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Friday, 13 September 2013 20:29

Teamwork is the key to win MOBA games


Riot Games recently released a new video through which they emphasized just how important teamwork is for success in the League of Legends, but we can consider it effective for all other MOBA games too. Players who show sportsmanship during competition in LoL in the average win in a more than 1.7 million fights than others, and other statistics support the theory that polite and patient players earn more wins.

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 20:34

Free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers


Sony's PlayStation Plus program has proven to be very popular throguhout the years, as players for a relatively low cost subscription each month got access to new games and significant discounts on selected titles available for purchase on PSN.

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Friday, 15 February 2013 19:06

Layoffs at Valve


Lately there have been some rumors going around saying that Valve plans to fire some of their employees, and now Gamasutra brought news that on Monday they fired 25 workers. After contacting the recently laid-off, one gets the impression that this relegation had nothing to do with the individual's work, but global challenges Valve is faced with.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012 20:47

Ubisoft wants new consoles


Ubisoft’s boss Yves Guillemot believes that the current generation of consoles has reached the end of their lives and that the market urgently needs new hardware. He said this in an interview with the Polygon. He feels that the current generation of consoles has simply been here for too long and it is about time that the market receives the next generation of the consoles.

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Thursday, 30 August 2012 19:52

Microsoft's Imagine Cup opened for registration


Starting today you can register to compete in Microsoft's Imagine Cup. The only condition is that you are a student and over 16 years old. The competition brings together young tech enthusiasts to try their best at solving the toughest challenges in the fields of Games, Innovation, and World Citizenship. This year will mark the 11th running of the Imagine Cup and Microsoft has decided to give the prize pool a boost. It is now more than double what it used to be, $300,000. After the national events are finished, all national winners will compete in St. Petersburg, Russia, where worldwide finals will take place. The finals will be held from July 8 to 11 2013. Microsoft has reported that more than 1.65 million students have participated in all of the previous Imagine Cups, and with that bunch of young innovative people you can expect big competition and even bigger results.

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It seems that Gabe Newell formerly from Microsoft and also of Valve fame is not a fan of the direction that Microsoft is taking. In a recent interview he was quoted as saying; “I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.” This is something that we have been saying for a while now and for apparently some of the same reasons that Newell has; Microsoft’s recent moves to the cloud (forcing the use of Microsoft services) and also with locking out and competing with OEMs and partners. These decisions on the part of Steve Ballmer are the way to ruin the open platform that the PC was for gamers.

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