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Jul
03
If the news cycle for current events works on a 24-hour cycle, the news cycle for Overwatch isn’t too far behind.


Changes, updates, and new information are constantly streaming down to the 40 million monthly players of the game, and each change can be dissected and its ramifications for casual players and pro-streamers on Twitch analyzed. The latest of these updates is the news that Blizzard, the company behind Overwatch, is getting rid of the GOATS meta, which many have deemed to be restrictive. But what does this mean for gameplay in the future?


What is the GOATS Meta?

The Overwatch League has been plagued – as many players would attest to – by the GOATS meta since the second season of the Overwatch League. The meta or metagame...
Jul
02
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Season 2 Ushers in a New Legend, Ranked Leagues, New Battle Pass, Major Map Changes to Kings Canyon, a New Legend and Weapon, Ranked Mode and Much More

Apex Legends Season 2 - Battle Charge - is here, and Kings Canyon will never be the same. Introducing a range of exciting new content and ways to play Battle Charge brings with it the first major map update to Kings Canyon, a new Legend, Wattson, the debut of Apex Legends Ranked Leagues, an all-new Battle Pass, the devastating L Star LMG, and more.
Jul
02
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TRUE FEAR HITS NINTENDO’S FLEXIBLE SCREEN ON JULY 26

One of the best horror title of the decade is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. Watch out Resident Evil! Great opportunity to revisit this marvel of survival horror if you missed it the first time around. Check out the Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer below.
Jul
02
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Life on Mars can't be easy. Lack of air. Red sand all over. Matt Damon growing potatoes underfoot.

You know what would make life on Mars easier? A Switch version of Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered of course! Out today!
Jul
02
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Console versions to follow at a later date

If you saw the reveal trailer for WARSAW when it was first announced, you'll remember that it was a gut punch right to the feelings. Now, we're getting another look at the game with a new trailer and a PC launch date announcement too! Don't worry, the console versions are still on the way, but PC players will get first crack at WARSAW on Sept 4th!
Jul
02
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The arcade-inspired “Dance with Death” comes to Nintendo Switch on July 12

Developer Cybernate and indie label Fellow Traveller today announced Super Mutant Alien Assault will release for Nintendo Switch on July 12 for $9.99 USD.
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Jul
02
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Now, Subscribe for More Content All Summer Long

Heyo! With just a few month’s remaining until Borderlands 3’s September 13 launch, the developers commissioned their very own Claptrap to create a serious scientific documentary detailing the flora and fauna found on everyone’s favorite desert hell planet: Pandora.
It didn’t go well.
Jul
02
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Free Trial Experience without Play Time Restriction Available to New Players

Today, SQUARE ENIX® launched FINAL FANTASY® XIV: Shadowbringers™, the latest expansion for the critically-acclaimed MMORPG that recently celebrated more than 16 million registered accounts. The enthusiasm for Shadowbringers has brought FINAL FANTASY XIV to new heights, with the active player base reaching its highest mark in the game’s nearly six-year history.
Jul
02
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Following the successful sale of the first five city-based franchises in the league, Activision Blizzard Esports has today revealed additional partners for the future vision of Call of Duty esports. The addition today of Minnesota and Los Angeles brings the league’s currently announced number of teams to seven; Activision Blizzard has previously unveiled teams representing Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris, and Toronto.


The two new teams are:
  • Los Angeles, CA - Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) is the world’s first vertically integrated, truly global esports and gaming company. IGC owns and operates IGC esports, which houses the company’s competitive esports brands Immortals, Los Angeles Valiant (Overwatch League), OpTic Gaming and MIBR; and Gamers Club, the leading matchmaking platform and community hub for gamers in Brazil and Latin America.
  • Minnesota - WISE Ventures, an investment...
Jul
02
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Mobile phones, aka cell phones, have radically changed the way that the vast majority of the human populace live, work, have fun and interact. They first made an appearance during the 1980s and were popularly seen as status symbols, even though they were then terribly bulky and with limited functionality. Since then they have evolved and now pack as much computing power as some desktops.


