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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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Capcom Cup 2020 finale cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The finale of the 2020 Capcom Cup, initially scheduled to take place next month, has been cancelled due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Street Fighter publisher made the announcement yesterday in a statement on Twitter...

 
 
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Tekken 7 team continues to push for online fight fluidity

Perhaps no genre of gaming has been scuppered worse by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic than fighting games. 2020 saw practically an entire year of tournaments and events canceled on local, national, and international levels. Once the honeymoo...

 
 
 
 
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The world sure loved tweeting about video games in 2020

In 2020, Twitter was absolutely awash with tweets related to gaming. According to the social media website, There were more than two billion tweets posted related to video games and video gaming, a year-on-year increase of 75%, with a 49% r...

 
 
 
 
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Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 commences this weekend

It's January, and you know what that means, it's once again time for some of the savviest players in the business to gather together for a non-stop marathon of fantastic gaming action. Awesome Games Done Quick is upon us once again, and wil...

 
 
 
 
 
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Epic will not be holding in-person Fortnite events in 2021

Many of 2020's major gaming events were understandably curtailed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As 2021 beckons, it seems that the coronavirus will continue to make its presence felt, with some publishers already forgoing plans for l...

 
 
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Cyber Monday had little impact on last week's UK Charts

While we have already passed the typically lucrative Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, the UK Chart remains relatively stagnant this week. The same ten titles occupy almost the exact same ten spots that they did last week, with Electronic ...

 
 
 
 
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UK mobile game spending broke records on Black Friday

Last week, lockdown legislation and Black Friday's hypnotic "I must spend money" vibe combined to take their toll on the wallets of UK mobile owners. Mobile game spending reached a record high, with almost £5 million GBP, (approx. $6....

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Free-to-play shooter CrossfireX has been delayed to 2021

Developer Smilegate has announced that its military shooter CrossfireX will no longer meet its intended 2020 release date. Citing roadblocks caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the free-to-play Xbox One title is now expected to launch ...

 
 
 




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My dad passed away in his sleep this The leadup has been a trial this past week; its both sad and relieving to see him Our relationship was odd, but he got me into games and movies, was a good talker, and beat his lifelong

 
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If Star Wars didnt come out in 1977 and was being made now, which B-list actors would you choose for Luke, Leia, and Han?

 
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It has just come to my attention that Tetsuya Watari passed away back in He was the man who played Shintaro Kazama in every single Yakuza game since the original on Kinji Fukasaku made two films starring the man, more info in RIP

 
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Out of curiosity, do you all still preorder games? I do often and will continue to do Especially for indies where that early sales boost is a big boon to the I also find it convenient especially when shipping is

 
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Woo hoo! First time getting the featured comment! Feels like I`ve joined an exclusive club for the I wonder who has the world record for most featured My guess is Isay

 
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I thought this was a fan dub taking the piss out of the ainme(never watched it or heard of it before) but no seems to have been real and nothing like the Japense script at kinda entertaining mainly that the dialogue comes off so weird

 
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Got Like a Dragon as a (late) Christmas present! And theres room for another Ruy Ga Gotoku studio game on the

 
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Mikes Dead Space post got me thinking, what videogame enemy did/do you find the most terrifying? Whether its for gameplay reasons, enemy design or whatever doesnt For example enemies that like to SUDDENLY speed toward you usually freak me

 
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I continue to level up by plunging my arm deep into the anuses of giant pigs with hundreds of eyes, deftly mirroring my real

 
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Everytime I see a room of dead bodies in Dead Space and theres an infector trying to turn them into necromorphs

 
 

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