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The games industry must learn Fortnite’s Battle Pass lesson

The video game industry is going through something of a tumultuous discovery phase at the moment. Whether it’s purely down to greed or because of ever-increasing development and marketing costs, major publishers have decided that $60 per game just isn’t enough anymore, and that these titles need to be monetized on an ongoing basis. Many of them have taken a … Continue reading

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A ‘Narcos’ video game is on the way for PC and consoles

A video game version of Pablo Escobar could grace your monitors, asking a poor guy whether he prefers "plata o plomo" (silver or lead), as soon as next year.

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Ghostbusters World AR mobile game lets anyone catch ghosts

Mobile gamers will soon have a new augmented reality game based on the Ghostbusters franchise: “Ghostbusters World.” This AR game offers a more immersive gaming experience than an ordinary mobile title, one where players will get to capture hundreds of ghosts that appear to exist within their physical world. This is the latest instance of a franchise that capitalizes on … Continue reading

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Detective Pikachu US release confirmed with a giant amiibo

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie, but today we’re learning that those of us in the west will soon have a video game to go along with it. Nintendo revealed today that Detective Pikachu will soon make his way to the US in a new video game for the 3DS

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‘Final Fantasy’ celebrates 30 years of not being very final

On December 18, 1987, developer Square released its first Final Fantasy title to the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicon console.

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Tomb Raider 2018 game confirmed with SHADOW name teaser

Square Enix will be announcing a new Tomb Raider game next year, it has revealed, and its name may be SHADOW. It’s not the first time we’ve heard rumor of a game called “Shadow of the Tomb Raider,” but Square Enix kind of made the name official. The first letter in each sentence of the announcement, which was published via … Continue reading

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Mega Man 30th anniversary livestream kicks off tomorrow

Mega Man has been with us longer than many gamers might realize. The Blue Bomber debuted in his first video game – the very first Mega Man for the NES – on December 17, 1987. That means Capcom’s most-loved character is turning 30 years old this month, and to celebrate, the company is planning a special livestream that will look … Continue reading

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Verizon Pixel 2 deal cuts $300 from Android flagship

Want a Google Pixel 2 but couldn’t quite stomach the new Android flagship’s price tag? Happily, Verizon might have the deal you’ve been waiting for – particularly if you don’t have a device you want to trade-in first

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Spotify deal gives big price cut to annual Premium pass

The streaming music wars continue, with Spotify announcing a sizable deal in an apparently attempt to keep listeners on its service rather than jumping ship to Apple Music.

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SNES Classic in stock at ThinkGeek, but there’s a big catch

Even though Nintendo promised to produce more SNES Classics than it did NES Classics, the retro mini-console has still be a difficult product to find. Seemingly sporadic restocks have sold out immediately across the board, making it nearly impossible to get one without lining up in front of a retail store and hoping you got there soon enough. What’s an … Continue reading

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