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Valve has axed Steam’s video library
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Valve has axed Steam’s video library

Apparently, there’s a section of Steam in which you can purchase and watch video content. Before today, despite having used Valve’s platform for much of the past ten years, I was entirely unaware of its existence. Now though, I somehow have to cope with the fact that it’s not going to be around for very much longer. read more

Samsung could form a silicon supergroup with former AMD fab to take on TSMC
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Samsung could form a silicon supergroup with former AMD fab to take on TSMC

Korean media is suggesting “the most potential candidates” to pick up AMD’s one-time manufacturing wing, Global Foundries, will be local legends Samsung and SK Hynix. The reports of the company’s largest shareholder trying to offload its stake in the third largest semiconductor foundry in the world came out last week, and the rumours are gaining momentum of control shifting to South Korea. read more

Google Has Something Big Planned For GDC 2019
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Google Has Something Big Planned For GDC 2019

Everyone is familiar with Google, it’s a massive company that grew over the years. In some way, shape, or form you use Google whether be YouTube, Gmail, or simply their search engine. It’s no surprise that Google is continuing to expand and bring out new ideas and innovations, but you may be a bit surprised that this company may soon get into the video game industry in a bigger way than ever before. We’ve seen attempts before to create an online streaming service for gamers to showcase gameplay and more recently, the company has brought out Project Stream as a means to provide gamers with the latest video game titles through the Chrome browser. read more

Sony PlayStation Will Have More Multiplayer Exclusives Going Forward
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Sony PlayStation Will Have More Multiplayer Exclusives Going Forward

There’s no denying that Sony has a nice collection of video game titles. PlayStation 4 owners have access to a number of exclusives such as Bloodborne, Infamous Second Son, Uncharted 4, Horizon Zero Dawn, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Detroit: Become Human. The list goes on and it’s certainly helped Sony move a ton of units out of the market and into the homes of gamers. Though when we mention these games above, there is a lacking element and that is multiplayer. These exclusives really thrive on their singleplayer narrative focused adventures that it takes players through, but in the future, we may see a slight switch. read more

Square Enix Has A Big Game Releasing This Year
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Square Enix Has A Big Game Releasing This Year

Square Enix already has a massive video game released this year. The notable title was in development for years and now gamers are finally enjoying it on the PlayStation 4 along with the Xbox One. We’re of course referring to Kingdom Hearts 3, the third main installment to the long-running video game franchise. However, there is certainly more coming out from the development studio, we just don’t know what that is yet. read more

Noted Twitter troll Hideki Kamiya suggests “Mortal Kombat x Bayonetta”
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Noted Twitter troll Hideki Kamiya suggests “Mortal Kombat x Bayonetta”

Platinum Games director Hideki Kamiya is known for many excellent titles, from the original Resident Evil 2 to the first Bayonetta. These days, he’s got another reputation: Kamiya is a jerk on Twitter. Mostly that’s a joking thing – a carefully cultivated persona of touchiness on the platform – and sometimes it means we get to dream beautiful dreams. Like seeing Bayonetta in Mortal Kombat. read more

YouTube deletes Pokémon Go videos as it fails to take down reported child exploitation
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YouTube deletes Pokémon Go videos as it fails to take down reported child exploitation

YouTube’s algorithmic content filters have been a point of contention for content creators in the past, especially after the so-called ‘adpocalypse’, but a recent set of video removals, bans, and channel deletions has provided a much more extreme example. Pokémon Go and Club Penguin videos in particular have been targeted for action because of what YouTube called “sexual content involving minors.” read more