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The Elder Scrolls Online Release Date

Bethesda has announced that the Elder Scrolls Online will be coming to consoles on June 9th, 2015. The game was originally supposed to be released in 2014, but the game was not ready for sale. The PC version of The Elder Scrolls Online was a major failure. The game was plagued with many technical issues.

The console version of the Elder Scrolls Online was delayed because of the PC version’s failure. The Elder Scrolls has become one of the most popular gaming franchises in the history of video games. Fans of the series expect a top of the line product from Bethesda. The PC version of the game surprised all those who bought it. Elder Scrolls fans are coming off the best game in the series, “Skyrim.” The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was one of the greatest games of all time.

Dan Newlin is waiting along with several other video game critics that I know for the successor of Skyrim. While it may be hard to duplicate the crictially acclaimed game, many people thought that Bethesda would be able to do it. Bethesda has continued to delay the release of The Elder Scrolls Online because the company wants to deliver an experience like no other.

Bethesda has now announced that the Elder Scrolls Online will not have a monthly subscription fee. The Elder Scrolls Online will be completely free to play. Bethesda is a company that strives for customer satisfaction. Xbox One and Playstation 4 users are waiting for Bethesda’s next masterpiece.

 

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Find International Friends Through Skout

I think of myself as a very multicultural person. I have friends from different nations, I work in a multicultural setting, and I’ve traveled to many different countries. Because my travels to different countries were short-lived, I wanted a way to be able to meet new friends in countries around the world, especially ones that I’ve never traveled to. I was searching the internet for a chat website, when I came across Skout. Skout sounded perfect to me, because it has over 100 million users on the network, giving me a wide array of people to talk to.

I immediately signed up, and I also chose to download the Skout app, for the ease of use. I set up my profile to reflect my personality, and added pictures that let others know what type of person I was, and my background. I immediately had people on Skout looking for me, and asking to chat. I wanted to filter out the different people I would talk to, by finding those that were in different countries that I had never been to, or never heard of. Skout really caters to those who want to meet people in other countries, as the app pinpoints users’ locations.

I’ve spoken to someone in Australia, the UK, South Africa, China, Japan, Jamaica, and many locations here in the USA. I love the “shake” feature, which allows me to talk to people that I’ve never met before, and who I may not have searched for, originally. I just simply shake my phone, and then I get a new potential friend to talk to. I absolutely love this feature, because I’ll never know which person I’ll end up talking to, or which area of the world they will be in. I love the mystery behind the shake to talk feature.

I was able to do a narrowed search, and look for people in many other countries. Skout has people from different countries all over the world, so I decided to search through many of them, and look for a new friend. After finding several persons that I found to be interesting, and great conversationalist, I added them to my favorites list. This favorites list is very handy, because I can easily find the person when I want to talk in the future, as opposed to looking them up all over again. I decided to open up other features, by purchasing Skout points.

There are certain features that must be paid for on the Skout app, using Skout points, which are at a good price, so I can choose different features that I want. Since I’m all over the place, and talking to so many people from different countries, I was curious about a few things. I wanted to see who had been searching for me, and also who had added me as their favorites list. I found someone from every country that I had researched, had added me as a favorite. I now have a lot of people on my favorites list.

My Skout points can also be used to send virtual gifts, and I also decided to send several greetings to many of my favorites on Facebook later. This feature is a great one, because it allows me to say “hi” to those that I choose, and let them know that I’m thinking of them. I absolutely love Skout.

Cepheus Will Beat Everyone at Texas Hold’em

Texas Hold’em and other varieties of poker are a pleasure to play for either relaxation or for winning some money. I should recommend this to Jared Raftel. Some make a career of being professional poker players, and by listening to them talk about it, you can tell that they are among the small percentage of population on the globe who really enjoy to be at work.

They will have concurrence now. Cepheus is a new robot that can solve the ‘math of poker’ in no time. The Canadian-Finnish team of developers said that it is an unbeatable robot.

