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World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

Some local residents are $10,000 richer after a recent visit to Sin City. But their good fortune didn’t happen in the casino. The team of Q-Bert 222 won the 2018 APA Team Captains World Pool Championship in late August in Las Vegas.

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Q-Bert 222 were one of only 384 teams worldwide to qualify for the American Poolplayers Association’s (APA) Team Captains Championship held at the Westgate Resort & Casino.

Q-Bert 222 brought home $10,000 and ultimate bragging rights upon returning home to their pool room. Team members include: Blake Kamiab, Phil Oh, Scott Zuckerman, Melanie Roach and Jay Roach.

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Nintendo Switch with Three Hot Nindie Games

Nintendo Switch with Three Hot Nindie Games

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo of Europe has just released a video focusing on upcoming Nindie launches on the Nintendo Switch system. During the video, it was revealed that three new indie games awere launched. Starting on August 20, 2018, Bad North from Raw Fury, Morphies Law from Cosmoscope and Prison Architect: Nintendo Switch Edition from Double Eleven/Introversion… Continue Reading

Wild About Game Tickets Go On Sale by Nicky USA

Nicky USA’s Wild About Game Promoted by Virtually Famous Marketing (this post first appeared online at BellevueBusinessJournal.com) The Pacific Northwest’s meatiest cooking competition returns on September 30, 2018 at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort on the slopes of Mt. Hood, featuring a battle between the region’s emerging chefs, an artisan marketplace, and cocktail competition Tickets are… Continue Reading

SLIVER.tv Launches Esports Platform on Blockchain Funded by $20 Million Token Sale

Co-Founders of Twitch and YouTube Advise Theta Token Presale That Sells Out in 48 Hours SLIVER.tv, the next-generation esports entertainment platform, announced the close of a $20 million (USD) Theta token private sale to marquee blockchain and esports experts including DHVC, I Blockchain Capital, Nirvana Capital, aelf, Synapse Capital and leading Silicon Valley VCs DCM,… Continue Reading

TwitchCon2017 Focuses On Celebrating Community

TwitchCon2017 Focuses On Celebrating Community

The annual TwitchCon2017 event kicked off this weekend October 20-22nd, 2017 in Long Beach, California. Twitch is a live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. The keynote was presented by CEO Emmett Shear and hosted by Director of Programming Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham, and featured other key executives, including EVP Broadcaster Success Jonathan Shipman,… Continue Reading

TwitchCon 2017 Keynote Celebrates Creators, Reveals Upcoming Features, and Shares Latest Milestones

Social video service Twitch kicked off TwitchCon 2017’s keynote touting a new theme–“our stage, your story.” The theme is about bringing everyone together who’s made Twitch such a vibrant place, with a spotlight on creators, publishers, and developers. The keynote was headlined by CEO Emmett Shear and hosted by Director of Programming Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham, and featured other… Continue Reading

Atari Partners with NECA to Launch Atari Speakerhats at Comic-con in San Diego

Atari — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today announced a partnership with leading action figure and collectibles maker NECA to introduce wearable technology products for BLADE RUNNER 2049, the hotly anticipated sequel to the legendary Ridley Scott directed sci-fi movie, coming to theaters on October 6, 2017.… Continue Reading

Bellevue's Mox Boarding House Raises $138,000 for Foster Youth

In the two-and-a-half years since it opened shop on Bel-Red Road, Mox Boarding House has become a gathering place for board gamers in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Mox prides itself on community-building, and this spring, the company brought together local gaming luminaries to raise funds for a worthy cause. On Sunday, May 21,… Continue Reading

An Overview of My Experience at TwitchCon 2016

By Makaya Loo September 30 thru October 2nd many fans of the popular live-streaming website twitch.tv came together at the San Diego Convention Center to celebrate the annual TwitchCon 2016 event. Twitch is a site where thousands of people can live stream themselves playing video games for their viewers. Some things you can do on this… Continue Reading

Amazon Prime ‘Levels Up’: Introducing Twitch Prime

Prime members get exclusive discounts on new games, free digital games and in-game loot, plus a premium experience on Twitch—the world’s leading social platform and community for gamers Amazon and Twitch have announced Twitch Prime, a new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers. Prime members get exclusive discounts on pre-order and new release games,… Continue Reading