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.

WiFi 6 certification is here and that’s good news for your new iPhone 11 Pro

WiFi 6 certification is here and that’s good news for your new iPhone 11 Pro

After a fair amount of build up, WiFi 6 certification is rolling out today. With this certification comes the promise of better and faster WiFi, just in time for the arrival of 5G and home networks powered by it. Of course, there are a number of manufacturers who didn't wait for the WiFi Alliance to launch this certification program, but now that it's here, devices can go through the process and carry official branding afterward.

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Gwent heads to iOS next month but there’s no good news for Android fans

Gwent heads to iOS next month but there’s no good news for Android fans

Those of you iPhone users who can't get enough of digital card games like Hearthstone will soon have another one to play. CD Projekt Red has revealed that Gwent will be heading to iOS next month. This is a port we knew was coming, as back in March the company said it was targeting an iOS release date for some point in 2019.

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Nintendo will soon allow Switch Online subscription upgrades

Nintendo will soon allow Switch Online subscription upgrades

Whatever problems it still has notwithstanding, Nintendo Switch Online is at least flexible in how you sign up. Not only is Switch Online cheaper than other online services at $20 per year, but you also have the option of signing up for a family plan, potentially allowing other Switch owners to access Switch Online at a discount.

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How to use Borderlands 3’s Lost Loot Machine

How to use Borderlands 3’s Lost Loot Machine

Borderlands 3 is officially here, and one of its more interesting new mechanics is something called the Lost Loot Machine. At long last, players don't necessarily need to make a tough decision when they encounter a nice piece of loot but don't have any room for it in their inventories. The Lost Loot Machine will pick up loot that was left behind and allow you to access it later, but there are some things to keep in mind before you begin relying on it.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield is teasing a mysterious new Pokemon

Pokemon Sword and Shield is teasing a mysterious new Pokemon

As with most new Pokemon games, Nintendo and Game Freak have been trickle-releasing information about the new Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. After revealing a few new monsters in the latest trailer for the game, Game Freak has decided to switch things up a bit when it comes to revealing the next new Pokemon. Instead of just outing the Pokemon, Game Freak is instead teasing it on the official Pokemon website.

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Anthem heads to EA Access in a surprising move

Anthem heads to EA Access in a surprising move

BioWare's Anthem has had something of a troubled life so far. It's safe to say that many players were underwhelmed with the game at launch, and the same can be said for critics as well. BioWare has been working to improve the game over the past few months, and now Electronic Arts is looking to pull in some new players by adding Anthem to the EA Vault.

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Steam tweaks recommended games to de-emphasize popular titles

Steam tweaks recommended games to de-emphasize popular titles

Discovery on Steam is something that has always been difficult to perfect, due in part to the sheer number of games on the service. Steam has attempted to improve the discovery system over the years, and while some aspects have gotten better, sometimes people still encounter recommendations that don't make much sense. Today, Valve issued an update to Steam Discovery, and the changes it's making could be pretty big.

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A mystery Interstellar Object is about to pay us a visit

A mystery Interstellar Object is about to pay us a visit

With the immense distance between star systems in this galaxy of ours, it isn't often that we get the chance to study interstellar objects - otherworldly bodies that were born in different systems and have made their way to our own - up close and personal. Up until recently, there was only one known interstellar object to visit our solar system, which was a body known as 'Oumuamua in 2017. Now, it seems that 'Oumuamua has some company on the list of interstellar objects to visit our solar system.

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Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Earlier in the summer, Walmart rolled out a new subscription service called Delivery Unlimited. This, as you may have already guessed from the name, was a departure from Walmart's standard delivery service that charged customers a per-order fee for delivery, with Delivery Unlimited running $98 per year or $12.95 per month. It seems that initial roll out back in July was a successful one, as Walmart has announced that it will soon begin expanding the service.

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GoPro Hero8 Black leaks again with its genius new accessories

GoPro Hero8 Black leaks again with its genius new accessories

The GoPro Hero8 Black has leaked out again, and this time, we're learning of some accessories to go along with it. Not only does this latest leak give us more information about Hero8 Black itself, but it also shows us two useful accessories for the action camera: an LED lamp and what is essentially a life jacket that fits over the Hero8 Black.

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Ring Fit Adventure could give Switch its Wii Fit breakout

Ring Fit Adventure could give Switch its Wii Fit breakout

Throughout the years, various companies have made attempts at turning exercise into games, with one of the most notable examples being Nintendo's Wii Fit. Nintendo is back on the exergaming train with the Nintendo Switch, officially revealing a new game called Ring Fit Adventure today. Like Wii Fit did, Ring Fit Adventure uses its own peripherals, but unlike Wii Fit, it's more of an actual game.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake’s TGS trailer is a hefty one

Final Fantasy VII Remake’s TGS trailer is a hefty one

Out of all the upcoming video games, Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Remake is unquestionably one of the most anticipated. By the time the first episode releases in March 2020, it will have been nearly five years since the remake was first revealed, as as we inch ever closer to release day, Square Enix has been sharing more footage from the game. The latest content drop comes in the form of a two-and-a-half minute trailer Square Enix released at Tokyo Game Show, and this is easily one of the game's most substantial trailers yet.

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