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Nintendo Switch generated more positive E3 reactions than Microsoft Xbox One X

Both the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro deliver 1TB of storage, with some observers surprised that Microsoft refrained from outranking Sony in this department. While numerous best-and-brightest of E3 have started taking pre-orders, the Xbox One X has been conspicuously absent. That didn't happen. What we got instead was a gameplay demo of BioWare's upcoming Anthem , which, while it looked very impressive, is not an exclusive.

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Apple legalizes and taxes in-app tipping for content creators

Oh, and developers can only prompt for reviews three times a year , with the prompt going away for a year after a user submits a rating. American livestreaming apps like Facebook Live and Periscope don't offer tipping, and instead, Facebook has begun letting broadcasters show ads in their streams and keep 55% of the revenue.

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Weekend Open Forum: What's your take on the Xbox One X?

That being said, if we're aiming for parity with the Xbox One X , it has to be included. By the time that the Xbox One X hits the stores, we could even be looking at a £150 gap between the two consoles. Sony have made steps to counter this of course, immediately announcing a price reduction for the PS4 Pro after the Xbox One X breakdown, however, there are still many aspects of Microsoft's console that prove it worthy of investment.

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Xbox One X Price In US, UK And Canada

It would seem the Xbox One X handily wins, but as the author of the piece points out, these prices are likely to dip at least somewhat between now and the launch of the Xbox One X later this year. Pricing is always a huge topic whenever a new game console debuts. Spencer alluded to Microsoft's other ways of earning profit through Xbox Live subscriptions and software sales.

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Super Mario Odyssey will have local co-op

During the E3 event, Nintendo shared several details of the game, but this co-op mode was kept a secret for the last. Mario's hat is a core gameplay mechanic in " Super Mario Odyssey ". Without a doubt, Super Mario Odyssey is incredible in every way. Also, three new amiibo figures will be sold separately - Mario, Princess Peach and Bowser in their wedding outfits, notes N-Europe.

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Microsoft debuts Xbox One X

In other words, Taykey said that Nintendo perhaps generated more buzz because there were so many games that fans were excited about and could interact with. All the titles now optimised for the Xbox One X , including Forza Motorsport 7 , "looked" and "played great", the site reports. "I want people to be able to play games!" That isn't to say that they don't have games to show, though.

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Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 bln

Amazon will pay $42 a share in cash for the organic-food chain, the companies said on Friday. Amazon , which is known for squeezing suppliers, will take over a natural and organic grocer pioneer brimming with 456 stores and high-end shoppers but struggling to rein in prices and integrate technology.

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Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again to meet residents because her presentation in her first visit was terrible, says a former Labour advisor. Nadir told the minister: "Enough is enough. I've got friends in that tower", pointing to Grenfell. Earlier on Friday, the Prime Minister's new chief of staff, Gavin Barwell, refused to comment to Sky News on his way into Downing Street.

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Atari Confirms New Game Console In Development

Are you looking forward to what Atari will bring to the table? Chesnais did not detail the console any further but stated it was based on "PC technology" and that the design is still in development. Given that Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are now truly cemented as giants of the video games console industry, it looks unlikely that Atari plans to compete with them.

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Super Mario Odyssey has co-op where you can play as Mario's hat

The co-op mode was shown during Nintendo's E3 Treehouse Live stream , giving viewers a chance to witness Mario and Cappy in action together. They collect some coins and some moons. Both players will also have control of the game's camera as well. It has been confirmed now that upcoming Super Mario Odyssey title will be available in the co-op mode similar to Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the Wii.

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Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

Portuguese sports publication A Bola reported that four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo "does not want to continue in Spain and therefore will look to leave the Spanish championship next month". "Conscience clear, always", Ronaldo told reporters at Lisbon airport as he and his Portuguese teammates prepared to fly out to Russian Federation. Madrid on Wednesday issued a statement saying that it was convinced Ronaldo "will demonstrate his complete innocence".

