• Upcoming Epic Release: 'Lords of The Fallen' Achieves Gold and Prepares for October Launch Upcoming Epic Release: 'Lords of The Fallen' Achieves Gold and Prepares for October Launch Three months ago, Hexworks and CI Games shared the news that Lords of the Fallen was set to be released on Friday, 13th of October. The superstitious date did not prove to be ill-fated for them. It's been revealed that Lords of the Fallen has already "gone gold", a term that is generally used to signify the completion of the game's development and its readiness for distribution. Typically, a game achieving this milestone more than a month before its launch is a positive signal, suggesting that there are no major issues requiring last-minute patching. We can only hope that this case is...
    • Aug 24, 2023
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  • Anticipated RPG Baldur's Gate III Set for 2023 Xbox Series Release Anticipated RPG Baldur's Gate III Set for 2023 Xbox Series Release Larian Studios' decision to delay the PlayStation 5 version of Baldur's Gate III was attributed to the Xbox Series S, implying that it was responsible for the game of the year contender not being released simultaneously on Microsoft's consoles. This reignited debates surrounding the perceived inferiority of the Xbox Series S and whether Microsoft should dismiss its demand for equal standards among its console games. It remains to be seen how this might shift public opinion. Notably, Larian's founder, Swen Vincke, announced that Baldur's Gate III will be launched on the Xbox Series this year after achieving an agreement with Phil...
    • Aug 25, 2023
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  • Google Advances Its AI-Powered Search To India And Japan Google Advances Its AI-Powered Search To India And Japan Working since mid-May, Google has integrated its generative AI technology into its Google Search Generative Experience (SGE) project – part of its Search Lab initiative – as a direct competitor to Microsoft's Bing AI. Initially launched for US users in late May, the SGE program expanded into Japan and India this week, providing concise answers rather than lists of web pages. This search feature, offering voice input capability, supports Japanese in Japan and English and Hindi in India.  Although it claims a positive response from SGE users, especially for intricate queries and new kinds of questions, Google hasn't provided data to...
    • Aug 31, 2023
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  • Baidu Shares its Ernie Generative AI with the Public Baidu Shares its Ernie Generative AI with the Public Baidu, a Chinese technology company, has released ERNIE Bot, a generative AI product and large language model, for public use. The AI is available on various app stores and Baidu's website and is aimed primarily at the Chinese market. The release allows Baidu to gather additional user feedback and refine the product accordingly.  ERNIE Bot, first announced in March, has capabilities like summarizing novels and generating images and videos based on text inputs. Since August 15th, Chinese companies requiring to launch generative AI experiences to the public must secure approval from authorities, and Baidu was among the first to receive it....
    • Sep 01, 2023
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  • Google Earth's New Update Powers Mobile Users with Map Creation Capabilities Google Earth's New Update Powers Mobile Users with Map Creation Capabilities Google Earth has firmly established itself as an indispensable tool for the technology-aided exploration of our planet and beyond. Now, with the introduction of community features and tools to create custom maps, users are set to take their virtual exploration to another level. This goes hand in hand with mobile users receiving the power to create their masterpiece maps on their tablets and smartphones. Google Earth's updates for Android and iOS apps will be released gradually over the next week. This highly anticipated enhancement promises to be a game-changer, primarily focusing on simplifying the sharing of geospatial data. The update is...
    • Oct 04, 2023
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  • Meta Opens Text-Based Chat for All in Horizon Worlds Meta Opens Text-Based Chat for All in Horizon Worlds Meta has brought good news for its users this week. Its text-based chat feature for Horizon Worlds is finally available to all, the company announced in a recent blog post. Named "world chat" by Meta, this feature enhances the communication experience within Horizon Worlds by allowing users to chat without using their voice, engaging more deeply in the virtual reality (VR) experience. The release of the world chat feature for all users is a significant step for Meta. The tech giant had initially launched this feature on a limited scale back in June. The broader release of this feature now symbolizes...
    • Oct 03, 2023
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  • Seamless Video Posting on TikTok: Direct Post Integration with Editing Apps Seamless Video Posting on TikTok: Direct Post Integration with Editing Apps TikTok is launching a fresh functionality that enables its patrons to effortlessly upload videos from popular third-party editing apps such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Express, Twitch, SocialPilot, and ByteDance’s CapCut. This novel feature titled 'Direct Post' aims at meshing TikTok more intimately with developers of these apps, building on the already existing 'Share to' feature that lets third-party apps publish on TikTok with customized hashtags. Direct Post provides these apps the potential to post videos straight onto TikTok and to leverage further tools such as setting captions, demographic settings, and more via their app interface and transfer the data to...
