Monthly Archives: August, 2021

The Simpsons: Hit & Run was the perfect GTA alternative for many kids back in the PS2 days. Now, a YouTuber has taken on the task of giving the classic game a new graphic splendor. The result speaks for itself. The Simpsons: Hit & Run – fan builds his own remake Many well-known games have been re-released in the form of a remaster or remake in recent years – Diablo 2 Ressurected, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD or Resident Evil 3 are among the most recent examples. In the near future, even the old GTA trilogy will get…

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With the Samsung S4, the South Korean company launches a new business monitor in Europe, which will cost 309 Euros here at launch. Users will get a 75 Hz panel, AMD FreeSync support and an integrated webcam for it. Since the beginning of the pandemic, many users have had to switch to the home office, although some have discovered the advantages of working from home. Accordingly, the demand for the hardware needed for this is likely to remain well above the 2019 level even after the pandemic ends. Samsung is now trying to serve part of this market with its…

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It looks like Sony will start selling the PS5 again in the coming hours. Prime members will get exclusive access. The PS5 is leisurely approaching its first birthday. However, not all interested parties will be in a celebratory mood. Because the demand still significantly exceeds the supply. After smaller drops at several retailers, Amazon now also seems to start selling again. This is indicated by the retailer’s product entry, which once again promises an exclusive sale for Prime customers. You can secure a trial month here. “Prime members have priority access to the PlayStation 5,” it says succinctly. After this…

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According to court documents, Google is said to have planned the acquisition of Epic Games to prevent a competing app store. There was no offer. Google is said to have considered buying game developer Epic Games. At least, that is what Epic Games claims in court documents, which have recently been made available partially unredacted. According to the document, Google is said to have considered buying Epic or business shares in order to prevent the emergence of an alternative app store to the Google Play Store. According to the document, Google referred to such a possible development as a “plague.”…

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Evidence of past life on Mars? During its tenth flight on Mars, the mini-helicopter “Ingenuity” discovered a few mysterious furrows on the surface. Now scientists are debating whether the Mars rover “Perseverance” should sample there in its search for traces of life. Elongated elevations discovered on Mars It was the most complex flight the Mars helicopter “Ingenuity” has completed since its arrival on the Red Planet. As NASA let know, “Ingenuity” had flown on July 24 with twelve meters as high as never before. The small helicopter took ten color photos during the three-minute flight and then landed safely again.…

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Samsung has announced that The Wall 2021 will ship as early as August. The advanced microLED screen achieves a peak brightness of 1,600 nits, a frame rate of 120 Hz and a resolution of up to 8K – or even more, at extreme aspect ratios. Samsung’s The Wall 2021 was officially announced back in July, and now the company has finally commented on availability – the two models with a pixel pitch of 1.2 millimeters (IW012A) and 1.6 millimeters (IW016A) will start shipping later in August, while the top model with a pixel pitch of 0.8 millimeters is expected to…

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According to rumors, the Surface Duo 2 will be introduced next month or the month after. The fact that Microsoft has now also decided on a significant price reduction for the 1st generation in Germany further fuels the rumors about an imminent successor. Instead of 1,549 Euros, the Surface Duo now costs 774 Euros. With a significant discount of 50 percent, Microsoft is currently trying to move prospective buyers towards the first Surface Duo. Since the German market launch in February of this year, the company had stuck to the original price recommendation of 1,549 Euros (128 GB) and 1,649…

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Customers of the world’s most popular multiplayer online role-playing game grumble: they get too little performance for their money. In addition, the operator has always incorporated new mechanics for monetization. The discrimination scandal is joined by further displeasure at Activision Blizzard. Complaints about the price-performance ratio of “World of Warcraft” (WoW) are piling up, report trade media. Many players feel they are not getting enough content for the subscription fee of between 11 and 13 euros per month. 16,000 of them upvoted a post asking, “What exactly are we paying for each month right now?” Update cycles have become very…

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As the developer of a popular Battle Royale game, Respawn has to deal with cheaters on a permanent basis. In order to climb a few rungs on the ladder, cheaters are always coming up with new tricks. On July 29, the studio banned 2,086 accounts in Apex Legends that had taken to forcibly shutting down the game at the end of a lost match to avoid losing ranking points. This abuse allows players to keep their high rank status. Fortunately, Respawn has noticed this trend and is taking strict action against it. A statistic from Conor Ford, who is responsible…

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