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Blizzard president exits but there’s great news for gamers

Blizzard president exits but there’s great news for gamers

It's a day of big changes for Blizzard, as Mike Morhaime has announced that he's stepping down from his role as president of the company. Morhaime has been with Blizzard since the beginning, being one of the company's co-founders along with Allen Adham and Frank Pearce. Blizzard has enjoyed a lot of success with Morhaime at the helm, so this can definitely be viewed as the end of an era for the company.

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Alienware m15 puts gaming heart in stylishly slim laptop

Alienware m15 puts gaming heart in stylishly slim laptop

For gaming laptops, the eternal struggle seems to be finding the right balance of power and size. The components that give your laptop the power it needs to run games well oftentimes take up a lot of space, so creating a relatively thin gaming laptop can be a challenge. Alienware thinks it may have figured things out with the new m15 laptop, which is apparently the company's thinnest and lightest 15-inch laptop to date.

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Nintendo Switch 2 coming next year, features still undecided

Nintendo Switch 2 coming next year, features still undecided

The Switch is arguably one of the biggest things to happen in the gaming industry in recent years. But as it approaches its second year in the market, sales numbers are reportedly starting to plateau and Nintendo is getting a bit worried. Times like this, the most common solution is a Switch version 2. Indeed that might be coming as early as next year but now the problem is figuring out what to put in the next gen handheld console.

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Mega Man is finally getting a live-action film because why not

Mega Man is finally getting a live-action film because why not

Live-action adaptations of popular game franchises have had more misses than hits. Still, the promise of raking in billions when you do make a box office hit is still luring both game publishers and studios to make the million dollar gamble. The latest to get the Hollywood treatment is Capcom's Mega Man, a franchise that just celebrated its 30th anniversary. And, of course the adaptation is promised to have "the grand production and entertainment value that Hollywood movies are known for."

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BlizzCon 2018 might have a big Diablo announcement

BlizzCon 2018 might have a big Diablo announcement

BlizzCon 2018 kicks off in just a few weeks, and we're expecting big announcements for a least a few of Blizzard's franchises. Diablo in particular is due for something new, as the series skipped BlizzCon 2017 entirely. As it turns out, Diablo might be getting the biggest reveal of them all if the BlizzCon 2018 schedule is anything to go on.

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Have a look at LEGO’s take on Tracer from Overwatch

Have a look at LEGO’s take on Tracer from Overwatch

Overwatch is probably the perfect example of a video game that gained immense popularity early on and managed to hold onto it. After all, the game is such a hit that it's getting a series of LEGO sets modeled after it, and LEGO doesn't create sets for any old thing. Today, we're getting our very first look at these new Overwatch-themed LEGOs, starting with - what else? - the Tracer mini figure.

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Fortnite patch notes introduce the new Chiller trap

Fortnite patch notes introduce the new Chiller trap

Fortnite received its usual week patch early this morning, and this one is quite a bit smaller than the one that was rolled out last week. Of course, last week's patch was a big one in part because Fortnite season 6 launched alongside it, so it makes sense that this week's is a little bit more content-light. We're still getting a new item today, so let's dive in and see what it does.

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Razer Sila is a gaming-grade router for PCs, consoles, mobile

Razer Sila is a gaming-grade router for PCs, consoles, mobile

Gaming is Razer's life blood so it only stands that it would focus on products that empower gamers and improve gaming experience. But while gaming can take different forms on different devices, one thing remains common in modern gaming: an Internet connection. So one of the most immediate and most generic way Razer could push gaming forward would be to launch a product that ensures any gaming-related device will have the best Internet connection possible in the house. And that is exactly what the Razer Sila WiFi router promises.

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Leaked Harry Potter RPG could be what fans have been waiting for

Leaked Harry Potter RPG could be what fans have been waiting for

There have been a lot of Harry Potter games throughout the years, and overall quality has generally been hit or miss. Some Harry Potter games have been well-received by critics and fans alike, especially those in the LEGO Harry Potter series, whereas the video game adaptations of the novels have received more mixed reactions. After years of waiting, Harry Potter fans could soon be getting the big-budget offering they've been waiting for.

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Here’s how to get Zeraora in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Here’s how to get Zeraora in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

The mainline Pokemon franchise is preparing a major jump to the Nintendo Switch next year, but before it does, Nintendo has one last hurrah planned for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on the 3DS. Earlier this year, Nintendo revealed the newest mythical Pokemon, Zeraora, before going silent for a number of months on when it might be released. Today, the company broke that silence, announcing a new distribution event that will let Pokemon players across the US add Zeraora to their rosters.

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Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

For as much as it's discusses, game streaming is something that's still very much in its infancy. Sony has found some degree of success with its PlayStation Now platform, and Microsoft has plans to break into game streaming with the Xbox brand, but there's still plenty of problems to solve in the space. Google is looking to do just that with a new service it's calling Project Stream, which was officially announced today.

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Xbox Games with Gold October 2018 lineup revealed: Hitman and more

Xbox Games with Gold October 2018 lineup revealed: Hitman and more

Microsoft has revealed its October 2018 Games with Gold lineup, detailing a total of four games that will be made available starting on October 1. As expected, the games' availability will be spread out, only two arriving on the first, followed by another two later in the month. Both Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles are included.

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