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Sep
29
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Leaders across borders decry anti-Chinese stereotypes

The Markham-developed video game 'Dirty Chinese Restaurant' has caused protest on both sides of the border due to its anti-Chinese stereotypes and racism. Its developers claim they only meant it to be satirical, and it looks like it has caused outrage around the world, and most likely will soon be pulled from both Google and iOS app stores, and I am sure YouTube will soon censor the 'gameplay' videos.
Sep
29
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LBO and Rising Star Games Announce a Massive New Partnership

Name your price storefront LBO and Deadly Premonition publisher Rising Star Games are proud to announce they have put pen to paper on a deal to bring seventeen of Rising Star Games PC titles to LBO.
Sep
28
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Our money is on the ghosts!

We have reported before on MaxConsole, on how 'Casinos' are losing out to the new generation, and have been looking at ways to bring in new whales to grab their money, and one of the new ways is to bring back the Retro '80s Arcade gaming experience, but to change it up a bit to allow people to win back some money instead of just sucking away their quarters for some entertainment, and first up to plate to help Casinos bring in new fresh gaming blood, is Bandi Namco with their classic Pac-Man game changed up a bit.
Sep
28
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SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES NEW YORK COMIC CON 2017 LINEUP AND EVENTS
Activities Include Tournaments, Community Events, Panel Discussions, Game Demos and Prize Giveaways

At this year’s New York Comic Con (booth # 1804), SQUARE ENIX® will offer hands-on demos for the newly announced Secret of Mana® and Spelunker Party!™ , as well as DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY® NT, FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION, FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES, FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION, GRAVEL, LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM™ LOST SPHEAR™ and Project Hikari
Sep
27
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Unleashed on digital platforms on 23rd September 2013, Chainsaw Warrior has been warmly received by players and critics alike...

Auroch Digital is celebrating the four year anniversary of the video game adaptation of Chainsaw Warrior, during the 30th anniversary of the original single player tabletop game on which it’s based, which was released in 1987 by Games Workshop.
Sep
27
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From support for the biggest online games to a global network of servers, Outfox delivers the best gaming performance with the fastest speeds possible

Ever been in the middle of a game and hit a lag spike that completely turns the tide of the match? Of course you have. We all have. Well, Outfox is launching today and it's the answer to that problem, offering up reduced ping, faster network speed and connection stability that'll keep you at the top of your game.

Don't just listen to us, though. There's no better way to understand the benefits Outfox serves up than to try it out in-game. Check out the free trial below - even better, there's no payment required - and let us know what you think!
Sep
27
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Celebrating the Iconic FINAL FANTASY Series Now Open
Legendary Series Composer Nobuo Uematsu Discusses his Inspirations Behind the Iconic Series Main Theme

Square Enix Ltd., have released a video today featuring legendary music composer for the FINAL FANTASY® series, Nobuo Uematsu as he discusses his inspirations and development process of the now-iconic Main Theme for FINAL FANTASY.
Sep
26
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The time is now to take part in the Caput Mundi Video Game Conference, with the possibility to submit your talk in the Programme or showcase your game in the developers exhibition.

Gamerome, the Italian video game convention dedicated to professionals, Triple AAA/indie developers and students, has issued the Call for Speakers and the Call for Entries in the Developers Showcase. The conference will take place in Rome to 24th to 26th November.
Sep
25
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The VIDEO GAME VOICE STRIKE is FINALLY OVER!

We been reporting on the Video Game (voices) Strike since it started over a year ago, but there been no news for a while, and games continued to be rolled out with 'crappy' replacement voices, but finally the big strike is over as the union has reached an agreement.
Sep
24
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Except with recent top films.

EU Commission spent a ton of money and few years studying the problem of 'piracy' in regard to actual sales, and afterwards the study could not find any link in fact for each game that was pirated 100 times, 24 additional sales will be made on average.
Sep
24
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What 12-year-old, with $1 million, doesn't demand video games be integrated into their epic treehouse?

So your only 12 years old, and you have million bucks to spend on building an Epic Treehouse, but for some reason you don't integrate any video games into it, seems like a total waste of your million bucks if you only 12 years old and getting yourself an Epic Treehouse.
Sep
24
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Girl Gamers Are Taking Over The Living Room!

Normally, the video gaming console in the main living room connected to the large TV screen has been bought and used by an 'male gamer' in the household, but new studies show that more and more women are the ones buying the PlayStation or Xbox console that is connected under the screen.
Sep
24
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As NFL Ratings Drop, a new Internet Study says Young Men like Watching eSports more than Traditional Sports!

The NFL is in trouble, with its #TakeAKnee protests, and cable-cutting, and empty seats, the American powerhouse of Sports is not what it used to be, but this new Internet Study, buts the blame on the 'ratings' drop on the fact Young Men love watching eSports more so, then the real-life games of quarterbacks running across the grassy field with a ball in their arms, videos games have taken over!
Sep
23
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BLUEHOLE INC. - CREATORS OF PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
RESPONDS TO COMMUNITY CONCERN SURROUNDING FORTNITE’S BATTLE ROYALE MODE

Bluehole, Inc., developers of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), the first standalone Battle Royale survival shooter game, responded today to growing concerns regarding the similarities between the battle royale mode in Epic Games’ newly revealed Fortnite and PUBG.
Sep
23
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Indie Pixel Party-Game Conga Master Selected as One of Just Eight Finalists for Coveted Award, and Will Be Playable on the Show Floor at Booth Number 9-A61

Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, on behalf of development studio Undercoders, is delighted to announce that the multiplayer party arcade game Conga Master has been shortlisted for the ‘Sense of Wonder Night’ event at Tokyo Game Show 2017.
Sep
21
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A video game publishing label for independent studios and developers

Microïds, the French publisher of video games for international distribution, is pleased to present Microïds Indie, their new publishing label conceived to help independent studios and developers release their games.
Sep
20
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Work hard, play hard, give back harder!
"Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference." - Kathryn Bushkin Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation.

Since its launch in 2002, Play-Asia.com has become a leading independent online retailer of console games and related entertainment products for the global video gaming community. The company prides itself on delivering outstanding customer service across a large variety of international games, digital codes, toys, lifestyle and electronics goods with genuine quality and a truly global fulfillment service.