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With every new console generation comes a new power struggle.
Every three-to-five years, video game fans are treated to a new generation of consoles. In this way, gaming is different than any other artform—it’s as if there was a new way to experience music or movies every few years. Sure, technology advances ...
 
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From kickass lightsaber combat to a potential appearance by Darth Vader, this single player title might be the first good Star Wars game in years.
For years, the single player video games of the Star Wars franchise have been mediocre to just downright bad. Sure, there were some great titles set in the galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was a strangely aggressive yet satisfying take on the kid-friendly series. ...
 
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How will it stack up against Microsoft's Project Scarlett?
Sony dropped an info bomb on us this week and our heads are still spinning. We now have an official name for the next-gen console, a vague release date and news about the updated Dualshock 5 controller, and we are still more than a ...
 
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We're recognizing all the good pups.
The remaster of Final Fantasy VIII is hitting consoles on September 3, and with it comes the return of one of gaming’s all-time greatest dogs: Angelo. The pup, who was featured heavily in the 1999 classic, is getting a graphical update, just like all ...
 
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It’s quintessentially Filipino.
Let’s face it: Most of us play The Sims to fulfill our (financial) dreams. There’s no Ctrl + Shift + C in the real world, and definitely no motherlode. With all the simoleons players can cheat into their pockets, players can build the ...
 
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We just got our first look at the mini Switch device, which comes out later this year.
Nintendo is making its massively popular console even more handhold-able. On Wednesday, the company debuted the new Nintendo Switch Lite, a colorful, smaller version of the tablet-sized Switch designed purely for handheld play. It costs $200, which is a good deal cheaper (nearly $100) ...
 
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Sony's CEO apparently sees the PS5 as a "niche product" for hardcore gamers
Despite much educated guessing and piecing together of evidence nobody quite knows when the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett will arrive, and not much more idea of when their release dates will be revealed either.We had been told not to expect the ...
 
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Based on Final Fantasy XIV, it's about magic, technology, and a quest.
Final Fantasy is getting a live-action show on Netflix. The series comes to us from Sony Pictures, Square Enix, and Hivemind, the company that's behind The Expanse on Amazon and is also making a Witcher series on Netflix. While not much is known about the series, it ...
 
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Accessories for the long rumored-console may have just been leaked.
Nintendo is at a crossroads right now. For the past two years, the iconic gaming company's efforts have been almost solely devoted to its massively successful Nintendo Switch. It effectively phased out its prized handheld consoles, doing away with the 3DS in ...
 
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Whether you prefer Spider-Man or Batman, these are the greatest superhero titles you could ever play.
Comic books and video games—the two mediums with diehard fan bases that are never easy to please. The history of superheroes and video games goes all the way back to the earliest days of gaming, when many of the old-school titles that ...
 
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It might be time to ditch physical games.
Xbox took some players' fears—and other players' fantasies—and made them a reality with the recently released Xbox One S All-Digital gaming console.It was long a point of contention among gamers: Could an all-digital console work? Xbox went ahead and put it to the ...
 
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The new Pokémon app rewards you for sleeping.
Back in 2016, a wave of Pokémania hit with the massive release of Pokémon Go. Streets were flooded, businesses were booming, and everyone was interacting. Even Hillary Clinton, in a very "hey, fellow teens" moment, asked us all to “Pokémon go to the ...
 
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Loading screens will soon feel as antiquated as sticking cartridges into your N64
The cold war between the Xbox and PlayStation 5 camps has warmed up a little of late, with both landing very mild jabs on the other.Boof! Sony flaunts the awesome girth of the PS5's bandwidth. Kapow! A man on Twitter tells everyone his sources ...
 
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The rivals have struck a streaming deal.
Google has had its fair share of failed projects (are you reading this on your Google Glass headset? Didn’t think so), but Microsoft and Sony are taking the threat of the web titan's Stadia platform very seriously indeed.Google is working on a ...
 
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The new title from Respawn promises intense lightsaber combat, a new planet, and a wealth Star Wars lore.
Starting all the way back in the arcade era, the Star Wars franchise was a central focus for prominent developers and video game studios. Lately, though, the community has been stuck with underwhelming Star Wars games.The most recent Triple-A Star Wars title of note, Star Wars Battlefront II, was ...
 
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Excitement is ramping up for the next-gen consoles.
Sony's release of a raft of PlayStation 5 details a few weeks back ramped up excitement for the next gen console, and having confirmed the long-circulated rumours that the PS5 will be backward-compatible with PS4 games it felt like the company had decisively stolen a march ...
 
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We knew Nintendo made 'em strong, but damn.
Nintendo’s consoles are notorious for being resilient. You could drop a DS out of a car on a freeway and it probably wouldn't break. The steel-strength plastic of the N64 is remarkable. But all that pales in comparison to one very special ...
 
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From wild new battle royales to the Mario Bros., these are the titles we can't stop playing.
After a year in which powerful consoles asserted their dominance with sprawling open worlds and seemingly endless attention to detail, we're seeing even more developers push the limits of what this current generation of systems can do. Battle royales are still ruling ...
 
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These are the dystopian robots, katana-wielding assassins, and horror movie icons we want to fight in "Mortal Kombat 11" alongside him.
Shang Tsung, a legacy antagonist from the Mortal Kombat franchise, was just confirmed at the C2E2 Expo in Chicago as the first DLC character available for the hotly anticipated Mortal Kombat 11. The in-game character will be portrayed by Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who actually ...
 
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The millennial creator behind “Balete City” is raising funds for its development.
Twenty-seven-year-old game creator Niley Bacolcol has one vision: to create a 3D world that shouts "Philippines!" from its concept, to its sound effects, to its graphics.So when he finally had the time and resources, he started his passion project, Balete City: The Video ...
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