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 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,15 2015 - all 
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC - briefly
(hx) 06:36 PM EDT - Apr,15 2015 - Post a comment
Ativison has announced that the Ascendance DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is coming to PS4, PS3 and PC on April 30th.
Ascendance, the second massive DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014's top-selling console video game in he world, according to the NPD Group and Gfk based on physical game unit sell-through), is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC on April 30. The definitive DLC package, with its four new thrilling maps, the formidable OHM, a 2-in-1 directed energy light machine gun/shotgun, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the all-newExo Grapple ability and playlist delivering a faster way to reach strategic vantage points or a brutal secondary weapon to take down the competition, exclusively on Ascendance maps.

-  Perplex: Get vertical in Sydney as you fight to dominate this five-story modular apartment complex. Take the high ground or blast through the close-quarters interior in this small to medium sized map. Adapt your strategy mid-match when construction drones shift apartment modules, creating new routes and cover positions.
-  Site 244: An alien spacecraft has crash landed, spilling its mysterious cargo under the shadow of Mt. Rushmore, USA. This medium to large three-lane map allows for any style of gameplay, focusing combat through the space ship’s fuselage and around the debris-littered landscape. Use the map-based scorestreak to crack open an alien spore and instantly enhance your perks and exo abilities.
-  Climate: Fight your way through a futuristic man-made utopia in this lush, climate-controlled enclosure. In this small to medium sized circular map, land and water routes channel frenetic combat around the central island structure. Watch your step when the river water changes from an asset into a deadly bubbling obstacle.
-  Chop Shop: Think fast as you make your way through the black market exoskeleton industrial complex and engage in fast-paced shootouts in this medium sized, symmetrical map. Activate the map-based scorestreak to take control of an Advanced Repulsion Turret that radiates a deadly microwave EMP to help lock down key areas.

The Exo Zombies saga continues in the all-new episode, Infected, as the four Atlas employees, portrayed by the returning celebrity cast of John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, RED, Burn After Reading), Bill Paxton (Aliens, Titanic, Edge of Tomorrow), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror, Scream), and Jon Bernthal (Fury) fight tooth and nail through undead zombie hordes. Located on the outskirts of an Atlas facility, the new Exo Zombies episode introduces a slew of never-before-seen undead masses, a robust arsenal of new traps and armaments and everyone’s favorite fast food joint, Burgertown.
Games Media Only Accounts for 3% of Total Sales - briefly
(hx) 06:28 PM EDT - Apr,15 2015 - Post a comment / read (1)
I think the answer is simple: People don't trust reviewers anymore.

Ziggurat Xbox One Launch Trailer - console
(hx) 06:27 PM EDT - Apr,15 2015 - Post a comment
Milkstone Studios has released a launch trailer for its dungeon crawling FPS, Ziggurat, which is now available for Xbox One, with a PS4 version coming on April 21st. The game is also available on Steam.

