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“Touhou Sky Arena” Coming to Nintendo Switch Next

Area Zero reveals plans for a new port The Touhou Kouroumu 13 event was held at the INTEX Osaka international exhibition center this weekend, and developer Area Zero had a big announcement to make. Following up on last year’s releases on PS4 and PS Vita, the next stop for Touhou Sky Arena: Gensoukyou Kuusen Hime Matsuri Climax is Nintendo Switch. The release date has yet to be revealed.    今日は紅楼夢お疲れ様でした。スペースに来ていただいた方は見たと思いますが、東方スカイアリーナのNintendo Switch版リリース決定です。続報はしばらくお待ち下さい\(^o^)/ — ずっき/領域ZERO …

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Midland University unveils new arena for competitive video gaming | Nebraska News

FREMONT — Midland University, the first college in the region to elevate video gaming to a varsity-level competition alongside traditional sports, unveiled a new eSports arena Wednesday. Located on the third floor of Midland’s Olson Student Center, the eSports arena was specially designed for competitive gaming. Warrior eSports team members are able to compete on an elevated level, allowing spectators to view the action from below. LED lighting that can be adjusted for optimum viewing …

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Lambton College opens gaming arena, offers cutting-edge esports diploma

It started with a suggestion from the IT department. Now it is part of the curriculum. Lambton College is becoming a Canadian leader in the burgeoning world of esports. The college, whose main campus is in Sarnia, Ont., has added esports to its varsity sports lineup — alongside men’s and women’s basketball and soccer — and next year will begin offering a cutting-edge two-year diploma in esports entrepreneurship and administration. Lambton already has a dedicated …

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We have 2,500 closed beta codes for tactical multiplayer battler Total War: Arena to give away!

You’ve already been spoilt with new Total War this week with the arrival of the brilliant Warhammer 2. But you can’t have enough of a good thing, right? That’s why we’re giving you the chance to jump into another new Total War game. It’s called Total War: Arena. As you might guess from that title, Total War: Arena takes Creative Assembly’s expertise in creating huge historical skirmishes and turns them into 10v10 real-time tactical battles. …

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Magic: The Gathering Arena will eventually add new cards the same day as the physical game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Digital versions of Magic: The Gathering have always filled an odd spot, be it the direct translation that is Magic Online or the more casual option presented by Duels of the Planeswalkers until recent times. They’re trying to co-opt but not compete with the physical edition of their own product. A big part of achieving that is release timing, with the real-world version previously always having priority. For MTG Arena, …

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Automaton is developing a PvP arena combat game that supports 400 concurrent players

In the wake of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ meteoric success, we’ve pondered which games might benefit from introducing a battle royale mode. GTA Online has since added Motor Wars to this effect, while new games are inevitably now coming to the fore—the latest of which comes courtesy of Automaton Games.  Powered by Improbable’s cloud-based SpatialOS tech and the CryEngine, the currently in-development “cutting-edge” and untitled MMO tactical shooter will support 1,000 concurrent players within a shared world, …

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Ocean 5 gaming complex with bowling, laser arena opens in Gig Harbor in November

Coming to Gig Harbor is an entertainment emporium with a two-story laser arena, 10-pin and duckpin bowling, a game room and space for parties that can host up to 400. It’s called Ocean 5, and it’s another project from Troy Alstead, former chief operating officer at Starbucks. It expects to open in November. The business will be at the Olympic Towne Center, home of the new Fred Meyer. Alstead’s also behind an affiliated restaurant called …

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Hearthstone’s Arena reshuffles the deck, drops synergy picks in upcoming patch

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Hearthstone is an unpredictable, chaotic game at the best of times, but the great equaliser has always been it’s Arena mode. Upon entering, players build an improvised deck, picking one card from three random picks until a full set of 30 is assembled. Blizzard courted controversy in their latest expansion by limiting your first two picks to a much narrower band of potentially deck-defining ‘synergy’ cards, a move which has …

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Blizzard’s new California esports arena could be gaming’s Rose Bowl

Blizzard today announced it’s opening an arena dedicated to live events in Burbank, California. The arena will officially open on October 7. According to Blizzard, the arena is “custom-designed and built with amenities to accommodate top esports competitors and their fans” — which will include “multiple sound stages, control rooms and player lounges throughout the facility.” According to the LA Times, the venue in the former Burbank Studios,is 50,000 square feet. Blizzard hasn’t released any …

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Blizzard ups eSports investment with launch of arena in Los Angeles

Hearthstone, Overwatch and StarCraft II firm Blizzard has announced the establishment of a new LA eSports arena. This is set to open for business on October 7th with the Overwatch Contenders Season One Playoffs. The firm boasting that it is a “state of the art live event destination”. The arena is situated at Burbank Studios and will be used for a variety of competitions, including the Overwatch League and Hearthstone Championship Tour. “We’re at a …

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Magic: The Gathering Arena revealed, closed beta signups are live

Magic: The Gathering Arena, originally teased last month, has been properly revealed today as a free-to-play digital card game based on—no surprise here—Magic: The Gathering, in development at Wizards of the Coast’s new Digital Games Studio. Wizards said it will give Magic fans “the full rules and ongoing content support for new card sets, just like the revered tabletop game,” combined with “fast-paced, exciting, and easy-to-follow matches” for players and online viewers alike.  That’s been …

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The next digital Magic: The Gathering game finally has a name, Magic: The Gathering Arena

After it was announced Magic Duels was to be given no more content updates, the question for many Magic: The Gathering fans has been what comes next. Wizards of the Coast have been teasing that future videogames are coming under an internal umbrella called “Magic Digital Next”, but nothing has been confirmed, until now. Meet: Magic: The Gathering Arena. For a completely different card game, here’s the best Hearthstone decks for beginners. That’s pretty much …

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LawBreakers is the modern arena shooter that Quake Champions wants to be

I missed the glory days of Unreal Tournament and Quake III Arena. But I’ve always admired what they stood for: skill or be killed. These first-person shooters place aim, speed, and map knowledge at the forefront of player success, baptising the uninitiated in a constant shower of their own gibs.  Get to know each of the nine LawBreakers classes with our handy guide. The forthcoming Quake Champions continues to carry the torch for those late …

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Free arena runs and Frozen Throne cards come in Hearthstone’s Frost Festival

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The Frost Lord Ahune is pissed at Ragnaros for the success of his Midsummer Fire Festival, and wants to show all of Hearthstone how it’s done with a much cooler party. Here are all the Knights of the Frozen Throne cards we know about so far. The Midsummer Frost Festival will last three weeks, and has already kicked off with a new tavern brawl in which Ahune himself challenges you to destroy …

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How to create an Xbox Arena tournament on Xbox One or Windows 10

Xbox Arena tournaments are here, and they are extremely easy to create! Xbox Arena is a system that allows users to create their very own tournaments complete with notifications, scheduling, and more. The feature is rolling out more broadly as part of the July 2017 Xbox update, after being in testing for several weeks on the Xbox Insider program. If you want to create your very own tournament, you’ll have to follow these steps! Create …

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