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Nintendo announces Famicom Classic Mini console for Japan

Japanese gamers wondering why the rest of the world gets all of the fun of the NES Classic Edition in November can rest easy —Nintendo just announced a similar retro console based on the Famicom, the original Japanese version of the NES released two years earlier in 1983.<p>The full name of the …

Retrogaming

No Man's Sky Being Investigated Over Misleading Advertising Claims

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority is investigating No Man's Sky after it received "several complaints" about the game's potentially misleading advertising.<p>A representative for the organization confirmed to Eurogamer that the investigation has begun and is focused on the No Man's Sky page on …

You can now download torrents on Xbox One

Microsoft has approved a torrent client that will work on all its Windows platforms, including Xbox One.<p>Called Torrex Pro, the software is available …

Software

Gamestop Will Be Just Fine...Until It Isn't

Image source: Mike Mozart/Flickr.<p>On the surface, video game retailer <b>Gamestop</b> (NYSE: GME) looks like a screaming bargain. The stock trades for a bit more than 7 times earnings while sporting a dividend yield in excess of 5%, and the company expects to grow its per-share earnings this year. …

PlayStation 4 Pro vs PS4: Do you really NEED the PS4 Pro?

Is Sony’s forthcoming PS4 Pro really all it's cracked up to be?<p>For Sony, the PlayStation 4 Pro is the perfect next-step for the PlayStation brand. …

Pokemon GO: Third Nest Migration Appears to Have Rolled Out

<i>Pokemon GO</i> players notice some major changes to the game’s Pokemon nests, and determine that Niantic has once again refreshed the species that appear …

Millennial News Publisher Circa Plans to Create Weekly Ad-Supported VR Spots

As more money flows to advertising startups chasing virtual reality and brands start creating custom content, publishers want in on the VR craze, too.<p>…

Virtual Reality

Super Mario geek analyzes the game's eye-blinking mechanics

Super Mario fans can be quite hardcore, but few are as devoted to Nintendo’s classic game as YouTuber Pannenkoek2012.<p>In a fascinating new video, the Super Mario geek has analyzed the eye-blinking patterns of almost all characters that appear in the game.<p>To get the project off the ground, the …

Steam is turning into the App Store and that's OK

Steam changed the video game industry in the same way Netflix changed television. Digital distribution was a natural evolution for gaming in the early 2010s, allowing PC players to skip the midnight-release lines at Gamestop and purchase new titles with the click of a button. While Steam wasn't the …

25 New Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This Fall

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Decorations

Next Pokemon GO Update finally blocks cheaters

Since the dawn of Pokemon GO, there’ve been hackers making use of their ability to spoof their way through the game. Now, with the release of the …