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How will Microsoft's Xbox Scarlett and Sony's PS5 stack up against each other?

We finally know that Microsoft and Sony's next-gen consoles are in the works. But when it comes to the Xbox Scarlett vs. PS5, which is shaping up to be the better choice? We compared the confirmed specs to find out.
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As Sony puts emphasis on AAA games for the PS5, will some gamers be left out?

The next generation of consoles will have great power, but it comes down the games. Sony officials say the focus going into the next generation with the PS5 is building relationships with bigger game publishers over indie companies.
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Leaker obtains alleged concept image of rumored Nintendo Switch mini console

We’ve not seen the rumored new Nintendo Switch models yet, but a leaker has obtained an image of what the Mini version may look like. There’s also an accessory in retail packaging that matches the image.
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How to unlock the Super Hammer and Superball Flower in Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker 2 gives players an almost complete set of tools to design with from the start. But to unlock the actual complete set in Super Mario Maker 2, you'll have to play the Story Mode.
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Super Mario Maker 2 is a dream for both creators and players

Super Mario Maker 2 improves on its predecessor in virtually every way, offering a robust level design toolkit for creators and an equally lavish experience for those who just want to play.
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Take a trip to a new virtual world with one of these awesome HTC Vive games

So you’re considering buying an HTC Vive, but don't know which games to get? Our list of 30 of the best HTC Vive games will help you out, whether you're into rhythm-based gaming, interstellar dogfights, or something else entirely.
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Our guide to playing Super Mario Maker 2 with friends on one Switch console

Super Mario Maker 2 features local co-op for up to four players, but it's somewhat hidden in the menus. Our quick Super Mario Maker 2 local co-op guide will walk you through how to play local co-op on one Switch with up to three friends.
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How gender questioning and transgender gamers found a safe space in VR

Virtual reality has allowed players to escape their stressful days and dive into new worlds. But transgender and gender-questioning individuals are using it to escape their bodies.
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343 Industries threatens to ban illegal testers of Halo: Reach beta on PC

The first flight for the beta of Halo: Reach on PC finally launched to a limited number of Halo Insiders. However, some fans have resorted to illegal distribution of the test, prompting 343 Industries to threaten the banhammer.
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Rumor: Grand Theft Auto 6 rumored to be heavily inspired by Netflix’s Narcos

A new set of Grand Theft Auto 6 rumors claim that the project is drawing heavy inspiration from Netflix crime drama Narcos. The game will reportedly be set in the 1970s to 1980s with one playable male protagonist.
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Game Freak will not change plans amid Pokémon Sword and Shield controversy

Pokémon Sword and Shield drew controversy when it was revealed that not all Pokémon from older games may be transferred to the upcoming RPG. However, it appears that Game Freak will not be changing its plans despite the backlash.
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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered originally planned as just a direct port

Square Enix initially planned to re-release Final Fantasy VIII as a direct port. Fortunately, the developer felt that the RPG deserved better for its 20th anniversary, resulting in Final Fantasy VIII Remastered.
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Nintendo Switch Online may soon add retro games from other classic systems

Nintendo hinted that classic games from more platforms beyond the NES may soon be added to Nintendo Switch Online. Gamers are hoping for SNES, Nintendo 64, and GameCube titles to be added to the retro collection.
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Benchmark leak shows PlayStation 5 is 4 times more powerful than PlayStation 4

A benchmark leak reportedly shows that the PlayStation 5 will be four times more powerful than the PlayStation 4. The next-generation console's score also places its performance within the vicinity of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070.
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Tetris Royale brings 100-player battle royale version of classic game to mobile

Tetris Royale will feature a 100-player battle royale mode for the classic puzzler. The game will be similar to Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch, but it is being developed for iOS and Android, with beta testing to start within the year.
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Here's how Rockstar, BioWare, and more have responded to crunch allegations

Video game developers often have to deal with extremely long hours, particularly near the end of a project. This process is called "crunch," and these are the studios where it reportedly takes place.
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Apex Legends, FIFA 19 get Twitch content drops before Amazon Prime Day

Before Prime Day, Twitch will be home to a competition leading up to the big day. Celebrities will be facing off against each other in an Apex Legends contest and Prime subscribers will be able to take advantage of content drops.
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No public beta for Stadia could make Founder’s Bundle buyers the guinea pigs

There are many questions about how Google Stadia will perform on different internet connections but Google won’t be making an effort to get that answered before launch. The company won’t be hosting a beta test before the release.