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July 31, 2017

Mr. Robot’s offsite came to SDCC once again…and It Was Epic.

Mr. Robot was hands down the highlight of my time in San Diego last year. This year did not disappoint, but could have been so much better. Let me explain. The offsite was a small store front window for E-corp bank. This is where you could sign up for an e-coin account. They gave you an e-coin card with 20e, which was a cryptocurrency that could be used at select places around the Gaslamp quarters for free food or a shirt from the Red Wheelbarrow BBQ which was located next door to the bank front. The Red Wheelbarrow BBQ was also a reference from the show and they offered a free pork slider, chips, and shake just for showing your e card.

 

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July 31, 2017

PlayStation Plus Price Hike for Our Friends Across The Pond

Sony has been sending out emails to our friends in Europe letting them know that their PlayStation Plus subscription price is going up on August 31st. The monthly price increases from £6 to £7. The quarterly cost will jump from £15 to £20. The annual pricing is increasing from £40 to £50. Sony offers no explanation for the price hike but they do recommend that you check your auto-renewal settings if you are not willing to pay.  Sony says the pricing reflects current market conditions while being able to provide members the best service…blah, blah, blah.

Sony increased the price of PlayStation Plus in the U.S. and Canada last September, so it has finally [...]

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July 14, 2017

Xbox Live Update Shells Out Some New Features

Xbox owners can expect a plethora of new features, thanks to a software update headed to consoles. Beta testing has been ongoing since March and now it will be available to the masses. The biggest feature set to come out in Microsoft’s latest update is the ability to upload an image for their player photo Gamerpics. It allows gamers to upload an image from the console, Windows PC, or mobile phone to use as a custom Gamerpics, your club’s profile picture or background.  Microsoft does mention that images must adhere to the service’s code of conduct… so keep it clean.  Microsoft claims that this is one of their most requested features from Xbox [...]

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July 14, 2017

The Walking Dead stuntman, John Bernecker Dies

AMC’s The Walking Dead has halted season 8 production after stuntman John Bernecker was seriously injured. Bernecker was on the Alanta set on Wednesday according to Variety. Bernecker fell more than 20 feet onto a concrete floor sustaining severe head injuries and was rushed to the local hospital where he was in intensive care and eventually put on a ventilator. Bernecker had an impressive list of stunt credits including recent work on Black Panther, Logan, and Get Out to name a few. The Walking Dead cast and crew have been known to be a close knit group and John Becknecker was apart of that family as proof by the tweet sent out July 13th from Lauren Cohen:

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