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Nintendo Japan employees tend to stick around for 13.5 years

If you love learning random tidbits about Nintendo's inner workings, you'll want to see the company's new Japanese recruitment page. The site has a few notable data points folks would want to know about as prospective employees, and for the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The FTC will be looking into lootboxes soon

After last year's debacle with Battlefront II and loot boxes, multiple governments from different countries have taken to investigating whether or not microtransactions constitute gambling in games. Just last week, the United Kingdom had de...

 
 
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Pre-order early-access has been doing well for publishers

In the past few years, a new trend has started cropping up with pre-order culture. Not only will gamers get "exclusive" items from specific retailers or bonus digital goodies, but people willing to plunk down on pre-orders will receive earl...

 
 
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Prima Games is shutting down after 28 years

With the ubiquity of the internet, one would be mistaken for assuming that printed strategy guides were no longer a thing. Somehow, someway, Prima Games has stayed in business despite the growth of free, readily available online guides. It ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Telltale just laid off its last remaining employees

The sudden and unexpected near-shuttering of Telltale Games rocked the video game industry two weeks ago. Telltale laid off approximately 250 employees, which was about 90 percent of its workforce. A skeleton crew of 25-or-so people were ke...

 
 
 
 
 
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GOG.com considers game streaming 'another layer of DRM'

In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz at E3 this year, Lukasz Kukawski (GOG.com's head of global communication) gave the company's stance on what it feels streaming services are to gamers. "We don't see it as a thing that will take over ga...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Leak reveals player counts for thousands of Steam games

Believe it or not, "How many people are playing your game?" is a surprisingly hard question to answer for many people both inside and outside the game industry. Between digital platforms, sales, the second-hand scene, and a market that ince...

 
 
 
 
 




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Kerrik52

Ive cracked the Sekiro You need to abandon the BB strategy of dodge spamming and stunlocking and abandon the Dark Souls strategy of tanking and slashing Staying aggressive and alternating constant attacks and parries is the key to

 
lokhe

At what I think is the final boss of Sekiro This is gonna take a while :p

 
ShadeOfLight

At the Dutch Comic Con today, came across this awesome Excuse the lighting and the fact that I couldnt come up with a cool

 
Fuzunga

How come Destructoid is constantly reporting on FFXIV but never ESO? You guys didnt even post about the Elsweyr expansion coming this year!

 
FakePlasticTree

Anyone up for some Jackbox later today? Last session didnt go so well, so I want people to join for some voice chat if possible, announce who they are, to make sure only Dtoiders Im thinking 3:00 PM Bump: Anyone else wanna join?

 
Dere

Going to be hard pressed to find a game I like better than Sekiro this it

 
Electric Reaper

The World Video Game Hall of Fame is currently holding a public vote to induct more video games into the Hall of

 
TricksterX

Did Atlus make us wait all this time for Persona 5R news only for it to be announcement?

 
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