draftkings-daily-fantasy

Gaming

FIFA 23: Release date, prices, features, system requirements

in Gaming

Electronic Arts have released more details about its upcoming title, FIFA 23, set to be released on September 30. FIFA 23 promises to bring innovations and improvements to the series. EA said in a release that the game would have cross-play support. It will also have women’s leagues, a chemistry feature in Ultimate Team, and […]

British boy arrested for hacking of Rockstar, Uber

in Gaming

A 17-year-old boy from Oxfordshire in England was reportedly arrested sometime last week for alleged hackings of Uber and game developers Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar. The Desk’s Matthew Keys reported that the unnamed teen was held for multiple charges, including “conspiracy to attack at least two computer systems”. Via a statement released on September 22, […]

How to enter NBA 2K23’s MyTEAM Tournament for chance to win $500,000

in Gaming

NBA 2K23 is gearing up for the MyTEAM Tournament, which offers a total of $500,000 in prize money. The event, comprising two NBA 2K23 MyTEAM Unlimited Tournaments, is scheduled to start in the coming months. The tournament will feature two tracks for console players. Track 1 is reserved for current-gen consoles (PlayStation 4 and Xbox), […]

COD: MW 2 second Beta weekend to feature new modes, maps

in Gaming

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will run its second Beta weekend from September 24 to 26. The second weekend will bring console and PC players to play the game together for the last time before its October 28 release date. The previous weekend, COD: MW 2 revealed new maps and game modes. There were […]

Global Esports to play in VALORANT: Pacific League 2023

in Gaming

Indian esports organization Global Esports has become one of the ten participating teams in the upcoming 2023 VALORANT Champions Tour: Pacific League. Riot Games confirmed the news this week. GE’s VALORANT division has remained one of the most active teams in the region since its debut in 2020. This year, the Indian team won two […]

Twitch to ban streaming of crypto gambling starting October 18

in Gaming

This week, the Amazon-owned streaming site Twitch received a strike threat from major creators over its lenient policies on gambling streams. Twitch then announced Tuesday that it would ban live streams of cryptocurrency gambling sites on the platform starting October 18. Among the sites affected by the ban are Stake.com, Rollbit.com, Duelbits.com, and Roobet.com. In […]

Twitch streamers to go on strike over Sliker’s scam controversy

in Gaming

Twitch creators Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo, and Devin Nash have threatened to go on a strike during the week of Christmas as a protest against the platform’s lenient policies on gambling streams. The streamers announced the move after Abraham “Sliker” Mohammed confessed last Saturday that he had scammed fans and content creators to […]

Overwatch 2 lead hero designer leaves Blizzard, report says

in Gaming

Overwatch lead hero designer Geoff Goodman reportedly left Blizzard sometime this year, a spokesperson confirmed to PC Gamer. As part of the Overwatch 2 developer team, Goodman was responsible for designing Tracer, Mercy, and D. Va. Along with former game director Jeff Kaplan, who departed in 2021, Goodman was among the few faces who built […]

Overwatch League 2022 to host live audience in playoffs, finals

in Gaming

The 2022 Overwatch League is heading to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, to conclude this year’s competition. The playoff, scheduled for October 30 to November 3, and the Grand Final, on November 4, will be held in front of a live audience. Blizzard confirmed the news on Monday. This year marks OWL’s fifth […]

EA boss optimistic about Battlefield as uncertainties loom over COD

in Gaming

There have been rumors that Activision’s upcoming titles after Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0, will be limited to Xbox and PC as Microsoft is in the process of acquiring Activision-Blizzard. Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said that the uncertainties surrounding Activision’s hit series would benefit EA’s flagship installment, Battlefield. Speaking at […]

2022 VALORANT Champions grand final breaks viewership record

in Gaming

Watched by millions of audiences, the 2022 VALORANT Champions concluded last Sunday with Brazil’s LOUD as the winner over North America’s OpTic Gaming. The finale of the grand tournament racked in 1.5 million viewership, defeating the previous peak viewership record of 300,000 viewers. At the same time, 2,200 fans were recorded attending the grand final […]

JGOD shares Warzone 2.0’s ‘biggest flaw’

in Gaming

Call of Duty: Warzone YouTuber JGOD recently shared his takes on the upcoming battle royale title, Warzone 2.0. JGOD said that the game’s looting system, primarily item stacking, was its biggest flaw. He then said that Warzone 2.0 required a “ton of optimization”. Although Warzone 2.0 features a similar item stacking mechanism to Apex Legends […]

Overwatch 2 developers consider reusing 2CP maps

in Gaming

Overwatch 2 developers might have hinted that the game would feature the notorious 2CP maps from the original game’s Assault mode. They confirmed that three maps—Hanamura, Volskaya, and Temple of Anubis—would not be included in the competitive play while some 2CP maps could remain as they have strong ties to the game’s lore. Hanamura, for […]

Activision releases Warzone 2.0 gameplay mechanics, more details

in Gaming

Fans of the Call of Duty franchise are awaiting the release of two new installments of the series, COD: Modern Warfare 2 and the free-to-play battle royal shooter Warzone 2.0. It was recently revealed in COD: Next that Warzone 2.0, which will be released on November 16, would feature a brand new map, gameplay mechanics, […]

Game files suggest COD: MW 2 includes FOV slider on consoles

in Gaming

Users have discovered Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 files that suggest the game will include a field-of-view slider. A FOV slider would allow players to modify their view by zooming in and out. This feature would allow a wider point-of-view and may help players spot enemies that otherwise cannot be seen without using the […]

COD pro-Shotzzy recalls ‘humbling’ journey to gaming stardom

in Gaming

Call of Duty pro-Anthony “Shotzzy” Cuevas-Castro became the youngest and first-ever multi-FPS World Champion at just 19-year-old. The feat followed his switch from Halo 5 tournament to Call of Duty league. In an interview with Dexerto to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, Shotzzy said he was proud to be […]

‘Browser-in-the-browser’ phishing stealing Steam accounts

in Gaming

A new type of scam on Steam was reported this week, where hackers would use a new phishing method called browser-in-the-browser to steal users’ credentials. Attackers were reported to target competitive and successful gamers by luring them via direct messages to sign into a fake tournament website. Users would then fill in their Steam credentials […]

Dr Disrespect calls out Activision for not inviting him to COD: Next

in Gaming

Dr Disrespect has expressed his disappointment in Activision for not inviting him to the upcoming showcase event, Call of Duty: Next. Dr Disrespect accused Activision of neglecting him because he had not been sent an invitation to the event. With over 150 international streamers being invited, Dr Disrespect was not included on the list despite […]

COD: MW 2 releases Early Access, Open Beta, rewards details

in Gaming

Activision has released more information for its upcoming shooter title, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The announcement included the dates of the game’s Open Beta along with its rewards. Players participating in the Open Beta of COD: MW 2 are eligible to claim ten rewards, ranging from an animated player card, weapon blueprints, vehicle […]

Twitch streamer Strxyo regrets visiting COD TV

in Gaming

Twitch streamer Jose “Strxyo” Gonzales found himself in an awkward situation on September 11. When he was playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. He decided to access its content-sharing hub COD TV. To his surprise, he was greeted with sexual content. Strxyo was left in great shock and could only say “oh my god” […]