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Educators and Gamers Converge at UNCG for Unreal Engine and Fortnite Creative Training, and a Fortnite Tournament

UNC Greensboro will host E2Weekend on October 28 and 29 a weekend of esports tournaments, as well as educational Unreal Engine and Fortnite Creative toolset training provided in collaboration with Epic Games. Held in the UNCG Esports Arena and Learning Lab the E2Weekend (Esports + Education) includes a two-day, hands-on educational opportunity for regional high school educators and UNCG faculty, staff, and students. Participants will learn how to build interactive 3D experiences using Unreal Engine the world's most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. They'll also learn how to jump in and use Fortnite's Creative toolset to build anything they can imagine using assets and devices from the game.

Students participating in eSports at UNCG's new eSports Arena

Separate from the training, UNCG will also be hosting the Spartan Clash featuring Fortnite , where students from North Carolina high schools, and two- and four-year colleges will participate in a Solos Fortnite tournament.

UNCG is at the nexus of where esports and academics collide. Currently, there are more than 175 million people who play video games in the United States , with that number expected to hit 182.6 million by 2024. In 2021, 465.1 million people watched live-streamed gaming content and that number is expected to reach 577.8M by 2024. UNCG's goal is to lead and enhance esports education and develop the esports industry leaders of the future.

"UNCG is committed to collaborating with industry leaders like Epic Games to provide the educational and esports programs that enhance academic and career outcomes for North Carolina students, establish an end-to-end talent development pipeline for the state, and position North Carolina as the nation's leading esports economy," said UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. "Events like this one go a long way toward delivering on that commitment."

The two-day Unreal Engine Accelerator Experience, "Bringing Interactive 3D to Your Classroom with Fortnite Creative and Unreal Engine," will help educators gain the skills needed to use the leading 3D creative tools in classrooms. Unreal Engine is the world's most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, used to create Fortnite, and other cutting-edge titles. In addition, it has been transforming a wide variety of other industries based on its powerful features. The E2Weekend resources and instruction will prepare participants to support student use of these industry standard tools with ease. Open to high school and college educators, the course does not have prerequisites for participants. Each tool is introduced from the perspective that all participants have little to no experience. The goal is for educators to feel comfortable bringing these tools to the classroom.

Spartan Clash featuring Fortnite is a solo-player Fortnite tournament open to high school and college students, who will compete for a total prize pool between $1,000 - $3,000 . Competitors will take part in online qualifiers with the top 45 players competing in the UNCG Esports Arena and Learning Lab in the semifinals and finals on Saturday, October 29th . Visit esports.uncg.edu to register to compete or attend the event.

The E2Weekend is the latest initiative that places UNCG as a national leader in the esports space. UNCG also offers a non-credit certificate program in esports and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a concentration in esports . The next UNCG E2Weekend is January 13-15, 2023 , and will include an additional Unreal Engine Accelerator Experience, and a Spartan Clash featuring Rocket League. For more information visit esports.uncg.edu .

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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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SIDUS METAVERSE to Lead GameFi Mass Adoption: 'Zeus' Partnership Ensures Esports Standards

The famous Ukrainian Counter-Strike pro player Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko joins the SIDUS GATES GameFi publisher inside the crypto metaverse. He signed a 10-year contract for the release of exclusive NFT collections. To celebrate this extraordinary event, the team has launched a $100,000 giveaway!

$100,000 giveaway to celebrate Zeus's arrival in the SIDUS METAVERSE (PRNewsfoto/SIDUS METAVERSE)

"I studied many areas, including crypto technologies and NFT," he said. "I met the SIDUS METAVERSE founder and I was inspired by what they're doing, so I decided to join the team. I plan to use my vast experience in esports to help popularize new products, fit them to cybersports standards and attract a global audience.

We plan to release a limited-edition NFT collection. It will be represented by a new race: cyborgs with unique skins and value for all SIDUS users. Holders can receive a unique resource demanded by all SIDUS METAVERSE users."