 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,14 2015 - all
TechNews - W7 installs Windows 10 downloader - tech
(hx) 02:05 PM EDT - Apr,14 2015 - Post a comment / read (2)
  • The 10 Worst Things About Building a New Gaming PC - There are a thousand things that could go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing hundreds of dollars. And yet we do it anyway. Why? Lord only knows.You shouldn't have chosen that CPU. It's a Haswell chip, and Haswells run too hot. You shouldn't have gotten those GTX 770s, because Nvidia is obviously going to reveal the 800 series soon and those will be much faster. You shouldn't have gotten that heatsink, because a water cooler will let you overclock much more. You shouldn't have gotten that monitor, you shouldn't use that keyboard, and you shouldn't have gotten the RAM with the heatsinks, because now your cooler fan won't fit in your case.
  • World's Smallest Computer - The University of Michigan's computer science department has developed a computer smaller than a grain of rice.
  • Here's what happens when you plug a Surface 3 into itself - Microsoft's new Surface 3 features USB charging which is a great addition to the tablet as it does away with the proprietary connectors of the past. So the question becomes what happens if you plug the Surface 3's USB 3.0 port into the charging port that is micro USB? When you create the connection, the Surface 3 acts as if it is plugged in. The icon in the taskbar switches to the charging icon and the device goes into the power mode as if it was plugged into the wall (brightness 100%) :D After a few minutes, Windows will say 'Plugged in but not charging' which means that the device is smart enough to not create a loop ;-)
  • Windows Redstone Will Come in Two Waves, June and October 2016 - With every new release of a Microsoft operating system, we always expect to see the inevitable service pack to improve upon the original release. Windows 10 will be different in the sense that the company has already planned two Windows updates, codenamed Redstone, to be released next summer and fall.
  • Update For Windows 7 And 8.1 Silently Installs Windows 10 Downloader - If you are running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, and you have automatic updates turned on, you probably already have this Windows 10 downloader on your system.
  • iOS 8.3 Lands with New Emoji and Message Filters - Apple today made iOS 8.3 available to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The update adds several new features to Apple's mobile devices, including more than 300 new emoji and an updated keyboard for using the emoji to personalize messages. The update adds the ability to filter incoming messages to help sort out junk. Siri gains the ability to speak Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish in iOS 8.3, and can now initiate phone calls via the speakerphone when requested. iOS 8.3 was released as a public beta earlier this year. The update is free to download. Apple also released OS X 10.10.3, which, among other things, adds Apple's new Photos application. The Photos app on Apple's Mac computers now mirrors the version on iOS devices. Apple is offering users a handful of cloud storage options for managing images stored in Photos, which can be accessed from Macs, smartphones, and tablets. OS X 10.10.3 is also free to download from Apple.
  • Skype Translation - This is some seriously cool stuff.....Not perfect, not finished, but has some epic potential.
  • Stanford's Cheap, Bendable Aluminum Battery - Not only can you bend it and have it still work, you can also put a hole right through the middle of it and it won't catch fire like its lithium-ion counterparts.
  • Japan Has Solved The Yogurt Lid Problem - Having a non-stick coating on yogurt lids is as simple as it is brilliant. Step your game up, America.
  • This Is The Gigantic Machine That Renews Railroad Tracks - It might looks like a regular train, but each of the cars on this Plasser & Theurer RU 800 have a specific purpose. As the whole machine passes, the existing track below is removed and replaced.
  • Ripsaw EV2 is the drifting snow machine of our dreams - Awesome!!
  • Ford reveals new Galaxy van for Europe - Following up on the MPV initially launched in 1995, replaced in 2000 and again in 2006, the new Galaxy features updated styling and equipment to position itself as the luxury counterpart to the sportier S-Max that just relaunched last year. Behind the Aston-style grille that's been finding its way onto just about every new passenger car Ford makes is a range of updated engine options, including two EcoBoost gasoline engines (a 1.5-liter unit with 158 horsepower or a 2.0 with 237) and a 2.0-liter turbo diesel available in states of tune ranging from 118 hp all the way up to 207.
  • SpaceX Launches In 4K - If you're looking for approximately two minutes of rockets blasting off into space in a resolution your computer probably can't display, have we got the video for you.
  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON - Official Final Trailer - Marvel's marketing blitz for its summer superhero sequel Avengers: Age Of Ultron is kicking things up a notch with the advent of a new extended TV spot. With mere weeks left until the blockbuster behemoth storms into multiplexes it's refreshing to witness more new footage unveiled even at this late stage. Avengers: Age Of Ultron opens in the UK on April 23 and the US on May 1. Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Bettany, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen co-star.
