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Sep 25, 2020, 06:19 AM 916 read

The Daily Moot: Amazon Luna

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1. Amazon Luna

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Amazon has officially announced their new cloud game streaming service Luna. Similar to Google’s Stadia, Microsoft’s xCloud, and Nvidia’s GeForce Now, Amazon’s Luna will enable users to play games remotely from a variety of devices. Luna will be available for a $5 monthly subscription and will be compatible with PC, Mac, Fire TV, and iPhone, with Android compatibility set to arrive shortly after launch. Amazon has also partnered with Ubisoft to bring all new Ubisoft titles to Luna on release day, meaning that players could enjoy upcoming games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on their 4K TV or mobile phone. No release date for Luna has been announced yet, but Amazon says that interested users who live in the US can request early access starting today.

  2. Among Us 2 Cancelled   Among Us 2 has been cancelled. This news comes just one month after the sequel to the “multiplayer space mystery” game was first announced. Fortunately, it seems that Innersloth Studios has a good reason for cancelling the project, with the team explaining, “We have decided to instead put all our focus into improving Among Us 1. All of the content we had planned for Among Us 2 will instead go into Among Us 1.” While this seems like good news, it also sounds like it will be a lengthy, difficult process as the existing code has been derided as “outdated and not built to support adding so much new content.”

  3. Epic Freebies   Another week of freebies from Epic Games is here. This week’s free game is Roller Coaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition. You can grab your free copy directly from the Epic Games Store from now until October 1. As long as you claim the game by October 1, it will stay in your library forever.

  4. Spellbreak Hits 5 Million Players   Spellbreak, the free-to-play battle royale from Proletariat Studios, has now reached 5 million total players. Spellbreak launched just 3 weeks ago which makes this a significant accolade, especially considering the overwhelming abundance of battle royales on the market today. Unlike most battle royales, however, Spellbreak incorporates RPG and roguelike elements and features class-based, arcane-themed gameplay mechanics. If you want to contribute to increasing the number beyond 5 million, you can play Spellbreak for free on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

  5. Blizzard Co-Founder Opens New Studio   Blizzard co-founder and ex-CEO Mike Morhaime has announced that he is starting a new game company called Dreamhaven. Dreamhaven will initially consist of 2 internal development studios, Moonshot and Secret Door, which will each focus on their own individual projects. Moonshot will be headed by Jason Hayes, who previously worked as Blizzard’s executive producer on games like Hearthstone and Starcraft 2, while Secret Door will be led by Chris Sigtay, who was the lead producer for Heroes of the Storm and the original Warcraft 3. While these 2 studios will no doubt be getting plenty of attention due to the big names involved, Dreamhaven is also set to expand in the near future with efforts to provide funding and guidance to new game studios which can open under the Dreamhaven umbrella.

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  • Snyper Eyes LV.27 PlayStation Sep 25, 2020, 06:21 AM

  • Merlin LV.20 Dr. Doom Sep 25, 2020, 06:39 AM

  • AJR_99 LV.20 Gym Leader Sep 25, 2020, 06:34 AM

    how tf did amazons could gaming get on iPhone but Microsoft can’t

  • Just Nathan LV.37 Master Sep 25, 2020, 06:23 AM

    Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 for free? Makes up for that CD I lost a long time ago...

  • FlameDropsIn LV.22 Happy 2020! Sep 25, 2020, 06:22 AM

    I’m glad about Among Us because I just got the game and it would be nice to see the changes without buying a new game

  • Chandlerrox LV.13 Chief Sep 25, 2020, 06:23 AM


  • Merlin LV.20 Dr. Doom Sep 25, 2020, 06:40 AM


  • Cow Boy Billy LV.30 Billy Sep 25, 2020, 06:36 AM

    I might have to try Luna...

  • Merlin LV.20 Dr. Doom Sep 25, 2020, 06:37 AM

    Smart call by Innersloth Studios tbh. Focus on the now and make this amazing game even better, just like what Overwatch and GTA 5 have been doing

  • zBasilisk LV.22 Xbox Sep 25, 2020, 06:43 AM

    who knows?

  • zBasilisk LV.22 Xbox Sep 25, 2020, 07:08 AM


  • ♥✞egirl vanessa ✞♥ LV.20 S Sep 25, 2020, 07:39 AM
  • ObliviousRex LV.36 RIP Sep 25, 2020, 09:46 AM

    Spellbreak news in the feed? Nice. Sounds like we should add a Spellbreak lounge...........

  • moshking96 LV.23 Boo! Sep 25, 2020, 01:50 PM

    makes sense it was cancelled. though i dont see why cloud gaming is such a big thing when the latency makes most games unplayable

  • SpaceX LV.19 Sage Sep 25, 2020, 07:52 PM

    Amazon Luna seems just like a better stadia

  • SheLuvs.Ayden LV.20 Dream Chaser Sep 25, 2020, 09:42 PM


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  • TOT_KING_101 LV.1 Rootin Tootin Sep 25, 2020, 11:55 PM