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Nintendo Announces Second US Store, Opening 2025

We're off to 'Frisco.Nintendo has announced plans to open a second Official Store in the USA.The company will be opening a brick-and-mortar shop in San Francisco, specifically in the iconic Union Square, deemed the "teeming commercial hub of the city". Currently, the store is scheduled to open in 2025, with ...
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Climb to New Heights with Grappin, Available for Preorder Now

Hello, Xbox community! I’m Ahmin Hafidi, game designer at Polylabo, a micro (emphasis on the micro) game studio based in Tokyo, Japan. Today, I would like to introduce you to Polylabo’s first game, Grappin. Grappin is a first-person adventure game focused on exploration, action and grappling hook action. You wake ...
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Share of the Week: Mythical

Last week we asked you to tap into mythology and legend, sharing creatures and characters found in games inspired by myth using #PSshare #PSBlog. Here are this week’s highlights: Tigas_VP shares Geralt gazing up at a griffin in The Witcher 3 call_me_xavii shares Aloy gazing up at a ...
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Animal Well creator plans to follow the superb Metroidvania with a game that shares its world but “may not be a direct sequel”

In a year already stacking up plates of delicious indie game dishes so fast they’re toppling over and crashing onto the floor, spilling splattered food over the carpet to be hoovered up by waiting dogs/cats/raccoons/mice, Animal Well is one of the most generous helpings yet. The captivating, combat-free Metroidvania is ...
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Fortnite’s new season adds War Buses, rocket-propelled fists, and a lawless desert biome

We've known for some time that Fallout was coming to Fortnite, we just weren't entirely sure in what capacity. Well, now we know that this season's wasteland offerings take the form of a sort of Mad Max meets Fallout meets Borderlands- battle royale affair. There's a big emphasis on deserts ...
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The opening hour of The Alters feels like 11 bit’s first third-person narrative action game

Calling it now: this is the least intriguing article you will read about 11 bit's The Alters, a blend of Danny Boyle's Sunshine and Duncan Jones's Moon in which (deep breath) you are a marooned space engineer who must spawn different versions of himself by means of backstory-branching gadgetry in ...
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Random: Another Banjo-Kazooie Funko Pop Is On The Horizon, But It’s Still Pretty Horrifying

Pre-order, if you dare.If you cast your mind back to earlier in the year, you might remember the horrors of the GameStop-exclusive Banjo-Kazooie Funko Pop. With its big head and soulless, staring eyes, the figure was... well, a Funko Pop, but it was also an acknowledgement that the Rare pair ...
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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 27 to 31

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 27 to 31 Published May 24, 2024 Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! This weekly feature highlights all the games arriving soon on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game ...
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Ubisoft Working to Fix XDefiant’s Busted Hit Registration

XDefiant launched its pre-season this week and Ubisoft’s free-to-play first-person Call of Duty competitor appears to be going down well with competitive shooter fans hankering for an old-school experience. But there’s one issue with the game that sticks out more than any other: hit registration.Hit registration is a video game’s ...
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Wuthering Waves Developer Addresses Launch Issues as Players Report Their Devices Are Overheating

The developer behind Wuthering Waves has apologized for its rocky launch and offered players compensation.Wuthering Waves is an open-world Genshin Impact-style Gacha game from Chinese developer Kuro that launched globally in free-to-play form across PC and mobile this week.But the launch has seen a number of issues since, including a ...
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