Porsche Taycan Turbo EPA Numbers Not Ideal

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WLTP numbers suggested that the Porsche Taycan Turbo will be able to offer about 280miles of range and while people already expected the EPA numbers to be lower, nobody expected it to be lowered by that much.

EPA has now announced that the vehicle will only be able to offer 201miles which will put in below a lot of its competitors. The Porsche Taycan is powered by a 93.4 kWh battery pack which should be more than enough and that the 800-volt system should give the Taycan an advantage but according to EPA, all this does not translate to good range.

With models like the Tesla model S offering about 348miles range, the Taycan range is starting to look fairly dissapointed but of course, those that do get the Taycan probably do not care much about the range of the vehicle but what Porsche has to offer in terms of driving experience so we think this would not affect their sales at all.

Porsche has also reported that the Taycan sales were much higher than they expected.


2021 GMC Yukon Denali Spotted Out In The Open

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Among all the exciting GM news and leaks that we have been seeing this week is the spy shots for the upcoming GMC Yukon. The Denali, the top-of-the-range trim option was spotted getting tested out in the open and here is what we have learned so far.

The Yukon will come riding on the same platform that the Tahoe is riding on right now and that means the Yukon will also come with a fully independent rear suspension. We are also expecting the Yukon Denali to come with an upgraded interior design although we have not seen how it would look like yet.

In the front will sit the trio of light with a set of lights bars while the rear will be fitted with upgraded taillights that were partly covered in the spy shots.

We do not know when the unveiling will happen but it does not look like it will be too far off.


2021 Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban Taking Interior More Seriously

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GM is not known for offering new models with stunning interiors but it is clear that they are giving it their all with the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban.

New images of the interiors showed that both models will be getting some new interior design that was made with SUVs in mind. While it is not the most luxurious offering out there, it is clearly a lot better than what the Silverado was offering.

Instead of a center stack covered in buttons, the new interior design has been split into two. On the top will be the 10inch infotainment system, the air vents, and push-button shifter while the bottom will house all the physical buttons needed for the climate control setting and more.

GM will also be using better materials compared to the Silverado giving the Tahoe and Suburban a more luxurious and modern interior different from what we have seen in the past.


2021 Cadillac Escalade: Nothing More To Hide

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The Chevrolet Suburban and Chevrolet Tahoe are not the only GM vehicles to get some attention this week as the Cadillac Escalade was also spotted out in the open. The spies even manage to capture some of the interiors as well.

The vehicle was barely covered on the outside, giving us a pretty clear look at what the vehicle will be offering when it arrives. The large luxury SUV design looks similar to what we are seeing on the Suburban right now with the updated grille design, horizontal LED headlights and more.

Shots of the interior showed the single panel digital instrument cluster and infotainment display that bears some resemblance to the Escala concept which was seen back in 2016.

The 2021 Cadillac Escale will be fitted with an independent rear suspension as well when it arrives.


BMW To Offer Android Auto For Free Too

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It was previously announced that BMW will not charge its customers for the Apple CarPlay service. As exciting as that was, Android users had no interest in that but BMW does have some news for them this week.

It was now announced that BMW will be offering Android Auto. The automaker announces that they will be adding Android Auto to every BMW with the Operating System 7.0 software which was released in 2018 that is compatible with Android Auto.

It will also be wireless so there won’t be a need to connect it to a USB port. The OS will come with some key features including the navigation system, Spotify and more. The Android Auto will also display information on the head-up display. The update is expected to start rolling out in July next year.

Now that BMW is on board, let’s see when Mini and Toyota will also start offering Android Auto to its customers.


Bayonetta & Vanquish To Get Anniversary Special Bundle

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There were already leaks on the Microsoft Store suggesting that Bayonetta and Vanquish will both be getting some special anniversary offering this year as the product listings were found on the store and now Sega has officially announced it.

The publisher announces the Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle which will be arriving next year for PS4 and Xbox One. The games will be remastered and will now run at 4K 60fps on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. The physical version will get a steel book case and will cost $40. There is also a digital version.

This bundle will be perfect for those that missed out on the games in the past but have always wanted to try it out.

The bundle will be released on the 18th of February.

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Crash Bandicoot New Game Announcement Happening Soon?

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There were some speculations that a new Crash Bandicoot game could be in the making after Sony teased it in the Time to Play commercial. In the commercial, we saw a new mask and Crash model.

It was later leaked that a new game called Crash Bandicoot Worlds is in the works and that the game will be arriving in 2020. Activision seems to be teasing it even more as some poeple notice that a few influencers have to start posing some Crash figurines that they got.

