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Blizzard is facing backlash for punishing a pro Hong Kong player.

Blizzard faces backlash for punishing player supporting Hong Kong protests

On Sunday, Blizzard staged a “Hearthstone” tournament in Taiwan that is becoming the subject of international controversy. In a post-match interview, Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung voiced his support for the ongoing civil...
Sony has released details about its long-awaited PS5 console.

Sony announces PlayStation 5 release date, specs

On Tuesday, Wired published a report detailing the release date and technical specifications of Sony’s PlayStation 5. The electronics giant will release its ninth generation video game console in time for...
Sony's popular PlayStation Now service will now cost just $9.99.video

PlayStation Now price cut in half on the same day it gains ‘GTA V’...

It’s a big day for Sony’s oft-forgotten PlayStation Now service. The company just announced that the Netflix-style game platform will now cost just $9.99 a month. This is a notable price...
Nintendo is sparking rumors of a "Brain Age" game for its Switch console.video

Nintendo might be bringing back ‘Brain Age’ for Switch

Anyone who had a Nintendo DS is probably familiar with the wildly popular “Brain Age” titles. The quirky, puzzle-driven games gave casual players a chance to improve their memory and concentration...
Logitech purchases Streamlabs as it delves deeper into the gaming industry.video

Logitech expands software holdings with Streamlabs purchase  

Though best known for its hardware products, Logitech announced last week it would purchase Streamlabs for $89 million. The Swiss electronics manufacturer made the purchase to expand its presence in the...
Louis Vuitton is designing skins now for League of Legendsvideo

Riot Games partners with Louis Vuitton to create new skins

While eSports was once a niche hobby, the activity has now become a billion-dollar business. Indeed, Newzoo reports the competitive video gaming market will be worth $1.1 billion this year. Moreover,...
Nintendo's 'Mario Kart Tour' releases for mobile on September 25.

‘Mario Kart Tour’ launch day review: Solid game with high potential

Nintendo fans are celebrating the release of their favorite racing game for mobile devices today in the form of “Mario Kart Tour.” After a long wait and multiple delays, the game is...
Google Play Pass will give users access to 350 mobile games for just $4.99 a month.video

Google Play Pass subscription service gives users access to 350 titles

Earlier this month, Apple offered new details regarding its Apple Arcade mobile games subscription service. For $4.99 a month, users get access to 100 ad-free iOS games. On Monday, Google offered...
NetEase AI lets players create a realistic version of themselves in a video game with a single photo.video

This AI finally lets you play as yourself in a video game

Ever wanted to see yourself in a video game? Well, thanks to the help of artificial intelligence (AI), we’re finally at a point where you don’t even need to be a...
GameStop announces closures of 200 stores with more to come in the future.

GameStop announces plans to close 200 unprofitable stores

Late last week, retailer GameStop announced that it will be shuttering between 180 and 200 unprofitable physical locations. The firm also indicates that it plans to carry out the closures within...

Facebook removes new Russian troll accounts targeting Joe Biden and 2020...

While 2020 is gearing up to be a historic election, the upcoming races will also place big tech companies under scrutiny as the country...