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Epic banned over 1,200 'Fortnite' World Cup players for cheating

You'd think that an event as high stakes as the Fortnite World Cup would have participants on their best behavior, but that's apparently not the case. Epic has revealed that ...

21 hours ago from Engadget

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RIP Drogo: Jason Momoa Shaves Beard to Inspire Change

Drastic times call for drastic measures: Jason Momoa has shaved his trademark beard in the name of environmentalism. The actor, known as Game of Thrones‘ Khal Drogo and DC’s Aquaman, ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Geek.com

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Assassin's Creed Unity gets review bombed -- positively

While the fire that ravaged Notre Dame on April 15 was undoubtedly a tragedy, the outpouring of donations to help restore the historic cathedral has been heart-warming. Ubisoft, the French game ...

Sat 20 Apr 19 from Techspot

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Geek Deals: Humble Square Enix Collective Bundle

The folks over at the Square Enix Collective have partnered with Humble Bundle to offer up eight fantastic indie games for as little as $12. Jump in now, and keep yourself thoroughly captivated ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Geek.com

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World of Goo is Epic Game Store’s next freebie—and all PC owners will get HD update

Free update is coming to other retailers with "no artificial or contractual delay."

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Arstechnica

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Could computer games help farmers adapt to climate change?

Researchers from Sweden and Finland have developed the interactive web-based Maladaptation Game, which can be used to better understand how Nordic farmers make decisions regarding environmental ...

Thu 18 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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HBO still doesn’t like Trump using Game of Thrones memes to promote himself

HBO is asking President Donald Trump, again, to not use Game of Thrones memes on Twitter as a way of sending political messages. Trump tweeted a meme about the release of special ...

Thu 18 Apr 19 from The Verge

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Microsoft drops the disc drive with Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Microsoft's worst-kept secret has finally been made official: a disc-less Xbox One S console will be released next month. The company calls it the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, and ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Gizmag

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Iraq bans Fortnite and PUBG

On Wednesday, the Iraqi parliament voted to ban both online titles—a result of their alleged “negative” influence on young people.

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Techspot

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s stage builder unleashes the internet’s creativity

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate got a surprise update yesterday, which included a stage builder mode, a video editing feature, and the DLC character Joker from Persona 5. For the most ...

Thu 18 Apr 19 from The Verge

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