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PlayStation 4 Slim leaks via auction website

Posted on 08/23 01:15 in More | 0

But it wouldn’t be a supposed console reveal without a few leaks beforehand, and internet sleuths were cutting it close given the timeframe.That changed last night, as a bunch of images reportedly showing off a new PS4 appeared on an auction website.

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In Other News – 26 August 2016

Posted on 08/29 02:13 in More | 0

Guys, this might be my very last ION post ever.It’s just that I have a powerball ticket, and I’m pretty certain that I’m going to wake up as a millionaire tomorrow morning.

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US Shoppers Spent A Record $1B Via Mobile On Black Friday

Posted on 11/26 22:04 in Deals | 0

2 billion via mobile on Friday, according to a new report from Adobe.”  The best-selling electronics on Black Friday were Apple iPads, Samsung 4K TVs, Apple MacBook Air, LG TVs and the Microsoft Xbox, according to the report.

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Lame Duck Congress Could Punish Online Competition And Hurt Consumers In The Process

Posted on 11/28 00:39 in Deals | 0

Legislating has oftentimes been described as “sausage-making,” but that is an insult to America’s hard-working butchers and slaughterhouse employees.When New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada legalized online gaming, Adelson turned to Washington to legislate the state laws away.

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The Nintendo Switch's Paid Online Service Sounds Downright Bizarre

Posted on 01/13 17:01 in Deals | 0

Obviously the main focus of Nintendo’s Switch reveal last night was on games like Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and Splatoon 2.But one announcement was rushed through rather quickly, the reveal that Nintendo would be charging for online gameplay for the first time, starting this fall.

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Nintendo Switch will require paid service for online play, voice chat and more

Posted on 01/14 20:45 in More | 0

Most games will require a paid online service subscription from Nintendo in order to play online.Monthly game download: Subscribers will get to download and play a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) or Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Super NES) game (with newly-added online play) for free for a month.

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Brainstorming online soccer ball control -

Posted on 01/14 21:01 in More | 0

I'm developing an online soccer MOBA where upwards of ten players will be jockeying for a soccer ball.This journal is a brain dump to help me get a handle on the mechanics of managing a soccer ball in an online soccer game using Unity3D and the Photon network engine.

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Nintendo Really Is Using A Phone App For The Switch's Voice Chat

Posted on 01/15 17:44 in Deals | 0

The confusion has been about whether the grouping/voice chat app is just an added component of the service, or whether the app effectively is the service.But past this, the idea that you would have to voice chat through Nintendo’s app alone on your phone seems nothing short of ridiculous.

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Field of Heroes online soccer MOBA prototype released -

Posted on 01/21 14:18 in More | 0

After just over three months of working on it in my free time, I just released an online multiplayer soccer MOBA on itch.I got the idea for Field of Heroes back in 2014 when I was tinkering with the Unreal Editor.

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Never Played Online Games? Try These 7 to Get Started Off Right.

Posted on 01/27 16:07 in More | 0

Let's face it -- online games can be intimidating to someone who hasn't played them before.A good introductory game should be accessible to new players and straightforward to play from the start.

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'The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind' Brings Vvardenfell, PVP Battlegrounds and The Warden Class

Posted on 01/31 20:28 in Deals | 0

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind has just been announced as one of the biggest updates to the game yet.The new update to The Elder Scrolls Online will come out June 6th to PC, PlayStation 4, Mac and Xbox One.

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Nintendo Reveals The Cost Of The Switch's Online Service, And It's Very Cheap

Posted on 02/01 18:56 in Deals | 0

This wasn’t addressed in Nintendo’s recent earnings report, but today in a new interview with Nikkei, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima answered a question that has been on everyone’s minds for months now: How much will the paid online service for the Switch cost?Instead, once the free trial period expires this fall, Kimishima says that the Switch’s service will cost between 2-3,000 yen, which is about $17 to $26.

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Nintendo Switch Online Service now has a ballpark annual cost

Posted on 02/02 09:49 in More | 0

Nintendo Switch Online Service will cost users in Japan between 2,000 and 3,000 yen, which in US dollars is between $17.The information was translated by analyst Dr.

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Why This Founder Thinks She Can Make A Good Educational Kid's Game

Posted on 02/02 16:50 in Deals | 0

One module of the game, Tyto Ecology, is available for sale and has generated $140,000 of revenue to date.She says, "We aren't just creating a video game, we're creating a learning and inspiration platform.

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Red Dead 2 won't compete for players with GTA 5, says Take-Two

Posted on 02/08 13:43 in More | 0

He continued: "On Red Dead, I'm fond of saying entertainment is an unusual animal.And that entertainment properties don't really compete with other entertainment properties and that you never need entertainment.

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Don't Overlook Avorion If You're Looking for a Space Sandbox

Posted on 02/09 14:00 in More | 0

Since Minecraft became successful, many games have tried to create crafting experiences that replicate the same success.Recently many games have managed to thrive using this concept, including Astroneer and Starbound, but another strong contestant has arrived in the market -- Avorion.

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The More Nintendo Talks About The Switch's Online Service The Less I Understand It

Posted on 02/13 17:21 in Deals | 0

A few days ago there was a Telegraph interview with Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi who was asked about the online service.“So the online service is very important to Nintendo’s strategy, the most important thing for us is making the experience that much more fun for players,” he said.

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China Online Game Billionaire Nears World's 50 Top Richest

Posted on 02/19 14:50 in Deals | 0

The mainland is close to landing another entrepreneur in the ranks of the world’s top 50 richest after online game company NetEase reported a big increase in profit last week.The 14% leap in NetEase’s Nasdaq-traded stock price on Thursday left its chairman William Ding with a fortune worth $17.

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