Gaming

Almost $70,000 USD of Total Prizes to be Awarded to Event Winners

Today, Gods Unchained the leading web3 competitive card playing game, announced Gods Unchained Light's Verdict: Showdown - an esports influencer event that will bring together top players who will battle it out for bragging rights and the championship crown, as well as Battle for the Light - the highly anticipated, first series of global esports tournaments for Gods Unchained players.

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Both events, presented by web3 gaming marketplace, AQUA.xyz , will be the first time Gods Unchained players will have an opportunity to compete against each other while using the newly released Gods Unchained Light's Verdict expansion pack , available for a limited time only.

Eight top contenders will compete in the Gods Unchained Light's Verdict: Showdown, a single-elimination challenge, set to take place on September 30 at 5pm PDT . The following week, Gods Unchained Battle for the Light esports tournaments will begin, where players will be able to compete in one of two tournaments, based on their location of residence. Both events will be streamed on the Gods Unchained Twitch channel.

"With Gods Unchained Light's Verdict: Showdown and Battle for the Light we are embarking on that first step towards our long standing promise to the GU community. This is the first time that we are able to bring global, esports-style tournaments to players, and we couldn't be more excited," says James Fletcher , esports manager of Gods Unchained. "There has been so much anticipation around these first tournaments and we could not have done this without the partnership, deep relationships and experience brought to us by the team at AQUA.xyz."

"We're thrilled to be producing this community-focused event with the God's Unchained team. Not only are many of us fans and players of the game ourselves, but it's also showing the momentum and interest for great games in the space to scale into competitive play," says Alay Joglekar , Head of Marketing at AQUA. "As one of the leading marketplace's in Web3, AQUA takes pride in going deeper for gamers, whether that's reflected on asset-specific data within our marketplace, or community events like this that deliver real value back to the creators."

Both Gods Unchained Light's Verdict: Showdown and Battle for the Light tournaments will be an opportunity for players to try their hand at using the Light's Verdict expansion pack, released on 26 Sept and available for just two weeks. Light's Verdict tells the story of Thaeriel, the God of Light, falling to the mortal realm of 'Eucos' after his plans are thwarted by his Champion of Light, Lysander. To ensure the balance remains between the domains of god, Lysander is chosen by the cosmos to ascend to becoming the new God of Light.

Gods Unchained Light's Verdict: Showdown Presented by AQUA.xyz

  • Main Event - Sept. 30 at 5pm (Timezone: UTC-7)
  • Event will be live streamed at: https://twitch.tv/godsunchained
  • Prizes include: 10,000 USDC, 7,700 $GODS and $2,400 USD in card packs

Gods Unchained Battle for the Light Presented by AQUA.xyz

For more information on Gods Unchained, visit: https://godsunchained.com or our blog at: https://blog.godsunchained.com/

To learn more about Light's Verdict expansion pack, visit: https://godsunchained.com/expansions/lights-verdict

Connect with Gods Unchained on Twitter , Discord , and Facebook .

About Gods Unchained:

Gods Unchained is the leading web3 trading card game that empowers players with true ownership of their in-game items. Combining the immutability of real, tangible cards with the convenience of digital collectables, players can earn, trade, sell, and collect NFT cards to build strategic decks and compete in skill-based multiplayer battles. Led by Chris Clay , former Game Director of Magic The Gathering Arena, Gods Unchained is enjoyed daily by a loyal community of trading card OGs and web3 enthusiasts alike.

About Immutable Games Studio:

Immutable Games Studio is the global leader in web3 game development and publishing. Having pioneered the world's first blockbuster NFT trading-card game, Gods Unchained and currently building multiplayer mobile RPG Guild of Guardians.

Immutable Games Studio is part of The Immutable Group, advancing the next generation of web3 gaming, and is on a mission to make asset ownership and commerce in digital worlds real - through the power of immutable NFTs.

About AQUA.xyz

AQUA is a player focused community marketplace built for web3 gamers. AQUA empowers players to explore the evolving world of web3 gaming, providing deep insights and data points on in-game assets, giving them the content and tools they need to buy, sell, and trade gaming NFTs from their favorite titles. Comprised of gaming industry veterans, and powered by web3 gurus from investment platform DIGITAL, AQUA aims to build a better experience for players in the metaverse.

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The Office: Somehow We Manage Mobile Game Available Now

East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (" ESGG " or the " Company "), Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced today the worldwide launch of The Office: Somehow We Manage on iOS and Android. The free-to-play idle game is inspired by NBC's critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning U.S. version of The Office which is now streaming exclusively on Peacock.

Watch the launch trailer here .

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NetDragon's Promethean Acquires Explain Everything to Drive Transformational Collaboration and Learning Experiences

- NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited ("NetDragon" or "the Company", Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Promethean, a leading global education technology company, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Explain Everything, a leading digital whiteboard platform for creating engaging lessons, activities, and interactive presentations. Through the strategic acquisition, Promethean is expected to add to its product portfolio a revenue-generating application tool that addresses one of the most common use cases of its customers. This acquisition will also  support the development of new and better solutions that would address teaching, learning, and collaboration needs, and ultimately enable the scaling of future software subscription revenue stream.

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Wemade announced a strategic investment in DRX, a esports company

  • DRX IP to onboard WEMIX and expand its ecosystem
  • Both parties to cooperate for the advancement of eSports culture

Wemade announced a strategic investment in DRX. The companies will join forces in leading eSports fan culture and integrate it with the WEMIX platform for ecosystem expansion.

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Founded in 2012, DRX is a Korean eSports company whose eSports teams include games such as League of Legend, Warcraft 3, Tekken 7 and more.

DRX's League of Legend team recently won the 2022 LoL World Championship, and Valorant team recorded 103 wins and 4 draws during a year and a half since its debut. With 22 championships under its belt, the team is considered to be the strongest in Asia .

Wemade plans to reach out to 3.7M DRX fans worldwide by onboarding DRX's excellent IP.

"eSports is a perfect fit for blockchain, since it has been evolving futuristically through repeated technical innovations," said Henry Chang , CEO of Wemade. "Through NILE, the DAO & NFT platform of WEMIX, we will complete a digital economy that connects gaming, entertainment, sports, art, and finance."

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Devs United Games Expands Globally Immersive Outdoor Experiences through AR / VR

Korean startup Devs United Games is expanding globally after its successful launch of Real VR Fishing the highly rated Oculus-delivered outdoor experience game. Real VR Fishing was launched in 2019 and exceeded 110K monthly active users (MAU) as of 2021. Of the users, 96% are outside of Korea - 70% are from North America the rest are from the United Kingdom and Japan . The game was featured recently in the Meta ad " Fishing with Dad ", and has been a hit with a diverse audience.

AR / VR has great potential to allow users and creators to positively impact behavior and engage in community building, but so far this potential is underrealized. Devs United Games is publishing games that manifest the team's values; their games focus on creating resonating experiences, is family oriented, nonviolent, and enjoyable experiences. These experiences allow relaxation, relationship building, and memory creation. Real VR Fishing was launched to emulate the laid-back family-oriented experience of an outdoor excursion.

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Bigo Live to livestream The Game Awards 2022 across more than 10 global markets

Bigo Live the leading global livestreaming platform, announced that it is an official streaming partner of The Game Awards 2022, which will kick off on 4:30 pm PST Thursday December 8th and will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles .

Bigo Live to livestream The Game Awards 2022 across more than 10 global markets.

This year sees Bigo Live's first time with the event and includes streaming of the ceremony across North America , Latin America , Japan , South Korea , Australia , the UK, Italy , France , Germany , Spain and Portugal .

In addition to the streaming partnership, Bigo Live will also engage the Bigo community by hosting in-app Community activations such as discussions and voting around the Awards, encouraging the creation of user generated content.

Bigo Live has long enabled streamers to connect with viewers and fans as they stream popular games such as League of Legends, Fortnite, PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty and more. Viewers are able to enjoy an immersive watching experience and highly interactive engagement on Bigo Live when creators are streaming their favorite games.

Mike Ong , Vice President of BIGO Technology , said: "Bigo Live is honored to be partnering with The Games Awards this year and streaming this exciting event to a huge audience across the globe. This partnership is also the latest in Bigo Live's commitment to the gaming community and we wish all the participants the best of luck."

