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Nov
10
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PlayStation users with a billing address in Chicago will soon have to comply to the city's 9% "Amusement Tax" fee!

Chicago added the 'new tax', back in 2015, and they already have it applied to people using streaming services like 'Netflix, Pandora, Spotify', but now the city is expanding the 'amusement tax' rules to include those with PlayStation Network accounts starting Nov. 14th
Nov
10
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Both @GuidedHacking and CheatTheGame's channels are gone since yesterday, and more getting banned today!

Recently, we reported on the news of Rockstar cracking down on people making GTA V Game mods/cheats, going as far as raiding their homes with police and dragging them into court, with one modder already pleading guilty to the charges and now YouTube is cracking down on any channel that has videos 'showing' people how to use programs like x64dg to make 'game cheats' or 'mods' and flat out terminating all their videos, channel itself, and does not look like YT is going to backdown on this, refusing so far to listen to the growing backlash over their Dalek actions! :(
Nov
08
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There is no disputing that Eyecon are among the world leaders when it comes to designing online slot games.

The Australian based company have been around since 1997, and they’ve seen the world of gambling change a lot during those two decades. In particular, they saw the way the wind was blowing as online casinos began to emerge, and made sure they were one of the first major companies to embrace this major change in gambling habits and position themselves at the front of the market.

Eyecon’s work isn’t purely restricted to the online slot world. They also continue to develop physical, land-based slot machines and gaming systems, and act as a systems provider to the world of gambling in general. While we could talk about their extensive experience and range of products in great detail, today we’re here to talk about their best online slot games. With such a huge range to choose from it’s not an...
Nov
07
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We soon could see a large 'drop' in 'file-sharing' and 'warez' being available, with this latest piracy crackdown!

Ever holiday season, there is always some form of 'pirate crackdown', either websites being seized, or domains being taken-over, but for the first time in American Internet History, a large ISP has decided to cut off 'Internet' service to some of the biggest pirates! :D
Nov
07
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This is the second time this young gamer from Cleveland has led police on a wild GTA-style high-speed chase in 13 months!

You would had thought, the mother would had learned her lesson, the first time, but Oh'well this young gamer boy seems to have learned his wiild police-evading skills the easy way, by playing Grand Theft Auto on his PlayStation console, but now he will be learning the hard-way what real life is really like as he spends some time behind bars learning that you should not play GTA on his city streets!
Nov
06
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UK Developer to Create New Intellectual Property for Square Enix as Part of Closer Creative Partnership

Square Enix Ltd. today announces it has become a 20% shareholder in Derby-based Bulkhead Interactive, the independent games developer behind the critically-acclaimed The Turing Test and Battalion 1944.
Nov
06
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Whether you decide to use matchbook bonus code or not, you would easily win if you guessed that Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games would have an incredible success, considering the huge interest shown by millions of players from all over the world since its first official announcement.


However, perhaps not everyone could foresee such a huge impact on the market by this videogame released for Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One, capable of breaking every sales record and getting incredibly high ratings in the reviews published all around the globe.

Among the reasons for this great success, we should undoubtedly mention the amazing soundtrack of Red Dead Redemption 2, a wonderful musical tribute to the last days of the American era of outlaws. Much of RDR 2’s soundtrack was created by Woody Jackson, already known by fans of Rockstar...
Nov
02
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The popular FINAL FANTASY® TRADING CARD GAME (“FFTCG”) released its seventh card expansion, “Opus VII” today.

The “Opus VII” set features original, never before revealed, exclusive artwork by Toshitaka Matsuda (FINAL FANTASY V), Toshiyuki Itahana (FINAL FANTASY Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates), Akira Oguro (FINAL FANTASY Legends) and Kumiko Koike (FINAL FANTASY, various monsters).
Nov
02
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Hearthstone has been the most popular fantasy card game on the eSports scene for some time now, and the game brings in $40 million per month for developers Blizzard Entertainment.

But now there could be a new contender muscling in on the Warcraft-based strategy title’s corner of the market. Gwent is a brand new offering in the genre and it could be the next big thing.


Gwent first appeared in the multiple award-winning fantasy epic The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and was an enthralling mini-game within the sprawling adventure of Geralt of Rivia. Players were able to collect cards and build their own decks, then test them out in battles against a vast number of NPCs within the game’s universe. CD...
Nov
01
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Netflix is one of the modern guilty pleasures. It entertains us, helps us relax after a long day and brings friends and families closer.