This has been something that Activision has done in the past with Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. With the State of Play being just days away and the Games Awards coming soon, we might see an announcement happen before 2019 ends.

The last game from the franchise was back in 2008 and things have been pretty quiet other than a few remasters.

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Tekken 7: Two New Fighters Announced!

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The third season for Tekken 7 is turning out to be pretty exciting. The developer started things off with Zafina and now they have announced two more fighters that will be added to the game.

One of the fighters that were announced this week was Ganryu, who was also present in Tekken 6. The goofy character was also given his own trailer that you can check out below.

Then there is Fahkumram, a Muay Thai champion. His new trailer can be found below as well. Leroy Smith, the second character announced for Season 3 will also be arriving on the 10th of December.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Give Priority To PS4

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Final Fantasy fans have been waiting for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake for the longest time now but if you are not playing it on the PS4, the wait might be even longer than expected.

A new box art of the game was leaked online showing that the game will be a PS4 exclusive game until 2021. If this is true, those looking to play it on the other platform will have to for more than a year before they can actually get their hands on the game.

The game will be arriving on the 3rd of March 2020 and will only be available to all on the 3rd of March 2021. March 2021 is also expected to be the time when the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett will be available so the game would also be ready for those platforms too.

Of course, Square Enix has not confirmed or deny anything yet so we will have to wait and see.

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Bioshock New Game Given The Greenlight

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Bioshock fans rejoice because there is now a new BioShock game being developed by the Cloud Chamber.

The studio is based in San Francisco and Montreal and according to the report, the game does not even have a title right now and other details like the release date and platforms are also still a mystery. All we know now is that the game is in development.

It was also added that development will take a few years so it will be some time before we actually see anything from the game so there is really nothing to get excited over right now. With such a long wait time, anything could happen so we better not get our hopes too high for now.

What do you think the next BioShock game should offer? What would you like to see?

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All-New Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban Only A Month Away

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It looks like we will get to see how the new Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban will look like in a month’s time as it was indicated that the unveiling will happen later this month.

No many details were given but they did say that the vehicle will be fitted with an independent rear suspension which would improve the ride quality of the vehicle. New spy shots have also shown that it will be fitted with a prominent grille, hug headlights, and familiar design shape. More changes will also be happening on the inside with new switchgear and modern infotainment system.

Powering it should be a 5.3-liter V8 engine that will be offering about 355hp and 383lb ft of torque. Those looking for more will be offered the 6.2-liter V8 engine that will be offering about 420hp and 460lb ft of torque.

The Chevrolet Suburban was recently given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to order its 67-year career in film and television.


Fiat 124 Spider Production Ends Soon, US Will Go On

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2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Scorpion Sting Appearance Group

The future of the Fiat 124 Spider is looking bleak as it was announced that the vehicle will not be getting a replacement. It was now reported that the 124 Spider and Abarth performance version for the Europen market will be ending soon.

While sales have been pretty decent, it was reported by the Al Volante that the sales were not strong enough to actually justify a renewal of the manufacturing contract.

The 1.4-liter MultiAir turbocharged four-cylinder engine that the vehicle is fitted with right now also does not meet the new emission standard in Europe and to upgrade it would cost too much.

While things are ending over in Europe, the vehicle’s production here in the US will continue.


Toyota Corolla Says GoodBye To Petrol

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Those looking to get the Toyota Corolla in the future can forget about getting one with a single petrol engine option at least in Europe as it was reported that Toyota UK is ready to offer the vehicle with hybrid engines only.

For 2020, the Corolla will be offered with a new GR Sport and Trek model with the GR Sport being the sportier version. This will come fitted with updated bumpers, honeycomb grille, piano black details and a set of 18inch alloy wheels with red center caps. More changes can be found on the inside with a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED headlights, Toyota Safety Sense and more.

The Corolla Trek, on the other hand, will be turned into a more rugged version with fender moldings, silver-finished bumpers, 17inch alloy wheels and more.

The GR Sport and Trek deliveries will only be starting in January.


BMW M4 Engine Offerings Confirmed

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The BMW M4 Coupe was spotted not too long ago and now BMW is offering us a teaser image of their M4 GT3 model which will be coming in 2022.

The M4 GT3 will come in to replace the M6 GT3 which was launched back in 2016 and have gotten them a few wins in the past. Not a whole lot of details have been revealed so far from they did say that more testing will be done next year.

