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2020 Stranger Things location-based RPG will look like an ’80s cartoon

2020 Stranger Things location-based RPG will look like an ’80s cartoon

Another mobile game based on hit Netflix series Stranger Things has been announced. The upcoming title, which will be released on iOS and Android next year, comes from mobile game developer and publisher Next Games. Unlike the existing Stranger Things mobile game, the Next Games title will be a role playing, location-based puzzle game with a classic '80s animation style.

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Google now requires Play Store games to include loot box odds

Google now requires Play Store games to include loot box odds

As part of a number of changes to its Play Store policies, Google now requires developers to disclose the odds of getting loot box items before players purchase the boxes. The move follows growing backlash from consumers and public health officials who compare loot boxes to gambling, expressing concerns that some kids and vulnerable adults are engaging in unhealthy spending patterns related to these offerings.

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Pokemon GO Snorlax sleeping secret guide: One shot catch, Shiny Slakoth

Pokemon GO Snorlax sleeping secret guide: One shot catch, Shiny Slakoth

Today we've got some real deep-dive info on the Sleeping Snorlax and the Shiny Slakoth alike. Both of these Pokemon were released this week in the strangest set of features to come to the game at the start of summer since... ever. What better way to jump in on the most busy Pokemon GO season of the year than to drop a couple of super nap-time-happy monsters?

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League of Legends may finally make the jump to mobile

League of Legends may finally make the jump to mobile

Despite the ups and downs the MOBA genre has experienced in recent years, League of Legends is still going relatively strong. These days, however, it isn't merely competing with other PC-based games like DotA 2, but also mobile MOBAs that are particularly popular in Asia. Perhaps, then, it's not a surprise to hear a new report that claims Riot is working on a mobile version of League of Legends with parent company Tencent.

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Pokemon GO Raid Week guide: Shiny Bronzor and 4 more updates

Pokemon GO Raid Week guide: Shiny Bronzor and 4 more updates

This is Extraordinary Raid Week in Pokemon GO, and there's a whole lot of quantifiable data through which we must sift! Much like our previous guides for special weeks in Pokemon GO, we've got the shiny Pokemon of the week: Bronzor - as well as some new rates on Shiny Pokemon popping up as result of the raids themselves. All five tiers of Pokemon Raid Boss are in the mix too!

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Nintendo gives games the boot over loot box concerns

Nintendo gives games the boot over loot box concerns

Loot boxes have been a hot button issue lately, and as governments around the world are implementing rules on then or starting to look into the effects of loot boxes, we're seeing publishers begin to respond. Today, Nintendo did just that, announcing that it will stop offering two mobile games in Belgium in response to its legislation regarding loot boxes.

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Pokemon Rumble Rush comes out of nowhere as Nintendo’s next mobile game

Pokemon Rumble Rush comes out of nowhere as Nintendo’s next mobile game

Two years ago, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company revealed a mobile game called Pokeland that seemed to borrow heavily from the Pokemon Rumble series. A close alpha launched with that announcement, but after that, The Pokemon Company went radio silent on the game. Fast forward to today and it has resurfaced with a new title and an imminent release.

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite trailer sets the stage for a wizarding crisis

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite trailer sets the stage for a wizarding crisis

It definitely feels like we're closing in on the release date of Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. At the beginning of the month, Niantic rolled the game into beta in some regions of the world, and now the company has published a new trailer for the game. The trailer doesn't provide any details we didn't know about before, but it certainly sets the stage for the conflict at the center of the game.

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Apex Legends mobile game plan revealed: Here’s what EA said

Apex Legends mobile game plan revealed: Here’s what EA said

Epic Games brought its hit battle royale game to mobile devices and EA plans to follow its lead. Mobile gamers can expect Apex Legends from developer Respawn to arrive on mobile devices at some point in the future, at least based on comments made by EA in its newly published quarterly financial report. The mobile game would enable players to engage in battle using a smartphone or tablet.

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite open beta details: The game is afoot!

Harry Potter Wizards Unite open beta details: The game is afoot!

Harry Potter fans have been waiting a long time for the launch of Niantic's Wizards Unite. The game was first revealed at the tail end of 2017, and then Niantic went silent for nearly a year before delivering the game's first teaser trailer and announcing that it would be out sometime in 2019. Day by day, we're getting closer to that release, and with the game entering open beta today, things are definitely starting to look better on that front.

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First Stardew Valley version 1.4 details surface

First Stardew Valley version 1.4 details surface

Despite the fact that we're now more than three years out from release, Stardew Valley is still going strong. Earlier this year, the game finally made its way to Android, meaning that it's now available on every modern platform out there. Last year, starting with PC and then Nintendo Switch, Stardew Valley developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone started releasing the game's version 1.3 update, which among other things added multiplayer functionality.

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Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming phone packs cooling fan, 8K recording, 90Hz display

Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming phone packs cooling fan, 8K recording, 90Hz display

Chinese company Nubia has unveiled Red Magic 3, a new gaming smartphone that packs high-end features for demanding mobile gameplay. The Nubia Red Magic 3 features a built-in cooling fan and liquid cooling system, as well as an 'esports' docking station that supports a wired Internet connection, 8K video recording capabilities, and a number of software features designed specifically for gamers.

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