Month: October 2018

Amazon Posts Record Profit, but Disappoints on Revenue and Outlook

Amazon reported another record quarterly profit Thursday, fueled by the growth of online shopping and its cloud-computing service. But its revenue grew less than Wall Street analysts expected, and Amazon’s shares fell after the results were released. The company, based in Seattle, has boosted its profitability as it expanded far beyond online shopping. For years, the […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 Day One Patch Size Revealed

With less than a day left for release, Rockstar Games has revealed the day one patch size for Red Dead Redemption 2. It will be 3.3GB on PS4 and 3.2GB for Xbox One players, except in Japan where it’s slightly smaller for some reason, at 3.02GB and 2.9GB respectively. To verify the update is successful, look for […]

Facebook, Twitter Can’t Find China Election Meddling Trump Cites

Facebook and Twitter haven’t detected Chinese meddling in the 2018 elections, company officials said, casting doubt on claims by President Donald Trump that the Asian nation is trying to interfere. The social media giants have reported online disinformation campaigns ahead of the Nov. 6 elections that appear to originate from Russia and Iran. But press representatives for both […]

Fortnite Update 6.20 Adds Fortnitemares Event

Epic Games has announced the latest update to Fortnite. The battle royale sensation for Android, iOS, PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch gets a limited time event called Fortnitemares. It’s a Halloween-themed event that brings new weapons like the Six Shooter and Fiend Hunter Crossbow in addition to Fortnitemares skins such as Deadfire and new […]

Facebook Report Shows Backers of US Political Ads

Facebook on Tuesday released the first of what it promised will be routine reports showing who is behind US political ads seen at the social network or its Instagram service. An Ad Archive Report launched online provided information including numbers of ads and how much money was spent. It featured tools for searching the archive for specific advertisers, […]

Optic Gaming to Shut Down India Operations: Report

Optic Gaming may shut down its India operations in the wake of one of its players, Nikil ‘Forsaken’ Kumawat caught cheating at the Extremesland 2018 tournament in Shanghai last week. The e-sports company set up shop in India in May this year with support from local firms such as content agency AFK Gaming and e-sports platform […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 Full Map Leaked

Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 gameplay and the in-game map was leaked yesterday. Now it appears that we have a complete view of the Red Dead Redemption 2 map courtesy of the game’s strategy guide releasing early in parts of Europe. According to those with access to the Red Dead Redemption 2 guide, there’s locations for treasure hunters, crime scenes, […]