The Flare Path: Hillocks and Pillocks
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 8:00 am
Subtle slope textures and a lack of unit bases and battle replays make Field of Glory II a tricky wargame to After Action Report. I can’t promise that today’s aggro account will be easy to follow, but I’ll be mortified if it baffles and bores. The fabulous FoGII is to tedium what Domestos, the Greek […]


Gnog’s pretty puzzleheads opening up in November
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 8:31 am
The pretty puzzleheads of Gnog will finally come to PC some time in November. Ko_op’s Gnog traps us inside giant monstrous heads, where I suppose our objective is to escape but that seems a lot less fun than messing about. Like Windosill and games by Vectorpark, solving puzzles feels secondary to poking around, fiddling with […]


The Walking Dead's Morgan shoots down that Old Man Rick theory. Sorry
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 7:27 am
The Walking Dead season 8 is nearly upon us! This weekend we'll finally return to the land of Rick, Negan, and the Walkers and one of the biggest questions we're hoping will be answered is about that shot of Rick from the trailer


A few months ago, we asked you, dear readers, to vote for your favourite movie characters of all time, and the new issue of our sister publication Total Film magazine - out today - has the results! The magazine has a full run-down of the 100 greatest movie characters of all time (as voted for by you), as well as 100 different covers to celebrate each one of them - yes, really - but you'll have to pick up a copy to find out the full list


Sweet Business, Winter's Guile, Doom fang Pauldrons and Raiden's Flux


Warriors, Cavaliers owners buy into 'League of Legends' series
Posted by Engadget RSS Feed [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 7:05 am

As eSports has grown into the arena-filling behemoth it is today, traditional sports has been clamouring for a stake. Talent has been snapped up, tournaments established, and multi-million dollar investments made. The trend looks set to continue with news that two of the NBA's biggest rivals are jumping on the competitive gaming bandwagon. ESPN is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers have nabbed a spot in the North American League of Legends Championship (LCS).

Source: ESPN (1), (2), New York Yankees (Twitter)




Nintendo Switch now supports USB headphones
Posted by Engadget RSS Feed [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 8:31 am

Turns out Nintendo rolled out another pretty useful feature with Switch OS version 4.0.0 but curiously kept it a secret. Some Reddit users have discovered that the update comes with support for USB devices, even wireless USB headsets like Sony's Gold Wireless headset for PlayStation and PC. You simply have to plug the device's dongle into the Switch dock, and you'll notice a new volume slider for it. The feature supports a variety of other USB headphones, so you're not limited to the PS Gold. However, it only works when the Switch is docked.

Source: Reddit, Neogaf




We’re excited to announce a special edition of our iconic movie magazine Total Film with 100 different covers to mark the results of a poll to discover the greatest movie characters of all time. Readers chose their own favourite from a roll call of the most legendary cinematic figures of all time, including Princess Leia, James Bond, Harry Potter, King […]


Team Fortress 2’s huge Jungle Inferno update out today
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 6:08 am
Today the Pyro will get a chuffing jetpack in Team Fortress 2 as part of the ‘Jungle Inferno’ update. This is a big’un, bringing one new Valve-made map, five new community-made maps, and the long-promised Pyro class update. All flamethrowers are being improved and the Pyro is armed with four new weapons too, from a […]


The Walking Dead season 8 review round-up: "[The show] has found its groove again"
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 5:19 am
You’d be forgiven for giving up the ghost with The Walking Dead season 8 but, hey, wait, come back! The show is back on track this time


I get the impression that we’re not really prepared for how bad Thanos is going to be in Avengers: Infinity War


The Morning After: Friday, October 20th 2017
Posted by Engadget RSS Feed [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2017, 6:00 am

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Good morning! Lyft got a big boost from Alphabet, and we're ready to help you find a great phone for cheap, or figure out if you need a GoPro Hero 6.




As we continue to edge closer to the release of the Justice League movie this November, let's take a moment to shine the spotlight on one particularly exciting new character who'll be fighting alongside Batman, Wonder Woman, and all the rest in the latest cinematic outing from DC


Pumpkin-spice-flavoured everything is hitting the shops, halloween decorations can be seen peeping out from behind your neighbour’s curtains, and you’ve added the Monster Mash to your morning playlist - all those indicators mean one thing: Stranger Things season 2 is almost here


‘Pokemon Go’ hopes new monsters will get you outside this fall
Posted by Engadget RSS Feed [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 8:06 pm

While Pokémon Go may have lost some of its shine due to a number of problems like poorly run public events and a divisive invitation-only special battle system, the mobile game still has a decent fanbase. The developers have been adding new live events and contests to maintain interest, like an AR photography contest, legendary monsters, and Adventure Week. It's Halloween time, though, and Pokémon Go might entice you back into the game with its new seasonal additions. You'll see more Ghost-type Pokémon in the wild, especially those from the Hoenn region found in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald like Sableye and Banette.

