Chloe and Nadine Kick Ass and Take Names in Lost Legacys Launch

first_img We’re only four short days away from the release of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. To celebrate the game’s launch, Sony has released a brand-new trailer that’s packed with all sorts of crazy action. In addition, the company has also unveiled some hi-res wallpapers for desktops, tablets, and smart phones.First up is the launch trailer. Like previous videos for the game, this trailer sets up the story. Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross visit India in order to find an artifact called the Tusk of Ganesh. They aren’t the only ones seeking this elusive item, however. Throughout their journey, the heroines must square off against the soldiers of a warmonger named Asav. Despite not featuring series star Nathan Drake, this adventure will contain everything fans love about the franchise.Then we have the wallpapers. These feature promotional art for the game that you may have seen floating around the internet. Three of them are game posters, while the others are character portraits of Chloe, Nadine, and Asav. What’s great about these is that they are sized for whatever device you want to use them on. They are also in 4K, so no matter where you use them, they’ll look nice and clean.AdChoices广告In other Uncharted news, Uncharted 4 will receive a multiplayer update when The Lost Legacy drops next week. Additions include Asav as a playable character, and new player skins for Chloe and Nadine. These contain new character models and outfits from Lost Legacy. Uncharted 4 will also get a new Survival Arena mode. This modified Survival mode features 100 waves of different enemy types, new wave modifiers, and a new Siege mode. The Lost Legacy will launch with all of Uncharted 4‘s multiplayer content.You can pre-order Uncharted: The Lost Legacy from Amazon. It will be released on Tuesday exclusively for the PlayStation 4. You can download the wallpapers over on the official PlayStation Blog.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target PlayStation 4 Becomes Fastest Console to Sell 100 Million‘Death Stranding’ Is Your PlayStation 4 Holiday Exclusive last_img read more

The Fairmont Banff Springs wins environmental hotel of the year

first_imgFairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced The Fairmont Banff Springs as ‘Environmental Hotel of the Year’, beating out more than 60 other hotels in the Fairmont portfolio around the globe.  Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a global leader in responsible tourism and through its award-winning Green Partnership program; the company strives to reduce its ecological footprint by focusing on key areas such asenergy management, water conservation, waste diversion, and innovative community outreach programs.  “Being located in both a National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site means our commitment to the environment is at the core of our values and in line withFairmont Hotels & Resorts enduring connection to the land and communities where we do business” says Francisco Gomez, Regional Vice President and General Manager of The Fairmont Banff Springs. “Our ongoing efforts support our mandate for responsible tourism and we are proud that our colleagues are taking positive steps to preserving our precious natural resources by continually thinking of innovative ways to be environmentally responsible.” Fairmont Hotels & Resorts environmental programs have charted the course on sustainable environmentally sound hotel operations.  At the heart of its success have been its employees, a passionate and dedicated group who continue to advance the program with innovation, enthusiasm and above all else a firm belief that their contributions and environmental activities do make a difference.  The Fairmont Banff Springs has a dedicated Green Teamand Environmental Champions Jennifer Heim and Chris Chidlow, who are the voice and personality behind our green initiatives, programs and ideas. The Fairmont Banff Springs has become an exemplary leader within the portfolio by encouraging colleagues to participate in enviro events throughout the year. Popular staff events include Highway Clean-up Days, International Mountain Day, Month of Giving, Bike or Walk to Work Days, Hotel Grounds Clean-up and Lakeshore Clean-ups. In addition to proactive environmentalmeasures throughout the hotel, The Fairmont Banff Springs has found a way to connect with the community to share these values and goals. This year The Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced a $30,000, three year grant to The Banff Community Foundation. In 2012, $10,000 of thegrant will be used to fund  the Banff Elementary School and Banff Community High School for a project focusing on environmental stewardship by enhancing school curriculums to help youth of Banff National Park develop asense of place and understanding of the unique park and environment in which they live. This will be done through field trips and hands on experiential learning to understand the human impact and to become stewards in protecting and sustaining the ecosystems. The Fairmont Banff Springs holds steadfast in their commitment to preserving the environment by implementing practices on property examples include: Waste Management, energy conservation and water conservation programs are in place and monitored Local, organic, or sustainable menus items are used whenever possible Carbon Management Program is in place and allows us to monitor, track, and report on our progress toward achieving significant CO2 reductions The Fairmont Banff Springs golf course is enrolled and certified with Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuaries, an organization which sets guidelines for an international system of wildlife and environmental conservation. Recyclables are sorted in reusable plastic trays, eliminating the purchase of large plastic bags; this has resulted in an estimated savings of more than $10,500 annually, and the diversion of 41,000 bags annually from landfill Purchasing green initiatives when considering product sources, and packaging Recycling Bins in place throughout hotel, including all guest and meeting rooms Biodegradable and compost food containers have replaced some plastic food containers Gently used hotel items and bathroom amenities are donated to local charities Electronic equipment is taken to the Town of Banff’s Resource Recovery Centre and recycled Kitchen grease is 100% recycled. Use for biodiesel fuel and sent to local feed mills as an energy source for pigs and poultry Lighting Retrofit in 1991 Exterior Christmas lighting has been changed to energy efficient LED All colleagues complete environmental training during orientation and sign a sustainability promise. Expedia has packages to the Fairmont Banff Springs from $307 per night on selected dates.  Pricing is accurate as at 29 Feb.   For bookings see www.expedia.com.au or call 13 38 10. Source = Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Fairmont Banff Springslast_img read more