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Lord Of The Rings Online Adds Two New Servers For VIP Members

Lord of the Rings Online has introduced two new servers, and they have the best and most appropriate names. The new servers are called Shadowfax and Treebeard, while developer Standing Stone Games is rolling out new difficulty options as well. All of this is exclusive to VIP subscribers, so free-to-play users need to upgrade to […]

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Video game developer Funcom opens studio in Bucharest

The new Funcom office in Bucharest will be open by the end of this summer. The studio will initially serve as the company’s headquarters for quality assurance, with plans in place to expand into other areas of game development over time. Funcom will provide quality assurance internally by opening a new branch in Bucharest which […]

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Rangers vs. Athletics – Match Recap – June 29, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif .– Joey Gallo has scored twice to give him 18 points this season, putting Texas in the lead with his sixth inning, and Nick Solak added a late two-point shot as the Rangers beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 5-4 Tuesday evening. “He’s on a different planet right now,” Texas manager Chris Woodward said […]

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Control over obtaining a co-op spin-off and future entry

Control developer Remedy Entertainment is entering new territory. The Finnish studio announced that it is developing a four-way cooperative multiplayer spin-off Control code name Condor for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S and PC as well as a future entry into the series. No date has been given for either. MORE: Sony Buys Returning […]

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FBI warns of dangers of online games for children, launches public service campaign

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – Federal authorities are warning parents of sexual predators who target children through online gaming platforms, which is the subject of a new public service campaign launched by the FBI on Tuesday New York. With the school out and the devices turned on, the FBI has issued a new warning to […]

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Sony Interactive Entertainment acquires Housemarque, developer of the recent PlayStation®5 Hit Returnal

SAN MATEO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced today that SIE has completed the acquisition of Housemarque Oy (“Housemarque”), a leading game developer and long-time partner of SIE. Recognized for his vast experience in the arcade shooter genre as well as for his strong creative and technical abilities, Housemarque has developed […]

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SCREENS OF DEATHS Haunted Video Game Animated Series Trailer

Comic book author Thom Burgess has teamed up with an animator to create a new YouTube animated series called Screens of death, which will focus on haunted video games. Each episode will be released on Manoghosts TV YouTube channel, with the first installment due next month. Until then, you can read more about the series […]

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A mysterious game of identification software has been evaluated

The Australian Classification Board (ACB) has reviewed a new game from developer Id Software and publisher Bethesda. Entitled “Project 2021B,” which is likely the codename for an unannounced title, the game was rated M (Mature) on June 28. Among the consumer advice section of the ranking, ACB mentions “online interactivity” as a feature of the […]

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Scripps student receives national journalism award

Joseph stanichar A rising senior from the EW Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University received a Mark of Excellence award for an article he wrote on video game accessibility. Joseph Stanichar, of Cincinnati, Ohio, wrote the article titled “Why Many Gamers With Disabilities Call” The Last of Us Part II “Most Accessible Video Game […]

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Krafton invests in Indian video game streaming start-up Loco

Loco, an Indian video game streaming platform, received $ 9 million from investors including South Korean game company Krafton Inc. as part of its first fundraising effort to capitalize on the growing popularity of game-based entertainment in the South Asian nation. The Mumbai-based startup has also been supported in its seed cycle by Lumikai Ltd., […]