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Forza Motorsport 7: Developer U-Turns on Controversial VIP Membership Change

Original Source Link is Here Share. Turn 10 responds to fan outcry. By Matt Davidson Alan Hartman, Studio Head of Turn 10 – the developer behind the Forza Motorsport series – has responded to fan outcry around controversial changes to its VIP Member system, penning an open letter to the community and apologising for the upset, assuring fans that a feature is being worked on that will provide double credits for all VIP members, as …

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First TenGIG gaming festival comes to Gig City

TenGIG’s inaugural esports festival will take place Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8, in events around downtown Chattanooga. Launched in partnership with EPB Fiber Optics of Chattanooga, VaynerMedia and Next Generation Esports, TenGIG is expected to bring thousands of participants to play and stream the biggest games in esports on EPB’s communitywide fiber network. TenGIG is a new style of gaming festival — combining electronic sports, innovation, music and food — that allows attendees to enjoy events across …

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‘Stranger Things: The Game’: Play Point-and-Click Title Based on Netflix Series

A free Stranger Things: The Game hit the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store today (Oct. 4) ahead of the second season premiere of Stranger Things on Oct. 27. The start menu comes complete with a moody 8-bit version of the show’s intro theme song — this is one of the many features that help the game capture the ‘80s aesthetic of the TV show, miniaturized for phone screens. It’s a point-and-click game adapted …

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Xbox’s Biggest Week of 2017 – Unlocked 316

Original Source Link is Here Share. An ode to Cuphead. By Ryan McCaffrey DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 316 (Audio version) On this week’s Xbox show, we celebrate Xbox’s biggest week of 2017, including our extended impressions of the glorious Cuphead, our reactions to the Red Dead Redemption 2 story trailer, and our thoughts on Forza Motorsport 7. Plus: should Microsoft try to buy PUBG? We discuss that, and more! Oh, and Unlocked now has its own snazzy …

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The International Mobile Gaming Awards removed — then restored — Iranian games

On Monday, the International Mobile Gaming Awards announced 52 nominees for IMGA MENA, its second annual competition for games developed in the Middle East and North Africa. Then on Tuesday, the list dropped to 36. For about a day, all the nominations from Iran disappeared. IMGA has now reinstated the nominees, citing initial problems with a license agreement. The agreement is between IMGA MENA and its partners, the data and mobile services provider Zain Jordan and the …

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Capital Group sees Sony making a comeback, with opportunities in gaming and music streaming

Capital Group Equity Portfolio Manager Carl Kawaja said he thinks Sony is on its way to becoming a “significant company” again. “I think they are on the verge of coming out of that” decline, Kawaja said Wednesday at the Sohn Conference in San Francisco. “I think they are on [their way to] becoming a significant company once again.” Kawaja said he likes Sony for its new management, especially its chief financial officer, Kenichiro Yoshida. The …

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New at Liberty Center: Virtual reality gaming

LIBERTY TWP. A new Butler County attraction dispels the notion that video gaming is only a sedentary activity. Sphere Virtual Reality Arcade, which touts itself as “Ohio’s first dedicated virtual reality arcade,” recently opened in the Liberty Center’s Foundry mall. “People can come in and unlock their imagination,” said Jayson Paglow, the company’s CEO. “It’s a very different experience from what a normal video game is. It’s very active. You’re actually inside the game.” MORE: …

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Fortnite Early Access Review – IGN

Original Source Link is Here By Brandin Tyrrel After a couple dozen hours spent defending Fortnite’s charming, cartoony world from its swirling, monster-filled purple storms, it’s easy to draw comparisons between the chaos of those storms and Epic’s action-focused, base-building, horde-survival game. Its genuinely fun spurts of action and smart systems swirl around with its convoluted , drip-feed progression systems in the same soupy catch-all cloud. Fortnite feels like an effort to do a little …

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Rocket League Adds New Fast and Furious DLC

Original Source Link is Here Share. Available on October 11. By Alex Gilyadov Rocket League is adding two iconic Fast and Furious cars in a few days time, developer Psyonix announced. The two premium Battle-Cars are the ’99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 from 2 Fast 2 Furious and the ’70 Dodge Charger R/T from The Fast and the Furious. Each car is priced at $1.99 USD and is available to download on October 11. Both cars come with a new …

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Exclusive Gameplay Of Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Two Best Players – Features

Original Source Link is Here Here at Game Informer, we’re very excited to roll out a month of exclusive features highlighting Dragon Ball FighterZ to go along with our new cover story on the game. To kick things off, we wanted to show some pure, high-level gameplay from two game designers within the game’s development studio, Arc System Works. We were told the two fighters in the videos below are the best in the studio, …

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RPG Grind Time – Guilty Pleasure RPGs – Features

Original Source Link is Here An RPG doesn’t need big-budget graphics or to shake up the genre to simply be fun. I have plenty of games that I know have issues, but I love them despite their glaring flaws. These RPGs have a hook that keeps me coming back to them. Many of you can probably relate to this. You wouldn’t dare rank them up with the best games, but you still get enough enjoyment …

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Telltale’s Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 2 – ‘The Pact’ Review

Original Source Link is Here By Ryan McCaffrey WARNING: SPOILERS FOR EPISODE 1 FOLLOW What happened, Telltale? After a promising Season 2 premiere – which came on the back of a thoroughly entertaining first season that refreshingly flipped a number of Batman character conventions on their heads – the second episode of The Enemy Within falls flat. An uneventful storyline, surprisingly poor voice acting, and an ending that has no immediate payoff besides teasing a …

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Opinion – Cuphead Embraces The Value Of Failure – Features

Original Source Link is Here Many of us are taught early on that failure holds us back. From school to work, performance is graded on how well you do, and mistakes make achievement seem out of reach. Cuphead reminded me that embracing failure as a key to success is important – not just in the realm of video games, but also in life as a whole. Cuphead is unforgivingly tough. Its cartoonish aesthetic is a …

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7 times ‘Rick and Morty’ absolutely nailed gaming culture

Rick and Morty and video games go together like Tammy and Birdperson. Only without the blood-soaked betrayal and stuff. The show is chock full of gaming references. But it’s more than just cheap gags to entice a millennial audience. Rick and Morty has proven to be one of the most gaming-literate shows on TV right now.  These jokes not only intimately understand the games they’re referencing, but also the culture surrounding them. Predominantly, this comes …

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Road Redemption Review – IGN

Original Source Link is Here Share. Blood on the asphalt – and not much else. By Jon Ryan In the 17 years since the last Road Rash came out on the original PlayStation, few games have managed to replicate the fun of its madcap brand of motorcycle mayhem. Road Redemption gives recapturing that feeling an honest go, and while the moment-to-moment combat racing does a great job, its lack of variety and polish leaves much …

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