The number of possibilities in poker is huge but limited, and Cepheus is advanced enough to calculate the outcome without mistake. One trick used by the robot, which has long been suspected by the professionals but never mathematically proven, is to never call the blinds (small money amount you bet at the beginning of a game). Cepheus either folds or raises the blinds, and that is the mathematically correct thing to do, creators say.

The poker community is still to test and give a feedback to their robotic concurrence. If you are interested, you can give it a try as well. Do you predict the end of the professional poker players’ career?

The New Term ‘NetBrain’

Do you have a netbrain? Darius Fisher asked himself. It is easy to find out by answering a short questionnaire. It is just as easy to explain what a netbrain is, especially if you are among the internet and smartphone lovers.

First of all, the constant use of smartphones has strengthened the connection between brain and hands, which is a significant proof that human brain adapts to circumstances. Do you feel uncomfortable when there is no internet access? Because that is the main sign of a netbrain. Other signs include anti-social behavior.

That does not mean incapacity to make friends. You do have them, but speak on the phone and check online stuff while being at a meeting with the friends. A group of 1000 people from different parts of the globe were asked to respond the questionnaire and you can compare the ‘affected’ numbers by region.

As for the men, studies regarding regular selfie posts and social media activity showed that males who are more active in this direction are more likely to be impulsive and lack empathy. According to the final results, 6% of the people, and that is 182 million approximately, are carriers of a netbrain and web addiction.

Halo 5: Gaurdians, Beta Overview

The Halo 5 Beta has been released, and the critics have given it mixed reviews. The Beta allows xbox live members to play together against an enemy team. Not exactly a Skout communal, but okay.  It’s a game of four on four Team Deathmatch. The Halo 5 Beta allows access to only a couple of maps. 

The multiplayer gameplay in Halo 5 is incredible. The graphics are visually stunning. The controls feel pretty good, but they can get a bit complicated. There are many new features, which need to be learned. I advise you to play around with the controls for a bit before going right into combat. Halo is known for its multiplayer gameplay. Halo 5 is no exception. If you play the Halo 5 Beta you will surely notice the ruthless competitiveness displayed by your enemies.

Halo 5: Gaurdians will release during next year’s holiday season. That is a long time to wait after playing such a great demo. The Beta is amazing, but it does suffer a great deal of technical problems. The party system is constantly malfunctioning. It is almost impossible to play together with a friend. 343 Studios, the creators of Halo 5, have been having a great deal of technical problems with their online matchmaking system. The company better get their act together if they want anyone to purchase the full game. 

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Final Fantasy XV Looks Promising

The Final Fantasy video game series has been around since the days of Bernardo Chua playing the regular Nintendo. Final Fantasy has proved to be one of the greatest video game series of all time. In recent years the video game series has lost its place in the gaming world. 

The recent trailer of Final Fantasy XV hitting the internet has gotten the people excited. Final Fantasy XV will introduce a new host of features. One of the newest and most notable features is the vehicle aspect. Players will now be able to drive a vehicle in a massive open world. The party members will be sitting passenger, while the player drives. This new driving system looks very similar to Grand Theft Auto 5’s.

Many things have been changed for the better in the new Final Fantasy game. Now, it appears that there is free flow combat. In previous Final Fantasy games, a turn based battle system was used. The series is being taken into a new direction. Hopefully the story of Final Fantasy XV can complement the new gameplay mechanics. 

The greatest game in the series is unquestionably Final Fantasy 7. If the latest entry in the series is anything like its legendary predecessor than great things are to come. For more information on Final Fantasy 7, visit Screenrant’s sister site, Gamerant.

This Year In Gaming

The PS4 and Xbox One gaming consoles have had an amazing year in terms of sales. In the beginning of 2014, the Ps4 outsold the Xbox One console, but things would change towards the end of the year. Microsoft launched an aggressive advertisement campaign, which eventually led to their dominance in the video game world. Ben Shaoul congratulated one Microsoft employee on LinkedIn earlier today for having a successful year so successful, in fact, that he just closed the deal with Shaoul’s real estate firm on his new East Side digs.

