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Oooh! PlayStation's Control is the newest game from Alan Wake studio | VentureBeat

Remedy and publisher 505 Games showed off Control at the PlayStation media briefing in Los Angeles today. As part of the event, which leads into the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Sony revealed a trailer that shows a woman working through a bizarre labyri

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Xbox One may work with Alexa and Google Assistant

You can already use Cortana if you want to command an Xbox One with your voice, but that's not very practical now that Kinect is no longer an option for the con...

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The Best Xbox One Games You're Not Playing

From off-kilter sports fun to genre-bending action experiences, here are the best Xbox One games you probably haven't played yet.

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'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies - CNN

'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies with 'Jedi Challenges' and 'Secrets of the Empire'

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Ataribox is now Atari VCS, preorder date revealed soon | VentureBeat

Atari has renamed its upcoming Ataribox console as the Atari VCS, which is a retro-inspired entertainment platform based on PC technology.

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Nintendo 3DS had its best January sales since 2013 | GamesBeat

The Nintendo 3DS handheld console just had its best January since 2013 in terms of consoles sold, according to the NPD Group. For hardware dollar sales, it was the portable’s best January since 2014.

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How a love for Minecraft can blossom into a love for reading | VentureBeat

Millions of kids around the world play Minecraft, and it didn’t take long for adults to notice something: It has educational value. With Microsoft’s MinecraftEdu leading the way, more schools are using Minecraft in classrooms, having their kids experi

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Grand Theft Auto V is still Take-Two's biggest hit with 90 million copies sold | VentureBeat

One of the biggest games of the decade has hit another milestone. Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has sped past 90 million copies sold-in to retailers and sold-through digitally worldwide. The 2013 open-world crime game has had “unparalleled longevity,�

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Nintendo confirms Super Mario animated film and Mario Kart mobile game | GamesBeat

Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima told analysts during an earnings briefing that Nintendo will work with Illumination to produce an animated Super Mario movie, confirming a report that the company is finally prepared to put the terrible 1993 live-actio

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One of the most mysterious games ever made has suddenly returned from the void

I have never beaten Yume Nikki, but that was also sort of the point. I half-suspected that upon completion a candy-colored demon girl would reach out of my monitor and pull me into it. It’s a game about dreams that plays like one, with inscrutable puzzl

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The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in...

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Here's the final numbers on Xbox One X titles as console launches | GamesBeat

Microsoft launched its Xbox One X console around the world on Tuesday morning, billing the video game machine as the world’s most powerful console.

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Atari’s new game console sounds so completely pointless it’s hard to believe it’s real – BGR

Atari doesn't make game consoles anymore. The last time the company produced gaming hardware was in 1993 with the Atari Jaguar — or 1995's Jaguar CD add-on, if you want to be incredibly technical — but for some reason a new Atari system is on the way.

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To avoid copyright disaster, the future of game streaming is licensing

We continue to sit on the edge of our seats watching the contests of League of Legends, Dota 2, and others on the big screen. But there’s a different contest to watch -- online streaming platforms battling it out for the most viewers and best streamers

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I played Nintendo Switch with a stranger on a plane

I never thought it could happen to me, but it did ... I somehow ended up in a Nintendo commercial in real life. On my flight home from E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo game event in Los Angeles), I ended up talking with the person sitting next to me

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The 30 best Spider-Man moments from the movies, games, and more | GamesRadar

Spider-Man might be a young chap in most comics, movies, and video games, but the character is in fact 55-years-old. Having first appeared in the anthology comic Amazing Fantasy #15, he's been slinging webs for decades and has made a fair few memories mak

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Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer will have land, air, and sea combat | VentureBeat | PC Gaming | by Dean Takahashi

Sledgehammer Games showed off the latest trailer for multiplayer combat in Call of Duty: WWII. And it will give a new meaning to “boots on the ground,” as it will involve land, air, and sea combat.

