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Todd Howard praises Destiny 2 and Diablo III loot drops: 'We have a ways to go'

Bethesda's Todd Howard discusses items in Fallout, Elder Scrolls, and Starfield, says properly placing rare items is 'an art that we have a ways to go in'

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Warframe crossplay is now live on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC

Digital Extreme's successful hit Warframe is the latest free-to-play live service game to get cross-play across PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PC.

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Krafton stock down 8% as Callisto Protocol misses expectations

PUBG owner Krafton Inc. sees a significant stock dive following the lower-than-expected reception of its latest published game The Callisto Protocol.

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Bethesda has a dedicated 'clutter team' that adds substance and style to worlds

Bethesda Game Studios has a dedicated team that is responsible for 'cluttering' environments and interior spaces in Fallout and Elder Scrolls games.

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Dragalia Lost shuts down, but mobile is not that important for Nintendo

Dragalia Lost has officially shut down, but here's a big reminder that Nintendo is not very reliant on mobile gaming, which is an extension of its biz.

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Today's Google Doodle is one of the best of all time

Today's Google Doodle offers important historical lesson for the video games industry, tells story of Jerry Lawson who created first gaming cartridge.

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Discord server subscriptions now available with $2.99 - $199.99 sub options

Discord has formally launched its server subscriptions program that essentially combines servers with Patreon-style monetization and content delivery.

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Capcom's third best-selling game of all time coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023

Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom's third best-selling game of all time, is coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023 and MH Sunbreak is also coming Spring 2023.

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Worlds collide in epic Destiny 2 x Assassin's Creed crossover

Destiny 2's Lord Shaxx and Saint-14 show up in Assassin's Creed Valhalla as custom armor and item sets as AC Valhalla ends its final rollout of content.

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Valve to give away over 100 Steam Deck handhelds during The Game Awards

Valve plans to give away at least 180 Steam Deck handhelds during The Game Awards stream showcase on December 8, users have to watch on Steam to enter.

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Sony makes bizarre claim that Microsoft wants to make them more like Nintendo

Sony makes an absurd claim that 'Microsoft's true strategy' is to force Sony to transform into a company similar to Nintendo so it won't compete with Xbox.

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Merging with Microsoft could disrupt Activision's revenues

Activision's segment relies on annualized sales of premium games, primarily Call of Duty, and inclusion on Xbox Game Pass could disrupt game sales.

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Sony: Game Pass leads PlayStation Plus significantly with 29 million subscribers

Sony says that Xbox Game Pass has a considerable lead over its new revamped PlayStation Plus multi-tier subscription service, with XGP subs at 29 million.

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Microsoft to formally offer 10-year deal with Sony to help merger approval

Microsoft will use its 10-year licensing offer to help assuage key regulators like the European Commission in hopes of getting the merger approved.

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Microsoft suggests Sony offer day-and-date releases to boost PlayStation Plus

Microsoft suggests that Sony should disrupt its current business model that emphasizes premium games in order to provide more value to PlayStation Plus.

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Microsoft's comments on GTA 6 release in 2024 shouldn't be taken literally

Microsoft's statements on Grand Theft Auto 6's release date in 2024 cannot be taken at face value because they are sourced from an industry rumor article.

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Sony: Activision merger would make Xbox one stop shop for shooters on console

Sony says that Xbox would become the 'one-stop shop' for shooters post-merger thanks to the wide variety of FPS franchises that Microsoft would own.

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Sony: Activision merger 'threatens gaming ecosystem at a critical moment'

Sony tells regulators that the Microsoft-Activision merger would outright 'threaten the gaming ecosystem at a critical moment' in a digital games industry.

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With Witcher 3, CD Projekt shows games industry how to do a real next-gen update

The Witcher 3's next-gen upgrade adds a ton of new features and high-end updates to in-game performance and visuals on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: biggest Pokemon launch ever with 10 million sales

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet smashes records with the best opening for any Pokemon game in the history of the franchise, sells 10 million in just 3 days.

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Microsoft expects next-gen Xbox, PS6 to release in 2028 at the 'very earliest'

Microsoft expects the next generation of console hardware including the new Xbox and PlayStation 6 to release in fall 2028 'at the very earliest'

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Next-generation PlayStation 6 launch timing revealed by Sony

The PlayStation 5 just turned 2 years old, but what about the next generation PlayStation 6? Sony outlines when it could release its new PS6 console.

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Call of Duty's record success likely to push Activision past $9 billion in 2022

With over $1 billion in game sales in 10 days and a massive surge in player counts across all platforms, 2022 is shaping up to be Call of Duty's best year.

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Report: Alien Isolation spiritual successor coming to PS5, Series X/S in 2023

A new AAA game set in the Alien franchise is reportedly in development, is expected to be survival horror similar to Alien Isolation with a 2023 release.

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Sony and Microsoft need to stop using the press to fight over Activision merger

Both Sony and Microsoft continue to use press websites to argue over the Activision merger and attempt to control public discourse about the deal.

