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Rockstar is implementing a fan-discovered fix into GTA Online to boost load times
The fix improves load times by up to 70 percent

https://www.techspot.com/news/88932-roc ... boost.html
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Activision Blizzard Fires More, Gives Them $200 Gift Cards While CEO Gets $200m Payout

https://wccftech.com/activision-blizzar ... -ceo-200m/
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Game preservation group puts more than 700 PlayStation 2 prototypes and unreleased demos online
Safeguarding video gaming history

https://www.techspot.com/news/89002-gam ... ation.html
PS3, PS Vita, and PSP Digital Stores Rumored to be Permanently Closing this Summer

https://wccftech.com/ps3-ps-vita-psp-di ... mmer-2021/
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Bafta Games Awards 2021: Hades takes Best Game

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-56528581
Winners:
Animation: The Last of Us Part 2
Artistic Achievement: Hades
Audio Achievement: Ghost of Tsushima
Best Game: Hades
British Game: Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Debut Game: Carrion
Evolving Game: Sea of Thieves
Family: Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Game Beyond Entertainment: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Game Design: Hades
Multiplayer: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Music: Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Narrative: Hades
Original Property: Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
Performer in a Leading Role: Laura Bailey (The Last of Us Part 2)
Performer in a Supporting Role: Logan Cunningham (Hades)
Technical Achievement: Dreams
EE Game of the Year: The Last of Us Part 2
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Halo Infinite’s developers smashed a piano to record sounds for the game
A fascinating new blog details some of the audio work for the game



https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/25/2235 ... industries
Total War: Rome is getting a full 4K remaster on April 29
Everything from graphics to gameplay will be improved

https://www.techspot.com/news/89060-tot ... april.html
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Police and Tencent collaborate to seize "world's biggest" video game cheating operation
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime

The Chinese Police joined forces with tech giant Tencent to halt the operation of what's believed to be the "world's biggest" video game ring. During the bust, the police apprehended $46 million worth of assets, including numerous sports and luxury cars.

https://www.techspot.com/news/89125-pol ... -game.html
Malware hidden in Call of Duty cheat software proves that cheaters never prosper
A nasty piece of malware has been spreading via cheats for Warzone

https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/31/2236 ... heats-hack
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Tencent-owned studio behind Call of Duty: Mobile reportedly earned $10 billion in 2020

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/4/22367 ... llion-2020
Super Mario Bros. is now the most expensive game ever sold at a whopping $660,000

https://www.neowin.net/news/super-mario ... ng-660000/
Loot boxes too similar to “problem gambling” to avoid regulation, report says

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/04/ ... -gambling/
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This playable Metroid Prime 2D fan creation took more than 15 years to make
In homage to a fan favorite

https://www.techspot.com/news/89182-met ... an-15.html
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Goldeneye successor unofficially unlocked as free bonus inside another game
Entirety of Goldeneye's spiritual successor can be found inside of 2016's Homefront.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/04/ ... ebug-code/
How a speedrunner broke Super Mario Bros.’ biggest barrier
Niftski's sub-4:55 run required everything to come together perfectly.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/04/ ... nute-mile/
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https://www.pcgamer.com/ubisoft-will-pu ... this-year/
Ubisoft is saying goodbye to some vintage Clancyverse games later this year.

Rainbow Six Vegas, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Rainbow Six Lockdown, and Ghost Recon Future Soldier will all see their online servers shut down, though any singleplayer content will still be available.
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