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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:
Jul
11
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It's impossible to escape the fact that gaming and especially iGaming from States-Lotteries.Com is one of the fastest-growing forms of entertainment on the planet and as video games become more common in our daily lives, many parents have questions about how they can affect their children’s lives. Are video games a waste of time? Do they lead to more violent and antisocial behaviour? In order to answer these questions, we’ll be busting top myths about video games.


Games Make You Violent

There’s no beating around the bush here: Nearly all of the top-selling video games, from Grand Theft Auto to Call of Duty, are chock-full of violence. Missions revolve around killing people, zombies, and aliens with every kind of weapon imaginable, from guns to scissors. Surely inflicting such awful violence in video games must make people more violent in real...
Jul
08
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The online entertainment community is growing in leaps and bounds, mostly because people are spending more time on the web than with traditional sources of entertainment. TV, radio and just good ol’ fashioned playing outside are all still viable, but more and more people are finding pleasure in the virtual world.


Let’s take a look at just how much.

Total Time Spent Online

The Digital 2019 Report tells us that the average person spends about 6 hours and 42 minutes online per day. This adds up to more than 100 days out of every year. If we spend one third of our time sleeping and another one third working, does that really leave any time for the real world?

For instance, people in the UK have an average of seven social media accounts. 58% of users are not even concerned about the potential privacy breaches that come with so much Internet...
Jul
08
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Methodical strategies have been popularised through the centuries. Whether it’s warfare, architectural design or sports, strategy goes hand-in-hand with the innate competitive nature of humans. That’s why strategy has become such an increasingly important factor in video gaming across all genres, helping to create that competitive edge that keeps gamers coming back for more. The advancements of artificial intelligence (AI) in video gaming has meant that video games no longer take a linear approach. There’s more than one way to skin a cat.


The growing need for a problem-solving approach to video games can only be good for us. A survey involving 1,000 video gamers on their attitudes towards gaming found that strategizing and escaping into virtual worlds offers mental benefits. More than half (55%) of gamers...
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...
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
26
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Latin America’s largest professional independent game industry event kicks off 7th edition with five days of creativity and networking

The 2019 Brazil Independent Games (BIG) Festival, Latin America’s largest indie expo for video game professionals, kicks off today with its 7th edition at the Homs Club in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This year, BIG will feature a roster of about 300 international and local esteemed speakers across a week of master classes, keynotes, workshops, game jams, panels and networking opportunities.
Jun
26
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Book of Dead slot game is an amazing game on any online casino website that you visit. Not just that, it has been voted as the best slot game, with starburst by gamblers and new participants simply love the adrenaline rush that it gives to its players. Keep reading this article to find out more about Book of Dead and what is all the excitement really about.


Introduction to Book of Dead Slots

So what is this game about? Players have reported having said that their favourite part of the game is the action of the missions. It starts with a guy travelling to Egypt where he is a thief as he robs graves and collects all payouts.

Free Spin Feature | Book of Dead

The most important and exciting part of the game for most players is the “free spin” feature that we all love! For every online casino website, as soon...
Jun
24
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If you enjoy playing at online casinos, there’s little chance that you haven’t heard the phrases ‘RTP’ and ‘house edge’. It’s essential that, as a player, you are aware of these terms, as they are what earns you money, after all.


To understand what they mean in depth, you can learn more about these terms here. Right now, we’ll take a look at what they mean in their simplest terms and how they impact both you and the casino you’re playing at.

House edge

This is the house’s mathematical advantage over the player in any game that involves chance. It's what enables a casino to make money, even though winning players also take money from the casino. Casinos are within their legal right to set a house edge. It’s also a matter of probabilities and adding the element of unpredictability to each throw of the dice, any given card, and...
Jun
23
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The enormous library of video games does not stop to grow. Nowadays, gamers are lucky to have access to affordable consoles they’ve ever been before. In this article, you will find some consoles, which you will definitely want to pick up. Each of them makes it worth your money. Every gamer has his own preferences, which vary and create high competition between Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. Read the descriptions and make your decision.


Students are especially motivated to get the best video game console. Playing video games is one of the most favorite activities of our young generation. Such high quality consoles will make your free time really enjoyable. In case, you are quite busy in college or you have to an academic paper, you can check apa papers for sale online. There are many services which you can use to meet the final deadline and still have...
Jun
21
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Bonuses are a great incentive to offer when you want players to bet on your site.

These bonuses can come when you make an initial deposit on the betting site, when you refer s friend to the site, a no deposit bonus when you sign up on the site or in form of cashback. Most eSports bookmakers offer these bonuses to give players an edge over their preferred eSportsbook. Although bonuses are enticing, they come with some hidden features which you have to be aware of so as not to get disillusioned. Some might come with high withdrawal requirement which might seem unrealistic so, make sure you read up on all key requirements relating to any bonus you choose before accepting it or opting for it. This might prove to be quite a challenge as the bonuses on offer are numerous. Just take you time and save your time by reading the attached terms and conditions to each type of bonus.

The number of online bookies...
Jun
20
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Leading eSports expert to share knowledge and experience at BIG’s 7th edition

Brazil Games today announced that Pontus Mahler, famed professional eSports player and expert, will be headlining BIG Festival’s program this year on June 26 from 10am to 11am at the Homs Club in Sao Paulo, Brazil.