Monthly Archives: June 2017

Assassin’s Creed: Origins refreshes Ubisoft’s flagship series with new combat and loot drops

PREVIEW: After months of leaks, Ubisoft finally revealed Assassin’s Creed: Origins today during Microsoft’s Xbox event ahead of Tuesday’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The open-world game is coming October 27 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. After taking a break last year, the Assassin’s Creed series is back with an Egyptian setting. But Ubisoft is counting on more …

Read More »

Xbox One X is the name of Project Scorpio, launches November 7 for $499

Microsoft took the wraps off its new game console, the Xbox One X, at its press event today ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), one of the most important events in the gaming industry. It will launch November 7, but the company frustrated fans and onlookers when it didn’t announce the price. Xbox One X dispenses with the code …

Read More »

FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch hands-on: The beautiful stopgap

FIFA 18 on the Nintendo Switch is a half-measure. Electronic Arts should bring the “real” FIFA to the hybrid handheld/home console next year. But, for what it is, I still came away impressed. EA Sports did not use the latest build of its FIFA games from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One when porting the soccer sim to Nintendo Switch. While FIFA …

Read More »

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Get a Launch Date: Xbox One X, $499, November 7th

Over the last several months, Microsoft has been trickling out details about their mid-generation hardware update for the Xbox One console, which has been going under the name Project Scorpio. Now at this year’s E3 conference, the company is releasing the final details. We now have a name, a launch date, and perhaps most importantly, a price. Hitting the streets …

Read More »

Intel Announces SSD DC P4501 Low-Power NVMe SSD With 3D NAND

A month ago, Intel unveiled a new generation of enterprise SSDs based on their 3D TLC NAND and powered by a new generation of Intel NVMe SSD controllers. Intel’s first NVMe controller—introduced with the SSD DC P3700—had a great run, but it’s been showing its age for a while now. The new controller used on the P4500 and P4600 enables …

Read More »

MSI Shows Off GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Card with USB Type-C Port

Back when the VESA announced the DisplayPort alt mode for USB Type-C, one of the most common questions was whether we’d see USB ports on a video card. As a standards body the VESA couldn’t answer this question, but ultimately whether that would happen would be up to the manufacturers. Now at Computex, MSI is showing off what looks to …

Read More »

White Professor Awarded $4.9M After Being Fired from Black College in Racial Discrimination Suit

A white professor was awarded $4.9 million in a racial discrimination suit after being fired from a historically black college simply because of the color of her skin. The co-chair for Harris-Stowe’s Teacher Education Department, Dr. Latisha Smith expressed the need to make the university ‘blacker’ and declared on numerous occasions her belief in ‘black power’. A white professor was …

Read More »

Report: Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

PBS Newshour anchor Judy Woodruff posted to Twitter Monday evening that Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax, told her that President Donald Trump is “”considering perhaps terminating” Robert Mueller as special counsel”. .@ChrisRuddyNMX tells me Pres Trump is “considering perhaps terminating” Robert Mueller as special counsel @NewsHour — Judy Woodruff (@JudyWoodruff) June 12, 2017 Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Video with Newsmax …

Read More »

Joey Votto is probably going to owe his teammate a donkey soon

Hey, here’s a real ass of a story: During spring training, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto promised a new donkey to teammate Zack Cozart if Cozart made his first All-Star team in 2017. Cozart loves donkeys, as MLB Network Radio detailed last week: If #Reds Zack Cozart makes the All Star team, Joey Votto owes him a donkey. Yes, you read …

Read More »