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E3 2017: Everything We Know About Xbox One X - GameSpot

While most of Project Scorpio's tech specs were unveiled earlier this year, we now have a full picture of everything it offers.

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There's a huge PlayStation 4 game sale going on right now — here's all the best stuff

Interested in grabbing some great PlayStation 4 games with massive discounts? Now's your chance!

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PC Gaming Weekly: Why we think PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is special | VentureBeat

One of the hottest games on Steam right now shows why the PC platform is so ideal for experimenting with different forms of gameplay.

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Gran Turismo's Plan to Turn Even More Gamers into Real-Life Racers

The team behind the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport wants to take what the Nissan GT Academy started and go even bigger.

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Game academy opens submissions for video game scholarships | VentureBeat | PC Gaming | by Dean Takahashi

The AIAS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), has opened submissions for all three of its annual scholarship programs benefiting students pursuing a dream career in the video games industry.

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GameStop will have more Nintendo Switch systems for sale starting March 22 | TechCrunch

Nintendo Switch is in short supply – which is good news for Nintendo, but not so great news for customers looking to get their hands on one of the new..

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Nintendo Switch review: pure potential - The Verge

Nintendo's best hardware ever, but many questions remain unanswered

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Call of Duty will "return to its roots" after Infinite Warfare sales disappoint • Eurogamer.net

Don't expect another space-set Call of Duty for a long time - Activision has at last admitted what was clear all along - fans did not like last year's Call…

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Performance enhancers: Madden NFL 18 will run on Battlefield's Frostbite graphics engine | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff G

Electronic Arts has some of the best visual engineers in the gaming industry, and the publisher is now bringing that graphical firepower to its football sim.

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Every Game Release Date in 2017 - GameSpot

Here's a game release date schedule of all the upcoming PS4, Xbox One, and PC games coming in 2017 so far.

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The Game Boy Returns, With a Twist

The classic handheld device is back—but it's not a Nintendo product.

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Nintendo Switch specs: less powerful than PlayStation 4 | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

The Nintendo Switch game console coming next year won’t be more powerful than Sony’s three-year-old PlayStation 4, according to sources who talked to GamesBeat about the upcoming Nintendo console’s specifications.

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BlizzCon: Everything Blizzard announced today | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb

BlizzCon is underway in Anaheim, California, and publisher Blizzard Entertainment used its annual massive fan event to make several big announcements. But don’t go back and sit through the video just to get the news because you were busy when it was liv

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Ed Smith And The Imagination Machine: The Untold Story Of A Black Video Game Pioneer | Fast Company | Business Innovat

At APF in the 1970s, as the second-known African-American video game engineer, he helped create an industry.

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Sony Is Launching a Cheaper PS4

It goes on sale in September. September will be déjà vu all over again for Sony and the PlayStation 4.

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No Man’s Sky: everything you need to know before playing

No Man’s Sky is a game that lets you live out your wildest science fiction exploration fantasies, and it does so without falling into traditional gaming categories. It doesn’t have realistic guns,...

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How to play 'Pokémon Go' if you live in the suburbs

When it comes to 'Pokémon Go,' not all locations are create equal.

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I Have Finally Figured Out 'Nearby' Tracking In 'Pokémon GO' - Forbes

Tracking nearby Pokémon is one of the most difficult and confusing aspects of Pokémon GO, but there is actual logic to the system, and it can work for you if you follow just a few relatively simple steps.

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'Pokémon GO': How Nintendo Beat Sony And Microsoft By Using Trends - Forbes

With 'Pokémon GO' Nintendo is cleaning up with a mobile and social game. The market is vastly larger and more profitable than console competition with Sony and Microsoft.

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'Pokémon Go' is actually bringing families together

Family bonding time has become an unexpected and welcome side effect of 'Pokémon Go'.

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Here's How Many Wii U Units Nintendo Hoped to Sell - Fortune

Nintendo had hoped to sell far more Wii U units than it actually did, the company acknowledged recently on an investors call.

