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Valve buys indie studio behind hit game Firewatch

Campo Santo, the independent studio behind the award-winning adventure game Firewatch, isn’t quite so indie now. The developer has been acquired by Valve, it’s been announced. Fans of Campo Santo looking forward to their next game, In the Valley of Gods, don’t need to worry, as the developer will continue working on the title as a team under Valve, and … Continue reading

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Brand new, original Mustang Boss, Mach 1 built by Classic Recreations

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning one of the Ford Mustang’s most classic, iconic models — like the Boss 302, Boss 429, or Mach 1 — you’ll soon have your chance. Classic Recreations is known for their widely praised officially licensed Shelby Mustangs, and now the builder has announced it’s landed the license from Ford to make three more vintage … Continue reading

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This is the newest exploding ant: Yellow Goo!

A new group of exploding ant called Colobopsis explodens was identified in a research paper this week. The “explodens” name isn’t just for show – these ants actually explode with toxic yellow goo – that was its name before it received its scientific name too – Yellow Goo! The explosion isn’t like a bomb – it’s more like a flex, … Continue reading

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Monster Hunter: World gets second major update with Kulve Taroth

The second big update for Capcom’s Monster Hunter: World arrived this week, just in time to keep players entertained with new content and features. The biggest addition, of course, is a new monster to hunt in the form of Kulve Taroth, a massive golden Elder Dragon that includes a new quest type, along with its new weapons and armor to … Continue reading

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Flickr bought by SmugMug photo hosting service

While it pales in popularity compared to the big social networks, photo-sharing site Flickr is still around. Founded in 2004 and purchased by Yahoo in 2005 for over $20 million, Flickr grew to roughly 75 million accounts, but has long been overtaken by social media giants like Facebook and Instagram

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Overwatch’s new Rialto map is live on the PTR

A new multiplayer map is coming to Blizzard’s Overwatch in the near future, and PC players can now take it for an early spin on the game’s PTR, or public test server. Dubbed Rialto, the new map will look familiar to anyone who’s played Overwatch‘s new Retribution co-op PvE event in the last two weeks. But this latest PTR update … Continue reading

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Fortnite esports scholarship arrives at Ashland University this fall

Ashland University, a private university located in Ashland, Ohio, is the first of its kind to add Fortnite to its esports gaming list. The university’s head coach Josh Buchanan announced the addition on Wednesday, expressing an optimistic outlook about the title and its massive popularity.

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The Netherlands determines some loot boxes violate gambling laws

Loot boxes have been a controversial gaming topic since their inception, but more recently, it seems that player dissatisfaction with them has reached something of a fever pitch. We have Electronic Arts and Star Wars: Battlefront 2 to thank for that, but not only did Battlefront 2‘s overreaching loot boxes cause players to lash out, it also attracted the attention … Continue reading

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AT&T prepaid plans get more data and bigger discounts

AT&T has tweaked its prepaid plans, making them slightly more attractive than before. Of note, users now have the option of an 8GB prepaid plan that costs $50/month, double or more the high-speed data you’ll get from similarly priced plans elsewhere

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Green moon hoax will leave many disappointed tonight

Sorry folks, but there won’t be a green moon tonight.

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