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Pokemon card game app leaked amidst Zelda mobile rumors

Pokemon card game app leaked amidst Zelda mobile rumors

A report alleging that a 'Legend of Zelda' mobile game is in the pipeline contained an extra bit of news: a tiny tidbit stating sources have revealed the existence of a new Pokemon mobile game. According to the sources, Pokemon Co. is working on a 'card-game app,' but further details on it are slight. This is said to be one of multiple mobile games based on popular franchises that are in the development pipeline.

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Shadow Warrior 2 arrives on the PlayStation 4 next week

Shadow Warrior 2 arrives on the PlayStation 4 next week

Shadow Warrior 2 arrives on the PlayStation 4 next week, it has been announced, building upon the 2014 reboot of the 1997 classic. This title features a combination of 'classic first-person shooter gameplay,' according to Flying Wild Hog, and melee combat. Gamers will be able to seamlessly switch between the two types of combat, toggling between melee weapons and long-range weapons as is necessary based on the combat situation.

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Pokemon GO is making its way into the classroom

Pokemon GO is making its way into the classroom

Pokemon GO had caught the attention of doctors and health specialists due to its potential for getting kids up and out of the house, and now it has found favor with at least one teacher. Iowa State University School of Education assistant professor Emily Howell is developing a way that teachers can implement Pokemon GO and other things like it into the classroom, using the game and others to help students learn.

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Roccat ‘Sick City’ is maker’s first foray into video game development

Roccat ‘Sick City’ is maker’s first foray into video game development

Roccat is getting into the video game development business with its new Roccat Games Studio and its first game: Sick City. This will be Roccat's first in-house game, and it'll center around 'real-time tactical combat' gameplay, according to the company. Player feedback will be 'deeply' integrated into the core development decisions that Roccat makes, the company says; the new Games Studio will also be giving Sick City is own 'unique interpretation' of such tactical combat games.

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‘Prey’ sci-fi game launches today: four things to know

‘Prey’ sci-fi game launches today: four things to know

Bethesda and Arkane Studios have officially launched Prey, a science fiction action game with a first-person flavor. The game brings with it both RPG and shooter elements, and further enables gamers to form their own playstyle, according to Creative Director Raphael Colantonio. This marks the first time Arkane has released a first-person science fiction action game, according to Bethesda, and it is available on all three major video game platforms.

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The Division will be free this weekend: three things to know

The Division will be free this weekend: three things to know

The Division burned bright and fast, rising to mass popularity and then quickly, almost suddenly, falling back down to a more sustainable baseline. If you had intended to pick up the game, only to wait for the price to come down a bit and then forgot about it altogether, now is your chance to see whether you truly want the game. The Division will be free to play in regions around the world this upcoming weekend, giving anyone -- including those who don't own the game -- a chance to play.

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How to play Facebook Messenger Instant Games on your phone (2017)

How to play Facebook Messenger Instant Games on your phone (2017)

As we reported earlier today, Facebook Messenger's games are now available to users around the world, giving everyone a chance to play. The existence of these games -- which Facebook calls Instant Games -- is still relatively unknown, though, and even those who know about them may not be sure how to actually access them. That's where this guide comes in. Fortunately, playing Messenger Instant Games is pretty simple, and it takes less than a minute to get started.

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Dead Space 2 and 3 are now Xbox One backward compatible

Dead Space 2 and 3 are now Xbox One backward compatible

The list of games that support Xbox One backward compatibility just got a tiny big larger. The company has announced the addition of both Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 to the list, giving fans of the franchise the ability to play both Xbox 360 titles on the Xbox One console. These two titles join the first game in the franchise, which was put on the list many months ago.

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GTA Online Tiny Racers ‘retro-style’ game now available

GTA Online Tiny Racers ‘retro-style’ game now available

Rockstar Games has announced the availability of GTA Online Tiny Racers, a game in which players race tiny cars around various maps while avoiding a fiery explosion. Rockstar says Tiny Racers is a retro-styled game for GTA Online, putting gamers above the roads and cars with a bird's-eye view. This is similar to the Dead Ops Arcade game -- in terms of design -- that appeared in Black Ops.

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Halo Wars 2 DLC has been delayed over game-breaking bug

Halo Wars 2 DLC has been delayed over game-breaking bug

343 Industries has announced that the DLC for Halo Wars 2 that was supposed to go live in recent days has been delayed due to a 'game-breaking' bug. Due to pestering from gamers who wanted to know more about that bug, the company has released more details, explaining that the issue involved the in-game vehicles Skitterers. At close to the last minute, testers found that the bug would cause a Skitterer to keep firing at a target regardless of how far away it moved, opening the door to very annoyed players and skewed gameplay.

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Telltale’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ game arrives on Android, iOS and consoles

Telltale’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ game arrives on Android, iOS and consoles

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is now available on the Google Play Store, iTunes, and for console gamers with either an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4. The game is priced at $4.99 USD regardless of which console or platform you get it on. If you particularly enjoy it and you have one of the two aforementioned consoles, you'll also be able to pick up the game on a special season pass disc starting on May 2.

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 won’t include Season Pass and may nix DLCs

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 won’t include Season Pass and may nix DLCs

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 was officially unveiled this weekend following a major leak of the entire teaser trailer. Now that the first round of details have been made official, the smaller, more pertinent info is becoming available, and among it are details about the Season Pass. Namely, the game won't include one. Whether that means the game won't offer DLCs is unclear, but DICE's creative director Bernd Diemer indicates there may be something better in the pipeline.

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