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8 best games of 2016 (so far)

It's the halfway point of 2016, a perfect time to take stock of the best entertainment offerings of the half-year. Check out our picks for the best games of the year below — and since "The top 16 of 2016" is exactly 50% premature, we chose the Top 8.

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Our 15 Most Anticipated Video Games This Summer | TIME

From No Man's Sky to Destiny, here's a look at the video games we're most looking forward to playing this summer.

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AMD Brings More Console Features To PC Gaming With New 'Shader Intrinsic Functions' For GPUOpen - Forbes

Advanced Micro Devices made a big press splash when they won all three major game console platforms. Their presence inside the Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PS4 and Nintendo Wii U has benefited the company financially at the operating income level and has gove

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III drives strong sales for Activision Blizzard | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

Call of Duty: Black Ops III sales helped drive a strong first quarter for Activision Blizzard, with monthly active users up both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year, setting an all-time record for the franchise, Activision Blizzard announced today.

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Microsoft to finally unveil its universal Xbox apps later this month | The Verge

Microsoft is planning to unveil its universal Xbox apps later this month. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to The Verge that the software giant will detail a number of apps and...

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The 50 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016 | TIME

Have a look at some of the biggest games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS due this year.

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Logitech unveils its newest RGB mechanical keyboard for gamers | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

Gamers are strange beasts, and there’s probably someone out there who is going to salivate over this. Logitech is announcing today that it is launching its Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum keyboard for gamers.

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The 20 Most Essential 'Star Wars' Video Games

With "The Force Awakens" coming to theaters and "Battlefront" dominating our TV screens, we look at the best video games set in…

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Xbox Live is down for some — and Snoop Dogg is mad as hell about it

Gamers are having difficulty getting online to play games with friends on Xbox One, and that's ruining one rapper's day.

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The best Android games of 2015 | Technology | The Guardian

From Vainglory and Prune to Lara Croft Go, Alphabear and Minecraft: Story Mode, the 25 best games for Android of the year

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PlayStation 2 emulation comes to PlayStation 4

Now,  it's finally possible to play PS2 games on the current PlayStation 4 -- in theory and, in three instances, in practise as well.

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Madden NFL 16 review: Bending it like Beckham (Jr.) | GamesBeat | Games | by Mike Suszek

Madden NFL 15 was a wakeup call for EA Sports. While the publisher largely appears hell-bent on turning its pro football video game series into a near-realistic simulation of the sport, last year’s entry juked players’ expectations by loosening its interpretation of the term “authentic.

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10 Super Mario fan theories that will make your mustache curl

Video game fans have come up with some pretty detailed conspiracy theories about Super Mario over the years.

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New Xbox dashboard and backwards compatibility come in November

The new Xbox One dashboard with backwards compatibility are coming this November.

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'Madden NFL 16's' best possible starting offense, headlined by Aaron Rodgers

These are the top-rated offensive players in the upcoming game. Would this be the best offense ever?

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How To Find One Of 'Batman: Arkham Knight's' Best Secrets

There's a chance you could come across this naturally, just not for a while. Don't read on if you don't want it spoiled. Batman: Arkham Knight is one big game, spread out over a big city, with certainly no shortage of things to do. Some might argue too m

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It's Time For 'Call Of Duty' To Come Back From The Future

I don’t think gamers are suffering “Call of Duty fatigue” but I do think they’re suffering from “future fatigue.” This is to say, the Call of Duty franchise has lingered too long now in the near future, and needs to return to its roots.

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7 long games to lose yourself in this summer

With not too many big game releases on the horizon, it's the perfect time to dive into a long game.

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Major Team Fortress 2 Update Brings New Challenges, Guns, and Maps - GameSpot

The Gun Mettle update introduces a three-month event where you can complete contracts to earn one-of-a-kind weapons.

