Fortnite - Exploit Makes it Possible to Rake in Easy Victories
Pri, 30 March 2020, 16:09
Youtuber LazerBeam has published a video that show an exploit in Fortnite related to the use of helicopters, which - in a way that does not require confrontation with other players - enables a player to win the game.
NieR Replicant - Predecessor of NieR Automata Will Get an Upgrade
Adrian Werner, 30 March 2020, 10:58
Here comes NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., an improved and expanded version of the classic title from PlatinumGames. A mobile spin-off of the franchise has also been announced and we've heard that the sales of Nier: Automata have exceeded 4.5 million copies.
Lara Croft GO - Tomb Raider Spin-off For Free
Adrian Werner, 29 March 2020, 14:49
Square Enix has organized a promotion that enables you to get for free the full version of the mobile installment of Lara Croft GO, a puzzle game that is a side-game of the Tomb Raider series.
Monument Valley 2 For Free
Konrad Serafinski, 28 March 2020, 20:30
Ustwo games have made available for free the logical game Monument Valley 2. It can be downloaded for free from App Store and Google Play. Those willing to test the title are advised to hurry up because the devs did not give the date of the end of the promotion.
Elon Musk Mocks iPhone's Autocorrect, Asks Apple to Fix it
Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 13:01
Elon Musk decided to take a jab at iPhone's autocorrection system on Twitter, asking Apple to fix it. This is the second time recently when the billionaire refers to the poor state of Apple's software.
Minecraft - Space Station and Human Eye Open for Free Exploration
Paul Wozniak, 25 March 2020, 15:43
Microsoft has decided to share some of the lessons from the educational version of Minecraft for free. This enables us to visit the replica of the ISS space station, the capital of the USA or the inside of the human eye in the game. There are also materials for learning Greek history or becoming a marine biologist.
Gwent Now Available on Android
Paul Wozniak, 24 March 2020, 10:39
Beginning with today, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is also available on Android devices.
TFT Launches on iOS and Android
Pri, 20 March 2020, 15:28
On March 19, the full version of Teamfight Tactics Mobile appeared in Google Play and App Store. We learned the updated hardware requirements and a list of differences between the PC version and its mobile counterpart.
Gaming Becomes Main Entertainment in Time of Coronavirus
Peter Doron, 18 March 2020, 12:31
Gamers are playing like there's no tomorrow during the quarantine - US web traffic related to this form of entertainment has increased by up to 75%. Streaming platforms are also more popular.
Hearthstone - Free Deck, Ashes of Outland Expansion and Demon Hunter Class
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 March 2020, 22:50
Blizzard revealed the attractions of the Year of the Phoenix in Hearthstone. This includes the announcement of the Ashes of Outland expansion with Illidan Stormrage and a new hero class, but also a free deck for new and returning players, as well as changes in ranked mode.
Industry Expert on Why Plague Inc. was Banned in China
Milosz Szubert, 17 March 2020, 16:48
Daniel Ahmad, senior analyst at Niko Partners, gave three reasons why Ndemic Creations' Plague Inc. was removed from distribution in China. The reasons included the lack of a proper license.
Serious Bug in Apple Smartphones Inflates Phone Bills
Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2020, 15:01
An error has been found in Apple smartphones using iOS 13.x that causes devices to download data from the Internet on their own, using their mobile connection and potentially inflating their phone bills.
Choppers Coming to Fortnite? Patch 12.20 Goes Live Today [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 17 March 2020, 14:15
According to recent reports, Fortnite will get one-man helicopters. They are to be part of today's 12.20 update.
Apple Gets Landed With a Billion Euro Fine
Peter Doron, 17 March 2020, 13:14
Apple has been fined $1.1 billion. The French Competition Authority has reported abuses in the distribution and sale of the Californian company's products.
TikTok Censors Posts From Ugly and Poor People
Laty, 17 March 2020, 11:40
TikTok ordered its moderators to hide videos of users who are ugly or poor and censor statements related to the political situation that occur during streams.
Samsung is Working on a Cutting-edge Battery
Bart Swiatek, 16 March 2020, 12:51
Samsung is conducting research on a new type of battery with solid electrolyte (so-called all-solid-state). The battery is to achieve an energy density of 900 Wh/L. In the case of electric cars, this would enable to increase their range up to 800 kilometres.
Pokemon GO Devs Introduce Changes and Encourage to Play at Home
Conrad Hazi, 15 March 2020, 15:55
In the world of Pokémon GO, changes have been introduced to make it easier to play without leaving home. The changes are dictated by player safety considerations and will remain in force until further notice.