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Explosion hits entrance to kindergarten in eastern China

Investigators work early Friday at the scene of an explosion outside a kindergarten in Fengxian County in eastern China's Jiangsu Province. Two people died at the scene and six died in hospital following the explosion at at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian.

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Donald Trump tweets surprising suggestion about firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Mueller has been tasked with leading the executive branch's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and any potential collusion between Russia and Trump associates. Trump reportedly was at odds with Sessions' decision to recuse himself. It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mr Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey.

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Here's why the Xbox One X is so damned expensive

However, the PS4 Pro's specifications - including memory and processor speed - are lower than those of the Xbox One X . MSFT's Xbox live MAU is ~55mn now, still small in comparison to its l-t competitors but the firm sees MSFT's multi device cross platform strategy to sustain its competitive edge l-t.

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Will Be Limited

Finally the dev confirms Bungie will look at enhancing Destiny 2 for Xbox One X with 4K textures/upgrades. With the update, participating consoles get Realms (the game's multiplayer mode), plus the newly launched Community Marketplace. At Microsoft's big E3 conference on Monday, most of the game trailers were preceded by a booming voice uttering the word "EXCLUSIVE". Remember that just because Forza Motorsport 7 can hit native 4K 60FPS at 70% GPU usage, not every game will run at ...

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Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando

The taller, sleeker Luigi hasn't been invited along for this trip. It's on the lanyards, every 10th person is wearing a Cappy hat, and lines to check it out at the Nintendo booth are as long as the eye can see. Mario also has to control his camera. Nintendo usually steers clear of heavy-story games, but things like the Legend of Zelda and Metroid do come with a certain level of depth in terms of story progression.

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United States stocks close slightly lower; Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

That includes potentially using technology to eliminate cashiers. Whole Foods over the past decade led the move into high-quality, organic food , but its growth in slowed as traditional grocers responded with similar offerings. Texas-based Whole Foods Market is engaged in the business of natural and organic foods supermarket. The deal comes a month after Whole Foods announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan amid falling sales and pressure from activist investor Jana ...

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Xbox One X: First impressions, price and release

There was no mention of the Xbox One X console unveiled a day earlier by rival Microsoft in a heightened challenge to PS4. Fils-Aime explained that Metroid: Samus Returns wasn't included in the pre-recorded presentation for two reasons, one of those being the the company has learned people seem more interested in learning about Switch (and other console experiences) first, at least at E3.

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Whole Foods Markets to be Acquired by Amazon

Several have, however rebuked the over-priced " extravagant " reputation of the organic supermarket chain as not being in line with Amazon's vision. Whole Foods whose fleet of stores now numbers more than 430 locations has found it hard to attract more mainstream consumers as Walmart and other large chains have stepped up their sales of natural and organic products.

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Nintendo: Metroid is 'an important franchise for us'

At the company's recent E3 showcase it introduced a slew of new games for the system that included the return of Samus herself in Metroid: Samus Returns . If you're not ready to give your 3DS up just yet, don't worry. "The way we continue to make Nintendo 3DS vibrant as a platform is first we continue to innovate from form factor standpoint", Fils-Aime said.

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'May must go': Hundreds chant outside Downing Street after Grenfell Tower fire

More appeals were put up overnight on Thursday as relatives became increasingly distraught about their loved ones. The Queen and her grandson, Prince William , spoke to residents and members of the emergency services near the gutted Grenfell Tower on Friday morning (Saturday NZT), while May's office said she would visit victims in hospital.

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Amazon deal slams retailers as Dow edges to record

Shares of grocer Kroger Co swooned 9.2 per cent, while Wal-Mart Stores Inc fell 4.7 per cent, signaling fears that Amazon could broaden Whole Foods' product mix and cut prices. Both companies said there will be no layoffs, but they did not respond to other questions about Amazon's plans for Whole Foods . " Whole Foods may be hard to turn around", Grant said.