Source: Pokémon Go




If you still think of Jason Momoa as Game of Thrones' Khal Drogo, the upcoming Justice League will wash that out of your brain with a few gallons of ocean water


'The Retro Gamer Book of Arcade Classics' collects the magazine's greatest arcade content so you can relive one of gaming’s most significant periods


Overgrowth doesn’t feel ready to leave Early Access
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 4:00 pm
The most satisfying moments in Overgrowth [official site] take place in mid-air. Rabbits are typically good at jumping, but they’ve got nothing on their anthropomorphic cousin, Turner, the martial arts master and hero of this critter-bashing romp. His leaping ability borders on the power of flight. During those seconds, suspended in the skies above the […]


The latest Star Wars Battlefront 2 trailer makes a great companion piece to our new Star Wars Battlefront 2 single-player campaign preview; not least because there's a lot to take in from its minute-and-a-half runtime


A new trailer for the Punisher TV series has revealed that the show will premiere on Netflix on November 17


Episode 263, "You can run around as a horse's ass"
Posted by World of Warcast: A World of Warcraft Podcast [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 4:23 pm

Discord: https://discord.thisweekintrek.com
Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/starmike

Ren
Too much adulting this week - only got to level 70 in shaman challenge
Update on the restore/switch faction bug
INCOMING: New mic

Mike
Shaman to 50.
200 mounts!
Hallow’s End
Got 150 treats in one night.
Naxxy!
The trick to doing the wickerman - invisibility items. Instant vs. casting time.
Trying to get the headless horseman mount - how many years has it been?

This week in WoW
Black Temple timewalking - dropping base i900 items, NOT i930
Hallow’s End
Tricky Treats - Headless Horseman, daily quests, candy buckets. Use to buy masks, costumes for you or for pets (there’s three pug costumes and one Pepe skin), consumables, pets (Naxx, Sinister Squashling, Cursed Birman, Feline Familiar or Widget the Departed), heirloom upgrades (armor casings), and toys (horse head and tail, Little Wickerman)
Wickerman (Grim Visage) buffs for baby shamans (10% exp and rep for 2 hours)!
XP bonus applies to mob kills only - doesn’t increase XP from quest turnins or pet battles (“Apply Aura: mod Experience Gained %(mob kills only)”).
Rep bonuses: does work with Legion tokens and other commendations in the game, and does stack with human’s 10% exp racial ability
New this year: Naxxy, undead companion pet (150 Tricky Treats)
New costume - Xavius (200 treats)
New front and back end of a horse
Headless Horseman drops 880 loot
Magic Broom - 25% drop rate out of Horseman’s stash
mount - 0.5%
880 gear includes a sword (kind of silly for anything other than transmog), helm, and rings

News
Elysium shuts down because someone was taking home 2000 euros/month and someone else was running a gold selling service.
Patch 8.0 made a (very) brief appearance on beta servers

Mod of the Cast
HandyNotes




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The lovely disasters of Make a Good Mega Man Level
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 2:00 pm
What do Catholic martyr Sir Thomas More, mythical Norse tree Yggdrasil and comedy ogre Shrek have in common? They all feature in fan creations made for the recent Make A Good Mega Men Level competition. Read on to find out more about these and other strange takes on Mega Man, including the world’s most hazardous […]


Civilization 6 gets big update while Civ 3 is briefly free
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 3:31 pm
Today’s the big day in Civland, or the world as it’s commonly known. The highlight: Civilization VI has launched its big Fall 2017 Update, which chiefly expands religious combat and makes AI opponents a little smarter. Also out today is new DLC for Civ VI adding Indonesia and the Khmer Empire. Or if you believe […]


Get your first chance at Gen 3 Pokemon with the Pokemon Go Halloween event
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 2:14 pm
Pokemon Go will jump forward another generation this holiday season, adding dozens of new pocket monsters to catch and collect


Three Years of Reavers
Posted by evebloggers.com [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 October 2017, 4:15 pm
I just want to point out that Iceland is going to the world cup and the USA isn’t. America has a shit soccer team and star citizen. Iceland: Better at football and space ship games. ~~~ This was a broadcast from asher_elias to reavers at 2017-10-11


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