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Aug
23
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More seasoned online gamblers are probably already acquainted with e-sports gambling. Some are even actively placing bets.

Betting on e-sports has really taken off in the last few years, with many millions of players around the world, and many millions of gamblers looking to get in on the fun (and maybe make a bit of money from the side as well). In reality, e-sports bettors are only able to watch the real excitement go down – they cannot take part in it.

This is why a lot of gamblers are turning back to their roots of playing a round of slots – there is a certain nostalgic feeling when going for a spin. Because internet has become such a necessity, most casinos are slowly packing their bags and moving online, where players can spin their favourite slots or play a hand of cards...
Aug
22
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Ready for a press release about something that's near and dear to my heart? Modern Wolf is a brand new publisher that should be on your radar.

Why? It's not just that they're focusing on indie strategy games. It's that they're making a commitment to lead by example in the gaming space, taking mental health seriously, taking a stance against crunch, and working with underrepresented countries in this industry. Read on for all the details!
Aug
22
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With Increased Access & Bettor Opportunities

Not to be confused with gamers, the number of active gamblers worldwide is estimated to be in the billions, and those numbers are only sorted by region. The number of gamers around the world is far higher, and with mingling gamer and gambler demographics, it is no surprise that we are seeing an overlap with outstanding participation.

While the online gamer-gambling industry is still in its infant stages in reference to the big picture, the numbers are expected to continue multiplying as gamblers slowly realize they don’t have to wait for their favorite casino to open up but can play their favorite games right from...
Aug
21
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CD PROJEKT RED announces Cyberpunk 2077 for Stadia — the cloud-based gaming platform from Google.

Gamers will be able to enjoy the immersive first-person RPG, its mature narrative, and cutting-edge visuals across dozens of supported devices.
For more information regarding the game, follow Facebook, Twitter, and cyberpunk.net.
Aug
21
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From Nuka Cola to Sprunk, we reveal the video game brands that wouldn't look out of place on Forbes Most Valuable Brands List.

Branding is now a big business in this world of ours. Hence it is not a surprise any more to see companies turning over billions of dollars annually. We know so much about some of these brands. The moment we hear their names or some of the stuffs they produce, we instantly know what they are, what their colours are and some of their products.

You and I know the Coca Cola, the Adidas, The Dell, The Samsung, the Microsoft, e.t.c of this world but what if I said Nuca Cola? Would you know what Nuca Cola is about or what they do? Or maybe Red Rocket? Have you ever heard of those two before now? If you have chances are that you have seen them in video games but probably have little details about them.

Thanks to the guys at Betway, we all can now know some of the details on the...
Aug
19
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Have you got a lucky pair of pants? Do you always stay inside on Friday 13th? Do you step to one side to avoid walking under ladders?

I’m not simply being nosy, I’m just listing a few of the common superstitions, some more extreme than others, than many people fall prey to. The point is that the same kind of thought processes can play a part in almost any form of gambling. Take flipping a coin for example; if I flip a coin and it lands on heads ten times in a row, and then I ask you to bet on how the next flip would end, what would you say? Would you say that it’s bound to be tails because it’s been heads so many times already? Or would you say it’s heads again because this coin seems to ‘prefer’ heads? Or, would you fall back on what you know about probability theory and state that, since every flip...
Aug
17
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1C Entertainment bring 10 games to Gamescom 2019, including the newly announced King’s Bounty 2 and Men of War 2: Assault Squad - Cold War

Gamescom is fast approaching and the fine folks at 1C Entertainment are excited to announce their full lineup. Sporting 10 diverse titles in a variety of genres, there should be something to intrigue any type of attendee!
Aug
17
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August 2019 /// Showing July 2019 Data

Three quick minutes of the top releases, top retail promotions, social impressions, and all that good NPD Games stuff. Without further ado... Let's go!
Top-Selling Games (Digital & Physical)
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Madden NFL 20 Wins the July Promo Rankings
Aug
15
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Can't be in Cologne Germany for gamescom? Fear not! You can still watch all the cool THQ Nordic game content from your home or mobile device!

Gamescom is all booked out, eh? Or Cologne is too far away for you to make it to the world's biggest gaming event? Don't worry, we've got you covered. THQ Nordic will have a live stream from the show floor in Hall 8, showing off 13 great games and more, like interviews with cosplayers, game developers talks, famous internet personalities and even a Karaoke show - you don't wanna miss that!
Aug
07
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MARVEL’S AVENGERS AND FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE LEAD SQUARE ENIX’S GAMESCOM 2019 LINE-UP

Square Enix Ltd., today announced its massive line-up of games and activities making their way to gamescom in Cologne, Germany later this month. From the 20th - 24th August in Hall 9, visitors can dive in and enjoy playable demos for Marvel’s Avengers and FINAL FANTASY® VII REMAKE, the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, Trials of Mana™, as well as a playable demo for KINGDOM HEARTS III as seen in the release of the game earlier this year.
Aug
03
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Only available with Darksiders Genesis Nephilim Edition!
Premiere in the Darksiders history: Play all Four Horsemen at the same time!

