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  • Ante Up: Why Blackjack Remains the Most Popular Card Game

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    When you think of blackjack, it automatically evokes imagery of suave British superspies in glamorous, exotic casinos sipping on luxuriant cocktails as they flip their cards over. The game – thought to have its origins in 18th century France - and its popularity have remained steady ever since. With one dealer, sometimes only one player, and a handful of cards, blackjack is as debonair as ... Read More »

  • NetEase Continues Strong Momentum and Robust Growth in the First Quarter 2017

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    NetEase, Inc. today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. The leading Chinese game company continue to lead the industry with stunning results in the first quarter with total net revenues of US$2 billion, an increase of 72.3% compared with the same period last year. With a diverse and robust mobile game portfolio that delivers excellent results,... Read More »

  • New All-in-one VR Headset – The Pico Goblin Will Be Showed At E3 2017

    Pico Interactive Inc. is set to shake up the world of VR head mounted displays (HMD) with the reveal of the Pico Goblin, Pico’s brand new all-in-one VR headset, at this year's E3 from June 13-15. All attendees who want to be the first in North America to check out this innovative and immersive product can visit Pico’s booth in the South Hall at booth #3033. Pico will al... Read More »

  • Tencent May Announce Their Own VR Headset in the Second Half of 2017

    Chinese mega corporation Tencent wants a slice of the VR hardware market and according to Tencent employee, they plan to announce their own VR head-mounted display and VR-ready all-in-one PC in the second half of this year. According to the insider, Tencent's VR headset will be similar to the Oculus Rift with the inside-out tracking technology.  The interest of the Chinese ... Read More »

  • Activision Blizzard Had an Explosive Revenue in Q1, Thanks to Overwatch

    Activision Blizzard just reported the most profitable quarter in the company's history with  record-breaking $1.73 billion GAAP net revenues for the first quarter of 2017. The CEO of Activision Blizzard Bobby Kotick says the success is largely owed to Overwatch, the team-based shooter with more than 30 million players worldwide. Some interesting numbers for Q1 inclue: Blizza... Read More »

  • Tim Sweeney: 40 Million VR Headsets Will Be Shipped by 2021

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    At Unreal Open Day 2017 (UOD 2017) hosted by Epic Games in Shanghai, China, Tim Sweeney shared his thought on VR and VR gaming market. He's not worried that VR games aren't profitable at the moment, for he believes that the market is growing and will keep growing in the next 2-3 years. Now is the right time to enter the market, he says.   Tim Sweeney has predicted the future of VR... Read More »

  • Blizzard Won Another Lawsuit Against Bot Maker and Will Receive $8.5 Million

    Blizzard prevailed in another lawsuit against bot maker Bossland and this time they will be awarded $8.5 million US dollars. California District Court ruled that German company Bossland should pay Blizzard $8,563,600 for the infringement and damage the bots did to games including World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch.   Bossland will also be prohibited to sell ... Read More »

  • How Technology has Changed Gaming

    The rate at which technology advances is far faster now than it ever has been and just about every industry is reaping the benefits of the improvements and heightened accessibility to cutting edge tech – gaming is seeing more advancement than any other, so it would seem.   At the dawn of video gaming; players would be forced to wait anything up to several hours for their consoles or... Read More »

  • Hyperverse Shows New Technology for Full Freedom Wireless VR Experience

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    With one camera and a backpack, Hyperverse is trying to create a boundless VR experience. If you are not familiar, Hyperverse is a platform that helps to create and distribute a fully immersive virtual reality experience in indoor locations by providing tools for studios, all the hardware required and software for operating a VR park, including an SDK for content companies. Their optical trackin... Read More »

  • BlizzCon 2017 Schedule Announced; Tickets Sale Starts on April 5

    The 11th BlizzCon has been dated for November 3rd and 4th, 2017. Tickets will go on sale in two batches: Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. PDT and Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. This year, ticket sales will be hosted by Universe, and tickets are priced at $199 each (plus applicable taxes and fees).     Blizzard also announced two esports tournaments StarCraft II WCS Glo... Read More »

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