  • Every Star Wars movie is coming to digital HD this Friday - Ahead of the launch of a brand new Star Wars trilogy in December, Disney and Lucasfilm are releasing the entirety of the franchise's back catalogue this Friday. For the first time fans will be able to own every instalment from Episode I to Episode VI in Digital HD. The collection will be made available as a whole and as individual films via the usual online outlets including Amazon (pre-order $89.99) , iTunes, Google Play and XBox Video. Both the original trilogy that kickstarted with 1977's Episode IV: A New Hope, and the final trilogy that concluded with 2005's Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith, will be jam-packed with never-before-seen extras. Those include two documentaries; Star Wars: Discoveries from Inside and Conversations, as well as 40 brand new deleted scenes from across the entire six movies.
  • Star Trek: Renegades Official Trailer - It has been seven long years since Enterprise left the air, and though we've had the recent big screen adaptation of Gene Roddenberry's futuristic vision (and the sequel coming next year), we feel the true home of Star Trek is as a continuing episodic series. The goal of this project is to make that happen. We, the team who brought you Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, are proud to announce Star Trek: Renegades, a professionally produced television pilot to be presented for a possible online series. Renegades, as the name suggests, will be bold, edgy and a little dark. Renegades will feature a combination of familiar Star Trek faces, plus a collection of hot, new rising actors.
  • New Ant-Man Trailer - Much better trailer than the previous versions/teasers. This actually could be pretty good and that train bit at the end was funny.
  • True Detective: Tease (HBO) - True Detective starring Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch premieres 6/21.
  • Scream (TV Series) Trailer - Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is fair game. Don't miss MTV's new series 'Scream' coming June 30th.
  • Orange Is The New Black - Season 3 - Official Trailer - The women of Litchfield unapologetically return for the third coming. With a crisis of faith and their beliefs and loyalties being tested, each character must decide what and who to believe in. All episodes exclusively on Netflix June 12.
  • Honest Trailers - Daredevil (2003) - Before the inevitably better Netflix TV series debuts, relive 2003's Daredevil, starring future Batman Ben Affleck and a bunch of terrible music.
  • Survivor - Official International Trailer - A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set in New York, but is forced to go on the run after she is framed for crimes she didn't commit. Traveling can be more difficult than you think - At 6'8" and 420 lbs., Brian Shaw has - as shown here - a truly difficult time boarding a standard commercial airliner. He likely doesn't go to movie theaters or drive smart cars too often for the same reasons.
  • 'Battlebots' Reboot Will Air on ABC June 21st - It's time again for some unadulterated destruction, murder and mayhem all wrapped up in a rebooted series to be broadcast on ABC. The show is the very popular Battlebots TV show and it will air in June for a six episode run.
  • Rude Lady Asks For A Cigarette, Gets A Remix Instead - Hey, Yall gotta cigarette?
  • Diplo & 2 Chainz Try $100K Bottled Water - Diplo and 2 Chainz prefer their tap water like most people-you know, free. But will the two convert after a water tasting where they try $100,000 mineral-infused aqua?
  • It's Slightly Terrifying How Much This Bird Sounds Like A Computer - As if birds weren't scary enough.
  • Goes Sledding, Looks Tough As Heck - Brandy might be too small to be a sled dog, but that's okay. She doesn't make the sled ride, she is the sled ride.
  • Girl getting 'attacked' by a manatee - Manatees are gentle and slow-moving creatures. Most of their time is spent eating, resting and traveling. They are often shy and reclusive. They have no natural enemies, no system of defense and are completely harmless
  • Chameleon - impressive creation - Fine Art Bodypainting - The newest masterpiece created by Johannes Stotter: a chameleon consisting of two people.
  • Man Live-Narrates His Harrowing Descent On A Downhill Mountain Bike - There is something about Claudio Caluori's voice that just makes hurtling down steep, boulder-encrusted trails seem light-hearted and fun.
  • Jeremy Clarkson Lido auction 2015 - LOL at the ending.
  • Fast & Furious Nerd Shocks Instructors - A driving school approached us and thought it would be funny to prank their new instructors on the first day at the job!!
  • Match Stick Rockets in Slow Motion - The Slow Mo Guys - That's one of the most satisfying thing I've ever seen!
  • Alexis Ren Photoshoot by Lucas Passmore - Photographer Lucas Passmore had another opportunity to get Alexis infront of the camera for some sensuous photos at the pool
  • The best pics on the Internet #127 - All pictures are carefully handpicked!
Grand Theft Auto - Windows Username Bug - briefly
(hx) 05:02 AM EDT - Apr,14 2015 - Post a comment / read (5)
Released for the PC today, Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V is experiencing issues despite the 17 extra months the team had to work the bugs out. According to Steam, if you're having trouble getting GTAV on the PC to run it might be because your windows username contains anything other than a 0-9 or A-Z. Rockstar suggests you create and play under a new user account until they fix it :P
Question: I am having problems installing or playing GTAV PC, and my Windows username includes characters that are not in the table at the bottom of this page. Issues include an error message saying "The Rockstar update service is unavailable (code 1)", or the game hanging while trying to download the update. How can I fix this?

