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Over the coming weeks and months, you may find some of your games are downloading slower than usual. That’s because Akamai, a global server host used by a number of gaming companies, is starting to throttle video downloads in certain places at key times to make sure bandwidth is available particularly for healthcare workers.
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Fox will broadcast NASCAR’s substitute sim racing ‘season’ on television
Sim racing is taking the place of real-world racing for the foreseeable future

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Go read this Vice piece about the history of toxic marketing in video games
Twenty years ago the gaming giants were advertising online toxicity as a feature, not a bug

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Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix will make a donation to Food Banks of Quebec in an amount equal to the proceeds Square Enix receives from purchases of games in the Deus Ex franchise on Steam between March 30, 2020 at 12am, and April 1, 2020 at 11:59pm PDT.
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