Entertainment Gaming Netflix The Witcher 

Netflix’s Witcher Teaser Won’t Cure Your Game of Thrones Withdrawal

Netflix has unleashed the first teaser trailer for the high-profile The Witcher series at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. For many, it completely misses the mark and doesn’t bode well for the series penciled in for release at the end of the year. On the surface, the teaser depicts another mid-budget fantasy series with the usual mix of political intrigue, magic, and a cast of broody characters. In the post-Game of Thrones landscape, this fresh take emerges as a welcome cure for those suffering from withdrawal, and there doesn’t appear…

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Gaming google Op-ed Stadia 

Google Stadia Heralds Console Apocalypse as 4,000 Devs Clamor to Join

If there was any doubt that Google Stadia had the ammunition to single-handedly upend the gaming industry and end the video game console as we know it, they should be laid to rest. More than 4,000 developers have registered their interest to sign up to the Stadia Partners scheme with an eye on releasing games for the upcoming streaming platform. As reported by PC Games Insider, Stadia technical account manager Sam Corcoran took to the stage to share the news during the Develop:Brighton conference held this week in the UK….

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Gaming XBox 

Xbox Live Suffers Outage, Leaving Gamers Scrambling

Xbox Live has suffered an outage, preventing users from buying and downloading games. The company took to Twitter and its status page to notify players about the problem and noted that it also impacts Windows 10 users. The only problem is Twitter suffered repeated outages of its own today. Though most of the services remained online, there were a few notable limitations; most of these affected new purchases and downloads. Anyone a #PS4 gamer and i just wonder how well is #PSN Cause right now #XBOXLIVE SUCKS RN CMON @Microsoft…

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Epic Games Fortnite Gaming 

Epic Games Adds Airstrikes to Fortnite and Players Are Furious

Epic Games has added a new update to Fortnite. Chief among the new features is an airstrike grenade, which adds fire from the sky for players lucky enough to find weapons on the map. Each projectile brings 20 missiles with it, and explosions damage players and buildings alike within a 3.5-meter radius. Like many other recent additions, the airstrikes have received backlash from the community. Outside of the new weapon, patch v9.30 doesn’t add much to the game; this might be given away by its name – Air Strike. The…

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Descenders Gaming Mike Rose Ubisoft 

Indie Publishers Bash G2A, Beg You to Pirate Their Games

It turns out that game publishers loathe G2A and its controversial business model so intensely that they’d rather you pirate their titles than give the video game key reseller a dime. Leading the protest is Mike Rose, who published biking game Descenders. Taking to Twitter, Rose notes that it’s virtually impossible to turn off the G2A ads for his game; he also highlighted the fact that these ads appear above his company’s links to the game. As such, the company makes “zero money on our games if people buy them…

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Blizzard Electronic Arts Gaming nvidia U.S. Market News 

Three Hot Gaming Stocks Appear Ready to Skyrocket

As U.S. indices hit all-time highs, you probably don’t want to look at stocks that are also trading at or near their all-time highs. Instead, you might want to discover names that are far from their all-time highs but are showing signs of bullishness. It’s actually even better if you can find fundamentally sound equities that have gone through a significant correction and are now turning the corner as the overall sentiment shifts to optimism. We’ve gone through many of the stocks in Nasdaq and discovered three securities that seem…

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Gaming PlayStation 5 xbox two 

Gaming Analyst Paints Wild $800 Price Tag on Sony’s PlayStation 5

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has absolutely dominated the console wars hands down against Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Switch console. The company will be aiming to do the same with its PS5. Sony has reportedly moved 94 million units of the PS4 over the console’s lifetime. The Xbox One is nowhere near those levels, with overall sales of 42 million units since it hit the market. So it is quite easy to say that Sony is carrying a massive advantage into the next console generation. The PlayStation 5 is expected to…

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bitcoin Cryptocurrency News Ethereum Gaming Op-ed 

Squad Up! Millennial Gamers Will Pave Way to Bitcoin Adoption

The link between gaming and crypto is so strong, that were it not for Vitalik Buterin’s encounter with World of Warcraft, the Ethereum creator would never have founded the most well-known alternative to Bitcoin. That’s a link in a chain that has already looped back on itself; more millennials now say they’d invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum before they would traditional stocks. The demographic crossover between crypto and gaming is one that’s not hard to miss – young men; largely millennials, but by no means exclusively. When the…

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Epic Games Fortnite Gaming U.S. Business News 

Epic Forces Fortnight Leave on Employees in Overworked Gaming Industry

Epic Games has taken a long, hard look at the current state of Gaming. the development firm behind Unreal Engine 4 and its predecessors it’s taking strides to make gaming a better, more profitable, and more sustainable industry. Facing major competitors Like Valve, Epic Games is pushing other companies to compete with a higher standard. Epic Games’ Fortnite, the world’s most popular videogames, will see no disruption during the shutdown: | Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP Epic Games has been widely criticized for inciting a crunch based and high-stress work environment…

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Gamestop Gaming U.S. Business News US Stock Market 

GameStop Stock Nears All-Time Low as Streaming Closes In

Published: 20/06/2019 17:00 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: GameStop has a long history of making people happy. The feeling of going to a game store and purchasing the title you have been excited about for weeks, months, or even years is intensely satisfying. Sadly, that feeling may soon disappear forever. A major player in gaming, GameStop is one of about nine major video game retailers left. GameStop may end up much like Blockbuster, formerly one of the biggest video rental stores – only one store remains. GameStop’s plight.| Source: Yahoo…

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