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Horizon Zero Dawn sales rocket to 2.6 million

Horizon Zero Dawn sales rocket to 2.6 million

For most developers, launching a brand new IP the same week a new console comes out is a no-go. Beyond that, launching a new IP the same week a new console and a new game in The Legend of Zelda series release would probably be insanity. That isn't the case for Sony, which launched Horizon Zero Dawn for the PlayStation just a few days before the Nintendo Switch and Breath of the Wild arrived on the scene.

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Android’s Super Mario Run APK download incoming [and a warning]

Android’s Super Mario Run APK download incoming [and a warning]

Super Mario Run is just about to launch on Android for and by Nintendo - but until then, be cautious. Since Nintendo worked with Apple to release Super Mario Run for iPhone first, Android users have been screaming bloody murder for their chance to take a crack at it. To be especially clear - when this article is set to be published, Nintendo has NOT released Super Mario Run officially, and all APK files offered by 3rd-party sources are completely illegitimate.

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Ghosts ‘n Goblins brings blistering difficulty to iOS and Android [Download]

Ghosts ‘n Goblins brings blistering difficulty to iOS and Android [Download]

It isn't often you start the day knowing you'd like to be mentally broken by a game, but if by chance that sounds like you, then we've got the perfect way to achieve your goals. Capcom has launched the NES classic Ghosts 'n Goblins on iOS and Android, giving the mindnumbingly difficult NES title new life on mobile devices.

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Capcom remasters, bundles 6 Disney Afternoon classic games

Capcom remasters, bundles 6 Disney Afternoon classic games

Capcom is really taking retro to heart. After it released the Mega Man Classic collection for PC and consoles, it brought it to mobile, though with less positive reception. It then recently announced that it will also be bringing four other classic arcade games to mobile, starting with top-down shooter 1942. Now it is going back full circle to PCs and consoles. Starting next month, those old enough to remember or the young who wish to experience those good old days will be able to turn back time to play six classic games based on old-school Disney TV afternoon shows.

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PlayStation 4 firmware 4.50 is causing network issues

PlayStation 4 firmware 4.50 is causing network issues

Sony recently released PlayStation 4 firmware update version 4.50, bringing a bunch of updates and some new very welcomed features, such as external hard drive support for storing games. Unfortunately, the update also brought with it a major networking issue that is affecting many console owners, resulting in an inability to use a WiFi network. While some users have come up with 'workarounds' to get around the issue, Sony still hasn't released a fix.

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Pokemon GO is down, it’s not just you

Pokemon GO is down, it’s not just you

It's a state of emergency right this minute as Throwback Thursday has begun early at Niantic. Pokemon GO is down in several key areas of the world according to Down Detector, including large portions of Japan, Southern Brazil, London England (and surrounding areas), as well as both the West and East coast of the United States. Do not panic, this is (probably) only temporary!

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Pokemon GO Special Items user guidance [updated]

Pokemon GO Special Items user guidance [updated]

Today we're having a peek at a set of Pokemon GO tips that'll increase a user's chances of finding Special Items on the regular. To make this happen, we first need to be clear: there's only one way to really find a Special Item in Pokemon GO. That one way is to spin Pokestops, and to spin them often. Now, to go about making that happen as frequently as possible, we turn to the Journal.

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Energizer Xbox One 2X Charger recalled, burn hazard cited

Energizer Xbox One 2X Charger recalled, burn hazard cited

Product recalls aren’t exactly new, but those especially related to fire hazards caused by batteries have recently become more publicized. This time, however, the culprit isn’t a smartphone but almost an unlikely one. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission or CPSC has announced a recall of PDP’s Energizer Xbox One 2X controller chargers, citing reports of overheating that could potentially lead to fires.

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Nintendo Switch sales reportedly top 1.5 million

Nintendo Switch sales reportedly top 1.5 million

To figure out that the Nintendo Switch is selling well, you need only phone around to a few stores and ask if they have any in stock. The answer will most likely be "no," as Switch consoles are sold out nearly everywhere you look. Today, analytics firm SuperData is putting a finer point on things, revealing that its estimates put total Switch sales at 1.5 million worldwide.

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Resident Evil: Revelations inbound for the Xbox One and PS4

Resident Evil: Revelations inbound for the Xbox One and PS4

Capcom, the company behind recently-released Resident Evil 7 biohazard, made a new announcement on Twitter today: it is bringing its previously launched game Resident Evil: Revelations to Microsoft and Sony’s latest-generation consoles. Fans in both Europe and North America can expect to get access to both digital and physical copies of the game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 soon.

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Pokemon GO News Update: new ways to hack the game

Pokemon GO News Update: new ways to hack the game

Niantic's efforts to stop hacking of Pokemon GO seem to have gone away - at least, so seems to think the Reddit masses. As a result, several methods for mayhem have surfaced, or re-surfaced with new techniques. Players are currently able to walk around the world with a simple joystick controller on their smartphone device in Pokemon GO without hacking at all - and with only a minor threat of banning.

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Watch Nintendo’s new Zelda: Breath of the Wild behind the scenes series here

Watch Nintendo’s new Zelda: Breath of the Wild behind the scenes series here

As promised yesterday, Nintendo has just released a new three-part video series that gives us a behind-the-scenes look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The latest Zelda title represents a pretty radical departure for the series in general, so getting a look at how it was made will definitely be interesting for a lot longtime fans.

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