2020 Chevrolet Blazer: What’s New?

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The 2020 Chevrolet Blazer will be coming in with a long list of changes. Here is what we know right now.

Powering the 2020 model is now a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that will be offering about 230hp and 258lb ft of torque. On top of that, customers will now get to choose from a few new exterior color options including the Oakwood Metallic, Sunlit Bronze Metallic, and Kinetic Blue Metallic.

The 2020 model will not be offered with the Sun and wheels package anymore while the LED headlights will be offered as part of the Enhanced Convenience and Driver Confidence II Package now for the RS trim. Those looking to get the LED headlights on the Premier trim will have to opt for the Driver Confidence II package. Features like the stop-start will now be offered as standard on the 2020 model.

Other optional features like the Black Grille Bar Package, Exterior Decal Package and more will be offered as well.


2020 Audi A5 & S5 Prices Are Out

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We have already learned what the 2020 Audi A5 and S5 will be offering last year and now we get to learn about the prices of the 2020 models.

Audi has just announced the price tag for the 2020 Audi A5 and S5 models. Both models will be offered in two-door coupe, two-door cabriolet, and five-door fastback style and there will be three trim options available for each of those starting from Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige.

The Audi A5 will come powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4 cylinder engine that will be offering about 248hp and 273lb ft of torque that will come mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The S5, on the other hand, will be fitted with a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that will be offering 349hp and 369lb ft of torque that will be mated to an eight-speed transmission.

If you are looking to get one, the base Audi A5 Coupe model will be coming in with a $43,895 price tag while the Audi S5 will start off from $52,895.


Fisker Ocean Crossover More Details Dropped

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We are slowly getting closer to the release of the Fisker Ocean crossover model now which means more details are also coming our way. Here is what we know about the upcoming model.

The vehicle was made to be more eco-friendly in mind which is why eco-friendly materials are being chosen like recycled plastic, polyester fibers, old T-shirts and more. The carpets are also made from recycled nylon from fishing gear.

The Ocean will be fitted with a set of 20inch wheels while features like roof rails and tow hitch will be offered as an optional feature. Powering it will be an 80kWh battery pack that will allow it to offer 250miles to 300 miles of range depending on which version you get. The base model will be coming in with a $37,499 price tag.

The Fisker Ocean is only set to arrive in two years’ time and we can’t wait for that day to come.


Next-Gen Volkswagen Golf GTi Heads To Geneva

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Volkswagen will be heading to Geneva this year as the automaker confirmed that they will be showing off their eight-gen Volkswagen Golf GTi at the end.

The GTi will be build based on the new Golf. From what we have been seeing so far, Volkswagen will be staying away from vents and wings this time but will bring in the twin exhaust tips, alloy wheels, plaid upholstery and more.

Powering it will be a hybrid powertrain consisting of a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The engine is also expected to be mated to a six-speed manual transmission with the dual-clutch automatic being offered as an option.

The Geneva Motor Show will be starting on the 3rd of March this year. Volkswagen has also announced that they are looking to introduce 34 new models this year with the Golf GTI being one of them.


Buick Velite Is The Bolt For China

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There were rumors that Chevrolet might be looking to offer their Chevrolet Bolt EV in China with new front and rear updates when the vehicle was spotted getting tested out in the open and there are now more details to support that.

According to Motor1, a Chinese site claimed that GM has just applied to sell an all-electric SUV in China under the Velite 7 nameplate suggesting that the Velite could be the Bolt that GM is preparing to offer in China.

Of course, fans can expect to see a few changes being made to the exterior icnluding the bumper, badge and ground clearance update. It was also added that the vehicle will be powered by a 174hp electric powertrain which is less than the Bolt.

As for whether we will be seeing the Velite 7 here in the US, most people think that it will not be happening although we might see the Bolt get an update soon.


Infiniti QX55 Seen For The First Time!

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It is no secret that Infiniti is working on a new Infiniti QX55 model that will be coming in 2020 and now the vehicle has just been spotted out in the open for the first time.

Of course, the vehicle was heavily covered in camo so it is pretty hard to make out what it will be offering on the outside but here is what we know about the upcoming model.

Based on the QX50 crossover, the QX55 will most likely come in with the new VC-Turbo engine tech. It could also get a long tail to separate it from the other models.

So far, the vehicle does not look too different than the QX50 which could be a good sign. The Infiniti QX55 will be coming in to compete with models like the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe models and is expected to arrive later this year.


Epic Games Store Not Slowing Down On Exclusives

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2019 was all about Epic Games picking up exclusives PC games here and there for a year and it does not look like they are looking to slow down anytime soon.

