Gameguru Mania Updated:05:31 PM EDT Aug,04


POPULAR CHAT TOPIC
Trine 3: The Artifacts of Po
Report: Konami Is A Terrible
CoH 2 - The British Forces E
TechNews - Windows 10 madnes
Zombi Coming To The PC On Au
Arma 3 - Developer Diary
How Windows 10 Ruined Solita
Just Cause 3 - Developer Dia
Dying Light Expansion 'The F
NVIDIA GeForce/ AMD Catalyst
Ultrawide 21:9 PC Gaming: Be
Diablo 3 Patch 2.3.0 Preview
FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD PC R
Hitman: Agent 47 - The Ultim
Steam's Weekly Top Sellers
Gamers Should Be Worried Abo
TechNews - 10 Reasons to Upg
Fallout 4 Players Can Romanc
Battlefield Hardline - Is it
Hitman Closed Alpha Build Is
EVERSPACE Greenlight UE4 Gam
Victor Vran - Launch Trailer


Please e-mail us if you have news.

(c) 1997-2015 Gameguru Mania
Privacy Policy statement
SEARCH GAME:   Windows 8.1 Tools    CD/DVD tools    GOG.com

 Gameguru Mania News - Aug,04 2015 - all 
Homefront: The Revolution Trailer - movie
(hx) 05:31 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
A new "Thank You" trailer from Homefront: The Revolution is a new Gamescom 2015 trailer for the upcoming shooter sequel set in an occupied United States. Homefront: The Revolution is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC in Spring 2016.

Xbox 360 Games Will Soon Run On Xbox One - console
(hx) 05:07 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Xbox One backward compatibility for Xbox 360 games launches in November with 100 titles. Bethesda has said that Fallout 3 will be supported, and Ubisoft and Square Enix showed in trailers today that Rainbow Six Vegas 1 and 2 as well as Just Cause 2 will all work with the feature, too. All of those publishers seem to be bundling those Xbox 360 games with their forthcoming respective Xbox One sequels. There don't appear to be any technical hurdles to getting more games on the list, as long as those games don't require Kinect, which isn't part of this. The backwards compatibility feature in Xbox One basically is 'just' the console pretending to be a 360, so as best I understand it - and as Microsoft has explained it - any 360 game can run on the Xbox One. It's simply a matter of publishers giving Microsoft the ok.

Windows 10 Is Coming To The Xbox One - console
(hx) 04:41 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Microsoft announced at its Gamescom press conference that Windows 10 would be available on the Xbox One in November. Powered by Windows 10, the new dashboard includes features that focus on speed and performance, and a design that's a lot more simplified. One of the key new features in the Xbox One dashboard update is Cortana integration. You can say "Hey Cortana, record the last minute and share it to my activity feed" and it will publish a game clip straight away. Likewise, "Hey Cortana, start a party and invite Amanda" will invite a friend into a voice chat all without having to lift your fingers from your controller. Cortana will require the Kinect sensor for audio controls.

Crackdown 3 launches 2016 - console
(hx) 04:35 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Crackdown 3, the official title of the next Crackdown game, will launch for Xbox One in 2016, Microsoft announced at Gamescom. In Crackdown 3, players will explore a futuristic city, race through the streets in a transforming vehicle, and use superhuman abilities to tear apart a ruthless criminal empire. The sandbox open-world game promises 'mayhem and destruction,' as well as four-player co-op online play via a new cloud-powered multiplayer mode.

Halo Wars 2: Announce Teaser - movie
(hx) 04:32 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Halo Wars 2 is an exciting new action packed strategy game with absolutely massive battles, and a completely new Halo story, coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in fall of 2016.

Burn It trailer - Just Cause 3 - movie
(hx) 02:08 PM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
One mission, countless explosions. Join Rico as he takes down General Di Ravello's forces, offering yet more proof that Just Cause 3 is the most explosive sandbox ever made

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Teaser - movie
(hx) 11:09 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power official release on 20th of August 2015.



The Windows version will be purchasable on GOG (14% off). Mac and Linux versions are in development and due later this year. The Early Access price of $19.99 will go up to $21.99 upon official release, and an epic soundtrack by Ari Pulkkinen is included.
Mad Max - Stronghold Trailer - movie
(hx) 09:32 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
In this new trailer, Max visits some of the game's diverse strongholds and encounters a number of intriguing characters, including Jeet, Gutgash, Pink Eye and Deep Friah. In a world where Max faces both his internal and external enemies, these strongholds hold the pieces essential to the puzzle he tries to solve. Max will need to make some uneasy alliances as he prepares to take on merciless Wasteland tyrant, Scrotus.

