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- Certain Affinity, one of the largest independent video game developers, today announced that its Toronto studio has just been awarded the 2021 Canadian Games Award for "Studio of the Year." The Toronto studio, which last week celebrated its second anniversary, was selected for this honor against competitors with established studios, including EA Motive, The Coalition, Thunder Lotus, and Phoenix Labs.

"We're really starting to hit our stride in Toronto across all of our amazing projects as we continue to bring in more outstanding developers each week. As a Canadian, I can speak to the phenomenal level of talent across this country, easily observed from all the nominees, and this award is such a huge honor and a testament to the incredible team we've built in a short time, and a great validation of our future growth in the area," said Dan Ayoub , Certain Affinity's VP of Canadian Operations & Toronto GM.

Canada is the third largest developer of video games in the world and this award show celebrates Canada's spot on the world stage as a leader in interactive entertainment.  This highly successful game studio recently passed 250 full-time employees across both its Austin and Toronto studios. The Toronto studio currently has more than 30 employees and expects to nearly double in size this year.

Certain Affinity recently celebrated its 14 th anniversary as a company. It has a proven track-record of developing innovative, triple-A action games, including both original titles and co-developed games in blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty , Halo, DOOM , and Left 4 Dead . Across its 14 years, it has developed or co-developed 32 products across 13 different franchises, with more than 100 million units sold. The Toronto location works in tandem with the Austin studio and is currently working alongside it on multiple projects, including an ambitious unannounced original IP game.

Certain Affinity is seeking a variety of skilled and passionate team members to join the company in Austin and Toronto , including artists, engineers, designers, producers, and more. Anyone interested in joining this growing independent AAA game developer can see a list of current job openings at certainaffinity.com/careers.

About Certain Affinity:

Certain Affinity (CA) was founded in 2006 as a bootstrap startup with the goal of creating innovative, top-quality action games. CA brings an exceptionally talented group together to form the largest independent developer in Austin, Texas and opened a second studio in Toronto, Canada in 2019. The company's 250+ full-time employees include individuals from dozens of successful game studios, with Max Hoberman , CA's founder and former Multiplayer and Online Lead for the Halo series, serving as CEO. Learn more at http://www.certainaffinity.com

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PC Building Made Easy: GIGABYTE introduces AORUS Project Stealth Computer Assembly Kit

- GIGABYTE Technology announced today its newly developed AORUS Project Stealth computer assembly kit, a revolutionary product that features a customized combo of motherboard, graphics card, and PC case. The Project Stealth is designed to eliminate the pain points of cable clutters, obstacles to installation, and obstructed airflow with a sleek header design, making PC building an easy task and the overall experience a pleasant one.

PC Building Made Easy! GIGABYTE introduces AORUS Project Stealth Computer Assembly Kit

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user in PC building, many often find the building process frustrating when connecting various cables within a limited space. While others may also struggle with cable management. To improve the PC building experience, GIGABYTE developed the Project Stealth computer assembly kit, an ingenious solution that consists of a Z690 AORUS ELITE STEALTH motherboard and an RTX 3070 GAMING OC STEALTH graphics card pre-installed in an AORUS C300G STEALTH case. Through some smart re-engineering, the Project Stealth minimizes the need for cable connection and cable management. It ultimately simplifies the building process while keeping the case interior clutter-free for a much-enhanced airflow with sleek and cleaner aesthetics.

In addition to optimizing the PC building experience, AORUS Project Stealth is designed to perform. The computer assembly kit centers around the Z690 AORUS ELITE STEALTH motherboard, which supports the latest Intel 12th-gen processors for delivering enormous processing power. Paired with the WINDFORCE-cooled RTX 3070 GAMING OC STEALTH graphics card, the Project Stealth provides an ultimate gaming platform ready for those who are looking to build a high-end gaming PC.

The AORUS Project Stealth computer assembly kit is now available. Please contact local GIGABYTE retailers for availability. To learn more about the product, visit the official GIGABYTE website: https://bit.ly/AORUSprojectstealth

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Esports Entertainment Group Announces Appointment of Kaitesi Munroe to Board of Directors

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"We are excited to further strengthen and diversify our Board of Directors through the appointment of Kaitesi Munroe, and I am delighted to welcome her to the Company," said Grant Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Esports Entertainment Group. "Her extensive knowledge and experience with legislative matters and government affairs will be of critical importance as we expand our iGaming footprint and establish ourselves as the leading provider of technology solutions to the fast-growing and exciting world of real money esports wagering. I am confident that Kaitesi's background makes her a great addition to the Board of Directors, and we are looking forward to benefiting from her perspective."

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Dignitas Announces Nick as Rocket League Head Coach

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Most recently, Nick was the head coach of Team Queso. Under Nick's tenure, Queso saw an incredible boom in their competitive results. After finishing 9th in the RLCS Fall split, Queso burst onto the scene in the Winter Split and won two of the three regional events as well as a 2nd place finish at the Major.

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GoNoodle Partners with Special Olympics and the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games to Promote Inclusivity in the Classroom

GoNoodle and Special Olympics Will Come Together to Help Educators Communicate Inclusivity and Belonging Through New Content and Educational Resources for Students, Educators, and Parents

GoNoodle has partnered with Special Olympics to help share the values, principles, and experiences of Special Olympics athletes with children across the country through new content, resources, and tools to help shape a generation that supports inclusivity for all. The aligned mission, to celebrate the limitless potential of individuals with intellectual disabilities and the power of movement to bring people together and, ultimately, transform lives speaks to the heart of both organizations. As Special Olympics athletes across the country get ready for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, kicking off on June 5th in Orlando, FL classrooms and families can use the resources to come together to learn and play, using the new series, "High 5, Champ."

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THE BATTLE HAS BEGUN IN MYTHIC LEGENDS

Outfit7 Launches A Brand-New Strategy RPG Worldwide

Mythic Legends Outfit7's brand new strategy RPG, published by Hyper Dot Studios, is now available worldwide . The action-packed new title offers adrenaline-fueled multiplayer battles, decks of incredibly powerful heroes, and constant progression and rewards.

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SWARMIO ANNOUNCES PROPOSED INSIDER LED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

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Swarmio Media Holdings Inc. (CSE: SWRM) (OTC: SWMIF) ('Swarmio' or 'the Company'), a technology company focused on the global deployment of its proprietary gaming and esports platform via its telecom operator ("telco") partners, announces its intention to complete a non-brokered insider-led private placement of up to $1,000,000 .

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