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Snapchat taps Zynga for its own Among Us clone called ReVamp

Snapchat taps Zynga for its own Among Us clone called ReVamp

Last year's surprise hit Among Us inspired a number of clones in the app stores, followed more recently by a very similar game mode called "Impostors" in Fortnite. The latest to get in on the genre is Snapchat with the help of Zynga, the company that once dominated the world of mobile games with titles like FarmVille.

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake revealed as a time-hopping adventure

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake revealed as a time-hopping adventure

When THQ said it would be revealing six new games including new entries in beloved franchises during its 10th Anniversary Showcase today, there were a lot of people out there who speculated that a new SpongeBob SquarePants game was one of them. As it turns out, those people were right on the money, as THQ closed its show with the reveal of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake.

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Dota 2 won’t work on your old computer, very soon

Dota 2 won’t work on your old computer, very soon

If you're a Dota 2 player who uses an older 32-bit system, you might want to prepare to upgrade your machine. In a massive update that covers details about The International 2021, Valve also revealed that it's planning to end Dota 2 support for older machines. That doesn't just stop at 32-bit systems, but also older versions of macOS and DirectX too.

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Pokemon GO September Community Day: Shiny Oshawott and why

Pokemon GO September Community Day: Shiny Oshawott and why

It's nearly time for the September 2021 Community Day in Pokemon GO for the Pokemon called Oshawott. This event will feature one massive number of Oshawott for the 6 hours it'll take place, and it'll have increased likelihood of a SHINY Oshawott. This is good news, as this hasn't always been the case in recent events. During the event (plus 2 hours afterward) all Oshawott-family Pokemon that evolve into Samurott will learn an Exclusive Move Hydro Cannon.

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Latest Monster Hunter Rise crossover adds Mega Man’s dog Rush

Latest Monster Hunter Rise crossover adds Mega Man’s dog Rush

Another Capcom collaboration is headed to Monster Hunter Rise, and this time the focus of that collaboration is Mega Man. More specifically, the focus is actually on Mega Man's dog, Rush. Like previous collaborations, this new one will give you cosmetics to use in-game. If your mind immediately jumped to Palamutes when we mentioned Rush, you're definitely on the right track.

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How to watch THQ Nordic’s 10th Anniversary Showcase today

How to watch THQ Nordic’s 10th Anniversary Showcase today

Today is a big day for THQ Nordic. For its 10th anniversary, THQ Nordic has announced that it will be hosting a new reveal showcase. That showcase promises new reveals and some returning franchises, so if you're a fan of THQ Nordic's games, it sounds like it'll be worth tuning in to.

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Pokemon GO could be the best game in the metaverse

Pokemon GO could be the best game in the metaverse

I've played Pokemon GO since before public launch. Since Google's original Google Maps April Fool's Joke that eventually turned into Pokemon GO, I've felt the draw of an augmented reality in which Pokemon exist. Now, courtesy of a couple of long-time Pokemon GO gamers on The Silph Road on Reddit, I've come to realize that the Pokemon aren't the most important part of the equation. The most important bit here is the potential Niantic has in taking this franchise into the metaverse.

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Riot plans it own game launcher to put desktop titles in one place

Riot plans it own game launcher to put desktop titles in one place

Riot, the company behind hits like League of Legends and Valorant, has announced plans to release its own game launcher. The product, which is called Riot Client, will be available starting next week, making it easier for gamers to access the company's desktop titles by congregating them in one place.

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THQ Nordic serves up two free games on S000 ahead of 10th anniversary event

THQ Nordic serves up two free games on S000 ahead of 10th anniversary event

THQ Nordic is turning 10 years old in 2021, and we already know what the company is doing to celebrate the milestone. Tomorrow, THQ Nordic will host an event in which it plans to reveal six new games. However, before that event gets underway, THQ Nordic has kicked off a publisher sale on S000, and it's giving away two games for free as part of that sale.

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A mysterious new Nintendo Switch controller just appeared

A mysterious new Nintendo Switch controller just appeared

Nintendo, it seems, has something brewing behind the scenes. The company has filed an application with the FCC for a mysterious new device, but unfortunately, there are only some tiny details we can glean from the filing because of a Nintendo request for privacy. Still, the details that are obvious from this filing are more than enough to pique our interest.

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IKEA x ASUS ROG gaming gear ready for USA release date

IKEA x ASUS ROG gaming gear ready for USA release date

The full IKEA x ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) gaming product line is finally ready for a release date in October of 2021. This collection of accessories, lighting, and furniture was partially revealed earlier this year with a February preview, including everything from desks to LED strips to mouse USB bungee and a wooden hand to hold your headphones. Products will launch a variety of named families, each a part of the gaming accessory and furniture universe.

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Latest Xbox Live Free Play Days promo sets the stage for Sega’s Lost Judgment

Latest Xbox Live Free Play Days promo sets the stage for Sega’s Lost Judgment

Microsoft is making another batch of games free through its Xbox Live Free Play Days promo this weekend. This week's trio doesn't seem to have much of a uniting theme, but it does feature Sega's Judgment in a clear nod to a certain upcoming release. We're also seeing the return of a Free Play Days veteran in this weekend's lineup.

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