PS4 Hits 30 Million US Units Sold, Makes Sony Next Gen’s Console-to-Beat – CCN.com

Sony’s PlayStation 4 console has all but won this generation of console wars, selling 30 million units in the United States alone. | Source: AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAW Sony’s PlayStation 4 console has all but won this generation of console wars, selling 30 million units in the United States alone. The Japanese multinational conglomerate …

Borderlands 3 Proves the Most Powerful Weapon Is FOMO – CCN.com

Gamers and reviewers alike are gushing over Borderlands 3. | Source: 2K Games Fresh off a promotional run peppered with successive controversies, Borderlands 3 is finally out, and players love it. Critics seem to agree, with the game racking up a more than respectable 85 rating over on review aggregator Metacritic. Borderlands 3 Earns Praise …

What Might UK’s Loot Box Ban Mean for Fortnite and FIFA? – CCN.com

A UK Parliament proposed lootbox ban would hit EA exactly where it hurts. | Source: AP Photo/Martin Meissner The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) parliamentary committee has said that video game loot boxes are gambling. The commission also suggested that the notorious industry practice should be banned for games that are …

Fortnite YouTuber Formula Tells Fans to ‘Sell Their Beds’ to Go Pro, Sees Backlash

A popular Fortnite-streaming YouTuber has come under fire for offering career advice to his followers. | Source: Image via Youtube/Formula Fortnite YouTuber Formula causes controversy by suggesting that aspiring gaming streamers should sell their beds to buy professional equipment. One follower of the YouTuber, who has more than 2.5 million subscribers on YouTube, called it …

Rocket League & Street Fighter Join the Tokyo Olympics

A Rocket League tournament at the Olympic Games anyone? It may be closer than we think, thanks to a high-profile eSports event with official IOC backing. | Source: BagoGames/Flickr (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. A Rocket League tournament at the Olympic Games anyone? It may be closer than we think because the International …

Indie Gem ‘Inside’ Lands Coveted Praise From Gaming Pioneers – CCN.com

After getting the nod from Death Standing creator Hideo Kojima this week, indie gem Inside is marked as a must-play title by Insomniac chief Ted Price. | Credit: AFP Insomniac Games founder and CEO, Ted Price, penned this week a piece for the PlayStation.Blog’s ongoing ‘Discover The Creators’ series, listing six must-play PlayStation games. Among …

Leftist Fortnite Gamer Gets Twitch Ban for Saying ‘America Deserved 9/11’

Left-wing Fortnite streamer HasanAbi has received a ban for saying the US “deserved” 9/11 in a now-deleted Twitch stream. | Source: Hasan Piker/Facebook (i), Epic Games (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Hasan “HasanAbi” Piker – a one-time Fortnite streamer with over 120,000 subscribers on Twitch – found himself on the wrong end …