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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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Twenty years since the game's debut, we're still trying to get that perfect shot.
Beyond inspiring the modern Photo Mode and satisfying the desire of every young Pokémon Master to see the original 151 ‘mons in their native habitats, Pokémon Snap was, simply put, an excellent game. It's the 20th anniversary of the title's Japanese debut—years ...
 
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Google claims Stadia can change the future of video games with cloud streaming.
Google is not making a game console after all. In a surprising keynote address at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, the tech company announced that “the future of gaming is not a box,” and unveiled its new ...
 
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And adjust the difficulty accordingly
Rumors suggest that the PlayStation 5 could feature deep learning technology that adapts games to individual players’ skills and habits.The speculation is based on a patent filed by Sony in October of last year, which indicates that the Japanese tech giants are ...
 
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Get ready for so much time bending. And spine crushing.
When the first trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 was released, many of us were baffled to see not one, but two versions of the iconic Scorpion character kicking ass and shattering bones. How could the classic Scorpion from the old days of the franchise ...
 
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A new patent outlines Sony's plans
Much like you, we planned to mark the arrival of the PlayStation 5 by tearfully frisbeeing our old games out the kitchen window, or by smashing them to smithereens with a big funfair mallet. Wherever the mood took us, really.But now it ...
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