The plot twist: EA shares were up more than 13% on Friday afternoon.
Amazon reportedly rethinking HQ2 in New York City
Andrew Cuomo framed the original announcement as a tremendous job creation opportunity for the entire New York region. One of the twenty finalists for HQ2 was Newark, New Jersey, just across the border from New York City.
If you haven't tried Apex Legends yet, there's obviously nothing stopping you from giving it a shot, as it's free.
Apex Legends is now available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. While the game is a traditional battle royale affair, of course, it's a somewhat different spin on the formula, as it kind of crosses Fortnite with Overwatch. Even with the pedigree of developer Respawn Entertainment, no one could have predicted the success it's garnered. Well, if you're looking for the biggest player base, then PS4 or PS4 Pro is the way to go. Many believed that its foundation was that of a Titanfall game, which evolved into this new battle royale shooter. "We're very excited about Apex Legends, the upcoming launch of Anthem, and a deep line-up of new experiences that we'll bring to our global communities next fiscal year".
GTA roads remain slippery as freezing drizzle continues
"It started out with ice pellets, that turned to snow and then we saw some rain and now a little bit of freezing rain", he said . Drivers are advised to slow down and maintain a safe following distance as roadways and parking lots may become slippery.
On Wednesday publisher Electronic Arts it is looking to the releases of "Apex Legends" as well as BioWare's "Anthem" to help following a hard financial quarter. They're the characters themselves, and as of right now you can spend Apex Coins or Legend Tokens on unlocking Caustic and Mirage.
We've had no word on weekly challenges in Apex Legends yet, but if they're following the same format as the other major battle royale games then expect to see some form of challenges implemented in season one. This feature has not been confirmed, but it's likely going to be included as cross-play becomes more important, especially with next-generation looming.
MarCO CubeSats no longer communicating with Earth
Trajectory data suggests that Wall-E is more than 1 million miles past Mars with EVE being almost 2 million miles past Mars. Wall-E fell silent on December 29, while Eve survived a little longer but stopped talking after January 4.
North Korean Flag at Heart of New Loyalty Campaign
Both Koreas have endorsed an end-of-war declaration as a trust-building measure that could move nuclear diplomacy forward. DPRK is the acronym of North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Venezuela's humanitarian aid standoff
It's possible the Venezuelan government fears aid crossing the border could be used as cover for an invasion to depose Maduro . The bridge is at the same site where officials plan to store humanitarian aid that Guaido is vowing to deliver to Venezuela.
United States merger to create sixth largest bank
In a CNBC interview, executives said the merger would allow them to invest more heavily in new technology demanded by customers. They said that when they combine, they'll have top-three market share in eight states. "These are both very clean banks".