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-- 04 Nov 2021
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Elden Ring Gameplay Trailer, Devolver Digital Goes Public, Lost Ark Closed Beta | Gaming News

Devolver Digital Goes Public

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 04 Nov 2021. Devolver Digital has gone public, which means they are now selling shares in the company. This morning they were able to generate about $260,000,000 which puts the valuation of the company around $950,000,000 just under $1 billion dollars. Good for Devolver Digital. Hopefully they can keep releasing more games. Devolver Digital tends to focus more on the indie style games in case you've never encountered them before.

Lost Ark Closed Beta

The next bit of news for today is the Lost Ark Closed Beta is going to be going live in just over an hour from recording of this video. It will be going on from today for I think a whole week and if you're in the Closed Beta you'll be able to stream it, make videos without any sort of restrictions at all. I was lucky to get a key via a website that just gave out 20,000 of them so hopefully you can get in if you're interested in Lost Ark to try it out.

Elden Ring Gameplay Trailer

And then the last bit of news for today is Bandai Namco released a 15 minutes gameplay trailer of Elden Ring via a live stream that they did just an hour or two ago, and it showed off a lot of upcoming features of Elden Ring, including that you'll be able to do co op, some horse back combat with bow and arrow, some stealth combat as well. You'll be able to take enemies down in stealth and things like that. And the thing that I'm most happy about is the fact that you can go in with co op because I tend to not do too well in souls type games on my own. If I have a friend with me in co op, maybe we have a chance. We will see. I'm looking forward to it. It's coming out in February next year and you can preorder it now. It's up to you if you're interested in souls like games. Elden Ring is the next one that's very hyped at the moment. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you for all the new followers on the feed as always 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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