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Six UK esports orgs merge to form Coalesce: ‘CSGO is at the forefront of our goals, we want to reach top 100 in the HLTV rankings and take that ESL Prem title from Endpoint’

Six UK-based esports team organisations have merged to form a bigger org that the founders hope will help them reach their potential. Coalesce Esports has brought together the people behind UMX, Electrify Esports, Socially Esports, Horus Esports, Peak Esports and Audacity Esports. This includes Coalesce directors Jamie Birch, Greg Brown, Jack Dickson, George Fradley, George Harris, Samuel Hollinrake, Peter Kremer, Joshua Martin, Sam Nevin, Jack Pritchard, Paul Young, Michael Owen and Fabian Rindlisbacher. Continue reading Six UK esports orgs merge to form Coalesce: ‘CSGO is at the forefront of our goals, we want to reach top 100 in the HLTV…

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Twitch reducing the price of subscriptions in some countries

Twitch is taking steps to level out the cost of subscriptions internationally and has announced a change to subscription prices in efforts to make them “equally affordable” around the world.Traditionally, Tier 1 subscriptions on Twitch have set you back a flat $4.99 fee – no matter where you are in the world. Now, in efforts to make things fairer on the international community, Twitch has announced most territories outside the US will see lower costs for subscriptions.Turkey (9.90 TRY) and Mexico (48 Pesos) will be the first territories to see this change on May 20 before Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe,…

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May Day, Wedding Season and loads of cheese coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons soon

By Dom Peppiatt 26 April 2021 19:58 GMT Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting a new update in the form of update 2.0 soon, and Nintendo has announced it’ll be bringing bring back a few favorite Spring events, as well as introducing new items.The next Animal Crossing: New Horizons update is set to land on Wednesday, April 28, and will lay the foundations for some major upcoming events, such as the return of May Day (April 29-May 7), International Museum Day (May 18-31), and the Wedding Season (June 1-30).Hit the links to see what each event contributed to the Animal Crossing:…

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Guild Esports say upcoming academy could be ‘the biggest thing to happen to UK esports for a very long time’

Guild Esports, the London-based esports organisation backed by David Beckham, has spoken confidently about its upcoming academy launch, saying it could be the biggest thing in UK esports for some time. The Guild Academy – set to launch this quarter – will be an online portal and ‘physical athlete-development system’ closely modelled on the success of the Premier League and inspired by David Beckham, who’s been involved in its creation and development. It aims to foster a global fanbase for the organisation, attract talented gamers and mentor them, as well as provide a ‘world-class’ training system including coaching, guidance on…

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Roblox Studio | How to make your own Roblox games

Roblox is a game creation system, meaning that all games on the platform were developed by its users. Not only is Roblox a place where you can go to choose from a selection of millions of games — most of them free-to-play — you can also create and upload your own games for other players to enjoy.Watch on YouTubeBy sharing your creations with the world, you can even earn Robux — Roblox’s in-game currency — which can be redeemed for add-ons and other digital items on the platform. How to start creating Roblox games Making your first Roblox game How…

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Top 10 Best Roblox Games | The best games to play on Roblox right now

Roblox celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and it’s going as strong as ever thanks to a userbase that grew above and beyond expectations during 2020. With no end in sight for this free-to-play game creating platform, now is an excellent time to sample some of the best user-created games Roblox has to offer.Watch on YouTubeWith literally millions of games to choose from, just deciding where to start with Roblox can be a daunting prospect. Here’s our rundown of ten of the best and most popular games to play on Roblox right now. How to play Roblox Is Roblox on…

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Someone has made a perfect recreation of ‘Zero to Hero’ from Disney’s Hercules in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 March 2021 14:51 GMT As the world at large celebrates the one-year anniversary of Animal Crossing: New Horizons being available on Switch, one player has taken it a step further.Redditor Melhunnibee has created a shot-for-shot recreation of the song and video of Zero to Hero from Disney’s Hercules – and it’s spectacular.The comments under the video are lovely; throngs of people thanking the creative Nintendo Switch player for posting the inventive recreation of one of the movie’s best tracks (and visual accompaniments).YOU NEED TO WATCH THIS: Disney’s Hercules – Zero to Hero – ACNH Recreation…

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Among Us has introduced a quick chat option

