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Google to buy Twitch for One Billion Dollars

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This morning, Wall Street Journal rumoured that Google might purchase Twitch.TV for a whopping one billion dollars! It’s left with a lot of mixed opinions. A lot of people on Youtube and Twitch are dubious about this rumour, whilst others see it as an opportunity for Twitch to improve.

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I bought my first Micro-Transaction…

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Yeah, yeah, moan and winge at me about it! At least it’s not Smurfberries!

Chess 2 came out today on the Ouya. So it was finally an excuse to pull out the Ouya that I’ve had hidden in a bag since I did the Retro Night at the Computer History Centre, which was way back in October! I had noticed that in order to play people online you have to pay 8 “Crowns”. The game does provide you with 240 Crowns to begin with, which is about 30 online games; and there was an offer for today where you can purchase 720 crowns (90 online games) for $5.99 on a one time offer. Personally I do hate it when people, such as Microsoft, invents a currency for the sake of confusing people. Ludemegames, the people behind Chess 2, should have made it in such a way so that only one crown was needed for an online game, making it easier to work out without needed to get the handy calculator out. But I’m sure there’s some kind of business decision behind it… *groan* Continue reading