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Special Olympics and Microsoft will host a ‘Forza 7’ tournament

This summer's Special Olympics USA Games will host a competition that has nothing to do with sprinting around a track, stretching to touch the wall of a pool or bowling a turkey. For the first time, there's an eSports event at the Games, with eight t...

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Official ‘Fortnite’ tournaments will offer $100 million in prizes

When Epic Games revealed its first, albeit limited-time, Fortnite ranked play mode last week, it promised more details on competitive play would arrive soon. We now know a little more on Fortnite's future in the professional ranks -- Epic is pumping...

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PS Vita cartridges just refuse to die

Earlier this week, Sony dealt a blow that we all knew was coming.

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Fortnite’s Android release gets some summer good news

It was just a few months ago that Fortnite came to iOS, and it’s safe to say that launch was a success. The entire time, however, Fortnite fans have been wondering when the game will make its way to Android

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Minecraft Aquatic update Phase One arrives with a ton of new items

The first phase (“Phase One”) of the Minecraft Aquatic Update has been released, Mojang has announced. The update is called Phase One due to the update’s planned two-part release.

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‘Destiny 2’ puzzle leads to a real-world reward

Bungie is well-known for including cryptic references in its games, but it's not often those references lead to real-world gains.

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Chrome’s new automatic mute feature muzzles some web games

When Google introduced automatic, behavior-based muting to Chrome, it was supposed to usher in a minor revolution for browsing: you could silence annoying auto-play videos without silencing everything. That's not quite how it worked out, though

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10 Fortnite secrets and strategies every player should know

It’s hard to ignore Fortnite — everyone is talking about it, YouTube is full of videos about it, and there’s seemingly a new update every in the news every week.

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Chrome 67 to make mobile Web-based games, VR, AR better

Chrome 66 just came out of production, finally blocking annoying autoplaying content, but Google is already whetting developers’ and users’ appetites on what’s coming next. While it might not be a grand launch just yet, Chrome 67 will be laying the foundations that will make Web-based mobile experiences better by taking advantage of the smartphone’s sensors as well as the … Continue reading

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Valve won’t release ‘Dota 2’ patches during major tournaments

Valve has learned a hard lesson about the importance of patience with game updates. The company recently switched to a rapid-fire two-week patch schedule for Dota 2, but has announced that it will delay patches when they coincide with major eSports...

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