Reggie Fils-Aime has been appointed to GameStop’s Board of Directors


News related to Reggie Fils-Aime, former president of Nintendo of America. Apparently, he has been appointed to GameStop’s Board of Directors

The appointment has been confirmed this afternoon, adding that this will be effective on April 20 with those of William “Bill” Simon and James “JK” Symancyk. We leave you with the statements of George Sherman, CEO of GameStop:

The improvements in governance and renewal of the Board announced today represent an important milestone in the transformation of GameStop as we continue to evolve the Company’s commercial strategy for long-term success. We are pleased to welcome Reggie, Bill and JK to the Board. Each of them is highly qualified and brings a significant and relevant experience to our change.

We hope to benefit immediately from your experience and perspectives as we navigate the evolving gaming and retail environments, execute our strategic initiatives and prepare the company to maximize the value creation associated with the next generation of console launches at the end of this year.

These appointments are the result of a comprehensive search process led by the Board of Directors and involving the participation of shareholders. Dan DeMatteo, Gerald Szczepanski, Larry Zilavy, Steve Koonin, Jerome Davis and Tom Kelly are the ones who leave the meeting.



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Ed Boon Confirms Support for Mortal Kombat 11 to Continue, More Surprises and News Down the Line


The Mortal Kombat’s Kombat Pack may be concluding later this month, but game co-creator and creative director Ed Boon has confirmed that this will not be the end of Mortal Kombat 11 support.

After debuting the Red Band Trailer for the Mortal Kombat Animated Movie at the Final Kombat 2020 Tournament, Ed took to the stage to thank the community, followed by an official statement confirming that more support will be coming to Mortal Kombat 11 throughout the year.

Thank you everybody for supporting Mortal Kombat. We love to do these reveals at these events as a thank you for all of this support for all of these years. There is a lot more to come with Mortal Kombat as well, this isn’t the end of the whole support for this game. We’ve got a lot of surprises in store.

He didn’t elaborate as to what kind of support (or surprise) we will see come to Mortal Kombat 11 after Spawn’s release, but we can most likely expect to see an announcement of a second Kombat Pack down the road. Especially since the original datamine from when the game first launched has been 100% correct in terms of DLC characters. According to the original leak, we still have Ash from the Evil Dead series and both Fujin and Sheeva from the Mortal Kombat series.

Of course, nothing is 100% confirmed, and those characters could have very well been swapped out for other characters seeing as the leak is now over a year old. So take the current rumored DLC characters with a grain of salt until an official reveal is made.

The event did close off with one more tease by host Joshua Grey, stating that fans should follow all the social media accounts, suggesting that an announcement will be made there sometimes this year.

Thank you to everyone that tuned in, for supporting the players, for all the tournament, continue to support your local and online events. And for more further information in regards to news down the line, THAT’S All I CAN SAY, make sure to follow all the social accounts.

Kombat Pass is set to release it’s the final character, Spawn, on March 17. For non-pass holders, you’ll be able to pick him up one week later (March 24) for $5.99 along with the newly announced Matenee Skin Pack.





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Command And Conquer Remastered Reveal Trailer Teased


Electronic Arts has official Command & Conquer Remastered Collection news on the way. The game’s YouTube page is currently teasing the official reveal trailer.

Premiering March 9 at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET, The Command & Conquer Remastered Collection reveal trailer will give us our first extended look at the package, which includes the original and Red Alert with their expansions. The games feature remastered audio and visuals, including 4K support. They also include reworked multiplayer built on dedicated servers meant to discourage cheating, as well as custom matches, one-on-one quickmatch mode, and lobby chat.

The series is famous for its FMV cutscenes, and these are also getting the remastered treatment in the collection. The original footage was upscaled rather than reshooting it in order to preserve the nostalgia, and the development team used AI in order to improve the resolution. Developer Petroglyph Games contains members of the original Westwood Studios team.

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection doesn’t currently have a release date. This could be announced in the official trailer.

EA’s other Command & Conquer game is the free-to-play mobile game Command & Conquer Rivals. It’s a simpler game, but still requires you to master your army’s units in order to overwhelm your opponent. With no new traditional game announced for the series, players weren’t too pleased when it was announced.

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Star Souls Released – Blue’s News Story


Star Souls is now available
on Steam,
offering an indie Windows strategy game set in space, where no one can hear you
set your clocks ahead. This features customizable spacecraft and real-time
combat with a tactical pause feature. Here’s the
Release Trailer and
here’s more:

Star Souls is a game about a galactic cataclysm. One by one,
the stars began to die without reason. Thousands of inhabited worlds turned to
dust. You should find a Transition leading to other worlds. Vanguard the fleet,
customize your spaceships and fight for salvation of all intelligent life!

