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Would you rent a cloud-based gaming PC rather than buy your own? – Polygon

Polygon Would you rent a cloud-based gaming PC rather than buy your own?PolygonPeople familiar with the video game industry have been hearing about cloud gaming for so long that they may already be tired of the concept, even though it hasn’t yet hit the mainstream. A number of high-profile disappointments, …

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6 ways PC gaming can improve in 2018 – PC Gamer

Respect our disk space  Big studios are expected to build big worlds with high resolution textures—lest their game be accused of ‘looking like a PS1 game’ regardless of whether or not it does—and hi-res cutscenes and uncompressed soundtracks and fully-voiced casts and multiplayer modes and everything else under the sun. …

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Serious Intel CPU design flaw may require a Windows patch, but probably won't affect gaming performance – PC Gamer

A report on LWN, a Linux kernel development site (sub required), details of a hardware bug in modern Intel CPUs that allows an attacker to access low-level kernel memory that is normally protected from higher level (programs and user) access. As reported on The Register, this bug could have big …

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2018 Sources – League of Legends – Piglet joins Clutch Gaming – ESPN

South Korean AD carry Chae “Piglet” Gwang-jin has joined Clutch Gaming to compete on its academy roster for the 2018 season, league sources told ESPN. An innocent Wichita man is dead in the most tragic case of “swatting” in the gaming community to date — a result many have been …

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Macau Goes Big Again, Manila Overcomes Tragedy In 2017 Asia Gaming Highlights – Forbes

Forbes Macau Goes Big Again, Manila Overcomes Tragedy In 2017 Asia Gaming HighlightsForbesAt the start of last year, I made several predictions about the gaming business in Asia. Now it’s time to review how well my crystal ball worked. (When I’ve got it tuned, I’ll bring it to a baccarat …

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Boyd Gaming's Regional Casino Strategy Is About to Get Even Better – Motley Fool

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) keeps upping the ante on regional casino gambling and the bets keep paying off. It continues to burnish its reputation as one of the premiere names in casinos not located on the Las Vegas Strip or in Atlantic City. Boyd’s latest wager is on four properties owned …

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The Biggest Gaming News Stories of 2017 – Game Revolution

2017 is coming to an end, with us shutting the door on another eventful year for the gaming industry. While there were plenty of great games released over the past 365 days, there were also some pretty negative news stories circling around the medium, making it a year of both …

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The PC gaming lows of 2017 – PC Gamer

Yesterday we did the highs, and today we do the lows. These were the more disappointing moments of 2017, according to our PC Gamer global team. And yes, you’ll find some loot crate chatter in here. Let us know your lows of the year in the comments.  Andy Kelly: Andromeda …

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WHO: Video game addiction will become a recognized mental … – Quartz

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included “gaming disorder” in a draft of its upcoming 11th International Classification of Diseases—a book used by researchers and doctors to track and diagnose disease—describing it as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour” that may include impaired control over gaming activities, and …

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BIR lists taxes on offshore gaming – Inquirer.net

Philippine offshore gaming operations (Pogo) licensed by the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. will be slapped a number of taxes in a bid to lessen foregone revenues from such activities, the Bureau of Internal Revenue said. Under Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 102-2017 issued by Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. …

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