August 09, 2017

We take a look. Internal storage : The Galaxy S8 Active comes with 64GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 256GB via a micro-SD card. Samsung will get rid of the Galaxy S8 Active's #Infinity Display in order to make the device sufficiently rugged. The shock-, water- and dust-resistant S8 Active is constructed with military-grade materials and features a metal frame and edge bumper. (more...)
Intel finally shares 18-core Extreme Edition CPU specs Intel finally shares 18-core Extreme Edition CPU specs
- August 09, 2017

You'll have to pay to play, however, as the Core I9-7980XE carries a steep MSRP of $1,999. Last but certainly not least is the Core i9-7920X, a 12-core / 24-thread part with a base clock speed of 2.9GHz that can Boost to 4.3GHz, 44 PCIe lanes and 16.5MB of L3 cache that'll set you back $1,199. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Could Launch Earlier than Expected Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Could Launch Earlier than Expected
- August 09, 2017

Also, it will be the earliest for Xiaomi to unveil the Mi Note 3. And now this news came in, which finally makes it clear that the device would be launched anytime in this month. Other expected features include Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core CPU, 8GB/6GB RAM and 4,000+ mAh battery . In terms of the storage the Mi Note 3 will come with two variants, ie a 6GB RAM variant with a 128GB internal storage and the other with a 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage . (more...)
Partial lunar eclipse early on Tuesday morning a precursor to solar eclipse Partial lunar eclipse early on Tuesday morning a precursor to solar eclipse
- August 09, 2017

In 75028, the partial eclipse will begin at 11:39 a.m. and will peak at 1:09 p.m., when more than 76 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon . This eclipse is visible from the entire India. A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the umbral region of the Earth's shadow and becomes imperceptible. (more...)
'Breakthrough' microchip technology helps heal wounds, nerves and organ damage 'Breakthrough' microchip technology helps heal wounds, nerves and organ damage
- August 09, 2017

If successful, this would be the first time that cells were reprogrammed in a living body, a scientific breakthrough. "By using our novel nanochip technology , injured or compromised organs can be replaced", the study's co-leader Chandan Sen said. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Rugged Smartphone Announced With 4000 mAh Battery Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Rugged Smartphone Announced With 4000 mAh Battery
- August 08, 2017

I would definitely prefer the Active version over the standard with how I usually end up treating my phones, and I'm not a fan of the Edge display on the Galaxy lineup. via AT&T carrier from 11 August. Samsung said the Galaxy S8 Active "passed military specification testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude". (more...)
Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel price war Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel price war
- August 08, 2017

As the BSNL plan has been launched to celebrate the festival of Rakhi, it comes with short-term validity of five days and can be availed starting August 3, and will go on for 12 days. Apart from this, all calls are free on this plan, and this includes local and STD calls as well as calls made on roaming. The new plan price is RS 352. (more...)
August 7 full moon precedes much-anticipated solar eclipse
- August 08, 2017

A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, the earth, and the moon align in an nearly straight line. However, it will be the first visible lunar eclipse this year. The shadow is composed of two cone-shaped parts, one nested inside the other. The outer shadow or penumbra is a zone where Earth shadow is partial and blocks some, but not all of the Sun's rays. (more...)
Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan on Monday Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan on Monday
- August 08, 2017

The UAE and several other countries in Arab region, Africa, Central Asia, Europe and northern parts of South America, witnessed a partial lunar eclipse . The total eclipse will end near Charleston at 2:48 p.m. EDT. But, because of dark clouds, the eclipse would not be visible in the northern parts of India, particularly Delhi, SPACE said. (more...)
Lunar eclipse to be visible in India tonight
- August 08, 2017

For the first time in nearly 100 years, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast. The UAE and several other countries in Arab region, Africa, Central Asia, Europe and northern parts of South America, witnessed on a partial lunar eclipse . (more...)
OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold
- August 08, 2017

OnePlus first introduced the Soft Gold color option on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T , which proved popular. The soft gold OnePlus 5 is available direct from OnePlus starting today for $479. Customers can also experience and purchase the device across OnePlus Experience stores in Bangalore, Mall of India Noida and Select Citywalk in New Delhi, while supplies last. (more...)
Xbox One dashboard getting long-awaited redesign
- August 08, 2017

This release is the next major update for gaming on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and is created to make the Xbox gaming experience more fun, personalized, and social than ever. This will fill in content related chunks on the players home page such as an activity feed from your favorite game's developers, friends playing that game, or achievements to get. (more...)
Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China
- August 08, 2017

On Saturday, Asean released a joint statement following a meeting of its own foreign ministers saying the North's missile tests "seriously threaten" global peace, but they stopped short of any moves to isolate Pyongyang. "China would keep pushing and ASEAN claimant states would be left with no option but to capitulate". But China, despite being a signatory to the UN's Convention on the Law of the Sea, ignored the ruling. (more...)
India will witness a partial lunar eclipse tonight India will witness a partial lunar eclipse tonight
- August 08, 2017

The moon is revolving around the earth, which in turn is revolving around the sun. "In India, the entire total eclipse will be visible from every place". "It was an event where the moon passed not through the direct shadow of the earth but through its periphery and thus it could not be discernible by most of the population", he said. (more...)
Don't get burned by fake solar eclipse glasses Don't get burned by fake solar eclipse glasses
- August 08, 2017

Viewers outside the path of totality, as far west as Alaska and east to North Hampshire will see only a partial eclipse. Generally, one total solar eclipse is visible each year from some place on Earth. Always supervise children using solar filters. The Gallatin Public Library has you covered. They should be warn before and after the moon completely blocks the sun and can be taken off during the few minutes of totality. (more...)
Lebanese army captures IS positions on Syrian border
- August 08, 2017

Lebanese troops focused on attacking IS border controls for preparing to launch an operation aimed at wiping out the Lebanon-Syria border region, according to the reports. Mr Nasrallah's remarks come a day after almost 8,000 Syrian refugees and jihadists from Al Qaeda's former Syrian branch were bused back to Syria following a ceasefire deal with Hizbollah. (more...)
Ahead Of Next Update, For Honor Is Free To Play This Weekend Ahead Of Next Update, For Honor Is Free To Play This Weekend
- August 08, 2017

With the free trial running from August 10-13, it gives players just enough time to build up some progression and decided if they want to continue that momentum with the paid version. The free weekend will include access to the full game and will allow all saved progress/achievements to carry over to the main game if you should choose to purchase the game. (more...)
Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds DLC Releasing on November 7 Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds DLC Releasing on November 7
- August 08, 2017

It was certainly an exciting prospect, and now we have an idea when we'll be able to get chilly. Horizon: Zero Dawn is available now for PS4, while it's "Frozen Wilds" expansion will release on November 7th, 2017. Guerrilla shared a short video of The Frozen Wilds at the show (embedded here for your convenience). As such, new skills and additional gear will be unlockable as the story progresses. (more...)