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Quiz

Which game, with what total prize money since 2010, was recently crowned the highest paying game of all time?

Answer

It is Dota 2whose purses in 59 electronic sports tournaments reached 273 million US dollars, according to a compilation from the CSGOLuck site.

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Cyber101 offers a few minutes of cartoon videos on cybersecurity, followed by a quiz.

An IT and cybersecurity expert for 20 years, Guillaume Bélanger found that his clients’ employees “severely lacked training” in this area. He and a childhood friend, Benjamin Beauregard, set up a very well-designed site, Cyber101, which offers this training free of charge. Cartoon videos lasting a few minutes, not at all cheesy, are followed by a quiz. A paid commercial version with “additional options” will eventually be offered to businesses, specifies Mr. Bélanger.

Visit Cyber101

Symphonic Mario

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On the menu this weekend with the Video Game Orchestra: Super Metroid, Yoshi’s Island, Castlevania, Donkey Kong Country, among others. There are tickets left.

All gamer will be moved to learn of the existence in Montreal since 2008 of the Video Game Orchestra and its 58 members. Clarinets, flutes, saxophones, wind instruments supported by strings and percussion will be performing this weekend at Regina Assumpta College. The program is based on “music from the legendary NES and SNES consoles”. On the menu, chosen from an impressive repertoire of more than 200 works: Super Metroid, Yoshi’s Island, Castlevania, Donkey Kong Country, among others. There are tickets left.

Visit the official website of the Video Game Orchestra

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The disappearance of “caches”, these recorded traces of websites, in Google search results was confirmed by the company with a message oner last February.

Yes, the internet has changed a lot. The disappearance of “caches”, these recorded traces of websites, in Google search results was confirmed by the company with a message oner last February. Google appeared at a time when the Internet was a bit of a haystack, when sites were disappearing, and when users and servers had frequent connection problems. “Today things have improved significantly, so we have decided to remove the caches,” the message explains.

Read the post from Google Search liaison on

The Return of Alan Wake

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Survivor Alan Wake features in Dead by Daylight of three “skills”, notably that of running faster when he turns on a flashlight.

For many fans, video games Alan Wake would have become a cult franchise if its release had not been overshadowed in 2010 by the enormous success of Red Dead Redemption. It wasn’t until 2023 that this game got a second installment. Behavior Interactive participated in the return by adding the character of Alan Wake as a survivor in its game at the end of January Dead by Daylight. This tormented writer who tries to escape from a nightmarish dark lair has three “skills” in DbD, notably that of running faster when he turns on a flashlight.

Learn more about “Survivor” Alan Wake


reference: www.lapresse.ca

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