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Gigantic to finally hit Xbox One and PC next month after two years of (mostly) closed beta

It seems hard to believe that the closed beta for Gigantic, Motiga’s upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title kicked almost two years ago with its open beta having become available in December last year. Now, Motiga and Perfect World have finally announced the public release date for the game. Slated to launch on July 20, Gigantic will become available to purchase on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam with the open beta remaining in …

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BioWare’s Anthem game UPDATE – EA planning big DLC for Xbox One X and PS4 hit? | Gaming | Entertainment

Anthem was used during Microsoft’s E3 event to showcase the power of the Xbox One X, with incredible graphics captured in-game used to stun audiences. It’s a gorgeous, action-RPG from the Mass Effect makers set in a huge sci-fi open-world where players take control of exosuit wielding warriors. The game has only just been revealed, but EA have already revealed they have a ten-year plan in place for the game. Rarely is a game still …

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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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can third parties hit 4K? • Eurogamer.net

Xbox One X has much to prove in the run-up to its November 7th launch. Forza Motorsport 7 demonstrates how beautifully 1080p first-party engines scale up to ultra HD resolutions, but what about taxing third party titles, typically rendering at 900p on base Microsoft hardware? Assassin’s Creed Origins – showcased at Microsoft’s E3 media briefing – presents compelling evidence that a beautiful 4K presentation isn’t off the cards. We’ve got access to a pristine 4K …

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SuperData: Digital gaming hit $7.7 billion in April | GamesBeat | Games

Market researcher SuperData reports that April 2017’s gaming sales are down from March 2017, bringing in only $7.7 billion compared to March’s $8 billion. However, both the digital games and the mobile markets are still up year-over-year, showing respectively a 9 percent and an 8 percent growth from 2016. The free-to-play segment has also grown 27 percent. The dip in revenue could possibly be due to a significant decline in sales for Tom Clancy’s Ghost …

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Nintendo shares hit highest since 2008, surpass Pokémon Go peak

The success of Nintendo’s newest video game console has propelled its share price beyond the previous multi-year high chalked up during last year’s Pokémon Go frenzy and pushed it into the top 20 biggest listed companies in Japan. Shares gained 3.2 per cent on Wednesday to ¥‎31,880 and their highest closing level since October 2008. The advance pushed them past their previous multi-year high struck on July 20 last year when Nintendo’s share price more …

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VR Gaming News: Crowdfunding a Hit

VR Gaming News: Crowdfunding a Hit Being one of the hottest trending industries right now it’s no surprise VRgluv (www.vrgluv.com) soared past their $100k crowdfunding goal in just 56 hours. Their gloves give users the ability to see, use, and even feel their hands in VR using force-feedback technology, and players from the gaming, medical, military, and educational industries have participated in supporting the campaign so they can use VRgluv in their respective sectors. While …

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Lead designer on Prey opens up about gaming’s newest hit

Ricardo Bare wants you to look closely, and then look again. It’s a key theme in Prey, the newest video game from Arkane Studios – and one of the most intriguing titles of 2017. The (sort of) successor to the Prey games on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4, this new Prey is largely a game all its own, its ties to its predecessor scant. Like the original Prey, says …

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Nintendo Switch Is a Hit — The Motley Fool

Nintendo‘s (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY) new Switch console is the hit the Japanese company desperately needed. The company shipped 2.74 million units of Switch within the first month of launch, and all 2.74 million were sold, proven by how difficult it is to find one of these for sale now. Strong sales for Switch are impressive given that March is a seasonally slow year for the video game industry and the one good title available at launch was …

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Nintendo Switch games NEWS – PS4 hit gets shock May release date | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo Switch fans have been treated to some good news this week, as Thumper joins the games list. The critically acclaimed PS4 rhythm action game has been given a surprise Nintendo Switch release date of May 18. The news was announced by the Thumper development team on Twitter. “Thumper launches on Nintendo Switch worldwide on May 18,” reads the tweet. “Ready for Rumble Violence?” In terms of performance, the rhythm action game runs at 1080p and …

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GTA 5 Online update: Players hit by new PS4, Xbox One and PC money-making mystery | Gaming | Entertainment

Players are reporting that Store Clerks are nowhere to be found on GTA 5 Online. The bug is reportedly affecting players on PS4, Xbox One and PC and appears to have started around the same time the new bonuses were launched yesterday. There are a few reports among players why this has happened and it appears that their disappearance may just be temporary. “Never happened before to my knowledge,” one Reddit user commented.  “They’ve been …

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Hit by the Xbox One ‘Black Screen of Death’? Try this fix

Reports of a new Xbox One bug have been emerging over on the Xbox One Reddit forum, but luckily there’s a number of possible fixes. Windows Central’s Jez Corden reported issues with his Xbox One dashboard not loading, leaving him with a blank screen when loading up the console. The Reddit thread that demonstrates how others are experincing the same problem begins with the following description: “The home screen keeps fading to black, but if …

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Hasbro profit beats on gaming demand, shares hit record high | Reuters

Hasbro Inc (HAS.O), the No. 2 U.S. toymaker, reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings as strong demand for digital games more than doubled profit in its entertainment and licensing business, sending its shares to a record high. The company’s shares rose as much as 8.5 percent to $104.14. Hasbro quarterly sales also overtook larger rival Mattel Inc (MAT.O) for the first time in 17 years. Hasbro’s results were in contrast to Mattel, which reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly …

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Is NVIDIA’s Gaming Business About to Hit a Major Roadblock? | Markets-and-stocks

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) is feeling the heat after supply chain checks by BMO Capital Markets revealed a big drop in graphics processing unit (GPU) shipments during the first quarter of 2017. Analysts Ambrish Srivastava and Tim Long estimated a 16% drop in GPU shipments from Q4 to Q1, which is alarming as the normal seasonal drop has averaged 6% over the last three years. The BMO analysts believe that the greater-than-expected seasonal decline will trigger …

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Is NVIDIA’s Gaming Business About to Hit a Major Roadblock? | Business Markets and Stocks News

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) is feeling the heat after supply chain checks by BMO Capital Markets revealed a big drop in graphics processing unit (GPU) shipments during the first quarter of 2017. Analysts Ambrish Srivastava and Tim Long estimated a 16% drop in GPU shipments from Q4 to Q1, which is alarming as the normal seasonal drop has averaged 6% over the last three years. The BMO analysts believe that the greater-than-expected seasonal decline will trigger …

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