The game offers you a lot of game situations, variety of experiences, each time
unique, interesting sci-fi story and exciting ending. Throughout the adventures,
you will be inspired by the beautiful views of deep space and awesome music!

Gameplay:

  • Exploration: travel through the space, where you can handle
    emerging enemy threats and perform different missions.
  • Combat: battles occur in real time with a tactical pause while
    the player should redistribute energy between the on-board systems and watch
    the serviceability of the fleet spaceships, avoid meteorites and hazardous
    fields, hide in nebulae and make way through space debris.
  • Fleet management: customize your fleet and upgrade your
    spaceships as well as install various weapons and modules on them.
  • Story events: the game produces story events that lead to combat,
    bonuses/negatives, and many number of fantastic in-game scenarios.



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Nvidia’s GeForce Now loses 2K Games titles, following Activision and Bethesda


Nvidia said today that game publisher 2K Games is pulling its library from the company’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service at 2K’s request.

“Per publisher request, please be advised 2K Games titles will be removed from GeForce NOW today. We are working with 2K Games to re-enable their games in the future,” said Nvidia community manager Cory Banks in a post on Nvidia’s forums. When asked for comment, Nvidia pointed The Verge to this February 20th blog post.

2K publishes the BioShock trilogy, Borderlands series, Civilization games, and NBA 2K series, among others. So the publisher’s withdrawal is a big loss for GeForce Now, which just left beta on February 4th. Nvidia is now offering a premium version of the cloud gaming service as a “public trial” for $4.99 a month, yet the switch to charging customers for the service has instigated a wave of game removals. 2K pulling its games from the service follows the departures of Activision Blizzard’s and Bethesda’s games last month, meaning that many popular titles aren’t available to play on the newly-public service.

2K hasn’t replied to a request for comment, and Activision Blizzard and Bethesda haven’t yet explicitly said why they pulled their games, either. All three publishers allowed their games on GeForce Now while it was in beta, but at least in the case of Activision Blizzard, Nvidia reportedly never got permission to keep Activision Blizzard’s titles on GeForce Now after it left beta and started charging people money for it (there is still a very limited free tier of GeForce Now). Presumably, Bethesda and 2K Games had their games removed from GeForce Now for similar reasons likely due to some form of licensing dispute.

The promise of cloud gaming services seems great: stream all your games in high fidelity over the internet without having to worry about whether or not your computer, console, or phone have the hardware to run it. But like the hard-to-track content shuffling we see on streaming services, the early days of cloud gaming have shown that similar types of licensing issues may dictate what games you can actually stream. My colleague Nick Statt wrote a great article breaking down the situation that I recommend you go read to better understand the intricacies at play with a service like GeForce Now.



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Dante’s Inferno available on PC in 4K 60 FPS, ten years after initial release


Dante’s Inferno, a 10-year-old hack and slash title is looking better than ever thanks to the latest PC port, which brings 4K support for crispy sharp visuals and 60 FPS for buttery-smooth gameplay.

Remember Dante’s Inferno? God of War-like, hack and slash title from Dead Space creators Visceral Games, who are sadly no more? Well, ten years after its official release on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Dante’s Inferno is available on PC.

Of course, the port is not official since Visceral Games have been closed down by EA in 2017, but thanks to the developers of RPCS3, an open-source PlayStation 3 emulator for Windows, you can now play Dante’s Inferno in crispy clear 4K and buttery smooth 60 FPS.

Yes, you read that right, the game is completely playable via the emulator and you can see the gameplay footage in the video above. It is safe to say that the game looks great despite being a 10-year-old title, all thanks to 4K resolution.

The emulator developers say that graphics and performance have been great on the emulators for years, however, the issue with physics made it impossible to finish certain stages of the game. On top of this, stuttering during cutscenes and stability issues were also holding this PC port back. 

Luckily, the team managed to fix the problems and say that even mid-range PC’s will be able to hit 60 FPS without issues. 


RPCS3

Dante's Inferno screenshot showing a demon fightDante’s Inferno on PC

This is, of course, a huge opportunity to all PC players to dive straight into hell and slay some demons and Satan himself. You can find more information about the PS3 emulator on the official website.



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new champion Yone all but confirmed?


League of Legends fans continue to speculate on the new champions to be released this year. Riot Games teased us with some clues in their dev video at the start of the year. A recent tweet from a popular streamer seems to shed even more on just who the new could be.

Riot Games confirmed that they are releasing three new champions in 2020. With the introduction of Sett at the start of the year, there are now two champions left to be released this year.

