Day: March 20, 2017

Pokemon Developer Job Ad Leads To Nintendo Switch Speculation
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Pokemon Developer Job Ad Leads To Nintendo Switch Speculation

Game Freak, the developer responsible for the mainline Pokemon series, has posted several recruitment adverts for a console game, described as a globally popular RPG.

Originally reported by Siliconera, an ad for a 3D CG designer calls for someone to work on “characters, monsters and items” for “a title that everyone knows.” The listing specifically says that it’s for a console title, while a second advert for a character model creator specifies someone with experience of creating models up to “Wii U / PS Vita-level.”

While neither the name of the Pokemon title or the Nintendo Switch are mentioned by name, this news lends further fuel to speculation that Nintendo is planning to release Pokemon Stars, an upgraded version of Pokemon Sun and Moon, released last fall for the 3DS.… Read the rest

Pokemon Dev Hiring For Console Version Of A “Globally Popular RPG”
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Pokemon Dev Hiring For Console Version Of A “Globally Popular RPG”

Pokemon developer Game Freak’s current project is unknown, but we may have just received some small clues.

A new job ad (translated by Siliconera and IGN) reveal that the company is hiring temporary employees to work on a “globally popular RPG” whose platform will be “console.”

The job requires someone with experience in creating character models to the level of Wii U and PS Vita, reports Siliconera.

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Microsoft Started Blocking Windows 7/8.1 Updates For PCs Running New Processors

You might have heard the latest news about Microsoft blocking new security patches and updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users running the latest processors from Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and others.

Don’t panic, this new policy doesn’t mean that all Windows 7 and 8.1 users will not be able to receive latest updates in general because Microsoft has promised to support Windows 7 until 2020, and Windows 8.1 until 2023.

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