The USgamer Podcast: The PlayStation 5 Rumor Mill Has Begun

Mike, Caty, and Nadia get together discuss all of the PlayStation 5 rumors [10:04], the continued flood of backward compatible games for Xbox One [03:36], the new Mega Man X Collection [34:26], and the new battle royale game by Cliff Bleszinski [01:02:47]. But not before discussing the most important news of all: Final Fantasy XIV’s bunny suit for boys!

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QuakeCon 2018 Day 2 – watch the Fallout 76, Doom Eternal, and Rage 2 panels here

QuakeCon 2018 is going on this weekend, and you can watch all the announcements here and look over the full schedule.

QuakeCon 2018 officially kicked off yesterday, after the previous day’s The Elder Scrolls: Legends Masters Series Tournament. The annual event continues through Sunday, August 12.

Highlights today include a Fallout 76 panel, esports tournaments and more.  You can watch it all unfold below.

During today’s Fallout 76 panel, Todd Howard and others from Bethesda Game…

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Meet Shenmue I & II’s diverse cast in new ‘What is Shenmue?’ video

Sega has released the latest entry in the ‘What is Shenmue?’ video series, this time looking at the memorable cast of characters that populate Shenmue I & II.

Once again narrated by Corey Marshall, the voice actor behind Ryo Hazuki in the English version of Shenmue, the video offers a glimpse at everyone from Ryo himself, to the enigmatic Shenhua and gangster Ren. 

Those are just the main cast, though. Shenmue also boasts a massive lineup of NPCs, from shop clerks, biker punks, your love…

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Torchlight Frontiers Announced for 2019, Features “Shared, Persistent” World

A sequel to the beloved action RPG series is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC next year.


Torchlight Frontiers

Though Runic Games shut down last year, its legacy will live on. Perfect World Entertainment has announced Torchlight Frontiers, a follow-up to the much-loved action RPG looter series, for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. It will release in 2019 and is developed by Echtra Games whose team has shipped…

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Retron 77 is the easiest way to introduce my kids… – Tiny Cartridge 3DS

Retron 77 is the easiest way to introduce my kids to ancient video games ⊟ The Retron 77 is Hyperkin’s latest HD retro console, a tiny Atari 2600 emulator that outputs over HDMI in 720p – instead of the crackly, staticky RF connection you might not...

Retron 77 is the easiest way to introduce my kids to ancient video games ⊟ 

The Retron 77 is Hyperkin’s latest HD retro console, a tiny Atari 2600 emulator that outputs over HDMI in 720p – instead of the crackly, staticky RF connection you might not have even noticed on your HDTV.

When I received the review unit from Hyperkin, I took the opportunity to do something I hadn’t done yet: unearth my collection of 2600 cartridges from the deepest recesses of my closet, and play them…

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Every game with PS4 Pro support: resolution, FPS, HDR, enhancements and more (updated August 2018)

Knowing the difference between a PS4 Pro and PS4 game isn’t easy. There’s a range of resolutions, checkerboard rendering techniques, performance and quality options, and HDR. A lot of games have a lot of different options, and even without  4K screen there are benefits with some Pro games supersampling a 4K output down to 1080p to create a far sharper image than a raw 1080p render alone.  Although, if you haven’t got a 4K screen then you really are missing out. Maybe check our best 4K TV…

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Big PC is taking over – Asus and MSI losing gaming laptop market to Dell and HP

MSI gaming laptop

Asus and MSI are reportedly seeing some of their shared market dominance in the gaming laptop segment move over to their zealous competitors. HP, Dell, Acer, and Lenovo – some of the largest PC brands in the world – have renewed efforts to move into the gaming space, which is putting pressure on the current reigning champs’ dominant position.

The gaming market is one of the few branches of the worldwide computer sales world still looking healthy, and…

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Hospital superbugs are evolving to survive hand sanitizers

Enlarge / A woman wearing a surgical mask washing her hands with a hand sanitizer.

Popular hand sanitizers may be heading the way of antibiotics, according to a study published this week in Science Translational Medicine.

Bacteria gathered from two hospitals in Australia between 1997 and 2015 appeared to gradually get better at surviving the alcohol used in hand sanitizers, researchers found. The bacteria’s boost in booze tolerance seemed in step with the…

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Burnout Paradise Remastered Review – Giant Bomb

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There has been a Burnout-shaped hole in video gaming for the last 10 years. Other games have attempted to fill bits and pieces of that hole with varying degrees of success. You can see a smidge of Burnout in Split/Second‘s huge destruction-focused racing. Forza Horizon‘s open-world collectibles are a strong reminder, too. You can also, of course, see little pieces of it in a few of the Need for Speed games that have been released in Burnout’s wake, especially the ones…

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The Community Spotlight – 07/28/2018

Many thanks to Marino for this amazing work of Photoshop!
Many thanks to Marino for this amazing work of Photoshop!

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this wonderful week. With the weather reaching all-time highs for many of you I hope you have been staying safe and cool this summer. Either way, the Giant Bomb community has been up to plenty of cool stuff worth marveling over. We have some big pieces of house-keeping to address…

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