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-- 01 Nov 2021

SEGA and Microsoft Super Game Partnership, Fortnite Closing in China, Roblox Online | Gaming News





Roblox Online

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 01 Nov 2021. Roblox is back online after a couple of days of outage. The official Roblox Tweeted out saying "Roblox is back online. Thanks again for your understanding and support. Our CEO David Bazuki has yet an update on the outage and steps taken to address it." If you don't know, Roblox is a platform for creating other gaming experiences and millions of gaming experiences have been made on Roblox. With Roblox being down, millions of gaming experiences like Piggy and Jailbreak were down, so all of them should now be back online. Hopefully it won't go out again and you can read the update to see what was going on behind the scenes.

SEGA and Microsoft Super Game Partnership

The next bit of news for today is SEGA has ambition to make a mega Super Game that's cloud based and in order to achieve that, they want to partner up with Microsoft and use their cloud services called Azure. They sent a Press Release on the SEGA Corporation website, which reads "SEGA Corporation and Microsoft Corporation have agreed in principal, a strategic alliance that explores ways for SEGA to produce large scale global games in a next generation development environment built on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. The alliance would form a key part of SEGA's mid to long term strategy, allowing the business to move forward with Super Game, a new initiative for developing new and innovative titles where the key focuses are global online community and IP utilization." We have to wait and see. That sounds ambitious. I like ambitious goals.

Fortnite Closing in China

The last bit of news for today is apparently Fortnite is closing down in China. They sent out a message on the official Chinese Fortnite page, which basically says that the game is going to be shutting down on the 15 Nov 2021. In two weeks from now and there is speculation that that's in response or in regards to these stricter gaming policies which have been brought in by the Chinese authorities. In my previous reporting I mentioned that if you're under 18 and you're a gamer in China, you can only play something like 3 hours on evenings or weekends for online games. Games like Fortnite would be especially affected. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much for the new followers as always. I do appreciate all of you and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks guys. Bye bye.

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I have played hundreds of games in my life and have experienced truly amazing games. As time has passed and games continue to evolve, I want to share my gaming adventures with the world so you can improve your gaming experience too.

There are several gaming franchises I love experiencing a lot such as Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, God of War, Uncharted, Yakuza, Assassin's Creed, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Xenoblade Chronicles and more.

In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

Towards the end of 1998 I played Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time. It was a revelation to me, given its combat, story telling, music and satisfying ending. It also gave a hint of what open world could look like given how “huge” Hyrule Field was, which was massive for the time. After nearly 25 years, Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time still sits at the top of my favourite games of all time list.

When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

As I have now played hundreds of games and my passion has evolved for the last 30 years, I see my love for gaming lasting until the day I die. Games have made me laugh, made me cry, and everything in between. The recent price increases have definitely dampened gaming for most gamers, but I am in a privileged position as an Independent Gaming Journalist to receive a lot of games for free from developers and publishers to review.

I hope I can always bring the highest quality Gaming News every day, in digestible 1 to 1.5 minute summaries, to share the passion I have always had for it.

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