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Sony Interactive Entertainment releases PlayStation 5 in seven markets

Sony Interactive Entertainment releases PlayStation 5 in seven markets

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Sony Interactive Entertainment has reportedly launched PlayStation 5 in seven prominent markets including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, and the United States. The company is set to announce PS5’s global release on November 19, with rollout throughout the rest of the world, in Asia, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and South America.

As per sources, SIE is greeting this new gaming generation by lighting up popular sites and iconic buildings in 25 territories across the globe and is also projecting PlayStation brand imagery including the PS5 console, PlayStation shapes, and the DualSense wireless controller. Cities like Seoul, Tokyo, New

Apollo Global Management to acquire Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

Apollo Global Management to acquire Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

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Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has reportedly signed a definitive agreement for its acquisition by Apollo Funds, which is managed by the confederates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. As per the deal, Apollo Funds is set to take over all the unsettled shares of Great Canadian common stock at the rate of CAD 39 for every share in a transaction amounting to a total sum of over CAD 3.3 billion.

As put by Great Canadian’s CEO, Rod Baker, the company is thrilled that this deal comes as a great opportunity for the company’s stakeholders, while continuing to back the success of the business in the longer term. Baker believes that this acquisition is beneficial for

Microsoft and Sony Compete in a $150 Billion Games Arena-Fight

Microsoft and Sony Compete in a $150 Billion Games Arena-Fight

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Sony and Microsoft have come into a rivalry with their next-generation video-game consoles. Sony’s PlayStation 5 takes on the Xbox Series X and Series S of Microsoft, which is looked at as being in an advantageous position to take benefit of the pandemic-driven inflation in customer spending that has maintained the $150 Bn video game business.

As per industry experts, with its broad range of games and a huge fan base, Sony has sold over 100 million PS4s, winning the rivalry with the earlier generation which is expected to regain its edge over its American opponent.

Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, stated that the peopl

Playground TV Launches a Safe Multilingual Streaming Service for Kids

Playground TV Launches a Safe Multilingual Streaming Service for Kids

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Playground TV is introducing a dedicated multilingual streaming service for children, which is reported to feature a broad variety of content from kids aged two to nine years. The service is initially launching with fourteen animated channels in English, Hindi, French, Spanish, Persian, and Mandarin.

The service will be free for viewers and backed by carefully chosen adverts, followed by a subscription service that will give personalized features like allowing the viewers to create a playlist, follow specific channels, and remove the adverts.

The founder of Playground TV, Daniel Nordberg talked about the challenges faced by parents whil

Tencent Announces Expansion in New Genres; Records 100 Mn Daily Users

Tencent Announces Expansion in New Genres; Records 100 Mn Daily Users

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Tencent announced that its flagship video game, Honor of Kings recorded 100 million daily active users across the globe and confirmed that it is growing into other genres and partnering with Burberry, a British luxury group.

Tencent affirmed that it will launch two fresh untitled derivative games, extending the world’s most lucrative mobile game from the multiplayer online battle arena in a couple of more unspecified genres.

The Honor of Kings helps gamers hack their way through battlefields. Tencent’s Timi Studios confirmed that it had also launched a licensed Bruce Lee look to the game.

Express Cards unveils Virtual Visa Gift Card for online transactions

Express Cards unveils Virtual Visa Gift Card for online transactions

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Express Cards, a business website that offers virtual credit cards, has reportedly launched a new Virtual Visa Gift Card with instant delivery to the customers email address and Bitcoin and other reliable Cryptocurrency.

The key issue with plastic cards is that they are vulnerable to identity theft and scams. In the period of Bitcoin and other reliable Cryptocurrencies, there seems no need for wasting time and worrying about the safety of online transactions. Additionally, numerous customers have been voicing their trust in Express Cards as they feel that it is an exceptional way of using Cryptocurrency for secure transactions.

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NetEase Cloud Music strikes music partnership with Germany-based BMG

NetEase Cloud Music strikes music partnership with Germany-based BMG

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NetEase Cloud Music, one of the leading music streaming providers in China, has reportedly partnered with Germany-based BMG Rights Management GmbH. The new partnership will enable NetEase Cloud Music to gain access to BMG’s global music catalog.

Sources cite that the company will partner with BMG in new music-related endeavors including artist promotions, live concert performances, online karaoke, and live streaming. The collaboration will also provide BMG’s international artists and songwriters with a novel stage that is widely renowned as China’s one of the most popular music platforms streaming platforms.

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PlayDapp releases ‘Along with the Gods: Knights of Dawn’ on Play Store

PlayDapp releases ‘Along with the Gods: Knights of Dawn’ on Play Store

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Blockchain game services platform, PlayDapp, has reportedly rolled out ‘Along with the Gods: Knights of Dawn’ game on Google Play Store. Sources state that ‘Along with the Gods’ is a strategic role-playing game where users will be able to formulate their own team of heroes that have five unique power types.

The game will also offer users the opportunity to collect more than 100 different heroes and enjoy several combat modes. Users will also be able to take part in Boss Raids, Hero Dungeons, Guild Battles, and PVP, and also enhance character abilities via a combination of rune sets having myriad effects.

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Epic Games to forbid access with Apple’s login system from Sep 11

Epic Games to forbid access with Apple’s login system from Sep 11

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Epic Games has reportedly announced that it will no longer give users access via Apple’s “Sign In with Apple” login system. The new restriction will be effective from September 11 and is another casualty of the ongoing spat between Apple and Epic Games.

As per sources, those presently using “Sign In with Apple” feature for their Epic account will have to update the account with new login credentials prior to the mentioned date, provided they wish to retain access. While the game maker has created a guide on how these updates could be made, it has also stated that it may be able to go for a manual recovery of the account, once the “Sign i