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-- 12 May 2022

EA Sports to drop FIFA Title, Unreal Engine 5 Showcase, Blizzard DDos Attacked | Gaming News





Unreal Engine 5 Showcase

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for 12 May 2022. Yurukuyaru, tweeted out a video showing Etchu-Daimon Station made in Unreal Engine 5. And it looks really impressive. It looks really good. And there's been a lot of positive reaction to it showing what the future of games might look like, horror games might become a lot more scarier and stuff like that. My reaction to it was the fact that there's already a lot of fake images and videos circulating in the media showing different events which didn't happen. And with the upscale of graphics, it's going to become even harder to distinguish in the future between what's real and what isn't.

Blizzard DDos Attacked

The next bit of news for today is Blizzard experienced a DDoS attack yesterday which involves an attacker using bots to send a huge amount of web traffic at the servers or website of the victim to try and overwhelm their services and take them down. And as a result, Overwatch and World of Warcraft were down for a short time yesterday, which has since been resolved. But last night Asmongold was doing a transmog competition on his live stream in front of 60,000 viewers and the game went down while he was in the middle of doing it. That can show the interruption that these attacks can do on their victims.

EA Sports to drop FIFA Title

And the last bit of news for today is EA Sports is going to be breaking away from the FIFA brand and renaming their games to EA Sports FC. That's due to a breakdown of negotiations on the licensing agreement between FIFA and EA Sports. FIFA have said that they are intending to use their own name to create their own games to rival the EA Sports games. EA Sports have created FIFA branded games since 1993. It's interesting that FIFA would like to go on their own. And we will see in the future what that means for football games. 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.

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