The BMW M4, on the other hand, will be fitted with an S58 TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine that will be offering 493hp. The new teaser image also showed that the race car will be fitted with a huge grille similar to the one seen on the Concept 4 flanked by a set of slender headlights and huge fog lights.

There is also a ventilated hood and vents on top of the front fenders and aerodynamic mirrors. More details will be revealed when the BMW is unveiled later on.


Genesis Getting Ready To Take On Europe

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We will be seeing the Genesis brand at the Geneva Motor Show next year as Hyundai prepares to bring the brand into Europe.

According to Automotive News, the documents suggest that there will be a stand-in one of the halls for the Genesis brand but it was later added that the decision has not been made on where Genesis will actually be heading to Geneva or not.

It was reported that Hyundai wants to bring Genesis into Europe when they have some SUVs to offer as well as more powertrain options. So far, there is no date or windows yet but it was reported that it would happen in a couple of years.

Right now, Genesis is already being offered in a few regions including the US, South Korea, Middle East, Australia, Russia, and Canada. We are also waiting for the GV80 to arrive soon.


Assassin’s Creed: Rebel Collection Ready For Switch

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Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection is now ready for Nintendo Switch exclusively. The bundle will come with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Assassin’s Creed Rogue, and all the single-player DLC that the game will have.

Both games are pretty similar as they both have the naval battle mechanics but Black Flag was better received when it was released. Rogue tells a story of a guild member who turns into an Assassin Hunter but the game did not do as well as the developers were hoping it would.

Freedom Cry and Aveline DLC will both be included in the bundle. Other goodies that will be included are the CG trailers, concept art, Assassin’s Creed: Awakening manages and more.

The Rebel Collection will retail for $40 and will take up 19GB of storage space on your Switch.

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Hardcore Modes Won’t Have Night Maps Anymore

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The latest update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will make a few important changes to the game including more changes to the Hardcore multiplayer mode as well.

One of the major upgrades includes removing all night maps from Hardcore modes. They did not say if this is going to be a permanent thing or just temporary.

While they did remove some features, they also added more content back to the game including Shoot House 24/7 which will replace Crash 24/7. Docks will also be returning to the Gunfight map rotation while Grazna Raid will be added to the Hardcore Team Death Match and Arklov Peak.

The developer has already released the full patch notes for the update so you can check that out and see what other changes were made with the latest update.

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Pokemon Go December Details Revealed!

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The final Pokemon Go community day event will be happening in the middle of the month and Niantics is now revealing a little more details about the upcoming event.

This time, the event will be happening on the 14th and 15th of December and this time, players will be able to catch all the Pokemons that were featured on the community day this year. That means players will be seeing Totodile, Swinub, Treecko, Torhic, Mudkip, Ralts, Slakoth, Trapinch, Bagon, Turtwing and Chimchar all over the map.

Niantic also announced that Pokemons’s from 2018 will also be coming back and will be taking up spots in the gyms as Raid Bosses so we will get to battle Pokemons like Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Larvitar and more.

Depending on the day, the Pokemons that will hatch from eggs will also differ. The full details of the December Comunity Day event are now on their blog so do check that out.

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Dead Cells To Get New DLC Soon!

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Dead Cells will be getting some new content next year as Motion Twin and Evil Empire both announce that more content will be added to the game starting off with the new DLC expansion.

Called The Bad Seed, the new DLC expansion will come with two new early game biomes and a new boss. The DLC will not be free as players will have to pay $5 to get the DLC.

When the DLC arrives, players will be able to go to The Arboretum which is described as a peaceful place with nothing to fear and The Swamp which is described as “putrid, tick-infested cesspool inhabited by spear-wielding, blow dart firing jerks.

The teaser image does not show much but we see what looks like purple vines with some eyeball coming out from the swamp. The develope also added that they will continue to work on balancing the game as they go forward.

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Gwent Support For Console Gets End Date

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Console Gwent players will have to switch platforms if they want to continue to play the game as the developer CD Projekt Red has announced that they will be ending the console support for the game.

In the latest post on their official website, it was reported that the developer has now decided to discontinue the PS4 and Xbox One version of the game to focus on the PC and mobile version.

They explain that the intention has always been about providing the same support for the console as the PC version but with iOS and Android coming soon, they have decided to focus on those instead due to their popularity.

The PS4 and Xbox One version will stay frozen from now onwards until it gets discontinued next year. For the players, they can copy their accounts to GOG and bring their progress over to mobile and PC version. They can do that from the 9th of December until the 9th of June.

However, only Xbox One players will be able to copy their Meteorite Powder.

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