Author Archives: Eric Abent

Eric Abent is the Gaming Editor of SlashGear. He is an avid gamer himself - very passionate about gaming and its community. Eric has been writing on SlashGear since 2012.

Pokemon Sword and Shield lets Farfetch’d evolve at last

Pokemon Sword and Shield lets Farfetch’d evolve at last

Throughout Pokemon's long history, one of the original 151 Pokemon has built quite the following for itself: Farfetch'd. Originally only available through an in-game trade in Pokemon Red and Blue, Farfetch'd is a bird Pokemon that deals damage by slapping its opponents with a leek. It's never been a very good Pokemon in terms of competitive viability, but nonetheless, Farfetch'd has its share of fans around the world.

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Fortnite v10.31 patch notes detail mobile’s new Party Hub

Fortnite v10.31 patch notes detail mobile’s new Party Hub

Another Fortnite patch has landed, and this time around, the update is a bit on the small side. In fact, this week there's no new weapon or item being added to the game, and there aren't any big changes to the map happening either. Though it's a pretty quiet week for Fortnite, mobile users are getting a big new feature called the Party Hub.

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Portal TV heads up Facebook’s new smart screen lineup

Portal TV heads up Facebook’s new smart screen lineup

Facebook has announced a big refresh for its Portal lineup, today announcing three new devices for the family of devices. The first is a device with a 10-inch display that's taking up the standard "Portal" moniker. It's joined by the 8-inch Portal Mini and a new device called the Portal TV.

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ESA’s pitch for E3 2020 is alarming to say the least

ESA’s pitch for E3 2020 is alarming to say the least

E3 is typically one of the biggest shows of the year, with many companies opting to make their biggest announcements of the year during it. This year, however, we saw instances of publishers and platform holders deeming E3 unimportant. Sony sat the show out entirely, which is not a great look considering that Sony is one of the big three gaming companies.

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Amazon Music HD arrives with high quality music streaming

Amazon Music HD arrives with high quality music streaming

In the music streaming space, Amazon finds itself in heated competition with the likes of Google, Spotify, and Apple. With that in mind, it needs every edge it can get, and todayuit's rolling out a new one. Amazon has announced a new tier of its music subscription service called Amazon Music HD, which promises higher-quality streaming for many of the songs it offers.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak is a real treat for camera lovers

Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak is a real treat for camera lovers

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is a phone that's already been extensively leaked, but today, we're getting some new hands-on images of the phone. As with most leaks that deal with devices spotted in the real world, the pictures that surfaced today aren't the highest quality, likely due to the fact that they were taken in haste. Still, they show the phone from the front and back, giving us a good idea of what it will look like when it arrives.

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New iPad Pro leak shows off some familiar camera tech

New iPad Pro leak shows off some familiar camera tech

Apple's newest batch of iPhones haven't even begun shipping out yet, but we're already onto talking about the next releases in Apple's product lineup. A new image featuring a final mockup of the next iPad has leaked out, and while it only shows the back of the device, there's still plenty we can glean from it. It seems, for instance, that the next iPad will have something in common with the iPhone 11 Pro.

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Snapchat 3D camera mode could be more selfie fun than slofies

Snapchat 3D camera mode could be more selfie fun than slofies

Snapchat today announced the addition of a new 3D camera mode for its mobile app. With this, you can create 3D snaps and send them to your friends, who can interact with them regardless of the phone they're using. In its unending battle against Instagram, Snapchat needs all the help it can get, and lately it's been looking to 3D for an edge.

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Logitech G604 Lightspeed wants to be your Fornite and WoW Classic companion

Logitech G604 Lightspeed wants to be your Fornite and WoW Classic companion

If you find yourself currently addicted to World of Warcraft Classic, then you might want to have a look at Logitech G's latest mouse. Today the company revealed the G604 Lightspeed, stating that this new mouse is made with battle royale, MMO, and MOBA players in mind. Of course, one look at the mouse is enough to give that away, as it's covered in buttons.

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Seinfeld is finally coming to Netflix: Here’s when to watch

Seinfeld is finally coming to Netflix: Here’s when to watch

As far as sitcoms go, there's few out there that are as enduringly popular as Seinfeld. Despite that popularity (or as a symptom of it), those who want to stream the show here in 2019 are limited in their options. Though services like YouTube and Amazon have digital episodes and seasons for sale, the only subscription service on which you can stream Seinfeld is Hulu - at least here in the US.

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LastPass security bug: Check you’re on the new fixed version

LastPass security bug: Check you’re on the new fixed version

Security flaws are never a good thing to encounter, but when those flaws can potentially compromise a password manager, that's when things get particularly alarming. LastPass has notified users of a flaw with some of its browser extensions which may have allowed certain passwords to be revealed. The good news is that the flaw has already been patched out and that users would have needed to carry out a specific set of actions for their passwords to be compromised.

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Minecraft is a rare game that never stops growing

Minecraft is a rare game that never stops growing

These days, Fortnite tends to dominate discussions about the most popular games around, but even it has some competition in that space. As Fortnite has enjoyed its meteoric rise, Minecraft has been silently amassing even more players, and now - not long after the game celebrated its 10th birthday - its player base is truly massive.

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