• In just one year, Battle Royale mania has changed gaming: Here's how Call of Duty's impressive new Battle Royale mode compares to 'Fortnite' and 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

    28 days ago - By Chron

    Business Insider
    Video games have entered the era of the battle royale, a subgenre of shooting games that pits 100 players against each other on a single map in a fight for survival. The genre exploded with popularity last year with a pair of new games, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" and "Fortnite: Battle Royale," introducing millions of players to the battle royale concept.
    This year both "Call of Duty" and "Battlefield," the two largest multiplayer shooting franchises, announced that their games would feature battle royale modes. While several games have already tried to mimic the...
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  • Google's new long game: 100% clean energy all the time

    28 days ago - By Fast Company

    Buying enough clean energy to make up for all the dirty energy you're using is one thing; using all clean energy 24/7 is another.
    Our time to move away from dirty energy to green sources is limited. Federal governments can't be relied upon to push the conversion-especially not the one in the U.S. , which is actively working against large-scale adoption of green energy. Much of the progress we've seen so far has come from big corporate energy buyers demanding carbon-free power. There is an ecological motivation, but it's also driven by a desire to get in on the falling cost and high cost...
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