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GWENT: The Witcher Card Game Celebrating Lunar New Year

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce a special event for GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, celebrating the start of the new lunar year. The event brings the opportunity for players to claim gifts, and purchase festival-themed items on PC and iOS. The Lunar New Year Festival, which begins today and will run until February 7th, gives players the chance to earn Red Envelopes by winning matches. Each Red Envelope contains a selection of in-game gifts, including a cardback, borders, portraits, a player title, and resources — Ore, Scraps and Meteorite Powder. In addition, the in-game … Continue reading GWENT: The Witcher Card Game Celebrating Lunar New Year

Espionage Expansion for Hearts of Iron 4 Comming Soon

The codes have been cracked and your agents are ready to move. The enemy will do their best to uncover your mission, but you’ve been preparing for this day for months. You will expose the collaborators and bring the vengeance of the oppressed to the very doorstep of the occupier. You are La Résistance. And the date of the operation has been set. Paradox Development Studio is ready to announce that La Résistance, the next expansion to Hearts of Iron IV, will be available for all generals and spymasters on February 25, 2020. Hearts of Iron IV, Paradox’s best-selling strategy … Continue reading Espionage Expansion for Hearts of Iron 4 Comming Soon

Metro VR Studios Releases New Gameplay Trailer for Orion13

Metro VR Studios (MVRS), a Boston-based start-up and independent virtual reality (VR) video game development company, has released a new gameplay trailer showcasing the fast, frenzied and futuristic world of its upcoming title Orion13. The action-packed, hack-and-slash VR sword fighting adventure comes to the Oculus and Steam stores on February 13, 2020. The trailer offers an extended look at the intense combat and immersive challenges players will face as they embody Orion13—a newly self-aware combat robot desperately trying to escape a robot-ruled, dystopian society. Players will battle enemies, solve challenging puzzles, traverse catwalks, navigate deadly minefields and more on an … Continue reading Metro VR Studios Releases New Gameplay Trailer for Orion13

Activision Blizzard And Google Partner for Hosting and Streaming

Activision Blizzard and Google announced today a multi-year strategic relationship to power new player experiences. Google Cloud will serve as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard’s game hosting infrastructure and YouTube as its exclusive streaming partner worldwide, excluding China, for live broadcasts of its popular esports leagues and events — including Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports, and more. With hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world, Activision Blizzard sought a partner to help enhance its gaming infrastructure, as well as deliver superior, low-latency player experiences. The company turned to Google Cloud because of its … Continue reading Activision Blizzard And Google Partner for Hosting and Streaming

Best Android E-Book Readers Suitable for Students

Many Android apps have been created for reading online on electronic gadgets. Nonetheless, you have to know which e-book reader is best for the particular types of books. It is because they are set in formats that limit its usage in a specific Android eBook reader. Currently, the apps are improved and can work with many different file formats. Therefore, how do you select the best out of all the apps online? Have a look at some of the top apps reviews which have been tested and proved to be useful. By the way, you can search online on how … Continue reading Best Android E-Book Readers Suitable for Students

Tencent to Fully Acquire Funcom, Invest in Dune Property

Tencent has today announced a voluntary cash offer to acquire all shares in Norwegian game developer Funcom. Tencent, a leading Internet company with a strong online games operation, is a shareholder in many leading gaming developers, such as Riot Games, Epic, Supercell, Ubisoft, Paradox and Frontier. The company already owns close to 29% of the shares in Funcom and news of the intended takeover is greeted with enthusiasm from Funcom CEO Rui Casais. “We have had a great relationship with Tencent as our largest shareholder so far and we are excited about this opportunity,” says Funcom CEO Rui Casais. “We … Continue reading Tencent to Fully Acquire Funcom, Invest in Dune Property

More Stronghold Warlords Units Revealed

Developers of the classic castle builder Stronghold, Firefly Studios has revealed three special units coming to their latest game in the series Stronghold: Warlords. Inspired by legendary combatants from the Mongol steppe, Japanese shogunate, warring states period China and tribes of early Vietnam, Stronghold: Warlords features both classic and all-new units drawn from history. Introducing the Mongolian Horse Archer, Chinese Fire Lancer and General! Exclusive to the new Military Academy structure, these special units will each possess a historically accurate ability that can turn the tide of battle in your favor: Mongolian Horse Archer Building on their colt following in … Continue reading More Stronghold Warlords Units Revealed

Moons of Madness Gets Delayed Console Release Date

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release of Moons of Madness, originally scheduled for January 21st, has been postponed till March 24th. The delay will give the developers more time to optimize the game for console. Moons of Madness is a first-person cosmic horror game mixing Mars exploration with Lovecraft. It was released on PC on October 22nd, 2019. Publishers: FunCom Developers: Rock Pocket Games Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Steam, Xbox One

9 Mistakes That Every Newbie PC Builder Makes

Are you a  newbie who wants to dabble in the science of PC building? Building your first ever gaming PC can be a lot of fun. If you’re a serious gamer, you must try to build your own PC at least once in your life. There’s nothing as cool as saying “I built my own PC” to other gamers in the chatroom. It’s a source of pride! So are you ready to create your first ever gaming machine?  Then this article is for you. Read on to find out some of the common mistakes you can avoid when building your … Continue reading 9 Mistakes That Every Newbie PC Builder Makes

Reasons Why PlayStation is winning the Console War

A stiff competition among the gaming console makers of the biggest gaming companies like Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo has been going on for years. This intensity has been going on very strong since the 90s. But even though there are quite a number of console companies only one has emerged to be the winner of this generation. The PlayStation 4 has been all hands on deck outperforming its competitors. Nintendo Switch has generated a whopping 19 million sales in the last year. But it has failed to match a staggering 76 million consoles distributed by PlayStation. But one would wonder … Continue reading Reasons Why PlayStation is winning the Console War

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