Ace Combat Infinity Open Beta Starts February 4th

Ace Combat Infinity will launch exclusively for the PlayStation 3.Ace Combat Infinity‘s global open-world beta begins on Feb. The beta test can be downloaded straight from the PlayStation Store. Wannabe pilots from all around the world can strap in to test fly Namco’s free-to-play aerial combat game before the final version is released later this year. Beta testers will also be given a special in-game emblem to put in their digital trophy case.

– For those who choose to team-up with their friends and to show off their talent as a pilot, aces will form two co-op teams of up to four aircrafts and will compete in amazing air fights in order to inflict the most broken on the NPC foe forces. Two different play modes will be available for those who sign up. Will I be seeing anybody in the beta test You can be my wingman!. 4.

– Lone wolves will be immersed in a brand new story exclusively written for ACE COMBAT INFINITY in which they will have to use their pilot skills during perilous solo missions.

Two years later, DirecTV customers can finally use Roku players to watch HBO Go

Will that ever change After this move and the recent arrival of YouTube upon the platform, here’s hoping Comcast, Roku and Time Warner can gain together to preserve the streak going. Comcast Xfinity customers are the most notable remaining group still denied activations upon Roku and Samsung intellectual TVs, although the service does preserve Apple TV and Xbox 360. Customers started seeing the change Thursday and now the DirecTV Twitter account confirms subscribers can use their account logins upon Roku. That’s been the case for DirecTV subscribers with a Roku ever since the app rolled out in 2011, but now things have changed. NEWS! Now you can use your DIRECTV credentials to authenticate upon Roku and watch all your favorite hit TV shows and movies from HBO! – DIRECTV DIRECTV January 31, 2014.

The Syfy Now app upon iOS also has a fresh update that says it supports DirecTV accounts, while some users say they’ve been able to login to apps for History, A&E, and Lifetime, although that doesn’t appear to be officially available still.Even as HBO Go has launched upon new platforms over the years, people who pay for TV service and HBO have occasionally found that their provider won’t play along.

Japanese Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Overview Trailer Delights

It looks deliciously difficult, just like the first effort on the Wii, though it comes with the helpers from the 3DS variant. Tropical Freeze is set up to be one of the Wii U’s best games in 2014.No, you don’t have to have a basic understanding of Japanese to enjoy this new overview trailer for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. As its Feb. Until then, enjoy what we have.

Will you be getting it Order This From Amazon. 21 release date nears, expect Nintendo of America to put out an overview trailer much like this Japanese one for Tropical Freeze. It’ll help, of course, but it’s not necessary. And we have approximately four minutes of in-game action for the upcoming platformer.

Android 4.4 KitKat Rolling Out to HTC One in Canada

Earlier this week HTC broke the news that Android 4.4 KitKat wouldn’t arrive on its flagship One device within the 90 days it originally promised, pushing the release back by several weeks. The Taiwanese company claims it may take a few more weeks, though that should vary from carrier to carrier.4. According to HTC the software update is now in the hands of individual carriers, withAT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile each running their own tests before they can upgrade the HTC One to Android 4.

S. If you’re reading this in Canada head to Applications > Settings > About Phone > Software Update to check for yourself.4 is now available to download onRogers, TELUS, Bell, Virgin, SaskTel and WIND. it will likely take a bit longer.

Here in the U. Hopefully you’ll be upgrading to KitKat in no time. According to Canadian tech blogMobile Syrup, Android 4.

Today, however, HTC One owners in Canada are receiving the update across all the country’s major carriers.

Dark Souls 2 Gameplay Trailer Makes Me Want to Die Over and Over

Whoever is playing in the video is hopefully bad on purpose to show off death and damage in the game, because they’re really bad. I can’t wait to start dying.Dark Souls 2 is currently the best reason for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners to keep their systems hooked up. There’s also a cameo at the end from one of the new characters of Dark Souls 2, voiced by comedian and Dark Souls superfan Peter Serafinowicz. Order This From Amazon.

Today, we receive nine minutes of reminders why. But we receive to look some great enemies and new environments, as well as a knight-class character and a combat mage.

Engadget Mobile Podcast 199 – 1.31.14

Along with the regular mobile fare, we treat you to one car chase, more Ashton Kutcher than you’d probably like and a tale of rare, yet spam-inducing social monikers. Hosts: Brad Molen Guest: Chris Velazco, Emily Price Producer: Jon Turi Music: Tycho – Coastal Brake Ghostly International hear the podcast: 02:38 – Lenovo buying Motorola’s handset business from Google for nearly 3 billion 23:07 – Reported Google deal could see Samsung deliver cleaner Android, less bloat 34:23 – Lenovo gets Motorola, but Google gets to save its skunkworks Subscribe to this podcast: iTunes Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes RSS MP3 Add the Engadget Mobile Podcast feed in MP3 to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically RSS AAC Add the Engadget Mobile Podcast feed in enhanced AAC to your RSS aggregator Download this podcast: hear MP3 hear AAC Contact this podcast: podcast at engadgetmobile dot com Follow us upon Twitter: phonewisdom, chrisvelazco, emily, engadgetmobile. With Lenovo’s recent acquisition of Motorola’s handset division and Google’s renewed bipartisanship with Samsung, there’s certainly a lot to discuss. Please join us at the streaming links under for episode 199 of the Engadget Mobile Podcast.With a couple huge mobile news items dropping this week, it’s no surprise that Brad makes a beeline for those topics, and he enlists Engadget newcomers Chris Velazco and Emily Price to join him.

Daily Roundup: Super Bowl XLVIII survival guide, iWatch rumors and more!

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That’s why we put together this nifty Super Bowl survival guide. Apple iWatch and iOS 8 rumors We’re yet waiting for Apple to make its official appearance in the smartwatch/wearables market. Click through for details. Super Bowl XLVIII survivor guide Not everyone can experience Super Bowl XLVIII from the sidelines, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of ways for you to catch the action digitally.

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