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Intel’s b2b shop could revolutionize PC game reselling – TweakTown

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Green Man Gaming has partnered with Intel to power its new business-to-business (b2b) marketplace in an effort to change up the PC game key reselling market and inspire confidence from major games publishers.     PC game key reselling can be a contentious point from game publisher’s point of view: some of these sites, which sell cheaper keys to consumers, acquire their keys under shady circumstances. But with Intel’s…

Intel’s b2b shop could revolutionize PC game reselling – TweakTown – TweakTown

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Green Man Gaming has partnered with Intel to power its new business-to-business (b2b) marketplace in an effort to change up the PC game key reselling market and inspire confidence from major games publishers.     PC game key reselling can be a contentious point from game publisher’s point of view: some of these sites, which sell cheaper keys to consumers, acquire their keys under shady circumstances. But with Intel’s…

SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strike Ends After a Year – Variety

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

SAG-AFTRA and the video game industry have reached an agreement to end the nearly year-long strike by the union. The two sides reached an agreement during the weekend. SAG-AFTRA held four raucous rallies during the strike. “We want to thank our counterparts at SAG-AFTRA for their efforts to conclude this labor dispute and reach a deal that will bring SAG-AFTRA members back to work on upcoming videogame projects,” said chief…

Microsoft Monday: Xbox One X Pre-Order Details, Minecraft Cross-Platform, Phil Spencer Promoted – Forbes

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

“Microsoft Monday” is a weekly column that focuses on all things Microsoft. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about the Xbox One X pre-orders, Minecraft cross-platform, board of directors changes, the new Transatlantic Internet cable and much more! New Azure Advancements And Visual Studios Team Services At the Ignite conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced new Azure integrated management tools to expand upon end-to-end monitoring, alerting and central policy management for…

An Xbox creator explained why the horrid ‘Duke’ controller is coming back – Mashable

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Microsoft’s widely maligned “Duke” controller is coming back, but it hasn’t been clear why the Xbox maker would do such a thing… until now. Let’s back up. At E3 2017 in June, Microsoft announced a partnership with Hyperkin for the Duke re-release. There was a video teaser and everything. SEE ALSO: The U.S. Navy will use Xbox 360 controllers aboard nuclear-powered submarines Last week, Seamus Blackley — one of the…

Here’s Why Shareholders Applauded Nintendo’s Link-Up With Tencent – Motley Fool

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

In this Market Foolery podcast segment, host Mac Greer is joined by David Kretzmann and Aaron Bush of Supernova and Rule Breakers to discuss the ways a deal with Tencent can boost the value of devices like the Nintendo Switch. And it’s not just about content sharing — the Chinese market is practically virgin territory for gaming consoles, and this could be Nintendo’s ticket in. A full transcript follows the…

Nintendo details DLC coming to Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch – Nintendo

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Nintendo details DLC coming to Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch Fire Emblem Warriors, launching for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 20, is a game overflowing with action-packed content. But fans who want to expand their adventure can do so with a host of paid DLC options that begin launching this year. All DLC can be purchased separately for both Nintendo Switch and…

Intel’s b2b shop could revolutionize PC game reselling – TweakTown – TweakTown

Monday, September 25, 2017

Green Man Gaming has partnered with Intel to power its new business-to-business (b2b) marketplace in an effort to change up the PC game key reselling market and inspire confidence from major games publishers.     PC game key reselling can be a contentious point from game publisher’s point of view: some of these sites, which sell cheaper keys to consumers, acquire their keys under shady circumstances. But with Intel’s…

AMD, Nvidia shares drop after Intel unveils new chip’s stellar gaming performance – CNBC

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Video game players can now score college scholarships – SYFY WIRE (blog)

Monday, September 25, 2017

If you’re young and play video games, your mother has likely told you to stop gaming and do your homework. But now you can tell her you’re developing a valuable skill: eSports — that is, professional video game playing — can earn you scholarship money for college. According to the Associated Press, 50 colleges across America offer partial scholarships to competitive gamers. Although most universities and colleges across America leave eSports…

