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Judge won't let Apple block Unreal Engine, but won't make it unblock 'Fortnite'

The trial over Epic Games’ legal battle against Apple over its App Store policies won’t take place until next year, but there’s an update in the case. Bloomberg reports that US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled against Epic’s request for a preliminary injunction that would force Apple to reinstate Fortnite, but stood by her earlier ruling in favor of an injunction that stops…
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The RetroBeat: Will we ever feel nostalgia for PS4 or Xbox One?

I was clearing up some clutter this week, and I came across my old childhood TV. This is the screen I had in my room to play games on consoles like the Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, and PlayStation 2. Now it’s set back up in my room (my adult one, not my childhood room). It’s even on it’s old TV stand, and I have my Genesis and SNES connected to the old gal. Seeing that setup filled me with an…
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Here’s how playing PS4 games on the PlayStation 5 will work

The PlayStation 5 offers backwards compatibility for the existing PlayStation 4 lineup of games, meaning you’ll be able to play almost any PS4 game you already own on the new console. Some games will also offer the option to upgrade to a proper PS5-optimized next-gen…
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Sony finally reveals which PS4 games won't work on PS5

With just over a month to go before the PlayStation 5 arrives, Sony has at last revealed which PS4 games won’t work on the next-generation console. Thankfully, the list is very short. The 10 titles that won’t make the cut, via @Nibellion, are DWVR, Afro Samurai 2…
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Charming DIY project adds 3D-printed joysticks and triggers to a PS4 controller

After delighting us with his 3D-printed joystick and throttle, which turned an Xbox One controller into a DIY HOTAS (hands on throttle-and-stick) setup, YouTuber Akaki Kuumeri has returned with a new version that works with the PS4’s Dualshock 4 controller. This time, there’s the option of having two joysticks and no throttle, plus thumbsticks and triggers to press the controller’s shoulder…
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There's another game-breaking 'Call of Duty: Warzone' bug

Infinity Ward, makers of Call of Duty: Warzone, is investigating a bug that makes the game nearly unplayable for most people. The glitch enables users to reuse normally limited tactical abilities, including stun grenades and stim heals, wildly unbalancing play. For instance…
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IBM teams up with Activision Blizzard to manage tech for the Overwatch League

IBM will manage the technology for Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League in a sign that esports is starting to demand the most sophisticated cloud and AI technologies. The idea is to put esports on the road to being a mainstream phenomenon alongside traditional sports. This is the kind of marriage that we can expect to see more of in the future as gaming and entertainment demand high-end…
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