The Order 1886 and Lone Echo developer acquired by Oculus

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The Order 1886 and Lone Echo developer acquired by Oculus

The creator of PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order 1886 and Oculus Rift VR series Lone Echo has been acquired by Facebook. Vice president of AR/VR content at Facebook, Mike Verdu, shared the news today in a blog post, where he confirmed that the studio will continue development on Lone Echo 2.

Chris Avellone accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women

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Chris Avellone accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women

Well-known game writer Chris Avellone is the subject of multiple allegations of predatory behavior and sexual misconduct following an IGN interview with him and Emily Grace Buck, who worked together on the upcoming RPG The Waylanders. In response to a tweet about the interview, Twitch streamer Karissa described her experiences with Avellone at a convention, including both personal interactions and an account of his behavior toward others.

Mixer is shutting down, moving partners to Facebook Gaming

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Mixer is shutting down, moving partners to Facebook Gaming

Mixer is shutting down and Mixer partners are being moved to Facebook Gaming. The unexpected news was announced today and the closure is happening in just one month: As of July 23, visitors to Mixer streams will be redirected to Facebook Gaming.

These handcrafted wood maps of video game worlds are excellent

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These handcrafted wood maps of video game worlds are excellent

There's nothing like a great fantasy world map. Just gazing at the mountains, rivers, towns, castles, and dotted-line roads can be like taking a little vacation to a distant world, whether it's in the opening pages of a fantasy novel or the map screen of a game.

MSI is launching a line of ‘Made in America’ gaming desktops starting at $799

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MSI is launching a line of ‘Made in America’ gaming desktops starting at $799

MSI is getting ready to offer a new line of reasonably priced gaming desktops that are assembled in America, with parts sourced from other parts of the world. The cheapest of the bunch (Aegis SE) will run to $799 and include an Intel Core i5 10400F processor, a GeForce GTX 1660 Super graphics card, 8GB of DDR4-3000 RAM, and a 240GB SSD + 1TB HDD.

Smite is getting an Avatar: The Last Airbender crossover

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Smite is getting an Avatar: The Last Airbender crossover

Smite is once again looking further afield for new characters to add to its MOBA brawls. Not satisfied with just drawing from religion and mythology, Hi-Rez has been borrowing deities and characters from horror and fantasy. Last month, Cthulhu joined the roster, but a more surprising addition is on its way: Avatar: The Last Airbender characters.