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May
25
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The famous video game commentator as passed away earlier this week, following his long battle with cancer!

Earlier this month he announced to world that he was to retire from making YT content, and more recently he was recovering from his recent operation, and just the other day re-tweeting out 'dog pictures' which he loved to always do as pastime hobby, but its with great sadness we have to report that a follow video gamer has been knocked down early in his young life, so please take a moment of silence, and put on pause your video gaming, and show your support below! :(
May
23
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The world of online casinos is ever-changing, and for those just starting out it can be difficult to find the right one to suit.

With many offering a vast range of different games and some even tailoring to a certain audience it is now easier than ever to find the right community for you. Here we are going to look at a beginners guide to an online casino and how this will help you to enjoy your time online and meet new people.

Make A Free Account

When dipping your toes into the world of online gambling for the first time it is important to ensure that you do not dive in head first. You need to test the waters and find the casino that is right for you with a nice community that you could see yourself being a part of! Online gaming and gambling can be a great way to socialise and as a result, this particular point is crucial. By making a free account, you can avoid being...
May
22
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Electronic Arts announced its acquisition of the cloud gaming technology assets and personnel of GameFly today.

With Nvidia pushing 'Cloud-Gaming', and now Capcom going that way also, it has been decided by big bad boys EA, they should be ready for future of 'Cloud-Only-Gaming', just like we said basically goodbye to 'physical game discs', soon we will be saying goodbye to digital.
May
22
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ESPORTS AND FAN-FAVORITE PROPERTIES TO LICENSING EXPO 2018
Landmark New Partnerships Include Hasbro, NERF, LEGO Group and UNIQLO

Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 2018 with an all-star roster of licensing and retail partners.
May
21
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The popularity of online casinos has been increasing more and more over the past few years.

With the development of high quality mobile casinos, people can play their favourite games anywhere they go. This means that the online casino industry is becoming more lucrative and it is not something which should be ignored when considering investing in a business. We are going to look at why you should invest in an online casino alongside the disadvantages of doing so. Keep reading to find out more.

What is an online casino

Online casinos are most commonly websites that feature different games or rooms that allow players to place bets. This includes games like bingo, slots or scratch cards in which the players hope to win large sums of money. These websites also often offer casino games like blackjack or roulette – allowing for a casino experience from the comfort of your own home.

People...
May
14
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The Sixth Annual Award Consideration Starts Today Until June 1 in U.S. and U.K.

The Call of Duty Endowment today begins its application process for the sixth annual “Seal of Distinction” Awards, recognizing U.S. and U.K. based non-profits that demonstrate the highest levels of effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity in placing ex-service personnel into high-quality jobs.
May
14
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In the past, video gaming was just a hobby and recreation, but in the last half a decade plenty of video games were turned into a phenomenon known as eSports, where players are competing in real world tournaments against other players for cash prizes, cups and all the things you would win in regular sports, including the admiration of the fans.


As you would expect, like most sports, eSports quickly became a betting arena, with online bookmakers readily jumping at the opportunity to lay odds and allow punters to place bets on matches and tournaments in various eSports.

Of course, eSports betting is still very young, and there aren’t as many opportunities as there are in other sports, but you can still bet on some eSports matches every single day, which is plenty for a savvy bettor who knows how to find value in sports bets.

If you are looking for the best place to bet on eSports, you can...
May
14
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BREAKING - FU jerseys banned by @owpathtopro for possibly being too hot to handle. FU jerseys on sale soon. #BAMF

There is always some good drama from top eSports teams, and this time around Fusion University decided to give their team players, nice new 'Jerseys' to wear, the only trouble is they went and had the team initials F U printed nice and big, and of course people watching them play, would think of the 'other meaning' those two simple initials have, not of course simply the team's name.
May
13
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Video games have been around for decades, with hundreds of consoles and countless games coming and going past us.
Since the first games were developed, people have been infatuated with them, with many becoming a part of the gaming sub culture.

Over that time, we got used to gamers and stopped finding anything strange about a person who spends much of his free hours playing video games. After all, video games are lots of fun and there is no reason not to do that instead of watch movies or do any other entertainment activity.

However, over the past decade, video games have evolved in many ways. From the introduction of numerous multiplayer games with multi-million player bases, to the brand new concept of eSports, competitive gaming where players are awarded with real money prizes and treated like proper sports stars.

If you are not familiar with the concept of eSports and how...
May
11
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eSports as a concept have been around for quite a few years now and they have been increasing in popularity and value every single year to date.

In 2018, eSports are bigger than ever, with more games available and teams and players competing than ever before.

Unlike regular video games where players are playing just for fun and leisure, eSports are true competitions of skill and wits, pitting the best players against each others and giving them a chance to win prestige, awards and lots of cash money for their victories.

