Tag: Gaming

Valve Has No Plans For Steam Deck Exclusive Games

One of the ways that console makers try to attract gamers is by creating platform exclusive titles. For example, Microsoft has titles like Halo, Sony has titles like God of War, and Nintendo has Mario. So with Valve launching the Steam Deck in 2022, will the company go down a similar route that other console […]

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A Real-Life Version Of Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ (Minus All The, You Know, Death) Now Exists On YouTube

If morbid (like, actually morbid) curiosity has you itching to watch a real-life version of Netflix’s hit series Squid Game, rest assured you’re not alone. In fact, at least 115 million others feel the same way as you — and better yet, they already have. Uploaded on November 25, MrBeast’s Squid Game currently rests well […]

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‘Resident Evil Village’ Was Crowned Game Of The Year At The Golden Joystick Awards

After having a pretty god-awful time in both Resident Evil 7 Biohazard and Resident Evil: Village, there’s no denying Ethan Winters desperately deserves a win. Luckily for Ethan (and on a more serious note, all the developers at Capcom), the faceless man finally has one thanks to the Golden Joystick Awards — though he might […]

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Intel i9-12900K and i5-12600K Review: The Empire Strikes Back

The Intel 12th generation codenamed Alder Lake is the most important Intel Core architecture update in the past decade. We’re taking a closer look at its peak performance in CPU-heavy benchmarks and analyzing the implications for power users and gaming PC enthusiasts. We’ve described the architecture at length in our Intel Gen12 Alder Lake overview, […]

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The Weeknd Credits ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ For His ’80s Music Influence

Billboard recently declared that The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is the top song in the long history of their storied Hot 100 chart. The song is heavily inspired by synth-forward ’80s music, and in a new Billboard interview pegged to the Hot 100 news, The Weeknd gave credit to the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: […]

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A ‘Mario’ Movie Producer Defends Casting Chris Pratt As The Non-Italian Voice Of The Video Game Character

The announcement of Chris Pratt as the voice of nipple-baring Italian plumber Mario was greeted with an “oh no” by the internet. But Chris Meledandri, a producer for Illumination (the home of the Minions) who is working on the Super Mario Bros. movie, thinks everyone should hold their judgement until they hear Pratt’s first “yippee.” […]

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LG First To Announce GeForce Now Cloud Gaming Integration To TVs

LG is the first TV manufacturer to integrate the NVIDIA GeForce Now cloud gaming service directly into televisions running webOS, which is probably the beginning of such integration in the industry. I expect more TV OEMs to follow suit. If you’re not yet familiar with GeForce Now, it is a cloud-based gaming service in which […]

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Mark Barlet And AbleGamers Are Focusing On The Next Chapter Of Disability Inclusion In Gaming

It’s likely you’ve heard of AbleGamers, the nonprofit that’s been working for over a decade to make the gaming industry more inclusive of those with disabilities. Its founder, Mark Barlet, is a veteran with his own service-related disability who started the organization after Multiple Sclerosis nearly robbed his best friend of the ability to play […]

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Tom Holland Says Making The ‘Uncharted’ Movie ‘Broke’ Him Physically

While landing the lead role in both Marvel Studio’s Spider-Man series and the upcoming Uncharted adaptation might seem like a geeky dream come true, according to Tom Holland it’s no easy feat. Shortly following the young star coming forward with news that the next Spider-Man movie, No Way Home, is going to be “dark,” “sad,” […]

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‘The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess’ Was The Last Great ‘Zelda’ Game — And ‘Breath Of The Wild’ Could Learn Some Things From It

When The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was released on November 19, 2006, it did so to applause nearly as thunderous and intense as the game itself. After a string of Legend of Zelda titles decidedly more cartoonish in nature, Twilight Princess represented a return to the darker side of the series — a side […]

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Deep tech, no-code tools will help future artists make better visual content

This article was contributed by Abigail Hunter-Syed, Partner at LDV Capital. Despite the hype, the “creator economy” is not new. It has existed for generations, primarily dealing with physical goods (pottery, jewelry, paintings, books, photos, videos, etc). Over the past two decades, it has become predominantly digital. The digitization of creation has sparked a massive […]

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Microsoft and Gucci Team Up For An Xbox Series X No One Asked For

Sometimes when gaming companies team up and collaborate with game developers for special versions of gaming hardware, it makes sense. For example, an eSports team working with a gaming accessories brand to create peripherals with their branding on it, or developers teaming up with console makers to release a special version of a console for […]

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