As to what makes mobile phones so great and what they are used for, this article will explain in some detail.

Great And Mighty Are Mobile Phones

Mobile phones have the following uses and advantages:
  • Communication- mobile phones serve as a very easy and convenient means of communication. They can be used to reach practically anyone on the globe.
  • Convenient To Use- mobile phones have to be the most convenient devices around. They have a small form factor, are easy to use and can be really...
Jul
01
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Bundle of All Four Seasons of the Acclaimed Series With Bonus Features and Graphic Enhancements Coming to PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Windows PC
New Boxed Edition for Consoles Available to Pre-Order Now at Retailers Around the World

Following the recent conclusion of TELLTALE’S THE WALKING DEAD: THE FINAL SEASON, Skybound Games today announced it will release The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series, a comprehensive bundle of all four seasons of the acclaimed game series, on Sept. 10, 2019, for $49.99.
Jul
01
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Adventures of Mana is 50% Off for Mobile Devices

Today, SQUARE ENIX® announced cool limited-time promotions and events for fans looking to beat the heat on the go. Players of MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY® and DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY OPERA OMNIA® can enjoy the following events, bonuses, rewards and more:
Jul
01
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The Green Hell awaits with its biggest update yet

Remember when you were a kid and playing with rocks and sticks in the bush was basically the greatest thing ever? Ok, there's a solid chance I was just a weird kid, but if imagining running through a danger-filled jungle was your thing too, then you should really be paying attention to Green Hell! The game is leaving Early Access on Sept 5th and for those of you who crave that good, good narrative you'll be psyched to know that Story Mode will be going live with the launch!
Jul
01
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Katy Perry Returns to Hit Mobile RPG alongside Several Generous Anniversary Campaigns

Today, SQUARE ENIX® kicked off celebrations for the third anniversary of the hit mobile role-playing game, FINAL FANTASY® BRAVE EXVIUS®, with limited-time events and generous in-game rewards. Surpassing more than 39 million downloads worldwide, the smash hit mobile game also welcomed Katy Perry back to the world of Lapis in the recent “Pop Hits” event. Players can obtain “Immortal Flame Katy” as a playable character for free for a limited time, and also hear Katy Perry’s original song, “Immortal Flame,” through the event stages.
Jul
01
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The success of video games such as Super Mario has led to the rise of spin-offs. From the best online slots to board games, MaxConsole review the best options.

Hot on the heels of Nintendo's recent announcement of the new Pokémon Sword and Shield games reviewed on MaxConsole.com, there’s been a lot of discussion in the online community about video games and their spin-off products.

For instance, the new Pokémon Sword and Shield games will take the tally to 122 different games in the Pokémon franchise, but what are the best spin-off products available if we’re looking for an alternative to video games? Here, we take a look.

1. Television Shows

Some of the most popular television shows in the world are based on video games. Pokémon, for instance, launched its first video game in Japan in 1996, but it was 1997...
Jun
29
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The 7th edition of the Brazil Independent Games festival proudly presents this year's awards winners

The award ceremony of the 7th edition of BIG Festival, Latin America’s largest independent games event, took place on the night of June 28th, at club Homs, in São Paulo Capital city, Brazil. General public, special guests and game developers crowded the audience, anticipating the final results that would announce the winners of the 20 categories in the competition, including Best Game, Best Brazilian Game and People’s Choice. Indie game GRIS, developed by Nomada studio and published by Devolver Digital, took home the most coveted trophies of the night: the Best Game and Best Art of BIG Festival 2019.
Jun
29
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Upset Hindus are urging Pocket Games Soft (PG Soft), a mobile game development company based in Valletta (Malta), to immediately withdraw its 3D video slot game “Ganesha Gold”, calling it highly inappropriate.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees,