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PewDiePie reveals his insane new mobile gaming controller

Published: 24/Mar/2020 19:33

by Virginia Glaze

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YouTube king Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has revealed a brand-new controller that takes mobile gaming “to the next level” — quite literally, by mounting one’s phone to a light gun device.

PewDiePie unveiled the bizarre-looking product in a March 24 video, revealing the “Arkade Blaster,” which makes players’ FPS mobile gaming experiences more “immersive” by mounting your phone to an imitation gun that vibrates with every shot.

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Complete with motion controls that track players’ movements, the Blaster makes it seem as though you’re truly in the game — something PewDiePie claims will make users better players and even give them the upper hand in conflict.

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PewDiePie unveiled the Arkade Blaster, a unique accessory that acts as a mount for your mobile device.

“Who would’ve thought mobile gaming was immersive?” he joked. “It makes you a better player, it gives you an advantage, but it’s also just a really fun and unique way of playing. I legit have a blast when I play this.”

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To illustrate his point, Kjellberg used the controller on a series of mobile games like Modern Combat 5, Shadowgun War Games and even Fortnite Mobile — something he also joked about in his video.

“Fortnite — I played two hours with Ninja, no kills,” he jibbed. “First time I have the [Arkade Blaster], I’m epic.”

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The Arkade Blaster works with a slew of mobile titles and even PC games.

Although you might look a bit odd with this massive piece of equipment mounted to your phone, it’s apparently highly effective and works with any mobile device.

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Who knows — maybe this is mobile gaming’s answer to the virtual reality trend.

“It’s such a fun product,” the Swede continued. “I’m really happy I’m working with Arkade. It’s been really cool to see this come to life.”

(Timestamp: 0:25 for mobile readers)

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PewDiePie has been working alongside Arkade Inc. for the duration of their project, offering insight on the Blaster’s prototypes and button layouts, even creating his own custom skin for the device.

The Arkade Blaster is also compatible with PC games like PUBG and Rainbow Six, — but fans hoping to score the product will be set back $99, so it’s not exactly a cheap accessory.

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For those looking to nab the controller, it’s only going to be available until April 24, so get in while you can if you’re looking for an interesting new way to switch up your mobile gaming experience.

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Kanye West confirms Joe Rogan podcast date and plan to redesign studio

Published: 18/Oct/2020 12:30

by Joe Craven

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Rapper, entrepreneur and record producer Kanye West has confirmed he will be appearing on an episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, and revealed that Rogan gave him permission to redesign his podcast set. 

Few podcasts have reached the popularity and notoriety of the Joe Rogan Experience. The comedian and ex-MMA star regularly hosts some of the world’s biggest celebrities, delving into topics far and wide.

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We have already seen Miley Cyrus and Post Malone join Rogan for lengthy discussions, and Kanye West has now confirmed he will be appearing on an upcoming episode the JRE. He stated when recording will take place, as well as saying that Rogan has given him permission to redesign his podcast studio.

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Joe Rogan and Miley Cyrus discussed the effects of child fame when the singer joined him.

Past rumors have suggested we could be in for a Kanye West podcast, but the musician himself confirmed the news on October 17. He tweeted: “Joe Rogan said it’s cool for me to design the set for our podcast this Friday.”

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When is Kanye West’s Joe Rogan podcast?

Attached were images showing West on video chat to Rogan, suggesting the news is legitimate. What’s more is that West confirmed recording will be taking place on Friday, meaning October 23.

As a result, eager fans can expect the full episode to be available shortly after that, perhaps over the weekend of October 24/25.

The topics set to be discussed will probably be as wide as ever, with West in the midst of a bizarre run for President. He has even been encouraging fans to write his name on their ballots, rather than selecting one of the more established candidates. The way 2020 is going, though, we won’t rule a successful Kanye campaign out just yet.

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Away from politics, fans can certainly get excited because, barring any last minute issues, a Kanye West X Joe Rogan podcast appears to be just round the corner.