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independent.co.uk - Louis Chilton - Why Marvel comics are perfect for video games - but wrong for cinema
Why Marvel comics are perfect for video games - but wrong for cinema
The Independent

If we live in the age of the superhero, why does nothing ever seem to take flight? Over the past decade, superhero comic book adaptations have monopolised the Hollywood film industry; the sprawling, 23-films-and-counting behemoth known as the…

businessinsider.com.au - Isobel Asher Hamilton - There's a debate raging in video games over whether loot boxes should be classified as gambling
There's a debate raging in video games over whether loot boxes should be classified as gambling
Business Insider

Blizzard EntertainmentLoot boxes have become a regular feature in video games. There's a debate raging over whether in-game loot boxes encourage kids to gamble. In the UK, the House of Lords this week recommended the legal reclassification of loot…

forbes.com - Cathy Hackl - The Metaverse Is Coming & It's A Very Big Deal
The Metaverse Is Coming & It's A Very Big Deal
Forbes

Imagine walking down the street. Suddenly, you think of a product you need. Immediately next to you, a vending machine appears, filled with the product and variations you were thinking of. You stop, pick an item from the vending machine, it's…

businessinsider.com - Isobel Asher Hamilton - Classifying video game loot boxes as gambling 'apocalyptically stupid'
Classifying video game loot boxes as gambling 'apocalyptically stupid'
Business Insider

There's a debate raging over whether in-game loot boxes encourage kids to gamble. In the UK, the House of Lords this week recommended the legal reclassification of loot boxes in video games as gambling. Loot boxes are a mechanic where a player pays…

venturebeat.com - David Jagneux, UploadVR - Microsoft's partnership with Facebook Gaming could mean future VR support for Xbox
Microsoft's partnership with Facebook Gaming could mean future VR support for Xbox
VentureBeat

Earlier this week Microsoft revealed it was shutting down the Mixer streaming platform and partnering with Facebook Gaming instead. Could this potentially mean big things for Xbox VR support finally via a relationship with Facebook-owned Oculus? In…

cnbc.com - Harriet Lefton, TipRanks.com - Top Wall Street analysts are betting on stocks like Tesla and Uber for the third quarter
Top Wall Street analysts are betting on stocks like Tesla and Uber for the third quarter
CNBC

Published Sun, Jul 5 2020 8:38 AM EDT Ramon Costa | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images How to find compelling stocks primed to outperform during the third quarter of 2020? Here are a few of the names the best-performing Wall Street analysts…

oregonlive.com - Janet Eastman | The Oregonian/OregonLive - Amazon best sellers - what everyone is buying on sale for summer and maybe you should too
Amazon best sellers - what everyone is buying on sale for summer and maybe you should too
oregonlive

Amazon is the biggest retailer on the planet, making it a barometer of what everyone's buying. Here are the best-selling products on Sunday, July 5, with prices for Prime members. Maybe it's time to upgrade your home fitness equipment or home…

okejoss.co - Sonam Singh - They discover a submerged island in the map of Fortnite
They discover a submerged island in the map of Fortnite
OkeJoss.co

As has become custom, the dataminers (users who run through the game files looking for information) anticipated the following episodes in the season Fortnite is in progress, and discovered a new island is submerged. The new area, identified as The…

bbc.co.uk - Will Smale - The gaming boss who gets addicted to the games
The gaming boss who gets addicted to the games
BBC

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Andrew Day, chief executive of computer games developer Keywords Studios. Andrew Day knows from personal experience just how addictive…

okejoss.co - Noshad Ahmad - Operation Manager at Cloud9 believes that the use of skin Captain Volibear racist, ' Hero Network
Operation Manager at Cloud9 believes that the use of skin Captain Volibear racist, ' Hero Network
OkeJoss.co

Recently Maebeebuzz, Operation Manager, Head of Training Grounds Cloud9 admitted in Twitter that is worrying, because Riot Games even considering that the players could use the skin of the Captain Volibear in the competition League of Legends. The…

cointelegraph.com - Thomas Simms - Bitcoin Stagnates, Criminals Targeted, $288K Prediction: Hodler's Digest, June 29-July 5
Bitcoin Stagnates, Criminals Targeted, $288K Prediction: Hodler's Digest, June 29-July 5
Cointelegraph

Coming every Sunday, Hodler's Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on…

coindesk.com - Leigh Cuen - A Digital Renaissance: What Artists Love About Crypto
A Digital Renaissance: What Artists Love About Crypto
CoinDesk

In this audio interview, CoinDesk's Leigh Cuen and Blockade Games co-founder Marguerite deCourcelle talk about bitcoin's impact on artistic careers. From collecting unique, interactive pieces to designing video games, Cuen and deCourcelle explore…

bandt.com.au - B&T Magazine - The Reality Of The New Econsumer: Are Brands Ready?
The Reality Of The New Econsumer: Are Brands Ready?
B&T

In the beginning of 2020, all sorts of ‘predictions' around consumer confidence and ecommerce were made – predictions which are now utterly irrelevant. In the space of a few months, life irrevocably changed and predictable consumer…

okejoss.co - Noshad Ahmad - Vitality, a spring in the fourth week of the Summer Split LEC
Vitality, a spring in the fourth week of the Summer Split LEC
OkeJoss.co

After a difficult defeat against Excel e-sports, Vitality has become stronger and won the Source in just 30 minutes, in the fourth week Summer Split LEC 2020. European teams in League of Legends ended the game with a deserved pentakill to Marcos…

delawarepublic.org - Christianna Silva - A Look Into The Wild Economy Of Tabletop Board Game Funding
A Look Into The Wild Economy Of Tabletop Board Game Funding
Delaware First Media

Long before the coronavirus pandemic, tabletop board games were having something of a renaissance, with popular games like The Settlers of Catan and Ticket to Ride becoming mainstream additions to family game nights. Then, COVID-19 hit and, as…

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