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Call of Duty Franchise Has Sold Over 300 Million Games

The Call of Duty Franchise Has Sold Over 300 Million Games

Activision Blizzard has released the company’s financial results for the first quarter of 2019, and also had a conference call with investors. One of those who was listening was Daniel…

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Nintendo Denies Skyward Sword For Switch Speculation

Nintendo has denied speculation that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will see a re-release on the Switch. In a statement to Eurogamer, Nintendo said: “At this time we have…

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Phantasy Star

Originally released in 1987 the original Phantasy Star was the first in what would become a long series of JRPG games that continue to this very day. Not only did…

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Nintendo Switch Surpasses GameCube Sales At 22 Million, Keeps Pace With Wii Sales

The Nintendo Switch has now sold more than 22 million units as reported by GamesIndustry.biz, surpassing the lifetime total of the GameCube. The most recent quarter showed that Nintendo had…

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Ubisoft E3 2018: Just Dance 2019

Ubisoft’s E3 2018 show opened up with a rather bombastic dance number featuring a strange cast of characters, all lined up to reveal Just Dance 2019. The entirety of the presentation…

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[Correction] Rock Band Network Songs Will Be Delisted Soon

Correction: This article was originally published with wording suggesting that all Rock Band DLC on seventh generation console marketplaces. It is instead the case that only songs uploaded via the…

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Super Famicom Wars Gets Unofficial English Translation

The first English translation of Super Famicom Wars has appeared, marking the first time the game is playable in English. As reported on by Siliconera, Super Famicom Wars was only physically available…

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Wii Shop Channel Closing, No More Wii Points Accepted In March 2018

Wii Shop Channel, the online shop for Wii and some Wii U digital content, will be closing down in January 2019 according to an announcement from Nintendo UK. The Wii Shop Channel is…

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Nintendo Veteran Genyo Takeda Retires

Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, one of the longest-serving staffers in the company’s history at 45 years, has announced his retirement at the age of 68 from his position on the board…

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The Strong Museum Announces 2017 World Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists

The Strong Museum, New York’s interactive museum dedicated to the history of play, has announced the shortlist of finalists to be inducted into their World Video Game Hall of Fame…