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Gaming laptops, a tough sell in Nepal – Money

Oct 12, 2017-Gaming laptops are a tough sell, especially in Nepal where price is the most important factor for many customers looking to pick up a new laptop. But global brands such as Asus, MSI, Dell and Apple are offering a wide range of gaming laptops at different price points to cater to all segments of the market. From budget oriented gaming laptops to the ultra premium, Nepali customers have the option to choose the …

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Get money towards your new PS4 Pro or Xbox One

As a gamer, there are always upcoming new releases or next-gen consoles to look forward to.  However, as game consoles have become more advanced, their prices have increased significantly making the question of which console to buy all that more difficult for consumers.  Selling your old consoles and games is an easy way to bring down the cost of that new PS4 Pro or the upcoming Xbox One X.  Traditionally gamers have returned to popular …

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Where teens spent their gaming money this summer | GamesBeat | Games

Over the summer, the video game industry may lose out a bit to theme parks and museums, movies, and device-free summer camps, but video games still captured 6 percent amount of dollars spent by 13-to-16-year-olds, the teen demographic discussed here. This figure is the games themselves, and excludes spending for platforms such as Twitch, where 10 million daily active users spend nearly two hours a day watching video game play. That teens are spending money …

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YouTube still wants gamers to ‘earn money’ — and provide content | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

YouTube is going through some growing pains as it tries to balance its history as one of the most important platforms to the democratization of content creation and its current status as a highly valued partner for brands and advertisers. The latter wants some insulation from the behaviors of the former — especially after some brands found they were ending up next to videos featuring people making sympathetic jokes about Nazis. In response to those …

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FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch is giving PES 2018 a run for it’s money after latest BIG reveal

EA SPORTS / NINTENDO FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch is giving PES 2018 a run for it’s money after latest BIG reveal Earlier this week the first gameplay footage from the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18 was released, via a Twitch stream direct from Gamescom 2017. And it looked fantastic. Obviously not quite on par with the console version which uses the Frostbite Engine, but it still looked tremendous for a game …

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This Xbox One S bundle offers insane value for money

Earlier this week we posted a great deal that netted you an Xbox One S and three games for £199 – but we’ve just found an even better offer at Game. Game is selling the Xbox One S (500GB) Forza Horizon 3 bundle with Overwatch: Origins Edition, Fifa 17, and a two-month Now TV cinema pass, all for just £219.99. However, if you enter the code GAMEXBOX20 at checkout, you’ll find £20 knocked off, bringing …

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GTA 5 Online: Rockstar’s PS4, Xbox One and PC update LIVE, with new money boost | Gaming | Entertainment

The latest GTA 5 Online update includes a range of new content, with new vehicles to buy and Adversary modes to play. For those looking for a GTA Online money boost, it might be worth checking the Dawn Raids. Players will need to work as a team in this new Adversary Mode, which is also offering Double GTA$ & RP through July 10th. A Dawn Raid consists of a team parachuting into a direct firefight, …

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New Downtown gaming lounge opens | Money

RACINE — Downtown’s new gaming center, Not Your Parents Basement Gaming Lounge, opened this weekend — and already, the people behind the business figure they will duplicate it elsewhere. Ian Ballantyne, 23, is the owner of the new center in the basement of 410 Main St. The 2,900-square-foot room is accessed from a security-controlled door off the alley between Main Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Inside the lounge — which as of Saturday evening had 591 …

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Mobile games make more money than console games and PC games: CHART

There’s a common feeling among video game enthusiasts that mobile games don’t really count. When it comes to the video game industry’s bottom line, though, mobile games are anything but worthless. This year, smartphone and tablet games combined are expected to bring in 42% of the gaming market’s global revenues, according to a recent Newzoo report charted for us by Statista. That’s well ahead of other, more traditional types of games. Games designed for consoles …

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Nintendo partners with LeSportsac because Mario prints money, obviously

LeSportsac is getting into the video games business. The New York-based handbag and luggage company has partnered up with Nintendo for a line of themed bags and accessories that nod at the Super Mario series. This “LeSportsac X Nintendo” collection launches in Japan on July 19, with a wider launch — including the U.S. — this fall. The collection includes two centerpiece bags: a Power-Up Burst backpack, which is splashed with images of Fire Flowers, …

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Microsoft Not Making Any Money on $500 Xbox One X | News & Opinion

Phil Spencer confirms that the $500 price tag of the Xbox One X includes no profit margin. What he wouldn’t confirm is if the console will be sold at a loss. Whenever a new game console is designed and manufactured it requires a huge amount of upfront costs. Those costs are then (hopefully) clawed back by selling tens of millions of consoles to consumers. But the balancing act is offering a console at an affordable …

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9 people arrested in network connected to illegal gaming houses and money laundering in B.C.

Nine people have been arrested in connection with alleged illegal gaming houses and money laundering  in B.C. The investigation by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC (CFSEU-BC) started in May 2016, led by the Joint Illegal Gaming Investigation Team (JIGIT). Investigators discovered that a criminal organization allegedly operating illegal gaming houses, was also facilitating money laundering for drug traffickers. The organized crime group, with links in Canada and internationally, including China, was also found to …

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MSI GE72 7RE Apache Pro gaming laptop Review: Less power, less weight, less money could be just what competitive gamers are looking for – Notebooks – Gaming

You’re allowed to be confused by MSI’s Gaming laptop range(s). While Apple eschews simplicity of range by offering only a handful of products, at the other end of the spectrum lies MSI offering a bewildering range with different ranges within that range and then different SKUs within thos… and some of those have different specs! This is not necessarily a bad thing as the target market will likely want to tailor their gaming beast just …

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You Can Make Money For Your Totally Rad Xbox One Controller Designs

Microsoft has announced another incentive to customize your own Xbox One controllers using the company’s Xbox Design Lab program: you can earn some money for your designs. The company is kicking off an initiative that rewards fans who create popular controller designs. Users can earn digital currency for Xbox Live based on the sales of their custom controllers and may even see their designs appear in Xbox marketing campaigns. Only the first person to claim …

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AMD are still losing money despite an 18% revenue boost thanks to Ryzen

On Monday AMD released their financials for the first quarter of 2017, which were kinda positive but also still pretty scary. Despite nailing an impressively hefty 18% year-on-year revenue boost AMD’s Q1 saw them making a net loss of $73 million. Should you help fill AMD’s coffers? Check out our guide to the best gaming CPUs around today. The results were essentially in line with what was expected by the city, which still disappointed some …

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