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What we’re looking forward to at the Games Developer Conference 2016

It may not have the bombastic reveals of E3 or the public accessibility of conventions like PAX, but the Games Developer Conference is always a thought-provoking time of year for gamers. If you’re unfamiliar with GDC, it’s where developers, artists,

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Why giving away your video games is good for you

When the final boss has fallen and every secret has been uncovered, where do your games go? Do they forever rest in peace, nestled among their own kind on your shelf, or do they get stuffed into a box and

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Super Mario RPG: Still the best Mario role-playing game after 20 years

Twenty years changes many things, but this much is true: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is the best role-playing game starring a plumber with Boogie Nights facial hair and big ups. Many games have challenged the title

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Best surround sound systems for gaming (in 2016)

In case you hadn’t noticed, your TV’s built-in speakers are rubbish. Tinny, tiny and totally unsuitable for the sumptuous sonic output of today’s best games, they’re an embarrassment to you both. But we can fix that. On this page you’ll

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Best TV for gaming (in 2016)

All modern TVs are amazing compared to the standard-def sets we were using 10 years ago… at least for watching TV. Gaming, however, is a completely different story. All the fancy filters and post-processing wizardry that makes TV pictures look

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Special Skylanders toys help support autism awareness group

Activision is teaming up with autism awareness group Autism Speaks by way of its Skylanders toy line. The company announced today that limited edition versions of several Skylanders toys will be sold in various retail stores as part of Autism

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Nintendo NX rumors say it’s a TV-streaming handheld with Xbox One power

Nintendo NX will cross the power of an Xbox One with the flexibility of a handheld hybrid, according to an anonymous source who has been spot-on for several other leaks. The source, who goes by Geno, previously forecast several unannounced

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7 go-to fighters for your Pokemon Red and Blue squad

Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow. Whether grinding Magikarp levels on a bruised ’89 Game Boy or still furiously typing commands into a Twitch chat trying to take down a gym leader, we’re still playing the original pocket monster adventure 20

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Watch today’s Nintendo Pokmon Direct here! 3pm UK/7am PT/10am ET

Thanks to pesky leaks we can be almost certain that today’s Pokémon Direct will officially reveal Pokémon Sun and Moon, two new games in the animal trapping and fighting series.  If you want to tune and pretend to be surprised then

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12 Pokemon that just aren’t trying hard enough

Game Freak, Inc. did themselves no favors when they made Pokemon Red and Blue 20 years ago. Collecting 150 Pokemon is a great hook when you’re only making one game, but what about when you have to make a second?

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