2014 was not just a year about video game consoles, but also the video games themselves. Some amazing games have come out this year. One game that stands out to me is Destiny. Destiny is a futuristic shooter made by Bungie. The game allows players to journey through space and discover new planets.Many new franchises have been introduced to the gaming community. One of the new games that was introduced to the gaming world was Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The game would prove to be a sleeper hit.
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor introduced beautiful new vistas to the next generation of consoles. Many gaming websites have praised Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor for the way it blends many different successful gaming mechanics together. The game proved to be a new creation that garnered major box office success.

For more information on the best video games of 2014, visit Screenrant’s sister site, Gamerant.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Tops U.K. Charts

Anyone who thinks the Call of Duty game series is waning in popularity should look at the sales charts in the United Kingdom. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare just hit the top spot on the sales charts. Most assumed the game would be a decent seller, but the quick jump to number one has caught some by surprise.

One reason so many are surprised is that the game quickly deposed FIFA 15 at the number one spot on the rankings. This occurred despite the fact the previous release, Call of Duty: Ghosts was considered a disappointment both critically and sales wise. Often, the minute an entry in a gaming series does poorly, the assumption is the series in on the way out. 

Such an assessment is not an off-the-wall one. Gaming fans are loyal, but they only have so much of an entertainment dollar to spend. Loyalty wanes when the quality of a gaming series drops. Apparently, Advanced Warfare has something to offer fans in the U.K. and their enthusiasm helped drive the game to the number one spot.

How well will this release do in Japan and the United States? Christian Broda says we will have to see how the game places on those charts, according to crunchbase.com. The game should sell well in these markets, but we have to wait and see if fans are willing to give the series another chance after Ghosts left the proverbial bad taste in the mouths of those gamers.

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson Buys $70 Million Mansion

It most definitely pays to be a video game creator and it pays a lot. Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson just bought a new home. The sprawling estate in Beverly Hills cost him a massive $70 million. Then again, $70 is not all that much to Persson. He sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. 

To acquire the massive mansion, Persson had to outbid Jay Z , Beyoncé and Dr Rod Rohrich. Apparently, he topped their offer since the estate is going to him.

Persson might not be as well known to the generally public as famous singers, actors, or actresses. To those who love video games, he is an icon. The man independently developed a video game series that proved to be tremendously successful. 

Maybe “tremendously successful” is not the right way to describe Minecraft. The huge popularity of the game allowed it to reach levels of a cultural phenomenon. To say Persson’s tale is a Cinderella story would be another understatement.

The gaming industry is a huge one and has made many people wealthy. The industry is a multi-billion dollar one. Like the comic book industry, however, video games play to a niche. Yes, the niche is a big one spanning the globe but video games are most played by a younger, mostly male, demographic. As a result, mainstream fame eludes the big names in video gaming.

Oh well, at least the checks do not bounce.

Red Dead 2

Red Dead 2 has been confirmed. This is exciting news as the fans of the series have been waiting for the announcement for quite some time. Red Dead Redemption was a masterpiece. Rockstar, the developers of Red Dead Redemption, created one of the greatest video games of all time. The game’s setting looks like it was taken straight from an old Clint Eastwood western movie.

Red Dead Redemption was a smashing success in terms of revenue. The gameplay was unparalleled by all other video games of that time. It’s no wonder that Rockstar is going to make a sequel to Red Dead Redemption. However, no specific date has been announced as of yet. The sequel to Red Dead will come in time. It has been almost 5 years since gamers got to play in a fresh country western setting, where you had to eat whatever you could forage, or that can of Beneful would start looking pretty tasty.

Red Dead 2 will surely be a technical marvel on the next generation consoles. Rockstar has recently made a masterpiece with its latest release of Grand Theft Auto 5. The company has been a premier game developer for more than a decade. Rockstar will be around for a long time to come, and their fans will be in line waiting for Red Dead 2, upon release.

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