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BlackBerry Evolve and X revealed, but not for you

Two new BlackBerry smartphones were revealed this week in a manner that suggested they weren’t meant for the USA. BlackBerry hasn’t done a lot of business in the USA recently, and launching a pair of phones in India isn’t outside their realm of possibility. In this case, it’s more of a licensee situation, where Indian company Optiemus Infracom paid BlackBerry … Continue reading

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Fortnite Android app: How to avoid fakes [UPDATE: Epic Statement]

Epic Games announced today they’d be releasing Fortnite for Android through their own website instead of Google Play. Because of this – or perhaps with our without Epic Games’ help, fake versions of Fortnite began to pop up – they’ve been appearing since the iOS version of the game was first released. Now that Epic Games confirmed that the Fortnite … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4 beta is live: here’s what you should know

Can’t wait for the latest installment in the wildly successful Call of Duty franchise? Though Black Ops 4 won’t be released until October, some lucky fans get early access via the game beta, the codes for which are rolling out now. Activision has announced their launch, explaining that PlayStation 4 owners should receive them in an email

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Fortnite Shopping Cart and ATK vehicles removed, but don’t panic

Epic Games has removed Fortnite: Battle Royale‘s Shopping Cart and ATK (“Golf Cart”) vehicles, posting a note about the removal on the in-game lobby this evening. Players are advised that both vehicle types are unavailable as of now, but don’t worry — Epic plans to bring them back in the near future

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ‘Mystery Box’ collector’s edition revealed

These days, every big-name video game franchise sees special and collector’s editions for their titles, and the Call of Duty series is a shinning example. But for this year’s release of Black Ops 4, publisher Activision has taken things well beyond including the yearly season pass and other digital goodies.

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Fortnite’s mysterious Saturday event may be a rocket launch

Prepare yourself, Fortnite fans. Epic Games is up to something and no one knows for sure what will happen

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10 questions for Battlefield 5 WWII history buffs

It was necessary this week for DICE GM Oskar Gabrielson to make a public statement about a female character in Battlefield V. For more than one reason. Twitter users (bot, troll, or otherwise) reacted to the latest trailer for the World War II-themed game with vitriol because they saw a woman, and that woman had a prosthetic arm

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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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