Mexico leftist party says will not join other parties in presidential run

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s leftist National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) party chief Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ruled out on Sunday aligning with other traditional political parties in the run-up to the 2018 presidential elections.

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds becomes Xbox One console exclusive “later this year”

LOS ANGELES—Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, the world’s biggest “battle royale”-themed shooting game on PCs, finally has a console release window pegged. Game creator Brendan Greene announced the news at Microsoft’s E3 conference on Sunday, and, unsurprisingly, he pegged it as an Xbox One console exclusive.

"Playerunknown" himself takes the Xbox stage.

“Playerunknown” himself takes the Xbox stage. (credit: Kyle Orland)

The game, which you’ve either never heard of or have watched non-stop on Twitch as of late (it’s one of the streaming site’s current top games), pits up to 99 players against each other in a giant-island battle to the death. Players can either try to survive the island solo, in a duo, or as a four-person squad. Like other recent “survival-shooter” games, PUBG drops players on a single, desolate world (in this case, a deserted island). Unlike others, a range of timers and shrinking zones forces players into a central circle over time, which makes its 15-20 minute battles always feel tense.

The game began life as a multiplayer mod for the hardcore PC military shooter Arma III. Its formal release as a standalone Steam game has jumpstarted its playerbase. Greene did not confirm whether any other features coming to the PC version, including new worlds to battle in, will reach the Xbox One versions. (The PC version is still considered “early access” within Steam.)

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In The Summer of “Wonder Woman”, Hillary Should End The Winter And Spring Of Her Discontent?

While “Wonder Woman” dominates at the box office, women in politics have suffered mixed fates — Theresa May, Hillary Clinton and Marine Le Pen rebuked, Angela Merkel perhaps to be vindicated. For Mrs. Clinton, trying to regain her footing, it’s the choice of talking glass half-empty or half-full.

Forza Motorsport 7 lands on Windows 10, Xbox One consoles October 3

LOS ANGELES—Shortly after his employer introduced the brand-new Xbox One X, Forza game series producer Dan Greenawalt stepped on stage to confirm what had been assumed, and even leaked, in advance: Forza Motorsport 7 is coming to all Xbox One systems and Windows 10 PCs on October 3. The game will be the first in the “mainline” Forza series to launch on Windows 10.

To add some more sizzle to the expected announcement, Greenawalt introduced a previously unannounced Porsche car to the E3 demonstration crowd: a Porsche 2018 911 GT2 RS. “Like the Xbox One X, it’s a monster,” Greenawalt said about his shiny on-stage friend.

Forza Motorsport 7‘s debut included visual perks that are apparent even without an Xbox One X-friendly 4K TV, including rain, mud, and noticeable particle effects. Members of the crowd could watch separate gameplay feeds during the game’s introduction, including a drive through a rainy Nürburgring.

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Football transfer gossip: Morata, Ibrahimovic, Mbappe, James, Mahrez, Verratti

Man Utd to bid for Alvaro Morata on Monday, Paris St-Germain make first move for Kylian Mbappe, plus more.

Study Claims Too Much Money The Reason Premier League Teams Are Failing In Champions League

It is now five seasons since a team from the Premier League has reached the final of the Champions League let alone won the competition. A recent study claims that too much money might be the reason for the barren spell. But do the stats support that claim?