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Sep
10
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The popularity of online casinos is on the rise thanks to a range of factors, including accessibility due to internet connectivity. Moreover, unlike in the classic brick and mortar casino setting, most online gamers aren’t always in it to win. Some people just play online casino games for the fun of it to blow off some steam after a long day.


It’s no wonder why online gaming platforms which host slot machines and online casino table games typically have free to play modes. Thus, you don’t even have to spend money if you don’t want to. Either way, whether you want to play real money games or just to have fun, there are games which have been garnering more popularity particularly since the dawn of online casinos. In case you were wondering, here are the casino games that can be called the most popular.
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Sep
08
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The practice of gambling is mostly centred on the provision of entertainment with the accompaniment of winnings. The element of chance is constant in all the games that are offered in gaming sites, which means winnings can hardly be predicted. This lack of forecast acts as one of the most exciting factors about casino games. The use of skills to win is minimal, and in some games, they cannot be applied at all. Even so, it does not mean that some practices cannot be used to ensure that chances of winning that come by are exploited to the fullest. Below we delve into seven strategies that can be used in casinos to maximise on the experience.


1. Claim Bonuses

Bonuses and promotions have grown to garner as much importance in online casinos as games have. Incentives are used as a way to get gamblers to not only look at the services but also indulge in them using real money. The offers are usually restricted...
Sep
04
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The incredible rise of professional esports competitions has led to players from all over the world taking part. Yet, it is fair to say that not everyone has access to the same internet speed and response times.

The good news is that there are ways around problems such as ping and latency issues. To see how this works, we can look at the effective ways that pro players in Australia have dealt with it.


What is the Issue?

Latency is a huge issue for online gamers. This is the time that it takes for information to go from your PC or mobile device to the game server and back again. It is measured as a ping rate that is shown in milliseconds. Therefore, the ping figure shown on a device is the number of milliseconds that it takes for the device to respond to the game server.

If you have high latency, then the game will tend to lag. This is generally...
Aug
29
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eSports as a concept have been around for quite a few years now and newcomers like Fortnite are making it more popular than ever, with tradition professional sports players joining in for fun and the money of course!

In 2019, eSports are bigger than ever, with more games available and teams and players competing than ever before, even professional athletes from traditional sports such as Tottenham Hotspur are taking the time to learn and practice their online gaming skills and even broadcasting their love for Fortnite on Youtube and Twitch with some even crossing over from their traditional sports joining professional eSports teams! :)

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...
Aug
26
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Developer panels, fan activities and giveaways will be among the many offerings from SQUARE ENIX® at this year’s PAX West 2019, held at the Washington State Convention Center from August 30 – September 2.

Midgar comes to life in Booth #2335 with several familiar sights from Sector 1, including a re-creation of the train station and a stunning Mako reactor that looms over the show floor, and houses gameplay demos of FINAL FANTASY® VII REMAKE. Square Enix also invites fans to experience current and upcoming games at Booth #2141, including FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers™, FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered, Trials of Mana™ and more. Fans can also hop on Cloud’s iconic Hardy Daytona motorcycle from FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE for photo ops and take part in a variety of other fun activities at PAX.
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
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.