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Sony explains how PS4 accessories will work on PS5

Sony Sony has clarified how both PS5 and PS4 accessories will work with its next video game console. First, let’s get the old DualShock 4 out of the way: it’ll work with PS4 games that are backwards compatible on the PS5, but it can’t be used for next-gen video games. The reason, Sony explained in …

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Charlie Lee, Adam Back Lead $3.1M Private Token Raise for Blockchain Game ‘Infinite Fleet’

Online space strategy game “Infinite Fleet,” developed by Pixelmatic, has raised $3.1 million through a private security token offering (STO). Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital …

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‘League of Legends’ championship will start in Shanghai despite pandemic

Riot Games At least one major eSports league is determined to push forward with in-person finals despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Riot Games has announced that the League of Legends World Championship 2020 will take place in Shanghai between September 25th and October 31st, with the finals held at the new Pudong Soccer Stadium. The developer …

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Netflix is making a film based on Ubisoft’s ‘Beyond Good & Evil’

Ubisoft Netflix is working on a feature film adaptation of Ubisoft’s Beyond Good & Evil, the streaming platform has revealed on Twitter. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project is still in early development and still in in the midst of looking for writers. It already has a few names attached to it, though, including …

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Epic Games Store adds support for community-made mods

Epic Games Last year, Epic shared a publicly available roadmap detailing all the features it’s working on adding to its digital games marketplace. One of those, mod support, is now available — albeit in beta form.     Mod support is now in beta on the Epic Games Store, starting with Mechwarrior 5. This is an …

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The ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ beta will let you earn ‘Fortnite’ swag

Crystal Dynamics When the beta for Marvel’s Avengers arrives on August 7th, developer Crystal Dynamics plans to give players a varied taste of the final game. In a post over on the PlayStation Blog, the studio detailed everything players can expect to see and do across the three weekends the beta will be available.  To start, it will include …

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Valorant’s twelfth agent is Killjoy, a German robotics genius

Riot Games Riot is adding another heroic ‘agent’ to Valorant, its currently PC-exclusive first-person shooter. Today, the developer — best known for League of Legends, a popular MOBA that has spawned its own card game and auto chess spin-off — has unveiled Killjoy, a fictional genius from Germany who loves building robots. She’ll be added …

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Stadia users can now try the service over cellular

Engadget Stadia now allows you to stream games over 4G and 5G connections, provided you’re willing to try the functionality out as part of Google’s latest experiment. You can enable the feature by launching the Stadia app on your phone, tapping on your avatar, and navigating to the Experiments section of the settings menu. Keep …

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Live-Streaming Service Twitch Gives Subscribers 10% Discount if They Pay With Cryptocurrency

The live-streaming service Twitch is now offering a 10% subscription discount for people who register with cryptocurrency. The new offer from Twitch leverages the Bitpay payment processor, as this is the first crypto-based discount promotion from a company of this magnitude. This week, the live-streaming service Twitch revealed it is offering a 10% discount for …

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Nintendo ‘gigaleak’ reveals the classic games that never were

VGC, Twitter If you’ve ever wondered how Nintendo’s classic games evolved before they reached store shelves, you might have a good chance to find out. According to VGC, (via Eurogamer) a “gigaleak” of Nintendo art assets and source code from the mid-1990s has surfaced online, revealing prototypes of games that looked and behaved quite differently …

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