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Twitch ‘proactively’ removed a police emote to prevent potential abuse

Sponsored Links Twitch Twitch has removed an emote that featured an image of a cartoon character dressed as a police officer blowing a whistle. “TwitchCop,” as the emoticon was known as, was a global emote Twitch viewers could use in chat across all of the platform’s channels. The company told The Verge it removed the image to stop …

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Blockchain Gamers Earned $20M in Their First Year

New research compares how much gamers and game developers made in the year following the launches of some of the most popular blockchain-based games.  According to data from Flipside Crypto, the overwhelming majority of revenue was earned by just one, very famous, game. Revenue Earned By Blockchain Gamers & Gaming Companie Cat breeding is very …

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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Night City Wire livestream delayed to June 25th

Sponsored Links CD Projekt Red The Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire livestream will now occur June 25th in light of recent anti-racism protests. Scheduled as part of Summer Game Fest, the event was originally set for June 11th and would have given fans a new look at CD Projekt Red’s forthcoming RPG. We decided to …

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HP’s new gaming laptops include an Omen 15 redesign and 16-inch Pavilion

Big PC brands are revamping their gaming laptops, and HP doesn’t want to be left out. It’s introducing two new gaming portables headlined by a redesign of the Omen 15. The new 15.6-inch system (above) is easier to carry thanks to a chassis that’s 11 percent thinner and 8 percent shorter than its predecessor, but …

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‘Valorant’ 1.0 launch adds a new character, game mode and map

Sponsored Links Riot Games After all the teasing, jostling for keys and hyped up streams, Riot’s new 5v5 FPS Valorant is about to officially launch. The game is already live for players across the Asia-Pacific region, and and will go live in the Americas in about twelve more hours (if you’re tempted to VPN to …

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Bungie will reveal the ominous future of ‘Destiny 2’ on June 9th

Sponsored Links Bungie It’s about that time of the year when Bungie reveals the next major Destiny 2 update, and it’s clear that there are big updates in store. The studio has posted a private Instagram video that teases a reveal for the “next chapter” of Destiny 2 on June 9th at 12PM Eastern. There’s …

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Sony delays PlayStation 5 stream due to ongoing protests

Sponsored Links Sony Sony has delayed its upcoming PlayStation 5 livestream, which would have seen the company show off gameplay from its upcoming next-generation console. The stream was originally scheduled to start at 4PM ET on June 4th. The company did not say when it plans to air the rescheduled event. pic.twitter.com/ZAY8StN0EU — PlayStation (@PlayStation) …

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The first Atari VCS units should be ready by mid-June

Sponsored Links Atari Atari’s repeatedly delayed VCS console is nearly ready two years after its announcement. The team has revealed that the first 500 (or so) Atari VCS production models should leave the factory by mid-June. That will still leave the majority of Atari’s 11,597 crowdfunding backers waiting, but the team “cautiously” expects that production …

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Sony exec touts PS5 exclusive games while Xbox pushes ‘choice, value’

Sponsored Links PS5 DualSense controller Sony A new console generation is just around the corner, and with it comes a new battle over whose strategy is better, and which one better serves gamers. Earlier, Sony announced an event next week where it will show off “the future of gaming on PlayStation 5.” In an interview …

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The ultra-chill ‘Tetris Effect’ soundtrack is now available for streaming

Sponsored Links Engadget The hypnotic chillwave soundtrack of Tetris Effect is now available for streaming, composer Hydelic announced on the PlayStation Blog. The zen music can be streamed for free on BandCamp, and can also be found on Spotify, YouTube Music and Amazon. After being announced onstage at E3 2018, Tetris Effect was released as …

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