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ForeVR Games Breaks Into Billiards With ForeVR Pool

Pool joins ForeVR’s top-rated VR Games, Bowl and Darts, and comes on the heels of recently-launched casual game Cornhole

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  • Pool joins ForeVR’s top-rated VR Games, Bowl and Darts, and comes on the heels of recently-launched casual game Cornhole
  • The game is now available on Oculus Quest 2 and Pro for a one-time purchase of $19.99 USD

LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — ForeVR Games, the leader in casual virtual reality (VR) gaming founded by Zynga, EA, and Glu veterans, today announced the launch of its highest anticipated title: ForeVR Pool, allowing players to bring pool halls from around the world right to their living room. Joining ForeVR Bowl, ForeVR Darts, and ForeVR Cornhole, the fourth title in ForeVR’s library is available for Oculus Quest 2 and Pro for $19.99.

Get a feel for the fun of ForeVR Pool by checking out the game trailer here

“ForeVR Pool is an exciting addition to our roster of family friendly sports titles,” said Marcus Segal, co-founder and CEO of ForeVR Games. “We are really excited to give players their very own Pool Halls where they can meet up with friends, family, co-workers or make new friends in beautiful VR locations. ForeVR Pool is a blast to play and is truly the perfect complement to our connected universe of casual games.”

Bringing the best of IRL games to VR, ForeVR Pool lets you celebrate wins like you would in the real world: with high-fives and your choice of tunes from the YouTube-powered jukebox. With both singleplayer and multiplayer options, users can challenge their friends from across the country or go head to head with twelve different “in-game pro” NPC pool players that range from amateur to professional.

ForeVR Pool includes:

  • Halls Across the World
    • At launch, five immersive halls are available to players across iconic cities such as Brooklyn, Seattle, Dallas, Chicago, and Paris.
  • Always On Singleplayer and Multiplayer Modes
    • Private games with room codes and 1v1 with up to two spectators, with 2v2 coming in soon.
    • 1v1 Quick Match play with other players within your region.
    • 12 bots to challenge at any time to work on your skills.
  • Play How You Want
    • Customizable match settings, with optional features such as aim assist lines, pocket calls for all balls, or just the 8-ball, and a shot clock timer.
    • Adjustable coin staking against bots and other players
    • 50 unique cues to unlock and purchase as you level up.
    • Metrics reporting including power and spin to take your game to the next level.
  • Pass & Play Mode
    • Only one headset? No problem. Pass & Play allows players to trade off between shots so everyone can get in on the fun.

Similar to ForeVR’s other easy to learn, challenging to master titles, ForeVR Pool supports 26 languages and players of all ages and abilities. The game can be played seated or standing using one- or two-handed play, with left-handed and right-handed modes available.

To learn more about ForeVR Games and stay in the loop on their latest releases, visit: ForeVRGames.com

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G FUEL Teams with The Vitamin Shoppe with Exclusive Lineup of Cans and Energy Formula Varieties

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PAC-MANDragon Ball ZMega ManNaruto Shippuden and TEKKEN Series Flavors Now Available at The Vitamin Shoppe Stores

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — G FUEL today announced that four flavors in 16 oz cans and five flavors in 40-serving tubs are now available at The Vitamin Shoppe stores across the U.S. The assortment features popular flavors and new varieties based on the hottest gaming and anime properties today, including a new flavor exclusive to The Vitamin Shoppe: Soda Ice Candy – inspired by Naruto Shippuden!

G FUEL is now available at The Vitamin Shoppe!

“The Vitamin Shoppe is a true pillar of the health and wellness world, so we’re excited to bring a fresh assortment of ready-to-drink cans and Energy Formula powders to their passionate retail community,” said G FUEL Founder and CEO Cliff Morgan. “We can’t wait for The Vitamin Shoppe customers to experience the Game-Changing Energy of G FUEL!”