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Nintendo Switch Rocket League: Release date, gameplay and everything from E3 2017

Spencer did say that there is a good relationship between Microsoft and Nintendo , and that it's possible something could be worked out where the Switch version does unlock achievements. The game will be playable, again, on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the PC. Actually Nintendo announced two new Metroid games. Capcom have noted that if Ultra Street Fighter 2 were to sell well on the Switch, they'd consider adding the game to other consoles .

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Nokia 3 hits stores today in India. Are you getting one

The Nokia 6 will be exclusively available on the Amazon India at a price of Rs 14,999 from July 14. Gadgets360 could confirm from sources that the phone is now in stock with various retailers in the country. In terms of specifications, the Nokia 3 sports a 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS and features 8-megapixel camera on both the front and back.

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India, Pakistan to battle for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 crown

Cricket's biggest rivalry has become a bit of a dud. Besides his maiden duck in One Day International cricket, on other three occasions, he was unbeaten. Pakistan envies that consistency and confidence. This is the first time that Pakistan have qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy. "We were written off totally, and probably rightly so, after the Indian clash because we were shambolic.

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Nintendo Addresses the Nintendo Switch's Biggest Flaw and Talks About Virtual Console

That is not going to be the only solution (referring to the wires). Mario is probably not the best opportunity for this, but I'm very interested to see what online gaming and voice chat look like with Nintendo new online infrustructure. And so that's how we think these through. After a shipping snafu with Amazon , I spent the better part of a day trying to track a Nintendo Switch down.

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A Bomber Was Behind The Deadly Kindergarten Blast, Chinese Police Say

They provided only his surname, Xu, but no motive. Emblazoned on its walls were the Chinese characters for death and disaster. "Two people died at the moment of the explosion, six more died of their injuries at the local hospital, and four of the 65 injured remain in critical condition", NPR's Rob Schmitz reports, citing a police account.

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Philando Castile's Mom Decries The Justice System That Failed Her Son

He Yanez been found guilty, he could have faced up to 20 years in prison on charges of endangering safety by discharging a firearm and second degree manslaughter. Kelly objected to the prosecution's effort, calling it an "improper impeachment" of Yanez and asserting that the state allegedly withheld the video in order to compel Yanez's testimony.

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What happens to Instacart in the Amazon-Whole Foods deal?

But Whole Foods customers are loyal, and some shoppers are excited about Amazon's purchase. Ryne Misso of the research firm Market Track said a customer who buys fresh fruit regularly at Whole Foods might be offered a deal on blenders and serving bowls.

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Amazon to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Kroger , which had been rumored late previous year to be considering a takeover of Whole Foods , was down 14 percent. As part of that continuation, the companies announced Friday, Whole Foods Market will maintain the operation of stores under the Whole Foods name.

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What WWDC 2017 Has in Store

The new Files app, also available for iPhone users, is a file management system that places all files on the iPad together in one place for easy organization. The developer preview for the operating system is now available for download on developer. apple .com, so go ahead and get your version running if you're a developer, or just want to play around maybe.

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Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists

As a result, he made a decision to quit his job at the counter-terrorism unit based at Facebook's European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and go into hiding in Eastern Europe, according to the Guardian . In an official statement, a spokesperson said the safety of their employees was a priority and the issue was fixed as soon as they learned about it. A group of six moderators in the Dublin office were classed as "high-risk" after Facebook first detected the problem, with accounts tied to ...

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market

And it shakes up a US grocery industry that has been struggling to keep up with growing competition, both in stores and online. The chain's 460 stores could potentially all become new places for Amazon customers to swing by and pick up the week's food.

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Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

The Washington Post on Wednesday reported that Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . According to "sources" in an ABC News report on Friday, the deputy attorney general "has privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the matter , which he took charge of only after Attorney General Jeff Sessions' own recusal".

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Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

This is the first time Mickelson has missed the U.S. Open since he failed to qualify in 1993. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf each shot 7-under 63s at Baltusrol in 1980. His problems started when he tried to lay up and round the right rough. Defending champion Dustin Johnson made only one birdie in his round of 75.


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