Microsoft's Xbox One has just lately unveiled one thing destined to please the aesthetically-inclined: the Phantom White Special Edition controller. The controller itself, which you'll be able to try Twitter beneath, is definitely interesting to the attention, boasting a slick, futuristic design. The slight clear casing enhances the vibe, giving avid gamers an intensive peek at their controller's interior workings.
The launch follows a earlier mannequin in black (with a white backside), equally clear. The addition of a white variant suggests a willingness to proceed the "collection," prompting hypothesis of quite a lot of colorways. Could you think about an "Atomic Purple" one, evocative of the enduring Game Boy Color? Obviously, Nintendo and Xbox are totally different firms, however a real gamer has dabbled in each.
What do you concentrate on the "Phantom White" Xbox controller? In the meantime, try some nearer seems on the glossy design, which formally drops on April 2nd. Should you be taken with copping one, so you can also go ghost within the phantom, it will set you again a decent $69.99.
Microsoft’s Next Console To Be Called "Xbox Scarlet": Report
It seems as if a brand new Xbox is coming for 2020.
The Xbox One got here out in November 2013 which implies that we’re creeping up on the six-year anniversary of the console. While the Xbox One is a fairly highly effective console, one of many points folks have had with it’s the lack of fine exclusives that include the console. Not to say, with six years already underneath the console’s belt, it’s anticipated that Microsoft goes to unveil a model new console quickly. The Xbox One has already had some 4K updates and even sleeker , however now, in response to On Smash, a model new console is reportedly on the best way.
As per the report, Microsoft is ready to unveil the “Xbox Scarlet” at E3 in June of this 12 months, with a launch date of Holiday 2020 on the horizon, which suggests it’s going to come out simply in time for Christmas. The report states that there can be two variations of the console, one and not using a disc tray, one other one with the tray. The disc-less console can have 12GB of GDDR6 Ram at 1080p, whereas the disc model will truly be 4K with 16GB of GDDR6 ram.
It is unclear what the worth level can be simply but, though it seems as if Halo Infinite would be the console’s first launch title.
Stay tuned for any updates on this new console. For now these are simply experiences and we’re nonetheless ready on affirmation and additional particulars from Microsoft.
Microsoft Intends On Bringing Xbox Live To Nintendo Switch & More
Microsoft lays out an bold, multi-platform gameplan.
Xbox Live has withstood the take a look at of time, nonetheless going robust after initially launching with the unique Xbox console, again in 2002. A pair of consoles later, the service stays a staple in on-line multiplayer. Now, Microsoft has laid the groundwork for his or her upcoming plan, which is bold to say the least. According to a report from Gamespot, Microsoft plans on bringing Xbox Live providers to each the Nintendo Switch and Mobile platforms, with the intention of “enabling recreation builders to attach gamers between iOS, Android, and Switch along with Xbox and any recreation within the Microsoft Store on Windows PCs.”
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Microsoft plans on elaborating on the method through the GDC, throughout a session titled “Xbox Live: Growing & Engaging Your Gaming Community Across iOS, Android, Switch, Xbox, and PC.” Apparently, ought to all go easily, Xbox Live entry will likely be granted to over two billion units worldwide.
Unfortunately for PSN customers, Microsoft and Sony do not appear able to share the sandbox but. As of now, Xbox Live won’t be making to maneuver to Sony’s PS4. More particulars will possible emerge after the GDC transpires between March 18th and 22nd.
Bill Gates Believes Cryptocurrencies Are Killing People
Recently, Coinbase has revealed that they will comply with a request from the IRS to send information about its customers to help the company investigate taxes related to cryptocurrency purchases. Bill Gates has now chimed in on the growing digital coin craze that is sweeping the globe, taking to 's ask me anything to warn the general public about the potentially deadly aspects this phenomenon.
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Responding to a user question, Gates admits how these currencies and the technologies used to disseminate them are causing deaths in a "fairly direct way."
Gates' heated criticism Bitcoin and other companies are based on a troubling "anonymity" explaining how "the Government’s ability to find money laundering and tax evasion and terrorist funding is a good thing. Right now cryptocurrencies are used for buying fentanyl and other drugs so it is a rare technology that has caused deaths in a fairly direct way. I think the speculative wave around ICOs and cryptocurrencies is super risky for those who go long."
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The Microst genius' sentiments follow a recent report indicating how robbers are resorting to physical violence in order to obtain Bitcoin. A recent attack in Thailand details a Russian tourist who has seized and berated until he transferred over $100,000 USD in Bitcoin to his capturers. Similarly, a man in the United States was also detained by a confident, and was only released after he paid almost $2 million USD in Ether.
10 Best Hip-Hop Video Game Soundtracks Of All Time
In the realm virtual reality, when most people think the word “score,” they think about points. In whatever format the game was developed, there was undoubtedly a scoring system. A way to accumulate virtual currency, gain power-ups, or literally purchase items. "Score" has another definition in the world music. To score a soundtrack, for example, would mean to produce and arrange music for a specific purpose. Scoring a video game soundtrack is a very important task, although it is vastly overlooked. Everybody who played video games in their childhood can hum at least one video game theme song. For me, the regal horns Starfox’s level in the original Super Smash Bros. comes to mind. Music is a vital piece how players experience games. Flipping through the radio channels while gunning down a rival gang in San Andreas made the experience feel genuine and spontaneous.
The games that featured distinguished hip-hop soundtracks became mainstays in the rap community. To this day, people still discuss the Def Jam video game series, which meshed multi-player melee with rap superstars and dope music. NBA Street Vol. 2 introduced millions kids to classics by Pete Rock & CL Smooth and Lords Of The Underground. Just like in the real world, hip-hop music took the virtual world by storm. The absolute necessity for a great soundtrack to set the backdrop loading and menu screens is even more apparent in sports games. Franchises like Madden and NBA 2K have partnered with artists to curate or create music specifically for their games.
Of course, there has been a multitude games with dope hip-hop soundtracks throughout the years, but these are the best ones. These soundtracks weren’t just thrown together to eliminate the staleness silence. Instead, these soundtracks made the entire gaming experience better, or may have been the best part the gaming experience altogether. From DJ Hero to Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, here are the greatest video game soundtracks all time.
Kendrick Lamar To Release "DAMN." Collector's Edition With Reversed Tracklist
Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. is one the best album's to drop in 2017, regardless genre. It was widely acclaimed across all boards and Kendrick managed to follow up 2015's To Pimp A Butterfly with another strong project. Today, Microst's website revealed that Kung Fu Kenny's latest album will be coming through with a collector's edition.
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While Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. collector's edition will be available for purchase, the interesting part about the album is that the tracklist is reversed. Around the time the album dropped, rumors circulated that there was a second Kendrick album that would've been released on Easter day, following DAMN.'s Good Friday release, titled NATION. That rumor was debunked shortly afterwards. However, he confirmed in August the concept a "dual album" existed but it wasn't with an accompanying album. He said that the project was just as cohesive from front to back as it would be from back to front and that he specifically made it so it could be played backwards. The collector's edition also has a completely new black & white cover art that fans may think is an even better representation the album.
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The strength DAMN. has earned Kendrick numerous accolades. Most recently, he received a slew Grammy nominations for his efforts on the project. DAMN. has rightfully earned him nods in the Best Rap Album as well as Album Of The Year Categories. Along with that, "HUMBLE." earned four nominations including Record Of The Year and Best Music Video and "LOYALTY." featuring Rihanna has earned him a nod in the "Best Rap/Sung Performance" category.