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Meet the gamer: Dner

Let’s Plays are his great passion: Always the camera handy Let’s Player Dner gets his fans for quite a while now. With over 900,000 subscribers and over 130 million video views Dner was able to turn his hobby into a job. Currently his YouTube channel offers Let’s Plays of Minecraft, GTA Online and much more.

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Hi Dner! Thank you for the interview! Please tell us a bit about your person: What do you do exactly? 

Hey, I am Felix. As Dner I produce gaming videos and other nonsense on this video platform “YouTube” in this “internet” for almost three years now. Some people seem to even like watching it, sometimes I don’t even know why myself. 😀

Meet the Gamer: Shuffle

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Hi Shuffle! Thank you for taking the time to answer some questions. Let us start with your person: What do you do exactly?
My name is Tom, I am born in 1994 and known on YouTube as Shuffle. I am active in the”Minecraft Scene” since 2011. At the moment I focus on Modreviews and the latest maps for Minecraft.

New stars on the games sky

Dragon Age 3 – Inquisition

They are being eagerly anticipated, the novelties of the games world. Many trailers are already circulating on the internet and put the German fans on the rack. We will show you which games in 2014 are going to enter the market, which ones you need to wait for until 2015 and which ones have the potential to become the new stars on the games sky.

Nordic Games: What’s happening in the gamescom partner region

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Every year, gamescom has a partner country. This year, with the partner being the Nordic region, it will even be five: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden joined forces and set up the Nordic Game Institute (NGI) to showcase at gamescom why they are wildly successful in the gaming scene.  With more than 700 companies, over 7,000 employees and an annual revenue of more than 1.5 billion EUR in 2013, the gaming industry is the fastest growing industry in the Nordic region.

Get smarter gaming! Why video and computer games have a positive impact on our brain

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They fascinate, are fun and have become an integral part of our daily lives: video and computer games are a true mass phenomenon and among the favourite pastimes of many young people. Therefore, fans from around the world are likely to be very happy about the fact that gaming is better than its reputation – and can even make you smarter. Because taking part in adventurous battles and immersing yourself in exciting roles and characters does not only keep you mentally fit, but also enhances motor skills and social competence, according to an article published in “Die Welt“.

gamescom 2014 – the next step

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Hello and welcome to the official gamescom blog! As of now, this is the place to go for comprehensive information on the world’s largest interactive gaming event. There are only a few weeks left until the start of gamescom 2014, and we have quite a lot up our sleeves. Check in on a regular basis and look forward to exciting activities, interesting interviews and the latest news on gamescom!