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October 3, 2018 11:02 PM The Black Girl Gamers fighting misogynoir

Misogynoir... it's the combination of sexism and racism that affects black women in everyday life. Jay-Ann Lopez set up the Black Girl Gamers to try to tackle misogynoir after she experienced a series of abusive messages while gaming. The community is a safe space online where women can connect and play together. Jay is also a vocal influencer in the black 7

October 2, 2018 5:22 AM Forza Horizon: More games should be set in the UK

"Sometimes you forget what's on your doorstep," Ralph Fulton tells Newsbeat. Not many major new titles have opted to use Britain as the canvas for their games in recent years. Ralph, creative director at Playground Games, explains why his team decided to base racing game Forza Horizon in the UK. Newsbeat's gaming reporter Steffan Powell went to visit 7

September 24, 2018 1:42 PM Gamer with terminal cancer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

When terminal cancer patient Chris Taylor tweeted that he was scared he would not live to see the latest release of his favourite video game, the social media world responded with gusto. His tweet triggered a campaign that saw thousands of well-wishers help him realise his dream of playing Nintendo's Smash Bros. Ultimate, months before its release 11

September 14, 2018 3:03 PM Day 1: Final Big Brother House revealed ahead of launch

Big Brother’s brand new abode has been revealed, transporting our housemates into a world where nobody is safe and mind games are bigger than ever. Big Brother said: “This year’s House is designed to bring Big Brother back to its roots as a social experiment but everything has been designed to remind the Housemates that they are in a game: maze artwork 27

September 5, 2018 3:08 PM Angry Birds to host special event with Imagine Dragons

Angry Birds x Imagine Dragons will provide access to new challenges for a chance to win VIP passes, as well as a new concert location, rock-themed outfits suitable for the occasion and music from the band themselves. Angry Birds Match is one of the many spin-offs from the popular franchise, which features Hatchlings that were introduced in The Angry 39

August 14, 2018 12:00 PM Why Fortnite streamer Ninja won’t play against women

A popular video game streamer has revealed that he avoids playing against female gamers out of respect for his wife. Tyler Blevins, better known by his streaming name Ninja, refuses to engage with female players to stop any rumours arising about his relationship with them. In an interview with gaming site Polygon, he said: “If I have one conversation 19

August 6, 2018 4:11 AM Boat fire leaves man homeless

He lived on the boat, a gift from his late grandfather, with his two rescue dogs Daisy and Bruno. It was also where he kept all his possessions, including his grandfather’s Royal Navy medals from the Second World War, along with his own father’s army medals and family photographs. All his clothes and his tattoo equipment were also ruined in the flames 17

June 20, 2018 4:33 PM Commuter is caught on camera playing his Playstation 4 on a huge monitor across four seats on a Metro North train

A New York commuter decided to turn a four-seater section he was in into his personal man cave by installing a large gaming system. A man was seen on the Metro North train headed to Poughkeepsie on Friday, all the while playing his Playstation 4 on the trIp. According to a different passenger, the man sat his luggage down before taking off his sneakers 13

June 20, 2018 3:57 PM Rossi creates new Candy Crush flavour ice cream

A NEW ice cream based on a popular game has launched nationwide by Southend-based ice cream company Rossi. This summer as temperatures soar, mobile gaming giant King, has partnered with boutique British ice-cream specialists Rossi to launch Candy Crush ice cream, available to buy nationwide through Ocado. Bringing ‘That Sweet Feeling’ to you this summer 8

June 17, 2018 12:06 PM Sci-fi by the Sea: Science fiction fans flock to Herne Bay festival

Hundreds of science fiction fans have turned out for Sci-fi by the Sea in Herne Bay. The family-friendly day festival is taking place at Herne Bay Junior School in King's Road. Costumes are strongly encouraged, and many visitors have pulled out all the stops in paying homage to their favourite sci-fi characters. Special guests at today's event include 24