Technology 

Here are the greatest video games of 2017 – CNET

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Cuphead Nier: Automata The Evil Within 2 Metroid: Samus Returns Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Little Nightmares Persona 5 Super Mario Odyssey PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Resident Evil 7 Horizon Zero Dawn What Remains of Edith Finch Prev Next Next The Lost Legacy featured exceptional writing, acting and a pair of female leads that steal the show. Its action and puzzle-solving mechanics helped seal the deal as one of 2017’s must-plays and a satisfying supplement to the…

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Technology 

Vainglory debuts new 5v5 mode at its world championships – CNET

5v5 mode will see epic team fights happening in the arena.  Super Evil Megacorp Mobile multiplayer battle-arena game Vainglory has come a long way since its debut at Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event. Though the game is currently played 3v3, come February, Vainglory is looking to shake things up with a new 5v5 mode it hopes will be as addictive as ever. Super Evil Megacorp, the company behind Vainglory, showed off the new mode at the Razer 2017 Vainglory World Championship event in Singapore, with pro players taking to the…

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Is Star Wars science fiction? ‘The Last Jedi’ settles this age-old argument.

Get the THINK newsletter. SUBSCRIBE “The Last Jedi” is set in large part in a green, mountainous landscape inhabited by Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) — an old, grizzled dude with flowing robes and mysterious powers. The plot involves talk of royal bloodlines, astral projection, swords that choose their wielders, and an epic battle between light and a twisted, all-seeing Sauron-like darkness. The film also includes cute Disney-like snow cats and owl-critters, and it opens with the words, “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,” which sure sounds…

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Entertainment 

QUEEN are still the champions of rock as they stage a killer show

How does a band achieve the impossible and replace the ultimate singer and showman Freddie Mercury? Well, by receiving a rare gift from the rock ‘n’ roll universe in the audaciously and individually talented Adam Lambert.   Known affectionately as Madam Lambert to the legions of Queen fans, Lambert has placed his own imprimatur on the band’s wonderful back catalogue whilst carefully preserving the legacy of Freddie.  As the lights went down to herald the imminent start of this spectacular show, the wrap round screen that covered the stage flicked into…

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Technology 

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ best and worst: Our global review – CNET

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has finally landed in theaters, and CNET writers and editors the world over made the Kessel Run to go see it right away. Opinions? Star Wars fans, with opinions? You know it, and we aren’t holding back, so be warned that the impressions we share below are full of spoilers. Haven’t seen the movie yet but need details now? Click on our official, spoiler-free review and head over to our guide outlining everything we know about the film. And here’s another warning: You WILL find spoilers ahead, so if…

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Fortnite COUNTDOWN – 50v50 Battle Royale end date, finish time for PS4 Xbox One

Fortnite players will see the 50v50 Battle Royale mode soon depart from the hit online PS4, Xbox One and PC game. The Fortnite 50v50 mode was announced back at The Game Awards 2017 at the start of December, but is a limited time event. The Fortnite 50v50 Battle Royale mode began back on December 8, and today is the last full day fans can jump on the Battle Bus to play it. The Fortnite 50v50 Battle Royale mode has an end date of December 17, but no finish time has…

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Entertainment 

Star Wars 8 BACKLASH: 17 HUGE Problems with The Last Jedi – Do you agree?

DISNEY Star Wars 8 fan problems Does Episode 8 make you want to scream like Hux? His character is just one of the many problems some fans have with the latest Star Was blockbuster. Angry fans have flooded social media with comments like: “Seen the film today, sad to say a disappointment is an understatement” or “There isn’t a single character who isn’t left ruined by this movie” and “You’ve destroyed whole Star Wars saga.” Even worse, there is a growing feeling that the filmmakers deceived fans by encouraging certain…

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Technology 

Epic Mars portrait turns the planet on its head – CNET

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft took this unusual portrait of the Red Planet. ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Up and down can seem subjective when you’re talking about objects in space, but most images you see of Mars are oriented so the planet’s north pole is up and the south pole is down. The European Space Agency turned things around with a newly released image from its Mars Express spacecraft. The full view is a scenic stunner showing a sweeping section of Mars with the icy northern…

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Entertainment 

Xbox Games with Gold UPDATE: Last chance to grab FREE Xbox One, Xbox 360 games

Xbox One Games with Gold releases are about to be updated by Microsoft. The Xbox One and Xbox 360 free games lineup will be refreshed on December 16, so you’d better hurry if you want to download the existing games. Xbox One owners can download Tales from the Borderlands until midnight tonight, while Xbox 360 users only have a few hours to pick up Child of Eden. These games will be replaced by Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition on Xbox One and Marlow Briggs and the Mask…

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Gaming 

GTA 5 Online Heist hides HUGE Red Dead Redemption 2 secret

GTA 5 Online fans have discovered a huge Red Dead Redemption 2 secret hidden within the game files. The latest Grand Theft Auto 5 update introduced the brand new Doomsday Heist. And hidden within the Doomsday Heist game files is evidence that Rockstar Games is planning a Red Dead Redemption 2 surprise for GTA 5 fans. Discovered by The Guru Team (via Kotaku), the files contain a number of unreleased vehicles and items. Of particular interest is a brand new revolver that’s linked to a headshot challenge. Fans will also be…

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