Star Wars Battlefront Gameplay Teaser Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:32 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Electronic Arts has released a new gameplay teaser trailer for Star Wars Battlefront. This new trailer shows off the Fighter Squadron Mode that will be revealed at this year's gamescom.

Mirror's Edge: Catalyst - Gameplay Teaser Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:24 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Electronic Arts has released a gameplay teaser trailer for Mirror's Edge Catalyst. In Mirror's Edge Catalyst, you will experience the rise of Faith, a daring Runner who uncovers a hidden truth within the walls of the city of Glass. Mirror's Edge Catalyst is currently planned for a February 26th, 2016, release

MGSV: The Phantom Pain - PC System Requirements - briefly
(hx) 03:22 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Konami has revealed Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's PC system requirements. According to the Japanese company, players will need at least an Intel Core i5-4460 with 4GB of RAM, a 64-bit operating system and a DX11 GPU like the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650.
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit (64-bit OS Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 (3.40 GHz) or better; Quad-core or better
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 (2GB) or better (DirectX 11 card Required)
DirectX: Version 11
Hard Drive: 28 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

RECOMMENDED:
OS: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit (64-bit OS Required)
Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 (3.60GHz) or better; Quad-core or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (DirectX 11 graphic card required)
DirectX: Version 11
Hard Drive: 28 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card (Surround Sound 5.1)
Konami also announces the PC edition of METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be released simultaneously along with other editions of the stealth/action sequel, after previously announcing it would follow a couple of weeks after the console release. What's looking like Hideo Kojima's final installment in the series is now available for pre-purchase on Steam which includes a few bonuses, including a copy of METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES, a couple of bits of DLC, and a "collector's video."
Street Fighter V - Gamescom 2015 Trailer - movie
(hx) 03:17 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Capcom has released Street Fighter V's Gamescom 2015 screenshots and trailer, revealing a new character that is being added to the game's roster. Vega returns in Street Fighter V and his new character design makes him look more Spanish than ever.

....
Paladins Announced - briefly
(hx) 03:15 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Hi-Rez Studios sent out a press release announcing Paladins, their newest free-to-play game under development for the PC and current generation consoles
Hi-Rez Studios, makers of the action MOBA SMITE, today revealed Paladins, their newest free-to-play game under development for the PC and current generation consoles. Paladins combines a rich fantasy setting with the fast action of a team-based first person shooter. In addition to the core shooter experience, Paladins also offers deep strategy and in-match character progression through decks of collectible cards, which amplify and augment a character's core set of abilities.

Paladins will be playable to gamescom attendees at Hi-Rez Studios' Booth A-051 in Hall 9, near the ESL main stage. Those not at the show can learn more and sign-up for the upcoming closed beta of Paladins at www.paladinsgame.com and on Twitter.
>br> "We've managed to keep Paladins under wraps for over a year now, so the dev team is really looking forward to receiving feedback from the hands-on demo at gamescom," said Todd Harris, COO at Hi-Rez Studios. "We've focused on making something we find fun and competitive, and soon players will help us craft how Paladins grows from here."

In Paladins, teams are pitted against one another. Each combatant enters the battle with a primary weapon, a set of combat and movement abilities, and a personal mount to carry them quickly from one fight to the next. Players begin each match with a customizable deck of skill cards which can be activated and evolved upon leveling up in-match for enhanced strength, defense or utility throughout the session.

"Paladins has been a passion project of ours from the beginning," commented Mick Larkins, senior producer on the title. "We've dedicated a separate team from SMITE to work on it, and while we are still early in development, we know we’re crafting something very special. Paladins is extremely quick, with a great deal of depth in how it blends action, tactics, and teamwork, and we’re excited for gamers to start discovering all it has to offer."

Paladins is coming to PC and current generation consoles in 2016. For the latest updates as they develop, please visit www.paladinsgame.com.
CoD: Advanced Warfare - Exo Zombies Descent Trailer - briefly
(hx) 02:54 AM EDT - Aug,04 2015 - Post a comment
Reckoning releases August 4th on Xbox Live, with other platforms to follow.

