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Some Digital Switch Games Will Get Limited Run Physical Editions

Original Source Link is Here Share. Limited Run Games’ foray into Switch releases will begin in 2018 By Sam Stewart Limited Run Games has announced it is approved to publish physical editions of Nintendo Switch games, continuing the publisher’s trend of highlighting digital indie games in physical form. Limited Run Games, a publisher that deals in limited edition physical versions of various games, made the announcement on its Twitter. The publisher doesn’t have any details …

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Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion Delayed

Original Source Link is Here Share. Now arriving sometime next month. By Alex Gilyadov Final Fantasy XV’s upcoming multiplayer expansion, Comrades, has been delayed. Square Enix announced on Twitter the expansion, previously dated for October 31, will now be released sometime in early November. According to the publisher, the delay is “due to final adjustments and to create the best possible experience.” Players will be able to create their own character and take on quests with up to …

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Gaming video to make $4.6 billion in 2017

The video games industry’s Gaming Video Content (GVC) segment is tremendously lucrative, and according to analyst firm SuperData, it will pull in over $4 billion in 2017.     Gaming Video Content is one of the biggest pillars of the current Games-as-a-Service (GaaS) business model that gaming’s biggest publishers–Activision, EA, Take-Two Interactive, and Ubisoft–are currently embracing. Service-based games such as Overwatch are built to monetize engagement, which is continually generated via content creators streaming gameplay …

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Sony Bringing PlayStation Collectible Cards Back for PSX 2017

Original Source Link is Here Share. Series Three cards will be available to all PSX 2017 attendees. By Sam Stewart Sony has announced that its PlayStation collectible cards will be returning at PlayStation Experience 2017. This year’s series, Series Three, will begin with card #77 and contain about three dozen all new cards. The Bronze Trophy card will be included in the gift bag for every attendee, while other cards must be obtained by visiting …

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Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level

//cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/game-cheating.jpg Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a little additional system-level help from Microsoft via TruePlay, a new API being rolled out through Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update. The feature, which is now documented on the Windows Dev Center lets developers easily prioritize a game as a protected process, cutting off some of the most common cheating methods by essentially preventing outside programs from looking at or altering the …

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Fairhaven Welcomes Best Buds Gaming Lounge

In early October, costumed gamers line the alleyway outside of Best Buds Gaming Lounge as they eagerly await the grand opening of Fairhaven’s newest venue. Wafts of delicious pizza aroma can be smelled and thundering echoes of World of Warcraft can be heard amidst cheers from the employees inside. The lounge is bordered by sleek wood — each piece hand-stained with great care by the owners — luxurious leather couches, board games and, of course, …

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Razer’s Basilisk gaming mouse successfully hones in on first-person shooters

A gaming mouse isn’t always just a gaming mouse. Take Razer’s new Basilisk. The PC gaming gear company built it specifically for first-person shooter games. It’ll work with everything else, but it has specialized features to maximize its performance for the likes of Battlefield 1. And if those are the games you play most of the time, you should probably consider something like the Basilisk. The Razer Basilisk is available now for $70. What you’ll …

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Go: Mask contest; chili cook-off; retro gaming expo; pumpkins

1. Mask on Create the perfect mask to hide behind at The Most Amazingly Creative Halloween Mask Event at 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Vancouver Art Space, 2701 N.E. 114th Ave. Become a goblin, superhero, princess or warrior, and do it on your terms. This Halloween gathering, which includes all the materials you’ll need, is for trick-or-treaters ages 5 to 12. Prizes and music are also part of the event. If desired, you can also …

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IGN’s Every Ever Runs Down Every Mario Game Ever

Original Source Link is Here Share. Over 200 games have featured Nintendo’s beloved mascot. By Alex Osborn Want to learn more about some of your favorite games, hardware, and the history behind them? With our encyclopedic series Every Ever, we take a deep dive into the most iconic games, characters, and franchises in all of gaming, and break them down with expert analysis. Each episode of the show will air first exclusively on Facebook’s new “Watch” platform, …

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Extinction Hands-On Preview: God of War Meets Shadow of the Colossus

Original Source Link is Here Share. A mix of inspirations make a very unique whole. By Tom Marks At a glance, it’s easy to draw connections to Extinction from things like Shadow of the Colossus and Attack on Titan. You climb and kill giant ogres that are sieging cities hiding behind high but ineffective walls. But when I actually got my hands on its first few missions, Extinction played closer to games like God of …

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Massive international gaming event making Denver debut this weekend

Erica Tinsley, KUSA 5:35 AM. MDT October 20, 2017 DENVER – It’s another sign of the growing eSports and gaming industry in Denver. Denver is now one of only three U.S. cities to host the massive international gaming event, Dreamhack. Dreamhack started in Sweden back in 1994, and over the years it has expanded and become much larger. The massive event centers around professional game tournaments that have cash prizes. But in addition to the …

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GTX 1070 SLI and i7-7820HK

GIGABYTE has announced a powerful all-new extreme gaming laptop in the AORUS X9. The X9 comes with a 7th generation Intel i7-7820HK overclockable processor, two GTX 1070s in SLI, four DDR4 slots supporting up to 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, and an option of either a 17.3” 4K UHD IPS monitor or QHD (2560 x 1440) 120 Hz WVA panel. Additionally, the X9 offers an ESS Sabre HiFi audio DAC, ‘quad’ audio setup with two speakers …

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DreamHack, the largest digital gaming festival in the world, is stopping in Denver this weekend

DENVER – If you can’t wait for the Super Bowl, don’t worry – something quite like it is coming to Denver this weekend, except you won’t find players running down a field, you’ll find them locked into their computers, gaming consoles or Virtual Reality headsets. That’s because DreamHack, the world’s largest digital gaming festival, is stopping at the National Western Complex on the final leg of its first U.S. tour. At this point, you must …

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PC Gaming Weekly: a divine solution

Earlier this week, PC gaming editor Jeff Grubb said something that I thought was me just having a fever dream as I battled a persistent cold: “I’m writing about playing Divinity: Original Sin 2 on my smartphone.” Yeah, right, I thought. No way could anyone cobble together a way to bring this PC role-playing masterpiece (I would’ve reviewed Larian Studios’ latest work by now, but my save got corrupted 20 hours in, and I had to …

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Destiny 2 Bug Sends Trials of the Nine Offline for 2 Weeks

Original Source Link is Here Share. “Emote glitching” is the cause. By Lucy O’Brien Destiny 2’s most popular competitive multiplayer mode, Trials of the Nine, will be postponed due to a glitch. In a post on Bungie.net, Bungie said that the next two instances of Trials – held on weekends – will be postponed because of “emote glitching” in The Crucible. The team is currently working on a fix that they plan to deploy at …

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