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Nintendo is now worth more than Sony thanks to 'Pokémon Go'

Pokémon, whoa.<p>Nintendo is now worth more than double what it was before the launch of <i>Pokémon Go</i>, as investors continue to drive up the price of the …

Pokémon

Poké​mon GO + driving = disaster

Catching Pokémon isn't innately dangerous, just like answering a text message doesn't usually prove life-threatening. That is, unless you're doing so …

Nintendo Answers Popular Questions About Upcoming NES Classic Edition

While the NES Classic Edition came as a surprise to nearly everyone, the announcement did leave behind a few unanswered questions. For example, will …

Retrogaming

Games with Gold

Exclusive discounts with Deals with Gold<p>Save up to 50–75% on games, add-ons, and more in the Store. Did you know there were more than $1,000 in …

Xbox

Animal Shelter Wants Pokémon Go Players to Walk Their Dogs While They Play

These pups want to go on an adventure with you.<p>Pokémon Go, the hit smartphone game that has had millions of downloads in just a week, encourages users to walk around their neighborhoods to "catch" Pokémon, get supplies, and battle one another in Pokémon "gyms." And now, an animal shelter in Muncie, …

As Pokémon Go Evolves, Businesses Are Squeezing Themselves In

It's only been out a week, but Pokémon Go is making more money than a Meowth using Pay Day.<p>According to Fortune, as of Thursday the augmented reality game already has over 65 million users in the United States alone. Quartz reports that those players are spending $1.6 million <i>per day</i> on in-app …

Women aren't actually worse at video games: Why the stereotype is harmful

Experts say that besides being untrue, the stereotype leads to a greater gender imbalance in the STEM fields.<p>New research shows that, contrary to …

University of Toronto

Civilization VI will be more exciting for culture players

Civilization VI will continue to build upon the strategy game franchise, but this time it's more interesting to those who aren't war mongers.

The Holocaust Museum in Washington has to apply to stop people playing Pokemon Go inside

Pokemon Go is a ridiculous amount of fun but it's just common sense that there are places that you don't go to play games. The Holocaust Museum in …

Pokemon Go Getting Sponsored PokeStops, One of Which Is Possibly McDonald's

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Gizmodo reports that information has been discovered that suggests one of Pokemon Go's sponsored locations could be fast food giant McDonald's. Neither Niantic nor McDonald's has commented on the story yet. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.<p><i>The original story is</i> …

Fallout 4 Vault-Tec DLC Launching July 26th Confirms Bethesda (video)

Bethesda has today announced Fallout 4’s 5th DLC the form of the Vault-Tech Workshop will be officially launching later this month on July 26th and …

D.Va, Mercy and Zenyatta are getting big boosts in Overwatch

Here’s how Blizzard plans to get to see more Zenyatta, Mercy and D.Va in action as they lay some new buffs on the neglected trio.

'Overwatch' gets its first new hero: A healing sniper

In the month since its release, hero shooter <i>Overwatch</i> has received substantial praise and increasing speculation about new characters to come. Lauded game studio Blizzard has been characteristically silent about any additions to the game, going so far to placate clamoring fans with a panel at San …

7 crazy Zelda: Breath of the Wild fan theories

Nothing stirs up ridiculous fan speculation like a new Hyrule adventure – here are the finest ideas.<p>At this year’s E3, Nintendo finally revealed more …

Opinion: How Nintendo gets all the credit and none of the blame for Pokemon Go

After years of bouncing between ignoring and turning up its nose at mobile games, Nintendo broke onto the mobile gaming scene in a big way with the …

Pokémon

Pokemon Go: Gyms, candy, pokeballs and everything else you need to know

The phenomenon known as Pokemon has made its way onto iOS and Android, but this time, it's different.<p><b>What is Pokemon Go?</b><p>Pokemon Go is nothing like the Game Boy game you remember -- it's a free mobile game that lets you see tiny creatures called Pokemon through the window of your phone, as if they …

Pokémon

These Are Probably the Seven Best Video Games of 2016 So Far

The year's been okay for new video games so far, right? Right.<p>Why seven? No reason, really, beyond me not wanting to be here all day, telling you about very good video games I have played in the first half of 2016. Obviously, no one person can play all of the games, but I have made a genuine …

Xbox One vs. PS4: The post-E3 2016 scorecard

The annual E3 gaming show is the gaming equivalent of the State of the Union address. Each of the companies recap the year that was, and -- more importantly -- offer a look at what's to come. For Nintendo, the show was largely a placeholder -- the company showed off its new Zelda game, but deferred …

Virtual Reality

Skyrim total conversion mod Enderal releases soon, so here's a trailer

Enderal: The Shards of Order is an ambitious total conversion mod for Skyrim. It's been in development since Skyrim launched in 2011, and is the work …

Link Will Always Be Hero of Main Zelda Games, Miyamoto Says - Report

At E3 2016 earlier this month, Nintendo revealed that it considered making Princess Zelda the main character of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This idea was ultimately rejected (more on that below). Now, series creator Shigeru Miyamoto has spoken up to say "Link is the hero and that will …

Guardians Of The Rose Is Zelda Meets The Elder Scrolls

Guardians of the Rose [official site] is a skill-based action RPG that plants you in the shoes of a guild master out to achieve world peace. …

The Elder Scrolls

Battlefield 4 to get new, more multiplayer-friendly UI

Battlefield 4, Hardline, and the upcoming Battlefield 1 are to get new user interfaces, a post on the Battleblog reveals. This new UI has been …

Sonic the Hedgehog celebrates his birthday with a new game in 2017

More details coming at Comic-Con<p>Sonic's getting another video game, this one a 25th anniversary edition launching sometime in 2017.<p>Takashi Iizuka confirmed plans for the new game at a Tokyo celebration yesterday, reports Gematsu. Full details are coming July 22 at San Diego Comic-Con; that event …

Retrogaming

Buy These Games: Our Picks From The Steam Sale

Dark days for the world. Maybe videogames can save us? Haha yes of course they can haha.<p>Here are some really good videogames, though. They’ll take …

How Civilization 6 balances civics, science -- and mayhem

When Civilization 6 launches this October, gaming's longest-running 4X strategy series will receive its most significant update since it switched to hex-grid world maps. Lead Designer Ed Beach was kind enough to walk us through several of the incoming changes -- most notably "unstacking" cities by …

Board Games

8 New Games Added To Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

Extending the ever-growing list of Xbox One Backward Compatibility titles Microsoft has this week another eight new additions with support being …

Backward Compatibility

Gaming Analyst Thinks Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Will Sell 10 Million Nintendo NX Consoles "Pretty Quickly"

That's unusually positive of Pachter. Zelda is a big game and will sell systems, but hopefully Nintendo has other system sellers lined up for …