PS5 release date in 2018 unlikely, but new PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch rival is coming | Gaming | Entertainment

Sony look set to skip 2018 without announcing another major piece of hardware being launched in the currently crowded console market. So far we only have reports, rumours and media sources to base this prediction but it does make sense that the tech giant would want to leave the PS4 as their principal gaming machine, for the time being. It seems likely that the PS5 release date will not be announced in 2018. This comes from several media sources, which suggest that Sony’s next console will likely arrive in 2020. However, it…

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Smallville’s Allison Mack ‘recruited sex slaves for secret society’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

The women were allegedly branded with Raniere’s initials, put on extremely restrictive diets to stay thin and forced to have sex with him. On Friday night a New York judge remanded Mack, 35, who denies sex trafficking and conspiracy, in custody until tomorrow morning. Raniere, 57, who leads the NXIVM group, was arrested by the FBI in Mexico last month and charged with sex trafficking. If found guilty, he and Mack face at least 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Raniere oversaw a “slave and master” system with women expected…

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Avicii dead at 28: Star’s final hit was with Rita Ora, performed on Strictly Come Dancing | Music | Entertainment

The Swedish DJ, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead in Oman this afternoon, his publicist confirmed. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” she told Billboard. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.” Avicii scored two Number One singles in the UK: I Could Be The One…

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God of War review – An absolutely essential experience and one of the best PS4 games ever | Gaming | Entertainment

SONY God of War review – One of the best PS4 games ever The highly anticipated reboot of the long-running PlayStation franchise will top many game of the year lists when 2018 is done and dusted. And when the PS4 finally makes way for the PS5, it will be remembered as one of the console’s definitive experiences. God of War stars an older, wiser and more world-weary Kratos as he embarks on a journey with his young son Atreus to lay to rest his late wife. Her dying wish was…

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Fortnite Taco Shop map locations for Week 9 Challenges | Gaming | Entertainment

Fortnite Battle Royale’s week 9 challenges task players with visiting three different Taco Shops in a single match. Each week a new set of seven Battle Pass challenges are released by Epic Games. Fans need to complete any four of these challenges to be rewarded with 4,000 XP. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers of difficulty. The hard difficulty Fortnite challenges net players ten Battle Stars, while the regular tasks reward fans with five Battle Stars. One of the regular tier challenges tasks players with visiting three different…

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Rachel Riley: Countdown star, 32, as you’ve NEVER seen her before amid GOTH makeover | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

The presenter, who took over from Carol Vorderman on Countdown in 2009, is unrecognisable in snapshots from tonight’s Playing For Time alongside host and comedian Rob Beckett. The 32-year-old’s blonde tresses were nowhere to be seen while her pins took centre-stage after being transformed into a goth with her presenter companion. Wearing a wild and voluminous black wig, Rachel was a long way from the Channel 4 show’s letter board in her studded get-up. With plenty of dark lipstick, the television favourite boasted a lip piercing as she modelled over-the-knee…

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Fortnite patch notes update 3.5.2 – 50-v-50, light machine gun, FREE Battle Stars, more | Gaming | Entertainment

UPDATE: Fortnite Battle Royale developer Epic Games has confirmed that the mobile update has been delayed. “Note: The patch for mobile players has been delayed. We’ll get it to you as soon as we can.” ORIGINAL: Fortnite Battle Royale may be offline for server maintenance, but that hasn’t stopped Epic Games from releasing a new patch. To keep fans busy during the server downtime, update 3.5.2 patch notes have been revealed by Epic Games. As previously announced, the new update fixes peeking issues that caused players to shoot their own structures.…

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xXx 4: Vin Diesel sequel CONFIRMED – Will Deepika Padukone return? | Films | Entertainment

The 50-year-old action star debuted xXx in 2002, introducing movie fans to an extreme sports enthusiast turned secret agent. However Diesel didn’t return for the sequel in 2005, but saw his character killed off while Ice Cube took the role in xXx: State of the Union. Nevertheless last year he made a big come back in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, a film that was a huge hit in China. And now, after the trilogy has grossed almost $1 billion worldwide, Diesel is back for xXx 4. According to Variety,…

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Gemma Atkinson announces shock career move post-Strictly and it leaves some ‘DEVASTATED’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

The actress, who made it to the final of Strictly Come Dancing last year, has seen her career go from strength-to-strength since the BBC series and now her next move has been announced. The 33-year-old took to Twitter to confirm that she would be fronting a new breakfast show for Hits Radio, and she was soon inundated with replies from her 234,000 followers. Gemma Atkinson started: “So excited to be joining forces with @GethincJones and @davidvitty on the brand new Hits Radio breakfast show.” The former Hollyoaks favourite continued: “Starting…

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Pulitzer Prize 2018: Kendrick Lamar is first EVER non-classical or jazz music winner | Music | Entertainment

US rapper Kendrick Lamar has been given the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his latest album, Damn. The news was announced tonight as the Pulitzer team unveiled their latest raft of recipients. It’s a huge win for Lamar: his album is the first ever non-classical or jazz release to be honoured in this way. The official notes explain: “Recording released on April 14, 2017, a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.” Damn, stylised…

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