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Pokevision alternatives: updated Pokemon GO map trackers

Pokevision alternatives: updated Pokemon GO map trackers

Today we're bringing you a list of alternatives to the original PokeVision map scanner for Pokemon GO. These are trackers - tracking the Pokemon that appear in any area the user wishes, anywhere around the world in the game Pokemon GO. With these maps, any Pokemon can be located at any time. Just so long as the user is patient with the area they're in, it's possible to find (almost) any Pokemon that could potentially appear in a given area - with these maps.

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Super Mario Run: 10 tips to master the game

Super Mario Run: 10 tips to master the game

Unless you’re a gamer hiding under a rock, you have probably heard about Nintendo’s real first mobile game. And unless you have a phobia of Italian plumbers in jumpers, you’ve probably already tried Super Mario run for a short while or are just about to. The game’s deceptive simplicity belies the somewhat non-trivial mechanics operating behind the scenes. Whether you’re a complete novice, a returning player, or a stumped regular, these tips could help you gain an edge and populate your self-established kingdoms with psychedelic and inappropriately named mushroom people.

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Super Mario Run’s $10 price is still making gamers furious

Super Mario Run’s $10 price is still making gamers furious

Nintendo's $10 price tag for Super Mario Run is still sending some gamers into paroxysms of rage, not to mention forcing down the company's share price. Negative reviews of the endless-runner game continue to crop up on the App Store, as players voice their frustration about having to pay more than the usual few bucks - or, indeed, pay at all - for the well-hyped title. That's not doing great things for Nintendo's overall performance.

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Civilization 6 DLC: Poland culture bombs, Vikings conquer Europe

Civilization 6 DLC: Poland culture bombs, Vikings conquer Europe

Civilization 6 is getting its first premium DLC today, and Poland is the star of the show. It seems that Civilization 6 will follow the same DLC structure as that of its predecessor, offering inexpensive civilization and scenario packs alongside more costly expansions. Poland is the first add-on civilization to the game, and it's bringing some potentially overpowered traits with it.

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Super Mario Run tops 40 million downloads in just four days

Super Mario Run tops 40 million downloads in just four days

It's hard to imagine anything beating the success of Pokemon GO, but Super Mario Run might just be it. Nintendo announced this morning that Super Mario Run has enjoyed 40 million downloads around the world. That's pretty impressive, especially considering it only took four days to get there.

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Super Mario Run gains new friendly run mode

Super Mario Run gains new friendly run mode

The problem with a lot of mobile games is that they all require energy or something in the game to allow you to keep playing. In the case of Super Mario Run (check out our review here) you need Rally Tickets to play in the normal mode of the game. A new game mode has been added to the game called Friendly Run that allows you to play with your friends without having to shell out any Rally Tickets.

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Halo Wars for PCs land early for Halo Wars 2 pre-orders

Halo Wars for PCs land early for Halo Wars 2 pre-orders

For a real-time strategy "spin off" of a first-person shooter game, you'd think that Halo Wars would be a perfect fit for PC gaming. But it took Microsoft Studios nearly 8 long years to sort that out. No matter, because Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is hitting the venerable PC February next year. Even better, you could already be playing it now before everyone else. That is, if you put in a pre-order for Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition as well.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare ‘Sabotage’ DLC for PS4 arrives January 31

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare ‘Sabotage’ DLC for PS4 arrives January 31

The first DLC Map Pack for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be released for the PlayStation 4 first, and it’ll be available starting January 31. The DLC is called “Sabotage,” and it’ll bring a few new multiplayer maps, as well as the fan-favorite co-op zombie experience, this one dubbed “Rave in the Redwoods.” Of course, other platforms will get access to the DLC some time later.

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The Pokemon GO Christmas event update is available now

The Pokemon GO Christmas event update is available now

This week amid rumors of a Christmas event OR New Years Eve week event - or both - Pokemon GO has been updated. This update isn't exactly what we've been crossing our fingers for, mind you - but it's always nice to see something new. This update has more going on behind the scenes than it does up front - up front, and perhaps most importantly, Niantic has fixed the buzzing bug.

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Steam winter sale 2016 start date confirmed by PayPal

Steam winter sale 2016 start date confirmed by PayPal

For gamers, no holiday season is complete without the Steam winter sale, and now we know when this year's event is going to kick off. Steam's holiday sale is usually its biggest of the year, typically offering two weeks of deep discounts on most of its game catalog. Thanks to PayPal's UK arm, we know that the festivities begin later this week.

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SCUF Elite custom Xbox Elite Wireless controller debut

SCUF Elite custom Xbox Elite Wireless controller debut

SCUF and Microsoft have teamed up to allow Xbox gamers to order a highly customized Elite controller that suits their style and gaming tastes. Under the new customization program buyers can create custom Xbox Elite wireless controllers via the SCUF Elite Customization Program with controllers starting at $149.95.

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Wolfenstein 3D on unmodified GameBoy Color uses cartridge hack

Wolfenstein 3D on unmodified GameBoy Color uses cartridge hack

Move over DOOM! Wolfenstein 3D is now the new standard of “is it a computer?” Well, considering both games were made by the same company the same company, it’s not really a competition. But DOOM has had its time in the spotlight and has been ported to almost every thing imaginable and unimaginable, and now it’s Wolfenstein’s time to shine. And while it might sound too simple to have Wolfenstein running on a GameBoy Color, this one is particularly intriguing because the GBC itself is unmodified. The trick is in the cartridge.

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