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Activision merger: Microsoft's new offer to Sony is almost too good to be true

As a possible pre-emptive strike against regulatory concessions, Microsoft has made Sony an offer that's almost too good to be true.

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Payday 3 development proceeding according to plan, still releasing in 2023

Starbreeze gives a quick update on Payday 3, says the game's development is progressing according to plan and should meet its announced 2023 release.

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As Sony raises PS5 prices, Microsoft drops Xbox Series S to $250 for holidays

As Sony raises PlayStation 5 prices for the holiday season, Microsoft lowers the Xbox Series S price to $249, half of a disc PS5 or Xbox Series X.

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Post-merger, Call of Duty on PlayStation won't require Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft reiterates that Call of Duty will stay on PlayStation, with new releases launch as native games and will not require Game Pass or streaming.

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Payday developer wants to ship its next game by 2025, will be set in new IP

Starbreeze is capitalizing development expenditures for a new IP, wants to ship its next game past Payday 3 in 2025 and will be set in a non-Payday IP.

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Amazon Luna hit with major layoffs, will it follow Stadia's demise?

Amazon starts to lay off engineers and software developers responsible for its nascent and possibly unsuccessful cloud game streaming service Luna.

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Sony NFT patent describes market where users buy, sell, and rent digital assets

Sony's latest patent would create a token-based economy where gamers could buy, sell, and even rent digital assets including user-generated items.

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Saints Row developer Volition transferred to Gearbox to create 'future success'

Embracer Group has transferred Saints Row developer Volition to Gearbox's operating unit, which it hopes will provide keys to future success for the dev.

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Thanks to Call of Duty, Activision beats King in yearly net revenues and income

Thanks to massive surges in Q4 holiday periods from Call of Duty game sales and earnings, Activision generates more revenue and operating income than King.

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Elden Ring has sold 17.5 million copies, beats entire Deus Ex franchise

Elden Ring has sold 17.5 million units worldwide in less than a year, making it one of the best-selling individual Japanese games on the market today.

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Red Dead Redemption franchise sales break 70 million

Rockstar Games' legendary cowboy opus has sold over 70 million copies worldwide across two console generations, with RDR2 making the bulk of sales.

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Corsair Katar Elite Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair's Katar Elite Wireless features a powerful sensor and low latency wireless, making it a mid-range wireless gaming mouse to consider.

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Nintendo Switch platform made $62.3 billion in lifetime revenues

Nintendo has generated over $62 billion from the Nintendo Switch platform since March 2017 to present, including software, hardware, and subscriptions.

Logitech G502 X Plus Gaming Mouse Review
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Logitech G502 X Plus Gaming Mouse Review

The iconic Logitech G502 gets its most premium version yet with the Logitech G502 X Plus, where great wireless performance meets excellent build quality.

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Nintendo delivers $2.41 billion net sales and $771 million net profit in Q2'23

Nintendo delivered a strong quarter with its Q2'23 results achieving $2.41 billion in net sales, driven primarily by software across the digital space.

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Final Fantasy XVI is only exclusive to PlayStation 5 for six months after launch

Final Fantasy XVI is only exclusive to PlayStation 5 consoles for six months after release, and may launch on PC and or Xbox throughout 2023 as well.

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Dragon Age producer: Microsoft-Activision merger is probably bad in the long run

Dragon Age producer and ex-BioWare game developer Mark Darrah believes Microsoft buying Activision-Blizzard is 'probably a bad thing in the long run'

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Nintendo Switch hits 114.3 million shipments, will beat PS4 by end of 2022

The Nintendo Switch has reached over 114 million units shipped and is expected to beat the PlayStation 4's total lifetime shipments by year's end.

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Apple Arcade may be the most popular game subscription, not PS Plus or Game Pass

Apple Arcade is reportedly the king of video game subscriptions thanks to its widespread availability across mobiles and other iOS-powered devices.

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Razer's new premium PS5 controller costs half as much as a PS5 console

Razer's new ultra-premium Wolverine V2 Pro PlayStation 5 controller comes with an ultra-premium price that's half as much as a PS5 console's MSRP.

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EA isn't quite ready to make Battlefield 2042 free-to-play yet...but it should

Battlefield 2042 isn't going free-to-play any time soon (although it probably should), but EA is bringing the game to Game Pass which should help KPIs.

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Death Stranding is a big success with 10 million copies sold on PS4, PS5, and PC

Hideo Kojima and the team at Kojima Productions celebrate Death Stranding's third anniversary with some big sales figures--10 million on PlayStation & PC.

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Switch Online subscribers reach 36 million, grows by 4 million users

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers have reached 36 million as of Q2'23, beating Xbox Game Pass by 11 million and 9.4 million subscribers away from PS Plus.

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Backwards compatibility is the most important feature of a next-gen Switch

If Nintendo's next hardware system is an upgraded Switch, then it absolutely needs to be backwards compatible with existing Nintendo Switch games.

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Sony taking live services very seriously, recruiting some of the best in the biz

Sony is taking its live service game plan very seriously--first it bought Bungie for $3.7 billion, and now it is recruiting and partnering with big talent.

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