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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct Announced For This Week.
Before the Super Smash Bros. Melee Grand Finals kicked off at EVO 2018, Nintendo announced it is going to broadcast a special Nintendo Direct presentation all about the new Switch smash game.
The Direct is set for broadcast on Wednesday August 8, and will air at 10pm AWST / midnight AEST.
You’ll be able to stream the presentation on Nintendo’s website.
Super Smash Bros launches for Switch on December 7!
Dolphin Is Back On Google Play!
It’s disappearance years ago sent emulator loving gamers around the world into meltdown but Dolphin, the one and only GameCube and Wii emulator, has reappeared on Google Play!
Dolphin developer Helios explains it’s all about peace of mind as it claws fans back from other options:
“The Dolphin Emulator team has officially released Dolphin on the Google Play Store again. This means you can now get automatic updates with Dolphin and the peace of mind that you’re always getting Dolphin from a reliable source.”
Is your android device up to the task? The specs are as follows:
- Android 5.0 or higher
- A 64-bit processor
- A version of Android that supports 64-bit applications
- A graphics processor that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 or higher.
It doesn’t come with any games so you’ll need to own the titles you’d like to play, but if you have some already then consult the Dolphin FAQ on how to convert them into a file the program will understand.
Happy mobile gaming!
OpenAI’s DOTA 2 Bots Are Taking On 5 Top Ranked Players Today.
You’ve got a front row seat if you’re looking for something to watch!
Research institute OpenAI, which Elon Musk co-founded in 2015, is set to send its super-smart self-taught Dota 2 bots to The International 2018 later this month to take on a team of experienced pros. Today, those bots are playing a benchmark match against five top players, including former pros, casters and analysts. The action will stream live on Twitch from 3:30pm AWST / 5:30pm AEST.
The human team is made up of Blitz, Cap, Fogged, Merlini, and Moonmeander.
The bot team has been playing 180 years’ worth of games against iteself every day, and at any given time a bot hero could have more than 100,000 possible actions open to them.