Elon Musk Epically Trolled by Rage 2 in the Most Hilarious Way Possible

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By CCN.com: Highly-anticipated first-person shooter video game Rage 2 hit the stands just a day ago, but it is already making headlines for an entirely different reason – a hilarious easter egg that takes a savage dig at Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rage 2 Royally Roasts Billionaire Elon Musk PC Gamer’s James Davenport was wandering … Read more

Taking Candy Crush from Babies: GOP Senator Seeks Loot Box Ban

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By CCN.com: U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) is introducing a bill to ban what Variety calls, “exploitative video game industry practices that target children like loot boxes and pay-to-win.” Loot boxes are paid upgrades in video games that players can buy. One in-app purchase Hawley’s office called out by name was the $150 Luscious Bundle … Read more

Riot Games Scandal Exposes ‘League of Legends’ Creator’s True Colors

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By CCN.com: As a fervent gamer and fan of Riot Games’ flagship product, “League of Legends,” I am both ashamed and disgusted to realize I’ve devoted hundreds of hours to a company who prefers to silence employees, rather than deal with issues transparently. Ex-Employees Sue ‘League of Legends’ Creator The gaming giant, in case you … Read more

Rocket League: Epic Buyout Likely Means It’s Game Over for Steam Users

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By CCN.com: Epic Games is buying Psyonix, and to say that many in the Rocket League community are unhappy is putting it woefully mildly. The Fortnite creator is desperate for exclusives to prop up its Epic Games Store against Steam. Flush with cash after Fortnite’s jaw-dropping success, they have claimed one of the shining jewels … Read more

Here’s Why Fortnite Doesn’t Need a Lame Avengers Crossover

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By CCN.com: Fortnite is a phenomenon. A money-chugging, time-sucking behemoth of a game that has upset the apple cart, closed down gaming studios that couldn’t compete, and reset the clock. Epic Games stumbled across the winning formula way back in 2017 when another battle royale-style game, Player Unknown’s: Battlegrounds, was keeping everyone busy. Since then … Read more

Activision Alums Raise $16 Million to Build EOS-Focused Blockchain Game Studio

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Mythical Games is “a next-generation game technology studio.” Their focus is online games where players own the assets they develop or acquire in the game – true digital ownership powered by the blockchain, as opposed to managed digital ownership backed by centralized servers. It’s an important difference. When a player acquires assets in a game … Read more

Cryptokitties’ Decline Resembles That of PokéMon Go

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After peaking at its launch, CryptoKitties has been steadily losing its momentum, showing Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) aren’t the new craze. Not too long ago, Pokémon Go suffered a similar fate. All those who were involved in the crypto world six months ago can definitely remember the hype over CryptoKitties. The digital pets were unique, at … Read more