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 March 2021 17:19 GMT Innersloth has introduced a quick chat option to Among Us. The new quick chat option for Among Us allows players to communicate easier, using a wheel.This brings the game up to version 2021.2.21.According to the developers, the wheel is not only easier, but a faster and safer option to play if you’re using text chat.The team also promised form information on the next update is coming soon, and that the “ball is rolling” on it.Also, it is aware of a glitch occurring with lobbies and games on some platforms. Innersloth is working…

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Mario Kart 64 speedrunner smashes into wall, sets new world record

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 February 2021 16:05 GMT It took them just 21 seconds to complete a race.A Mario Kart 64 speedrunner has set a new world record by… repeatedly driving into a wall!Yep, you read that correctly. As spotted by Kotaku, Beck “abney317” Abney managed to complete a Luigi Raceway track in just over 21 seconds by slamming into a wall over and over again.This is making use of a newly-discovered exploit, which allows players to pass through walls under specific circumstances. You can check out them executing this right here. We promise there’s more to it than…

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Pokemon Go maker Niantic launches initiative to help Black game developers

Studios accepted into the program will receive five months of assistance. The developer of mobile title Pokemon Go, Niantic, is rolling out a scheme to support Black game developers.The Black Developers Initiative is a brand new effort by the studio, with the promise of people who are selected receiving five months of funding, mentorship and development support from Niantic’s “leaders” with the aim of completing a playable prototype of their game. The first team to be welcomed into the Black Developers Initiative is Wicked Saints, with its project World Reborn.The studio is looking to work with similar titles to its…

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Pick up GTA, Fall Guys and League of Legends goodies in Prime Gaming this month

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 11:55 GMT Amazon is giving away more than 35 games for free in January.Folks subscribed to Prime Gaming can score content for the likes of GTA, Fall Guys as well as both League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra this month.For GTA, Prime Gaming mmebers are receiving access to the Sonar Station from the Kosatka submarine, as well as $1 million of in-game currency every single month. This is apparently to celebrate GTA Online’s recent huge Cayo Perico Heist update.The Fall Guys Winter Warmer costume bundle is still available to Prime Gaming subscribers,…

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Score a Fall Guys bundle, Overcooked and Yooka-Laylee with Prime Gaming

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 16 December 2020 17:30 GMT Fans can claim some extra Christmas goodies. Amazon Prime subscribers can claim an exclusive Fall Guys bundle, as well as Team17’s Overcooked and Yooka-Laylee and its sequel, The Impossible Lair.As of now, users can claim a Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout bundle that comes with the Winter Warmer costume (pictured) in addition to three crowns, which allow you to buy skins in Mediatonic’s chaotic and colourful multiplayer romp.These goodies can be snapped up here.Furthermore, from Christmas Eve – December 24 – Prime gamers will be able to download and keep chaotic cooking…

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Troy Baker and Fall Guys devs raising money for UK mental health charities

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 16 December 2020 16:18 GMT Variety of organisations are benefitting from this stream.Voice actor Troy Baker and Mediatonic – the studio behind smash-hit Fall Guys – are raising money for UK mental health charities via a livestream later this week.This is a collaboration with UK video games trade body Ukie, with the stream taking place on Friday, December 18 to raise money for Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), Head to Toe, and Safe in Our World between 4pm and 6pm UK. You can watch it right here.One of the names appearing on the stream is Baker,…

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Among Us coming to Nintendo Switch later today

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 15 December 2020 17:52 GMT The perfect paranoid Christmas game. Multiplayer smash hit Among Us is coming to Nintendo Switch today (Tuesday, December 15).The release was announced at the close of today’s an indie-focused Nintendo Direct and comes with cross-play support so you can murder your friends on other platforms. This comes hot on the heals of the newly-announced Airship map for Among Us, which was announced last week at The Game Awards. We’re sure that this will make for an interesting Christmas gameInnersloth’s paranoia-fueled multiplayer hit is also shortly coming to Xbox Game Pass for…

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Fall Guys Season 3 arrives in December with Winter Knockout theme

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 26 November 2020 16:07 GMT Fall Guys Season 3 is set to land on PS4 and PC soon with a whole new Winter Knockout theme, complete with new cosmetics and new stages.The next season of Fall Guys content is due to land in the popular game show-themed battle royale title in the second week of December and ahead of its arrival, developer Mediatonic has given us some more info about the incoming season.The official Fall Guys Twitter account, which has quickly become infamous for its creative use of social media, sent 300 pieces of a teaser…