Scientists Dispel Doubts: 5G Does Not Harm Your Health
Bart Swiatek, 13 March 2020, 13:05
Independent scientists affiliated to the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) have concluded that, based on current scientific knowledge, the 5G communication standard does not represent a risk to human health.
Fallout Shelter Online Goes West
Paul Wozniak, 11 March 2020, 15:09
The online version of Fallout Shelter for Android and iOS devices, which until now was available only in China, will soon be launched in the Western market. The production will see several novelties and changes compared to the Chinese original.
DuckDuckGo Provides a Great List of Websites That Track Us on the Web
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 March 2020, 15:16
DuckDuckGo has released Tracker Radar - a huge database of websites that track Internet users. The company hopes that this will increase the privacy of web browser users. In addition, it was revealed which companies most often collect information about our online activities.
Digital Dragons 2020 - Control Devs and Composer for Crysis Among Guests
Adrian Werner, 04 March 2020, 14:22
More artists have been revealed, whose lectures we will be able to listen to during the Digital Dragons conference. Among them were composers Inon Zur and Gareth Coker, as well as a team from Remedy, who will talk about the work on Control.
Apple Will Pay up to $500 Million for Slowing Down Old iPhones
Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 14:28
Apple has reached a settlement in the trial concerning the slowing down of old iPhones - the devices from series 6 and 7. The company will spend between 310 and 500 million dollars on compensation for customers - only in USA.
Plague Inc. Removed From Chinese App Store for „Illegal” Content [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 02 March 2020, 19:31
Plague Inc. was removed from the Chinese App Store. The reason for this is „content that is illegal in China as determined by the Cyberspace Administration of China”. For the time being we do not know the exact reasons for such a decision, although it can be assumed that it is related to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Easier Access to Batteries in EU Mobile Devices - Legislation Proposal Leaked
Paul Wozniak, 29 February 2020, 22:43
Danish website Het Financieele Dagblad posted a leak concerning a proposal for a European Parliament law that would make it easier for mobile users to access batteries. According to the information, we will officially hear about it for the first time in mid-March.
Epic Games on Fortnite's Revenue Drops: The Data is Inaccurate
Jacob Blazewicz, 28 February 2020, 14:53
Epic Games has criticized the SuperData group for reporting Fortnite's revenue. The company disputes the data provided by the analysts, even though it referred to them in the previous month.
Developers of Roblox are Now Worth $4 Billion
Adrian Werner, 27 February 2020, 18:58
Thanks to the a round of investments, we learned that the developers of Roblox are already worth $4 billion. In addition, the number users playing the game monthly has increased to 115 million.
Minecraft Received Pack of Content From the Mass Effect Series
Paul Wozniak, 26 February 2020, 20:37
Minecraft just got pack of content that will take the players straight into the Mass Effect universe. It offers, among others, 36 additional skins, changed textures and various locations. It can be purchased for 990 Minecraft coins (around $5) on PCs, consoles, as well as Android and iOS devices.
Dota Underlords Officially Lauches, Having Left Steam Early Sccess
Adrian Werner, 26 February 2020, 15:13
The full version of Valve's auto battler Dota Underlords has officially launched. It introduces novelties in multiplayer and a single player story campaign.
Facebook Will Ban Some of the Coronavirus Medicine Ads
Bart Swiatek, 26 February 2020, 14:47
Facebook has announced that it intends to ban several advertisements of COVID-19 coronavirus medicine, which are said to spread fear and play on user emotions. The company does not want the website to be used for disinformation and making money from the commotion associated with this epidemic.
EA Bans a Youtuber in All its Games and Services
Adrian Werner, 25 February 2020, 14:55
Electronic Arts resorted to the harshest penalty in a violent conflict with the player known as Kurt0411. He got banned in all the games and services of this publisher.
NetEase Makes an Online FPS With Marvel Superheroes
Adrian Werner, 23 February 2020, 19:16
Thanks to a job advertisement, we learned that NetEase Games is working on an online FPS game set in the Marvel Universe. The project is described as an AAA game and is aimed at PCs, consoles and mobile devices.
Facebook Will Pay Its Users for Voice Sample Recordings
Bart Swiatek, 21 February 2020, 13:00
Facebook will pay users for voice recordings. The aim of the initiative is to improve speech recognition technology. In the past, the company was caught eavesdropping on customers without their knowledge.
Microsoft Defender Antivirus is Coming to iOS and Android
Bart Swiatek, 21 February 2020, 10:50
The Windows Defender anti-virus software will be launched on other platforms. The application received a version dedicated to Linux, and there are plans for releases for mobile devices based on iOS and Android.
