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Eric Abent is the Gaming Editor of SlashGear. He is an avid gamer himself - very passionate about gaming and its community. Eric has been writing on SlashGear since 2012.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update brings much-needed Bunny Day tweak

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update brings much-needed Bunny Day tweak

We are currently in the midst of the first seasonal event for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Dubbed Bunny Day, the event references Easter by introducing players to a rabbit visitor name Zipper T. Bunny, who has hidden eggs around players' islands. Those eggs, once hunted down, can be used a variety of limited-time crafting recipes.

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Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big spring game sale

Xbox One X bundles discount kicks off big spring game sale

If you're in the market for an Xbox One X, it seems like now might be a good time to buy. Microsoft has kicked off a sale on Xbox One X bundles that sees a number of them discounted by $100. On top of that, the company has also started its Spring Sale, discounting a large number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games.

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Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to unlock him

Deadpool is Fortnite’s latest crossover: Here’s how to unlock him

By now, Fortnite fans should be no strangers to crossover events, particularly crossover events with various superheroes. For instance, thus far we've seen crossovers with characters like Batman, The Avengers, and even Harley Quinn, but now it's time for a crossover with a superhero that's a little more vulgar.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake gets one final trailer before release day

Final Fantasy VII Remake gets one final trailer before release day

We're a week out from the release of Final Fantasy VII Remake, and Square Enix has one final trailer to show us before the game arrives. Like most of the trailers for Final Fantasy VII Remake, this is longer than your run-of-the-mill game trailer, clocking in at just about four and a half minutes long. It covers a lot of ground too, giving a ton of characters screen time.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets back-to-back updates – here’s what’s changed

Ever since releasing a couple of weeks ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has received a handful of updates. As we head into the weekend, the game has received another pair pretty much back-to-back. The first update brought the game to version 1.1.2 yesterday, with a second one bringing the game up to version 1.1.3 this morning. In both cases, the updates fix issues rather than adding new content.

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Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 launched about a year and a half ago, but when it did, it was exclusively available through Bethesda's own launcher. Slowly but surely, Bethesda has been trending in the same direction as other major publishers throughout the years, launching its games through a first-party launcher instead of letting stores run by third-parties take a cut of each sale. In regards to Fallout 76, that's all about to change, because the game is finally about to make its way to Steam.

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The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

Those waiting on The Last of Us Part II got some sad news today, as Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the game has been delayed once more. As with most of the delays we've been seeing lately, this one is down to the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, we don't have a new release date for the game just yet, so we could be waiting a while for more info.

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Apex Legends duos mode is returning – and there’s even more good news

Apex Legends duos mode is returning – and there’s even more good news

Apex Legends' duos mode has proven to be quite popular with players, but the problem is that it's only ever available for a limited time. Respawn has made a habit of bringing duos back to the game for a few weeks at a time before removing the mode entirely and putting players back in their three-man parties. Duos is one again returning to Apex Legends next week, but when it does come back, it'll be a permanent addition to the game.

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Galaxy S10 and Note 10 are about to get these new S20 features

Galaxy S10 and Note 10 are about to get these new S20 features

Samsung has revealed that a new software update will bring some Galaxy S20 features to the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy Note 10. Specifically, the update will bring a few camera features with it, along with the Galaxy S10's Gallery and sharing features. Even better is that Galaxy S10 and Note 10 users won't have to wait very long for this update to arrive.

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Sea of Thieves will soon be sailing onto Steam

Sea of Thieves will soon be sailing onto Steam

For several years now, Microsoft has been making an effort to bring its first-party Xbox games to PC as well. More recently, we've seen the company launching its games on Steam, with titles like Age of Empires II Definitive Edition and Halo: The Master Chief Collection both available through Valve's storefront. Microsoft revealed today that it won't be long before those titles are joined by Sea of Thieves.

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New Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop is a tale of two models

New Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop is a tale of two models

Razer today announced a new entry in its Blade line of gaming laptops. Officially dubbed the Razer Blade 15, this new laptop doesn't look a while lot different from previous models, but it does have some rather serious hardware under the hood. In the end, Razer says that the new Blade 15 is "simply the best laptop we have ever created."

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Bethesda just dashed our hopes of an online E3 alternative

Bethesda just dashed our hopes of an online E3 alternative

With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, tech and video game trade shows have more or less ground to a halt. Many big trade shows set to take place throughout 2020 have either been cancelled or postponed, with E3 2020 being among the biggest of them. Originally slated to take place during June, the ESA made the decision to cancel E3 2020 last month, following in the footsteps of shows like GDC and MWC in the process.

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