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ft.com - Tom Faber - Twitch, YouTube and the rise of video game live-streaming
Twitch, YouTube and the rise of video game live-streaming
Financial Times

I've set up my gaming corner with a comfy chair and the camera positioned just right. It's my first time streaming a video of myself playing games online but luckily I'm not pitting myself against the big stars of YouTube and Twitch this time…

cnet.com - Oscar Gonzalez - Guardians of the Galaxy review: A video game worthy of the MCU
Guardians of the Galaxy review: A video game worthy of the MCU
CNET

This is a must-play game for Guardians fans. Considering where comic book movies are today, it's easy to forget there was a time when comic book adaptations were almost certainly expected to be sub-par. The Marvel Cinematic Universe helped change…

barstoolsports.com - MRags - Lebron James Could Be A Playable Character In The Upcoming Warner Bros Super Smash Style Video Game
Lebron James Could Be A Playable Character In The Upcoming Warner Bros Super Smash Style Video Game
Barstool Sports

Information was leaked that Warner Bros. is developing their own Super Smash styled fighting video game and I can't stop thinking about the depth of characters this game will have. Even Lebron James is an option because of his connection with Space…

digitaltrends.com - Andrew Zucosky - Video Games Still Can't Quite Nail Lovecraftian Horror
Video Games Still Can't Quite Nail Lovecraftian Horror
Digital Trends

Horror comes in all different shades. Whether it is spooky ghosts and zombies or the more mundane fear of opening your mailbox. Like all other forms of mediums, video games have tried to capture the many flavors of horror to varying success.

onmsft.com - Brad Stephenson - A date for the Xbox 360 Halo video game shutdown has been confirmed
A date for the Xbox 360 Halo video game shutdown has been confirmed
onMSFT.com

343 Industries has officially announced the date for the end of support for the vast majority of online services associated with the Xbox 360 Halo video games. “The end of an era draws near as we get close to the end of the line for legacy…

irishtimes.com - Geraldine Walsh - How do I know if my child has a video game addiction?
How do I know if my child has a video game addiction?
The Irish Times

New rules introduced in China have once again curtailed the level of gaming for anyone under the age of 18. With a gaming regulator first introduced in 2018, the Chinese government has long been a harsh critic of video games, with spending limits…

seekingalpha.com - Valkyrie Trading Society - Is Corsair Gaming Stock A Buy As Video Game Sales Continue To Rise? (NASDAQ:CRSR)
Is Corsair Gaming Stock A Buy As Video Game Sales Continue To Rise? (NASDAQ:CRSR)
SeekingAlpha

As recreation has turned indoor, and even entertainment has shifted from being primarily a service to a product thanks to COVID-19, videogaming has been one of the biggest beneficiary industries. Cousin companies to video games, like gaming…

nytimes.com - Andrew Ross Sorkin - The New Billionaire Tax in Democrats' Sights
The New Billionaire Tax in Democrats' Sights
The New York Times

As Democrats race to find ways to pay for President Biden's social spending plans — particularly as one of their own, Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, blocks efforts to raise corporate and individual tax rates — they're increasingly…

gameranx.com - Dennis Patrick - Black Friday 2021 Best Video Game Deals & Discounts
Black Friday 2021 Best Video Game Deals & Discounts
Gameranx

The Black Friday shopping holiday was something that used to happen on the Friday after Thanksgiving. It was a thrilling experience for shoppers looking to get some big-name items on some incredible deals. Consumers would line up in the early…

bloomberg.com - Jack Pitcher - Roblox Brings $1 Billion Junk Sale in Bond Market Debut
Roblox Brings $1 Billion Junk Sale in Bond Market Debut
Bloomberg

Company becomes 85th first-time junk borrower this year Video game developer went public through direct listing Video game developer Roblox Corp. is selling $1 billion of junk bonds, becoming the latest debut high-yield borrower in a year full of…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Hasbro launches Power Rangers NFT collection on Wax blockchain
Hasbro launches Power Rangers NFT collection on Wax blockchain
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Hasbro is wading into the nonfungible tokens (NFT) collectible market with the upcoming Power Rangers on the WAX blockchain. The big…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Goodgame launches internal publishing and unveils War Alliance mobile game
Goodgame launches internal publishing and unveils War Alliance mobile game
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Goodgame Studios has started an in-house publishing department and is kicking it off with its first title, the mobile game War…

venturebeat.com - Rachel Kaser - It's Tomb Raider's 25th anniversary and we need more Lara Croft
It's Tomb Raider's 25th anniversary and we need more Lara Croft
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Tomb Raider, the debut game of gaming's most famous female character, Lara Croft.

bluesyemre.com - Video Games and Libraries
Video Games and Libraries
bluesyemre

One of the most common forms of entertainment nowadays are video games. Regardless of whether on a PC, laptop, console or even a smartphone, we are always exposed to games. But how, or rather, why should one consider bringing this omnipresent…

cnet.com - Mark Serrels - Is the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion pack worth it?
Is the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion pack worth it?
CNET

Commentary: The answer isn't as straight forward as you think... It was March 1997. I was 15 years old. I remember it like it was yesterday. I collected my pocket money, hard earned savings from a gruelling paper run and some change I scooped up…

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