Monthly Archives: November 2022

2022 FIFA World Cup Belgium vs Canada live updates: Red Devils take center stage as BEL vs CAN kicks off

Today at the FIFA World Cup The 2018 finalists kick off their campaign with much of that core players still intact, including Mateo Kovacic and Luka Modric. Morocco is an interesting watch – the winger squad with PSG’s Achraf Hakimi and Bayern Munich’s Noussair Mazraoui. (Read more) FIFA World Cup: Tiny margins lead to Argentina loss to Saudi Arabia Argentina ...

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China ‘solves’ gambling addiction

An esports-themed hotel in Hangzhou, China is just one of the ways China’s gaming scene depends on long gaming sessions, something China has worked hard to limit. Photo: RST/AFP (Getty Images) ‘Solving’ gambling addiction seems as simple as ‘solving’ alcoholism, but China’s state-affiliated body overseeing video games appears poised to call recent efforts to limit video games a ‘success’. use ...

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Post-coronavirus, it’s not game over for video game launch parties

It might be hard to imagine now, but there was a time when midnight video game launch parties were commonplace. In a time before social distancing, face masks and the word “corona” – aside from its association with a brand of alcohol – it seemed like every store that sold video games had some kind of exit event for impatient ...

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Best Early Black Friday video game deals

Black Friday is November 25, but the many video game deals have already gone live. This is in addition to 4K Blu-ray offerings and more. So you can find great Black Friday deals on games and accessories for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, not to mention PS4 and Xbox One. Below, we’re tracking all the best early Black ...

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Broforce Forever is a massive final update coming in 2023

If you forgot about Broforce, then A) you hate freedom and B) we kind of get it. It came out two whole presidential administrations ago, hitting Steam Early Access back in 2014 with its ridiculous mix of bro puns, 80s movie references and pixelated cooperative game stock. All has been quiet on the Broforce front over the past few years ...

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Google’s Black Friday sale offers deep discounts on Pixel phones, Watch and more

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you purchase something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices correct at time of publication. Google started its Black Friday deals early, offering deep discounts on many of its Pixel ...

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Miyamoto turns 70: 70 facts you didn’t know about the most important figure in video games

70 years. Shigeru Miyamoto, one of the most important personalities in the video game industry, if not the most important, today celebrates 70 years full of creativity and joy for fans of this medium. For this reason, and as a quick tribute, we at MeriStation are going to go over 70 facts of all kinds and conditions regarding her figure. ...

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Screen Queensland launches video game residency program

Screen Queensland is launching a new residency program designed to support early career game developers as they take their first steps into the industry. The well named Residence Screen Queensland Games will offer 10 game developers (as individuals or teams of up to three people) access to a one-year program that includes a dedicated coworking space, mentorship opportunities, income support ...

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Sonic Frontiers: Five reasons why Sonic fans love the new game

Comment this story Comment Sonic the Hedgehog games are rarely, if ever, critically acclaimed. 3D Sonic games in particular are considered spotty at best, and just bad at worst. On review aggregator Metacritic, “Sonic Frontiers,” the franchise’s latest entry, earned a 72 for its PlayStation 5 version, with particularly harsh reviews pointing out the game’s technical flaws (including the most ...

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The market for check cashing and payday loan services is booming around the world

Check cashing and payday loan services Check Cashing and Payday Loan Services Market: In-depth research on Check Cashing and Payday Loan Services Market, by Qurate Research, is a clear representation of all the essential factors expected to significantly boost the market. In-depth study on Check Cashing and Payday Loan Services Market helps report buyers, clients, stakeholders, business owners and shareholders ...

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Sonic Adventure Fan Reimagines What The Game’s Title Screen Would Look Like In Pixel Art

A Sonic Adventure fan was inspired by Sonic games of the past and animated their version of what the title screen of Sonic Adventure might look like a retro style. The fan posted his short animation on Reddit and received positive responses for his efforts. Sonic Adventure was released as a launch title for the Sega Dreamcast on December 23, ...

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Sunday with Ice-T: “Playing video games distracts me from real life” | Sunday with…

Up early? Since I do Law and order From Monday to Friday, I try to sleep in, but I naturally wake up around 9am. What’s for breakfast? One thing I know: in Britain, you eat baked beans for breakfast. I love baked beans, but that’s not part of an American breakfast. I will have easier or scrambled eggs with cheese, ...

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Games Workshop has released a Christmas single sung by an ork

Last year Games Workshop celebrated Christmas with a limited edition miniature of Da Red Gobbo dressed as Santa (opens in a new tab), and this year followed with another promotional oddity. The Goff Rocker (opens in a new tab) is a leather-clad ork with a guitar and a grenade for a microphone who looks like a cross between Lemmy from ...

