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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes – Nintendo

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes Have you signed up for the My Nintendo rewards program yet? If so, you can enter the Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes, exclusively for My Nintendo members. Be sure to enter the Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes, exclusively for My Nintendo members. Choose your five most-wanted gifts for a chance to win a prize pack that’ll make your holidays bright. Head to the Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide to get started! Not…

Xbox One X will support 1440p monitors – Engadget – Engadget

Thursday, November 02, 2017

With less than a week to go until its release, more details are emerging about the Xbox One X. We’ve known all along that Microsoft’s all-powerful console would output at native 4K on a 4K TV or display. And, if a 1080p screen was connected it would supersample games — rendering them at a higher resolution before dropping them back down to 1080p. But, what about all the gamers with…

Super Mario Run’s 200 million downloads didn’t result in ‘acceptable profit’ for Nintendo – The Verge

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Nintendo’s first mobile game, Super Mario Run, was enormously popular — but that doesn’t mean it was a success for the company. During its most recent earnings report, Nintendo revealed that Mario Run has been downloaded 200 million times, 90 percent of which came from outside of Japan. However, Nintendo says that despite these big numbers, the game has “not yet reached an acceptable profit point.” While Nintendo didn’t reveal…

Walmart Has A Solid ‘Black Friday’ Xbox One S Bundle Available Now – Forbes

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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World’s Hottest PC Game Could Get Locked Out of China – Bloomberg

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The world’s hottest video game is set to be shut out of the biggest market. A Chinese gaming association said in an announcement posted online that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is too bloody and violent for sale in the country. The gladiator-style mentality of the computer game — where competitors kill each other until only one remains — deviates from the values of socialism and is deemed harmful to young consumers, according to the…

Osama Bin Laden was an anime fan and played pirated Naruto games – PCGamesN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Osama Bin Laden was the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda from its creation in the late 80s until his death in 2011 as a result of a US military operation. During that time he was directly responsible for some heinous attacks throughout the Middle East, and the most significant terrorist action in US history. In addition to crimes against humanity too numerous to count, it turns out that Bin Laden…

Escape Studios: Why we need video games in the classroom – PC Games Insider (blog)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

By Simon Fenton, Head of Gaming, Escape Studios There is currently a wealth of discussion around the Creative Industries, from the debate on the lack of arts-focused subjects at school, to fewer people taking creative subjects at A-Level. All of which is at odds with research based on the UK Economy; the BFI’s UK Film Economy Report estimates the UK film industry is worth a huge £4.3bn to the…

Electronic Arts shares drop after Wall Street raises concerns over ‘Star Wars’ game sales – CNBC

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Electronic Arts shares drop after Wall Street raises concerns over ‘Star Wars’ game sales – CNBC

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Electronic Arts shares drop after Wall Street raises concerns over ‘Star Wars’ game sales – CNBC

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Electronic Arts shares drop after Wall Street raises concerns over ‘Star Wars’ game sales – CNBC

Thursday, November 02, 2017

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Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Nintendo’s Fastest-Selling Super Mario Game Ever in US – Business Wire (press release)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. That makes it the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the U.S., surpassing the New Super Mario Bros. Wii game. Super Mario Odyssey is also the fastest-selling game so far for Nintendo Switch. The game has already been enjoyed by well over…

The Xbox One X will support 1440p displays – The Verge

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Xbox One X is being marketed heavily as a 4K-focused machine, but it turns out that’s not the only way to get greater resolution than 1080p. Unexpectedly, the One X will also natively support 1440p (2560 x 1440) monitors, as confirmed by Microsoft’s Kevin Gammill on Twitter. 1440p is a popular resolution for high-end gaming monitors, particularly among players who like to prioritize framerate. While it’s unlikely that many…

Super Mario Run’s 200 million downloads didn’t result in ‘acceptable profit’ for Nintendo – The Verge

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Nintendo’s first mobile game, Super Mario Run, was enormously popular — but that doesn’t mean it was a success for the company. During its most recent earnings report, Nintendo revealed that Mario Run has been downloaded 200 million times, 90 percent of which came from outside of Japan. However, Nintendo says that despite these big numbers, the game has “not yet reached an acceptable profit point.” While Nintendo didn’t reveal…

World’s Hottest PC Game Could Get Locked Out of China – Bloomberg

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The world’s hottest video game is set to be shut out of the biggest market. A Chinese gaming association said in an announcement posted online that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is too bloody and violent for sale in the country. The gladiator-style mentality of the computer game — where competitors kill each other until only one remains — deviates from the values of socialism and is deemed harmful to young consumers, according to the…

Razer finally announces Hong Kong IPO, company could be worth $550m – PC Games Insider (blog)

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Gaming accessories and hardware firm Razer has officially revealed its intention to float on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Word comes by way of Business Wire, in which the company says a total of 1.063bn primary shares are being offered. 957,240,000 of these are going to be international offer shares, while the remaining 106,360,000 shares are Hong Kong Public Offering shares. Razer is currently expecting an offer price of…

Xbox One X will support 1440p monitors – Engadget

Thursday, November 02, 2017

With less than a week to go until its release, more details are emerging about the Xbox One X. We’ve known all along that Microsoft’s all-powerful console would output at native 4K on a 4K TV or display. And, if a 1080p screen was connected it would supersample games — rendering them at a higher resolution before dropping them back down to 1080p. But, what about all the gamers with…

Nintendo turns Black Friday into Legendary Friday – Nintendo

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Nintendo turns Black Friday into Legendary Friday With Black Friday quickly approaching, Nintendo is offering a variety of products to make holiday shopping a little bit easier and a lot more fun for everyone. These deals include two items that will make it easier for people of all ages and interests to get in on the fun and adventure of The Legend of Zelda series this holiday season. The first…

World’s Hottest PC Game Could Get Locked Out of China – Bloomberg

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The world’s hottest video game is set to be shut out of the biggest market. A Chinese gaming association said in an announcement posted online that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is too bloody and violent for sale in the country. The gladiator-style mentality of the computer game — where competitors kill each other until only one remains — deviates from the values of socialism and is deemed harmful to young consumers, according to the…