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The Pokemon Company gives Sword, Shield, and Home hackers an ultimatum

The Pokemon Company gives Sword, Shield, and Home hackers an ultimatum

People have been hacking Pokemon games since Red and Green first arrived on the scene in Japan back in 1996, and that remains true for Pokemon Sword and Shield - the two latest games in the series - and Pokemon Home, an application for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices that allows players to manage their Pokemon collections and trade with others. The Pokemon Company has decided to clamp down on hacking in Sword, Shield, and Home, recently publishing a notice that explains the actions it may take if it discovers players using "illegally modified data."

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Predator arrives in Fortnite – How to unlock this secret skin

Predator arrives in Fortnite – How to unlock this secret skin

After weeks of teases, the Predator has arrived in Fortnite. Oftentimes, crossover skins like this need to be purchased from the shop, but that isn't the case with Predator. Instead, players who have the battle pass for Chapter 2, Season 5 can unlock the skin by completing a series of challenges. These challenges have been slowly unlocking over the past few weeks, culminating with a new challenge today that will have you going toe-to-toe with the Predator himself.

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Fortnite update released: Predator, Jungle Hunter, one big alien skull!

Fortnite update released: Predator, Jungle Hunter, one big alien skull!

The latest Fortnite update is ready to roll, including a new boss character, a new mythic item, new Jungle Hunter Quests, and IO Guards removed from the Arena. Overnight an issue appeared with searching for specific players through friends lists - if you're still experiencing that, make sure you're not "mass accepting" any friend requests in the interim. UPDATE: Fornite's creators suggest they've fixed the error this morning.

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Here’s what’s next for Among Us

Here’s what’s next for Among Us

Despite launching in 2018, Among Us wound up being one of the biggest games of last year after it got some attention from big streamers on Twitch. With gamers all over the world stuck in quarantine, the game became a big hit, and now fans and developer Innersloth are looking to the future of the game. In a new blog post, Innersloth gave us an update about what's happening at the studio and what we can expect in 2021.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning gets a surprise Nintendo Switch release date

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning gets a surprise Nintendo Switch release date

THQ Nordic has announced that Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning will be heading to Switch later this year. Announced and released last year, Re-Reckoning is a remastered version of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, a game that seemed to be the starting point for an entirely new RPG franchise before developer 38 Studios went bankrupt in 2012.

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Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch played with DIY exercise bike

Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch played with DIY exercise bike

This week the modder known as Mechachoi delivered a robotic masterpiece, connecting Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch to an exercise bike. He worked with a variety of off-the-shelf parts and made the whole experience just as wireless as the original, pushing the exercise bike to act as the controller without ripping the original controller apart whatsoever. This is the sort of modding Nintendo must love.

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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes tipped for 25th anniversary

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes tipped for 25th anniversary

Ever since the days of the Game Boy Advance, Game Freak has been remaking classic Pokemon games. So far, we've seen generations 1, 2, and 3 remade for more modern platforms, with generation 1 - Pokemon Red and Blue - even technically being remade twice thanks to the existence of Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee. For years, players have been expecting remakes of the 4th generation Pokemon games - Diamond and Pearl - and according to new rumors, they might finally get those games in 2021.

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Nintendo Switch New Year Sale discounts Clubhouse Games, Mario Maker 2, and more

Nintendo Switch New Year Sale discounts Clubhouse Games, Mario Maker 2, and more

After all of the holiday sales that just wrapped up, it's hard to imagine there are many people out there looking to spend on games at the moment, but if you are and you have a Switch, good news: Nintendo has kicked off a New Year Sale on the Switch eShop. This sale sees a number of games discounted, including several games from the big N itself.

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New Pokemon Snap release date revealed as pre-orders open up

New Pokemon Snap release date revealed as pre-orders open up

Last year, The Pokemon Company and Nintendo revealed that after a 20 year year wait, Pokemon Snap is finally getting a sequel. Dubbed simply New Pokemon Snap, this sequel was revealed for the Nintendo Switch, but at the time of reveal, we didn't get confirmation of a release date. That all changed today, with The Pokemon Company and Nintendo finally announcing a release date for the highly anticipated game. We even got a new trailer for New Pokemon Snap to go along with this announcement.

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Fortnite update 15.20 confirms incoming Predator skin, adds two new weapons

Fortnite update 15.20 confirms incoming Predator skin, adds two new weapons

Fortnite received a new update today, and it seems to set the stage for the arrival of a new hunter. As leaks have suggested, it looks like the next Fortnite crossover will be with the Predator franchise, with a number of Predator-themed cosmetics already in the game. The good news is that this Predator skin will be free to those who owns the Chapter 2, Season 5 battle pass - provided, of course, that those battle pass owners complete the challenges required to unlock the skin.

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Nintendo Switch gets a Mario makeover for Super Mario 3D World launch

Nintendo Switch gets a Mario makeover for Super Mario 3D World launch

Alongside today's new Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer, Nintendo had another big announcement to make. As it turns out, Nintendo is launching a new limited edition Switch alongside Super Mario 3D World next month. The Switch, as you might have already guessed, is Mario-themed, and seems to fit in with Super Mario's 35th Anniversary festivities well.

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Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer shows off Bowser’s Fury expansion

Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer shows off Bowser’s Fury expansion

As revealed last year, Super Mario 3D World - the flagship Mario title for the Wii U - is making its way to Nintendo Switch. That'll happen next month, though this isn't just a straight port of Super Mario 3D World. While Switch owners will be getting the base game, they'll also be getting a new expansion called Bowser's Fury, which we were able to take a look at today in a new trailer for the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World.

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