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Esports Awards 2019 to take place this weekend at Esports Stadium Arlington

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Esports is just as serious as any other sports. Even though a few years back some people considered them to be nothing like physical sports and some thought that they will never become as popular as baseball, basketball soccer, or any other physical sports, time proved them wrong. Esports has grown more and more popular with every season and the fact that the Esports Awards has reached its fourth edition only underlines this. Another hint that tells the world that esports is truly a part of our lives now is that esports tournaments and awards are sponsored by the same huge companies that also sponsor the championships of physical sports. The official automotive partner of the Esports Awards 2019 is Lexus and this year, we’ve seen other similar companies get into the esports business too.

This year, the Esports Awards will be hosted at the Esports Stadium Arlington. The event will take place on Saturday, November 16, and it promises to be full of novelty. The fact that this is the first year when the general public can buy tickets to the event clearly shows that the interest in esports is continuously growing. Of course, this fact is also sustained by the fact that there is an Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This is also the first year when the event is hosted somewhere other than London, UK. The three previous events were all hosted in the British capital, so it was about time they finally got to the United States too.

According to Jonathon Oudthone, President of Esports Stadium Arlington, the brand new state-of/the-art facility will be the one hosting the next three editions of the Awards. Presumably, in 2022, another venue will take the three-year hosting of the Esports Awards. Also, it is possible that the event will be hosted in another state every year after 2022. After all, esports is globally popular, not only in England and in the United States. China could also be hosting such an event soon, and it would be no surprise to see some European countries organizing the event in the future.

Even though other automotive companies have also shown interest in esports recently, it is the first time Lexus enters this world. According to Lisa Materazzo, Marketing Vice President at Lexus, the company will provide three supercars to be present at the event. Guests of the event will see the LC 500 luxury performance coupe featured in the Black Panther movie, Men in Black International inspired Lexus RC F coupe and GS F 10th Anniversary there.

The Esports Awards 2019 is the event where the best performances from across the esports scene will be recognized. There are quite a few awards to be handed out, split into three different categories: community awards, industry awards, and pro awards. Naturally, the latter category is the one where we can find all the best esports teams and players, who only a couple of years back would have thought that the only place where they will be rewarded for playing games was the online casinos.

The voting is now closed, so the award winners have definitely been selected already. It is nice to see that the hosts of the Esports Awards didn’t only think of the esports players. Streamers, esports personalities, content creators, even cosplayers will be honored at the event that will take place this weekend in Arlington. The esports journalists, hardware providers, commercial partners, publishers, coverage websites and supporting agencies will also be awarded for their activity during the past year. Naturally, the most interesting Esports Awards 2019 will be the ones that will be given to the best esports team of the year, the best esports console layer / PC player of the year, the best esports coach, esports organization, and even to the best rookies of the year.

Tickets for the Esports Awards 2019 are still available. General Admission passes sell for $25.00. VIP tickets are also available, for $100.00. There are 27 awards to give out so this will most likely be an all-day event where inevitably, fans will get to see the best esports players in the world. There are only a few days to go until the event so those who would like to participate in it should really buy their tickets already. Since esports have become so popular, there are a lot more similar events to come over the next years, so in case you can’t get to this particular one, there is always next year. However, if you can get there, do it, it will certainly be impressive.

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“Really pleased” with Sea of Thieves PS5 sales, Microsoft

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After the recent port to PS5, Microsoft is “really pleased” with the overall sales and performance of Sea of Thieves. As a result, more people are playing the Xbox and PC versions as well. Matt Booty, president of game content and studios at Microsoft Gaming, said this:. He also said that the success of the series means it can grow and that more money should be spent on a Variety podcast interview.

Microsoft is bringing four games that used to only be available on Xbox to other systems. Sea of Thieves was the last of these games to come out. The others are Pentiment, Grounded, and Hi-Fi Rush. Even though things have been going well lately, Booty says that more ports will be dealt with “case-by-case.”

News spread before the port came out that Sea of Thieves was being used as a “key test” to see if more Xbox-only games would be ported to PS5, PS4, and Xbox One. In May 2024, the game was the best-selling PS Store game in both Europe and the US. It also did well in the weekly sales charts.

Aside from the four games that have already been ported to Xbox, nothing else has been officially confirmed. However, news reports say that a lot of exclusive games may be about to come to other platforms. Some say that PS5 games like Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, Starfield, and a rumored remaster of Halo: Combat Evolved are all being thought about.

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The new game from Danganronpa’s developers is being published by Aniplex, a Sony company, but it won’t be coming out on PS5

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The upcoming game from the creators of the Danganronpa series has found a publisher in Sony subsidiary Aniplex. However, it’s worth noting that it won’t be initially released on the PS5. It is highly likely that The Hundred Line: Last Defense Academy will be released on Sony’s system at a later date, just like Master Detective Archives: Rain Code in October. However, the development team is currently focusing on prioritizing the release of their latest title on the Nintendo Switch and PC.

Described as a strategy game, the title allows players to step into the shoes of teenager Takumi Sumino, who resides in the perpetually secure Tokyo Residential Complex. When monsters suddenly unleash chaos upon the town, Takumi finds himself thrust into the Last Defense Academy. His mission? To protect the school alongside 14 other students for a grueling 100 days.

As one would anticipate, alongside the strategic gameplay, it is crucial to foster strong relationships with your comrades. Moreover, the outcome of the game can vary greatly, with a staggering 100 possible endings contingent upon the choices you make. We will reach out to Aniplex to inquire about the possibility of a PS5 port. However, it is important to note that Aniplex operates independently from PlayStation, as it falls under the Sony Music umbrella.

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The photo mode in Alan Wake 2 on PS5 doesn’t hold many surprises

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Most new games these days have some kind of photography feature, so it’s hard to remember a time before Photo Modes. Some developers don’t think it’s important for players to be able to take pictures right away, so the feature is added later. One great example of this is Alan Wake 2, which now has Photo Mode thanks to a new update that is now available.

If you look at the trailer above, you can see that you can really get creative with your photos by adding cool borders, overlays, and filters. We always like photo modes, where you can move different lights around in the scene. As the video shows, Remedy really lets you use your imagination with the different colors and lighting props.

 

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