In a recent dev video
, Riot Games Champion Producer Ryan “Reav3” Mireles mentioned two generals that will be part of an event this summer, one of whom will be returning from the dead.

Many League of Legends fans were speculating as to who this champion might be and a big majority agreed that according to all the clues given in the video, it’s probably Yone, an Ionian samurai. Yone is mentioned in the lore as Yasuo’s older brother who was unfortunately killed by his younger sibling after tracking him down to avenge his so-called betrayal.

The last big clue we got is a tweet
released by a streamer named Macaiyla, where she claimed that she has already played the new champion at the Riot HQ and that weebs will be very pleased with Riot on this one. We all know that the general public considers “weebs” to be into Japanese samurai-like stuff so this could potentially be yet another indicator that Riot Games are finally releasing the dead samurai. Or is he really dead?

Namely, further on in the video, Reav3 states that the champion “refuses to die”. This wouldn’t be the first time that Riot released a somewhat dead character since one of their recent additions, Senna, had her soul trapped in Thresh’s lantern before finally making her escape.


Riot Games

Screenshot from a Youtube video Riot Games releasedThe red katana in the dev video is another clue

The last Ionian character Riot made was Kayn, introduced almost three years ago. Yone would be the 19th character coming from this beloved region, should he indeed be the champion in question.





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Here are the Doom Eternal system requirements


March 6, 2020 The Doom Eternal system requirements are finally here.

We’ve been hearing for ages that Doom Eternal is being built to squeeze all it can out of modern hardware, even pushing the latest versions of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to their limits. Now we know what that means for PCs, as Bethesda and id have finally unveiled the Doom Eternal system requirements on the game’s Steam page.

They’re fairly steep, and a good step beyond the requirements for Doom 2016. At a minimum, you’re going to need an i5 or Ryzen 3 CPU, and the studio recommends an i7-6700K or Ryzen 7 1800X. Similarly, you’re looking at a minimum of a GTX 1060 or RX 470 equivalent, and a recommended GPU of a GTX 1080 or RX Vega56.

During a question and answer session following the Doom Eternal gameplay reveal at QuakeCon 2018, id Software executive producer Marty Stratton said Doom Eternal is going to use idTech 7 to push current hardware, including the PS4 pro and Xbox One X. “I’m not sure so much that we’re taking advantage, as we will abuse them,” Stratton said, answering a question about Doom Eternal on the latest consoles.

For more on the Doom Eternal system requirements, check out the details from our friends at System Requirements Lab.

Doom Eternal minimum system requirements

OS: Windows 7/10 (64-bit)
CPU: Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 @ 3.1 GHz
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 (4GB), GTX 1060 (6GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) / AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB), RX 470 (4GB)
RAM: 8GB
HDD: 50GB free space

Doom Eternal recommended specifications

OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K / AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB), RTX 2060 (8GB) / AMD Radeon RX Vega56 (8GB)
RAM: 16GB
HDD: 50GB free space

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The Doom Eternal release date is scheduled for March 20. You can follow that link for much more on everything we know about the game.



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This Beauty Has Been Sentenced to 116 Years in Prison for Fraud!


She is a gamer, an influencer, and maybe a prisoner now.

While being a gamer, she worked with an online store, which used her name and character, to sell its products.

The problem appeared after the customers never received the products they paid for.

Cheyenne Victorio, known in the gaming world by the nickname Shay, received a 116-year prison sentence while playing her games, according to Brazilian Universo Online.

Between 2008 and 2019, the Brazilian was a professional Counter-Strike Global Offensive gamer and she participated in a number of tournaments. She was one of the best players in the game during her 11-year career. After gaming, she became, as expected, an influencer. Still, past sins have arrived.

According to the Brazilian media, while actively playing games in the pro league, she worked with an online store, which used her name and character, to sell its products. The problem came up when customers never received these products, which they paid for.

In Brazil, the maximum term of imprisonment is 30 years, which is contrary to the sentence given. It is unlikely that the beautiful Cheyenne will even go to prison, experts say. Everything will likely be resolved by the probation sentence which was already sought by the Brazilian.

Her lawyer exercised her right to appeal the verdict, and Cheyenne said she knew nothing about bad business. She blamed everything on her ex-husband, who took the job on himself. “I have never been arrested nor I ever will be. I’m also not a fugitive.

The company, affiliated with Cheyenne, has scammed at least 118 customers.

Cheyenne ended her gaming career in May 2019. It was then that a special Brazilian organized crime unit began to take an interest in and investigate her case. They found compromising e-mails, and she was allegedly involved in the discovery of banking and tax secrets, ESPN reports.

Do you believe she is innocent?





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