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This Free Mod Adds 'World of Warcraft' Zones to 'Valheim'

Valheim players worried about all the time they’re spending outside of World of Warcraft can now kill two birds with one stone. Thanks to a new—free—mod, you can explore the beloved realms of Azeroth from within everyone’s favorite Viking survival game.Read more...
Tags: Video Games, Mod, Nexus, Lifehacks, Warcraft, Azeroth, Windows Games, Video Gaming, Nexus Mods, Blizzard games, Creative Works, Valheim, Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games


Snowman, the studio behind Alto’s Adventure and others, launches a kids app company, Pok Pok

Snowman, the small studio behind award-winning iOS games Alto’s Adventure, Alto’s Odyssey, Skate City, and others, is spinning out a new company, Pok Pok, that will focus on educational children’s entertainment. Later this month, Pok Pok will debut its first title, Pok Pok Playroom, aimed at inspiring creative thinking through play for the preschool crowd. The launch takes Snowman back to its roots as an app maker, not a games studio. In fact, the company’s first iOS app, Checkmark, had been in ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, TC, Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Kids, Families, Education, Video Games, Parents, Disney, Toronto, Tech, Ios Apps, Snowman


Turkey’s Ace Games raises $7M to develop ‘hyper casual’ games

Ace Games, a Turkish mobile gaming company founded by a former Peak Games co-founder, has raised a $7 million Seed funding round led by Actera Group. Co-investment has come from San Francisco’s NFX. Former gaming entrepreneurs Kristian Segerstrale, Alexis Bonte, and Kaan Gunay also participated. Firat Ileri is previous investors from the pre-seed round. The company runs two studios, one focused on casual and one on ‘hyper-casual’ games. Co-founded by CEO Hakan Bas, the former Co-Founder, and COO...
Tags: Startups, TC, Mobile, US, San Francisco, Turkey, Ceo, Zynga, Griffin, Hyper, Bas, Electronic Arts, Video Gaming, Co-founder, Peak Games, Kaan Gunay


Turkey’s Ace Games raises $7M to develop casual and ‘hyper casual’ games

Ace Games, a Turkish mobile gaming company founded by a former Peak Games co-founder, has raised a $7 million Seed funding round led by Actera Group. Co-investment has come from San Francisco’s NFX. Former gaming entrepreneurs Kristian Segerstrale, Alexis Bonte, and Kaan Gunay also participated. Firat Ileri is previous investors from the pre-seed round. The company runs two studios, one focused on casual and one on ‘hyper-casual’ games. Co-founded by CEO Hakan Bas, the former Co-Founder, and COO...
Tags: TC, Mobile, US, San Francisco, Tech, Turkey, Ceo, Zynga, Griffin, Hyper, Bas, Electronic Arts, Video Gaming, Co-founder, Peak Games, Kaan Gunay


Supercell likes Metacore’s games so much it just gave it another $180M credit line

Metacore, a Finnish mobile games company, seems to have an amazing ‘relationship’ with Supercell, another (quite successful) Finnish mobile games company. Back in September 2020, Metacore raised $17.7 million in equity from Supercell and another $11.8 million line of credit, sometimes also called a debt round. That amazing relationship appears to be ongoing. Because Metacore has now raised yet another debt round from Supercell, but this time for €150 million ($180 million). These guys really lik...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Europe, Tech, Supercell, Video Gaming, Recent Funding, Metacore, Merge Mansion, Mika Tammenkoski


The Epic vs. Apple Hearing Is Already a Disaster

The Epic v. Apple trial kicked off on Monday morning, and it’s already devolved into a giant, internet-fueled mess. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Software, Itunes, Epic, Computing, Reddit, App Store, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, Windows Games, Fortnite, Video Gaming, Sweeny, Technology Internet


League of Legends Is Getting Its Own Animated Series on Netflix

Between this and the recent, solid DOTA animated show Dragon’s Blood, it seems like Netflix is going all-in on the hyperspecific market that is “wildly popular MOBA, but make it cartoons.”Read more...
Tags: MOBA, Science, Sports, Software, Netflix, Tencent, Esports, League Of Legends, Riot Games, Dota, Windows Games, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, Video Gaming, Defense Of The Ancients, Dc Comics Characters, Arcane