House Flipper Coming to PS4 and Xbox One This Month
Mat1K, 17 February 2020, 17:24
The home improvement simulator, House Flipper, will be available next week on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game was previously only available on PCs. Further plans are for Switch and mobile versions.
Facebook Lite Gets Dark Mode
Peter Doron, 17 February 2020, 13:39
Facebook implements Dark Mode in subsequent applications. After Messenger and Instagram it was time for Facebook Lite. Seems like dark mode in the base Facebook mobile app is a matter of time.
Here's Dust 2 From CS:GO Ported to Fortnite
Paul Wozniak, 16 February 2020, 20:21
Team Evolve, the team taked with creating maps in Fortnite, has made a replica of the classic Dust 2 known from CS:GO. The project has been released for free, so that every player can test it.
Frostpunkt is Going Mobile
Paul Wozniak, 15 February 2020, 22:08
Thanks to the announcement of 11 bit studios on StockWatch, we found out that Frostpunk will be available on mobile devices with Android and iOS systems. However, for the time being we haven't learned any details about the release date or possible changes in the gameplay.
Malwarebytes: Apple Mac More Vulnerable to Malware
Paul Wozniak, 12 February 2020, 20:24
Malwarebytes Labs has released a detailed report on cybercrime and related topics for 2019. Among other things, the analysis showed that Mac devices are more vulnerable than those with Windows OS.
First Info About Digital Dragons 2020
Adrian Werner, 12 February 2020, 20:10
Krakow Technology Park revealed the first information about the upcoming Digital Dragons 2020 event, including the conference date, ticket prices and speakers.
New Game From Stardew Valley Dev Will not be About Agriculture
Adrian Werner, 12 February 2020, 10:37
The author of Stardew Valley revealed that his next project will be set in the same world, but will take on a different subject than agriculture.
PUBG Mobile Remains Most Profitable Mobile Game for Five Months Straight
Paul Wozniak, 11 February 2020, 14:50
Sensor Tower provided data, according to which PUBG Mobile was the most profitable mobile production on the market for the fifth month in a row. The title with the highest number of downloads in January was Johnny Trigger.
Ryzen in MacBooks? Rumors of Collaboration Between Apple and AMD
Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2020, 13:14
Mentions in the source code of the latest beta version of the MacOS suggest that new computers from Apple may use AMD components. This applies to both graphics cards and CPUs.
Leak: New Crash Bandicoot Will be a Mobile Game
Konrad Serafinski, 08 February 2020, 20:30
Everything indicates that a new game from the Crash Bandicoot series is in development. Unfortunately, it will not be a continuation or remake/remaster of the classic version, but a mobile game from the devs of Candy Crush Saga.
World of Warcraft Doubled its Number of Subscribers
Adrian Werner, 07 February 2020, 16:15
Activision Blizzard has published a financial report for the past year. Apart from revenues and profits, we learned that the number of World of Warcraft subscribers has more than doubled.
Chromium-based Browsers Will Start Blocking Ads in Videos
Bart Swiatek, 06 February 2020, 13:33
The Coalition for Better Ads announced in a press release that it has developed a new standard for short video advertising. Chromium-based browsers, starting with Google Chrome in August this year, will implement solutions to force changes on website administrators.
Dan Houser, Co-creator of GTA, Leaves Rockstar Games
Peter Doron, 05 February 2020, 11:58
On March 11 2020, Dan Houser, co-founder of the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption franchises, will leave the ranks of Rockstar Games. Unfortunately, the reasons for this surprising decision were not revealed.
Capcom With Record-breaking Profits
Adrian Werner, 04 February 2020, 16:04
Capcom boasted that Monster Hunter World sales exceeded 15 million copies. In turn, Iceborne has already found over 4.5 million buyers. The first three quarters of the current fiscal year have brought biggest profits in the publisher's history.
Windows 10 on Over a Billion Devices
Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2020, 13:40
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 has been installed on more than one billion active devices. It took 4.5 years to break this treshold.
The European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Universal Charger
Agnes Adamus, 31 January 2020, 23:29
The European Parliament adopted a resolution to unify charging ports for all smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices available on the market. 582 voters were in favor of its introduction.
Avast Apologizes for „Hurting Feelings” and Shuts Down Jumpshot
Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2020, 13:41
Avast's CEO has apologized to his customers and informed them that the company's subsidiary, Jumpshot, has been closed. The case is related to recent controversy over the sale of user data. The information was collected by the plug-in installed with the Avast antivirus software.