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Top 12 Nintendo Switch Games Arriving Fall/Holiday 2017

Top 12 Nintendo Switch Games Arriving Fall 2017 The Nintendo Switch has been on the market since March 2017 and already it has amassed a number of amazing games to enjoy. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, ARMS, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Splatoon 2 – these are just a handful of all the great games already on the Switch, and we still have another few months to go this year. And Nintendo …

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Nintendo Switch Sales Top Xbox One, PlayStation 4 in August

The Nintendo Switch video game console bested its rivals, Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, to be the top selling console in August, according to new sales estimates from the NPD Group. The market research firm does not release specific sales figures, so it remains unknown just how much of a lead the Switch has over the competition. But Nintendo’s hybrid gaming system—it’s part-handheld, part-home console, hence the name—has topped the charts in four …

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Top 10 Games Nintendo Needs to Repurpose for the Switch

The Nintendo Switch has put Nintendo back on top of the game industry. But consoles are only as good as their games, and though the Switch is steadily releasing big hits like Splatoon 2 and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle about once a month, there are still some older and legacy titles that could increase the Switch’s staying power and solidify its must-have status. Here’s a list of games that we think Nintendo should port to the …

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The number of games released on Steam could top 5,000 in 2017—the most ever in a single year

It’s no wonder your Steam backlog keeps growing: the platform is releasing more games than ever before. According to analyst Daniel Ahmad, of Niko Partners, the number of games released on the platform so far this year has already surpassed the total for the whole of 2015. Around 1,300 games have popped up since June’s launch of Steam Direct, the replacement for Steam Greenlight that lets developers publish on Steam without passing through an approval …

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PC Gamer Readers’ Top 100 list

Every year PC Gamer’s editors and contributors vote on a list of the 100 best PC games to play right now, and every year our Top 100 list is contentious. A game is always too low, and another too high, and another unbelievably missing. Such is the inevitable fate of any List Of Things In A Certain Order. But this year, we decided it would be fun to transform the heated comment threads under our …

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Global Gaming Market Is Massive and Growing: 3 Top Stocks to Buy Now

Go ahead, admit it. When you think of gaming you think of some nerdy teenager locked in his room, playing some shoot em’ up game for hours on end, with soda cans and potato chips everywhere. The fact of the matter is over the past 20 years gaming has skyrocketed in popularity, and what once was almost entirely a console driven world, has jumped onto smartphones with mobile gaming in a huge way. A recent …

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Inside Mario’s Galaxy: Why Japanese Games Are Back on Top

“Anyone who makes 3D games who says they’ve not borrowed something from Mario or Zelda is lying,” Dan Houser, the head writer at and co-founder of Rockstar Games, told me while Grand Theft Auto V was in development. Given the shadow cast by Nintendo, you could surely say something similar for anyone who makes any video games at all, whether 2D platformers, or handheld games, or motion controls for virtual reality. Yet the Kyoto company, …

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The best gaming monitor 2017: the top gaming screens of the year

No matter how good your gaming PC is, if you don’t have the best gaming monitor hooked up to it, you’re doing it a great disservice. You may have the most powerful graphics card money can buy, or a pre-built gaming rig that sits atop our list of the best gaming PC 2017, but if you have a poor monitor, then you won’t be getting the most out of your investment. That’s why we’ve put …

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen debuts in second place in Steam Top Ten

The latest expansion to 2K’s cult hit strategy game XCOM has shot straight to second place in the Steam ranks. War of the Chosen launched last week to critical acclaim and adds a new story and race to the hit strategy game. This release also brought the base XCOM 2 game back into the Top Ten at No.8. First place goes to, of course, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds from Bluehole… but at this point, is that a …

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New Zealander takes out top prize in world gaming competition in Japan

MIRI SCHROETER Last updated 17:13, September 4 2017 MURRAY WILSON/STUFF Timmy Chiew is taking on the world’s best and winning. From New Zealand to Japan, Timmy Chiew has taken out the top spot at an international gaming tournament. The Yu-Gi-Oh duel links world champion winner has been playing card games and video games since he was 12. Now 25, Chiew beat 10 of the best Yu-Gi-Oh players at the international competition – in a New Zealand first. …

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Gaming PCs draw crowds to Comex 2017, Singapore News & Top Stories

Gaming PCs were one of the main draws at the Comex 2017 technology fair which ended yesterday, driven by a growing interest in professional gaming and a demand for high-performance computers. Custom gaming PC maker Dreamcore took up booths for the first time at the event, while other brands like MSI launched new models to reel in customers. Exhibitors whom The Straits Times spoke to were also bullish about sales at the four-day event, which …

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The Top 10 Xbox One X Games Available at Launch

Top 10 Xbox One X Games Available at Launch We are just a few short months away from the launch, of the most innovative console to date: the Xbox One X. While there may not be many exclusive titles at the time of launch, Microsoft has listed over 100 enhanced titles for the Xbox One X. Of course, the large majority of these titles will be available before the launch of the upcoming console, however, …

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The PC Gamer Show: the top 100 PC games, Absolver, PUBG AFK problems, and more

Welcome back to The PC Gamer Show, our weekly livestreamed podcast. You can catch the show live on Wednesdays at 1 pm PDT on our Twitch channel, or after the fact at any of the links below.     This week we talk about our time in the Destiny 2 PC beta, kicking ass in Absolver, the PC Gamer Top 100, and PUBG’s recent AFK problems before closing with our usual Twitch chat Q&A. The music from …

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Help us build the PC Gamer Readers’ Top 100 list

Every year we publish a list of the top 100 PC games we think people should play right now. That is, not the most important games—we keep that list separate—but the games we recommend everyone pick up and play today. And then you get to agree, or disagree, or call us hipsters because we love Spelunky. This year’s list has accrued over 500 comments in under a week. Clearly, you have some thoughts, and while …

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Nintendo′s ′Super Mario Odyssey′ wins top prizes at Gamescom | Digital Culture | DW

The pudgy Italian plumber from the Mushroom Kingdom in the red cap and blue overalls has triumphed again. On Thursday in Cologne, Nintendo’s newest version of its Super Mario video game franchise took home the award for Best Game at the leading European digital games trade fair. “Super Mario Odyssey,” which will be released on the Nintendo switch platform in October, also nabbed the “Most Wanted” consumer award, as well as the prizes for Best …

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