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Steam’s Remote Play Together feature now works without an account

Valve is expanding Steam’s Remote Play Together feature to let just about anyone play games with you, even if they don’t have a Steam account. Your friend will need to install the Steam Link app but they won’t have to sign up.  For now, you’ll need to be running the Steam Client Beta to use …

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South Korean PC Gaming Rooms Rely on Crypto Mining to Profit During the Coronavirus Pandemic

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The coronavirus pandemic has significantly hit several entertainment routines of the people worldwide, and South Korea is not an exception. PC gaming rooms had to shut down in the country, but their owners found a way to make profits during the lockdown by participating in crypto mining.</strong> A PC Bang Owner Made …

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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ patch delayed as developers reportedly can’t access their VPN

Earlier today, CD Projekt Red announced that the second major patch for Cyberpunk 2077 will be delayed until late March, and it cited a recent ransomware attack as well as the patch’s extensive scope as reasons why. The company didn’t go into detail, but a report from Bloomberg cites anonymous sources who say that things …

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The ‘Stardew Valley’ board game is now available

Stardew Valley creator ConcernedApe is giving you a new way to run a farm without having to, you know, run an actual farm. The developer has announced that the beloved simulation RPG now comes in the form of a board game, which you can purchase for $55. Stardew Valley: The Board Game is a cooperative …

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You are the frog in Peacock’s upcoming ‘Frogger’ physical competition show

What do you get when you mix Takeshi’s Castle with Frogger, besides a hairspray-infused blast of 1980s nostalgia? A new show from NBC, apparently. Peacock, NBC’s streaming platform, has ordered 13 hourlong episodes of Frogger, an oversized physical competition show featuring 12 obstacle courses inspired by the classic game. That likely means lots of neon, …

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Razer’s Blade 15 Base drops to $1,100 at Amazon for today only

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‘Hearthstone’ is getting a classic format that takes the game back to 2014

World of Warcraft’s Burning Crusade expansion isn’t the only Blizzard property getting the classic treatment. As part of Hearthstone’s upcoming Forged in the Barrens expansion, the studio will add a new mode to its collectible card game that will allow you to play the title as it was back in 2014 when it first came …

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The ‘StarCraft II’ nerds at Shopify now have an esports team

Ecommerce colossus Shopify has unveiled its own esports organization. Shopify Rebellion has recruited some top-tier StarCraft II players, including 2016 world champion Byun Hyun-woo and Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn, the first woman to win a major tournament in the esport. Along with teammate Julian “Lambo” Brosig, this weekend they’re competing at IEM Katowice, the final stop …

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Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s controversial Crown Prince, has pushed his country to acquire stakes in three major video game publishers. Recent SEC filings spotted by Bloomberg show that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, which bin Salman chairs, purchased more than $3.3 billion worth of shares in Activision-Blizzard, EA and Take-Two. That’s the same fund …

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‘Outer Wilds’ is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer

Outer Wilds, one of our favorite games for 2019, is heading to Nintendo Switch. In the gaming giant’s latest Direct event, it showed an announcement trailer for the action-adventure game set in space that was previously released for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It didn’t have an exact release date for the title, …

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