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Nintendo NX leaked to support 900p/60fps native, 4K streaming

Nintendo NX leaked to support 900p/60fps native, 4K streaming

It's going to take a while before Nintendo finally reveals its new NX gaming console, which could make or break its place in the gaming industry once and for all. That means, of course, that there is plenty of time to hear about both good things and disappointing speculation. For the former, a leaked survey seems to hint that the NX would be at least comparable with its current gen rivals from Sony and Microsoft. But like any platform, it will be the content that takes advantage of the hardware that will be the key to the Nintendo NX's success.

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‘The Arcade’ gaming hotel opens in Amsterdam

‘The Arcade’ gaming hotel opens in Amsterdam

Just when you thought Amsterdam couldn’t get any better, it is now the home of what is being called the first gamer-centric hotel in Europe: The Arcade Hotel. As its name suggests, this hotel is designed specifically for gamers of all sorts, and that includes both modern and classic gaming consoles. The hotel opened its doors to the public this past weekend.

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Exploding Kittens Android version release next, then BlackBerry

Exploding Kittens Android version release next, then BlackBerry

The release of the iOS version of The Oatmeal artist's "Exploding Kittens" card game is followed soon by an Android app. The iOS version of this game for iPhone and iPad has gone to the top of the iOS App Store - in just under a day. This, as per usual, has the rest of the mobile universe (mostly Android) asking where their version is. The team behind the development of the Exploding Kitten app for iOS have made clear: the Android version is well on its way.

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‘Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime’ arrives on PS4 soon

‘Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime’ arrives on PS4 soon

The trippy game Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 early next month, giving gamers on Sony’s console a chance to voyage into psychedelic battle. The game involves a round kind of strange-but-fun spaceship in which the gamer and either a second player or an “AI pet” dash about firing all manner of weapons at “the evil forces of Anti-Love.”

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Add New Vegas-style traits to Fallout 4

Add New Vegas-style traits to Fallout 4

Fallout 4 is a great game, for many reasons. However, just because it's great, doesn't mean that it isn't lacking in some departments. One of the things missing is the trait system, that many people enjoyed in Fallout: New Vegas. Thankfully, traits are coming back, in the form of a mod.

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Atari Vault brings 100 classic games to Steam

Atari Vault brings 100 classic games to Steam

There was a time when Atari was the biggest name in video games. Sadly, the company has changed hands so many times that it's hard to even call it the same company we once knew and loved. But the games that they made back in the day are still fun to look back on, and soon you'll have a new way to play them.

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Acer Predator 17 gaming laptop Review: Big Red

Acer Predator 17 gaming laptop Review: Big Red

The Acer Predator 17 is not just a good first-shot from a relatively new gaming line, it's a darn good notebook in and of itself. This laptop is large enough to give you a full gaming experience without being so bulky you'll never move it from your desk. This laptop is also clearly a gaming machine, but doesn't look like you decided on your hardware's look when you were young and foolish. In short - this is the gaming laptop you want if you're not afraid to go big, but don't want to drop cash on just any ol' run-of-the-mill flashy gamer unit.

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Exploding Kittens comes to iOS and Android

Exploding Kittens comes to iOS and Android

Exploding Kittens sounds like a pretty horrible name for a game. After all, who would want to harm creatures as cute and cuddly as kittens? Well, no actual cats were harmed in the making of the popular card game. And today the game moves from physical cards, to a rather interesting app.

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Unreal Engine 4 dwarf heralds Uncanny Valley passage

Unreal Engine 4 dwarf heralds Uncanny Valley passage

What you're about to see will make you a true believer in the future of computer-rendered film. It'll do that even though what you're going to see is a rendering made with a gaming engine. Not to worry, though, the folks behind the engine are fully aware of what they have on their hands. The creator of this masterpiece of a rendering goes by the name Baolong Zhang, he's a 3D character and environment artist, and he's working here with Unreal Engine 4. Imagine the possibilities in virtual reality with this type of work - meet your best buddy dwarf and have a pint with him!

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