Gaming is Coming to Netflix at No Extra Cost
"Netflix have announced that they plan to add video games to their streaming service, and it will come at no extra cost to current subscribers. The company also revealed that they will be entering the video game market in 2022 with their own dedicated gaming teams, developing new and exciting titles that will likely harness the future of digital game streaming. On the verge of all-digital gaming, this is an exciting glimpse into the possible future of video games and one that Netflix seems committed to."
Ubisoft Announces XDefiant, A New F2P Tom Clancy Multiplayer Shooter
"Ubisoft have unveiled XDefiant, a new free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter that will launch sometime soon. The game will combine several iconic franchises in the Tom Clancy universe such as Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell and The Division for a crossover shooter that's sure to excite fans of the genre. Beta testing will begin as early as August. The game seems to be largely inspired by the success of Call of Duty: Warzone, and will evolve with continuous updates in the future."
Loki is Returning for Season 2
"The Disney Plus series Loki, which currently has everyone talking due to its ending taking the MCU in an interesting new direction, will return for a season 2. This was confirmed by a clever report in the show itself. Out of the three current Marvel shows on Disney Plus, only Loki has been confirmed to receive a second season. WandaVision and Falcon and The Winter Soldier have yet to get the same treatment. Other Marvel shows in the MCU include Moon Knight, She-Hulk, Hawkeye and Secret Invasion, among others."
Valve Unveils Their Newest Handheld Console, Steam Deck
"Valve, the gaming company responsible for developing franchises like Half-Life and Portal, found a lot of success launching their PC gaming platform, Steam. Now, they've announced their newest handheld console, Steam Deck, which doubles as both a PC and handheld device for gaming. The console will be available only to the US, UK and Canada when it launches this December, but it's expected to arrive in other countries by 2022. You can sign up to pre-order right now on Steam's official website."