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Why Google Stadia & Microsoft xCloud Will Be Dead on Arrival

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By CCN Markets: In the last 12 months, major technology companies have rushed to dive into video game streaming. Microsoft's Project xCloud is in testing, Google Stadia launches in November, and Samsung just unveiled the PlayGalaxy Link. Sony has PlayStation Now, and Amazon is rumored to be entering the fray too. Two Reasons Game Streaming Services Will Fail Each company is making a sizeable...

Cringeworthy DOOM Movie Trailer Looks Like a Student Film Project

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By CCN Markets: Did you know there's a movie adaptation of the classic video game DOOM on its way? You probably didn't. We don't blame you for it, and we apologize in advance for letting you know like this. But the second teaser trailer just dropped, in all its cringeworthy glory. Bethesda Disowns Cringeworthy DOOM Movie The first trailer for DOOM: Annihilation came out five months ago, and the...

Ninja Gives Fortnite Fan With Cerebral Palsy an Unforgettable Shout-Out

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By CCN Markets: Fortnite legend Ninja just gave one of his youngest fans an unforgettable shout-out, inspiring a little boy from the United Kingdom as he recovers from having multi-level medial surgery. Ninja, real name Tyler Blevins, took to Twitter to respond to a video by KingoCraigo, a fellow streamer who broadcasts Fortnite gameplay on Twitch. Ninja Responds to One of His Biggest Fans...

Behind Luminosity-Yelo Deal Lurks Gaming's Fastest Growing Company

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By CCN Markets: You may never have heard of Enthusiast Gaming, but chances are you soon will. With sights set on consolidating one of the largest gaming networks in North America, Enthusiast is making more and more high-profile acquisitions, some of which the gamers you may very well recognize. 🚨🚀 We are proud to welcome @Yelotree to Luminosity Fortnite!📺: Edited by @ObeyDivinity📝 Read more: pic...

PlayStation 5 Has the Potential to Kill the PC Gaming Industry

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By CCN Markets: Sony is expected to pack the PlayStation 5 with high-end specs, but the latest leak indicates that the Japanese giant is going to hit it out of the park. HotHardware reports that one of PS5’s engineering samples that’s being tested reportedly runs at a graphics card clock speed of 2 GHz, according to well-known hardware information provider Komachi. Oberon A0.Gen2 : GFXCLK = 2...

Nvidia Focuses on Gaming; Q2 Results Show Why

By CCN Markets: Nvidia's strides in gaming continue, helping the company beat analysts’ estimates on the top and bottom lines for its second-quarter earnings. However, the company’s earnings were lower than what it reported for the same quarter last year. This reflects the chipmaker’s continued struggles in competing with rival AMD. Still, the stock moved higher by 6% on the earnings beat. During...

$5 Billion Esports Boom Will Benefit Big Publishers, Slaughter Indies

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By CCN Markets: A new report by technology analyst firm Rethink Technology Research suggests that esports will be bringing in revenues of more than $5 billion a year by 2024. Esports revenue brought in an estimated $800 million in 2018, but this could grow to $5.05 billion by 2024, a meteoric rise that Rethink pins on the growing number of "esports enthusiasts." In 2018, there were around 154...

Fortnite Developer Hit With Privacy-Fueled Lawsuit, Dividing Gamers

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Gamers are no strangers to security breaches at this point. Those tend to be the nature of the beast, as companies like Sony and more have been victim to data breaches before. Fortnite developer Epic Games experienced a similar breach in 2018, where a massive number of accounts were hacked. Now, Epic Games is reportedly facing repercussions for the hack, as the company is being sued over the...

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