According to Epic, Epic Games Store has grossed about $680 million so far with $251million of those coming from third party games with games like The Division 2, World War Z, Dauntless, The Outer Worlds and more being some of the most popular game on the platform and the best part of it all is that these titles are timed-exclusives for Epic.

It is clear that the strategy works and Tim Sweeney has added that they will continue to pursue exclusively. Some games that they have already secured so far include Magic: The Gathering Arena, God Fall, Predator and more.

One reason why so many developers also looking to strike a deal with them is because of the attractive offer that Epic is offering these developers as they only take 12% of the game sales and give 88% back to the developer, much higher than the 70/30 split that Steam is offering.

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Path Of Exile Not Slowing Down Despite Upcoming Sequel

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It was announced last year that there will be a new Path of Exile 2 game coming our way. With that announced, most people would assume that things will start slowing down on the side of the Path of Exile game as the developer focus on the new game but that is not what is happening here.

The developer has just announced that they already have four expansions planned for Path of Exile for 2020 with the first one possibly coming out in late February.

Other than the 3.10.1 update that will be happening this year, the developer is also working on the 4.0.0 update which will bring some new content to the game around the mid of this year by E3. With all this on the table, fans won’t be too occupied about waiting for the new game to arrive.

Of course, it is believed that the Path of Exile 2 will still come with the campaign of the main game so it made sense that the developer would want to keep working on it.

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Pokemon Go First 2020 Community Day Details Dropped

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We are only days away from the start of the first Community Day event of 2020. The first event will be happening on the 19th of January and here is what we know about the event right now.

This time, the featured Pokemon of the event will be Piplup, the starter Water0Type Pokemon from Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. Players will also get a higher chance of catching a Shiny Piplup during the event.

If you do evolve Piplup to its final evolution form during the event, it will also lean a new special event-exclusive move although we still do not know what the move is yet.

The event will start at 11 am and will go on until 2 pm in the Northern Hemisphere while the Southern Hemisphere players can only start catching from 3 pm to 6 pm local time.

The usual event bonus should also return during the event.

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Bioshock: The Collection Heading To Switch?

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Bioshock: The Collection will bundle up three Bioshock games including BioShock, BioShock 2, and Bioshock Infinite and it looks like fans will get to play those games on Switch soon.

This rumor started after Lootpots discovered the game getting rated at the Taiwanese games rating board. This usually means that a game is on the way and since it is already available on PS4 and Xbox One, most people assume that it could be coming for the Nintendo Switch console.

What they also notice was that the individual games were also rated hinting that the games could be released separately as well. Other than Bioshock, the other two games should come with all the previous DLCs.

The developer is also working on a new BioShock games right now at Cloud Chamber but we do not know when that will be coming out.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Pushed Back A Few More Weeks

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We were supposed to get our hands on the Final Fantasy 7 Remake in March but it looks like fans will have to wait a little longer now as the developer announced the new release date for the game.

According to Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of the game, Final Fantasy 7 Remake will be arriving on the 10th of April now instead of the 3rd of March. He added that the extra time will be a need for the team to add a few finishing touches to the game.

This can be a little frustrating for the fans as, after the long wait, they will only be getting a part of the game since it will be released in episodic fashion.

Some of the game was leaked recently and fans got a good look at the opening movie of the game. As for when the demo will be out, we will have to wait and see.

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WWE 2K20 New DLC Will Take Us To The End Of The World

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It looks like even when society is falling apart, WWE will still be standing strong. The developer of WWE 2K20 has just announced the new DLC for their game called the Wasteland Warriors.

The new DLC will be set in a post-apocalyptic world as part of the WWEI 2K20 Originals series. This will come with new scenarios and situations for the game. It will also get a new Showcase and four new Story Towers along with new characters, two arenas, weapons, and commentary.

The new Showcase this time will feature Seth Rollins as Seth the Wanderer who is invited to the tournament in the post-apocalyptic city to fight for this freedom by taking on Overlord.

Fans can get the pack for $15 or get the Backstage Pass for $30 which will entitle them for this DLC and two upcoming DLCs.

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Fallout 76 The Watselanders DLC Test Server Open For Registration Now

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Fallout 76 will be getting a new DLC soon but before that happens, the developers want to test it out with some of their fans first. If you would like to be a part of it, register yourself for the Fallout 76 Wastelanders Public Test Server now.

Of course, you will need to have the game to test out the new update and you will need to register before the 14th of January. The developer did not reveal when it will be going live or how long it will be available.

Those that do participate in the test will have to fill out NDA so that they can’t discuss it or share their experience with the outside world so we won’t be seeing much until the developer officially releases it.

The update is said to come with new NPCs and quest to bring the game close to Fallout 4.