 Gameguru Mania News - Aug,03 2015 - all
Report: Konami Is A Terrible Place To Work - briefly
(hx) 04:47 PM EDT - Aug,03 2015 - Post a comment / read (4)
The Nikkei report (thanks Kotaku) says that staff are monitored constantly. Their movements are monitored by security cameras. When employees are outside the office too long for their lunch break, they're publicly shamed. Employees that don't deal regularly with outsiders (like PR or sales staff) have randomized email addresses that are changed every few months. Kotaku says emails are switched up like this to prevent headhunting. Maybe the most shocking part of the report, though, is the treatment of game developers deemed unessential. Junior and senior staff alike can be reassigned as security guards, assembly line workers, or cleaners for Konami's fitness clubs. This lines up with a 2013 report from a 40 year-old developer at Konami who was tasked with disassembling old pachinko slot machines at their factory.
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Trailer - console
(hx) 04:39 PM EDT - Aug,03 2015 - Post a comment
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is set in the wake of the apocalypse, but it's a different sort of doomsday than you might expect. The game's launch trailer, released by The Chinese Room today, weaves through a bright, if not empty world. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture launches for PlayStation 4 Aug. 11.

CoH 2 - The British Forces Emplacements Video - movie
(hx) 04:00 PM EDT - Aug,03 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
Looks good. Anyone play this?

