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Star Citizen Site Has Now Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars

Image: Cloud Imperium Star Citizen, a video game that exists as a Forever Promise, was first revealed to the world back in 2012 via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.1 million. In the decade since, through the announcements of spin-offs, modules, in-game economies and countless other features and half-baked ideas, the game seems no closer …

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EA And DICE’s Battlefield Series Of Games Is Now 20 Years Old

screenshot: Saving Private Ryan On September 10, 2002, publishers Electronic Arts and a relatively unknown developed called DICE released a multiplayer shooter called Battlefield 1942. In the 20 years since everyone involved has been on one hell of a ride. the game, which not only featured infantry but also allowed players to control vehicles, was …

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Netflix Is Helping Make A New Assassin’s Creed Game

photo: Mykolastock (Shutterstock) Netflix seems determined to make its name in the gaming space. During Saturday’s Ubisoft Forward showcase, where the French company is highlighting its latest and greatest, the streaming giant came onstage to announce a new partnership that will see the release of three exclusive mobile games. Beyond a new Assassin’s Creedyou can …

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New Nintendo Switch Mickey Mouse Game Looks Like A Cartoon

screenshot: Disney Revealed today during the somewhat underwhelming Disney and Marvel Games Showcase, Illusion Island is a new 2D, animated platformer being developed by DLaLa Studios and which seems to be heavily inspired by the recent (and fantastic) animated Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts. And weirdly, this new platformer will be exclusive to the Nintendo Switch. …

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Disney Dreamlight Valley Is Already Expanding With Toy Story

screenshot: Gameloft Gameloft’s Disney-themed take on Animal Crossing hasn’t been in early access for very long, but the life simulator seems poised to take over the world already. It helps that there’s plenty more Disney Dreamlight Valley content coming down the pike, per today’s announcement at the big D23 Expo. Sometime in fall 2022, dreamlight …

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Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley

Image: Valve / Disney / Gameloft / Kotaku The recently released multiplatform life-sim, Dreamlight Valleyis a bit Animal Crossinga bit Stardew Valley, and a whole lot of Disney. It’s also the kind of game you might want to play while watching a TV show, multitasking with a handheld console. But while it did come out …

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Marvel’s Take On XCOM Gets Release Date Again, Plus Some Nice Animated Promos

screenshot: 2K Games Marvel’s Midnight Sunswhich you may know as SpandeXCOM, got a release date again (again). Publisher 2K Games announced the news today with a splashy animated promo during the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase. It’s out December 2 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Though it’s only been a public item for …

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Pokémon TCG’s Lost Origin Expansion Dramatically Changes Game

photo: Kotaku Today is the official launch of the Pokémon Trading Card Game‘s Lost Origin expansionwhich might be the penultimate set for the Sword and shield (SWSH) era before next year sees new packs based on scarlet and violet. And it marks the return of the Lost Zone, the very occasional mechanic that entirely changes …

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