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Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime says he loves all the company's games — except one

Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's now-iconic president and COO, has made a point of being publicly passionate about all of his company's products. He's been game to re-quote meme lines from his past...

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So This Is What a $150 Xbox Controller Feels Like

“$150 for a gamepad? Hell nah.” When Microsoft announced the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, those were my first thoughts. Then, like a fool, I decided to try it. You can probably see where this is going.

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Nintendo used to design Super Mario levels on graph paper

Back in the day, every question mark block, goomba, and mushroom was sketched out by hand.

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Xbox One will play Xbox 360 games, preview members can try it today

Fans of backward compatibility are getting their wish: Microsoft just announced that the Xbox One will be able to play Xbox 360 games, and if you're in t

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Star Wars: Battlefront Won't "Feel Like or Play Like" Battlefield, Producer Says

It's never been DICE's intention to make its new Star Wars game play or feel like Battlefield, producer explains.

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Xbox One March update starts rolling out with screenshot feature, suggested friends, spam reporting, and more | GamesBea

Microsoft today began rolling out the Xbox One March update, which includes one of the most-requested features: screenshot support. There are also other improvements worth noting, including for the friends functions, messaging and chat, as well as in shar

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A red-hot mobile game just cracked 130 million downloads

People are addicted to Trivia Crack.The app now has 13o million downloads, according to The Wall Street Journal. That's a significant jump from 100 million last month.

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11 Fascinating Facts About Space Invaders

Space Invaders was a flop on its release, and in its early version, had you shooting at planes and people instead...

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​How the First Video Game Cartridges Came Into Existence

They're pretty much a distant memory now—except for tinier descendants like 3DS and Vita games—but it used to be that cartridges were the only way to get video games playing onto a TV. The exact origins of the cartridge have been tough to trace, but a

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Check out this kid's Super Mario Bros. 4 pitch, and read Nintendo's amazing reaction

In early 1990, an 11 year old Jason Venter sent Nintendo a design document proposing a new entry in the Super Mario Bros. franchise. Twenty-five years later he dug it out for us, along with the reply...

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The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games. 2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.

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15 essential games for your new iPhone | GamesBeat

FeatureIf you got a fancy new iPhone for the holidays and aren’t sure what to play on it, here are some must-have titles to get you started.

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The Perfect Gaming Phone

As a recent acquirer of an iPhone 6 Plus I had thought that a bigger phone would have better battery and be easier on my eyes. However what I hadn't expected..

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2014 in review: The year's must-play handheld games | Polygon

At age 25, I'm starting to feel a little old.

It's not because I'm already a couple years into my career with college memories fading fast, or that weddings and baby showers are events I frequently attend. It has nothing to do with the fact that I now consider myself a master of cooking sort-of-alright things that are sometimes OK to eat. No, it's because I can barely get hooked on console games these days

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A young boy plays through video game history - Boing Boing

At The Message, BB pal Andy Baio wrote a fantastic piece about the experiment he is running with his ten-year-old son: What happens when a 21st-century kid plays through video game history in chronological order?

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Mobile games are high on holiday wish lists for moms | GamesBeat

The survey from WildTangent shows the appeal of games is broadening.

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The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving | The Verge

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across...

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This 22-Year-Old Went From Working At McDonald's To Making $1 Million A Year Playing Video Games

The world of competitive gaming, or e-sports, doesn't require the players to get up out of their seats. But that doesn't mean the players don't sweat. Or make a ton of money.

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Classic Star Wars X-Wing and TIE Fighter games are getting digital rereleases | Polygon

Star Wars: X-Wing and its sequel, Star Wars: TIE Fighter, will get special edition digital releases through GOG.com, according to announcements uncovered by members of the GOG forums. This is the...

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50 Things Nintendo Wants You to Know About Super Smash Bros. Wii U

Nintendo just rolled out a special Nintendo Direct that walks through 50 of the game's new features, including an eight-player offline Smash mode.

