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The Walking Dead: Our World AR game now available on Android and iOS

The Walking Dead: Our World AR game now available on Android and iOS

Last year, AMC and Next Games unveiled an augmented reality mobile game based on hit TV show The Walking Dead. In the teaser trailer revealed at the time, we were introduced to a game where zombies are brought into the real world, as well as weapons used to combat them and iconic characters from the series. Nearly a year has passed since that unveiling and the game, Our World, is finally available to download.

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Genki dongle brings Bluetooth audio to Nintendo Switch

Genki dongle brings Bluetooth audio to Nintendo Switch

A new dongle called Genki promises to bring Bluetooth audio to the Nintendo Switch, offering a wireless solution to the console's wired audio problem. The Switch does not itself support Bluetooth audio devices, forcing users to plug in a pair of earbuds or headphones for private listening. Genki offers to be the solution by connecting to the device's USB-C port.

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Fortnite on Nintendo Switch adds motion control: here’s how to use it

Fortnite on Nintendo Switch adds motion control: here’s how to use it

Season 5 brought a small treat unique to the Nintendo Switch: motion control support. Users have been asking for motion aiming support since the port went live, something now possible...assuming you enable the control option. The feature utilizes the gyroscope in the Joy-Con and the Pro Controller for the Switch and works similarly to mobile games that let users rotate their phone for movement.

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PlayStation Network social, gaming issues continue to plague gamers

PlayStation Network social, gaming issues continue to plague gamers

PlayStation 4 owners have been complaining about issues with the PSN service most of today (Thursday), primarily about trouble getting into in-game parties and joining voice chats. Sony updated the PSN status page with a warning about Gaming and Social issues earlier today, saying about 4PM EST that it was investigating the issue. No update has been given and the issues persist.

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Fortnite servers go down as Epic probes multiple game issues

Fortnite servers go down as Epic probes multiple game issues

If you've tried to get on Fortnite at any point in the last hour, you've likely been greeted with a huge queue wait time. That's because Epic Games has taken the game servers down temporarily in order to investigate multiple issues some players are experiencing. According to a tweet from the company, it is looking into problems with logging in, matchmaking, and other game services.

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Fortnite PS4 party issue is keeping players out of Squads

Fortnite PS4 party issue is keeping players out of Squads

Following the Season 5 update for Fortnite, some PlayStation 4 players are reporting issues joining other players' parties, making it impossible to play Duos and Squads. Epic Games has acknowledged these reports, stating earlier today that it is "monitoring" the situation with plans to update gamers when the issue is fixed.

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Five things you should know about Fortnite Season 5

Five things you should know about Fortnite Season 5

Today is the coveted day: Fortnite Season 5 has arrived, bringing major changes to the game, including entirely new portions of the map, a new vehicle, face masks, and more. The patch notes are huge and picking through them is tedious. Haven't had time to jump into a game yet? Here are five big things you should know.

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Minecraft Aquatic Phase 2 update arrives on almost all platforms

Minecraft Aquatic Phase 2 update arrives on almost all platforms

The second phase of the Minecraft Aquatic update is rolling out to nearly all platforms. The update began rolling out yesterday, bringing various new features, changes, and improvements that build upon the first phase released in May. The Aquatic updates bring a massive change to the game, adding underworld elements, new in-game items, underwater zombies called "The Drowned," and much more.

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PUBG Mobile beta version brings new features to Android

PUBG Mobile beta version brings new features to Android

Tencent, the company behind the mobile version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, has launched a beta version on the game on the Google Play Store. Unlike many beta apps, which require the user to get an invitation or sign up for beta access, this new app can be downloaded by anyone at any time. There are a couple catches, such as not being able to use your regular PUBG account, but in return you get access to the latest features and changes.

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Fortnite mystery anchor appears stoking Season 5 map rumors

Fortnite mystery anchor appears stoking Season 5 map rumors

Following the recent rocket launch event in Fortnite, gamers are seeing a number of in-game changes, including new rifts and glowing circles. One of the latest changes is the sudden presence of a big rusty anchor, stoking rumors about an upcoming map refresh that may introduce a historic environment in the place of (or in addition to) the existing island.

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TwitchCon 2018 online ticket sales start, on-site prices revealed

TwitchCon 2018 online ticket sales start, on-site prices revealed

Tickets for TwitchCon 2018 are now available to purchase. The company launched sales today for the event that starts October 26 in California. Sales are offered online through the TwitchCon website, where multiple options are provided. Those interested in keeping costs down can get single ticket starting at $89 USD, but there's also a three-day pass available at a discount over the on-site rate.

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Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry

Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry

When Epic Games finally launched a map where players can practice, it came with one glaring warning: "Limited Time Mode." The note on the Playground LTM entry revealed that Epic would only make the mode available for a limited amount of time, adding it to the roster of other things it would introduce, only to later remove. Fortunately, that removal won't be permanent.

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