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The tireless Michael Leitch leads the evolving Japanese team for another race in England | Fall Nations Series

JHere’s a hill in Sapporo called Sankakuyama, or Triangle Mountain, but across the road at Yamanote High School, they call it Michael Leitch’s playground. When Leitch was a student at Yamanote, he used to use it every day after practice. It takes most kids 30 minutes – it’s so steep they cover chunks of it on their hands and feet. ...

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Pepper Grinder is a fabulous pixel platformer about drilling and grappling

I’ve been looking forward to Pepper Grinder since I saw a series of tweets with GIFs several years ago. It’s a pixel platformer where the protagonist, Pepper, has a drill she uses to navigate the landscape and a grappling hook for all the times she’s not underground. It’s now been officially announced with Devolver as the publisher and there’s a ...

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Wheelchair basketball player with cerebral palsy wants video game featuring disabled athletes

“This is my first practice with a mic,” Mohammed Nadi said as he stepped onto the court for his first wheelchair basketball practice this season. “When you push, grab the steering wheel to stop yourself from moving,” Nadi orders a newcomer to the pitch. The 22-year-old St. Clair College student with cerebral palsy started playing the sport five years ago. ...

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Best Ninja-Themed Video Games, Ranked

Ninjas are one of the coolest character types you can find in media next to cowboy and pirate. Whether it’s movies or anime, we never seem to get tired of watching wrapped assassins bound on rooftops in the dead of night. In video games, they are usually (or not) found among stealth dramas, as is their specialty. However, some of ...

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Japanese Game Releases This Week: God of War Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers, Tactics Ogre: Reborn, and More

God of War Ragnarok for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, sound borders for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC, and Ogre Tactic: Reborn for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch are the highlights of this week’s Japanese video game releases. Also new this week Also new this week are Hakoniwa Bokujou Hitsuji Mura for Switch, ...

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The best older siblings in the game

There are a bunch of video game stories that revolve around siblings. Indeed, sibling relationships tend to be interesting and complicated. And that’s just in real life – putting them in a virtual world where the possibilities are nearly endless is even more exciting. RELATED: Best Little Brothers In The Game, Ranked Older siblings tend to be the most interesting ...

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5 Most Exciting Action-Adventure Video Games Slated For A 2023 Release Date

Action-adventure video games have been the crown jewels in the annals of gaming since the inception of the industry. These games allow fans to live out their wildest fantasies and engage in glorious combat while simultaneously enjoying a gripping narrative that leaves a lasting impression. Offering hours of entertainment, these video games offer the most immersive experience. 2022 has been ...

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Wizards Unveil Cherry Blossom-Inspired Collections and Designs

The team presents the Cherry Blossom Retail collaboration with local DC artist Chris Pyrate.The team will wear the Cherry Blossom uniform on November 10. Washington D.C.- The Washington Wizards have unveiled numerous cherry blossom collaborations, activations and giveaways for the 2022-23 season. The Wizards will wear their Cherry Blossom City Edition uniform for the first time when the team hosts ...

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What is a payday loan and other types of predatory loans?

Financial watchdog groups have raised concerns about predatory lenders taking advantage of low-income Americans who need cash fast as soaring inflation squeezes consumers. So what is predatory lending? Predatory lending imposes unfair or abusive loan terms on borrowers, including triple-digit interest rates and tight repayment terms. In the meantime, a “fair” loan guarantees the the same lending opportunities for all ...

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PlayStation VR2 is coming in February

Today, Sony announced that its next-gen PlayStation VR2 headset and controllers will launch on February 22 next year.(Opens in a new window). Three different products will be available for purchase that day. The first is the base PlayStation VR2 model, which includes the headset, two VR2 Sense controllers, and a stereo headset for $549.99. A second PlayStation VR2 bundle will ...

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Netflix Reveals New Video Game Acquisition

It’s been nearly a year since Netflix started including video games in its subscription service, and the company has bought up a handful of studios since. The company has now announced the purchase of Spry Fox, which will be its sixth in-house video game studio. Primarily known for its work on mobile games, Spry Fox was founded in 2010 and ...

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Team17 will release a historical strategy title developed by Absolutely Games for consoles and PC

Team17 announced a partnership with the developer Absolutely Games release a new historical strategy title for consoles and computer. The UK-based developer is led by industry veterans James Brooksby and Adrian Hawkins. Its first game is an unadvertised “historical strategy experience” and an original IP. Users can Register now to access a closed alpha test scheduled for 2023. Find comments ...

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