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Chubby Checker's Lost "Dig Dug" Atari Commercial | Mental Floss

In 1982, Chubby Checker recorded a song about Dig Dug, the classic Atari game.

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Inside the life of a pro gamer | The Verge

Getting paid to play video games sounds like the cushiest job in the world. Stumble out of bed, fill a bowl of cereal, boot up Steam, and go hunting for thrills and spills. Pants and personal...

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Sony doesn’t understand why so many people are buying PS4s

Exec worries about possibly exhausting "core gamer" market too quickly.

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Why There Aren't Many Games About WWI

Although games like Doom and Dark Forces were the pioneers of first-person shooters (FPS) in the 1990s, the Call of Duty and Medal of Honor franchises revolutionized the way shooting games are played. The World War II theme of these games also revived an interest in the war’s history among some Millennials.

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Video Game Medley Performed With Game Boy Chiptunes | Geekologie

Two video game medley posts in a row -- things are getting pretty wild in here! I'm joking, I'm so sick and medicated I couldn't get a boner if it was the only thing I had to do to...

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5 Reasons Video Games Are Actually Good for You - IGN

But video games are addictive, make kids fat and turn us all into trained killers, right?

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Video game characters modeled after real people

See how closely actors resemble the characters they portray in video games like Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Metal Gear Solid V, and more.

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Watch the E3 Gameplay Trailer for 'Tom Clancy's The Division' • Highsnobiety

Tom Clancy’s latest action packed game has been previewed at E3. Titled Tom Clancy’s The Division, the multiplayer third person game sees a team of agents working their way through the ruins of a ravaged New York City, combating rival factions to bring order to the pandemic-ridden metropolis.

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    Titanfall pilots make a swamp landing in 'Expedition' screens

    The finest quality video game news, criticism, streaming and podcasting, made the old-fashioned way.

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      Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

      Android and iOS are battling each other in every major market in the world, and gaming is the biggest part of that fight.

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        Stunning near photo realistic Call of Duty game revealed for PS4 and Xbox One

        THIS picture gives the first glimpse of how best selling franchise Call of Duty (CoD) will look on the Playstation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One.

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          Minecraft on Xbox One will transfer saves from Xbox 360

          Due to a lack of backwards compatibility, upgrading to new-gen systems like the Xbox One and PS4 has meant mostly leaving your old games and the progress

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              The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game trailer is here, full game coming April 17

              In less than one week, Spider-Man fans will be able to download the latest mobile game from the beloved franchise. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be in theaters on May 2 and the corresponding game will be released on April 17. The trailer for the game ...

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                Ethical gaming: can video games be a force for good?

                The online Games for Change Festival is linking with the Tribeca Film Festival to promote peace and creativity

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                  Six of the best ‑ Celebrity gaming cameos

                  Sarah Palin stars alongside Barack Obama and Phil Collins stars as himself in a GTA:III spin-off • Kitbag • Pixel perfect

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                    How pinball and boardwalk amusements gave rise to video games

                    The generally accepted history of video games is that they sprang into existence in the 1970s, the brainchild of ambitious entrepreneurs taking advantage of quasi-military technology developed in the...

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                      Twitch Is Turning Into The Netflix Of Spectator Gaming

                      Native integration in the big gaming consoles has given the emerging broadcaster of video gameplay a steroid boost.

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                        The Five Best Gaming Pranks That Went Online Today

                        There were some pretty good gaming pranks today, but these five are our favorites.

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                          SXSW: Toronto videogame queen Jade Raymond won’t reveal secrets | Toronto Star

                          No one left any the wiser as to what’s up at Ubisoft Toronto, only that there are five titles being developed there right now.

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                            Playing Asteroids for 58 Hours

                            In 2010, John McAllister broke the Asteroids world record. He played on an original arcade cabinet, and documentarian Adam Cornelius was there to capture the event.