This streaming service offers a massive amount of various shows and movies. And every Netflix user knows how enjoyable it is to binge watch a favorite series.


But sometimes we can’t access specific series or movies because they might be not available in our country. That’s where an excellent VPN service saves the day. It covers your actual IP address and makes you seem to be from another country where this show is available. Quite convenient. Sadly, not all VPNs are compatible with Netflix. To ease your search for a perfect solution, we’ve picked the best providers that allow streaming.

PureVPN

With PureVPN Netflix will let you see all the shows you want without any limitations. Once you install this app,...
Oct
25
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The new exemptions are a major win for the right to repair movement and give consumers wide latitude to legally repair the devices they own.

In Groundbreaking Decision, the Librarian of Congress and US Copyright Office have released 'new rules' that will give consumers and independent repair ships the right to bypass DRM long enough to 'perform' the repair, previously the 'exemptions' only applied to 'tractors' but now a wide range of smart home appliances. smartphones are allowed, but the DRM must stay in place after the repair.
Oct
24
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Doug Stewart will be allowed to play video games up to 30 minutes per day, prison officials said.

Killers being allowed to play 'video games', bad press for Microsoft as they decided to 'pick' an Xbox, why is it the mainstream media always hits on Xbox when it comes to news like this, if the story was 'PlayStation' or 'Nintendo' in the headlines it would never go viral!
Oct
23
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Game streaming services have been hit or miss for some time now and usually fail to live up to their promise of having seamless action that doesn’t stop and start all the time.

But, according to Engadget, this is all set to change with the introduction of Google’s very own streaming service Project Stream. Online casinos have long been setting the standard when it comes to live streaming but other sectors of the gaming industry could be about to catch up.


Google announced a while ago that they were planning on getting into streaming and now their Project Stream is in its beta phase. During the technical testing phase, Google invited a number of lucky players to take part in the trial. For the purposes of this phase, the company are using...
Oct
22
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The third season of Marvel’s Daredevil has arrived on Netflix starting from 19 October.

Among the super heroes by the American house of ideas that arrived on the most famous video streaming site in the world, undoubtedly "the Devil of Hell's Kitchen" is the one that most convinced both critics and the public. It comes with a definitely superior cast and script compared to the passable quality of the series dedicated to Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Punisher as well as the "all stars" mini-series of The Defenders.

However, if we talk about Daredevil on this site, it is because in this new series a couple of musical tributes to two important video games have been revealed in the last days. The Marvel series has in fact "musically cited" two gaming pearls such as Mass Effect 3 by Bioware and the exclusive production for PlayStation 4, recently released, also dedicated to a Marvel character, one...
Oct
21
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The Australian Federal Court is said to have frozen the assets of five people.

Rockstar Games is getting ready to launch their new billion-dollar baby 'Red Dead Redemption' as such they want to send a clear message that anyone modding or playing around with their IP's will be dealt with more than just the normal online 'ban hammer', infact with the latest turn of events in their on-going battle against those 'selling' cheats/mods for GTA 5, they got permission from Federal Courts recently to raid homes and seize computers and other evidence to build a stronger case against the 'InFamous' mod!
Oct
17
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Still, everyone should Pokémon Go to the polls for #Elections2018

Millions of Pokémon Go players are crying in the streets trying to find the latest 'rare monster' to capture, as Former President Obama declared today, that he does not care about Pokémon, instead the young fans of the popular game should go to polls instead and vote.

Well, maybe the Democrats are just missing the point, all they need to do is make the polling stations PokeStop's and they would be quickly filled up with the millions of fans that they just declared today, they don't care about! :)

Hmm, thinking about that idea, it might backfire, as the 'snowflakes' would end up voting Republican since they have now been triggered over the fact Obama does not like them! :D
Oct
17
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Summer seems far away, Halloween is around the corner and there is not much time left until the end of this year.

Although the Christmas period is the most important for video games sales, in reality, excluding some exceptions, all software houses have already published most of their hit titles. Therefore, we introduce seven games not to be missed in the last part of this year, a year that already gave us great productions such as God of War, Marvel's Spiderman, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Forza Horizon 4.

Red Dead Redemption II (October 26)
After several delays, the second installment in the Rockstar Games series set in the old West is finally coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. From what we have seen until today, we should expect an incredibly vast and intense gaming experience. It will certainly be a great production and we would be tempted to bet on its success, maybe on...
Oct
16
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Unless you are from Las Vegas, Monaco or a city famous for lavish casinos, online casinos will be your refuge when it comes to gambling.