You Can Now Play Multiplayer Game Boy Tetris Across the Internet

The simple yet challenging game of Tetris helped make the original Game Boy a success, but the game was even better when played head-to-head against a friend using a link cable. Finding someone to play Game Boy Tetris with 30 years later isn’t as easy, so a clever hacker has upgraded the handheld with online…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Sports, Tetris, Nintendo, Github, Video Gaming, Stacksmashing, Video Games Developed In Japan, Technology Internet, Magical Tetris Challenge, Tetris Worlds


The best SD cards for the Nintendo Switch

With the Nintendo Switch games getting bigger, you may want to consider expanding your storage. Here is a list of the best SD cards for the Nintendo Switch.
Tags: Gaming, Sd Cards, Trends, Nintendo, Buying Guides, Nintendo Switch, MicroSD cards, Video Gaming, Nintendo Switch storage


Download the Best Pandemic Party Game for Free

Stop what you’re doing, install Steam on your desktop or laptop PC (if you haven’t already), and go hit up the store page for Quiplash. That’s Jackbox Games’ delightfully fun “submit answers to a prompt and everyone playing votes on what’s funny” experience that’s been a mainstay of many a bored person’s pandemic life…Read more...
Tags: Google, Lifehacks, You Dont Know Jack, Video Gaming, Jackbox, Jackbox Games, Video game companies


Download This Free Mod to Get New Mind-Bending Portal 2 Puzzles

Portal 2 turned 10 years old this week, giving us the perfect excuse to return to its timeless (and arguable unsurpassed) puzzle-platforming gameplay. But for those who know the game’s levels like the back of their Companion Cubes, you should check out the recently released free mod, Portal Reloaded, which adds an all…Read more...
Tags: Video Games, Lifehacks, Portal, Warp, Windows Games, Video Gaming, Portal 2, Creative Works, Puzzle Video Games, Linux Games, Teleportation In Fiction


Hacking the Game Boy's Multiplayer Randomizer Creates the Perfect Version of Tetris

Do you remember the thrill of getting two straight line pieces in a row while playing Game Boy Tetris? It made you feel like running out and buying a lottery ticket. Now imagine the feeling if Tetris served up a never-ending buffet of just straight line pieces—this could be the greatest video game hack of all time.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Tetris, Nintendo, Video Gaming, Video Games Developed In Japan, Technology Internet, Magical Tetris Challenge, Tetris Worlds, Game Link Cable




The Best Free-to-Play Games for the Xbox Series X/S

The latest Xbox Insider program update nixes the Xbox Live Gold requirement for free-to-play (F2P) Xbox games for users in the Xbox Insider Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead rings. The change will roll out to other Xbox Insider levels in the coming weeks, and, hopefully, everyone else soon after.Read more...
Tags: Microsoft, Video Games, Sony, Nintendo, Call Of Duty, Lifehacks, RPG, Titanfall, Phantasy Star Online, Roblox, Windows Games, Free To Play, Fortnite, Video Gaming, Dauntless, Digital Extremes


This Isn’t a Piece of Art. It’s an Aerial View of a Trash-Filled Landscape

At first glance, the photo above may look like a painting collaboration between Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. That’s what I thought when I saw it and was drawn to the bright streaks of orange covering the landscape. However, the reality is far more disgusting and alarming. This is not art: It’s an aerial view of an…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Environment, Bolivia, Countries, Jackson Pollock, Parts, Plastic Pollution, Oruro Bolivia, Mark Rothko, Limbert, Video Gaming, Uru, Disaster Accident, Oruro Department, Desaguadero River


Apple Arcade's Biggest Expansion Yet Adds 30 New Games Including Fantasian, NBA 2K21, And Oregon Trail

Apple Arcade exploded this morning, adding 30 new titles across three categories: “Arcade Originals” like Mistwalker’s RPG Fantasian and a game from the makers of Hot Shots Golf, “App Store Greats” like Monument Valley and Threes!, and “Timeless Classics” like Zach Gage’s Really Bad Chess and good old Solitaire. It’s…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Games, Science, Arcade, Puzzles, Nba, RPG, Oregon Trail, Sudoku, Threes, Zach Gage, Video Gaming, Badland, Apple Arcade, Puzzle Video Games