Answer: We have identified an issue where players with Windows usernames that include characters not found in the table at the bottom of this page will likely run into difficulties when attempting to download, install, or play GTAV. We are currently working on a fix for this issue.

If you don't want to wait for a fix, you need to create a new Administrator User Account for your Windows system that only includes letters A to Z, a to z or numbers 0-9 from the basic roman alphabet. For a full list of supported characters, see the table at the bottom of this page. Please note that simply renaming your current User Account will not correct this issue. Once your new account is created (or if you already have an account that only uses these characters) we recommend you restart your PC and log in with that account before starting or continuing with the installation process
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Screenshots in 4K - media
(hx) 04:57 AM EDT - Apr,14 2015 - Post a comment / read (5)
CD Projekt Red has released four new screenshots of the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt running at 3840 x 2160.
Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves Prologue - movie
(hx) 02:56 AM EDT - Apr,14 2015 - Post a comment
Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves will be available Tuesday, May 19, 2015 on PlayStation4, PlayStation3, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,13 2015 - all
NVIDIA GeForce 350.12 WHQL Drivers for GTA V - tech
(hx) 06:39 PM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment / read (3)
Just in time for the release of Grand Theft Auto V on PC tomorrow, Nvidia has released a new GeForce Game Ready graphics driver, version 350.12. This driver is specifically targeted at GTA V, ensuring that it will run smoothly on Nvidia-powered gaming systems.

NVIDIA also took the opportunity to bump its version numbering to R350, with the GeForce 350.12 WHQL numbering these drivers are being released with, today. These drivers come with a boat-load of optimizations for GTA-V, including SLI profiles, Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR) support, and GeForce Experience optimal settings. GTA-V supports NVIDIA-exclusive features such as MFAA, TXAA, percentage-closer soft-shadows (PCSS), 4K surround, and more. The R350 driver series also introduces OpenCL 1.2 support.

SLI Profiles

Upgrade your rig with a second NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPU to activate SLI, the multi-GPU technology of choice for gamers. With intelligent scaling and industry-leading multi-GPU anti-stutter technology, NVIDIA SLI is the smoothest, most effective way of increasing frame rates by up to 2x.

In the new GeForce Game Ready Grand Theft Auto V drivers, the following SLI profiles have been introduced or updated:

  • Assassin's Creed Rogue - Added SLI profile
  • Grand Theft Auto V - Added SLI profile
  • Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty - Added SLI profile
  • Project Cars - Updated SLI profile
  • Victor Vran - Added SLI profile

What’s New in Version 350.12
Just in time for the highly anticipated title Grand Theft Auto V, this new GeForce Game Ready driver ensures you'll have the best possible gaming experience. With support for GeForce SLI technology and for one-click game setting optimizations within GeForce Experience, you’ll have the best possible performance and image quality during gameplay. 

Game Ready
Best gaming experience for Grand Theft Auto V,
including support for SLI technology and GeForce Experience one-click optimizations.

Improved 5K × 3K Monitor Support 
Added user interface prompts for when a configuration is not supported.

250 DPI Support 
Enabled the NVIDIA Control Panel to support 250 dpi, which is needed for Windows 8.1 and tiled displays.

NVFBC SLI Performance Improvements
Improved gameplay performance on full-screen SLI configurations when NVIDIA frame buffer capture using Shadowplay or GameStream is enabled on 4K or 5K displays.

OpenCL 1.2 
Added support for OpenCL 1.2. The OpenCL 1.2 drivers are based on the published Khronos Specification and are expected to pass the Khronos Conformance Testing

AMD's Catalyst 15.4 beta driver for GTA V - tech
(hx) 06:31 PM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment
Looks like Radeon owners will be ready to roll with day-of-release drivers for GTA V when it comes out tomorrow. AMD has just posted a new set of Catalyst 15.4 beta drivers with explicit support for the game. The beta driver also includes CrossFire profile updates for Battlefield Hardline, Far Cry 4, and Shadow of Mordor, plus a handful of other fixes for Far Cry 4 and Battlefield Hardline.
Terminator Genisys Trailer 2 - movie
(hx) 04:44 PM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment
Arnold Schwarzenegger & Emilia Clarke star in the latest Terminator: Genisys trailer. Experience it in RealD 3D & IMAX 3D on July 1st

Grand Theft Auto V - Rockstar Editor Video - briefly
(hx) 04:34 PM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment
PC Grand Theft Auto fans are getting a nice feature as a reward for their patience. When it launches tomorrow (Amazon $59.96) , the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V comes with a video editor that enables players to capture, direct, score, edit, and share scenes and highlights from the open-world game's single player and multiplayer modes. Developer Rockstar has released a new video that details the feature.