To find out everything there is to know about eSports, you can visit eports.net and get a full rundown of all the competitions, players and teams involved with eSports, but for the time being, let us have a look at what the most popular eSports are in 2018 and which games you should look into playing if you are just getting...
May
09
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In a recent earnings call, Andrew Wilson, CEO of EA, had the following to say in regards to loot boxes:

We have reported before, on the growing trend of adding 'Loot Boxes' into our games, and EA is leader is this horrible new way to rake in some more money from their fans, and it seems they are willing to push forward with it more, but all the while claiming 'they are thinking about their loyal gamers', well maybe not thinking how to make them happy, only thinking about their hard-earned dollars!
Apr
19
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Four Games must make changes!

We reported on the big problem with lootboxes in video games before, and now Netherlands is going to crack-down on their usage.
Apr
18
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A gang of teen hackers snatched the keys to Microsoft's videogame empire. Then they went too far.

The sad story about the Xbox UnderGround has been going on for long time, we first reported about SuperDAE Raid in 2013, then a year later we reported on Trio Charged With Hacker/Stealing From Microsoft and then finally in 2015 we reported on the Xbox Hacker Ring-Leader (David Pokora) getting 18 months in jail, and since then Wired has been following the whole story now in 2018 their latest issue, have published a in-depth story of the rise and...
Apr
15
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Encrypts/decrypts chat messages with AES-128/CBC

I have released SecureChatAnywhere which is a lightweight program written in Java with the purpose of making it easy to encrypt and decrypt any kind of text messages using AES-128/CBC symmetric encryption. The graphical user interface (GUI) is designed as a convenient 'copy & paste tool' for computers to manage encryption and decryption stand-alone, in other words without relying on any kind of external communication.

The encrypted data (ciphertext) output is in Base64 format which makes SecureChatAnywhere compatible with any kind of text based internet communication tools out there such as email, chat clients and online services.

Features:
  • AES-128/CBC encryption with Base64 output Works with any text based apps and online services
  • Handles multiple keys as needed
  • Output copied to clipboard automatically...
Apr
12
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All big 3 'gaming companies', Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft have been 'warned' by FTC for their usage of 'Void Stickers'

The biggest fear of those that love to open up their 'consoles' to mod or change parts inside, may soon be over as the big 3 have warned to stop using those nasty 'Warranty Is Void If Removed Stickers' which are in-fact illegal, so don't worry, be happy, rip them off!
Mar
27
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The online casino industry in Sweden now has a 40% market share, up 19% over the past decade. Expanded regulation will drive up these numbers further.

The Swedish online casino industry has nearly doubled since 2008 according to a recent report from H2 Gambling Capital and Swedish gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen. Online casinos now represent a 42% share of the overall online gambling market and that share is expected to grow in the near future thanks to new laws about to be enacted.

Online Casino Contributed to 42% Share of SEK22.604 Billion Industry in 2017

The Swedish online gambling market collected a combined SEK22.604 billion (around $2.77 billion USD) in 2017, an increase of 3% from...
Mar
10
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New Research Again Proves Violent Games Don't Make Violent Killers

As we all horribly know there was recently yet another mass shooting at a school, and right away media jumped on the fact its 'violent video games' that is problem, and this week President Trump met with ESA and other video gaming industry leaders and in the end new research was discussed which shows 80% of 'mass shooters' didn't really like or play any video games, not even peaceful Mario ones.
Mar
09
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The website 'Easter Egg' is a modified version of 'Space Invaders', which is called 'Bank of Canada: Inflation Busters'

Yesterday was 'International Women's Day', and as such Canada launched a new $10 bill featuring 'Viola Desmond', but the website also contained something cool for today's generation, an nice 'Easter Egg' that launches a modified version of the classic 'Space Invaders'.
Feb
12
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Brings eSports players and their fans closer together by offering challenges, clubs, prizes and other perks during game play

Quarterback, a monetization platform for eSports players, announced today the beta availability of its platform for all eSports talent and their fans. Designed to bring talent and their fans closer together, Quarterback opens up new monetization channels for players, streamers and other talent, while enabling fans to show their support and interact with their eSports gaming idols by playing their favorite games. The beta version of Quarterback is now available for League of Legends and will expand to additional eSports titles in the upcoming months.
Feb
07
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Over the past few years, online streaming, especially football and movies, has swept over the nation as audiences look for alternative ways to watch their favourite content.

With acceptable prices, advances in technology, and increasing accessibility, many people are beginning to realize the upside of turning to the internet in order to consume their favourite entertainment material. Football in particular, especially the English Premier League, is known for its vast popularity in Thailand, with Manchester United and Liverpool amongst the most followed clubs in the region.

As the demand for quality matches increases, the people of Thailand are already adapting to the ever changing market in which we consume media.

Services such as beIN Sports Connect are now serving as the supply for this demand, giving people an easier route to accepting the fact that agreeing with the terms of...