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NES Classic is surprisingly powerful

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition won't be made widely available until this Friday, but some folks have already gotten one and pulled it apart. The first pictures of the mainboard came from GameSpot Senior Reviews Editor Peter Brown. Enterpris...   read

 
 
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(Update) Hello Games' Twitter posts 'No Man's Sky was a mistake,' immediately protects account

[Update: We're investigating the issue now having reached out to multiple Hello Games contacts. Several members of the press have gotten written confirmation from Sean Murray's personal email account that the message was legitimate (which t...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Images of Overwatch's Sombra may have leaked

For months, Overwatch fans have been piecing together information about Sombra, a shadowy hacker who will apparently be the twenty-third hero to join the roster. There have been hints and clues left in game files, and an augmented real...   read

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and more come to Xbox One

The newest batch of backward compatible titles for the Xbox One have been released, and it's a pretty solid selection of games this time. Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3, and Guwange all just became playable on the Xbox One. Of the three, Lost O...   read

 
 
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Active pre-load Gears of War 4 right now

Digital pre-orders for Gears of War 4 on Xbox One are available for pre-loading right now! The official Gears of War Twitter account let the details loose around an hour ago along with some information on the file size. The PC version is n...   read

 
 
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Never stop punching in this Jack Reacher tie-in game

I remember the days when movie tie-in games were absolute trash. I'm not going to reminisce (since that has been done to death), but I will say that The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay is one of the best movie-based games eve...   read

 
 
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We got a few more details on Death Stranding at TGS

Game developer and Konami survivor Hideo Kojima took part in a Death Stranding question and answer session last night at the Tokyo Game Show. I don't speak Japanese, so I haven't a clue what was said, but the Kojima Productions Twitter...   read

 
 
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Xbox One backward compatibility now at 250+ games

Three more Xbox 360 games were added to the Xbox One's backward compatibility list today, making over 250 games available on the current-gen console. This was announced by Major Nelson in a tweet which contained some box art shots for the a...   read

 
 
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The Xbox One may yet get its emulator

Over the weekend, we reported on the emulator NESBox being allowed permission for release on the Xbox One. Microsoft eventually denied the application, citing that it did not go through the [email protected] program. The developer of the program wasn...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 won't feature microtransactions

Capcom has long been a stalwart of frivolous DLC, but it looks like Resident Evil 7 will be skipping out on such practices. Announced today through Twitter, RE7 will feature pre-order bonuses, but no microtransactions. A few new screenshot...   read

 
 


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New Edmund McMillen game gets a name

Edmund McMillen's (the man behind Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Issac) new game has finally been given a name. While many expected Time Fcuk 2, it turns out we were all wrong. Tyler Glaiel, one of the programmers of this new game, tweet...   read

 
 
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Sonic Mania gets an amazing collector's edition

Sonic Mania is shaping up to be quite a treat, but Sega isn't done riding the hype train. After polling Twitter users about the possibility of a collector's edition for the upcoming revival, Sega went ahead and fully revealed the thing toda...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild trademark includes a cartridge listing

With Nintendo keeping a tight lip on any NX details, no one knows whether the system will be utilizing discs, going all digital, or following in the vein of the 3DS with cartridges. A recent trademark seems to indicate the latter, unless th...   read

 
 
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Sega gives Sonic fans the okay to make games

Nintendo is notorious for sending out cease-and-desist notices for fan games based on its IPs. Just this year, we've seen AM2R and Pokémon Uranium taken down despite the creators not asking for money. It seems like fans looking to pa...   read

 
 
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Farming Simulator 2017 does the impossible and brings mods to PS4

Bethesda disappointed the world last week with its announcement that the PS4 versions of Skyrim and Fallout 4 would not contain mod support. Not only did this give their Xbox One counterparts an edge in terms of competition, but it went bac...   read

 
 
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Microsoft taking jabs at Sony with recent tweets

Microsoft has been running a smear campaign against Sony since the announcement of the PS4 Pro. Its tweet following the livestream detailed how the Xbox One S has a UHD Blu-ray player, something Sony decided to leave out of its upcoming con...   read

 
 
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PS4 Pro will not support UHD Blu-ray

While Sony's PS4 Pro event didn't detail much about the multimedia capabilities of the new console, a Twitter conversation has dug up some more information. Sony made it a point to emphasize 4K streaming, but it looks like 4K Blu-ray is out...   read

 
 
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My favorite flavor of ramen? Metroid Lime!

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Metroid series, but Nintendo hasn't done much to be festive for the occasion. We've gotten a fan remake and a strange spin-off, so Metroid fans haven't been completely forgotten (even if the latter wil...   read

 
 
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Guard your knees from this Zelda: Breath of the Wild arrows video

Nintendo continues to trickle feed content from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with a short video showing off some of Link's new arrows. I like the return of the bomb arrow, in particular. It really is a joy to see how interconnec...   read

 
 
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Another day, another Zelda: Breath of the Wild video

Not content to be one-upped by its European counterpart, Nintendo of America has released some more footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild today. This short video showcases some of the different weapons Link will be getti...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky dev: '90% of crash issues' will be fixed in next PS4 patch

Hello Games has been hard at work trying to put out various fires since No Man's Sky launched two weeks ago, and it took to Twitter earlier today to update PS4 players on its status. Both the PS4 and PC versions have received multiple ...   read

 
 
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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage shows off runes

A post from Nintendo Europe's Twitter account has given us a video showing off some runes from the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It looks like some pretty neat stuff, especially when coupled with the dynamic world of the gam...   read

 
 
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Hot Takes: Many people find No Man's Sky to be boring

No Man's Sky is finally out and thus far the impressions I've read have ranged from being all right, to downright boring. Boring, as you'll find out, is a word many people on Twitter are using to describe the game. When I voiced my con...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky dev received 'loads of death threats' due to delay

This week there were rumblings that No Man's Sky would be delayed, and eventually a confirmation that the game is now being held back until August 9, 2016. A majority of the internet reacted in a calm manner, while others decided to ac...   read

 
 
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Blizzard made fan art of a kid's Overwatch original character

Here’s something cute to kick off your week: Blizzard has created fan art of a young girl’s Overwatch original character, after the father shared it on Twitter.   read

 
 
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