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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.

The Elder Scrolls: Blades gets a surprise release on Nintendo Switch

The Elder Scrolls: Blades gets a surprise release on Nintendo Switch

We may still have a long way to go before Bethesda starts dishing details about The Elder Scrolls VI, but if you've got an itch for some Elder Scrolls and Skyrim isn't scratching it anymore, you might want to check out The Elder Scrolls: Blades, which is landing on Nintendo Switch today. The Switch release comes just a couple of days after the full version launched on iOS and Android.

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Fallout 76 2020 roadmap reveals Seasons are just the start

Fallout 76 2020 roadmap reveals Seasons are just the start

With the Wasterlanders update and Fallout 76 now on Steam, Bethesda has announced the game's roadmap for 2020. The big change coming is the introduction of Fallout 76 Seasons, which seem like a take on the season passes we see in many free-to-play (and some pay-to-play) games. The first season will kick off with the introduction of Update 20, and it will give people a chance to unlock in-game rewards for completing daily and weekly challenges.

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Paper Mario is coming to Switch – Why I’m excited

Paper Mario is coming to Switch – Why I’m excited

Out of nowhere this morning, Nintendo announced a new Paper Mario game for the Nintendo Switch. Dubbed Paper Mario: The Origami King, perhaps the existence of this game shouldn't be a complete surprise. After all, 2020 marks Mario's 35th anniversary, and rumors have claimed that Nintendo is looking to pull out all of the stops in celebration, including launching a new Paper Mario game.

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NVIDIA Drive upshifts to Ampere GPUs for a smoother self-driving roadmap

NVIDIA Drive upshifts to Ampere GPUs for a smoother self-driving roadmap

During its GTC 2020 keynote today, NVIDIA finally pulled the veil back on its Ampere GPU architecture - at least somewhat. While details about Ampere are still slim, we do know that the company plans to move its Drive platform to new Orin SoCs that feature Ampere GPUs. This not only has big implications for the high-end autonomous systems that NVIDIA Drive already focused on, but it allows the platform to break into advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) as well.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath trailer shows off brutal RoboCop gameplay

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath trailer shows off brutal RoboCop gameplay

Last week, NetherRealm Studios announced Aftermath, a new expansion for Mortal Kombat 11 that continues the game's timeline-jumping story. Aftermath will introduce a few new characters to the game, namely Sheeva, Fujin, and RoboCop, and today we're getting to see all three of them in action in a particularly brutal gameplay trailer. Those with weak stomachs might want to skip this one.

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Mafia: Trilogy remaster teased, full reveal slated for next week

Mafia: Trilogy remaster teased, full reveal slated for next week

Over the past few days, the once-dormant Twitter account for 2K's Mafia game series has come back to life, publishing one cryptic, single-word tweet each day. It was clear from the outset that 2K was gearing up to make some kind of announcement, but what it was planning to announce was more uncertain. Today, we finally know: 2K is remastering the Mafia trilogy and releasing it on modern platforms.

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Unreal Engine 5 revealed with must-see PlayStation 5 demo

Unreal Engine 5 revealed with must-see PlayStation 5 demo

While Microsoft has been slowly but consistently revealing new information about the Xbox Series X, we've been waiting on something particularly juicy about the PlayStation 5. We may have received that juicy reveal today with Epic's announcement of Unreal Engine 5, which was put on display by way of a tech demo running on PlayStation 5.

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Look out Game Boy, here comes the PlayStation 4

Look out Game Boy, here comes the PlayStation 4

With the current generation coming to a close, there's a lot of interest in where the PlayStation 4 will end up in terms of sales. The PlayStation 4 is already one of the best-selling consoles of all time, as it joined the rather exclusive 100-million club last year. In Sony's most recent round of financials, we see that PlayStation 4 sales are still climbing, though the pace slowed as the company closed out its most recent fiscal year.

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Ghost of Tsushima PS4 State of Play announced for this week

Ghost of Tsushima PS4 State of Play announced for this week

If you're looking forward to the release of Ghost of Tsushima this summer, then you'll definitely want to catch the next PlayStation State of Play stream. Sony has announced a new State of Play for this Thursday that will be entirely devoted to Ghost of Tsushima. Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today that Sony and Sucker Punch are putting the final touches on the presentation, which at the moment is slated to run for around 18 minutes.

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No, the PlayStation 5 release date didn’t leak

No, the PlayStation 5 release date didn’t leak

Earlier today, a very peculiar snippet from a Sony job listing started making the rounds on the internet. While much of that listing seem innocuous, there was part that stood out: an apparent release window for the PlayStation 5. That job listing said the PlayStation 5 would be out at some point in October 2020, putting it just five months away.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes to Tetris 99 this weekend

Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes to Tetris 99 this weekend

Over the past couple of months, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become one of the most popular Switch games of all time. It should be little surprise, then, to see Nintendo announce a new crossover for Tetris 99 that features Animal Crossing: New Horizons. More specifically, New Horizons will be the focus of the 13th Maximus Cup, which is set to kick off later this week.

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PlayStation Studios branding revealed for Sony’s PS5 games

PlayStation Studios branding revealed for Sony’s PS5 games

When the PlayStation 5 launches later this year, it'll be accompanied by new branding for Sony's first-party titles. Sony today revealed its PlayStation Studios branding, which will be found on every first-party game for the PlayStation 5. If Sony continues to focus on pumping out first-party games like it did with the PlayStation 4, then we can expect to see this brand a lot in the coming years.

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