With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as ‘Not Secure’ on its browser to make the web a more secure place for Internet users.
Epic Games’ Fortnite’s success just keeps getting bigger and bigger, mainly due to the studio’s tremendous work to continuously add new weapons, fix reported issues, add fun new limited-time modes and sponsor tournaments for the game’s most popular professional players and streamers. The studio wants to cater to mobile gamers as well, with Fortnite’s beta on Samsung devices kicked off in August 9th.
There was some big surprised during this year’s E3 expo and one of those was the announcement is the upcoming release of Dying Light 2. During a press conference it was unveiled that Dying Light will have a sequel and within it, the players would have a slew of choices available that will result in various consequences. This is not a huge surprise as lately there seems to be a bigger push for games to include a moral type system, giving players the option to sway the story in a certain direction.
Turtle Beach has just announced a new range of gaming headsets specifically tailored to PC gamers. The Elite Atlas, Three, and One headsets have been built through a mind meld between Turtle Beach and esports teams such as: Astralis, OpTic, and the Overwatch League Houston Outlaws.
In Total War: Three Kingdoms, your factions strengths and weaknesses at campaign level will change over the course of a game. It sounds like they’ll be determined by the characters that are most prominent within your faction, reinforcing once again the centrality of people to Creative Assembly’s latest historical epic. Senior designer Leif Walter tells us:
In a first for the Total War series of strategy games, Three Kingdoms will have a day and night cycle. The sun will move across the sky during your turn – you’ll notice the effect especially if you like taking a while – and should you attack someone on the campaign map, the time of day will determine whether or not you get a night-time or daytime battle. In previous games, you would decide this by clicking a button to delay your attack, essentially re-rolling the weather conditions and time of day.
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Square Enix has kept its lips shut about The Quiet Man since announcing it in June at E3. Back then, it was said that more information on the “cinematic action experience” would be coming in August. That’s the month we’re in now – and yes, we have a new trailer to watch.
Fatshark has just announced the first DLC for Warhammer: Vermintide 2. It’s called Shadows over Bogenhafen, and it’s coming out on August 28. Players will head to the eerie city of – this part’s obvious – Bogenhafen, a merchant city on the river Bogen.
How do you fancy attaching a deployable charge onto the door that stands between you and your Rainbow Six Siege career and blowing it up this weekend? You can do just that and it won’t cost you a single penny as Ubisoft’s tactical, 5v5 first-person shooter is free starting today – August 16, at 22:00 PDT / 18:00 BST – until August 19, at 13:00 PDT / 21:00 BST.