Gaming News PlayStation Sony The Last of Us Part 2 

The Last of Us Part II is Being Reviewed – And Sony is Quietly Confident

The gaming press is now in possession of the The Last of Us Part II review copies. The review embargo is set to lift on Friday, June 12. Such a long embargo-to-release gap suggests Sony and Naughty Dog are quietly confident despite massive leaks and successive delays. Ahead of The Last of Us Part II launch on June 19, a lucky few press outlets have received review copies of the highly-anticipated PlayStation 4 exclusives. Journalists have unsurprisingly taken to social media to showcase the very little Sony’s strict embargo allows…

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alinity Gaming News Op-ed twitch 

Alinity Is Back in the Hot Seat After a Controversial Old Clip Goes Viral

Twitch streamer Alinity finds herself in hot water after an old clip goes viral. Twitter users posted controversial comments the streamer made in 2018, discussing cheating in relationships. Alinity responded to the video, saying that it was her way of “projecting my insecurities.” Twitch streamer Alinity found herself the target of abuse and vitriol after an old clip from one of her streamers went viral. In 2018 video, reposted on May 20 by a Twitter user named JordanPooleWrld, Alinity said that when men are in relationships but are attracted to…

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Gaming News nvidia Op-ed PlayStation 5 Xbox Series X 

The PlayStation 5 Faces a Titanic Threat – But It’s Not What You Think

Nvidia’s upcoming graphics cards are expected to be ridiculously powerful. That could spell trouble for the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X. Inflated component costs could make next-gen consoles too expensive – and PC gaming even more attractive. Sony and Microsoft are all set to launch their PlayStation 5 and Series X consoles by the end of 2020, even though the novel coronavirus outbreak has put a spanner in the works. While Sony is reportedly struggling with the rising prices of critical PS5 components, Microsoft’s Xbox Series X launch…

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Assassin's Creed Gaming News 

Blame This Kid for the Irritating Grind of Assassin’s Creed Side Missions

Side missions weren’t initially part of the original Assassin’s Creed. A CEO’s bored kid led to a five day dash to create and implement them bug-free. We can trace the seeds of the Assassin’s Creed series’ divisive bloat to that one kid. The original Assassin’s Creed may have been on the cusp of release in 2007, but a crack team made up of a handful of developers dashed to implement side missions in the eleventh hour all because ‘the CEO’s kid played it.’ The CEO’s kid was bored. Source: Twitter…

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Disney Gaming News Op-ed 

Predatory Club Penguin Clones Should Remain Dead – Until a Disney Reboot

Club Penguin was a popular children’s MMO owned by Disney. Since it was shut down, many clones of the game have cropped up. Disney recently shut a bunch down for various reasons, including profanity and child abuse. Private servers are a sore point in the games industry. Many MMOs, especially ones that disappear, end up being cloned. These clones are usually a way for people who miss a particular game to keep playing it after official support ends. Such is the case with Club Penguin. It was a child-friendly MMO…

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alinity Gaming News Op-ed pokimane twitch 

Twitch Users Want Pokimane Banned for Pornhub Incident – but It Won’t Happen

Twitch star Pokimane faces calls to be suspended from the site after accidentally showing pornography during her stream. The streamer opened a tab from PornHub during a stream on May 19, 2020. Some feel that she should face the same punishment as streamers like Alinity and Amouranth, who have also been suspended from Twitch for nudity. Star Twitch streamer Pokimane had an embarrassing moment in a stream this week. She accidentally showed pornography during a stream. Pokimane, who has 4.8 million followers on Twitch, (warning: link NSFW) opened a browser…

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Gaming News PlayStation 

PlayStation Days of Play Returns With More Mouthwatering Deals

PlayStation’s Days of Play returns for another year with hefty discounts on games, subscriptions, and hardware. This year’s edition runs from June 3-17 in North America, and May 25 to June 8 in most other regions. Deals include big savings on blockbuster PlayStation titles, VR bundles, and PS Plus membership. PlayStation has announced that Days of Play is back for another year with a raft of deals on some of the biggest games, subscriptions, and PS hardware. Days of Play starts from June 3 in North America. | Source: Twitter…

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Doom Eternal Gaming News Id Software Op-ed 

Id Software Removes Denuvo Anti-Cheat in Doom Eternal

After proving to be massively unpopular, id software has removed Denuvo-Anti Cheat from Doom Eternal. The reversing of the decision comes after a massive backlash and review bombing campaign. Hopefully, this will deter companies from using Denuvo Anti-Cheat, or just Denuvo in general. Almost a week ago, CCN.com reported on the terrible Denuvo Anti-Cheat coming to Doom Eternal. The system was so bad that it could break your computer if hackers used it right. The addition understandably vexed players. Many of them just flat out refused to have the game…

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CD Projekt Gaming News Op-ed Ubisoft 

Good Guys CD Projekt Are Officially Europe’s Biggest Gaming Company

CD Projekt has been named as the biggest European game company. Ubisoft was previously the biggest company before the Polish-based studio took the lead. This is a great thing for the gaming community. A few months ago we discussed the fact that CD Projekt was the second-largest European game company. Ubisoft was only just beating them. Now, CD Projekt has finally overtaken the competition. The Poland-based studio, owners of GOG, are now worth more than any gaming company in Europe. Once again, I feel the need to reiterate that this…

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Area F2 Gaming News Op-ed Ubisoft 

The Real Reason Why Ubisoft Sued Google and Apple Over Area F2

Ubisoft sued both Apple and Google for the appearance of a ‘Rainbow Six: Siege clone’ on their mobile stores. The game in question, Area F2, has now been taken down. With refunds offered to anyone who paid money into the game. Why did Ubisoft go after the game if it wasn’t cutting into their business? Recently, Ubisoft sued both Apple and Google. They were attempting to remove the game Area F2. Apparently they felt that the app was a rip-off of Rainbow Six: Siege. In fairness, the comparison between the…

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