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mashable.com - Adam Rosenberg - Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.
Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.
Mashable

Maybe it's time for Amazon to take the 'L' on trying to build a thriving video game business before more jobs are affected? The latest misstep for Amazon's stumbling efforts to build and release its own video games is also a story about The Lord of…

bostonglobe.com - Gary Washburn - WNBA looking to parlay women's college basketball interest into the pro game
WNBA looking to parlay women's college basketball interest into the pro game
BostonGlobe.com

The WNBA just completed another successful draft, with University of Texas center Charli Collier going first and Finnish phenom Awak Kuier second, both to the Dallas Wings. The league is entering its 25th season and there is all-time interest in…

forbes.com - Kate O'Flaherty - iOS 14.5: How 1 Game-Changing Feature Will Transform iPhone Privacy
iOS 14.5: How 1 Game-Changing Feature Will Transform iPhone Privacy
Forbes

Apple's iOS 14.5 is nearly here, along with a game-changing feature that will transform privacy on your iPhone. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images This week, Apple users were given some exciting news. It looks like the next iPhone update, iOS…

forbes.com - John Byrne - A Warning Shot For Deans Who Game College Rankings
A Warning Shot For Deans Who Game College Rankings
Forbes

The federal government did what many would have considered unthinkable yesterday: It brought an indictment against a former business school dean and two of his subordinates for allegedly cheating on a college ranking. The U.S. Attorney General for…

usatoday.com - Brett Molina, USA TODAY - Talking Tech: Rollable TVs, gaming grandmothers, and Windows tips
Talking Tech: Rollable TVs, gaming grandmothers, and Windows tips
USA TODAY

Would you buy a TV that can be out of sight in an instant? That's the promise of LG's OLED R 'rollable' TV, which allows owners to literally roll the screen up after use and unroll it when you're ready to watch TV. Right now, you can't go to a Best…

gamasutra.com - Alissa McAloon - The Games Fund launches with $50M to support devs in US, Europe
The Games Fund launches with $50M to support devs in US, Europe
Gamasutra

A team of game industry investors and creators has launched a new $50 million fund with the goal of putting its resources behind game developers seeking investment and access to the expertise of established professionals in development, publishing…

techcrunch.com - Darrell Etherington - How one founder build a startup around compassion facilitated by AI
How one founder build a startup around compassion facilitated by AI
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Richard Lam (source photo) In the second episode of our new podcast Found, our guest is Brie Code. Code is the founder and CEO of TRU LUV, a startup based out of Toronto that has its roots in the game industry, but that is taking a…

comicbook.com - Tyler Fischer  - Xbox Game Pass Adds New Games, But Loses Even More
Xbox Game Pass Adds New Games, But Loses Even More
Comicbook.com

Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate have added new games, but they've lost even more games. On PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X, subscribers have new games to play or, more specifically, two new games to play. However…

suntimes.com - Michael O'Brien - Loyola game provides Phillips a special moment in a difficult year
Loyola game provides Phillips a special moment in a difficult year
Chicago Sun-Times

Top-ranked Loyola dominated Phillips on Friday in Wilmette. The 30-0 score tells that tale. The Wildcats showed up hoping to win, of course, but COVID-19 has taught all of us not to take what used to be everyday events for granted. High school…

ign.com - Rishi Alwani - PS5 Clock Battery Death Kills Your Ability to Play Games: Report
PS5 Clock Battery Death Kills Your Ability to Play Games: Report
IGN

It appears that Sony's short-sighted hardware decisions that render PS3 and PS4 games unplayable extend to the PS5 as well. According to a tweet from noted video game preservationist group DoesItPlay, the PS5 won't play games if its clock battery…

comicbook.com - Tyler Fischer  - Amazon Giving Away 2020 Game for Free to Prime Subscribers
Amazon Giving Away 2020 Game for Free to Prime Subscribers
Comicbook.com

Amazon is giving all Prime subscribers a 2020 game for free, with no strings attached. Each month, Amazon Prime dishes out free games similarly to PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live Gold, and other subscription services. Right now, Prime members can…

boston.com - Associated Press - Yankees lose 4th consecutive game, still have worst record in American League
Yankees lose 4th consecutive game, still have worst record in American League
Boston.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Manuel Margot hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Tyler Glasnow overcame cramps and poor control to pitch five innings of one-run ball and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the struggling New York Yankees 6-3 Saturday. The Yankees…

miamiherald.com - Susan Miller Degnan - Even without King, Miami offense dominates spring game led by QBs Garcia and Van Dyke
Even without King, Miami offense dominates spring game led by QBs Garcia and Van Dyke
MiamiHerald.com

Be assured that the backup quarterback competition at the University of Miami will be fiery hot this summer and into fall camp. Jake Garcia and Tyler Van Dyke made certain of that Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium — with rehabbing starter D'Eriq…

comicbook.com - Logan Moore - Days Gone Actor Thanks Fans for Continued Support of the Game
Days Gone Actor Thanks Fans for Continued Support of the Game
Comicbook.com

It's been a pretty big past week if you're a fan of PlayStation's Days Gone. Not only did the unfortunate news come about that a sequel to the 2019 open-world game likely isn't going to happen in the future, but the upcoming PC port also had its…

freebeacon.com - Eliana Johnson - Poll: In TX-06 Special, It's Anybody's Game
Poll: In TX-06 Special, It's Anybody's Game
Washington Free Beacon

ELIANA JOHNSON APR 17, 2021 12:53 PM It's anybody's game in the upcoming special election in Texas's sixth congressional district, according to a Washington Free Beacon poll of registered voters in the suburban Dallas district. While Susan Wright…

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