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Nintendo Switch hits a major sales goal three months ahead of schedule

Nintendo Switch hits a major sales goal three months ahead of schedule

For most of 2017, Nintendo's goal for Switch sales was to see the console hit 10 million units sold by the end of its first year on shelves. At the end of October, Nintendo revised that forecast, saying then that it planned to sell 14 million units by the end of its fiscal year on March 31, 2018. We're finding out why Nintendo revised its sales forecast today.

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Destiny 2 update will undo the mess of the Curse of Osiris

Destiny 2 update will undo the mess of the Curse of Osiris

The DLC did seem to live up to its name of being a curse. The companies’ behind this year’s great games seem to be making great missteps. Fortunately for Bungie, its Destiny 2 DLC blunder isn’t as disastrous as Battlefront II. Still, there was enough of an uproar about the changes in the Curse of Osiris that Bungie really had little choice but to issue a mea culpa and, of course, promise an update that cleans up the mess they made.

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Xbox One YouTube app gets 4K and 60fps support

Xbox One YouTube app gets 4K and 60fps support

Xbox One owners can now stream YouTube videos in 4K resolution using the console thanks to a new app update. The update adds support for the Ultra HD resolution, giving users the feature they've been requesting for many months. The console's app also now supports 60fps, which tends to come alongside 4K resolution in cases where it is used. The update is available now.

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PUBG Xbox One: Unlock times and controller layout revealed

PUBG Xbox One: Unlock times and controller layout revealed

It's a big week for Xbox One owners. Tomorrow, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - one of the biggest game releases of the year - is coming to console by way of an Xbox One launch. Given the game's meteoric rise on PC, you can bet that Xbox One owners are pretty excited for this release, and many of them will be looking to play as soon as the servers go live.

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Ataribox pre-orders go live later this week

Ataribox pre-orders go live later this week

This week is going to be a big one for Atari - perhaps the biggest week in a long time for the company. Atari's new Ataribox goes up for pre-order later this week, marking Atari's return to the console game after decades away. The only question now is whether or not we've heard enough about the console for people to justify actually pre-ordering it.

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection brings 12 titles together

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection brings 12 titles together

Some games have almost become synonymous with the genres they represent. First person shooters have Doom, JRPGs have Final Fantasy, and MMOs have WoW. When it comes to arcade fighting games, there is probably no name that rings louder than Street Fighter. The franchise is celebrating 30 years of existence, and what better way to memorialize that than by gathering not just the games but also the memories and skills into one, single Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. And that is exactly what fans can expect next year.

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This PlayStation Plus 1-year subscription deal is under $40

This PlayStation Plus 1-year subscription deal is under $40

A rare deal on PlayStation Plus membership has brought a year's subscription down to under forty bucks, just ahead of the holidays. The deal sees the twelve month subscription, usually priced at $59.99, brought down to $39.99. That's a saving of a third from what it will normally cost you.

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Gen 3 Pokemon GO Cheat Sheet Update

Gen 3 Pokemon GO Cheat Sheet Update

The Gen 3 Pokemon GO update is live, right this minute, and it's time to drop in on the most updated cheat sheet available. This cheat sheet makes sense of the Pokemon out in the wild right now, right alongside what'll be coming in the immediate future. Gen 3 has an amazing, beautiful, powerful set of Pokemon in it, but for many users it's the first really unfamiliar generation. You're going to learn today!

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Nine months with Nintendo Switch

Nine months with Nintendo Switch

It's sort of hard to believe, but it's been a whole nine months since the Nintendo Switch launched. Part of what makes that feel unbelievable is just how big of a year the Switch has had. 2017 was indeed packed for the Switch, and as we close in on the end of the Switch's first full year of retail availability, it's clear that Nintendo is onto something special.

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The Game Awards 2017: Watch all the new trailers here

The Game Awards 2017: Watch all the new trailers here

The fourth annual Game Awards were held last night, and in addition to doling out a bunch of awards for pretty much every category imaginable, we also saw plenty of game reveals and trailers. This year seemed to be particularly packed with exciting announcements, and if you missed some, we've arranged all of the trailers here. A handful of them include release dates for upcoming games, so be sure to check out the full list to see if a game you're looking forward to is coming up.

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Bayonetta 3 is Nintendo Switch’s newest exclusive

Bayonetta 3 is Nintendo Switch’s newest exclusive

At this point, we can confidently say that Nintendo is the savior of the Bayonetta series. Last night during the fourth annual Game Awards, Nintendo of America President Reddie Fils-Aime joined host Geoff Keighley on stage to announce that the original Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 are coming to the Switch. That wasn't all he announced, though, as he also had another surprise up his sleeve.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild expansion rolls out with Link on a bike

Zelda: Breath of the Wild expansion rolls out with Link on a bike

Japanese-made RPGs are often fluid in terms of their settings. Fantasy isn’t always fantasy and you’re likely to see some automatons mixed with wands and potions. So when Link starts a motorbike across mountains and rustic terrain, it all feels natural. In fact, it feels fantastic! That is practically the general reaction to the last few seconds of the trailer that introduced The Champions’ Ballad, the second and newest expansion to the breath-taking The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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