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Steam Summer Sale 2017 – Best Deals, Cheapest Games, Biggest Bargains – When Does the Steam Sale End?

It’s summer, which can only mean one thing: The Steam Summer Sale is now on! Running for two weeks at the end of June and the start of July 2017, the Steam Summer sale is always a great way to pick up some PC game bargains. It’s hard to keep on top of all the discounted PC games in the sale, so we’re here to help. This Steam Summer Sale hub will constantly be updated …

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[Podcast] Analyse Asia 190: Nintendo & smartphone gaming in Japan 2017 with Serkan Toto

Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community. Serkan Toto, CEO of Kantan Games Japan, joined us in a conversation to discuss Nintendo’s progress and the smartphone gaming space within Japan in 2017. We began with a conversation on Nintendo’s recent forays with mobile gaming, the surprise …

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How Nintendo Won Back Gamers With E3 2017 | Interview

Jun 25, 2017 By: Max Cannon E3 2017 is done and in the books, while a lot of fans and press walked away having seen some cool games there weren’t too many bombshell moments. While previous E3’s have been highlighted by some big surprises coming out of either Sony or Microsoft, much of what we saw at their press conferences were games from previous years. But then Nintendo’s show came on… Nintendo’s Surprise …

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Nintendo Climbing the Ranks for the Championship Belt in the Wake of E3 2017

Nintendo Comeback Looking Possible After E3 Performance Nintendo is getting older and so are many of their fans. Now, this may feel like an obvious statement, but I’m saying it because, over the past few years, Nintendo seems to have forgotten this more than anyone else. Nintendo has been a beloved staple in gaming since the early 1980s because they have always put out hardware and content with a certain expectation of polish. Now, more than …

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E3 2017: Microsoft Announces Temporary Xbox One S Price Drop

By Evan Campbell UPDATE: A Microsoft representative clarified to IGN that the $50 price drop only applies to select Xbox One consoles and will only apply from June 11 through June 17. The discount includes the Battlefield 1 500GB bundle and 1TB Forza Horizon 3 bundle. It does not apply to bundles that are currently reduced such as the Minecraft bundle currently available for $249. As such, until June 17, 500GB bundles are $249 and …

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Steam Summer Sale 2017: the best games and deals

To paraphrase R-Kelly, “my wallet says, “NOO!” But my body…MY BODY SAYS, “YEEESSSSS!” Yep, it’s that time of year that PC gamers love and fear in equal measure – the Steam Summer Sale 2017 is now upon us. With Steam Summer Sale 2017 dates finally revealed, PC gamers are now in the thick of the annual gaming deal-a-thon, with computer gaming overlords Valve lining up wallet-walloping deals on a whole range of titles. There are …

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Browser games to make up 15% of PC gaming 2017 revenues

PC gaming owes a portion of its yearly global revenues to browser-based games like Runescape and Drakensang Online.     The PC gaming segment isn’t just about high-end 4K visuals, thread-ripping CPUs and the most powerful video cards–it has an accessible side to it where anyone can jump in and play even with older laptops and hardware. The PC browser market is filled with free-to-play games with freemium-style microtransactions that earn quite a bit of …

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8 must-see indie Xbox and PC games you may have missed at E3 2017

With so many games announced and showcased at E3 2017, some were bound to slip through the cracks – particularly indie titles. Here are eight indie games we saw at the show that truly deserve your attention when they arrive on Xbox One and PC. 8 must-see indie games from E3 Laser League Laser League from 505 Games is a Tron-like, two-versus-two arena-based combat game. Both players on each side select characters (who play the …

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Reggie Fils-Aimé interview at E3 2017 on esports

“We believe in empowering the community.”   Nintendo’s sometimes-back-and-forth perspective on embracing and not embracing esports and its surrounding culture can effectively be explained by that sentiment, which Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo’s president, shared with me at E3 last week.  Esports is about community, sure, but it’s often a lot more orchestrated than that word would imply. When you think about gaming communities, you think about forums, about meetups and casual tournaments, about collaborative efforts to …

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The best Australian Xbox One deals in June 2017

UPDATE: If you’re after an Xbox One S, scroll down to check out the deal at Big W — we’ve never seen anything like it. There are some superb Xbox One deals and bundles around at the moment. Microsoft is going all out to put pressure on its rivals as the Xbox One is now the cheapest of the current generation of gaming consoles on a regular basis. We’re happy to let the discounts roll …

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The top ten games to watch for after E3 2017

The E3 experience this year was so overwhelming that we needed to take the weekend to decompress and filter out the wheat from the chaff in our heads. Now that we’ve had some time to think about it, we’ve settled on the below list of ten games that stood out among the crowded halls and packed booths of E3 2017. Here they are in alphabetical order. Enjoy! A Way Out Developer: HazelightPlatforms: PC, PS4, Xbox …

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Four big stories from E3 2017: Xbox One X, Super Mario Odyssey, Ubisoft, Spider-Man – Tech News

Spidey works to save civilians and makes sure the bad guys don’t fall to their deaths. — AFP Relaxnews A US$499 (RM2,130) price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a Super Mario Odyssey hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and Spider-Man differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the Batman: Arkham franchise.  Xbox One X pegs US$499 price Four years after the Xbox One …

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E3 2017 Games Trailers: WATCH PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch best new releases

SONY PLAYSTATION E3 2017 TRAILERS Sony’s E3 conference might have been slightly underwhelming for those looking for brand new games, but you’d be hard pushed to argue that what they did show wasn’t excellent all the same. God of War once again looked spectacular with some intense and colourful gameplay, while Shadow of the Colossus also wowed audiences with a rather magnificent looking remaster of the celebrated PS2 game from Fumito Ueda. Returning exclusives in the form of Uncharted: …

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Xbox One news: Games with Gold July 2017, Halo 6 update, Backwards Compatibility reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold July 2017 lineup looks set to be revealed later this week. Microsoft have taken to announcing their new roster of titles for the program around this time every month, and we expect this to carry on following the recent reveals during E3 2017. So far there has been no confirmation on what the new Games with Gold July titles could be, although fans will likely have the news very soon. Microsoft …

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The Coolest New Gaming Gear From E3 2017

E3 isn’t just about new games. It’s also about new headsets, keyboards, mice, controllers, speakers and storage solutions. Let’s take a look at some of the coolest new hardware announced during the show. LucidSound — LS15X Xbox One In-Ear Contour Gaming Headset The LucidSound folks have a bunch of new headsets for E3, including a couple that work directly with the Xbox One’s wireless technology. But the coolest one is this weird-arse thing right here: …

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