News By Alvin Albaciete 05/22/19 Email Facebook Twitter Reddit Fortnite Battle Royale Platform(s)Playstation 4WindowsXbox One Genre(s)Survival Fortnite is no stranger to crossover events. In Season 9, the mega-hit battle royale game introduced the John Wick crossover event, featuring iconic cosmetics of the Baba Yaga. We also recently had the second Avengers Limited Time Mode release right around the time Endgame hit theaters. This time around, Epic Games is launching a basketball-themed crossover event.The game developer unveiled the Fortnite x Michael Jordan crossover on Wednesday. It is part of the studio’s latest update to the game, and it is officially called the FortniteXJumpman event. It features new skins wearing the coolest Jordan kicks, and a limited time mode called the Downtown Drop.The new Fortnite crossover event brings two new outfits, namely, Grind and Clutch. Both of the outfits include Nike Air Jordan 1s in a variety of color … [Read more...] about Fortnite, Michael Jordan Crossover Is Happening
News By Alvin Albaciete 05/22/19 Email Facebook Twitter Reddit Game Of Thrones Buy Now $21.99 Score 9.5 Genre(s)DramaFantasy Release Date 2011-04-17 Without a doubt, Game of Thrones is one of the best shows out there. It managed to entice fans and keep viewers talking about what could happen next, from silly rumors to plausible theories. Unfortunately, the show’s finale (or, to some, the entire Season 8) seemed to have stained the show's near-perfect reputation.The penultimate episode, The Bells, introduced fans to the Mad Queen Daenerys Targaryen. This alone has left fans wondering what kind of character development the writers had in mind all along. Then there is the finale – an episode that only resulted in questions rather than answers.So, without further ado, here are five questions the finale left unanswered.#1. What Happened To Dany’s Elephant-Like Memory?In past seasons, Daenerys can be seen using her sharp memory to battle death. She remembers … [Read more...] about 5 Questions From Game Of Thrones Finale We Need Answers To
By AppleInsider Staff Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 04:31 pm PT (07:31 pm ET) Panic, a developer known for macOS and iOS apps like Transmit and Coda, on Wednesday announced plans for its first hardware offering in Playdate, a small handheld gaming device set to launch in 2020. Four years in the making, Playdate is decidedly idiosyncratic, with a retro 2.7-inch 400-by-240 pixel, reflective black-and-white display joined by more modern components like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth communications and a USB-C port. A headphone jack and speaker are also incorporated into the tiny, square-shaped device measuring less than three inches on each side. Along with the usual power button, directional pad and A and B controls, Playdate includes a small crank with a handle that fits into a recess in the chassis housing. The distinctive input was dreamed up by Teenage Engineering, a Swedish digital music electronics company which assisted Panic in Playdate's design and manufacture. A team of five people, led … [Read more...] about App developer Panic reveals ‘Playdate’ handheld gaming system
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 22, 2019, 2:06 PM UTC By Associated Press BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreína Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family's savings had been devastated by the nation's hyperinflation, limiting Cordero's children to a diet of rice, beans, pasta and fried corn patties. But the family got a break from their daily struggle to feed themselves this spring when a social worker enrolled them in a program run by a Silicon Valley startup that is donating cryptocurrency to hundreds of Venezuelan families. Every week from February to April, Cordero received a deposit of EOS tokens through a cellphone app. She then traded the digital money for local currency through online transfers and used the funds to shop in market stalls. "We finally got to … [Read more...] about Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help Venezuelans in need
News By Alvin Albaciete 05/22/19 Email Facebook Twitter Reddit Dota 2 Buy Now Platform(s)LinuxOS XWindows Genre(s)ActionCombatSurvival Release Date 2013-07-09 Valve recently introduced The International 2019 Battle Pass for Dota 2. Like its predecessors, this one comes with a deluge of bonuses designed to entice gamers. However, there is one that caught the attention of many – the paid “avoid player” option.This year’s Battle Pass offers a bunch of cosmetics and a special mode. It will also unlock an in-game assistant that helps owners earn an advantage over those who did not buy the BP (priced at $10). A key feature the pass seems to be paywalling is the ability to avoid players.Apparently, this “experimental” feature is Valve’s answer to fighting in-game toxicity. Mind you, Dota 2 is not a new game – it has been played for six years, and Valve has yet to introduce an option that actually avoids … [Read more...] about Is Dota 2’s Paid ‘Avoid Player’ Option Good Or Bad?