A game publisher for a new era

SIDUS GATES is an exclusive game publisher that onboards gaming studios and their projects to SIDUS METAVERSE. All future games will adhere to a unified lore and utilize native tokens. With multiple games planned for the launch, Zeus and other players can apply their experience and skills to create products that can compete with giants.

" We're already tightly negotiating with multiple stellar esports athletes and plan to involve them in developing new products. I can't tell you names but they are pretty impressive."

SIDUS GATES, Co-Founder, CEO Roman Povolotski also commented on the latest addition to the team. "We are pleased to announce our partnership and will do our best with high-profile releases and gaming products," he said. "To celebrate this event, we decided to make a special giveaway worth $90,000! 300 NFT kits are at stake!"

Anyone can participate by filling out this form and share a huge prize pool with a guaranteed reward of $100 -worth in-game gadgets: https://forms.gle/gj6iBe2HQkK6YyBK8

Road to metaverse gaming

Now it's official - Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko joins the metaverse as an ambassador and spokesperson for significant changes and NFT mass adoption. Let's watch his progress closely!

Find out more about SIDUS Metaverse:

Website | Twitter | Discord | Reddit | Telegram | Medium

Danylo 'Zeus' Teslenko official social media accounts:

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

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BOSTON BREACH ANNOUNCE TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR CALL OF DUTY LEAGUE MAJOR II & CHALLENGERS TOURNAMENT

ICONIC FENWAY PARK WILL HOST CHALLENGERS TOURNAMENT IN STATE STREET PAVILION

Oxygen Esports (OXG), the owners of the Boston Breach, are excited to announce that tickets are now on-sale for both Call of Duty League™ (CDL) Major II and the second event of this year's installment of CDL's amateur circuit, Call of Duty ® Challengers. The Breach and Fenway Sports Management are thrilled to share that Boston's second Challengers tournament will be hosted at the State Street Pavilion inside one of America's most iconic sports venues, Fenway Park .

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Visit KOREAN HERITAGE Campaign's New Project to be Connected with Generation MZ: We're in Sync!

The K-Heritage universe in your hands

The Cultural Heritage Administration (Administrator Eung-chon Choi) and the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation (President: Young-chang Choi) unveiled a new project of the 2022 Visit KOREAN HERITAGE Campaign: "We've Got the Feel: Being In Sync!" in an effort to more closely communicate with Generation MZ "Millennials" born in 1981-1996, and "Gen Z" born in 1997-2012 - using metaverse contents and videos.

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New ZVOX Portable Speaker Features Patented AccuVoice Technology for Crystal Clear Dialogue and Voices for Entertainment and Video Conferencing

Palm-Sized AV70 Uses AccuVoice Algorithm to Clarify Voices on Calls And While Watching TV Shows and Movies on Tablets and Laptops.

SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. , Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ZVOX , the world leader in voice clarifying technology, has added the compact portable AV70 Bluetooth AccuVoice Speaker to its critically-acclaimed line of dialogue enhancement products. Powered by a rechargeable lithium battery, the AV70 is a "must have accessory" for people who are always on the go, enjoy streaming entertainment or use video conferencing for personal and business use. It's great for conference calls on Zoom ® , Microsoft Teams ® , Facetime ® or other video calling systems. It is also ideal for use while watching videos on a tablet or laptop computer – producing rich, full-range music and soundtracks while clarifying dialogue.

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Ronda Rousey Enters the Arena as a Playable Legendary Champion in the Acclaimed 'RAID: Shadow Legends' Collection RPG

Available For Free During a 7-day Loyalty Program Beginning Today Through February 28th

Plarium a global leader in developing F2P mobile and PC games with more than 435 million users worldwide, announced today that Ronda Rousey WWE SmackDown Women's Champion and former UFC Bantamweight World Champion, is now her own Legendary Champion in Plarium's acclaimed collection fantasy RPG, RAID: Shadow Legends. Beginning today through February 28th the Ronda Legendary Champion will be available for free to all RAID players after 7 days of logging in to the game.

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Cesium for Unity Now Available

Cesium for Unity is free and open source under the Apache 2.0 License.

Cesium for Unity, an open source plugin that enables real-world 3D data to be utilized in the Unity game engine, is now available.

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