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The Xbox One X Is the Perfect Console for Lazy PC Gamers

Here’s a fact rarely discussed outside of super nerdy gaming circles. The guts of your video game console actually matter. Once upon a time games were designed to run the same on every console and, in some cases (like the massive multiplayer first person shooter Destiny 2), games are still designed that way. But most games have what is called a “dynamic resolution” with the resolution shifting on a spectrum from as 720p to 4K …

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Vastking G800 is a Nintendo Switch for Windows 10 gamers

The Vastking G800 is shaping up to offer everything you love about the Nintendo Switch while running Windows 10. Nintendo has seen widespread success this year with the Nintendo Switch – its latest gaming device that blurs the lines between a traditional home console and handheld system. Featuring a tablet form factor and detachable “Joy-Con” controllers, the device has garnered a fair amount of traction and PC manufacturers have clearly taken note. As reported by …

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Gamers from Around the World Gather for Gaming, Esports, and More This Week at BlizzCon® 2017

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlizzCon® 2017, Blizzard Entertainment’s epic celebration of gaming and community, is almost here! This Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, gamers from around the globe will gather at the Anaheim Convention Center for a weekend filled with Blizzard gaming news, events featuring players’ favorite community personalities, epic esports tournaments, contests spotlighting cosplayers and other talented creators, a performance by Grammy Award–winning band Muse, and much more. While tickets to the convention are …

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Why Gamers and Critics Love the Alienware 15

Why Gamers and Critics Love the Alienware 15 | PCWorld What makes the Alienware 15 the ideal gaming machine? Simple: It was precision-engineered for exactly that purpose. sponsored “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); Alienware is a veteran in high-end gaming equipment, with its machines often residing on the yearly want list for gamers and best-of-the-year lists from critics. The latest model is a perfect example of what makes these rigs so perennially appealing. Here’s how the …

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‘Hey dude, do this’: the last resort for female gamers escaping online abuse | Culture

In an extract from her book, Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny, the Fight for the Future of Videogames (co-authored by Dan Golding), Leena van Deventer writes candidly about a time she was sexually harassed online. She was playing Team Fortress 2, an online multiplayer shooter, and one of her favourite games. Van Deventer had just “splurged” on a new headset with headphones and microphone with an exciting feature: voice modifiers “that made me sound …

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Ads for mobile gamers are growing business

Editor’ s note: Here are three Bay Area startups worth watching this week. As the gaming industry rapidly expands to reach a broader audience, San Francisco’s Chartboost wants to help developers monetize all of that traffic. Founded in 2011, Chartboost helps companies place ads relevant to mobile game players. For example, a user can watch a video ad in exchange for a new life in a game. It’s a win-win, says Pepe Agell, the company’s …

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The great game debate: Gamers talk PC versus console gaming

 Recently, gaming has seen a surge in popularity with the rise in broadcasting of professional gaming competitions around the country. With the evolution of Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) games and the continued success of first-person shooters among other game genres, both PC and console gaming offer a broad spectrum in how players can play. Many consider gamers as split into two categories: PC gamers and console gamers. PC gamers use large personal computers to play …

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New Xbox One X Charging Station by Fosmon Gives Gamers 28 Hours of Consecutive Play | Games industry press releases

Dual conductive charging station offers battery free experience and makes the perfect gift for that special gamer p>WOODBURY, MN (OCTOBER 19, 2017) – Fosmon, the leading supplier of electronic accessories for more than 10 years, today announced its Fosmon Dual Conductive Charging Station compatible with the new Xbox One X. The convenient station charges up to two controllers on contact, providing up to 28 hours of gameplay per charge. Fosmon’s Charging Station is one of …

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HHS Gamer’s Club lets game enthusiasts flourish in social setting – News – Hannibal Courier – Post – Hannibal, MO

Now in it’s fifth year at the school, the Hannibal High School Gamer’s Club has had a catalyzing effect on its members, who now gather in Brock Sousa’s room once per week to enjoy shared interests. Eric Dundon Hannibal Courier-Post managing editor @HCPEditor Just after the final bell releases students for the day on Thursdays at Hannibal High School, room 102 is the place to be. Quickly, a group of sophomores launch into an …

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Staunton’s Greater Good Gaming wants to change the way you think about video gamers

STAUNTON – You open your eyes and glance at the clock sitting on the bedside table. It’s 4 a.m. You turn your head in the direction of the doorway and glance down the hallway. You can hear it. That faint familiar sound you have come to know so well. As you put on your robe and make your way to your child’s bedroom you see the flickering light seeping through the cracks of his door.  You take …

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Valve were told that Portal would only appeal to “female gamers”

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube When Valve showed Portal to publishers and distributors ahead of the release of the Orange Box, they were warned again and again that the game would have limited appeal. “We were often told that we’d made a game that would really appeal just to female gamers, or to people who weren’t into shooters, and so on,” Valve’s Robin Walker tells Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Will we ever see Left 4 Dead …

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Gamers duel at Chattanooga’s inaugural TenGig Festival [photos]

Gallery: Gamers duel at Chattanooga’s inaugural TenGig Festival The University of Tennessee may have lost its video-game matchup Saturday, but downtown Chattanooga benefited by attracting hundreds of gamers from a burgeoning industry expected to finish the year with $700 million in revenue. Welcome to the world of eSports, the industry of professional and collegiate gamers who convened this weekend for competitive play at Memorial Auditorium, discussion panels and other social events at the city’s inaugural …

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FIFA 18 Price SHOCK: PS4, Xbox One gamers can buy new game for just £25 if they do THIS

EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Price SHOCK: PS4, Xbox One gamers can buy new game for just £25 if they do THIS FIFA 18 was released last Friday and by all accounts, it’s proving to be a real crowd pleaser on PS4 and Xbox One. Even the FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch version of the game, for all its many flaws, looks to be getting some decent review scores. However, if you’re yet to pick …

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Some Gamers’ Lifestyles Could Be Deadly « CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just about everybody plays video games, they’re an accepted part of our tech-connected life. But the billion dollar industry may also be making some players sick, or worse. As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, some people are even dying to play. “You’re streaming for 8 to 10 hours during the day,” Joe Marino said. Playing video games was Marino’s life and livelihood. “You’re not getting up and leaving your desk, because that’s …

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‘Lady Beast’ fights for girl gamers in Japan

Visitors to the Tokyo Game Show are left in little doubt they are entering a male-dominated world. In her online world, she is “Lady Beast”, deftly operating her green monster Blanka in dizzying hand-to-hand streetfighting combat on the global professional gaming circuit. In real life, she is Yuko Momochi, a 31-year-old slender Japanese woman with short hair dyed light brown, who is hoping to encourage more girls into the male-dominated world of professional gaming. …

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