George Williams

17 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Follower | @GeorgeWilli4u8r | Keep up with George Williams on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “George Williams”

Here’s what Xbox will be bringing to E3 2015

E3 2015 is absolutely packed with press conferences from both console manufacturers and third-party publishers, including dedicated events from …

Halo 5 is teasing something

We'll find out what it is tomorrow.<p>Xbox's YouTube channel put this up yesterday, linking over to this tumblr page with a countdown that expires on Sunday evening. Press play to watch a Spartan helmet get a-sploded by a sniper round.<p>The biggest clue is the fact this sniper round is stamped with the …

Here's what Predator looks like in Mortal Kombat X

Outed yesterday in a product description on the Xbox Games Store, Predator is officially confirmed as a DLC character for <i>Mortal Kombat X</i>, along with three others seen in this video. There are a bunch of other skins available, including Carl Weathers. Yes, really.<p>First up is Jason Vorhees, the …

Rainbow Six: Siege multiplayer video surfaces; see it here (Update)

Get a good look at this video because there's no telling when this might be taken down. It's footage of the closed alpha for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Someone uploaded it to YouTube yesterday.<p>The video, assuming it's still viewable, depicts a hostage rescue mission aboard an airline, similar …

RollerCoaster Tycoon promises graphics overhaul after gameplay trailer raises complaints

<i>RollerCoaster Tycoon World</i> rolled out a gameplay teaser trailer earlier this month and it landed with such a thud the game's creators are promising fans they will remake its visual style before release.<p>A blog post from Area 52 Games, the game's developers, promised that the graphics seen in the …

Xbox One's April update brings fixes to party chat and achievement apps

This month's Xbox One system update will include improvements to the console's party chat and achievement apps to start with, according to Major Nelson, but there will be another string of fixes incoming.<p>The update will be releasing to preview program members in two waves, the second of which will …

UK Games Chart: Battlefield Hardline is 2015's Fastest Seller So Far

Battlefield Hardline has jumped straight to the top of the UK all-format top-ten, becoming the UK's fastest selling game of 2015 in the process.<p>EA's shooter spin-off manages to succeed where its predecessor didn't, with Battlefield 4 only hitting second spot in November 2013. It's not clear which …

Batman Arkham Duo Remastered for PS4 and Xbox One, Report Claims

Remastered versions of Warner Bros.' acclaimed action titles, Batman Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, are expected to be remastered for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.<p>IGN Italy claims that the two games will arrive on current-generation consoles by Christmas, suggesting that Batman Arkham Origins, which …

Comic Books

Famitsu DS+Wii Teasing Major Nintendo Game Announcement

Perhaps a new Dragon Quest?<p>A major game announcement for Nintendo platforms is coming very soon, according to the latest issue of Famitsu DS+Wii.<p>The …

Gaming

Batman Dominates Gotham in This Gorgeous Arkham Knight PS4 Video

Warner Bros. has released what it says is Batman Arkham Knight footage captured directly from PlayStation 4.<p>The video flaunts the graphical splendor of the current-gen-only title, in terms of both the scale and detail of Gotham, with the Dark Knight traversing across its skyline and swooping …

Comic Books

Batman: Arkham Knight release date is now June 23, a three-week delay

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> has been delayed a short while from its previous release date — the open-world Batman simulator will now be available June 23, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today.<p>The new date represents a delay of three weeks. Warner Bros. Interactive originally …

Google Developers Show Impressive Future Of Augmented Reality On Project Tango Tablet

Last week, at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose, Elon Musk may have made a splash at his “fireside chat” with NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, when he commented that autonomous cars will eventually be required and human-driven vehicles outlawed. Although, some of the coolest …

Augmented Reality

'Watch Dogs' review: bringing a smartphone to a gunfight

"We are the modern magicians," one hacker quips during the opening sequence of <i>Watch Dogs</i>. But there’s little magic here.<p>Set in a fictional version of modern-day Chicago, one overrun by technology and crime, the game puts you in the role of hacker and self-styled vigilante Aiden Pearce. After losing …

Dr. Dre may have drunkenly confirmed Apple’s Beats acquisition (video)

We don’t often hear tacit confirmations of $3.2 billion acquisitions in the presence of a beer as lame as Heineken — but that’s exactly what happened last night.<p>In a brief video posted to actor Tyrese Gibson’s Facebook page, Dr. Dre called himself “the first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from …

Here's what it's like to play Destiny, Bungie's first game since Halo

Bungie has been shy about revealing the nuts-and-bolts gameplay of <i>Destiny</i>, its first game since it stopped working on the <i>Halo</i> series. Today, though, the company has thrown open the kimono. In addition to offering its own gameplay video, it gave <i>Joystiq</i> and other outlets a chance to try the title for …

Microsoft may use mashup of pricing plans for Xbox TV shows

With Xbox Originals, Microsoft is well under way to begin delivering the first of 12 different TV shows in June. The elephant in the room: What's it going to cost consumers?<p>Microsoft is prepping for a power play in the on-demand digital television arena, and it has 85 million Xbox consoles and an …