The Internet is full of online gambling sites that promise huge bonuses and immersive gaming experiences. But finding the right casino can be difficult. With all the fake platforms launched to scam users, you may feel discouraged to gamble online. This guide aims to help you find a genuine, easy to use online casino.

Start with the Basics

Many scam casinos are making efforts to disguise as genuine platforms. But it is possible to identify some fake platforms by checking basic website features. A website ridden with poor grammar, missing contact and about us page may be signs you are on a scam casino.

Legitimate platforms...
Oct
15
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Doubles Down and Commits to Placing 100,000 Veterans Into High-Quality Jobs By 2024

The Call of Duty™ Endowment (“the Endowment”) today announced that it has reached its goal of funding the placement of 50,000 veterans into high-quality jobs ahead of schedule. Now, the Endowment is doubling down with a new goal of securing placements for a total of 100,000 veterans by 2024.
Oct
14
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The Witcher III is undoubtedly among the most beloved video games of this latest generation of both consoles and PC gaming.

Geralt of Rivia and its story has fascinated millions of players all around the world so that Netflix has decided to make a series that will come out soon on their video streaming platform.

When a videogame is made into a movie or a TV series, it's similar to a lottery without even having a Wink bingo promo code to use. In fact, in the past, the quality of some productions has been very low, unfortunately with only a few notable exceptions.

For The Witcher, however, Netflix is setting up a really super cast. In the role of the above-mentioned leading character, Geralt of Rivia, we will see the great Henry Cavill, an actor best known for taking the lead in the latest Superman film by Warner...
Oct
12
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With every dawning day, online gambling is becoming more popular thanks to easier access to the internet and the exponential increase in mobile device usage.

For most of us, internet gaming is a recreational activity, something that we do to pass the time or relax. But for the casino operators, it is a business, and as expected, the main aim of any business is to get profits. As such, you should be very much aware that there isn’t any form of online business that can thrive without specific digital marketing techniques. Consequently, to edge out their competition, these online casinos constantly keep improving their marketing strategies to make it more appealing to people and in turn attract more players.

It’s no wonder why you’ll get chances, for instance, to enjoy a few free Starburst slot machine rounds before you...
Oct
10
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The online casino has been evolving rapidly to keep up with customer expectations, government regulations and competition with each other.

And as with other industries, you can see trends that are affecting the entire gaming industry beyond the innovations that may pop up but are never widely adopted. Here are seven trends that are changing the world of online casinos as we know it.

The Dominance of Online Gambling

Today in the UK, online casinos account for more than a third of the total gambling revenue. Part of that figure includes the fast-growing mobile gaming sector. This shift isn’t surprising when you learn that mobile gaming is now generating more revenue than PC gaming. And it is logical for gambling sites to develop mobile-only games, since the average person spends thirty to forty hours...
Oct
04
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- Capcom aims to energize the brand further on the series' 30th anniversary milestone -

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that its popular Mega Man IP is scheduled to be adapted into a live-action Hollywood film for the first time.
Oct
03
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Coding, cloud computing, machine learning, and data analysis have become the roots of any technology these days.

Hence it is highly recommendable to have the knowledge of these domains. Students all over the world are enrolling in different courses to widen their knowledge of the subject. A lot of them do so in order to increase their chances of getting a job in the cloud computing sector. Microsoft Azure certifications can ease the task of getting certified in the particular field. Cloud computing job opportunities are drastically increasing these days. Individuals certified by Microsoft can really kick-start their career on a high note.

Why are these certifications popular?

Microsoft Azure certifications provide you with endless opportunities to learn and apply theoretical and technical knowledge in the real world. The main reason for its popularity is that this credential is being offered by a...
Oct
02
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There was a time when gambling was done in dark, smoked filled betting shops and it was the preserve of old men and serial gamblers.

Times have moved on somewhat since those days and with the advent of the internet and hugely powerful smartphones, gambling as a concept has morphed into something else entirely that is enjoyed by millions.

These new technologies offer a completely new gambling experience open to anyone with a smartphone and they have given rise to an explosion of websites that all offer “the best online gambling experience”.

Whilst there are some good websites that might have a shout in being able to claim to be the best, sadly, not all of the sites we’re talking about offer a premium service, something their customers don’t find out until they’ve parted with their cash.

How to choose a casino to play at?

There’s a number of factors to consider to find a good, reputable...