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League Of Legends Dev Going Back To Their Roots?

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It looks like Riot Games is looking to go back to where they are back on familiar grounds as the developer announced that they will be working on a new tabletop game.

Called Tellstones: King’s Gambit, the game is based on the game in Runeterra and it will also set their fans up for the upcoming Legends of Runeterra.

Overall, the new game will be a bluffing game that is all about lying and deceiving their opponents. We know that the game will support two to four players but the details of the game is still a major mystery at this point.

No word on when the game will be arriving as well. The last time Riot Games came out with a tabletop game, it was back in 2016 and the developer has since reveal that they are working on more but did not disclose any other important information.

We are also expecting to see more League of Legends game coming our way.

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Pokemon Go: Evolve By Trading

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Other than evolving the Pokemon by collecting candies and acquiring certain special objects, there will be a new way for players to evolve some of the Pokemon in Pokemon Go now.

Just like in the normal game, players can evolve some of the Pokemons by trading and this mechanic has now added to the game as well. When plater gets an eligible Pokemon through a trade, the Candy requirement will be taken out for players can evolve it for free.

While the feature is new, the feature will also be applied to Pokemons that you have traded in the past as well so do remember to check on the other traded Pokemons to see you any of them are eligible for the free evolve.

The Pokemon that will be eligible include Kadabra, Machoke, Graeler, Alolan Graveler, Haunter, Boldore, Gurdurr, Karrablast, and Shelmet.

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Sony Not Attending E3 2020

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Sony PlayStation chooses to stay out of E3 last year and they are doing it again this year as the company announces that they will not be attending E3 2020.

While it was not much of a surprise last year, them not attending this year was a huge surprise as with Sony preparing to release their new PS5, fans were expecting them to attend E3 and possibly drop a few more details about their upcoming console.

Some poeple think that it might actually be the right move for Sony as that means they won’t have to fight with Microsoft for attention this year and they have showcased their console at an earlier or later date and have all the attention they need.

Of course, Sony did also say that they do plan to take part in other consume events to promote their PlayStation so we will be seeing them at some of the events.

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Dodge Durango With eTorque Spotted Out In The Open

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The Dodge Durango was spotted getting tested out in the open once more and the people seem to think that this model was actually fitted with the eTorque version of their engine.

According to the reports, it was reported that Dodge is looking to fit the Durango with the 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine with an eTorque which is already being offered on the Jeep Wrangler and Ram 1500 pickup truck. The engine will mean that the Durano will be more fuel-efficient as well.

It is believed that the vehicle spotted getting tested was Dodge doing some airflow and cooling test which would explain why they covered up the grille and bumper because there might be a new version coming our way soon.

While talks of a next-gen Dodge Durango have been going on for some time now, Dodge has never really confirmed anything yet so we will just have to wait and see.


Magic: Legends Is Just Diablo In Deck-Building Form?

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More details of the upcoming Magic: Legends were revealed this week. The action RPG game was initially announced at The Game Awards and now the fans are learning more about what the game will have to offer.

From what we have seen so far, Magic: Legends might turn out to be a game similar to what Diablo is offering. Players will be given a customizable deck that is used to determine the spells your use and colored mana pools to cast them.

Each deck will have 12 cards and players can hold 4 speels at one time. When you use one car, it will get replaced with another card from the deck. Players can choose to mix up the color as the mana will generate proportionately to the colors of your deck.

The game will be built by Cryptic Studios and Perfect World. Fans can sign up now if they would like to try out the beta version of the game.

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GTA 4 Leaves Steam?

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If you are still looking to try out GTA 4 on Steam, you might have to scrap that plan now as it was announced that the game is no longer available to purchase on Steam.

A ResertEra forum discovered that the game no longer has a purchase button on Steam. The page did not explain why this is happening to GTA 4 and we have not heard from Rockstar Games as well.

Some people have started speculating that it might have something to do with the music licensing while others think that it might be Rockstar looking to move the game over to their own Rockstar Launcher.

While GTA 4 is no longer available, there is still GTA 5 and San Andreas on Steam so you can try those out first while we see where GTA 4 will go.

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Monster Hunter World Players Missing Their Saves

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PC players will finally be getting their hands on the new Monster Hunter: World’s DLC but it looks like some people might have to wait longer than others as it was reported that some players had some issue with the game since the DLC arrive.

According to some of the players, when the game opens and performs the save file check, they will see an error message that tells them that there is no compatible save found and that the game will create a new save to overwrite the previous file.

Since the issue was revealed, it was reported that some people actually got to recover their files with a community-created save transfer tool but hopefully the developer can make that happen for all.

There is also an issue with the Iceborn frame rate which the developer is already looking into.

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