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Lost Ark player count has skyrocketed, players blame bots

Lost Ark player count has skyrocketed, players blame bots

Lost Ark Amazon Lost Ark was an undoubted success for Amazon’s publishing arm, bringing the major Korean MMOARPG to the West. But after a wild start with 1.3 million concurrent players on Steam, it soon after plummeted to a low of about 340,000 concurrent players. Still high on Steam’s grand overview, but still a significant …

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How Shredder's Revenge captures the essence of classic TMNT arcade games

How Shredder’s Revenge captures the essence of classic TMNT arcade games

Frederic Gemus still remembers the first time he played the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game. Something about this experience, with its large expressive characters and accessible gameplay, immediately drew him in. “Playing this game was so overwhelming because it was just like playing an animated movie,” he tells me via Zoom (which has …

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The new Ricochet update will impose tougher penalties for cheating Call of Duty players

The new Ricochet update will impose tougher penalties for cheating Call of Duty players

Ricochet, Activision’s in-house solution to combat scammers, will now disarm those who indulge in bad behavior. According to the latest report from the Ricochet team, they’ve implemented a new damage control technique in Call of Duty that leaves cheaters unarmed if spotted. ADVERTISEMENT The article continues below this ad We’ve just received a Disarm nerf …

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WhatsApp Feature Update: Users Get Another Privacy Option, Can Backup Data From Android To iPhone

WhatsApp Feature Update: Users get another privacy option, can backup data from Android to iPhone | details inside

WhatsApp feature update: WhatsApp has started rolling out a new one privacy feature for all its users. With the help of the new data protection function, users can profile pictures and last seen by people of their choice. This feature was discovered during testing last year and is now being released to everyone. Likewise, Whatsapp …

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Blizzard Entertainment announces more details about Overwatch 2

Blizzard Entertainment announces more details about Overwatch 2

| Blizzard Entertainment hosted a special livestream this week with the team behind it surveillance 2 since they gave more details about the game. The key points we’ve learned over the past week and from the team is that the game will be free when it releases on October 4th. You don’t have to own …

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PlayStation Plus: everything you need to know as Sony makes big changes

PlayStation Plus: everything you need to know as Sony makes big changes

Sony’s PlayStation Plus subscription service for PS5 Owners underwent a major overhaul earlier this week. The new version brings together Sony’s two previous PlayStation subscription plans, the original Plus service and the now-defunct PlayStation Now. The former offered online gaming and access to a handful of games; the latter offered cloud streaming of some games. …

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Everything Missing From This Year’s Not-E3

Everything missing from this year’s Not-E3

After last night’s back-to-back JRPG stream, Emergency E3 2022 is officially over. This year it was a strange event. Bethesda finally showed more than eight seconds starfield Gameplay, four years after it was first announced. Several renowned studios announced remakes of cultural touchstones that may or may not need remake treatment. A series of indie-driven …

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Please Don’t Throw Your Old Xbox Or PlayStation In The Bin

Please don’t throw away your old Xbox or PlayStation

While used PlayStation and Xbox consoles may not make up a significant portion of e-waste, that doesn’t mean they aren’t contributing to the problem. This post first appeared on Kotaku Australia on January 15, 2022. It has been retimed as a weekend read. If you’re upgrading to a newer model and have older game consoles, …

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The rarest Seer Skins in Apex Legends

Apex Legends has a sizable cast of popular colorful characters with distinctive looks and elegant design sense. As usual with free-to-play games, Respawn’s blockbuster battle royale features a slew of unlockable cosmetics to ensure players can add some personal flair. Seer was introduced to the game in Season 10 last August and was immediately considered …

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Australian 'torch nerds' join the international community obsessed with torches

Australian ‘torch nerds’ join the international community obsessed with torches

Most Australian homes will have a few torches here and there – some working, others broken or forgotten – but for the likes of Melbourne-based Pat, that number is closer to 180. The Blackburn native, who goes by the nickname Sillen online and has withheld his last name out of respect for the torch testing …

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The feud continues as xQc hits back at HasanAbi after placing him in the ‘B’ tier (Image via- Sportskeeda, xQc/Twitter)

“It’s kinda lame” – The feud continues as xQc hits back at HasanAbi after placing him in the “B” tier

Earlier this week, Twitch gaming powerhouse xQc caused a stir in the streaming space with its infamous Tier List ranking. On this list, he specifically ranked some of the top names in the content creation industry based on their content quality. What’s more interesting, however, is that HasanAbi, one of the most popular names in …

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