In addition to the brand-new Soda Ice Candy flavor, The Vitamin Shoppe customers can pick up the following flavors in ready-to-drink 16 oz cans:

  • Kamehameha (Strawberry Lychee) – Inspired by Dragon Ball Z (140 mg of caffeine)
  • Power Pellet (Cherry Lollipop) – Inspired by PAC-MAN (140 mg of caffeine)
  • Snow Cone (300 mg of caffeine)

Each 16 oz G FUEL can has zero sugar and zero calories, along with proprietary energy and focus-enhancing complexes.

“We are thrilled to partner with G FUEL to bring this dynamic assortment of performance-driven energy drinks and formulas to the fast-growing segment of customers who are enthusiastic fans of e-sports,” said Muriel Gonzalez, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer of The Vitamin Shoppe. “Gaming and anime are vibrant drivers of contemporary entertainment culture, and The Vitamin Shoppe is excited to provide e-sport participants with the energy and wellness products that help them stay hydrated, support focus, and perform their best.”

The five 40-serving Energy Formula Tubs now available at The Vitamin Shoppe include:

  • Kamehameha (Strawberry Lychee) – Inspired by Dragon Ball Z
  • Power Pellet (Cherry Lollipop) – Inspired by PAC-MAN
  • Blue Bomber Slushee (Blue Raspberry Slush) – Inspired by Mega Man
  • Rage Drive (Cantaloupe) – Inspired by the TEKKEN Series
  • Snow Cone

Each serving of G FUEL Energy Formula has zero sugar, 15 calories, 140 mg of caffeine, and is loaded with antioxidants from 18 different fruit extracts.

From now through Feb. 28, fans can enter to win a special G FUEL x The Vitamin Shoppe prize pack, which will include a Sony PlayStation 5, a 12-pack of G FUEL cans and a $25 The Vitamin Shoppe Gift Card. All they have to do is “Like” the giveaway post on Instagram, tag a friend in the comment section and follow both @gfuelenergy and @vitaminshoppe for eligibility (U.S. only, 18+). For full rules and restrictions, click here.

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Enjoy the Game-Changing Energy of G FUEL at The Vitamin Shoppe stores near you. Find The Vitamin Shoppe locations by clicking here!

About G FUEL 

As The Official Energy Drink of Esports®, G FUEL provides gamers with a performance-driven alternative to standard energy drink products. With an ever-expanding, sugar-free product lineup that includes a powdered Energy Formula, ready-to-drink cans, powdered Hydration Formula and Sparkling Hydration bottles, G FUEL has firmly established itself as the market leader in the gamer energy drink industry. 

With more than 300,000 5-star Shopper Approved Ratings, a shipping network that spans over 125 countries, a nationwide retail campaign, and a global social media footprint of over 1 billion followers, G FUEL maintains the industry’s largest and most passionate community of fans, customers, content creators, and partners. Content creators and partners include the likes of NinjaMoistCr1TiKaLSentinels Esports, NoisyButters, PewDiePieMikal Bridges, Michael Dickson, Summit1GxQc, Activision, SEGA of America, Capcom®, EA, Bethesda Game Studios, Warner Bros., VIZ Media, Rare Ltd., Disney, Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures, The Tetris Company and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.

Join the movement today at GFUEL.com and follow us on social media @GFuelEnergy. 

About The Vitamin Shoppe

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Lifelong Wellness Starts Here™. The Vitamin Shoppe®, a subsidiary of Franchise Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FRG), is a global, omnichannel specialty retailer and wellness lifestyle Company with the mission of providing customers with the most trusted products, guidance, and services to support them on their journeys of lifelong wellness. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, the Company offers a comprehensive assortment of nutritional solutions, including vitamins, minerals, sports nutrition, specialty supplements, herbs, homeopathic remedies, green living products, and natural beauty products. In addition to carrying products from approximately 700 national brands, The Vitamin Shoppe offers products from its proprietary brands within its owned and wholesale channels, including: The Vitamin Shoppe®, Vthrive The Vitamin Shoppe™, BodyTech®, BodyTech® Elite, fitfactor™, fitfactor KETO™, plnt®, ProBioCare®, True Athlete®, and TrueYou™. In the U.S., the Company conducts business through over 700 company-operated retail stores under The Vitamin Shoppe and Super Supplements™ banners, and via its website, www.vitaminshoppe.com. The company is expanding its retail footprint via an innovative, omnichannel franchising model and opened its first franchise store in 2022. Globally, The Vitamin Shoppe serves customers in select Asia, South America, and Central America markets through local omnichannel partners.