What do you do if you want to take a break from video gaming, but still want to play Darksiders? You play Darksiders: The Forbidden Land, the official board game, of course!
Aug
02
The Fortnite World Cup was nothing short of a success captivating both fans and media outlets from around the world. Heck, the solos winner Bugha even ended up on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon further cementing Fortnite as a worldwide phenomenon. Take a look at all the results below alongside information on what's next for Fortnite competition.


Over 40 million players participated. Only the Fortnite World Cup Champions remain standing. The best Fortnite players in the world met in New York City July 26 - 28 to compete in the $30 million Fortnite World Cup Solo and Duos Finals, $3 million Creative Finals and $3 million Charity Pro-Am. This event was the culmination of 10 weeks of $1 million Online Open Qualifiers with more than 200 countries participating.
Jul
29
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Unlike most popular beliefs, gaming didn’t start in the 21st century. Archeologists discovered games such as the dice, balls and board games that the earlier generation used for entertainment and gambling. The only difference between then and now is the advancement of design and technology. Nowadays, games are just a click of a finger away. More games are being created while the older versions are upgraded to keep up with the ever demanding market, and there are the more and more platforms as Pomu.


There are different categories of gamers in the world. These categories are based on various aspects such as the way one plays a game, the frequency and the types of games that they choose. Below are the four major categories to classify gamers;

THE SOCIAL GAMER

A social gamer’s main motivation of playing is to interact and...
Jul
26
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ACQUISITION OF SPIDERS BIGBEN ACCELERATES THE BUILD-UP OF ITS VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT UNIT

Bigben announces the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of Spiders, a French video game development studio specializing in action and role-playing games.
Spiders, a French studio known for its creativity and the quality of its games
Jul
25
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Ah, that time of the year again!

THQ Nordic is thrilled to show a fine choice of great games, when the world's biggest gaming convention will open its doors on August 21th in Cologne, Germany. THQ Nordic will host six playable games on the show floor.

Players can visit our booth in Hall 8, A011 and get their hands on six games:
Jul
22
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- Meet BIGBEN and NACON at Market Point Hall 2.1 Booth A010 -

BIGBEN is pleased to announce that it will be participating in Gamescom 2019, August 20th to 24th, in Cologne, Germany. This summer video games trade fair will give Bigben the opportunity to present its games line-up and its range of PC and PS4 accessories.
Jul
20
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There are so many superhero shows on the planet. Every person could enjoy and see the beauty of life and the beauty of being able to defend one's loved ones with the opportunity given to them.

Today, even casinos online have opened up the world to gets a strange kind of experience like no other. They provide the beauty and mastery of being able to win games and get some real money. With that, here is a list of the most popular superhero slots that could get you going.

Superhero Slots for All

There are so many ways that people would love to experience being super. Being described as a person of unique skills and abilities would be an extraordinary way of making things work for the better.
  • The first one on the list is everyone's favourite superhero, and that is Superman. There are so many reasons for this fact. One is because he is known as the Man of Steel. Another is because he can...
Jul
17
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Five Plus One Indie-Smash Hits To Discover At Gamescom 2019

Gamescom 2019 will be the biggest festival for games in the world. And HandyGames is part of it! Taking a decent area in the Indie Arena Booth in Hall 10.2, the publisher will present 6 games with it's partners in Cologne, one of them unannounced.
Jul
15
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“In the long run there’s no luck in poker, but the short run is longer than most people know,” famous poker books author Rick Bennet once said.

In his book King of a Small World,” Bennet says that experienced poker players don’t depend on luck to win. They depend on their skills and experiences. That’s a powerful statement for a game where chance is an essential element.

But as history shows, poker legends like Stu Ungar, Phil Hellmuth and Phil Ivey play (or played) the game so meticulously you would think they didn’t need luck to edge out opponents. Maybe they are good at the game, or they use some of the following strategies.

#1: Playing Fewer Games Vigorously

Players have different opinions on how to approach poker. Some say you should call as many hands as you can and hope you win...
Jul
11
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Including Marvel's Avengers Hall H Public Gameplay Reveal

SQUARE ENIX® announced today an action-packed lineup of activities planned at San Diego Comic-Con from July 18-21, including the first gameplay reveal for fans attending the Marvel’s Avengers presentation at the Marvel Games Panel. The company’s booth #3829 will also feature a photo op on Cloud’s iconic Hardy Daytona motorcycle from FINAL FANTASY® VII REMAKE, the opportunity to play the hit mobile game, FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS® on a giant touch screen and much more.

Details of all panels, exclusives and more are listed below: