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Street Fighter 5 turns up the nostalgia and reveals character ‘Abigail’

Street Fighter 5 turns up the nostalgia and reveals character ‘Abigail’

Street Fighter has a long history and a lot of fans, and they'll soon be in for a treat: Capcom is adding a dose of nostalgia with the addition of a beloved classic stage, as well as some retro costumes. The new stage is Suzaku Castle, the rooftop stage that will transport fans back to 1991 where they first enjoyed the design. As if that's not retro enough, some recognizable costumes from past eras are returning, and players are also getting a new character.

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Ataribox doubts: Crowdfunding raises vapor questions about retro console

Ataribox doubts: Crowdfunding raises vapor questions about retro console

Earlier today, Atari officially unveiled its new Ataribox console. What seems to be Atari's take on retro consoles like the NES Classic Edition was first teased back in June during CES, but today we got to see what the console will look like for the first time. As it turns out, though, the release of the Ataribox may not be a sure thing.

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RuneScape mobile client: Gamers finally know when to expect it

RuneScape mobile client: Gamers finally know when to expect it

After being available in some form for more than 16 years, it's kind of amazing that RuneScape hasn't had a mobile release yet. After all, the browser-based MMO seems like a decent fit for mobile devices from a graphics perspective, and with 200 million registered accounts, the audience certainly seems to be there. Developer Jagex has finally realized this, announcing that it will soon be releasing a mobile client for RuneScape.

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Atari Ataribox: 5 things you need to know

Atari Ataribox: 5 things you need to know

Today we got our first real look at Atari's incoming console, the Ataribox. Atari, of course, did not spill the beans on every little detail because this console is still a ways off. It did, however, share some important details, so for those who missed the newsletter containing this information, here are five things you need to know about the new Ataribox.

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Pokemon GO News: the Unlimited Coins Gym Exploit

Pokemon GO News: the Unlimited Coins Gym Exploit

Today we'll be discussing the infinite coin Gym Exploit in Pokemon GO, and how it affects the world at large. First - like most cheats in Pokemon GO - this isn't having a giant effect of most players. It's just the most hardcore players that are benefitting from this bit of an exploit - and even they need to do some work to get it in gear.

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Ataribox images show off a retro-inspired console

Ataribox images show off a retro-inspired console

Back in June, Atari revealed that it has a new console in the works. Dubbed Ataribox, at first we didn't know if it would be a retro console like the NES Classic or a new console meant to compete with machines like the Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Atari has shared more details today, and as it turns out, the Ataribox aims to be both.

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Powers United VR game brings the world of Marvel to Oculus Rift

Powers United VR game brings the world of Marvel to Oculus Rift

Along with the plethora of other announcements taking place at Disney's D23 Expo this weekend, there was some exciting Marvel news to be revealed. It turns out that Star Wars isn't the only property that Disney is betting on for VR & AR experiences, as the game Powers United VR will let players take on the role of their favorite Marvel superhero.

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Call of Duty: WWII Zombies mode trailer leaks ahead of SDCC debut

Call of Duty: WWII Zombies mode trailer leaks ahead of SDCC debut

Anyone who's played a Call of Duty title in the last few years knows that certain titles in series include a very popular zombies mode, where players must work to survive against unending waves of the undead. This year's Call of Duty: WWII has players returning to a World War II setting for the first time in many years, and many are eager to see what changes that brings to the zombies mode. But while that part of the game was due to be revealed at San Diego Comic Con this comic week, a trailer has already been leaked.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 to include Toy Story, will launch in 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3 to include Toy Story, will launch in 2018

Disney's big D23 expo is being held in California this weekend, and game developer Square Enix was there to drop a big two-part bombshell announcement: The very, very long-awaited Kingdom Hearts 3 will finally be released on PS4 and Xbox One in 2018. The other half of the news, which is possibly even more exciting, is that the world of Pixar's Toy Story will be coming to the massively popular RPG.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges puts an AR lightsaber in your hands

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges puts an AR lightsaber in your hands

Disney has teased what Star Wars fans have long been demanding: an augmented reality game that allows you to wield your own lightsaber. Previewed at D23, Disney's annual expo, Star Wars: Jedi Challenges combines an AR headset with a smartphone app and a number of games. While details are in short supply right now, there are already several hints at just what the system could do.

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Nintendo Switch owners can play Splatoon 2 for four hours today

Nintendo Switch owners can play Splatoon 2 for four hours today

If you've got a Nintendo Switch and just can't wait for the July 21st release of Splatoon 2, you've got a chance to play a demo ahead of time. But here's the important part: the demo will only run for 4 hours today. Nintendo is using the trial as the world premiere of the game's first Splatfest, an in-game event where players face off as two teams in a turf war.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda free trial launches for all this weekend

Mass Effect: Andromeda free trial launches for all this weekend

If you've been eager to check out Mass Effect: Andromeda, the latest in the popular sci-fi RPG series from developer BioWare, but have hesitated due to the mediocre reviews, you now have a chance to take the game for a free test-run. Publisher Electric Arts has brought back the 10-hour free trial that was available exclusively to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers just before the game's launch, only now it's available for all players.

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