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Future PlayStation Acquisitions, Xbox Game Pass Family Plan, Distortion2 Feature | Gaming News

Xbox Game Pass Family Plan

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 03 Apr 2022. An article on Windows Central has spoken about a family plan for Xbox Game Pass. Much like the family plan for YouTube Premium, for example, you'll be able to share Xbox Game Pass with your family members. If you have the Ultimate version, you'll also be able to download PC versions of the games, which is great. I personally don't even have the latest Xbox Console, but with the Ultimate Xbox Game Pass, I don't need it. And some games come out on Day One, as in the first day that they would be released widely, they are available on Xbox Game Pass. Lately I've been interested in checking out the game Weird West. If you're interested then know that the family plan is coming to Xbox Game Pass soon.

Future PlayStation Acquisitions

The next bit of news for today is Jim Ryan who is the CEO of PlayStation, spoke on the PlayStation Podcast talking about the acquisitions that PlayStation have made lately. They now have more than 18 internal Studios, which develop different games and also Studios which specialize in porting to PC which is good for the future of PlayStation. He has said that they are working on more acquisitions. Personally, I would like to see PlayStation take over Capcom, Square Enix companies like that. We'll see in the future if that happens.

Distortion2 Feature

And this week's feature and shout out is going to go to Distortion2. The Distortion2 is a speed runner who has done a lot of speed runs over the years. He's gained a lot of notoriety lately because of his speed runs of Elden Ring. He's able to finish the entire of Elden Ring in less than 20 minutes. He uploads all of his speed runs as well to his own YouTube channel. Check out Distortion2 if you haven't checked him out before, if you're into any sort of speed running. He's attended a lot of the speed running events as well. I've been watching him for years. I really like his style. He keeps things chill, but he does get really excited when he achieves new records, which is really great to see. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much, as always, to all the new followers 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.

There is a lot more to my gaming history than what I've written above and if you want to talk to me about it feel free to pop by my Twitch Live Stream sometime and say hello!

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