    • Oct 10, 2023
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  • Google Enhances Business Connectivity with Expanded Accessibility to Social Media Profiles Integration Google Enhances Business Connectivity with Expanded Accessibility to Social Media Profiles Integration Google is raising the bar for businesses by allowing them to incorporate their social media links into their Google Business profiles. This innovative step ensures that when a company's brand listing appears in Google Search or Maps, social media profiles will also show up prominently. Earlier in August, Google made headlines by announcing that businesses can add social media links directly to their Google Business profile. This initiative, Google said, is a new way to redirect potential customers to related online pages using Google's vast suite of tools. Initially, this feature was only accessible to a select few brands. However, Google...
    • Oct 11, 2023
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  • Chrome Elevates User Experience with Smarter Autocomplete and Auto-correct Features Chrome Elevates User Experience with Smarter Autocomplete and Auto-correct Features The tech behemoth Google has recently unveiled a series of enhancements to the Chrome address bar, introducing a smarter, more intuitive search experience. The revamp is designed to enable more streamlined user interaction on the platform, aligning with the increasing expectation for quicker and more accurate search results. Delving into the specifics, the company has significantly improved its autocompletion functionality. Before, you had to start typing a URL from the beginning for autocompletion to take effect. However, with the latest improvements, you can initiate a search using any part of a website's name, and the browser will promptly fill in the...
    • Oct 22, 2023
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  • Revamping the Reign: Lords of the Fallen Implements Game-Changing Patches Revamping the Reign: Lords of the Fallen Implements Game-Changing Patches If you've experienced the roller-coaster ride of battling monstrous hordes and exploring the mystical realms in Lords of the Fallen, brace yourselves! Hexworks, the genius behind this thrilling game, has been on an overhaul mission, with eight updates released since the game's launch on October 13. When it comes to enhancing your gaming adventure, Hexworks stops at nothing. To begin with, there's been a significant readjustment concerning game performance and the in-game parry system. In what seems to be a meticulous approach to player satisfaction, the studio hasn't missed out on smoothing out even the enemy projectiles. But what's really stirring...
    • Oct 24, 2023
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  • Unveiling the Future of AI Vision: GPT-4’s Challenges and Triumphs Unveiling the Future of AI Vision: GPT-4’s Challenges and Triumphs Imagine having a virtual assistant that not only understands your words but can also see the world as you do. OpenAI’s GPT-4 with vision promised to bridge the gap between text and sight, yet as the broader dev community gets their hands on the technology, certain imperfections come to light. This eye-opening tech stepped out of the shadows at OpenAI’s dev conference, making waves with its capacity to understand complex images with impressive clarity. However, the excitement is tinged with skepticism as researchers unravel the challenges that persist beneath its polished surface. GPT-4’s visual flair is not without merit. The AI's...
    • Nov 07, 2023
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  • Revolutionizing Nostalgia: WoW Classic's Bold New Season Challenges Decades-Old Norms Revolutionizing Nostalgia: WoW Classic's Bold New Season Challenges Decades-Old Norms The landscape of Azeroth is on the brink of change, the kind that reverberates through time and challenges what veterans of World of Warcraft Classic thought was permanent. In an unprecedented turn, the beloved MMO is not only revisiting its roots but reimagining them, shaking the very foundation of a 19-year tradition with the launch of its "Season of Discovery." Blizzard has unveiled plans that will see players experience WoW Classic like never before. As Season of Discovery emerges on November 30, gone are the days of class rigidity where roles were set in stone. Imagine the might of Warriors infused...
    • Nov 06, 2023
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  • Schreier Suggests That Some Individuals At Saber Are Still Working On The Remake Of Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Schreier Suggests That Some Individuals At Saber Are Still Working On The Remake Of Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic The crisis at Embracer and the future of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Remake seemed to have been resolved with corporate restructuring, removal of the trailer from YouTube, and CEO Lars Wingefors' complete silence on the topic. It's uncertain whether the KOTOR remake will ever be released. However, Bloomberg's Jason Schreier provided a glimmer of hope. The journalist shared on Twitter that while he can't confirm if the game will ever launch, at least two people from Saber Interactive studio (co-developers with Aspyr) have confirmed they're still working on it. Despite this, it's a long shot to expect we'll ever...
    • Nov 27, 2023
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