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Local Gaming Spots Bring the Fun Indoors

Clusters of friends are huddled around computers and flat-screen televisions, bent over the edge of their chairs and cushy couches. They rarely break eye contact, yet maintain animated conversations. Nearby, a solitary gamer is intensely concentrating as he plays “League of Legends.” Lime green walls and tall drop-ceilings frame this …

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Can eSports Spark New Speculative Games?

When we talk about eSports these days, it tends to be in the context of the spread of the sport (if we’re all agreed on calling it a sport) and the incredible potential it still seems to have. Total revenue for eSports is expected to surpass $1.4 billion by 2020, …

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Google taps $50.4 B mobile gaming business with Unity ad partnership

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Employees work at the Unity Technologies SF office in San Francisco, California, U.S., Google is strengthening its position in mobile advertising by partnering with top game development platform Unity.   Under the agreement announced Thursday, marketers who use Google’s mobile ad platform …

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Video Games and Blockchain – the Future of Gaming?

As someone in their late 30’s, I remember the so-called “glory days” of video gaming quite vividly. The future of gaming was far from my mind back then, during the era of the Super Nintendo, the Sega Mega Drive, and the handheld wonder that was the Game Boy. Although times …

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The Best Cheap Gaming Laptop Deals for June 2018

Share. IGN round up the best cheap gaming laptop deals you can get online in the UK for June. By Johirul Hassan If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. After a really great deal on a …

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How authors are gaming Amazon’s algorithms with 3000-page books

But how many pages did you really read?Michael Flippo/Alamy Stock Photo By Jacob Aron Romance fans browsing Amazon for their latest steamy read are increasingly being offered virtual door-stoppers at bargain basement prices. But some authors say these self-published ebooks, which run for thousands of pages, are a money-making scam …

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