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Facebook just dropped details of its secretive cloud gaming service – including 5 titles users will be able to play in-app this week

Facebook users will be able to play games such as 'Asphalt 9' from this week Facebook Facebook is getting into cloud gaming, unveiling five new titles rolling out across the US starting this week. Users will soon be able to play games like "Asphalt 9: Legends" and "PGA TOUR: Golf Shootout" on the Facebook app, Facebook Gaming app, or desktop site. Notably, Facebook app users on iOS won't be able to access the titles thanks to the social network's ongoing dispute with Apple about in...
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Epic’s latest argument in its fight against Apple keeps antitrust issues front and center

Epic Games, the game engine developer and creator of the wildly popular Fortnite game, is keeping the focus squarely on antitrust issues in its lawsuit against Apple as pressures mount to rein in anti-competitive practices of the world’s largest tech companies. Antitrust arguments are gaining ground on both sides of the political spectrum, which could present a more favorable environment for Epic to make its case. Earlier this month the Trump Justice Department filed its antitrust case against G...
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Atari is opening gaming-inspired hotels around the US, with vintage arcades and pop culture nightclubs. See what they will look like.

Atari. Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images An Atari themed hotel is planned in Arizona, with more locations to come. Atari is behind hundreds of iconic games, including Pong and Centipede. New renders show what the gaming inspired hotel could look like. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Atari, the brand forever linked with iconic games like Pong and Centipede, will soon be a theme for a gaming-inspired hotel in Arizona and Las Vegas.In January, strategy organization GSD G...
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Why the Hell Doesn't the PS5's Media Remote Have the DualSense's D-Pad?

Recently I was going through what should have been a rather straightforward announcement from Sony detailing which streaming services the PS5 will support at launch. And while things ended up being a bit messier than need be, the image of the PS5's Media Remote at the top of the press release has been stuck in my…Read more...
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You can't gift games on the Epic Games Store, as you can only buy games for your own account — here's what you need to know

The Epic Games Store doesn't support gifting yet. Chesnot/Getty Images You can't gift games through the Epic Games Store — you can only purchase games for yourself. Once you purchase a game, it's linked to your Epic Games account, and can't be shared unless someone else uses your account. To purchase a game from the Epic Games Store, simply find the game on Epic Games' website and click "Buy Now." Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Although the Epic Games...
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How to redeem codes for games purchased in the Epic Games Store, using the Epic Games Launcher or website

If you've purchased a third-party game through the Epic Games Store, you'll need to redeem its product code. Katja Kircher/Getty Images You can redeem a product code in Epic Games from a physical or digital copy of a game on the Epic Games Launcher or in your browser. Games downloaded directly from the Epic Games Store do not have or need a product code. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Epic Games is the company behind the world-popular "Fortnite," ...
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Corsair's Pricey K100 RGB Looks and Feels Like Lightning in a Bottle

At some point, Corsair is going to run out of upgrades to cram into its top-of-the-line keyboards, but it seems that time hasn’t arrived quite yet. That’s because by taking its previous high-end keyboard and upgrading it with new optomechanical switches and adding a new control wheel, the Corsair K100 has created a…Read more...
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'Cyberpunk 2077' is one of the most anticipated video games of 2020, and it's just a few weeks from launch — here's what the game is all about

A scene in the "Cyberpunk 2077" trailer. YouTube/Cyberpunk 2077 The game developer behind the acclaimed "Witcher" series has been working on its next major video game, "Cyberpunk 2077," for years. "Cyberpunk 2077" is a first-person action game set in a sprawling futuristic city. The cast is star-studded, with Keanu Reeves playing one of the game's main characters. It's scheduled to launch on November 19 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Notably, the game won't be available on the new Xb...
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Why is it so rare to have a woman leading a game?

In 1986, a game was released called Metroid. A dark, challenging science fiction platformer which owed more than a little to the Gigerian horror of Alien, Metroid starred a bounty hunter named Samus Aran, outfitted from head to foot in power armor. At the end of the game, Samus would doff the massive orange-and-green armor, revealing long, flowing hair and a red bikini. For less than a minute, the player sees the outcome of one of Metroid’s directors saying, “Wouldn’t it be kind of cool if it tu...
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Fortnite season 4 week 9 challenge guide: Strike enemies with shockwave grenades

Season 4 week 9 of Fortnite is live now, and so are its new challenges. In this guide, we'll cover how to knock back three enemies with a shockwave grenade.
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Fortnite season 4 week 9 challenge guide: Where to land at Sharky Shell

Fortnite's season 4 week 9 challenges are live, and one tough one requires you to land at Sharky Shell and reach the top 25. Here's how to complete it.
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What is 'Among Us' and Why Should You Care?