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Introducing the New WH950NB from Edifier

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Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over Ear Headphones Featuring “Hi-Res Audio” and “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” Certification plus LDAC Codec and Advanced 4-Mic ENC for The Best Voice and Audio Clarity.

RICHMOND, BC /PRNewswire/ — Edifier, the forward-thinking audio-technology brand, have announced the release of a brand new wireless over-ear headphone, the WH950NB, which continues the brand’s outstanding record for manufacturing affordable but premium quality audio products.

The WH950NB is equipped with intelligent active noise cancellation algorithms that remove surrounding noise. There are two active noise cancellations that meet everyone’s needs. Furthermore, user’s can choose between ambient sound or wind reduction in different scenarios to create the ideal environment.

Edifier WH950NB Wireless Noise Cancellation Over-Ear Headphones, LDAC codec with Hi-Res Audio & Hi-Res Wireless certification.

The WH950NB is certified to both “Hi-Res Audio” and “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” standards with LDAC certification. The headphones have been expertly tuned by Edifier’s world class audio team to deliver professional studio grade sound. The headset reaches a frequency response of 40kHz and output high quality audio quality. Whether it’s listening to music, audiobooks/podcasts, gaming, using for conference calls or travel, the Edifier WH950NB provides exceptional levels of control and audio as users utilize a selection of highly competitive features.

The WH950NB uses four built in microphones to ensure clear voice calls. These microphones are integrated with the audio signal processor to direct your voice, reduce irritating background noise and suppress wind noise which adds an extra layer of crystal-clear quality to the conversations that matter most – a real bonus when making important calls “on the move” or in a busy office environment. When listening to music, or immersed in a thrilling action-packed game, audio is rich and powerful with a boosted bass depth.

The headset has a 40mm composite titanium film driver that delivers exceptional sound. It accurately presents natural and balanced audio for all music genres.

The latest Bluetooth 5.3 allows you to switch from one device to another. You can multi-task while watching a movie on your laptop then moving to answering a call. Also included are Music-, Game- and Theatre-mode. Music mode has the best setting for enjoying your favorite playlists. Game Mode has an ultra-low latency of 80ms, allowing you to experience smoother, faster, more immersive gameplay. Theatre mode is a combination of surround sound features and professionally tuned EQ that’s made for watching movies or videos anywhere, anytime.

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The Edifier WH950NB has a fast-charging time of 10 minutes giving up to 7 hours of charge – this is better than most comparable headphones in this product range in the market. A full charge of 1.5 hours gives up to 55 hours of audio or you can enjoy up to 34 hours of playback time with ANC. These are the perfect choice for commuters or travelers who don’t need to keep worrying about whether they need to plug in and recharge.

Stylishly designed with a brushed, stainless-steel headband encompassing PVD and durable protein leather, the WH950NB are hard wearing yet very comfortable to wear. The earpads have memory foam pads to ensure a pleasurable listening experience. The WH950NB is foldable and can easily be carried in a backpack or briefcase.

Price & Availability:

Currently, the WH950NB is available in black for $179.99 on Amazon.com. White model will also be available soon.

About Edifier:

Edifier specializes in the design and manufacture of premium audio solutions that showcase technological innovation and design excellence. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Beijing, China, Edifier delivers outstanding sound experience through a wide range of audio systems for personal entertainment and professional use. Renowned for its award-winning design philosophy, expertise and innovation in acoustic technology, and superior manufacturing standards, Edifier is one of today’s leading innovators of audio electronics.  

