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nytimes.com - Kellen Browning - Ninja Played Fortnite on YouTube, and the Gaming World Lost Its Mind
Ninja Played Fortnite on YouTube, and the Gaming World Lost Its Mind
The New York Times

When Tyler Blevins, who is better known in the video gaming world as Ninja, posted a cryptic tweet on Wednesday that seemed to hint at some sort of announcement, his ardent fans thought he might reveal the kind of big-dollar contract one would…

reviewjournal.com - Richard N. Velotta - Gaming board backs Eldorado-Caesars deal
Gaming board backs Eldorado-Caesars deal
Las Vegas Review-Journal

With Nevada's approval, the deal now needs final approvals in Indiana and New Jersey for it to go forward. After a three-hour hearing by the Gaming Control Board in which board members unanimously recommended approval of the deal, commissioners had…

financialexpress.com - BrandWagon Online - FICCI Frames: Why the government needs to work with the gaming industry
FICCI Frames: Why the government needs to work with the gaming industry
The Financial Express

Online gaming industry saw a boom during the lockdown. While the Indian gaming industry is ahead when it comes to supplying animation globally, it lacks game design talent pool due to its nascency, resulting in a lack of in-house large-budget…

reviewjournal.com - Lukas Eggen - Local gaming group creates outlet for victims of harassment, abuse
Local gaming group creates outlet for victims of harassment, abuse
Las Vegas Review-Journal

One local group, 8-Bit Esports, is looking to provide an outlet for victims of harassment and abuse to speak out. “With the allegations coming out and hearing some of my members tell their own stories and hearing some of the people I looked…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Games for Change honors Gordon Bellamy of USC Games and Gay Gaming Professionals
Games for Change honors Gordon Bellamy of USC Games and Gay Gaming Professionals
VentureBeat

Games For Change is honoring educator Gordon Bellamy with its prestigious Vanguard Award for his role as a game industry leader and LGBTQ+​ champion. Games For Change is a nonprofit that runs the game conference and festival, promoting the…

fox5vegas.com - Shannon Miller - Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas cancelled
Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas cancelled
FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The largest global gaming industry event that was scheduled to take place in Las Vegas has been cancelled. The American Gaming Association (AGA) originally scheduled the Global Gaming Expo to take place October 5-8, 2020;…

bbc.co.uk - Jane Andrews - Loot boxes: I blew my parents' savings gaming on Fifa
Loot boxes: I blew my parents' savings gaming on Fifa
BBC

Like many young teenagers, Jonathan Peniket enjoyed buying random player 'packs' to build up his team on the Fifa football video game. But when his mum was diagnosed with cancer, his spending on these packs, or 'loot boxes', became - as he sees it…

hexus.net - Mark Tyson - JPR predicts $3.6bn PC gaming hardware Covid-19 market surge
JPR predicts $3.6bn PC gaming hardware Covid-19 market surge
HEXUS.net

Market research firm JPR has released its latest report on the state of the global PC gaming hardware market. Due to a number of factors, primarily pandemic inspired, the PCGHW market is set to 'surge by $3.6 billion in 2020,' says the firm. That…

reviewjournal.com - Richard N. Velotta - Gaming board backs Eldorado-Caesars $17.3B deal
Gaming board backs Eldorado-Caesars $17.3B deal
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The recommendation next goes to the Nevada Gaming Commission, scheduled to meet immediately after the Control Board. Eldorado executives steered through a wide variety of potential issues, including weathering a heavy debt load, building the…

globalprimenews.com - Games London Announces Summer Business Hub For The Global Gaming Industry
Games London Announces Summer Business Hub For The Global Gaming Industry
Global Prime News

Two-day virtual event from July 15-16 to help gaming content creators, investors, service companies and freelancers connect BENGALURU, 08 JULY, 2020 (GPN): Games London has one mission — to make London the games capital of the world. The…

prweb.com - National Breast Cancer Foundation Gaming Fundraising Event 'Game Pink
National Breast Cancer Foundation Gaming Fundraising Event 'Game Pink
PRWeb

“Covid-19 is affecting us all and unfortunately breast cancer doesn't slow down even during a pandemic,” said Kevin Hail, President and COO of NBCF. National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) announced today the big shift of…

rollingstone.com - Brandt Ranj - The Best 4K Computer Monitors For Work and Gaming
The Best 4K Computer Monitors For Work and Gaming
Rolling Stone

Resolution: All of the computer monitors we're recommending have a resolution of 4K, which means they have twice as many pixels as a 1080P full HD display. That means you'll be able to see more information with increased fidelity. Photos, text, and…

geekwire.com - Geeks Gaming for Good: Watch our first-ever Rocket League tournament
Geeks Gaming for Good: Watch our first-ever Rocket League tournament
GeekWire

Five Seattle area teams are competing today in GeekWire's first ever Rocket League tournament, presented by our partners at Avalara. Who will be crowned the winner? You can also watch live on Twitch here. Check out the action below: Our teams are…

gizmodo.com.au - How to Build a Gaming PC for Under $1200
How to Build a Gaming PC for Under $1200
Gizmodo Australia

Published 48 mins ago: July 9, 2020 at 11:03 am PC gaming can be cheap when it comes to buying games, thanks to endless Steam and Epic sales, but it's less forgiving on your wallet when it comes to buying the actual hardware, right? Not if you…

pocket-lint.com - Dan Grabham - Qualcomm intros the Snapdragon 865 Plus for faster gaming performance on high-end phones
Qualcomm intros the Snapdragon 865 Plus for faster gaming performance on high-end phones
Pocket-lint

Qualcomm has souped-up the Snapdragon 865 with a 10 percent performance improvement and called it the Snapdragon 865 Plus. Designed with gaming phones in mind primarily, the new chipset features faster graphics rendering, a rise in clock speed of…

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