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2020 saw U.S. players spend almost $57 billion on gaming

For most of us, 2020 was far too miserable to note. But one field that did see an upturn in fortunes in the past 12 months - at least in a financial sense - is the U.S. gaming industry, which raked in a record-breaking total of $56.9 billio...

 
 
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505 Games acquires Puzzle Quest developer Infinity Plus Two

505 Games has expanded its portfolio of business ventures this week, with the news that – via parent company Digital Bros – the publisher has purchased mobile gaming studio Infinity Plus Two, best known for its work on popular g...

 
 
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Dark FMV mystery Erica is now available on iOS

If you haven't checked out Flavourworks' interactive live-action mystery Erica, then you can now take her dark journey with you on the bus, to the supermarket, or even to the bathroom, thanks to this brand new mobile port, available right n...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Super Meat Boy Forever

2010 was a reckoning. It was a year that saw the gaming market explode with a bevy of independently produced titles. In forgotten scenes reminiscent of the "bedroom programming" days of the late-'80s/early-'90s, talented coders from around ...

 
 
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Review: Alba: A Wildlife Adventure

One of the trends I saw on social media in the lead-up to the new year was a pledge by people to be "better" in 2021. To be more kind, more thoughtful, more patient, and more forgiving. Basically, taking the negative energy 2020 gave us and...

 
 
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Meet Genshin Impact's charming cryo-archer, Ganyu

miHoYo has posted a lovely teaser trailer introducing us to the next hero headed to its ever-evolving RPG Genshin Impact, which is practically printing money at a phenomenal rate. The relaxing video takes us on a stroll with Ganyu, a charmi...

 
 
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Minecraft Earth will no longer be playable as of June 30

Not that I was paying much attention to how well Minecraft Earth was or was not faring, but the idea of a Minecraft rendition of Pokémon Go's winning augmented-reality formula seemed like a no-brainer, and it's surprising to hear th...

 
 
 
 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2020 goes to...

I'm going to be honest with you: this wasn't even a close vote. While mobile platforms saw a large variety of great games throughout 2020, there was just no topping the worldwide phenomenon that is Genshin Impact. Dismissed as a mere Breath...

 
 
 
 
 
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Latest Mario Kart Tour event focuses on Best Gal Rosalina

Nintendo's mobile racer Mario Kart Tour is winding up the year with a celebration of one of the Super Mario franchise's most-popular princesses. The Rosalina Tour offers players a new opportunity to bag previously released skins for the sta...

 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Mobile Game of 2020

It honestly didn't make a lot of sense to engage in mobile gaming this year. After all, the appeal of gaming on your iPhone or Android device ties into the fact you can play wherever you are. At the office, on the train, in the waiting room...

 
 
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Ninja Chowdown is just like a donut: cheap and satisfying

For a little over a month now, I've been on a diet and a fairly restrictive one at that. It's probably not the wisest thing to do during the season of gingerbread cookies and figgy pudding, but, somehow, I've stuck with it for longer than a...

 
 
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Genshin Impact Version 1.2 details new Dragonspine map

Yesterday saw miHiYo finally drop the trailer for Genshin Impact's highly anticipated Version 1.2 update. Said update, which launches on December 23, will add a new map and other content to the mobile and console gacha title. The new map, "...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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Returning from the hot springs tomorrow to 3 more days off (unless I get called Really needed this vacation, and could not think of anyone Id rather be

 
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Flegma

I hate the politics talk But a speech given sixty years ago tomorrow led me to make a new years resolution: do something for others on a daily basis, even if its just calling an elderly relative or picking up a piece of litter off the

 
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Somehow the Chris campaign took even longer, does the game save up your death times or something? I was expecting a little less, maybe letting the game run paused on the inventory with the PS3 Start Menu doesnt really pause it, that or deaths, for su

 
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overDress is apparently releasing $4 USD trial Thats cheap as

 
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#confessiontoid The Actual Charlton Heston is apparently not the actual Charlton

 
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#confessiontoid I didnt spend more than two hours of playtime in Monster Hunter Only when I was replaying it this week that I made it to the second I believe it was bc I got mh4u after MHGen and was a lil burnt out w/ MH

 
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Happy 4-year anniversary to Gravity Rush 2! You were such a great game with a great world, and you deserve a publisher wholl treat you And maybe in some alternate timeline wed get a 3rd

 
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If anyone is still playing AC7: Skies Unknown theres an update that came out recently with more skins and emblems from previous titles Heres the F-22 Raptor in one of said updates skins:

 
 

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