The Game Awards are an annual event to 'recognize and uphold creative and technical excellence in the global video game industry.' The Game Awards recognize and honor all sectors of the gaming industry from the games themselves to gaming content creators – with Game of the Year finalists including Elden Ring and God of War Ragnarok and Content Creators including Fluxo creator Nobru and Streamer Awards creator QTCinderella.

The Game Awards Host and Creator, Geoff Keighley , said: "The Game Awards strives to reach as wide an audience as possible and so we're thrilled to bring Bigo Live into the community. We aim to bring together diverse groups of game developers and players, as well as major names from pop culture, to celebrate gaming as an immersive, challenging and inspiring form of entertainment."

For more information on Bigo Live, please visit bigo.tv and to begin your livestreaming journey, download the Bigo Live app (available on iOS and Android).

About Bigo Live:

Bigo Live is one of the world's fastest-growing social live streaming communities where users broadcast in real-time to share life moments, showcase their talents, and interact with people from around the world. Bigo Live has around 400 million users in over 150 countries and is currently the market leader in the live streaming industry. Launched in March 2016 , Bigo Live is owned by BIGO Technology, which is based in Singapore .

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Epic Seven x aespa enlivens the center of New York, Times Square Billboard advertisement revealed

  • Large outdoor advertisements placed on five buildings in New York , including one in Times Square, and Los Angeles
  • Large outdoor advertisements using 3D technology displaying AESPA members in a lively manner placed in Korea's hub, including Gangnam Station, COEX, etc.
  • Collaboration Heroes released at the end of the video attracts many

- On Thursday, the 1 st Smilegate Megaport (In-a Jang, CEO) announced that its global hit mobile RPG "Epic Seven", serviced by Smilegate Megaport and developed by Super Creative ( Hyung-Suk Kim and Ki-Hyun Kang, Co-CEOs), placed large outdoor advertisements in New York including Times Square to celebrate Epic Seven's collaboration with one of the best K-pop groups, aespa.

Epic Seven x aespa enlivens the center of Los Angeles! OutFront Wilshire Grand advertisement revealed!

The advertisement features aespa on an adventure to Orbis in the world of Epic Seven. It has also attracted attention from Epic Seven fans around the world, as it revealed ae-aespa reborn as Heroes in Epic Seven.

The advertisement will be placed in a total of 5 places, i ncluding the center of New York Times Square at The Cube at 2 Times Square, Time Square Wedge, as well as other places such as Bryant Park Digital, NY, Midtown West Digital, NY, and OutFront Wilshire Grand, LA.

Starting today, Smilegate Megaport will post large outdoor advertisements in Korea to promote the Collaboration. The advertisements will be displayed in Seoul's popular areas, such as the K-POP Square in COEX, IS-LIVE at Gangnam Station, and G-LIGHT at the Nonhyeon Intersection. In particular, advertisements at the IS-LIVE and K-POP Square implemented 3D technology to display skills used by aespa members in a lively manner. The Collaboration advertisement will also be played in 118 CGV theaters nationwide.

The Epic Seven x aespa teaser videos, which were released on November 15 th , accumulated more than 20 million views within a week. In addition, Epic Seven has climbed the Google Play Chart as of November 29th in Korea and Taiwan , being placed 2 nd and 1 st respectively. It is very unusual for a mobile game, which marked its fourth official launch anniversary to climb the charts in such a manner. To celebrate, Smilegate Megaport will distribute a 5-star Hero Summon Ticket to all players.

"We think this could be a good opportunity for us to promote Epic Seven to gamers and aespa fans around the world. We will always strive to make Epic Seven a more beloved game IP in the future," says Jae-Hoon Jung , department head of Smilegate Megaport.

For more information on Epic Seven, visit the website.

( https://epic7.smilegatemegaport.com/beginnerguide )

Official YouTube Channel

( https://youtube.com/@EpicSeven )

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Outfit7's Talking Tom Time Rush Now Available Worldwide

An out-of-this-world chase begins in Outfit7's new runner game

Talking Tom Time Rush the newest runner game from Outfit7 one of the leading players in the endless runner segment is now available to download on all major platforms worldwide. And, for the first time ever in Outfit7's endless running portfolio, all six characters are unlocked and available to run with from the beginning of the game.

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