 Gameguru Mania News - Aug,02 2015 - all

TechNews - Windows 10 madness - tech
(hx) 07:32 PM EDT - Aug,02 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
  • How To Do A Clean Install Of Windows 10  - It sure seems like doing a clean install gets more complicated with each new version of Windows.
  • Windows 10 'Service Release 1' expected to roll out next month - Unlike with earlier Windows releases, Microsoft has now switched to a new update cadence with Windows 10, promising far more frequent improvements and additions to the OS - and the first post-launch update may be just a week away. The Verge reports that the first such update is referred to internally as 'Service Release 1' (SR1), and cites unnamed 'sources familiar with Microsoft's plans' who say that it's due to arrive in early August, and could roll out as soon as next week. SR1 will be a maintenance update, focusing on adding polish and stability to the OS, so don't expect any new features. As more people continue to upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft will gather more telemetry from the OS in action, and will no doubt use that data to help inform development of future maintenance releases.
  • Download Windows 10 Here - If you want to download Windows 10 to install at a later date, Microsoft has provided a tool to create your own installation media using either a USB flash drive or a DVD.
  • MS releases tool to allow you to block automatic Windows 10 updates - As I previously reported, Microsoft has made updates mandatory and automatic, thus stopping users from opting out of unwanted updates or till the update has been checked by other users. A new troubleshooting package, KB3073930, however, allows you to hide or block Windows or driver updates. An update pushed out on Saturday is reportedly causing Explorer to crash and many users are complaining about the latest Windows 10 driver updates from NVIDIA. While this package is not built into the OS, it is still a useful solution for such situations when an update or new driver contains a particularly nasty bug. The tool is aimed at Windows Insiders running Windows 10 but will also work for normal users after the official launch of the OS on July 29.
  • Windows 10 Shares Your Wi-Fi With Contacts - Windows 10 shares your Wi-Fi with your contacts? WTF.
  • LOL, crooks act fast....Windows 10 ransomewares! - The payload is CTB-Locker, a ransomware variant. Currently, Talos is detecting the ransomware being delivered to users at a high rate. Whether it is via spam messages or exploit kits, adversaries are dropping a huge amount of different variants of ransomware. The functionality is standard however, using asymmetric encryption that allows the adversaries to encrypt the user's files without having the decryption key reside on the infected system. Also, by utilizing Tor and Bitcoin they are able to remain anonymous and quickly profit from their malware campaigns with minimal risk. CTB-Locker has some interesting features that are different from large scale variants Talos has seen. First is the type of encryption used, most variants use RSA asymmetric encryption. CTB-Locker actually makes use of elliptical curve encryption which still provides the same public/private key encryption but it's a different type of algorithm, with lower overhead and the same level of security utilizing smaller key space. Second, there is the issue of the time window. CTB-Locker is only giving users 96 hours to pay for decryption, which is a shorter window than is standard for most ransomware.
  • Mozilla cries foul on changes to Windows 10 - In a recent blog post and open letter by Mozilla to its CEO, Satya Nadella, Microsoft has come under fire for the changes made to default settings in Windows 10, with Mozilla CEO Chris Beard going as far as to say that "user choice has now been all but removed [in Windows 10]".
  • Facebook Improves Security Tools - Facebook today made a new tool called Security Checkup available to users online. The tool provides Facebook account holders with a broad array of controls over access to their account. For example, Security Checkup lets people log out of Facebook on old devices, set login alerts, and check password strength. Facebook hopes all users will take advantage of Security Checkup to assert more control over their login security. The feature is available globally online beginning today, and will reach mobile devices soon.
  • Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS - The vast majority of Android phones can be hacked by sending them a specially crafted multimedia message (MMS), a security researcher has found. The scary exploit, which only requires knowing the victim's phone number, was developed by Joshua Drake, vice president of platform research and exploitation at mobile security firm Zimperium. Drake found multiple vulnerabilities in a core Android component called Stagefright that's used to process, play and record multimedia files. Some of the flaws allow for remote code execution and can be triggered when receiving an MMS message, downloading a specially crafted video file through the browser or opening a Web page with embedded multimedia content
  • Vulnerability That Renders Android Devices Silent Discovered - This vulnerability is present from Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) up to the current version, Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop). Combined, these versions account for more than half of Android devices in use today. No patch has been issued in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code by the Android Engineering Team to fix this vulnerability since we reported it in late May. This vulnerability can be exploited in two ways: either via a malicious app installed on the device, or through a specially-crafted web site. The first technique can cause long-term effects to the device: an app with an embedded MKV file that registers itself to auto-start whenever the device boots would case the OS to crash every time it is turned on. In some ways, this vulnerability is similar to the recently discovered Stagefright vulnerability.
  • Hackers Break Into Brinks Ultra Secure Safe - ll it took for hackers to break into a Brinks "ultra secure" electronic safe 100 lines of code on a USB thumb drive ;-)
  • Microsoft goes all in with 'Do' in new commercial - Now that Windows 10 is out in the wild and the company's marketing campaign is in full swing, it's no surprise to see them pushing out new commercials. This time around, the company is promoting 'Do' and how that concept fits into Windows.
  • Samsung to Adjust Price of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge - Samsung reported its second quarter earnings today and signaled some changes in its handset strategy. Despite the release of its flagship handsets during the quarter, Samsung's mobile phone business saw a 38% decline in profits when compared to the year-ago quarter. The company admitted that it misjudged supply for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets. It made too many of the flat-screened S6 and not enough of the curved S6 Edge. The phones did not sell as well as Samsung hoped. In response, Samsung it "plans to firmly maintain its sale of premium smartphones by flexibly adjusting the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, and launching a new model with a larger screen."
