5 Things You NEED to Know About India’s Stadia Rival

Jio, India’s telecom giant, just announced a gaming console to rival Google’s Stadia in India. Here’s what you need to know about the device. | Source: Shutterstock (i), Josh Edelson / AFP (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Google tantalized the gaming industry when it revealed that its console, Stadia, would be a […]

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Xbox Chief Says Single Player Games is . He’s Not BullShi**ing

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, is making all the right moves ahead of the next generation console war. | Source: Dan Steinberg/Invision for Xbox/AP Images If there’s one thing that’s true about modern-day gaming, it’s that it is often multiplayer-focused, and the head of Microsoft‘s Xbox brand knows that. Indeed, Phil Spencer, who led the […]

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You’ve Never Seen a Call of Duty Multiplayer Like This

You’ve played Call of Duty, but you’ve never seen a multiplayer match like Modern Warfare’s ambtious – and massive – Ground War mode. | Source: Activision/Infinity Ward By CCN: Face it: No one plays Call of Duty for the single-player campaign. So gamers should take heart that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer preview […]

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PUBG Players Can Get Crypto Rewards for Winning Games This Summer

Crypto game marketing startup Refereum says it has secured a partnership with major Fortnite competitor, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The partnership will reward PUBG players with RFR tokens. The startup tells CoinDesk it is supplying the RFR tokens for the initial campaign. “PUBG has granted Refereum special access to the PUBG login system, and we’ve tightly […]

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Reddit Co-Founder Ohanian Leads $3.75 Million Round in ‘Hearthstone’ Competitor

A blockchain-based game studio is getting funding to take on “Magic: The Gathering” and “Hearthstone.” Announced this morning, Horizon Games raised $3.75 million in seed funding in a round led by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital. Other investors included Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Inovia Capital and more. Originally closed in the summer of 2018, the […]

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Epic Splashes Fortnite Millions Luring Game Developers to Ditch Steam

Inviting the wrath of diehard Steam fans, Epic Games continues to snap up Epic Store exclusives by throwing millions at developers to coax them away from Valve’s platform. How does a newcomer chip away at such an entrenched market? No competitor has yet to successfully rival Steam’s dominance as the go-to digital storefront for PC […]

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Destiny 3 May Be Cancelled as Destiny 2 Turns Free-To-Play

By CCN Markets: Destiny, the game franchise which Bungie has used to inspire players to invest millions of hours into their product, is becoming free-to-play for vanilla content. Beyond free-to-play, Destiny 2 will be getting cross-platform play, though much later on. Rumors have begun circulating that Bungie will double-down on Destiny 2. If they do, […]

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how […]

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Battlefield V Censors World War 2 and I Just Wanted to Kill Some Nazis

By CCN: Battlefield V makes a number of departures from reality, but none is so stark as its erasure of the German Nazi Party. The EA/DICE superhit released the title – 16th in the series – last fall. World War II Without Nazis, Japanese, Russians, or Americans? I wasn’t paying much attention, having not even […]

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