The Lego Ninjago Movie Videogame: The Kotaku Review – Kotaku

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Lego Ninjago Movie Videogame is short and a little rough, but a dynamic new combat system and a couple surprising tweaks to aging mechanics make it one of the most exciting new Lego games in years. The eight story chapters in the game focus on rehashing the plot of The Lego Ninjago Movie. Green ninja Lloyd and his ninja companions are the defenders of Ninjago City, a bright and…

The Navy’s adding a new piece of equipment to nuclear submarines: Xbox controllers – Washington Post

Monday, September 25, 2017

A person uses an Xbox controller. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty) The U.S. Navy plans to equip its Virginia-class submarines with Xbox 360 controllers, which will control the ship’s periscopes. The joystick now being used, along with its corresponding control panel developed by Lockheed Martin, cost about $38,000, according to engadget. An Xbox 360 controller, meanwhile, goes for about $30 and can be purchased just about anywhere that carries toys. “That joystick is…

Here’s Why Shareholders Applauded Nintendo’s Link-Up With Tencent – Motley Fool

Monday, September 25, 2017

In this Market Foolery podcast segment, host Mac Greer is joined by David Kretzmann and Aaron Bush of Supernova and Rule Breakers to discuss the ways a deal with Tencent can boost the value of devices like the Nintendo Switch. And it’s not just about content sharing — the Chinese market is practically virgin territory for gaming consoles, and this could be Nintendo’s ticket in. A full transcript follows the…

The Navy’s adding a new piece of equipment to nuclear submarines: Xbox controllers – Washington Post

Monday, September 25, 2017

A person uses an Xbox controller. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty) The U.S. Navy plans to equip its Virginia-class submarines with Xbox 360 controllers, which will control the ship’s periscopes. The joystick now being used, along with its corresponding control panel developed by Lockheed Martin, cost about $38,000, according to engadget. An Xbox 360 controller, meanwhile, goes for about $30 and can be purchased just about anywhere that carries toys. “That joystick is…

Games with Gold October 2017 announced for Xbox One and Xbox 360 – TrustedReviews

Monday, September 25, 2017

Microsoft has announced all of the freebies coming to Games with Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this October. Headlining next month’s selection is Ninja Theory’s DmC: Devil May Cry. This excellent hack ‘n’ slasher received critical acclaim upon its release but didn’t quite gel with hardcore fans. Next up is Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. Based on the iconic Lord of the Rings universe, this will be the…

‘Monster Hunter Stories’ Proves There’s Still Life Left In Nintendo’s 3DS – Forbes

Monday, September 25, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Combat is a ton of fun. Given my usual propensity for everything retro, it figures that my very first Monster Hunter game is one that, had it released back in the early 2000s, would have felt right at home next to Dreamcast classics like Grandia II and Skies of Arcadia. Bright, colorful and appealing in all the ways that keep me coming back for more. Maybe that’s why…

SNES Classic Mini pre-order UPDATE – Stock returns to Official Nintendo Store and Amazon – Express.co.uk

Monday, September 25, 2017

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The best video game platformers ever – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, September 25, 2017

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The Navy’s adding a new piece of equipment to nuclear submarines: Xbox controllers – Washington Post

Monday, September 25, 2017

A person uses an Xbox controller. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty) The U.S. Navy plans to equip its Virginia-class submarines with Xbox 360 controllers, which will control the ship’s periscopes. The joystick now being used, along with its corresponding control panel developed by Lockheed Martin, cost about $38,000, according to engadget. An Xbox 360 controller, meanwhile, goes for about $30 and can be purchased just about anywhere that carries toys. “That joystick is…

Intel’s 8th-gen desktop CPUs boost gaming and streaming speeds – Engadget

Monday, September 25, 2017

What’s more, it can be overclocked to 4.7 GHz using Intel’s Turbo Boost 2.0, and 5GHz and higher speeds are easily achieved with air or basic liquid cooling. The speed gains are even more impressive if your system is over three years old, but probably won’t push many folks with 7th-gen Intel chips into upgrading. For multimedia, it’s worth noting that Intel has implemented some new 4K tech, which will…