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WoW legacy server, Elysium, disbanded due to embezzlement

World of Warcraft legacy servers are popular, offering the vanilla experience of the game before its universe was expanded via expansion packs. Usually these projects are shut down due to Blizzard’s intervention, but this time the Elysium server suffered at the hands of the developers themselves after an embezzlement scandal. …

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New Corsair keycaps resist shine as well as wear and tear

Protecting your keyboard from general wear and tear over time is no easy task and no matter how hygienic you are, your keycaps tell the story. Corsair is hoping to help with this, launching its Premium Gaming PBT Double-Shot Keycaps Kit to combat fading and shining. Usually, mechanical keyboards ship …

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Google Pixel users experiencing SMS bug since Oreo update

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On the eve of the Pixel 2’s release, Google handsets are reportedly experiencing a bug that is seemingly connected to the Android 8.0 update. Devices running Oreo, which is currently limited to Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, could be prone to errors in receiving text messages. The problem was publicly …

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Overwatch surpasses 35 million players

During Overwatch’s first year on the market, the game has hit a number of milestones. 15 million players had enjoyed the game during the Summer of last year and by May this year, that number had doubled to 30 million. Now, with the Halloween event getting under way, Overwatch has …

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OnePlus dialling down its data collection amid controversy

OnePlus attracted a lot of attention last week when it was revealed that the company had been found collecting personal data without its users’ consent. Understandably, this prompted an outcry from OnePlus handset owners that has resulted in the firm scaling down its intrusive data collection methods. The controversy arose …

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Nintendo wants to appeal to more mature audiences

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Nintendo is often synonymous with our childhoods, marking itself as a staple in pop culture with its family friendly cast of characters padded through its world famous first-party exclusives. While this was a growing concern for many fans looking for more mature content Nintendo has seemingly heard the outcry and …

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UK government forced to respond on Loot Box gambling concerns

Update 17/10/17: Conservative MP and former Culture, Media and Sport committee member, Tracey Crouch, has officially responded to Cambridge Labour MP, Daniel Zeichner’s questions. Unfortunately, the government has yet to respond to Connor Rhys Deeley’s ongoing petition which seems well on its way to achieving its 100,000-signature goal. Original story: Last week, game …

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