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Netflix is developing a live action ‘Assassin’s Creed’ show

By Anthony Ha Netflix announced this morning that it’s partnering with Ubisoft to adapt the game publisher’s “Assassin’s Creed” franchise into a live action series. The franchise jumps around in history, telling the story of a secret society of assassins ...

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Ubisoft’s subscription service comes to Stadia and Luna

By Romain Dillet Ubisoft originally announced its subscription service back in June. Today, the company is rebranding the service from UPlay+ to Ubisoft+. The service is also on its way to Amazon’s Luna and Google’s Stadia. Ubisoft is Read More ...

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Hands-on: Sony’s DualSense PS5 controller could be a game changer

By Devin Coldewey After spending a few hours with the PlayStation 5 and its completely redesigned DualSense controller, I can say with confidence that the new haptics and audio features certainly work — and could become integral to the gaming ...

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Cloud9 adds the MAJKL Valorant roster to create Cloud9 White as its first women’s esports team

By Jonathan Shieber Cloud9 has brought on the all-women MAJKL Valorant squad to become its first women’s esports team. Moving forward, the team of Alexis “alexis” Guarrasi, Annie “Annie” Roberts, Jasmine “Jazzyk1ns” Manankil, Katsumi and Melanie “meL”Capone will compete as ...

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Tencent leads $100M Series B funding round into China-based esport provider VSPN

By Mike Butcher Further confirmation that the esports market is booming amid the pandemic comes today with the news that esports “total solutions provider” VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised what it describes as “close to” $100 million in a ...

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Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

By Lucas Matney With the new platform, users will  be able to start playing mobile games directly from Facebook ads. Image via Facebook. While Apple has suffered an onslaught of criticism in 2020 from developers of major apps like Spotify, ...

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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit gets unofficial remote play on Surrogate.tv

By Brian Heater Image Credits: Surrogate To accomplish the experience (which, Surrogate is quick to note, is in no way affiliate with Nintendo), the site emulated the Switch using the GitHub NSGadgetPi project, which is built with an Adafruit M0 ...

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Daily Crunch: Facebook launches cloud gaming service

By Anthony Ha Facebook gets into cloud gaming while continuing its public dispute with Apple, Ant Group prepares for a massive IPO and Pinterest embraces iOS widgets. This is your Daily Crunch for October 26, 2020. The big story: Facebook ...

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Esports pioneer Dino Ying talks to TechCrunch about the next phase of VSPN

By Mike Butcher Following the news that China’s esport giant VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised close to $100 million in a Series B funding round, led by Tencent Holdings, TechCrunch interviewed founder and CEO Dino Ying via email about ...

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