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What is Discord?: Discord is a free voice and text chat app designed specifically for gaming. Why should I join?: We love to have a good time and so should you! We offer a variety of text/voice channels that you can use at any time. We also supply a music bot to listen and share your favorite tunes with the community! REMEMBER!: The server is moderated. Site rules still apply. Failure to ...read more
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Amazon Prime used to be the best deal around for gamers. Or, at least, it was on par with the benefits you'd receive from Best Buy Gamer's Club Unlocked. Amazon Prime members got 20% off of new physical video games at launch. From the time a game was available to pre-order, up until two weeks after its release, you could enjoy that 20% discount. Now it appears that Amazon has changed its policy, ...read more
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After the horrifying events that took place in Charlottesville, USA last weekend, Discord Inc, the company behind the popular VoIP app, are in their own small way taking a stand against hate speech and Nazi ideology. Responding to user complaints, Discord have taken down servers created by alt-right and white supremacist websites along with others linked to the tragedy in Virginia. The ...read more
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For the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo ended up partnering with NVIDIA for their Tegra chipset to power their new system. NVIDIA has, other than Apple, the leading mobile chipset, and given the Switch’s form factor and hybrid console considerations, they were best suited to provide Nintendo with what they needed. It seems like this has been a very happy partnership for the both of them, too. ...read more
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Since its launch in 2015, Discord has grown into one of the key places that gamers get together to chat, enjoy playing games, and find new communities and friends, with the service set to expand beyond text and voice chat with its first test runs at implementing video features. In a blog post from the company, Discord has announced that video calls and screensharing features are currently ...read more
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Paris is pretty much a lock to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, ever since Los Angeles ceded to taking the 2028 games. And the organizers are already considering one way to boost the games’ ratings and attendance: esports. In a recent interview, Paris Olympic bid committee co-president Tony Estanguet confirmed that he plans to discuss introducing esports with representatives from both the ...read more
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The Wii U may not have been everyone’s favorite system on the market – its odd design and lack of third-party support pretty much doomed it right from the start – but it definitely had its moments with some great games, including Mario Kart 8 and Bayonetta 2, as well as many others. But one creative user has managed to take his Wii U game system to the next level, being able to transform ...read more
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Steam’s monthly hardware survey has been an excellent forefront to find out the trends in the PC gaming market. Being a top-contender in the digital sales distribution arena, Valve has been recording and surveying users about their configurations for a while now. With the latest results coming in for last month, the results are pretty intriguing this time around. As far as Microsoft’s OS ...read more
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The popular voice and text chat platform used by gamers called Discord has recently announced that it’s making more moves towards the addition of screen sharing and video chat features. From a tweet that was put out by the program’s official Twitter account on Thursday, a tweet that came with a buffed-up version of the usual Discord logo, the app announced that they’re in the process of ...read more
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The iPhone 8 rumor mill is in full swing, with yet another report cropping up and shedding new light upon recent news that iPhone 8 might include facial recognition technology. A few days ago, renowned developer, Steve Troughton-Smith, found evidence backing the existence of infrared face unlocking throughout Apple's HomePod software payload. Now, additional information found in the code ...read more
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