  • Moto G to Come In CDMA and GSM Variants - Motorola has revealed there will be at least two variants of the Moto G handset for the U.S. market. The first model, XT1540, is the GSM model that includes EDGE, HSPA+, and LTE. This model is compatible with the networks run by AT&T and T-Mobile. The second model, XT1548, is the CDMA model, though it also supports GSM, EDGE, HSPA+, and LTE for world roaming. Motorola specifically said the Moto G will be offered by Sprint Prepaid, U.S. Cellular, and Virgin Mobile. None of these carriers has yet voiced support publicly for the Moto G. The Moto G, now in its third generation, has a 5-inch 720p screen, Snapdragon 410 processor, 13-megapixel camera, and support for memory cards. It costs $179 and is available directly from Motorola.com.
  • How To Remove A Tattoo In Photoshop - No matter how regrettable your tats are, it only takes about 10 minutes in photoshop to un-ink someone.
  • Best Twerking Video Ever! - Twerking will never get old for me!
  • What're The Odds Of Winning A Giveaway? - Andrew Lloyd entered 20 competitions a day for 50 days without ever using the same one twice. Then he waited. Lets find out if he won any free stuff.
  • Baddass Cop - This is one cop I wouldn't want to mess with!
  • The High Voltage Ejector Bed - Colin Furze makes some ridiculous stuff, like a jet-powered kart or wolverine claws, but this is one of his first inventions with practical applications.
  • How To Launch A Nuclear Missile - Veritasium visited one of the US's Titan missile silos in the Arizona Desert, which once house a weapon 650 times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. The silo is now disarmed and acts as a museum, curated by Chuck Penson, who looks suspiciously similar to Bruce Dern.
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi - Official Trailer - From Michael Bay comes 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Watch the official trailer, in theaters January 15th
  • GOODNIGHT MOMMY - Official Trailer - Radius-TWC has debuted the official US trailer for Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz's Goodnight Mommy, a psychological horror thriller from Austria about a mom and her two insane sons. It's another story about how bad kids can be, but this one is a bit more twisted, involving some really freaky happenings in their nice countryside home. Radius-TWC will open Goodnight Mommy in select theaters starting September 11th.
  • Zoolander 2 - Official Teaser - Zoolander 2 is written and directed by Justin Theroux (writer of Tropic Thunder, director of Dedication). Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson reprise their roles as male models Derek Zoolander and Hansel respectively in a story that has been said to take place after just as many years have passed since the original film was released in 2000. Will Ferrell will also return as Mugatu in some capacity along with Christine Taylor as Matilda. In addition, Penelope Cruz has also signed on for a role as a new character. Paramount Pictures has set the comedy sequel for release on February 12th, 2016. Rewatch their catwalk reveal from this March.
  • The History Of Aliens In Film - From their earliest cinematic appearance in Georges Melies's "A Trip to the Moon" in 1902, our conception of life beyond Earth has changed to reflect our hopes and fears, the technology we've mastered, and our growing knowledge of the universe. Watch our depictions of extraterrestrial life change over nearly 100 films and 112 years.
  • Suicide Squad Comic-Con Trailer Breakdown - By now you've surely seen the Suicide Squad Comic-Con trailer. In fact, you've probably seen it more times than you can count. Now, go deeper into this early look at next summer's blockbuster with this special DC All Access trailer breakdown. What connection does Rick Flag's father have to the Squad? What's the deal with Katana's sword? And who the heck are all these guys? Answers await!
  • WWE 2K16 Features Terminator Pre-Order Bonus - WWE and 2K have announced that WWE Hall of Famer Arnold Schwarzenegger will be a playable character for all who pre-order WWE 2K16, currently scheduled for release on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on Oct. 27, 2015.
  • The New York City Subway System Runs On 100-Year-Old Technology - Go watch the original "Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3," because most of what you'll see in that film is completely unchanged.
  • Here's 1,000 People Playing The Foo Fighters In Unison - The good people of Cesena, Italy want the Foo Fighters to play a show in their city - so 1,000 of them got together and performed "Learn To Fly."
  • We love you Micah - At the end of the prank, you have snacks. Everyone wins!
  • Adorable Baby Elephant Caught Chasing Birds - The only instinct that matters to this little guy is the one that activates the fun response.
  • Watch A Fighter Jet Take Off And Go... Straight Up - As this MiG-29 fighter jet speeds down the runway and lifts off, nothing seems too out of the ordinary And then just seconds after lifting off the ground, the jet abruptly turns its nose to the sky and shoots vertically into the clouds. Wow!
  • Man Lifts Car Off A Bike Path - This would have been even better if this dude crushed the owner of the vehicle for being an inconsiderate douchebag.
  • My roommate's chihuahua wants to kill me - LOL
  • Monkey Meets Puppies For First Time - This is probably the cutest thing you'll see all day!
  • Ronda Rousey on her physique/ "Do Nothing Bitches" - What Ronda Rousey is saying makes complete sense and sounds good in theory, but if she was just a little bit prettier and had a model body, trust me she'd be a "Do Nothing Bitch" too. Why work when you can have someone pay for you all the time.
  • The Six Things Women with Big Boobs Think are Bullshit - Model Charlotte McKinney gets real about the 6 things women with big boobs think are bullshit!
  • Yanet Garcia Is The World's Hottest Weather Girl - If Yanet Garcia here looks familiar, it's because she became famous for being the world's hottest weather girl after that video of her doing the forecast went viral last month. And now here's the Mexican hottie delivering the weather from Times Square, looking even hotter.
  • The best pics on the Internet #145 - All pictures are carefully handpicked
  • Hottest Babes on the Internet #70 - Which one is hottest? ;-)
  • The best pics on the Internet #144 - All pictures are carefully handpicked
Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram - tech
(hx) 07:17 AM EDT - Aug,02 2015 - Post a comment
Bored of New Apps? This is my tutorial on how to turn your phone into a Hologram Projector!

For The King Teaser Trailer - movie
(hx) 04:52 AM EDT - Aug,02 2015 - Post a comment
For The King looks to be an RPG with a striking art style and turn-based combat taking inspiration from NetHack, Ultima and early Final Fantasy. Its also the first project from IronOak Games, some of whose team members have worked on Ryse, Need for Speed, Dead Rising 2, Sleeping Dogs and Turok.

ARCHIVE (only headlines)  /  DISPLAY MORE ...