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GPD WIN 2 early benchmarks look promising

GPD WIN 2 early benchmarks look promising

Some say that a little goes a long way and that may indeed be the case with the GPD WIN 2. Small changes here and there while still keeping the basics the same. Those changes, however, could mean a world of difference to those who believe in a highly portable Windows gaming machine. Well, as much as you can do in such a small space. Fortunately, at least based on these very early leaked benchmarks, things might be looking good for still to be launched device.

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Pokemon Go’s first Gen 3 Legendary appears but only for a month

Pokemon Go’s first Gen 3 Legendary appears but only for a month

What started out as just 150 (technically 152) pocket monsters has now grown to nearly a thousand, give or take. Now imagine trying to re-implement all those in the real world. Definitely not an easy task. That is why AR game developers Niantic Labs has only been teasing bits and pieces of the entire Pokemon world in waves. The newest to make the journey to our world is a legendary one, literally. Hoenn region’s Gourdon is finally in Pokemon Go, but getting it will naturally be quite the challenge.

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PUBG debuts replay feature ahead of 1.0 release

PUBG debuts replay feature ahead of 1.0 release

A lot has been going on with the massively popular game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds this week, with the title coming to the Xbox One's early access program on Tuesday, and the final retail release of the PC version just a few days away. The game's test servers, where beta players can already take the version 1.0 release for a spin, also now include a new replay function, allowing them to experience their opponents' point of view and more.

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This Star Wars: The Last Jedi porg game is as addictive as Pokemon Go

This Star Wars: The Last Jedi porg game is as addictive as Pokemon Go

Arriving alongside the latest Star Wars movie is a new game called Star Wars: The Last Jedi -- Porg Invasion. The game involves, you guessed it, a porg invasion against which the player must battle. The game has launched for both PC and mobile devices, and it also has its own Facebook Page, where you'll find the link to play the Instant Game. The only requirement to play, aside from having Internet access, is a Web browser or the Facebook app.

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Xbox One X gets a tempting PUBG deal

Xbox One X gets a tempting PUBG deal

That PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is doing well on Xbox One isn't really much of a shock. The game has become one of the most successful PC games of all time, so to hear Microsoft announce today that it has attracted more than 1 million players in its first 48 hours is just par for the course. It's impressive, no doubt, but it's to be expected given PUBG's meteoric rise in popularity on PC.

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GPD WIN 2 might fix almost everything wrong with the GPD WIN

GPD WIN 2 might fix almost everything wrong with the GPD WIN

The GPD WIN was an interesting proposition. It was a gaming device that crammed Windows 10 in a handheld that seemed to mash together an NVIDIA SHIELD Portable, a BlackBerry’s QWERTY keyboard. As a Windows 10 computer, however, it was pretty much limited to the hardware available on the cheap at that time. It’s success, however, seems to have given GPD the courage to give it another try and it seems they have mostly fixed the biggest complaints in the GPD WIN 2. At least most of them.

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Nintendo tipped in search for new mobile game partners

Nintendo tipped in search for new mobile game partners

Nintendo is striking new partnerships to speed up its mobile game production pace, according to sources. The video game company is reportedly looking for new software developer partners that will produce smartphone games for the company, enabling it to release them at a faster rate in the future. This follows Nintendo's existing work with DeNA and its stated plan to launch five mobile games by March 2017.

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Pokemon GO Sprint ads as notifications: Are you kidding me?

Pokemon GO Sprint ads as notifications: Are you kidding me?

Notifications from the Pokemon GO app arrived this week with a promotion from Sprint encouraging phone buys. This was not the first time Niantic sent a notification to users on iPhone and Android devices, but it was the first time they pushed for an outside buy. In this rather blatant advertisement this morning, Niantic promised a reward of in-game currency to users who switched from their current mobile provider to Sprint.

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Ataribox pre-order launch delayed at the last minute

Ataribox pre-order launch delayed at the last minute

Earlier in the week, Atari announced that pre-orders for its Ataribox console would go live on December 14. That day is now here, but those Ataribox pre-orders are nowhere in sight, so what gives? As it turns out, the launch of those pre-orders has been delayed.

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Pokemon Crystal release date set for Nintendo 3DS

Pokemon Crystal release date set for Nintendo 3DS

Following the re-release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on the 3DS eShop, Nintendo revealed today that Pokemon Crystal will be getting the same treatment next month. Pokemon Crystal, as many Pokemon veterans will remember, is the enhanced version of Pokemon Gold and Silver, much like Yellow was an enhanced version of Red and Blue.

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Wasteland 2 teased for Nintendo Switch release

Wasteland 2 teased for Nintendo Switch release

In case you missed the news, the Nintendo Switch is having a rather solid first year. Nintendo announced yesterday that the Switch has managed to sell 10 million units in its first nine months of availability, beating the company's original projections by three months. It should come as little surprise, then, that game markers are beginning to consider bringing their titles to the platform.

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Battlefront II The Last Jedi Season download out right now, go!

Battlefront II The Last Jedi Season download out right now, go!

Today the first free DLC for Star Wars: Battlefront II was released to the public, just in time for the release of The Last Jedi. This update adds a whole bunch of The Last Jedi content - but also adds to the main single-player storyline for the game. This bit is called Battlefront II Resurrection, and it's also available free in the same The Last Jedi Season download today.

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