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Stan Lee’s Spider-Man PS4 Cameo Is So Quintessentially Stan Lee

Stan Lee loved a good cameo. The legendary comics icon, who died yesterday at 95, got to sneak into so many movies based on heroes he’d helped bring to life over the past two decades – and even into some based on ones he didn’t. But maybe the one that best encapsulates Stan Lee as a creative is one of his most recent. Read More >>

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We’ve Got The First Trailer For Niantic’s Harry Potter AR Game

Gather round, muggles. It might not quite be the enrolment letter from Hogwarts you've been waiting for, but your chance to be a wizard is incoming in 2019. Or at least, according to Niantic and Warner Bros. it is. Their AR mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has just had its first trailer. Look: Read More >>

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Nintendo’s Poké Ball Plus Made Me Wish I Was a Kid Again

With Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, trying to decide if you want to get in on the latest Pokémon game is a relatively straightforward affair. You’re either someone who will get a kick out of a reboot of the original Pokémon games featuring all the new visuals, updated mechanics, and multiplayer features that entails, or you won’t. The more difficult question is for figuring out if you should spring for Nintendo’s new Poké Ball Plus controller for the game because depending on how deeply you love those little pocket monsters, this accessory is much more than a spherical hunk of plastic. Read More >>

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Sony Patent Hints at Possible Touchscreen Playstation Controller

If you miss the Sega Dreamcast’s visual memory unit, a recently published patent from Sony brings potentially good news. The next iteration of the Playstation’s DualShock controller may come with a built-in touchscreen. Read More >>

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PlayStation Classic Plays Fine, But It’s A Bare-Bones Experience

With the PlayStation Classic’s release less than a month away, I went to PlayStation HQ this week for three hours of hands-on time with Sony’s nostalgic mini-console. It plays its selection of 32-bit classics like Final Fantasy VII and Resident Evil: Director’s Cut just fine, but the features of the device are pretty much the bare minimum. Read More >>

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The Nintendo Switch Doesn’t Need YouTube, or Any Other Streaming App

This article was published in its original form back in June, and has been updated to reflect YouTube's recent launch on the Switch. Read More >>

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The Vintage Comic Suit in PS4’s Spider-Man Is the Best Thing About the Game

There aren’t many bad things to say about PlayStation 4's Spider-Man game. The story is captivating, the graphics amazing, and the gameplay addictive. Yet there’s one thing that brings the game to another level. It’s the cherry on top of a delicious video game sundae. And that’s the vintage comic book suit. Read More >>

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How a Fiverr Spokesman-for-Hire Became a Fortnite Meme—and Got Banned in the Process

Last week a surreal video went viral on Twitter—a man standing in front of a screen showing an aerial view from Fortnite as he proclaims in a dulcet, assertive voice: Read More >>

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Give Your Old GameCube Controllers Wireless Superpowers With This Simple Switch Adapter

Kirby and I will fight anyone that dares suggest the Nintendo GameCube didn’t introduce one of the best controller designs of all time. Countless Super Smash Bros. devotees agree with that sentiment, which is why Nintendo has even re-released it. But it’s 8Bitdo that’s created the best way to actually use a classic GameCube controller with your Switch. Read More >>

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EE’s New Christmas Deals Include a Free Nintendo Switch for Buying the Right Phone

We're now heading face first into the pre-Christmas season, and that means everyone is scrambling to get you to spend money with them. Whether it's Black Friday, Cyber Monday, pre-Christmas sales, and whatever other tactics are involved. EE Just announced it's own deals, and one of hem involves a free Nintento Switch console if you buy the right phone. Read More >>

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Mario Segale, the Inspiration Behind Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario,’ Dies at 84

Mario Segale, the namesake behind the famous mustachioed protagonist of Nintendo’s iconic video game franchise, has died at age 84. Read More >>

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Basically Just Leaked the Trailer for Avengers 4

Well, Marvel did ask the world to name a more ambitious crossover event in history. It’s only fair that Nintendo replies. Read More >>

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Here’s The Full List of Games on the Upcoming PlayStation Classic

The PlayStation Classic was announced last month, but at the time Sony only revealed the names of five games that would make up part of its library: Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, R4 Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms. Arguably four great games (plus Jumping Flash!, which I still don't know anything about), and of course it's led to a lot of speculation about the other games that would make up the mini console's library of 20. Read More >>

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Report: China’s Censors Stop Approving New Video Game Titles Amid Industry Crackdown

The Chinese government, no stranger to mass censorship, has halted a stopgap approval process it has been using to vet video games before they can be released to the public amid a broader crackdown on the market, Bloomberg reported this week. Read More >>