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hands-on with Microsoft’s new mascot

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Microsoft hopes that it has a new mascot character with Lucky, the star of Super Lucky’s Tale. The game from Playful is a sequel to the virtual reality title Lucky’s ...

Automaton raises $10 million for survival game where 1,000 players fight in 12 square kilometers

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Automaton is a new game studio in the United Kingdom, and it’s raised $10 million to make an online survival game built on simulation technology from infrastructure firm Improbable. In ...

How Andy Serkis’ games studio created Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

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Andy Serkis made his name playing digital characters in films such as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboots. And so ...

Microsoft has lined up plenty of indie games for the Xbox One X

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Microsoft doesn’t have a ton of exclusive games coming for the November 7 launch of the Xbox One X game console. But it does have a lot of independent games ...

Morpholio’s Trace uses augmented reality to give artists accurate measurements

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Morpholio is introducing new measurement tool for its interior design app Trace, enabling artists and designers to use Apple’s augmented reality technology to precisely measure rooms and the objects in ...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War hands-on

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The more I play Middle-earth: Shadow of War at preview events, the more I realize how fun it could be, as well as how challenging it could be to play.

The DeanBeat: Having a great time in Destiny 2

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Like millions of other people, I’ve been playing Destiny 2, the sci-fi shooter from Bungie and Activision that debuted on September 6. I’ve been proceeding at a slow pace, but ...

Call of Duty: WWII asks if you’re willing to disobey orders

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Sledgehammer Games and Activision revealed a story trailer for Call of Duty: WWII, the next installment in the military shooter series that takes players back to World War II. The ...

Magic Leap reportedly seeks $500 million at $6 billion valuation

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High-flying augmented reality startup Magic Leap is trying to raise $500 million at a $6 billion valuation, according to a report in Bloomberg. The Florida startup has already raised $1.3 ...

Angry Birds maker Rovio sets IPO price range that values company around $1 billion

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Finland’s Rovio announced today a price range for its initial public offering of stock that would value the company between $956 million and $1.07 billion. The company said it will ...

Telltale names Zynga veteran Pete Hawley as CEO

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Telltale Games, the maker of story-based franchises such as The Walking Dead and Batman, has named former Zynga executive Pete Hawley as its new CEO. As such Hawley will be ...

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

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Movie-like games have gotten a bad rap, since they tend to be bad about imitating movies and equally bad in robbing games of their interactivity. But Andy Serkis digital effects ...

Doom and Wolfenstein II are coming to the Nintendo Switch

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We already knew that Bethesda is supporting the Nintendo Switch with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, launching in November. And now it is also launching Doom (the new reboot) and ...

Knack 2 ending stretches out with multiple boss battles

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We all make mistakes. What matters is what you do next. That’s a quote from Knack 2, the new action platformer from Sony for the PlayStation 4. I made a ...