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Wargroove release date revealed for Switch, Xbox One, PC

Wargroove release date revealed for Switch, Xbox One, PC

A couple of months before Nintendo Switch launched, Nintendo published the first in what is now a series of Nindies Showcases for the platform. The idea, of course, was to show off a variety of indie games that were releasing on the Switch, not only as a way to get consumers excited for the platform, but also to show developers that the Switch was an indie friendly platform. One of the games that caught the eye of pretty much everyone during that first Ninidies Showcase was a title called Wargroove from Chucklefish.

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Nintendo Switch beat PS4, Xbox One because it targeted everyone

Nintendo Switch beat PS4, Xbox One because it targeted everyone

The numbers are in and the Nintendo Switch has proven doubters and naysayers wrong, at least according to the NPD Group. According to its sales data, Nintendo’s convertible gaming device was the best selling console in the US last year and especially in the last month of 2018. It hasn’t plateaued at all since its launch in early 2017 and has even managed to edge out records held by the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. And that is mostly thanks to the Switch being a console for all.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector’s Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector’s Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the first real info spilled on the game direct from developer NetherRealm Studios, including gameplay modes, character roster, abilities, and the series' iconic fatalities. Also revealed were the different editions the game will be available in, including a special collector's edition focusing on none other than Scorpion.

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There’s a cross-platform Power Rangers fighting game coming

There’s a cross-platform Power Rangers fighting game coming

Folks of a certain age are probably intimately familiar with the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. That show spawned a media franchise that's still going strong today, giving us new TV series, movies, toys, and even the handful of video games throughout the years. The next video game to feature the Power Rangers seems like it could potentially be a big one, as it's a cross-platform fighting title.

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Mortal Kombat 11 trailers, gameplay, characters revealed

Mortal Kombat 11 trailers, gameplay, characters revealed

Today is the big day for Mortal Kombat 11, with trailers and gameplay teasers and videos of all sorts available right this minute. This was directed by Ed Boon, will have both single and multiplayer (local multiplayer, thank god), and will be released on at least the following platforms: Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One. The official busting-out event for this game took place on January 17th, 2019, in London England.

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Black Ops 4 Blackout free trial now live: Here’s how to get it

Black Ops 4 Blackout free trial now live: Here’s how to get it

Earlier this week, Activision revealed plans to host a free trial for Blackout, the battle royale mode in Black Ops 4. The trial is scheduled to last a full week, giving curious players who don't want to drop the cash on Black Ops 4 plenty of time to take Blackout for a spin. That free trial is live now, so you can download Black Ops 4 and dive into some CoD-style battle royale.

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Rocket League cross-play is finally live on PS4

Rocket League cross-play is finally live on PS4

It's been a long, long time coming, but Rocket League cross-platform play is finally live on PlayStation 4. This has been an odyssey that's been going on for years at this point, with Rocket League developer Psyonix revealing that it was ready to flip the switch on cross-platform multiplayer in 2016. Though Microsoft was on board, Sony resisted, and eventually cross-platform play went live for PC and Xbox One without support for the PlayStation 4.

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Razer Turret for Xbox One: Hands-on and First Impressions

Razer Turret for Xbox One: Hands-on and First Impressions

There's a new keyboard and mouse combo out in the wild, and it's made by Razer, teamed up with Microsoft, and it's aimed at Xbox One. This is the "Razer Turret for Xbox One", a device that's sort of like a second-gen Razer Turret - but one made for a more traditional, full-sized accessory-loving gamer. This is far more of a gaming keyboard fo the living room without compromises than the original - and again, it's made for Xbox One.

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Hitman HD Enhanced Collection gets a surprise release date

Hitman HD Enhanced Collection gets a surprise release date

Those of you who recently played through Hitman 2 and want more are in luck, because today IO Interactive announced the Hitman HD Enhanced Collection. The upcoming release takes two older titles in the series - Hitman: Blood Money and Hitman: Absolution - and updates them for current-generation hardware. Best of all, the Hitman HD Enhanced Collection is releasing next week.

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Xbox Game Pass January 2019 titles revealed: three games arrive today

Xbox Game Pass January 2019 titles revealed: three games arrive today

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Game Pass titles for January 2019, these joining the more than 100 games that are already available to members. A total of eight games will be joining the lineup at various dates this month, the first batch having launched today. Titles include Just Cause 3, Farming Simulator 17, and more.

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Two Xbox Live Games with Gold freebies are live a day early

Two Xbox Live Games with Gold freebies are live a day early

January is set to be a pretty big month for Xbox Live's Games with Gold, but it appears that you don't need to wait for the calendar to roll over to 2019 before you can get to playing. Microsoft has sent a couple of the month's games live a little bit early, meaning you can start playing them right away. One of those games is Celeste, which is definitely the headliner for January.

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RetroArch emulator on Xbox One: no jailbreak but there’s a catch

RetroArch emulator on Xbox One: no jailbreak but there’s a catch

Console makers have a love-hate relationship with emulators. On the one hand, they hate the piracy it empowers. But on the other hand, some of them have actually used them to power their own mini retro consoles. While Microsoft has no such "Xbox Classic" (yet), its very own Xbox One might have just become the next big emulation darling. Simply because it makes it almost too easy to run the RetroArch emulator on it, no jailbreaking required.

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