Demon’s Souls is coming to the PS5, new gameplay shown
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The long-speculated Demon’s Souls PS5 remake, announced earlier this year at the Future of Gaming event, is being developed by Bluepoint Games and Sony Japan Studios. Today, during the PS5 games showcase, a new trailer revealed that Demon’s Souls PS5 remake, showing a variety of bosses and enemies. Demon’s Souls has been completely rebuilt and…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PS4 Alpha starts on September 18
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During today’s PS5 games showcase, Raven Software confirmed that the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Alpha begins for PS4 players on September 18. We also got to see some gameplay captured on PS5. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is set to release on November 13, 2020. Standard or cross-gen Call of…

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The 2020 Party Conventions Gave New Meaning to Political Theater
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A television critic and a fashion critic discuss what they saw, what they learned and what it could mean for the future.The Republican and Democratic national conventions presented two different, carefully produced pictures of the American dream.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York TimesAug. 28, 2020The largely virtual format of the Republican and Democratic national conventions meant that…

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The Apocalypse Doesn’t Need an Instagram Filter
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Hi, all. With Labor Day behind us, we are now facing treacherous autumn. At least you will have Plaintext by your side, though only if you subscribe to WIRED. But laggards take heart. We recently promised (threatened?) to limit this newsletter to paying customers, beginning with this edition. But some technical changes have temporarily delayed…

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Microsoft Develops a ‘Virtual Commute’ for Remote Workers
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Microsoft Develops a ‘Virtual Commute’ for Remote Workers (bloomberg.com) Posted by msmash on Tuesday September 22, 2020 @02:05PM from the how-about-that dept. Millions of employees now commute from their bed to a desk at home. After the initial euphoria of skipping smog-filled traffic jams and cramped train compartments, a new reality has dawned in which…

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Vin Diesel Debuts Song On ‘Kelly Clarkson Show’ And Twitter Users Cringe
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Vin Diesel is known for his acting, not his singing, but his appearance on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” Thursday was truly noteworthy ― but not necessarily in a good way. The actor showed up to give the virtual audience a preview of his new dance single “Feel Like I Do,” a collaboration with Norwegian DJ Kygo.…

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