Tuesday, July 27

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How to sync a Wii Remote to a Wii, Wii U, or PC

You can sync a Wii Remote to a Wii or Wii U console by pressing the sync button on both the remote and the console. You'll need to sync each Wii Remote separately before using them. If your Wii Remote won't sync, make sure its batteries aren't low, and try closing whatever game is currently open. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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See the first images of Peloton’s upcoming game, where riders pedal to music to compete for the highest score

Peloton is exploring the gaming space, The Verge reported. A new game, Lanebreak, utilizes musical cues designed to test resistance and cadence, awarding points the longer a user plays. The game mode is still in the early stages of development, but plans to launch in early 2022, according to CNBC. LoadingSomething is loading. Peloton is introdu...
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China’s Tencent is buying the video game developer behind Hitman 2, Team Sonic Racing, and LittleBigPlanet 3 for $1.3 billion

Tencent said it's buying video game developer Sumo for $1.27 billion. The Chinese tech firm already has an 8.75% stake in Sumo. Sumo's titles include Team Sonic Racing and LittleBigPlanet 3. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Netflix’s big gaming plans aren’t really about creating video games, according to a Netflix job listing

Netflix reportedly has major plans to add video games to its wildly popular streaming service. Those games could arrive on Netflix as soon as next year, according to Bloomberg. But what kind of games should users expect? A Netflix job listing draws a pretty clear picture. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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How to update your PS5 controller to keep it working properly

To update your PS5 controller, accept the update prompt that appears when you turn on the console. If you decline the prompt, you'll have to wait a day before you can update your PS5 controllers. You can also manually move the PS5's clock up one day to immediately see the update prompt again. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Modern game controllers are complicated pieces of hardware. And just like the consoles they're attached to, they sometimes need to be updated.Unfortunately, the PlayStation doesn't give you much control over when you update your controllers. When an update is available, you only have a s...
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This $399 handheld gaming system lets you play PC games on the go — here’s how to preorder it now

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Valve's Steam Deck is a portable gaming PC scheduled to launch in December. Steam Deck reservations became available July 16, with prices starting at $399. Valve is making a Steam Deck dock for connecting a TV or monitor, but it will be sold separately. Valve's Steam Deck is a handheld gaming computer that will give ...
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Yes, the Nintendo Switch has Bluetooth — here’s how to connect a headset or new controller

The Nintendo Switch does have Bluetooth, but only for connecting controllers. You can't connect Bluetooth headphones or other accessories to the Switch without buying a special adapter. These Bluetooth adapters can be used when the Switch is docked or in handheld mode. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The weird hoops video game developers reportedly have to jump through to sell their games in China

With Chinese government censors guarding the gates of the world's largest video game market, video game companies increasingly wanting to sell there must navigate harsh — and oftentimes confusing — rules to access the country's estimated 560 million gamers, The Guardian reported. The rules, both written and unwritten, can be punishingly difficult to navigate, according to The Guardian. While rules of thumb that include avoiding references to cults, superstition, and politically contentious topics might be easy to follow, other guidelines are fuzzy, such as one saying that video games mus not "endanger social morality or national cultural traditions," the report reveals.The fuzziness of the guidance ...
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Netflix reportedly wants to let you play video games on its platform within a year, and hired a Facebook VR exec to spearhead the effort

Netflix has hired Facebook Oculus exec Mike Verdu to lead its new gaming division, Bloomberg said. Verdu was previously a senior vice president at Electronic Arts. A source told Bloomberg that Netflix wants to put games on its service in the next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix has hired a top executive from Facebook's virtual reality division as it prepares to expand into streaming video games, Bloomberg reports.Mike Verdu is a vice president at Facebook's Oculus augmented and virtual reality d...
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How to find diamonds in Minecraft | Digital Trends Spanish

In Minecraft, as in life, one of the most exciting parts is when you discover diamonds. Since it is a very rare mineral, it is not easy to find a vein, and the search could take a long time. Do you prefer to speed up the extraction process to take advantage of the time you spend playing? Then you will have to know precisely how to find diamonds in Minecraft. In this guide we show you all the ways to do it. You will be interested in: Explore cave systems It is not uncommon to come across a huge cave in Minecraft, and deep within them it is possible to find one or another deposit of diamonds. Gems are typically in groups of up to eight blocks, so a single vein will make all the time and effort invested worth it. Thoroughly exploring natural caves is a great way to build up a diamond...