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The Game Accessibility Conference arrives in Paris this October

Christian Donlan Features Editor The Game Accessibility Conference will take place in Paris on the 22nd of October this year. The one-day event is dedicated to making games more accessible to players with disabilities. GAConf promises to cover everything from indie to triple-A development, from academia to accessibility specialists. Its …

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What it's like being a low-level streamer

Streaming video games is big business for some. Tyler “Ninja” Blevins reportedly makes $500,000 a month playing Fortnite on Twitch. But for the vast majority of streamers, barely anyone’s watching, and precious few are paying. For the vast majority, streaming is a hobby. For others, it’s the hope of something …

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Face to face with the President of Virtual Reality

In a modernist hotel lobby on the outskirts of Barcelona I sit face to face with the President. He’s pretty casual as far as presidents go, dressed in jeans and a t-shirt, wearing sunglasses even though we’re inside. He’s got a tattoo up the underside of his forearm which reads …

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Destiny 2 adds Destiny 1's bounty system today

Destiny 2’s latest update has added bounties, a core part of the gameplay found in Destiny 1. It’s the latest change to pivot Destiny 2 back to the golden days of its predecessor, alongside the reintroduced six-versus-six Cruicble playlist and upcoming weapon slot and shader changes. Destiny 2 update 1.2.3 …

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Digital Foundry's Prime Day 2018 top deals

Will Judd Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry Amazon Prime Day, our favourite mid-summer shopping holiday, has entered its second day in the UK and will begin soon in the US. Prime Day will run for 36 hours in total, concluding in the UK at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday …

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Pokémon Go Fest 2018 excised the ghost of Chicago past

Pokmon Go’s return to Chicago this year was as important for fans as it was for developer Niantic: revisiting the site of an old wound to repair things completely. Last year’s disastrous loss of connectivity struck a far wider blow than the disappointment felt by attendees – it stung the …

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