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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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Ubisoft announces six Assassin’s Creed games and a franchise shake-up

Ubisoft is going even bigger with a revamp and expansion to its Assassin’s Creed series that will include console, PC and mobile games, a return to multiplayer and an expanded partnership with Netflix. Why it matters: Through Assassin’s Creed, the multinational game publisher is attempting a recovery in quality, productivity and reputation after several largely …

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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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Disney Makes a Bold Move to Knock Off Nintendo’s Biggest Franchise

Walt Disney (EXTERNAL) has very few rivals when it comes to families. The company offers a brand of entertainment that generally spans all ages. That’s part of what has made the Disney+ streaming service so popular, and it’s a major driver for its theme parks. Disney World and Disneyland attract families because they offer inoffensive …

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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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Remembering the Dreamcast, the Racing Gamer’s Console of Choice

On this day in 1999, the world became a little brighter. That’s when Sega released its final games console, the Dreamcast, in North America. A massive media campaign, cryptically teasing “9.9.99” and sowing seeds that the little white box was not only powerful but sentient, set the scene for what was briefly considered “the biggest …

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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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Assassin’s Creed Games Are On Sale For Dirt Cheap Right Now

Image: Ubisoft In need of hundreds of hours of open world RPG adventuring? You’re in luck. a new Assassin’s Creed blowout sale means Valhalla and other titles are currently super cheap. And don’t worry, some of the older ones are massively discounted as well. The sale has launched ahead of the September 10 Ubisoft Forward …

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Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Get An Auto-Battle Feature, Cut Grind

screenshot: Nintendo yesterday, the official Pokémon website announced that November’s scarlet and violet will introduce an auto-battle feature to the long-running creature-collecting series. Called “Let’s Go!”, the feature enables players to send a Pokémon out into the world to automatically collect items and battle with wild Pokémon. This could make exploring Paldea a lot more …

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