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NES Classic Edition in stock? Not so fast… [WARNING]

NES Classic Edition in stock? Not so fast… [WARNING]

Over the past week it’s come to our attention that a new scam has come about, targeting those gamers in search of the elusive NES Classic Edition. This gaming console was released late last year by Nintendo and met with ravenous hordes of consumers. This console sold out extremely quickly across the United States, only to be replaced with stock-seekers and flippers - and not the good dolphin kind. The value in the device is in attaining for the original price - anything else is bonkers.

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Pokemon GO Water Event update, plus how to get Red Gyarados

Pokemon GO Water Event update, plus how to get Red Gyarados

Shiny Pokemon have invaded Pokemon GO and the Pokeuniverse will never be the same - at least as far as shiny Magikarp is concerned. The one Pokemon that has the masses attention during the Pokemon GO Water Festival event going on now is Red Gyarados - also known as Ruby Gyarados or Shiny Gyarados. This alternate-color Gyarados comes from just one place: a Shiny Magikarp - and finding him or her is not particularly easy.

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Razer Blade Pro refresh is a THX certified, GTX 1080 beast

Razer Blade Pro refresh is a THX certified, GTX 1080 beast

We've known a Razer Blade Pro refresh was coming for some time now, but today Razer told us when we can expect it to arrive and how much it'll cost. With a specifications list packed to the brim with high-end hardware, you might want to consider this laptop if you're looking for a powerful machine. Be warned, however, that such a high-end package comes with an equally high-end price tag.

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Destiny 2 has been officially announced

Destiny 2 has been officially announced

To no one's surprise, Destiny 2 has been officially announced in a tweet. The game was recently leaked in a promotional poster which itself indicated the game will be released on September 8 (in Europe, where the poster was found), though that detail is yet to be confirmed. Such a release date would line up with Activision's previous statements that a Destiny sequel will arrive in Fall 2017.

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PS4 Pro update enables 4K video playback in Media Player

PS4 Pro update enables 4K video playback in Media Player

PS4 Pro owners will be getting the ability to play 4K video on their consoles later today. The fact that the PS4 Pro doesn't offer a 4K Blu Ray player has caused at least a little bit of controversy, so those who were disappointed that it's missing may be relieved to receive 4K playback in some form.

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Call of Duty 2017: leaked images suggest return to WWII setting

Call of Duty 2017: leaked images suggest return to WWII setting

We're three months into 2017 now, and, like clockwork, it's time to start speculating about this year's entry in the Call of Duty franchise. Kicking things off is a new leak that, if legitimate, indicates the immensely popular FPS series will be returning to its origins: a World War II setting. A series of marketing concepts were revealed in a video from the YouTube account TheFamilyVideoGamers, including a title of "Call of Duty: WWII."

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review – The grandest adventure yet

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review – The grandest adventure yet

I'm just going to admit it right off the bat: I haven't been on board the Breath of the Wild hype train this entire time. When Nintendo first started showing the game off, alongside the promises it made about a truly open world and a reinvention for the Zelda franchise, I was skeptical. I didn't think Nintendo could deliver on its promises. After all, for the past 20 years, Zelda has been anything but open world – aside from a slight detour from the tried-and-true formula in A Link Between Worlds on the 3DS. I thought, if anything, Breath of the Wild would just be a console version of that.

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Blizzard reveals StarCraft: Remastered with 4K, original StarCraft made free

Blizzard reveals StarCraft: Remastered with 4K, original StarCraft made free

StarCraft, the iconic sci-fi real-time strategy game, is finally getting a modern-day makeover. Developer Blizzard has announced that StarCraft: Remastered will be released this summer, complete with support for 4K resolution. The HD remake was revealed at the I <3 StarCraft event, hosted in Seoul, South Korea (where the original game has dedicated following to this day).

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Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

The Dark Souls trilogy is finally coming to a close, as From Software is about to release the second and last expansion for Dark Souls 3. Titled The Ringed City, the DLC just got a new launch trailer to get fans of the action-RPG series excited to dive back into the game's dark and beautiful world. The video offers looks at the expansion's new locations, enemies, and bosses, so this is a warning for players looking to jump in blind.

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Nintendo Switch in stock at Toys R Us starting tomorrow

Nintendo Switch in stock at Toys R Us starting tomorrow

Good news for those of you still chasing a Nintendo Switch: Toys R Us has announced that it will be receiving a fresh batch of consoles tomorrow. The console has been notoriously hard to find ever since launch, and restocks seem to sell out as quickly as they come in. That means you'll probably need to do some waiting tomorrow if you want to snag a Switch.

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Blizzard begins killing off Battle.net

Blizzard begins killing off Battle.net

If you happen to be heading out for drinks later tonight, be sure to pour one out for our dearly departed Battle.net. Blizzard announced last year that it would be killing its Battle.net branding after 20 long years, and with the latest update to the Battle.net desktop launcher, it's making good on that promise.

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Nintendo Switch: GameStop seeing “incredibly strong” demand

Nintendo Switch: GameStop seeing “incredibly strong” demand

If there was any question about the success of Nintendo Switch at launch, it can probably be put to rest. GameStop COO Tony Bartel said that his company is seeing "incredibly strong" demand for Nintendo's newest console, noting that it's only a matter of hours before new stock arriving in stores is sold out.

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