Online gaming predictions: Trends for 2023

The online gaming sector has been growing steadily for years, but 2020 and 2021 proved to be hugely significant in the growth trend of this industry.  With many countries in lockdown, people were forced to spend more time than usual at home, and online gaming was one of the ways that we were able to entertain ourselves, while also enabling us to socialize with others at a time when that was heavily restricted in many regions.  One of the results of this development was a dramatic increase in revenue for

NTT DOCOMO and Accenture Collaborate to Accelerate Adoption of Web3

Companies will address technology challenges and train talent to apply Web3 to solve social issues TOKYO, Nov 8, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to accelerate the adoption and application of Web3 for addressing social issues. Web3 is a new iteration of the web driven by blockchain technology. It has the potential to form a new digital economy with a greater social impact than conventional economies, providing clearly defined benefits and secure environments for success. Together, NTT DOCOMO and Accenture will: Promote ESG

Hearthstone Patch 21.6, Deadmines mini-set arriving on Nov. 2

Hearthstone’s Patch 21.6 is a large-scale update for all of its game modes and is arriving Nov. 2. The main appeal of this patch is the upcoming mini-set for the United in Stormwind expansion, which is themed after the Deadmines in Westfall. Similar to previous mini-sets, this one will be available for either $14.99 or 2,000 gold. Players unable to buy the mini-set through this method can find these cards in their United in Stormwind packs. The Deadmines mini-set will release Nov. 2, and players can expect four legendary cards,

Nintendo Switch N64 Leak Reveals Original Super Smash Bros., LoZ: Majora’s Mask, and More

Top GamesA new Nintendo Switch leak has revealed even more Nintendo 64 titles that could be heading to the console. / NintendoA new Nintendo Switch leak has revealed even more Nintendo 64 titles that could be heading to the console. Nintendo's re-release of a handful of its classic Nintendo 64 games has sparked a wildfire of attention. From suggestions for new additions to ire over being unable to remap the controls, it seems like most Nintendo Switch players have something to say about the Switch Online N64 expansion taking place.

BlizzConline Delayed Indefinitely, Blizzard to ‘Reimagine’ BlizzCon

Photo courtesy of BlizzardBlizzConline has been delayed indefinitely after being announced back in May. While last year's iteration was the first online version of BlizzCon, many believed this year would follow suit. But it seems a lawsuit and internal investigations are more than enough to delay the convention. Blizzard may never again host a usual BlizzCon as the company is looking to "reimagine" the convention. An update on BlizzConline: https://t.co/JmEhX88xF6 pic.twitter.com/q2llPl77pj— Blizzard Entertainment (@Blizzard_Ent) October 26, 2021"We’ve decided to take a step back and pause on planning the previously announced BlizzConline event

Is Back 4 Blood Split Screen?

Top GamesIs Back 4 Blood split screen? / Photo courtesy of Turtle Rock Studios/WB InteractiveIs Back 4 Blood split screen? The split screen option is a classic way for friends hanging out on the couch to play the same game together, making the multiplayer experience even more immediate than online multiplayer. It was a hallmark of Left 4 Dead, the spiritual predecessor to Back 4 Blood, so it seems like a natural fit for Turtle Rock Studios' latest co-op outing. But does the feature actually appear in-game?Definitely need split screen!

RLCS Fall Split: Everything You Need to Know

Top GamesPhoto courtesy of Psyonix/Epic GamesThe Rocket League Championship Series 2021-2022 Fall Split has arrived and the best teams in the world will once again go head-to-head. As the season gets underway and players rev their engines, here's everything fans should know about the RLCS Fall Split:With the a new season of RLCS comes a big change to the previous format. Starting with the 2021-2022 Fall Split, every region will use the same format. Each split will now have three regional events and a major with the top eight teams

All SEGA Genesis Games Coming to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Top GamesThe Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack is set to include 14 SEGA Genesis games among its offerings at launch. / Photo courtesy of Nintendo, SEGANintendo recently announced a new premium offering to their video game subscription service called the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, which launches on Oct. 25, 2021, and will only be offered in annual subscription periods. It costs $49.99 USD for an individual plan and $79.99 for a family plan for 12 months.The expansion pack is an optional upgrade that gives its members the

WoW: TBC Classic DPS rankings: Phase 2 tier list

The second of WoW: The Burning Crusade Classic’s six content phases has arrived and the game’s DPS tier list has changed slightly. While there haven’t been many direct balance changes to alter the game’s available classes, new raid gear has become available to the most up-to-date of players. As a result, players will see some slight differences between the initial release of the game and its first major update.  The additions of tier five gear have made certain classes stronger heading into the next stage of PvE content in The