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Are Video Games and Casino Games So Different Today?

Needless to say, gambling and gaming can be considered as an art. Both gamblers and gamers explore new adventures, carry out experiments, and try various innovative technologies available. However, when it comes to gambling, players wager money at games like roulette, blackjack, and pokies. Striking difference between gaming and gambling Video Games– Videos games got patented in the early 1940s. But the gaming revolution happened in the 1970s when Atari came out with Pong. In the 1980s, the gaming industry boomed with the release of Nintendo. The revolution of the video game is still on with systems like Xbox, PlayStation, … Continue reading Are Video Games and Casino Games So Different Today?

Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Comes to Switch

Independent games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with Obsidian Entertainment today announced that Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition will launch on Nintendo Switch on August 8th for $49.99. Consumers can now digitally pre-order the game through the Nintendo Switch eShop and receive a 20% discount on the game. Nintendo Switch players and newcomers to the Pillars universe will get to experience the deep sense of exploration and discovery in a meticulously crafted RPG adventure that was made possible by over 70,000 backers on Kickstarter. Not only will players journey across an original fantasy realm filled with monster infested dungeons and … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Comes to Switch

LocoMotives Augmented Reality Board Game Comming to Gen Con

CornBilt announced today that they will be showcasing the digital version of the upcoming LocoMotives at Gen Con 2019 at the Tilt Five area in Hall C. An epic game of town building, track laying and bandit fighting set in the Wild West for 1-4 players, LocoMotives is currently available for free in digital format for PC, Mac, Android, iOS and webGL, with the tabletop version coming soon to Kickstarter. “All of us on the team have been playing and making up tabletop games since we were kids, and we met through the game society in college,” said Todd Porter, … Continue reading LocoMotives Augmented Reality Board Game Comming to Gen Con Let’s discover Google Stadia

From next November comes Google Stadia, when the big G is going to debut in the gaming field. It’s more challenging than a bet using but the clear intention of the Mountain View company is to challenge Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo in the video games industry but in a decidedly innovative way. Indeed, Google Stadia is not a console but a streaming gaming service. It is a real platform designed not only for those who want to play but for those who want to see others play, participate with them and also for those who develop the games. The … Continue reading Let’s discover Google Stadia

Arma 3 Contact Sci-fi Spin-off Expansion Deploys

What if humanity suddenly encounters extraterrestrial intelligence on Earth? Bohemia Interactive is proud to announce today’s worldwide release of the much-anticipated Arma 3 Contact spin-off expansion for its military simulation game, Arma 3. The new expansion is introduced in a launch trailer. Declassified just a few weeks ago, Arma 3 Contact delivers a military science fiction singleplayer campaign, in which you play as a NATO drone operator deployed to the (fictional) Eastern European country of Livonia. After the discovery of an unknown subsurface object and the sudden arrival of a massive alien vessel, you are sent out on a reconnaissance … Continue reading Arma 3 Contact Sci-fi Spin-off Expansion Deploys

60 Seconds! Reatomized Remastered Comes to Steam

Robot Gentleman is excited to announce that 60 Seconds! Reatomized launches today on Steam! It’s a remastered edition of the highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic survival 60 Seconds! – the game that’s sold over 1,8 million units worldwide. Retailing for US $9.99, 60 Seconds! Reatomized offers an updated and upgraded experience known from the original, bringing 4K graphics along with exciting new features that will rock your shelters. Also, every owner of the original 60 Seconds! on Steam gets a Steam copy of the Reatomized edition for free! Dolores, Ted, Mary Jane and Timmy return to face the nuclear apocalypse in this … Continue reading 60 Seconds! Reatomized Remastered Comes to Steam

Cyberpunk 2077 Coming to Gamescom 2019

Entertainment area pass holders will be able to watch Cyberpunk 2077 being played live by members of the development team at the game’s booth located in Hall 6, Stand C049. These presentations will take place Wednesday, August 21st through Saturday, August 24th. The studio’s business booth in Hall 4.1, Stand C041/D050 will host behind-closed-doors gameplay showings for media and trade visitors from Tuesday, August 20th. These will continue up to and including Thursday, August 22nd. This year’s gamescom will also play host to the first offline qualifier of the official Cyberpunk 2077 Cosplay Contest. The event will take place on … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Coming to Gamescom 2019

The International 2019’s Prize Pool Becomes the Largest in eSports History

It was just recently that we’ve heard of the sudden boost of the prize pool for the International 2019, but it seems that other news arises. The prize pool for this event is known to have a significant growth with each year that passes, just like Dota 2 betting on gains more popularity. But what happened over these past months has been unprecedented, and it will surely stay in history. A History of Prize Pool Increases Although the International Dota 2 event has been going on for years, the prize pool has only started to be such a discussed … Continue reading The International 2019’s Prize Pool Becomes the Largest in eSports History

Ready to Upgrade your Poker Game? Here Are Some Things to Know

If you have been to a casino, it is highly likely that you have had a go at a poker card game. It is one of the most popular casino games and offers a big chance to win. The fact that most people are familiar with cards makes it easy to transition to casino poker. There is a five-card hand ranked from the lowest to the highest. The player with the best hand wins. Of course, you have read or watched stories of small-time poker players making it big in poker tournaments. Before you start dreaming of winning big, it … Continue reading Ready to Upgrade your Poker Game? Here Are Some Things to Know

Gamification in the Gambling Industry

Progress made in technology introduced the concept of gamification in the industry of gambling. As a matter of fact, gamification is an innovative approach consisting of fusing slot machines and video games. The accessibility of online casinos on smartphones, tablets and computer aims at making gambling more fun, more creative, more easily going through the viewing of superheroes while playing on casino games. What Gamification Seeks to Achieve Before the opening of online casinos, gamblers could only carry out their betting activities through game machines in life casinos. Which means that any potential player simply needed to insert a coin … Continue reading Gamification in the Gambling Industry

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