Computer games for kids - Top 5 - briefly
(hx) 04:22 AM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment / read (3)
Finding PC games for little kids can be hard...

SUPER HOT with Hotline Miami - freegame
(hx) 04:19 AM EDT - Apr,13 2015 - Post a comment
Two of the best indie games in recent years are certainly Hotline Miami and Superhot, games that take basic, but highly addictive, gameplay concepts and build an artistically rich game around them. While Superhot has been available nearly a year now, somebody has finally created a crossover between the two. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to SUPER HOTline Miami. Developed by Florian Dufor who is currently working on the game Fast Travel, SUPER HOTline Miami (Play via browser)) takes the top down visuals of Hotline Miami and combines them with the unique movement-based gameplay of Superhot.
 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,12 2015 - all
Halo: Online Multiplayer Gameplay - briefly
(hx) 04:59 PM EDT - Apr,12 2015 - Post a comment
Despite Microsoft's attempts to take down the modded version of Halo: Online, YouTube's member GamingPranks has shared a new video showcasing proper multiplayer action from its latest build :-)

 Gameguru Mania News - Apr,11 2015 - all
Final Fantasy 14 Heavensward Opening Cinematic - movie
(hx) 04:42 PM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
A look at the opening movie of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward, the first expansion to FINAL FANTASY XIV, which is set to release for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on June 23, 2015.

Weekend game, movie, hardware deals - briefly
(hx) 07:07 AM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
Here's a selection of this weekend's PC / Blue-ray movies, hardware deals.
  • Shadowgate - $4.99 (75% off) (Other versions also on sale here.)
  • Rayman Origins - $7.99 (60% off)
  • Beyond Good & Evil - $3.99 (60% off)
  • Other games in's Enter the Ubiverse sale, including Prince of Persia, Tom Clancy, and Far Cry games, can be found here.
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth [Steam] - $13.59 (66% off)
  • Up to 50% Off Top-Rated Strategy Board Games - Save up to 50% on top-rated strategy board games. It's our Gold Box Deal of the Day and a great way to celebrate International TableTop Day.
  • Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 5TB Desktop External Hard Drive - $133.99 (44% off)
Technomancer announced - briefly
(hx) 05:55 AM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
Spiders and Focus Home Interactive are still hard at work on their upcoming RPG, The Technomancer. The Technomancer is in the same cyberpunk, dystopian world of Spiders' previous work Mars War Logs. The game will be set on Mars during the War of Water. The game is reportedly a level-up RPG with 4 unique skill trees you can develop slice your way through the perilous Mars setting. The game will also include a unique crafting system where you can modify your gear from the inventory system. Something particularly interesting which seems to set this game apart is that quests will have multiple ending, altering your story as you progress. The Technomancer is currently slated to release in 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC
Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade - April 10 Trailer - movie
(hx) 05:18 AM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
During a special "Closed Conference 2015" Square Enix shared more info on their upcoming arcade title, Dissidia Final Fantasy. The company revealed that Koei Tecmo's Team Ninja are developing the game. Dengeki shares more from the event.

Sony Computer Entertainment president Atsushi Morita made an appearance during the press, and revealed that Dissidia Final Fantasy is being developed while using the PlayStation 4's core system of technology. While this means that the game will likely see an eventual PlayStation 4 release, a PS4 version hasn't been "officially" announced yet, and they say they would like for fans to first enjoy it in arcades. According to a Square Enix producer, there won't be any development toward a console release until at least a year after the launch of the arcade version.

Hiveswap Teaser Trailer - movie
(hx) 05:13 AM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
Hiveswap is a 4-episode adventure game coming in mid-2015 to PC, Mac, and Linux. When a young girl named Joey Claire discovers a mysterious teleportation machine in her attic, she's mistakenly sucked through a portal to an alien world and must find a way home.

Metal Jesus GAME ROOM TOUR - 5000 Games! - briefly
(hx) 05:06 AM EDT - Apr,11 2015 - Post a comment
BRAND NEW for 2015 Game Room Tour from Metal Jesus which has 5,000 Games and over 45 consoles, computers & handhelds. Over 4 decades of video games are organized, connected and ready to play!

Nice collection man! Hopefully you have some good house insurance just in case.