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Paradox Interactive upset fans with price hikes for their games

Paradox Interactive have gone and raised the prices on several of its games in specific regions on Steam.  Paradox Interactive has created some of the best strategy games out there. According to Paradox, this was intentional and a move to “match the purchasing power” of said areas as well as to “create a more equal price point” for their products around the world. The company states that their prices have remained largely the same over the past …

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Korean Slang For PlayStation, Xbox, And Nintendo Fans 

[Photoshop: Luke Plunkett | Kotaku] A few years ago, Kotaku introduced online nicknames for Japanese fans of the three gaming platforms. Now, let’s take a look at monikers given to Korean fans of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Via tipster Sang, here areinternet nicknames for gaming’s three corporate platform holders. Keep in mind, these are online nicknames and are most likely to be found in gaming forums’ comments. Sony Naenyun Station (내년스테이션): Literally, “Next Year Station.” …

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Nintendo pleasing fans with new Switch console, games and online service

It’s a great time to be a Nintendo fan. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Nintendo There are a lot of reasons that this is the case, but let’s start with the most obvious: 2017 is the first year with main entries in both the “Super Mario” and “Legend of Zelda” series since 2002. No joke! As Ars Technica’s Kyle Orland succinctly put it: Calendar years with a mainline Mario AND Zelda console game:* 1986* 2002* 2017 …

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Latest Xbox One Backwards Compatibility update is NOT what fans wanted | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games list has lost one of its titles. In an update that nobody wanted, Xbox Live Arcade release Poker Smash is no longer playable on Xbox One. Fans can still play the game on Xbox 360, where Achievements and saves will be transferred over. After removing the game last week, Microsoft has told fans how to claim refunds and pick up a free copy of Hexic 2. In a Microsoft …

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Xbox One X games – Bad news for fans of THIS Microsoft blockbuster | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox One X will be without one of Microsoft’s flagship titles for quite some time. It’s bad news for Halo fans, who have been told by 343 Industries that Halo 6 won’t be announced any time soon. “While there’s little to nothing that can be said on that front, it’s been made clear that we won’t be talking about Halo’s next major title for quite some time,” reads a 343 Industries blog post. “And no, …

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Xbox One X Is About Giving Fans What They Want, Not Competing With PS4 Pro Says Microsoft

(Photo: Microsoft) Why does the Xbox One X exist? The recently-unveiled console is certainly powerful, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted the Xbox One X is a niche product most players won’t see much value in, and that Microsoft loses money on every until sold. At this point it really seems like the Xbox One X exists purely to one-up the PlayStation 4 Pro, but Spencer insists that’s not the case. In a recent …

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Nintendo Fans Need A New Series To Complain About

Nintendo fans have spent years frustrated that the Metroid series, once a pillar of the company’s console lineup, had been left to rot. Now that not one but two new Metroid games are coming, it leaves them/us with an important decision to make: what to complain about next. Everything Nintendo Announced At E3 2017 Nintendo made a bunch of hopes and dreams come true today at E3. After a seemingly endless wait,… Read more The …

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Images of Super Nintendo World theme park being built for the first time… and it looks like a dream come true for Mario fans

NINTENDO fanatics can now turn their gaming fantasies into reality thanks to a new theme park opening in Japan. Sneak preview pictures of the Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Osaka have surfaced. Getty Images All singing and dancing …Mario kicks off the start of work on the Super Nintendo World theme park Facebook An artist impression of what it will look like when finished Officially it is launching in 2020, but photos have …

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Super Nintendo World theme park seen for the first time… and it looks like a dream come true for Mario fans

NINTENDO fanatics can now turn their gaming fantasies into reality thanks to a new theme park opening in Japan. Sneak preview pictures of the Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Osaka have surfaced. Getty Images All singing and dancing …Mario kicks off the start of work on the Super Nintendo World theme park Facebook An artist impression of what it will look like when finished Officially it is launching in 2020, but photos have …

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E3 opens doors to gaming fans in hopes of staying relevant – Entertainment

As the world’s largest video game companies converge in Los Angeles this weekend for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, the convention centre is preparing to open the doors to an entirely new audience. This year, for the first time, 15,000 consumers will be able to walk the show floor to play preview versions of unreleased games and attend fan-focused panel discussions with developers and Hollywood celebrities  — at a cost of $150 …

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Fans accuse Friday the 13th devs of “favoritism” over use of press keys

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Friday the 13th: The Game has had a somewhat troubled release. There have been serious issues with the servers, marring what many agree is a solid multiplayer horror game. But perhaps worst of all, frustrated fans have forced a statement from Gun Media head Wes Keltner about the studio’s decision to give out press keys to streamers and YouTubers. For more fun with friends, check out some of these awesome …

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Killer Instinct fans will be waiting until after E3 to play as the cyborg bowman Eagle

Continuing to up the roster since the game was released three and a half years ago, the folks behind Killer Instinct have announced its next character: Eagle. Need more free games in your life? We’ve got you covered, with the best free PC games on Steam. Fulfilling the role of the obligatory bird-themed archer (and ripping off Native American culture) that so many games have, Eagle is coming to Killer Instinct in June. He’s the …

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A Nintendo Fan’s Quest To Collect Every Wii U Game On Miiverse

There are over 700 games for the Wii U, and one person on Miiverse is trying to collect all of them. If you scroll all the way down on 47’s profile, who sports an Agent 47 from Hitman themed Mii, you’ll see what remains of their adventure collecting games for the Wii U. Their profile only goes back to July 2015, when they were already 279 games deep. Their Miiverse page is mostly a rote …

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Microsoft Xbox One re-releases FREE Xbox game Phantom Dust remaster for fans

Out of nowhere, Microsoft has just dropped an unexpected Xbox surprise, with the release of Phantom Dust Remaster on Xbox One and Windows 10. Best of all, the 2004 action/strategy game is completely FREE to download, albeit with some paid DLC options on top, too. The news was delivered by Xbox Head of Marketing Aaron Greenberg, who released the surprise announcement on Twitter last night. The game returns with full Xbox LIVE support and a host …

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42% of esports fans don’t play the game they watch, 70% watch only one game

Among fans of the world’s biggest three esports (League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive), 42% are spectators only: they don’t play the game they watch. And we use the singular advisedly: 70% of them watch only one of those games.  Keep up with the latest changes to CS:GO with our update tracker. That’s according to a blog post by esports analysts Newzoo. Their post explores three questions: How do some of the biggest esports franchises …

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