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North American League Championship Series

The quarterfinals of the North American League Championship Series came to a close Sunday when Counter Logic Gaming overcame Team EnVyUs 3-2 at the end of five nail-biting games, forging a new historic series in the process. The 2017 League of Legends Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the five major regions. You’ll find stats, standings, results, recaps and more, all in one place. It was arguably one of the …

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Read Our Original BioShock Cover Story From 2006 – Features

Original Source Link is Here Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the original BioShock’s release. To celebrate the occasion, we’re taking a journey through the Game Informer archives – back to March 2006 when we featured BioShock on our cover. Though BioShock previously existed in another form, this was the world’s first look at developer Irrational Games’ reimagined project that evolved from a story about a cult de-programmer on a space station. I visited the studio, talked …

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Lenovo just launched three new VR-ready gaming towers

Lenovo unveiled three gaming towers today that it says span the full gamut of gamer needs, all of which are VR-ready. The top-of-the-line model is the Legion Y920, which runs Window 10, can feature up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700K quad-core processor, and is powered by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. The selling point of the tower, though, is that it includes the option for 32GB 2800Mhz Corsair Vengence LPS overclockable …

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China seeks gaming ban on children playing after midnight

Managing teenagers’ screen time on their cellphones, tablets or game playing is a challenge for any parent. In China, authorities seem to think the answer to allaying fears over addictive teen gamers is in regulating the gaming industry. The country’s video game industry is the biggest in the world, clocking US$30bn. Bloomberg pins the industry’s global earnings at US$100bn a year. China’s government is proposing a ban on children under 18 playing games between midnight …

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Friberg to compete on new OpTic Gaming roster

Three top names from Scandinavia will be crossing the pond to compete for one of North America’s top esports organizations. Former NiP entry-fragger Adam “friberg” Friberg, FaZe Clan’s previous AWPer Aleksi “allu” Jalli, and North star player Emil “Magiskb0Y” Reif will be competing for OpTic Gaming in the upcoming season of ESL Pro League. All teams looking to participate in the upcoming sixth season of the league were expected to submit a roster on Aug. …

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Lenovo’s latest Legion gaming towers are ready to tackle VR with power

Lenovo has some new goodies for gamers with its latest Legion PCs revealed at Gamescom. At Gamescom 2017, Lenovo has taken the opportunity to launch a trio of new tower PCs in its gaming-focused Legion lineup. All built to be VR-ready for gamers across the budget spectrum, each is packed with specs that should be able to play some of the latest games with ease. At the top end is the Legion Y920, which is …

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Lenovo expands its legion of gaming desktops

Earlier this year, Lenovo refreshed its gaming laptop lineup under a new Legion banner and now the desktops are getting the same treatment. Lenovo’s flagship gaming tower, the IdeaCenter Y900 has been succeeded by the Legion Y920 Tower. The company’s top of the line gaming rig has been updated with an Intel Core i7-7700K processor and overclockable Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory. Paired with an Nvidia GTX 1080 8GB for graphics, users will be able …

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Acer Introduces Convertible Nitro 5 Spin Notebook Designed for Casual Gaming

Equipped with the new, powerful 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics and blazing-fast GDDR5 VRAM, Acer Nitro 5 Spin delivers the performance needed for gaming anywhere, anytime A bright 15.6-inch FHD IPS[1] display makes it great for playing games, watching videos, or browsing photos; two thoughtfully-placed front-facing speakers, a subwoofer and leading audio technologies deliver premium audio for gaming or movies in any of the four modes TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 21, …

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Gamescom 2017: All the announcements and everything to expect from the European gaming show

Although E3 opened its doors to the public in June, Germany’s Gamescom has been doing so for years. What’s more, it has become something of a cosplay magnet in the last few. You’re just as likely to bump into a fan dressed as Pikachu as an industry type at Gamescom. However, for us, it’s a great place to get hands-on with the triple-A titles coming out for Christmas and beyond. We’ll be attending and bringing you the …

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Acer Introduces Convertible Nitro 5 Spin Notebook Designed for Casual Gaming | 08/21/17

Versatile design complements strong performance and features for those who want more gaming options and flexibility Editor’s Summary Equipped with the new, powerful 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics and blazing-fast GDDR5 VRAM, Acer Nitro 5 Spin delivers the performance needed for gaming anywhere, anytime A bright 15.6-inch FHD IPS[1] display makes it great for playing games, watching videos, or browsing photos; two thoughtfully-placed front-facing speakers, a subwoofer and leading audio …

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Robot learns to beat gaming pros

For decades, the world’s smartest game-playing humans have been racking up losses to increasingly sophisticated forms of artificial intelligence. The defeats began in the 1990s when Deep Blue conquered chess master Garry Kasparov. In May, Ke Jie — until then the world’s best player of the ancient Chinese board game “Go” — was defeated by a Google computer program. Now the AI supergamers have moved into the world of e-sports. Earlier this month, an artificial …

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City of Brass Release Date Announced – DVS Gaming

Rogue-like, Arabian Nights adventure await in City of Brass. ‘Procedural generation’ and ‘rogue-like’ don’t have the same ring to them as they used to. That said, swashbuckling through an Arabian city with only a scimitar and a rope, doing a Lawrence of Arabia impression definitely sounds interesting. The idea of a game that’s built around a whip also stands out as different, with the whip forming more of a tool than a weapon in City …

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A Great Value For A Lower Price

Start Slideshow When most companies make gaming headsets these days, they usually load them up with a number of features, including 7.1 surround sound, keen design and strong connectivity with devices. But the thing is this – the more features they pile on, the more expensive they get. And that poses a problem to those on a budget, because most folks prefer models that won’t cost them an arm and a leg – and for …

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Versatile with optical audio support

Gamers have all kinds of choice when it comes to gaming headphones. Options are available at multiple price points with multiple sets of features which can make selecting a pair of headphones more difficult. We’re doing what we can to talk about some of these various available options when it comes to gaming headphones to help you decide what’s best for you. The EasySMX 398M 2.4G Wireless Gaming Headset offer an interesting set of features, …

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Asus ROG Zephyrus gaming laptop launched in India at Rs 2,99,990

Asus today launched its latest gaming laptop in India. The Asus ROG Zephyrus (Republic of Gamers) was launched earlier this year at Computex 2017. The Taiwan-based company launched the ROG Zephyrus on the sidelines of ROG Masters 2017 South Asia finale being held in India. The ROG Zephyrus is aimed at gaming enthusiasts with top-end specifications and the latest version of Windows 10 pre-installed. Asus has priced the ROG Zephyrus in India at Rs 2,99,990. …

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