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More information about Edifier is available online at www.edifier.com

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Former PlayStation and Activision Execs Bring Survival MMORPG Resurgence to ImmutableX

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The free-to-play, post-apocalyptic survival MMORPG comes from a new web3 studio backed by four centuries of experience building AAA games, including FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Gran Turismo, Horizon Zero Dawn, and others

SYDNEY, Jan. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Emergent Games, a leading web3 games studio bringing together industry veterans from PlayStation, Activision, and NCsoft, today announces the launch of Resurgence, a web3-based survival MMORPG, on ImmutableX, the preferred developer platform for building and scaling web3 games on Ethereum.

Emergent has selected ImmutableX to take advantage of the platform’s advanced scaling capabilities and carbon-neutral, zero gasfee environment, while maintaining the robust security and decentralized qualities of Ethereum.

Ian Hambleton, CEO at Emergent Games, said, “We spent a huge amount of time assessing options for our Blockchain partner, but ImmutableX was the standout choice. They provide all the tools and technology. Plus the support that a successful web3 games developer needs.Their razor focus on gaming makes a big difference for us and their commercial model suits our vision at Emergent Entertainment of Game First high quality AAA games, frictionless onboarding and hidden technology. We expect them to dominate web3 gaming.”

Resurgence is the latest partner to be welcomed into the ImmutableX ecosystem, which now boasts some of the most popular web3 games in the industry, including Gods Unchained,  Illuvium, Guild of GuardiansUndead Blocks, and more.

Set against a post-apocalyptic vision of Earth, Resurgence is an AAA, free-to-play, open-world crafting survival game where players have full ownership of their in-game environment. The game focuses on crafting and survival mechanics as players navigate harsh conditions. They sold out their Gen 0 Cryotag drop last year and plan to release several other digital items in the coming months, all key to gameplay.

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With rich lore written by a team of talented science fiction writers and based on real scientific principles, Resurgence is set 1,000 years after a global ecological disaster. Gamers will be tasked with becoming Earth’s new colonists on a radically altered planet to forge a new utopia. To establish settlements, kingdoms, or commonwealths, players must utilize the resources around them to develop skills in survival, crafting, collaboration, trade, weaponry, and technology. Once sourced, players will need to protect their valuable resources from raiding factions, predators, and other threats.

Andrew Sorokovsky, VP of Global Business Development at Immutable, said: “With over four centuries combined experience of building and publishing AAA games, the team at Emergent is uniquely positioned to bring a new level of quality to web3 gaming. We’re thrilled to welcome Resurgence to the IMX ecosystem to deliver a compelling and uncompromising user experience.”

Resurgence is one of many newly developed titles from Emergent Games — a next-generation gaming and entertainment company founded by games industry veterans and web3 visionaries. Emergent Chairman Simon Rutter is the former EVP of Sony PlayStation, and CCO Russ Harding spent nearly a decade as the Games Director for Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe.

Emergent is also home to over 60 developers and executives with extensive experience in the gaming industry, including talent behind hits like FIFA, NBA Online, The Sims, Need for Speed, Gran Turismo, Lord of the Rings, Horizon Zero Dawn, Blood, and Truth, and many more. The company has also inked deals for VR experiences with major IPs, such as Peaky Blinders and Doctor Who

About Immutable

Immutable is powering the next generation of web3 games through ImmutableX – the leading developer platform for building and scaling mainstream-ready web3 games on Ethereum, entirely carbon neutral and gas-free.

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ImmutableX offers unparalleled support to launch a successful web3 game on Ethereum. SDKs and APIs make adding NFT functionality to a game seamless and easy, the wide ecosystem of products and partners manage all blockchain infrastructure needs, and the ImmutableX Global Order Book generates real liquidity for assets.

Today, many world-class web3 games are built on ImmutableX including Gods Unchained, Guild of Guardians, Illuvium, Embersword, Planet Quest and many more.

Join the Immutable community on DiscordRedditTwitterInstagramTelegram and Youtube

About Emergent Games

Emergent Games is a next generation gaming and entertainment company, founded by games industry veterans and web3 visionaries. We align the interests of storytellers and their communities at the frontiers of technology. We are a multi award winning developer with a growing back catalog of games and NFT’s, recognised and trusted by famous entertainment IP holders.

If you’d like to know more, or if you’re interested in joining Emergent Games, click here.

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