Game to release PS5 stock on its website through online ‘Easter Egg’ hunt starting next week

GAME is launching an online “Easter Egg hunt” where eagle-eyed winners can bag themselves a sold-out PlayStation 5.

Starting next week, the Brit retailer will release clues on its website that lead gamers to one of more than 100 PlayStation prizes.

Gamers have struggled to get their hands on a PS5 after the console sold out around the world within minutes of launching last month

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Gamers have struggled to get their hands on a PS5 after the console sold out around the world within minutes of launching last month

As well as four PS5 bundles up for grabs, players can also win accessory bundles and some of the next-gen console’s top games.

The contest launches on December 7 and is spread across five dates, closing on December 17.

“Easter eggs” will be disguised as PlayStation’s iconic triangle, circle, cross and square shapes on random web pages across the official Game site.

With more than 1,000 pages to scan through, that’s a daunting task, but Game says it will release clues on its official

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PROGRAMMING ALERT: Ellen to air before Ravens-Steelers game Wednesday afternoon

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(AP) – The Baltimore Ravens’ struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be moved back to Wednesday afternoon.

It’s the third fix to a matchup originally slated to be played Thanksgiving night. The game will remain on NBC, but at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Also, the Steelers’ home game in Week 13 against Washington has been moved from Sunday to Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. The Ravens home game against Dallas will be on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 8:05 p.m. on Fox and NFL Network. It was originally set for Thursday night, then moved to Dec. 7.

Ravens-Steelers was moved back one more day for medical reasons, but now Baltimore

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Ohio State vs. Michigan State odds, line: Advanced computer model reveals spread picks for Saturday’s game

The No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes will try to stay on track to make the College Football Playoff when they take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. Kickoff is set for noon ET. William Hill Sportsbook pegs the Buckeyes as 23.5-point favorites in the latest odds, while the Over/Under for total points scored is 59.5. (Find the latest college football lines for every game this week on our college football odds page.) 

Before making any Michigan State vs. Ohio State picks, you need to check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is also a sizzling 49-25

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Indiana vs. Providence line, predictions: Advanced computer model reveals odds for Monday’s game

The Indiana Hoosiers and Providence Friars look to stay perfect on the season when they meet in the first round of the 2020 Maui Invitational on Monday. Tip-off from Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, N.C., is set for 2:30 p.m. EST. The Hoosiers are 1.5-point favorites in the latest Indiana vs. Providence college basketball odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under is 140.5 (For the latest college basketball predictions on all of the games, visit our college basketball odds page).

Before making any Indiana vs. Providence picks, you MUST check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of $2,400 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

Now,

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Computer game inspires development of disaster management app for California firefighters

California has beat its own record. In 2018, the Butte County “Camp Fire” took first place on the Top 10 list of the state’s deadliest and most destructive fires since 1932. Second place held firm with LA’s Griffith Park Fire of 1933. Yet, California wildfires ignited this year have taken first, third, fourth, and fifth places, with Northern California’s August Complex Fire at the top, having surpassed a million acres, says Will Pigeon, assistant fire captain for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

“I’m hearing the truth of what former Vice President Al Gore said in ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ his 2006 documentary about global warming,” Pigeon said. “He was right when he correlated global warming with the dramatic and steady increase in wildfires.”

And, it’s only gotten worse.

“Times have changed,” said Pigeon, “and these megafires, extraordinary fires that devastate a large area, are the new normal. While it’s devastating

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Morehead State vs. Kentucky line, selections: Advanced computer model releases odds for college basketball game

The No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats kick off their 2020-2021 season on Wednesday when they host the Morehead State Eagles in non-conference action. Tip-off from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., is scheduled for 6 p.m. EST. Kentucky is favored by 23.5 points at William Hill Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 141 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball picks page). Before making any Morehead State vs. Kentucky picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of $2,400 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

Now, it has set its sights on Morehead State vs. Kentucky. We can tell

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Washington vs. Cowboys line, selections: Advanced computer NFL model releases picks for Thanksgiving Day game

Teams vying for first place in the NFC East standings meet when the Washington Football Team takes on the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. Kickoff is slated for 4:30 p.m. ET from AT&T Stadium.

Dallas is favored by three points at William Hill Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 46 (see up-to-date selections for every game this week on our NFL odds page). Before making any Washington Football Team vs. Cowboys picks, you NEED to check out the NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up more than $7,800 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It is a sizzling 19-10 on top-rated NFL picks this season, returning almost $800. The model also enters Week 12 on an incredible 115-75 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.

The model ranked

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Colorado State vs. Air Force odds, predictions: Advanced computer model reveals picks for Thursday’s game

The Air Force Falcons will look to continue their home dominance over the Colorado State Rams in Mountain West Conference action on Thursday. Kickoff from Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., is set for 2 p.m. EST. The Falcons are 5.5-point favorites in the latest Colorado State vs. Air Force odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 53.5 (see the latest college football lines for all of this week’s games on our college football odds page).

Before making any Colorado State vs. Air Force picks, be sure to check out the FBS college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is a

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7 Golf Gadgets That Will Actually Improve Your Game

While any number of golf gadgets on the market might promise to improve the average golfers game, there are a handful that actually deliver. From high-end rangefinders to interactive putters that provide insight as you play, these high-tech golf tools are worth every penny. But the best golf gadgets aren’t only designed to take a few strokes off your game. There are others that give you a better understanding of the course you’re playing, along with devices that simply make your golf round a bit more fun. And with any luck at all, you’ll find yourself playing more, with better insight into your game, as you traverse your way around the course.

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Computer scientists launch counteroffensive against video game cheaters

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IMAGE: Dr. Latifur Khan, professor of computer science in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
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Credit: The University of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas at Dallas computer scientists have devised a new weapon against video game players who cheat.

The researchers developed their approach for detecting cheaters using the popular first-person shooter game Counter-Strike. But the mechanism can work for any massively multiplayer online (MMO) game that sends data traffic to a central server.

Their research was published online Aug. 3 in IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.

Counter-Strike is a series of games in which players work in teams to counter terrorists by securing plant locations, defusing bombs and rescuing hostages. Players can earn in-game currency to buy more powerful weapons, which is a key to success. Various software cheats for the game are available online.

“Sometimes when you’re playing against

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