Five Good Settings To Tweak In Outriders

As if there weren’t enough looter-shooters around, Outriders is out today. It’s a whole lot of game, with a whole lot of settings that can affect how you play. Some are obvious; some are not. It goes without saying that such things are a matter of taste, but I’ve found the following tweaks have made my time on Enoch…Read more...
Tags: Video Games, Playstation, Paul Greengrass, Lifehacks, Cosplay, Bourne, Enoch, Crossplay, Windows Games, Video Gaming, Video Game Consoles, Outriders, Cross Dressing




Banjo-Kazooie and Fable 2 Are Available on Xbox's Cloud Gaming Service, and I'm Stoked

Xbox announced this morning that 16 original Xbox and Xbox 360 games are now available on its cloud gaming service. Anyone with an active Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription can play well-loved classics like Banjo-Kazooie, Fable 2, and Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind as of today.Read more...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Xbox 360, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Rare, Ps3, Bethesda, Banjo, PS2, Video Gaming, Morrowind


Manticore Games raises $100 million to build a ‘creator multiverse’

The gaming sector has never been hotter or had higher expectations from investors who are dumping billions into upstarts that can adjust to shifting tides faster that the existing giants will. Bay Area-based Manticore Games is one of the second-layer gaming platforms looking to build on the market’s momentum. The startup tells TechCrunch they’ve closed a $100 million Series C funding round, bringing their total funding to $160 million. The round was led by XN, with participation from Softbank an...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Softbank, Funding, Tech, Ceo, Sony, App Store, Core, Video Game, Epic Games, Online Games, Correlation Ventures, Bay Area, Roblox, Video Gaming




How Magic: The Gathering's New Wizard School Brings Back Some Familiar Faces (and Spells)

With the longevity Magic: The Gathering has achieved, so many story beats and classic cards are lost to time—new sets, new stories, new play modes and standards, new narrative progress. The game’s next expansion, and newest setting, is hoping to do much the same...while serving as a chance to pick up on some old…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Science, Education, Magic, Nerd Culture, Onyx, Breyer, Multiverse, Magic The Gathering, Windows Games, Wizard, Video Gaming, Lukka, Digital Collectible Card Games, Doug Beyer


How to Get Started With the 'Magic: Legends' Free Open Beta

Magic: Legends—an online, free-to-play action RPG based on the long-running Magic: The Gathering (MTG) trading card game—is now playable in open beta on PC. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Sports, Lifehacks, RPG, Multiverse, Collectible Card Game, Magic The Gathering, Windows Games, Video Gaming, Legends of Runeterra, Digital Collectible Card Games, Magic The Gathering Arena, Magic The Gathering Duels Of The Planeswalkers




How to Stream Kaskade's Concert in 'Fortnite' This Weekend

Fortnite’s next big in-game concert features Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade, who will perform his new Reset EP in full multiple times between Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27. The shows will happen live in Fortnite’s Party Royale game mode.Read more...
Tags: Video Games, Sports, Software, Soccer, Lifehacks, Grammy, Epic Games, House Party, Rocket League, Kaskade, Windows Games, Fortnite, Video Gaming, Houseparty, Battle royale game, Entertainment Culture


Rec Room raises at $1.25B valuation from Sequoia and Index as VCs push to find another Roblox

Investor FOMO following Roblox’s blockbuster public debut is pushing venture capitalists who missed out on that gaming giant to invest in competing platforms. Today, Rec Room announced it has raised $100 million from Sequoia and Index, with participation from Madrona Venture Group. The deal is a huge influx of capital for Rec Room, which had raised less than $50 million before this round, including a $20 million Series C that closed in December. In 2019, we reported that the company had raised i...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Video Games, Tech, Ceo, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Player, TechCrunch, Madrona Venture Group, Series B, Roblox, Video Gaming, Rec Room, Nick Fajt, Today Rec Room


Every Big Game Coming Out In Spring 2021

Spring is here! The birds are singing, flowers blooming, and uh, it rains more. What a season! Sadly, covid-19 hasn’t gone anywhere. So depending on where you live you might still be stuck inside. Well, at least you’ll have games like Monster Hunter Rise, Outriders, and Mass Effect Legendary Edition to play while you…Read more...
Tags: Xbox One, Lifehacks, Doom, Gamescom, Video Gaming, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, Home video game consoles, In Video Games, Technology Internet, Wonderworld, The Song Of Life, Cold Steel Iv, Hd 1, The Final Cut