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Ghost Recon Phantoms Now Available On Steam and PC

Ubisoft have retooled Ghost Recon Online into a new form and unleashed it onto Steam today as Ghost Recon Phantoms. The free-to-play team tactics shooter now has a new background story, new user interface as well as new character and weapon designs for all three classes. Also matchmaking has been balanced for better skill matching and the user experience has been retooled to allow for players to get access to better equipment faster.

Ghost Recon Phantoms is available now on Steam and PC.

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Roomba Beware: The New RYDIS Line Vacuums AND Mops!

H67-Pro-H68-Pro-ComboLet’s face it: There are some folks out there that simply aren’t impressed by a watch that tells you the weather and notifies you of incoming calls and texts–after all, we already have smartphones that can do that. But robotic vacuums? That’s a completely different story…and I’ve yet to talk with anyone who wouldn’t be willing to give up their vacuum routine if there was an automated option that fit their budget. While Roomba made a big splash with its original line of robotic vacuums, Moneual is taking it to the next level with its 2 new RYDIS models–the H67 Pro and H68 Pro. In addition to vacuuming your floors, both models are also able to mop up your messes, with the H68 even supplying its own water tank–an industry first. Both vacuums promise excellent battery life, as well as motors that feature a 5,000 hour lifespan–which, unless you’re Howard Hughes, should be more than enough to keep your floors clean well into the next decade. The H67 Pro and H68 Pro list for $399 and $499 respectively, and you can check out all of the details, including retail availability, after the jump.

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The Last of Us Remastered Coming To PS4 This Summer

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The Last of Us was the absolute highlight of gaming in 2013, winning over 200 game of the year awards and traumatising countless players. Now Joel and Ellie’s epic journey is coming to PS4 in the form of The Last of Us Remastered. This brand new version will improve the already technically stunning game with all new next-gen character models, improved shadows and lighting, upgraded textures, along with even more improvements. Also this new version will include all the DLC released on the PS3 (the stunning single player add-on Left Behind is a must) as well as a brand new director’s commentary for cinematics featuring director Neil Druckmann and voice actors Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson. For those of us who maybe only managed to grab a PS4 yesterday, this is incredibly good news.

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New Nintendo Direct Is All About Smash Bros.

If you’re a Nintendo fan, it may be safe to say you’ve been eagerly awaiting any news on the newest iteration of Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS and Wii U. Well wait no more, as the latest Nintendo Direct is focused on nothing but the character filled brawler. There’s some new (and old) characters added to the mix including Zero Suit Samus, Sheik, and Pokemon X/Y’s Greninja. Also there’s finally new about launch windows with the 3DS version out this summer while the Wii U version will be out in the winter. Also Nintendo boast that the 3DS version will run most of the gameplay ay 60 frames per second in 3D, making for incredibly smooth combat.

You can watch the complete Nintendo Direct above.

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Netflix begins 4K streaming with House of Cards, if you have the right TV

If you’re prone to skipping the intro on House of Cards, you might want to ease off the fast-forward controls in the future. Why? Because finally you can enjoy that scenic tour of Washington DC in glorious 4K (you have a 4K TV, right?). Actually,…

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Red adds wireless camera control module, software development kit

Another Red introduction at NAB is RedLink. This $395 wireless module serves as a bridge between your camera and other wireless devices, letting you use a smartphone, tablet or computer to operate your cam. We caught it in action at NAB today, and…

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Warface Xbox 360 Edition Launching As Free-To-Play On April 22

Warface_Screen5_Specialmoves_SlideCrysis developers Crytek and Microsoft Studios are bringing free-to-play FPS Warface to Xbox 360 on April 22. Warface Xbox 360 Edition will offer the same co-operative and competitive multiplayer action as the PC version, with players taking on four distinct classes: Rifleman, Medic, Engineer, and Sniper, each with distinct gameplay styles and weapon loadouts. Crytek promise that Warface Xbox 360 Edition will receive regular content updates, including maps, weapons and daily co-operative campaign missions.

Warface Xbox 360 Edition will be available  on Xbox 360 as a free-to-play for Xbox Live Gold members starting April 22 worldwide

 

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GoPro Channel with exclusive content launches on Xbox 360 tomorrow

Back in January, GoPro tipped us off that it was bringing a dedicated channel to Xbox 360 and Xbox One. At the time, we didn’t really have much more info, other than it was a port of the company’s existing offering that had been entertaining Virgin…

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Delta to equip flight attendants with Nokia Lumia 1520s

The Lumia 820 just reached EOL at Delta. The airline’s 20,000 flight attendants will be stepping up to the significantly larger Nokia Lumia 1520 “phablet” come this fall, matching the larger form factor that AA currently has in the sky. The 1520s…

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Nvidia’s Shield console can now stream games over the web

Promised two weeks ago and delivered today, Nvidia’s big April software update for Shield is highlighted by the introduction of remote game streaming. Until now, the Android-powered handheld was capable of playing graphically intensive games that were being processed by and streamed out of your home PC, but it required that both devices be on the same network. Though still in beta as of now, the remote version of Nvidia’s GameStream offers to do the same wherever you are, provided there’s a fast enough internet connection. What’s more, Nvidia is enabling GameStream from laptops as well, with its latest graphics chips being supported.

Android gaming consoles have interested device makers for a while now, but none of the attempts so far…

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