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Major Pokemon Unite update detailed ahead of mobile launch

Major Pokemon Unite update detailed ahead of mobile launch

Tomorrow is a big day for Pokemon Unite players, as the game finally launches on mobile devices. As the game launches on iOS and Android, it'll be accompanied by a large patch that will add a bunch of new features to the game. Ahead of tomorrow's mobile launch, the Pokemon Unite development 000 has detailed this new patch and everything it will add to the game.

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CATAN: World Explorers from Pokemon GO developer is shutting down

CATAN: World Explorers from Pokemon GO developer is shutting down

Although Pokemon GO continues to be a popular game and money-maker for Niantic Labs, the mobile AR game developer hasn't had much success with its other attempts are recreating that magic. The latest evidence of its failure is CATAN: World Explorers, the mobile AR recreation of a highly popular board game. While the heavyweight brand should have garnered interest and resources, it seems that it just wasn't meant to be, as the game is shutting down soon after spending a year in early access.

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Pokemon GO Fashion Week: Shiny Furfrou?

Pokemon GO Fashion Week: Shiny Furfrou?

Pokemon GO has a Fashion Week, again, this time playing out with the most fashionable monster in the game: Furfrou! This week's events are largely focused on aesthetics. That means avatar items galore, special costume Pokemon, and a new mechanic that allows certain Pokemon to change the way they look.

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Netflix makes games now: Eden Unearthed for Oculus VR released first

Netflix makes games now: Eden Unearthed for Oculus VR released first

Netflix released their first video game today, a VR title by the name of Eden Unearthed. This game is an "experience" that's not quite entirely through the full Oculus review process yet, so it's out with the group's "App Lab." There may still be "unknown issues relating to comfort, performance, or other factors," in play. The game is based on the TV series (also released by Netflix) by the name of Eden (2021).

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Upcoming Star Wars game may have a surprising developer

Upcoming Star Wars game may have a surprising developer

At the beginning of this year, Disney and Lucasfilm announced the revival of the Lucasfilm Games, and with it, we saw the announcement of partnerships with a handful of companies to create new Star Wars titles. In modern times, Electronic Arts is best known as the developer and publisher of Star Wars titles, but the days of it being the exclusive license holder are over. With Disney and LucasFilm Games branching out to new companies, we're hearing rumors which claim a future Star Wars title might come from a surprising studio.

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Deltarune creator outlines big plans for next three chapters

Deltarune creator outlines big plans for next three chapters

Last week, Deltarune and Undertale creator Toby Fox surprised us all by dropping Deltarune: Chapter 2 into our laps. We received the first Deltarune chapter way back in 2018, so there's been something of a wait between the two chapters. We might be in for another long wait for Deltarune: Chapter 3, because now Fox has shared his plans for that chapter and the two that will follow it.

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PS5 restock and Xbox Series X at Best Buy this week: For real?

PS5 restock and Xbox Series X at Best Buy this week: For real?

Best Buy stores are reportedly ready to release PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles in the USA this week. This would be the first time PlayStation 5 (PS5) would be released in a physical store in the USA at a major-label non-club retailer in the year 2021. It's been a long, weird journey since the two mega-popular gaming consoles were released, and this might be the first real sign that we're headed back to a normal world (as far as console sales in stores are concerned.)

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Pokemon TCG Live app announced, but players may not be happy

Pokemon TCG Live app announced, but players may not be happy

For years now, fans of the Pokemon TCG have been using the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online app to play online with digital card collections. Pokemon TCG Online has been around for a decade at this point, and the Pokemon TCG community has been asking for upgrades for years. Today, The Pokemon Company announced a new app - dubbed Pokemon TCG Live - that will eventually replace Pokemon TCG Online, but at this early stage, it doesn't sound like much of an upgrade to us.

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Fortnite Balenciaga update: 3D scanned fashion and the metaverse

Fortnite Balenciaga update: 3D scanned fashion and the metaverse

Fashion brand Balenciaga announced they'd be 000ing up with Fortnite this week for some wild outfits. This is a luxury fashion house, this Balenciaga, but they'll be dropping some clothing for Fortnite characters all the same. They'll appear in the game with a new "Balenciaga Fit Set" for four characters.

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Call of Duty: Vanguard open beta extended into this week

Call of Duty: Vanguard open beta extended into this week

If you didn't get to play the Call of Duty: Vanguard open beta over the weekend, we've got some good news for you: Activision and Sledgehammer Games have decided to extend it into this week. Originally slated to wrap up today at 10 AM PDT/1 PM EDT, the beta will instead run for a couple more days, giving those who missed out (or those who were having fun and weren't quite ready for the open beta to end) more time to play.

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PlayStation 5 SSD from Nextorage is fast and out of reach

PlayStation 5 SSD from Nextorage is fast and out of reach

A few days ago, Sony finally opened the doors for PlayStation 5 owners to expand their internal storage with aftermarket M.2 SSDs. Given the beta-testing period that started in July, there have been a small number of third-party options now available for gamers, though curiously none from Sony itself. That might still be coming, but for now, the closest you can get is the Nextorage PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 NVMe SSD, with an impressive performance that most won't be able to get their hands on anyway.

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Batman/Fortnite crossover gets DC Comics graphic novel release

Batman/Fortnite crossover gets DC Comics graphic novel release

Earlier this summer, DC Comics and Epic Games 000ed up to release a series of comic books based on the Fortnite universe with Batman as the main character. The comic book series features six issues, but for diehard fans who want something with more longevity and that looks better on the shelf, DC has released a graphic novel edition with all six stories.

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