• Netflix's gaming expansion starts with mobile

    11 days ago - By The Verge

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    Netflix revealed that its initial efforts in gaming will be focused on mobile games and that the games will be included with users' Netflix subscriptions, the company announced as part of its second-quarter earnings report on Tuesday. The news comes just days after the company said it hired former EA and Oculus exec Mike Verdu to head up its gaming work.
    Here is exactly what Netflix said about gaming, from its letter to investors :
    We're also in the early stages of further expanding into games, building on our earlier efforts around interactivity and...
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  • Fortnite's Short Nite film festival is coming back on July 23rd

    Fortnite's Short Nite film festival is coming back on July 23rd

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    Fortnite is hosting a second round of its animated short film festival, dubbed “Short Nite 2,” - a successor to the game's original Short Nite festival that developer Epic held earlier this year.
    According to Epic , Short Nite 2 will feature “a series of animated, online shorts by up-and-coming-creators,” which, like the original event, will air on the game's combat-free Party Royale mode. Short Nite 2 will kick off on Friday, July 23rd, at 2PM ET, and last for about 40 minutes. If you can't make the debut, the short films will continue to play nonstop until 2PM ET on July 25th.
    Another...
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  • Corpse Killer: 25th Anniversary Edition Releasing Next Week on Switch

    Corpse Killer: 25th Anniversary Edition Releasing Next Week on Switch

    11 days ago - By N4G

    Corpse Killer: 25th Anniversary Edition will be releasing on the Nintendo Switch July 27th, 2021. The digitally remastered game from 1994 has received the remastered treatment thanks to Limited Run Games.
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  • Cris Tales and One Piece: World Seeker launches on Stadia

    Cris Tales and One Piece: World Seeker launches on Stadia

    11 days ago - By Android Central

    Two new games in the store and more content for Marvel's Avengers.
    What you need to know
    Cris Tales launches on Stadia today.
    One Piece: World Seeker Premium Edition is now available to purchase from the Stadia store.
    Marvel's Avengers receives several packs of paid add-on content.
    Two more games have launched on the Stadia store this week, and Marvel's Avengers has added various paid cosmetic add-ons, Google announced in its weekly blog post today.
    Cris Tales launched on the Stadia store today and can be purchased for $39.99. The turn-based role-playing game has been noted as a love...
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  • Ubisoft Will Put Its Games on Steam Deck 'If It's Big Enough'

    11 days ago - By IGN

    After a pointed departure from Steam releases in recent years, Ubisoft might be reconsidering the platform thanks to Valve's recent new handheld announcement: the Steam Deck. In its Q1 earnings call today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot responded to an investor question about his thoughts on the Steam Deck by suggesting it might spark future Ubisoft game releases on the platform: "We're happy to see Steam Deck coming to the industry, it shows that it continues a flow of very innovative new hardware coming to the market," he said. "So we will look and see how big it becomes, but if it's big we...
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  • Overwatch Summer Games 2021 Now Live With Six New Legendary Skins

    11 days ago - By GameSpot

    Overwatch 's Summer Games event is now live across all platforms, bringing back the limited-time Lucioball and Lucioball Remix matches as well as a wide array of new cosmetics, some of which were teased ahead of time. The event will run through August 10. Throughout the three-week event, you can play nine games per week to unlock weekly rewards. Winning a game will count double as two games. Any games played in Quick Play, Arcade, or Competitive will count towards those goals. The rewards for those milestones will be sets of new Epic skins: Week 1: Ocean King Winston Week 2: Sunset Pharah...
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  • Riders Republic Hit With Another Delay, New Release Date Announced

    Riders Republic Hit With Another Delay, New Release Date Announced

    11 days ago - By GameInformer

    Delays are a common occurrence in this industry. Naturally, developing games during the pandemic was particularly tedious and led to a bevy of release date changes. Despite being one of the most prominent development companies in the world, Ubisoft did not emerge unscathed. Both Rainbow Six Extraction (originally known as Rainbow Six Quarantine if you've been following the title for a long time) and Riders Republic have been hit with delays in the past. However, after another delay, we now have another release period date for the latter.
    An update on Riders Republic was published on the...
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  • Redmi Note 10T 5G arrives in India, sales begin July 26

    Redmi Note 10T 5G arrives in India, sales begin July 26

    11 days ago - By GSMArena

    Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi announced the Redmi Note 10 5G back in March, and later in May, another sub-brand, Poco, introduced the Poco M3 Pro 5G, which is just a rebranded Redmi Note 10 5G with a different design. Then in June, we got the Redmi Note 10T 5G, which is a rebadged Note 10 5G carrying a "T" in the moniker.
    The Poco M3 Pro 5G arrived in India earlier last month, and today, the Redmi Note 10T 5G made its debut in the Asian country. One might wonder what could've been the rationale behind launching the same phone in the same market with the same memory options at the same...
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  • The minimalist strategy sim Mini Motorways is now available via Steam

    11 days ago - By N4G

    "The New-Zealand-based indie games publisher and games studio Mini Motorways today announced with great delight and joy that their minimalist strategy sim Mini Motorways (where players get the chance of designing the roads of cities around the world) is now available for macOS and Windows PC via Steam." - Jonas Ek, TGG.
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  • Faraday Protocol is coming to PC and consoles on August 12th, 2021

    11 days ago - By N4G

    "The Germany-based indie games publisher/developer Deck13 Interactive and the Italy-based indie games studio Red Koi Box, are today very excited and happy to announce that their first-person puzzle/adventure game Faraday Protocol is coming to PC , PS4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch on August 12th, 2021." - Jonas Ek, TGG.
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  • Modus Games has just announced their Games Giving Back initiative will continue with Cris Tales

    11 days ago - By N4G

    "Modus Games today announced that their Games Giving Back initiative, which sees the label celebrating new game releases with charitable donations, will continue with "Cris Tales". The games July 20 release will align with a $5,000 donation to Save the Children, Colombia." - Modus Games.
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