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Blizzard Entertainment partners Facebook to stream gameplay on Facebook Live

Streaming gameplay online is nothing new. But it is interesting to see Blizzard Entertainment adding Facebook Live to their “Go Live” streaming functionality.

This is the first time players will be able to livestream their game sessions directly to their Facebok timeline. Friends will be able to subscribe and be notified when new streams are available.

This is an interesting use of Facebook Live. Maybe other gaming platform will add Facebook Live in the near future. Watch out Twitch and YouTube.

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 is now available as a digital download on Origin for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Zombies Garden Warfare 2 immerses you into the biggest, baddest, craziest battles where, for the first time in franchise history, zombies have conquered Suburbia and plants are on the attack. Experience new ways to play, including the all-new Backyard Battleground – a massive, interactive environment that connects you to every map and mode in the game. Over 100 playable characters with outrageous powers and abilities, 12 all-new maps bursting with personality and humor, and eight crazy game modes make Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 the most insane over-the-top battle in the universe.

Microsoft Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Microsoft just announced the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller recently.

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Designed in close collaboration with professional gamers, the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller can be fully customised to suit the player’s personal style of gameplay. From trigger sensitivity to button mapping, player can now get pro-level precision from its customisation with an easy-to-use-app.

Player can swap between a variety of metal thumbsticks and D-pads for personalised control and ergonomics. Included in the package are set of 4 paddles, 2 standard thumbsticks, 2 tall thumbsticks, 2 domed thumbsticks, 1 faceted D-pad and 1 standard D-pad.

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The Microsoft Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller is now available in Singapore at S$194.90.

MapleStory SEA Find Maple Friend

Pocket MapleStory SEA just launched the “Find Maple Friend” page recently. The platform allows Maplers to search for popular MapleStory SEA players and get in touch with their old pals from the PC game.

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Pocket MapleStory SEA hopes to get in touch with the pioneer batch of MapleStory SEA players who were featured on The New Paper in 2005 and awarded the “Mark of Beta” – a symbolic in-game bandanna acknowledging beta participants. Players can also look for their past guilds and in-game friends from a simple shout-out on the notice board at the “Find Maple Friend” page.

PlayPark, publisher of the Pocket MapleStory SEA, wishes to reconnect with players of the long-standing MMORPG franchise at an upcoming invite-only event by Pocket MapleStory SEA in early 2016. Pocket MapleStory SEA is the mobile adaptation of the PC game, MapleStory SEA. It features single- player adventure modes, party raids and new quests only available in Pocket MapleStory SEA. The Southeast Asia version will be available for players in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand in 2016.

Players will receive rewards upon launch when they sign up at the preregistration page for the anticipated mobile release.

First glimpse of the Battle of Jakku in Star Wars Battlefront

We are just a few weeks away from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For those who pre-ordered Star Wars Battlefront, you will be getting a first glimpse of the Battle of Jakku that took place 29 years before the events in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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The Battle of Jakku was the pivotal moment when the New Republic confronted key Imperial holdouts on a remote desert planet. Taking place in the aftermath of the Rebel victory in the Battle of Endor, players will experience the events that created the massive, battle-scarred landscape of Jakku shown in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Players who pre-ordered Star Wars Battlefront can fight the battle one week early starting today. All other players will get access to this free content on 8 December 2015.