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Super Mario Run is nearing this major milestone

Super Mario Run is nearing this major milestone

Though the Switch garnered a lot of attention in Nintendo's receny year-end financial report, there was still some big news about Super Mario Run hiding within. Though we haven't heard much from the mobile game in a while, it appears to be chugging along quite nicely. In a briefing to investors, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that Super Mario Run is about to hit an important download milestone.

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Minecraft Marketplace will offer curated maps and skins

Minecraft Marketplace will offer curated maps and skins

Microsoft and Mojang have announced a new premium marketplace incoming for Minecraft. With the simple name of Minecraft Marketplace, this new digital storefront will allow players to buy curated content like new maps, textures, and skins from Microsoft's partnered creators. While it sounds like a paid mod store at first blush, it's actually a little more exclusive than that.

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Call of Duty mobile game being made by Candy Crush developer King

Call of Duty mobile game being made by Candy Crush developer King

King, the company behind hit mobile game Candy Crush, is making a Call of Duty game designed specifically for mobile. The news was revealed in a grandiose job listing on the company's website; in it, King seeks individuals to fill four positions, including an art director, level designer, senior-level systems designer, and a senior-level UX/UI designer. Whomever the lucky individuals are will have to be located in or willing to relocate to Stockholm, Sweden.

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Pokemon GO Update: Water Event postmortem and Shiny Easter Secrets

Pokemon GO Update: Water Event postmortem and Shiny Easter Secrets

Overnight masses of Magikarp have disappeared from the game Pokemon GO, and fish-hunters everywhere have fallen to their knees in despair. Why, they ask, why wasn’t I one of the select few to find a Shiny Magikarp? Why couldn’t I find that Gold Magikarp so I could make a Red Gyarados? How do I get a Red Gyarados now?! The answers lie in the water, my friends - and in how well Easter will treat the world of Pokemon all around the world.

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Super Mario Run for iOS got a HUGE update: Here’s what’s new

Super Mario Run for iOS got a HUGE update: Here’s what’s new

Super Mario Run for iOS has been updated to version 2.0, and with the update comes a huge list of new features. The expected minor improvements and small changes aside, those who update will get a greater segment of the game to play even if they haven’t bought it, meaning free players are no longer limited to Toad Rally and replaying the same four levels over and over again. What else is new? Keep reading to find out!

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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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Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode

Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode

If you're a big Hearthstone player, you're almost certainly acquainted with the game's Arena mode. While Hearthstone in general has undergone many changes since it first launched, the Arena mode has been largely left untouched, save for a few minor changes here and there. That's all about to change, as Blizzard today announced a big revamp that it'll be making to Arena with Hearthstone's 7.1 update.

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Pokemon GO celebrates Pokemon Day with partying Pikachu

Pokemon GO celebrates Pokemon Day with partying Pikachu

Pokemon Day is coming up at the beginning of next week, and Niantic has something lined up for Pokemon GO players in celebration. Beginning on Sunday, February 26th, any Pikachu you encounter in the wild will be wearing a party hat for Pokemon Day. Luckily, this event is lasting longer than a single day, giving you plenty of time to capture a party Pikachu even if you don't log in on the 26th.

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Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes fans know that orbs (and sometimes feathers) are what make the world go 'round, but they're not always easy to obtain. If you've burned through the free orbs the game gives you by progressing through the story, then you'll definitely want to participate in a new promotion this week. Assuming you play through all the content this promotion is adding, you'll be able to snag a decent number of orbs that can be used for refills or summoning new heroes.

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Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth will have three 130 card expansions

Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth will have three 130 card expansions

Blizzard is looking to shake things up in a major way as Hearthstone moves into 2017. When the first expansion lands later this year, it will signal the end Hearthstone's Year of the Kraken and begin its Year of the Mammoth. Given Blizzard's description of the Year of the Mammoth, the 12 months that follow will be unlike anything Hearthstone fans have seen.

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Fire Emblem Heroes update adds new heroes, extends launch promos

Fire Emblem Heroes update adds new heroes, extends launch promos

Fire Emblem Heroes is getting its first substantial update today. Some of the in-game launch events are rotating out to make room for four new incoming heroes. Those heroes are being accompanied by a new set of Paralogue battles, which will reward you with orbs that you can spend on a variety of things.

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Pokemon GO gen 2 update: More than 80 new Pokemon incoming

Pokemon GO gen 2 update: More than 80 new Pokemon incoming

After an extended wait, Pokemon GO will finally receive most of the Pokemon from generation 2. Pokemon veterans will remember that generation 2 comprises Pokemon Gold and Silver, which added 100 Pokemon to the existing 150. Since we've already had some generation 2 monsters added to Pokemon GO, Niantic says that more than 80 new Pokemon will be added in this update, likely leaving out the legendaries to be discovered at a later date.

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