If your kid has been calling everything they don’t like “sus” lately, they’re probably playing Among Us. In Among Us slang, “sus” means “suspicious,” a word that sums up the appeal of the multiplayer social deduction game perfectly: It’s all about mistrust, misdirection, and paranoia. But in a fun way.Read more...
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Fortnite season 4 week 9 challenge guide: Gather floating rings at Steamy Stacks

Fortnite has yet another collectible challenge for season 4, week 9. In this guide, we'll show you how to collect five of the floating rings at Steamy Stacks.
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How to transfer your Destiny 2 account to Steam

Have you transfered your Destiny 2 account to Steam? You can no longer access Destiny 2 via, so you’ll need to follow these steps to keep gaming.
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The PlayStation 5 media remote has buttons for Disney+, Spotify, more

Sony gave a fresh look at the PlayStation 5's new media remote, which reveals what streaming apps will be available on day one.
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This monstrous Asus gaming PC is a bargain at $1,200 — save $250

The Asus ROG Strix GL10DH, the first ROG desktop PC powered by AMD, is even more affordable through an offer on Newegg that slashes $250 off its price tag.
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Immortals Fenyx Rising hands-on: Assassin’s Wild

We sat down with a four hour demo of Immortals Fenyx Rising, which adds some fresh iteration on the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild formula.
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Fortnite season 4 week 9 challenge guide: Dancing at the highest and lowest spot

It's time for Fortnite season 4 week 9's challenges, and things are about to get spooky. Here's how to dance at the highest and lowest spots across the map.
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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20GB & GeForce RTX 3070 16GB Graphics Cards Cancelled

Rumors suggest that NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20 GB & GeForce RTX 3070 16 GB Graphics Cards have been cancelled The post NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20GB & GeForce RTX 3070 16GB Graphics Cards Cancelled appeared first on
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The creator of the legendary 'Metal Gear' franchise just announced a new game

"Metal Gear" and "Death Stranding" creator Hideo Kojima. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images The Japanese gaming studio led by "Metal Gear Solid" creator Hideo Kojima announced a new project this week. It's the second project since the studio became independent in 2015. Prior to that, Kojima Productions existed as a subsidiary of Japanese game publisher Konami, where Kojima created and oversaw the "Metal Gear Solid" franchise. Little is known about the new game, and it's unclear if it's a sequel to ...
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Avoid This Game-Breaking Android 11 Bug

Here’s a quirky one. If you play games on Android 11, you might have noticed that two bars from your phone’s regular UI can get in the way: navigation and status. These thin little lines appear on top of your gameplay, which can make it impossible to view or tap essential parts of whatever it is you’re trying to play.…Read more...
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After 30 years, the original Fire Emblem is finally coming to the U.S.

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light is coming to the west for the first-time ever with a fully localized, limited release.
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11 Tips and Tricks to Level Up Your Steam Gaming

If Steam on Windows is your gaming platform of choice then you’d be forgiven for wanting to dive straight into the action and start playing whatever games are in your library. But the Steam client has a few under-the-radar features and settings that are worth diving into, so you can make sure your gaming setup is as…Read more...
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Garmin’s Instinct Esports Edition can livestream your pulse

Garmin's new Instinct Esports Edition uses unique software to make biometric data, including heart rate and stress levels, visible in livestreams.
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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators The post Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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The best strategy games for 2020

Looking to start an intergalactic civilization? Or guide a medieval dynasty through the Middle Ages? Our list of the best strategy games has that and more.
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Everything we know about Among Us cross-platform support

You need 10 players to get the most out of Among Us, and finding that many on the same platform is tough. Thankfully, Among Us supports cross-platform play.
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How to add friends in the Epic Games Launcher in 2 ways, so that you can play multiplayer games together

It's easy to add friends with your Epic Games account. Chesnot/Getty Images You can add friends in the Epic Games Launcher using their email address or Epic Games username, or through your Facebook or Steam account. Adding friends in the Epic Games Launcher allows you to play multiplayer games together. To add a friend, open the "Friends" tab in the Epic Games Launcher. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Epic Games makes "Fortnite" — one of the most popul...
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How to update your Epic Games Launcher and set games to update automatically

You should usually let the Epic Games Launcher update on its own. Morsa Images/Getty Images You can only update the Epic Games Launcher on your Mac or PC by restarting it when an update is available. There's no way to check for Epic Games Launcher updates manually, aside from restarting the app. To update the games you play through the Epic Games Launcher, like "Fortnite," go to the app's settings and turn on automatic updates. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stori...
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How to change your Epic Games email to a new address and update your account login details

You can update your Epic Games email account from the General Settings tab in the launcher. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images To change your Epic Games email, you will need access to your current and new email address.  If you don't have access to both emails, you can use Epic Games' support and submit a help ticket to change your account email.   Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Epic Games may not be a household...
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