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The biggest obstacle to League of Legends’ ongoing success? Its fans

MOBAs are currently the biggest gaming force on the planet. More than nine million people have played Dota 2 in the last two weeks. Back in 2016, League of Legends reported 100 million monthly players. The amount of money that these players pour into the game not only keeps their studios afloat, but allows them to offer prize pools in excess of $20 million for their tournaments, or rake in $1.6 billion in microtransactions. But, …

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Gamescom 2017: everything we expect to see at Europe’s biggest gaming show

Taking place every year in Cologne, Germany, Gamescom is arguably Europe’s biggest gaming event (it’s become known as Europe’s E3). This year’s show opens on August 22 and runs through to August 26, but there are to be live streams and announcements taking place from August 20. Now that Microsoft has done its big Xbox One X announcement at E3, we’re not anticipating any big hardware reveals. Instead, we expect there’s going to be a …

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Capcom’s biggest games have failed to make a splash this year

Capcom have had an unusual year so far. Sharing financial details from the last three months, the publisher revealed that their biggest games continue to sell below expectations, including Resident Evil 7, though just as they announced in May, profits continue to increase.  Should Resident Evil 7 be added to our list of the best horror games on PC? Resident Evil 7, despite its critical success, is still underperforming. Between January and March, sales amounted …

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The Nintendo 2DS XL’s biggest flaw’s a not-so-big stylus

The New Nintendo 2DS XL is in stores today, and it’s a great revision on what’s already a great handheld. There’s one big — or, really, small — catch with it, though: The stylus is bizarrely small. Maybe this is a nitpick, especially being that I’m someone with self-described “big, meaty claws.” But compared to the styluses on the original 3DS, the Nintendo 3DS XL and most other models, the 2DS XL’s stylus is almost …

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15 Biggest WTF Gaming Moments Of 2017 (So Far)

EA There’s no denying that 2017 has been an excellent year for gamers of all tastes and persuasions so far, and with the first half of the year being so freaking jam-packed with high-profile titles, it’s no surprise that more than a little weird has managed to slip through the cracks. From the annual circus that is E3, to bungled launches of massively-anticipated games, embarrassing business decisions and one of the weirdest side-quests you’ll find …

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San Diego Comic Con’s Biggest Gaming Surprises, Day 1

by Robert Workman | July 20, 2017 Start Slideshow Even though the show’s still going on for a few more days yet, the first day of San Diego Comic-Con was a pretty big one when it came to video games, as we got a few trailer reveals, a few surprise character additions, and other little things that make us happy to play these video games. There was a lot of news that came around today, …

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Biggest Gaming Surprises We Want To See

by Robert Workman | July 19, 2017 Start Slideshow San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is kicking off tonight, and thousands of people are expected to hit the show floor to see what’s on tap this year, leading into the next four days of panels and surprises surrounding TV shows, movies, and, of course, video games. We already ran through the highlights of what to see at this year’s show if you’re a fan of gaming, but …

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‘Polybius’ turns one of gaming’s biggest urban legends into a VR classic

(Courtesy of Llamasoft) PolybiusDeveloped by: LlamasoftPublished by: LlamasoftAvailable on: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows PC (available later in 2017) From the beginning, video games have been burdened with ulterior motives. For instance, Willy Higinbotham made the first computer game, “Tennis for Two,” for the annual visitors day at Brookhaven National Laboratory in order to demonstrate the “scientific relevance” of the research being done in the lab’s tedious corridors. Shigeru Miyamoto’s first major success, “Donkey Kong,” …

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Austin’s annual RTX gaming convention set to biggest yet

AUSTIN (KXAN) — RTX is underway in ATX and the annual gaming convention is expected to draw its biggest crowd yet. RTX is led by Rooster Teeth Productions, an Austin-based company that created the popular Red vs. Blue web series.  The convention is where gaming meets the Internet and where gamers find their great escape. “It’s how you get through bad days, it’s how you get through good days, it’s how you make good days,” …

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Tencent, the biggest online gaming company, wants to prevent kids from playing too much in China

There is a big debate in China over how long children play Tencent’s extremely popular games.imtmphoto/Shutterstock Chinese investment giant Tencent Holdings has announced that it’s implementing a new system that will prevent children from playing too much on its online games, The Wall Street Journal reports. Tencent is the company behind China’s most popular online game, “Honor of Kings,” which has 50 million daily users, as well as the owner of WeChat, a messaging platform with …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update – Six new games join list in BIGGEST week yet | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games list got a big boost this week, as six classics joined the lineup. And it was Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty Ghosts and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood that headlined this week’s new releases. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood had the most votes among fans, with more than 50,000 people asking for its inclusion. One of the most popular and critically-acclaimed entries in the series, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood shifted the action …

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 – Best Deals, Cheapest Games, Biggest Bargains (Day 6) – 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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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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The Switch Has Almost Everything That’s Needed to Become Nintendo’s Biggest Hit Yet

Nintendo is at its best with its back against the wall. The Japanese company had been struggling ever since the launch of Wii U in 2012. As a gaming console, the Wii U wasn’t too bad, but it had very few games not made by Nintendo. Despite robust sales of the Nintendo 3DS, poor performance of the Wii U and Nintendo’s complete absence in the smartphone market meant that times have been tough for one …

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E3 2017 Biggest Reveals: Spider-Man to Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Reporters and fans alike come together each year at E3, an annual trade fair for gamers, for days of conferences held by some of the video game industry’s heaviest hitters — including Sony, Microsoft, and EA. With the companies tight-lipped about what games will be released, the event is often a guessing game until the 13th hour. Now that the conferences have wrapped, here’s a roundup of the biggest announcements and reveals. Xbox One X Revealed …

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