Google Stadia Is Shutting Down In January 2023, All Purchases To Be Refunded

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Google Stadia put up a good fight but it’s about to join Google’s list of deprecated projects when the new year comes around. The platform was the tech giant’s first foray into cloud gaming and was first launched in November 2019. Sadly, it wasn’t able to compete with other cloud gaming services, including the widely-popular Xbox Game Pass and PlayStation [...]

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Theorycraft, Studio Founded by Ex Riot, Blizzard, & Valve Devs Raises $50M and Reveals 1st Game Codenamed 'Loki'

Theorycraft, a Los Angeles based game developer founded by ex Riot Games, Blizzard, and Valve developers, announced today that they raised $50m in funding in a series B round led by Makers Fund. Theorycraft also revealed their first title codenamed 'Loki' which they describes as: Featuring an expansive cast of unique heroes, Loki is a competitive, team-based game of adventure, [...]

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Microsoft Open To Acquiring More Studios After Activision Blizzard Says Phil Spencer

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Microsoft is looking to acquire even more studios even as it works to finalize its $75 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Asia, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer said that they’re open to acquiring more video game studios to remain competitive with other big-name video game companies like Sony and Tencent, both of which have [...]

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Steam Users Are Being Targeted By A Sophisticated Browser-In-The-Browser Attack

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Steam users are being targeted by a clever new browser-in-the-browser phishing scheme disguised as a legitimate Steam message. According to cybersecurity company Group-IB, the scheme specifically targets professional and competitive gamers, sending them fake tournament invites through the platform’s messaging system. Upon clicking the accompanying link, it will redirect you to a professional-looking tournament website where you’ll be asked to [...]

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NFT Consultant Envisions A Future Where Impoverished Players Are Paid To Act As NPC Slaves

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With the recent rise in the popularity of play-to-earn blockchain and NFT games, there’s no shortage of people trying to come up with various ways to earn cryptocurrencies or real-world money without putting in the effort. In Axie Infinity, this came in the form of scholarships where a person would buy multiple accounts and have other people play them for [...]

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