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Amazon’s Prime Gaming signs two-year shirt sponsorship with Stevenage FC

Prime Gaming, Amazon Prime’s destination for gamers, has today announced an exclusive two-year shirt sponsorship with EFL League Two’s Stevenage FC. The sponsorship will run until the end of the 2022/23 season and will see the Prime Gaming logo appear on both the home and away kits of football club Stevenage. Stevenage will debut the new shirts during the club’s pre-season friendly game against Crystal Palace on July 23rd. Replica shirts will be available to pre-order from the Stevenage club store from today (July 22nd). Continue reading Amazon’s Prime Gaming signs two-year shirt sponsorship with Stevenage FC

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New World’s closed beta will be worth watching before launch in August

I continue to look at Amazon’s upcoming MMO New World with a wistful lack of actual desire. I’m of a similar opinion to Ed, who said he wants to play MMOs again but doesn’t like them anymore. I too want to be the me that still enjoys MMOs. Even if I’m not positive I want to play New World, I can’t deny my curiousity. I’ll be watching livestreams of other folks playing in its closed beta next week to see if just maybe it sparks my interest. Perhaps you should too if you’re similarly undecided. Read more

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Nintendo Switch memory cards are still available at Prime Day prices

By Mat Ombler 23 June 2021 10:40 GMT If you took advantage of the Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals to pick up a console for the first time or your current Switch is running out of storage space, a lot of the memory cards featured in this year’s Prime Day sale are still available at discounted prices.Best Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals (US) Nintendo Switch Prime Day memory card deals (UK) Storage space on the Switch can fill up pretty quickly due to its fairly lacklustre 32GB internal storage space, and it’s…

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Twitch’s New ‘Ear Lick Meta’ Blows Up, Bans Ensue

Hot Tub Meta? Please, that’s so early 2021. Nowadays, the hot thing on Twitch are ASMR audio streams that approximate a level of intimacy some might consider a little too sexual. And those who have tested the limits of what auditory content is allowed on the platform have already received the ban hammer in response.

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Tonight, The Internet Broke

It’s not just you or the sites you visit. A huge part of the internet went down earlier tonight, and everything from entertainment providers to video services to news sites was impacted.

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A New Nintendo Switch Pro listing has been spotted on Amazon

By Dom Peppiatt 30 May 2021 17:04 GMT A product listing for the New Nintendo Switch Pro appeared briefly on Amazon Mexico, fuelling rumors that the Japanese platform holder will announce a new hardware model soon.Twitter user Alphabeat replied to popular games Twitter account Wario 64 with a screenshot supposedly taken from Amazon Mexico, showing an empty listing for a console called the New Nintendo Switch Pro (thanks, VGC).The listing has since been removed. Could this simply have been a placeholder page, or did someone over at Amazon Mexico accidentally reveal more than they should have a touch too soon? For…

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Amazon Prime Day 2021: When is it and what’s on sale?

It’s that time of the year again–no, not Black Friday, time isn’t that much of an illusion yet. It’s about time for Amazon Prime Day 2021! If you’re wondering what’s on sale and when Prime Day starts, check out the below. Prime Day Amazon Device Deals Prime Day Nintendo Switch Deals Prime Day PlayStation Deals Prime Day Xbox Deals Prime Day PC and Laptop Deals Prime Day TV Deals When is Prime Day 2021?Normally, Amazon has its Prime Day celebration in July, with enough advance warning for consumers to prepare their wallets, and for retailers to prepare their counter-sales.However, last…

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Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings game

By Stephany Nunneley 17 April 2021 20:33 GMT Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings game due to a dispute with Chinese company Tencent.According to a Bloomberg report, the online RPG based on Lord of the Rings is no longer in development.The game had been in development with Amazon Game Studios alongside the China-based Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd. since 2019. The latter was eventually purchased by Tencent this past December.New Line Cinema Because contract negotiations fell through between Amazon and Tencent, the game has been canceled, according to people familiar with the matter.An Amazon spokesperson confirmed to Bloomberg that after the…

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Amazon hires Rainbow Six Siege’s core creators to develop a new multiplayer game

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 15:00 GMT Amazon has opened its fourth game development studio.Amazon has announced today the establishment of a new development studio in Montreal, Canada, under its Amazon Games banner. The new team is lead up by Luc Bouchard, Alexandre Remy, Xavier Marquis, and Romain Rimokh – and will focus on creating original AAA games.Bouchard, Remy, Marquis, and Rimokh are names that should be very familiar to Rainbow Six Siege players. The veteran developers have been the face of Rainbow Six Siege for years, having contributed to its inception, design and continued evolution. Marquis, and…

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Twitch Removes Amazon’s Anti-Union Ads After Furious Streamer Response

Earlier this week, it came to light that Twitch was running ads in blatant opposition to the Amazon warehouse worker unionization effort in Bessemer, Alabama. Streamers, who had no say in whether or not these ads appeared during their broadcasts, were outraged. Today, Twitch has removed the ads, saying that they never should have run in the first place.

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Amazon delays its MMO New World to August

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 16 February 2021 17:33 GMT Amazon has delayed its New World MMO for a third time.Originally slated to arrive last year on August 25, before being delayed to spring 2021, Amazon announced today it has delayed the MMO yet again.You can now expect it to arrive on August 31 (thanks, Massively).“We’ve been hard at work on compelling end-game features we believe are important to include at launch,” reads the developer update. “These features won’t be ready for the spring timeframe that we had communicated. With that in mind, we will release New World on August 31,…