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EA will donate $1 million to coronavirus relief through FIFA tournament

Electronic Arts recently launched a new campaign called Stay Home, Play Together in order to keep gamers entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Final Fantasy XIV delays upcoming update due to COVID-19 restrictions

The Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' 5.3 update won't be arriving on time due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Square Enix announced in a letter.
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Be the very best: Pokémon Go adding Battle League leaderboards

Pokémon Go's Battle League is getting leaderboards in an update arriving on April 10, so players can do their best Ash Ketchum impersonation as they compete.
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Overwatch retiring map pools, uniting competitive play and Overwatch League heroes

Overwatch will now feature the same hero pools in its competitive play as in the Overwatch League, the professional circuit for the popular hero shooter.
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Cyberpunk 2077 won’t be delayed again, still on track for September

CD Projekt Red isn't expecting to delay the Cyberpunk 2077 release date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said president Adam Kicinski in a call with investors.
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PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller is a return to Sony’s legacy of innovation

The DualSense is a significant departure in terms of form from the DualShock design that was kept relatively unchanged for four gaming generations.
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Google Stadia Pro goes free for two months after struggling at launch

Google announced today that Stadia Pro will be getting a limited-time free trial that will allow anyone to access the premium service for two months.
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Apex Legends’ solo experience negatively impacts shooter

Developer Respawn Entertainment has permanently added in a duos mode to Apex Legends, but don't expect solo play to also become a mainstay in EA's shooter.
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Microsoft switching to digital events until at least July 2021

Microsoft is changing how it organizes events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has decided to move toward putting on digital-first events until July 2021.
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WHO’s Play Apart Together campaign uses games to promote social distancing

The WHO's Play Apart Together campaign is using gaming in order to help spread messaging about the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Disco Elysium port is confirmed for the Nintendo Switch

A port of ZA/UM's critically acclaimed murder-mystery role-playing game Disco Elysium is currently in development for Nintendo Switch and other consoles.
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Call of Duty League holds its first online event this weekend

The Call of Duty League has also been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic but will be continuing events by switching to online multiplayer matches.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons update lowers drop rates for Bunny Day eggs

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update 1.1.4 addresses several fan complaints about the current Bunny Day event that has taken over player's islands.
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Spring Nintendo Switch sale launches, includes Diablo III at half price

Dozens of Switch titles are now on sale to celebrate spring. While none of Nintendo's first-party titles are currently discounted, there are still great deals.
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The Last of Us Part II delayed indefinitely over coronavirus

Sony announced today that two of its high-profile May releases won't be happening as planned as both Marvel's Iron Man VR and The Last of Us Part II are delayed
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MLB The Show 20 review: Refining America’s favorite pastime

While none of the new modes or additions are game changers, they help make MLB The Show 20 the best version yet of Sony's PlayStation 4 baseball sim.
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Minecraft Dungeons gameplay shows off boss battles and new areas

Minecraft Dungeons is set to launch next month, but players won't have have to wait to see the dungeon crawler in action as 45 minutes of gameplay is out.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC sale makes the ultimate edition only $60

The PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 receives a major price cut from Rockstar as it is up to 40% off on the Humble Store for the rest of the month.
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Nintendo Direct Mini reveals Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition date, more

Out of nowhere Nintendo released a Nintendo Direct Mini packed full of surprises and revealed that Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition will release in May.

Minecraft adds free educational content in response to COVID-19

While many schools are currently shut down, Minecraft is looking to help parents enhance their children's learning in a fun way through free educational worlds.
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Valve knows that a non-VR Half-Life: Alyx mod will be made by game’s fans

While Half-Life: Alyx won't officially be playable outside of a virtual reality headset, Valve is aware that its dedicated fan base will mod the new release.
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GameStop shows it’s not so essential after all, moves to digital-only orders

After receiving backlash over telling its employees to ignore statewide orders to close down nonessential businesses, GameStop moves to digital-only ordering.
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Fortnite streamer Ninja makes $150,000 donation to help with COVID-19 relief

Popular Fortnite: Battle Royale streamer Tyler Blevins, who is better known as Ninja, is doing his part to help with coronavirus relief by donating $150,000.
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Our Spidey senses are tingling: Spider-Man might get a sequel on PS5 next year

A throwaway Reddit account claims Insomniac Games will launch its sequel to Marvel's Spider-Man in late 2021 for the PlayStation 5. The rumor is shaky at best.
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Resident Evil 3’s demo is a sublime slice of survival horror

Capcom opens its 2020 release schedule with a heavily revamped version of Resident Evil 3, and our hands-on demo preview proves it should be on your radar.
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Resident Evil 3 demo out now, open beta set for Resistance

A free Resident Evil 3 demo is now available on both the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live, and its multiplayer mode called Resistance will launch next week.
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GameStop starts selling Doom Eternal today — 1 day early — to limit crowds

To encourage social distancing, GameStop is selling Doom Eternal one day early due to coronavirus concerns.
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Sony reveals PlayStation 5 specs, details backward compatibility

PlayStation 5 lead system architect Mark Cerny gave a glimpse into what the new console's architecture has to offer gamers today, including full specs.
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How to watch Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Project xCloud livestream

As part of the company's Game Developers Conference cancellation plan, there will be a panel titled, "Xbox Series X + Project xCloud = New Chapter in Gaming."

PlayStation 5 reveal livestream: Watch Sony detail its next-gen console

Sony will finally lift the curtain on what gamers can expect from the PlayStation 5. We anticipate a full PS5 rundown Wednesday morning
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Exit the Gungeon’s stealth release highlights Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

Nintendo's Indie World Showcase and capped off with a surprising unannounced release that is available now. Most of the other games will be available soon.
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Xbox Series X full specs revealed, can make Xbox One games perform better

Microsoft released the full list of Xbox Series X specifications on its official website today. The system will officially stand 30.1 cm tall & is 15.1 cm wide.
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Kojima Productions, PlayStation reportedly at work on new Silent Hill games

Two respected studios will be heading up two Silent Hill games according to a new report. A reboot of the entire series is in the works alongside Silent Hills.
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Pokémon Go’s latest event avoids coronavirus by allowing you to play from home

Pokémon Go's latest event won't make players leave the house, which is good for those trying to avoid gatherings and stay safe from any coronavirus concerns.