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MicroProse returns with 3 new games coming to Steam

One of standout developers from the early days of PC gaming is back. MicroProse announced its return today along with three new games that are in development. As fans of the name MicroProse might expect, the studio is getting right back into the simulation and strategy…
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Google announces Web Vitals, user experience and performance metrics for websites

Google today announced Web Vitals, an initiative to provide web developers and website owners with a unified set of metrics for building websites with user experience and performance in mind. Web Vitals is the set of quality signals that Google believes are “essential to delivering a great user experience on the web.” Over the years, Google has offered a slew of tools to help business owners…
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EA Play Live goes digital on June 11

Electronic Arts announced today that its EA Play Live digital event will broadcast on June 11 at 4 p.m. Pacific. EA Play was an event that the publisher has held concurrent to the Electronic Entertainment Expo that takes place in Los Angeles each June. EA dropped out of that…
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Call of Duty: Warzone — Why Activision’s battle royale has so much traction

If you have gamers in your household, chances are one is playing Call of Duty: Warzone. The new battle royale mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer arrived on March 10 just in time for the lockdown in the United States and elsewhere. And it’s become my game of choice to take my mind off the pandemic. In its first month, the free-to-play game was downloaded more than 50 million times…
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Valve ends support for SteamVR on Mac

Valve just ended SteamVR’s support for macOS. “Legacy builds” will continue to be available. SteamVR is Valve’s PC-based virtual reality platform, supporting Windows and Linux. Mac owners can continue to use the latest versions of SteamVR by installing Windows as a…
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Activision Blizzard donates $2 million to Call of Duty Endowment for veterans jobs

Activision Blizzard has donated $2 million to the Call of Duty Endowment to help fund emerging veteran employment needs. The donation from the publisher of the Call of Duty video game series kicks off the company’s celebration of National Military Appreciation Month through the #CODEFearlessChallenge, a social media campaign that calls for followers to post a photo or name of a veteran or…
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