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Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single “unified Korea” flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. They also agreed to field a joint women’s ice hockey team after rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom. These are the first high-level talks between the two Koreas in more than two years. The Games will take place between 9-27 February in Pyeongchang in South Korea. Both South Korea’s hockey coach and conservative newspapers had expressed concern about the prospect of a united hockey team,…

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Focus: The Latest Games On the Go to Play wherever You Are

We all know that video games,especially the modern games, can be so thrilling and so addictive, making you want to play nonstop. Games such as Grand Theft Auto 5 or Call of Duty can keep you glued to your PC, Xbox or any other gaming system that you have for hours. Have you ever played a game until morning? The History of Playing Video Games on the Go Ever since the dawn of gaming, we have hard portable machines that allowed us to play our favorite games on the go….

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PUBG Has More Active Players Than Next 9 Steam Games Combined

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most games don’t shoot right to the top of the charts, and those that do are usually part of established franchises with a built-in fanbase. That’s what makes PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds so perplexing. After launching on Steam Early Access earlier in 2017, the game has now crossed 3 million active players on Steam. That means this one game has more players than the rest of the games in the top 10…combined. Even if you haven’t played…

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Non-Profits Want DMCA Exception to Preserve Abandoned Online Games

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Games are no longer just something we play—they’re a piece of our culture that deserves to be preserved. That’s harder than it used to be with games that check into online servers and many that are exclusively online. The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) has asked the US Copyright Office to grant an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that would allow it to preserve these online games in a playable…

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News: Birmingham tourism industry welcomes Commonwealth Games 2022 decision

Tourism bodies across Birmingham have welcomed the news that the city will host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. The announcement was officially made by the Commonwealth Games Federation at a special event at the Arena Academy school near the Alexander Stadium, the centrepiece for the Games in five years’ time. It is anticipated that the 2022 Commonwealth Games will generate a £526 million boost to the West Midlands region, according to research from a PwC economic impact analysis. Between 500,000 and one million additional visitors are expected to descend on…

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The Top 5 Games We Played in 2017

As 2017 coasts to an end, we ExtremeTech writers have spent a good chunk of our time this month looking back at what we enjoyed most. We all have our own specialties and tech predilections, but pretty much everybody here enjoys video games. Some of us focus on new releases to stay on the cutting edge, others are still working their way through their back logs, but we can all use this opportunity to commiserate about our time spent exploring virtual worlds. In today’s roundup, you’ll hear from David Cardinal,…

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Birmingham named 2022 Commonwealth Games host city

Birmingham has been announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The city’s was the only bid submitted to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) by the deadline of 30 September after it was chosen ahead of Liverpool as Britain’s candidate. The CGF initially deemed the bid was “not fully compliant”. However, the city has now been confirmed as the host of the £750m Games, the most expensive sports event in Britain since the London Olympics. Birmingham mayor Andy Street described the announcement as a “fantastic Christmas present for our…

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